Empowerment is a key theme in many popular songs today, particularly those sung by and for women. In this article, we’ll take a look at the top 10 songs that are empowering for women.
1. Roar by Katy Perry
This hit song from 2013 is all about finding your inner strength and using it to overcome challenges. The catchy chorus, “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,” is sure to inspire anyone to feel empowered and ready to take on the world.
2. Stronger by Kelly Clarkson
This uplifting anthem from Clarkson’s fourth studio album celebrates the power of perseverance. The chorus, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger / Stand a little taller / Doesn’t mean I’m lonely when I’m alone,” reminds us that even in our darkest moments, we can emerge stronger and more resilient than before.
3. Brave by Sara Bareilles
This inspiring song from Bareilles encourages listeners to be true to themselves and to stand up for what they believe in, even in the face of fear and uncertainty. The chorus, “Say what you wanna say / And let the words fall out / Honestly, I wanna see you be brave,” is a powerful reminder to speak our truth and be unafraid to be ourselves.
4. Roam by The B-52’s
This classic 1980s hit from The B-52’s is a fun and energetic anthem that celebrates the freedom and independence of women. The catchy chorus, “Roam if you want to / Roam around the world / Ain’t no place I’d rather be / Baby come with me,” is sure to get anyone feeling empowered and ready to take on the world.
5. Independent Women by Destiny’s Child
This empowering song from Destiny’s Child’s third studio album celebrates the strength and independence of women. The chorus, “I depend on me / ‘Cause I know that I’m always gonna be there for me,” is a powerful reminder that women don’t need anyone else to be successful and happy.
6. Girl on Fire by Alicia Keys
This hit song from Keys’ fifth studio album is all about finding the inner strength to overcome challenges and be the best version of oneself. The chorus, “She’s just a girl and she’s on fire / Hotter than a fantasy, lonely like a highway / She’s livin’ in a world and it’s on fire / Filled with catastrophe, but she knows she can fly away.”