Time.com reports that, as of 2014, the most popular wedding song to be used for the first dance was the song "At Last" by Etta James. This was part of a top 10 list created by Spotify based on a study of thousands of wedding-themed playlists created by its users.
The second most popular wedding song on the list was the Jason Mraz song "I Won't Give Up." Coming in third place was "You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne, followed by the John Legend Hit "All Of Me" in fourth place. The fifth place song was Jack Johnson's "Better Together," followed by Christine Perry's "A Thousand Years" in sixth place. The seventh place song was "Everything" by Michael Buble, while the eighth place song was "First Day of My Life" by Bright Eyes. The ninth place song on the list was Brad Paisley's "Then," and the final song on the top 10 list was Adele's "Make You Feel My Love."
Wedding site TheKnot.com recommends choosing wedding songs that represent the personalities of those getting married. Therefore, very traditional couples are more likely to choose a classic song such "At Last" by Etta James, whereas more irreverent couples might pick quirkier songs with a cheekier sense of humor to represent their coupling.