15 Celebrity First Dance Songs
Other than vow exchanges (which render most people weeping), first dances are by far the most romantic part of any wedding. It's a chance for couples to take a moment *just* for each other, and picking the perfect song is a must. Get inspired by the first dance songs these adorable celebrity couples sashayed their night away to.
John F. Kennedy Jr and Carolyn Bessette
First dance song: "Forever In My Life" by Prince
Most romantic lyric: "I want to keep you for the rest of my life / you are my savior, you are my light / all that's wrong in my world you can make right / forever I want you in my life."
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux
First dance song: "Chandelier" by Sia
Most romantic lyrics: "I'm the one for a good time call / phone's blowin' up, ringin' my doorbell / I feel the love, feel the love."
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
First dance song: "You and I" by Stevie Wonder
Most romantic lyrics: "Well, in my mind, we can conquer the world / in love you and I, you and I, you and I."
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan
First dance song: "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Most romantic lyrics: "Well I see skies of blue / and I see clouds of white / and the brightness of day / I like the dark / and I think to myself / what a wonderful world."
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher
First dance song: "Love Never Fails" by Brandon Heath
Most romantic lyrics: "Love is right here / Love is alive / Love is the way / The truth the life."
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross
First dance song: “Overjoyed" by Stevie Wonder
Most romantic lyrics: "And though you don't believe that they do / they do come true / for did my dreams / come true when I looked at you."
Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky
First dance song: "At Last" by Etta James
Most romantic lyrics: "The skies above are blue / my heart was wrapped up in clover / the night I looked at you."
George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin
First dance song: "Why Shouldn't I ?" by Cole Porter
Most romantic lyrics: "All debutantes say it's good / and every star out in far Hollywood / seems to give it a try / so why shouldn't I?"
Kate Middleton and Prince William
First dance song: “Your Song" by Elton John (sung by Ellie Goulding)
Most romantic lyrics: "I hope you don't mind / I hope you don't mind / that I put down in words / how wonderful life is while you're in the world."
Kate Moss and Jamie Hince
First dance song: "If There Is Something" by Roxy Music
Most romantic lyrics: "I would do anything for you / I would climb mountains / I would swim all the oceans blue / I would walk a thousand miles."
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel
First dance song: "A Song for You" by Donny Hathaway
Most romantic lyrics: "I love you in a place where there's no space or time / I love you for my life / your a friend of mine."
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan
First dance song: "Last Night On Earth" by Green Day
Most romantic lyrics: "My beating heart belongs to you / I walked for miles 'til I found you / I'm here to honor you / if I lose everything in the fire / I'm sending all my love to you."
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman
First dance song: "No One's Gonna Love You" by Band of Horses
Most romantic lyrics: "No one's gonna love you more than I do."
Lauren Conrad and William Tell
First dance song: "You're My Best Friend" by The Once
Most romantic lyrics: "Ooh you make me live / whatever this world can give to me / it's you you're all I see."
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
First dance song: "Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan
Most romantic lyrics: "I could make you happy, make your dreams come true / there's nothing that I would not do / go to the ends of the Earth for you / to make you feel my love."