Not all love songs are made equa, which is why I curated the first-rate of the pleasant love songs perfect on your Valentine’s Day date. From Ariana Grande and Ed Sheeran to John Legend and Taylor Swift, there’s all people in this listing! Whether you’re into hip hop, ballads, pop or extra, you’re bound to discover a favourite hit to share along with your weigh down or squad this year.
Most romantic lyric: “I see my future in your eyes”
“Perfect” is as good as it gets for Valentine’s Day because it represents all that it means to be in love. It shows the magic of love and wanting to grow with that person. The beauty of just Ed Sheeran’s voice gives the real meaning and lyrics a chance to blossom.
Most romantic lyric: “This love is difficult, but it’s real”
This Taylor Swift-classic is a Romeo-and-Juliet-inspired masterpiece that embodies being young and in love. It’s all about forbidden love and following your heart and hoping it works out in the end. Valentine’s Day is all about love and the hope love brings, and this song matches that.
Most romantic lyric: “I know we’d be alright, I know we would be alright”
Shawn made this song about the craziness love brings and that sometimes you have no choice but to let loose with the person you love. The point of this song is that you just want to be with this person and you’d do whatever it takes to make that happen. Shawn’s hit is all about the craziness of love and Valentine’s Day is just that.
Most romantic lyric: “So I’m gonna love you now, like it’s all I have”
The romantic ballad KING, John Legend, nailed it with this song all about living in the moment with that one person. Not focusing on the future but just how perfect the present is will definitely give your Valentine’s date an idea of how special this moment is for you.
Most romantic lyric: “I will never find another love more precious than you”
All about being so madly in love with someone, this classic focuses on cherishing their love and appreciating them. It talks about how all of their life they wished for someone as amazing as them.
Most romantic lyric: “And when it’s said and done, I’ll give me to you”
Charlie Puth has charmed us with his cute smile and beautiful voice, but his extremely romantic lyrics are another story. This song have definitely inspired us to go out and find someone to love this Valentine’s Day.
Most romantic lyric: “Try to deny it as much as you want, but in time our feelings will show”
Possibly one of the cutest and most innocent couples; we can’t help but miss this totally adorable duo. In this song, they talk about how close they came to falling in love and having the real deal. Unfortunately, it didn’t happen so they are in that awkward area of what could’ve been and what wasn’t. Although it doesn’t match your typical head-over-heels romantic song for Valentine’s Day, it still represents the powerful thing that is love and how special it is.
Most romantic lyric: “Oh, with a little strength baby, Oh I’ll never let you down”
Haim is a band made of 3 sisters who have a really unique sound. This song in particular is perfect for Valentine’s Day because its meaning represents how you don’t have to give all of yourself to someone. That giving love to show that you’re true and committed is enough for someone to love you back equally. It sets the tone that love doesn’t have to be so difficult, especially on Valentine’s Day.
Most romantic lyric: “There’s nowhere you can be that you aren’t meant to be, It’s easy”
The Beatles are widely known as the most popular band of all time. “All You Need is Love” gives examples of different parts of life that are all explained by love. It gives meaning to the word love and how life without love is meaningless.
Most romantic lyric: “Every time you touch me I just melt away”
Obviously, Beyonce is the one and only queen so it’s no doubt this classic made the list. This song talks about breaking boundaries and showing your significant other that you prioritize your relationship. Valentine’s Day is about making your S.O. feel special and this song is perfect for just that.
Most romantic lyric: “There’s a magic that must be love”
Michael Jackson made all of us want to get up and dance with him with this song. “Rock With You” is about being in unison with your S.O. whilst being on the dance floor, and how he wouldn’t want to be anywhere else but there. This song will definitely get the “groove” going this Valentine’s Day.
Most romantic lyric: “Baby your smile’s in my mind and memory”
Possibly one of the most romantic songs literally EVER written, Ed Sheeran makes our hearts explode every time we hear this bop. The simplicity of his vocals and the guitar give room for the magical lyrics to shine. Hands down one of the best representations of Valentine’s Day in a song.
Most romantic lyric: “I won’t take you for granted”
We didn’t know it at the time, but this duet is all we need in life. Meghan and John KILLED this song by portraying the fragile element of time. This song is about two people who are aware their love may not last forever, so they’re going to savor it for as long as they can.
Most romantic lyric: “Wish I could freeze this moment in a frame and stay like this”
This song could very well be one of One Direction’s sappiest songs and we’re definitely here for it. One Direction titled this “Truly, Madly, Deeply” because it’s all about being truly, madly, deeply in love with someone.
Most romantic lyric: “Stay in my arms if you dare”
All about the fragile thing that is love, Whitney Houston is giving us all the feels. This song represents how lost you can be without the person you love, so you’re begging them to stay there with you. It’ll definitely show your S.O. on Valentine’s Day that you value them.
Most romantic lyric: “You’re my end and my beginning”
Let’s be honest, this song is just so beautiful it can make anyone cry. John Legend melted our hearts with this one. Besides his beautiful vocals, the lyrics themselves will set you on a magic carpet ride.
Most romantic lyric: “I knew our joy would fill the Earth”
A true classic, this song is short but sweet. Roberta gets the message across that this love is so powerful it can overcome anything. It’s clear that it definitely meets the standard of Valentine’s Day songs.
Most romantic lyric: “If perfect’s what you’re searching for then just stay the same”
Bruno Mars is serving some serious romantic feels with this one. He can’t stress enough how perfect the girl he loves is and that’s the exact kind of thinking your Valentine’s Day date wants to hear! It’s a win-win for sure.
Most romantic lyric: “You’re the love of my life”
Jason Derulo hit this one out of the ballpark with its hopeless-romantic lyrics that can make anyone swoon. In this song, he says he wants to be married to this person and spend the rest of his life with them. Regardless of whether or not you and your S.O. are at the point in your relationship to talk about marriage, this song still works for you because it shows that you feel at some point your relationship could get to that level.
Most romantic lyric: “Two hearts that beat as one”
These two icons teamed up to give us this masterpiece. “Endless Love” is the perfect way to ensure to your S.O. knows how you feel about them.