“Have I Told You Lately” is a song written and recorded by Northern Irish singer and songwriter Van Morrison for his nineteenth studio album Avalon Sunset (1989). It is a romantic ballad that is often played at weddings, although it was originally written as a prayer.
It was released as the album’s lead single on 5 June 1989, and reached number 12 on the US Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. It has become a popular cover song with many vocal and instrumental versions recorded by numerous artists and bands. In 1993, Rod Stewart’s version charted at number five on both the US Billboard Hot 100 as well as on the UK Singles Chart.
“Have I Told You Lately” has received acclaim, winning a Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals and a BMI Million-Air certificate.