Best First Dance Wedding Songs
Popular Wedding Songs for a Memorable First Dance
Often our customers are in the midst of big life changes while they are planning their long distance move. One such happy event is a wedding! Here at U-Pack, we love love! With wedding season approaching, we are all feeling a little sappy. Here is our list of the best first dance wedding songs. Because we have such a diverse group of moving experts, we covered all the bases – from country to quirky. Check it out!
Country First Dance Wedding Songs
If you love twangy love songs, these country songs will fit the bill for your first dance. Country songs are notoriously emotional, and these songs have beautiful lyrics. Most of these are more modern country songs, so check them out for your wedding playlist.
My Everything – Keith Urban
My Best Friend – Tim McGraw
Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts
Sara Evans – I Could Not Ask for More
Amazed – Lonestar
Shania Twain – From This Moment ON
Lost In This Moment – Big and Rich
Crazy Girl – Eli Young Band
If you enjoy more mainstream music, I’m sure you will find a first dance song in this list. Some of these songs are slow, some are fast… but they have all been pop hits. They will be very recognizable for the guests at your wedding.
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Lucky- Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillet
Everything – Michael Buble
Every Time We Touch - Cascada
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
You and Me – Dave Matthews Band
I’ll Be – Edwin McCain
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
The Way You Make Me Feel- Michael Jackson
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
Christian First Dance Songs
A wedding can be beautiful religious ceremony as well. If you want to use more worshipful music, these songs are a beautiful blend of faith and love perfect for your first dance.
I Will Be Here – Steven Curtis Chapman
Stars Would Fall – Monk and Neagle
God Gave Me You – Dave Barnes
When Did You Fall – Chris Rice
This Day – Jadon Lavik
When I Say I Do – Matthew West
When God Made You – Newsong and Natalie Grant
Divine Romance – Phil Wickham
Oldies First Dance Songs
The “classics” are classic for a reason! These songs are oldies, but goodies, and they would be great for your first dance. Some of them have a peppy beat, too, so if you are looking for more upbeat dance songs, one of these may be just what you are looking for!
It Had to Be You – Harry Conick, Jr.
It Had to Be You – Frank Sinatra
At Last – Etta James
For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Close To You – The Carpenters
Happy Together – Turtles
You’re All I Need to Get By – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
Traditional First Dance Songs
I’m not sure exactly what genre these songs fall into, but I hear them at many weddings. But that doesn’t make them overplayed, it just makes them traditional. Most of these are ballads you could easily sing along to – perfect for a memorable first dance.
When You Save You Love Me – Josh Groban
All I Ask of You – Phantom of the Opera
Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
They Say It’s Wonderful – Annie Get Your Gun
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Quirky First Dance Songs
Your first dance at your wedding doesn’t have to be serious. These songs are funny, quirky, and different. If your personalities are unique, then these songs might be perfect for your wedding.
I Wanna Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler
Since You Said I Do – Dave Barnes
When I’m Sixty Four- The Beatles
Makin’ Whoopee – Eddie Cantor
You’re The Reason Our Kids are Ugly – Loretta Lyn and Conway Twitty
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