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Get your dancing shoes on!

The first dance is an important moment in any wedding day, so make sure you choose a song that you absolutely love! Try to pick a song that is meaningful to you and your fiancé. Whether you have a particular memory associated with that song, or there is a lyric that you love – go for a song that is special to you as a couple. To help you pick the perfect song, here are our top 40 picks for first dance songs that are sure to leave your guests teary eyed…

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Popular Choices:

These songs are popular for a reason! Whether you want romance or fun, you can’t go wrong with these songs.

1) Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

2) Make You Feel My Love – Adele

3) Heroes – David Bowie

4) Marry You – Bruno Mars

5) I’ll Be There – Jackson 5

6) Marry Me – Train

7) The Way You Look Tonight – Michael Bublé

8) Greatest Day – Take That

9) Your Song – Elton John (or Ellie Goulding!)


The Classics:

Go retro with these classic first dance songs that brides have loved for decades!

10) Stand By Me – Ben E. King

11) I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

12) These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding

13) Feeling Good – Nina Simone

14) Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye

15) Songbird – Fleetwood Mac

16) All You Need Is Love – The Beatles

17) Dream a Little Dream of Me – The Mamas & The Papas

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Make your first dance a moment to remember with these super romantic songs… Definite tearjerkers!

18) Lovesong – Adele

29) All Of Me – John Legend

20) Little Things – One Direction

21) At Last – Etta James

22) The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

23) Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran

24) Halo – Beyonce


Just for Fun:

Don’t want anything too serious? Get everyone on their feet with these fun tunes!

25) Crazy in Love – Beyonce and Jay Z

26) Hotline Bling – Drake

27) Feel So Close – Calvin Harris

28) She’s So Lovely – Scouting for Girls

29) You’ve Got The Love – Florence & The Machine

30) Happy – Pharrell Williams

31) Call me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepson

32) Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars


Something a Little Different:

Stand out from the crowd with these unexpected song choices…

33) I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons

34) Video Games – Lana Del Rey

35) I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

36) Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande

37) Ho Hey – The Lumineers

38) Only Love – Ben Howard

39) Chandelier – Sia

40) XO – Beyonce


If you’ve already chosen your band or disco, make sure to email them the link to this blog post so they can see the kind of music you would like. However, if you’re still looking for your dream music supplier, then check out these amazing options!

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