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Top First Dance Songs

Find a song that illustrates your relationship for your special first dance.
By: 
Katie Ringhand

A wedding first dance comes from an age-old royal tradition. The guest of honor, usually a person of royalty or high society, would commence a royal ball with the first dance. Nowadays, the first dance is a coveted, special moment for any wedding, and the song a couple chooses is important in representing their relationship and love for each other. Finding a song for your first dance can be quite the task, so the team here at Minnesota Bride gathered our top love-filled songs to get you started on your own song search. 

  1. Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran
  2. A Thousand Years, Christina Perry
  3. At Last, Etta James
  4. Speechless, Dan + Shay
  5. Make You Feel My Love, Adele
  6. Passport Home, JP Cooper
  7. Can’t Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley
  8. Marry Me, Train
  9. You Are The Reason, Calum Scott
  10. Open Arms, Journey
  11. Perfect, Ed Sheeran
  12. You Are The Best Thing, Ray LaMontagne
  13. When a Man Loves a Woman, Michael Bolton

At the end of the day, we want to emphasize that you should select a song for your first dance that represents YOU and your relationship. Check out our incredible Minnesota Bride member DJs and Musicians here!

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