Top 10 Most Emotional Pop Songs

Yes, for once, I'm not making a rock music list. One thing I've always enjoyed is experimenting. Whether you like that or not, I think doing the same kind of list gets old after a while. So, this is an attempt to spice things up, I guess.

Pop has to be the most overhated genre on this site, and it does have a few emotional songs. I'm not ranking based on which one is more popular or which one is better. Rather, I'm ranking them by how emotional they really are. Pop rock bands are allowed, even pop punk bands, too, I suppose.
The Top Ten
1 S.O.S D'un Terrien En D├ętresse - Dimash Kudaibergen

This aria/song is literally a plea for help for one's lost soul. Dimash's version takes the plaintive lyrics to a whole new level as his performance delves into its innermost meaning, deeply touching the heart and soul of each and every listener in the most unexpected ways. Even if you already knew of this song, Dimash's performance takes the listener on a new, deeply private, and personal emotional journey. Just listen to it and see if you can listen without getting goosebumps from the experience!

Dimash sang this song and always blew me away. His beautiful and angelic voice so comforted and healed my soul.

This is the most incredible talent among the singers of the younger generation.

2 Someone Like You - Adele

This is absolutely her saddest song! It's beautiful and really shows her beautiful vocals! This is my favorite of all her songs, next to Skyfall.

This is a good and emotional song.

I think this song is the most emotional song she has ever done and should be higher on this list.

3 Praying - Kesha

I swear on my life I knew this would be on this list. Plus, it's a very emotional, wonderful, and powerful song!

I hated Kesha, but this song really did change my opinion of her.

If you don't like Kesha, listen to this song. It'll completely change your opinion.

4 Beautiful - Christina Aguilera

This is one of the only songs I listen to from her, and I just adore it! It's a beautiful (pun not intended) song that everyone should listen to.

Especially her vocals, which are the most emotional.

5 Irvine - Kelly Clarkson

Wow, this song is really sad.

6 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

The emotions in this song are so powerful. They make everything "the king" felt course through you so strongly. The music integrates with the vocals powerfully, making your emotions rocket up and down like a roller coaster. It's one of the most beautiful songs ever to grace the earth. It's a story of life and death, triumph and sadness, righteousness and revolution... amazing. I'm speechless every time I hear this amazing song.

This song is amazing. The background music and Chris Martin's voice are definitely emotional. In general, I like listening to this song.

I'm not a big Coldplay fan, but this song has vocals that are very emotional and powerful.

7 7 Years - Lukas Graham

This, for me, is really emotional because it takes me back to years before now, when I was carefree.

It's like his career is shattering, and here comes one of the biggest hits of 2016.

This should be in the top five!

8 Careless Whisper - Wham!
9 Because of You - Kelly Clarkson

Kelly is one of the best pop stars ever! This song is really sad, but it's sung beautifully.

10 Say Something - A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera
The Contenders
11 Hurt - Christina Aguilera

I can't believe I had to scroll all the way down to 38! This song comes close to putting me in tears every time I hear it, and that says a lot because there are only a few songs that can do that. For me personally, it is definitely the saddest pop song and the second saddest ever.

Why is Dimash Kudaibergen first? Those people who voted for him never heard this song.

12 I Still Believe - Brenda K. Starr
13 When We Were Young - Adele

I don't care for Adele that much, but this song hits close to home for me.

Adele's voice is great in this.

Emotional song indeed!

14 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa
15 Frozen - Madonna

Madonna is amazing! The lyrics of "Frozen" are very deep and meaningful. Madonna has a beautiful voice, and the music of "Frozen" is superb!

16 Goodbye - Avril Lavigne
17 Set Fire to the Rain - Adele

The most emotional pop song I've ever heard, and her vocals prove how emotional it really is.

Adele's songs are generally emotional, but this one is probably the most powerful.

18 Til It Happens to You - Lady Gaga
19 When I Was Your Man - Bruno Mars

Yes. It says how he wished he had treated her better and hopes that she would at least be happy with the other guy. Sincerely, Fox the Rogue

20 From the Bottom of My Broken Heart - Britney Spears

My pop princess.

21 Oh Father - Madonna
22 1-800-273-8255 - Logic

Reminds me of my life.

Come on, it's super sad. I actually cried when I heard it, and I told my parents I love them.

23 Piece by Piece (Idol Version) - Kelly Clarkson
24 Run - Nicole Scherzinger
25 Take a Bow - Madonna
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