Sometimes, the only thing that’s perfect for the romantic atmosphere of a wedding is the slow sway of a country song with emotional lyrics, heartfelt ballads, and the sound of soft, rhythmic guitar strumming. Whether it’s for your first dance or to play during your ceremony to accompany a romantic moment, these are some great country wedding songs about love that are essential to add your wedding day playlist. From oldies to recent hits of this year, these are our picks for the top 10 country wedding songs:
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1. Faith When I Fall by Kip Moore
For the couple looking for a slow country song with a rock edge, this is the song for you. It captures both the highs and lows of relationships and how much you need to lean on each other throughout it all. With the line “give me strength when I’m standing and faith when I fall” it is the perfect melody to extend your vows into your first dance.
2. From the Ground Up by Dan + Shay
This song is perfect for any country loving couple. You will spend your first dance dreaming of your future together and the life you’re starting to build “from the ground up.”
3. Mean to Me by Brett Eldredge
Mean to Me is the upbeat, feel-good, love song that country wedding songs are so loved for. Not only will you be ecstatic spinning around the dance floor with your new hubby or wifey, it is a great song to get your guests dancing with you at the end.
4. Die A Happy Man by Thomas Rhett
We love this sweet melody for any couple searching for a country wedding song as their first song. It embodies everything we want to feel about love, marriage, and the adventure that life is together. Not to mention, the music video with Thomas Rhett and his wife Laura, is beyond adorable!
5. Yours by Russell Dickerson
Another sweet wedding song that will melt your heart with the lyrics and realizing in that moment how valued you are and how loved you really are. The love that will be so apparent from your connection and this song will leave your guests with tears in their eyes.
6. Hey Pretty Girl by Kip Moore
“Hey pretty girl, can I have this dance?” Yes, yes you can. Kip will have you (and your guests) swaying to the charming lyrics and singing along as he serenades you through what your future may look like. From your big day until old age, through a potential family, you will be reminded that you get to live this crazy life with the person you’re sharing this dance with.
7. Giving It All (To You) by Haley and Michaels
This is the type of song that will make you automatically think of your first dance as a married couple every time you hear it. It really emphasizes combining your lives together and giving up completely to one another.
8. It’s Your Love by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
Sung by one of the best country music couples, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, you can’t go wrong with this classical slow love song. It’s emotional, sensual, and everlasting – just like your love. It will have the old country, new country, and no country fans alike swaying to the music and committing your first dance to memory.
9. One Great Mystery by Lady Antebellum
One Great Mystery dances you through a moment in time where you realize how lucky you two are that you found each other. You are meant to be together forever and this is the moment (and song) to really embrace and soak it all in.
10. God Gave Me You by Blake Shelton
For the religious couples out there, God Gave Me You may perfectly illustrate how you two feel together. Although Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert aren’t together anymore, the lyrics and the emotion are still very fitting. You two were meant for each other and for the journey you’re about to embark upon. Slow dancing and staring into each others eyes, this country wedding song will be everything you’d ever wanted and more.
Country wedding songs are becoming a wedding trend that everyone is talking about. You can play these songs for your first dance, during your reception, or even for a creative wedding exit to add to your big day. Ranging from classic to contemporary, these country wedding songs will without a doubt make your first dance unforgettable. If you’re looking for something more upbeat, we hope to have your guests tapping their foot and smiling through the entire dance. If an emotional reaction is more up your alley, some of these songs will without a doubt have you and your crowd in tears. Tell us- whether you’re married or about to be married, what song will you or did you choose as your country wedding song?