First song choices
May 19, 2015

Here are some suggestions for the first dance song. I have put them in categories to help you find your style and hopefully your song. The following are the most requested first dance songs as compiled by DJ Avi for 2014.

  • Everything I Do – Bryan Adams
  • For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
  • Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
  • Everything – Michael Bublé
  • Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love – Barry White
  • At Last – Etta James
  • Groovy kind of love – Phil Collins
  • Never tear us apart - Inxs
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me - The Mamas & The Papas
  • (I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You – UB40
  • It Had To Be You - Harry Connick Jr
  • Cupid - Sam Cooke
  • More Than Words – Extreme
  • I Only Have Eyes For You – Billie Holiday
  • The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  • Stand By Me - Ben E King
  • Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
  • What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
  • Your Song - Ellie Goulding
  • Make You Feel My Love – Garth Brooks
  • Endless Love – Lionel Richie & Diana Ross
  • L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole
  • I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
  • My Heart will go on – Celine Dion
  • All My Life – K0Ci & JoJo
  • Harvest Moon – Neil Young
  • Amazed - Lonestar
  • Marry You - Bruno Mars
  • Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
  • You're Beautiful - James Blunt
  • I swear – All 4 One
  • I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
  • Hero – Enrique Iglesias
  • Right Here Waiting For You – Richard Marx
  • Ho Hey – The Lumineers
  • I Wont Let You Go – James Morrison
  • Diamonds – Rihanna
  • Beneath Your Beautiful – Labrinth Feat. Emeli Sande
  • Marry Me – Train
  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
  • Two Is Better Then One - Boys Like Girls Feat. Taylor Swift
  • Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
  • Love Story – Taylor Swift
  • Adore You – Miley Cyrus
  • If I Aint Got You – Alicia keys
  • Brighter Than Sunshine - Aqualung
  • Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran
  • Candy – Paolo Nutini
  • This Old Love - Lior
  • One Day Like This - Elbow
  • Close to Me - The Cure
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - James Taylor
  • Hard To Concentrate – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Feeling Good - Muse
  • She - Elvis Costello
  • Wedding Song – Angus & Julia Stone.
  • Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
  • Higher Love - James Vincent McMorrow
  • Better Together - Jack Johnson
  • Just Like Heaven – Katie Melua
  • Never Let Me Go – Florence & the Machine
  • Strong – London Grammar
  • Say Hey (I Love You) - Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • Forever – Ben Harper
For More inspiration: If you're trying to find the perfect first dance song for your special day, take some inspiration from celebrities who've tied the knot.

There are some clear favorites, such as "At Last" by Etta James, as well as some you'd probably never thought of. It's certainly interesting to see who chose what!

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman

"No One's Gonna Love You" by Band of Horses

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

"Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell

"My Valentine" by Paul McCartney

Kate Middleton and Prince William

"Your Song" by Elton John (performed by Ellie Goulding)

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato

"Everybody Loves Somebody" by Dean Martin

Kate Moss and Jamie Hince

"If There Is Something" by Roxy Music

Hilary Duff and Michael Comrie

"Stand by Me" by Ben E. King

President Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson

"You and I" by Stevie Wonder

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

"At Last" by Etta James

Beyonce and Jay-Z

" Crazy in Love" by Beyonce featuring Jay-Z

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes

"Songbird" by Fleetwood Mac

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

"Ribbon in the Sky" by Stevie Wonder

Fergie and Josh Duhamel

"Sweethearts Together" by The Rolling Stones

David Beckham and Victoria Adams

"It Had To Be You" by The Starlight Orchestra

John F. Kennedy Jr and Carolyn Bessette

"Forever In My Life" by Prince

Billy Joel and Katie Lee

"Moon River" by Audrey Hepburn