Trusting in yourself is always a necessary thing to do, and the 10 empowering songs below promise to help your mood become more optimistic than ever.
Demi Lovato – ‘I Love Me’ (2020)
Like its title, ‘I Love Me’ from singer Demi Lovato is all about a self-love spirit. The song is a meaningful message that she wants to send to the listeners – “Oh, why do I compare myself to everyone? And I always got my finger on the self destruct”
Shawn Mendes – ‘In My Blood’ (2018)
Shawn Mendes‘ ‘In My Blood’ is a record of the singer’s struggle with anxiety disorders. This is also the first song of the male artist that deals with mental health issues.
Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid – ‘1-800-273-8255’ (2017)
‘1-800-273-8255’ is a song by American rapper Logic. The song’s name is also the phone number of the National Suicide Prevention Line in the US. ‘1-800-273-8255’ was nominated for Song of the Year at the 60th Grammy Awards.
Kesha – ‘Praying’ (2017)
‘Praying’ is sung by American singer Kesha for her third studio album ‘Rainbow’ (2017). This is a lyrical piano ballad, with upbeat lyrics in which Kesha expects all people, even her abusers, to be healed and be their best selves.
Alessia Cara – ‘Scars to Your Beautiful’ (2016)
‘Scars to Your Beautiful’ is an empowering song by Alessia Cara, released in 2016. The content of the song revolves around the topic of loving yourself.
Meghan Trainor – ‘All About That Bass’ (2014)
Certainly one of the most popular songs on this list is ‘All About That Bass’. In terms of lyrics, the song from Meghan Trainor brings a lot of positivity to each person’s perspective on their body.
The song received favorable reviews from critics, as they emphasized the catchy rhythm, its lyrics and its message.
Taylor Swift – ‘Shake It Off’ (2014)
‘Shake It Off’ is one of Taylor Swift‘s most well-known songs. Regarding the lyrics, this is a song that Swift wants to send to people who have slandered her in the past.
Kendrick Lamar – ‘i’ (2014)
The title of the song has an important meaning. Journalist Nelson George wrote, “‘i’ is a strong word in the vocabulary of African-American men,” as it is related to one’s pride. It is considered a source of strength for many people.
Kelly Clarkson – ‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’ (2012)
‘Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’ primarily refers to empowerment and recovery after the end of a bad relationship, in which the chorus is inspired by a quote by Friedrich Nietzsche, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Katy Perry – ‘Firework’ (2010)
‘Firework’ is a timeless song by American singer Katy Perry from her third studio album, ‘Teenage Dream’ (2010). This is a dance-pop song that refers to self-empowering, which emphasizes each person’s uniqueness and compares them to dazzling and glowing fireworks in the sky.