The Ultimate Baby Shower Playlist

The Ultimate Baby Shower Playlist

Ready to queue up the perfect baby shower playlist? We’ve got you covered.
A baby shower can be as simple or as complicated as you would like to make it.

You may want to go all out with a big affair, or opt for more of a baby shower lite (AKA the baby sprinkle.

The bottom line is, there’s no “right” way to do this. The point is to make the mama feel supported and loved, and that she has a community around her as she embarks on this journey.

Whether you are organizing a baby shower for someone else, or you’re about to have your own, music can be the perfect accompaniment to your celebration.

So where do you start? Let’s dive in.

In this article: 📝

  • What is a good baby shower playlist?
  • Baby shower songs to show you’re there for this
  • Feel good baby shower songs
  • Baby shower songs to celebrate the new arrival
  • Baby shower songs for kids
  • Get up and dance baby shower songs

What is a good baby shower playlist?

A great baby shower music playlist all depends on the vibe you want to create.

Music played on your portable speaker at a picnic might be quite different from a more formal brunch, for example.

Basically, there’s no one way to do this.

Here are our top tunes that cover a range of moods and settings. Enjoy!

Baby shower songs to show you’re there for this

If you’re organizing a baby shower for a friend or family member, music can be a great way to show you’re with them through this journey.

These tunes say exactly that:

  1. “With a Little Help from My Friends” — The Beatles
  2. “Lean on Me” — Bill Withers
  3. “Isn’t She Lovely” — Stevie Wonder
  4. “I’ll Be There For You” — The Rembrandts
  5. “You’ve Got a Friend” — Carole King
  6. “You’re My Best Friend” — Queen
  7. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” — Randy Newman
  8. “That’s What Friends Are For” — Stevie Wonder
  9. “Thank You for Being a Friend” — Andrew Gold
  10. “Count on Me” — Bruno Mars
  11. “I’m Only Me When I’m With You” — Taylor Swift
  12. “Stand By Me” — Ben E. King
  13. “I Got You (I Feel Good)” — James Brown & The Famous Flames
  14. “Best Friend” — Young Thug
  15. “That’s What Friends Are For” — Dionne Warwick
  16. “Heroes” — David Bowie
  17. “Wannabe” — Spice Girls
  18. “We are Family” — Sister Sledge
  19. “My Girl” — The Temptations
  20. “The Lucky Ones” — Tim Myers

Feel good baby shower songs

Think memories-made. Think hugs-in-the-form-of-sound. Think smiles-all-round.

  1. “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” — Marvin Gaye
  2. “Baby I Love You” — Aretha Franklin
  3. “Three Little Birds” — Bob Marley
  4. “Ily (i love you baby)” — Surf Mesa
  5. “With Arms Wide Open” — Creed
  6. “Perfect Day” — Lou Reed
  7. “Where You Lead” — Carole King (Hint: It’s the Gilmore Girls theme song.)
  8. “In My Life” — The Beatles
  9. “Little Star” — Madonna
  10. “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” — Bobby McFerrin
  11. “Air On the G String” — J.S. Bach
  12. “Summertime” — Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
  13. “My Baby Just Cares for Me” — Nina Simone
  14. “Someone Like You” — Adele
  15. “Fade Into You” — Mazzy Star
  16. “Walking on Sunshine” — Katrina and the Waves
  17. “My Baby Must Be A Magician” — The Marvelettes
  18. “Who Says” — Selena Gomez & The Scene
  19. “What a Wonderful World” — Louis Armstrong
  20. “Good Vibrations” — The Beach Boys
  21. “Life is a Highway” — Rascal
  22. “Somewhere over the Rainbow” — Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwoʻole
  23. “Take On Me” — a-ha
  24. “Put Your Records On” — Corinne Bailey
  25. “Good as Hell” — Lizzo
  26. “Better Together” — Jack Johnson
  27. “Unwritten” — Natasha Bedingfield
  28. “Golden” — Jill Scott
  29. “Lovely Day” — Bill Withers
  30. “Love on Top” — Beyoncé
  31. “Best Day of My Life” — American Authors

Baby shower songs to celebrate the new arrival

Make a toast to these tunes, or sneak them onto your background music playlist. These songs are all about the new human that’s on their way.

  1. “Miracle” — Foo Fighters
  2. “The Sweetest Gift” — Sade
  3. “My Girl” — The Temptations
  4. “One’s on the Way” — Loretta Lynn
  5. “A Mother’s Prayer” — Celine Dion
  6. “My Baby” — Britney Spears
  7. “This Angel” — Jennifer Nettles
  8. “Baby Love” — The Supremes
  9. “The One Thing” — Shakira
  10. “You Are My Baby” — Kimya Dawson
  11. “I Hope You Dance” — Lee Ann Womack
  12. “Haven’t Met You Yet” — Michael Bublé
  13. “Lions and Tigers” — Sleater Kenny
  14. “My Baby” — Britney Spears
  15. “Always Be My Baby” — Mariah Carey
  16. “Lullaby” — The Chicks
  17. “Yellow” — Coldplay
  18. “I Got You Babe” — Sonny and Cher
  19. “You are the Best Thing” — Ray LaMontagne
  20. “My Little Girl” — Tim McGraw
  21. “Blue” — Beyoncé
  22. “The Sweetest Gift” — Sade
  23. “I’m Yours” — Jason Mraz
  24. “Lullaby for Wyatt” — Sheryl Crow
  25. “Kooks” — David Bowie
  26. “My Baby Must Be A Magician” — The Marvelettes
  27. “Sweet Child O’ Mine” — Guns ‘N Roses
  28. “Your Song” — Elton John
  29. “What I Never Knew I Always Wanted” — Carrie Underwood
  30. “Speechless” — Alicia Keys

Baby shower songs for kids

Getting little ones involved in the festivities ups the excitement factor for you and them alike. So why not include some of these tiny tunes on your list? (We apologize in advance for the earworms.)

  1. “Happy and You Know It” (Clap Your Hands!)
  2. “Try Everything” — Shakira
  3. “Let It Go” — Idina Menzel (from Frozen)
  4. “Space Unicorn” — Parry Gripp
  5. “The Bare Necessities” — from The Jungle Book
  6. “Under the Sea” — from The Little Mermaid
  7. “I’m a Believer” — Smash Mouth
  8. “You are My Sunshine” — Jimmie Davis
  9. “Roar” — Katy Perry
  10. “Side 2 Side” — Coach Cody and Captain Goofy
  11. “The Hokey Pokey” (Yep, never goes out of style.)
  12. “The Loco-motion” — Kylie Minogue
  13. “Hakuna Matata” — from The Lion King
  14. “You’re Welcome” — Dwayne Johnson (Moana)
  15. “I Wanna Be Like You” — from The Jungle Book
  16. “I Like to Move it” —, from Madagascar
  17. “You’re the One that I Want” — from Greece
  18. “Boogie Wonderland” — Earth Wind Fire, from Happy Feet
  19. “Don’t Stop Believin’” — Journey, from Glee
  20. “Life’s a Happy Song” — The Muppets
  21. “Macarena” — Los Del Rio (For better or worse, it’s making a comeback.)

Get up and dance baby shower songs

Who knows? Maybe the mood will take you?

  1. “(I Got You) I Feel Good” — James Brown
  2. “Celebration” — Kool & the Gang
  3. “Happy” — Pharrell
  4. “Just Fine” — Mary J. Blige
  5. “Dancing Queen” — ABBA
  6. “I Gotta Feeling” — Black Eyed Peas
  7. “Party in the USA” — Miley Cyrus
  8. “Move On Up” — Curtis Mayfield
  9. “Dog Days Are Over” — Florence + The Machine
  10. “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” — Whitney Houston
  11. “Hips Don’t Lie” — Shakira
  12. “Uptown Funk” — Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
  13. “Shine” — Feliz Jaehn featuring Freddy Verano and Linying
  14. “C’est La Vie” — B*Witched
  15. “Fun, Fun, Fun” — The Beach Boys
  16. “Twist and Shout” — The Beatles
  17. “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” — Cindi Lauper

Wishing you a very happy day.

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