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Top 10 Mother's Day Songs

Offering unconditional love, support, and constant guidance, our Mothers deserve recognition, and with the arrival of Mother's Day, it's time to shower her with all the love and care she deserves! Expressing love through words alone sometimes doesn't feel strong enough. Is there another way to say "thank you" or "I love you" other than sending gifts, giving Mother's Day greetings cards, or carnation flowers? Of course, there is! This Mother’s Day, show your mother how much she means to you by curating a specially dedicated playlist to blast on your speakers. To help you out, here are 10 of our best picked songs to show your mother just how much you love and appreciate her.

  • Guns N' Roses - "Sweet Child O' Mine"

Moms have always been the most important people in our lives. When everybody else has backed down, she's the one who's always stands by our side, and supports us. Consider this song if your mother enjoys rock and roll, and just like wine, this song gets better with age.

Touching Lyrics: "Her hair reminds me of a warm safe place / Whereas a child I'd hide / And pray for the thunder and the rain / To quietly pass me by."

  • Taylor Swift - "The Best Day"

"The Best Day" is the perfect song to thank your mother for always being there for you, particularly when you were recovering from a broken heart. Every day is "The Best Day" when you're with your mother. Show her how much you value her love and support with this song.

Touching Lyrics: "I know you were on my side even when I was wrong / And I love you for giving me your eyes / For staying back and watching me shine."

  • Boyz II Men - "A Song for Mama"

“A Song For Mama” is a must-have on every Mother's Day playlist, and it's an ode to all mothers and everything they do for their kids.

Touching Lyrics: “You were there for me to love and care for me / When skies were gray / Whenever I was down / You were always there to comfort me.”

4. Justin Bieber - "Turn to You"

“Turn to You” was released in 2012, two days before Mother's Day that year. Justin Bieber wrote this song to express his gratitude for the love and support that his mother has provided as a single parent.

Touching Lyrics: “You were so brave / There was nothing gonna stop or get in our way / And I know you will always be there for me.”

5. Brand Nubian - "MOMMA"

"MOMMA" is a fantastic song that would fit well on any Mother's Day playlist. Nubian sings about his sincere love for his mother and thanks her for all the love she gave him when he was young.

Touching Lyrics: “I always loved my momma (she's my favourite girl) / And I always loved my momma (she brought me in this world) / See I always loved my momma (she taught me right from wrong) / Cause I always loved my momma (you only get one, you only get one, yeah).”

6. Anita Renfroe - "In Tha Muthahood"

Comedian Anita Renfroe, the mother of three children, wrote one of the most hilarious Rap songs for moms, and it pretty much nailed the life of a mother and what motherhood is like. Moms, you all rock!

Touching Lyrics: “I'm a mama bear / And all the mamas agree / If you messin' with my kids / You straight-up messin' with me!”

7. Meghan Trainor - "Mom"

It's all about the little one! Meghan Trainor is now a mother and her ode to her mother is the perfect hit to play on Mother's Day, if you consider your mother to be one of your closest friends.

Touching Lyrics: She loving me (x3), love / She love me like nobody else.

8. 2 Pac - "Dear Mama"

Want to tell your mother how much you love her? let 2Pac rap about how you feel about your mother this Mother's Day with this intimate and emotional song. This song is a great dedication to your mother, grandmother, or any moms-to-be

Touching Lyrics: There are no words that can express how I feel / You never kept a secret, always stayed real / And I appreciate how you raised me / And all the extra love that you gave me.

9. Snoop Dogg - "I Love My Mama"

We all go through phases of adoring our mothers, then resenting their advice, and finally back to revere them, and longing for their wisdom. This is another one of those mother-daughter/son songs you don't want to miss out on.

Touching Lyrics: You taught me how to care (uhh) / You taught me how to share (f'real) / You taught me how to love and to give / Thanks to the one above -- I love you momma.

10. Carrie Underwood - "Mama’s Song"

This is a song about the evolving relationship between a mother and daughter. The daughter assures her mother that she has found the love of her life and that she is safe in his care, which is what every mother might want.

Touching Lyrics: Mama, you taught me to do the right thing / So now you have to let your baby fly / You've given me everything that I will need / To make it through this crazy thing called life.

Here are some other Mother's Day songs to add to your playlist or check out of already-made Spotify playlist:

Sean Brown - "Mother's Day"

The Beach Boys - "Mama says"

The-Dream's - "Mama"

Kanye West's - "Hey Mama"

Crystal Bowersox's - "Mama"

John Lennon's - "Mother"

Alicia Keys - "Superwoman"

Lucy Dacus - "My Mother and I"

Paul Simon - "Mother and Child Reunion"

Beyoncé - “Ring Off”

Anthony Hamilton - "Mama Knew Love"

Good Charlotte - “Thank You Mom"

Mother’s Day comes around once a year, don’t miss out on the opportunity to share your appreciation for the role they play in your life. 

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies out there!