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Music – 15 Inspirational Songs

Updated on March 4, 2012

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Artists pass on different messages in their songs. For some the lyrics are Inspirational and motivating. I share some below:


1) “There can Be Miracles” – By Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey

This song gives a message of hope for those hoping and wishing for the impossible.


2) “Wind Beneath my Wings” – By Bette Midler

If you’ve watched the Film: Beaches, then you might feel a bit sad listening to this song, otherwise it’s about the bond of friendship. Knowing someone has always got your back.


3) “I believe I can fly” – By R Kelly

This is a song that can inspire people to achieve their goals and make their dreams come true.


4) “It’s a Beautiful Day”- By U2

A song affirming you will have a great day, come what may. A nice upbeat song. It will have the neighbours peeping out of their windows at you, as you sing it out loud at weekends.


Lee Anne Womack

5) “I hope you Dance” – By Lee Ann Womack

It’s like a prayer for kids, wishing them all the best in life.

Lyrics, “I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance, Never settle for the path of least resistance, Living might mean taking chances, But they're worth taking Loving might be a mistake, but it's worth making.”


6) “No more Drama” – By Mary J Blige

This is like an “I will Survive Song”. Affirming no more problems in life, but the beat of the song will definitely make you want to dance.


7) “Hero” – By Mariah Carey

A song that tells people to believe in themselves. So many people out there don’t live to their full potential because they are afraid of trying certain things – Lyrics: “A Hero lies in you.”


8) “I know that I can make it”- By Kirk Franklin

One of millions of Christian songs. I feel the words of this song go through me when I listen to it. They must have prayed over it, before it's realease because I always get goose pimples when listening.

Lyrics: “I know that I can make it, I know that I can stand. No matter what might come my way – my Life is in your hands.”


Christina Aquilera

9) “You are Beautiful” - By Christina Aquilera

The video to this song gives the impression, it was written for people who are not happy with their bodies. People with Anorexia, Bulimia etc. Christina affirms to them that they are Beautiful in every single way. It’s not all about looks.


10) “The only way is Up” - By Yazz

This is a good one for Motivational Seminars. I remember it was played in NSA Meetings. This was a company that sold products. If you joined, you got a commission and they organised Seminars every month, which always had this song playing out loud in the auditorium.


11/12) “We are the World” and “Heal the World” - Both by Michael Jackson

I would love to play “Heal the World” to Osama Bin Laden and company. At the moment (October 2010 – UK and America are on very high Terror Alerts because there have been threats. I think if these songs are listened to regularly, people will find a way to make their own positive difference to the world. I’m grateful for the people who are, but we need more.


13) “When the going gets tough”- By Billy Ocean

A song motivating you to keep on moving on in life, even when you face obstacles and challenges.Lyrics: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”.            Billy Ocean won Lifetime Achievement Award, at the MOBO awards October 2010.


14) “Because you loved me” – By Celine Dion

Not just a love song, but one that acknowledges how a partner inspires and builds them. For some, their soul mate is a rock and this song is along those lines.

Lyrics: "You were my strength when I was weak, You were my voice when I couldn't speak, You were my eyes when I couldn't see. You saw the best there was in me, lifted me up when I couldn't reach, You gave me faith 'coz you believe. I'm everything I am because you loved me."


15) “Count on Me” - By Whitney Houston and CeCe Winans

Quote:A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.”

Count on me is a beautiful friendship song.It's a message from a friend, that they will always be there for you and you can rely on them.


Feel free to share any Inspirational songs that you enjoy below. Finally, to give you a good start to your day, I leave you with: "I'm on Top of the World" - By The Carpenters.

Good Day.



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      Word 2 years ago from Chicago

      Hi Lady E, All 15 songs you chose were sensational. Listen to this one:

      (Oh The Blood Of Jesus)

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      Nithya Venkat 2 years ago from Dubai

      A great selection of inspirational songs, thank you for sharing.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Sonia. xx

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      sonia 7 years ago

      There can be miracles is a great song..My eyes welled up each time i listen it..I will look for other songs also

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Support Med - Glad you enjoyed it. :)

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      Support Med. 7 years ago from Michigan

      Celine Dion's 'Because You Loved Me' is one of my favs! I cry just about everytime I hear it. She sings it passionately and she has the most beautiful voice. All of the songs you have chosen are good/inspirational. Music is very meaningful. Voted and rated.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks so much DeBorrah, I appreciate your comments. Hope all is well with you. Stay Blessed. :)

      ** Aawwh Thanks Prasetio - I'm glad you found some of your favourites there too. I appreciate you stopping by. Blessings to you to. :)

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I found many great songs here. Good to remind us again how this song raise up our spirit and give motivation. Some of my favorite song, like: Because you loved me, We are the World, Heal the World and Hero. I miss all these song. Thank you very much. I give my Vote Up for you.

      Blessing and hugs,

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      DeBorrah K Ogans 7 years ago

      Lady E, What a marvelous repertoire of inpsirational songs! A tastefully presented variety of encouraging harmonious melodies!

      Thank You for sharing, In HIS Love, Grace, Peace, Joy & Blessings!

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks very much Philipo - I appreciate your comments. Nice to hear from you. :)

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      Philipo 7 years ago from Nigeria

      These are really inspirational songs. Thanks for sharing. You must be a music lover to have had the time to this hub. Its really interesting.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks Acaetnna - I'm glad you enjoyed it. Nice to see you. :)

      ** Hi Mike - Mmmh... I'm curious to know what's on your IPOD after reading those comments. Best Wishes.

      ** It certaingly is Mentalist acer - how are you these days? Thanks for stopping. :)

      ** Thanks so much anglnwu - nice to see your smile.

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      anglnwu 7 years ago

      Awesome choices. I love your inspirational quotes too--go with the songs you selected. Rated useful.

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      Mentalist acer 7 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      Music is as inspirational as it is a fundalmental way to spread philosophy and meaning;)

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      Mike Lickteig 7 years ago from Lawrence KS USA

      This was a very beautiful hub. Music is so important to me, and I derive great inspiration from listening to my songs. Your list was terrific, with so much good music here. Awesome hub!


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      acaetnna 7 years ago from Guildford

      This is awesome Lady_E a fantastic selection of inspirational songs. Bookmarked and voted up.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks Jai - Oh.. I'd love to hear you sing. It's nice that you don't care whose listening. Best Wishes.

      ** Hi Vydyulashashi - Thanks for stopping. I'm glad you enjoyed the Hub. Regards.

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      vydyulashashi 7 years ago from Hyderabad,India

      Excellent selections! Heal the world of MJ is my all time favourite.

      God bless you!

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      Jai Warren 7 years ago from Dallas, Deep Ellum, Texas

      All these songs get your positive emotions flowing.

      My favorites: "I believe I can fly"... "Hero"... and "I hope you Dance". If I hear any of these songs on the radio, I immediately start singing along. It may look silly if I'm in public... but, who cares it makes me feel good!!!

      Thanks Lady E, great choices! Ciao.

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      Elena 7 years ago from London, UK

      ** Thanks J Dove-Miller. I think you will like it and I hope it uplifts you. Have a Blessed week.

      ** Cheers Hello Hello - Thanks for your comments. Take Care.

      ** Hello Craan - thanks for your warm comments. If you have time, maybe put about 50 of your favourite inspirational songs on an IPOD playlist or get someone to do it for you - OK, maybe 20 for now. :)

      ** Aaawh Always Exploring - I'm glad it brought back good memories. ((Big Hug)) Bette sang that song with such passion, it always gives me goose pimples. They say people we lose leave a heartache no one can heal, but memories no one can steal. Keep on staying strong for her. xx

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      Ruby Jean Richert 7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Geez, here i sit with a tear in my eye. Michael,s 'We are the world' is one of my favorites, plus 'Wind beneath my wings', and 'I hope you dance'. The wind song makes me think of my Sis, Bea, who passed away.I was the last of a very large family and the only one who got to go to college.When i was in the R.N. program, at first, i quit every day because it was so difficult, Bea would encourage me to keep going and when i hear the song, i always think of her.So you've brought back some wonderful memories. Thank you.

      Love and Peace

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      Sheila Craan 7 years ago from Florida

      I agree these are some of the best songs ever created. I wish I could have them all on one CD! I could hear these songs playing in my head while I was reading your hub. Thanks for writing this great hub!

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      You have chosen some of the most beautiful songs.

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      JDove-Miller 7 years ago from YOUNGSVILLE

      You picked some great tunes. I've not heard "There Can Be Miracles." Now, I'll have to look for it. Thanks for posting that beautiful picture!


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