51 Best Songs About A Husband

Best Songs About A Husband

Bonds between a husband and wife are deep, complex, and require time and commitment.

With any bond as deep and coveted as the relationship is between a loving married couple, there are many beautiful songs about husbands and their place within their marriage.

This list has a mixture of songs where the husband succeeds and fails in the relationship, but they are some of the best songs about a husband.


1. Love Me Like You Do by Ellie Golding

Song Year: 2015

Love Me Like You Do is about a husband that makes his wife feel alive. This isn’t a song about a couple who has been married for years, but rather one that is still discovering what it means to be together.

The song came out on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack, and the song shows the themes of moving out of your comfort zone for the one you love.

2. Me and My Husband by Mitski

Song Year: 2018

Mitski’s song is about a husband who makes his wife feel seen and loved, even if their relationship isn’t perfect.

Me and My Husband shows a very serious man who makes his wife feel important when he’s in the same room as her. Though she doubts her place in the world and knows that things haven’t always been perfect, she has faith they can weather any storm together.

3. Cuz I Love You by Lizzo

Song Year: 2019

Cuz I Love You is about a man who will become a husband. This song talks about realizing a deep and true love for the first time.

Fans of Lizzo will know that most of her songs are about inner strength and not needing anyone else.

This song takes a step away from that, talking about the vulnerability in loving, even if the one you love is a good man you want to make your husband.

4. So What by Pink

Song Year: 2008

Pink’s song, So What, came out on Funhouse. The entire album was a tribute to the love and the struggles that the artist felt with her husband.

So What is a song about being separated from your husband and not knowing how to react and be responsible through the hardships.

Thankfully, Pink and Hart could move past the rough spot in their relationship and are still going strong.

5. Husbands by Savages

Song Year: 2013

This song about a husband talks about how emotions can change at the drop of a hat.

While the husband in this song made his wife happy initially, there is now a wild, trapped feeling to their relationship.

6. Husband Energy by Andrew Smith

Song Year: 2022

Husband Energy is a song about a man who wants to marry the man he loves.

In looking to the future, Smith knows that not everything will be perfect. The housing market is painful, and kids, dogs, and families are stressful. However, he wants to face the highs and lows of life together as partners.

The singer claims his beau has ‘husband energy’ because he is the type of man that you want as a husband.

7.  From the First Time I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack

Song Year: 1969

Flack talks about a love that makes her feel empowered and in awe in this song.

Her husband makes her feel their love will be enough for a happy life. He brings light to her dark days, and his face alone makes her feel brave.

8. Husband Material by Dingus

Song Year: 2017

Husband Material is a song about wanting to be someone’s husband. This song talks about wanting to treat his woman right and caring for her as a husband does for a wife.

Despite his best wishes, the singer cannot convince his girl to stay with him, even if she keeps saying that he’s husband material.

9. My Guy by Mary Wells

Song Year: 1964

The husband in My Guy is a man who inspires love and loyalty from his wife.

Wells talks about strong, handsome, famous men and how they could never compare to the love that she already has with her husband.

The man in this song is wonderful, not because of what he has, but because of who he is and how happy and safe he makes his wife feel.

10. Husband Pillow by Slow Pulp

Song Year: 2017

Husband Pillow is a song about not being respected in a marriage. In this song, the husband feels about as useful as a pillow.

While the husband hasn’t completely given up on the relationship yet, this song gives the feeling of a marriage that won't last much longer unless something major changes.

11.  Dear Future Husband by Meghan Trainor

Song Year: 2014

In this song, Trainor sings a letter to a husband she hasn’t met.

The husband in this song is imaginary, but he’s respectful, kind, and doesn’t have ridiculous expectations for his wife.

Dear Future Husband is a song about what a wife would want in a potential match. However, the song is probably too idealistic as it’s not about a real person.

12. When I Say I Do by Matthew West

Song Year: 2019

When I Say I Do is a song about a man becoming a husband. This Christian lovesong talks about being proud and confident in making lifelong promises to his wife.

The husband in this song plans on working hard to build a life that he and his wife will find fulfilling. The song speaks of loyalty, trust, and faith in a life spent together.

13. Be My Husband by Nina Simone

Song Year: 1965

Simone begs her husband to be a good man as she tries to be a good wife to him. Be My Husband talks about trying to be a good wife but demanding loyalty and kindness from her husband.

The song was about Simone’s second husband; unfortunately, he never got his act together. Simone finished her career outside the United States and away from her angry and unhappy husband.

14. Trust Your Husband by Lonnie Johnson

Song Year: 1938

Trust Your Husband is a plea for the wife in a relationship to respect her husband's work and be loyal to him in return.

Johnson talks about trying to save money to build a good life, but his wife spends it all. He wants peace when he gets home as he’s the sole provider, but his wife demands more from him there.

15. You’ve Got the Love (You’re the Storm) by Florence and the Machine

Song Year: 2008

You’ve Got the Love is a song about a husband who gets his wife through the tough times. Even though she’s anxious and wants to give up, his presence makes her want to fight for the better.

Like food or water, the husband in this song is vital for his wife's life, and his love sustains her when nothing else is good in her life.

16. Husband by Amigo the Devil

Song Year: 2015

Amigo the Devil sings about the husband of the woman he loves in this dark country song.

In Husband, the singer wants to marry an already married woman. The piece talks about his relationship with her when he had to travel for work. The distance didn’t matter to him, but it did to her.

Amigo the Devil hopes for the divorce from or death of his love’s husband because he wants a chance to marry her himself.

17. At Last by Etta James

Song Year: 1960

At Last is a song about finding the perfect husband for you. James says that her husband is like a dream, and he’s too perfect to be real, yet she’s found him anyway.

After a long time of waiting and hoping, James has a husband she knows will stay with her forever.

18. Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Rey

Song Year: 2013

Many famous singers, including Madilyn Bailey and Eli Lieb, have covered Young and Beautiful. However, the original version by Lana Del Rey remains one of the best versions of the song.

Young and Beautiful talks about being loved while she’s full of youth, beauty, and energy. The song also talks about worry for the future as those things fade.

Lana Del Rey isn’t sure if her husband will still love her if she changes as she ages. Throughout the song, she convinces herself he will, and they’ll be happy for all their days.

19. Husbands and Wives by Roger Miller

Song Year: 1966

Husbands and Wives talks about prideful men and women who can’t let go of the past to make relationships work.

This song doesn’t talk about one specific husband and wife but human nature and the trends of relationships.

20. Oh Yoko by John Lennon

Song Year: 1971

Oh Yoko is a song about a husband who can call on his wife anytime, and his love will make her feel whole.

While much rumor and controversy surrounded Lennon and Ono’s relationship, Oh Yoko shows that they loved each other dearly in the good times.

21. Husband or Wife by Nawlage

Song Year: 2019

Husband or Wife is a song about a guy who wants to dance with a girl in a club, but she tells him that she can’t because her husband is in the club and might see.

Throughout the song, Nawlage talks about not seeing any sort of man around her. By the song's end, the singer convinces himself that the ‘husband' is a wife and that the girl doesn’t want to admit to liking women.

22. Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Song Year: 2014

Thinking Out Loud is Sheeran’s promise to his wife that he’ll love her even when they’re old and gray. He knows she’ll always think he’s the best husband in the world throughout their entire life.

Many thought that dancer Brittany Cherry was Ed Sheeran’s wife when the official music video came out, but that was a bit of misunderstanding as Sheeran’s wife’s first name is Cherry.

23. Miserable Man by David Kushner

Song Year: 2022

Miserable Man is a song about a man trying to find happiness in life. Kushner sings about running away with the woman he loves, getting married, and becoming a husband and father.

While they’ve come a long way from their hard past, he still isn’t quite happy.

24. You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ by The Righteous Brothers

Song Year: 1965

Many people might think of Top Gun when they hear this song by The Righteous Brothers.

However, the story told in these lyrics isn’t about convincing a cute girl to love a pilot. Instead, the song tells the story of a husband who fears his wife will divorce him. The relationship that they once had is faded, and he’s scared he cannot salvage it.

He begs his wife and fate to bring back what he lost, but the situation seems bleak.

25. Our House by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

Song Year: 1970

Our House is the story of a husband making a home with his wife. They fill their house with warmth and beauty, and life is better because they’re together.

The couple gets some pets and enjoys the companionship between them.

26. Say Something by A Great Big World

Say Something by A Great Big World

Song Year: 2013

This song gained popularity in 2014 when its second version featuring Christina Aguilera came out. However, the original version is equally beautiful.

Say Something talks about a husband who is out of his depth in his marriage. He thinks that his wife doesn’t care for him anymore, and their communication gap feels crushing.

While he loves his wife dearly, he doesn’t think love will be enough. In this song, he’s trying to let go so it’ll be easier when he and his wife part ways.

27. Let’s Stay Together by Al Green

Song Year: 1972

Let’s Stay Together is a song about a husband who wants his marriage to last. Green trusts that his wife will be faithful to him, and he promises to be good to her in return.

No matter what life throws at him, Green is confident that he and his wife can make it through anything.

28. You’re the Reason I Come Home by Ron Pope

Song Year: 2009

Ron Pope’s song is about a husband who is thankful for his easy and wonderful relationship with his wife.

You’re the Reason I Come Home talks about other couples fighting and unable to find lasting love, but he knows that what he has is special.

29. Never Going to Give You Up by Rick Astley

Song Year: 1987

Rick Astley sings about wanting to be a husband in this classic, upbeat love song.

Astley wants to be a committed husband who doesn’t let anything get in the way of loving the woman of his dreams. Although they aren’t there yet, he’s convinced that he will be a good and loyal husband to her.

30. All of Me by John Legend

Song Year: 2013

In All of Me, Legend sings about a husband giving everything he has to give to his wife.

This song talks about a husband's awe of the woman he loves. She’s not perfect, but he always thinks that she is. He wants to be there for her in good times and bad and can’t imagine any part of his life without her.

31. Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You by Frankie Valli

Song Year: 1967

Frankie Valli sings about being unable to believe his wife is real and how perfect she is for him.

The husband in this song is loving and feels fortunate to have his life.

This song has remained popular since its original release partly because of the continued popular covers artists have put out.

A remixed version of Valli’s song by Surf Mesa topped charts around the world in 2019.

32. Loving You Was Easier by Willie Nelson

Song Year: 1980

This song is about a husband who feels alive when his wife holds him close and shows him love.

The song talks about effortless love and how much better life is when someone shares it unreservedly.

33. Keep on Loving You by Reo Speedwagon

Song Year: 1980

Keep on Loving You is about a husband who won’t give up on his wife despite her many failings.

She was disloyal to him, lied, and acted like a snake, but his actions didn’t change anything because he couldn’t stop how he felt about her.

34. My Girl by The Temptations

Song Year: 1965

My Girl is the story of a husband who’s happy to be alive because his woman brings him joy in the big and small parts of everyday life.

His life is good, and he doesn’t need anything else because the love his wife gives him makes him richer and more fulfilled than anyone else.

35. To Love Somebody by Bee Gees

Song Year: 1967

This Bee Gees song is about a husband who loves his wife more than she loves him.

He doesn’t know how he could live without her, but she seems to be able to do fine without him. He seems to hope they can make things work, but it’s his only option.

36. For Once in My Life by Frank Sinatra

Song Year: 1969

Originally, Stevie Wonder released this song, but Sinatra’s version remains one of the most popular.

This song talks about a husband who is secure and happy with life because of the relationship he found with his wife.

Whereas before, he was scared, sad, and didn’t feel like he had much worth, all of those things changed through his love for his wife.

37. I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz

Song Year: 2012

While known as a one-hit-wonder until his 2012 album “Love is a Four Letter Word” Mraz struck gold with I Won’t Give Up. This song was on the Billboard 100 list for 76 weeks and remains a popular wedding song today.

I Won’t Give Up talks about a husband who wants to be faithful to his wife, no matter what hardships they might face.

38. Give it Away by George Strait

Song Year: 2006

Give it Away tells the tale of a husband whose wife leaves him.

She doesn’t want any of his things, and she gives him back everything he ever gave to her.

However, he doesn’t want her things; he wants her. Strait tells the sad tale of a husband who can’t move on and whose wife has left him with many possessions and a heart he can’t bear to give away.

39. Hold On by Michael Bublé

Song Year: 2009

Hold On is a song about a husband who wants to be the strength for his wife during hard times.

While they were prosperous in the past and aren’t quite as well off as they used to be, Bublé says they’re still lucky because they have each other.

40. I’m Gonna Love You Through It by Martina McBride

Song Year: 2011

McBride sings the biographical tale of her husband supporting her through a breast cancer diagnosis in I’m Gonna Love You Through It.

Her husband stood by her side through the scary times and when she felt insecure, offering love and support.

41. I’ll Be by Edward McCain

Song Year: 1997

I’ll Be is about a husband promising to be everything his wife needs. In this song, McCain talks about his love for his wife and her importance to him.

He continues the song by talking about the hard times that he’s already made it through because of her and how their relationship has grown into something stronger due to the hardships they overcame.

42. To Love You More by Celine Dion

Song Year: 1993

Celine Dion sings about a husband she can love more than another woman in this song.

To Love You More is the tale of a husband who may leave his wife for another. Though Dion promises everything she has to him, there is no guarantee they can fix their relationship.

43. Come Away With Me by Norah Jones

Song Year: 2002

This Norah Jones song asks a husband to leave behind the life they know for the sake of love.

People holding them back at home restricted their relationship, and Jones promises that things will be better and happier if her husband agrees to run away with her.

44. A Thousand Years by Christina Perry

Song Year: 2011

This popular wedding song was first on the Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn soundtrack. The song talks about a husband who waited forever to find the love of his life, but he plans on loving her for the rest of his life.

He wasn’t alive until he found his wife, but now he can see colors and beauty like never before.

45. You’re Still the One by Shania Twain

Song Year: 1997

You’re Still the One is a song about young love that lasts a lifetime.

Twain talks about a husband that makes her feel loved, strong and happy. Despite doubters and naysayers, she and her husband had made it through and were as happy as ever.

46. Bad Husband by Eminem and X Ambassadors

Song Year: 2017

This rap song talks about a toxic relationship that has ended, but because there are children in the mix, they still have to interact.

Eminem looks at his life and about trying to be a good dad even when he was a bad husband. He knows that fighting and never being able to compromise meant he couldn’t be a good husband.

However, he still loved his ex-wife and wished that they’d both been better at communicating.

47. Unconditionally by Katy Perry

Song Year: 2013

Unconditionally talks about a husband who is scared to show any form of emotional weakness.

Perry promises that she will love her husband, good or bad, weak or strong. This song is asking to be let into her husband’s heart, even if it’s not always going to be pleasant.

48. Kiss Me by Sixpence None the Richer

Song Year: 1997

Though the song rose in popularity from its place in the movie “She’s All That,” this sweet song is about a husband who consistently loves his wife in beautiful quiet moments.

Whether hiking, dancing or standing in a field, he isn’t afraid to show his affection for her.

49. I Know I’m Not the Only One by Sam Smith

Song Year: 2014

Sam Smith’s song is about a husband whose wife is cheating on him. He lets her think he’s a fool who doesn’t know what’s happening, but he isn’t as oblivious as she thinks, resulting in heartbreak.

He loves her with all his heart, but he isn’t sure she could ever love anyone in return.

50. Mr. Mom by Lonestar

Song Year: 2004

Mr. Mom is the story of a husband and father who loses his job, and his wife enters the workforce leaving him to stay home and raise their baby.

At first, he’s excited about the break. However, he quickly learns that his wife has always worked extremely hard, and being a stay-at-home parent isn’t as easy as he thought it would be.

Throughout this song, the husband learns to appreciate his wife even more, and he learns how to manage a household.

51. The Ideal Husband by Father John Misty 

Song Year: 2015

Father John Misty sings about his mistakes as a man and the bad decisions he made throughout his life for most of this song.

Even though he did many things wrong, he wants to do better.

He’s a flawed man and hard on himself, but he wants to build a family with the woman he loves. He is self-deprecating in joking that he’d be an ideal husband, but he’s willing to own up to his mistakes.

Top Songs About A Husband, Final Thoughts

There you have it! Our list of the best songs about a husband. While many works on this list are songs with husband in the title, every song on this list is about a husband.

If you enjoyed this list, take a look at our Songs About Unity or Songs About Falling in Love With Your Best Friend.

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