Some love songs are just instant classics. They bring you back to that special moment in time when you were looking for love, in love, and even ready to lock your love down on your wedding day.

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve compiled 28 of the most classic songs that have become anthems for love in our community. All of these hits have come from Black artists who describe love so poetically it gives you chills. From Whitney Houston, to Beyoncé, to Luther Vandross, to Boys II Men, we’re bringing you the love songs that have topped the charts across several decades. See if your favorite one made the list below!

1. “All My Life” By K-Ci & JoJo

2. “I Will Always Love You” By Whitney Houston

3. “If I Ain’t Got You” By Alicia Keys

4. “Let’s Stay Together” By Al Green

5. “Sade” By Your Side

6. “Let’s Get Married” By Jagged Edge

7. “Always Be My Baby” By Mariah Carey

8. “Untitled (How Does It Feel?)” By D’Angelo

9. “There Goes My Baby” By Charlie Wilson

10. “At Last” By Etta James

11. “Hotline Bling” by Drake

12. “All Of Me” By John Legend

14. “Nobody” By Keith Sweat

15. “Outstanding” The Gap Band

16. “Here And Now” By Luther Vandross

17. “Spend My Life With You” By Eric Benet And Tamia

18. “So Into You” by Fabolous feat. Tamia

19. “Back At One” By Brian McKnight

20. “Crazy In Love” By Beyoncé

21. “Butterflies” By Michael Jackson

22. “I Wanna Know” By Joe

23. “Weak” By SWV

24. “Drunk In Love” By Beyoncé feat. JAY-Z

25. “LOVE.” feat ZACARI by Kendrick Lamar

26. “Any Time, Any Place” By Janet Jackson

27. “I’ll Make Love to You” By Boyz II Men

28. “When A Man Loves A Woman” By Percy Sledge