The song played during the first dance will be one that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. Anytime you hear it again, it’ll bring you back to this exact moment at your wedding. Not every couple has a “song” so we decided to put together a list of the most popular First Dance Songs. 

The Best First Dance Songs

1. “Perfect,” by Ed Sheeran
From the album: ÷ (Divide), 2018
Lyrics you’ll love: “Baby, I’m dancing in the dark with you between my arms. Barefoot on the grass, listening to our favorite song. When you said you looked a mess, I whispered underneath my breath. But you heard it, darling, you look perfect tonight

2. “Can’t Help Falling In Love,” by Elvis Presley
From the album:  Blue Hawaii, 1961
Lyrics you’ll love: “Wise men say only fools rush in
But I can’t help falling in love with you. Shall I stay Would it be a sin. If I can’t help falling in love with you?

3.“Marry Me,” by Train
From the album:  Save Me, San Francisco, 2010
Lyrics you’ll love: “Marry me. Today and every day
Marry me. If I ever get the nerve to say. Hello in this cafe. Say you will, Mm-hmm, Say you will,Mm-hmm”

4. “Thinking Out Loud,” by Ed Sheeran
From the album:  x, 2014
Lyrics you’ll love: “So honey now. Take me into your loving arms. Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars. Place your head on my beating heart. I’m thinking out loud. Maybe we found love right where we are”

5. “All of Me,” by John Legend
From the album:  Love In The Future, 2013
Lyrics you’ll love: “’Cause all of me. Loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges. All your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me. I’ll give my all to you”

6. “A Thousand Years,” by Christina Perri
From the album:  The Twilight Saga, 2011
Lyrics you’ll love: “One step closer. I have died everyday waiting for you. Darling don’t be afraid I have loved you. For a thousand years. I’ll love you for a thousand more”

7. “Wonderful Tonight,” by Eric Clapton
From the album:  Slowhand 35th Anniversary, 1977
Lyrics you’ll love: “I feel wonderful because I see. The love light in your eyes. And the wonder of it all. Is that you just don’t realize how much I love you?”

8. “I’ll Make Love to You,” by Boyz II Men
From the album:  II, 1994
Lyrics you’ll love: “I’ll make love to you. Like you want me to. And I’ll hold you tight. Baby all through the night”

9. “All My Life,” by K-Ci & JoJo
From the album:  Love Always, 1997
Lyrics you’ll love: “I will never find another lover sweeter than you. Sweeter than you. And I will never find another lover more precious than you. More precious than you”

10. “Stay With Me,” by Sam Smith
From the album:  In The Lonely Hour, 2014
Lyrics you’ll love: “Oh, won’t you stay with me?
‘Cause you’re all I need”