Spotify has today revealed Richard Marx’s Right Here Waiting as the UK’s most popular love song ahead of Valentine’s Day.
The 1989 classic track is the favourite from Spotify users based on streaming figures from ‘love song’ playlists. It narrowly beat Foreigner’s epic ballad I Want To Know What Love Is into second place, whilst Elton John’s romantic number Your Song is third.
The top 10 features a whole host of ultimate romantic ballads from artists famed for getting people in the mood for love.
The full top 10 love songs based on streaming figures from ‘love song’ playlists:
1. Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx
2. I Want To Know What Love Is – Foreigner
3. Your Song – Elton John
4. My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme from “Titanic”) – Celine Dion
5. Endless Love – Diana Ross
6. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You – Michael Jackson
7. Careless Whisper – George Michael
8. When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating
9. Nothing Compares 2 U – Sinead O’Connor
10. Someone Like You – Adele
Spotify has also announced a new microsite in time in time for Valentine’s Day.
Valentines Playlist Poetry
Spotify’s new Valentines Playlist Poetry site gives music lovers the chance to create a bespoke poem for their loved one.
By clicking spotify.com/playlistpoetry, you can search for song titles from Spotify’s catalogue of over 20million+ songs, which can then be pieced together to create your own romantic verses. Once you’ve created your poem, you can share it as a Spotify playlist, sending it to your significant other for free.