Songs The Best Songs About Being Independent  

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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 being independent. Do you have a favorite song about being independent? 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 independent. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good being independent 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 an independence songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include "Miss Independent" by Kelly Clarkson, "Independent Women, Part 1" by Destiny's Child, and "Independent Balling Like a Major #1" by Gucci Mane. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has independent in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about being independents, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
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I Will Survive is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Songs About Being Independent
Diana Ross

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25 7
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Ne-Yo, Shaffer Smith

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26 10
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Beyoncé Knowles

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21 8
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Destiny's Child

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15 6
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Lil' Kim, Christina Aguilera

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14 6
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Kelly Clarkson

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11 9
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Lauryn Hill

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0 0
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Alessia Cara

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9 11
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Salt-N-Pepa

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5 7
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Too $hort, Kelis

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1 3
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murcus added Avril Lavigne

12
3 7
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Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band

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3 8
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1 8
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Daz Dillinger, E-40, San Quinn