—Estelle Tang, Many fans suspect this country-tinged ballad from Cyrus's She Is Coming EP is about her husband Liam Hemsworth. The big-band vibe might sound traditional, and the feelings universal, but the lyrics are all Lizzo: "Never been in love before / What the fuck are fucking feelings, yo?" —Nerisha Penrose, Taylor Swift's "Lover" feels like I've taken a step inside the singer's most romantic daydream. Beyonce's solo debut from her 2003 Dangerously in Love is an up-tempo ode to uncontrollable romance. Paired with a stunning video that highlights the highs and lows of passion and sees the singer climbing to the heavens and falling from the clouds in the blink of an eye, this song is sure to have you in your feelings. ELLE participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. From sad love songs to love songs for him and her, what are the most popular love songs of 2019? We may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy. It works and sounds like a melodic love-summoning chant meant for replays. As of last week, Summer Walker’s Over It is the biggest debut album from a female R&B singer in the last 10 years: a testament to the 23-year-old’s mastery, as well as the general public’s readiness, for female-led narratives in the genre. “Dancing With a Stranger” is caught somewhere in between breakup song and love song. “I love you, so just be who you are,” Daniel Caesar asks gently. Now that's love. —Estelle Tang, Crush queen Carly Rae Jepsen dropped 15-track album Dedicated this year; it's full of her signature lovestruck melodies and heartbreak bops. Stay tuned for more additions throughout the year. Brothers that swoon together stay together! This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. “What do you need? On “Georgia,” Howard plays through the obsession that comes with a school-aged crush, an elementary-esque love song with a notable softness. It earned Bareilles a Grammy nomination and kept her in the Billboard Hot 100 charts for 41 weeks. Think Taylor Swift's sappy letter to her "Lover" or Summer Walker and Jhene Aiko's twisted love song about the lengths they're prepared to go to for their significant other. This 2019 love song playlist will always be updated with recent songs, so be sure to come back and rank the latest additions. To the melody of The Sound of Music’s “My Favorite Things,” Ariana raps about a girl’s favorite things in 2019: money, friendship, and power. Its message and hypnotic, layered vocals and instrumentation, are all played and produced by Vagabon herself. With only two songs in total on her Spotify, the 21-year-old London-based singer is a quiet rumbling under the surface. We could all use some time listening to the best love songs of 2019. —Estelle Tang, How to capture the first bloom of trust and fellow feeling? Sometimes it feels like the only thing that can match that heightened feeling of falling in love is a pounding pop song or a swoony ballad. Bei den Auswertungen der Jahrescharts 2019 wurden jeweils die Top 100 berücksichtigt. Whether it be about love for yourself, love for a partner, or love for your pals, this is the best 2019 has to offer so far. Here, we've rounded up the best, freshest “love” songs to spice up whatever love playlist you’re already working on. Do you need this? “Barefoot in the Park,” sung almost full in Spanish, is a hauntingly gorgeous love track from veteran visionary, James Blake, and ROSALÍA, the classically-trained flamenco singer-songwriter who pushed the genre outside of its box in 2018. —Nerisha Penrose, On "Deep," Marco finds himself falling deeply for an older woman, but he's unsure if she feels the same way. “You” is an open letter to her lover, one she knows she shouldn’t be with—and her family and friends agree. —Nerisha Penrose, For Pride, Sufjan Stevens released two new songs, one of which was this gentle electro ballad. I wonder if she prayed the same prayer as Ciara? Think Taylor Swift's sappy letter to her "Lover" or Summer Walker and Jhene Aiko's twisted love song about the lengths they're prepared to go to for their significant other. With The Neptunes' production and Kelis' flexing her pipes, “Shooting Stars” is a glorious cornerstone of what Pharrell’s signature beats sound like on a cozy love ballad. —Estelle Tang, Lizzo's blown away by big love, and her voice will do the same to you. It's the cheesy, mushy type of love song that feels appropriate for weddings. After an untimely and illegal leak, pop music’s most promising, multifaceted enigma turned to radio silence for nearly six years. With lyrics so heartfelt they dangle on the edge of painfully sugar-y sweet, “Ice Water” is British rapper Loyle Carner’s unapologetic ode to the most wholesome kind of love. “Hard to Believe” is a modern bop that further proves pop can have depth. —Nerisha Penrose, Oh, to be in love, steady love, has got to be a beautiful feeling. This content is imported from Third party. Yes, the song is about self-love, but the request is coming from someone who wants that for you, because they love you, too: "Love, can you love yourself?" “Anywhere” is an irresistible bossa nova track that somehow met its U.S. R&B influences exactly half-way, all via the vocals of the undeniable London-based Hope Tala. She even said it herself at a concert last year: "I’m super, super, super in love, and I want everybody to know that’s what this song is about." The best new artists, albums, and hits for your 2020 playlists, ranked by over 1 million votes. While most of it seems arbitrary (“I’m so hungry”), there are a few romantic daydreams dispersed throughout the surface-level notes: “Come on now, don't let this go / Don't let my love fade away / People come and people go, but I …”. On “Miss Me,” ABRA croons over a classic Chaz Budnick beat—laced with distinct looping and twinkling beats—making for a light, sweet, three-minute track that begs to be played back as she sings of being addicted to the one you love. Stuck on a past lover, Lucky is trying his hardest to move on by entering the dating world again, but he’s “been gettin' nothing at all.” Whoever hurt him broke his trust and he fears the pain from his last relationship will carry over to his new one. And while it technically is, King Princess phrased it much more succinctly when she tweeted its announcement, deeming it an “anthem for bottoms everywhere.” The track eventually kicks in, stretching out of its introductory formalities into a dance-centric pop composition. Updated: check out our list of the best new love songs of 2020! “Warm Pants” is a stand-out—a woozy, pieced-together tale of late-night lust and newfound vulnerability, in part produced by Psymun, the quiet powerhouse responsible for the sound of original R&B e-boy Spooky Black. The natural soundtrack would be Maggie Rogers's "Burning," which spills over with the highs of having found the one. But even if it's not, it's an honest look at acting badly towards the person who loves you—that's right—the most. Click to make your opinion heard. —Estelle Tang, "I'm a sucker for you," croons Nick Jonas. Or something.