21 Songs About Loyalty (2023)

Loyalty is one of the most ideal virtues that human beings are capable of. We fall in love and devote ourselves to the well-being of our beloved. We forego everything unnecessary and focus our energies on our exclusive partnership. Being in a relationship without worries about fidelity and faithfulness is something worth living for.

Aside from partnerships, loyalty is also best expressed in true friendships and deep family connections. May these 21 Best Songs About Loyalty inspire you to be loyal and enjoy loyalty in return.

21. Loyal by Chris Brown ft Lil Wayne, Tyga

With 1.2B views on YouTube, this song has its Chris Brown signature of a melodic dance tune. The lyrics are NSFW but the beats are thoroughly enjoyable. This song was released in 2014 under the album “X”. It is so easy to the ears and the music video is so fun too!


20. You Belong With Me by Taylor Swift 

Teenage love is sweet and unpredictable. Here is a story of a young woman who pledges her love and loyalty to a guy who belongs to another. It’s a bit sad at times because she knows that her loved one is not being treated well by his girlfriend and they do not really suit each other well. She seems to just wait on him because she knows that he truly belongs with her. She is loyal to him without expecting anything in return.


19. Count On Me by Bruno Mars

This song is such a cute, feel-good song that truly sings about loyalty. This is a song of friendship that promises that he will be there for his friend no matter what, and at the same time, he rests in the knowledge that he can count on his friend too. Simple, yet truly heartwarming.


18. Got Your Back by T.I ft. Keri Hilson

Here’s a song that celebrates a woman who has always been loyal and steadfast to her beloved whatever the circumstances. Because of her love and loyalty, he pledges the same and more. He promises to reward her with all the luxury that he can provide and assure her the same loyalty. At the end of this song’s music video, T.I,’s wife Tameka Cottle makes a cameo appearance, making this song all the more authentic.

17. Loyalty by Kendrick Lamar ft Rihanna

Everybody wants loyalty. That’s an absolute fact. Traitors never sit well with anyone. This song has NSFW scenes and tells a story about a secret society that needs trust to function. Rihanna, with her charm, is part of this story and is truly bewitching to watch. This song is part of Kendrick Lamar’s 2017 album, Damn.


16. She Will Be Loved by Maroon 5

This is one of Maroon 5’s earliest hits. It is about a man loving a woman for a really long time despite her always being in a relationship with someone else. It has an interesting music video where the band’s lead vocalist, Adam Levine is singing this song for a married, older woman. This older woman is stunning and beautiful. He helps her every time she is mistreated by her husband. He can’t help but be loyal to her. Even if he’s seeing a different and younger girl, he still sees his beloved’s face. This is an unconventional relationship, but it has loyalty, nonetheless.


15. Marry Me by Jason Derulo

Pledging of love and loyalty is what marriage is all about. Here in this song, Jason Derulo lays out his plans for proposing to his girlfriend. He is so in love and does not even want to entertain any thoughts for any other woman because he is certain about his girl. He wants to spend 105 years together with her.


14. Lego House by Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran is extremely well-known for his love songs. Here is another love song that sings about loyalty to a beloved. Ed Sheeran chose an out of the ordinary music video for this song. It features Rupert Grint, who plays as Ed Sheeran’s stalker. Some stalkers profess undying loyalty for their idols. This kind of love goes beyond healthy limits as it becomes obsessive and intrusive. Loyalty is professed but it is of the toxic kind.


13. I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz

From Jason Mraz’s 2012 album, Love is a Four Letter Word, this song is one of the best and most realistic love songs of that year. Relationships require a lot from people for it to work. Love and loyalty are necessities. Hardships are unavoidable and sometimes even happen often. These hurt people and bring us to our breaking points. However, is everything just bleak? Definitely not. When you don’t feel your love for your beloved, let your loyalty save you. As this song says, don’t give up.


12. I Will Follow You Into the Dark by Death Cab for Cutie

This is one band that is underappreciated. They have a lot of amazing songs that should have a broader audience. This song talks to a beloved with the assurance of his loyalty that goes beyond life. If his beloved dies, he will follow her “into the dark.” This song came out in the band’s 2002 album entitled Plans.


11. Hopelessly Devoted to You by Olivia Newton John

This song is already considered a classic. It came out in 1978 in the iconic movie, Grease. Olivia Newton-John sings about an unceasing kind of loyalty despite her loved one throwing her love away. Her devotion and loyalty remain the same despite the pain that she is suffering. This became a huge hit as so many people with broken hearts can relate to this painful song.


10. Count on Me by Whitney Houston, CeCe Winans

Now let’s go to the wonderful world of devoted friendships. Being in a romantic relationship is one of the best things in life, however having a loyal friend who will never give up on you and will stay with you for your entire life is equally as amazing. Dedicate this song to your best friend and it will surely give justice to the beautiful friendship that you have.


9. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

This song can surely brighten your day. It’s a song of promises that this special person gives to his beloved. He assures that he will always be ready to help and support his loved one, no matter the circumstance. This song is featured in the end scene of the Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 1.


8. Loyal Brave True by Christina Aguilera

Disney has recently released a live action film of Mulan in 2020. This song Loyal Brave True was created specifically for the movie. If loyalty is being discussed, Mulan is probably the best Disney character to exhibit this trait. She is extremely loyal to her family. She sacrificed everything and risked her life to save her father’s. War is extremely unpleasant and dreadful, yet she marched into it with her head held high. She was indeed loyal, brave, and true. She is a daughter any family would be so blessed and fortunate to have.

7. Lean On Me by Bill Withers

We only truly know who is loyal to us in times of troubles. The people who stick around to help us or simply just be with us when we are weak, alone, and defeated, are those people who are true and loyal to us. Everybody needs someone like that in their lives. Thank goodness for this song. It’s a great reminder that we don’t need to be alone, and likewise we should not allow other people to be alone in hardships and suffering. 

6. Loyal To A Fault by Big Sean, Hit-Boy ft Tiller, Lil Durk

From Big Sean’s 2002 album What You Expect, Loyal To A Fault is a hip-hop/rap song that deals with a toxic relationship that he needs to end. He has presented her with loyalty that she did not care much about. It seems that they have precisely different points of view and expectations in this relationship. She even cheated on him. Loyalty is such a genuine trait but when it is gifted to the wrong people, it will definitely hurt and leave you resentful.


5. You Give Love a Bad Name by Bon Jovi

Talking about scorned men, this popular song by Bon Jovi sings about a similar, bad experience about a woman. This song came out in 1986 during the time of Glam Rock when rock stars have big, long hair and seem to be serenading everyone with rock songs. Loyalty was given but not returned. This starts a horrid cycle of mistrust.


4. Glory of Love by David Foster and Peter Cetera

Let’s move on with dream men who vow to give loyalty to their partners. This is an old love song but is still occasionally played and used in tv shows. This song is about a man who is honorable, who loves and protects his woman, and of course pledges his loyalty to her. He does all these all in the “glory of love.” What a blessing it is to have someone like this in your life.


3. Loyal To Me by Nina Nesbitt

Here is a song about a woman who gives advice to her fellow ladies who are being treated poorly by their men. She sings about all the red flags of man who clearly does not understand or does not offer any sort of loyalty. Nina Nesbitt recounts how she does not lose her head to anybody. Her ultimate advice is to leave this man who is definitely cheating and to gift yourself with your own loyalty. Be loyal to yourself.


2. Loyal by Lauren Daigle

At first, you will think of this as a song dedicated to a loved one but listening to the lyrics closely, you will realize that the love and loyalty presented by the beloved is too perfect to be human. This is about God’s love. Constant, perfect, and unwavering. This is a song of faith and worship. 


1. Stand By You by Rachel Platten

Rachel Platten is well-known for her hit song Fight Song which talks about her standing strong amidst the hardships in life. In the same respect, here is another one of her songs which exudes strength – strength that she willingly wishes to share with her loved one. She promises to stay and help and lend her wings so he can fly too. Sometimes loyalty is expressed by lending your strength and giving a part of yourself for your loved one’s benefit.

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