20 Songs to Dedicate to Your Boyfriend
When you love someone, you want to find a way to show it. Gifts are always nice, but you can’t buy a new present every day. One of the ways that you can show your boyfriend how much you care about him is through songs to dedicate to your boyfriend. These romantic songs will help you show that you love him. You can play them during a romantic dinner at home or just make him a playlist for him to listen to on his own.
20 Songs to Dedicate to Your Boyfriend
This list includes many different musical styles, so there are bound to be songs to dedicate to your boyfriend that are right for you. You can also just make a playlist with multiple songs on this list if you want to make an even grander romantic gesture.
1. No One by Alicia Keys
You want to woo your man and make him fall even more in love with you. This song by Alicia Keys is bound to show your boyfriend just how much you care. It is a great song for a couple who has made it through hard times and have come out on top. Some of the lines talk about people trying to tear you apart, so this is an even more appropriate song if you have had to deal with this in your relationship.
“I know some people search the world
To find something like what we have
I know people will try, try to divide something so real,
So ‘til the end of time I’m telling you there is no one, no one, no one can get in the way of what I’m feeling.”
2. Will You Love Me Tomorrow by Carole King
When you love someone, you always want your relationship to last forever. You are wondering if this is the love that is right for you and if you will still feel the same way about you in the future. You can play this song for your boyfriend to see how much he will love you when tomorrow comes.
“I’d like to know that you love is a love I can be sure of
So tell me now and I won’t ask again, will you still love me tomorrow?”
3. Kiss Me by Sixpence None the Richer
This is a light-hearted song that works well for a new relationship or an established relationship. The best part of all is that this song will make your boyfriend think about kissing you and can set a romantic mood. If you want a cute way to show that you care, this is a good song for it.
“Kiss me beneath the milky twilight,
Lead me out on the moonlit floor
Lift your open hand, strike up the band and make the fireflies dance silver moon’s sparkling
So kiss me.”
4. Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Goulding
This is another upbeat, light-hearted option that works well for setting the mood. You probably remember this song from the 50 Shades of Grey movie and soundtrack. In terms of lyrics, it talks about how deeply, madly in love with each other and how much you want to explore each other’s bodies. If you wanted a romantic song for an intimate night, this would be the one to choose for sure!
“Fading in, fading out on the edge of paradise
Every inch of your skin is a holy grail I’ve got to find
Only you can set my heart on fire, on fire
I’ll let you set the pace, ‘cause I’m not thinking straight
My head’s spinning around, I can’t see clear no more
What are you waiting for?”
5. I Love You Always Forever by Donna Lewis
Some of the best songs to dedicate to your boyfriend were actually made decades. This Donna Lewis tune was actually a hit in 1996. The music starts out slow, but quickly becomes fast enough to dance to. It is the perfect way to set the tone for a magical night together.
“You’ve got the most unbelievable blue eyes I’ve ever seen
You’ve got me almost melting away
As we lay there under a blue sky with pure white stars
Exotic sweetness, a magical time.”
6. At Last by Etta James
This could easily become more than just one of the songs to dedicate to your boyfriend. If you end up liking it enough, it could become your wedding song someday. The song is about discovering the man who is perfect for you. Once you find true love, everything just seems right in the world.
“You smiled, you smiled, oh and then the spell was cast
And here we are in heaven, for you are mine at last.”
7. Make You Feel My Love by Adele
This is a more reason hit that is sure to please. Technically, the original version of this song was written and performed by Bob Dylan. Your boyfriend will probably appreciate the modern update and female singer a bit more though. This song is all about letting your guy know just how in love with him you are.
“I could make you happy, make your dreams come true
Nothing that I wouldn’t do
Go to the ends of the earth for you
To make you feel my love.”
8. Bubbly by Colbie Caillet
You know that feeling that starts in your toes and crinkles your nose? That makes you smile and want to stay for a while? This song is all about the giddy, happy feeling of falling in love and is an upbeat tune.
“It starts in my toes, and I crinkle my nose
Wherever it goes, I always know.
That you make me smile, please stay for a while
Just take your time wherever you go.”
9. You’re Still the One by Shania Twain
After you have been together for a long time, it is natural to wonder if your boyfriend still feels the same way about you. If you want to show that you feel just the same way as when you first met, this is the perfect way to do it.
“They said, “I’ll bet they’ll never make it,”
But just look at us holding on
We’re still together, still going strong.”
10. Thank You by Dido
When you have problems at work, money issues and bad weather, it seems like nothing goes right in your day. Luckily, you can look forward to coming home to your boyfriend. With him at your side, you know that everything will always work out alright.
“And even if my house falls down now, I wouldn’t have a clue
Because you’re near me
And I want to thank you for giving me the best day of my life,
Oh just to be with you is having the best day of my life.”
11. Power of Love by Celine Dion
Celine Dion is known for her amazing, emotional vocals. This song certainly showcases her talent. This ballad is one of those songs that you don’t remember, but recognize as soon as you hear it play.
“The sound of your heart beating made it clear suddenly
The feeling that I can’t go on is lightyears away
‘Cause I’m your lady, and you are my man
Whenever you reach for me, I’ll do all that I can.”
12. When You Say Nothing at All by Alisson Krauss
When you have been with someone for a long time, you can know what they are thinking without any words being exchanged. This is especially good news if you happen to be dating a fairly quiet guy who doesn’t voice his emotions. This song by Alisson Krauss is all about how you can understand a boyfriend, even when he says nothing at all.
“The smile on your face lets me know that you need me
There’s a truth in your eyes saying you’ll never leave me
The touch of your hand says you’ll catch me if ever I fall
You say it best when you say nothing at all.”
13. Crystal Heart by Jasmine Thompson
This upbeat, light-hearted song sounds carefree, but it actually has a deeper meaning. The song is actually about how you become vulnerable when you open your heart and lower your defenses to someone who you love.
“I’ll take a leap of faith, don’t let me fall
You always raise me up by breaking down my walls.”
14. The Very Thought of You by Billie Holiday
This is definitely one of the oldest songs on this list, and it is perfect if your boyfriend happens to like jazz music. When you fall in love, you forget everything you need to do as you are distracted by dreams of the man you love. Everything you see reminds you of him, and you can focus on nothing else.
“The very thought of you, and I forget to do
Those little ordinary things that everyone ought to do
I’m livin’ in a kind of daydream, I’m happy as a queen
And foolish though it may seem, to me that’s everything.”
15. Lovin’ You by Minnie Ripperton
This is another one of the older songs on this list. It was a hit in 1975, but its timeless appeal has made it into a classic. Filled with Minnie’s soulful voice, this song includes chirping birds in the background and is all about how easy it is to love someone.
“Loving you is easy ‘cause you’re beautiful
Makin’ love with you is all I wanna do
Lovin’ you is more than just a dream come true
And everything that I do is out of lovin’ you.”
16. The Look of Love by Diana Krall
If you are overwhelmed by love and cannot wait to have your guy in your arms again, then this song is for you. This jazz song is the perfect way to show how much you love your boyfriend and want him at your side again.
“I can hardly wait to hold you, feel my arms around you
How long I have waited, waited just to love you
Now that I have found you, don’t ever go.”
17. Superman by Rachel Platten
Your boyfriend doesn’t have to be Superman to win your heart. Guys think that they have to be the strongest, smartest or best person in the world to have your love. They never realize that it is their imperfections that make them so perfect for you.
“You don’t have to be Superman
You don’t have to hold the world in your hands
You’ve already shown me that you can
Don’t have to be superman.”
18. Come Away With Me by Norah Jones
This is definitely one of the best songs to dedicate to your boyfriend. It has a jazzy, classic feel to it. The song is all about wanting to run away from big city living and being together. This simple, sweet song is a great way to show your boyfriend how much you care.
“And I want to wake up with the rain falling on a tin roof
While I’m safe there in your arms, so all I ask is for you to
Come away with me in the night, come away with me.”
19. You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman by Aretha Franklin
This song comes from the queen of soul music and is all about how your guy makes you feel like a natural woman. If you want to give him an ego boost, this romantic song is the way to do it.
“Before the day I met you, life was so unkind
But you’re the key to my peace of mind
‘Cause you make me feel, you make me feel
You make me feel like a natural woman.”
20. I’m Yours by Justine Skye
This is another romantic song that is perfect for the guy you love. It is all about how you want to give your all to the man who has your heart. You want to be more than just his lover. You want to be his best friend and his everything.
“And now I wanna call you my baby, I wanna be your best friend
It’s so crazy, amazing and you know it
You know I’m feeling’ you, and you like it
You like it ‘cause you know I’m yours.”