Songs Dedicated To A Loved One!
Some of your favourite songs may have been written in dedication of some of the world's most dearest pop stars and their loved ones. Is Ellie Goulding's new track about Ed Sheeran? Speculation is rife.
1. Is Ellie Goulding's new song about Ed Sheeran?
When Ed Sheeran spoke about a cheating ex on his hit track 'Don't' rumours went into overdrive that he was referring to his reported fling with Ellie Goulding. She vehemently denied the rumours insisting they never dated, and it seems she is defending herself once again after speculation that her latest track 'On My Mind' is about Ed. She said: "I'm sorry to all the people that want it to be about someone – it's not, it's like a myth. There's no one to think about. It's just a fun song."
2. Kanye West - 'Bound 2'
Hot-headed rapper, Kanye West showed his softer when he released a love song dedicated to his wife Kim Kardashian in 2013. The couple, who have 17-month-old daughter North West together, made headlines with their risky video for the track which involved lots of PDA. Picture: Instagram
3. Elton John - 'Candle In The Wind'
Probably one of the biggest tearjerkers to have ever been written! Elton John produced a re-worked version his 1973 song, in memory of the late Princess Diana following her tragic death in 1997. The song became a national anthem after Elton sang it at her funeral and immediately went to number one in several countries. It has also officially been listed as the second best-selling single of all time.
4. Beyonce - 'God Made You Beautiful'
Queen Bey penned an emotional ode to her daughter Blue Ivy in a heartfelt track from her visual album and it even features samples of the young toddler's voice too! Some of the touching lyrics Beyonce sings to the three-year-old tot include: "Each day I feel so blessed to be looking at you Cause when you open your eyes, I feel alive". Beyonce
5. John Legend - 'All Of Me'
You my have found yourself humming along to this catchy ballad. The infectious love song 'All Of Me' was written in honour of John Legend's stunning model wife Chrissy Teigen, and the couple showed just how much they love each other in the steamy music video.
6. Will Smith - ' Just The Two Of Us'
Putting his own spin on the 1981 Bill Withers classic, Will Smith paid tribute to his eldest son Trey in his 1997 track 'Just The Two Of Us'. The adorable video even features a young Trey and the song reinforces a strong father-son relationship.
7. Stevie Wonder - 'Isn't She Lovely'
Grammy-Award winning singer Stevie Wonder's 1976 hit, 'Isn't She Lovely' will always hold a special place in our hearts, but did you know the song was actually written to celebrate his daughter Aisha?
8. Diddy - 'I'll Be Missing You'
In 1997 rapper Diddy stormed the charts with his heart-wrenching tribute to his best friend and late rapper Notorious B.I.G who was tragically murdered that same year. The song, which samples The Police 1983 hit song 'Every Breath You Take', sold over 8 million records world-wide and even won a Grammy Award.