Mother's Day

27 Most Adorable Songs About Moms

Christina Aguilera, Kanye West, Carrie Underwood, Mr. T and more perform the best "awww"-inducing tracks perfect for Mother's Day
 / May 8, 2014

Songs About That Special Lady in Your Life

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Mamas and music: Artists from all genres and all corners of the globe sing and write about 'em. Here you'll find our picks of the most adorable songs to dedicate to mom this Mother's Day. 

But not all "mom songs" are appropriate for the holiday—the Rolling Stones call out pill-popping mamas on "Mother's Little Helper"—but we have 27 tracks sure to delight with the cutest lyrics included.

Click to see Fuse's picks for the 27 most adorable tracks for Mom, ranging from pop to hip hop, country to K-pop and R&B to rock. 

Happy Mother's Day!

"The Perfect Fan" by Backstreet Boys

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Cutest lyric:

"You showed me how to care / And you showed me that you would always be there / I wanna thank you for that time / and I'm proud to say you're mine."

"Dear Mama" by Tupac

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Cutest Lyric:

"And there's no way I can pay you back / But my plan is to show you that I understand you are appreciated / Lady, don'tcha know we love ya? Sweet lady / And dear mama place no one above ya, sweet lady."

"The Best Day" by Taylor Swift

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Cutest Lyric:

"There is a video I found from back when I was three / You set up a paint set in the kitchen and you're talking to me / It's the age of princesses and pirate ships and the seven dwarfs / And Daddy's smart and you're the prettiest lady in the whole wide world."

"A Song for Mama" by Boyz II Men

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Cutest Lyric:

"There was so many times / Looking back when I was so afraid / And then you come to me and say to me / I can face anything."

"Thank You Mom" by Good Charlotte

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Cutest Lyric:

"I said I thank you, I'll always thank you / More than you would know, than I could ever show / And I love you, I'll always love you / There's nothing I won't do, to say these words to you / That you're beautiful forever."

"Hey Mama" by Kanye West

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Cutest Lyric:

"Can't you see you're like a book of poetry? / Maya Angelou, Nicky Giovanni / Turn one page and there's my mommy."

"Mama Liked the Roses" by Elvis Presley

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Cutest Lyric:

"When I hear the Sunday bells ringing in the morning / I remember crying when she used to sing / Oh, Mama liked the roses but most of all she cared / About the way we learned to live and if we said our prayers."

"Oh Mother" by Christina Aguilera

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Cutest Lyric:

"So Mother, I thank you / For all that you've done and still do / You got me, I got you / Together we always pull through."

"The Baby" by Blake Shelton

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Cutest Lyric:

"I worked a factory in Ohio, a shrimp boat in the Bayou / I drove a truck in Birmingham, turned 21 in Cincinnati / I called home to mom and daddy, I said, 'Your boy is now a man' / She said, 'I don't care if you're 80, you'll always be my baby.'"

"Mama Said" by Metallica

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Cutest Lyric:

"Mama, she has taught me well / Told me when I was young / 'Son, your life's an open book / Don't close it 'fore it's done.'"

"Mama's Song" by Carrie Underwood

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Cutest Lyric:

"Mama, you taught me to do the right things / So now you have to let your baby fly / You've given me everything that I will need / To make it through this crazy thing called life."

"Turn to You" by Justin Bieber

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Cutest Lyric:

"So when you’re lost and you’re tired / When you’re broken in two / Let my love take you higher/ 'Cause I still turn to you."

"Momma Can You Hear Me" by Talib Kweli

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Cutest Lyric:

"And I wonder 'Momma can you hear me?' / When I'm doubting myself... / My lips tight, but my body language's shouting for help / You feed my soul with home cookin', ain't no doubt of the smell / That's my momma!"

"Mama" by Spice Girls

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Cutest Lyric:

"Back then, I didn't know why / Why you were misunderstood / So now I see through your eyes / All that you did was love."

"Dance" by Nas

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Cutest Lyric:

"Thinking of how amazing she was / An angel gave me love / I'm thankful to ever know a women so real."

"Baby Mama" by Fantasia

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Cutest Lyric:

"And I think it should be a holiday / For single mothers tryin' to make a way / But until then, here is your song / Show love to my b-a-b-y m-a-m-a's!"

"Mama I'm Coming Home" by Ozzy Osbourne

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Cutest Lyric:

"I've seen your face a hundred times / Every day we've been apart / I don't care about the sunshine, yeah / 'Cause mama, mama I'm coming home."

"I Love My Momma" by Snoop Dogg

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Cutest Lyric:

"Took me to school the first day / Taught me how to kneel down and pray / You learned me how to count from one to ten / And never forget, where I've been, momma."

"Dear Mom" by Girls' Generation

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Cutest (translated) lyric:

"I will be a person with beautiful heart / And become a person who is selfless / I'll keep the love of my mother’s wishes / I think of Mother who used to share my dreams and brush my hair."

"Sadie" by R. Kelly

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Cutest Lyric:

"I just can't forget how you gave me love, oh no / If there's a heaven up above / know she's teaching angels how to love."

"Julia" by the Beatles

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Cutest Lyric:

"Seashell eyes, windy smile calls me / So I sing the song of love."

"Mother" by Ashanti

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Cutest Lyric:

"Remember waking up early Monday morning / With my new dress and my new shoes, with the buckles on 'em / And you would kiss my face and say, 'I love you babe' / And you would be right there to take all of my fear away."

"I'll Be There" by Mac Miller

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Cutest Lyric:

"Had my back before I had my own / I know I’m always welcome when I'm back at home / I just want to bring you out on stage to get a standing ovation / All the work you did to make my life feel like a vacation / If you have your moms, you better treat her right."

"Not That Far Away" by Jennette McCurdy

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Cutest Lyric:

"We're miles apart / But you're in my heart / I keep you with me everywhere I go."

"Mama" by Chris Brown

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Cutest Lyric:

"This right here goes out to every mama all over the world /Mama I know I might be bad at times / I might get on your nerves, but I still love you / You always gon' be my mama."

"Your Mother and Mine" Wendy From 'Peter Pan'

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Cutest Lyric:

"What makes mothers all that they are? / Might as well ask, 'What makes a star?' / Ask your heart to tell you her worth / Your heart will say, 'Heaven on earth.'"

"Treat Your Mother Right" by Mr. T

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Cutest Lyric:

"She's a queen / Second to none / Take care of Mother / You only get one."

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