20 Fetching Dance Songs for Anniversaries for You


Setting the right atmosphere for your wedding anniversary will stimulate all five senses. One thing that can have an impact on the ambiance is the playlist you create for the night. You may want to have some variety with smooth R&B to upbeat pop songs to set the mood for your anniversary day. Then here is a list of 20 songs that some are the best classic and some are current hits you will want to consider for your anniversary dance.

20 Wonderful Dance Songs for Anniversaries


Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran (2014)

Ed Sheeran's voice is hypnotizing with this romantic ballad. With beautiful lyrics that perfectly describe the love you and your spouse feel for one another, it makes this song one must have anniversary love song for your play list.


Real Love, Eric Benet (2012)

Eric Benet’s soulful Real Love is a beautifully composed classic R&B song that is perfect for slow dancing. Benet’s unique voice with the combination of subtly drum and horn instrumentals will have everyone swaying on the dance floor.


A Thousand Years, Christina Perri (2011)

You will find it hard to find a song that better describes how you and your partner feel towards each other than this one. This powerful love song will get you thinking not just about the years that have passed but the many more to come.


Flower In A Field, Ten Til Two Project (2010)

Not one of the most trendy or overplayed radio songs you may know of, but Flower In A Field is a great song choice for your anniversary playlist. It offers an alternative to the classic romance song with a pop musical touch.


You Are, Charlie Wilson (2010)

This was nominated for Grammy as Best R&B Performance and Best R&B song. It describes the first feelings of butterflies to how the butterflies feel into love. With a soulful melody and Charlie Wilson's smooth voice, this will put a smile on your face because you can relate your story to the lyrics so much.


Happy Anniversary, Kelly Morrison (2009)

It is your anniversary so what song is better than one titled "Happy Anniversary"? This is one of the perfect dance songs for anniversaries that pay special tribute to celebrating your wedding anniversary.


After All These Years, Journey (2008)

This power ballad from Journey was the first song in 12 years from the band to make it in the top ten charts ever. It was also the first song from Journey to feature the new lead vocalist Arnel Pineda. It is really a beautiful composition that retells your wedding day and how far you two have come as a couple.


Bring It On Home, Little Big Town (2006)

This country hit from Little Big Town portrays the kind of relationship everyone is looking for. The lyrics tell a story of a lover offering his support in anyway after a stressful day. Although your anniversary will not be stressful, the song reminds you of how lucky you are to have such a considerate and caring life partner.


Remember When, Alan Jackson (2003)

This song was written by country singer Alan Jackson and was dedicated to his wife. The lyrics tell the story of how the two fell in love.


Thank You, Dido (2000)

This song is written by the English song writer Dido who dedicated it to her then boyfriend, Bob Page. What a beautiful and proper way to simply say "thank you" to your spouse for giving you the best days of your life.


You Just Get Better All The Time, Tim McGraw (1997)

Another country hit to pull at your heartstrings. This melodic song softens the instrumentals to really bring a focus to the lyrics which will remind you of how each day is better than the previous one with your spouse.


Grow Old With Me, Mary Chapin Carpenter (1994)

This song was originally released by the Beatles in 1984 and Mary Chapin Carpenter stays with the simplicity of the song. With just a piano to accompany her enchanting voice, this version is one of the best dance songs for anniversaries that symbolizes what you two have gone through all those years.


Have I Told You Lately, Rod Stewart (1993)

This early 90's love song is simple and sweet, and the lyrics will remind everyone to say "I Love You". It can be easy to forget to say these simple words to your spouse, but this song will remind you how lucky you are and how thankful you should be to have found such a perfect partner.


Unforgettable, Natalie & Nat ‘King’ Cole (1992)

This father daughter duet can make you remind some truly unforgettable moments at your anniversary. Your wedding anniversary is about celebrating your union, and can also be a time to remember those who have been by your side through it all. You can use this song to pay special tribute to the other loves of your life, like your parents, friends or children.


Look At Us, Vince Gill (1991)

The steel guitar intro is enough to put this song on your anniversary playlist. This country song topped the charts at #4 when it was released. Take the time to reminisce with your loved one about the good and the bad you have helped each other with over the years.


It Had To Be You, Harry Connick Jr. (1989)

This big band hit is just hard to hear without tapping your foot or taking a spin on the dance floor. Take a few dance lessons and really wow your guest with a brief, entertaining, ballroom choreographed routine. Let everyone see the playful side of you as a couple by adding this to your dance songs for anniversaries playlist.


When I see You Smile, Bad English (1988)

Isn’t it just magical how all your chaos just melts away when your husband or wife smiles at you? Released at a time where big hair and boy bands fell into the same category, this song will remind you to show your pearly whites all evening.


Through The Years, Kenny Rogers (1982)

This can be one classic love song that helps you look back on all the years you have had together. But, even with the ups and downs, when you look at the love of your life, you will be glad you stayed by their side through it all.


Endless Love, Lionel Richie & Diana Ross (1981)

This might simply be the epitome of all love songs and it is recognized as one of the greatest duets of all time. Sang by two legendary vocal powerhouses, Endless Love is the ultimate declaration of how long love can last.


Could I Have This Dance, Anne Murray (1980)

What a better way to encourage your guests to get on the dance floor! This is the perfect song that will take you back to your original wedding day and even the proposal when you were asked (or did the asking) to spend the rest of your life with one another.