Love is within the air this Thursday, Feb. 14th, however one place you could find love practically any day of the calendar yr is on the Billboard Hot 100.
In truth, for the reason that calendar turned over on the brand new millennium, there have been a whopping 365 Hot 100 songs (not together with re-charting entries) to characteristic some type (and/or alternate spelling) of the phrase "love" of their titles. There's additionally an additional seven titles that embody permutations of "amor," the Spanish phrase for love.
In honor of Valentine's Day this yr, Billboard has ready a Spotify playlist together with all 365 of these titles, minus the six not out there on the streaming service. See the playlist under -- ordered chronologically by when every tune peaked on the Hot 100 -- in addition to the six unavailable titles, and a few enjoyable details about "Love" songs on the Hot 100 this century. (Warning: As this accommodates each "love"-named Hot 100 hit, it features a few artists considered as problematic.)
-The first official Hot 100 chart of the brand new century (dated 1/1/00) was bursting with "Love" -- eight entries on the itemizing had some type of the phrase within the title, together with 4 of the highest 15:
Jessica Simpson, "I Wanna Love You Forever" (No. three) Whitney Houston, "My Love Is Your Love" (No. four) Savage Garden, "I Knew I Loved You" (No. 5) Jagged Edge, "He Can't Love U" (No. 15) M2M, "Don't Say You Love Me" (No. 30) Mint Condition, "If You Love Me" (No. 40) Martina McBride, "I Love You" (No. 66) Clay Walker, "Live, Laugh, Love" (No. 84)
-There have been 10 "Love" songs to go to No. 1 on the Hot 100 this century. They are, in chronological order (with peak date and weeks at No. 1):
Savage Garden, "I Knew I Loved You" (1/29/00, four weeks) Beyoncé feat. Jay-Z, "Crazy in Love" (7/12/03, eight weeks) Mario, "Let Me Love You" (1/1/05, 9 weeks) Justin Timberlake feat. T.I., "My Love" (11/11/06, three weeks) Akon feat. Snoop Dogg, "I Wanna Love You" (12/2/06, 2 weeks) Usher feat. Young Jeezy, "Love in This Club" (three/15/08, three weeks) Leona Lewis, "Bleeding Love" (four/5/08, four weeks) Eminem feat. Rihanna, "Love the Way You Lie" (7/31/10, 7 weeks) Rihanna feat. Calvin Haris, "We Found Love" (11/12/11, 10 weeks) Justin Bieber, "Love Yourself" (2/13/16, 2 weeks)
-The artist with by far probably the most "Love" Hot 100 entries this century is Glee Cast, with 16 -- the vast majority of which had been covers of earlier pop and rock classics, and none of which peaked increased than No. 28. The 10 artists with probably the most entries, adopted by the variety of whole entires and their greatest "Love" hit:
-Not counting parentheticals, the most typical "Love" tune title amongst Hot 100 hits of the 21st century is "Let Me Love You," with 5 separate entries:
Mario, "Let Me Love You" (No. 1, 1/1/05) Ne-Yo, "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" (No. 6, 12/1/12) Glee Cast, "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" (No. 91, 2/16/13) Ariana Grande feat. Lil Wayne, "Let Me Love You" (No. 99, 5/7/16) DJ Snake feat. Justin Bieber, "Let Me Love You" (No. four, 10/eight/16)
There are additionally 5 21st century Hot 100 hits known as merely titled "Love," although two of them use alternate spellings or punctuation: