Songs have always made an impact in many peoples lives. Some turn out to be life-changing moments where some hear them as a form of a destresser. One such genre of music is romantic music where there are some really amazing songs that touch your heart. These songs have been written almost about every topic imaginable, but yes these are the best ones. Starting from the early 1980’s till date there have been many romantic classics. To make your playlist even better we have come up with some of the best love songs of all time.
Top 10 Love Songs
#10 Beyonce- “Crazy In Love” featuring Jay-Z (2003)
Well, this song was a life-changing moment for Beyonce as she was at the struggling stage of her career. When she stepped out on her own for the very first time leaving the group Destiny’s Child, she had chosen this delightful happy and romantic tune featuring raps from Jay-Z. “Crazy in Love” received many strong reviews from music critics and was considered as a raging success. It was a hit #1 on pop and dance charts. It was nominated for three Grammy Award nominations, where it had won Best Rap Collaboration.
#9 Roberta Flack- “The First Time Ever I Saw your Face” (1972)
This song would turn anyone into a strong believer in love. It was recorded by many artists in 1960’s. Roberta Flack’s voice was featured in Clint Eastwood movie Play Misty for me which made her a star. The song “The First Time Ever I Saw your face” was written by the British Folk in 1957. But the version from Roberta Flack in the year 1972 turned this song into a classic romantic hit. It had topped the pop and adult charts. It had won Grammy Awards for Best Song of the year.
#8 Katy Perry – “Teenage Dream” (2010)
“Teenage Dream” was majorly praised for its summer pop, frothy approach. Katy Perry sings of a romance that is so thrilling and exciting it completely takes you back to the teenage years of hormonal experience of love. This love song was on the charts for many years and was considered to be as one of the best love songs of all time. The songwriter Bonnie Mckee was inspired by teenage girls dreams. It was Katy Perry’s second #1 hit released in that year. It is #8 in Billboard’s top 100.
#7 Dave Matthews Band- “Crash Into Me” (1996)
This song had many mixed reviews but this song was equally discussed and celebrated in the romantic genre. Dave Matthews lyrics was impressive enough to let the listener wishes it to be. He had written the song that was inspired by the relationship with his wife. “Crash Into Me” was a major breakthrough hit for Dave Matthews Band. It was the first to reach #20 on Billboard Hot 100.
#6 Elvis Presley- Can’t Help Falling in love with you (1961)
This is considered to be as one of the top 10 love songs of all time which is the ultimate slow dance ballad that is written for the film Blue Hawaii. The song went on to become one of the best songs in Presley sets, often considered as Elvis final stage performance in Indianapolis. A whole movie is basically just a group of women that are fighting over Elvis character. This song is still celebrated today after a stretch of 50 years and is one of the romantic love songs heard till date.
#5 Whitney Houston- “I Will Always Love You” (1992)
This song was originally recorded by Dolly Parton in 1973 as a farewell to her dear mentor. The later version that was sung by Whitney Houston was flat-out spectacular and one of the best. This song is always on the list of love songs in most of the people’s playlist. The song was recorded for the movie “The Bodyguard” it spent almost 14 weeks on the top Billboard Hot 100.
#4 John Legend- All of Me (2013)
All of me is again one of the best romantic love songs. It has been one of the best hits in the romantic genre and is considered to be as one of the best love songs of all time. It won Grammy Award for best-remixed recording in the year 2015 followed by #1 top radio song as well as NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song.
#3 Peter Gabriel- In your eyes (1986)
This hit in the year 1986 is from the album “So” and was mainly featured in the cult classic film Say Anything which was three years later. It will be always remembered as the most romantic song ever released. The lyrics were highly inspired by African tradition. It had reached no 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in November in the #26. Peter Gabriel also won his first Gold Single.
#2 Celine Dion- My Heart Will Go on (1997)
The song had first appeared on Celine Dion’s 1997 album Lets Talk About Love, which later featured in the tragic Titanic tune that had captured the enduring nature of true love and the waiting and longing that always comes with it. It had won Academy Award winner for the Best original song, Grammy Award for song of the year, Satellite award for best song and many more. It is considered as one of the best songs in the list of love songs.
#1 Taylor Swift- Love Story (2008)
This song again is considered to be as one of the best love songs of all time. This song was inspired by one of her former beau and also a little help from Shakespeare. It had earlier appeared on her 2008 album “Fearless” and had won the Country Music Association Award for the best music video of the year. It is still one of the romantic love songs ever sung by Taylor swift followed by Wildest Dreams.