Top 10 first dance wedding songs

June 15 21:38 2014

The summer wedding season is fully underway. From the dresses to the vows weddings are taking place every weekend this summer and what would a reception be without a first dance between the newlyweds.

More couples are picking modern songs that are on the charts to have as the soundtrack to their first dance. From the soulful sound of John Legend to indie rocker’s The Lumineers singing the lyrics of true love, these modern songs capture the emotion and happiness in this picture perfect moment in time. The joy and fun when a couple gets to pick their dance song is that they are starting their own musical mix tape couple. The song gets to capture them as a couple and their unforgettable wedding day.

In honor of the summer wedding season being in full swing, is counting down the top ten modern first dance wedding songs. These songs have been on the charts and will start the wedding off right. What song did you pick as your first dance at your wedding? Comment below and tell your story.

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10. Beyonce-Halo

Beyonce has a song for every situation over her long career and “Halo” is one of the most romantic and heartfelt singles she has released.

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9. We Found Love-Covered by Boyce Avenue

This cover of a very well known pop song by Rihanna is beautiful performed and captures the beautiful moments of falling in love.

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8. Ho Hey-The Lumineers

The lyrics to “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers capture that first dance wedding moment unlike many other songs on the charts today. “I belong with you, you belong with me.”

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7. Adele-Make You Feel My Love

Adele is known for her amazing vocal range and this cover of a Bob Dylan classic is bound to make anyone fall in love.

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6. Never Let Me Go-Florence + The Machine

This hauntingly romantic song from Florence + The Machine is a one of a kind soundtrack to a couples first dance.

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5. Mirrors-Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake sings about finding your other half in this current chart-topping hit, “Mirrors.” For those in a long relationship and looking to celebrate those memories together, this is a great first dance song.

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4. God Gave Me You

Blake Shelton covered this single for his now wife Miranda Lambert and the emotion and passion that was put into this single makes it the perfect song for a first dance at a wedding.

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3. John Legend- All Of Me

The song of this year has been John Legend’s, “All of Me,” and it doubles as the perfect first dance wedding song. From heartfelt lyrics to everlasting vows, Legend has created what is likely to be a wedding song for decades.

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2. Bless the Broken Road- Rascal Flatts

This is an option for country fans or music fans in general, Rascal Flatts wrote an original love song and it has become a favorite for couples at weddings. It talks about everything in life, the good and the bad, leading to finding your true love.

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1. Marry Me-Train

When Train released their single, “Marry Me,” it became an instant download on brides to be playlists. It really captures that one special day in a single song.



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