13 Feb 10 Best Love Songs Of All Time Voted By Billboard
Billboard music magazine has selected the top 50 most touching love songs of all time from the 1950s to present.
On the occasion of Valentine’s Day February 14, Billboard released a list of the 50 best love songs based on the ranking of the magazine’s Hot Billboard 100 chart and the total sales of these songs.
Among the highest-ranked songs, the 1970s-1990s ones stand out prominently including Diana Ross and Lionel Richie’s Endless Love, Celine Dion’s My Heart Will Go On,or I Will Always Love You by the late diva Whitney Houston.
Billboard’s list ranges from 1950s classics to modern EDM-style contemporary hits like Rihanna and DJ Calvin Harris’ “We Found Love‘.
Here are 10 best love songs voted by Billboard:
1. Endless Love – Diana Ross và Lionel Richie
“Endless Love” is a song written by Lionel Richie and originally recorded as a duet between Richie and fellow R&B singer Diana Ross. In this ballad, the singers declare their “endless love” for one another.
Billboard has named the original version as the greatest song duet of all-time. It also won a 1982 American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock Single.
2. I’ ll Make Love To You – Boyz II Men (1994)
“I’ll Make Love to You” is a 1994 number-one hit single by R&B group Boyz II Men for the Motown label.
The song was a commercial success, spending 14 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the third best performing song in the 1990s on Billboard, as well as ranking on Billboard Greatest of All-Time chart. It won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals and was nominated for Record of the Year.
3. Silly Love Song – Wings (1976)
“Silly Love Songs” was released in the US on 1 April 1976 and spent five non-consecutive weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
4. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston (1992)
Whitney Houston recorded her version of the song for the 1992 film The Bodyguard.Her single spent a then-record breaking 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and is one of the best-selling singles of all time
5. My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion (1997)
The song serves as the main theme song to James Cameron’s blockbuster film Titanic and was released as a single from Dion’s fifth English-language studio album, Let’s Talk About Love (1997)
6.How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees (1977)
“How Deep Is Your Love” is a pop ballad written and recorded by the Bee Gees in 1977 and released as a single in September of that year.
The song ranked number 375 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
7. Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis (2007)
“Bleeding Love” is a song recorded by English singer Leona Lewis for her debut studio album Spirit (2007). It is Lewis’s biggest hit in the US to date, is still her only single to reach the top-ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and remains her signature song.
8. Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion (1996)
Released in 1996 with 6 weeks topping the Billboard 100 chart, this is one of the most successful songs of Celine Dion.
9. We Found Love – Rihanna & Calvin Harris (2011)
“We Found Love” is a song recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna from her sixth studio album, Talk That Talk (2011). It was written and produced by, and features British DJ Calvin Harris.The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 for ten non-consecutive weeks, becoming the longest running number-one single of 2011.
10.Let Me Love You – Mario (2005)
“Let Me Love You” is a song by American singer Mario released in 2004 from his second studio album, Turning Point (2004).
In 2008, it was ranked at number 45 on Billboard’s All-Time Top 100 Hot 100 singles during the first 50 years of the chart.