Top Ten Songs That Make You Emotional

These are the top ten songs that make us real emotional.

The Top Ten

1 Lovers - Jackie Evancho

Men have been moved to tears, and have written poems and music after hearing Jackie Evancho sing Lovers. "You fly around me like a butterfly"; "Your voice still echos in my heart"!

Goosebumps, my goosebumps now have GOOSEBUMPS! HOLY CRAP! Where did she learn to sing like THAT! What the heck? Tears! TEARS!? I'm crying now? This girl is too much! She really is an angel.

Theme from the movie "House of Flying Daggers", the final acapella line "Your voice still echoes... in my heart" are the last words of the princess as she dies in the snow. Quite possibly the most heart-wrenching lyrical music ever recorded.

It seems impossible that a singer so young could convey such emotion. But there she is, making people cry as much as any singer ever.

2 Open Fields of Grace - Jackie Evancho

From her "Awakening" album, PBS special, and concert tour.

For anyone who has ever lost a loved one, a song of hope. - BobG

3 21 Guns - Green Day

Outstanding music. I love this song! - keyson

4 To Where You Are - Jackie Evancho

From her "Prelude To A Dream" album and concert tours.

5 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Spamming the lists with that nobody Jackie Evancho won't make her any less popular.

And by spamming, you mean anyone who votes for something you don't like.

I feel like I'm a new person every time the song ends. - MontyPython

6 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

You simply can't hate this song and feel the emotion of it. - Userguy44

I miss my deceased family

7 Heaven - Bryan Adams

I really love this song Adam..

I hate this song really.

8 Concrete Angel - Jackie Evancho

Poignant when sung by Martina McBride. Heart-wrenching when sung by a nine year-old Jackie Evancho. From her "Prelude To A Dream" album, and on YouTube. - Trancas

9 Say Something - Cheyenne Jackson and Jackie Evancho

See the YouTube video on Jackie Evancho's VEVO channel.

O my goodness, I had had to sing this for choir and was ended up in tears half the time...

Performed live at Longwood Gardens, this song features a nice blending of the two voices. - BobG

I'm so happy this songs

10 Knockin' On Heavens Door - Guns N' Roses

Bob Dylan is better

It is amazing!

Listen to it all day if I could! - Marshmallow

The Contenders

11 A Mother's Prayer - Jackie Evancho

Especially emotional with these two singing David Foster's much recorded song. - Trancas

Jackie Evancho with Susan Boyle - quite a combination! - BobG

12 Love Will Remember - Selena Gomez


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

I like this song wow

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14 Hallelujah - Peter Hollens and Jackie Evancho

This remarkable recording blends two voices (Jackie's and Peter's, with overdubbing), without instruments, to tell a poignant story with a heavenly ambience. - BobG

15 These Are the Days of Our Lives - Queen

Always makes me cry...:-(

16 Hurt - Johnny Cash

Why is such a powerful song being shoved over for a mediocre teen singer?

17 Let It Go - Idina Menzel

What this song stinks its just annoying - simpsondude

Make me think of letting my stress go

So overrated and stupid - JaysTop10List

Uhh, not anymore - SpectralOwl

18 3000 Miles - Emblem3
19 At Least We Tried - Moby

This is a song which can be associated with any form of significant loss. That, I would say, is what gets to anyone. - PositronWildhawk

20 My Last Sunrise - Demons & Wizards
21 Day After Day - Badfinger
22 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple
23 The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
24 Somewhere - Jackie Evancho

A song of hope from "West Side Story". David Foster approached Barbra about mixing Jackie's voice into their original Grammy-winning hit. She approved and assisted. - Trancas

25 Sleep Alone - Moby
26 My Demons - Starset
27 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

It's a sad and lyrically beautiful song. It tells a painful story.

28 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

This song needs to be higher, Jackie Evancho is polluting this list

29 Lucy - Skillet
30 Unfinished Sympathy - Massive Attack
31 Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
32 Misunderstood - Robbie Williams
33 Teaching Angels How to Fly - Jackie Evancho
34 Hello - Evanescence

Playground schoolbells ring... again
Rainclouds come to play... again
Has no one told you she's not breathing?
I am your mind giving you someone to talk to
If I smile and don't... believe
Soon I know
I'll wake... from this dream
Don't try to fix me I'm not broken!
I am the lie living for you so you can hide
Don't cry
Suddenly I know I'm not sleeping
I'm still here
All that's left of yesterday

-Such a sad song. Its about her sister dying at the age of 3 well Amy was 6.
-She was denying her sister's death and thought she was dreaming.
-this makes me cry.
It makes me thing of my family members that died.

Ain't gonna happen. Didn't win.

35 Grenade - Bruno Mars
36 One - Metallica

It's very sad and the last solo makes my fly! - Userguy44

37 Lie Down In Darkness - Moby
38 Bring Me to Life (Synthesis) - Evanescence
39 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

This song is about his son that died by falling through a window - Sabbath

When I went to watch a choir concert they sang this song and me and my friend were in tears by the end of it.

Sadder than bastard!

40 Desperado - The Eagles

I want to cry every time I listen to this song.

41 The Rains of Castamere - Jackie Evancho

Dark, brooding, ominous, and very emotional, as could be expected with music from "Game Of Thrones".

If you've listened to it only on computer speakers or a system without a subwoofer, you're missing half of the music. The low frequencies add a visceral sense of foreboding to the ethereal vocals of the singer. The intent of the author to be sure.

Ethereal, mystical, funereal, mournful... Words don't do it justice! - BobG

See her 10/27/2014 Wall Street Journal Cafe interview with George R.R. Martin on YouTube. - Trancas

42 Child in Time - Deep Purple
43 I Remember - Deadmau5
44 Tourniquet - Evanescence
45 Open Arms - Journey
46 November Rain - Guns N' Roses
47 Without the Love - Demi Lovato
48 Imaginer - Jackie Evancho

She sings as if it were my heart singing.
No other singer can do that.

49 Tiny Dancer - Elton John
50 Come What May - The Tenors and Jackie Evancho

From "Moulin Rouge", the emotional final song. This one from Jackie's "Songs From The Silver Screen album, and he second PBS special "Music Of The Movies". See the YouTube video. Powerful, with perfect harmony. - Trancas

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