‘Survey Says’ — Everybody Hurts, Tears in Heaven, and Hallelujah can make a grown man cry.
PRS for Music, the British version of RIAA, companies that collects and pays royalties to artists, conducted an online survey of songs that make grown men cry. Â Here’s the top 10 from the 1757 that responded.
Top ten songs that make men cry
1.Â Everybody Hurts â€“ REM
2.Â Tears in Heaven â€“ Eric Clapton
3.Â Hallelujah â€“ Leonard Cohen
4.Â Nothing Compares 2 U â€“ Sinead Oâ€™Connor
5.Â With or Without You â€“ U2
6.Â Drugs Donâ€™t Work â€“ The Verve
7.Â Candle In The Wind â€“ Elton John
8.Â Streets of Philadelphia â€“ Bruce Springsteen
9.Â Unchained Melody â€“ Todd Duncan
10.Â Angels â€“ Robbie Williams
Source:Â PRS for Music
REMâ€™s Everybody Hurts was used as a charity single early this year in response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, in which VAT and royalties were waived to maximise the aid money. The single became the UKâ€™s fastest-selling charity record of the 21st century
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