So you’ve found “the one” but now you have to find that other “one” – the perfect first dance song. 

Your first dance is one of the most intimate and personal moments of your wedding reception. Finding a danceable, memorable song that embodies your relationship can be an overwhelming undertaking, especially given the seemingly endless array of options. Lucky for you, we’ve made the process a bit easier and compiled a list of Jason Jani’s top 52 first dance songs (in no particular order). From classics to country, this list is sure to have a hit for you and your loved one! 


Top 52 First Dance Songs for 2022


  1. “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” by Elvis Presley, covered by Haley Reinhart
  2. “I Get to Love You,” by Roulle
  3. “Speechless,” by Dan & Shay
  4. “You are the Best Thing,” by Ray LaMontagne 
  5. “Then,” by Brad Paisley 
  6. “First Day of My Life,” by Bright Eyes 
  7. “Perfect Duet,” by Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé 
  8. “Wonderful Tonight,” by Eric Clapton 
  9. “XO,” by John Mayer 
  10. “Beautiful Crazy,” by Luke Combs 
  11. “All of Me,” by John Legend 
  12. “Beyond,” by Leon Bridges 
  13. “Yours,” by Russell Dickerson 
  14. “Crazy Love,” by Van Morrison 
  15. “Make You Feel My Love,” by Adele 
  16. “You and Me,” by Lifehouse 
  17. “I Won’t Give Up,” by Jason Mraz 
  18. “I’ll Be,” by Edwin McCain 
  19. “A Thousand Years,” by Christina Perri 
  20. “Forever Like That,” by Ben Rector 
  21. “Lover,” by Taylor Swift 
  22. “God Gave Me You,” by Blake Shelton 
  23. “You Make it Easy,” Jason Aldean 
  24. “Into the Mystic,” by Van Morrison 
  25. “I Am Yours,” by Andy Grammar 
  26. “Amazed,” by Lonestar 
  27. “In Case You Didn’t Know,” by Brett Young 
  28. “Let’s Stay Together,” by Al Green 
  29. “Marry Me,” by Train 
  30. “Say You Won’t Let Go,” by James Arthur 
  31. “Better Together,” by Luke Combs
  32. “Die a Happy Man,” by Thomas Rhett 
  33. “Thinking Out Loud,” by Ed Sheeran 
  34. “At Last,” by Etta James 
  35. “Your Song,” by Elton John 
  36. “The One,” by Kodaline 
  37. “You Are The Reason,” by Calum Scott 
  38. “Lucky,” by Jason Mraz 
  39. “Tenerife Sea,” by Ed Sheeran 
  40. “I Don’t Dance,” by Lee Brice 
  41. “Conversations in the Dark,” by John Legend 
  42. “Bless the Broken Road,” by Rascal Flatts 
  43. “How Long Will I Love You,” Ellie Goulding 
  44. “You Make My Dreams Come True,” by Daryl Hall & John Oates 
  45. “I Choose You,” by Sara Bareilles 
  46. “Tennessee Whiskey,” by Chris Stapleton 
  47. “Wanted,” by Hunter Hayes 
  48. “Unchained Melody,” by The Righteous Brothers  
  49. “Better Together,” by Jack Johnson 
  50. “The Luckiest,” by Ben Folds
  51. “One Man Band,” by  Old Dominion
  52. “Falling like the Stars,” by James Arthur 

Access the full Spotify playlist here!


Still Can’t Decide? 

Don’t limit yourself to this list! Find a song that speaks to you and your significant other. At SCE Event Group we can find the perfect version of your song (be it acoustic, unplugged, covered), to fit your special day. We’ll work with you, provide suggestions and even offer production services to ensure the song fits the vibe of your wedding. Whether that’s “deconstructing” the tune or adding enhancements (like special lighting, fog or snow), our seasoned entertainment professionals can help heighten your first dance with unique, personal touches. 

Contact us today to learn more about our event enhancements and wedding reception services!