Top 5 First Dance Songs

Top 5 First Dance Songs

When it comes to wedding entertainment nothing beats the first dance. All eyes are on you during the first step forward as a couple. Be sure to tell your wedding DJ or wedding MC to choose one of these top 5 first dance songs we’ve compiled and make your first dance iconic and unforgettable!

Your first dance with your new spouse will be one of the most memorable and special moments of your life; you will be surrounded by your friends and family whom you adore while holding the hands of your beloved. You will dance in the center of the room with all eyes on you and this is one of the first memories you will have with your new husband or wife! Below is a list of the top five songs for your wedding’s first dance:

“Can’t Help Falling In Love” – Elvis Presley
This is one of the main classic ballads in the music industry and would be a very dramatic, but beautiful first dance.
Noteworthy Lyrics: “Like a river flows surely to the sea/Darling so it goes/some things are meant to be”

“At Last” – Etta James
This song hails from 1960 and has reigned as one of the most iconic ballads. Any classic love song would be memorable for your wedding, but this is a classic most everyone would know.
Noteworthy Lyrics: “And here we are in heaven/for you are mine/at last”

“Everything” – Michael Buble
This is a more recent classic, but it is has a nice tight sound to the beat and soulful lyrics as the cherry on top. Buble captures the youth of love when he sings this song and it would be a surefire hit for a wedding”
Noteworthy Lyrics: “And in this crazy life, and through these crazy times/It’s you, it’s you, you make me sing/You’re every line, you’re every word, you’re everything”

“How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You” – Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye sings this song so happily and it brightens up the room if you play this song at your wedding. This is such a classic and one of the catchiest love songs in history.
Noteworthy Lyrics: “With sweet love and devotion, deeply touching my emotion/I want to stop and thank you baby”

“Let’s Stay Together” – Al Green
This song is a wonderful about being in love with someone and feeling brand new.
Noteworthy Lyrics: “Let’s stay together/Love you whether, whether/Times are good or bad, happy or sad, Loving you forever is what I need”

Head over to The Knot and check out their list if your in need of more suggestions. Happy wedding planning!

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