Top 42 Motivational Songs Playlist

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Ever have one of those days where you just can't seem to get anything done. You know, feel completely unmotivated? It's interesting how we can be completely motivated one day, and the very next day, have none at all. You might be experiencing a rough patch. But as all things to, change is always possible. Things will get better and with time, change is imminent.

Judging by the fact that you’re reading this article, you probably already know that music is one of the best remedies for getting motivated. It can easily change our mood. Listening to music is a great way to lift ourselves up and get back on our feet. We’ve gathered 42 of the absolute best motivational, inspirational and depression-supressing songs out there and hopefully, our playlist will help bring your smile back or get you back in the game!

We chose these motivational songs based on their ability to encourage and promote hope, the meanings behind their lyrics, their uplifting beat and their ability to put you in a good mood. If you like motivational songs, we invite you to also checkout our list of the 65 best happy songs of all time.

Here is a preview of the top motivational songs. Keep reading for the full list.

  • Don't Give Up - Peter Gabriel
  • Let It Be - The Beatles
  • I Feel Good - James Brown
  • Heroes - David Bowie
  • Heal The World - Michael Jackson
  • Get Up Stand Up - Bob Marley
  • Walk - Foo Fighters
  • Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
  • Dream On - Aerosmith
  • Perfect Day - Lou Reed

42Survivor - Destiny's Child

Choice Lyric:


I'm a survivor
I'm not gonna give up
I'm not gonna stop
I'm gonna work harder

I'm a survivor
I'm not gonna give up
I'm not gonna stop
I'm gonna work harder

41Tubthumping - Chumbawumba

Choice Lyric:


I get knocked down
But I get up again
You're never gonna keep me down

I get knocked down
But I get up again
You're never gonna keep me down

40Stronger - Britney Spears

Choice Lyric:


Stronger than yesterday
Now it’s nothing but my way
My lonliness ain’t killing me no more
I’m stronger

Stronger than yesterday
Now it’s nothing but my way
My lonliness ain’t killing me no more
I’m stronger

39With a Little Help from My Friends - The Beatles (or Joe Cocker)

Choice Lyric:


Oh I get by with a little help from my friends

Oh I get by with a little help from my friends

38Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson

Choice Lyric:


What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little taller

What doesn't kill you makes you stronger
Stand a little taller

For your easse, we've also made our motivational songs playlist available on Spotify but since not all songs can be found on the platform platform, keep reading for the full list.

37Don't Give Up - Peter Gabriel

Choice Lyric:


Don't give up
you still have us
don't give up
we don't need much of anything
don't give up
'cause somewhere there's a place
where we belong

Don't give up
you still have us
don't give up
we don't need much of anything
don't give up
'cause somewhere there's a place
where we belong