Whether you’re just having a girls’ night out this weekend or are plotting to overthrow the patriarchy, this Girls Night playlist has got you covered. In a time where a war on women’s rights is happening daily, what better time to enjoy some girl power tunes?
‘Girl’ – Jess Kent. “Congratulations! Welcome to the world, you’re a girl. Living in the land of expectations.” Kent’s track is a perfect opener for the struggles women face in a society obsessed with image and control.
‘Might Not Like Me’ – Brynn Elliott. Elliot has no time for that small dick energy, letting guys know they’re not going to like her if they’re intimidated by strong and powerful women.
‘Good as Hell’ – Lizzo. Lizzo is looking good and feeling gorgeous. She’s gonna let you know all about that.
‘Queen’ – Loren Gray. A queen doesn’t need a man to have a successful reign, and Gray lets her suitors know “I’ve got this handled, I don’t need rescued.”
‘Rollin’ – Jess Glynne. This breezy summer track is all about letting games and negativity roll off your back.
‘Girls’ – Rita Ora, Bebe Rexha, Charli XCX and Cardi B. – This song is all about girls – quite literally. These leading ladies of pop aren’t too worried about men; they’re too busy wanting to kiss girls.
‘Not Your Barbie Girl’ and ‘My Way’ – Ava Max. Ava Max deserves two songs on this playlist with her empowering tracks about breaking the perfect image mold in ‘Not Your Barbie Girl’ and crying out for women to disregard how everyone tells them to act and just be themselves on ‘My Way.’
‘ICY GRL’ – Saweetie. Saweetie is full of energy and shunning drama on this track. Can’t stop, won’t stop, get guap.
‘High Horse’ – Kacey Musgraves. – ‘You’re classic in the wrong way, and we all know the end of this story.’
‘Woman’ – Kesha. She’s the pinnacle of a strong woman, and Kesha lets you know she’s taking crap from no one on this empowering anthem. ‘I’m just having fun with my ladies here tonight.’
‘Diamond Hard’ – Kerli. ‘You’re rolling me in gravel, I leave without a scratch.’ Kerli’s track is all about perseverance and overcoming all obstacles.
‘Woman’ – Diana Gordon. Without woman, would there be life? Diana Gordon praises women: ‘That woman got a story, with her halo standing in her glory.’
‘Boys Don’t Cry’ – Natalia Kills. Vixen Kills isn’t afraid to tease and toy with the men in her life, reminding them that when she’s gone in the morning that ‘boys don’t cry.’
‘Swords’ – M.I.A. – M.I.A. has always used her music to provide commentary on issues and injustices in society. ‘Swords’ focuses on immigration and women’s equality. “Loads of guys can’t handle this ride. When will they know we’re best by their side? They keep us down and we take it in stride.”
‘I Don’t Care’ – Cheryl. Heartbreak is a thing of the past for Cheryl in this top notch pop tune about letting loose and enjoying life.