For the young (and not so young) lasses who have found their match – the songs below have been comprehensively put together to provide a nice playlist to listen to with your significant other. Some are sweet and romantic, while others are passionate and explicit. All of them though are sure to keep him entertained.
Here are the top 10 best love songs for him in 2017-2018 to enjoy.
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10. Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik – I Don’t Wanna Live Forever
Ah Taylor, the patron saint of sappy, breakup songs that are inspired by her ex of the moment. While many find her self-pity and victim role-playing a bit much, there’s no denying that the country-turned pop singer knows how to deliver a catchy jam that is as infectious as it is nauseatingly mediocre. However, in I Don’t Wanna Live For Ever, Swift teams up with former One Direction heartthrob, Zayn Malik to give this sexy electro-R&B track. The song was used in the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack and was written to correspond to situations in the movie. It peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song evokes emotions of anger, frustration but the meaning of love and is the perfect jam to play for your man. Malik’s falsetto combined with Taylor’s sweet and soft vocals create a dynamic record that has had relatively favorable ratings from critics. The song has a staggering 373,253,018 views.
9. Zara Larsson ft. Ty Dolla $ign – So Good
Swedish singer Zara Larsson, has been making waves in the pop music scene recently adding hit upon hit under belt. Songs such as Lush Life, Ain’t My Fault and Never Forget You have all been featured in several international charts. The last one in fact, made it to Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 13. So Good is a departure from her usual pop and dance records and marks her foray into R&B, with Ty Dolla $ign being featured on it. The song is perfect for a hot night with your man. The lyrics “Aye I know you want some, you want some” scream of a seductress who is aware of her feminine wiles and is not afraid to use them. The track’s video, which was directed by one Sarah McColgan has garnered around 23,386,209 views.
8. Kehlani – Undercover
If you are in the mood for some hot, steamy action with your significant other, and you want him to feel it too, pop this song when it is just the two of you. Undercover promises to deliver, fun, intimate sexy times with brazen lyrics such as “Hit that 6-9, yeah that FaceTime” . Elegantly sampling, Akon’s Don’t Matter, Undercover is about keeping a relationship alive even in the face of blatant opposition; “They don’t wanna see it happen/But we say fuck it.” The R&B/soul track showcases her soft vocals. The song has managed to get over 2.1 million views on YouTube.
7. Bebe Rexha – Small Doses
The relatively famous vocalist Bebe Rexha is known for being the vocalist in choruses of hit songs such as David Guetta’s Hey Mama, Nicki Minaj’s No Broken Hearts and her most recognizable song to date –G-Eazy’s Me, Myself and I. The latter was her highest chart topper, peaking at number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100. Sampling First Light by Lindsey Stirling, Bebe Rexha gives ladies yet another hit; Small Doses, this time all on her own. Small Doses speaks about the addictive craving a woman has to a passionate relationship, which while being passionate is also very toxic. The song has received around 3.7 million views.
6. The xx – Say Something Loving
English-indie band, the xx have released admittedly great songs and great albums that have made their appearance on Billboard Hot 100. Their second album, Coexist, for instance was at number 5 in the Billboard Hot 100, following its release in 2012. Their third album, I See You, peaked at number 2, and it was critically acclaimed. Say Something Loving is the second single off their LP which will be released later this year and it is a perfect addition to a woman’ s Valentine playlist. With its sweet chorus; “You say something loving/It’s so overwhelming, the thrill of affection” the record is all about love and fondness. The song has received 3.9 million views on YouTube.
5. Julia Michaels – Issues
Being Julia Smith’s debut single, Issues is a remarkably successful electro pop record that was written by Michaels herself, Benjamin Levin, Justin Tranter, Tor Hermansen and Mikkel Eriksen. This song is special in that it was initially up for grabs by several artists, besides Julia Michaels. However, she fought really hard for it as she felt it suited her the most. The song is a beautiful love song with lyrics that highlight both lovers’ imperfections. The woman has “issues” but she knows her partner has them too and so their relationship is able to work. The track is another good addition to a lady’s playlist for hr man, especially if they want a dance-feel.
4. Sia – Helium
The Australian song-writer has written hit after hit for major artists such as Rihanna, Beyoncé and others. She has also managed to pen hits for herself and continues to make appearances on the Billboard Hot 100. Helium is Sia’s contribution to the Fifty Shades Darker soundtrack. This is not her first song to the Fifty Shades trilogy. She had previously penned Salted Wound for the first Fifty Shades film. Helium boasts about the strength that a woman derives from her relationship. She compares her man’s love to helium which “fills her up”. The song has around 11 million views on YouTube.
3. Alina Baraz – Electric
Alina Baraz is an electro-pop and dance artist who has worked with many notable names. Her latest song, Electric, has been met with widely positive reviews from critics and fans alike. This is a great song to listen to when a woman is with her significant other. With its hot lyrics “Kiss me, we’re on fire, babe/Love me, take me to outer space”, the song promises that your evening ladies, will not be a quiet one. Khalid is featured as a guest on this record and both he and Alina sing the chorus together at the end of the song. The song has managed to acquire 4.6 million views on YouTube.
2. The xx – Brave for You
Yet another hit from the xx, Brave for You is another love song that is as soulful as it is sweet. The man sings to an invisible lover, who inspires him to “take the stage”. The song is perfect for a day in the house with your partner, cuddling and sipping tea. Its smooth beats and gentle lyrics are great for a romantic evening in with him.
1. Lana del Rey – LOVE
The singer that told us that “money is the anthem to success” is now telling us that it “it’s enough/To be young and in love”. The song has been received with critical acclaim. Critics say that “Love reassures listeners that love still conquers all” and that it was an “enchanting ode to the hope of love and youth”. The song has also been deemed ‘anthematic’ sic by other critics. The video is just as lauded and has been called “dreamy” and “romantic”. It garnered an impressive 78 million views. So sit back with your S/O and enjoy this beautiful track.
They say love has to be nurtured and one way of surely keeping the candle burning is making a playlist for him as the woman so that once in a while it will remind him that he has got a woman back home. To get started here is some ultimate playlist top 10 best love songs for him 2017.