Top 10 Wedding First Dance Songs

The first dance is one of the most anticipated and important parts of a wedding. Everyone knows that finding the perfect tune can be a pain, but we’re here to help you choose just the right song. Find something that you're both comfortable dancing to and prepare to have all eyes focused on you!


In addition to more traditional love songs, many couples also choose songs from non-traditional genres like: salsa, tango, hip hop, swing and Latin. Although going the traditional route is the right thing for a large number of couples, it’s also okay to go the non traditional route and choose something you both love. Have fun with it, express yourselves & celebrate your love for each other through music. This is your big day and you should celebrate it as such.  We used the top ten requested Wedding Reception First Dance songs compiled by, as well as our most requested first dance songs in this list.



1. All Of Me by John Legend

Artist: John Legend
Album: Love in the Future
Released: 2013
Genre: R&B/soul


2. Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton

Artist: Eric Clapton
Album: Slowhand
Released: 1977
Genre: Classic rock


3. Marry You by Bruno Mars

ArtistBruno Mars
Album: Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Released: 2010
Genre: Pop


4. The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra

Artist: Frank Sinatra
Album: Days of Wine and Roses
Released: 1964
Genre: Pop


5. At Last by Etta James

Artist: Etta James
Album: At Last!
Released: 1960
Genre: R&B/Soul


6. Marry Me by Train

Artist: Train
Album: Save Me, San Francisco
Released: 2009
Genre: Pop


7. What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

Artist: Louis Armstrong
Album: What a Wonderful World
Released: 1967
Genre: Pop, Jazz


8. Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires

Artist: Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires
Album: Blue Hawaii
Released: 1961
Genre: Pop


9. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri

Artist: Christina Perri
Album: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
Released: 2011
Genre: Pop


10. God Gave Me You by Blake Shelton

Artist: Blake Shelton
Album: Red River Blue
Released: 2011
Genre: Country


This collection represents the most popular wedding and vow renewal ceremony first dance songs compiled from thousands of requests over the past year. The first dance of a newlywed couple is a popular element at receptions. This Popular First Dance songs list is a great beginning to making sure your wedding or commitment ceremony has the best music for your special day.