Best Songs With A Positive Message

The Top Ten

1 Stronger - Kelly Clarkson

Tells that rough times make you stronger

You can get through anything al long as you stay strong.

Makes me feel like I can do anything. Girl power!

I thought this song had a positive message and I was right! - ArcticWolf

2 Heal the World - Michael Jackson

Mj bought a change in many people and healed the world with his music

Always my inspiration, he changed my life like how he changed the world

Of course. That sweet man made some of the best music with wonderful messages.

It's shameful that Michael Jackson is beaten by a big Southern racist, Kelly Clarkson, who was famous during a time when everybody made fun of Michael Jackson.

3 You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban

All time inspirational song! I get goosebumps and tear up when I hear this song. It reminds me that God is ever faithful and is near. He has a plan to prosper my life and help me to become all I was meant to be.

God has raised me up God is in my life he cleaned me up and changed my life

This is a beautiful song with a beautiful message

I totally agree, this man, his amazing voice, and the uplifting messages in all his lyrics blow my mind and seep into the depths of my soul. I would also add You Are Loved to this playlist, again by Mr Groban, to Love and be Loved being essential to our wellbeing.

4 Same Love - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

This song is so inspiring and sends a great message. People shouldn't be frowned upon for who they love, this doesn't make them any less than their peers. We are all humans, and we all deserve equal rights.

I love this song so much its great!

This is an amazing song and it puts the message out there about true sex I don't know

It's a song with a good true meaning

5 Firework - Katy Perry

It's a really up lifting song and is inspirational.

This song is so inspiring! It tells you that even if you don't feel that good about yourself, you still have potential in you. - allamassal

Inspiring - blackflower

It tells you to stand for yourself even though you have your doubts. Love it! Very inspiring!

6 I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly

Sounds like coc and balls

R kelly is an ashole

It is the best song I ever heard

Its a awesome song

7 Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson

I think this song never got it's full just due for it's message. It should be a classic and maybe it will be. Simple, pure and he's some what of a prophet but... I don't know why it isn't a signature.

Simply great message. This song is a great song to make this world a better place to live in and this world could use this right know. Ya

This song is very awesome because I used it for a project

Every time I hear this song it makes me want to donate to charity or volunteer at a pet shelter - BreakFastBeast2005

8 Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin

Great song

This song has such a special place in my heart.

Most positive song ever

Best message ever and people don't get it so be happy!

9 Somewhere - Jackie Evancho

During the "National memorial Day Concert" 2014 at the US Capitol in front of 300,000 people, Miss Evancho took this well-worn tune from "West Side Story" and re-purposed it as a beacon of hope for injured veterans. Truly an amazing positive message.


Jackie's performance of this song at the National Memorial Day Concert in 2014 was one of her most magnificent. Professional, confident and just the right tone for the solemn occasion. - BobG

When you can hold your own in a duo with Barbara Streisand, you know you're good.

10 Change You Mind - Sister Hazel

Oh my god I love this song--what a great way to think about the world! Change starts from within, and this song is a great reminder of the power our own perception has on our lives.


It is great song

Briliant! Thank you! I didn't know this song but it's great and it makes me feel better straight away.

The Newcomers

? Dear Stephen Tries - Willne
? Fist Bump - Sonic Forces

The Contenders

11 I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas

This is a very good song to inspire

Great song I used to listen to it ages ago but they never show it on the radio anymore

Strong emotions listening this song. The name of this song makes sense

Its a great song

12 Brave - Sara Bareilles

This song is so inspiring it tells you everything you could be but inspires you to be the best you, a great song to help someone stand up to a problem

The song is really great and inspiring. The title of it makes really great sense!

I love this song

Love this song really helps people and for my school project hehe...

13 Good Time - Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen
14 Keep Your Head Up - Andy Grammer

My dad used to play this song on his phone. it's really positive!

Great song!

The best positive song EVER!

15 Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves

Awesome song

Nothing beats a tune from the days when music industry still knew how to make melodies, catchy ones at that, without them being annoying. And how to actually put a message across, without it being all about flesh-flashing. And how to bring a smile upon one's lips, without them even realizing, if they are smiling about the song, or because of that happy, warm little feeling, that has started to flutter inside.

My wife & I listened to this a bunch of times on cassette player while driving to Canada for our honeymoon back in '85. We're still together & still love this song!

This songs is great. That's it that's all you need to know. It's so upbeat. IRS wonderful.

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16 The Climb - Miley Cyrus

Life may have challenges but got to keep your eye on the positive outcome that's come out of the challenge

Love it. great song, helped me when my fish had breathing problems. he died but I felt strong, love you Hannah xxx

This song has a very positive message.

Explains how sometimes we go through tough times, but you have to stay positive
Life may throw you some curve balls but if you keep your eyes on the prize you'll make it out alive and everything will be fine

17 Best Day of My Life - American Authors
18 To Believe - Jackie Evancho

A beautiful song with a powerful message.

This song, written by Jackie's Uncle Matt, pleads for mercy for those who are suffering the consequences of war, homelessness and hunger.

Super awesome

19 The Middle - Jimmy Eat World

This song is such an inspiring song, especially for teenagers. I always listen to it when I'm going through a rough time.

This song says that anything is possible with some time. Great moral.

That's. Positive. Song. I. Might. Dance. To. It's. Happy

This. Is. Song. Is. Positive. And. Being. My self

20 I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor

This song spreads around strength

I. Love. This. Song. I. Just. I. Match. My. Personally.

Makes me feel so powerful

21 Cool Kids - Echosmith

This song has a message that is very crucial

So positive!

22 Count on Me - Bruno Mars

I love it!

23 I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack

This song really encouraged me to move forward and do the thing that I believed in

Take the path of the brave, not the road of the coward.

This song is so positive to me and I HIGHLY suggest it

24 Three Little Birds - Bob Marley

"Don't worry, bout a thing, cause every little thing is gonna be alright. "
A wonderful sentiment. Hard to put into practice though.
I admit no one ever got too far just worrying - but isn't that the first step to noticing something is amiss and may need some attention?
The other half of this song is it's simplicity and good vibe musically - which lull us into agreement with the Bob. Oh yes - and then there's Bob. His life is also a testiment to this song. but he was pro active in creating change.

Meets the need when other songs don't

This gives a message that we should be happy.

A very positive song to listen to when you're feeling Blue

25 Beautiful - Christina Aguilera

Lovely message...the video for this song basically inspired hayley kiokos career!

Such an important message to remember that "I am beautiful", "you are beautiful", "WE are beautiful"!

26 Nella Fantasia - Jackie Evancho

Yes, the words are in Italian, but the song is about a vision of a better world. Watch Jackie sing this on her DVD "Dream With Me in Concert" or live on "The Talk" and you'll feel good the rest of the day. - BobG

27 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

This song is so peaceful! I absolutely love it! It teaches you to bring out the good in the world, and know that things could always be worse. It makes me smile every time I hear it.

This song plays a lot in movie intros

Shows us what can be


28 On Top of the World - Imagine Dragons

A classic!


Very nice song


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29 Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Jackie Evancho

I prefer Sir Elton John's original of this song.

Performed this song at 4th July celebration 2013, Washington D.C. ; on Jackies "Songs from the Silver Screen" album.

30 Imagine - John Lennon

This song...

Love love love this song, but I did not expect it to be on a positive song list.. Maybe a goal list..

If there wasn't hunger, danger of depleting resources and overpopulation I would very much like if there were no country's, no religion, no hell and no heaven. Just people who belive in themselves and see the good before the bad. You may say that I'm a dreamer, but I'm sure I'm not the only one..

Awesome song tells everyone what its like to be in need and to live in a third world country

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31 Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars

This song has a great message about how you should just be yourself. - allamassal

Juuust the way u are

People accepting you at Face Value and not wanting you to be fake, or become somebody you're not.

This son is great because is says ‘everyone is perfect just the way they are, because everyone is unique.

32 Titanium - David Guetta



33 Born This Way - Lady Gaga

Awesome and has inspired me to do good things

A high energy song that shows that you need to be who you are regardless of what you are told!

This is a great song. It's telling people not to be afraid to be who they are because they were born that way.

I love this song so much!

34 Birthday Song - 2 Chainz

Should not be among this group of supposedly positive songs

35 Ooveru Pookalume - K.S. Chithra


nice song

36 Wings - Little Mix

Amazing song!

Great song telling you to not listen to your haters and believe in yourself

A inspirational song to keep trying and to let you know that you can't be brought down.

Awesome song! Lovely message. Inspiration! IMA mixer!

37 Top of the World - The Carpenters

This song ALWAYS puts me in a good mood! I absolutely love it.

It's amazing that in the entire history of music, 13 of the 24 best songs with a positive message are by either Michael Jackson or KS Chithra - is there a certain level of bias here?

I have been there so I both love the so ng and get the mood

38 Every Flowers - K.S. Chithra

Chithra's this song is positive message to life

yes it is best because of chithra's expressions in this song

39 Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Elton John

Perefect love song and feel good song

A Message in a song can't be like "love love love... " And "I love you so... " The only Message in those songs is that everyone needs love in his life

When Jackie Evancho performed this song at the 2013 PBS Capitol (July) Fourth concert, the throngs of people at the outdoor venue could be seen swaying, embracing and dancing together. - BobG

I love this song it makes me cry and I rarely cry

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40 Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston

This song is great!

41 Where Is the Love? - The Black Eyed Peas

Perfect song for the Trump era. - allamassal

It's sad to see the Black Eyed Peas has had a lot of bad hits like Dirty Bit, My Humps and Boom Boom Pow, which overshadows this amazing song. To this day, it is still relevant, discussing racism, terrorism, political mishaps among other topics. One of their best hits. - Swellow

It's a great song that makes you see what is happening in the world.

This song will be incredibly pertinent for a long time to come.

42 Geronimo - Sheppard

Miss this on the radio it was great bop

43 Paradise - Coldplay

Reminds me of my childhood on the holidays

Reminds you of a beautiful place in your heart

44 Roar - Katy Perry

This song makes me so strong and secure!

Self esteem up all the way to the top with this song

It helped me get to lots of rough times

Wow...this song should be higher

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45 Hall of Fame - The Script (Featuring Will.I.Am)

I love it!

I love this

Is basic says you can do anything, not you will do anything. If you want to achieve something like get in the hall of fame, you have to work for it. you can't just get what you want because you want it is takes work and time. Most lines say “can” not “will”.

Its just Great what a brave Feeling You get with this Song...

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46 Earth Song - Michael Jackson

This. Song. Is. For. The. World. And. Earth. For. People. And. Children. And. Healing. And. Special needs kids

I loved it. I think it's a really important message to save the world we ruined.

Never hrard this song before butt it sound good

47 Try - Pink
48 Mean - Talor Swift

love it

Wow. Somebody actually spelled Taylor wrong.

For anyone who listens to people put them down all day it's amazing

Makes me feel goog

49 Ill Mind of Hopsin 5 - Hopsin

Love it

Explains how modern Hip-Hop creates a bad image and negatively impacts the goals and priorities that its young listeners strive towards. It goes into detail about 3 situations that people get into, and comments on them with a "reality check" type of commentary. One of the few artists that speaks a true message without having to talk about money, drugs, or women.

50 The World's Greatest - R. Kelly

This song gives me inspiration

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Top Remixes (7)

1. Change You Mind - Sister Hazel
2. You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban
3. I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
1. Beautiful - Christina Aguilera
2. Firework - Katy Perry
3. Best Day of My Life - American Authors
1. To Believe - Jackie Evancho
2. Somewhere - Jackie Evancho
3. Nella Fantasia - Jackie Evancho

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