Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. We've ranked the biggest 'Love' songs to ever hit the Hot Songs have been written about every topic imaginable, but the best ones -- from swooning '50s ballads to contemporary club bangers -- have been penned about the ups and downs of being in love. We are counting down the top 50 Hot hits with a form of the word "love" in the title. It's sonic proof that while musical fads and fashions will change with every generation, love -- and the songs inspired by it -- will never go out of style. The ranking is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot chart. Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits from each era, certain time frames were weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years.
2000s Love Songs
CNN What makes a great love song? Photos: Most romantic singers of the 20th century. The multitalented Barbra Streisand has had huge success as a singer, an actress and a filmmaker. Hide Caption. Thanks to one of the most stunning voices in music, Mariah Carey dominated the '90s pop charts with one No. Despite little formal training, jazz singer Billie Holiday thrilled audiences in the '40s and '50s with her vulnerable voice and inimitable stylings. Here she's seen singing with an orchid in her hair in the early s. Frank Sinatra was a master at reinterpreting standards with his rich baritone and impeccable phrasing. Elvis Presley made audiences swoon with his deep voice, soulful eyes and sensuous swagger.
We've ranked the biggest 'Love' songs to ever hit the Hot 100
Editors' Notes Love in the 21st century came with a few extra challenges, namely fast technological changes that would transform nearly all methods of wooing, flirting, and hooking up. Fortunately, this gave the biggest pop stars on the planet plenty more to sing about. Sign In. Make You Feel My Love. Crazy in Love feat. Dangerously in Love. You've Got the Love.
We are continuing our lists of love songs. We only have 20 era love song lists left to complete and this week we decided to post our favorite love songs of the s. They are now only a couple of years past and fresh in our minds. We have picked songs that also make fantastic first dance songs for brides and grooms. The s were full of prosperity and despair. This brings many emotions to the forefront in songwriting and in emotional attachment to songs. We have selected our favorite. If you feel we have left your favorite love song out, be sure to comment it in so others can read and comment also.