The Top 30 Bridal Wedding Dance Songs
Your first dance as a married couple can be anything you choose: slow or fast, a mash-up mix, classic or modern, stylish or cheeky, but it is best to choose a song you know well as it will help you learn the steps.
We’ve taken the 30 most popular wedding dance songs and sorted them into styles, to help you find the one that best suits you.
Songs with a big finish
Many of the best love songs are power ballads. This list is one that allows you to really move around the dance floor as you build up to the song’s crescendo:
Putting romance first
A number that ‘swings’ lends itself well to a classic American Smooth-style dance:
Originally performed by Fred Astaire to Ginger Rogers, this track has been covered many times, including by Tony Bennett, Mel Torme, Perry Como, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Harry Connick Jnr, Michael Bublé and Rod Stewart, to name a few.
If you prefer a Rumba-styled first dance, then try one of these:
Fun on the dance floor
If want to show your fun-loving nature, try one of these upbeat tunes to get everyone dancing:
Or perhaps you prefer a modern love song to reflect your relationship:
Now perfect those wedding night dance steps
Once you have chosen your tune, visit us at Arthur Murray Crows Nest for a free bridal dance lesson. At our personalised wedding dance classes we tailor moves to suit your song, preferred style and dance abilities. Over a series of classes we can choreograph a personal and unique wedding dance to make your first dance as a couple extra special.
While we won’t be bamboozling you with complicated choreography, it’s best to start as early as possible and practice regularly, so that your first dance is like second nature on the big day. And don’t forget to do some dress rehearsals too, to make sure you can dance in your new shoes.
Take the first steps to a wedding night dance to wow your friends and family. Find out more about our wedding dance lessons here.