Summary: We round up the top birthday songs that are waiting for you to choose and help you find your best happy birthday songs quickly and easily. Besides, we share the best tool for you to apply the music to your video, as well. Check it out.
It is a great way to celebrate the birthday of your loved one by making a happy birthday video. Just combine your photos and video clips of your favorite into one video and adding the right birthday song to it!
However, most of the people will be trapped in choosing the right happy birthday background song for their video.
To help you pick the perfect birthday video song with ease, here we make a list of best birthday songs that are waiting for you to choose.
Best Happy Birthday Songs with Name
Here is a compiled list of some of the best happy birthday songs. Traditionally, of course, the list of birthday songs is led by "Happy Birthday to You," sung just before you blow out the candles on your cake, but there are more options. Whether you need a funny birthday song for children, a passionate birthday song for adults, or a romantic one for your special one, you can effortlessly find the best birthday song for everyone in your life here.
Best Birthday Song for Children
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Happy by Pharrell Williams is easy to dance to, and lots of kids recognize it, so it is an excellent happy birthday song for children. Besides, if you use this as your happy birthday video background song, you are bound to get smiles.
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On Top Of The World - Imagine Dragons
On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons, with its funny rhythm, is a good chocie for a children's birthday, and it just makes them want to dance.
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Happy Birthday - Weird Al Yankovic
You may always want a funny birthday song for the children, Happy Birthday by Weird Al Yankovic is just the one you need. Have fun with this one!
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Best Birthday Song for Adults
16 Candles – The Crests
16 Candles is a song performed by The Crests and written by Luther Dixon and Allyson R. Khent. This song features a young man who wishes his"teenage queen" a happy birthday. With a typical slow dance tune, it is perfect for 16th birthday celebrations.
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Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen - Neil Sedaka
Neil Sedaka's Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen is another great choice for a 16th birthday song, also a classic hit for any teen turning sweet 16.
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Never Grow Up - Taylor Swift
Never Grow Up always hits you in the feels every time: everything we have is someday going to be gone, so if we could freeze the time at the best moments. Never grow up must be the best birthday wishes.
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My Wish For You – Rascal Flatts
My Wish for You by Rascal Flatts expresses sincere wishes to someone: "the days come easy and the moments pass slow", "each road leads you where you wanna go", "life becomes all that you want it to", "your dreams stay big, your worries stay small". How passionate it is! And it must be one of the best choices for the birthday song for adults.
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Best Birthday Video Song for Your Special One
Birthday - Katy Perry
Although Katy Perry's Birthday isn't a traditional song about birthday, it is a good idea to wish someone on his/her birthday: "Make it like your birthday everyday; I know you like it sweet; So you can have your cake; Give you something good to celebrate."
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You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker
You are So Beautiful by Joe Coker sincerely expresses the compliment to someone: "you are so beautiful", "you are so wonderful", "you're everything I hope for"… Why not you show your admiration to your favorite on the birthday video?
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Happy Birthday, Darlin' – Conway Twitty
Happy Birthday, Darlin' by Conway Twitty tells a narrative about a man who wants to give his wife a gift by taking away the trust issues between them. He wants to replace suspicion, lonely moments, and doubt with faith and proclamations of love.
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Best Song for Generic Birthday Videos
Happy Birthday – Stevie Wonder
A birthday classic, right? Stevie Wonder’s Happy Birthday, as one of the happy birthday song, is a fun, high-energy song, and it is widely used for birthday celebrations.
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Birthday – The Beatles
Birthday is a song written by Lennon–McCartney and performed by the band the Beatles. This song is about having a good time on one's birthday: go to a party, dance. How suitable it is for your birthday video background music!
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Forever Young – Rod Stewart
Forever Young by Rod Stewart shows encouragement and support to someone: "sunshine and happiness surround you", "you grow to be proud, dignified and true", "be courageous and be brave", "in my heart you'll always stay"… Adding this song to your birthday video offering best wishes.
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Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac
Don't Stop by Fleetwood Mac is a hopeful, forward-looking song that urges the listener to forget the past and concentrate on all the promise of the future, which can be the best wishes for someone's birthday.
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- Set the Tone of Your Video - Setting a specific tone of your birthday video, a fast-paced, a slow one, or an emotional one? Which kind of feeling do you want to evoke in the people? Funny, romantic, or inspired? Doing in this way can help you pick the right song for your best video easier.
- Pay Attention to Music Copyright - Adding a piece of copyrighted music without getting permission to your video (especially a public one), you will suddenly find yourself in legal trouble. So you should pay close attention to the rights listed on the song. For more information about using a song in your video, check out our post on How to Get Permission to Use a Song for Your Video >
- Don't be trapped specific birthday song - Here are many great happy birthday background music (instead of some specific birthday songs with lyrics) that you can use for celebrating someone's birthday. You can found them in FlexClip video maker and pick your favorite one to apply in your birthday video for free, and do not worried about the music copyright at all.
Tips on Choosing the Song for Your Happy Birthday Video
Apply the Song to Your Happy Birthday Video
Already found the best background song for your happy birthday video in our top birthday song list? Congratulations! And it's time to apply your song to your video now. FlexClip is an excellent software to craft your birthday video and to add background music to it.
(Not yet! Don't worry! FlexClip video maker also provides you with the rich music resources that you can use them for free.)
FlexClip can meet all your needs of adding background music to your birthday videos:
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- You can add audio in various formats with FlexClip.
- It provides you with powerful editing tools to help you trim the music.
- It is easy for you to edit the audio even if you are just new to FlexClip.
- It also offers the free-version to every user, you can apply the happy birthday song to your video for free!
Besides, FlexClip is also a powerful video maker/editor allowing you to create stunning video with great ease:
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- It will enable you to use various free resources to create your video: dynamic text, video clips, music and sound effects, transition effects, and more.
- FlexClip features powerful video editing functions: split and trim video, combine video clips, add text and logo, do the voiceover, add transitions, etc.
For more details about creating or editing video with FlexClip Video Maker, check our post on The Best Birthday Video Maker for You to Create Birthday Videos Online for Free>