Top 7 Father/Daughter Dance Songs

As much as we love watching the couple share their first dance, there's nothing quite as special as the father/daughter dance! Seeing the love between a father and his daughter always pulls at our heartstrings! Here are our top picks for father/daughter dance songs! 

1. Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle

This beloved song takes us on a journey of what it's like for a father to raise his daughter. There are so many special moments to cherish along the way. It's the little things like "butterfly kisses after bedtime prayer" that live in a father's heart forever.

2. I Loved Her First by Heartland

Nothing makes a father happier than knowing his daughter has found a man who will love and cherish her. This song serves as an important message from the father to the groom: She may be yours now, but “I loved her first, I held her first, and there’s a place in my heart that will always be hers.”

3. Daddy's Little Girl by Michael Buble

This simple song reminds us of the special place a daughter has in her father’s heart. It is a message from a father to his daughter: Although you are grown up and married now, “you’re daddy’s little girl to have and hold.” 

4. Isn't She Lovely by Stevie Wonder

Who doesn’t love this beautiful tribute that Stevie Wonder made to his daughter? He reminds us of the beauty of creating a life and what a gift it is to be blessed with a child. This upbeat and happy tune is a lovely underscore for your father/daughter dance!

5. Unforgettable by Nat King Cole & Natalie King Cole

There’s nothing like this classic duet by the infamous father/daughter duo to give us all the feels! The bond between a father and daughter is truly “unforgettable, in every way.”

6. Daughters by John Mayer

This song reminds us how important the role of a father is in his daughter’s life because “daughters will live like you do.” A girl will always look up to her father, and it’s a bond that no father should miss out on!

7. It Won't Be Like This For Long by Darius Rucker

This nostalgic and memorable song reminds us how quickly children grow up. Fathers should cherish and love every single moment they spend with their daughters because “it won’t be like this for long.”

What do you think of these awesome tunes? What are your favorite father/daughter dance songs? Give us a comment below! 

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