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Angelic Diamonds presents the Ultimate Love Playlist for 2020, with Whitney Houston, Ed Sheeran and Lewis Capaldi all featuring in the Top 10.

Whether you’re a romantic Rose or a frosty Freda, we’ve got something for everyone. We’ve crawled more than 3,000 Spotify playlists and over 125,000 tracks to bring you the best songs to woo an elusive heart or reignite the passion into your love life.

Data was collated by tracking Spotify playlists that included words relating to love and counting which songs appeared most frequently. A sentiment analysis tool allowed us to record how happy or sad a song was, while an additional layer tracks how often the word ‘love’ featured in songs.

Check out our key findings here

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Artist
Release Year
Duration
Playlist Count
Sentiment Score
Love Mentions
Top 100i Track Artist Release Year Duration Playlist Counti Sentiment Scorei Love Mentionsi
1 At the Beginning Donna Lewis 1997 03:40 496 21 1
2 All of Me John Legend 2013 04:29 257 19 0
3 Thinking out Loud Ed Sheeran 2014 04:08 238 21 10
4 Perfect Ed Sheeran 2017 04:23 216 92 5
5 Say You Won't Let Go James Arthur 2016 03:31 180 50 4
6 I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) Whitney Houston 1987 04:52 173 50 12
7 Someone You Loved Lewis Capaldi 2018 03:02 173 7 5
8 Happier Ed Sheeran 2017 03:27 143 23 0
9 A Thousand Years Christina Perri 2011 04:45 143 13 11
10 I'm Yours Jason Mraz 2012 02:09 137 12 9
11 Photograph Ed Sheeran 2014 04:17 131 20 1
12 Marry You Bruno Mars 2010 03:50 122 79 0
13 Jealous Labrinth 2015 04:46 122 3 2
14 When I Was Your Man Bruno Mars 2012 03:33 121 12 1
15 Crazy In Love Beyonce, JAY-Z 2003 03:56 114 17 22
16 i hate u, i love u gnash, Olivia O'Brien 2016 04:11 113 1 14
17 Love On Top Beyonce 2011 04:27 110 50 24
18 Love On The Brain Rihanna 2016 03:44 110 15 10
19 Jocelyn Flores XXXTENTACION 2017 01:59 106 12 0
20 Can't Help Falling in Love Elvis Presley 2010 03:02 105 17 5
21 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 1967 03:03 105 50 1
22 You Are The Reason Calum Scott 2018 03:24 105 9 0
23 I Fall Apart Post Malone 2016 03:43 105 4 0
24 Everything Michael Buble 2004 03:33 104 77 1
25 changes XXXTENTACION 2018 02:02 104 7 0
26 Africa TOTO 1982 04:55 101 50 0
27 You Make My Dreams Daryl Hall & John Oates 1980 03:12 100 22 0
28 Be Alright Dean Lewis 2019 03:16 98 6 5
29 i love you Billie Eilish 2019 04:51 91 4 6
30 Marry Me Train 2009 03:25 90 50 2
31 Just the Way You Are Bruno Mars 2002 03:20 90 77 0
32 Fix You Coldplay 2005 04:55 89 0 2
33 Like I'm Gonna Lose You Meghan Trainor, John Legend 2015 03:46 89 14 10
34 No Scrubs TLC 1999 03:34 89 21 1
35 lovely Billie Eilish, Khalid 2018 03:20 89 50 2
36 Bruises Lewis Capaldi 2017 03:38 89 10 7
37 I Will Always Love You Whitney Houston 1992 04:31 88 86 7
38 If I Ain't Got You Alicia Keys 2003 03:48 88 17 1
39 Make You Feel My Love Adele 2008 03:32 88 50 5
40 Right Here Waiting Richard Marx 2010 04:24 88 23 0
41 The Scientist Coldplay 2002 05:09 88 50 2
42 Get You The Moon Kina, Snow 2018 02:59 86 23 1
43 you were good to me Jeremy Zucker, Chelsea Cutler 2019 03:39 86 23 0
44 Dancing On My Own Calum Scott 2010 04:51 85 78 1
45 Wannabe Spice Girls 1996 02:52 83 84 9
46 Shape of You Ed Sheeran 2017 03:53 82 75 26
47 July Noah Cyrus 2019 02:36 82 14 2
48 Lose You To Love Me Selena Gomez 2020 03:26 81 10 48
49 bad guy Billie Eilish 2019 03:14 80 4 0
50 I Don't Want to Miss a Thing Aerosmith 2009 04:59 79 5 0
51 the remedy for a broken heart (why am I so in love) XXXTENTACION 2018 02:40 79 14 15
52 F**k Love XXXTENTACION, Trippie Redd 2017 02:26 79 50 6
53 Yeah! Usher, Lil Jon, Ludacris 2004 04:10 78 85 0
54 everything i wanted Billie Eilish 2019 04:05 78 22 0
55 Shallow Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper 2018 03:36 77 13 0
56 Supermarket Flowers Ed Sheeran 2017 03:41 77 8 3
57 Stand by Me Ben E. King 1961 02:51 76 19 0
58 Say Something A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera 2013 03:53 76 14 2
59 Lucky Jason Mraz, Colbie Caillat 2008 03:11 75 89 6
60 Hold On Chord Overstreet 2017 03:20 75 0 2
61 10,000 Hours Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber 2019 02:47 74 91 10
62 Don't Start Now Dua Lipa 2019 03:02 74 6 0
63 Shut Up and Dance WALK THE MOON 2014 03:19 73 50 0
64 Closer (feat. Halsey) The Chainsmokers, Halsey 2016 04:04 73 75 0
65 Someone Like You Adele 2011 04:55 72 6 6
66 If The World Was Ending JP Saxe, Julia Michaels 2019 03:59 72 19 3
67 Can I Be Him James Arthur 2016 04:06 72 50 0
68 Die A Happy Man Thomas Rhett 2015 03:48 71 50 2
69 Better Together Jack Johnson 2005 03:27 71 88 0
70 How to Save a Life The Fray 2005 04:23 71 78 0
71 Everybody Dies In Their Nightmares XXXTENTACION 2017 01:35 71 0 1
72 Memories Maroon 5 2019 03:09 70 50 0
73 CAN'T STOP THE FEELING! Justin Timberlake 2016 03:56 70 50 0
74 Don't Stop Believin' Journey 1981 02:25 70 50 0
75 Take on Me a-ha 1984 03:49 70 12 1
76 Little Do You Know Alex & Sierra 2014 03:05 70 19 7
77 At Last Etta James 1999 03:02 69 79 2
78 Higher Love Kygo, Whitney Houston 2019 03:48 69 26 80
79 Perfect Duet Ed Sheeran, Beyonce 2017 04:23 69 92 5
80 Seorita Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello 2019 03:11 69 30 7
81 The Horses Daryl Braithwaite 1990 04:16 69 73 0
82 We Are Family Sister Sledge 2003 05:15 68 50 1
83 Chasing Cars Snow Patrol 2006 04:28 68 6 0
84 Out Of Love Alessia Cara 2018 03:47 68 10 14
85 Little Things One Direction 2012 03:39 67 50 12
86 Walking On Sunshine Katrina & The Waves 1985 03:15 67 91 8
87 Stay With Me Sam Smith 2014 02:52 67 4 5
88 Glory of Love Peter Cetera 1986 04:23 67 2 5
89 Can't Fight This Feeling REO Speedwagon 1984 04:54 67 4 0
90 Falling Trevor Daniel 2018 02:39 67 22 5
91 24K Magic Bruno Mars 2016 03:47 66 75 0
92 Love Shack The B-52's 1989 04:16 66 50 25
93 Without Me Halsey 2018 03:21 66 13 2
94 Low Flo Rida, T-Pain 2007 03:51 65 50 2
95 September Earth, Wind & Fire 2008 03:35 64 50 5
96 Can't Help Falling in Love Haley Reinhart 2015 02:53 63 17 5
97 Your Body Is a Wonderland John Mayer 2001 04:08 63 50 3
98 Drops of Jupiter Train 2001 04:20 63 86 1
99 Your Song Elton John 1970 04:03 63 99 0
100 Don't Stop Me Now - 2011 Mix Queen 2011 03:30 63 92 0