As you reminisce on all the sweet moments you’ve had with your father or father-figure, choosing a song that reflects your relationship can be a difficult task. Selecting your wedding reception music can definitely be a challenge during wedding planning.
To help, we rounded up the very best father-daughter dance songs for you two to sway and spin to during your wedding reception. Whether you're looking for something that’s upbeat and easy to dance to or a song that will tug at everyone's heartstrings, these top father-daughter dance songs are perfect for any wedding day.
Here are the very best father-daughter dance songs to make sure you savor that special wedding moment with your dad.
1. My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw
This song exactly what it’s like to watch your daughter grow up during this lovely country tune.
2. "Father and Daughter" by Paul Simon
This song choice will definitely give you and your father all the feels during your father-daughter dance.
3. “What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong
The mix of Armstrong’s gravelly voice and soft musical accompaniment will surely put a smile on both of your faces. A timeless classic, this father-daughter dance song will definitely make your guests teary eyed.
4. "Daughters" by John Mayer
The pretty acoustic sound will set the tone for a lovely, sentimental slow dance. This song beautifully articulates how important a father's love really is.
5. "Let It Be Me" by Ray LaMontagne
This song about being there for the ones you love whenever they're feeling down.
6. “You Are My Sunshine” by Johnny Cash
A timeless sing-along is definitely an oldie but a goodie that works wonderfully as a father-daughter dance song.
7. “My Girl” by The Temptations
It has a great beat that’s easy to dance to, even if you two aren't pro dancers. Throw it back to the '60s for your father-daughter dance song with this classic hit.
8. “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder
If you and your dad love to dance, then this upbeat and meaningful tune is the perfect pick for a father-daughter dance song. Stevie Wonder actually wrote this song for his daughter, Aisha.
9. "You've Got a Friend in Me" by Randy Newman
Selecting your father-daughter dance song is a sweet way to pay tribute to the sweet moments you had together when you were younger.
10. “Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole's vocals in this classic hit makes this father-daughter dance song choice a definite crowd pleaser.