Not only do our wedding dances often mark the beginning of life changes, but it’s also a time to step away from the stress of wedding planning. It’s a time to reflect not only about what we’ve experienced, but we are continuing towards and shaping the lives we will be living together. This is why a father daughter wedding dance songs are becoming more and more popular as wedding traditions.

From the father’s emotional walk down the aisle to the proud first dance as husband and wife, you can expect some of your most special moments to take place at your wedding reception. Combining a fun playlist with a heartfelt father-daughter dance is one of the most touching parts of a wedding reception.

There are special wedding dance songs that can give you goosebumps even when you only hear them in passing. The most popular father-daughter wedding dances, like, Daddy Dance With Me by Kelsea Ballerini and My Little Girl by Tim McGraw have songs that can evoke powerful emotions in anyone who hears them. This is what makes them great choices for a father-daughter dance at your wedding.

Every father daughter dance is different. And, every father/daughter duo is different. Since there are so many ways to make your father daughter wedding dance unique, it can be difficult to find the perfect song. We’ve curated a list of songs for you to consider and help narrow down your search!

  • Daddy’s Girl – Katey Sagal
  • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  • You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins
  • My Little Girl – Tim McGraw
  • Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Father and Daughter – Paul Simon
  • Father Daughter Dance – Wayne Jacobs
  • I Loved Her First – Heartland
  • You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder

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Daddy’s Girl – Katey Sagal


Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder


You’ll Be In My Heart – Phil Collins


My Little Girl – Tim McGraw


Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross


My Girl – The Temptations


Father and Daughter – Paul Simon


Father Daughter Dance – Wayne Jacobs


I Loved Her First – Heartland


You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder


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