Popular ‘First Dance’ songs sorted by Ballroom Dance Style.



Foxtrots (4/4 timing jazz music)

L O V E – nat king cole

i’ve got you under my skin – buble/ sinatra

fly me to the moon – frank sinatra

beyond the sea – robbie williams

it had to be you – harry connick jnr

moondance – van morrison

let there be love – nat king cole

our love is here to stay – frank sinatra



Rumbas (slow 4/4 timing)

wonderful tonight – michael buble/ eric clapton

have I told you lately – van morrison

close your eyes – buble

high – lighthouse family

I dont wanna miss a thing – aerosmith

la vie en rose – louis armstrong

your song – elton john

thinking out loud – ed sheeran



Upbeat Rumbas

everything – buble

lucky – jason mraz

kiss me – sixpence none the richer

better together -jack johnson

let’s stay together – al green

just the way you are – bruno mars

baby i’m yours – arctic monkeys

stand by me – ben e king

can’t take my eyes off you – frankie valli




burning love – elvis

how sweet it is – buble

i’m a believer – smash mouth

love shack – the b52′s

crazy little thing called love – queen

you make my dreams – hall and oates

be my baby – the ronettes

baby, you’ve got what it takes – buble



Waltzes (¾ timing, slow)

sandys song – dolly parton

you light up my life – whitney houston

can I have this dance- anne murray

i’m kissing you – des’ree

moon river – andy williams

not fire not ice – ben harper

come away with me – norah jones

open arms – journey



Viennese Waltzes (6/8 timing faster)

if I aint got you – alicia keys

you and me – lifehouse

these arms of mine – otis redding

i’ll be – edwin mccain

at last – etta james

what a wonderful world – louis armstrong

a thousand years – christina perri

i’ll never break your heart – backstreet boys



Cha Cha / Merengue

you’ve got the love – florence and the machine

for once in my life – stevie wonder

you’re the first, the last, my everything – barry white

save the last dance for me – various artists

i wanna dance with somebody – whitney houston

the way you make me feel- michael jackson

sway – buble

love is in the air – john paul young




por una cabeza- from scent of a woman

kiss – prince



stuck on you – meiko

friend like me – aladdin

i get a kick out of you – frank sinatra

be my forever – christina perri and ed sheeran