Wondering what song to choose for the garter toss? We’ve gathered insights from numerous couples and DJs to present you with an extensive list of options. While some songs are more widely favored than others, we’ve included each suggestion to offer you a diverse range of choices.

The Best Songs To Use For the Garter Removal

While the songs listed in the following section are primarily meant for garter removal, don’t hesitate to use them for the garter toss as well. We’ve organized them based on our observations over the years, but remember, it’s your wedding day, and there’s no need to adhere to strict guidelines. Opt for the song that resonates with your personality the most, regardless of the list it belongs to. They all promise a fun-filled experience!

  • “Just a Gigolo/I Ain’t Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth
  • “The Theme Song From (Jaws)” by John Williams (A timeless garter removal favorite)
  • “Let’s Get it On” by Marvin Gaye
  • “Super Freak” by Rick James (For a creative touch, consider having your DJ transition to “Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer as the groom approaches the garter. The bride can even playfully wag her finger at the groom, enhancing the theatrics. Your guests will find it uproarious!)
  • “Bad to the Bone” by George Thorogood
  • “Hot in Here” by Nelly
  • “Oh Yeah (The Ferris Bueller Song)” by Yello
  • “Pony” by Ginuwine
  • “Mission Impossible Theme Song“
  • “I’m Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred
  • “Legs” by ZZ Top
  • “Party Up (Up In Here)” by DMX
  • “Secret Agent Man” by Johnny Rivers
  • “The Stripper” by David Rose
  • “Business Time” by Flight Of The Conchords (Give this band a listen even if you don’t pick their song; their quirky style is worth exploring!)
  • “Pink Panther Theme Song” by Henry Mancini
  • “Foxy Lady” by Jimi Hendrix
  • “Another One Bites The Dust” by Queen
  • “Tequila” by The Champs
  • “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor
  • “Big Poppa” by The Notorious B.I.G.
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  • “Stray Cat Strut” by Stray Cats
  • “Stayin’ Alive” by Bee Gees
  • “Big Pimpin’ ft. UGK” by JAY-Z
  • “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” by Rod Stewart
  • “Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins
  • “Suit & Tie” by Justin Timberlake featuring JAY-Z
  • “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell Williams
  • “Sexyback” by Justin Timberlake
  • “Whatta Man” by Salt-N-Pepa With En Vogue
  • “Rico Suave” by Gerardo
  • “Hot For Teacher” by Van Halen
  • “Pour Some Sugar On Me” by Def Leppard
  • “I Like To Move It” by Reel 2 Real feat. The Mad Stuntman (Or the amusing version by Will I Am – “I Like To Move It“)
  • “Wild Thing” by Tone Loc
  • “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice
  • “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC
  • “Bump N’ Grind” by R. Kelly
  • “You Can Leave Your Hat On” by Joe Cocker
  • “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” by Rod Stewart
  • “American Woman” by Lenny Kravitz

A groom removing the garter from the brides leg. The DJ is playing a funny song as he removes it.

  • “Turn Down For What” by DJ Snake & Lil Jon
  • “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael Jackson
  • “Lay Your Hands On Me” by Bon Jovi
  • “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello
  • “Please Me” by Cardi B & Bruno Mars
  • “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” by C+C Music Factory
  • “Cherry Pie” by Warrant
  • “I’ll Make Love To You” by Boyz II Men
  • “It’s Gonna Be Me” by *NSYNC
  • “Smooth Operator” by Sade
  • “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams and Nile Rogers
  • “James Bond Theme Song” by Monty Norman and David Arnold
  • “Hot For Teacher” by Van Halen
  • “Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)” by Bill Conti
  • “Dirrty” by Christina Aguilera ft. Redman
  • “Keep your Hands To Yourself” by Georgia Satellites
  • “Sexy and I Know It” by LFMAO

A funny song is playing during the garter removal. This photo shows a groom removing the garter and a bunch of single guys trying to catch it after the groom tossed it to them.

  • “Whip It” by Devo
  • “You Sexy Thing” by Hot Chocolate
  • “Sugar, We’re Goin Down” by Fall Out Boy
  • “A Little Less Conversation” by Elvis Presley
  • “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and T.I.
  • “The Final Countdown” by Europe (If you’re an ’80s music lover, check out our article with over 300 ’80s songs for your wedding day)
  • “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” by Cake
  • “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe” by Barry White
  • “My Baby Daddy” by B-Rock, The Bizz
  • “Theme From Shaft” by Isaac Hayes
  • “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC (Also suits the garter toss)
  • “Juice” by Lizzo
  • “Thong Song” by Sisqo (Ideal if you’re aiming for a bold and sexy vibe)
  • “Enter Sandman” by Metallica
  • “I Touch Myself” by Divinyls (Note: This song has sensual undertones; gauge your audience before requesting it)
  • “Wild Thing” by X (A more upbeat version from the movie Major League)
  • “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison (Van Halen’s rendition is fantastic too)
  • “Love On Top” by Beyoncé
  • “Here Comes The Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze
  • “I Wanna Sex You Up” by Color Me Badd
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A group of guys trying to catch the garter after the groom tossed it at the wedding reception.

Best Garter Toss Songs For The Wedding Reception

As mentioned earlier, you can use the songs below for both garter removal and when the groom tosses the garter to the gentlemen. These tunes are particularly popular for this purpose. Feel free to pick a song from above if it aligns with your preference. Remember, it’s your special day, and your choices prevail.

  • “Bad Boys (Cops Theme Song)” by Inner Circle (One of the most favored garter toss songs)
  • “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men
  • “It’s Raining Men” by The Weather Girls (An amusing choice for the garter toss)
  • “Macho Man” by The Village People
  • “The Boys Are Back In Town” by Thin Lizzy
  • “Sharp Dressed Man” by ZZ Top
  • “Milkshake (brings all the boys to the yard)” by Kelis
  • “Bodies” by Drowning Pool (Perfect for fans of metal music during the garter or bouquet toss)
  • “Lose Yourself” by Eminem
  • “Sharp Dressed Man” by ZZ Top
  • “Imperial March (Darth Vader’s Theme)” by John Williams (A great choice when single guys hit the dance floor)
  • “Too Many D*cks (On the Dance Floor)” by Flight of the Conchords (The funniest song here, though minor swearing is involved) (Check out the video from the actual episode)

A Few Country Songs For All You Cowboys and Cowgirls Out There

A Few Country Songs For All You Cowboys and Cowgirls Out There

Here are a few country songs tailored for you:

  • “I’m Still A Guy” by Brad Paisley
  • “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” by Luke Bryan
  • “Real Good Man” by Tim McGraw
  • “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” by Trace Adkins
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A bridesmaid jumping really high to catch the bouquet after the bride tossed it. The DJ was playing one of the bride's favorite songs

Fun Songs For The Bouquet Toss

Curious about the best bouquet toss song? We’ve got you covered. Check out these popular options:

  • “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé
  • “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cyndi Lauper
  • “Lady Marmalade” by Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya, and Pink
  • “Girls, Girls, Girls” by Mötley Crüe
  • “Wannabe” by Spice Girls
  • “Dear Future Husband” by Meghan Trainor
  • “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani
  • “Ladies Night” by Kool & The Gang
  • “Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, and Ariana Grande
  • “Jump” by Van Halen
  • “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo
  • “Glamorous” by Fergie ft. Ludacris
  • “Gangnam Style” by PSY (Cue it to the “Hey, Sexy Ladies” part)
  • “Bodies” by Drowning Pool (A rocking choice for metal or hard rock enthusiasts)
  • “Girls” by Beastie Boys
  • “Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel
  • “California Gurls ft. Snoop Dogg” by Katy Perry
  • “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston
  • “Mama Said Knock You Out” by LL Cool J
  • “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
  • “Only Girl (In The World)” by Rihanna
  • “So What” by P!nk
  • “Oops!…I Did It Again” by Britney Spears
  • “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” by Pat Benatar
  • “Run the World (Girls)” by Beyoncé

A bride tossing the bouquet to a group of girls. The DJ was playing a funny song as the bride tossed the flowers.

  • “Hey Ladies” by Beastie Boys
  • “Maneater” by Nelly Furtado
  • “This One’s For The Girls” by Martina McBride
  • “Gold Digger” by Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
  • “Respect” by Aretha Franklin
  • “Man! I Feel Like A Woman” by Shania Twain
  • “Redneck Woman” by Gretchen Wilson
  • “Me & My Girls” by Selena Gomez
  • “Where Them Girls At (ft. Nicki Minaj & Flo Rida)” by David Guetta
  • “Girlfight” by Brooke Valentine
  • “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen
  • “Material Girl” by Madonna
  • “One Way Or Another” by Blondie
  • “Independent Women, Pt 1” by Destiny’s Child
  • “Levitating” by Dua Lipa (featuring DaBaby)
  • “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Miley Cyrus
  • “Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie” Mamma Mia version
  • “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  • “Paper Rings” by Taylor Swift
  • “Give It Away” by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “Oops!…I did It Again” by Britney Spears (A fun choice for a second marriage
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