Top FIRST DANCE SONGS for 2022 weddings

27 Apr 2022

Yet to decide on your first dance song? Consult this list before you do 

New research by Jewellerybox has revealed the top ten first dance songs of the moment. 

Analysing data on the most popular first dance hits in user-created playlists on Spotify, the study has unearthed some interesting results. 

The top ten first dance songs for 2022 weddings

  1. Perfect by Ed Sheeran
  2. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran
  3. At Last by Etta James
  4. All Of Me by John Legend
  5. Say You Won't Let Go by James Arthur
  6. You Are The Reason by Calum Scott
  7. You Are The Best Thing by Ray LaMontagne
  8. Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley
  9. Speechless by Dan + Shay
  10. Can't Help Falling In Love by Haley Reinhart

It is no surprise that Ed Sheeran continues to top the charts for romantic ballads, but Etta James' At Last will always be a strong contender – currently featuring in 127 of 997 first dance playlists and racking up 400million listens on Spotify alone. 

The top ten artists selected for first dance songs have also been uncovered, based on related playlist appearances: 

  1. Ed Sheeran (432 playlist appearances)
  2. Dan + Shay (205 playlist appearances)
  3. Jason Mraz (174 playlist appearances)
  4. John Legend (163 playlist appearances)
  5. Christina Perri (141 playlist appearances)
  6. Chris Stapleton (141 playlist appearances)
  7. Calum Scott (137 playlist appearances)
  8. James Arthur (136 playlist appearances)
  9. Ray LaMontagne (133 playlist appearances)
  10. Luke Combs (130 playlist appearances)


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