10 Love Songs You Might Have Forgotten to Add to Your Playlists This Year

You're missing out on these gems!
by Nicole Latayan   |  Dec 26, 2016
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Sure Ed Sheeran's "Photograph" and Justin Bieber's "Love Yourself" have been overplayed to death this year, but these ten love songs are worthy to be part of your playlists!

  1. "Treat You Better" (Shawn Mendes)

Imagine Shawn Mendes serenading you like this, making you feel like his queen and how you should be treated. 

Lyrics we Love: "Take my hand, we'll be fine, promise I won't let you down."

  1. "I Wish I Was" (Maren Morris)

This new country prodigy and Grammy Best New Artist nominee wrote about love from a different perspective– from someone who admits that she probably wasn't the "one" he looked for in the first place. Now, let's go on a collective "aww."

Lyrics we Love: "Cause you're looking for true love, and I’m not the one, but I wish I was."

  1. "Hold My Hand" (Jess Glynne)

This is one song you've probably heard but just can't figure out the title. Jess Glynne's infectious upbeat jam will surely have everyone bopping and celebrating at the same time!


Lyrics we Love: "I'm ready for this, so darling hold my hand"

  1. "Sometimes" (Ariana Grande)

From her latest bestseller Dangerous Woman, Ari gets more intimate in showing (or singing) her loyalty to the one she loves. Definitely, it's our love peg!

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Lyrics we Love: "I ain't even think of letting go, not even sometimes."

  1. "Company" (Justin Bieber)

You're probably tired of hearing "My mama don't like you and she likes everyone," so here's the other Bieber bop that highlights his romantic side, Biebs-way!

Lyrics we Love: "Maybe we can be each other's company"

  1. "Never Forget You" (Zara Larsson and MNEK)

Only one of the two collaborations in this list, British singer MNEK and Swedish sensation Zara Larsson’s duet emphasizes the impact of those unforgettable people in one’s life. Whether they're already gone or here to stay, they're totally a part of us. 

Lyrics we Love: "I knew that I would love you 'til the day I die."

  1. "When We Were Young" (Adele)

What's a ballad countdown if Adele's not there, right? This 10-time Grammy winner's (nominated for five more again) follow up single from the monster smash "Hello," is another throwback song that makes you reminisce all memories you have of your loved one!

Lyrics we Love: "Let me photograph you in this light, in case it's the last time."

  1. "Speechless" (Rachel Platten)

In "Speechless," Rachel Platten can't hide her feelings anymore to the one she loves. You know that feeling when you just want you to be carried away with your love? This song sums it up!

Lyrics we Love: "I don't need a reason when you make me speechless."

  1. "Over and Over Again" (Nathan Sykes and Ariana Grande)

You know that type of collab where they sing it just like a "he said/she said" type? It's totally this one! Just when you feel like Nathan Sykes soothing vocals is already enough, comes Ariana Grande's powerful pipes! Plus points because it reminds us of another iconic ballad—John Legend's "All of Me."


Lyrics we Love: "I'm telling you just put your hand in my hands."

  1. "Shout Out to My Ex" (Little Mix)

While Little Mix surely had us singing "I wish it could be like that, why can't it be like that...," there's no better follow up to that an upbeat shady song about moving on. And when the ex referred here is Zayn Malik, consider it locked and loaded!

Lyrics we Love: "You made my heart break and that made me who I am."

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