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Motown ballad Endless Love leads Billboard's top love songs

Published on Feb 14, 2013 6:28 AM
 

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - When it comes to love, sometimes old songs say it best.

The 1981 Motown ballad Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie topped Billboard magazine's Top 50 'Love' Songs of All Time list on Wednesday, just in time for Valentine's Day.

The duet, written by Richie and used as the theme song for Franco Zeffirelli's film of the same name, earned Richie an Academy Award nomination for best original song.

The list is based on the rankings on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart from its start in 1958 until today. As might be expected, every song has the word "love" in the title.

 
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