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35 Songs with a Positive Message

Sunday, September 08, 2013Your Friend Elle


I started this list with a goal of 10 songs, I can happily say I found 35! Woo hoo! This list is in no particular order. All these songs were chosen on the basis that they had something positive to say. Being that I'm sick of love songs, breakup songs, and just plain stupid songs, I thought I'd provide you with my favorite positive songs. Comment below if you have any songs I missed, would be happy to know about them!

                                                                                                           Your Friend,
                                                                                                           Elle

Stronger - Kelly Clarkson



Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson



Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson


Who Says - Selena Gomez


Beautiful - Christina Aguilera


Born This Way - Lady Gaga


The Climb - Miley Cyrus


Same Love - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


Fantastic - All About Eve Babitz


Almost There - Disney Princess and the Frog


Hello World - Belle Perez


She Said - Brie Larson


Stronger - Britney Spears


Crazy Dreams - Carrie Underwood


Think Good Thoughts - Colbie Caillat


La La Land - Demi Lovato


Me, Myself, and Time - Demi Lovato


I Can Go the Distance - Disney Hercules


I'm Still Good - Hannah Montana


I Am - Hilary Duff


Who You Are - Jessie J


Hey Jude - The Beatles


Stay the Same - Joey McIntyre


One Step at a Time - Jordin Sparks


Pray - Justin Bieber


Firework - Katy Perry


Through the Rain - Mariah Carey


I'll Be Okay - McFly


Miracles Happen - Myra


Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield


Come So Far - Hairspray


Problem Girl - Rob Thomas


Waka Waka - Shakira


Long Live - Taylor Swift


Hakuna Matata - Disney Loin King

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29 comments

  1. 3G Family Fun DayJanuary 30, 2014 at 11:38 PM

    The loin king?? :)

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  2. Almost ANYTHING on the India Arie Songversation CD. "Just Do You" is a peppy upbeat and fun song about being yourself! "Brother's Keeper" "Flowers" (which is technically a love song, but it's showing appreciation for a mentor ) I am light is a beautiful one too. She also made "Video" "Strength Courage and Wisdom". "Little Things" I Am Not My Hair" and "Private Party" and personally the song "I Choose" should be a woman's anthem! Check her out and I'm sure you'll want to add a couple to your list!

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  3. Great List! I think almost any song by Superchick would fit nicely with this collection. I recommend "We Live" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_whi9GmAO8

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  4. Wobnderful page.have a happy songs page too.https://www.facebook.com/happysightsandsounds

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  6. Here are some more songs with positive messages, some in which are my personal favorites!

    David Archuleta - Complain
    John Mayer - Heart of Life
    Tori Kelly - Confetti
    India Arie - Video
    Corrine Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On
    Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
    Alicia Keys - Girl on Fire
    Avril Lavigne - Who Knows
    Colbie Caillat - Don’t Hold Me Down
    Jojo - Keep On Keepin’ On

    If you haven't heard them I highly recommend you check em' out! :)

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  7. Wonderful list Elle. You got some more?
    We'd like to update songs on Positive Music Radio:
    http://www.positivemusicassociation.com/radio.php
    -Scott J.

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  8. SARA BAREILLES - BRAVE

    Say what you wanna say
    And let the words fall out
    Honestly I wanna see you be brave

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  9. positive songsJuly 28, 2014 at 1:04 PM

    Natasha Bedingfield and Disney, among others, can be good sources for positive songs. I've wanted more positive music ever since I was a kid and have since collected well over 100 songs, even studying the effects on myself over years. Thanks for contributing to the movement.

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    • I wish Natasha was doing more. Haven't heard a lot of out her lately. Disney has provided great songs, though lately it's been lacking a bit for me.

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  10. I always liked this song from Mariah Carrey called Hero.

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    • Me too :-)

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    • Hey Sweetdee and Elle,
      I've just made a list of 100 mostly popular songs with positive happy messages. The mostly underground music which is chosen for monthly music picks on my site will be added to the list.. Sweetdee, you'll be happy to know Hero is listed. I like that one, too.

      http://www.happyrnb.com/100-happy-and-positive-songs/

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  11. Colbie Callait - Try !!!

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  12. The Mowgli's - Say it, Just Say it
    The Best Pessimist - Walking With Happiness
    Fort Minor - Where'd You Go
    Linkin Park - Hands Held High
    John Mayer - Waiting On The World To Change
    John Legend - All of Me
    American Authors - Best Day of My Life
    Sam Smith - Stay With Me
    Hedegaard - Happy Home

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  13. Nikka Costa "Everybody Got Their Something"
    The Wallflowers "Feels Like Summer Again"
    Christina Aguilera "Soar"
    Christina Aguilera "Keep On Singin' My Song"
    Whitney Houston "Step by Step" (Junior Vasquez Mix)
    Matisyahu "Struggla"
    Ben Harper "With My Own Two Hands"
    Sia "Little Black Sandals"
    Audioslave "Be Yourself"
    Yuna "Live Your Life"
    Bjork "All Is Full Of Love" (Plaid Mix)
    Christina Aguilera "Light Up The Sky"
    Gavin DeGraw "I don't Wanna Be"
    Enigma "Gravity Of Love"
    Flobots "Rise"
    Christina Aguilera "I Will Be"
    Aloe Blacc "The Man"
    Depeche Mode "Freestate"
    Mick Jagger & Lenny Kravitz "God Gave Me Everything"
    Chris Cornel "Get Up"
    Coldplay "Lost!"
    Des'ree "You Gotta Be"
    Shakira "Ready For The Good Times"
    Garth Brooks "We Shall Be Free"
    Matisyahu "One Day"
    Janet Jackson & Vanessa Mae "Velvet Rope"
    Michael Franti "Hey Hey Hey"
    Nelly Furtado "I'm Like A Bird"
    Whitney Houston "I Didn't Know My Own Strength"

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  14. Thanks for sharing.! I'm having a great day listening this.!

    I listen 'Waving flag' by K'naan and my day changes completely. ;)

    Víctor.

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  15. You should check out some of Icon For Hire's stuff. It's a bit more alternative so you may not quite like the style though...
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e_cbtp4Yo0
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu6N5ktSUhM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAcTcHWi_k8

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  16. The Streets -- The Edge of a Cliff :)

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