Top songs for a stepdad and stepdaughter relationship.
A wedding couple can choose to have a special dance with their stepdad during the reception.
A stepdad-with-stepdaughter dance does arise for many couples when a man fills the shoes of a biological father.
You may even consider the songs below for a father figure in your life for a special dance or dedication.
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Stepdad & Stepdaughter Wedding Songs
Songs About Stepdads
Songs that talk about being a stepdad from the perspective of the stepdad or from the child.
Step by Step – Brandon Davis
Call it stepping up or stepping in
But step by step my world went spinning
Around that little heart and angel face
My Boy (My Girl Version)– Elvie Shane
She ain’t my blood, ain’t got my name
But if she did, I’d feel the same
He Didn’t Have To Be – Brad Paisley
(The song talks about a stepdad and stepson)
Looking back, all I can say about all the things he did for me
Is, I hope I’m at least half the dad that he didn’t have to be
Songs About Daughters Growing Up
Songs that talk about a man watching and loving his daughter grow up. The songs are not talking about a love between a father and daughter but rather more generic.
Story Of Love – Bon Jovi
From the day you arrive, ’til you walk, ’til you run
There is nothing but pride, there is nothing but love
Then They Do – Trace Adkins
I swear I can’t wait ’til they grow up
Then they do
It Won’t Be Like This For Long – Darius Rucker
One day soon we’ll look back laughin’
At the week we brought her home
This phase is gonna fly by
Gracie – Ben Folds
And I would never try to make you be
Anything you didn’t really want to be
Songs About Loving Dad-Daughter Relationship
If the stepdad and stepdaughter had a loving relationship, consider these songs.
Sweet Pea – Amos Lee
Hey, sweet pea
Apple of my eye
Don’t know when, and I don’t know why
But you’re the only reason I keep on coming home
My Little Girl – Tim McGraw
Go on, take on this whole world
But to me you know you’ll always be
My little girl
I Loved Her First – Heartland
Time changes everything, life must go on
And I’m not gonna stand in your way
But I loved her first, I held her first
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
Isn’t she pretty
Truly the angel’s best
Boy, I’m so happy
We have been heaven blessed
Beautiful Memory – Scott Keo
You married a good one Such a perfect fit So excited for you But I must admit
I never thought that this dance would come You brighten my life, brighter than the sun
Wishing Your Stepdaughter The Best
If a stepdad wants to send well wishes to the newlyweds with a song, listen to these selections.
Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
When the work you put in is realized
Let yourself feel the pride
But always stay humble and kind
My Wish – Rascal Flatts
My wish for you
Is that this life becomes all that you want it to
Your dreams stay big, your worries stay small
I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack
Give the heavens above more than just a passing glance
And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance
I hope you dance
Songs About Being There
Songs about being there if you ever need me is a special song dedication from a stepdad to his stepdaughter.
Call My Name – Lukas Graham
Don’t matter when or where
Just know that I’ll be right there
Call my name
You’ve Got A Friend – James Taylor
You just call out my name
And, you know, wherever I am
I’ll come running
You’re My Best Friend – Queen
And I want you to know
That my feelings are true
I really love you
Oh, you’re my best friend
One Call Away – Charlie Puth
I’ll be there to save the day
Superman got nothing on me
I’m only one call away
Never Alone – Jim Brickman Feat. Lady Antebellum
Wherever you fly this isn’t goodbye
My love will follow you, stay with you, baby, you’re never alone
Count On Me – Bruno Mars
You can count on me like one, two, three
I’ll be there
Songs About Letting Go
Songs about a stepdad letting his stepdaughter go and letting her start her new life as a married woman.
Time to Let Me Go – Quixotic Sound
You’ll be there when I call
That much I know
But it’s time to let me go
You Can Let Go – Crystal Shawanda
You can let go
Oh, I think I’m ready
To do this on my own
You Don’t Have to Let Go – Jessica Simpson
Praying for my life, sacrificed just to make me
Who I am on my own
You don’t have to let go
Songs About Superhero Dads
Songs from the stepdaughter’s perspective of putting her stepdad on a pedestal.
You’ll Always Be My Hero – Ashley Marina
Not a soul could ever replace you
That’s the one thing I know for sure
You’ll always be my hero, forever I’ll be yours
Hero – Mariah Carey
Look inside you and be strong
And you’ll finally see the truth
That a hero lies in you
Nongender-specific songs to choose for a special moment at your wedding reception for a stepdad.
Forever Now – Michael Bublé
No matter what you do
I’m forever proud of you
I love you forever now
Stepdad Songs to Skip
Be sure to listen and know the lyrics of the songs. This is really important. Many songs listed on stepdad song lists are about a relationship between a loving couple and not a parent figure and a child relationship.
- “Through The Years” by Kenny Rogers
- “Every Breath You Take” by The Police
- “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
Select a song that fits your relationship. If you are performing a dance consider 1) the tempo of the song – do you want a fun uptempo song or slow dance and 2) the length of the song – a DJ can mix a shorter version if you don’t wish to dance the complete three to four minutes.
Do you have a favorite Stepdad & Stepdaughter song? Please share your song below in the comments.