Songs The Best Songs About Ambition  

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The great part about music is that you can write a song about anything, but for this list we're ranking the best songs about ambitions. Do you have a favorite ambition song? Whether it's rock, rap, country, or anything in between, we want you to vote up your favorites on this list of songs about being ambitious. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good ambition songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. We've included YouTube videos to accompany the songs when available, so think of this page as a ambition songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include "Burning Ambition" by Iron Maiden, "Hustlaz Ambition" by Young Jeezy, and "Ambitionz Az a Ridah" by Tupac Shakur. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has ambition in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about being ambitious, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.

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Lose Yourself Eminem

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19 11
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Ambition Wale, Rick Ross, Meek Mill

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9 6
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Ambitionz Az a Ridah Tupac Shakur

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11 9
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Juke Box Hero Foreigner

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9 7
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Ambition The Knack

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Through the Wire Kanye West

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6 9
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Burning Ambition Iron Maiden

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3 6
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Ambition Iggy Pop

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2 5
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Clark Benson added Ambitious Jeff Beck

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3 8
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Can't Knock the Hustle Mary J. Blige, Jay-Z

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3 8
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Hustlaz Ambition Young Jeezy