Tell the DJ or band to play one of these first dance songs, and your wedding reception will be one to remember. Whether you're looking for a country ballad, a soulful tune or a popular first dance song that all of your guests can sing along to, we've compiled the very best first dance songs to kick off your wedding reception. So if you want your guests on the dance floor all night, you'll want to pick a great first dance song.
We're far too familiar with the wedding songs that have been overdone. Let's find the best first dance songs that are out-of-the-box! With the help of some wedding professionals — the ones who've heard 'em all! Still not convinced? Just listen to the lyrics: "You take my breath away every night. Still can't believe it when you say you're mine, and I am yours. If you are just looking to sway with your partner on the dance floor, this gentle beat is exactly what you need. Faith Hill is here to remind you about that moment. Marrying your high school sweetheart?
Country First Dance Songs
Choosing the right wedding songs can be make-or-break for filling your dancefloor. You want to have that perfect mix of big anthems, romantic slow dance songs and golden oldies that the grandparents will love just as much as your friends. Image: Getty. This song from The Greatest Showman oozes romance and would be ideal as a first dance song. Anne-Marie and James Arthur have done a brilliant cover too.
Subscriber Account active since. Ninety-two percent of newlyweds shared a first dance at their weddings in , according to WeddingWire's Newlywed Report , which surveyed over 18, newlyweds from Twenty-one percent of American couples chose a country song for their first dance in , according to the WeddingWire Report. The song's lyrics almost seem like they were written with newylweds in mind, and the music video is actually a complation of wedding footage.