Research reveals the world's favourite first dance songs

Research reveals the world's favourite first dance songs: Image 1 Whether you fancy yourselves at Strictly Come Dancing champions, or you both prefer just to shuffle on the spot and hope for the best, that iconic first dance moment is still as popular as ever when it comes to the big day.

The team at have taken a look at user-created playlists on Spotify to find out which songs are the most popular choices for the first dance. Maybe you'll find your 2021 wedding song in the results....

The World's Favourite First Dance Songs
Rank | Song | Artist 
1 A Thousand Years, Christina Perri
2 Amazed, Lonestar
3 All of Me, John Legend
4 Marry Me, Train
5 At Last, Etta James
5 Make You Feel My Love, Adele
5 Perfect, Ed Sheeran
6 Can't Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley

Research reveals the world's favourite first dance songs: Image 2 7 Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran
7 You Are the Best Thing, Ray LaMontagne
8 First Day Of My Life, Bright Eyes
8 I Won't Give Up, Jason Mraz
9 Better Together, Jack Johnson
10 Everything, Michael Bublé

Christina Perri's hit, A Thousand Years takes the top spot of first dance songs, a rather fitting choice as this song featured on the soundtrack for the Twilight franchise in the film Breaking Dawn Part 1 which saw the (spoiler alert!) wedding of Edward and Bella. This track currently has 655,217,828 plays and features on 46 of the 133 playlists.This song is closely followed by the 90s classic, Amazed by Lonestar. This song appeared on 44 playlists and has 82,400,189 plays on Spotify.

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