It's a major moment in the life of any a married couple: the first dance at your wedding reception. What song will play as you take your turn on the floor? If you're looking for musical inspiration, this list of celebrity first dance songs is a great place to start. These famous pairs took personalized approaches to their first dances. Some famous couples chose classic love songs for their big day while other celebrities opted to dance to contemporary hits. A few famous musicians danced to songs that they wrote especially for their wedding receptions.
What music will you find on this list of first dance songs at celebrity weddings? Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama chose Stevie Wonder's "You and I" for their first dance at their wedding in 1992. The artist is a popular choice - Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi chose Wonder's "Ribbon in the Sky" to dance to at their 2008 wedding reception. Beyoncé and Jay-Z chose the first track they collaborated on, "Crazy in Love," as their first dance song. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux danced to Sia's "Chandelier," and Nicole Richie and Joel Madden took the floor to Louis Armstrong's "What A Wonderful World."
Which celeb first dance song is your favorite? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama chose Stevie Wonder's "You and I" for their first dance at their wedding in 1992.
Prince William and Kate Middleton chose Ellie Goulding's "Starry-Eyed" as their first dance at their wedding in 2011. Goulding and her band even performed the tune live at the royal event.
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z chose the first track they collaborated on, "Crazy in Love," as the song for the first dance at their 2008 wedding.
- Artist: Beyoncé Knowles, Jay-Z
- Albums: Dangerously in Love
- Composer: Beyoncé Knowles, Jay-Z, Eugene Record, Rich Harrison
- Producer: Rich Harrison
- Length (seconds): 3:56
Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney chose the Irving Berlin standard "Always," performed live by Nora Sagal, as the song for the first dance at their 2014 wedding.