10 Wedding Duet Love Songs: Magical, Modern & Movies

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Express your love for each other on your big day through the power of song using our wedding duet love songs list to guide you.

Choosing a song which has a special meaning is the obvious choice when it comes to picking a tune to perform, but narrowing that down can be a challenge, and that’s where our round up of the best duet love songs comes in.

The shared experience should display the bride and groom’s (or groom and groom/bride and bride) talent while entertaining guests.

Each track in our guide features the song title, the artist names, US release dates, and some trivia to help you decide which duet is right for you.

The aim of our wedding duet love songs article is to give couples suggestions for songs that they can sing together, regardless of their vocal range.

We honestly, well up putting these guides together, so please share your love story in the comments, we love to hear it!

You may also like our games of couples such as Rapid Fire Questions for Couples, This or That Questions for Couples, and Romantic Questions for Couples.

Or for the big day, try our wedding shoe game questions.

Also, while the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll hasn’t made it to this list, she did turn out an incredible portfolio of collaborative songs, which you can listen to in our Tina Turn Duets guide.

Wedding Love Songs For Couples to Duet To

“Something Stupid” by Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra

If you’re seeking a dreamy song to harmonize to, consider Something Stupid which was written by C. Carson Parks, then released in 1967 by Sinatra and his daughter, Nancy.

Frank Sinatra Jr and Nancy also performed a rendition with a few edits on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour on April 30, 1967.

In 2001, actress Nicole Kidman and former Take That singer Robbie Williams did a charming cover of this famous duet love song.

Love the sixties? Check out our 60s Decade Quiz, 60s Song Quiz, and 60s Lyrics Challenge!

“Perfect Duet” by Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé

Slow down the tempo with this Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé hit, which was released as a solo song called Perfect for Sheeran on December 1, 2017.

Arguably the best love song in Ed’s portfolio, this duet with Beyoncé gives wedding couples the opportunity to sing a narrative to each other.

Perfect Duet is one of the more modern love duets on our list – it is surprisingly difficult to find new duo songs where the singers are not “@” each other, or at each other’s throats.

“Baby, I’m dancing in the dark, with you between my arms, barefoot on the grass, listening to our favorite song”, shivers!

“Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie

“My love, there’s only you in my life.”

I could just end the summary there!

While we remember the 80s for its rock classics, new romantics, and cheesy pop, it is still the decade responsible for powerful duets like Endless Love released on June 26, 1981.

They just don’t make ’em like 80s duet love songs anymore.

80s fans will want to test their trivia over at our 80s Quiz, which features general knowledge, culture, music, TV, and movies!

“Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

If you want to ensure there is no dry eye in the house and you can pull it off, Shallow is the modern love duet that will do it.

Released on September 27, 2018, Shallow was the stand out song from the remake of A Star Is Born.

The song gives wedding couples the chance to perform individually and then come together in a final climax.

Fun fact! Shallow was written by Gaga and famous DJ/producer Mark Ronson, along with Andrew Wyatt, and Anthony Rossomando.

This is one of the best duet love songs for brides who can sing.

Lady Gaga also features in our female karaoke duets list.

“Islands in the Stream” by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

British readers will probably be thinking about the legendary comedians, Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon who play friends Ness and Brynt in the hit TV show, Gavin and Stacey, as they performed to this hilarious duet in Series 2, Episode 5.

Comedy gold.

You can also follow this iconic moment in TV history by creating your own version of the Rogers and the Queen of Country gem, cowboy hats or not.

Islands in the Stream was written by Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb, yes – The Bee Gees, and was recorded by country royalty Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers on August 15, 1983.

It is named after Ernest Hemingway’s novel, Islands in the Stream.

How can you not get a lump in your throat at this line – This could be the year for the real thing.

TV fans, here’s our TV Quizzes such as The Sopranos, Bridgerton, and RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Islands in the Stream also features in our country duets list, obviously!

“I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher

Don’t want to dance and sing during your rendition of a popular love song duet?

I Got You Babe is a perfect option to sing sitting down, so all you need to focus on is the tune.

Released on July 14, 1965, this was the first single from Sonny and Cher’s debut album, Look at Us.

A timeless classic, just ignore the ugly divorce and home in your inner Cher.

“(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life Song” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

Weighing up whether (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life Song is the right song for your duet is not a hard decision ( ~ yes), whether you’ll do The Lift is one you’ll need to sleep on!

Released on July 10, 1987, this award winning number was the theme song for the 1987 film Dirty Dancing.

But you knew that.

Just remember

This has to be one of the best duet movie songs for weddings to get everyone tapping their feet, moving their shoulders, and clapping their hands.

Who is carrying the watermelons?

“A Whole New World” – Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle

Disney fans looking for the princess send off might consider this male female duet song that depicts a new life with freedom and adventure!

Released on November 5, 1992 this is the chart topping recording of the magical lead song on Aladdin: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.

“Shrek Swamp Karaoke Dance Party” by Various

Sticking with the movie theme, let’s introduce the Shrek Swamp Karaoke Dance Party with Fiona, Shrek, and friends.

This mashup is a more jovial bride and groom song, and if you don’t want to sing alone, it is guaranteed to get everyone swaying and having a giggle.

You could even give parts to the wedding party.

Imagine the FOTB belting out “I like big b*tts and I cannot lie”…

Funny duet songs don’t get any more familiar and accessible than this!

“The Rest of Our Life” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Hill and McGaw’s romantic number was released on October 5, 2017 and is the title track to the album of the same name, released a month later on November 17, 2017.

This country duet love song offers individual parts as well as collaboration with the opportunity to really flex the vocal cords and sing in unison.

“We’ll stay young for the rest of our lives”. Sigh.

Final Words

We hope you enjoyed our list of best duets ever and that the trivia that goes along with it is enough to encourage your other half to take the plunge and sing a collab on your special day!

Did we miss out any of your favorite romantic duet love songs? Tell us in the comments.

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