You’ve compiled an extensive list of first dance songs that span various genres and decades, catering to different preferences and atmospheres. Here’s a summary of the categories and some highlighted song choices:

A bride and groom doing their first dance at the wedding reception. They are dancing to their favorite song

Classic Wedding Songs for the First Dance (Oldies But Goodies):

  • “At Last” by Etta James
  • “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
  • “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley
  • “Unforgettable” by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole
  • “It Had To Be You” by Frank Sinatra
  • “Always On My Mind” by Elvis Presley
  • “Your Song” by Elton John
  • “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by James Taylor
  • “Fly Me To The Moon” by Frank Sinatra

80s First Dance Songs:

  • “Heaven” by Bryan Adams
  • “The Promise” by When in Rome
  • “Take My Breath Away” by Berlin
  • “Endless Love” by Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie
  • “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
  • “Right Here Waiting” by Richard Marx
  • “Faithfully” by Journey
  • “Crazy For You” by Madonna
  • “You’re The Inspiration” by Chicago
  • “Open Arms” by Journey

90s First Dance Songs:

  • “Always Be My Baby” by Mariah Carey
  • “Kiss From A Rose” by Seal
  • “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain
  • “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden
  • “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo
  • “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams
  • “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
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Top Country First Dance Songs:

  • “Amazed” by Lonestar
  • “From The Ground Up” by Dan + Shay
  • “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw
  • “Speechless” by Dan + Shay
  • “Another” by Adam Doleac
  • “Islands In The Stream” by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
  • “Yours” by Russell Dickerson
  • “Better Together” by Luke Combs
  • “I Don’t Dance” by Lee Brice
  • “That’s What Love Is” by Alexandra Kay

Rock and Roll Music Choices (Including Alternative and Classic Rock):

  • “I Don’t Want to Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith
  • “Just The Way You Are” by Billy Joel
  • “Love Of A Lifetime” by Firehouse
  • “Can’t Fight This Feeling” by REO Speedwagon
  • “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles
  • “You’re My Best Friend” by Queen
  • “Forever” by KISS
  • “I Believe In A Thing Called Love” by The Darkness
  • “I’ll Be There For You” by Bon Jovi

R&B First Dance Songs (Including Motown and Old School Hits):

  • “Conversations In The Dark” by John Legend
  • “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by Marvin Gaye
  • “If I Ain’t Got You” by Alicia Keys
  • “Overjoyed” by Stevie Wonder
  • “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King
  • “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life” by Stevie Wonder
  • “This I Promise You” by *NSYNC
  • “How Deep Is Your Love” by The Bee Gees

Best Acoustic First Dance Songs:

  • “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by Music Travel Love
  • “Better Together” by Us the Duo
  • “More Than Words” by Extreme
  • “You’re The One That I Want” by Julia Stone and Angus
  • “A Thousand Years” by Jasmine Thompson
  • “Forever and Ever, Amen” by Brent Morgan
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New (Modern) Hits:

  • “Biblical” by Calum Scott
  • “Perfect Duet” by Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé
  • “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” by Meghan Trainor and John Legend
  • “Just Married” by Steven Lee Olsen
  • “Kiss Me” by Ed Sheeran
  • “You Are The Reason” by Calum Scott
  • “Rewrite The Stars” by Zac Efron and Zendaya

Funny and Non-Traditional First Dance Ideas:

  • “Grow Old With You” by Adam Sandler
  • “Jaja Ding Dong” by Will Ferrell, My Marianne, and Rachel McAdams

Most Romantic Love Songs:

  • “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by Sleeping At Last
  • “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers
  • “L-O-V-E” by Nat King Cole
  • “Endless Love” by Lionel Ritchie & Shania Twain
  • “Marry Me” by Train

This comprehensive list offers a wide array of options, ensuring that every couple can find a perfect first dance song that resonates with their unique style and preferences.

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