Top 10 Best Love Songs of All Time

Love songs are one of the most enduring and popular genres of music, and for good reason. They capture the essence of human emotion, from the ecstasy of falling in love to the pain of heartbreak, and everything in between. Whether you're feeling romantic or nostalgic, there's a love song out there that can speak to you in a profound way. In this top ten list, let's exploring some of the greatest love songs of all time, each one a timeless classic that has stood the test of time or a soon to be classic that will resonate with audiences for decades.

So whether you're a die-hard romantic or just looking for some great music to add to your playlist, join us as we count down the top ten best love songs of all time.
The Top Ten
1 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston "I Will Always Love You" is a power ballad originally written and recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton in 1973. However, it was Whitney Houston's version, recorded for the 1992 film "The Bodyguard," that became a global sensation and cemented the song's place in popular culture. Houston's rendition is notable for her powerful and emotive vocals, backed by a lush orchestration. The song spent 14 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and won numerous awards, including Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. It has since become one of the best-selling singles of all time and a defining moment in Houston's career.

This song and Celine Dion's song are the two best love songs in my opinion. Here are the reasons why:

1. They were both in really amazing movies.

2. They both are about how even though they are going their own ways, they will love their partner forever.

3. The raw emotion in the song.

4. How could I not forget? The CRAZY vocals! Celine and Whitney are two of the best singers ever, and these songs are their most popular songs because of the amazing vocal ranges they have! They were so powerful and that made the songs even more better to listen to.

I has heard so much of Whitney's legacy, but never had a chance to hear her. But recently when I heard this amazingly beautiful song, I couldn't hear anything else! Whitney's voice is so soothing and everything including the rhythm, music, lyrics, all are just too strong and full of emotions. It makes me cry every time I hear the part "And I wish you joy and happiness/But above all this I wish you love". One of the greatest and best songs ever written and sung. We will always love you Whitney.

Whitney Houston is my idol. If she were to walk into my house right now, I would get down onto my knees and start crying. She is so beautiful and I was absolutely devastated when she died. Whitney Houston will always be in the hearts of people and she will never be forgotten. Whitney Houston changed the lives of many. The sound of her angelic voice brightens my mood to the point of rejoicing. If only she was still alive...

LOVE IT! Amazing vocals! Great meaning! Dolly did her thing writing it, and Whitney did her thing singing it! This song messes with your heart when you listen to it!

2 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion "My Heart Will Go On" is a song recorded by Canadian singer Celine Dion for the soundtrack to the 1997 blockbuster film "Titanic". Written by James Horner and Will Jennings, the song was a worldwide commercial success, topping charts across the globe and winning several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Original Song, the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, and the Grammy Award for Record of the Year. The song's lyrics speak of the enduring nature of love and feature Dion's powerful vocals backed by a lush orchestral arrangement. "My Heart Will Go On" remains one of the most recognizable and beloved movie themes of all time.

I love this song since I heard it. It is one of my favorites. Titanic was an amazing movie as well as this song, that's why it should be number 1.

This song is amazing... I don't know why this song is on number 11... This song should be way up in the top 5 maybe even number one... I LOVE this song It just moves me whenever I listen to it...

Fantastic song that defines love in an awesome way. Fantastic!
Should be listen by every 1 and feel the love. It reminds me of some beautiful moments of my life!

Yes! Not only is Celine Dion an inspiration she can make you cry yourself to sleep because her songs are so moving. I listened to this song over and over it's so good! VOTE UP NOW!

3 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys "God Only Knows" is a song by the American rock band The Beach Boys, released in 1966 as part of their seminal album "Pet Sounds". Written by Brian Wilson and Tony Asher, the song is widely regarded as one of the greatest pop songs ever recorded and a hallmark of Wilson's songwriting genius. With its complex harmonies, lush instrumentation, and introspective lyrics, "God Only Knows" broke new ground in popular music and has been covered and sampled by countless artists in the decades since its release. The song's enduring popularity has been attributed to its universal themes of love, loss, and the fleeting nature of life, as well as its timeless beauty and emotional resonance.

There's not enough I could say about this song. Brian Wilsons is a genius. This song has changed my life. I've never felt so attached to something. Hearing Carl's voice along with the brilliant score composed together by Brian. From the beautiful French horn in the opening, to the voices all on top of each other fading out this has it all. Brian manages to make a song so amazing, you could listen to just Carl's voice and be touched or even better listen to just the instrumental track and feel amazing. Very few songs can capture this genius, but Brian Wilson and the beach boys managed to. This song truly captures everything anyone could ever ask for about music and love. This song has been with me in the best of times and the worst of times. I love it more than anything else in my life.

Incredible. Even the music alone is wonderful and unique through it's tension and brilliant arrangement. I love how the verses start off with a sad lyric but quickly counters that- a loy of love songs just seem to focus on praising one person. I love Brian Wilson and Carl's voca performance is outstanding

Only the greatest love song's lyrics would start with "I may not always love you".

Absolute genius already established, along with the god tier orchestral arrangement.

This has to be number one. Brian Wilson's arrangements are brilliant, and the lyrics are unlike most pop songs. It feels more honest to me.

4 I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith

I have a hard time hearing this song, whenever I hear it play on the radio. This was the song that I always made me think of my girlfriend. She passed away though, so now it is just hard when it comes on. However, it brings back good memories though too every-time I hear it too.

This song is really and truthfully beautiful! Between the incredible and emotional vocals and amazing guitar playing, I don't know how else to describe this song other than amazing!

This song was our song. It's the sweetest song there is, I miss him so much. It should at least be in the top 3! Surprised it's not higher, the lyrics are amazing! Plus, Steven Tyler!

Love this song. You can imagine it happening. When my hubby was very ill, I just sat in the critical care watching him for hours. I didn't want to miss a thing...

5 My Immortal - Evanescence

Never heard of it, so I don't like it as much as some of the other one's. I have a tendency to only like the songs that I'm familiar with. But this song is still considered beautiful based on my judgement.

It's so emotional and it makes me cry. I used to listen to that song when I lost someone special for me.

This song has touched my heart. After I've listened to it, I just cried. Such a beautiful song...

I can't tell you how often I cried in the shower to this song. It's so moving.

6 Carry My Love - Sarah Geronimo

"The value of things is not the time
They last, but the intensity
That happen. Thus,
There unforgettable moments
Inexplicable things and people
Incomparable and passes like a magic step is very important for us to love You want you will be yours!

Because it carries the whole feelings of love and joy. This song always remind me of my childhood life. The song has a great quality that cannot be easily found.

I love the song so much I feel I'm in heaven full of in love persons around me. Carry my love by sarah geronimo is thumbs for me Please vote it, it is worth listening for I suggest you

It just carries me away from all the sorrows and ambiguities of this life... Sarah has sung it so beautifully that I just can't atop loving this song...

7 Everything I Do (I Do It for You) - Bryan Adams

There's no love like your love,
And no other could give more love...
There's nowhere, unless you're there,
All the time, all the way!
Please vote for the song! It should be at top ten trust me!

Hey what has happened to everyone. It is the best ever love song. It shows the feeling that a guy does everything for whom he loves. Please vote it must be at least in top ten.

Now this is a song to listen to. It tells you about how a man should love his wife. And that is with everything. Hard and soul.

! This is the great song.
Every time I listen, it makes me cry.
I just feel lost in it's wonderful lyrics.
Always will be my #1.

8 You're Still the One - Shania Twain

I'm sorry, but nothing beats this... this is by far the best love song ever written and sung. The music, the voice, everything. Shania is awesome and she can sing this live EXACTLY the way it sounds in the video, so there's no voice editing.

Wonderful love song. Definitely should be in the Top 10. Shania's voice is so touching, emotional, and melodious, and the video for this song was just fantastic! Really fabulous song!

What is passionate love you only knew if listen this songs.. It has to be on number 1... Love songs never made it before and no will ever make like this in long future..

Best love song ever. Especially if its been a rough patch & you made it to the other side together! Love it.

9 Manhattan Skyline - A-Ha

I just started listening to a-ha aside from Take on Me and Crying in the Rain, and hey, this song found its way to my heart. Totally falling for a-ha, how I wish I was born in 1960's in Norway or UK, so that I have stood a chance being married to Morten Harket (a-ha's lead singer). What a voice. A-ha makes me A-ha, I finally found you!

What a wonderful and sad Love song, just read the lyrics and then listen how Morten gives a soul to this words... Don't want to cry again :-(

"We sit and watch umbrellas fly
I'm trying to keep my newspaper dry
I hear myself say,
"My boat's leaving now"
... So we shake hands and cry
Now I must wave goodbye

You know
I don't want to cry again
I don't want to say goodbye
Don't wanna cry again
I don't wanna run away
I don't want to race this pain
I'll never see your face again

Oh but how
How can you say
That I didn't try...
You see things in the depths of my eyes
That my love's run dry

... So I read to myself
A chance of a lifetime to see new horizons
On the front page
A black and white picture of
Manhattan Skyline"

A-ha has the best songs ever! They are so awesome specially because Morten Harket has the most amazing voice he sounds like an angel WOW is one of the many words I would use to describe this song

The BEST Love Song with the lyrics and melody and Bryan's voice full of feeling and tender loving emotion. Oh my, definitely must be in #1! Love songs sung by men are always more beautiful!

10 Layla - Derek & the Dominos

In my opinion the most heartfelt love song ever, hell, entire love ALBUM of all time!

My 6th most played song on Itunes... and out of 700 songs, that ain't half bad. Awesome song, with a good guitar

How in the actual hell is a nickleback song above this masterpiece of emotion and talent?

Great unrequited love song.

The Contenders
11 Still Loving You - Scorpions

This song I am going to say to my girlfriend not because Scorpions is my favourite band, but because it is the perfect song for me. I am going to sing it with my friend playing the guitar and she is going to love me and the song. If she loves me, I am going to come back to this page and say that this song is the best of the best! Love you Scorpions.

Great lyrics and great music... November rain is one heck of a song too, so is always but this one has something in it which makes you listen to this song on and on..

This is the greatest love song ever! It must be in #1, this is the best love song...

I got my girl back with this song... The only woman I've ever truly loved so far... Of course eventually she dumped me again laugh out loud :-p

12 Something - The Beatles

Something is quite possibly the greatest love song ever written. It's one of those songs that becomes more compelling with every listen. Why is it so great you may ask? It's so great because of it's simplicity. It's not too specific and it's an all out declaration of love for all. Then it gets better with George delivering what may just me the most meaningful and beautiful guitar solos ever. George's masterpiece and why it isn't #1 is beyond me.

FINALLY! This is the first time I looked at this list and was amazed when this wasn't in the top ten. That it is at 63 is just not right. I will simply say that if this song isn't seriously moved up, your list will certainly not look like other lists and will be the worse for it.

Nothing beats Something and nothing WILL ever beat Something. George Harrison's writing and singing in this songs displays so much emotion and love, it can never be recreated. This is a song for anyone and everyone. I think it should definitely be number one.

Some people think that a love song has to be so emotional, so powerful musically and lyrically... These people are thinking of fantasy love. This song is the greatest love song because it is real!

13 Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney

Who's Paul McCartney? He's the guy that collaborated With Kanye West and Rihanna right?

Sir Paul delivered his best here! Love this song to no end.

One of McCartney's classic love songs.

A truly great record

14 Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars

One of my favorites... Explains exactly how I feel about this woman... Listen to it!

This is the best love song of the 21st century! Captures exactly what one in love feels

Bruno Mars is amazing

15 Heaven - Bryan Adams

Everything I Do... nowhere to be seen in the list. Everything I Do and Heaven must be in the top 10. Such epic songs, great great great. Bryan Adams is the best love singer. Better than MJ, Japan X, and all.

Yea, I completely agree. Why is "Everything I Do" not in this list? The list is 50% incomplete without that one song. Now I have to write something because of this.

No better song using such simple words but saying so much...our love feels like HEAVEN...the best song there was, the best song there is and the best song there ever will be

My favorite deep beautiful should be much upper enlisted please vote. the song will live for decades and centuries. the very best piece of art from Mr Adams.

16 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

Sure, Sweet Child O' Mine is better, but November Rain fits more as a love song. There's just something about it that's so beautiful.

Why isn't this song higher?! this deservers top 3. because of its lyrics that is very actual, and its beautiful melody! Guns N' Roses shows wha they are good for with this song!

This sad, long love story at 25? And why's James Blunt's horrific trainwreck higher than this?

I think this is the best like, the lyrics are awesome! This should be ranking at 1!

17 Someone Like You - Adele
18 Here, There and Everywhere - The Beatles

Man, what a song! Outstanding choice.

The Beatles is the best forever!

19 Somebody to Love - Queen

I love this classic! It made my cry into happiness. It shows lots of terrific emotion. Other than that, it's a KILLED CLASSIC, thanks to Justin Bieber. We are now on the topic of "Somebody to Love Remix". Usher did not kill the classic. Justin Bieber did. Nonetheless, I will always love Somebody to Love whether it is the original or remix (WITHOUT Justin Bieber!) version. Usher is a very fantastic singer and could voice Sonic the Hedgehog, singing and speaking voice (both heard in the Somebody to Love music video).

I need to bring Freddie Mercury back to life so he can kill Justin Bieber! Freddie rules Justin drools.

Romantic song with doo-wop and gospel sound.

Great song by my favorite band.

20 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

This is best song, and the only song that change my bad day to endurable one. Hello by adele, Mirro by Justin timberlake, My love by westlife, don't matter and hold my hand by akon, Helium by sia, God your mama and me by florida george line, as long you love me justin beiber, I don't want to miss a thing by aerosmith, careless whisper by G. michael, written in the star by westlife, fallen angel by chris brown, am alive and power of love by celine dion and close to you by carpenter are all great.

Love this song. Come on, One Direction higher than this? Everyone will forget about One Direction in two years the way they did this the Jonas brothers. What sets Metallica apart is how they can do heavy stuff that sounds good, and soft stuff that sounds good.

When you first discovered TheTopTens... And nothing else matters

Come on, guys. This one's gotta be higher.

21 Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi

I want to lay you down in a bed of roses
For tonight I'll sleep on a bed of nails
Come on, Some one who is willing to lay you down in a bed of roses and is willing to sleep on a bed of nails. How is this not emotional? It needs to be ranked higher and much closer to Always.

This was a hard call for me because I love both this song and "Always". Both beautifully written, and so heart-felt. However, this one is still my fave BON JOVI love song.

Pretty good. My mother argues with me about this being a good love song. May I ask you how this isn't a good love song Mom?

Should be a tie between 'bed of roses' I don't wanna miss a thing' by aerosmith and 'when you say nothing at all' by ronan keating. Just irresistible. Can't stop singing along!
The song is so moving! Got addicted to it and just love it

22 A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

So beautiful, heartfelt, and simple, even if you don't like Twilight or haven't seen/read it. It took me some time to understand it, but now that I do, I love it. It's about someone who has loved someone else for 1,000 years and has been waiting for them for all that time. Even after all that long hard waiting, they would still wait a thousand more years. I heard it a lot in summer 2018, and it always made/makes me think of my crush, and even though this makes the song more sad it makes me love it more because I can relate to it. Thousand Years deserves SO much better than 38th place!

Very touching song...
... I have died every day
Waiting for you
Darlin' don't be afraid
I have love you for a
Thousand years
I'll love you for a
Thousand more... Great song ever... No question no doubt...

I'm in love with this beautiful, soulful, meaningful song. Christina is absolutely amazing, and so is A thousand Years!

The lyrics...

I have loved you for a thousand years, I'll love you for a thousand more...

My heart hurts right now.

23 Halo - Beyonce

Damn! I love this music so much. I makes you feel like being surrounded by a lovely tone!

My memories, my sorrow and happiness...

I love this song, Beyonce is awesome!

I good example of a good love song.

24 Wonderwall - Oasis

It's a made-up word, everyone who has ever fallen in love understands it differently, that's the beauty of it..

I absolutely love this song!

Most romantic song ever I always think of a girl that I just can't let go of when I hear this

Damn if I saw this song on here before I saw Aerosmith, I would've picked this song

25 Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinéad O'Connor

This song was written and performed by PRINCE she sang it and did not give him any credit for it on her album, sure the artist formerly known as prince writes so many songs for people but this was his song on his album.

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