Although love is a common topic for pop songwriters, the perfect love song is probably the most difficult to write. The presented here describe all types of relationships and emotions and cover a range of musical styles, from classic rock 'n' roll to modern pop. Steve Winwood's 1 single "Higher Love" was his first chart-topping pop hit.
The best love songs of all time, ranked
Nat King Cole's jazz song about an indelible romance was such such a hit that it earned a spot in the Grammy Hall of Fame. The lyrics in this classic Italian song are pretty cheesy: "When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore. Speaking of Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra could fill a whole separate list of his best love songs — he even has a compilation album full of them! This song by The Platters touches on love, fate, and heaven. If you've dreamed of hearing it live, The Platters are still performing today , albeit with with new members. A jazzy romantic song by Johnny Mathis, is a play on the phrase "twelfth of never," which means a date in the future that will never occur. Let's hope your Valentine has a little more room in the schedule for you. This soulful Etta James track about the moment you find your true love also made its way into the Grammy Hall of Fame. You've probably heard this ballad a thousand times it's been covered by plenty of other artists , but Elvis Presley's classic never gets old.
Best Country Love Songs
Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones -- from swooning '50s ballads to contemporary club bangers -- have been penned about the ups and downs of being in love. We are counting down the top 50 Hot hits with a form of the word "love" in the title. It's sonic proof that while musical fads and fashions will change with every generation, love -- and the songs inspired by it -- will never go out of style. The ranking is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot chart. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No.
Jump to navigation. It's no easy thing to create a moving love song that doesn't descend into overt self-indulgence. But the artists on our list of 25 top love songs have done it! From the sweetly romantic to the lovingly joyful, our list might not include all the best love songs ever made what list could? Any list of romantic music has to include some swing and jazz from days gone by. These classic love songs really set a nostalgic yet joyful tone: perfect for celebrating all things love. Louis Armstrong perfectly captures that sense of daring to hope that, this time, it will be love. Classic love lyric: Sweetheart I ask no more than this, a kiss to build a dream on.