Choosing a song for your first dance as a married couple means finding a tune that represents you, your partner, and your love for each other. While many people decide on a popular love song from the year they walk down the aisle, some choose a timeless ballad that transcends decades and styles. Here are seven of the most popular songs wedding DJs can play for the first dance.
The Top First Dance Songs for Weddings
1. “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
As one of the most streamed songs of all time, Sheeran’s track tops any wedding DJ’s list of most popular first dance tunes. The steady melody makes it easy to sway with your partner, and the lyrics profess a love that will last a lifetime.
2. “At Last” by Etta James
A classic love song, this tune celebrates finally finding your soulmate and how the days of searching are now behind you, paving the way for you and your love to live happily together.
3. “You Are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne
For the couple who likes a little groove in their first dance, choose this fun tune about finding the person who makes your world a better place in which to live.
“Make You Feel My Love” by Adele
Adele’s powerful voice coupled with the dulcet tones of the piano creates the perfect atmosphere for a love song about ways to show how much you care about your significant other.
“All of Me” by John Legend
Legend’s popular ballad declares that no matter what, good or bad, he is ready to give his entire being for his true love.
“Everything” by Michael Buble
An upbeat song, this happy ditty is a fantastic choice for the couple who wants something different than a typical love ballad. It can get your guests excited for the festivities, too!
“Can’t Help Falling in Love With You” by Elvis Presley
You can’t go wrong with the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Elvis’ smooth voice flows beautifully over the quiet tones of this classic melody. Guests young and old will feel the love when the wedding DJ begins to play this song.
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