songs The Best Songs About Strength  

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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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Eye of the Tiger Survivor

2
128 62
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100 55
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It’s My Life Bon Jovi

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81 42
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Man in the Mirror Michael Jackson

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94 52
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103 60
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Survivor Destiny's Child

7
95 55
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Roar Katy Perry

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73 46
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Stronger Kanye West

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62 38
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Fighter Christina Aguilera

10
47 29
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Beautiful Christina Aguilera

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51 34
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Power to the People John Lennon

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40 26
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florionpeni added Stronger Britney Spears

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49 35
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Fighter Christina Aguilera

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44 31
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Who Says Selena Gomez

The Greatest Dance Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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46 33
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Power Kanye West, Dwele

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34 23
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No One Alicia Keys

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27 17
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Only the Strong Survive Elvis Presley

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32 23
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11 4
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16 9
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artistcollab added My Way (live) Frank Sinatra

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17 11
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Four Strong Winds Johnny Cash

The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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21 15
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You Gotta Be Des'ree

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19 16
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The Rising Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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16 14
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Strong and Wrong Joni Mitchell

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13 11
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Strength of a Woman The Carpenters

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13 11
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Strong Love Affair Ray Charles

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17 16
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Strong Enough Sheryl Crow

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14 13
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That's How Strong My Love Is The Rolling Stones

Rock Stars Who Died at Age 29

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12 11
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Four Strong Winds Neil Young

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10 9
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20 20
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Raw Power The Stooges

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17 17
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Bulletproof La Roux

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15 15
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Independent Women, Part 1 Destiny's Child

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11 11
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Big and Strong Olivia Newton-John

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11 11
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Love So Strong Bad Company

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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15 16
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The Power of Equality Red Hot Chili Peppers

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10 11
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Only the Strong Survive REO Speedwagon

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10 11
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Brave and Strong Sly & the Family Stone

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18 20
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9 10
The Power & the Glory is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About Strength
punksnotdead added The Power & the Glory Cockney Rejects

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9 10
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The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time

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8 9
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Going Strong Roger Daltrey

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8 9
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Love Make Me Strong Olivia Newton-John

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14 16
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Strong Girl Iggy Pop

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6 7
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8 10
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Strong Boy Gram Parsons, The International Submarine Band

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13 16
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Bulls on Parade Rage Against the Machine

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12 15
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Baby, Be Strong John Lee Hooker