About New Love: 25 Relationship Songs For Your Boyfriend

Love is a complex emotion.

Love comes with a mix of emotions, behaviors, and beliefs. And understanding it, can feel near impossible. Thankfully, something that most of us love about music, is the fact that it often finds just the right words to describe what we’re feeling.

If you’re looking for the perfect song to share with the special man in your life, you’ve come to the right place, because we’re about to share with you 25 of the best love songs, for him!

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25 Love Songs for Him

1. “Love Me Like You Do” by Ellie Goulding

“Love Me Like You Do” by English singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding. will forever be remembered as one of the most iconic love songs in history, especially, after being featured in one of the most iconic romance movies. ‘Fifth Shades of Grey”.

This beautifully composed song is about allowing your significant other to love you the way they want to. hence the title “Love Me Like You Do”. Everyone expresses love differently. Ellie Goulding is conveying that any way you choose to love her is more than enough.


2. “Hands to Myself” by Selena Gomez

“Hands To Myself” by American singer Selena Gomez, is incredibly catchy. If you’re the type of person that prefers expressing your love with physical affection, this is the song for you.

This delicate, yet fierce song is about a woman who feels so attracted to a man. she just can’t keep her hands to herself. This is something many of us feel when falling in love, you just always want to be by their side.


3. “Do It Again” by Pia Mia ft. Chris Brown, Tyga

This song came as a surprise for many, but it was perhaps one of the best surprises in the music industry. In 2015. Guamanian singer Pia Mia. Chris Brown, and Tyga collaborated, making one of the best love songs in existence.

This romantic bop is simply about wanting to be more than just friends. The lyrics explain that a one-night stand took place, but Pia Mia is left wanting more asking to *Do It Again”. If you’re looking for the perfect way to ask someone in your life to become more than just friends with you, this is the perfect song for you.


4. “I’m Yours” Alessia Cara

In 2015, Canadian singer-songwriter released “I’m Yours”. During an iHeartRadio interview. Cara shared that she wrote this song on her guitar, in New Jersey, on a curb next to a garbage can.

The song is about being hesitant with falling for someone, because you’re already so contempt with yourself. Meeting someone so perfect can be scary at times, but unlike the common saying, not everything is too good to be true. Sometimes, they’re even better.


5. “Crazy in Love” – Beyonce ft. JAY Z

Beyonce is one of the most powerful women in the music industry. When it comes to love songs “Queen Bey”, knows exactly what the audience crave for. Something relatable, meaningful, beautiful, and real.

Expert Tip: If this is the type of song you’re looking for, “Crazy in Love” is exactly what you need Many of us find ourselves consumed by love, especially when it’s new.

That is exactly what this song is about, being so consumed by love you do crazy things.


6. “Eternal Flame” by The Bangles

Encase you’re unfamiliar with The Bangles, they are a pop band that was formed in 1981. The group consists of five members, known as: Susanna Hoffs (guitar). Michael Steel (bass guitar). Vicki Peterson (lead guitar). Debbi Peterson (acoustic drum kit), and Annette Zilinskas (bass guitar).

This beautiful song was released in 1988. It gained so much love, that it was even featured in one of the most iconic romance series. ‘The Vampire Diaries.” In the show, Candice King, who played Carolina Forbes, covered the song at a bar as an apology for her then-boyfriend Matt Donovan.

Susanna Hoffs was the one to write this song. She shared that she used an eternal flame as a representation of her undying love towards her partner, in the song she asks her partner is he feels the same way about her.


7. “No One” by Alicia Keys

I think we can all agree that Alicia Keys has a powerful, yet soothing voice, which is perfect for a love song.

“No One” talks about how no one can get in the way of true love. In the song. Keys focuses on the idea that the person you love will always be enough for you, no matter what happens.

In the video, a long-distance relationship is portrayed. Although Keys can’t physically touch her boyfriend, their connection is still strong.


8. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

“A Thousand Years” is perhaps one of the greatest love songs of all time. Many dream of the day they meet their other half. Waiting may feel like a thousand years. And when you finally meet your special person, you can imagine yourself loving them even in your next life.

This is exactly what this song is about.

In the song. Perri paints herself as someone who has metaphorically been waiting for her true love for over a thousand years. Once she meets him. she decides to not let fear get in her way. She intends to love him forever, as if it was her destiny.


9. “Back to You” by Selena Gomez

No relationship is perfect. Some, take more work than others. Regardless, every relationship is beautiful and worth fighting for. As long as. that’s what both individuals want.

“Back To You” tells a story of a woman who. despite getting her heart continuously broken by her lover, still has feelings for him and still wants to be with him. Mistakes are often made in relationships and sometimes we just can’t help loving the person that hurts us the most.


10. “Crazy for You” – Madonna

For all our strong and independent ladies, this song is perfect for you I

Madonna’s ’Crazy for You” is an empowering love song, where a woman boldly declares her love and sexual desire, while expressing that initial feeling of strong emotional and sexual attraction.

This type of behavior is often seen in love songs performed by men. many often overlook the fact that women feel the same way.


11. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” by Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston will forever be remembered as one of world’s greatest recording artists. She has gifted the world with many beloved songs and this is one of them.

The idea behind ‘I Wanna Dance with Somebody” was to portray a single individual wishing to one day find someone to dance with, this is a metaphor for those who wish for love.

Although this song is about finding someone, dancing along to this song with the love of your life feels epic.


12. “Still Falling for You” by Ellie Goulding

Something many people may not know about this angelic, slow-building ballad, is that it was recorded for the Bridget Jones’s Baby, a 2016 rom-come film, starring: Renee Zellweger. Colin Firth, and Patrick Dempsey.

The lyrics of this song tell a story of a couple remaining in love, even long after those sparks first flew. Suggesting that true love lasts forever, no matter how different the couple is individually.


13. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

Canadian singer-songwriter took over the music industry in 2012. after releasing the iconic love song. “Call Me Maybe”.

We’ve all had a crush and dreamed of dating them. Unfortunately, not all have the courage to make their dream a reality. But Jepsen is certainly not one of them, as her song follows a girl pursuing her crush by giving him her phone number.


14. “Never Forget You” by Zara Larsson & MNEK

Zara Larsson has released some of our most favorite songs, and this is definitely one of them. In 2015. Swedish singer Zara Larsson and British singer-songwriter MNEK worked together on “Never Forget You”. The video was shot in Iceland and it came out beautifully.

Larsson shared that this song was inspired by the people who are no longer in her life, but played a significant role, making them unforgettable. We have chosen this song to show your lover how meaningful he has been in your life, no matter what happens you will never forget him.


15. “When I Look at You” by Miley Cyrus

American singer Miley Cyrus’ “When I Look at You” is powerful ballad, released in 2010. This song was featured in a romance movie, starring: Miley Cyrus, herself, and Liam Hemsworth. Many adore this song as it even peaked at number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 and charted within the top 30 on charts in Australia. Canada, and New Zealand.

The lyrics on this song are beautiful beyond words. The song talks about having someone beside you. acting as a light when your world is nothing but darkness, as Cyrus sings. “When there’s no light to break up the dark, that’s when I look at you.”


16. “Adore You” by Miley Cyrus

If you’re a fan of Miley Cyrus, you’ll know that she rarely shows her vulnerable side. However, in this heartfelt ballad. Cyrus beautifully lays all of her emotional cards on the table, while showing her love for the man she hopes to marry.

In this song, Cyrus expresses just how much she adores her partner. She sings. “When you love me. know I love you more. And when you need me, know I need you more. Boy, I adore you.” She also adds. “I’m scared, but when you’re near me I feel like I’m standing with an army.”

Some reviews of this song, include boyfriends sharing that their girlfriends showed them this song, and despite them not believing they would enjoy it. it was a beautiful experience.


17. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston

It feels like “I Will Always Love You” by musical legend Whitney Houston has always been around, and that’s because this song was released in 1974 and recorded by Houston in 1992 and, yet, it’s still very popular among young people, today.

Expert Tip: In fact, this song has been described as “one of the all-time great power ballads.”

Now. the lyrics tell a story about a couple that have decided to part ways. Despite the heartbreak, they will always love each other. However, you can also use this song to show your significant other that your love for them will never change.


18. “My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion

As we have mentioned before, love is a very complex thing. Despite the fact that many of us experience it. not many of us understand it. Celine Dion is one of the most beloved musicians, her uniquely toned voice is hard to ignore. Many appreciated how easy the lyrics are to understand, despite love not being the same.

The song shares that love will last forever. No matter where your partner is. the love you have for him will forever live in your heart Dion explains that when you truly love someone, you love every single thing about them. However, boundaries and space are important.


19. “Wildest Dreams” by Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is the queen of love songs. If you’re looking for a love song that can describe your current love life, we can guarantee that Swift has a song just for your situation.

This is something many fans love about her, that when it comes to her love life, she’s transparent, making many feel less alone with their struggles to find their other half.

“Wildest Dreams’ tells a story about a couple that are bound to end. as their connection is fading. In this wild love song. Swift asks that her lover will remember her despite their inevitable end. You can take this song as a sign to have fun in your current relationship, because you don’t know what may happen tomorrow.


20. “Unconditionally” by Katy Perry

Many have the ability to love but not many have the ability to love, unconditionally. This is exactly what this song is about loving someone unconditionally. Regardless, of all of your partner’s flaws, to you. they are worthy of your love.

In the video for “Unconditionally”, dirty laundry is used to represent the ugliness of Perry’s partner. When Perry notices this, she appears to not care much about it. Her partner’s ugliness has no effect in how she sees her lover.

Why not show the special man in your life just how much you love him. regardless of his flaws.


21. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift

“Love Story* will forever be remembered as one of the most iconic love songs out there. Swift was only 19 when this song was released, and like most of her songs, it was inspired by real events she experienced in her love life.

This beautifully put together song was inspired by an argument Swift had with her parents over a boy. as they thought he was a creep, but Swift thought it was true love. However, like many teenagers. Swift came to realize that her parents were right about the boy she fought so hard to keep.

“Love Story” is about a princess, Juliet, whose father is trying to keep away from Romeo, her lover. Swift had to fight to release this song as many people around her thought it was risky. We’re glad that Swift was at least right about one thing.


22. “Halo” by Beyonce

“Halo,” Another gift from Queen Bee, herself.

Love can be the most amazing experience in the world, but it can also be the worst when shared with the wrong person. Getting your heart broken may cause you to fear ever falling in love again, but sooner or later, you will meet someone that will make you forget all of the pain of the past. And that is exactly what this song is about.

“Halo” tells a story of a woman that has been terribly wounded by love in the past. This caused her to put up walls around her heart, in order to protect herself. She doubts that she will ever love again, until she meets the one.

He showed her respect and dignity and made her feel special, slowly, he helped break her walls down so she could experience love once again.


23. “We Found Love” by Rihanna & Calvin Harris

In 2011, Barbadian singer Rihanna and Scottish DJ Calvin Harris collaborated and gifted us with this addictive EDM love song. Despite Rihanna running into “We Found Love” on accident, we are so happy it happened.

“We Found Love* explains how addictive love can be. Now, there is nothing wrong with being in love, until it experienced with the wrong person.

Rihanna shared that despite this being the message of the song, she prefers to interpret differently. To her this song shows that even in a hopeless world, love can still be found, because ‘love’ truly does conquer all.


24. “One Kiss” by Dua Lipa & Calvin Harris

In 2018. Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris teamed up. creating one of 2018’s most memorable hits.

Now we’ve all heard of *love at first sight”. “One Kiss” shares the same idea, but instead of eye contact, it’s a kiss. This song shares that you can fall in love with someone by simply kissing them.


25. “All of Me” by John Legend

If you’re looking to have a successful relationship, you must know that balance is key. Compromising with your significant other is crucial. You’ll both lose some things, but you’ll also both gain some things. That is exactly what John Legend’s “All of Me’ is about.

In the song John Legend sings. “My head’s under water, but I’m breathing fine” as a way to express this.

Expert Tip: Legend shared that when deciding to be in a relationship you are giving up on everything, but you are also gaining everything at the same time.

Life has a funny way of balancing itself out.


And there you have 25 of the best love songs for him! Which one will you be playing? Let us know in the comments, as well as any questions you may have. Other songs that could have made it on the list, include: “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran, “Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis, and “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden.

About Jayden Buckley

Hi, my name is Jayden and I am author/editor for PlayTheTunes. I remember the first time I hopped on the drums, I was hooked. Music has played an enormous part of my life, and I'm honored I get to share my experiences with you!