Top 10 First Dance Songs in 2018

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Weddings can be a beautifully personal and romantic moment in a couple’s life. A time of celebration, joy and love. A time you want to remember forever.

But sometimes, with the stresses of planning all the other factors, we might accidentally rush into song choices that don’t quite fit the wedding we’ve always dreamed about. Which is why choosing the perfect first dance wedding song is so important.

Your first dance as a newly married couple should open the pages into your love story, where you and your partner will start a journey together. For many, finding the perfect music for your special day can be a tedious and time consuming affair, as you endlessly search the thousands of wedding playlists floating around the internet…

But don’t panic! Because we have hand-selected 10 of the very best wedding songs for your wedding in 2018, fine tuned for every type of couple and their individuality.

Here are the top 10 best first dance wedding songs!

  1. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston


A timeless classic, Whitney delivers mesmerizing harmonies and intimate lyrics that are still, 30 years later, loved by many, making it a great choice for your first dance.

  1. Versace On The Floor - Bruno Mars


Bruno Mars opted for an old-school and romantic vibe for this track. One that’s sensual lyrics and slow-moving jazziness forces you to get up-close and personal with your partner, a perfect song to slow dance to.


  1. How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding’s piece asks an age old question in an elegant and modern way. Accompanied by a somber melody, it’s soft realness is perfect from your first dance, until - the answer to her question; forever.


  1. I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz

Jason Mraz’s first dance song promises to stand by his dearly beloved; great for your special day together. It’s an emotional approach to romance that expresses sticking together, through thick and thin.


  1. Marry You - Bruno Mars

Marry You expresses what it’s like to fall in love and tell your partner that you love them so much, you’d marry them! Well, this dream has come true for you and your partner. So get up on that dance floor and share your love through this song as your first dance!


  1. All Of Me - John Legend

A somber love ballad that represents giving all of yourself to the person you love. John Legend proves again why he is a veteran of wedding songs, making it a fitting pick for your first loving dance.


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  1. Can’t Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley

Featured in Rolling Stone magazine’s favourite love songs of all time, Presley accompanies a memorable French melody (that’s famously romantic) with infatuating lyrics that were simply written for newly weds!


  1. A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

A gorgeous song that accompanies Perri’s simple vocals with an orchestral, fairytale-like melody that pulls you into a waltz, calling you to sway more and more as the song continues. Perfect for you and the person you love.


  1. Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran


Ed Sheeran is undoubtedly the king of wedding songs and Thinking Out Loud is no exception. Describing the determined spirit of lifelong faithfulness and commitment, it evokes the promises of romance. A tribute to growing old together, perfect for your first dance song.


  1. Perfect - Duet with Ed Sheeran & Beyonce


Focusing on themes of love, passion and eternity, Perfect tells us the story of a childhood romance and how it bloomed into the love of each other’s lives. The pair together brings a sense of realism that, if played as your first song, will remind you just how special you and your partner are and how lucky you are to have each other. It’s the, excuse the pun, perfect love song to capture your thoughts and emotions on the first day of the rest of your lives.

There you have it! Our top 10 picks for the best first dance love songs for your wedding! If you found the perfect song for you, click here to visit our wedding packages and book a musician personalised for you!