R&B Father Daughter Songs

The Father-Daughter Dance may mean more to the father than to the daughter as it is a passing of his daughter to her new life journey. It signifies love for her and their relationship. Many great R&B songs hit the spot for the father-daughter dance. Enjoy our list of great R&B Father Daughter Songs.

R&B Father Daughter Songs

It doesn’t even need to be your wedding day. Just celebrate the love between a daughter and her father with the songs below.

If R&B is your favorite music style, we can help you select the perfect song for your father-daughter dance.

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R&B Father Daughter Dance Songs

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Probably the most popular R&B song to celebrate a Father’s love for his daughter at a wedding is…

Like My Daddy – Lenasia Tyson
2019, Like My Daddy

My Girl – The Temptations
1965, The Temptations Sing Smokey

I don’t need no money, fortune or fame.
I’ve got all the riches, baby, one man can claim.
Well, I guess you’d say
What can make me feel this way?
My girl

Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
1976, Songs in the Key of Life

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

Stand By Me – Ben E. King
1962, Don’t Play That Song!

Stand by me
If the sky that we look upon
Should tumble and fall
Or the mountain should crumble to the sea

Wind Beneath My Wings – Eddie & Gerald LeVert
1995, Father And Son

Did you ever know that you’re my hero
If you didn’t, I’m telling you now daddy, daddy
You’re everything I would like to be

Unforgettable – Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole
1991, Unforgettable: With Love

Never before has someone been more
Unforgettable in every way
And forevermore, that’s how you’ll stay

Footprints in the Sand – Leona Lewis
2007, Spirit

The first time ever I saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave

Shining Star – The Manhattans
1980, After Midnight

Honey be, right here where you are
Until my dying day, ahh yeah
Honey you, you, you are my shining star

Dance With My Father – Luther Vandross
2003, Dance with My Father

One final dance with him
I’d play a song that would never ever end
‘Cause I’d love love love to
Dance with my father again

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
1967, United

Ain’t no valley low enough
Ain’t no river wide enough
To keep me from getting to you babe

Ain’t That Love – Ray Charles
1957, Ray Charles

I’ll be here (I’ll be here)
Just to see you through
Now, ain’t that love?

You’re A Big Girl Now – The Stylistics
1971, The Stylistics

You’re a big girl now
No more daddy’s little girl

Daddy – Beyoncé
2003, Dangerously in Love

I want my husband to be like my daddy
There is no one else like my daddy
And I thank you

Color Him Father – The Winstons
1969, Color Him Father

Think I’ll color this man father
I think I’ll color him love
Said I’m gonna color him father
I think I’ll color the man love

Ballerina Girl – Lionel Richie
1986, Dancing on the Ceiling

Ballerina Girl
You are so lovely
I can see in you
My dreams come true

I’ll Be There – Jackson 5
1970, ABC

I’ll be there with a love that’s strong
I’ll be your strength
I’ll keep holdin’ on

Babyfather – Sade
2010, Soldier of Love

Your daddy knows you’re a flame
Your daddy love come with a lifetime guarantee

If It Wasn’t For Your Love – Heather Headley
2002, This Is Who I Am

At last my chance to shine
And all in perfect time
A life I’d once dreamed of
Who’d have thought
If it wasn’t for your love

Hero – Mariah Carey
1993, Music Box

Look inside you and be strong
And you’ll finally see the truth
That a hero lies in you

Daddy Lessons – Beyoncé
2016, Lemonade

Daddy made me dance
And daddy held my hand
And daddy liked his whiskey with his tea
And we rode motorcycles
Blackjack, classic vinyl
Tough girl is what I had to be

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life – Stevie Wonder
1972, Talking Book

You are the sunshine of my life
That’s why I’ll always stay around
You are the apple of my eye
Forever you’ll stay in my heart

Your Daddy Loves You – Gil Scott-Heron
1974, Winter in America

Your daddy loves you
Your daddy loves his girl

Daddy Could Swear, I Declare – Gladys Knight & the Pips
1973, Neither One of Us

Cursin’, just a-fussin’
And a-bein’ mad
But I hope the good lord will understand
That daddy’s is just bein’ my dad

That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding
1965, The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads

I’ll be the moon when the sun goes down
Just to let you know that I’m still around
That’s how strong my love is

Your Joy – Chrisette Michele
2007, I Am

You’ll always be my father
And I’ll always be your joy

Lovely Day – Bill Withers
1977, Menagerie

Then I look at you
And the world’s alright with me
Just one look at you
And I know it’s gonna be
A lovely day

I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1992, The Bodyguard Soundtrack

I hope life treats you kind
And I hope you have all you’ve dreamed of
And I wish to you joy and happiness
But above all this, I wish you love

You’re a Wonderful One – Marvin Gaye
1965, How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You

You’re really more than I deserve
From my heart I mean these words
You’re a wonderful one

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