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 2017. 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

Neil Young – Harvest Moon


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


Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud

Christina Perri – A Thousand Years

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

Tracy Chapman – The Promise


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

We can’t wait to help you celebrate your day!

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