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Not everyone wants to waltz around the floor for their first dance, and that’s A-OK. If you want to spice things up and go for an upbeat first dance song, we say go for it - your wedding guests will love that you’re doing something different. We’ve rounded up the best love songs with a faster tempo to help you on your hunt for the perfect melody for your big moment.

Here are some of the most wedding-worthy upbeat first dance songs.

  • No Matter Where You Are - Us The Duo
  • Good Day For Marrying You - Dave Barnes
  • Sugar, You - Oh Honey
  • Be My Forever - Christina Perri feat. Ed Sheeran
  • L-O-V-E - Nat King Cole
  • Fine By Me - Andy Grammer
  • This Kiss - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • When I’m With You - Ben Rector
  • Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
  • Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police
  • P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) - Michael Jackson
  • ABC - The Jackson 5
  • I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
  • I’m A Believer - The Monkees
  • September - Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Marry You - Bruno Mars
  • Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
  • Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Swede
  • Paradise - George Ezra
  • Rhythm Of Love - Plain White T’s
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  • You’re The One That I Want - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
  • Love On Top - Beyoncé
  • What I Like About You - The Romantics
  • Home - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

For more upbeat first dance songs, consult with a wedding DJ or band on WeddingWire »