The songs millennials want played for their first dance

bride in a dress groom in red suit, dancing in front of a floral arch

Over the past year, UK searches for 'first dance songs 2022' have increased by +1,300%1, whilst searches for 'first dance ideas for non-dancers have increased by +300%2 showing that more couples are looking for inspiration.

The first dance is likely to be one of the most memorable moments of your wedding, so naturally, newlyweds are determined to pick the most suitable song. A decision needs to be made whether to choose an old classic or maybe the new love song that's currently in the charts.

To help couples trying to decide on the best track to sway to, using Playlistminer to analyse 998 Spotify playlists found when searching for 'Wedding First Dance' life insurance broker, Reassured has revealed the top 30 first dance songs3 and a full list can be found here.

But which artists and songs made it into the top 10? The list is as follows:
 

RankSong Artist
1Thinking out LoudEd Sheeran
2PerfectEd Sheeran
3All of MeJohn Legend
4At LastEtta James
5Can't Help Falling in LoveElvis Presley
6Say You Won't Let GoJames Arthur
7You Are the Best ThingRay LaMontagne
8Can't Help Falling in LoveHayley Reinhart
9Your Song Elton John
10Perfect (duet Ed Sheeran & Beyonce)Ed Sheeran
 

Commenting on the study, Phil Jeynes, Director of Corporate Strategy from Reassured says: “Clearly, planning for your wedding day is a very exciting and special time and probably not when most people are thinking about their long term finances! However, putting Life Cover in place can give great peace of mind and is often more affordable than people think. As the UK's largest broker, we are on hand to help make sure you get the protection you need quickly and efficiently."

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