First Dance Songs to Kick Off Your Reception Right

Jul, 1st, 2021

Your wedding first dance is personal, romantic, and unforgettable. So, of course, you need the perfect song to mark the special occasion! To compile the very best first dance tunes, we asked the experts: our DJ Preferred Vendors.

Whether you're looking fora soulful classic, country ballad, or a popular chart-topper, there's something for every couple on this list. A huge thank you to Love of Music and Music Man Entertainment for your expertise!

The Classics

"At Last" by Etta James

Lyrics you'll love: "At last/My love has come along/My lonely days are over/And life is like a song"

"Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

Lyrics you'll love: "Take my hand/Take my whole life too/For I can't help falling in love with you"

"Can't Take My Eyes off You" by Frankie Valli

Lyrics you'll love: "But if you feel like I feel/Please let me know that it's real/You're just too good to be true/Can't take my eyes off of you"

"Endless Love" by Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

Lyrics you'll love: "Two hearts/Two hearts that beat as one/Our lives have just begun"

"The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

Lyrics you'll love: "Yes, you're lovely, with your smile so warm/And your cheeks so soft/There is nothing for me, but to love you"

"Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers

Lyrics you'll love: "Woah, my love, my darling/I've hungered, hungered for your touch/A long, lonely time"

"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong

Lyrics you'll love: "I see tress of green/red roses too/I see them bloom/For me and you"

90's and 2000's

"All My Life" by K-Ci & JoJo

Lyrics you'll love: "All my life/I prayed for someone like youAnd I thank God/That I finally found you"

"Amazed" by Lonestar

Lyrics you'll love: "I don't know how you do what you do/I'm so in love with you/It just keeps getting better"

"From This Moment On" by Shaina Twain

Lyrics you'll love: "I give my hand to you with all my heart/I can't wait to live my life with you/I can't wait to start"

"Lucky" by Jason Mraz ft. Colbie Caillat

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm lucky I'm in love with my best friend/Lucky to have been where I have been/Lucky to be coming home again"

"Spend My Life with You"by EricBenétft. Tamia

Lyrics you'll love: "Can we just feel this way together/Till the end of all time/Can I just spend my life with you"

"You & Me" by Dave Matthews Band

Lyrics you'll love: "And you know we could do better than anything that we did/You know that you and me, we could do anything"


"Beyond" by Leon Bridges

Lyrics you'll love: "I'm scared to death that she might be it/That the love is real, that the shoe might fit/She might just be my everything and beyond"

"Conversations in the Dark" by John Legend

Lyrics you'll love: "I'll be there when you get lonely, lonely/Keep the secrets that you told me, told me/And your love is all you owe me"

"Heaven" by Kane Brown

Lyrics you'll love: "I swear you're an angel/Sent to this world/What did I do right to deserve you, girl?"

"In Case You Didn't Know" by Brett Young

Lyrics you'll love: "Baby, I'm crazy 'bout you/And I would be lyin' if I said/That I could live this life without you"

"LlegasteTu"by Luis Fonsi & Juan Luis Guerra

Lyrics you'll love: "Mi corazón te abrÃ