The Best Songs For a First Dance

Over 100 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Songs For a First Dance
Voting Rules
Vote up all of your favorite songs for a first dance.

The first dance for newlyweds is always special, whether it's a moment for the two lovebirds to enjoy a few minutes dancing together, or whether it's a time for them to show off their dance skills with a song that reflects their personality. Maybe you lean more towards modern music or country music for a first dance. 

If you and your better half are getting married but aren't sure which song best suits you, take a look through this list. There are some good, old favorites on this list as well as some newer standards.

Which songs are the best for a first dance? That's for the Ranker community to decide. Vote up all of your favorite songs that you think will be perfect for a first dance, and vote down the ones that you don't care for so much. Don't see a song on here that deserves a spot on this list? Feel free to add it. 

Ranked by
  • a song about starting out in love a perfect song for a newly married couple.
  • Chances Are
    18 votes
    Song about the magical sensation that is love.
  • L-o-v-e
    28 votes
    Another classic Nat King Cole love song that literally spells out the very essence of love.
  • A classic love song about the power of love.
  • Close to You
    24 votes
    Another song about the wonders of love and simply wanting to be near that person.
  • A romantic and beutiful song about love being in the air.