AceShowbiz - Female musicians have a special way to show love for their kids. Fully utilizing their skills, the famous moms penned special songs which they dedicated to their children.
Through the songs, these singer moms beautifully expressed their love, hope and adoration to their children. Some gushed how they gain a purpose in life after becoming a mom, some others called their children their "light" and "blessing."
Find out the 10 female artists who wrote love songs for their kids.
Alanis Morissette showcased her maternal love through her song "Ablaze" The "You Oughta Know" singer sings about individual description of and wish-list for her three children, daughter Onyx as well as sons Winter Mercy and Ever Imre, 11, with husband Mario "Souleye" Treadway, as she dishes on her "mission" to keep "the light in your eyes ablaze."
"To my boy/ (First thing that you'll notice is that everything is temporary)/ To my girl/ (Next thing you might notice is that we will always be a family)/ To my boy/ (My mission is to keep the light in your eyes ablaze)," so she sings in the beautiful song, which video features her three kids.
Carrie Underwood dedicated "What I Never Knew I Always Wanted" for her two boys, Jacob and Isaiah, whom she shares with Mike Fisher. On the song, the country music singer serenades about how her kids give her a purpose of her life.
"And now I'm holdin' what I never knew I always wanted/ I couldn't see, I was blind 'til my eyes were opened," she sings. "I didn't know there was a hole/ Something missing in my soul/ 'Til you filled it up, oh, with your love."
On her song "River Rose's Magical Lullaby", Kelly Clarkson paid homage to her daughter River Rose. She revealed that the song was recorded in tandem with her 2016 children's picture book, "River Rose and the Magical Lullaby".
"Every night you lie with me/ When I wake you're still here/ I don't know if I ever could find/ Someone as kind and dear/ No one gets me like you do," she sings. "You can tell by my smile/ I'm gonna miss you so much while you sleep/ But know that I'm by your side."
Pink poured her love for her daughter Willow Sage on her song titled "Run". Through the power ballad, the "Just Give Me a Reason" hoped to encourage and support Willow's dreams while reminding her that she can always "run back to my arms" when she needs to.
The lyrics of the chorus read, "Run, run, run/ Back to my arms, back to my arms/ Run, run, run/ Back to my arms and they will hold you down."
Alicia Keys co-wrote "Speechless" with her husband Swizz Beatz back in 2010 with their son Egypt in mind. The song, which was born following the birth of their son, sees the R&B singer gushing over Egypt that she dubs the "sweetest little part of destiny."
"When I wake up in the mornin' babe/ Can't believe my eyes/ Sweetest little part of destiny/ Oh yeah, 'cause you are now in my life," Alicia sings. "There ain't no man or prize/ Can compare to you/ Ain't no words to describe the way that I'm feelin'/ When I look at you."
Madonna makes sure her daughter Lourdes is feeling her love in every possible way. The pop icon expressed her affection for her daughter on "Little Star", a song off of her 1998 Grammy-winning album, "Ray of Light".
The song features Madonna hailing Lourdes as a treasure as she sings, "You are a treasure to me/ You are my star/ You breathe new life/ Into my broken heart."
Britney Spears' relationship with her two sons Sean Preston and Jayden James, may not be the best, but the singer has a song dedicated to them on her album "Circus". Released in 2018 when she lost custody of her sons, "My Baby" sees the "...Oops! I Did It Again" hitmaker wondering how she even lived before the birth of her two little guys.
She serenades, 'Tiny hands/ Yes, that's you/ And all you show/ It's simply true/ I smell your breath/ It makes me cry/ I wonder how I've lived my life/ 'Cause without you/ How did I get through all of my days without you?/ Now living with you, see everything's true/ My baby, it's you/ My baby, my baby, my baby."
Katy Perry's "Daisies" is pretty explanatory. The "Dark Horse" singer's song from her 2020 "Smile" album was dedicated for her and fiance Orlando Bloom's daughter, Daisy Dove Bloom. On the track, Katy talked about overcoming adversity.
"They told me I was out there, tried to knock me down/ Took those sticks and stones, showed 'em I could build a house," she sings. "They tell me that I'm crazy/ but I'll never let 'em change me/ 'Til they cover me in daisies, daisies, daisies."
Adele wrapped up her 3rd album, "25", with a special song for her son Angelo. Titled "Sweetest Devotion", the song praises Angelo as the Grammy-winning singer's "light" and "hope."
"You're my light, you're my darkness/ You're my hope, you're my despair. You're my scope, everything, everywhere)," she sings. "I wasn't ready then, I'm ready now/ I'm heading straight for you/ You will only be eternally/ The one that I belong to."
In her 2013 self-titled album, Beyonce Knowles gave a subtle nod to her and Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy. Through a song appropriately titled "Blue", the singing diva talked about feeling so blessed after welcoming their baby.
"Each day I feel so blessed to be looking at you/ 'Cause when you open your eyes, I feel alive," Bey sings in the piano ballad. "My heart beats so damn quick when you say my name/ When I'm holding you tight, I'm so alive."