Top 10 Modern First Dance Wedding Songs

Are you sick of watching newlyweds sway to “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley for the millionth time? Do you want your first dance to be current and memorable for the year that you were married? Luckily, we have compiled a list of ten songs that will have everyone enchanted during your first dance! These songs are chart-toppers from the time of your wedding and when you listen to them, even after your wedding, you will be reminded of all the great things about your wedding year!

1. Perfect by Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran never fails to deliver romantic ballads that have the ability to bring any crowd to tears. This song is absolutely breathtaking and will warm your heart any time you hear it, even many years after your first dance.

2. A Thousand Years by Christina Perri

This song will no doubt have the crowd swaying along with you and your partner during your first dance. The combination of touching lyrics and Christina’s vocals make this the perfect song for you first dance.

3. Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles

Although this song is a classic, it is often overlooked when picking first dance songs. This songs as themes of new beginnings and love which accurately represent a new marriage. This is a nice switch-up on the classic first dance song. And come on, who doesn’t love The Beatles?

4. City Of Stars (Humming) by Justin Hurwitz and Emma Stone

This the ideal first dance song for all the “La La Land” fans out there. If you are a musical junkie at heart this song would make for the perfect first dance song for you and your partner!

5. Marry You by Bruno Mars

This upbeat tune is perfect for any couple that wants to get people up and out of their chairs during their first dance. It is fun and lighthearted and really encompasses the beauty of a new marriage.

6. Lover by Taylor Swift

It is no secret that Taylor Swift is a lyrical genius when it comes to love songs. For someone who has been through so many breakups, she really knows how to write a song about love. This adorable tune will remain in your hearts longer than all of Taylor’s relationships combined!

7. Count on Me by Bruno Mars

This song gives the same feeling as petting a brand new puppy. It makes you feel warm and happy inside and would be the perfect first dance song for a young couple at a beach wedding!

8. All of Me by John Legend

Although this could be considered the “Can’t Help Falling in Love” equivalent of our generation, the song is still chosen by many couples for a reason. The melody, the lyrics and music are all perfect material for a modern-day first dance.

9. Adore You by Harry Styles

If you aren’t lucky enough to be marrying Harry Styles on your big day, you could at least dance to his song during your first dance! This song will without a doubt withstand the test of times with its sweet lyrics and sultry vocals.

10. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Winding down this list with another Ed Sheeran classic. This song encompasses every aspect of what a partner should feel about their new other half. Couples and guests will love hearing this song at your wedding!

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