R&B music is known for its soulful and meaningful songs. This is why R&B songs make great first dance songs as well. Contemporary R&B is a combination of rhythm and blues, funk, soul, hip hop, pop, and dance. If R&B is your favorite style of music, celebrate your first dance as a married couple with an R&B song.
R&B songs make great first dance songs as they typically are full of expression of love and soulful singing. We feature artists of the past and present to give a wide range of choices.
R&B First Dance Songs
Nat King Cole – L-O-V-E
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – You’re All I Need To Get By
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Barry White – You’re The First, My Last, My Everything
Lionel Richie & Diana Ross – Endless Love
Stevie Wonder – Overjoyed
Freddie Jackson – You Are My Lady
Luther Vandross – Here And Now
Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You
Brian McKnight – Back At One
Sade – By Your Side
Alicia Keys – No One
B.O.B. featuring Bruno Mars – Nothin’ On You
Beyonce – 1+1
Boyz II Men featuring Charlie Wilson – More Than You’ll Ever Know
John Legend – All Of Me
A few Modern First Dance Songs
Listen to our R&B first dance songs playlist on Spotify.
Other great R&B song lists: