Choose Your First Dance Wedding Song

Sometimes choosing your first dance wedding song is quite a challenge. It is especially so if you and your fiance have clashing music tastes.

If you cannot compromise and find a first dance song that both of you love, then perhaps a classic choice would be an acceptable alternative.


Usually a couple will choose a first dance wedding song that has special meaning to them. It could be the song that you both liked when you first started dating or a song that reminds you of a special time or vacation together.

100+ First Dance Wedding Song

Other couples may choose a first dance wedding song of which the lyrics reflect the relationship like "I finally found someone" by Brian Adams and Barbara Streisand if they are an older couple who only found lasting love later in life.

Yet other couples who decide to take dancing lessons may choose the type of dance they would like to learn first and will then have to choose a a first dance wedding song that they will be able to perform that particular dance to.


Top 100+ First Dance Wedding Songs:

Below is a list of more than 100 popular first dance wedding songs to open your dance floor with. Listen to all of them an decide which one will be best for you as a couple

A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson

All I Have - Beth Champion Mason

All I Need To Know - Kenny Chesney

Always - Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstein

Amazed - Lonestar

Angels - Robbie Williams

Annie's Song - John Denver

As Time Goes By - from Casablanca

At Last - Etta James

Beautiful In My Eyes - Joshua Kadison

Beautiful - Gordon Lightfoot

Because Of You - Tony Bennett

Better Together - Jack Johnson

Calico Skies - Paul McCartney

Call Off The Search - Katie Melua

Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Elton John

Can't Help Falling In Love - Various

Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol

Close To You - The Carpenters

Come Away With Me - Norah Jones

Come Rain Or Come Shine - Frank Sinatra

Dance Me To The End Of Love - Leonard Cohen

Don't Know Much - Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville

Dream A Little Dream - Mamas & the Papas

Embraceable You - Nat King Cole

Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

Everything - Michael Buble

Everything I Do (I Do It For You) - Bryan Adams

Everything I Own - Bread

Feels Like Heaven - Peter Cetera or Chaka Khan

Fields Of Gold - Sting or Eva Cassidy

Flamenco Sketches - Miles Davis

Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra

Flying Without Wings - Westlife

For Once in My Life - Michael Buble

Friends For Life - Debby Boone

From This Moment - Shania Twain

Go There With You - Steven Curtis Chapman

Head Over Feet - Alanis Morissette

Here And Now - Luther Vandross

Here We Are - Gloria Estefan

Honestly - Stryper

How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - James Taylor

I Cross My Heart - George Strait

I Do - Paul Brandt

I Don't Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith

I Finally Found Someone - Brian Adams & Barbara Streissand

I Get A Kick Out Of You - Frank Sinatra

I've Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra

I Love The Way You Love Me - John Michael Montgomery

If - Bread

It Had To Be You - Harry Connick, Jr.

I've Got A Crush On You - Linda Ronstadt

Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel

Keeper Of The Stars - Tracy Byrd

Let It Be Me - Everly Brothers

Look Heart, No Hands - Randy Travis

Love Of My Life - Sammy Kershaw

Love Will Keep Us Alive - The Eagles

L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole

May This Be Love - Jimi Hendrix

Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney & Wings

Me And You - Kenny Chesney

Moondance - Van Morrison

My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone

Need I Say More - George Strait

Night And Day - Frank Sinatra

No Ordinary Love - Sade

Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You - Glenn Medeiros

Open Arms - Journey

Our Love Is Here To Stay - Billie Holiday

Pledging My Love - Emmylou Harris

S Wonderful - Ella Fitzgerald

She's Got A Way - Billy Joel

Some Enchanted Evening - from South Pacific

Someone To Watch Over Me - Frank Sinatra

Somewhere - from West Side Story

Songbird - Fleetwood Mac

Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra

Sweet Thing - Van Morrison

Take My Breath Away - Berlin

Taking You Home - Don Henley

The Best Is Yet To Come - Various

The Man In Love With You - George Strait

The One - Elton John

The Way You Look Tonight - Various

There's No Love Like Our Love - Crystal Gayle & Gary Morris

This I Promise You - Ronan Keating

Tonight I Celebrate My Love For You - Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson

True Companion - Marc Cohn

True Love Ways - Buddy Holly

Truly, Madly, Deeply - Savage Garden

Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers

Unforgettable - Nat King Cole

We Belong - Pat Benatar

We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters

When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge

When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole

When Love Finds You - Vince Gill

When You Say Nothing At All - Ronan Keating

Woman - John Lennon

My First My Last My Everything - Barry White

You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker

You Do Something To Me - Frank Sinatra

You Stepped Out Of A Dream - Sarah Vaughan

Your Love Amazes Me - John Berry

Your Love Is King - Sade

Your Song - Elton John

You're In My Heart - Rod Stewart

You're Still The One - Shania Twain -  Great for a vow renewal

You're The Inspiration - Chicago



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Are you looking specifically for a rock first dance wedding song, or an alternative first dance song? Look no further! Have a listen to the selection of classic and more modern rock and alternative songs that would work great as a first dance. You can download them HERE.





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