Songs The Best Songs About Stars  

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List Rules Since there aren't a ton of songs just about stars in the sky, we've included songs below with the alternate meaning of the word star as well.

If you love looking up at the night sky and getting lost in its beauty, then you'll love this list of the best songs about stars. The best star songs are either about bright lights in the night sky or about being a famous celebrity. There are great hip-hop songs about stars and fantastic rock songs about stars. Some of the best songs about stars even incorporate the entire galaxy.

One of the most epic, soaring songs about stars is “Starlight” by Muse. These guys have a knack for writing songs with “universe”-al appeal. “We Are All Made of Stars” and “A Sky Full of Stars” also made this list of the best songs about stars, as did “Intergalactic” by the Beastie Boys.On the celebrity star front, Cypress Hill had a hit with their track “(Rock) Superstar” back in 2000.

The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs released an early single entitled “Art Star” and the Buggles sang about how “Video Killed the Radio Star.” I wonder why someone hasn't written about the internet killing the video star yet.

Give your favorite star songs a thumbs up to vote it up on this list! Also, add any celestial tunes we may have missed.

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Starman David Bowie

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typoqueen added Counting Stars OneRepublic

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Star Spangled Banner Jimi Hendrix

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Vedat Aras added Yellow Coldplay

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clash1977 added Shooting Star Bad Company

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Highway Star Deep Purple

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The Prettiest Star David Bowie

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mwlittletreasures added Vincent Don McLean

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Starlight Muse

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Lucky Star Madonna

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Tom Islava added Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John

Child Actors Who Tragically Died Young

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Shining Star Earth, Wind & Fire

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Little Star Chuck Berry

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Black Star Radiohead

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Swinging on a Star Frank Sinatra

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New Killer Star David Bowie

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26 Rock Stars Who Married Supermodels

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Star Star The Rolling Stones

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Shooting Star Bob Dylan

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Tom Islava added Bennie and the Jets Elton John

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Dark Star Grateful Dead

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Songs Sung By Rock Stars At Other Rock Stars' Funerals

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Elenel added Everybody Is a Star Sly and the Family Stone

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Intergalactic Beastie Boys

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r-gold added Stargazer Rainbow

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Death Is a Star The Clash

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The Best European Cruise Lines

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Star Power Sonic Youth

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When You Wish Upon a Star Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra, Linda Ronstadt

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Dead Rock Star Iggy Pop

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Shooting Star Lou Reed

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Wish Upon a Star Steve Miller Band

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Precious Star T. Rex

Every Song in Matilda, Ranked by Singability

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Star Spangled Banner Lee Greenwood

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Tom Islava added This Train Don't Stop There Anymore Elton John

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Rock 'n' Roll Star REO Speedwagon

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Star 69 R.E.M.

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Thom Ovacek added Starrider Foreigner

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Star Track Jefferson Airplane

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