The following is a list of notable soft rock bands and artists and their most notable soft rock songs. This list should not include artists whose main style of music is anything other than soft rock, even if they have released one or more songs that fall under the "soft rock" genre. Such songs can be added under Category:Soft rock songs.
The Best Rock Ballads of All Time
Hello, rock lovers. Looking for the best rock ballads of all time? You've come to the right place.
Slow tempo ballads in the rock genre have been popular since the 60s. While the soft rock movement became popular in the 70s, it was in the 80s that found new expression to describe ballads by rock bands. The slow rock craze reached another level in the 80s, the mayhem had begun. The AOR scene helped the slow rock movement gain momentum. Many bands in the 80s and 90s took a liking to balladry in songs…and the results were impressive. Rock bands released music albums that contained acoustic rock ballads and power ballads, and these trademark slow tempo songs became immensely popular with listeners globally.
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