22 Empowering Girl Power Anthems To Make You Feel Extra Strong And Confident

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Instantly feel like a badass with these songs celebrating strong femininity.

Nothing quite packs a punch like a well-crafted girl power song. Strong female songs can brighten your day, add some spring to your step, help you release some pent-up rage, and give you the inspiration you need to make things better.

Here are some of our favourite strong female songs.

1. "Sit Still, Look Pretty" by Daya

Oh, I don't know what you've been told
But this gal right here's gonna rule the world
Yeah, that is where I'm gonna be because I wanna be
No, I don't wanna sit still, look pretty

2. "S.L.U.T." by Bea Miller

If you don't like what I'm wearing
Well, you're only bothered 'cause you're staring
And you'll never talk zarame into caring
'Cause it's my own and I'll keep owning it

3. "God Is a Woman" by Ariana Grande

You, you love it how I move you
You love it how I touch you
My one, when all is said and done
You'll believe God is a woman

4. "A Living Human Girl" by The Regrettes

Because I can be brave and I can be bold
No matter what you have to say
Oh I fall in love with people once a day
Oh, but if you ask me out, I'm still allowed to say
No way

5. "Make That Money Girl" by Zara Larsson

'Cause you know, they call you one in a million
So get you all of that millions, yeah eh

6. "Power" by Little Mix

Hold up, no you didn't bow, bow
I ain't the chick to walk behind you around town
Just cause you're packin', packin', whoop, down south
That don't mean I'm ever gonna take it lying down, baby

7. "Most Girls" by Hailee Steinfeld

Most girls are smart and strong and beautiful
Most girls, work hard, go far, we are unstoppable
Most girls, our fight to make every day
No two are the same

8. "Good As Hell" by Lizzo

I do my hair toss
Check my nails
Baby how you feelin'?
Feeling good as hell

9. "Woman" by Kesha

I'm a motherfucking woman, baby, alright
I don't need a man to be holding me too tight

10. "Rescue" by Yuna

Yeah, she's got a light in her face
She don't need no rescue and she's okay
Yeah, she's got life in her veins.
She don't need no rescue and she's okay.

11. "Men Explain Things To Me" by Tacocat

Don't tell me what to do
My feelings won't subdue
Just because you told them to

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12. "Hard Out Here" by Lily Allen

If I told you 'bout my sex life, you'd call me a slut
When boys be talkin' about their bitches, no one's makin' a fuss
There's a glass ceilin' to break, uh-huh, there's money to make
And now it's time to speed it up 'cause I can't move at this pace

13. "Video" by India.Arie

I'm not the average girl from your video
And I ain't built like a supermodel
But I learned to love myself unconditionally
Because I am a queen

14. "Pynk" by Janelle Monáe feat. Grimes

Pink like the inside of your, baby (we're all just pink)
Pink like the walls and the doors, maybe (deep inside, we're all just pink)
Pink like your fingers in my, maybe
Pink is the truth you can't hide

15. "***Flawless" by Beyoncé feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I woke up like this
We flawless, ladies tell 'em
Say I, look so good tonight

16. "Confident" by Demi Lovato

I used to hold my freak back
Now I'm letting go
I make my own choice
Bitch, I run this show

17. "Just A Girl" by No Doubt

Oh, I'm just a girl, all pretty and petite
So don't let me have any rights
Oh, I've had it up to here!

18. "Girls to the Front" by Sizzy Rocket

Give 'em what they want, it'll never be enough
You can take what you want from me
Yeah, I'll say it loud and we're gonna shut it down
All the girls to the front with me

19. "Hey Girl" by Lady Gaga feat. Florence Welch

Hey girl, hey girl
We can make it easy if we lift each other

20. "Thunder Thighs" by Miss Eaves

Thighs thick
Thighs juicy
Don’t be jelly
When my thighs shake.

21. "Me Too" by Meghan Trainor

Who's that sexy thang I see over there?
That's me, standin' in the mirror

22. "You Don't Own Me" by Grace feat. G-Eazy

You don't own me
Don't try to change me in any way
You don't own me
Don't tie me down 'cause I'd never stay

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