There’s so much pressure around choosing the perfect song for your bridal waltz. You want a tune that is romantic and heartfelt, without being too cheesy. You need lyrics that describe your relationship with your hubby and a beat that you can easily dance to.

Every time you hear the song, you’ll be brought back to the first moments of the bridal waltz, so it needs to be one that you won’t regret.

For those of you struggling to find the first dance song, we’ve spoken with RNB, dance and jazz band Soul Nights on the most popular romantic choices of 2015; because if it’s working for other brides, it’ll work for you!

Top 5 Most Popular First Dance Songs of 2015

1. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran 

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2. All of Me – John Legend

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3. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green 

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4. At Last – Etta James 

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5. Marry You – Bruno Mars 

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5 Most Popular Classic First Dance Songs

1. You are the Sun – Lionel Richie

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2. Stand By Me – Ben E King 

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3. You are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder 

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4. If I Aint’ Got You – Alicia Keys 

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5. At Last – Etta James 

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Soul Nights is a Sydney-based RNB, dance and jazz band who cover all the favourite wedding classics, as well as Top 30 hits. From Michael Jackson and The Supremes to Beyoncé and Rihanna, Soul Nights has decades of experience and knows how to get your guests onto the dance floor.

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Main image from Georgia and Anthony’s wedding. Photography by GM Photographics.

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