Country First Dance Wedding Songs

Your first dance with your spouse at your wedding reception is the dance you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

So choosing that song is one of the most important decisions you can make for your wedding reception. The song you choose should speak to you as a couple, represent your relationship, and express how you feel about each other.

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For those who love country music, it’s only appropriate that country music is the choice for that first dance.

And one of the great things about country music is that it offers lots of great choices, both recent and older, for country first dance wedding songs that will make your first dance perfect.

When you’re looking for the song for your first dance, you may be overwhelmed at first by all the choices, even just within the country music genre. But before you just choose a song at random out of frustration, there are things you can do to narrow your options.

Making Your Country First Dance Song Choice Easy

Here are some questions you can ask yourself as you’re searching for country first dance wedding songs.

  • What song was playing when you first met?
  • Is there a special song from a concert or movie you saw together?
  • What song was playing the first time you danced together?
  • Was there a song playing when you got engaged?
  • What was playing when you shared your first kiss?
  • What song reminds you of each other?

The answers to these questions might mean you’ve already found the song for your first dance!

If not, the answers to these questions might help point you in the right direction for narrowing down your choices from country first dance wedding songs. When you look at the songs that are important in your relationship, you may find something in common in all of them that can help you decide.

Is there a particular artist that shows up again and again? Or perhaps a style?

If you still need a starting point, below is a list of popular country first dance wedding songs…


Lost in the Moment – Big and Rich
2007 | Youtube

Memories of Us – Keith Urban
2005 | Youtube

Your Everything – Keith Urban
2000 | Youtube


Amazed – Lonestar
1999 | Youtube

All I Need to Know – Kenny Chesney
1995 | Youtube

Best Friend – Tim McGraw
1999 | Youtube

From This Moment – Shania Twain and Bryan White
1997 | Youtube

I Cross My Heart – George Strait
1992 | Youtube

I Do (Cherish You) – Mark Wills
1998 | Youtube

I Love the Way You Love Me – John Michael Montgomery
1993 | Youtube

Look Heart No Hands – Randy Travis
1993 | Youtube

Me and You – Kenny Chesney
1996 | Youtube

When I Said I Do – Clint Black
1999 | Youtube

When Love Finds You – Vince Gill
1994 | Youtube

When you say nothing at all – Alison Krauss
1995 | Youtube

You Had me From Hello – Kenny Chesney
1999 | Youtube

You’re still the one – Shania Twain
1997 | Youtube


Could I Have This Dance – Anne Murray
1980 | Youtube

Friends for Life – Debbie Boone
1987 | Youtube

Islands in the Stream – Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
1983 | Youtube

The Vows Go Unbroken – Kenny Rogers
1982 | Youtube


Annie’s Song – John Denver
1974 | Youtube

More – Andy Williams
1974 | Youtube


Crazy – Patsy Cline
1961 | Youtube

Make sure to let us know in the comments section below what song you chose?

Browse through your own CD / iTunes collection, and it may help you think of other songs that are important to your relationship.

The song you choose for your first dance is a personal choice between you and your soon to be spouse. Don’t let anyone else decide or pressure you into anything.

This dance will probably be the most important one of your life together, and you want to make sure the song you choose is purely you so that your first dance is a memory you’ll cherish for the rest of your life.

All the best with your Wedding Day,

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