If you’re a bride, you know the importance of choosing the perfect father daughter dance song for your wedding. Nothing will tear up your guests more than hearing a touching father and daughter dance song. We’ve compiled an extensive list of the top 25 upbeat father daughter dance songs for weddings that we think are perfect for your special event. There’s something on here for every type of dad – country music fans, hip hop heads, classic rockers, R&B aficionados.
“She comes in colours everywhere / She combs her hair / She’s like a rainbow / Coming, colours in the air / Oh, everywhere / She comes in colours.”
“Like My Daddy” by Lenasia Tyson is a modern father daughter dance song that will make you want to dance. Lenasia Tyson sings about the love she has for her father. She says he’s the only one who can make her smile when she breaks down and about how he reminds her of who she really is inside. It’s a beautiful song, perfect for your wedding reception or Father Daughter Dance!
“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 the happy family.”
“Dance Like Yo Daddy” by Meghan Trainor is a father daughter song that features all the fast beats and happy lyrics that will have you dancing like nobody’s watching.
“I want you dance like yo daddy (come on) / Dance like yo daddy (come on) / Come on and move like yo mama, you know you wanna / Go dance like yo daddy (dance like yo daddy) / And if you care what they think then you can’t have fun so come on / Let’s go.”
“Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles is another wedding song that is perfect for the father-daughter dance. This song has a slower tempo and an upbeat mood that shows the celebration of life.
“Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter / Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here / Here comes the sun do, do, do / Here comes the sun / And I say it’s all right.”
“Run away, find you a lover / Go away somewhere all bright and new / I have seen no other / Who compares with you.”
“Come fly with me, let’s float down to Peru / In llama-land there’s a one-man band / And he’ll toot his flute for you / Come fly with me, let’s take off in the blue.”
This perfect song is
I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day / When it’s cold outside / I’ve got the month of May / I guess you’d say /What can make me feel this way
But you brighten up for me all of my days / With a love so sweet in so many ways / I wanna stop and thank you, baby / I just wanna stop and thank you baby, oh yes.
Hey, sweet peaApple of my eye / Don’t know when, and I don’t know why / But you’re the only reason I keep on coming home / You’re the reason, yes, you’re the reason / Hey
This splendid father daughter wedding song has a fun, upbeat tempo and an easy rhyme scheme that most people learn with little effort. This is also a great song to dance to, which might be why it’s often featured wedding dance videos as well.
“Lovely, never, never change / Keep that breathless charm / Won’t you please arrange it? / ‘Cause I love you / A-just the way you look tonight.”
“I’m gonna watch you shine / Gonna watch you grow / Gonna paint a sign / So you always know / As long as one and one is two / Ooh ooh / There could never be a father / Love his daughter more than I love you.”
If your dad is a Guns’n Roses fan, this is a perfect father daughter wedding dance song and he will enjoy it very much.
“She’s got a smile that it seems to me / Reminds me of childhood memories / Where everything was as fresh as the bright blue sky / Now and then when I see her face / She takes me away to that special place / And if I stare too long, I’d probably break down and cry.”
“Now, some other boys might be little bit smarter than I am / Are bigger and stronger too / Maybe, But none of them / Is ever gonna love you the way I do / It’s me and you.”
“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.”
“Well she was an American girl / Raised on promises / She couldn’t help thinkin’ that there / Was a little more to life / Somewhere else / After all it was a great big world / With lots of places to run to / Yeah, and if she had to die tryin’ / She had one little promise / She was gonna keep.”
“Like a true nature child / We were born / Born to be wild / We can climbed so high / I never wanna die / Born to be wild / Born to be wild.”
“Oh, you’re the best friend that I ever had / I’ve been with you such a long time / You’re my sunshine and I want you to know / That my feelings are true / I really love you / Oh, you’re my best friend.”
“Isn’t she pretty? Truly the angel’s best / Boy, I’m so happy / We have been heaven blessed / I can’t believe what God has done / Through us He’s given life to one / But isn’t she lovely made from love?”
“I had the time of my life / And I’ve never felt this way before / And I swear this is true / And I owe it all to you.”
“I’m thirty-three for a moment / Still the man, but you see I’m a “they” / A kid on the way, babe / A family on my mind.”
“If you miss me, I’ll be there / To brush the sunlight from your hair / I’ll be there to guide you when trouble walks beside you / If you need me I’ll be there / And when this dirty world has been cold to you / I got two strong arms waitin’ to hold you / And when those mean days come along / We’ll stand together and we’ll take ’em on / So if you need me just call my name.”
“When you’re down and troubled and you need a helping hand / And nothing, whoa, nothing is going right / Close your eyes and think of me and soon I will be there / To brighten up even your darkest nights.”
“You’ve been so kind and generous / I don’t know how you keep on giving / For your kindness I’m in debt to you / And I never could have come this far without you.”
“I will walk with you / Every step of the way / Love you all my life / Love you everyday / No matter where you wander / No matter what you do / Come what may I will walk with you.”
“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.”
Father daughter dances are a fun and meaningful way for dad and his “little girl” to spend time together on the dance floor during the wedding reception. As with all things, there are plenty of music choices that are suitable for your wedding day. An upbeat song paired with the dancing will make for a joyful and memorable event. If you and your dad are good dancers, we highly recommend that you dance to some of these songs that are trending as the most requested father daughter dances.