50 First Dance Songs For Your Wedding Day

Ah, the first dance.  It is a truly magical part of any wedding if you’re choosing to have one and feel comfortable doing so! Its the point where the newly married couple dances together for the first time and hopefully share something of themselves in the process.  Whether you chose a song that means something important to you as a couple, pick a perfect romantic ballad or use a fun song you’ve heard recently that you’d like to dance to, your song needs to be a good one. Here are our top 50 perfect first dance songs for your wedding day...


Better Together – Jack Johnson
Wonderful World – Sam Cooke
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Accidentally In Love – Counting Crows
For Once In My Life – Stevie Wonder
Nothing Else Matters – Metallica
You’re my Best Friend – Queen
Everything – Michael Bublé
It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jr
You Got the Love – Candi Staton
Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
Woman – John Lennon
Dream a Little Dream of Me – Mama Cass
At Last – Etta James
Greatest Day – Take That
Everlong – The Foo Fighters
Us – Regina Spektor
It Must Be Love – Madness
Just Say Yes – Snow Patrol
One Day Like This – Elbow
Close to Me – The Cure
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – James Taylor
More Than Words – Extreme
Baby, Now That I’ve Found You – Alison Krauss
Feeling Good – Muse
She – Elvis Costello
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Never Tear Us Apart – INXS
Wonderwall – Oasis
I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
Stand By Me – Ben E King
I Only Have Eyes For You – Billie Holiday
Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden
At My Most Beautiful – REM
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Best Day of My Life – American Authors
Come Away With Me – Norah Jones
All You Need Is Love – The Beatles
Amazed – Lonestar
You’re Beautiful – James Blunt
You’re The First, The Last, My Everything – Barry White
The Universal – Blur
You Do Something To Me – Paul Weller
Everlong – Foo Fighters
Better Together – Jack Johnson
I Say A Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley
You Make It Real – James Morrison
Iris – The Goo Goo Dolls



50 First Dance Songs For Your Wedding Day

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