KISS Songs & Biggest Hits – Top 10 All-Time

Last Updated: May 30, 2022 | Written by Matthew Campbell (Editor of My Wedding Songs and wedding DJ)

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KISS is one of the greatest rock bands in music history. KISS will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. KISS has 28 gold albums to date, the most of any American rock band. KISS’ worldwide sales exceed 100 million records – making them one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time.

Not only is KISS known for its music, but they are also known for its business acumen. KISS memorabilia. Their memorabilia has become so popular, that the band had a Worldwide Kiss Convention Tour in the 1990s.

Kiss Top 10 Songs

KISS was known for their costumes: The Demon (Gene Simmons), The Star Child ( Paul Stanley), Space Ace/Spaceman (Ace Frehley & Tommy Thayer), The Catman (Peter Criss & Eric Singer), The Fox (Eric Carr) and The Ankh Warrior (Vinnie Vincent).

Original Members:

  • Paul Stanley – rhythm guitar, lead vocals
  • Ace Frehley – lead guitar, vocals
  • Peter Criss – drums, vocals
  • Gene Simmons – bass guitar, lead vocals

Current Members:

  • Paul Stanley – rhythm guitar, lead vocals
  • Gene Simmons – bass guitar, lead vocals
  • Tommy Thayer – lead guitar, vocals
  • Eric Singer – drums, percussion, vocals

Spotify KISS Playlist

Best KISS Songs List

#1 I Was Made for Lovin’ You
Released in 1979
On Album Dynasty
Interesting to know that the song was a well-written disco song turned into a rock song.

Feel the magic, there’s something that drives me wild
And tonight, we’re gonna make it all come true
‘Cause girl, you were made for me
And girl, I was made for you

song on Amazon

#2 Rock ‘n Roll All Nite
Released in 1975
On Album Dressed to Kill

The party’s just begun, we’ll let you in
You drive us wild, we’ll drive you crazy
You keep on shoutin’, you keep on shoutin’

song on Amazon

#3 Heaven’s On Fire
Released in 1984
On Album Animalize

Feel my heat
Takin’ you higher
Burn with me
Heaven’s on fire

song on Amazon

#4 Detroit Rock City
Released in 1976
On Album Destroyer
Get up

Everybody’s gonna move their feet
Get down
Everybody’s gonna leave their seat

song on Amazon

#5 Beth
Released in 1976
On Album Destroyer
Did you know the song was originally titled Beck, short for Becky?

Beth, I hear you calling
But I can’t come home right now
Me and the boys are playing
And we just can’t find the sound

song on Amazon

#6 Forever
Released in 1990
On Album Hot in the Shade

It’s forever, this time I know
And there’s no doubt in my mind
Forever, until my life is through
Girl I’ll be loving you forever

song on Amazon

#7 Lick It Up
Released in 1983
On Album KISS

Don’t need to wait for an invitation
You gotta live like you’re on vacation
There’s something sweet you can’t buy with money

song on Amazon

#8 Calling Dr. Love
Released in 1977
On Album Rock and Roll Over

I am your doctor of love (calling Dr. Love)
I’ve got the cure you’re thinking of (calling Dr. Love)
Yeah, they call me (Dr. Love)

song on Amazon

#9 Shout It Out Loud
Released in 1976
On Album Destroyer

Don’t let them tell you that there’s too much noise
They’re too old to really understand
You’ll still get rowdy with the girls and boys
‘Cause it’s time for you to take a stand

song on Amazon

#10 Love Gun
Released in 1997
On Album KISS

No place for hiding, Baby
No place to run
You pull the trigger of my
Love gun

song on Amazon

Have a favorite KISS song, not on our list?  Please share it below so that we can add the song!


KISS Highest-Charting Singles – U.S./U.S. Rock

  • #1 Psycho Circus, 1998
  • #7 Beth, 1976
  • #8 Forever, 1990
  • #8 Jungle, 1997
  • #11 I Was Made for Lovin’ You, 1979
  • #11 Heaven’s on Fire, 1984
  • #12 Rock and Roll All Nite, 1975
  • #13 Rock and Roll All Nite (Unplugged), 1996
  • #15 Hard Luck Woman, 1976
  • #16 Calling Dr. Love, 1977
  • #19 Lick It Up, 1983
  • #20 Tears Are Falling, 1985
  • #21 God Gave Rock ‘N’ Roll to You II, 1991
  • #22 I Love It Loud, 1982
  • #22 Hide Your Heart, 1989
  • #22 I Love It Loud (live), 1993
  • #22 You Wanted the Best, 1998
  • #25 Christine Sixteen, 1977
  • #26 Domino, 1992
  • #31 Shout It Out Loud, 1976
  • #34 Reason to Live, 1987
  • #34 I Just Wanna, 1992
  • #34 Modern Day Delilah, 2009
  • #36 Hell or Hallelujah, 2012
  • #37 Crazy Crazy Nights, 1987
  • #39 Rocket Ride, 1978
  • #40 Rise to It, 1990
  • #47 Sure Know Something, 1979
  • #47 Shandi, 1980

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  1. Kiss is the best band in the world that was my favorite band of all time I will never forget them they are the best. From Paul Cessna thank you.

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