8 Surprising Crowd-Pleasers

scratch weddingsMusic Monday with Scratch Weddings is back! Each week, we feature music recommendations from the nation's leader with the best wedding DJs at affordable prices. This week, enjoy eight songs that'll get everyone out of their seats!

For your wedding day, we wouldn’t dream of letting you play those tired, overplayed songs that lesser DJs play because they’re easy. Good wedding music should be unique, personalized and 100% fun, yet also keep the crowd enthralled on the dance floor. We’ve compiled a list of surprise crowd-pleasers that will keep your guests quite literally on their toes.

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► "Bust a Move" — Young MC
Don’t let your guests stand on the wall like Poindexter. Bring everyone to the middle of the dance floor by playing this can’t-miss track.

► "Get Down on It" — Kool & The Gang
This song almost requires you to get down; your guests won’t be able to say no to this one.

► "She’s a Bad Mama Jama" — Carl Carlton
There’s nothing bad about this jam. Guests go crazy for its funky, fun appeal.

► " Señorita" — Justin Timberlake
Get your guys and gals lyric-dueling a la Grease with this smooth and sultry hit.

► "Hips Don’t Lie" — Shakira
Who knew your guests could dance like that? You’re sure to find out when this song comes on.

► "Gettin’ Jiggy wit It" — Will Smith
Remember this one? This infectious beat will get everyone dancing.

► "Temperature" — Sean Paul
None of your guests will be able to sit still when they feel the temperature rise with Sean Paul.

► "Move Ya Body" — Nina Sky
On a more current tip, this pop/reggae fusion will bring your guests to their feet.