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

3
18 8
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4
21 11
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14 6
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Guns N' Roses

6
20 12
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Whitesnake

7
20 12
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The Cure

8
17 10
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a-ha

9
19 14
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Lionel Richie, Diana Ross

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15 10
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Eric Carmen

11
14 9
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Madonna

12
13 8
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Lionel Richie

13
13 9
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The Human League

14
11 7
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Soft Cell

15
12 9
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Kool & The Gang

16
9 7
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Whitney Houston

17
13 12
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12 11
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Whitney Houston

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12 11
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Tears for Fears

20
11 10
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9 8
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The Outfield

22
9 8
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12 12
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Phil Collins

24
9 9
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Michael Jackson

25
13 15
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Pat Benatar

26
10 12
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Frankie Goes To Hollywood

27
9 11
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8 10
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The Jeff Healey Band

29
8 10
You're the Inspiration is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
VHrules added Chicago

30
7 10
Glory of Love is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
VHrules added Peter Cetera

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10 14
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Peabo Bryson, Roberta Flack

32
9 13
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Paula Abdul

33
9 13
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34
7 11
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A Flock of Seagulls

35
7 11
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Van Halen

36
5 9
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Atlantic Starr

37
4 8
Sea of Love is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
VHrules added Honeydrippers

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8 13
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8 13
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Madonna

40
4 9
The Search Is Over is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Love Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
VHrules added Survivor

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4 10
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Phil Collins

42
6 13
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Luther Vandross

43
7 15
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Whitney Houston

44
6 14
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Michael Jackson

45
4 12
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The Whispers

46
4 14
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Chaka Khan

47
2 10
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4 15
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Barbra Streisand

49
2 11
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Art of Noise

50
2 11
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