Songs Your Husband-To-Be Can Dance To With His Mom!


If you’re at the point in the wedding planning process where you’re starting to think about what songs to play at your reception, it’s safe to assume that you’ve booked the venue, planned the menu, and picked out the flowers. But now it’s time to figure out those small, meaningful details. What song will you dance to as a married couple? What song will the bride dance to with her dad? What song represents the special bond the groom shares with his mother? Not to worry—we’ve compiled a list of our favorite mother-son dance songs that are perfect for grooms and moms of all types!

Find the song that best represents the relationship before your husband-to-be settles on a mother-son song. We suggest doing a quick google search to find relevant lyrics about their relationship. Make sure that the message of the lyrics is actually the message you think it is. Take the extra minute to read the lyrics to make sure the song you think is endearing actually is representative of the mother-son relationship they share!

So if your fiance has been thinking he wants to give his mom special recognition at your wedding, here’s one less thing standing in his way: as the groom, the bond he shares with his mom, whether she's his biological mom, step-mom, adoptive mom, grandmom, or mother-like figure, is a special one that should be honored on your wedding day. After all, she loved him first! There's no better way to embrace their bond than with a heartfelt mother-son dance song at your wedding reception.


The Most Popular

“Have I Told You Lately” by Rod Stewart

"God Made You Beautiful" by Beyoncé

“Love Of My Life” by Carly Simon

“Just the Way You Are” by Billy Joel

“She’s Got a Way” by Billy Joel

“Thank You For Loving Me” by Bon Jovi


The Classics

“Wonderful Tonight” by Eric Clapton

“Unforgettable” by Nat King Cole

“Summer Wind” by Frank Sinatra

“You’ve Got a Friend” by James Taylor


Happy & Upbeat

“How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” by James Taylor

“Some Kind of Wonderful” by Michael Bublé

“Mama Said" by Lukas Graham

“In My Life” by The Beatles

“Halo” by Beyoncé

“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder

“Just the Way You Are” by Billy Joel


A Little Bit Of Rock & Roll

“He Gets That From Me” by Reba McEntire

“Mama’s Song” by Carrie Underwood

“Simple Man” by Lynyrd Skynyrd



“My Wish” by The Rascal Flatts

“In My Life” by The Beatles

“Teach Your Children” by Crosby Stills & Nash

“1, 2, 3, 4” by Plain White T’s

Whether your fiance picks a slow song or a fun, upbeat melody, it will be a moment that will always mean more to the parent than it does the groom. His mom has been looking forward to this dance since he was born!


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