Top Ten Best Pop Ballads


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1Purple Rain - Prince

Best Ballad ever, not really but I like it anyway

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2Someone Like You - Adele

This song just gives you an insight to Adele's painful past, she sings with such pain and grace. The thing which makes me love it is because she wrote it. AMAZING

It makes me cry every time I hear it I just can't stop hearing it it makes my heart pump so so much I can't believe it's such a beautiful song ever made the song give her a big hug and a big hug and tell him or that that song was beautiful

Such a beautiful famous song that even non-Adele lovers know it. Gorgeous and should DEFINITELY be voted the number one ballad song of all time. Takes your breath away how pretty it is, doesn't it?

Best song since Elvis

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3Breath of Heaven - Amy Grant
4New York State of Mind - Billy Joel

Do yourself a favor and watch the live performance of this song on BBC Old Grey Whistle Test 1978.

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5Shape of My Heart - Backstreet Boys

Quite simply, this song is a beautiful composition. No matter what people say, BSB is the greatest boyband ever. It's just a fact.

When it came out, everybody was singing it. Such a beautiful, unforgettable song. A classic from the best pop group ever.

This is such a great song that everybody can enjoy. Even the people that are not fans like it. They have a lot of ballad that are good but this one is really good. - stephanielaurin

Nothing but one word. Great.

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6Feel - Robbie Williams

One of the most meaningful songs ever written

He sings with such deep emotion and his voice is sexy and beautiful

The pain and emotion in this song is breathtaking and gives an insight into his life at the time.

One of the simple best male singer..

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7Lately - Stevie Wonder
8Angels - Robbie Williams
9Because of You - Kelly Clarkson

One of the best songs ever, no doubt! Kelly's vocals are perfect, lyrics are touching, and instrumentals are superb.

Best Song Ever! So meaningful. A wonderful Ballad.

Amazing song makes me cry every time she is a beautiful singer and a beautiful woman

I love this song

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10You're Still The One - Shania Twain

WOW! There's so many great songs on this list. But this beautiful ballad comes from one of the best female singers of all time. It deserves recognition for being the lead single of one the best selling albums of all time!

Also, Mum walked down the aisle to this song, so it's very special in our family.

Shania for the win!
Where is she now? She needs a comeback! Come on guys!
She never fails to give REAL music!

Amazing voice, cute singer, perfect song

I love Shania, and I love her voice. When she sings a ballad, it sounds like a lullabye...

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The Contenders

11This Woman's Work - Kate BushV2 Comments
12Listen - Beyonce

If You Ever Need To Move On From The Past This The BEST BALLAD FOR YOU! SO INSPIRATIONAL

Such powerfull vocals - Beyonce sings this song live on oprah and wow, its amazing. - fisto77

Beyonce's voice in this song is just absolutely incredible, especially when it gets to the third chorus and she just belts it out and I love her voice.

It speaks the truth of moving on and becoming something new.

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13Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush
14My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion

This song is absolutely beautiful! I mostly know it because of the recent Titanic movie, but that doesn't change my current opinion of it. May all of our hearts go on lol

15I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys

Simply the best! Just listen to feel it!

It's the best of the pop ballads I am single aw

I can't believe why this song is not num 1!
Best pop ballad of all times!
Oh, memories...

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16Take My Breath Away - Berlin

The Legendary Romantic song of Top Gun, one of the soundtrack ever released - MatrixGuy

17Looking In - Mariah Carey
18I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

I love this song so much even though it is old. it will always be the best song ever

Better than all the songs above it, the most iconic

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19Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
20Take a Bow - Madonna

God only knows how Listen is infront of this!

Take a bow has been named by many organizations as one of the best ballads ever. It's beautiful

Madonna vocals are warm and strong.

Madonna does the best ballads to me, even though she doesn't have the fifth octave like Mariah who cares?

Crazy for you, Liver to tell, Spanish eyes, Rain, Take a bow, Power of goodbye. The list goes on and on. Madonna is the Queen of pop but also the Queen of pop ballads.

All hail her majesty MADONNA.

This song is beautiful as heaven, Madonna does the best ballad, live to tell, the power of goodbye, ill remember, you'll see, and one of my favourite the look of love.

One of the best ballads of all time. Madonna is such an underrated and underestimated ballad artist.

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List StatsUpdated 28 Oct 2016

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Top Remixes

1. Purple Rain - Prince
2. Breath of Heaven - Amy Grant
3. New York State of Mind - Billy Joel
1. I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
2. Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
3. The Power of Love - Jennifer Rush
1. You're Still The One - Shania Twain
2. I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
3. Take My Breath Away - Berlin



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