Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best Love songs of all time 2017, Songs are written to cover a broad range of emotions and on just about every topic imaginable. Love songs are truly some of the favorites as they can include both the ups and downs of a very strong emotion. They cover decades of the best music from the swooning ’50’s ballads to the newer contemporary club bangers. Artists pour out their feelings into their lyrics and then add some of the best music to accompany them. Having love songs hit the 100 charts back seven decades is proof that this musical genre is not a fad; this is music that here to stay. These are the top 10 best love songs of all time.
- 10. “I Can’t Stop Loving You” by Ray Charles
- 9. “Because I Love You” by Stevie B
- 8. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
- 7. “How Deep is Your Love” by Bee Gees
- 6. “I’ll Make Love to You” by Boyz II Men
- 5. “Endless Love” by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
- 4. “We Found Love” by Rihanna
- 3. “Silly Love Songs” by Wings
- 2. “Let Me Love You” by Mario
- 1. “Best of My Love” by The Emotions
Here we present the list of top 10 best Love songs of all time 2017.
10. “I Can’t Stop Loving You” by Ray Charles
Ray Charles Robinson was known professionally as, Ray Charles and was an American composer, musician, songwriter, and singer. He was born in 1930, and within his group of friends, he liked to called, Brother Ray but was referred to as, ‘The Genius.’ When Charles was seven-years-old, he became permanently blind. During the 1950’s, Charles liked to combine music and is credited with pioneering the genre of soul music. He often put together blues, gospel, and rhythm and blues into his music style. During the 1960’s he is credited with the integration of country, rhythm, and blues along with pop music. When Charles began recording with ABC Records, he was the first African-American to receive artistic control by a record company.
“I Can’t Stop Loving You” was written and composed by country singer, Don Gibson. It was released on the “B” side of “Oh, Lonesome Me.” In 1962, Ray Charles released this song as a single and his version reached number one on the U.S. R&B and Adult Contemporary charts. It was ranked as number two for 1962 by Billboard and number one in the UK Singles Chart where it stayed for two weeks.
9. “Because I Love You” by Stevie B
Stevie B, born Steven Bernard Hill in 1958 is an American record publisher, songwriter, singer. He is credited with influencing the freestyle and HiNRG dance music scene in the late 80s. He is best known for his number one hit, “Because I Love You.” Before he gained recognition, Stevie B worked jobs from car washing to fast food. In 1987 his national club smash, “Party Your Body” earned him attention and was also the title track for his debut LP which eventually went gold.
“Because I Love You” peaked on Billboard Hot 100 in 1990 and spent four weeks there in the number one slot. It also held the number one spot on the Adult Contemporary chart for two weeks. This song hit number six on the UK Singles Chart, and number eight on the Australian Singles Chart.
8. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston was born in 1963 and was an American model, producer, actress, and singer. She was cited as the most awarded female of all time by the Guinness World Records in 2009. She is estimated to have sold almost 200 million records worldwide and is one of pop music’s best-selling music artists of all time. Houston is the only music artist able to claim having charted seven number one’s consecutively on Billboard’s Hot 100. Houston is also the only woman to receive two number ones on Billboard 200 Album awards.
“I Will Always Love You” is a track on Houston’s posthumous greatest hits album released in November of 2012. The album included a collection of Houston’s greatest hits and was released in both deluxe and standard versions. Included with the release was an accompanying five track CD bonus that features Houston singing along with other great artists.
7. “How Deep is Your Love” by Bee Gees
The Bee Gees formed as a pop music group in 1958 and consisted of brothers Maurice, Robin, and Barry Gibb. They were one of the most successful trios during their decade of recording music. Two decades, the 60s and 70s were their prominent years as performers. The brothers sang in three-part harmonies with Robin’s clear vibrato, and Barry’s R&B falsetto. This group wrote all of their lyrics.
“How Deep is Your Love” is a pop ballad written by the Bee Gees in 1977. This song was released as a single in September of that year. In the United States, the song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and was one of their six consecutive U.S. number-one hits. In the UK and Australia is became a number three hit. This song was also part of the soundtrack for the film, “Saturday Night Fever.”
6. “I’ll Make Love to You” by Boyz II Men
Boyz II Men are an American group who gained recognition for their emotional ballads and Capella harmonies. They had been a quartet which included Michael McCary, but are currently a trio consisting of Shawn Stockman, Wanya Morris, and Nathan Morris. During the 90s, this group found fame on Motown Records while they were a quartet. McCary left them due to health and contract issues in 2003. They received international success with their single, “End of the Road” in 1992.
“I’ll Make Love to You” became a number one hit under the Motown label in 1994. The song was written by Babyface and was the lead single from their second album. The title held the number one position on Billboard Hot 100 for fourteen weeks and was a massive commercial success. This song tied a record for being number one with a hit by Whitney Houston.
5. “Endless Love” by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
Diana Ross is an American record producer, actress, songwriter, and singer. Ross was born and raised in Detroit and gained her fame as a founding member and lead singer of the Supremes. This group was one of Motown’s most successful groups during the 60s. In 1970, Diana Ross left the Supremes and debuted as a solo artist with her album, “Diana Ross” which contained several hits, including a number one hit, “Reach Out and Touch Somebody.”
“Endless Love” was written by Lionel Richie and originally recorded as a duet with Richie and Ross. The lyrics of the song declare an endless love for the couple. Billboard has given this song the title “The greatest duet of all time.” Mariah Carey and country singer Shania Twain also recorded their version of this title.
4. “We Found Love” by Rihanna
Rihanna was born in 1988 and is a Barbadian songwriter and singer. She began her singing career by entering the music industry with her demo tapes under the record producer, Evan Rogers in 2003. She rose to fame in 2005 when she released her hit album, “Music of the Sun.” The follow up to this album was “A Girl Like Me” that was in the top 10 on the U.S. Billboard 200. Rihanna adopted a public image of a sex symbol in 2007 when she reinvented her music and image.
“We Found Love” was recorded on Rihanna’s sixth album in 2011. It was written and produced by Calvin Harris who is also featured in the song. It premiered in 2011 on the Capital FM radio station in the UK as a lead single and was available as a download that same day. The lyrics of the song tell about a couple finding love in a hopeless place.
3. “Silly Love Songs” by Wings
Wings are also known as, Paul McCartney and Wings and were an Anglo-American rock band. Former Beatle, Paul McCartney formed the group in 1971 with Linda, his wife, on the keyboard, Denny Siewell on the drums, and Denny Laine on guitar. They were known for personnel changes as they went through three lead guitarists and four drummers. The core of the group, McCartney and Laine remained together throughout the existence of the group.
“Silly Love Songs” was written by Paul McCartney and appears on their 1976 album, “Wings at the Speed of Sound”. It was single release in 76 backed with “Cook of the House”. McCartney wrote this song in response to criticism he was receiving for only writing ‘silly love songs’.
2. “Let Me Love You” by Mario
Mario is an American model, record producer, songwriter, and singer and best known for his singles hit, “Just a Friend”. He appeared in the films, Freedom Writers and Step Up and has released four studio albums. By the end of the 2000’s, he ranked number 98 on Billboards’s ‘Artist of the Decade’ list.
“Let Me Love You” is from Mario’s second studio album and was written by Ne-Yo and produced by Scott Storch. In 2008 this song ranked number 45 on Billboard’s All-Time Top Hot 100 singles. It reached number eight for most successful single of the decade on Billboard Hot 100 Songs list in 2009.
1. “Best of My Love” by The Emotions
The Emotions are an American doo-wop group which formed in New York City during 1958. Joe Favale who had been singing with, The Moments and Tony Maltese from the Runarounds formed the group by recruiting Dom Colura, Larry Cusamano, and Joe Nigro. In 1962, this group won a contract with Kapp Records and released a song written by Favale but was jointly credited to the group, “Echo”.
“Best of My Love” was released as a single in 1977 from their album, “Rejoice” and won a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group. This song listed at number 87 on the Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs and became the biggest Pop song of 1977.
Love songs will continue to be created as long as people continue to write music. You can expect new and greater lyrics to come and we will have to wait and see if they are significant enough to make the list of the top 10 best love songs of all time. For now, these titles hold that ranking, and we hope you enjoy listening to them with someone you love.