music picklists

Songs About Female Empowerment

These are the best songs that celebrate a woman’s right to be strong, confident and independent.

1RespectAretha Franklin1967
2I Will SurviveGloria Gaynor1979
3You Don't Own MeLesley Gore1964
4What's Up?4 Non Blondes1993
5Hit Me with Your Best ShotPat Benatar1981
6Hit the Road, JackRay Charles1961
7You Oughta KnowAlanis Morissette1995
8Girls Just Want to Have FunCyndi Lauper1984
9You Keep Me Hangin' OnThe Supremes1966
10Don't You Want Me?The Human League1982
11Harden My HeartQuarterflash1981
12Don't Make Me OverDionne Warwick1962
13I Am WomanHelen Reddy1972
14The Greatest Love of AllWhitney Houston1986
15You're No GoodLinda Ronstadt1975
16She Works Hard For the MoneyDonna Summer1983
17BitchMeredith Brooks1997
18Papa Don't PreachMadonna1985
19I'm Coming OutDiana Ross1981
21I Love the NightlifeAlicia Bridges1978
22WannabeSpice Girls1996
23Big Girls Don't CryFergie2007
24That Don't Impress Me MuchShania Twain1998
25Mr. Big StuffJean Knight1971
26Bad ReputationJoan Jett and The Blackhearts1981
27Sisters Are Doin' It for ThemselvesEurythmics and Aretha Franklin1985
28Man! I Feel Like a Woman!Shania Twain1997
29One Moment in TimeWhitney Houston1988
30Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)Kelly Clarkson2012
32So WhatPink2008
33Express YourselfMadonna1989
34BeautifulChristina Aguilera2002
35Hollaback GirlGwen Stefani2005
36NastyJanet Jackson1986