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100 Thoughtful Anniversary Love Songs

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Anniversary parties are a whole lot fun. When you have friends and family partaking in your anniversary celebration the occasion makes delightful memories. A thoughtful selection of anniversary love songs makes the party special. Songs that are symbolic of love and rekindle nostalgic moments are ideal for anniversaries. While you can have different types of songs playing at your anniversary party, love songs from mixed genres give this celebratory occasion unique identity. Ideally, love songs that play at anniversary parties should have depth and meaning to bring back joyful memories. The beautiful times you have spent together come alive when meaningful and thoughtful love songs are played. If family members and friends are planning a surprise anniversary party for the couple, make sure you coordinate as a team to ensure the anniversary party is a success.


Best Songs to Play at an Anniversary

Love songs that evoke sweet memories of the past will get the couple teary eyed with joy and happiness. Romantic songs strike a chord with emotions and lead thoughts to wander down memory lane. It is important to select songs that paint a picture of tender moments associated with love. The couple celebrating their marriage anniversary should be able to reflect on their life as love songs are being played. Nostalgic moments come alive when lyrics in love songs pertain to instances similar in your life. Select anniversary love songs that celebrate your journey of life together as a couple.


How to Make a Playlist of Love Songs for Anniversaries

The slow dance session is popular at weddings and anniversaries. Make sure you make a playlist of love songs that are sequenced in accordance with the time schedule at the anniversary party. You can have the ‘Anniversary Special’ where the couple dances in arms to their favorite love song followed by other couples joining in. A great way to keep guests enthralled on the dance floor is by playing love songs from mixed genres. Get it right with a diverse mix of Rock love songs, Pop love songs, R&B love songs, Soul love songs, Country love songs and Indie love songs among others. Aside from new songs, make sure you also include classic love songs in your playlist of anniversary love songs. Classics have a nostalgia and charm like no other and often connect poetically with the couple celebrating their anniversary.


A thoughtful selection of love songs makes sessions at anniversaries lively and interactive. It is fun to get a little naughty and quiz the couple with questions pertaining to their life as love songs play in the background. When songs speak a language of the heart they become relatable to different aspects of our life. Thoughtful love songs that give a meaningful message of love and life make perfect moments at anniversaries. Song dedications at anniversary parties make special memories for the couple. If there is a DJ or Live Band performing at the anniversary party, family members and friends can dedicate songs to the couple celebrating their anniversary. Feel free to say few words straight from the heart before you dedicate your song to the anniversary couple, such moments will be cherished by the couple forever.

The lines below showcase a diverse collection of love songs that connect with the heart and bring alive beautiful memories at anniversaries. You can pick songs from the list mentioned to make your personal playlist of songs for anniversary parties and anniversary celebrations at home.

Feel free to pour your heart out in the comments section about songs played at your anniversary and also add to the list of love songs if you find an appropriate song missing.


100 Thoughtful Anniversary Love Songs

  1. Perfect- Ed Sheeran (Pop)
  2. All of Me- John Legend (R&B/Pop)
  3. Just The Way You Are- Bruno Mars (Pop)
  4. Congratulations- Cliff Richard (Pop)
  5. Let’s Stay Together- Al Green (Soul)
  6. I Was Made For Loving You- Tori Kelly and Ed Sheeran (R&B/Soul/Pop)
  7. Remember When- Alan Jackson (Country)
  8. Stand By Me- Ben E. King (Soul)
  9. Thinking Out Loud- Ed Sheeran (Pop)
  10. (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life- Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes (Pop)
  11. When I Said I Do- Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black (Country)
  12. Two People Fell in Love- Brad Paisley (Country)
  13. Wind Beneath My Wings- Bette Midler (Pop)
  14. On This Day- David Pomeranz (Pop)
  15. Endless Love- Lionel Richie and Diana Ross (Soul/R&B)
  16. When a Man Loves A Woman- Percy Sledge (Soul)
  17. Yellow- Coldplay (Rock)
  18. Just The Way You Are- Billy Joel (Pop/Rock)
  19. I’m Yours- Jason Mraz (Pop)
  20. Wonderful Tonight- Eric Clapton (Rock)

21. I Could Not Ask For More- Edwin McCain (Rock)

22. Thank You- Dido (Pop)

23. A Moment Like This- Kelly Clarkson (Pop)

24. 100 Years- Five For Fighting (Rock)

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25. The Way You Look Tonight- Frank Sinatra (Jazz)

26. You Decorated My Life- Kenny Rogers (Country)

27. It Had To Be You- Harry Connick Jr. (Big Band/Jazz)

28. Tonight I Celebrate My Love- Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack (R&B)

29. Pledging My Love- Johnny Ace (R&B)

30. You’re Still The One- Shania Twain (Country)

31. Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You- George Benson (R&B/Pop)

32. You Raise Me Up- Josh Groban (Easy Listening)

33. Cherish- Kool and The Gang (R&B)

34. A Thousand Years- Christina Perri (Pop)

35. You Just Get Better All The Time- Tim McGraw (Country)

36. Everything Has Changed- Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran (Country/Folk/Pop)

37. You Make Loving Fun- Fleetwood Mac (Rock)

38. My Kind of Woman/My Kind of Man- Vince Gill and Patty Loveless (Country)

39. Have I Told You Lately- Van Morrison (Rock)

40. I Will Always Love You- Whitney Houston (R&B/Pop)

41. Everything- Michael Buble (Easy Listening/Jazz)

42. You Belong With Me- Taylor Swift (Country)

43. Everything I Do (I Do It For You)- Bryan Adams (Rock)

44. Now and Forever- Richard Marx (Rock)

45. Love Me Like You Do- Ellie Goulding (Pop)

46. Still Into You- Paramore (Rock)

47. The Rest of Our Life- Tim McGraw and Faith Hill (Country)

48. Lovesong- Adele (R&B/Pop)

49. More Than Words- Extreme (Rock)

50. You’ve Made Me So Very Happy- Brenda Holloway (Soul)

51. Nothing’s Gonna Stop us Now- Starship (Rock)

52. Heaven- Bryan Adams (Rock)

53. Because You loved Me- Celine Dion (Pop)

54. Is This Love- Whitesnake (Rock)

55. Shape of You- Ed Sheeran (Pop)

56. First Day Of My Life- Bright Eyes (Indie/Alternative)

57. Perfect Moment- Martine McCutcheon (R&B)

58. Stay With You- John Legend (R&B)

59. This Will Be (An Everlasting Song)- Natalie Cole (Soul/R&B)

60. The Power of Love- Celine Dion (Pop)

61. I’ll Make Love To You- Boyz 2 Men (R&B)

62. Love Will Keep Us Alive- Eagles (Rock)

63. I Knew I Loved You- Savage Garden (Pop/Rock)

64. Love- Lana Del Ray (Pop)

65. Up Where We Belong- Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes (Pop)

66. I Can’t Stop Loving You- Ray Charles (Jazz)

67. You Mean Everything To Me- Neil Sedaka (Pop)

68. I Want To Know What Love Is- Foreigner (Rock)

69. When You Say nothing At All- Ronan Keating (Pop)

70. Take My Breath Away- Berlin (Pop)

71. Mess Is Mine- Vance Joy (Indie/Alternative)

72. Baby Love- The Supremes (R&B/Pop)

73. I Don’t Want To Miss a Thing- Aerosmith (Rock)

74. I Would Do Anything for You- Foster The People (Indie Rock)

75. My Love- Westlife (Pop)

76. Love Is All Around- Wet Wet Wet (Pop/Rock)

77. All My Life- K-Ci & JoJo (R&B)

78. You’re The One- The Black Keys (Indie/Alternative)

79. Beautiful In My Eyes- Joshua Kadison (Pop/Rock)

80. And I Love Her- The Beatles (Rock)

81. That’s All- Michael Buble (Easy Listening)

82. Ho Hey- The Lumineers (Indie Folk)

83. You- Jesse Powell (R&B)

84. Simplest Love- Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes (Indie Rock/Alternative)

85. Bloom- The Paper Kites (Indie Folk/Rock)

86. Woman In Love- Barbara Streisand (Pop)

87. Here I Stand- Usher (R&B)

88. Iris- Goo Goo Dolls (Rock)

89. You’re The First, The Last, My Everything- Barry White (R&B)

90. Love of a Lifetime- Firehouse (Rock)

91. Baby, I Love Your Way- Peter Frampton (Rock)

92. Lovin’ you- Minnie Ripperton (Soul/R&B)

93. Here and Now- Luther Vandross (R&B)

94. Walking On A Dream- Empire of the Sun (Indie Pop/Alternative)

95. I Love How You Love Me- Bobby Vinton (Pop)

96. I’ll Be There For You- Bon Jovi (Rock)

97. You’re the Inspiration- Chicago (Rock)

98. 1,2,3,4- Plain White Ts (Alternative/Pop/Rock)

99. By Your Side- Sade (R&B/Pop)

100. Always and Forever- Heatwave (R&B)

Other notable Anniversary Love Songs

  • Please Love Me Forever- Bobby Vinton (Pop)
  • More Than I Can Say- Leo Sayer (Pop)
  • Love Will keep us Together- Captain & Tennille (Pop)
  • In This Life- Collin Raye (Country)
  • Just The Two of Us- Grover Washington Jr. and Bill Withers (R&B)
  • Memories Are Made of This- Dean Martin (Jazz)
  • I Only Have Eyes For You- Flamingos (Doo Wop)
  • Walk Through This World With Me- George Jones (Pop)
  • Love Is here To Stay- Frank Sinatra (Jazz)
  • Saving Forever For You- Shanice (R&B)
  • You and I- Eddie Rabbit and Crystal Gayle (Country)
  • I Get A Kick Out of You- Frank Sinatra (Jazz)
  • Anniversary Song- Cowboy Junkies (Country Rock)
  • You’ve Got The Love- Florence and The Machine (Indie Rock)
  • I Won’t Give Up- Jason Mraz (Pop)
  • Sleepwalkin’- Modest Mouse (Alternative)
  • Eva Cassidy- Anniversary Song (Pop)
  • Your Song- Elton John (Pop)
  • As Time Goes By- Jimmy Durante (Jazz)
  • Wanted- Hunter Hayes (Country)
  • I Was Made For You- She & Him (Indie Pop/Folk)
  • You Are My Destiny- Paul Anka (Pop)
  • When You love a Woman- Journey (Rock)
  • Forever And Ever, Amen- Randy Travis (Country)
  • Happy Anniversary- Kelly Morrison (Rock)
  • Lucky- Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat (Pop)
  • All I Want is You- Barry Louis Polisar (Pop)
  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)- Whitney Houston (R&B/Pop)
  • After All These Years- Journey (Rock)
  • The Best Is Yet To Come- Frank Sinatra (Jazz)
  • Baby I’m Yours- Arctic Monkeys (Rock/Alternative/Indie)
  • Sea of Love- Honeydrippers (Rock)
  • Truly- Lionel Richie (R&B)
  • Make You Feel My Love- Adele (Pop)
  • Forever and For Always- Shania Twain (Country)
  • Inseparable- Natalie Cole (R&B/Soul)
  • For My Wedding- Don Henley (Pop)
  • You are The Sunshine of My Life- Stevie Wonder (Soul/R&B)
  • This I Swear is True- Skyliners (Doo Wop)
  • Awake My Soul- Mumford & Sons (Indie Folk)
  • Keep On Loving You- REO Speedwagon (Rock)
  • God Gave Me You- Blake Shelton (Country)
  • Still The One- Orleans (Rock)
  • I Believe in You and Me- Whitney Houston (R&B)
  • So Amazing- Luther Vandross (R&B/Soul)
  • We’ve Only Just Begun- The Carpenters (Pop)
  • Unforgettable- Nat King Cole (Jazz)
  • Grow Old With Me- Mary Chapin Carpenter (Country)
  • Love Me Do- The Beatles (Rock)
  • Because of You- Tony Bennet (Jazz)
  • Suddenly- Billy Ocean (R&B)
  • Better Together- Jack Johnson (Pop/Rock)
  • Through The Years- Kenny Rogers (Country)
  • Look At Us- Vince Gill (Country)
  • Together Forever- Rick Astley (Pop)
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love With You- Elvis Presley (Pop)
  • When I’m 64- The Beatles (Rock)
  • Love Me- Collin Raye (Country)
  • We’re in This Love Together- Al Jarreau (R&B)
  • It Had To Be You- Frank Sinatra (Jazz)
  • When You’re In Love With a Beautiful Woman- Dr. Hook (Country Rock)
  • Forever Young- Rod Stewart (Rock)
  • The Magic Moment- Jay & The Americans (Pop)
  • The Song Remembers When- Trisha Yearwood (Country)
  • You Take My Breath Away- Rex Smith (Rock)
  • Love Like Crazy- Lee Brice (Country)
  • More Than Words Can Say- Alias (Rock)
  • Dreamlover- Mariah Carey (Pop/R&B)
  • I’ll Stand By You- The Pretenders (Rock)
  • With You I’m Born Again- Billy Preston and Syreeta (R&B/Soul)
  • Who You love- John Mayer and Kate Perry (Pop/Rock)
  • Treasure- Bruno Mars (Pop/R&B)
  • I Melt With You- Modern Talking (Pop/Rock)
  • One Boy, One Girl- Collin Raye (Country)
  • I Lay My Love On You- Westlife (Pop)
  • You’re My Best Friend- Queen (Rock)
  • Always- Atlantic Starr (R&B)
  • I Got You Babe- Sonny and Cher (Pop)
  • When I See You Smile- Bad English (Rock)
  • Glory of Love- Peter Cetera (Rock)
  • When I Need You- Leo Sayer (Pop)
  • I’ll Be- Edwin McCain (Rock)
  • I Cross My Heart- George Strait (Country)
  • I’ll Never Break Your Heart- Backstreet Boys (Pop/R&B)
  • How Deep Is Your Love- Bee Gees (Pop)
  • If It’s Love- Train (Rock)
  • Don’t Know Much- Aaron Neville and Lind Ronstadt (R&B/Pop)
  • Stuck Like Glue- Sugarland (Country)
  • I Just Called To Say I Love You- Stevie Wonder (R&B/Pop)
  • Truly Madly Deeply- Savage Garden (Pop/Rock)
  • I Found A Masterpiece in You- Atlantic Starr (R&B)
  • Amazed- Lonestar (Country)
  • Never Gonna Give You Up- Rick Astley (Pop)
  • Till There Was You- The Beatles (Rock)
  • You Are- Charlie Wilson (R&B)
  • I Live My Life For You- Firehouse (Rock)
  • On Bended Knee- Boyz 2 Men (R&B)
  • Love Bites- Def Leppard (Rock)
  • My Heart Will Go On- Celine Dion (Pop)
  • You Light Up My Life- Debby Boone (Pop)
  • You’re All I Need To Get By- Marvin Gaye and Tammi Tarrell (Soul/R&B)
  • She’s Always a Woman To Me- Billy Joel (Rock)
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off You- Frankie Valli (Pop)
  • I Love You Always Forever- Donna Lewis (R&B/Pop)
  • I Do (Cherish You)- Mark Wills (Country)
  • A Couple of Forevers- Chrisette Michele (R&B)
  • A Thing Called Love- Johnny Cash (Country)
  • From Here To Eternity- Michael Peterson (Country)

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