Top Ten Power Ballads of All Time

The Top Ten

1 You're The Inspiration - Chicago

This has only just become my favourite Power Ballad of all time. - Liam31idents

2 Every Rose Has Its Thorn: Poison

Best Ballad ever

3 November Rain: Guns n' Roses

If you don't like this song, well F you then..

best song

4 This Song Saved My Life - Simple Plan

Greatest power ballad ever. I never thought there would be a power ballad better than Lonestar - Amazed until I heard this. - Liam31idents

5 Is This Love - Whitesnake
6 Alone - Heart
7 What About Love? - Heart
8 Amazed - Lonestar

Greatest power ballad ever. Wish it would get used as a winners single on a talent show - Liam31idents

I still do think this is the best power ballad ever made. - Liam31idents

You guys need to vote for this - Liam31idents

9 Keep On Loving You - REO Speedwagon
10 Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon

The Contenders

11 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
12 Love Bites: Def Leppard
13 Wind Of Change - Scorpions

How this not in the top 10?

14 Stairway to Heaven: Led Zepplin

How is this not number one?

This is one of the best songs ever written by no way is this a power ballad! - Iamchewbacca37

15 Incomplete - Backstreet Boys
16 Faithfully - Journey
17 Don't Close Your Eyes - Kix
18 The End Of This Chapter - Sonata Arctica
19 Cryin' - Aerosmith
20 All or Nothing - O-Town
21 Bringin' On the Heartbreak - Def Leppard
22 Forever - Stratovarius
23 Angel - Aerosmith
24 Fade to Black - Metallica
25 Pieces - Sum 41
26 Melancholy (Holy Martyr) - Iced Earth
27 I'll Be There For You - Bon Jovi
28 Abandoned - Kamelot
29 Cemetery Gates - Pantera

What the hell 37th? It's the best ballad with the best solo should be in the top 10!

Best ballad ever

30 Open Arms - Journey
31 Hard Habit to Break - Chicago
32 Love Walks In - Van Halen
33 Numb - Linkin Park
34 Glory to the Brave - Hammerfall
35 With or Without You: U2
36 Carrie - Europe
37 Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N' Roses
38 Dream On - Aerosmith
39 Still Loving You - Scorpions
40 I Don't Want to Miss a Thing: Aerosmith
41 Don't Know What You Got (Till It's Gone) - Cinderella
42 I Want To Know What Love Is - Foreigner
43 Tallulah - Sonata Arctica
44 Home Sweet Home - Mötley Crüe
45 A Tout Le Monde - Megadeth

Best song on this list!

46 The Unforgiven - Metallica
47 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica
48 Patience - Guns N' Roses
49 The Flame - Cheap Trick
50 With Arm's Wide Open: Creed

HOW IS IT THIS HIGH!?

Great song!

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Top Remixes (6)

1. You're The Inspiration - Chicago
2. This Song Saved My Life - Simple Plan
3. Amazed - Lonestar
Liam31idents
1. November Rain: Guns n' Roses
2. Cemetery Gates - Pantera
3. Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica
KobraKid
1. Is This Love - Whitesnake
2. You're The Inspiration - Chicago
3. Alone - Heart
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