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Unique First Dance Songs For Bride And Groom – Part 4

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January 26, 2023

The fourth part of the series is for all those couples who aren’t into those slow numbers but are looking for something more upbeat and hip hop. It’s no surprise that the majority of the couples prefer a slow number because a romantic ballad feels like a natural choice and you don’t need to be a pro dancer for one of those. But a slow number is not meant for everyone and some couples need a more upbeat or hip hop number to meet their personalities. If you are thinking of fun, the fast number might make your first dance less romantic, then you are absolutely wrong!!

There are a dozen or more upbeat songs out there that make the perfect choice for the first dance. They are fun, fast, and beautiful and might require you to have a little more dance practice than just swaying back and forth. No, you don’t need a fully choreographed number, but just a little more practice before the D-day with your partner!

So, here is the list of some of the best upbeat, hip-hop, and pop songs for your special day. You can choose any of these numbers and can be assured that you will set the floor on fire!

15 Best Hip Hop/Pop First Dance Songs

1. Love You For A Long Time by Maggie Rogers

2. A Sky Full of Stars by Coldplay

3. Hold You in My Arms by Ray LaMontagne

4. Party of Two by Jesse McCartney

5. Dancing in the Moonlight by Thin Lizzy

6. LOVE. by Kendrick Lamar ft. Zacari

7. Us Against the World by Coldplay

8. Lucky by Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat

9. Thank You by Led Zeppelin

10. You & Me by Dave Matthews Band

11. Best I Ever Had by Drake

12. Let’s Get It Started by The Black Eyed Peas

13. I Love You Always Forever by Betty Who

14. All Of The Lights by Kanye West

15. Good Day For Marrying You by David Barnes

15 Best Upbeat First Dance Songs

1. Paper Rings by Taylor Swift

2. Still Into You by Paramore

3. You Make My Dreams (Come True) by Hall & Oates

4. I’m Yours by Jason Mraz

5. Let’s Stay Together by Al Green

6. Love on Top by Beyoncé

7. Is This Love by Bob Marley & The Wailers

8. I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor by Arctic Monkeys

9. Fell in Love With a Girl by The White Stripes

10. Marry You by Bruno Mars

11. You’re The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White

12. A Dream Of You And Me by Future Islands

13. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

14. Happy Together by The Turtles

15. Love Really Hurts Without You by Billy Ocean

Every song in this list is just perfect for you to make that grand entrance that you have always dreamed of!  So, go ahead choose the one that resonates with you as a couple and the one that you would love to dance as husband and wife for the first time.