Kiss me once, and kiss me twice, and kiss me once again. Here's 22 kissing songs to celebrate International Kissing Day!

It’s time to pucker up and celebrate your loved one with 22 of the best kissing songs, as it’s International Kissing Day!

Yes, it’s a real thing. And any excuse to provide some extra smooches is well worth it, right? The average person spends 2 weeks of their life kissing, so let’s up those numbers today people!

The good people at tell us a little history of how we got to International Kissing Day, and kissing in general.

“If we go back in time, we can thank the Romans for the widespread practice of kissing in Europe. They described kissing in three forms: the osculum (a friendly peck on the cheek), the basium (a loving kiss on the lips), and the savium (the most passionate of kisses on the mouth). In Roman society, when, where, and how you kissed someone was an important indicator of social status.”

One study said that 36 percent of Americans had their first kiss in middle school, with 26 percent in high school, and 22 percent in elementary school. And sadly about 2 percent of Americans have apparently never been kissed.

On this International Kissing Day, enjoy this list of 22 songs about Kissing!

  • 1. "Shut Up and Kiss Me" by Mary Chapin Carpenter

  • 2. "Just a Kiss" by Lady A

  • 3. "This Kiss" by Faith Hill

  • 4. "You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This" by Toby Keith

  • 5. "Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'" by Charley Pride

  • 6. "Kiss a Girl" by Keith Urban

  • 7. "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" by Luke Bryan

  • 8. "Kiss You Tonight" by David Nail

  • 9. "Kiss You in the Morning" by Michael Ray

  • 10. "Last Kiss" by Taylor Swift

  • 11. "Kiss You All Over" by Exile

  • 12. "Butterfly Kissed" by Bob Carlisle

  • 13. "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" by Thompson Square

  • 14. "Kiss On My List" by Hall & Oates

  • 15. "(til) I Kissed You" by The Everly Brothers

  • 16. "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss" by Cher

  • 17. "Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me" by Mel Carter

  • 18. "One Kiss" by Calvin Harris

  • 19. "Kiss and Say Goodbye" by The Manhattans

  • 20. "Then He Kissed Me" by The Crystals

  • 21. "A Kiss To Build A Dream On" by Louis Armstrong

  • 22. "Kiss" by Prince

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