Today we live in a very political era where it’s important to stand for causes you believe in. Luckily we have artists who have done so as role models and it has inspired us to create our list of the 10 Most Empowering Songs For Various Causes.
From simple songs that give us the extra strength or push we need to move on with our day, to those that inspire to make a change, we have a little something for everyone. Of course, the great Bob Marley was one of the biggest supporters of empowering music.
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Nothing brings people together like the gift of music. It’s able to transform the way we think or even deliver a message that inspires change. So, check out our list of 10 Most Empowering Songs For Various Causes.
10 Most Empowering Songs For Various Causes
10. “Firework” by Katy Perry
We all need that little push sometimes to realize that we are special. Katy Perry inspired us to burst out of our shells like a “Firework” with her hit track. Simple message but great meaning.
9. “Titanium” by Sia
Sia has become synonymous with songs of strength. In “Titanium” she sets the tone for a strong individual who can dish out anything the world or individuals throw her way.
8. “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera
If someone has broken you, Christina Aguilera reminded you that you’re a “Fighter.” Here is another track that speaks to the strength of a human being.
7. “Chains” Usher ft. Nas and Bibi Bourelly
In “Chains,” Usher, Nas and Bibi Bourelly collaboratively highlighted the struggles that African Americans and minorities face today. The “Chains” were a symbol of oppression, oppression that still exists in various forms.
6. “I Can” by Nas
Nas can be pretty gritty with his raps, however, he took a break from that to become a positive voice for children. Together, he and a select group of kids in the music video proved that they could be whatever they wanted to be.
5. “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson
Like Sia, Kelly Clarkson knows a thing or two about be strong. This is another track that inspires that mentality to the fullest, especially for women.
4. “Fight Song” by Rachel Platten
The “Fight Song” has inspired so many people to push through whatever they are dealing with in life. From sickness to heartbreak, Rachel Platten inspired and empowered us all to keep fighting.
3. “Scars To Your Beautiful” by Alessia Cara
“Scars To Your Beautiful” is quite possibly one of the most important and empowering songs for the youth, in terms of image. The age of Instagram has been amazing, however, it has also caused plenty of young men and women to feel a little self-conscious or hold their image up to someone else. Cara’s song speaks to us all and lets us know that our imperfections make us beautiful.
2. “Get Up, Stand Up” by Bob Marley
“Get Up, Stand Up” is the definition of an empowering song. Bob Marley got plenty of people off of their butts and out standing up and marching for what they believe in.
1. “Lions” by Skip Marley
Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Skip Marley created a new song of empowerment for the new generation. The lyric video for the track pretty much includes every message and cause Marley is speaking out for.