Songs to Consider for Your First Dance as Husband and Wife

As DJs we get requests of all types of songs for the first dance; the ones listed below were the most popular from 2016. If you are having trouble choosing a song for you to dance to. Think about the song that best represents you and your love for each other. The songs below will help get you started.


Van Morrison – Crazy Love, or Into the Mystic

Ben E King – Stand By Me

Righteous Brothers – Unchained Melody

Elvis – Can’t Help Falling In Love

The Beatles- All You Need is Love , or In My Life

Frankie Valli – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You


Michael Bublé – You and I, or Close Your Eyes, or Everything

Etta James – At Last

Louis Armstrong – A Kiss To Build A Dream On, or What a Wonderful World

Ella Fitzgerald – Heart and Soul

Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight

Soul,  R & B, & Motown

Leon Bridges – Coming Home

Freddie Scott – You Got What I Need

K-Ci & JoJo – All My Life

Lauryn Hill – I Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

Al Green – Let’s Stay Together

Stevie Wonder – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

Ray Charles – Hallelujah (I Just Love Her So)

Sam Cooke – Nothing Can Change This Love


Christina Perri – A Thousand Years

Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

Meghan Trainor featuring John Legend – Like I’m Gonna Lose You

Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up

Adele – Make You Feel My Love

Savage Garden – Truly, Madly Deeply

John Legend – All Of Me

Train – Marry Me

Sara Bareilles – I Choose You


Jack Johnson – Better Together

Aerosmith – I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing

Queen – You’re My Best Friend

Sixpence None The Richer – Kiss Me

Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight

Foo Fighters – Everlong

Lifehouse – You and Me

Bryan Adams – Everything I Do, I Do It For You

Indie & Alternative

Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes – Home

Kodaline – The One

City and Colour – The Girl

Edwin McCain – I’ll Be

Bright Eyes – First Day of My Life

Ingrid Michaelson – Can’t Help Falling In Love


Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – It’s Your Love, or I Need You

Keith Urban – Making Memories Of Us

Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance

Lonestar – Amazed

Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You

Dixie Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away

Rascal Flatts – Bless the Broken Road

George Strait – I Cross My Heart

Thomas Rhett – Die a Happy Man


Written by Ellen Crivellone of Smokey Mountain Sounds. To book your entertainment, call Smokey Mountain Sounds at 1-865-712-1854