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Top 10 Most Popular ‘First Dance’ Songs!

July 3, 2023

If you are struggling with choosing a first-dance song, we have you covered! Many couples battle between choosing more traditional options verses modern ballads that are also crowd favorites. How do you choose the perfect song? The answer is found somewhere between choosing a songs that means the most to you as a couple and the song that fits the aesthetic of your reception, perfectly. You can also consider songs that are strictly instrumental versions which offers another level of ambiance when having your first dance as a married couple! No matter what route you take, we want to provide you with the Top 10 choices for first dance songs that other couples are choosing while having the same reflections as you!

1. “Perfect,” by Ed Sheeran

2. “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” by Elvis Presley

3. “Joy Of My Life,” by Chris Stapleton

4. “Growing Old With You,” by Restless Road

5. “Lover,” by Taylor Swift

6. “At Last,” by Etta James

7. “Better Together,” by Luke Combs

8. “I Get to Love You,” by Ruelle

9. “All of Me,” by John Legend

10. “Beyond,” by Leon Bridges


So, How Do I Chose?

Whether you love the soul of R&B melodies or the strum of a guitar in country’s twang, this list provides a variety of options for every musical taste. You can’t go wrong with any of these options and we certainly recommend using any one of them!

Pro-Tip: One night after sharing a meal, play each of these songs in a special place of your home. Listen or dance to each song together and live in the moments of every lyric. I can guarantee, after doing this, both of you will know exactly which song to choose and will be more excited than undecided for your first dance coming soon!

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