Father-Daughter Dance Songs of 2016


1. “Daughters” by John Mayer

Most memorable lyric: “On behalf of every man, Looking out for every girl, You are the God and the weight of her world. So fathers, be good to your daughters, daughters will love like you do.”

2. “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw

Most memorable lyric: “Someday, some boy will come and ask me for your hand. But I won’t say “yes” to him unless I know, He’s the half that makes you whole, he has a poet’s soul, And the heart of a man’s man.”

3. “My Girl” by the Temptations

Most memorable lyric: “I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day, when it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May …”

4. “Father and Daughter” by Paul Simon

Most memorable lyric: “As long as one and one is two, there could never be a father, who loved his daughter more than I love you.”

5. “If I Could” by Ray Charles

Most memorable lyric: “If I could, I would try to shield your innocence from time. But the part of life I gave you isn’t mine. I’ve watched you grow, so I could let you go.”

6. “It’s For My Dad” by Nancy Sinatra

Most memorable lyric: “He was always a rock when I needed one, he gave me good advice when I needed some. I want you to know that when it’s said and done, he’s one of the best friends I ever had. This song’s not for you folks, it’s for my dad.”

7. “I Loved Her First” by Heartland

Most memorable lyric: “From the first breath she breathed, when she first smiled at me, I knew the love of a father runs deep. And I prayed she’d find you someday, but it’s still hard to give her away. I loved her first.”

8. “Have I Told You Lately” by Rod Stewart

Most memorable lyric: “Have I told you lately that I love you? Have I told you there’s no one else above you? Fill my heart with gladness, take away all my sadness. Ease my troubles that’s what you do.”

9. “When You Need Me” by Bruce Springsteen

Most memorable lyric: “I'll be there to guide you when trouble walks beside you. If you need me I'll be there. And when this dirty world has been cold to you, I got two strong arms waitin' to hold you. and when those mean days come along. We'll stand together and we'll take 'em on, so if you need me just call my name.”

10. “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

Most memorable lyric: “Isn’t she lovely, isn’t she wonderful, isn’t she precious, from less than one minute old.”


Wedding Entrance Songs

Entrance Songs For the Newlyweds:

  • Crazy In Love by Beyonce and Jay Z
  • Best Day of My Life by American Authors
  • You Are The Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered by Stevie Wonder
  • Let It Rock by Kevin Rudolf
  • Beautiful Day by U2
  • At Last by Etta James
  • This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) by Natalie Cole
  • Sugar by Maroon Five
  • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) by Marvin Gaye Entrance Songs

Entrance Songs For the Bridal Party:

  • Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars
  • Forever by Chris Brown
  • Happy by Pharrell Williams
  • Time of Our Lives by Pitbull and Ne-Yo
  • Feel So Close by Calvin Harris
  • Bring Em Out by T.I.
  • Get Up Offa That Thing by James Brown
  • I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas
  • The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson
  • Celebration by Kool & The Gang

First Dance Songs

  • Just the Way You Are by Bruno Mars
  • At Last by Etta James
  • Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John
  • Endless Love by Dianna Ross and Lionel Richie
  • In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel
  • All I Want Is You by U2
  • I'm Yours by Jason Mraz
  • You Are the Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne
  • Thank You for Loving Me by Bon Jovi
  • Warm Love by Van Morrison
  • As by Stevie Wonder
  • Marry You by Bruno Mars
  • Wonderwall by Oasis
  • Unchained Melody by Righteous Brothers
  • (I've Had) The Time of My Life by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warner
  • My Best Friend by Tim McGraw
  • Make You Feel My Love by Adele
  • Wanted by Hunter Hayes
  • Love On Top by Beyonce

Dance Songs

  • I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas
  • Locked Out of Heaven by Bruno Mars
  • Love On Top by Beyonce
  • Let's Get It Started by Black Eyed Peas
  • Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson
  • Timber (feat. Ke$ha)by Pitbull
  • Happy by Pharrell Williams
  • Wake Me Up by Avicii
  • We Found Love (feat. Calvin Harris) by Rihanna
  • Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5
  • Let's Groove by Earth Wind and Fire
  • Dynamite by Taio Cruz
  • For Once in My Life by Stevie Wonder
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston
  • Don't Stop Believin' by Journey
  • Dancing Queen by ABBA
  • Suit & Tie (feat. Jay Z) by Justin Timberlake
  • Can't Feel My Face by The Weeknd
  • Rather Be (feat. Jess Glynne) by Clean Bandit
  • Hands to Myself by Selena Gomez
  • Shut Up and Dance by Walk the Moon
  • Focus by Ariana Grande
  • Sorry by Justin Bieber
  • Cake by the Ocean by DNCE
  • My House by Flo Rida