For centuries the traditional first dance has remained a highlight of the post-wedding reception. For many would-be newlyweds it involves choosing the perfect song that reflects the relationship, and ensuring your dance moves are on top form, as all eyes will be on you and your man!


Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Danced to Ellie Goulding’s cover of the Elton John classic: Your Song

Kate Moss & Jamie Hince
Chose “If There Is Something” by Roxy Music as their first dance as man and wife.

Beyoncé & Jay-Z
Rocked the dance floor with the first song they collaborated on together: “Crazy in Love”

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell
chose a McCartney song – not from his Beatles days – “My Valentine”

President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama
danced their wedding night away to Stevie Wonder’s ”You and I”


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David Beckham and Victoria Adams
Chose a romantic classic for their big day: “It Had To Be You” by The Starlight Orchestra

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato’s
first dance was to “Everybody Loves Somebody” by Dean Martin

Fergie and Josh Duhamel
In true rock’n’roll style danced to The Rolling Stone’s “Sweethearts Together” at their 2009 white wedding.

Joel Madden & Nicole Richie’s
first dance tune was Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World”

Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries
(ironically) dance to ”Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons married his girlfriend of 28 years Shannon Tweed
and danced to “At Last” by Etta James. Very fitting.


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