Fed up with waking up and still not being Beyoncé? Well here we present to you 8 tracks that will get you a little closer. Sometimes we all need a little pick-me-up and one of the best ways to do that is to play any one of the tracks, listed below,to give you that little boost and a spring back in your step. It’s the kind of music that will leave you feeling like you can take on the world, you’ll feel empowered and so uplifted that you can take on any challenge, face any fear, and rise above the bullsh*t. Take a listen and enjoy these top 8 tracks that were created for every woman, across the globe.
Chaka Khan – ‘I’m Every Woman’
Now, I defy you to listen to this without literally feeling like you are, in fact, every woman. This is one of those feel good songs sang by the talented, Chaka Khan that will have you reaching for those high notes and feeling a bit breathless. This classic track will have you smiling and forgetting about all your worries and troubles, even if it is just for a few minutes. Play it loud.
Beyoncé – ‘Run the World’
You probably predicted this one. How can you have a list of empowering songs without Queen B? You can’t. She does it every time. Beyoncé’s music is literally medicine for any broken-hearted girl, or anyone that needs a dose of encouragement. Uniting women all over the world this track will have you running for president.
Mary J. Blige – ‘Just Fine’
An upbeat track laced with a positive attitude you can feel infecting you, Mary J. Blige reminds us to appreciate the life we live and to go for what we want.
Destiny’s Child – ‘Survivor’
Putting wrongs to right and proving to all those that doubted them, Destiny’s Child reminded us that we can get through all the bullsh*t life can throw at us and we can come out the other side even stronger. The song inspires us to keep pushing onward and upwards, and that you can, and will, survive. Thanks, DC.
TLC – ‘Unpretty’
In 1999, TLC released a song that highlighted a flawed society. ‘Unpretty’ shows the beauty that really matters is on the inside. ‘Unpretty’ was an eye opening track that taught us to love ourselves no matter what color, shape or size we are. Letting go of insecurities and just being good with who you are was the overall message to this song, and that message was received.
Goapele – ‘Closer’
Goapele gave us exactly what we needed with this track. It’s a song that inspires us and keeps us focused. It’s a song about following your dreams and not to give up on them.
Aretha Franklin – ‘Respect’
We are throwing it back with this one. Aretha Franklin gave us the classic, ‘Respect’ that empowered women all over the world.
Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu – Q.U.E.E.N
Two incredible women come together to give us a feel good song that exposes and questions society’s judgement on us. The song inspires us to be who we are and love who we are, no matter what anyone else may think of it.