Top 10 First Dance Songs for Weddings in 2023

There are many songs that could make the list for Top 10 First Dance Songs for wedding in 2023. The first dance is a special memory they each bride and groom will cherish forever. In fact, this is usually the song that becomes the proverbial, “Our Song” and is etched in time for the couple. Each time they hear the song play, the memory of their special day comes flowing back like a short movie reel hitched to each note and lyric.

Below is our pick of ten of the top wedding first dance songs 2023, although many are so fitting to being in love they are sure to stand the test of time and be romantic classics. The songs below are all perfect in expressing the love between the new bride and groom. Therefore, they are not ranked from first to last, as they are all number ones!

1- All of Me by John Legend

John Legend is No1 in our Top 10 First Dance Songs . The day this gem played over the airwaves, it instantly became a favorite of lovers everywhere. The song is about balancing each other. It is also about gaining so much even though the couple is giving up the life they had before each other. This heartfelt song will have guests shedding happy tears and the lyrics tell of true love.

2- You Make it Easy by Jason Aldean

Jason Aldean makes it to second place in our Top 10 First Dance Songs. This song is a top pick for a first dance because it tells of how when two people came together life became easier. Who wouldn't want their new spouse to say this line to them slow dancing for the first time as husband and wife, “I see forever when I see your face, and I swear God made you for me.”

3- Build Something by Eric Bellinger

Coming in No 3 in our Top 10 First Dance Songs is Eric Bellinger. This long song talks about building something that is worth fighting for. This is the goal for most married couples. The goal is to build a life together that means something, that is worth something, and that they build step by step and, “brick by brick” together. The artist put this perfectly in a beautiful song.

4- Lover by Taylor Swift and Shawn Mendes

At number 4, we have a Taylor Swift Remix. This song will have every guest swaying along with the newlyweds on their first dance. It sings of growing old together and being as close as they are now forever. The duo also sings about being settled into the relationship and looking forward to a long life together. Even though there may be moments where they may wonder just how long they have been together, they are always in love and that is what matters.

5- Heaven by Kane Brown

This became a highly sought after long song as soon as it was released. It tells of how perfect the love is between them that he could wait for heaven and just stay with the love of his life forever. The singer cannot even comprehend, “how heaven could be better” than the time he is spending with his love, which is perfect to him.

6- Perfect by Ed Sheeran

7- The title of the song says it all. The artist sings how perfect his love is. He never wants to let her go. They are in perfect harmony dancing to their music and he is admiring how perfect she looks. He sings that he found a love to build their life with no matter what the odds are and have a future filled with promise, a family, and a happy home.

Forever to Go by Chase Rice

The song is about how the couple forever to go so, there is not chance of their love fading anytime soon. Even though they have heard their song many times it not old and they are still as happy as they were in the honeymoon phase. They love each other more with each passing day and year with no end in sight. The tune is up beat and beautiful, which is perfect for a wedding first dance.

8- Conversations in the Dark by John Legend

John Legend makes another appearance in the list. He just seems to have a command of stunningly beautiful songs perfect for weddings. This one is how he will never hurt her and keep all her secrets. They would rather be with each other and close out the world to spend time together. He wants her just as she is and can't possibly think about changing who she is as a person, he sees her as perfect.

9- Forever Yours by J. Brown

This song is telling how at their wedding there is, “ so much in the air” and he can't believe he is so lucky celebrating together with a full heart. He says he will be forever hers and loves everything about her. The melody is just right for a romantic slow dance for a couple's first dance at their wedding and is sure to be a classic.

10- So in Love With You by Jonny Houlihan

Last but certainly not least in Top 10 First Dance Songs, Houlihan sings about how much in love he has been with her from day one. He wants to do everything with her and even grow old with her. He sings of being so in love with her that can't wait to be married and her have his last name. He feels she brings new life in everything. The music is a great first dance song and will have guests tapping their feet and smiling from their hearts.

edit your First Dance Songs For Weddings

These are some of the best top rated first dance songs for weddings in 20230. Of course there are thousands of beautiful songs out there, but all of these just have that something extra special. They seem to say what is on most newlywed's minds and hearts on their big day. These ten songs are perfect for the couple to get lost in each other and the meaning of the song while out on the dance floor. They are sure to tune out the world while holding each other and swaying to the tune. 

Also, don't forget that you can easily edit any song with Audacity. It's a free software and it's relatively easy to use.

Bonus Songs:

Here are more great songs for you to consider:

  • Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
  • You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontagne
  • If You Ever Want To Be In Love - James Bay
  • To Love Somebody - Bee Gees
  • Always Remember Us This Way - Lady Gaga
  • I get To Love You - Ruelle
  • Bring Me Sunshine - Morecambe & Wise
  • Accidentally In Love - Counting Crows
  • Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay
  • How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
  • Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
  • One Day Like This - Elbow
  • Once Upon A Dream - Sleeping Beauty
  • Can't take My Eyes Off You - Several artists
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police
  • Just You And I - Tom Walker 
  • The One - Kodaline
  • L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole

Let's Dance

Now that you have picked your perfect song, it's time to learn how to dance on it!

We can choreograph and teach you to dance on any of these songs - and many for - in just a couple of hours of tuition and a little practice on your part afterwards. It's a lot easier and more straightforward than most people think!

Remember, you are creating memories to last you a life time!

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