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Spotify reveals John Legend, Jason Mraz and Ed Sheeran as world’s top choices for matrimonial music
  • John Legend’s All of Me ranks as the world’s most listened to song across wedding-themed playlists on Spotify
  • Jason Mraz crowned most popular artist for weddings globally
  • Celebrity party consultant and wedding planner Mindy Weiss gives insight into how her clients choose the music for their big day

Spotify has revealed that multi-award winning singer-songwriter John Legend’s ballad All of Me is the top choice for tying the knot around the globe. Mellow-rocker Jason Mraz is the world’s favorite artist for matrimonial music, with two of his tracks featuring in the global top 20 list.

Spotify analyzed over 400,000 wedding themed playlists worldwide, also identifying Bruno Mars’ Marry You, Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud and even Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines as among the most popular wedding music.

Analysis of ‘First Dance’ playlists revealed that British crooner Ed Sheeran is the most popular artist globally for the all-important first dance, with his tracks Tenerife Sea and Thinking Out Loud featuring in the top 5, Jason Mraz, Etta James and Elvis Presley are also favorites.

Wedding planner Mindy Weiss, whose clients include Channing Tatum, Gwen Stefani, Heidi Klum and Ellen DeGeneres, commented:

‘The music is always a very big priority for all my clients when we’re planning their wedding. They choose the soundtrack based on personal moments they’ve shared together, keeping in mind what their guests will like, as well as make sure there is a good mix of golden oldies and modern hits to keep people on the dance floor all night long.’

Angela Watts, VP, Global Communications at Spotify, commented:

“Weddings are one of the most popular life events we see playlists created for on Spotify, and Mindy’s insights into how her clients choose music for their big day reinforces how important a part music plays. Not only does music have the power to tell the story of a couple’s relationship, it also – very importantly – encourages guests to get onto the dancefloor and strut their stuff.”

 

 

Top 20 Wedding Songs Globally

1.  All of Me – John Legend
2.  Marry You – Bruno Mars
3.  Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
4.  A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
5.  Ho Hey – The Lumineers
6.  Marry Me – Train
7.  Lucky – Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat
8.  You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
9.  I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
10. Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
11. First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes
12. Happy – Pharrell Williams
13. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
14. Everything – Michael Bublé
15. Best Day Of My Life – American Authors
16. I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
17. At Last – Etta James
18. Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
19. Better Together – Jack Johnson
20. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours) – Stevie Wonder

 

 


 

Top 15 ‘First Dance’ Songs Globally

1.  Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
2.  At Last – Etta James
3.  Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley, The Jordanaires
4.  Marry Me – Train
5.  Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
6.  You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
7.  First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes
8.  Make You Feel My Love – Adele
9.  Everything – Michael Bublé
10. Lucky – Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat
11. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Ingrid Michaelson
12. Better Together – Jack Johnson
13. God Gave Me You – Blake Shelton
14. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
15. The Luckiest – Ben Folds

 



 

About Spotify
Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 30 million tracks.  Our dream is to make all the world’s music available instantly to everyone, wherever and whenever you want it.  Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal.
 
Spotify is now available in 58 markets globally with more than 50 million active users, and over 12.5 million paying subscribers.
 
Since its launch in Sweden in 2008, Spotify has driven more than US$2bn to rights holders. Spotify is now the second biggest source of digital music revenue for labels in Europe, and the biggest and most successful music streaming service of its kind globally.
 
www.spotify.com


 

 

 

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