Do you and your mum share a special song? We asked our social media followers that very question!
From golden oldies to power ballads and nostalgic dancefloor hits, we’ve taken your top songs picks and created the ultimate Mother’s Day Music Mix.
And whilst you may not necessarily dedicate these songs to the special lady in your life, you’ll certainly want sing and dance around the house to them with her.
Happy Mother’s Day ?
Abba – Dancing Queen
This universal pop chart topper hit No 1 around the globe in Sweden, Britain, Mexico, New Zealand, Belgium, South Africa and the US.
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Prior to the track’s release, Queen’s manager played a rough mix of it to Elton John, who also happened to be one of his clients at the time. Elton’s verdict was that it was too long and too “weird” for radio. Boy was he wrong!
The Commodores – Three Times A Lady
The thoughtful song was The Commodores’ first No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and their most successful single around the world.
Rod Stewart – Maggie May
In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked the song No. 131 on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Bette Midler – Wind Beneath My Wings
This No.1 single appeared on the soundtrack to the 1988 film Beaches.
Tina Turner – Proud Mary
Tina’s huge hit was originally written by John Fogerty and performed by his band Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1969.
Cher – Just Like Jesse James
Following Cher’s hugely successful ‘If I Could Turn Back Time’, the track may not have achieved the same level of attention as its predecessor, but still become another hit for singer and is considered a fan favourite.
Robbie Williams – Angels
The hit single became Robbie’s signature song and helped shoot him to solo pop stardom after leaving Take That.
John Legend – All Of Me
The 2013 love song was one of the biggest hits of the decade and is considered as one of the greatest ballads of all time.
Keala Settle – This Is Me
The song is performed by Keala Settle who portrays the bearded lady, Lettie Lutz, in the hit movie The Greatest Showman.
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
The beautiful ballad was also released as a duet with the Queen B herself Beyoncé.
George Ezra – Shotgun
The song inspired by Ezra’s time on top of the mountain Montjuïc in Barcelona performed well on charts worldwide and peaked at No.1 on the UK Singles Chart.