Arguably one of the most touching moments of any reception (aside from the couple’s first dance) is the sweet, tear-jerking father-daughter dance. To commemorate this meaningful tradition, you’re going to want a song that reflects your one-of-a-kind bond. But finding that perfect tune can be tricky! 

Father Daughter dance at New Jersey venue

Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a list of Jason Jani’s top 50 father-daughter dance songs. From heartfelt classics to upbeat anthems, this list is sure to have a hit you and your dad can groove to.   

  1. “My Girl,” by The Temptations 
  2. “In My Life,” by The Beatles 
  3. “My Little Girl,” by Tim McGraw 
  4. “Dance With My Daughter,” by Jason Blaine
  5. “God Only Knows,” by The Beach Boys 
  6. “I Loved Her First,” by Heartland 
  7. “Isn’t She Lovely,” by Stevie Wonder 
  8. “Daughters,” by John Mayer 
  9. “Sweet Pea,” by Amos Lee 
  10. “How Sweet It Is,” by James Taylor 
  11. “Butterfly Kisses,” by Bob Carlisle 
  12. “Humble and Kind,” by Tim McGraw 
  13. “Lullabye,” by Billy Joel 
  14. “Godspeed,” by The Chicks 
  15. “Cinderella,” by Steven Curtis Chapman 
  16. “Stealing Cinderella,” by Chuck Wicks
  17. “I’ll Be Your Man,” by Zac Brown Band 
  18. “Wildflowers,” by Tom Petty 
  19. “Shining Star,” by The Manhattans 
  20. “Landslide,” by Fleetwood Mac
  21. “Father and Daughter,” by Paul Simon 
  22. “She’s Everything,” by Brad Paisley 
  23. “Never Alone,” by Jim Brickman and Lady A 
  24. “Just the Way You Are,” by Billy Joel 
  25. “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole 
  26. “When You Need Me,” by Bruce Springsteen
  27. “I Love You This Big,” by Scotty McCreery 
  28. “Your Song,” by Elton John 
  29. “Stand By Me,” by Tracy Chapman 
  30. “You’ll Be In My Heart,” by Phil Collins 
  31. “Only One,” by Kanye West and Paul McCartney 
  32. “Don’t Blink,” by Kenny Chesney 
  33. “You are the Sunshine of My Life,” by Stevie Wonder 
  34. “Daughter,” by London Wainwright III 
  35. “I Hope You Dance,” by Lee Ann Womack 
  36. “Walk With You,” by Edwin McCain 
  37. “Daddy,” by Beyoncé 
  38. “Someone to Watch Over Me,” by Amy Winehouse 
  39. “Dance With My Father,” by Luther Vandross 
  40. “It Won’t Be Like This For Long,” by Darius Rucker 
  41. “Sweet Child of Mine,” by Orleya 
  42. “There You’ll Be,” by Faith Hill 
  43. “You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” by Randy Newman 
  44. “My Wish,” by Rascal Flatts 
  45. “Days Like This,” by Van Morrison 
  46. “You Are The Best Thing,” by Ray LaMontagne 
  47. “Hero,” by Mariah Carey 
  48. “The Way You Look Tonight,” by Frank Sinatra 
  49. “What a Wonderful World,” by Louis Armstrong 
  50. “Have I Told You Lately,” by Van Morrison 

For a complete list of Jason Jani’s top father-daughter dance songs, visit his Spotify playlist!  

Still Can’t Decide? 

At SCE Event Group we can help you find the one, perfect song that embodies your unique father-daughter bond. Our seasoned entertainment professionals will meet with you, ask about your musical preferences and bring their own expertise to the table. Contact us today to learn more about our team and services!