Céline Dion Love Songs: The 25 Best Ballads for Your Big Day

celine dion love songs

Known worldwide for her powerful lyric soprano voice, you can’t think about French-Canadian singer Céline Dion without thinking about her numerous beautiful songs that celebrate love. 

Dion is not only the best-selling Canadian singer, but one of the best-selling recording artists of all time boasting record sales of more than 200 million worldwide. And it’s no wonder with her five-octave vocal range and material from famous songwriters like Diane Warren and star composer and record producer David Foster.

If you’re looking for the perfect romantic ballad — or dance track — for your big day, our list of Céline Dion love songs will help you find the right tune for every moment of your ceremony and reception.

Top Céline Dion Love Ballads and Wedding Songs

The five-time Grammy award-winning singer has a lot of love songs that could make this list, but we’ve chosen her best love songs for your perusal. 

Whether you need a romantic first dance song or a reception entrance tune to energize your guests, you’re sure to find at least one track on our list of the 25 best Céline Dion love songs that is perfect for your celebration.

Best Céline Dion love songs

1. “Because You Loved Me” 

This worldwide No. 1 hit is our top pick for your first dance as husband and wife. Not only does it show off Dion’s impressive vocals, the lyrics are sweet and romantic and focus on thanking the one you love.

Best lyric: “You saw the best there was in me; Lifted me up when I couldn’t reach; You gave me faith ’cause you believed; I’m everything I am because you loved me.”

2. “Have You Ever Been in Love” 

A Top 10 hit for Dion, this beautiful ballad allowed the Canadian chanteuse to showcase her pipes accompanied by a piano-driven melody with heavy string influences. This classic-sounding love song is another amazing choice for your first dance.

Best lyric: “Have you ever been in love; You could touch the moonlight; When your heart’s shooting stars; You’re holding heaven in your arms; Have you ever been so in love.”

3. “Falling Into You

While this sentimental song wasn’t released as a single in North America, it is one to consider. A restrained vocal performance from Dion combined with soft sultry music makes this song a natural choice for your ceremony or your first dance. 

Best lyric: “Oh, I’m falling into you (Falling into you); This dream could come true; And it feels so good (Falling into you); Falling into you.”

4. “I Know What Love Is

A song about love and trust, this is an absolutely gorgeous, although lesser known track from Dion. The mellow pop melody and sweet lyrics makes this song ideal for your ceremony or first dance.

Best lyric: “I will fall and you will catch me always; Time has taught me this; I will fly and you’ll be there to guide me; Straight up to my heart’s highest wish; I feel you close to me and I know what love is.”

5. “The Colour of My Love

This sweet, sentimental song, the title track of her hit 1993 album, is the perfect song for your ceremony. It can be used for your walk down the aisle or perhaps during the ceremony when you’re signing the wedding register.

Best lyric: “And with this ring our lives will start; Swearing that we’ll never part; I offer what you cannot buy; Devoted love until we die.”

6. “How Does A Moment Last Forever

This is the ultimate song for your processional. From the soundtrack of 2017’s Beauty and the Beast, a remake of the animated Disney classic, this song talks about love enduring good times and bad.

Best lyric: “Love is beauty, love is pure; Love pays no mind to desolation; It flows like a river through the soul; Protects, proceeds, and perseveres and makes us whole.”

7. “The Power of Love

From 1993’s “The Colour of My Love,” this hit showcases Dion’s powerhouse vocals like no other. The song, which describes burgeoning love, would be great used as an instrumental for your ceremony, or as a romantic reception entrance song.

Best lyric: “Cause I’m your lady; And you are my man; Whenever you reach for me; I’ll do all that I can.”

8. “Best of All

From her 2019 album “Courage,” this pop song has jazz undertones and features a heartfelt yet restrained vocal from Dion. If you’re looking for a unique first dance song that your guests haven’t heard at multiple other weddings, this is a perfect pick.

Best lyric: “No, it’s the best of all; It’s not just my heart you have my whole damn world; You wanna know, you wanna know what I’m feeling? Ten feet tall.”

9. “Thankful

Another beautiful ballad from Dion, this 2013 track is all about appreciating that special someone in your life. This is an especially good choice for a couple whose faith is important to them. Try it for a first dance or as a poignant last dance of the night.

Best lyric: “You’re my only weakness; But somehow you made me strong; After chasing ghosts and fairy tales; I’m right where I belong.”

10. “Naked

Dion has so many great wedding songs. And this pop-rack track from 2003, which is all about being vulnerable and open with the one you love, is perfect as a reception entrance song.

Best lyric: “All of myself revealed; There is nothing I could conceal; My soul is yours to steal; Take me wherever you want to.”

Best Céline Dion duet wedding songs

1. “When I Fall in Love

From the 1993 Sleepless in Seattle soundtrack, “When I Fall in Love” sees Dion teaming up with British vocalist Clive Griffin for a sweet and sentimental song that is perfect for your walk down the aisle.

Best lyric: “And the moment I can feel that you feel that way too (I feel that way too); Is when I fall in love; I fall in love with you.”

2. “All the Way

This beautiful posthumous duet with Frank Sinatra sees Dion singing with a recording of the iconic singer. This remake of Sinatra’s classic is the perfect first dance song, but could also work for your processional or for a memorable last dance of the night.

Best lyric: “But if you’ll let me love you; It’s for sure I’m gonna love you; All the way.”

3. “The Prayer

Dion has recorded the prayer with two different singers, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and recording artist Josh Groban. Her version with Groban proved to be the more popular of the two. If your faith is important to you, this is a beautiful song to play at your ceremony.

Best lyric: “Lead us to a place; Guide us with your grace; To a place where we’ll be safe.”

4. “Beauty and the Beast

From Disney’s hit animated film of the same name, this magical ballad combines the powerful voices of Dion and Peabo Bryson for a love song as old as time. If you’re a Disney fan, this would make a great first dance song.

Best lyric: “Certain as the sun (Certain as the sun); Rising in the east; Tale as old as time; Song as old as rhyme; Beauty and the beast.”

5. “Incredible

Dion’s collaboration with Ne-Yo for this 2014 mid-tempo track was both slick and soulful with a healthy dose of sentimentality. This song is the perfect way to end your night, either with a last dance, or as an exit song.

Best lyric: “We’ll go down in history; They’ll describe our love as; Incredible.”

1. “Love Can Move Mountains

If you want a great big uptempo sound for your reception entrance, this award-winning song from 1992 certainly delivers with Dion on vocals backed by a full gospel choir.

Best lyric: “Believe in your heart; And feel, feel it in your soul; And love, love can; Love can move mountains.”

2. “Just a Little Bit of Love

If you’re looking for a dance song from Queen Céline, then this is the perfect track. It’s upbeat lyrics and quick tempo even make it perfect for a line dance or group dance, if that’s your thing.

Best lyric: “So I give my heart; And I give my soul to you oh baby I do; And now I know; I know I found the truth.”

3. “That’s the Way It Is

While not a traditional love song, this track conveys the importance of having faith in love. Combine that with Dion’s powerful vocals and you’ve got a winning combination for a reception entrance song.

Best lyric: “Don’t give up on your faith; Love comes to those who believe it; And that’s the way it is.”

4. “River Deep, Mountain High

From 1996’s Falling Into You, this cover of Ike and Tina Turner’s iconic 1966 song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999. This revamped pop classic would make for an amazing and dramatic entrance at your reception.

Best lyric: “I love you baby like a flower loves the spring; And I love you baby just like Tina loves to sing.”

5. “One Heart

From the “2000 Collection,” this Top 40 hit is all about the power of love. With its mixture of pop-dance sounds, this is the perfect track for getting your guests out on the dance floor.

Best lyric: “Love lights your way through the night; Love will find a way; Love will find a way in your heart.”

6. “I’m Alive

This uplifting mid-tempo song was a worldwide hit in 2002, thanks to its catchy beat and great vocals. Another song about appreciating what you’ve got, this would make a great first dance if you don’t want a traditional ballad. It would also work as a reception entrance song or to walk down the aisle as husband and wife.

Best lyric: “You’ve set my heart on fire; Filled me with love; Made me a woman on clouds above.”

7. “You and I

A No. 1 hit from her 2004 album “A New Day … Live in Las Vegas,” this upbeat pop song is the ideal track to enter your reception on a high note. It’s also got a great beat so you can always include it in your reception playlist too.

Best lyric: “High above the mountains, far across the sea; I can hear your voice callin’ out to me; Brighter than the sun and darker than the night; I can see your love shinin’ like a light.”

8. “Flying On My Own

This 2019 song features a catchy mixture of pop and electronic dance music and was hugely popular on dance club charts. This is a great song to add to your reception playlist to get people up and moving.

Best lyric: “I’m flying on my own; On the wings of your love.”

9. “A New Day Has Come

This mid-tempo song hit No. 1 on adult contemporary charts back in 2002. It’s uplifting message makes it a natural choice for exiting your ceremony, entering your reception or as a final dance song.

Best lyric: “I see a light in the sky; Oh, it’s almost blinding me; I can’t believe; I’ve been touched by an angel with love.”

10. “Super Love

If you’re looking for a non-traditional Céline Dion song, this is it. With hints of jazz and international flavor, this would be a great tune for a choreographed line dance or group dance.

Best lyric: “You and me we got a super love; Never gonna give give it up; It’s the kind of sweet dreams are made of; I’m not afraid of, our super love.”

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