Top 36 Wedding Love Songs of All Time

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The lights dim. A hush falls over the room. Camera lights flicker. The DJ speaks into his microphone.

“And now, I’m proud to introduce, for the first time, the new Mr. & Mrs….”

The ballroom erupts in applause. You see a few members of the crowd wiping tears out of the corners of their eyes. It’s time for your first dance as husband and wife. What song do you hear? What rhythm carries your footsteps along the dance floor? What words perfectly summarize your love for one another, and the commitment you’ve just sworn in front of all of your loved ones?

Traditionally, newlyweds were not expected to dance alone in front of their guests during their wedding reception. In fact, in 1922, etiquette expert Emily Post recommended that the couple wait to join in the dancing at their wedding after their gests had begun. Today, couples share their first dance together as part of the wedding tradition, to symbolize the beginning of their new lives together

Picking your wedding song is a personal, and important part of your wedding planning. No matter what song you choose, make sure it has meaning to you both. If you’re looking for some inspiration. We’ve compiled a list of 35 of the most popular wedding love songs of all time. Ballroom dancing lessons not included.

  • Amazed – Lonestar (1999)
  • Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley (1961)
  • Unforgettable – Nat King Cole (1952)
  • In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel (1986)
  • Better Together – Jack Johnson (2005)
  • Our Love Is Here to Stay – Billie Holiday (1957)
  • True Companion – Marc Cohn (1991) **The song my husband and I danced to at our wedding!
  • From This Moment On – Shania Twain (1997)
  • Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers (1955)
  • Marry Me – Train (2010)
  • How Sweet It Is (to Be Loved by You) – James Taylor (1975)
  • Signed, Sealed & Delivered – Stevie Wonder (1970)
  • Let’s Stay Together – Al Green (1972)
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You – Frankie Valli (1967)
  • A Thousand Years – Christina Perry (2011)
  • Marry You – Bruno Mars (2010)
  • Bless the Broken Road – Rascal Flatts (2004)
  • L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole (1965)
  • My Best Friend – Tim McGraw (1999)
  • Grow Old with Me – Mary Chapin Carpenter (1995)
  • Save the Last Dance for Me – Michael Bublé (2005)
  • As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld (1931)
  • The Best Is Yet to Come – Frank Sinatra (1959)
  • If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys (2004)
  • To Make You Feel My Love – Billy Joel (1997)
  • At Last – Etta James (1960)
  • Everything – Michael Bublé (2007)
  • By Your Side –  Sade (1975)
  • Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel (1978)
  • Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra (1964)
  • Here and Now – Luther Vandross (1989)
  • Your Song – Elton John (1970)
  • Lucky – Colbie Caillat and Jason Mraz (2008)
  • Then – Brad Paisley (2009)
  • Ho Hey – The Lumineers (2012)
  • We’ve Only Just Begun – The Carpenters (1970)
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