Most Popular First Dance Songs for your Wedding

The First Dance is a personal moment between a newly married couple so it’s important to choose something that’s perfect for you and your other half; a song that will put everything you’re feeling for each other into words.

We’ve put together our top 30 most popular first dance songs that newlyweds are choosing in 2018.

Expect to see Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding and Frank Sinatra in this list; these artists really know how to write a love song!

And there are some real tear-jerkers in this list, so without further delay…

1. At Last – Etta James

For the soulful couples who love a bit of Etta, this romantic song will really take the newlyweds into their own special moment

 2. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith

 3. Truly Madly Deeply –Savage Garden

4. Iris – Goo Goo Dolls

5. The Way You Look Tonight – Tony Bennett

6. Marry you – Bruno Mars

For of an upbeat love song, Bruno Mars will get you moving on the dancefloor!

7. How Long will I Love You – Ellie Goulding

8. All of Me – John Legend

9. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran


10. Kiss from a Rose – Seal

11. Can’t Take My Eyes Off You – Andy Williams

A little more upbeat than some of the entries on this list, you can’t help but sing along to Andy Williams rendition of this.

12. Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

13. Ed Sheeran – Perfect

14. The Only Exception – Paramore

15. Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley

Really deep and soulful, Elvis is a great choice to hold your loved one and sway to

16. My First My Last My Everything – Barry White

17. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

18. A Moment Like This – Leona Lewis

19. Make you Feel My Love – Adele

20. Everything – Michael Buble

21. I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz

22. What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong

23. Your Song – Ellie Goulding

Also really popular this year, Ellie’s whispery voice adds the perfect atmosphere to the first dance.

24. Stand by Me – Ben E. King

25. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

26. Come Away With Me – Norah Jones 

27. Your Song – Ellie Goulding

28. Stand by Me – Ben E. King

29. Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton

Bonus Track

31. I Believe in a Thing Called Love – The Darkness

This song is perfect for those couples who don’t like too much attention on them for their first dance because your guests will be itching to join you on the dance floor for this one. Let them join in if you’re a little nervous and enjoy having your first dance with the entire wedding party!

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