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Top 10 Songs for The First Dance

By: Weddings by Velas Resorts / 07 Nov 2019
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The ceremony was perfect, the dinner was delicious and all the guests are eager to step out on the dance floor and boogie under the stars. But first, the bride and groom must have their first dance as a married couple. All eyes turn to the newlyweds in the center of the dance floor, ready to begin that long-awaited moment.

It'll be a moment filled with magic and wonder where the new couple can let all the formalities of the wedding day fall behind them and simply enjoy this moment together: their first dance as bride and groom.

Among all the song choices of songs for the first dance, which one is best? We've compiled a list of the best wedding songs that will be the favored songs for a first dance in 2020.


Songs for The First Dance: Romantic

The vast majority of newlyweds choose a romantic song for their first wedding dance. The following songs have the perfect dose of romance and emotion for you to enjoy while you gently embrace the love of your life.

Perfect - Ed Sheeran

You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne

All of Me - John Legend

My, My Love - Joshua Radin

Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran


Songs for The First Dance: Upbeat

Maybe the overly sweet songs are not your style or you prefer something romantic but with an upbeat and cheerful touch. The following songs are simply that: they have that touch of love necessary for a wedding dance, but with an airy dose of fun. 

A dance for friends who fell in love... and went from soulmates to happily ever after.


I'm Yours - Jason Mraz

Marry You - Bruno Mars


Songs for The First Dance: A Classic Style

You'll agree with us that there are songs that'll simply never go out of style and are always a perfect option for the first dance. If you and your partner love the classics, you're sure to enjoy swaying to these chart topping songs.

In My Life - The Beatles

Heaven - Bryan Adams

Happy Together - The Turtles

There they are, the top 10 songs for the first dance that we'll see in 2020. You're sure to find that one will fit your particular style and taste. Each song is unique, but fulfills an important task: to be the perfect melody for the first dance of your new life together.

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