Lonely Island's "Motherlover"
Years after Justin Timberlake sang a tribute to his mom with 'N Sync, the pop star-turned-actor joined Lonely Island in celebrating their Oedipal complexes in the comedy single (and corresponding music video), "Motherlover." The comedic group, comprised of Kiv Schaffer, Jorm Taccone and Andy Samberg, also has a second, less sexualized Mother's Day song, "Mama."
Christina Aguilera's "Oh Mother"
Christina Aguilera is celebrating her third Mother's Day as a Mom with three-year-old Max, but this 2006 single addresses her own early childhood, as she thanks her mother for leaving her abusive father.
Danzig's 1991 breakthrough hit isn't really about mothers, but like them, it rocks.
Kanye West's "Hey Mama"
Kanye West owes a lot to his mother Donda West, who retired from her job as an English professor to manage her son's career. This performance, filmed before Donda passed away unexpectedly in 2007, is a testament to their close bond.
Ozzy Osbourne's "Mama I'm Coming Home"
This 1991 track was actually written for Ozzy's wife and manager Sharon Osbourne, whom the hard-rocker refers to as "Mama."