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First Dances... Most Popular Songs Over The Last 10 Years

Since we started performing at weddings, we have played 100s of first dance songs. We have seen the popularity of certain tracks come and go.

Here is a quick look back at wedding couples most popular attacks over the years!



2021

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2021 included:

  1. "At Last" by Etta James

  2. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  3. "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran

  4. "All of Me" by John Legend

  5. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  6. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  7. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  8. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  9. "Marry Me" by Train

  10. "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton

It's worth noting that these are just a few examples of popular first dance songs and that there are many other great options out there. In terms of predicting popular first dance songs in the future, it's difficult to say for certain, as music tastes and trends can change rapidly. However, some timeless classics, such as those listed above, are likely to remain popular choices for first dance songs at weddings. Additionally, newer songs by popular artists such as Ed Sheeran and John Legend are also likely to continue to be popular choices for first dances in the coming years.


2020

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2020 included:

The top wedding first dance songs in 2020 varied depending on different sources and regions, but here are some popular options that were frequently mentioned:

  1. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  2. "Speechless" by Dan + Shay

  3. "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran

  4. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  5. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  6. "At Last" by Etta James

  7. "Marry Me" by Train

  8. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  9. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  10. "I Get to Love You" by Ruelle

These songs are timeless classics and romantic ballads that are often chosen as wedding first dance songs due to their emotional lyrics and melodic tunes. However, it's important to note that the choice of a first dance song is highly personal, and couples often choose songs that have significant meaning or memories for them, regardless of whether they are considered traditional or popular choices.


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2019

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2019 included:

The top wedding first dance songs in 2019 varied depending on different sources and regions, but here are some popular options that were frequently mentioned:

  1. "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran

  2. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  3. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  4. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  5. "At Last" by Etta James

  6. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  7. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  8. "Marry Me" by Train

  9. "All of Me" by John Legend

  10. "What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong

These songs are popular choices for wedding first dances due to their romantic lyrics and slow, melodic tunes. It's worth noting that the choice of a first dance song is highly personal, and couples often choose songs that have significant meaning or memories for them, regardless of whether they are considered traditional or popular choices.


2018

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2018 included:

The top wedding first dance songs in 2018 varied depending on different sources and regions, but here are some popular options that were frequently mentioned:

  1. "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran

  2. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  3. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  4. "At Last" by Etta James

  5. "Marry Me" by Train

  6. "All of Me" by John Legend

  7. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  8. "I Won't Give Up" by Jason Mraz

  9. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  10. "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton

These songs are popular choices for wedding first dances due to their romantic lyrics and slow, melodic tunes. It's worth noting that the choice of a first dance song is highly personal, and couples often choose songs that have significant meaning or memories for them, regardless of whether they are considered traditional or popular choices.


2017

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2017 included:

The top wedding first dance songs in 2017 varied depending on different sources and regions, but here are some popular options that were frequently mentioned:

  1. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  2. "At Last" by Etta James

  3. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  4. "Marry Me" by Train

  5. "All of Me" by John Legend

  6. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  7. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  8. "Wonderful Tonight" by Eric Clapton

  9. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  10. "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran

These songs are popular choices for wedding first dances due to their romantic lyrics and slow, melodic tunes. It's worth noting that the choice of a first dance song is highly personal, and couples often choose songs that have significant meaning or memories for them, regardless of whether they are considered traditional or popular choices.


2016

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2016 included:

  1. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  2. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  3. "At Last" by Etta James

  4. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  5. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  6. "All of Me" by John Legend

  7. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  8. "Marry Me" by Train

  9. "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole

  10. "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there are many other beautiful and popular first dance songs that couples may choose for their special day.


2015

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2015 included:

  1. "At Last" by Etta James

  2. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

  3. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  4. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  5. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  6. "All of Me" by John Legend

  7. "Marry Me" by Train

  8. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  9. "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole

  10. "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra



2014

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2014 included:



1. "All of Me" by John Legend

2. "At Last" by Etta James

3. "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

4. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

5. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

6. "Marry Me" by Train

7. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

8. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

9. "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers

10. "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra


2013

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2013 included:

  1. "At Last" by Etta James

  2. "Marry Me" by Train

  3. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  4. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  5. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  6. "I Won't Give Up" by Jason Mraz

  7. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" by Aerosmith

  8. "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

  9. "Everything" by Michael Bublé

  10. "I Choose You" by Sara Bareilles

2012

The top first dance songs for weddings in 2012 included:

  1. "At Last" by Etta James

  2. "Can't Help Falling in Love" by Elvis Presley

  3. "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

  4. "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

  5. "I Won't Give Up" by Jason Mraz

  6. "Lucky" by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

  7. "Make You Feel My Love" by Adele

  8. "Marry Me" by Train

  9. "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

  10. "Amazed" by Lonestar



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