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Wedding Planning 15 Nigerian hits perfect for your first-dance

The first dance for any married couple is key to the wedding as it's their very uniquely intimate moment throughout the event.

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Nigerian couple dancing


From the classic and romantic to contemporary and cool, we round up the best 15 first-dance Nigerian songs from our real weddings!

Nigerian couple play

Nigerian couple



The first dance for any married couple is key to the wedding as it's their very uniquely intimate moment throughout the event. Friends and family watch in awe as the groom and bride sway softly or crazy on the dance floor.

Without a doubt it's one of the most intimate, joyous moments of your wedding day, and the first opportunity you both have to savor your newly-minted status as husband and wife.

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Nigerian couple dancing at wedding



For some couples, selecting a meaningful, expressive first dance song is the easiest part of their wedding-planning process. It's the soundtrack of their relationship, the song playing in the background of their first kiss, or the lyrics that blared at a busy restaurant on their first date. For others, the decision is not so simple. Whether you have opposing musical tastes or just can't settle on one song that defines you as a couple, we're here to help.

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First dance is always vital at weddings play

First dance is always vital at weddings



We found 15 Naija love jams usually played at wedding that are sure to inspire you for your foray on the dance floor. From the popular classic like Tuface Idibia's "African Queen" to more contemporary picks like a mash-up of  Lynxxx and Wizkid's "Fine Lady", these creative couples know how to begin their reception with the perfect energy!.

Whether you choose to dance to something timeless or something much more current, the most important detail is that the song feels right for you as a couple.

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  1. Tosin Martin -  Ololufe

  2. Sunny Neji- Oruka

  3. Sean Tizzle - Perfect Gentleman

  4. Timi Dakolo - Iyawo mi

  5. Wande Coal - Ololufe

  6. Tuface Idibia - African Queen

  7. Tiwa Savage - Ife Wa Gbona

  8. Lynxxx ft Wizkid - Fine Lady

  9. D'banj - Fall in love

  10. Davido - Aye

  11. P-Square - Onyinye

  12. 9ice - Wedding Day

  13. Lagbaja - Never Far Away

  14. Eldee - Today Today

  15. Sola Alison - Eji Owuro

Watch Nigerian actress, Uche Jumbo dance hard on her wedding day below:

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