49 Songs Celebrity Couples Chose for Their First Dance

From Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to Queen Bey and Jay Z, see which songs celebrities chose for their first dance.
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Stumped for a song to sway to for your first dance as a married couple? Follow the lead (no pun intended) of one of the following celebrity couples and the tunes they played during their first dances. From the ever-popular classic "At Last" by Etta James, which made an appearance at four celebrity weddingss, to an unexpected mash-up courtesy of Kimye, read on for our list of celebrity first dance songs. When you're done, listen to our playlist and star your favorites.

1. Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof:

"Over The Rainbow," followed by "No Tengo Dinero" by Los Umbrellos

2. Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse:

"All I Want Is You" by U2 (played by two fiddlers)

3. Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross:

"Overjoyed" by Stevie Wonder

4. President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama:

"You and I" by Stevie Wonder

5. Beyoncé and Jay Z:

"Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé

6. Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher:

"Love Never Fails" by Brandon Heath

7. Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan:

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

8. Chelsea Clinton & Marc Mezvinsky:

"At Last" by Etta James

9. Christina Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend:

"Origin of Love" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch

10. David and Victoria Beckham:

"It Had To Be You" by The Starlight Orchestra

11. Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried:

"Love and Affection" by Matt White

12. Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner:

"This Year's Love" by David Gray

13. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi:

"Ribbon in the Sky" by Stevie Wonder

14. Fergie and Josh Duhamel:

"Sweethearts Together" by The Rolling Stones

15. Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed:

"At Last" by Etta James

16. George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin:

"Why Shouldn't ?" by Cole Porter

17. Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie:

"Stand by Me" by Ben E. King

18. Jenna Bush and Henry Hager:

"Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes" by Taj Mahal

19. Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux:

"Chandelier" by Sia

20. Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel:

"A Song for You" by Donny Hathaway

21. Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton and Prince William:

"Your Song" by Elton John (covered by Ellie Goulding)

22. Kate Moss and Jamie Hince:

"If There Is Something" by Roxy Music

23. Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley:

"Heavenly Day" by Patty Griffin

24. Katharine McPhee and Nick Cokas:

"The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

25. Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett:

"I Cross My Heart" by George Strait

26. Kevin Jonas and Danielle Deleasa:

"Only You Can Love Me This Way" by Keith Urban

27. Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom:

"Angel" by Anita Baker

28. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West:

"At Last" by Etta James with "These Arms of Mine" and "Try a Little Tenderness" by Otis Redding

29. Lauren Bush and David Lauren:

"Vanishing Breed" by Michael Martin Murphey

30. Lauren Conrad and William Tell:

"You're My Best Friend" by The Once

31. LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian:

"When It Don't Come Easy" by Patty Griffin

32. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan:

"Last Night On Earth" by Green Day

33. Michael Bublé & Luisana Lopilato:

"Everybody Loves Somebody" by Dean Martin

34. Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka:

"A Moment Like This" by Kelly Clarkson

35. Nick Carter and Lauren Kitt:

"You Showed Me" by The Turtles

36. Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo:

"A Kiss to Build a Dream On" by Louis Armstrong (performed by Steve Tyrell)

37. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban:

"At Last" by Etta James

38. Nicole Richie and Joel Madden:

"What a Wonderful World" by Louis Armstrong

39. Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell:

"My Valentine" by Paul McCartney

40. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth:

"Make You Feel My Love" by Bob Dylan

41. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.:

"Someone to Watch Over Me" by Ella Fitzgerald

42. Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici:

"One Woman" by Randy Rogers Band

43. Shania Twain and Frederic Thiebaud:

"I'm Your Man" by Michael Bublé

44. Shannen Doherty and Kurt Iswarienko:

"My Baby Just Cares For Me" by Nina Simone

45. Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott:

"Amazed" by Lonestar

46. Tia Mowry and Cory Hardrict

"Dangerously in Love 2" by Beyonce

47. Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley

"Faithfully" by Journey

48. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds

"Somewhere Over The Rainbow" performed by Florence Welch

49. Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello

"The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra

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