10 modern romantic wedding songs for your first dance

If you’re looking through hundreds of modern romantic wedding songs in hopes of finding a beautiful first dance song, then look no further. Here are 10 options for your first dance song.

City Of Stars by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone

This beautiful duet featuring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone from the motion picture La La Land is a beautiful track that would make a beautiful wedding track. It would be ideal for a first dance as it’s a short and sweet track, perfect for couples that don’t want to be dancing for too long.

Simply The Best by Noah Reid

This beautiful rendition of the classic Tina Turner track from the incredible show Schitt’s creek… this song is so beautifully done! Sung on-screen to David Rose by his partner, Patrick (Noah Reid). The romance of this scene was not lost on us. His interpretation of the song really brings out the beautiful lyrics.

I Will Spend My Whole Life Loving You by Imaginary Future and Kina Grannis

This incredible gentle and delicate duet by Imaginary Future and Kina Grannis is the ultimate modern wedding song. The video clip is even at a wedding.

Adore You By Miley Cyrus

Heart wrenching “Adore You” by Miley Cyrus is straight from the heart.

Evermore by Hollow Coves

With lyrics like “you’re planted in my soul to nurture and to hold”, it’s not hard to see why this guitar centric track is the ideal modern love song for a first dance.

Finally // beautiful stranger by Halsey

A little more upbeat than usual first dance songs. But with lyrics like “I’ve never seen a mouth that I would kill to kiss”, it speaks to that incredible passion that many feel with the one they love most.

My Everything by Ariana Grande

A song about pushing aside your pride and admitting that your other half is absolutely everything to you! Very sweet and heartfelt. Worth a listen if you’re an Ariana fan.

Today by Joshua Radin

A duet – which suits a wedding perfectly, don’t you think? About waiting for this day to come (your wedding day!).

It’s You by Ali Gatie

“It’s you. It’s always you. Please don’t break my heart.” So romantic and vulnerable.

Baby Girl by Woodlock

“God knows I’m with you, I’ll never break you.” This track is the ultimate love song – perfect if you or your partner refer to the other as “baby girl”!

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