The first dance as a wedding couple is something that you will always cherish. For that special dance that will help you to remember your celebration of your marriage, here that the top 30 Most Requested Songs for First Dance.

Choosing Your First Dance Song

If there is a tune that is “your song”, or if you like the same type of music, this is much easier. If your tastes are quite different, or if you are adamant about having a certain song and the other person is not, in can be a bit trickier.

Rehearse your dance well before the wedding day. The song and the dance set the atmosphere of the reception. You will be starting the dancing, so you want to be sure that everyone is in party mood!

Top 30 Most Requested Song for First Dance
What is Popular

Popular first dance songs include Ed Sheeran and love song classics from Elvis Presley and Nat King Cole. As long as the song means something to the bride and groom, anything goes.

With a variety of artists and styles in the top 30 most requested songs for first dance, you’re sure to find something.

  1. Thinking out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  2. You are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
  3. A Thousand Years- Christina Perri
  4. Make you feel my Love – Adele
  5. Everything – Mary J. Blige
  6. Amazed- Lonestar
  7. First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
  8. Lets Stay Together – Al Green
  9. Lucky – Jason Mraz
  10. Can’t Help Falling in Love – UB40
  11. Marry Me – Train
  12. It is – The Goo Goo Dolls
  13. What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  14. Beautiful Day – U2
  15. I Won’t Let You Go – James Morrison
  16. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
  17. The Luckiest – Ben Folds
  18. Your Song – Elton John
  19. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  20. Stand By Me – Ben E King
  21. I don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
  22. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
  23. First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
  24. Wherever You Will Go – Charlene Soraia
  25. At Last – Etta James
  26. You’re Still the One – Shana Twain
  27. Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  28. Marry You – Bruno Mars
  29. You’ve Got the Love – Florence and the Machine
  30. Rule the World – Take That
First Dance Songs

Choose something that is meaningful and that you both love. It will set the theme of your wedding.

The length of the wedding dance varies but is usually around 3-4 minutes long. This doesn’t sound a long time – but it can be if you are not prepared! The first dance has always been a dance that is cherished and awaited by the bride and groom and the guests and shows the love between the newly married couple.

Let the top 30 most requested songs for first dance guide your choice, and you’ll be set!


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