First Dance Song Wedding

Browse our list of Wedding First Dance Songs for inspiration

Ah! That first dance …

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Our First Dance Song Wedding page was compiled to give you some ideas on what song you can use for that special moment.

We’re sure you have a favorite song but it could be that there’s another song that could be much more appropriate for a first dance song.

Maybe you’re having trouble coming up with a first dance wedding song … Don’t sweat.

Browse our list of first dance wedding songs and we’re sure that you’ll find a song that you’ll like.

Remember that you have to choose a song that you’re both comfortable with.

Your fiancé may not be too keen on dancing and it’s possible that he would be very nervous when the time comes for that first dance, so choose something that has a special meaning to you both and that is easy to dance to.

The first dance will be one of the most touching moments in your wedding and it will leave a lasting impression on your guests, so use our First Dance Song Wedding page for ideas, choose a genre that you like and a song that will always remind you of your special day …


First Dance Song Wedding: Our List ...


“How Sweet It Is” (James Taylor)

"You Are My First, My Last, My Everything" (Barry White)

“A Moment Like This” (Kelly Clarkson)

"Take My Breath Away” (Berlin)

“Almost Paradise” (Mike Reno & Ann Wilson)

“I Melt” (Rascal Flats)

"The Rose” (Bette Midler)

“You Send Me” (Sam Cooke)

"Our Love Is Here To Stay” (Billie Holiday)

"Just The Way You Are” (Billy Joel)

"You Are My Special Angel” (Bobby Helms)

“There You'll Be” ( Faith Hill)

"Heaven” (Bryan Adams)

"True Love Ways” (Buddy Holly)

"Tonight And Forever” (Carly Simon)

"You're The Inspiration” (Chicago)

“I Could Not Ask For More” (Sarah Evans)

"Lady In Red” (Chris DeBurgh)

"Endless Love” (Diana Ross & Lionel Richie)

"Can You Feel the Love Tonight” (Elton John)

"The One” (Elton John)

"Your Song” (Elton John)

"Can't Help Falling In Love” (Elvis Presley)

“Saving All My Love For You” (Whitney Houston)


More First Dance Wedding Songs …


"Always” (Erasure)

"At Last” (Etta James)

"Let It Be Me” (Everly Brothers)

“Something About The Way You Look Tonight” (Elton John)

"The Way You Look Tonight” (Frank Sinatra)

"Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You” (Glenn Medeiros)

"Here We Are” (Gloria Estefan)

“Lady” (Kenny Rogers)

"It Had To Be You” (Harry Connick, Jr.)

“Stand By Me” (Ben E King)

“Wonderful Tonight” (Eric Clapton)

"Up Where We Belong” (Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warrens)

"You Are So Beautiful” (Joe Cocker)

"Woman” (John Lennon)

"Chances Are” (Johnny Mathis)

"Beautiful In My Eyes” (Joshua Kadison)

"Don't Know Much” (Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville)

"What A Wonderful World” (Louis Armstrong)

“Fly Me To The Moon” (Frank Sinatra)

"Here And Now” (Luther Vandross)

"Dream A Little Dream” (Mamas & the Papas)


Some other Wedding First Dance songs …


"Hero” (Mariah Carey)

“You Raise Me Up” (Josh Groban)

"Grow Old With Me” (Mary Chapin Carpenter)

“Just You And I” (Eddie Rabbitt)

“My Special Angel” (Bobby Helms)

"Embraceable You” (Nat King Cole)

"Unforgettable” (Nat King Cole)

“Everything I Do” (Brian Adams)

"When A Man Loves A Woman” (Percy Sledge)

"Wedding Song (There is Love)” (Petula Clark)

"Forever and Ever, Amen” (Randy Travis)

“One” (U2)

"You Are the Everything" (R.E.M.)

"Unchained Melody” (Righteous Brothers)

"Tonight I Celebrate My Love For You” (Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson)

"Truly, Madly, Deeply” (Savage Garden)


First Dance Song Wedding: Other songs you could use ...


"Kiss From A Rose” (Seal)

"From This Moment” (Shania Twain & Brian White)

"You're Still The One” (Shania Twain)

“Love Is In The Air” (John Paul Young)

“My Heart Will Go On” (Celine Dion)

"True” (Spandau Ballet)

"You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” (Stevie Wonder)

“Breathe” (Faith Hill)

"Ma Cherie Amour" (Stevie Wonder)

"Eternal Flame” (The Bangles)

"We've Only Just Begun” (The Carpenters)

“Faithfully” (Journey)

"In The Still of the Night” (The Five Satins)

"I Only Have Eyes For You” (The Flamingos)

"A Groovy Kind Of Love” (The Mindbenders)

"Hold Me” (Whitney Houston & Teddy Pendergrass)

“Open Arms” (Journey)

“Because You Loved Me” (Celine Dion)

"One Moment In Time” (Whitney Houston)

“Have I Told You Lately” (Van Morrison / Rod Stewart)


We hope that you found our First Dance Song Wedding page useful and that the above list will help you come to a decision about what song you should have as your first dance song!


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