5 Empowering Songs For Women’s History Month!

For Women’s History Month, we’re starting off right by sharing these five songs made by female artists that will leave you feeling empowered!

February is officially over, which means Women’s History Month is here! We’re helping you start the month off with a bang by adding these five songs, created by women, to your playlist.

Nightmare – Halsey (2019)

If you want to feel like an unstoppable force, this Punk-Rock feminism anthem is a perfect song to add to your playlist. Halsey throws shade at the patriarchy and reminds women to never be complacent.

“I’ve been polite, but won’t be caught dead lettin’ a man tell me what I should do in my bed,” the singer says in the song.

Good As Hell – Lizzo (2019)

Self-care queen Lizzo has you covered with this melodic bop. Give this song a listen whenever you need a pep talk, and sing along as she tells you to “boss up and change your life.”

BO$$ – Fifth Harmony (2015)

Add this song to your playlist, and you’ll always feel like a boss. This girl group won’t let you forget you’re your own boss and will leave you feeling C-O-N-F-I-D-E-N-T!

***Flawless – Beyonce (2013)

No playlist is complete without a Beyonce song added to it! The singer reminds women to confidently carry themselves and not fall behind anyone’s shadow.

“I took some time to live my life, but don’t think I’m just his little wife,” she says in the empowering single.

Little Me – Little Mix (2013)

If you want to add an inspiring ballad to your playlist, this is the one for you. Little Mix sings to their younger selves and us, telling everyone them to speak up for themselves. This song is perfect if you need an extra boost to feel good in your skin.

With these songs in your playlist, you’ll walk into any room like you own the place!

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Brenda Sanchez-Barrera

Brenda Sanchez Barrera is currently a senior at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and is graduating with her Bachelor's degree in journalism in spring 2023. She has a passion for music and hopes to pursue a career in music journalism. On campus, she is the Editor-In-Chief of the student-run newspaper, "The Bulletin." When she's not writing or editing articles, she can be found at a concert or keeping up with the latest Harry Styles updates.