Ten popular first dance songs
Some couples have a song that had been “theirs” since the day they met, others find that as their wedding day approaches the countless choices of romantic songs make choosing just one seem impossible Rest assured, that no matter what song you and your soon-to-be spouse choose for your first dance, when the moment comes it will be the perfect choice. If you need some help deciding, here are ten ideas for first dance songs that have been popular choices among today’s newlyweds:
“I’m yours” – Jason Mraz
With lyrics proclaiming commitment and love to the beat of a fun, light hearted tune this song is sure to have you singing along while you sway on the dancefloor with your new spouse.
“Smile” – Uncle Kracker
A sweet, uplifting song with lyrics like, “Just the thought of you can drive me wild
Oh, you make me smile”. Great for any couple looking for a laid-back song full of love.
“Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
One of the current most popular choices for couples wanting a county first dance song, this sweet single has an easy-to-dance-to melody and moving lyrics such as, “You’re more than everything I need. You’re all I ever wanted”
“Bless the broken road” – Rascal Flatts
For a decade, couples have been requesting this song for their first dance due to its meaningful lyrics which paint a picture about a journey to finding love that many can relate to.
“From this moment on” – Shania Twain and Bryan White
An emotional duet full of romantic words such as “right beside you is where I belong” that is sure to get couples lost in their special moment together.
“Faithfully” – Journey
This classic song is sure to be loved by everyone at the reception and its memorable lyrics about love and commitment make it the perfect fit for newlyweds.
“Can’t help falling in love” – Elvis Presley
A beautiful melody with lyrics stating, “some things are meant to be,take my hand, take my whole life too, for I can’t help falling in love with you”, sung by the king himself, has made this song a very popular choice for weddings.
“Ho hey” – The Lumineers
Fun, romantic and perfect for couples – this song will leave everyone at the reception singing, “I belong with you, you belong with me, you’re my sweetheart”.
“A thousand years” – Christina Perri
Another popular choice amongst modern couples. With lyrics all about love and a soft melody to dance this to, this beautiful tune is a great choice for any wedding.
“All you need is love” – The Beatles
With countless covers to choose from, couples can dance to the original, slow things down with an acapella version or groove to big-band renditions of this classic tune.