15 of the Best Love Songs That You Should Dedicate to Your Special Someone

It's probably the most sung-about topic in the history of music. It also happens to be one of the most beautiful and important feelings in the human experience. Love touches everyone in some capacity, and musicians continue to churn about all of the warm, gushy feelings it produces.

However, there is a fine line between a cheesy love song and an iconic, heart-melting classic. Few are able to avoid the trap of producing a disingenuous ballad that's a radio hit, like Ne-Yo's 2012 "Let Me Love You." However, when they do, songs that will live on forever are created, like Billy Joel's 1977 "Just the Way You Are."

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Though the list is certainly extensive, here are just some of the best love songs of all time. 

1. Billy Joel — "Just the Way You Are"

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2. Stevie Wonder — "Ribbon in the Sky"

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3. Adele — "When We Were Young"

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4. Madonna — "Justify My Love"

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5. David Bowie — "Heroes"

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6. Alicia Keys — "If I Ain't Got You"


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7. Otis Redding — "I've Been Loving You Too Long"

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8. Luther Vandross — "Never Too Much"

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9. Adele — "Make You Feel My Love"

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10. Herb Alpert — "This Guy's in Love With You"

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11. The Supremes — "Baby Love"

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12. Mariah Carey — "Always Be My Baby"

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13. Diana Ross and Lionel Richie — "Endless Love"

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14. Stevie Wonder — "Part-Time Lover"

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15. Etta James — "At Last"

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Chris Riotta

Chris Riotta is a culture reporter at Mic, covering news, music and entertainment. He is based in New York and can be reached at criotta@mic.com

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