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30 Perfect First Dance Songs

October 8, 2020

30 Perfect First Dance Songs

It’s time to pick your first dance song for your wedding. For many couples, it’s a chance to show off their newly acquired dancing skills, entertain their family and friends with a choreographed routine, or get romantic to a favorite song.  This is the song that kick-starts the wedding reception and is one you’ll remember for the rest of your married lives.  No pressure.


Hint: Don’t do what we did.


Take the time to find a song that really fits your relationship and the vibe you want to achieve for your first dance.  To help you out, Hello Couplehood put together a list of great first dance songs.


You can find these songs and more on our Spotify Playlist called Awesome First Dance Songs.


Slow and Romantic Vibe

  • “At Last” by Etta James
  • “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Haley Reinhart
  • I Will Spend My Whole Life Loving You” by Imaginary Future and Kina Grannis
  • “Best Part of Me” by Ed Sheeran and YEEBA
  • “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri
  • “Unforgettable” by Natalie Cole (duet with Nat King Cole)
  • “Marry Me” by Train
  • Falling Like the Stars” by James Arthur
  • “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
  • How Long Will I Love You” by Ellie Goulding


Sweet and Upbeat Vibe

  • “Lucky” by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat
  • “Better Together” by Jack Johnson
  • All My Love” by George Ezra
  • “The Way I Am” by Ingrid Michaelson
  • “You and I” by Ingrid Michaelson
  • I’m With You” by Vance Joy
  • “Life is Better With You” by Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Beyond” by Leon Bridges


Country Vibe

  • Yours” by Russell Dickerson
  • “10,000 Hours” by Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber
  • Blessed” by Thomas Rhett
  • “Best Friend” by Tim McGraw
  • Hold You Tonight” by Gryffin with Chris Lane
  • “Speechless” by Dan + Shay
  • “Homesick” by Kane Brown
  • “Love Me Anyway” by Pink and Chis Stapleton


Rock Vibe


What was your wedding song? Is there anything you would have changed for your first dance?

30 perfect first dance songs