Every couple wants to find the perfect wedding song. If you are looking for a wedding song from the R&B genre of music, then you may want to take some of these songs into consideration. Many of these songs are well known as wedding songs, and can make the perfect choice for the right couple.
1. “Spend My Life With You” by Eric Benet featuring Tamia
This is a personal favorite R&B wedding song. Eric Benet and Tamia sing, “Can I just see you every morning when I open my eyes/ Can I just feel your heart beating beside me/ Every night/ Can we just feel this way together/ Till the end of all time/ Can I just spend my life with you.” This can really make a beautiful first dance song.
2. “I Swear” by Boys II Men
This is one of the most popular wedding songs that the R&B music genre has to offer. Boys II Men are known for their beautiful voices, lyrics, and melodies. “I Swear” can make a great first wedding dance song for almost any couple. Boys II Men sing, “And I swear / By the moon and the stars in the skies / I’ll be there / I swear like the shadow that’s by your side / I’ll be there / For better or worse, till death do us part / I’ll love you with every beat of my heart.”
3. “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo
Anyone who is a fan of K-Ci & JoJo may want to think about using this beautiful R&B song for their first wedding dance. K-Ci & JoJo both have great voices, and the melody to this song is ideal for a slow dance. The duo sings, “All my life / I prayed for someone like you / And I thank God / That I finally found you / All my life / I prayed for someone like you / And I hope that you feel the same way too / Yes, I pray that you do love me too.”
4. “No One Else Comes Close” by Joe
A really beautiful first wedding dance song is “No One Else Comes Close.” The song, which has also been done by the Backstreet Boys, has a very beautiful R&B melody and lyrics. Joe sings, “No one else comes close to you/ No one makes me feel the way you do/ You’re special girl, to me/ And you’ll always be, eternally/ Everytime I hold you near/ You always say the words I love to hear/ Girl, with just a touch, you can do so much.”
5. “Back at One” by Brian McKnight
This R&B song can make a beautiful choice for a first wedding dance song. Brian McKnight sings, “One…you’re like a dream come true / Two…just wanna be with you/ Three…girl, it’s plain to see that you’re the only one for me / Four…repeat steps one through three/ Five…make you fall in love with me/ If ever I believe my work is done, then I start back at one.” This song is ideal for the couple who feels as though they are continuously falling in love with one another, making it an excellent wedding song choice if you plan to renew your vowels.
6. “Angel of Mine” by Monica
If you’re looking for an R&B wedding song by a female artist, this song can be an excellent choice. Monica sings, “You came into my life sent from above / When I lost all hope you showed me love / I’m checkin for ya, boy you’re right on time / Angel of mine.” Keep in mind that the rest of the song also has very beautiful lyrics which most likely describe the way that you feel about your future spouse.
7. “Hero” by Mariah Carey
A R&B wedding song that is ideal for anyone who wants a really beautiful melody to dance to, as well as lovely lyrics, is “Hero.” Keep in mind that this song may bring tears to some of your guests’ eyes, as the song is so intense. Mariah Carey passionately sings, “And then a hero comes along / With the strength to carry on/ And you cast your fears aside/ And you know you can survive/ So when you feel like hope is gone/ Look inside you and be strong/ And you’ll finally see the truth/ That a hero lies in you.” Keep in mind that while this song can be a suiting first wedding dance song, it can also make a great father/daughter or son/mother dance song.
8. “Let’s Get Married” by Jagged Edge
For the right couple, this R&B song can make a great wedding song. It is ideal for the couple who knew years back that they wanted to get married, but life got in the way. Jagged Edge sings, “Meet me at the altar in your white dress/ We ain’t getting no younger we might as well do it/ Been feelin’ you all the while girl I must confess/ Girl let’s just get married, I want to get married.”
9. “Everything I do” by Brandy
This song has been done by so many artists, but if you are looking for a beautiful R&B version, you may want to think about choosing the one by Brandy. It can be a great wedding song for anyone. Brandy sings, “Don’t tell me it’s not worth trying for/ You can’t tell me it’s not worth dying for/ You know it’s true/ Everything I do, I do it for you.”
10. “Save the Best for Last” by Vanessa Williams
This R&B wedding song can be a great choice for a couple who realized too late in life that they were meant to be together. Vanessa Williams sings, “And now we’re standing face to face/ Isn’t this world a crazy place/ Just when I thought our chance had passed/ You go and save the best for last.”
These are just a few of the best R&B wedding songs which would be ideal for a first dance. Keep in mind that there are many other beautiful R&B songs out there to choose from, which can all be used as wedding songs. To find a song which is suitable for you, it is ideal to check out some albums by your favorite R&B artists to see which song will best represent you and your significant other.