20 Best Songs About Heaven

Richard Ellison

When it comes to heaven, there are as many opinions as there are people on earth. But one thing is for sure: people have been writing about heaven since the beginning of time.

Whether it’s a biblical perspective or an earthly view, songs about heaven offer hope and comfort to those who believe in it and a glimpse into what we can all expect when we get there. Here are 20 of the best songs about heaven, from artists both old and new.

By the way, if you’re a fan of songs about heaven, you might also want to check out songs about souls.

Heaven – Kane Brown

Kane Brown - Heaven

Kane Brown has released a song about Heaven that is sure to touch your heart. His voice and the lyrics combine to create a beautiful tribute to those who have passed away. He sings about the beauty of Heaven and how it is a place where we can be reunited with our loved ones. This song is a must-listen for anyone who has lost a loved one. Its lyrics are about the hope that people have of being reunited with their families again.

Heaven on My Mind – Becky Hill and Sigala

Becky Hill, Sigala - Heaven On My Mind (Lyric Video)

Heaven on My Mind by Becky Hill and Sigala is one of the best songs about heaven that I’ve ever heard. The lyrics are beautiful and moving, and they really capture the essence of what we can expect when we reach heaven. This song is a great reminder that no matter what happens in this life, we can always look forward to spending eternity with God.

Some people think about heaven as a place where they can be free of pain and sorrow, but this song doesn’t paint it that way. Instead, the lyrics suggest that heaven will be beautiful because we’ll be with God. We’ll never have to experience heartbreak or death again.

Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin

Stairway to Heaven Live

When it comes to songs about heaven, there’s arguably no bigger classic than Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven.” The song is a beautiful ode to the afterlife, with lyrics that talk about how the journey up to heaven is just as beautiful as the place itself. It’s no wonder that the song has become such an iconic classic over the years! Its lyrics are about as close to genuine scripture as you can find in a song, and it’s definitely worth listening to regardless of your religious views.

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Doors – Guns N’ Roses

Knockin' On Heaven's Door

Knockin’ on Heaven’s Doors by Guns N’ Roses is one of the most iconic songs about heaven. The lyrics talk about how the singer is hoping to get into heaven, and they list off all of the things they’ve done in their life that they hope will be enough. This song is a beautiful and emotional look at the hope we all have of getting into heaven. Its lyrics are about the power of the afterlife, and this song belongs on our list of the best songs about heaven.

Heaven Is a Place on Earth – Belinda Carlisle

Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is a Place on Earth Lyrics

Heaven Is a Place on Earth is a song about the idea of seeking refuge in heaven. The lyrics talk about how the singer wishes to be in a place where she can be happy and free from all her troubles. It also talks about how this place can be found on Earth. The song was released in late 1987 as the lead single from her album, Heaven on Earth.

Its lyrics are about an angel who is sent to Earth in order to be nurtured with love by humans. The second single, Love’s About to Change My Heart was released in early 1988 and it made the song even more popular becoming Whitney Houston’s first number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Heaven – Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams - Heaven

Bryan Adams is a Canadian singer-songwriter who is known for his emotional ballads. His song “Heaven” is about the death of his father. Adams wrote the song in just 10 minutes after returning home from the funeral.

The song is about the hope of being reunited with a loved one in Heaven. Adams sings: “I think I saw you in Heaven/Blue eyes crying in the rain/Asking me to come and take you home.” The lyrics are beautiful and capture the grief and hope that many of us feel after losing a loved one.

Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven (Official Video)

Heaven for Everyone – Queen

Queen - Heaven For Everyone (Official Video)

Heaven for Everyone is a song by the British rock band Queen. It was written by guitarist Brian May and first released on their 1995 album Made in Heaven. The song is about the hope of heaven after death. Some people who have died are mentioned in the song. Freddie Mercury sings the first lines of the song, and then Brian May takes over from there.

Its lyrics are about what heaven is like. There are many different things people think of as heaven. In the lyrics, May sings about what he thinks it will be like: “Heaven for everyone/Under the sun/We can have some fun/’Cause life is just a game.”

Hurts Like Heaven – Coldplay

Coldplay - Hurts Like Heaven (Official Video)

Hurts Like Heaven by Coldplay is a song about the idea of heaven. The song speaks to the longing that we have for heaven and how it feels like it’s just out of reach. The lyrics talk about how we can see heaven in everything around us, but we still can’t seem to reach it.

The song is a beautiful representation of the longing that we all have for heaven. Some people believe that when we die, life is over. We have nothing to look forward to other than the memories of the past and what people can remember about us while we were alive. However, it’s not just our sense of sight that brings heaven closer to us – it’s love. Love is a powerful feeling that can connect even the most distant of souls. And when we love, we come closer to heaven and all of its glory.

Heaven – Avicii

Avicii - Heaven (Tribute Video)

Heaven is the seventh and final studio album by Swedish DJ, Avicii. Released on October 6, 2017, the album features collaborations with Chris Martin from Coldplay, AlunaGeorge, and Imagine Dragons. The album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album.

Avicii announced his retirement from touring in 2016 due to health concerns. He began working on the album in early 2017.

If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away – Justin Moore

Justin Moore - If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away

If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away by Justin Moore is one of the most popular songs about heaven. The song reflects on the idea that heaven is a beautiful place, and it’s hard to imagine being so far away from it. The song talks about how we all long to be reunited with our loved ones in heaven. Some people are unsure of where their family members are after they die. This song might make you think about what heaven is like and if it would be worth waiting for.

Heaven – Los Lonely Boys

Los Lonely Boys - Heaven (Video Version)

Heaven by Los Lonely Boys is a song about the journey to find Heaven. The song talks about how the protagonist has been looking for Heaven and how he’s finally found it. The song is about the search for meaning in life and how it’s only when you find Heaven that you can finally be at peace. Some people say Heaven is a place on Earth, but in this song, it’s not. In this song Heaven is a state of mind that you can only find when you’re dead.

The Edge of Heaven – Wham!

The Edge of Heaven

The Edge of Heaven by Wham! is a song about the longing for heaven. The song speaks to the hope that we have of being able to see our loved ones again in heaven. It is a beautiful ballad that showcases the talents of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. Some people think this song is a tribute to George Michael’s idol, the late Freddie Mercury, who died of AIDS in 1991. Its lyrics are about  love and loss: “And all the roads we have to walk are winding / And all the lights that lead us there are blinding.” 

Heaven – Julia Michaels

Julia Michaels - Heaven (Lyrics / Lyrics Video)

In her song “Heaven,” Julia Michaels paints a beautiful picture of what she believes heaven to be like. She sings about how it’s a place where we can be reunited with our loved ones who have passed away, and how everything is perfect in that place. It’s a comforting thought to know that we will be able to see our loved ones again one day and that everything will be just perfect. Some people may struggle to understand this concept, because we can’t be there right now to confirm it as truth for ourselves. But those who believe in heaven know that it’s true and they look forward to such amazing things!

A Little Piece of Heaven – Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold - A Little Piece Of Heaven [Official Music Video]

A Little Piece of Heaven is one of the most popular songs about heaven. It tells the story of a man who is in love with a woman and wants to marry her. However, she dies before they can get married. He goes to heaven and is able to spend eternity with her. The song is filled with beautiful lyrics about what heaven might be like and how happy the couple is together. Some people might think the song is a little odd because it takes place in heaven, but that doesn’t change its appeal to fans of this type of music.

Heaven – Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode - Heaven

Heaven is a song by the English electronic band Depeche Mode. It was written by Martin Gore and released on their album Violator (1990). The song is about “the feeling of being alone in the world” and was inspired by the death of Gore’s mother.

The song was a commercial success, reaching number four on the UK Singles Chart and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100. It has been covered by a number of artists, including Marilyn Manson, who recorded a version for the soundtrack to the 1997 film Lost Highway.

Heaven Sent – Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole - Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent is a song by the American singer Keyshia Cole. The song was written by Johnta Austin, Candice Nelson, and Terius Nash. It was released on September 26, 2006 as the third single from Cole’s debut album, The Way It Is (2005). The song is about a woman who is in a relationship with a man who is incarcerated and she is waiting for him to come home. Some people, on the other hand, may believe that Cole is singing about God and how she is waiting for Him to come down from Heaven.

Just Like Heaven – The Cure

The Cure - Just Like Heaven

Just Like Heaven by The Cure is one of the best songs about heaven that I’ve ever heard. It’s a beautiful, haunting song that captures the essence of what we can expect in heaven. The lyrics are poetic and soulful, and they really make you think about the possibilities that await us in the next life. If you’re looking for a song that will make you feel inspired and hopeful about heaven, then Just Like Heaven is definitely worth a listen. Some people may be surprised to find out that George Michael played a big part in writing this song. Just Like Heaven is one of the best songs about heaven that I’ve ever heard, and it’s definitely worth checking out!

Heaven – Beyonce

Heaven is a song by American singer Beyoncé from her self-titled fifth studio album (2013). It was written by Beyoncé, Ryan Tedder, and Terius Nash, with production handled by the latter two. The song was sent to urban radio as the album’s fourth single on December 16, 2013. Some people believe in its lyrics, while others don’t. The song was written by Beyoncé herself and Tedder, who also produced the track together with Nash.

Heaven Sent – Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole - Heaven Sent

Keyshia Cole’s song “Heaven Sent” is a heartfelt ballad about the love of a mother for her child. The song speaks to the power of a mother’s love and the hope that she has for her child, no matter what life may bring. The lyrics are simple but powerful, and they capture the essence of what it means to be Heaven-sent. Some people believe that the lyrics point to a divine connection between a mother and child, while others find that they can apply to anybody.