28 of the Most Romantic First-Dance Songs From Celebrity Weddings

For whatever reason, celebrity weddings are an endless source of fascination. The flowers, the dress, the maid of honor speech . . . every detail is important. One of the sweetest parts of any wedding, famous people or not, is the first dance between the newly hitched couple, and if you've ever wondered what songs your favorite celebrities chose for their first dance at their weddings, wonder no more. From recently-married pairs like Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, to couples who have since split, there are some real gems (see: Stevie Wonder). Keep reading to see every amazing tune they chose!

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston

Although the royal duo had Elton John on hand to play piano at their reception, their first dance was actually to this upbeat Whitney Houston classic.

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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, "At Last" by Etta James

As Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban were enjoying their first dance to Etta James's "At Last" during their June 2006 wedding, the chorus of the '70s Aussie tune "You Just Like Me Cos I'm Good in Bed" by Skyhooks started to play instead, and the two started breaking it down on the dance floor.

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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel, "A Song For You" by Donny Hathaway

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's gorgeous nuptials in Italy in October 2012 were perfectly accented by the couple's romantic first dance to Donny Hathaway's classic song "A Song For You."

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, "All of Me" by John Legend

In honor of the social-media-obsessed husband and wife's one-year wedding anniversary in 2015, Kris Jenner posted a video of the couple's first dance at their reception to a live version of John Legend's "All of Me," courtesy of the man himself. They also danced to "At Last" by Etta James, as well as "These Arms of Mine" and "Try a Little Tenderness" by Otis Redding.

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Lauren Conrad and William Tell, "You're My Best Friend" by The Once

In a blog post on her popular website, LC revealed she and husband William Tell danced to a special version of Queen's "You're My Best Friend" by The Once at their September 2014 wedding.

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President Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson, "You and I" by Stevie Wonder

The president and first lady have never tried to hide their adoration for the iconic singer, so it's no wonder they danced to his romantic hit "You and I" at their October wedding in 1992.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr., "Someone to Watch Over Me" by Gertrude Lawrence

This '90s golden couple kept it old school at their 2002 wedding with this vintage classic.

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux, "Chandelier" by Sia

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux had the special treat of a personal serenade from Sia at their wedding. Sadly they've since split, but at least they'll always have this song . . . right?

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George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin, "Why Shouldn't I" by Rosemary Clooney

Despite the fact that the couple had U2's Bono at the ceremony, they chose to dance to Cole Porter's "Why Shouldn't I," sung by Nora Sagal, the daughter of their friends. Fun fact: Clooney's aunt Rosemary Clooney also sang an exquisite version of it once upon a time!

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Kevin and Danielle Jonas, "Only You Can Love Me This Way" by Keith Urban

The oldest Jonas brother whirled his new wife, Danielle Deleasa, around the dance floor to this country tune in 2009.

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LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian, "When It Don't Come Easy" by Patty Griffin

LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian's first dance was unquestionably romantic thanks to this 2004 song.

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Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, "No One's Gonna Love You" by Band of Horses

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman's first dance was to one of the most popular songs to play at weddings in 2012.

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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, "Last Night on Earth" by Green Day

Not only did Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan have a beautiful May wedding in 2012, but they also got a special live performance of the Green Day hit by the band's lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong.

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Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell, "My Valentine" by Paul McCartney

Macca went the überromantic route for his first dance with third wife Nancy Shevell, penning a song specifically for her. The tune, "My Valentine," includes heart-melting lyrics like, "And I will love her, for life / And I will never let a day go by / Without remembering, the reasons why / She makes me certain, that I can fly."

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Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, "Ribbon in the Sky" by Stevie Wonder

After their intimate ceremony in Los Angeles in 2008, Ellen DeGeneres danced with her new wife to Stevie Wonder's "Ribbon in the Sky."

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Kate Middleton and Prince William, "Your Song" by Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding was still a rising star when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge requested she sing Elton John's "Your Song" at their lavish reception in 2011.

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Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth, "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan

Reese Witherspoon had a laid-back, country-chic wedding, so it was only fitting that her first dance with Jim Toth came from Bob Dylan.

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Joel Madden and Nicole Richie, "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden celebrated at their 2010 reception with a first dance to Louis Armstrong's uplifting, iconic song.

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Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo, "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" by Steve Tyrell

Vanessa Minnillo surprised her new husband at their fun island wedding in 2011 by flying in musician Steve Tyrell so he could perform Louis Armstrong's "A Kiss to Build a Dream On," which is a song close to both of their hearts.

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Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie, "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King

Although Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie finalized their divorce in February, the former couple danced to an amazing song at their California wedding in 2010.

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Beyoncé and Jay Z, "Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé and Jay Z

Everything about Queen Bey and Jay Z's wedding has been kept under serious wraps, but the fact they danced to their own song is all we need to know.

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Kate Moss and Jamie Hince, "If There Is Something" by Roxy Music

The supermodel and rock star's gorgeous wedding was complemented by this upbeat song by rock band Roxy Music (unfortunately they've since broken up).

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Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher, "Love Never Fails" by Brandon Heath

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's over-the-top ceremony included 3,000 roses, a 40-carat tiara, and a beautiful first-dance song in the form of "Love Never Fails" by Brandon Heath.

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Fergie and Josh Duhamel, "Sweethearts Together" by The Rolling Stones

Fergie and Josh Duhamel reportedly took dance lessons so they could nail their first dance as husband and wife at their 2009 wedding (they split in 2017).

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Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley, "Heavenly Day" by Patty Griffin

The Jenny's Wedding star danced to this sweet Patty Griffin tune with her singer-songwriter husband in 2007 in Park City, UT.

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David and Victoria Beckham, "It Had to Be You" by The Starlight Orchestra

Although David and Victoria Beckham sadly did not dance to a Spice Girls song at their wedding in Dublin, Ireland, this orchestral number was the perfect choice for the British power couple.

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Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

What we wouldn't give to see footage of the Tatums' first dance at their Malibu wedding . . .

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Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross, "Overjoyed" by Stevie Wonder

After a bohemian wedding ceremony in Connecticut in 2014, the proud parents danced to this Stevie Wonder song.