First dance

50 Romantic First Dance Songs for Weddings

Weddings feature a number of memorable moments, and the first dance stands out as one of the most intimate among them. With this in mind, it’s important to choose a soundtrack that rises to the occasion. Perfect first dance songs take you to a place of love, enlightenment and safety in the company of your soulmate who’s dancing alongside you. Because you have a lot of great songs to choose from (ranging from ballad, country, pop and RNB), selecting the best first dance song can prove difficult. Fortunately, you’re not alone in your search. We’ve compiled our top 50 romantic first dance songs drawn from several genres to help you pick the perfect track and set the tone for the reception.

Enjoy the list!

50 Romantic First Dance Songs

500 Miles – Sleeping at Last
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
All of Me – John Legend
Amazed – Lonestar
As – Stevie Wonder
Better Together – Jack Johnson
By Your Side – Sade
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley
Can’t Take My Eyes off You – Frankie Valli
Crazy Love – Van Morrison
Crush – Dave Matthews Band
Endless Love – Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
Everything – Michael Bublé
Falling Like the Stars – James Arthur
Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra
First Day of My Life – Bright Eyes
Fresh Eyes – Andy Grammer
Grow Old With Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter
Hold Me – Stevie Wonder
I Am Yours – Andy Grammer
I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith
I Just Called to Say I Love You – Stevie Wonder
I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
I’m Gonna Make You My Wife – The Whispers
In My Life – The Beatles
Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran
Like I’m Gonna Lose You – Jasmine Thompson
Lucky – Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat
Marry Me – Train
Maybe I’m Amazed – Paul McCartney
My Best Friend – Tim McGraw
Say You Won’t Let Go – James Arthur
That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
That’s When I Knew – Alicia Keys
The Best is Yet to Come – Frank Sinatra
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
These Arms of Mine – Otis Redding
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
This Kiss – Faith Hill
Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers
Unforgettable – Nat King Cole
Up Where We Belong – Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters
You Are – Lionel Richie
You Are My Sunshine – Jasmine Thompson
You Are the Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne
You are the First, My Last, My Everything – Ray Lamontagne
You Make It Easy – Jason Aldean
You’re Still the One – Shania Twain
Your Song – Elton John

If you like this post, be sure to check out our post on the Best Indie & Acoustic First Dance Songs and the Best Country First Dance Songs.