Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best English songs of all time 2017, There are thousands of languages within the world and English is the king of them all. This particular language is spoken by billions all across the globe. English is so important as a language because billions of people speak utilize it for business and they also use it as a part of their everyday lives.
English speaking people from America and the U.K. are arguably the best musicians on this planet. They alone can generate billions of followers from around the globe and have billions more rocking out to their songs.
It is because of artists such as Justin Bieber, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and the Beatles that English music is so popular. Here is a list of the best English songs of all time and how these songs impact the world.
- 10. What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
- 9. Single Ladies (Ring On It) by Beyonce
- 8. Empire State of Mind by Alicia Keys
- 7. Hotel California
- 6. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin
- 5. When Doves Cry by Prince’s
- 4. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel
- 3. Sorry by Justin Bieber
- 2. Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Judy Garland’s
- 1. Thriller by Michael Jackson’s
Here we present the list of top 10 best English songs of all time 2017.
10. What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong released What a Wonderful World in 1968. This was a fantastic song about the hope for a better world. What a Wonderful World was released during the height of the Civil Rights era. The song was also released when the Vietnam War was being fought. What a Wonderful World was well received because people needed a bright light during those dark days. Louis Armstrong’s performance of this song was perfect because his vocal and musical style helped to make this song the perfect piece for people everywhere.
9. Single Ladies (Ring On It) by Beyonce
Beyonce is a huge star that is internationally known. While she is known for her many great hits, Single Ladies is one of her best jams to date. This song have well over a half billion views on YouTube and is considered a popular tune that many people from around the globe really enjoys listening to. The reason why this song connects so well with the masses because it is an anthem for women to make their men to get serious about having them in their life. Guys, really do not like this song all that much. Just saying.
8. Empire State of Mind by Alicia Keys
Empire State of Mind came out in 2009 and it is a hip-hop anthem that promotes New York City and how great the city is. People who listen to this song realize that this tune is an inspirational piece. Empire State of Mind features Alicia Keys and Jay Z. Both of these top-notch artists collaborated on this tune to make it a big jam. People all over the world like it because the song not only endorses the Big Apple it also shows what is great about America as well. Empire State of Mind is one of the best songs for marketing NYC to the world.
7. Hotel California
The thing about Hotel California is that this song talks about life in Hollywood. The song has a catchy hook and memorable lyrics. It was a big hit for the Eagles back in the 70s. Many people still continue to listen to the song today. This song has garnered a cult following. People will usually play this song when they want to relive those by gone days of the 70s.
6. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin
You Lost That Lovin’ Feelin was a huge hit in 1964. It was a great English song that took the U.S. by storm during that year. Many people enjoyed this jam at home and abroad. You’ve Lost That Loving’ Feelin was just a deep and emotional song that was perfect for a guy’s voice. The Righteous Brothers were the first group to perform this single and was remade or covered by numerous artists throughout the years. Hall and Oates remade the song in 1980 and it did well on the charts.
5. When Doves Cry by Prince’s
Prince’s song When Doves Cry is a great English song that rocked many countries throughout the year 1984. This song was a great tune by Prince and it was released during the golden era of his career. Prince was on top of his game when he released When Doves Cry. People all over the world remember this particular tune. While it might not be his best release to date, it is certainly one of the best known songs around the world.
4. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel
Simon and Garfunkel are not gospel artists but their hit 1970’s single Bridge Over Troubled Water became their biggest hit to date. This song was normally sung in gospel circles but it was a non-religious inspirational jam that spoke of loyalty and sacrifice. This song became hugely popular because major artists such as Aretha Franklin and Elvis “The King” Presley covered this hit during their careers. Bridge Over Troubled Waters might be inspired by gospel but the song was originally a regular tune that became a big hit with the masses.
3. Sorry by Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber released Sorry late in 2015 and it was a huge hit. This song has literally become a mega hit tune that has been heard around the world. The song has well over 2 billion views on YouTube and is a certified multi-platinum hit that has literally claimed the number 1 position on many music charts all over the world. This song is truly one of the biggest English songs in history and possibly one of the top 10 most heard songs on the planet.
2. Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Judy Garland’s
Judy Garland’s song Somewhere Over the Rainbow was recorded way back in 1939 during the filming of The Wizard of Oz. This song was a huge back then and it still remains a popular jam today. Many people all over the world love this song and it is considered a classical tune that resonates with audiences everywhere. This traditional song will not lose its preeminence as one of the greatest musical songs of all time.
1. Thriller by Michael Jackson’s
Michael Jackson’s song Thriller was released in 1984 and it was one of the biggest and best of his career. People all over the globe have probably heard of Thriller even if they do not know what they were listening to when it was playing. This song is a key signature piece of his career. Thriller has a great groove, outstanding vocals and a fun dance moves to boot. This song has it all and is considered one of the best songs that has ever been made.
These songs might not be the biggest in terms of the numbers or records sold but they are still influential as great English tunes. Each of them are great songs that have touched people all over the world.