7 Songs to Unleash Your Inner Girl Power

Get inspired with these empowering songs for women.



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Music can set your soul on fire and that is especially true when it comes to empowering songs sung by powerful women. To mark International Women's Day, check out our top picks for songs that are sure to raise spirits and spread positivity, strength and pride to women everywhere. 

1. Flowers - Miley Cyrus 

This song is the ultimate self-love anthem and has been breaking records since its release in January 2023. Fans speculate that Miley Cyrus directed the lyrics towards her ex-husband Liam Hemsworth, by correlating to the song "When I was Your Man" by Bruno Mars, that Hemsworth once dedicated to her. Cyrus sings to tell women that at the end of the day they can love themselves better than anyone can.

2. Unstoppable - Sia 

Sia’s "Unstoppable" is a song that symbolizes empowerment for women. The song calls on women to realize and own their strength and to never allow anything to hold them back, despite how fragile and insecure they might feel on the inside.

3. Girl on fire - Alicia Keys

"Girl on Fire" by Alicia Keys tells the story of a girl who is living life like a flame has been sparked inside of her. The song serves as inspiration to women to become fearless in the face of even the most terrifying fears and to live with untamed passion and strength.

4. Who Says - Selena Gomez 

This song by Selena Gomez calls on women to tune out all the haters and negative voices in their lives and focus on their own authentic inner beauty. The song is all about inspiring women to develop confidence and to love who they truly are inside and out - and to never give anyone the permission to make them feel inferior.

5. Run the World -Beyonce

Beyonce gives a clear and loud answer to the question of who runs the world - Girls! This fierce female anthem pays tribute to female strength and empowerment in all areas of life and makes it clear that women’s contributions have made the world a better place.

6. Fight Song - Rachel Platten 

Rachel Platen describes "Fight Song" as empowering, anthemic, honest, raw and emotional. The song is meant to serve as a reminder to women to silence the often cruel and destructive voices in their heads that keep saying they aren’t good enough. The song motivates women to keep fighting for what they believe in and to never give up.  

7. Scars To Your Beautiful - Alessia Cara

Alessia Cara's single "Scars to Your Beautiful" promotes a message of self-acceptance and boldly challenges contemporary beauty standards. The song comes to counter the damaging effects of the false perfection of images that women see on a daily basis on social media and calls on women to love themselves, scars and all.