Are you ready to fall totally head over heels and madly in love with the top ten love songs of all time for him? Love songs have been written since the first sons were written. Love lost love, love cherished and love found are universal subjects that everyone can relate to. Out list of top ten love songs of all time spans decades and covers songs that are romantic and cut deep into our hearts. There are heart wrenching lyrics and memorable melodies. This list of smoochie tender top 10 best Love Songs For Him of 2018 will put you in the mood for love.
- 10. When a Man Loves a Woman by Percy Sledge
- 9. Lego House by Ed Sheeran
- 8. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ by The Righteous Brothers
- 7. The Power of Love by Celine Dion
- 6. Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston
- 5. Crazy in Love by Beyoncé and featuring Jay-Z
- 4. Everything I Do (I Do It for You) by Bryan Adams
- 3. Crazy Love by Van Morrison
- 2. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O’Connor
- 1. Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
10. When a Man Loves a Woman by Percy Sledge
Percy Sledge’s enduring classic R&B song is a favorite wedding reception soundtrack was released by Atlantic Records in 1966. The charming heartsick love song hit number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and the R&B singles charts and it was in the UK top ten. It may well be one of the most romantic-sounding songs ever with Sledge’s vocal strength, a passionate beautiful melody and a sensuous beat. The lyrics describe how love takes over everything and ruins it but when you are under its spell it is the finest feeling in the world.
9. Lego House by Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran is the undisputed 21st century King of singer-songwriter love songs. “Lego House” features on his debut studio album and was released in November 2011 as a single. It is a moving and uplifting tune with a catchy melody and lyrics which are sweet and familiar to lovers everywhere. The Lego house of the title is used as a metaphor for building a relationship. The song is said to have grabbed the attention of fellow crooner Taylor Swift who made contact with the English singer songwriter when she heard it. The two became firm friends and have also collaborated artistically since the lovely ditty sparked their friendship.
8. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ by The Righteous Brothers
In 1965 The Richeous Brothers remained on No. 1 for two weeks with the timeless and tender love song “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin”. It was written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Legend has it that the song was composed on a rented piano. The title was originally only meant as a place-holder but iconic producer Phil Spector liked it so much they kept it. A great claim to fame of this well loved romantic song is that it was played on US TV and radio more times than any others song in the whole 20th Century. It received a huge boost to its audience and became a confirmed favorite when it was featured in the 1986 hit movie Top Gun in a scene where Tom Cruise’s character woos Kelly McGillis. Cruise claims that he is often asked to reprise his performance and sing it when he travels the world.
7. The Power of Love by Celine Dion
The larger than life power ballad was originally written for and originally performed by Jennifer Rush. However “The Power of Love” shot to the top and achieved its status as a No. 1 smash hit on both sides of the Atlantic for Celine Dion. Dion has really taken emotional possession of the song and made it identifiably her own. “The Power of Love” it is often described as the love song of all love songs. It is a deeply powerful ballad and Dion herself has said she couldn’t have a better song to open with. She performs it beautifully, beginning softly and building to an emotional crescendo when she simply belts it out will full raw emotional force. It is such heart-felt song which touches every emotion a love stuck person can feel.
6. Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston
“Greatest Love of All” was a number 1 hit for Whitney Houston for three weeks in the US in 1986. It was written by (1986) Michael Masser and Linda Creed who originally wrote this song for a Muhammad Ali biopic. Houston recorded it as the B-side of her single “Arista” but it was so popular that with radio audiences that she was compelled to release it as a single in its own right. Houston instils such soul and deep emotion and optimism about the future in her delivery of this definitive love anthem.
5. Crazy in Love by Beyoncé and featuring Jay-Z
Beyoncé launched her solo career in 2003 with “Crazy in Love” which was a single featured on her first post-Destiny’s Child album called “Dangerously in Love”. She collaborated with rapper Jay-Z who provided a guest verse on the up-beat, pop anthem. It never gets old no matter how many times you hear it. The lyrics tell how crazy you can be when you are in love and how you can do things that are totally out of character and simply not care. The song is delivered in a high energy giddy rush which reflects the emotions expressed in the words.
4. Everything I Do (I Do It for You) by Bryan Adams
The powerful love song was written by Bryan Adams, Michael Kamen and Robert John Mutt Lange Unusually, was featured simultaneously on two albums as it was included in the Robin Hood movie Soundtrack album as well as Adam’s own album. It was a runaway chart success and spent sixteen weeks as UK number 1 and 7 weeks as USA No 1. It has an intense emotional quality both in the melody and lyrics and Adams delivers the song with forceful and passionate emotion. All passionate lovers will relate to the description of the feelings that a man has when he is besotted and does everything for the one whom he loves.
3. Crazy Love by Van Morrison
The Belfast crooner is a notorious curmudgeon and grumpy old man but he writes the most tender love songs and has a true poet’s heart. Crazy Love is a deeply romantic ballad that was included in his 1970 album “Moondance” and later released as a single. Alongside Van’s distinctive voice, “Crazy in Love” is defined by its epic horns rhythm section and horns. It celebrates the sort of love that compels to burst into involuntary smiles and is featured in a host of movies. It’s an absolute classic cover song and has been covered by a host of other artists including Michael Bublé who’s rendition is beautiful and hauntingly sweet.
2. Nothing Compares 2 U by Sinead O’Connor
This song was originally written by the recently dearly departed Prince. However it became a worldwide hit in 1990 for Sinead O’Connor. The tiny shaven headed singer made this pitiful and forlorn song of heartbreak her own. The Irish singer sings the beautiful power ballad with convincing emotion in a clear defiant, and yet subtly vulnerable tone. The lyrics explore the feelings of despair and abandonment of the dumped lover.
1. Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
At the top spot is another song that has stood the test of time and still brings a flood of feelings to your heart. It was written by Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Will Jennings. This duet was performed by Cocker and Warnes and featured in the most romantic film of all An Officer and a Gentleman in 1982. It is as inspiring and uplifting today as it was then.
Our top ten list features our greatest favorites and the most beautiful and romantic best love songs for him. So if you’re in love take some time to light the candles, cuddle up and have listen to the top ten love songs ever. They are guaranteed to create an amorous and romantic mood. If have been unlucky in love you are sure to find the soundtrack for your love sick sadness in the list of most romantic tunes.