Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' voted greatest love song of all time by hmv staff and customers
Ed Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' has been voted as the greatest love song of all time by hmv staff and customers.
The track topped the poll ahead of iconic tracks from George Michael, Elton John and Taylor Swift.
The vote was conducted with over 2000 hmv staff asked to shortlist songs from a list of classics and modern love songs. The shortlist was then voted on by the public via a Twitter poll and Sheeran came out on top.
Seal's classic 'Kiss From A Rose' came in second with George Michael's 'Careless Whisper' in third place and tracks from Taylor Swift and Etta James rounding out the top five.
The 10 Greatest Love Songs, as voted by hmv staff and customers, are:
1. Ed Sheeran - 'Thinking Out Loud'
2. Seal - 'Kiss From A Rose'
3. George Michael - 'Careless Whisper'
4. Taylor Swift - 'Love Story'
5. Etta James - 'At Last'
6. Ben E King - 'Stand By Me'
7. John Legend - 'All Of Me'
8. Foreigner - 'I Want To Know What Love Is'
9. Paramore - 'The Only Exception'
10 Elton John - 'Your Song'