First dance songs are always a hotly contested topic among couples. So if you're looking for the perfect track, you've come to the right place. There's no denying that the tune you choose as your first dance song will go down in history. For some pairs, there's one that stands out as the only song they will ever twirl around their wedding reception dance floor to. For the rest of us, choosing first dance songs is like picking a name for a baby: a long-winded process that often involves endless internet searches and throwing out suggestions over your morning cereal. But, fear not, because help is at hand. Keep reading to discover our pick of the best first dance songs for 2017. You'll find tunes to suit every type of ceremony.

For a romantic first dance…

'One Day I'll Fly Away' by Vaults

'Song Bird' by Eva Cassidy

'Sweetest Devotion' by Adele

'All Of Me' by John Legend

'Say You Won't Let Go' by James Arthur

'The Way You Look Tonight' by Tony Bennett

'Have I Told You Lately That I Love You' by Van Morrison

'One And Only' by Adele

'(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You' by UB40

'Your Song' by Elton John

'Latch' by Sam Smith (acoustic)

'Come Away With Me' by Nora Jones

'Still The One' by Shania Twain

'How Long Will I Love You' by Ellie Goulding

'Grow Old With Me' by Tom Odell

'Amazed' by Lonestar

'Heartbeats' by Jose Gonzalez

'Lucky' by Jason Mrax & Colbie Caillat

'Thinking Out Loud' by Ed Sheeran

'A Thousand Years' by Christina Perri

'At Last' by Etta James

'Ribbon in the Sky' by Stevie Wonder

'Angel Of Mine' by Monica

'(Everything I Do) I Do It For You' by Bryan Adams


For an upbeat first dance…

'Sky Full Of Stars' by Coldplay

'Love On Top' by Beyonce

'I'm Yours' by Jason Mraz

'Marry You' by Bruno Mars

'Love Me Now' by John Legend

'You're My Best Friend' by Queen

'You Make My Dreams' by Hall & Oates

'Better Together' Jack Johnson

'Accidentally In Love' by Counting Crows

'Brown-Eyed Girl' by Van Morrison

'It Must Be Love' by Madness

'You Are The Best Thing' by Ray LaMontagne

'Happy' by Pharrell

'You And Me Song' by The Wannadies

'L-O-V-E' by Nat King Cole

'That's What I Like' by Bruno Mars

'Wildest Dreams' Taylor Swift cover by Ryan Adams

'Dusk Till Dawn' by Zayn ft. Sia

'Slow Hands' by Niall Horan (acoustic)


For an alternative first dance…

'Home' by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

'Toothpaste Kisses' by The Macabees

'You Got The Love' by Candi Station

'I Will Wait' by Mumford & Sons

'Moondance' by Van Morrison

'I Would Do Anything For You' by Foster The People

'Love Me Like You Do' by Ellie Goulding

'I Won't Give Up' by Jason Mraz

'Kiss From A Rose' by Seal

'Always' by Bon Jovi

'I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing' by Aerosmith

'Everywhere' by Fleetwood Mac

'Sign Of The Times' by Harry Styles

'Higher Love' by James Vincent McMorrow

'Rooting For You' by London Grammar