“Do you have any suggestion on the background music for DVD photo slideshow? I would like to create some DVD photo slideshow and need to add some background music to these DVD photo slideshows. The question is that I have only several songs for adding as background music. Where can I get the best background music for DVD photo slideshow?” We all know that photo slideshows with background music increase viewing experience and attract more viewers.

Sometimes your photo slideshow goes virus simply because of the background music. A wonderful song would make your photo slideshow popular and well received. What are the 2020 best background music for DVD photo slideshow? Where to get these best background music for DVD photo slideshow making? Well, in this guide, we would like to share you with some best background music for DVD photo slideshow making. You could get these background music to make your DVD photo slideshow more attractive.

Part 1. 2020 Best Background Music for DVD Photo Slideshow

The below are some of the best background music for DVD photo slideshow 2020 covering various themes such as wedding, graduation, birthday, instrumental,

2020 best wedding background music for DVD photo slideshow

  1. Stay With You by John Legend  
  2. Halo by Beyonce
  3. Forever by Ben Harper  
  4. Let's Stay Together by Al Green
  5. Mushaboom by Feist
  6. Anniversary Song by Cowboy Junkies
  7. The Luckiest by Ben Folds
  8. Love Song by Miranda Lambert
  9. Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden
  10. Maybe I'm Amazed by Paul McCartney
  11. The Wedding Song by Bob Dylan
  12. Keep On Lovin' You by Reba McEntire
  13. So Amazing by Luther Vandross
  14. Point of It All by Anthony Hamilton
  15. Love of My Life by Brian McKnight
  16. Share My Life by Kem
  17. Dangerously in Love 2 by Beyonce
  18. Fall For You by Leela James
  19. Make Me Whole by Amel Larrieux
  20. Why I Love You by MAJOR
  21. Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
  22. Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
  23. Summer Breeze - The Isley Brothers
  24. My Girl - The Temptations
  25. Stand By Me - Otis Reading
  26. (Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay - Otis Reading
  27. I Get the Sweetest Feeling - Jackie Wilson
  28. Groove Is in the Heart - Deee-Lite
  29. Friday I’m in Love - The Cure
  30. Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
  31. Starman - David Bowie
  32. Pretty Thing - Bo Diddley

2020 best graduation background songs for DVD photo slideshow

  1. "History" by One Direction
  2. "We Are Young" by Fun and Janelle Monáe
  3. "Seasons of Love" by RENT Film Cast
  4. "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus
  5. "Graduation (Friends Forever)" by Vitamin C
  6. "I Hope You Dance" by Lee Ann Womack
  7. "Forever Young" by Jay-Z ft. Mr. Hudson
  8. "Purpose" by Justin Bieber
  9. "No New Friends" by LSD
  10. "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth
  11. "Don't Stop Believin'" by Journey
  12. "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic
  13. "Happy" by Pharrell
  14. "I'll Be There For You" by The Rembrandts
  15. "Something Big" by Shawn Mendes
  16. "Eternal Sunshine" by Jhené Aiko
  17. "Long Live" by Taylor Swift
  18. "Future" by Paramore
  19. "Burn This City" by Cartel
  20. "Look What You've Done" by Drake

2020 best birthday background songs for DVD photos slideshow

  1. You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker
  2. Happy Birthday, Darlin’ – Conway Twitty
  3. We Are Family – Sister Sledge
  4. Forever Young – Rod Stewart
  5. Happy Girl – Martina McBride
  6. Oh, How the Years Go By – Vanessa Williams
  7. Birthday – The Beatles
  8. My Wish – Rascall Flatts
  9. It Was Your Song – Garth Brooks
  10. 16 candles – The Crests
  11. Beautiful Boy – Celine Dion
  12. I Hope You Dance – LeeAnn Womack
  13. It’s My Party – Lesley Gore
  14. Let Them Be Little – Billy Dean
  15. My Wish - Rascal Flatts
  16. Photograph – Nickleback
  17. Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Isreal Kamakawiwo’ole
  18. Time of Your Life – GreenDay
  19. Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder
  20. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  21. When I Grow Up To Be A Man – The Beach Boys
  22. Happy Birthday, Lisa – Michael Jackson and Bart
  23. When I’m 64 – The Beatles
  24. Lisa It’s Your Birthday – Michael Jackson

2020 best instrumental background music for DVD photo slideshow

  1. Aranjuez Fantasy
  2. Best Days
  3. Boadicea
  4. Caribbean Blue
  5. Cavatina “Deerhunter”
  6. Chase This Light
  7. Come on Let’s Get It Going
  8. Drops of Jupiter
  9. Gabriel’s Oboe “Mission”
  10. I Found You
  11. May Morning Dew
  12. Over the Rainbow
  13. Palladio
  14. Pavane
  15. The Harp That Once Thro’ Tara’s Halls
  16. You and Me

There are also many other wonderful songs in other themes like classic, rock, guitar, piano, etc. It should be noted that some of these background songs are copy-protected while some others are copy free. You need to get to the right platforms to get copy-free songs for DVD photo slideshow. Below we have listed some platforms for you to get these wonderful background songs for DVD photo slideshow:

  1. Audio Archive
  2. Jamendo
  3. PureVolume
  4. NoiseTrade
  5. YouTube
  6. Vimeo
  7. Live Music-Live Music Archive
  8. Classical Music – Musopen
  9. Rap or Free Style – DatPiff

You could use song downloader tool or music recorder tool to get these songs for free for adding to DVD photo slideshow as background music.

Part 2. Best DVD Photo Slideshow Maker for Windows/Mac

To add background music to DVD photo slideshow, Leawo DVD Creator is best DVD photo slideshow maker for both Windows and Mac users. As an all-inclusive DVD burner software program, Leawo DVD Creator could convert video to DVD from various formats including AVI to DVD, MKV to DVD, MP4 to DVD, WMV to DVD, Xvid to DVD, MOV to DVD, etc., and turn photos into DVD photo slideshow in DVD-9/ DVD-5 disc, folder and/or ISO image file according to your needs. It lets you burn photos in png, bmp, jpg, or jpeg format to DVD content easily, allowing you to add background music and image in clicks. You could even edit the background music to adjust its coverage and effect.


As a multifunctional DVD burning tool, Leawo DVD Creator enables you to:

  • -Convert video files from various formats to DVD disc, folder and/or ISO image file easily.
  • -Turn photos into photo slideshow and then burn to DVD content, and add desired background music/image according to your own preference.  
  • -Choose a disc menu for output DVD content, and even design disc menu with your own background music/image/video, adjust menu title position, text color, font, size, position, etc.
  • -Edit video files before burning to DVD content, including: trim video length, crop video size, add image or text watermark, adjust video effect, rotate video, apply 3D effect, etc.
  • -Create NTSC or PAL DVD content according to your actual needs.
  • -Burn ISO file to DVD disc in one click.
  • -Select subtitles and audio tracks from source video files, or even add external subtitles to loaded videos for burning to DVD.
  • -Play back loaded videos or generated photo slideshow, and preview any changes during editing and disc menu designing.
  • -Take screenshots to save any picture you want from videos.

It’s without doubt the best DVD photo slideshow burner for you to burn photos into DVD photo slideshow with preferred background music.

Part 3. How to add Background Music to DVD Slideshow

Download and install Leawo DVD Creator on your computer. The below guide would show you detailed steps on how to add background music to DVD photo slideshow during DVD photo slideshow burning.

Note: Leawo DVD Creator has been built into Leawo Prof. Media as a module.

Step 1: Add photos

Fire up Leawo Prof. Media and then open the “Burn” module. Click the “Add Photo” button to browse and load source photos. Photos will be automatically generated into photo slideshow. You could add either photos or photo folder. After loading source photos, set output disc type, aspect ratio and bit rate at the bottom.

Step 2: Add preferred background music

Click the edit icon in generated slideshow title to edit video and audio of generated photo slideshow. You could add/remove/reposition photos, set photo duration and transition duration, adjust transition effect, etc. Under the “Audio” tab, you could click the “Add Music” option to browse and load background music from your computer. Then, you could set the output audio effect including Fade in, Fade out and Loop play. You could even cover the song upon photos.

Step 3: Set disc menu

Leawo DVD Creator allows you to add disc menu to output DVD photo slidshow. Choose one from the right sidebar and click the middle of it to preview disc menu. In addition, you can design the disc menu on the disc menu preview panel by clicking the pencil icon, like adding background music/image/video, changing title position/size/font/color, etc.

Step 4: Set DVD video mode

Leawo DVD Creator enables you to create either NTSC or PAD DVD content. Click the wheel icon at the top right corner and then go to the “Copy & Burn” module to choose either NTSC or PAL.

Step 5: DVD burning settings and start burning

After setting disc menu, click the big green “Burn” button to call out the burning settings panel, on which you need to figure out Burn to, Disc Label, and Save to options. “Save to” option allows multiple choices. To burn photos to DVD disc, insert a blank writable DVD disc into the disc recorder drive and then select it as output under the “Burn to” box.

Finally, click the “Burn” button on the sidebar to start burning photos to DVD photo slideshow with your own background music within Leawo DVD Creator. The burning process will complete quickly.

Part 4: Conclusion

Without doubt, adding background music to your DVD photo slideshow will make your DVD photo slideshow funnier and more interesting. With the right DVD photo slideshow burner software, you could easily burn photos to DVD with preferred background music. However, it should be noted that not all music files are copy protected. And sometimes you might violate the local law upon the music usage. Therefore, it’s important to learn the local law upon free music downloading.