Of je nu opzoek bent naar wat aanmoediging, of een reminder voor de powerful vrouw die je bent, hier zijn de 22 beste girl power songs ever! Welke wordt jouw anthem?


GIRL – Maren Morris

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Baby girl, don’t you hang your head low / Don’t you lose your halo / Everyone’s gonna be okay’


Nunya – Kehlani ft. Dom Kenned

Meest empowering lyric: ‘You put on a show / ‘Cause you don’t want the world to know / That you lost a girl who got it on her own / It’d be good for you to let it go’


Confident – Demi Lovato

Meest empowering lyric: ‘So you say I’m complicated / That I must be outta my mind / But you had me underrated, rated, rated / What’s wrong with being, what’s wrong with being, what’s wrong with being confident?’


Hey Girl – Lady Gaga and Florence Welsh

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Hey girl, hey girl / We can make it easy if we lift each other / Hey girl, hey girl / We don’t need to keep on one-in’ up another / Hey girl, hey girl / Hey girl, hey girl / If you lose your way / Just know that I got you’


Run the World (Girls) – Beyoncé

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Who run the world? / Girls’


That’s My Girl – Fifth Harmony

Meest empowering lyric: ‘You’ve been down before / You’ve been hurt before / You got up before / You’ll be good to go, good to go’


Do What U Want – Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Write what you want, say what you want ’bout me / If you’re wondering, know that I’m not sorry’


God is a Woman – Ariana Grande

Meest empowering lyric: ‘And I can be all the things you told me not to be / When you try to come for me, I keep on flourishing / And he see the universe when I’m in company / It’s all in me’


Man! I Feel Like A Woman – Shania Twain

Meest empowering lyric: ‘I want to be free yeah, to feel the way I feel / Man! I feel like a woman!’


Wannabe – Spice Girls

Meest empowering lyric: ‘If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends / Make it last forever, friendship never ends / If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give / Taking is too easy, but that’s the way it is’

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Woman – Kesha

Meest empowering lyric: ‘I’m a motherf*cking woman, baby, alright / I don’t need a man to be holding me too tight / I’m a motherf*cking woman, baby, that’s right / I’m just having fun with my ladies here tonight’


Salute – Little Mix

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Ladies all across the world, listen up, we’re looking for recruits / If you with me, let me see your hands, stand up and salute / Get your killer heels, sneakers, pumps or lace up your boots / Representing all the women, salute’ Lees ook ons interview met Little Mix-ster Jade Thirlwall.


Diva – Beyoncé

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Diva is a female version of a hustler’


Love Myself – Hailee Steinfeld

Meest empowering lyric: ‘I love me / Can’t help myself, no, I don’t need anybody else / Anytime, day or night’


Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Most empowering lyric: ‘Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play / And the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate / Baby, I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake, shake, shake / I shake it off, I shake it off’


Scars to Your Beautiful – Alessia Cara

Meest empowering lyric: ‘But there’s a hope that’s waiting for you in the dark / You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are / And you don’t have to change a thing, the world could change its heart / No scars to your beautiful, we’re stars and we’re beautiful’


Stronger – Kelly Clarkson

Meest empowering lyric: ‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger / Stand a little taller / Doesn’t mean I’m lonely when I’m alone / What doesn’t kill you makes a fighter / Footsteps even lighter / Doesn’t mean I’m over ’cause you’re gone’


Firework – Katy Perry

Meest empowering lyric: ‘You don’t have to feel like a waste of space / You’re original, cannot be replaced / If you only knew what the future holds / After a hurricane comes a rainbow’


Stronger – Britney Spears

Meest empowering lyric: ‘I’m not your property as from today, baby / You might think that I won’t make it on my own / But now I’m / Stronger than yesterday / Now it’s nothing but my way’


Making the Most of the Night – Carly Rae Jepsen

Meest empowering lyric: ‘I know you’ve had a rough time / Here I’ve come to hijack you (hijack you), I’ll love you while / I’m making the most of the night’


IDGAF – Dua Lipa

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Well, I’m too busy for your business / Go find a girl who wants to listen / ‘Cause if you think I was born yesterday / You have got me wrong’


Independent Women (Part 1) – Destiny’s Child

Meest empowering lyric: ‘Question, tell me how you feel about this / Try to control me, boy, you get dismissed / Pay my own fun, oh, and I pay my own bills / Always fifty fifty in relationships’




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