Top 30 best first dance songs for weddings

Choosing the first dance song is of many decisions to make for your wedding. With so many first dance songs out there, picking “The One” isn’t always easy. The first dance is a moment you’ll never forget. Among those cherished occasions in your life that’ll you’ll look back on, your first time dancing together as a married couple will be one of the most important.

You have to find a first dance wedding song that:

  • has the right feel
  • is easy to dance to
  • and fits you and your partner’s personality

Some of the best first dance songs are older classics (hello, “At Last”!), but there are lots of more modern wedding songs that are crowd-pleasers, too. Need a little extra help finding first dance songs you and your partner will both love? Check out some of our favourites!

Below you’ll find our playlist of all the best first dance songs, from modern classics like Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé to tried-and-tested love songs from the likes of Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. Honestly, it doesn’t matter who sings it; nothing matters as long as it means something to you as a couple.

You’ll find a Spotify playlist, YouTube playlist and text of all the songs at the end with the top 30 first dance songs for 2021 on so you can literally just press play!

The Best First Dance Songs 2021:

Wedding First Dance Songs YouTube Playlist

Top 30 best wedding first dance songs Ireland 2021

Tom Walker – Just You and I – Acoustic
The Wedding Singers – Grow Old with You
Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere – 2017 Remaster
Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Queen – You’re My Best Friend – Remastered 2011
Lonestar – Amazed
Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight
Michael Bublé – Crazy Love
Ray LaMontagne – You Are the Best Thing
Elton John – Your Song
Rascal Flatts – Bless The Broken Road
Robbie Williams – She’s The One
Etta James – At Last
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Ellie Goulding – How Long Will I Love You – Bonus Track
Chris Stapleton – Tennessee Whiskey
Wet Wet Wet – Love Is All Around – From “Four Weddings And A Funeral”
The Wannadies – You & Me Song
Van Morrison – Have I Told You Lately
James Taylor – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – 2019 Remaster
Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
Michael Bublé – Everything
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Ed Sheeran – Tenerife Sea
Nat King Cole – L-O-V-E – Remastered
Tim McGraw – My Best Friend
John Legend – All of Me
Heartland – I Loved Her First
Lifehouse – You And Me
The Temptations – My Girl

Author: Paudie Walsh

Limerick Wedding DJ Paudie Walsh is no stranger to the wedding scene in Ireland. Paudie has been filling dance floors across the country for 10 years. Paudie is a multi award winning DJ and one Ireland’s most in demand entertainers. Voted WeddingsOnline Wedding DJ of the Year 2018 and 2017 as well as being recognised as a top wedding supplier in many local awards in the South West of Ireland. Although a Wedding DJ in Limerick, Paudie travels nationwide.

To find out more about Limerick Wedding DJ Paudie Walsh you can enquire through the members page here on the Wedding DJ Association. Also see below a list of links to Paudie’s website as well as his social media: