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100 Best Songs With “Heaven” in the Title

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Take a stairway to heaven or knock on heaven's door with this long list of songs for your playlist.

Take a stairway to heaven or knock on heaven's door with this long list of songs for your playlist.

Lyrics and Songs About Heaven

The word "heaven" is used by musicians from different genres to portray a plethora of emotions. Although heaven is regarded as the abode of Gods, angels, and good after death in various religions, the word represents a wide range of attributes in song lyrics. Singers and songwriters creatively describe their perception of heaven or use it as a metaphor.

What Does Heaven Represent in Songs?

Musicians express diverse sentiments with the term “heaven” through their songs. Varied feelings and are showcased in comparative forms to represent a concept or idea. While a number of songs depict the happy feeling associated with beautiful moments, certain songs sketch a dark perspective of human emotions, with heaven used figuratively to convey a hidden meaning or philosophical outlook.

In different genres, singers and songwriters may perceive heaven as a place that represents love, death, angels, and goodness. Different aspects of the sky, moon, stars, and planets are often used represent a heavenly abode in songs.

The word "heaven" is often used in songs to describe positive emotions, like joy and bliss.

The word "heaven" is often used in songs to describe positive emotions, like joy and bliss.

Symbolism: Heaven in Songs

The term “heaven” is used in song titles and lyrics to convey a symbolic expression of euphoria. Although diverse aspects related to peace, satisfaction, harmony, end, and new beginnings are expressed with the word heaven, in certain songs, lyrics profess faith of a divine experience through understanding and spirituality. In certain songs, heaven is depicted as an expanse of space or dwelling place the heart yearns to be.

In non-mainstream genres, the word heaven is also used as an expression to make comparisons with a person or thing. The difficulties, worries, sorrow, and suffering we may experience in different phases of life are sometimes portrayed with a spiritual spectrum of finding meaning and purpose through an altered state of mind.

Musicians from different genres portray their abstract ideas and understanding of heaven and paradise in contrasting ways. Certain singers and songwriters narrate their spiritual reflections of experiencing heaven with good deeds. The joy and happiness one derives in a loving relationship with someone is often compared to a heavenly feeling.

In certain songs, the attributes of a perfect life are figuratively described with a spiritual closeness to heaven. In many music videos, heaven is depicted conceptually with dreamscape elements showcasing a peaceful feeling in an enigmatic abode. Although the word “heaven” embodies a wide-range of elements, in songs, the term may denote or symbolize

  • Peace
  • Happiness
  • Understanding
  • Spirituality
  • Abode
  • Mind
  • Deeds
  • Paradise
  • Love
  • Success
  • Existence
  • Imagination
  • Perfection
  • Beauty
  • Gignity
  • Tranquility
  • Life
  • Relationships
  • Desire
  • Closeness
  • Moments
  • Thoughts
  • Dreams
Some songs are actually written about heaven, while others use the concept metaphorically.

Some songs are actually written about heaven, while others use the concept metaphorically.

The list below showcases a collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, R&B songs, folk songs, hip-hop songs, alternative songs, indie songs, jazz songs, blues songs, disco songs, EDM songs, and dance songs about heaven. If you have a view, opinion or song suggestion for our heaven playlist, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs With "Heaven" in the Title

  1. “Heaven”—Kane Brown
  2. “Heaven on My Mind”—Becky Hill and Sigala
  3. “Stairway to Heaven”—Led Zeppelin
  4. “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Doors”—Guns N’ Roses
  5. “Heaven Is a Place on Earth”—Belinda Carlisle
  6. “Heaven”—Bryan Adams
  7. “Tears in Heaven”—Eric Clapton
  8. “Heaven for Everyone”—Queen
  9. “Hurts Like Heaven”—Coldplay
  10. “Heaven”—Avicii


11. “Inside Your Heaven”—Carrie Underwood

12. “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”—Justin Moore

13. “Heaven”—Los Lonely Boys

14. “The Edge of Heaven”—Wham!

15. “Heaven”—Julia Michaels

16. “A Little Piece of Heaven”—Avenged Sevenfold

17. “Heaven”—Depeche Mode

18. “Heaven Sent”—Keyshia Cole

19. “Just Like Heaven”—The Cure

20. “Heaven”—Beyonce


21. “Outskirts of Heaven”—Craig Campbell

22. “Heaven South”—Brad Paisley

23. “One Night in Heaven”—M People

24. “Heaven Help Us All”—Stevie Wonder

25. “Heaven”—Emeli Sande

26. “I’m Free (Heaven Helps the Man)”—Kenny Loggins

27. “Locked Out of Heaven”—Bruno Mars

28. “Heaven Beside You”—Alice in Chains

29. “Heaven”—Ava Max

30. “Rock and Roll Heaven”—The Righteous Brothers

31. “Heaven in Your Eyes”—Loverboy

32. “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now”—The Smiths

33. “Give Heaven Some Hell”—Hardy

34. “Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel”—Tavares

35. “Heaven Knows”—Rick Price

36. “Heaven’s What I Feel”—Gloria Estefan

37. “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven”—Kenny Chesney

38. “Heaven”—The Chimes

39. “Heaven”—Warrant

40. “Holes in the Floor of Heaven”—Steve Wariner


41. “Too Much Heaven”—Bee Gees

42. “Heaven Can Wait”—Charlotte Gainsbourg

43. “Heaven”—Jay-Z

44. “Heaven and Hell”—Black Sabbath

45. “Hands to Heaven”—Breathe

46. “Heaven”—Bonnie Tyler

47. “Heaven Knows”—The Pretty Reckless

48. “Heaven on the 7th Floor”—Paul Nicholas

49. “If You Wanna Get To Heaven”—The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

50. “Heaven”—Live

51. “Heaven is a Halfpipe”—OPM

52. “Heaven”—D mol

53. “Heaven”—U96

54. “Heaven Knows”—Donna Summer

55. “Send Her to Heaven”—The All-American Rejects

56. “Heaven Sent”—INXS

57. “Something Happened On the Way to Heaven”—Phil Collins

58. “Heaven, Heartache and the Power of Love”—Trisha Yearwood

59. “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door”—Bob Dylan

60. “Holding onto Heaven”—Foxes


61. “Heaven”—John Legend

62. “Heaven Help”—Lenny Kravitz

63. “Heaven in Hiding”—Halsey

64. “If Heaven”—Gretchen Peters

65. “Heaven in My Hands”—Level 42

66. “Pennies from Heaven”—Inner City

67. “Heaven or Las Vagas”—Cocteau Twins

68. “Tell Me There's A Heaven”—Chris Rea

69. “Heaven Must Have Sent You”—The Elgins

70. “Heaven”—Solo

71. “Heaven’s Light”—Air

72. “Wrong Side of Heaven”—Five Finger Death Punch

73. “The Number One Song in Heaven”—Sparks

74. “Heaven Is”—Def Leppard

75. “Monkey Gone to Heaven”—Pixies

76. “Heaven’s On Fire”—Kiss

77. “Wear Your Love Like Heaven”—Donovan

78. “Halfway to Heaven”—Europe

79. “Say Hello 2 Heaven”—Temple of the Dog

80. “The House That Heaven Built”—Japandroids


81. “Heaven Can Wait”—Sandra

82. “Heaven Knows”—Robert Plant

83. “Thought I’d Died and Gone to Heaven”—Bryan Adams

84. “Heaven's a Lie”—Lacuna Coil

85. “Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)”—Van Morrison

86. “Show Me Heaven”—Maria McKee

87. “Your Guardian Angel”—The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

88. “Go to Hell, for Heaven's Sake”—Bring Me the Horizon

89. “(Feels Like) Heaven”—Fiction Factory

90. “Hold Me Like A Heaven”—Manic Street Preachers

91. “You’ll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)”—Dionne Warwick

92. “Heaven’s Door”—Beni

93. “Heaven”—Inna

94. “I Found Heaven”—Take That

95. “Closer to Heaven”—Mila Mason

96. “Three Steps to Heaven”—Eddie Cochran

97. “Heaven Knows”—Luther Vandross

98. “All This and Heaven Too”—Florence and the Machine

99. “Heaven Must be Missing an Angel”—Bro’Sis

100. “Heaven”—Chris Rea

Other Notable Songs With Heaven in the Title

  • “If Heaven Was Needing a Hero”—Jo Dee Messina
  • “Disco Heaven”—Holly Johnson
  • “Stairway to Heaven”—Pure Soul
  • “Only Heaven”—Steven Tyler
  • “Heaven’s Gate”—Fall Out Boy
  • “Little Trip to Heaven (On the Wings of Your Love”—Tom Waits
  • “Heaven”—Talking Heads
  • “Somewhere in Heaven”—Santana
  • “Heaven”—DJ Sammy
  • “I Want to Stroll Over Heaven with You”—Alan Jackson
  • “Heaven nor Hell”—Volbeat
  • “How Far is Heaven”—Los Lonely Boys
  • “Guitar Heaven”—Neil Diamond
  • “Heaven”—Shaun Frank and KSHMR
  • “Touching Heaven”—Johnnyswim
  • “Heaven Bound”—The Oak Ridge Boys
  • “View from Heaven”—Yellowcard
  • “Made in Heaven”—Nik Kershaw
  • “Heaven Wasn’t Made For Me”—Terror Jr.
  • “We Have Heaven”—Yes
  • “Heaven”—Ailee
  • “Christmas in Heaven”—Scotty McCreery
  • “Hang You from the Heavens”—The Dead Weather
  • “Heaven Can Wait”—Michael Jackson
  • “Dancing In Heaven (Orbital Be-Bop)”—Q-Feel
  • “Heaven & Hell”—Raekwon
  • “Designing Heaven”—Heaven 17
  • “Heaven”—O.A.R.
  • “Somewhere Under Heaven”—Tom Petty
  • “Heaven”—Mary Mary
  • “Only Heaven Knows”—Joan Baez
  • “Heaven on Earth”—Britney Spears
  • “You Are My Heaven”—Roberta Flack featuring Donny Hathaway
  • “Heaven from Here”—Robbie Williams
  • “Backdoor to Heaven”—Bon Jovi
  • “Heaven in the Backseat”—Romeo’s Daughter
  • “Sheep Go To Heaven”—Cake
  • “Mother Nature Goes to Heaven”—A-ha
  • “Heaven on a Sunday”—Paul McCartney
  • “To Be With You in Heaven”—Scorpions
  • “Heaven's Afternoon”—Wale featuring Meek Mill
  • “Just a Step from Heaven”—Eternal
  • “Heaven Tonight”—Cheap Trick
  • “Heaven and Hell”—The Who
  • “If You Came Back From Heaven”—Lorrie Morgan
  • “Take Me to Heaven”—Filter
  • “Heaven Bound (I’m Ready)”—Shenandoah
  • “What Are They Doing In Heaven Today”—Mavis Staples
  • “Heaven”—Namie Amuro
  • “Do You Wanna Go to Heaven”—T.G. Sheppard
  • “Heaven”—Khalid
  • “Leaving Heaven”—Matthew West featuring Vince Gill
  • “Near Wild Heaven”—R.E.M.
  • “Stairway to Heaven”—Neil Sedaka
  • “Help from Heaven”—Matt Redman
  • “Halfway to Heaven”—Harry Chapin
  • “Handmade Heaven”—Marina
  • “Heaven Sent”—Best Coast
  • “Telephone in Heaven”—Kelly Ray
  • “Heaven”—Blink-182
  • “Heaven Coming Down”—The Tea Party
  • “Heaven on Earth”—Melissa Etheridge
  • “If Heaven Had a Phone”—Jeff Bates
  • “Heavenly Father”—Bon Iver
  • “This Heaven”—David Gilmour
  • “My Blue Heaven”—Gene Austin and the Victor Orchestra
  • “Doors of Heaven”—Lucinda Williams
  • “Honky Tonk Heaven”—Jason Cassidy
  • “I’m In Heaven”—Jason Nevins featuring Holly James
  • “Heaven Is in Your Mind”—Traffic
  • “Since You've Gone to Heaven”—Brandy Clark
  • “For Me This Is Heaven”—Jimmy Eat World
  • “Heaven (Must Be There)”—Eurogliders
  • “I Wish You Heaven”—Prince
  • “When Heaven Comes Down”—Dokken
  • “All Heaven Broke Loose”—REO Speedwagon
  • “Heaven on Earth”—Stars Go Dim
  • “Heaven”—BeBe & CeCe Winans
  • “Heaven Can Wait”—We the Kings
  • “If There's a Heaven”—Lucinda Williams
  • “Heaven”—Buck-Tick
  • “Tryin' To Get To Heaven”—Bob Dylan
  • “As Heaven is Wide”—Garbage
  • “Country Side of Heaven”—Eric Paslay
  • “Heaven in the Real World”—Steve Curtis Chapman
  • “Heaven/Squall”—Masaharu Fukuyama
  • “That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day)”—Kenny Chesney
  • “Heaven Sent”—Paul Haig
  • “Super-Charger Heaven”—White Zombie
  • “Heaven's Only Days Down the Road”—Shelby Lynne
  • “My Blue Heaven”—Taking Back Sunday
  • “Rain from Heaven”—Eric Paslay
  • “Heaven”—Cheryl Cole
  • “Sunny Side of Heaven”—Fleetwood Mac
  • “Heaven Sent Me You”—John Michael Montgomery
  • “We Welcome to Heaven”—Woody Guthrie
  • “Heaven by Your Side”—A1
  • “Heaven or Hell”—The Morning Of
  • “Closer to Heaven”—Connor Cruise featuring Mason Musso
  • “Heaven ‘n Hell”—Salt-n-Pepa
  • “Judgement of Heaven”—Iron Maiden
  • “Heaven”—Jonsi
  • “Letter to Heaven”—Dolly Parton
  • “Heaven”—Brett Dennen
  • “Gotta Make it to Heaven”—50 Cent
  • “Heaven’s Open”—Mike Oldfield
  • “When I Get to Heaven”—John Prine
  • “Heavenward”—Wolf Alice
  • “The Barricades of Heaven”—Jackson Browne
  • “Heaven”—Amber Run
  • “Green Heaven”—Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “Heaven on Earth”—Boston
  • “Heaven Is Here”—MC Yogi featuring Matisyahu
  • “Threaten Me with Heaven”—Vince Gill
  • “Nearer Than Heaven”—Delays
  • “Heavenly (No Ways Tired/Can't Give Up Now”—Mariah Carey
  • “Heaven Above”—Norah Jones
  • “All the Way to Heaven”—Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
  • “Heaven's Wall”—Bruce Springsteen
  • “Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song)”—Amy Grant
  • “Rockin’ Heaven Down”—Heart
  • “Heaven Wait”—White Lies
  • “Ain't Going To Heaven”—Gangstagrass
  • “Heaven is One Step Away”—Eric Clapton
  • “Just South of Heaven”—Blake Shelton
  • “Heavenly Day”—Patty Griffin
  • “Could Never Be Heaven”—Brand New
  • “Take You to Heaven”—Nina Nesbitt
  • “Heaven”—The Rolling Stones
  • “Ticket to Heaven”—Dire Straits
  • “Ghetto Heaven’—The Family Stand
  • “Heaven Sent”—Robert Plant
  • “Anywhere Like Heaven”—James Taylor
  • “Searching for Heaven”—The Drums
  • “Breath Away From Heaven”—George Harrison
  • “Thank Heaven for Little Girls”—Maurice Chevalier
  • “Heaven and Hell”—The Easybeats
  • “This Heaven”—Love and Rockets
  • “What a Heavenly Way to Die”—Troye Sivan
  • “Heaven Can Wait”—Iron Maiden
  • “Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth”—Cindy Bullens
  • “One Way to Heaven”—Brandon Heath
  • “Heaven”—3 Doors Down
  • “Heaven is Here”—Jesus Culture
  • “Let’s Go to Heaven in My Car”—Brian Wilson
  • “Heaven is 10 Zillion Light Years Away”—Stevie Wonder
  • “Life's Railway to Heaven”—Brad Paisley
  • “Heaven Help Us”—My Chemical Romance
  • “7 Minutes in Heaven (Atavan Halen)”—Fall Out Boy
  • “Heaven”—After School
  • “Heaven Help Me”—Don Estus
  • “Heavenly Hosts”—For King & Country
  • “Touch of Heaven”—Hillsong Worship
  • “Heaven”—Nelly featuring Daley
  • “The Quantum Enigma (Kingdom Of Heaven Part II)—Epica
  • “Disco Heaven”—Lady Gaga
  • “Heaven Knows”—Chase & Status featuring Elli Ingram
  • “Through Heaven’s Eyes”—K-Ci & JoJo
  • “Cry to Heaven”—Elton John
  • “I’m In Heaven (When You Kiss Me)”—ATC
  • “Halfway to Heaven”—Celine Dion
  • “South of Heaven”—Slayer
  • “Up in Heaven (Not Only Here”—The Clash
  • “Heaven in My Mind”—Catman Cohen
  • “Get To Heaven”—Everything Everything
  • “Don’t Get Lost in Heaven”—Gorillaz
  • “Heaven Only Knows”—Richard Marx
  • “If There's A God In Heaven (What's He Waiting For?)”—Elton John
  • “Heaven and Hell”—System in Blue
  • “Good Girls Go To Heaven (Bad Girls Go Everywhere)”—Pandora's Box
  • “Heaven Tonight”—Hole
  • “Heaven Sent”—Esthero
  • “Club Called Heaven”—Black Cards
  • “Heaven”—Troye Sivan
  • “From the Heaven of My Heart”—Amorphis
  • “Pennies from Heaven”—Bing Crosby
  • “All You Want is Heaven”—Hall & Oates
  • “Heavenfaced”—The National
  • “Made in Heaven”—Kylie Minogue
  • “Heaven Knows”—The Grass Roots
  • “Heaven”—The Psychedelic Furs
  • “Pickaninny Heaven”—Kate Smith
  • “All the Way to Heaven”—Melissa Etheridge
  • “Heaven”—Jake Owen
  • “Heaven Is the Face”—Steven Curtis Chapman
  • “Heaven”—Ayumi Hamasaki
  • “Meadows of Heaven”—Nightwish
  • “This Side of Heaven—The Swon Brothers
  • “Heaven in Your Arms”—Dan Hartman
  • “Stairway to Heaven”—The O’Jays
  • “Heaven in this Hell”—Orianthi
  • “Heaven Help Us”—Justin Rutledge
  • “Far From Heaven”—Dream Theater
  • “Heavenly Blues”—The Outlaws
  • “When I Take My Vacation in Heaven”—The Statler Brothers
  • “Heavensent”—Killing Heidi
  • “Letter to Heaven”—Kendall Tucker featuring Craig Campbell

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