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50 best women's empowerment anthems to blast on repeat

50 best women's empowerment anthems to blast on repeat

March 8 is International Women’s Day so why not give yourself an extra dose of empowerment by listening to these popular songs—both new and throwbacks—that are a direct ode to the strength of women. Here are 50 songs to remind you of how truly strong and wonderful you and your fellow women are. We call them our girl power ballads.

Iconic Women’s Empowerment Songs

"Nasty" by Janet Jackson

“Cherry Bomb” by The Runaways

"I'm Every Woman" by Chaka Khan

"Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

"Respect" by Aretha Franklin

"You Don't Own Me" by Lesley Gore

"I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor

"Born This Way" by Lady Gaga

"Hey Girl" - Lady Gaga and Florence Welsh

"I'm Coming Out" by Diana Ross

"Just a Girl" by No Doubt

“Juice” by Lizzo

“Good As Hell” by Lizzo

“God Is a Woman” by Ariana Grande

“9 to 5” by Dolly Parton“9 to 5” by Dolly Parton

“Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain

"Confident" by Demi Lavato 

“Fight Song” by Rachel Platten 

“Try” by Colbie Caillat (2014) ...

“Love Myself” by Hailee Steinfeld 

“Grown Woman” by Beyoncé 

"Run the World (Girls)" by Beyoncé

“Independent Women, Part 1” by Destiny’s Child

“The Man” by Taylor Swift

"Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift

“Most Girls” by Hailee Steinfeld

“Can’t Hold Us Down” by Christina Aguilera

"Beautiful" - Christina Aguilera

“Superwoman” by Alicia Keys

“You Gotta Be” by Des’ree

“Rare” by Selena Gomez

"Who Says" - Selena Gomez & The Scene

“Wannabe” by Spice Girls

“Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa

"IDGAF" - Dua Lipa

“Everything Is Everything” by Lauryn Hill

"Mother's Daughter" - Miley Cyrus

"Roar" - Katy Perry

"Firework" - Katy Perry

"I'm Dat Chick" - Kelly Rowland

"Hard" - Rihanna ft. Jeezy

"Most Girls" - Hailee Steinfeld

"Invincible" - Kelly Clarkson

"Stronger" - Kelly Clarkson

"U + Ur Hand" - P!nk

"Me Too" - Meghan Trainor

"None of Your Business" - Salt-N-Pepa

"GIRL" - Maren Morris

"Woman" by Kesha

"Stronger" - Britney Spears











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