If you still haven’t bought your mum a nice card or bunch of flowers don’t worry, we have the perfect solution for you… crack open iTunes, get yourself a blank disk and make her a ‘To Mum, With Love’ CD.
Whilst she’ll be convinced that it’s all entirely you’re idea and you’re the best daughter / son in the entire world, you won’t have to spend hardly any money at all - winner. Just be careful not to tell your brothers or sisters though, as they might read this and do the same thing. I suppose you can just blame it on your sibling psychic ability though.
So here are our top songs for this mothers day, watch them in our fantastic player below, or just download them from iTunes.
Alicia Keys Empire State of Mind pt 2 – the stunning follow up to pt 1...Alicia embodies womankind the world over...
Christina Aguilera – Opening 2003 in style, Beautiful went straight to No.1 in the UK and became her biggest selling single to date. It sounds as good today as it did then.
Will Young – Light My Fire was the track that set Will’s pop career ablaze Doesn’t he look erm... Young? Since then Will has sold over 8 millions, whoopee.
Westlife – A classic from the biggest selling UK band of the last decade
Wham – What Mother’s Day playlist would be complete without a bit of Wham? It’s been included simply because it’s brilliant (and we love old-school George).
Natasha Bedingfield – she recorded her first album Unwritten in 2004 and enjoyed international success with over 2.3 million copies sold worldwide. In 2007, she received a Grammy Award nomination for "Best Female Pop Vocal Performance" for Unwritten , which yes is also the advert soundbed to a popular brand of hair product.
The Script – With their album selling nearly 1,000,000 copies in the UK alone; The Script have had a fantastic year. The Man Who Can’t Be Moved was their biggest selling single from their self entitled album. The boys are currently in the studio recording...
Whitney – A relative of several prominent soul singers, including her mother Cissy Houston, cousins Dee Dee and Dionne Warwick and godmother Aretha Franklin, Houston began singing at her New Jersey church as a member of a junior gospel choir at age eleven. After performing alongside her mother at night clubs in the New York City area, she was discovered by Arista Records label head Clive Davis. I’m Every Woman is one of our firm favourites
Michael Jackson - We had to include the late King of Pop. Rock with you - a must have for any self respecting playlist Mother’s Day or no Mother’s Day
Leona Lewis - Leona Lewis has become a multi-platinum selling artist and three time Grammy Award nominee. She was proclaimed 'Top New Artist' by Billboard magazine in 2008. Lewis has released two albums to date, Spirit and Echo, in 2007 and 2009 respectively. Spirit became the fastest-selling debut album and the biggest seller of 2007 in both the United Kingdom and Ireland, and made Lewis the first British solo artist to top the Billboard 200 with a debut album. It has sold over 6.5 million copies worldwide.
Il Divo - "divine male performer" in Italian, is a multinational operatic pop vocal group created by music Simon Cowell. Il Divo sing in 5 language sna and were consequently named the Most Multinational UK No.1 Album Group in the 2006 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
Sade – Since the release of their debut album, Diamond Life in 1984 the band have seen all five of their studio albums land in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart selling a total of more than 50 million albums worldwide to date.
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