Since we're including love songs about devotion and pining (but trying to avoid wholesale break-up ballads), \"We Belong Together\" is the perfect place to start. Mariah Carey's hit single from \"The Emancipation of Mimi\" remains is a classic modern love song with a fantastic pop diva music video to match.
You probably don't think much about \"Vision Quest,\" the movie for which this song was made, but \"Crazy for You\" is one of Madonna's best love songs. It also earned Madonna her first of many Grammy Award nominations.
It would be a list of love songs without a serious dose of '80s melodrama, and \"Total Eclipse of the Heart\" is everything we could want in a glam rock ballad that fits into our \"pining but still a love song\" category.
Like others on our list, The Smiths are music legends. \"There is a Light That Never Goes Out\" is a beloved bittersweet song that stands the test of time thanks to the before-its-time emo message delivered with an English rock vibe.
This follow-up hit to \"End of the Road\" is the perfect ode to doting upon a loved one. Blending the romantic and physical aspects of love, this sexy \"Boyz II Men\" '90s jam belongs on every love playlist.
The art of parenthetical song titles has truly been lost. Candian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams crafted the love song to end all love songs with \"(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,\" and we'll never forget him for it.
\"Crazy in Love\" remains one of the best pop songs of all time, iconic in both its beat and the unforgettable music video that went along with it. As Beyoncé continues dominating the world as the goddess of the arts, it's hard to pick just one of her best hits but this has to be the contender for greatest love song.
Sir Elton John's sweet tune was inducted to the Grammys Hall of Fame, and easily earns its place in our list of the best love songs. The pure poetry of the piano ballad will bring out the romantic in anyone.
\"The Power of Love\" is among the most heterosexual of all our love songs, and we love Celine for the sheer force she brings to this declaration of woman-on-man bonding (which was originally a 1984 Jennifer Rush song).
Few other songs can captivate a room with just the first several notes, but \"At Last\" does just that. This Etta James beauty has remained an unmovable classic love song for the ages, and we hope the spell lasts forever.
Funk group Earth, Wind, and Fire crafted one of the best songs of the century in \"September,\" and the bonus for us is that it's a delightful love song to boot. Half the song is simple, joyful belting of \"Ba de ya,\" and we wouldn't have it any other way.
Yet another ballad made iconic by a film, \"I Will Always Love You\" has transcended its meaning in \"The Bodyguard\" and become the root of Whitney Houston's legacy. Her unrivaled vocal ability and intense emotional performance makes Houston's \"I Will Always Love You\" (which was originally a Dolly Parton hit) the greatest love song of all time.
Bruce Springsteen is known for a lot of things, but writing cheesy love songs isn't one of them. Fortunately, the rock icon released this slow, guitar-led tune in 1984, and the world ate it up.
Recorded by celebrated American Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla, \"Dreaming of You\" was released on the artist's posthumous crossover album of the same name, and to this day is still highly regarded as one of her biggest hits and one of the most romantic songs of all time.
You can't compile a list of best-ever romantic songs and not include a hit from Motown's finest, the Temptations. Released in 1965, \"My Girl\" is one of those romantic songs that will melt your heart and bring you to your feet simultaneously.
This contemporary love song from Beyoncé wasn't the singer's first romantic rodeo. (See: \"Love On Top\" or \"Smash Into You\" for reference.) But this song feels somehow different from the artist's love songs of years past. Perhaps it's the singer's raw vocals and stylistically unfiltered approach that make this hit feel special. Regardless, it's an honest romantic delivery from the singer that can't be overlooked.
Picture this: You've orchestrated the perfect at-home date for your significant other featuring candles, wine, and a lovingly home-cooked (or lovingly ordered via app) dinner. But just as your person texts you that they're on their way, you realize that you have no idea what sort of music to play to retain the romantic ambience. After all, you can't have your early 2000s guilty pleasure songs come up on shuffle while you're trying to stare lovingly into your partner's eyes (nothing ruins the mood like the distinctive \"youuuuuu\" at the beginning of \"Soulja Boy.\" And yes, that example is based on a true story). For that reason, I've compiled this list of the best love songs of all time, spanning every genre.
There's something in here for everyone, whether you're a fan of hip hop, classic rock, country, or pop. Queue this playlist up on your next date night, or satiate your inner romantic next time you're in your feelings. Whatever the context, I promise you won't be disappointed. (P.S. If you're looking for the best love songs of 2022 specifically, or songs for Valentine's Day, we've got those too.)
Most romantic lyrics: \"Lovers forever, face to face/ My city, your mountains/ Stay with me, stay/ I need you to love me/ I need you today/ Give me to me your leather, take from me my lace\"
Rationale: Ah, yes. The song that plays at every wedding on earth. Popular songs are popular for a reason, though, and this one endures because of the unconditional love that it depicts. In addition to Sinatra's version, I also love Fred Astaire's rendition in the 1936 film Swing Time and the sweet yet funny visuals go along with it.
Rationale: What a throwback! Ingrid Michaelson was responsible for some of the sweetest manic-pixie-dream-girl love songs of the early 2000s, and this one was her most popular. Michaelson rejoices in having found a partner who loves her, flaws and all, and she responds in kind, promising to repair what her partner breaks and to buy him Rogaine when his hair starts falling out.
Rationale: Oh, Ezra Koenig, how you wound me with your beautiful words! In this song, our narrator seems to be moving around the U.S. with his beloved Hannah until she grows homesick for the east coast. Having lived in New England for around seven years, I'm partial to this song for its \"freezing beaches\" references, but it's also a gentle tribute to the way time glides away when you're with someone you love.
Most romantic lyrics: \"I love you in a place/ Where there's no space or time/ I love you for my life/ You're a friend of mine/ And when my life is over/ Remember when we were together\"
Rationale: One of the wildest bands of the '60s and '70s also happened to write one of the most poignant love songs of all time. This is about a long, deep intimacy between two people, and of being physically unable to resist the object of your devotion.
Rationale: Elvis tells his love not to get jealous or to believe the rumors about him being with women, reassuring her that she's the one for him. Although multiple sources have claimed that Elvis did, indeed, cheat on his wife, Priscilla, this holds up as one of his sweetest love songs.
In general, classic country love songs include hits from mainstream country and western music over time. The words can pull at your heartstrings and make you shiver all over at the same time. In addition, this type of music is chosen for its ability to relax you. They have very strong and deep messages of love. This is why they are a great inclusion to your wedding playlist.
So, if your guests are hardcore rock or pop fans, they might just appreciate some country-pop too. Either way, this delightful list of top country love songs from the country pop genre, can help you decide.
Romantic, yet gospel country songs are a great hit for Christian or religious weddings. No doubt, they send the right message without adversely affecting the spiritual nature of the wedding. Here, quite a number of top country love songs fall into this category.
Some of the best songs ever can be found in country music. From songs about love and romance to tunes about dancing and drinking. You will find all types of music to soothe your soul in this genre. With the voices of some of the greatest musicians, quite a number of the top country love songs of all time, have been country love songs.
If you are searching for tunes to add to your wedding music playlist, you might want to consider country music for a first or last dance. Discover some of the best country love songs in timeless numbers from country singers like Don Williams, Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Shania Twain, and Rascal Flatts. Too many to name, a lot of these famous country love songs have become anthems that successfully cross over from one decade into another.
Most sweet country love songs speak from the heart and are composed not only with great tunes but lyrics as well. Their sentimentality and sincerity have turned them into all-time country love songs with messages that speak to listeners of different generations. This is the quality of truly great music.
Some of the best romantic country songs have nice and relatable lyrics that can speak to your relationship with your man. Country singers like Lady Antebellum, Faith Hill, and Shania Twain have all released great numbers that would make perfect country love songs for him. Some of the most beloved music in the country is romantic old country songs. Great to dance to or just listen to, your wedding playlist would be most incomplete without some good old country western love songs.
There is without a doubt a cute country love song to go with every aspect of a relationship. From country songs about falling in love to happy country love songs for the great times, and I love you country songs, there is a tune for every situation. Country singers like Alan Jackson, John Michael Montgomery, and Billy Ray Cyrus have all produced tunes that would be great country love songs for her. These phenomenal songs have beautiful and multifaceted lyrics that are perfect in expressing unrequited love, heartbreak, falling in love, or staying and growing in love. They are tunes that are loved all around the nation and beyond. 59ce067264