DEF: Van Halen “Why Can’t This Be Love” by Ray Schuck · Published May 17, 2021 · Updated May 10, 2021 Van Halen hit the Top 10 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart three times. On this date in 1986, the second of that trio of songs, “Why Can’t This Be Love,” rose to a peak position of number 3. How do you rate this post? Click on a star to rate it! Submit Rating Average rating 5 / 5. Vote count: 1 No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.