1. At Last – Etta James
This classic jazz song is one of the most popular options for the couple’s first dance. With Etta’s smooth voice, you and your partner will be waltzing into a bright future together ~at last~.
2. All of Me – John Legend
3. Your Song – Elton John
This one is sure to be a crowd pleasure thanks to the new Elton John biopic. This song will quite literally tell your loved one that life is wonderful while they’ve become your whole world.
4. God Only Knows – The Beach Boys
For an upbeat song that will put a smile on everyone’s face, pick The Beach Boys. The song is light with it’s soft beat which will help with keeping your dance light on your toes.
5. A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
This sweet song is a good choice for a slower dance with some touching lyrics. It’s quite literally a declaration of your partner and your timeless love for each other.
6. First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
Anyone who was a teenager in the 90s is sure to remember this song. This song is definitely one that’s sure to make people feel nostalgic.
7. One Day Like This – Elbow
Choose this track for a lovely song that has some energy to it, and great lyrics. The song itself isn’t as heavy as most songs with percussions are, however, the voice leads the tune which would work perfectly for leading a dance.
8. Cherry Wine – Hozier
9. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
This Elvis song is a classic for a reason, and will always be popular. It’s the perfect song to show your family and friends how you and your newly wedded love bound to be together.
10. Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra
For another classic option, choose Ol’ Blue Eyes. Frank Sinatra’s iconic voice will command everyone’s attention to your special dance.
11. You’re My Best Friend – Queen
Go for a fun, upbeat song and an unforgettable first dance with some Queen. If your lover doubles up as your best friend, this song might be the one for you!
12. Must Be Love – Madness
13. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran has become hugely popular for wedding music in the past few years. Not only will the crowd know the lyrics, but your dance is sure to be one that everyone remembers.
14. Marry Me – Train
Why not have a song about getting married at your wedding? It makes sense!
15. Make You Feel My Love – Adele
This Bob Dylan cover is by now possibly better known than the original. Whether you chose to dance to Adele or Bob Dylan, this song is a great option or your special dance.
16. Everything – Michael Bublé
Michael Bublé and romance practically go hand in hand, so remember to consider his music. His voice and lyrics are perfect for your first dance, as well as letting everyone know how much you love your partner!
17. Come Away with Me – Norah Jones
The perfect tune to sway too, this song from Norah Jones is unforgettable.
18. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
19. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Everyone knows this song, and some soulful crooning from Satchmo is a great way to kick off the evening. This song literally portrays how a world with your loved one is wonderful.
20. I’m Yours- Jason Mraz
Neither the newest or oldest song on this list, I’m Yours is an upbeat love letter that everyone can sing along to. The tune is a sweet song that evokes happiness.