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    Updated on Aug 31, 2020. Posted on Nov 14, 2016

    22 Empowering Songs To Blast On Repeat

    You can get through this.

    1. "Fighter" — Christina Aguilera

    RCA / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Makes me that much stronger / Makes me work a little bit harder / It makes me that much wiser / So thanks for making me a fighter"

    2. "Hold My Hand" — Jess Glynne

    Atlantic Warner / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Break my bones but you won't see me fall, oh / The rising tide will rise against them all, oh"

    3. "Fight Song" — Rachel Platten

    Columbia Records / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "I might only have one match / But I can make an explosion"

    4. "We Can't Stop" — Miley Cyrus

    RCA / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Remember only God can judge us / Forget the haters cause somebody loves ya"

    5. "We Got The World" — Icona Pop

    TEN Records / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "We'll be burning ground / Us against the world tonight"

    6. "Marchin On" — One Republic

    Mosley Music/Interscope Records / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "There's so many wars we fought / There's so many things we're not / But with what we have / I promise you that / We're marching on"

    7. "Run The World (Girls)" — Beyonce

    Columbia / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "This goes out to all my girls / That's in the club rocking the latest / Who will buy it for themselves and get more money later"

    8. "Firework" — Katy Perry

    Capitol / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "You just gotta ignite the light / And let it shine / Just own the night"

    9. "Never Stop" — Contact

    youtube.com / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "And we never thought / We could make it up here / So we never stop /No we never stop"

    10. "Titanium" — David Guetta feat. Sia

    What a Music Ltd / EMI Music France / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "I'm criticized but all your bullets ricochet / Shoot me down, but I get up"

    11. "Save The World" — Swedish House Mafia

    EMI Records Ltd / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "What we dream, it's all that matters / We're on our way, united"

    12. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" — Kelly Clarkson

    RCA / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger / Stand a little taller"

    13. "Brave" — Sara Bareilles

    EPIC Records / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Say what you wanna say / And let the words fall out / Honestly I wanna see you be brave"

    14. "Roar" — Katy Perry

    Capitol / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire / 'Cause I am a champion and you're gonna hear me roar / Louder, louder than a lion"

    15. "Survivor" — Destiny's Child

    Capitol / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "I'm a survivor / I'm gonna make it / I will survive / Keep on survivin'"

    16. "Bulletproof" — La Roux

    Polydor Ltd. / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "This time, baby, I'll be bulletproof"

    17. "Can't Hold Us" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

    Macklemore LLC / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Tonight is the night, we'll fight till it's over / So we put our hands up like the ceiling can't hold us"

    18. "Man In The Mirror" — Michael Jackson

    MJJ Productions / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "I'm starting with the man in the mirror / I'm asking him to change his ways / and no message could have been any clearer / If you wanna make the world a better place / Take a look at yourself and then make a change"

    19. "Girl On Fire" — Alicia Keys

    RCA Records / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Looks like a girl, but she's a flame / So bright, she can burn your eyes / Better look the other way / You can try but you'll never forget her name / She's on top of the world"

    20. "Stronger" — Kanye West

    Roc-A-Fella Records, LLC / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "Now that that don't kill me / Can only make me stronger"

    21. "Heroes (we could be)" — Alesso feat. Tove Lo

    Def Jam / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "We could be heroes, me and you"

    22. "Unstoppable" — Sia

    Monkey Puzzle Records / Via youtube.com

    Most empowering lyric: "I'm unstoppable/ I'm a Porsche with no brakes / I'm invincible / Yeah, I win every single game / I'm so powerful / I don't need batteries to play / I'm so confident"

    Check out the entire playlist on Spotify.

    Lauren Han / Via Spotify

    Have any empowering song recommendations? Write them in the comments so they can be added to the playlist!

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