Popular Father Daughter Dance Songs


Father Daughter Dance Wedding Songs Lessons

The Father Daughter Dance at the Wedding Reception marks a special moment for the dad and daughter. This is the moment in the evening that highlights the Father/Daughter relationship (preceded only by the walk down the aisle).

Many Fathers can be worried about choosing the perfect song to dance to - We've compiled a list of the Best Father Daughter Dance Songs you can dance to. You want to choose a song that speaks to your relationship. Pro Tip: Start by listening to a genre you both like!


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“You’ll Be In My Heart,” by Phil Collins

Genre // Style // Vibe:

"How Sweet It Is" by James Taylor

Genre // Style // Vibe: Old School, Light Hearted, Sweet, Classic, Rock, Jazz

"Father's Eyes" by Amy Grant

Genre // Style // Vibe: Sweet, Guitar

"Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole Genre // Style // Vibe: Classic, Jazz, Elegant

"The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra Genre // Style // Vibe: Upbeat, Classic

"Butterfly Kisses" by Bob Carlisle Genre // Style // Vibe: Slow, Sweet, Light Rock

"Father and Daughter" by Paul Simon Genre // Style // Vibe: Rock, Upbeat

"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong Genre // Style // Vibe: Classic, Old School, Slow

"Daughter" by Loudon Wainwright III Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Upbeat

"My Girl" by The Temptations

Genre // Style // Vibe: Classic, Old School

"I Loved Her First" by Heartland Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Sweet, Emotional

"Brown Eyed Girl" by Van Morrison Genre // Style // Vibe: Upbeat, Rock

"Cinderella" by Steven Curtis Chapman Genre // Style // Vibe: Elegant


"I Turn to You" by Christina Aguilera

Genre // Style // Vibe: Pop, Modern

"Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns N' Roses

Genre // Style // Vibe: Rock, Old School

"Wildflowers" by Tom Petty Genre // Style // Vibe: Upbeat, Old School, Sweet

"My Little Girl" by Tim McGraw Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Modern

"Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World" by Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole Genre // Style // Vibe: Upbeat, Sweet

"There Goes My Life" by Kenny Chesney

Genre // Style // Vibe: Country

"When You Need Me" by Bruce Springsteen Genre // Style // Vibe: Slow Rock

"You Are So Beautiful" by Joe Cocker Genre // Style // Vibe: Classic, Old School, Emotional

"Isn't She Lovely" by Stevie Wonder

Genre // Style // Vibe: Old School, Upbeat, Classic

"Always, in All Ways" by Kenny Loggins Genre // Style // Vibe: Slow Rock

"The Best Day" by Taylor Swift Genre // Style // Vibe: Modern, Upbeat, Pop

"Count on Me" by Bruno Mars

Genre // Style // Vibe: Modern, Upbeat, Pop

"Daddy" by Beyoncé Genre // Style // Vibe: R&B, Modern

"Daughters" by John Mayer Genre // Style // Vibe: Elegant, Modern


"Hero" by Mariah Carey

Genre // Style // Vibe: Emotional, Ballad

"I Hope You Dance" by Lee Ann Womack Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Modern, Pop

"My Wish" by Rascal Flatts Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Modern

"Tiny Dancer" by Elton John Genre // Style // Vibe: Old School, Modern

"Your Song" by Elton John Genre // Style // Vibe: Modern

"You've Got a Friend in Me" by Randy Newman

Genre // Style // Vibe: Modern


"You're My Best Friend" by Queen

Genre // Style // Vibe: Classic, Rock

"Always Be Your Baby" by Natalie Grant Genre // Style // Vibe: Slow, Modern

"Daddy's Hands" by Holly Dunn Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Pop

"Daddy's Little Girl" by The Shires Genre // Style // Vibe: Modern, Upbeat

"Wind Beneath My Wings" by Bette Midler Genre // Style // Vibe: Emotional, Classic

"Dance With My Daughter" by Jason Blaine Genre // Style // Vibe: Country, Pop, Modern


Which song is your favorite? What other songs belong on the list? Tell us in a comment below!


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