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The 50 Most Beautiful First Dance Wedding Songs – Ultimate Playlist

The 50 Most Beautiful First Dance Wedding Songs – Ultimate Playlist

♥ The first dance wedding song is your big day’s most remarkable musical piece. You will need a unique tune to kick off your reception for this special moment. ♥

We’ve carefully curated a collection of enchanting melodies that will set the perfect tone as you sway together for the first time as a married couple. From timeless classics to contemporary gems, these first dance wedding songs are designed to evoke pure romance and create lasting memories on your special day.

Best First Dance Wedding Songs

Step into a world of romance and elegance with our carefully selected compilation featuring the most captivating and cherished melodies, including the crème de la crème of top first dance wedding songs. Get ready to create an enchanting atmosphere and make your first dance an unforgettable moment to treasure forever.

  1. Shania Twain – From This Moment On
  2. Kenny Rogers – Can’t Help Falling In Love
  3. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years
  4. Toni Braxton – Un-Break My Heart
  5. Michael Bolton – When a Man Loves a Woman
  6. Luther Vandross feat Mariah Carey – Endless Love
  7. Lonestar – Amazed
  8. Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper – Shallow
  9. Céline Dion – Because You Loved Me
  10. Frank Sinatra – “My Way
  11. Boyz II Men – “End Of The Road
  12. George Benson – “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You
  13. Mariah Carey – “I Want To Know What Love Is
  14. Ed Sheeran – “Photograph
  15. Fugees – “Killing Me Softly With His Song

Unique Love Songs To Play During Wedding The First Dance

This carefully curated playlist features a blend of enchanting romantic love songs, both classic and contemporary, designed to make your first dance an extraordinary and unforgettable adventure, setting the stage for a lifetime of precious remembrances.

  1. Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours
  2. Ed Sheeran – “Perfect
  3. Justin Bieber – “Lifetime
  4. Stephen Sanchez – “Until I Found You
  5. Calum Scott – “You Are The Reason
  6. Lady Gaga – “Always Remember Us This Way
  7. Shane Filan – “Beautiful In White
  8. Katy Perry – “Unconditionally
  9. Taylor Swift – “This Love
  10. Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do
  11. Maroon 5 – “Sugar
  12. John Legend – “All of Me 
  13. The Calling – “Wherever You Will Go
  14. Coldplay – “A Sky Full Of Stars 
  15. Andrea Bocelli, Matteo Bocelli – “Fall On Me
  16. Sam Smith – “Stay With Me
  17. One Direction – “Night Changes
  18. Michael Bublé -“I Believe in You
  19. Thomas Rhett – “Marry Me
  20. James Arthur – “Say You Won’t Let Go

Country First Dance Wedding Songs

From iconic classics country first dance wedding songs to contemporary favorites, these handpicked tunes will surely to make your first dance an unforgettable moment to treasure forever.

  1. Brett Young – “In Case You Didn’t Know
  2. Brad Paisley – “Little Moments
  3. Keith Whitley – “When You Say Nothing at All
  4. Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man
  5. McGraw (feat. Faith Hill) – “I Need You
  6. Cody Johnson – “On My Way To You
  7. Tracy Byrd – “The Keeper Of The Stars
  8. Alan Jackson – “Remember When
  9. Martina McBride – “Valentine
  10. Willie Nelson – “Always On My Mind

More Inspiring Country Songs For A Wedding First Dance

First Dance Wedding Songs R&B

This handpicked playlist features a collection of R&B gems that will ignite the dance floor with their melodic hooks, heartfelt lyrics, and undeniable rhythm, ensuring that your first dance as a married couple is filled with soulful magic and timeless love.

  1. Alicia Keys – “If I Ain’t Got You
  2. Marvin Gaye – “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
  3. John Legend – “Conversations In The Dark
  4. Ben E. King – “Stand By Me
  5. Stevie Wonder – “Overjoyed


When is the first dance at the wedding reception?

Traditionally, the first dance at a wedding reception occurs after the newlywed couple is introduced to their guests and they have completed formalities such as toasts, speeches, and cutting the cake.

The first dance usually signals the start of the dancing portion of the reception and is a special moment for the couple to showcase their love for each other. The time can vary depending on the couple’s preference and the schedule of events for the evening. You can dance at the beginning of the reception, during your grand entrance.

How do I find the perfect first dance song?

  1. Pick something meaningful for you and your partner.
  2. Define a genre and listen to different song options.
  3. Revise carefully at the lyrics to find what echoes.
  4. Ask for a friend or family’s recommendations.
  5. Follow your heart and feelings.

Do you tell people your first dance song?

There’s no need to share in advance your first dance song. The most extended tradition is to keep it as a surprise for your guests.