Top Ten Most Inspirational Songs of All Time


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The Top Ten

Lose Yourself - Eminem
There is no way this song is 12 its way better than any of those songs up there listen to this rap its amazing those songs up there are crap and this song is awesome imagine how long it took em to write this song it ain't easy its harder than writing any of those crappy songs above this
Truly a master piece. Should be in Top 10 if not Top 5. The meaning and heart that Eminem put into the track is amazing. One of the Top 50 songs of all time in my opinion.
It is true
If you only have one chance to do something
Are you going to take it or leave it
[Newest]I literally cry every time.
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2Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
The message of this songs is to chase your dreams and do what you feel you have to. I on the other hand do what I want to.
This song has stood the test of time, and for a reason. This song has a lot of meaning, it's not just for someone looking for love. It also a song for someone wants to become successful in their dreams and their goal, whatever challenges you encounter along the way just don't stop believing.
Awesome song, deserves to be in number 1.


[Newest]This song changed my life

3Earth Song - Michael Jackson
Amazing song, by a true legend. The music video is also brilliant. Such an awesome artist!
This song teaches us how to love and care for everything around us... Its beautiful and inspirin to be an be better to everything with come in contact with and stop destroying ourselves
This song is really touching, the first time I heard it I cried. It is truely a masterpiecein music. King of pop forever
[Newest]I love this song. this song is great

4You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban
The best in the world hey people you don't need to believe in God but God believes in you. This song is really important to me hope it is the same to you
When he sings, I feel a rush of strength in his interpretation. This is song signifies HOPE and trust in God. He will raise you up. It reminds us all that we are loved, and can lean on His strengths. He will not let us down.
Totally a rad song in every which way. Great voice, great lyrics, just great overall. This song should definitely be up higher on this list.
[Newest]This one will make you think... Think about what really matters... Who is lifting you up? Very thought provoking and inspirational.

5Imagine - John Lennon
I hope that this is the most inspiring song ever..
Imagine is an absolutely beautiful song, and I know it deserves to be at the top of this list. As always, John Lennon inspires so many people to be better, to help others, and this song is definitely inspirational.
Just imagine...
I play this song on my piano every time I see injustice and misery on the Television.
It really shows that if all the people just use their imagination and live for today this word will be what everyone imagines it to be.
[Newest]I love this song.

6It's My Life - Bon Jovi
This song always makes you feel so exited about the life ahead of you.. To make it original.. To make this life memorable, when you look back at it!
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice.
I love bon jovi, their every song is perfect
[Newest]My life, my way, my style...

7I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly
This song is very inspirational to me..
I believe I can fly! I believe I can touch the sky! I can't remember the rest of the lyrics but I heard it in a spoof once.


Really cheesy, but very inspirational.

8The World's Greatest - R Kelly
When I hear this song it gives me a fantasy of me as king of the jungle! I love this song very much! It is AMAZING! And I hope you enjoy it to! This song makes me want to get up and dance! Enjoy! I -3 R Kelly
This song puts me in a good mood and pumps me up for just about anything!
This song wakes me up everyday.

9Beautiful - Christina Aguilera
I don't understand, why this songs in 82th grade, this it's so inspirational and I think it's perfect song to explain about woman in the worlds, should be in top ten
Obviously not the most inspirational song ever. Not by a long way. But it's nice to see this song so high up, it gets people to see their beauty for themselves. Plus she has a wicked voice which for the most part she doesn't use to her full potential and collaborates with Pitbull instead. :(
Christina such a amazing diva, and I can't understand why this song in 83th grade, it's most inspirational songs.. Linda perry writing this songs for TINa... It's greta song in earth
[Newest]This song builds inner strength

10In the End - Linkin Park
This song should definitely be in the top 10. The lyrical contend combined with incredible rap and rock makes this song a winner! If any of you have never heard this song, hurry over to Youtube or any other music source and hear it as soon as possible!
This is the most inspirational song ever. When I'am in depression this song help me, so please vote for it.
How is this not in the top 5?!
The lyrics are great, music is great
In short this is one of the greatest songs ever!
Hope it becomes at least No.5 if not number 1!
Guys listen to this! If it doesn't inspire you then go listen to Justin Beiber
[Newest]Why this song not in top 5, it's very inspirational..

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11Man In the Mirror - Michael Jackson
Should be number 1 Man in the mirror shows how selfish us human beings are "who am I to be blind pretending not to see their needs" we pretend not to see everything bad around us we hope that if we just egnour it it will go away but it doesn't it just gets worce. We need to stop relying on other people to make that change e. g government and others but begin with ourselves we really do need to take a leaf out of KING MICHAEL'S book and "TAKE A LOOK AT OURSELVES AND MAKE THAT CHANGE" XXXXX (Love U Michael your legacey will live on forever xxx)
This song is very inspirational. I've heard this song when I was young. It was popular in Thailand; although, I could not understand it at that time, I still remember to look up it up when I am older and learned English.

This song calls for a 'change' in the world - not just one country, not just one continent, but the whole world. Look up the official music video for this song. It shows many images of needed in Africa and it shows many clips of the heroes who had stood up for the population.

Michael Jackson songs are very inspirational. He's the legend!
We should not blame others for what is happening now. Sometimes it happens because of us. To achieve what we want in life, take a pause for a while and face the mirror. Realize everything, and you probably conclude that it all started of ourselves. Changes should start in ourselves... I am very much inspired of this song because a lot of people nowadays can't admit their faults. Acceptance is the best way to heal all worries in life. LOVE YOUR SELF FIRST BEFORE SOMEONE. TAKE A LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND ANALYZE THE INNER MESSAGE OF WHAT YOU WILL SEE IN IT.
[Newest]Oh I am in 5th grade my teacher plays this song in class time we all love it

12Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
I think a lot of people judge MCR for being suicidal and emo without even taking the time to listen to the lyrics, cause if you do you will find out that what they are saying is quite the opposite to what everyone thinks. they want everybody to keep on fighting for their lives with everything you got
My Chemical Romance saves lives. They encourage their listeners to be who they want to be, regardless of what anyone else thinks. Gerard, Frank, Mikey, and Ray are my role models and some of the best people I know. Though they are disbanded, their music still continues to give strength and hope to those who find solace nowhere else. These boys are heroes, and I am proud to be a Killjoy. My Chemical Romance lives on in the hearts of everyone they touched. My Chemical Romance Forever.
No! Why is this song number 29? No offense to all you Journey fans, but Don't Stop Believin' is SO overrated! This song makes you feel ready to face the world. The last two minutes are so beautiful and uplifting you will want to cry. My Chemical Romance is not an emo band about suicide. It's songs are actually meant to help you find your worth and fight your inner demons. This should be number 1.
[Newest]I feel like pretty much every My Chemical Romance song should be on this list.

13Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
When I have had a terrible day- this song reminds me of the most important things in life. It lets the world know you can't be knocked down. " Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me."
This has to top the list!
This song is so amazing and it is so catchy I get it stuck In my head just by thinking about it. I can't help but "stand a little taller" when I hear the chorus.

14Kota - Bonobo

15Horizons - LTJ Bukem
I can feel this... love that song

16Hero - Mariah Carey
Truely inspirational, a beautiful song. Sung every year on September 11th.
Theres a hero
If you look inside your heart
You don't have to be afraid
Of what you are

And then a hero comes along
With the strength to carry on
And you cast you fears aside
And you know you can survive

So when you feel like hope is gone
Look inside you and be strong
And you finally see the truth
That a hero lies in you
There's a hero
If you look inside your heart
You don't have to be afraid
Of what you are

And then a hero comes along
With the strength to carry on
And you cast you fears aside
And you know you can survive

So when you feel like hope is gone
Look inside you and be strong
And you finally see the truth
That a hero lies in you
... Tribute to Mariah Carey from INDIA
I love Mariah, when I first started listening to her I found most of her songs inspirational and heart felt, she is one amazing songwriter/singer and we are truely blessed to have someone like mariah to keep the faith and help us through her songs, Amen! <3
[Newest]Best song I ever heard

17Hall of Fame - The Script
You can be the greatest, you can be the best. What's inspirational, if this song isn't? What's more, my favorite inspirational quote comes from Hall of Fame: "You can walk straight through HELL with a SMILE." It's also really catchy.
The song for me, is the most inspirational song I have ever heard. As I am in a wheelchair, I feel a strong connection to these lyrics and the meaning behind them certainly does help me and want to strive in making something of myself
I love this song but I think it's Freemason, listen to verse 2. "You can talk to god, go banging on his door. "
[Newest]I think it should be on first position.. ! It motivates the hell out of me

18Heal the World - Michael Jackson
Heal the World
Make It A Better Place.
... There Are People Dying
But If you Care Enough For the Living
Make A Better Place For You and For Me
It is one of the best songs I ever heard by the best artist ever we sing this song everyday in our school
The first time I listened to the entire song I was tearing at the age of 5


[Newest]This song must be in top 3

19Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish - 1UP
Words from Apple's Steve Jobs "If today were the last day of my life, would I wanna do what I am about to do today... " incredible life changing words right there! LOVE IT
1up are slowly climbing up the ranks nowadays, this is their first track and its already gaining momentum... Wicked tune too
Just follow these words to be a success fellow.

20Skyscraper - Demi Lovato
I went to one of Demi's shows on the Neon Lights Tour, and she said the most heart~melting, inspirational, thing. Even thinking about it makes me tear up. OK. She said, "Iv'e had people come up to me on the street, and tell me that I saved their lives. But as amazing as that sounds, and as amazing as that feels, my response is that, "You saved your own life.""
This song is saved many teenagers life.. This song deserves to be number 1
This song is really powerful and amazing as same as Demi. She is amazing, she is strong, she is my hero.

21My Miracle - Regine Velasquez
Yah shes very power fol/////////////////

22Try - Pink
This song helped me a lot and the way pink rings this such passion... Just wow <3 you just gotta get up and try

23Ooveru Pookalume - K.S. Chithra
Dedicated voice of Chithra make inspire to success the world, its wonderful
Confidential lines, gives the hope, In this song you can hear only the voice of K.S. chithra, not much music, it has a string which injects you a will power to face the consequences.
Turns you from being doubtful to believe in once self and being confident
Turns you from wanting comfort to be comfortable and face whatever life throws at you
[Newest]I am so lucky to listen it once and I fell in love. I watched it with English subtitles though.

24The Show Must Go On - Queen
Easily number 1. I love this song. Freddie sang it even when he was very sick with the disease HIV/AIDS. I am appalled every time at how well he sang. And he wrote it show he wasn't giving up. He was gonna fight till he dies.
And he showed up till he died. Unlike some singers nowadays who call in sick for a cold.
Freddie, I love you forever.
Keep going, even when you don't think you can!
Buhu, I wanted to vote for Spread Your Wings (underrated Queen song that inspired me to actually do my homework assignment), but I couldn't find it. Bah, this will do. The Show MUST go on, after all. Freddie is dying, and he's telling you to go on. Now THAT's inspiration!
[Newest]37? I think it's better than that. Every time I listen to this song I am moved and I'm not even a hardcore Queen fan.

25Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Sometimes it's not the lyrics that make you feel inspired, the tune of the song makes you feel like there's another hidden message in it.
Give you hope to get back on your feet
Belive in yourself
Never back down in your life
Just makes me feel GREAT every time I listen to it!

26Pie Jesu - Jackie Evancho
Incredible. There are no words to express how beautiful Jackie's version of this song is.
The voice of an Angel!
I love this song - so uplifting!
[Newest]Jackie is so inspirational even the haters are voting for her.

27Fade to Black - Metallica
No song in history is this amazingly beautiful. Its quite obvious that God himself created it.


I know why people are not voting it high as one of the most inspirational songs, because it is not a song but a beautiful poem like one before, and nothing else matters...
can believe this song is so high, people obviously know there stuff, ill never forget listening to this song at my first metallica concert
[Newest]It's the best song ever ♥ but lets face it.. It's not an inspirational song

28Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Have you ever watched Rocky? , if you haven't... Then you have no idea how INSPIRATIONAL this song is. People please watch the movie Rocky Balboa then rate this song.
Most inspirational song ever, I don't why this song is not on the list
Why is this song not in the top ten?
[Newest]This song has cemented it's place as one of the most inspirational songs of all time. While it might not be number one, it gets my vote because it should not be at 31. Top 10 at least!

29Firework - Katy Perry
This song has gotten me through EVERYTHING. It reminded me to always look ahead and that I'll always be a firework and it taught me that suicide isn't right.
Tells me who I can and could be
I can't believe this is only top 41!
[Newest]I love this song! Deserves to be in top 10 at least

30You Get Me - Tom and Angela
Kidnappers but still love this song!

31Born This Way - Lady GaGa
This should really be in the top 5... This list is so stupid!
Best song that fights prejudice and ignorance! Truly inspirational.
<3 all I have to say
[Newest]I love this song. It should be on number 1.

32Teenagers - My Chemical Romance
"The boys and girls in the clique, the awful names that they stick"
The one lyric that keeps me sane right now. Seriously, it's more powerful for a victim than you think


33Falling In Love - Angela

34The Time Has Come - Pretty Lights

35When Will My Life Begin - Mandy Moore

36All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
Seriously this should be in top 10
Best band ever, one of their best.

37Get a Move On - Mr. Scruff

38We Are the World - Michael Jackson
Why is this masterpiece so far in the list? Should be in the top 3 with heal the world and imagine.
It's just the mix of a lot of superstars together for a cause. It's inspirational because of the lyrics and the fundraising purpose of it.
Should be number one. Period.
I love this song. it should be at the first

39Common People - Pulp
"I wanna live like common people"
Life can be good, no matter your financial status.


40Roar - Katy Perry
I really dislike today's Modern Pop, but Katy Perry, this time, you ROCK!
This song is great. My favorite line is:
“I Went From Zero, To My Own Hero”
This is so inspirational in so many ways I love Katy

41Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi
What makes this song so amazing is the amount of soul and spirit they put into it. It makes me feel as if everyone in the world is with you in your struggles, and makes you believe. It is simply AWESOME.
Such an amazing song. I like how its upbeat yet still inspiring and not too obnoxious. I love this some. :D It should definitely be higher on the list.
Seeing this song so far down on the list, even below the whiney bull called Ghosts'n'stuff (sounds inspirational, huh? "Ghosts'n'stuff? Yep, I now feel like I could conquer the world. ) makes me sick. This tune is one of the true masterpieces in music.

42Porcelain - Moby
Yeah, it's so great. A sad song, but it generates a mood you can't quite put your finger on, making you feel good to feel bad. I love Moby's work!


43Kiss the Girl - Samuel E. Wright
Yeah, definitely an inspirational song laugh out loud...
You know they use this song in the little mermaid

44We Are The Champions - Queen
Researches proved this as the Most Inspirational Song ever made...


Whenever I hear this, I remember my school play. It was the one song where everyone was on stage at the same time and the song where everyone sung with enthusiasum. It inspirational to me because it makes me happy.
One song that brought all rival teams together. Won't ever forget it.
[Newest]This song is so cool it's telling you that you're the champion no matter what happens

45What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
There is a tenderness in the way this song speaks of our world and a reminder to look beneath the general appearances to the love. (Friends shaking hands saying how-do-you-do, they're really saying I Love You)
This song is very inspiring and warms the heart of the listener...
It makes you think about mother nature
This song reminds that life is precious, and there are so many good things to live and be thankful for, it also inspires me to recycle more
[Newest]One of the best song ever written.. !

46One Moment In Time - Whitney Houston
This song is very inspirational, but most of Ms. Whitney Houston songs are. Her voice is a gift from God. I found her most top five inspirational songs are The Greatest Love of All, Miracle, Nothing but love, I Look To You, and my personal favorite I Didn't Know My Own Strength. Rip Ms. Whitney Houston.
Every time I hear this song, I feel like crossing the finish line at the Olympics.

47Numb - Linkin Park
I really like this song
Please vote for this
This song is the LEGEND. It should be amongst in the top 10 position

48All for Love - Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting

49Fingerprints - Katy Perry
it helps you not to give up!


This taught me not to settle for what other people think I should be. We all should live our lives the way we want and leave our own legacy, our own fingerprint.

50I'm Alive - Celine Dion
I feel that I am alive
Iget the wings to fly

51True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
O.M.G.! I love and know this song so much that I sing it in my sleep! Honestly, I don't see why this song isn't 1st on the list, because it is on mine and my list is perfect because I know every song in the UNIVERSE! ( because I' m a singer) go on and search Mackenzie. I' m posted in a lot of videos! About to become famous over kids bop! Looked at competition. Not very hard to beat! I will so win!
This song means so many different things to so many different people. And Lauper's vocal delivery of the song, no matter which one of her versions you listen to, touches the soul.
This song is great... For me it expressed the love I felt for someone who sometimes may have come off as a little harsh, but was really an Angel. True colors talks about the real person. I love this song.

52Lost - Pogo

53I Am Like a Girl Like You - Julie Stevens & Melissa Lyons

54Erga'ly - Tamer Hosny

55Fix You - Coldplay
Dear Lord, this is unfair;this has to be number 1 here;this is a truly amazing song.. A miracle.. Chris martin is prodigy, amazing lyrics, soul touching music and soothing voice...
I saw a live video of this song... I cried so much... Such a beautiful... Meaningful... Inspiring song it is...! Great work by coldplay...!
Must listen... It heals all pain...!
Has to be in Top 10. Listen to the lyrics. He literrally wrote this song for a loved one that passed away. It tells them to move on no matter how hard times are.

56I'm With You - Avril Lavigne
Wonderful song esp for self standing people must hear

57Same Love - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

58To Believe - Jackie Evancho
Despite her young age, Jackie's magnificent voice packs incredible emotional power & inspiration.
This song was written by Jackie's uncle Matt Evancho. She sings it with wonderful sweetness and earnestness.


This song is amazing. When I first heard it I cried!
The lyrics are so meaningful.

59Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

60Alive - Pearl Jam

61Edge of a Revolution - Nickelback
"Freedom scribbled on your sign"
A reference to Occupy, it suggests that we all can help gain freedom.


62On Top of the World - Rachel Bearer
It tells you not to give up... Do your best so you can reach the top of the world :-D... Thumbs up

63I Love the Lord - Whitney Houston
My favorite Whitney Houston Song!


64We Are All Made of Stars - Moby

65Aftermath - Adam Lambert

66Fast Lane - Bad Meets Evil

67Baba O'Riley - The Who

68I Didn't Know My Own Strength - Whitney Houston
One of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard!
Probably the best song on this list!

69'Till I Collapse - Eminem
This song should be either number one or number two with lose yourself
Absoluetly inspiring! I love this song! Eminem is amazing!

70I Believe - Fantasia Barrino
This song is inspiring to and is making me believe that I can do watever I set out to do...

71Fighter - Christina Aguilera
This song shows you that people may push you down but by them pushing you down it has only made you stonger.

72I Remember - Deadmau5

73Mirror - Lil Wayne

74Would? - Alice In Chains

75You Know You're Right - Nirvana

76Dream On - Aerosmith
This song is easily one of the most motivational songs ever! Deserves to be much higher on this list..
SHOULD BE IN TOP 10... Dream until your dreams come true:)
Sing for the moment... sing for the laughter... sing for the tear...
'Sing with it, sing for the year, sing for the laughter, sing for the tears, sing with me if it's just for today, maybe tomorrow the good lord will take you away...
Dream on, Dream on, Dream on, dream on till your dreams come true..."
Truely inspirational! Give this song a listen!

77Prisma - Netsky

78The Man - Aloe Blacc

79Complicated - Avril Lavigne

80Blow Me Away - Breaking Benjamin
This song helps me run

81Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks

82Echoes - Pink Floyd

83Wake Up - Arcade Fire

84The Climb - Miley Cyrus
It is a very amazing song. The idea of this song is brilliant. Miley Cyrus's voice is excellent. This song tells us to keep climbing our dream. It also tells us about every steps we make to climb for our dream.
The climb is such an inspirational songs.. It teach us how to see our life.. Life is a climb, but the view up there is great.. It means that life should be view as a journey which is difficult but rewarding..

Go on, climb your own mountains of life, climb your mountain of dreams.. No matter how hard it is, just don't stop trying..
I really love Miley Cyrus. And I love this song too. It is just awesome
[Newest]Truly amazing song... Sometimes it feels as if its written just for me...

85Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield

86Stand - Rascal Flatts
This song inspires me, by making me believe that no matter what happens in life that knocks you down once you hit bottom and have had enough, you will be strong enough to stand and not give up. This song gives me cold chills and has me crying by the end of the song.
You get mad, You get strong, Wipe your hand, Shake it off, THEN YOU STAND.. My favorite line in the song.! So much meaning, such a motivational song!.

87F***** Perfect - P!nk
All time favourite song, what's it doing at 57?! It should be 1!

88Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
The song just simply takes my blues away and makes me feel strong..

89Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones

90F*** Time - Green Day
Why this song?! Green Day have lots of better (more inspirational) songs like Minority, Waiting, Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) or JESUS OF SUBURBIA!

91Extreme Ways - Moby
I really love this song a lot, but I'm confused about why it's on this list. Could someone maybe clear me up on that?

92Feeling Good - Muse

93Never Too Late - Three Days Grace
This song has always helped me through everything.

94Every Flowers - K.S. Chithra
Everybody get inspiried if Chithra sing this song
this song give confidence

95Hayling - FC Kahuna

96If You Love Me For Me - Julie Stevens & Mark Luna

97I Am - Theocracy

98Hey Jude - The Beatles
I simply love this song. Beautiful, inspiring and uplifting. And if you let it, it makes you cry happy tears. I love the Beatles. Simple as.


You Can't Help but to sing along. A great message.
What about " Make it Happen" and "Someday" both by Mariah Carey?

99Hero - Enrique Iglesias
I became fan of enrique after listning this song...

100Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones

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