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Best Father Daughter Dance Songs

The father-daughter dance at a wedding is a cherished moment that celebrates the love and bond between a father and his daughter. It marks the transition of the daughter from her father's care to her husband's, and symbolizes the father's love and support as he lets go of his little girl and watches her start a new chapter in life.

The dance is a sentimental and emotional moment for both the father and daughter as they share a special, intimate moment on the dance floor. The song chosen for the father-daughter dance often holds significant meaning to the father and daughter and adds a personal touch to the wedding celebration. This dance is a beautiful tribute to the love and support that the father has given his daughter throughout her life and serves as a reminder of the lasting bond between them.

Find the perfect song for your father-daughter dance with our Top 100 requested father-daughter wedding dance songs. Spanning over eight decades, this dynamic list represents song requests from over a hundred thousand weddings, and is automatically generated by Gigbuilder, the most popular web-based event management system in the world. Make your father-daughter dance one to remember with this ultimate list of beloved songs that's sure to make dad shed a tear.

We believe this is the most accurate songlist of popular father & daughter wedding songs as its updated in real-time, so please visit often and tell your friends.

Popular Father & Daughter Songs

RankSong TitleSong ArtistReleasedGenre
1The Way You Look TonightFrank Sinatra1964Ballad
2My GirlTemptations1965Oldies
3What A Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong1967Ballad
4How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)James Taylor1975Popular
5Stand By MeBen E. King1961Ballad
6My WishRascal Flatts2006Ballad
7Isn't She LovelyStevie Wonder1976Popular
8I Loved Her FirstHeartland2006Country
9Can You Feel The Love TonightElton John1994Ballad
10Make You Feel My LoveAdele2011Ballad
11Come Fly With MeFrank Sinatra1958Oldies
12When You Say Nothing At AllAlison Krauss1995Country
13My Little GirlTim McGraw2006Country
14Over The RainbowIsrael Kamakawiwo'ole "Iz"2003Popular
15Tiny DancerElton John1972Ballad
16Have I Told You LatelyRod Stewart1993Ballad
17I Hope You DanceLee Ann Womack2000Country
18In My LifeBeatles1965Oldies
19LandslideFleetwood Mac1975Ballad
20Butterfly KissesBob Carlisle1997Ballad
21Because You Loved MeCeline Dion1996Popular
22Just The Way You AreBilly Joel1978Ballad
23God Only KnowsBeach Boys1966Oldies
24Forever YoungRod Stewart1988Ballad
25You Are The Sunshine Of My LifeStevie Wonder1973Oldies
26You'll Be In My HeartPhil Collins1999Ballad
27Love Me TenderElvis Presley1956Oldies
28You're The InspirationChicago1984Ballad
29Could I Have This DanceAnne Murray1980Ballad
30God Make Me Strong EnoughJames Keith Norman2014Ballad
31UnforgettableNat King Cole1943Ballad
32You Are So BeautifulJoe Cocker1975Ballad
33DaughtersJohn Mayer2004Ballad
34Through The YearsKenny Rogers1982Ballad
35I Do (Cherish You)98 Degrees1999Ballad
36The Way You Do The Things You DoTemptations1964Oldies
37You Look So Good In LoveGeorge Strait1983Country
38Wind Beneath My WingsBette Midler1988Ballad
39CinderellaSteven Curtis Chapman2012Ballad
40The Keeper Of The StarsTracy Byrd1995Country
41Tupelo HoneyVan Morrison1972Oldies
42Sweet PeaAmos Lee2006Ballad
43My Cherie AmourStevie Wonder1969Oldies
44You Raise Me UpJosh Groban2003Popular
45God Must Have Spent A Little More Time On YouNSYNC1998Ballad
46You've Got A FriendJames Taylor1971Ballad
47A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle1992Ballad
48Colour My WorldChicago1971Oldies
49Moonlight SerenadeGlenn Miller Orchestra1940Ballad
50I Do (Cherish You)Mark Wills1998Country
51In My Daughter's EyesMartina McBride2003Ballad
52You're Gonna Miss ThisTrace Adkins2008Country
53Father And DaughterPaul Simon2002Alternative
54Love Without End, Amen George Strait 1990Country
55It Won't Be Like This For LongDarius Rucker2008Ballad
56Memories Are Made Of ThisDean Martin1956Oldies
57The Way You Look TonightSteve Tyrell1999Ballad
58Stealing CinderellaChuck Wicks2008Country
59Fire And RainJames Taylor1970Ballad
60Thank You For Loving MeBon Jovi2000Ballad
61Drive (For Daddy Gene)Alan Jackson2002Country
62Just Fishin'Trace Adkins2011Country
63Dance With My FatherLuther Vandross2003Ballad
64There Goes My LifeKenny Chesney2003Ballad
65LongerDan Fogelberg1980Ballad
66Walk With YouEdwin Mccain2012Popular
67Daddy's AngelAnthony Carter2014Ballad
68HeroMariah Carey1993Ballad
69There You'll BeFaith Hill2001Ballad
70My Funny ValentineFrank Sinatra1955Ballad
71Wild WorldCat Stevens1970Ballad
72Then They DoTrace Adkins2003Country
73I’ll Be Your ManZac Brown Band2015Popular
74Shining StarManhattans1980Ballad
75I Turn To YouChristina Aguilera2000Ballad
76Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)Billy Joel1993Popular
77Love Of My LifeBrian McKnight2001Ballad
78You Decorated My LifeKenny Rogers1979Country
79DaughterLoudon Wainwright III2007Popular
80True Love WaysBuddy Holly1958Oldies
81Surfer GirlBeach Boys1963Ballad
82Child of MineCarole King1970Ballad
83Shower The PeopleJames Taylor1976Ballad
84I'll Always Love YouTaylor Dayne1988Ballad
85Daddy's HandsHolly Dunn1986Country
86Loving YouElvis Presley1957Ballad
87Daddy's Little GirlAl Martino1967Oldies
88You Belong To MeDuprees1962Oldies
89SheElvis Costello1999Ballad
90Angels Among UsAlabama1994Country
91Little Miss MagicJimmy Buffett1981Ballad
92Sweet Child O' MineSheryl Crow1999Alternative
93MemoriesElvis Presley1968Oldies
94Kind & GenerousNatalie Merchant1998Alternative
95The Blower's Daughter Damien Rice2003Ballad
96A New Day Has ComeCeline Dion2002Club
97AngieRolling Stones1973Oldies
98I'm Your AngelCeline Dion & R Kelly1998Ballad
99DaddyBeyonce2003Ballad
100My Special AngelBobby Helms1957Country

Wedding First Dance Songs

The above list represents the most popular dance songs for a father and daughter during a wedding or reception. Click on any title for a video and lyrics.

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