There isn’t a person who doesn’t love at least one love song. People are always inspired by love, and musicians are very good at putting those feelings on paper. This is the best way to make a love song that will touch the heart of the audience.
Some songs survive the test of time, and these are the songs that are considered the best in the whole music industry for that reason. Everyone’s taste is different, but here we’re talking about the best. Check them out and let us which is your favorite. #entertainment
10. I Just Called To Say I Love You
I Just Called To Say I Love You is one of the most popular songs by American singer Stevie Wonder. The song is also written and produced by him. The first time this song was featured was in the 1984 comedy Woman in Red. The song became so popular very quickly, and thanks to that, Stevie Wonder won a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song also remained at the top for six weeks in the UK Charts, making it his only UK number one success.
9. To the Moon and Back
To the Moon and Back is one of the most popular love songs of the 1990s. It was performed by the Australian duo Savage Garden. The song was released in 1996 and became the band’s first number one in Australia and a top 3 hit on the UK Single Chart. The music video for the song has three versions. However, two decades after the song was released, it is still considered one of the best love songs!
8. When a Man Loves a Woman
One of the most popular love songs from the 1960s is considered one of the best classic songs ever recorded. It is performed by Percy Sledge, who, together with his bandmates Calvin Lewis and Andrew Wright, came up with the song one night when Sledge was feeling heartbroken and asked them to play slow blues, and he improvised the lyrics. The same year of the release, the song reached number one on Billboard Hot 100 and R&B single charts.
7. Time After Time
In 1983 Cindy Lauper was working on her debut studio album together with musician Rob Hyman. They were both going through rough times in their relationships back then, and that’s what inspired the most of the song. Thanks to the heartbroken lyrics, the slow rhythm, and Lauper’s amazing voice, this song definitely deserves to be one of the best love ballads ever made.
6. Unbreak My Heart
Toni Braxton recorded her second single from her second studio album in 1996, and it was a huge success. The lyrics and the melody touched the hearts of so many people that it is no wonder why this song remained number one on Billboard Top 100 for eleven weeks. It was also number one in Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, and Belgium. Unbreak My Heart totally deserves to be one of the most heartbreaking songs!
5. My Heart Will Go On
Everyone who has ever watched Titanic knows that Celine Dion totally nailed it with her song. It became such a hit that it was impossible not to know the film nor the song. No wonder why the song is known as the “Love Theme from Titanic.” Not only it became Celine’s biggest hit, but it was also the most selling single in 1998 and one of the most selling singles ever released. Fun fact: Celine Dion didn’t want to record the song when she heard it! We’re sure she changed her mind after the huge success worldwide.
4. Nothing Compares 2 U
This song got successful in 1990 and was sang by Irish singer Sinead O’Connor. An iconic music video followed the song. Nothing Compares 2 U became a number one hit in many European countries, the USA and New Zealand. The song was the third best-selling single in 1990, and even though more than 20 years have passed since then, Sinead’s music video and the touchy song still can touch the heart of millions of music lovers.
3. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing is one of the most famous songs by American rock band Aerosmith, and you have probably already heard it in the movie Armageddon. The music video was also really successful, so it was considered the second most popular music video in 1998. The song was a number one hit at the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks – we can see why!
2. Everything I Do (I Do It For You)
One of the best love songs that came out in 1991 was exactly Bryan Adam’s Everything I Do (I Do It For You). The song was also featured in the 1991 movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and since then, it has gained international success. The song spent sixteen consecutive weeks being number one on the UK Single Chart and seven weeks at the Billboard Hot 100. Thanks to this, Bryan Adams and the rest of the songwriters won Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. Still, the success didn’t stop here – the single sold more than 15 million copies worldwide.
1. I Will Always Love You
Maybe this didn’t come out as a surprise, but Whitney Houston really nailed with this song. She has many other popular songs, but I Will Always Love You was an amazing cover of the original version sung by Dolly Parton. The song was number one on many charts back then, and it was again until she died in 2012. Even though Houston is no longer alive, her song will always remain one of the most beautiful love ballads ever made.