28 Songs To Listen To On Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! From Beyonce hits, to Mariah Carey throwbacks, and even Latin love songs from Bad Bunny and Karol G, we have just the right playlist for you to celebrate today!

Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or getting over a breakup, we have an anthem for everyone! Music is a universal language, so let these artists do the talking! From emotional love songs that help set the mood to confidence-boosting songs that promote self-love and empowerment, we’ve rounded up a soundtrack for your Valentine’s Day.

Good Days

“I don’t miss no ex, I don’t miss no text, I choose not to respond.” SZA summed up the post-break-up mood pretty well. It’s time to move on to bigger and better things.

Always Be My Baby

This song was the most played single on radio stations in 1996, and we know exactly why. If you’re going through a breakup, this upbeat bop is the perfect mood booster.


Need a little confidence boost before hanging out with your significant other? Ariana’s got you!

All Of Me

For all the lovers out there, let John Legend serenade you for the rest of the day with this heartfelt ballad.


If you’re a Miguel fan, you probably saw this coming. This song is an upbeat declaration of love which is a great fit for one of today’s many themes.

Marvin’s Room

Drake’s here to remind you that “you can do better.”


Kendrick Lamar switched things up with this single in his critically acclaimed album, DAMN. This song is all about love, intimacy, and commitment.

Best Part

H.E.R and Daniel Caesar team up to sing about the comfort and passion that love can bring. This is the perfect song to slow dance to.


If you can’t live without that special someone in your life, let them know with this touching Justin Bieber song.

Feeling Myself

Turn the volume up, and jam out with our two favorite wing women, Beyonce and Nicki Minaj. Today is all about celebrating YOU.

At My Worst

Everyone wants to feel loved, including Pink $weats. He wrote this love anthem to express how everyone should be loved and appreciated through the highs and the lows.

Solo De Mi

“Solo De Mi,” which translates to “Mine alone,” is about self-love and reclaiming your power in a relationship that’s going south.

Sex With Me

This song is pretty self-explanatory. Thanks, Rihanna for the feel-good bop.

How To Love

In case you forgot about this throwback, we’re here to bring it back and remind you that it’s okay to be in your feelings this Valentine’s Day.


Need help moving on? Beyonce’s here to remind you of your worth. There’s plenty of fish in the sea!

So Sick

If you need a catchy sad song to cry to, we’ve got you covered. Ne-yo’s “So Sick,” will definitely put you in your feelings.


Everyone at some point will experience a breakup that leaves them emotionally bitter. We know just how tough breakups can be. Fletcher’s “Bitter” is the perfect song to dance or cry your heart to.


Need some motivation to get back into the dating scene? “Promiscuous” will get you in the mood.


There’s no one like you! Latin artists, Camilo and Pedro Capo made this song to show their appreciation for their lovers. Show your partner how much you appreciate them today and every day!

thank u, next

There’s a reason why this “thank u, next” broke so many records when it was released. This Ariana song is the perfect anthem for empowerment and self-love!


Let your boo know how much they matter to you!

All That Matters

With Justin Bieber performing his R&B album Journals live on social media tonight, it’s only right that we included this sexy love song in our playlist.

Let Me Love You

Mario is here to tell you that you deserve better. Someone better might be knocking on your door!

Come Thru

If you have someone you can’t stop thinking about, “Come Thru” is the song to play. Summer Walker references Usher’s “You Make Me Wanna” on this smooth track as she reminisces about a guy who left an impact on her.

Best I Ever Had

This song goes out to that one person that makes you feel like nobody else does.


Nicki Minaj and Karol G’s smash-hit, “Tusa” is an empowering anthem for all the ladies. This song will have you feeling like a boss b-

Thinkin bout you

Today is the perfect day to express your emotions through music, even if those feelings are about a previous relationship. Frank Ocean’s slow and emotional song, “Thinkin bout you,” openly reminisces about his past relationship and whether the love is still alive.

Drunk In Love

We had to end this playlist with one of Queen B’s most iconic songs. This is all about passion, love, and intimacy.

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