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List Rules Songs on this list are about physical strength, being strong emotionally, political power and more.

If you need inspiration to be strong, then this list of the best songs about strength just might do the trick. Songs about power can make you feel empowered to take on new challenges and push yourself to greater heights. Some of these songs are great hip-hop songs about being strong and some songs are the top rock songs about feeling empowered. Some of the best pop songs about standing up against the odds are celebrating independence and originality.

One of the best songs about strength is “The Rising” by Bruce Springsteen. This song was written as a testimony to the strength of the American people following the 9-11 attacks. John Lennon's strength was infectious with his hit “Power to the People” and Michael Jackson sang about the strength of making positive change on “Man in the Mirror.”

“All the women who are independent/Throw your hands up at me,” the ladies of Destiny's Child sang on their 1999 hit, “Independent Woman.” Several of the group's tracks have become anthems for empowered women.

What song makes you feel inspired and strong? Check out this list of the best songs about strength and vote your favorite to the top.
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Survivor Destiny's Child

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Eye of the Tiger Survivor

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It’s My Life Bon Jovi

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Roar Katy Perry

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Man in the Mirror Michael Jackson

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Fighter Christina Aguilera

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Beautiful Christina Aguilera

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Power to the People John Lennon

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Fighter Christina Aguilera

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Stronger Kanye West

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Who Says Selena Gomez

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No One Alicia Keys

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Four Strong Winds Johnny Cash

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You Gotta Be Des'ree

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Only the Strong Survive Elvis Presley

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Power Kanye West, Dwele

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Bulletproof La Roux

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That's How Strong My Love Is The Rolling Stones

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Going Strong Roger Daltrey

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Raw Power The Stooges

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The Rising Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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Strong Enough Sheryl Crow

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Strong and Wrong Joni Mitchell

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Strong Love Affair Ray Charles

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Gonna Fly Now Bill Conti

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Four Strong Winds Neil Young

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Only the Strong Survive REO Speedwagon

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Love So Strong Bad Company

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Strength of a Woman The Carpenters

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Strong Boy Gram Parsons, The International Submarine Band

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Big and Strong Olivia Newton-John

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Bulls on Parade Rage Against the Machine

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Strong Girl Iggy Pop

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Brave and Strong Sly & the Family Stone

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Baby, Be Strong John Lee Hooker

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Independent Women, Part 1 Destiny's Child

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