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Celebrity “I dos”: 15 Favorite first dance songs

Music has the intrinsic ability to make special moments magical, so it’s no surprise so much time is spent choosing the perfect wedding songs. We did a little snooping to uncover the first-dance ditties 15 of our favorite celebrity couples said “I do” to.

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher & Carrie Underwood
Country sweetheart Carrie Underwood sealed her marriage to hockey player husband Mike Fisher by dancing the night away to Brandon Heath’s “Love Never Fails.”
Donald Faison and Cacee Cobb

Cacee Cobb & Donald Faison
Scrubs star Donald Faison’s first dance with wife Cacee Cobb was to “They Bring Me to You” by Joshua Radin, who happened to be a groomsmen.
Jay-Z and Beyonce

Jay-Z & Beyoncé
How cute is it that Beyoncé & Jay-Z, or “B” and “J” as they adorably refer to each other, took their first spin to “Crazy in Love,” the first song they collaborated on?
Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey

Vanessa Minnillo & Nick Lachey
No 98 Degrees tunes here! Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo’s pick wasn’t a boy-band tune but rather a big-band classic: “A Kiss to Build a Dream On” as performed by Steve Tyrell.
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

Jim Toth & Reese Witherspoon
As proof that you can find love again, Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth are sincerely sweet — just like their first-dance song of “Make You Feel My Love” by Bob Dylan.
Will Kopelman and Drew Barrymore

Will Kopelman & Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore finally settled down for good when she met Will Kopelman, whom she danced with to Band of Horses’ “No One’s Gonna Love You.”
Christine Hendricks and Geoffrey Arend

Christina Hendricks & Geoffrey Arend
Mad Men‘s buxom beauty Christina Hendricks and fellow actor Geoffrey Arend shared their first dance as a married duo to “Origin of Love” from— how fitting! — a movie, Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Josh Duhamel and Fergie

Josh Duhamel & Fergie
Like the rock stars they are, Fergie and her hunky hubby, Josh Duhamel, danced their way into wedded bliss to The Rolling Stones’ “Sweethearts Together” at their 2009 nuptials.
Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar

Freddie Prinze Jr & Sarah Michelle Gellar
Perpetually precious couple Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. chose the jazz ballad “Someone to Watch Over Me” to deliver them from dating to ’til-death-do-us-part.
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom

Khloé Kardashian & Lamar Odom
They may have rushed to the altar, but we imagine Khloé Kardashian and Lamar Odom put plenty of thought into their first dance to Anita Baker’s “Angel.”
David and Victoria Beckham

David & Victoria Beckham
Before Posh Spice became a Beckham, she waltzed around with her then brand-new husband to The Starlight Orchestra’s rendition of “It Had to Be You.”
Joel Madden and Nicole Richie

Joel Madden & Nicole Richie
Despite detractors’ doubts, Joel Madden and Nicole Richie are happier than ever — making Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” quite apropos.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi

Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi
It’s no secret how much funny lady Ellen DeGeneres loves music — or how much she loves her wife, Portia de Rossi, whom she danced with to Stevie Wonder’s “Ribbon in the Sky.”
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban
Country music king and current American Idol judge Keith Urban has written romantic songs about his love for Nicole Kidman, but the couple opted for Etta James’ timeless “At Last” at
their wedding.
Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan

Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan
Magic Mike star Channing Tatum shelved his stripper moves for his “I dos” with Jenna Dewan —  they danced to the ukulele-laden “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.


What song did you dance to at your wedding? Which celeb pick is your fav? Share your opinions with us via comment!

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