23 Grammy-Nominated Songs That Sum Up Wedding Planning

It’s called wedding brain. It’s a condition that many to-be-brides experience while wedding planning. It’s where everything you see and hear sounds and looks like it pertains to your wedding. For those of you who are in the midst of planning and can identify, this is for you. (PS We also made it into a playlist below and here.)

When you first saw your fiancé… 
“Locked Out Of Heaven”, Bruno Mars (Song Of The Year)

How you felt when you went on your first date…
“We Both Know”, Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw (Best Song Written For Visual Media)

What it was like when your fiancé proposed to you…
“I Want Crazy”, Hunter Hayes (Best Country Solo Performance)

How you felt after you said yes…
“Can’t Hold Us”, The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Best Rap Album)

When you talked budget with your fiancé…
“Just Give Me A Reason”, Pink, Nate Ruess (Song of the Year)

What your mom was on before you had an honest conversation with her…
“Power Trip”, J. Cole featuring Miguel (Best Rap/Sung Collaboration)

What it was like cutting the guest list…
“Need U (100%)”, Duke Dumont featuring A-*-M-*-E & MNEK (Best Dance Recording)

What it was like trying to get his mom to cut her portion of the guest list…
“Love and War”, Tamar Braxton (Best R&B Performance)

What it was like sharing your 12 refined rustic inspiration boards with the florist…
“Atmosphere”, Kaskade (Best Dance Recording)

When he tried on his suit for the wedding…
“Suit & Tie”, Justin Timberlake & Jay Z (Best Pop Duo/Group Performance)

When you realized your wedding was less than 100 days away…
“Panic Station”, Muse (Best Rock Song)

How your fiancé felt about you running around from dress fittings to bridal boot camp…
“Please Come Home”, Gary Clark Jr. (Best Traditional R&B Performance)

When you looked at the weather forecast for your wedding day and it said clear skies…
“The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”, David Bowie (Best Rock Performance)

How you imagine it’ll be during your first look…
“Mirrors”, Justin Timberlake (Best Pop Solo Performance)

What you’re going to tell your bridal party right before they walk down the aisle…
“Don’t Rush”, Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill (Best Country Duo/Group Performance)

How it’ll be when you walk down the aisle and lock eyes with him…
“Holy Grail”, Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake (Best Rap/Sung Collaboration)

What your guests should know before they make their way to the reception…
“One Love/People Get Ready (Photek Remix)”, Bob Marley and The Wailers (Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical)

How your guests are going to feel once they have your signature cocktail in hand…
“How Many Drinks?” Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar (Best R&B Performance)

How it’ll be when you’re announced for the first time as man and wife…
“Love In The Future”, John Legend (Best R&B Album)

Your first dance…
“To Be Loved”, Michael Bublé (Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album)

When your friends are asked to join you on the dance floor…
“Brave”, Sara Bareilles (Best Pop Solo Performance)

For the after-party…
“Blurred Lines”, Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell (Record of the Year)

How the honeymoon is going to be…
“Everlasting Arms”, Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend (Best Alternative Music Album)

Listen to the playlist! Grammy-Nominated Songs for Your Wedding


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