If singing karaoke is one of your most enjoyable hobbies, then chances are you have at least a few favorite love songs that you love to perform. Love songs have always been one of the most popular musical categories and since karaoke has become so popular, some love songs have become even more timeless than they were before. Here is a list of the best love songs that people just have to put their own spin on!
“I Will Always Love You”
This song was written and first released by Dolly Parton in 1974. The song was released again in 1983 when Dolly made it a duet with Kenny Rogers. It was released once more in 1992 when the late Whitney Houston sang it in the hit movie The Bodyguard. When a song is recorded and released that many times, it can definitely be considered a timeless classic. It’s not an easy song to sing for most, but people can’t resist giving it their best shot.
“Best of My Love”
Not many amateur singers can resist singing any song that was performed by The Eagles. This love ballad was released by The Eagles in1974 from their album On the Border. The beautiful slow melody and lyrics make it a perfect karaoke choice if there is someone special that you want to declare your devotion to through a song.
This is one of Elton John’s first love songs released in 1970 on his self titled album. Although over the years, Elton wrote and released many love songs, this is one of his best to sing karaoke-style. The song has also been sung by other artists like Ellie Goulding in 2007 and Lady Gaga in 2018.
“My Heart Will Go On”
When the movie Titanic came out, this song was an instant hit. It was a sad, but very moving love song performed by the magnificent Celine Dion. The song was released in 1997 on her album Let’s Talk About Love. Of course, singing a Celine song can be a little difficult for most people, but the lyrics and melody are so tempting most people will give it a try anyway.
“Can’t Help Falling In Love”
Elvis Presley songs have been popular for so many years with just about everyone that loves music. Almost every song he released topped the music charts. He is notably famous for his love songs. He was so handsome that women would literally swoon when he sang. If you want to be a hit on any karaoke stage, you can’t miss doing a love song by Elvis. This song was released in 1961 from the album Blue Hawaii and was also featured in the movie of the same name.
Not everyone is a classic country music fan, but “Crazy” by the late great Patsy Cline appeals to almost everyone. She released the song in 1962 on the album Patsy Cline Showcase and it was a number 2 country hit. The song was composed by the famous Willie Nelson. Julio Iglesias and LeAnne Rimes also recorded the song. The lyrics are sad and a little melancholy, but it’s a fairly easy song to sing for most.
This beautiful song was composed by Alex North with lyrics by Hy Zare in 1955. It was released by the Righteous Brothers in 1965 from their album Just Once in My Life and was a hit for them, but some of the best karaoke love songs gained their real recognition when they were used in a hit movie. This was exactly the case when the award-winning tune was featured in the wildly popular 1987 movie, Dirty Dancing with Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze. It was used again in the movie Ghost with Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. The song is also wildly popular as a karaoke option.
“All of Me”
Even though this love song hasn’t been around as long as some of the other older karaoke love favorites, it’s become a very popular choice. The song was a great success for John Legend when he released it in 2013 from his album Love in the Future. It’s a very romantic song and if you want to sing it to someone you are deeply in love with, it is perfection.
No one can deny that Taylor Swift has become one of the hottest singer/songwriters of this generation. She started out as a mostly country artist and quickly reinvented herself as a pop artist. Every song she releases becomes a hit. She released “Love Story” in 2008 from her album of the same name. It is a perfect fairy tale about a young girl falling in love. It’s a very popular karaoke choice for young ladies that dream of being a princess that finds her prince.
“You’re the One That I Want”
Here is another song that gained its fame because of the movie it was played in. Starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John, the 1978 movie Grease was not only a huge success at the box office, but on the stage as well. The film showcases the bad boy and good girl scenario and the charisma between Travolta and John was electrifying! This is a great choice for a karaoke duet in love!