Most Beautiful Songs Ever Written | With Millions of Sold Copies

There are thousands of songs released every year but not all of them are well written. However here, we have mentioned a list of the most beautiful songs ever written. 

The list of songs we have disclosed in this article contains both the old as well as new songs. The lyrics of all these songs are also very good that you will love them and each song is worth listening to.

The most beautiful songs ever written include the shape of you, work, something just like this, time to say goodbye, sweet mother, sorry, I don’t care, and the list is endless.

Each below-listed song is based upon different genres including classical, pop, rock, metal, country, Hip-Hop, and many more. You can read the full article to know more about the release date, artist name, and sales of each song.

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List of Most Beautiful Songs Ever Written

The below-listed songs are so popular that each song has millions of views on Youtube. In addition, you can find them on the internet and listen for free.

Songs With 15 Million Digital Copies or More Sold

(in millions)
Ed Sheeran“Shape of You”201741.5
Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee“Despacito”201736.1
Xiao Zhan“光点 (Spotlight)”202033
Rihanna featuring Drake“Work”201632.5
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay“Something Just like This”201721.5
Ed Sheeran“Perfect”201721.4
Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth“See You Again”201520.9
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey“Closer”201620.7
Adele“Rolling in the Deep”201120.6
Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars“Uptown Funk”201420.0
Billie Eilish“Bad Guy”201919.5
Ed Sheeran“Thinking Out Loud”201419.5
Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug“Havana”201719.0
Lil Nas X“Old Town Road”201818.4
Carly Rae Jepsen“Call Me Maybe”201118.0
Adele“Someone Like You”201117.0
Rihanna“Needed Me”201617.0
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello“Señorita”201916.1
Drake“God’s Plan”201815.3
Rihanna“Love on the Brain”201615.0

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Songs With 10+ Million Copies Sold

(in millions)
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell“Blurred Lines”201314.8
Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera“Moves Like Jagger”201114.4
Kesha“Tik Tok”200914
Lady Gaga“Poker Face”200814
Pharrell Williams“Happy”201313.9
Psy“Gangnam Style”201213.5
Maroon 5“Sugar”201513.5
Post Malone and Swae Lee“Sunflower”201813.4
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz“Thrift Shop”201213.4
Ariana Grande“7 Rings”201913.3
Katy Perry featuring Juicy J“Dark Horse”201313.2
Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring MØ“Lean On”201513.1
Gotye featuring Kimbra“Somebody That I Used to Know”201113
Ellie Goulding“Love Me like You Do”201512.6
Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla“One Dance”201612.5
Bruno Mars“Just the Way You Are”201012.5
John Legend“All of Me”201312.3
Jason Mraz“I’m Yours”200812.2
Flo Rida featuring Kesha“Right Round”200912
Flo Rida featuring T-Pain“Low”200712
Lady Gaga“Bad Romance”200912
Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B“Girls Like You”201811.9
Justin Bieber“Love Yourself”201511.7
Tones and I“Dance Monkey”201911.4
Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc“Wake Me Up”201311.1
Sia featuring Sean Paul“Cheap Thrills”201611.1
Meghan Trainor“All About That Bass”201411
Tia Ray“Be Apart”201810.9
Idina Menzel“Let It Go”201310.9
Justin Bieber“Sorry”201510.8
Lukas Graham“7 Years”201510.4
Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber“I Don’t Care”201910.3
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper“Shallow”201810.2
Bruno Mars“Grenade”201010.2
The Chainsmokers featuring Daya“Don’t Let Me Down”201610.2
Bruno Mars“Grenade”201010.2
Mike Posner“I Took a Pill in Ibiza”201510
Shakira featuring Freshlyground“Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)”201010
Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean“Hips Don’t Lie”200610
Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis“Just Dance”200810

Songs With 10–14.9 Million Copies Sold

(in millions)
The Andrews Sisters“Bei Mir”193714
Prince Nico Mbarga“Sweet Mother”197613
Kyu Sakamoto“Sukiyaki”196313
Trio“Da Da Da”198213
Gene Autry“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”194912.5
The Beatles“I Want to Hold Your Hand”196312
Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman“Time to Say Goodbye”199612
Village People“Y.M.C.A.”197812
Band Aid“Do They Know It’s Christmas?”198411.7
Carl Douglas“Kung Fu Fighting”197411
George McCrae“Rock Your Baby”197411
Mills Brothers“Paper Doll”194311
Roger Whittaker“The Last Farewell”197511
Bing Crosby“Silent Night”193510
Roy Acuff“Wabash Cannonball”194210
Paul Anka“Diana”195710
Toni Braxton“Un-Break My Heart”199610
George Harrison“My Sweet Lord”197010
Los del Río“Macarena”199510
Middle of the Road“Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep”197110
The Monkees“I’m a Believer”196610
Panjabi MC“Mundian To Bach Ke”199810
Patti Page“Tennessee Waltz”195010
The Penguins“Earth Angel”195410
Elvis Presley“Hound Dog”195610
Procol Harum“A Whiter Shade of Pale”196710
Britney Spears“…Baby One More Time”199810

Songs With 15 Million Physical Copies or More Sold

(in millions)
Bing Crosby“White Christmas”194250
Elton John“Candle in the Wind 1997”199733
Mungo Jerry“In the Summertime”197030
Whitney Houston“I Will Always Love You”199220
Bill Haley & His Comets“Rock Around the Clock”195425
Elvis Presley“It’s Now or Never”196020
USA for Africa“We Are the World”198520
The Ink Spots“If I Didn’t Care”193919
Baccara“Yes Sir, I Can Boogie”197718
Celine Dion“My Heart Will Go On”199718
Mariah Carey“All I Want for Christmas Is You”199416
Bryan Adams“(Everything I Do) I Do It for You”199115
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John“You’re the One That I Want”197815
Scorpions“Wind of Change”199115

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The above-mentioned contains the list of most beautiful songs ever written. Each song is still available on YouTube and you can watch them for free of cost.

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