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Wedding Music Ideas: 100 Songs For Your First Dance

Nov 5 2015 - 4:10pm

There are plenty of details to consider when planning a wedding [1], not the least of which is the music. The first dance is often the first song decision many couples make, because it's the centerpiece of the reception, with the newlyweds dancing for the first time with all eyes on them. If you're on the hunt for the perfect tune for the first dance, we're here to help. From rock to classic to pop, here are 100 song suggestions sweet enough for a first dance. Need more advice? Here are all of our wedding music ideas [2]!

"Salted Wound" by Sia

"Lucky" by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

"Here, There and Everywhere" by The Beatles

"Marry Song" by Band of Horses

"Love and Happiness" by Al Green

"Young and Beautiful" by Lana Del Rey

"Lovesong" by Adele

"(There Is) No Greater Love" by Amy Winehouse

"Simplest Love" by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

"PrimeTime" by Janelle Monáe ft. Miguel

"How Long Will I Love You" by Ellie Goulding

"Fade Into You" by Mazzy Star

"It Had to Be You" by Billie Holiday

"How Deep Is Your Love" by The Bird and the Bee

"More Than Words" by Extreme

"Ballad For My One True Love" by Mason Jennings

"A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

"Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" by Sleeping At Last

"All I Want Is You" by U2

"Love and Some Verses" by Iron & Wine

"Our House" by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

"Mess Is Mine" by Vance Joy

"Let's Dance" by M. Ward

"Sparks" by Coldplay

"Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space" by Spiritualized

"Waterloo Sunset" by The Kinks

"Lovers Rock" by Sade

"This Year's Love" by David Gray

"Oh! Sweet Nuthin'" by The Velvet Underground

"Faithfully" by Journey

"Kiss Me" by Ed Sheeran

"Wonderwall" by Ryan Adams

"Your Song" by Elton John

"I Love You" by A Band of Bees

"Turning Page" by Sleeping At Last

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

"Not a Bad Thing" by Justin Timberlake

"Collide" by Howie Day

"First Day of My Life" by Bright Eyes

"Something in the Way She Moves" by James Taylor

"When the Stars Go Blue" by Ryan Adams

"Let's Stay Together" by Al Green

"I Will" by The Beatles

"Love Will Keep Us Alive" by The Eagles

"Sweet Thing" by Rufus and Chaka Khan

"Lost Stars" by Adam Levine

"You're the One" by The Black Keys

"Take Me the Way I Am" by Ingrid Michaelson

"You and I" by Wilco

"All of Me" by John Legend

"When You Need Me" by Bruce Springsteen

"By Your Side" by Sade

"You and Me" by Alice Cooper

"The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

"The Scientist" by Coldplay

"Angel" by Jack Johnson

"Dream a Little Dream of Me" by The Mamas and the Papas

"Book of Love" by Magnetic Fields

"The Best Is Yet to Come" by Michael Bublé

"Baby, Now That I've Found You" by Allison Krause

"That's How Strong My Love Is" by Otis Redding

"Northern Sky" by Nick Drake

"Meant to Be" by Squirrel Nut Zippers

"The Very Thought of You" by Nat King Cole

"The Dress Looks Nice on You" by Sufjan Stevens

"Skinny Love" by Birdy

"Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton

"Ambulance" by TV on the Radio

"Maybe I'm Amazed" by Paul McCartney

"Latch" by Sam Smith (Acoustic)

"Halo" by Beyoncé

"The Way You Look Tonight" by Tony Bennett

"Forever" by Ben Harper

"We Dance" by Pavement

"Falling Slowly" by Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova

"The Luckiest" by Ben Folds

"No One's Gonna Love You" by Band of Horses

"The Only Exception" by Paramore

"Someone Like You" by Van Morrison

"The Girl" by City and Colour

"Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

"Maps" by Rogue Wave

"Perfect Day" by Lou Reed

"Love" by John Lennon

"Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers

"Hold You in My Arms" by Ray LaMontagne

"Real Love" by Regina Spektor

"Somewhere Only We Know" by Lily Allen

"Something" by The Beatles

"Sea of Love" by Cat Power

"Yours" by Ella Henderson

"Playground Love" by Air

"Everything" by Michael Bublé

"I Won't Give Up" by Jason Mraz

"This Will Be Our Year" by The Zombies

"Together" by The Raconteurs

"L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole

"Waste" by Phish

"God Only Knows" by The Beach Boys

"I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by Sleeping At Last

"Come Away With Me" by Norah Jones

"I Only Have Eyes for You" by The Flamingos

"Such Great Heights" by Iron & Wine

"At Last" by Etta James

"Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop" by Landon Pigg

"Crazy Love" by Van Morrison

"You Belong to Me" by The Duprees

"I Melt With You" by Nouvelle Vague

"Flightless Bird, American Mouth" by Iron & Wine

"Sleepwalkin'" by Modest Mouse

"You Can Have It All" by Yo La Tengo

"Boom Clap" by Lennon & Maisy

"I Was Made For You" by Rivers Cuomo

"Question" by Old 97s

"A Kiss to Build a Dream On" by Louis Armstrong

"Like I'm Gonna Lose You" by Meghan Trainor ft. John Legend

100 First Dance Songs

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