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  • A list of songs that tell the best story

    A list of songs that tell the best story

    The best songwriters are also great storytellers. So many classic songs aren't just catchy musically; they also tell a story that audiences can get hooked on. Songs can have heroes, villains and adventures as good as the best movies or books, and those stories often make the music stick in people's...
  • Ranking the music from the 'Star Wars' universe

    Ranking the music from the 'Star Wars' universe

    The widely popular "Star Wars" franchise possesses an unofficial holiday on May 4. Taken from the series' iconic phrase, "May the Force be with you," fans can proudly proclaim "May the fourth be with you" instead. This day is an opportunity to celebrate their favorite galaxy far, far away. The...
  • Top 15 best songs featuring a ukulele

    Top 15 best songs featuring a ukulele

    When you hear a wonderful ukulele song, it can bring emotions and special feels like nothing else. What might be the reason for that? No one can say for sure, but it probably has to do with the fact that the ukulele is such a weird, sweet, rarely-used instrument. Over the past 100 years, there have...
  • Top 17 best songs from all the 'Batman' movies and TV shows

    Top 17 best songs from all the 'Batman' movies and TV shows

    Comic artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger created Batman for DC Comics back in 1939. It seems wild to think that the Caped Crusader has been fighting fictional crime for over eight decades and counting! Through the years, comic fans and superhero lovers around the world have watched the masked...
  • Top 13 best songs to celebrate siblings

    Top 13 best songs to celebrate siblings

    There’s nothing quite like the special bond that siblings share. Who knows us better than family, right? A brother or sister can be a trusted confidante, a shoulder to cry on, or the perfect person to help us out of a jam. Siblings can also defend and protect us – or they can drive us crazy. In an...
  • Top 15 best songs about the moon and stars

    Top 15 best songs about the moon and stars

    From small steps to giant leaps, the moon and stars have been making their way into the stories that shape our lives since the beginning of time. Some of the world’s greatest songs have been crafted around the wonder of the celestial skies. Astronomy Day is a world-wide event observed in both the...
  • Top 10 best songs about capital cities

    Top 10 best songs about capital cities

    The world is full of stunning landscapes, cities, and people that are all deserving of representation. And what better way to represent a capital city than with a beautifully-crafted song? This is exactly why we here at AXS has compiled a list of our top ten favorite songs representing some of the...
  • Ranking the best songs from the Mario games for Mario Day

    Ranking the best songs from the Mario games for Mario Day

    Mario Day is a celebration of all things Mario. Initiated by avid fans of the doughty red plumber, this holiday is a celebration of Nintendo's flagship character. With such a varied and entertaining history, we can completely understand why fans honor one of gaming's oldest names on this day. In...
  • Best songs about March

    Best songs about March

    As the saying goes, "March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb." Not only is it the month in which winter ends and spring starts, but it is also packed full of holidays and celebratory occasions. In turn, it is ripe for having music playing at all times of the day. If you don’t quite know what...
  • Top 11 best songs to use to give someone a compliment

    Top 11 best songs to use to give someone a compliment

    There’s no easier way to break the ice, lighten a mood, make someone smile, or let them know you care than giving them a heartfelt compliment. It might be hard to find just the right words to tell someone what you admire most about them – especially if you’re shy. It’s amazing, though, how much...
  • Top 17 best inspirational songs to help you achieve your dreams

    Top 17 best inspirational songs to help you achieve your dreams

    Life is filled with ups and downs. Longing for a better future can inspire us to push through the hard times in hopes of achieving our hearts’ desires. However, making our dreams come true usually takes hard work, perseverance, and a strong commitment to disregard the naysayers on the long and...
  • Top 11 best songs to listen to to help you make a decision

    Top 11 best songs to listen to to help you make a decision

    According to Psychology Today, people make a whopping 35,000 decisions a day. From figuring out what to eat for breakfast or what to wear on a date, to making life-altering changes like getting engaged or taking a new job in a new state, we are constantly considering our options and then acting...
  • Top 13 best songs about the weather

    Top 13 best songs about the weather

    Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you've got to do is call… out some lyrics, and you're bound to be reminded of all the songs that tap into feeling some way about the weather. James Taylor may have been trying to get a different point across with those lyrics from “You’ve Got a Friend,” but the...
  • Best songs to use for a proposal

    Best songs to use for a proposal

    Getting engaged is one of the biggest, most memorable moments a couple will share. Figuring out how to pop the question is also a huge decision for the partner who’s doing the asking. There are grand gestures — like hiring a skywriter to blaze the question across the sky or dropping down on one knee...
  • Top 10 best Cut Copy songs

    Top 10 best Cut Copy songs

    Australian electronic band Cut Copy has been together for nearly 20 years. Since forming in 2001--initially as a solo project of frontman Dan Whitford before expanding into the quartet it is today--the band has released five full-length albums, an EP, and a number of remixes, all stamped with their...
  • Best songs from 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

    Best songs from 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood'

    Fred Rogers - of "Mister Roger's Neighborhood" - taught us that you should always be a good neighbor. The iconic show aired for over 30 seasons between 1968 and 2001 and included some of the most iconic, memorable songs of all-time. It's no surprise that in 1978 President Jimmy Carter created an...
  • Top 10 best VNV Nation songs

    Top 10 best VNV Nation songs

    In 1995, VNV Nation released the name's first album Advance and Follow and would go on to be a staple in the electronic genre. Ronan Harris is the writer, singer and producer of the songs with outside assistance once and a while. VNV Nation stands for "Victory not Vengence" and the messages...
  • Best songs about May

    Best songs about May

    The month of May is notable for Cinco de Mayo, Earth Day, National Teachers Day and family celebrations on Mother’s Day. It is a month that culminates the transition from spring to the first day of summer. There are a number of unique songs that celebrate  May in all of its splendor. Here are 11 of...
  • 7 best Turnpike Troubadours song

    7 best Turnpike Troubadours song

    Turnpike Troubadours have been rocking the music scene for over a decade with their sweet country sounds. The group is a versatile bunch collectively, from playing old school country to more rock sounding ballads. Along with their genre-bending sounds, Turnpike Troubadours have a skill for writing...
  • Best songs about April

    Best songs about April

    April is a month in spring that is celebrated for the enjoyment of more daylight hours. It also denotes a special time of the year symbolic of new beginnings. From the blossoming of flowers to Spring break, there are many attributes to the month of April that people look forward to experience. There...
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