10 popular first-dance songs - Queensland Brides

10 popular first-dance songs

First dance songs: wedding couple dancing

Wondering what song to choose for your first twirl around the dance floor as newlyweds? Whether you’re looking for something timeless or contemporary, there are plenty of options to consider.  To help you find the perfect track to break into your super-fun reception, Spotify teamed up with UK wedding planning app Hitched to curate the top 10 first dance wedding songs of last year. These top tunes will have you floating into forever as your misty-eyed guests sing along.

Here are the top 10 first-dance wedding songs:

top 10 first-dance wedding songs:
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  • Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley: A timeless classic that continues to captivate hearts.
  • At Last – Etta James: This soulful ballad perfectly encapsulates the joy of finding your one true love.
  • Perfect – Ed Sheeran: A modern favourite that tells a beautiful love story.
  • Amazed – Lonestar: With its heartfelt lyrics, this song is a staple for many couples.
  • Baby I’m Yours – Arctic Monkeys: A unique and modern twist on the first dance tradition.
  • The One-Kodaline: A touching and romantic choice for couples who want a song that speaks to their bond.
  • Stand By Me – Ben E. King: This enduring classic reassures with its promise of steadfast support.
  • Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran: Another hit from Sheeran, known for its soulful and romantic lyrics.
  • All Of Me – John Legend: A beautiful ode to unconditional love.
  • Pointless – Lewis Capaldi: A newer addition that captures the essence of modern romance.

Additionally, may we suggest the new Angus & Julia Stone tune, The Wedding Song? It has a ring and could be the perfect choice for your special moment.

Picking the right song for your first dance is a big deal. Whether you opt for a classic ballad or a contemporary hit, ensure it resonates with both of you and brings a bit of magic to your special day. Oh, and did we mention that nailing your dance moves is just as important? If you need some inspiration in this department, check out our favourite wedding dance videos.

The main photo was taken at Alex and Zoe’s beautiful wedding in Queensland.