First Dance Songs

The first dance, also know as the bridal waltz, is a tradition steeped in symbolism. It is the moment during the reception when the groom escorts his bride to the dance floor as they begin the dance that will last for the rest of their lives together. As such, the song needs to reflect the love for, and support of one another. The mood that is created by the words and music symbolically set the tone for the new life to come.

Not the greatest dancer? Have you always wanted to learn and you just need a little push; something like a wedding? We recommend these DVD and online dance lessons to our clients and they thank us almost every time. It’s not going to make you dance like Jason Derulo, Derek Hough or Beyonce, but it will give you the confidence to get out on the dance floor and string together easy and popular moves in any way you like. You’ll never have to say I don’t dance again!

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Song Artist Genre iTunes
1+1 Beyonce R&B 1+1 - 4
A Thousand Years Christina Perri Rock A Thousand Years - The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Pt. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Deluxe Version]
Adorn Miguel R&B 1+1 - 4
All My Life K-Ci & JoJo R&B JoJo & K-Ci - All My Life / Tell Me It's Real - Single - All My Life
Always Bon Jovi Rock Bon Jovi - Cross Road - Always
Always Atlantic Starr R&B 1+1 - 4
Always and Forever Heatwave R&B Heat Wave - The Best of Heatwave - Always and Forever - Always and Forever
Amazed Lonestar Country Lonestar - Lonely Grill - Amazed
Angels Robbie Williams Dance Robbie Williams - The Ego Has Landed - Angels
Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not Thompson Square Country Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not - Thompson Square
As Time Goes By Frank Sinatra Jazz 1+1 - 4
At Last Etta James Jazz Etta James - At Last! (Remastered) - At Last
Back At One Brian McKnight R&B Brian McKnight - Back at One - Back at One
Beautiful In My Eyes Joshua Kadison Rock Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
Because Of You Ne-Yo R&B Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
Better Together Jack Johnson Rock Jack Johnson - In Between Dreams - Better Together
Bless The Broken Road Rascal Flatts Country Rascal Flatts - Feels Like Today - Bless the Broken Road
Breathe  Faith Hill Country Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
By Your Side Sade R&B Sade - Lovers Rock - By Your Side
Can’t Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley Oldies Elvis Presley - Elvis 30 #1 Hits - Can't Help Falling In Love
Chasing Cars Snow Patrol Rock Snow Patrol - Eyes Open - Chasing Cars
Come Away With Me Norah Jones Jazz Norah Jones - Come Away With Me - Come Away With Me
Come Rain Or Come Shine Ray Charles R&B 1+1 - 4
Crazy For You Madonna Dance Something to Remember - Madonna
Crazy Girl Eli Young Band Country Crazy Girl - Life At Best (Deluxe Version)
Crazy Love Brian McKnight R&B Brian McKnight - Heart of Soul - Crazy Love
Everything Michael Buble Jazz Michael Bublé - Everything - Single - Everything
Everything I Do (I Do For You) Bryan Adams Rock Bryan Adams - The Best of Me - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You
Everything To Me Monica R&B Monica - Still Standing - Everything to Me
Faithfully Journey Rock Journey - Journey: Greatest Hits - Faithfully
First Day Of My Life Bright Eyes Rock First Day of My Life - I'm Wide Awake It's Morning
Forever My Lady Jodeci R&B 1+1 - 4
For You Kenny Lattimore R&B Kenny Lattimore - The Best of Kenny Lattimore - For You
From This Moment On Shania Twain & Bryan White Country Shania Twain & Bryan White - Come on Over - From This Moment On
God Gave Me You Blake Shelton Country Inner Circle - Crucial Reggae: Inner Circle - Bad Boys
Happier Than The Morning Sun Stevie Wonder R&B Music of My Mind (Reissue) - Stevie Wonder
Happily Ever After Case R&B 1+1 - 4
Have I Told You Lately Van Morrison Rock Van Morrison - Van Morrison - The Movie Hits - Have I Told You Lately?
Here And Now Luther Vandross R&B 1+1 - 4
History In The Making Darius Rucker Country Learn to Live - Darius Rucker
Hold On Michael Buble Jazz Hold On - Crazy Love
How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) James Taylor Rock James Taylor - James Taylor: Greatest Hits - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
I Could Not Ask For More Edwin McCain Rock Edwin McCain - Messenger - I Could Not Ask for More
I Cross My Heart George Strait Country George Strait - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: Best of George Strait - I Cross My Heart
I Do  Colbie Callait Pop Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing Aerosmith Rock Aerosmith - Armageddon - The Album - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
I Gotta Feeling Black Eyed Peas Dance Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies) - I Gotta Feeling
I Melt Rascal Flatts Country Rascal Flatts - Melt - I Melt
I Will Always Love You Whitney Houston R&B Whitney Houston - Whitney - The Greatest Hits - I Will Always Love You
I Will Be Here Steven Curtis Chapman Christian Steven Curtis Chapman - Greatest Hits - I Will Be Here
I Won’t Give Up Jason Mraz Rock I Won't Give Up - Love Is a Four Letter Word (Deluxe Version)
Ice Cream Sarah McLachlan Rock Sarah McLachlan - Mirrorball - Ice Cream
I’ll Be Edwin McCain Rock Edwin McCain - Misguided Roses - I'll Be
I’m Yours Jason Mraz Rock Jason Mraz - We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things
In Your Eyes Peter Gabriel Rock Peter Gabriel - Hit - In Your Eyes
Into The Mystic Van Morrison Rock Into the Mystic - Moondance
It’s Your Love Tim McGraw Country Tim McGraw & Faith Hill - Everywhere - It's Your Love
Just A Kiss Lady Antebellum Country Just a Kiss - Own the Night
Just To See You Smile Tim McGraw Country Tim McGraw - Greatest Hits - Just to See You Smile
Keeper Of The Stars Tracy Byrd Country Tracy Byrd - Ten Rounds - Keeper of the Stars
Lady In My Life Michael Jackson R&B 1+1 - 4
Let’s Get Married Jagged Edge R&B 1+1 - 4
Let’s Stay Together Al Green R&B Al Green - Al Green: Greatest Hits - Let's Stay Together
Look At Me Carrie Underwood Country Play On - Carrie Underwood
Lost In This Moment Big & Rich Country Big & Rich - Lost In This Moment - Single - Lost In This Moment
L-O-V-E Nat King Cole R&B 1+1 - 4
Love Of My Life Sammy Kershaw Country Sammy Kershaw - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Sammy Kershaw - Love of My Life
Lucky Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat Rock Jason Mraz - We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things - Lucky (feat. Colbie Caillat)
Made To Love Ya Gerald Levert R&B Gerald Levert - Gerald's World - Made to Love Ya
Make You Feel My Love Adele R&B Make You Feel My Love - 19
Making Memories Of Us Keith Urban Country Keith Urban - Be Here - Making Memories of Us
Marry Me Jason Derulo Pop Keith Urban - Be Here - Making Memories of Us
Marry Me Train Rock Marry Me - Save Me, San Francisco (Bonus Track Version)
Marry You Bruno Mars Pop Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
Me And You Kenny Chesney Country Kenny Chesney - Greatest Hits - Me and You
My Best Friend Tim McGraw Country Tim McGraw - A Place In the Sun - My Best Friend
No One Alicia Keys R&B Alicia Keys - No One - Single - No One
Nothing Left To Lose Mat Kearney Pop Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
Now That I Found You Terri Clark Country Terri Clark - Terri Clark: Greatest Hits - Now That I've Found You
One In A Million Ne-Yo R&B One In a Million You - Larry Graham
Only You Can Love Me This Way Keith Urban Country Keith Urban - Defying Gravity - Only You Can Love Me This Way
Rainbow Connection The Muppetts Soundtrack Rainbow Connection - The Muppets (Original Soundtrack)
Real Love Eric Benet R&B 1+1 - 4
She’s Everything Brad Paisley Country Brad Paisley - Time Well Wasted - She's Everything
Smile Uncle Kracker Rock Smile - Happy Hour (Deluxe Version)
So In Love  Jill Scott & Anthony Hamilton R&B Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Alone in IZ World
Soulmate Josh Turner Country Soulmate - Everything Is Fine
Spend My Life With You Eric Benet & Tamia R&B Eric Benét - A Day in the Life - Spend My Life With You
Stand By Me Ben E. King R&B Ben E. King - The Very Best of Ben E. King - Stand by Me
Steal My Heart Away Seth Condrey Rock Van Morrison - Still On Top - The Greatest Hits (Remastered) - Steal My Heart Away
Sunday Morning Maroon 5 Pop Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
The Best Day George Strait Country George Strait - Latest Greatest Straitest Hits - The Best Day
The Only Exception Paramore Rock The Only Exception - Brand New Eyes
The Way I Am Ingrid Michaelson Indie Girls and Boys - Ingrid Michaelson
The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra Oldies Frank Sinatra - Nothing But the Best - The Frank Sinatra Collection (Remastered) - The Way You Look Tonight
Then Brad Paisley Country Brad Paisley - American Saturday Night (Bonus Track Version) - Then
These Arms Of Mine Otis Redding R&B Otis Redding - The Very Best of Otis Redding - These Arms of Mine
This Years Love David Gray Rock Greatest Hits - David Gray
To Make You Feel My Love Garth Brooks Country Inner Circle - Crucial Reggae: Inner Circle - Bad Boys
Tonight And The Rest Of My Life Nina Gordon Rock Nina Gordon - Tonight and the Rest of My Life (Bonus Track) - Tonight and the Rest of My Life
True Ryan Cabrera Rock Inner Circle - Crucial Reggae: Inner Circle - Bad Boys
Truly Madly Deeply Savage Garden Pop Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
Two Is Better Than One Boys Like Girls feat. Taylor Swift Rock Two Is Better Than One (feat. Taylor Swift) - Love Drunk
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers Oldies Righteous Brothers - The Very Best of the Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody - Unchained Melody
Unforgettable Nat King Cole Oldies Nat "King" Cole & Natalie Cole - The World of Nat King Cole - Unforgettable
Wanted Hunter Hayes Country Wanted - Hunter Hayes
We Are Man And Wife Michelle Featherstone Folk Fallen Down - Michelle Featherstone
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong Oldies Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong's All-Time Greatest Hits - What a Wonderful World
Whatever It Is Zac Brown Band Country The Foundation (Deluxe Version) - Zac Brown Band
When God Made You NewSong Christian NewSong - The Very Best of Newsong - When God Made You
When I Fall In Love Nat King Cole R&B Nat "King" Cole - Love Songs - When I Fall In Love
When I Said I Do Clint Black Country Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black - Clint Black: Greatest Hits II - When I Said I Do
When You Got A Good Thing Lady Antebellum Country Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
When You Say Nothing At All Alison Krauss Country Alison Krauss & Union Station - Alison Krauss & Union Station: Live - When You Say Nothing at All
Wifey Next R&B 1+1 - 4
Without You Keith Urban Country Eric Clapton - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton Rock Eric Clapton - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
You And I Ingrid Michaelson Pop Eric Clapton - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
You And I  Lady GaGa Pop Eric Clapton - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
You And I Stevie Wonder R&B You and I - The Complete Stevie Wonder
You And Me Lifehouse Rock Lifehouse - Lifehouse - You and Me
You And Me Dave Matthews Band Rock You and Me - Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King
You Are My Lady Freddie Jackson R&B 1+1 - 4
You Are The Best Thing Ray Lamontagne Rock You Are the Best Thing - Single - Ray LaMontagne
Your Everything Keith Urban Country Keith Urban - Keith Urban - Your Everything
Your Song Ellie Goulding Pop Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes
Your Song Elton John Rock Elton John - Elton John - Your Song
You’re All I Need To Get By Marvin Gaye Oldies Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Number 1's: Marvin Gaye - You're All I Need to Get By
You’re My Inspiration Chicago Rock Joshua Kadison - Painted Desert Serenade - Beautiful in My Eyes

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