13 Songs About Wanting To Be Loved

(Last Updated On: January 9, 2022)

The need for connection with others and for love is something fundamental to us as humans. If you want love but can’t seem to find it, don’t give up searching. Below is a list of songs about wanting to be loved:

1. Mariah Carey, Bone Thugs – Lil Love

The song is about a lady asking her partner to a bit more love and attention to her since she currently feels less loved or unappreciated.


2. Ed Sheeran – Give Me Love

The track deals with the singer’s inability to find love and the pain that the situation causes him.


3. Avicii – Waiting For Love

This is the third single off Avicii’s second LP stories. It talks about the singers’ character desperately waiting and trying to find somebody to love.


4. Kygo – Love Me Now

The track’s main message is about finding love after losing it.


5. Tori Kelly – Dear No One

Tori dedicates this song to her future love interest when he comes along since currently, she hasn’t found that someone special yet.


6. Justin Bieber – Somebody To Love

Justin sings about wanting a girl he can love.


7. Lil Nas X – That’s What I Want

Lil Nas sings about his desire for love. This has always been a struggle for most gay black men. The song debuted at #10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.


8. Kodaline – All I Want

This melodic ballad sheds light upon the emotion of feeling lonely and wanting someone.


9. Mariah Carey – I Want To Know What Love Is

This is the 17th track on “Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel”. The main message in the song is basically her wanting real love instead of all the pain and heartache she has been experiencing.


10. Sam Smith – To Die For

Sam Smith was inspired to come up with the song when walking down the beach boulevard in LA Venice neighborhood. He saw everyone was happy together with their partners and families. He felt alone at that moment.


11. Olivia Rodrigo – All I Want

Olivia is referring to wanting a relationship where someone respected you and loved you unconditionally.


12. Akon – Lonely

Akon feels so lonely currently and wishes he had treated his girlfriend better after she leaves him.


13. Queen – Somebody To Love

Lyrically we see Freddie as damaged, depressed and longing for love as a means of leaving his sorrows.