80s Music The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked  

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If you're making a Valentine's Day playlist or just looking for old school romantic songs, here are the best love songs of the '80s. Including classic slow jams and rock ballads, the list of '80s love songs features popular artists, like Air Supply, Lionel Richie, Madonna, and Whitney Houston. Feel the romance with the top love songs of the '80s. 

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Air Supply

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a-ha

4
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The Human League

5
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The Cure

6
17 10
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Lionel Richie, Diana Ross

7
12 6
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14 9
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Whitesnake

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14 10
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11 7
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Whitney Houston

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10 6
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Kool & The Gang

12
9 5
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Lionel Richie

13
8 4
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Soft Cell

14
8 5
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Guns N' Roses

15
11 9
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10 8
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Frankie Goes To Hollywood

17
10 8
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Eric Carmen

18
9 7
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8 6
You're the Inspiration is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
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Madonna

21
7 5
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The Outfield

22
10 9
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Peabo Bryson, Roberta Flack

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9 8
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Phil Collins

24
9 8
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Tears for Fears

25
8 7
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10 10
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Pat Benatar

27
7 7
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The Jeff Healey Band

28
5 5
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Whitney Houston

29
6 7
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Michael Jackson

30
4 5
The Search Is Over is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
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7 9
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Paula Abdul

33
7 9
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6 8
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A Flock of Seagulls

35
5 7
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4 6
Glory of Love is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
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4 6
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Atlantic Starr

38
5 8
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Van Halen

39
6 10
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Luther Vandross

40
6 10
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Madonna

41
2 6
Sea of Love is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
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The Whispers

43
3 8
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Phil Collins

44
2 7
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6 12
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Whitney Houston

46
1 6
I miss you is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
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47
1 6
The Ghost in You is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
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Michael Jackson

49
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Chaka Khan

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