Ballad – A sentimental or romantic song/ poem
The ballerina cuddled (ballad) her boyfriend while listening to a romantic pop song.
Examples of ballad in a sentence
The last song at their wedding was the ballad that was playing the first time they met.
Rather than making more rap music, the artist wanted to try something new and write a ballad.
A romantic ballad wasn't the best choice of music for a kid's birthday party.