1st Dance Wedding Songs

Looking for a special and distinctive song for your first dance as a married couple? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve combed through countless songs, spanning all genres and found some wonderful options for your big moment.

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1. Ed Sheren – Tenerife Sea


A relatively new song by Ed Sheeran, it has such a sweet mood to it.

2. Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You


Blake Shelton wrote this beautiful song for his wife before their wedding, get your tissues ready for this one.

3. Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight 


Frank Sinatra is the king of love songs and this choice is a classic.

4. Sara Bareilles – I Choose You 


It’s difficult not to fall in love with this upbeat choice.  Sara Bareilles does it again with this modern, feel-good love song.

5. Alexander Cardinale – Made For You


If you are looking for a fresh new song for your first dance as husband and wife, look no further.  This up and coming artist and song is a keeper for our list.

6. Christina Perri – A Thousand Years


Christina Perri has a way with words and this song will ensure there isn’t a dry eye in sight as you and your spouse take your first dance.

7. Norah Jones – Come Away with Me 


This slow song is great for a relaxing dance.  The mellow tune is something you and your new spouse can float across the dance floor to.

8. Coldplay – A Sky Full of Stars 


Although this song is more upbeat and alternative, the message is still the same; total devotion of love.  Great for a couple who are looking to keep it casual.  Plus the music video is too cute we couldn’t resist!

9. Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World 


This song is short, sweet and a true classic.  The well-known lyrics will have many of your guests singing along.

10. Michael Buble – Everything 


Michael Buble is always a great addition with his beautiful lyrics and lovely voice.

11. Ingrid Michaelson – Can’t Help Falling in Love 


For those who are looking for a different version of a familiar tune, this beautiful song does just that.

Tell us, which 1st dance wedding song is your favorite?

By: Dana Bates & Kirsten Werner

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