Country First Dance Songs: New Hits & Classic Favorites

Country music has a history of producing some of the most romantic love songs. Popular country love songs have topped many first dance song lists for the wedding couple.

Country music is a mainstay in American culture and will be here to stay for years to come.

Country first dance songs make great songs at many American weddings.

country first dance songs

If you are looking for Country first dance songs, you have come to the right place. We separate our list into classic country first dance songs and modern first dance songs. It really depends on what your style of country music is.

Modern country songs have more of a rock influence while classic country has more of a blues influence. If you would like to see a list of first dance songs of all music styles, please visit a list of modern first dance tracks.

New Country First Dance Songs

  1. Rollercoaster (Forever And A Day) – Brothers Osborne, 2023
  2. Dance With You – Brett Young, 2023
  3. Love You Anyway – Luke Combs, 2023
  4. Who I Am With You – Tucker Beathard, 2023
  5. No One’s Gonna Love You (Like I Do) – Taryn Papa, Zack Dyer, 2023
  6. Thank God – Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown, 2022
  7. Dance Of A Lifetime – Drake Milligan, 2022
  8. You (Acoustic) – Dan + Shay, 2022
  9. Can’t Help Falling in Love – Kacey Musgraves, 2022
  10. That’s What Love Is – Alexandra Kay, 2022
  11. Never Til Now – Ashley Cooke, Brett Young, 2022
  12. That’s Why – Troy Cartwright, 2022
  13. World Before You – Lauren Duski, 2022
  14. Always Been You – Kylie Morgan, 2022
  15. Someone – Aaron Lewis, 2022
  16. Take My Hand – Parmalee, 2021
  17. Tough Ones – Cooper Alan, 2021

Modern Country Love Hits

Chase Rice – Forever to Go
Released in 2020 on the album The Album Part 1

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Our song never gets old
The honeymoon phase
And butterflies fade
But I’ll never let you go

Jonny Houlihan – So in Love With You
Released in 2020 on the album Jonny Houlihan the Best of 2019

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Am gonna get down on one knee
Look up into your eyes
And girl, ask you to be my wife
And pray that you say “Yes”
Make me a happy man
By wearing my ring on your hand

Kane Brown – Good As You
Released in 2019 on the album Experiment

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Tomorrow, tonight, the rest of my life
I wanna be the man you want me to be
So startin’ right now, girl, tell me everything you need

Matt Stell – Prayed For You
Released in 2019 on the album Everywhere But On

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Every single day, before I knew your name
I couldn’t see your face, but I prayed for you
Every tail light fade in the goodbye rain
Girl even today, I prayed for you

Blake Shelton Duet with Gwen Stefani – Nobody But You
Released in 2019 on the album Fully Loaded: God’s Country

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I don’t wanna go down any other road now
I don’t wanna love nobody but you
Looking in your eyes now, if I had to die now
I don’t wanna love nobody but you

Luke Combs – Better Together
Released in 2019 on the album What You See Is What You Get

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Sometimes we’re oil and water
But I wouldn’t have it any other way
And if I’m being honest
Your first and my last name

Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber – 10,000 Hours
Released in 2019 on the album 10,000 Hours

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’d spend ten thousand hours and ten thousand more
Oh, if that’s what it takes to learn that sweetheart of yours
And I might never get there, but I’m gonna try
If it’s ten thousand hours or the rest of my life

Chris Stapleton – Millionaire
Released in 2017 on the album From A Room: Volume 2

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I got a woman with eyes that shine
Down deep as a diamond mine
She’s my treasure so very rare
She’s made me a millionaire

Blane Howard – Promise to Love Her
Released in 2019 on the album Promise to Love Her

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She’s my everything
She’s all I’ll ever need
And she loves me at my worst
Sir, I give you my word
I promise to love her

Brett Young – In Case You Didn’t Know
Released in 2017 on the album Brett Young

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I would be lying if I said
That I could live this life without you
Even though I don’t tell you all the time
You had my heart a long, long time ago
In case you didn’t know

Lee Brice – I Don’t Dance
Released in 2014 on the album I Don’t Dance

Lyrics To Inspire You:

No, I don’t dance, but here I am
Spinning you around and around in circles
It ain’t my style, but I don’t care
I’d do anything with you anywhere

Brett Eldredge – Mean To Me
Released in 2013 on the album Bring You Back

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The lights down low
Dancin slow
Oh, if falling’s how you feel
And perfect is what you see
Then I’d be what you mean to me

Chris Young – Who I Am With You
Released in 2013 on the album A.M.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You’re so good for me
And when I’m holdin’ you, it feels like I’ve got the world in my hands
Yeah, a better man is who I am with you

Hunter Hayes – Wanted
Released in 2013 on the album Hunter Hayes

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I wanna make you feel wanted
And I wanna call you mine
Wanna hold your hand forever
And never let you forget it

Blake Shelton – God Gave Me You
Released in 2011 on the album Red River Blue

Lyrics To Inspire You:

That you, an angel lovely
Could somehow fall for me
You’ll always be love’s great martyr
And I’ll be the flattered fool
And I need you

Thompson Square – Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not
Released in 2011 on the album Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Are you gonna kiss me or not?
Are we gonna do this or what?
I think you know I like you a lot
But you’re ’bout to miss your shot

Lady A – When You Got A Good Thing
Released in 2010 on the album Need You Now

Lyrics To Inspire You:

You know you keep on bringin’ out the best of me
And I need you now even more than the air I breathe
You can make me laugh when I wanna cry
This will last forever I just know, I know

Brad Paisley – Then
Released in 2009 on the album American Saturday Night

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And now you’re my whole life
Now you’re my whole world
I just can’t believe the way I feel about you, girl
We’ll look back someday, at this moment that we’re in
And I’ll look at you and say
And I thought I loved you then

Taylor Swift – Love Story
Released in 2008 on the album Love Story

Lyrics To Inspire You:

This love is difficult, but it’s real
Don’t be afraid, we’ll make it out of this mess
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes”

Big & Rich – Lost In This Moment
Released in 2007 on the album Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace

Lyrics To Inspire You:

There’s no doubt
Sealing our love with a kiss
Waited my whole life for this
Watching all my dreams come true
Lost in this moment with you

Rascal Flatts – Bless The Broken Road
Released in 2004 on the album Feels Like Today

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Pointing me on my way into your loving arms
This much I know is true
That God blessed the broken road
That led me straight to you

Slow Country First Dance Hits

The Chicks – Cowboy Take Me Away
Released in 1999 on the album Fly

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Cowboy take me away
Fly this girl as high as you can into the wild blue
Set me free, oh, I pray
Closer to heaven above and closer to you

Clint Black & Lisa Hartman Black – When I Said I Do
Released in 1999 on the album D’lectrified

Lyrics To Inspire You:

When I said I do, I meant that I will
Til’ the end of all time
Be faithful and true, devoted to you
That’s what I had in mind when I said I do

Lonestar – Amazed
Released in 1999 on the album Lonely Grill

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I don’t know how you do what you do
I’m so in love with you
It just keeps getting better
I want to spend the rest of my life with you by my side
Forever and ever

Alison Krauss – When You Say Nothing At All
Released in 1998 on the album Keith Whitley: A Tribute

Lyrics To Inspire You:

The smile on your face lets me know that you need me
There’s a truth in your eyes saying you’ll never leave me
A touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall
Now you say it best when you say nothing at all

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – It’s Your Love
Released in 1997 on the album Everywhere

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s your love
It just does something to me
It sends a shock right through me
I can’t get enough
And if you wonder
About the spell, I’m under
Oh it’s your love

Trisha Yearwood – How Do I Live
Released in 1997 on the album (Songbook) A Collection of Hits

Lyrics To Inspire You:

How do I live without you?
I want to know
How do I breathe without you?
If you ever go
How do I ever, ever survive?

Tracy Byrd – Keeper Of The Stars
Released in 1995 on the album No Ordinary Man

Lyrics To Inspire You:

When he joined these two hearts
I hold everything
When I hold you in my arms
I’ve got all I’ll ever need
Thanks to the keeper of the stars

John Michael Montgomery – I Love The Way You Love Me
Released in 1993 on the album Life’s a Dance

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Strong and wild
Slow and easy
Heart and soul
So completely
I love the way you love me

George Strait – I Cross My Heart
Released in 1992 on the album Pure Country Soundtrack

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I cross my heart
And promise to
Give all I’ve got to give
To make all your dreams come true
In all the world
You’ll never find
A love as true as mine

Classic Country First Dance Tracks

Randy Travis – Forever and Ever, Amen
Released in 1987 on the album Always & Forever

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Well, it’s easy to see it’s happenin’ to me
I’ve already forgotten every woman but you
Oh, darlin’, I’m gonna love you forever
Forever and ever, amen

Willie Nelson – Always on My Mind
Released in 1982 on the album Always On My Mind

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I am so happy that you’re mine
Little things I should have said and done
I just never took the time
You were always on my mind

Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle – You And I
Released in 1982 on the album Radio Romance

Lyrics To Inspire You:

With you in my life
They’ll never be another
We’ll be all right
Just you and I

Anne Murray – Could I Have This Dance
Released in 1980 on the album Anne Murray’s Greatest Hits

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Could I have this dance for the rest of my life?
Would you be my partner every night?
When we’re together it feels so right

George Jones – He Stopped Loving Her Today
Released in 1980 on the album I Am What I Am

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Kept some letters by his bed dated nineteen sixty-two
He had underlined in red every single “I love you”

George Jones & Tammy Wynette – Golden Ring
Released in 1976 on the album Golden Ring

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Tears roll down her cheeks
And happy thoughts run through her head
As he whispers low, “With this ring, I thee wed”

Dolly Parton – I Will Always Love You
Released in 1974 on the album Jolene

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I wish you joy
And I wish you happiness
But above all this
I wish you love

Tammy Wynette – Stand By Your Man
Released in 1968 on the album Stand by Your Man

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Stand by your man,
And show the world you love him
Keep giving all the love you can

Glen Campbell – Gentle on My Mind
Released in 1967 on the album Gentle on My Mind

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I pretend to hold you to my breast and find
That you’re wavin’ from the back roads by the rivers of my memories
Ever smilin’, ever gentle on my mind

Do you have a favorite country first dance song? Please share your song below in the comments.


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