Most Emotional Michael Jackson Songs


The Top Ten

1 Gone Too Soon

It's a beautiful song, but always makes me mourn, because Michael was too soon!. I love you Mike!.


This song always makes me cry. It has so much more meaning now because of Michaels death. I love this song so much.

nice song

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2 Heal the World

It's a meanful warning to the world what god told michael's soul of wisdom, Michael was trying to tell us all this time, and he's still telling us, he told me in my dream that if we don't do it now, that's how the world is going to end, so please make a that change, by looking in the mirror, you'll see that difference, MJ FOREVER - SmoothCriminal


He was trying to tell the world to be a better place nicely but no one asctually listened to him and he died but because of him I'm a tree huger now - SmoothCriminal

So sad and so, so true.

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3 Earth Song

For sure! This is a very emotional song, listen to the lyrics and the amazing vocal work! This is MJ's best song!

This was the only song that managed to make me cry all my life, very emotional and moving.

If I watch the video, I always always ALWAYS cry! :'(

THE most emotional I'd ever heard. It inspires us to protect the environment the LORD God created for the next generations of believers.

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4 Man in the Mirror

the time to 4:00 - 5:00 of the song is AWESOME!.. this was one of the songs that made me cry from MJ :') - SmoothCriminal

Very sad, emotional song. It makes me realize that I need to look in the mirror and be the change that the we need in the world. We need to be that helping hand in the world and preach the gospel! MAKE THAT CHANGE!

MJ you teach us with your song...

Beautiful song.

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5 Childhood

Childhood is one of the best Michael Jackson's song. And beautiful! And it should be higher than 83 at all! (At the 'Best Michael Jackson Songs') IT'S SO UNDERRATED! - gyungmin

Childhood is very emotional for me.. :( - _JahLove

It's very emotional, not for me all of la world.

Yes part were be over one is now

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6 You Are Not Alone

I relate to this song the most since Michael left this Earth. On Sept. 20th I had the only dream that I know of since June 25th & it was me and Michael on the stage of the YANA video. This is uncanny but it's now the end of March and that is the only dream that I am aware that I had since June 25th.

The best song, makes me cry every time I hear it. Fell like MJ is telling me that I am not alone

Just reading the lyrics made me cry

My favorite song

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7 Will You Be There

I'm a huge Michael jackson fan and one of my favorite of his is this song especially them " In our darkest hour in my deepest despair will you still care will you be there? " love it so much...

This song is so Emotional specially in the ending


I feel like crying whenever I listen to this song.

This is a song from 1989 - lizard302

8 I Just Can't Stop Loving You

It takes my stress away...

Love it! In English, French & Spain!

Beautiful, beautiful song. Love it!

I love this song I always serch on youtube to sing duet with michael this makes me cry so much 😭😭😭

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9 Who is It

I'm a big Michael Jackson fan and I really love all songs of him, but who is it is one of my most favourite songs, I love the beat at the beginning and how he works with his voice, the video is amazing too! It's one of the greatest songs ever! I can listen to it over and over! I love you Michael!

This song is wrote with pain. He wrote these lyrics with the pain of being cheated and, for me, this is the greatest pain, that ever existed. (at least, emotionally)

It is one of the best songs I heard. It is emotional.

His voice, emotions, and the sense of despair in the music overflows. The song is something that you hear when youve found out someone is causinf you pain and youve come out of your lovestruckin phase and into the who is it phase.

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10 She's Out of My Life

Michael saved my life with this song! I didn't want to live anymore when I was a teenager and I heard him sing this. I listened again and again the passion and warmth in his voice touched my heart. Love heals

Michael cried every time he sang this song, he sang it with such sweet emotion... - love4mjj

This is without a doubt Michael's most emotional song.

How is this not number one? Gone too soon isn't really that emotional. Heal the world is just a fundraiser song.

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The Contenders

11 Keep the Faith

Such an inspiration and meaningful song, love it

This song helps me to motivate myself.he wrote it awesomely

12 I'll Be There

no matter what era, he always sings this amazing song beautifully - pavitra

This songs shows the true meaning of love!

I don't care what ever you say, this song remind me of my dead dad. I just want to cry every time I here it

This one makes me cry because of what the songs says and how wonderful Michael was in the inside miss him

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13 Hold My Hand

I really loved this song. A lovely combination of two great singers.

Hold my hand baby I promise that I'll do all I can - lizard302

14 Money

He's talking about how people use him just for his money. It's true most people he met just wanted his money. I love you Michael!

15 They Don't Care About Us

It's heartbreaking to remember how Michael was treated, by the legal system, by the media, by the public. This song is a painful reminder of it.

This is my favorite song and it makes me wanna cry every time I hear it and I do cry a lot.

Wow... Sometimes I actually skip this song on my MJ playlist because I'm afraid it's actually going to make me cry, which it has (a lot) before. There is tears in my eyes when I read the comments about how he was gone too soon and how he was treated... I just hopw I will get to see him in heaven someday.

Skin head
Dead head
Everybody gone bad
Situation allocation
Everybody allocation
In the suit
On the news
Dog food
Bang bang
SHOT dead
Everybody gone bad
All I wanna say is that
They don't really care about us

His voice is epic

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16 Music and Me

This one goes
When hittin the play button
Let's dance with the music and me - lizard302

17 Ben

Named my first born son after this beautiful song

This is too underrated

18 Someone in the Dark
19 Stranger In Moscow

Love this song I listen to it on my sad day and even happy ones

Always cry hearing this song, definitely should be in top 3!

You can see his sadness and feel his pain of being lonely.

He is talking about depression and loneliness

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20 Don't Walk Away

This one also made me cry a lot every time I listened to it and I couldn't keep my tears from slipping away!

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21 Smile

Michaels favorite song ever. He made a cover of it. The original is by Charlie Chaplin

How this song is not at the top 10? - gyungmin

One of my favourite songs ever. Michael's smile makes me forget everything.

This song makes me cry every time I hear this song

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22 The Lady in My Life
23 You are My Life

This song is actually more happy to me, but yeah, so touching.

24 Liberian Girl

Every time this song comes up on my headphones the world stops moving. It just makes me lose myself in the music...sensational.

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25 Butterflies

This is an amazing song. His voice is truly brilliant and no other artist will ever have a fraction of his talent. I listen to this sing everyday without fail. 'All ya got ta do' is so hot.

Wonderful & Beautiful, And Emotional. It should be higher than 104! (At the Best Michael Jackson Songs) - gyungmin

The vocals to this song literally make me cry every single time

His best vocal performance! This is my jam, man! Miss MJ every single day!

26 Scream / Little Susie

This is definitely one of the most sad songs I've ever heard, and not just from Michael, but from any artist.

27 Fly Away

A simple track, yet so powerful! I like the free spirit that encourages and how relaxed it makes me feel

28 Someone Put Your Hand Out

this is one of the most beautiful songs... but I wish it is known more, it's Included on Michael's box-set "THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION" released in 2004 with many other new songs.
Michael's singing in it is amazing... HE IS THE KING OF MUSIC.

"I'm just needing that someone to save me now from the path I'm on" Very emotional

29 Remember the Time
30 Speechless

The best song ever written to God, Don't listen to it if you are too emotional

It's so simple and beautiful! I love it...

I cry every time when I hearing this song I miss so much I'm crying while writing this R.I.P michael joseph jackson the king of pop forever👑

31 We've Had Enough

When you cry every time you listen to it... You know it's something - smile4-life

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32 One Day in Your Life

When I hear this song, I miss MJ so much...

This is the saddest most poigant Michael Jackson song

33 Cry

This song from the Invincible album is way too underrated and powerful emotional ballad.

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34 Speed Demon
35 Dangerous
36 Tabloid Junkie

This song need to be heard more!
All of Michael Jackson songs need to be heard more!

37 Leave Me Alone

I love how this was Michael was of responding to toes tabloids. Instead of getting mad and suing, Michael wrote "Leave me alone" as his for of retaliation. I think this song even won an award. You go Michael!

38 Beat It

The best song of Michael Jackson

How can people not like this song

39 Give in to Me


my love

40 Song Groove (a.k.a. Abortion Papers)
41 You Rock My World
42 The Girl is Mine
43 Whatever Happens
44 Morphine

I think this is his most emotional song because it may start out rough and a type of rock, but he's singing about drugs - due to his addiction, and the song gets really emotional in the middle (exactly 2:47 - 4:07) and it usually makes me either cry, or be sad for the next 10 minutes or so. Also, not many people have heard it, so go listen to it now before you vote on spotify or youtube or something.

45 We've Had Enough

Just listen to it - emad888

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Top Remixes

1. Gone Too Soon
2. Earth Song
3. Who is It
1. Earth Song
2. Heal the World
3. Man in the Mirror
1. Childhood
2. Heal the World
3. Gone Too Soon


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