Kiwis' Most Popular Wedding Song Revealed

Publish Date
Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 8:01AM
Many New Zealand couples are choosing Ed Sheeran for their first dance. Photo / iStock

Many New Zealand couples are choosing Ed Sheeran for their first dance. Photo / iStock

Struggling to find that perfect song for your wedding day? A list has been published, revealing the most popular first dance songs in New Zealand.

According to music streaming service Spotify, Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran was first choice - not only in New Zealand but around the globe.

The song is the service's third most-streamed song of all time, currently boasting 683 million streams.

Coming in second was Etta James' 60s' classic, At Last. Next on the list was All of Me by R&B crooner John Legend, followed by Michael Buble's Everything and A Thousand Years by Christina Perri.

Ed Sheeran also earned himself a second spot on the list withTenerife Sea coming in as the ninth most popular song.

Spotify also revealed the most popular tracks for wedding receptions.

The list includes Mark Ronson'sUptown Funk, I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas and Whitney Houston's I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me).

Check out the full top ten 'first dance' songs here:

1. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
2. Etta James - At Last
3. John Legend - All of Me
4. Michael Buble - Everything
5. Christina Perri - A Thousand Years
6. Jack Johnson - Better Together
7. Al Green - Let's Stay Together
8. Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up
9. Ed Sheeran - Tenerife Sea
10. Elvis Presley - Can't Help Falling in Love

NZ Herald