Top 25 Modern Father Daughter Dance Songs For Your Wedding

Father Daughter Dance Songs

If you are buried in the weeds of wedding planning and don’t know which dance songs to play for your father-daughter dance, you’ve come to the right place! To help you save you time and energy, we have compiled a list of modern father daughter dance songs.

1 “Make you Feel My Love” by Adele

Our first pick for the father daughter dance song you might consider for your wedding reception is performed by none other than Adele, who does not need any introduction. The interesting fact about this tune is that it is a cover of the Bob Dylan song with the same name and was recorded by Adele to express her feelings about a bad relationship she was with her boyfriend. “Make You Feel My Love” is one of her most popular songs, and it has been used as a wedding song by many couples.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“When the rain is blowing in your face / And the whole world is on your case / I could offer you a warm embrace / To make you feel my love.”

2 “Daddy” by Beyoncé

Beyonce’s song “Daddy” was launched in 2003 and is a great choice for a father-daughter dance song because it tells the story of a loving relationship between a father and his young daughter. The song was composed by Beyonce and Mark Batson and was inspired by Mathew Knowles, the singer’s father.

When it comes to modern father daughter dance songs, Beyonce’s “Daddy” is the perfect song. It’s a sweet and sentimental tribute to the special bond between a father and daughter, and its message is one that any daughter would be proud to share with her father. Plus, the song has a great beat that is sure to get everyone on the dance floor.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Because you loved me I overcome, yeah / And I’m so proud of what you’ve become, yeah / You’ve given me such security / No matter what mistakes I make you’re there for me / You cure my disappointments and you heal my pain / You understood my biz and you protected me / I treasure every irreplaceable memory and that’s why.”

3 “Dad” by Tyler Wood

Tyler Wood wrote this song about his father. The lyrics are simple, but the meaning behind them is powerful. They speak to what fathers do for their children and why, in their kids’ eyes, dads are superheroes.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“You carried the weight so we’d have a good life / Raised us with love / So we could fly / Anyone else would call you Superman / But I just call you Dad.

4 “Butterfly Fly Away” by Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus wrote one of her most personal songs about her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. In the song, she sings about how he was her best friend and protector. “I’m gonna miss you daddy/I’ll never forget you,” she sings.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“You tucked me in, turned out the lights/Kept me safe and sound at night/Little girls depend on things like that/Brushed my teeth and combed my hair had to drive me everywhere/You were always there when I looked back.”

5 “Letter to My Daughter” by Quando Rondo

Quando Rondo wrote the song for his daughter in 2019 when she was born. It is a modern father daughter song about love, family, and dedication

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I done dedicate my whole heart to you, girl / You the only one know how I feel / Run it up to just buy the whole world / I don’t care if it cost a hunnid mill’ / Want you to know you the only one / Made me change the way that I live / As a child, promise you’ll have fun / Ain’t gotta worry ’bout a dollar bill.”

6 “Daughters” by John Mayer

John Mayer has been one of the most successful musicians over the past decade. His music is known for its emotional lyrics and catchy melodies. “Daughters” is a perfect song for a father-daughter wedding dance. It features a guitar sound that will make your dad feel like a rock star. Released in 2003, the song “Daughters” won many awards including a Grammy. The lyrics of the song provide advice to fathers and mothers on how to treat their daughters.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Fathers be good to your daughters / Daughters will love like you do / Girls become lovers who turn into mothers / So mothers be good to your daughters too…”

7 “I Turn to You” by Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera is one of the best singers of all times. Her voice is powerful and her style is unique. I Turn to You” is a cover song of an All-4-One song released in 1987. The touching lyrics describe the strong relationship between a father and his child, and the moving melody will surely bring tears to the eyes.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“When I’m lost, in the rain, in your eyes / I know I’ll find the light to light my way. / When I’m scared, losing ground, when my world is going crazy,You can turn it all around yes / And when I’m down you’re there pushing me to the top. You’re always there givin’ me all you’ve got.”

8 “Dance With My Daughter,” by Jason Blaine

Jason Blaine is an award winning Canadian country singer and songwriter, author of several hits. Blaine’s song “Dance With my Daughter” is a beautiful ballad that describes how a father feels when dancing with his daughter. This is a perfect choice for a father-daugther dance song because it evokes feelings of happiness and joy.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Gonna dance with my daughter / Spin her around under the lights / ‘Cause I’m just a father / Making the most of this moment in time / Before she lets me go, I’ll hold her close / Caught in this race against time / Right now all I want is to dance with my daughter tonight.”

9 “One Call Away” by Charlie Puth

“Dance With My Daughter,” by Jason Blaine, is one of the best father daughter dance songs. It is a beautiful and heartwarming song about a father’s love for his daughter. The lyrics are very touching and the melody is very pretty. This song would be perfect for a father daughter dance at a wedding.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I’ll be there to save the day / Superman got nothing on me / I’m only one call away / Come along with me and don’t be scared.”

10 “Like My Daddy” by Lenasia Tyson

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“You have a strong heart and a strong mind, / Lots of wisdom and you share it all, / You” re full of love joy and peace, the characteristics that heal happy family.” < em>

11 “Always Be Your Baby” by Natalie Grant

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I’ll always be your baby / No matter how the years fly by / The way you loved me / Made me who I am in this world / I’m a woman now / Not a little girl / Wherever this life takes me / I’ll always be your baby.”

12 “My Little Girl” by Tim McGraw

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I remember I thought you looked like an angel / Wrapped in pink, so soft and warm / You’ve had me wrapped around your finger / Since the day you were born.”

13 “The Best Day” by Taylor Swift

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I have an excellent father / His strength is making me stronger / God smiles on my little brother / Inside and out he’s better than I am / I grew up in a pretty house / And I had space to run and I / had the best days with you.”

14 “For My Daughter” by Kane Brown

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Someone to play catch with, out in the backyard / To pick up the pieces of your first broken heart / Someone to say slow down when you turn sixteen / Yeah, I grew up without a dad / I’m gonna be the best one I can be.”

15 “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban

This is another beautiful father daughter dance song you might consider for your wedding reception.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains / You raise me up, to walk on stormy seas / I am strong, when I am on your shoulders / You raise me up to more than I can be.”

16 “Ready, Set, Don’t Go” by Billy Ray Cyrus

This is indeed a father daughter song performed by Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus.

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Looks like she’s all ready to leave / Nothing left to pack / Ain’t no room for me in that car / Even if she asked me to tag along / God, I gotta be strong.”

17 “Maggie May Dreams” by David “Ace” Cannon

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I would sing and you’d fall fast asleep, I’d pray the Lord for the moment to keep / Everything was as perfect as it seemed, Just you and me and our Maggie May Dreams.”

18 “The Man Who Loves You The Most” by Zac Brown Band

This very emotional wedding song is guaranteed to make sure guess shed tears while you will be dancing with your daddy.

Our favorite lyrics of this dance song:

“I hope you find a guy that treats you right/ On wedding night I’ll raise a toast / Hope you understand / I’ll always be the man who loves you the most.”

19 “My Wish” by Rascal Flatts

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow / And each road leads you where you want to go / And if you’re faced with a choice, and you have to choose / I hope you choose the one that means the most to you / And if one door opens to another door closed / I hope you keep on walkin’ ’till you find the window / If it’s cold outside, show the world the warmth of your smile.”

20 “Just Fishin'” by Trace Adkins

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I say, “Daddy loves you, baby” one more time / She says, “I know. I think I’ve got a bite” / And all this laughin’, cryin, smilin’ dyin’ here inside’s / Is what I call, livin’.”

21 “Cinderella” by Steven Curtis Chapman

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“So I will dance with Cinderella / While she is here in my arms / ‘Cause I know something the prince never knew / Oh, I will dance with Cinderella / I don’t wanna miss even one song / ‘Cause all too soon the clock will strike midnight / And she’ll be gone.”

22 “First Man” by Camila Cabello

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“I swear on my heart / That he’s a good man / I know you’ll stay up late / Just waiting for me / You held me so tight / Now someone else can / But you were the first man that really loved me.”

23 “To Sir With Love” by Lulu

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Those school girl days of telling tales and biting nails are gone, / But in my mind I know they will still live on and on, / But how do you thank someone who has taken you from crayons to perfume. / It isn’t easy but I’ll try, / If you wanted the sky I’d write across the sky in letters.”

24 “Daddy’s Little Girl” by The Shires

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Used to wrap my hands around his little finger / Turns out he was wrapped around mine / He said, “You can be anything you want to in this great big world” / But I’m always gonna be daddy’s little girl.”

25 “Walk with You” by Edwin McCain

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“Every step that we take / Brings back the memories / Winter snows and horse shows / Dancing on the beach / I can’t help thinking that I’m the lucky one / You’re still my baby daughter / And now I’ve gained a son.”

26 “I’ll Be Your Man (Song For A Daughter)” by Zac Brown Band

Our Favorite Lyrics:

“You’re gonna make the finest momma someday / Some man will take you away / But until then / Chase down your dreams / Laugh all the time and believe / That love’s gonna conquer all things / So until then / I’ll be your man.”


We hope you liked the list of father daughter wedding dance songs we compiled. Feel free to contact us to share this article with other brides who are planning their wedding.