Top 20 Mother-Son Wedding Dance Songs

September 25, 2018


What are the most popular mother-son wedding dance songs for grooms? And what are some more unique song choices? Here’s our list:

Here are the most requested songs for the mother-son dance, according to a nationwide survey of DJs:


20. James Taylor – “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)”


19. Kenny Rogers – “Through The Years”


18. Phil Collins – “You’ll Be In My Heart”


17. Stevie Wonder – “You Are The Sunshine Of My Life”


16. Trace Adkins – “Then They Do”


15. Jason Matthews – “That’s What Mamas Do”


14. Bette Midler – “Wind Beneath My Wings”


13. Ben E. King – “Stand By Me”


12. Rod Stewart – “Have I Told You Lately”


11. Kenny Chesney – “Don’t Blink”


10. Rod Stewart – “Forever Young”


9. Josh Groban – “You Raise Me Up”


8. Israel ‘Iz’ Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over The Rainbow”


7. Celine Dion – “Because You Loved Me”


6. Lee Ann Womack – “I Hope You Dance”


5. Lynyrd Skynyrd – “Simple Man”


4. The Beatles – “In My Life”


3. Boyz II Men – “A Song For Mama”


2. Louis Armstrong – “What A Wonderful World”


1. Rascal Flatts – “My Wish”


Other Mother-Son Wedding Dance Ideas

Intruders – “I’ll Always Love My Mama”



Van Morrison – “Days Like This”



Natalie Cole – “Unforgettable”



Lady Antebellum – “Never Alone”



Eric Church – “Like Jesus Does”



Jason Mraz – “93 Million Miles”


Guns N’ Roses – “Sweet Child of Mine”


Carrie Underwood – “Mama’s Song”


Mark Harris – “Find Your Wings”


Elvis Presley – “Memories”



Elvis Presley – “The Wonder of You”



Reba McEntire – “He Gets That From Me”



Taylor Hicks – “Do I Make You Proud”


Edwin McCain – “Letter to My Mother”


Good Charlotte – “Thank You Mom”


Tim Mcgraw - "Humble and Kind"


Lee Brice - "Boy"


Got any other suggestions? Let us know in the comments!