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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Wishing on a Star is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Stars
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David Bowie

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Instant Karma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Stars
MusicOfTheForest added John Lennon

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Larry Jessip added Oliv

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Jimi Hendrix

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My Key to the Stars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Stars
MusicOfTheForest added Catman Cohen

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typoqueen added OneRepublic

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Elenel added Sly and the Family Stone

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Vedat Aras added Coldplay

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clash1977 added Bad Company

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Deep Purple

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mwlittletreasures added Don McLean

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Earth, Wind & Fire

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Tom Islava added Elton John

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Madonna

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David Bowie

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Frank Sinatra

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Muse

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Radiohead

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Tom Islava added Elton John

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Chuck Berry

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The Rolling Stones

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David Bowie

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Steve Miller Band

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Bob Dylan

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Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra, Linda Ronstadt

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The Clash

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Tom Islava added Elton John

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Beastie Boys

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Grateful Dead

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Sonic Youth

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r-gold added Rainbow

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T. Rex

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The Guess Who

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Portishead