Best Songs Featuring a Piano


The Top Ten

1 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This song rules

The point is, all the different genres of music they incorporated into this song made it what it is...

Freddie was a very talented songwriter and piano player, not just a singer!

When you hear it, you immediately start swaying along and singing... Best ever. Those immortal words: "Mama just killed a man"

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2 My Immortal - Evanescence

Love this song! - Userguy44

An Immortal song from Evanescence - MatrixGuy

The best song ever. Love it

Best piano solo ever

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3 Imagine - John Lennon

The piano in this song makes all that John is singing about powerful. If he were to speak these statements, it wouldn't be considered art, but the piano makes all the "imagines" possible

John Lennon's visionary song - MatrixGuy

Best piano ballad. It is lovely

Boring to boring

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4 Let It Be - The Beatles

Paul McCartney's moving song - MatrixGuy

5 Clocks - Coldplay

Best piano riff ever and lyrics are insane.
Other instruments are also on highest level but they are put to side this time to allowed piano to lead the story

The intro riff is simply wonderful

I've learned it, it's fun and it's original. Would Recommend learning

Really good song

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6 Love The Way You Lie - Skylar Grey
7 Someone Like You - Adele

We have waited a song "Something Like This" - MatrixGuy

This is an awesome song and should be at the top of the list.

It should be the first

8 Piano Man - Billy Joel

Good song and it has the word piano in the title so why not? - Userguy44

Just me that thinks all top 10 should be Billy Joel songs

Shouldn't this be like top 10 in my view it should be... - attarj

I love this piece of music, it is truly amazing and I got the chance to play this unbelievable music, it should defiantly be in the top 10!

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9 Hello - Evanescence
10 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

This song is so good! - Userguy44

Should be number 1. Axl wrote this song by himself and it was originally all on piano. Even the solo that Slash played. It took Axl more years to write this master piece! - DunnaNunnaBatman

It's my favourite Guns N' Roses song and I can play it.


The Newcomers

? She's a Rainbow - The Rolling Stones

The Contenders

11 Into the Light - In This Moment
12 My Heart Is Broken - Evanescence
13 Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis

very big!

14 A Day in the Life - The Beatles


15 Fur Elise - Ludwig Van Beethoven

I am sick that this is the first classical piece on the list. I think most voters are beginner pianists who only think this piece is cool because they can play it. Can't you really think of a better classical piece on piano? Or is this the only one you know? I usually don't throw comments like this, but the inclusion of Fur Elise on the best lists irritates me more than Gangnam Style getting billions of YouTube views.

If we want to make classical music more popular, idolizing this song is not the best choice.

More, as far as I can see, this list is not for classical pieces on piano. It says FEATURING. - Alkadikce

16 Hurt - Christina Aguilera
17 Perfect Day - Lou Reed
18 The Scientist - Coldplay

This is the real ballad song of all time! - FinnBlom

As much as I love clocks, imagine, bohemian raphsody, and pyramid song, I love this true ballad because it is so beautiful.

This song is the best song ever
Best of coldplay

19 Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

Freddie played the piano like a boss here. - Userguy44

Favourite song for a lot of people.

20 Hymn for the Missing - Red
21 Morphine Child - Savatage
22 Chance - Savatage
23 The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
24 Lost In Paradise - Evanescence
25 Apologize - OneRepublic

Superb song about relationships gone wrong and the necessity of moving on, a massive international hit - MatrixGuy

26 Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig Van Beethoven

This list is NOT for classical pieces. And if it were, Fur Elise shouldn't be above the already overplayed Moonlight Sonata. - Alkadikce

27 Hurricane - Thirty Seconds to Mars
28 High Hopes - Pink Floyd

You won't hear any piano sound(what it calls,piano riff I guess) individually but you could hear it with backing acoustic guitar riffs,and its very heavy riffs - zxm

29 Coming Curse - Iced Earth
30 Empire of the Clouds - Iron Maiden
31 What I've Done - Linkin Park
32 Lighters - Bad Meets Evil
33 Rivers Flow in You - Yiruma

How can this be placed so low?

Because the title says Best Songs FEATURING a Piano, not Best Piano Pieces - Alkadikce

34 Forgiven - Skillet

Beautiful! I didn't expect to see Skillet here - but they deserve it!

35 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel

I heard that the intro live at Central Park was improvised. May Richard Tee rest in peace.

36 Speak to Me - Amy Lee
37 Last to Know - Three Days Grace
38 Living for the City - Stevie Wonder
39 Sacrifice - Edguy
40 Hey Jude - The Beatles
41 Now or Never - Three Days Grace
42 In the End - Linkin Park
43 Your Song - Elton John
44 Stan (Live) - Eminem ft Elton John
45 Age of False Innocence - Blind Guardian
46 World So Cold (Piano) - Three Days Grace
47 The Fighter - In This Moment
48 This is Your Life - Dio
49 War of the Thrones (Piano Version) - Blind Guardian
50 Turkish March - Mozart
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Top Remixes (10)

1. Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
2. A Day in the Life - The Beatles
3. Perfect Day - Lou Reed
1. Fur Elise - Ludwig Van Beethoven
2. The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
3. Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig Van Beethoven
1. Into the Light - In This Moment
2. My Heart Is Broken - Evanescence
3. Hymn for the Missing - Red

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