October 25, 2014

Adele wins Heart's best song of all time

Make You Feel My Love has been named the UK’s number one song of all time by Heart listeners in their first ever Hall of Fame.

Over the last weeks, Heart has been asking listeners to choose their favourite song and since last Thursday, it has been counting down the top 500 tracks leading up to number one, which was revealed yesterday.

Make You Feel My Love was originally released in 2008 and is from Adele’s debut album, 19. To add to her success in Heart’s Hall of Fame, three more Adele songs feature in the top thirty alone, including Rolling in the Deep (number seven) and Someone Like You (number thirteen).

George Michael is the most featured artist in the Hall of Fame, with sixteen songs in total, either as solos, duets or as part of Wham!, followed by Michael Jackson with thirteen songs. Robbie Williams, who performed at Heart’s exclusive Love Music Live gig two years ago, has ten tracks in the Hall of Fame. Angels was voted the sixth favourite song of all time.

The most featured female artist is Madonna with nine songs, followed closely by Whitney Houston. Eight of her songs feature in the top 300, including I Have Nothing and I Will Always Love You at numbers eight and fifteen respectively. Take That has been voted the most popular band, confirming their place in the nation’s heart. Eleven of their songs made the Hall of Fame, including Never Forget (number two) and Greatest Day (number ten). Queen is in second place with ten songs, followed by Abba with nine.

Heart’s Hall of Fame – Top Twenty

Adele – Make You Feel My Love
Take That – Never Forget
Michael Buble – Home
George Michael – Careless Whisper
Maroon 5 – Moves Like Jagger
Robbie Williams – Angels
Adele – Rolling In The Deep
Whitney Houston – I Have Nothing
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – I’ve Had The Time Of My Life
Take That – Greatest Day
Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
John Lennon – Imagine
Adele – Someone Like You
Abba – Dancing Queen
Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
Wham! – Freedom
Luther Vandross – Dance With My Father
Aerosmith – Don’t Wanna Miss A Thing

Posted on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 4:57 pm by .

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  • http://www.facebook.com/len.groat Len Groat

    Is this maybe because Heart’s under 30 year old listeners heard little BUT Adele for months on end ?

    • KHT James

      Pavlov’s Dog, Len? It is a great song but how can it be the best ever after so short a time? :/

  • grey fox

    nice to win with an old Bob Dylan song. And its a shame they don’t play any of the other versions – try Garth Brooks’ one