Sometimes, it is nice to hear songs that uplift your mood and bring a smile to your face. Some songs bring you inner peace, make you feel energetic, or make you feel empowered, and this list is dedicated to exactly those kinds of songs for all the positive vibes, soothing your mind and demolish all the gloomy vibes which might be pervading your mind.
1. Hozier – Better Love
The only bad thing about this song is that it ends. Hozier has the voice that can even touch the souls of heaven and make them feel happy or sometimes cry, too, with the beautiful lyrics of his songs. This particular song makes you believe in love and, most importantly, the importance of love. Each line of the song has something deep etched into it for different people who hear it, yet everyone who hears the song feels the love this beautiful song radiates with its instrumentals and the divine voice of Hozier.
2. Pharrell Williams – Happy
The song makes you feel exactly what the title suggests: Happy. It’s a very catchy and appealing song appropriate for any age, any season, anytime, and anyone! It’s such a ‘people’s song’ because it’s simply about being happy.
3. One Republic – Good Life
If heaven were a song, it would sound like this song. This song brings nostalgia for many, but it is so timeless that one can still feel its positive energy listening to this song for the first time. It’s one of those songs which makes you wanna scream, “I love you!” to the whole wide world. The song reminds you that no matter how dark the tunnel of life gets, we must keep the focus of our eyes to the bright end of the tunnel.
4. Jason Mraz – Living In The Moment
There couldn’t be a better song suiting the philosophy of “Carpe-diem”. There is always too much going around you. In the world, there is so much chaos that you might feel afraid to live in the moment or maybe living the moment seems impossible because of the situations that you might be in, but this song reminds you that no matter what happens in the future, no one can take away how you want to feel now. So what are you waiting for? Feel the positive energy around you, and just live in the moment!
5. Fun – We Are Young ft. Janelle Monae
This song won “Song Of The Year” at the Grammy Awards, and this amazing song has aged liked very fine wine; it just gets better every year. If the world is ending, then this song is a perfect choice to be played. You don’t have to be literally young to enjoy this song as the song makes you realize that you can still find joy in little things and treat life with the excitement like a child discovering the world because even though you might be getting older, you can be, on the inside, still young.
6. Alive – Sia
All of Sia’s songs are full of profound metaphors and meanings, and this one is about the real things in life which are more important than just love. The raw emotions which radiate from this song will definitely touch your heart. The song reminds you that life gets tougher, but you are still breathing, and that means you should not give up!
7. Just The Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Remember those days when you used to be obsessed with this song? You can’t remember because you still are and if you haven’t heard this before then you definitely should. This song is perfect for any girl’s love yourself anthem. This song will make you understand that someone out there will or already does love you for who you are!
8. Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato
This song is so sassy that while listening to it, you might just want to upload a selfie on your Instagram account with the caption from literally any sentence from the lyrics of this song. This song makes you want to go to a salon or to get a makeover or just letting your haters know that you are super-happy no matter what they think about you because you are sorry, not sorry!
9. Castle – Halsey
Halsey was an underrated artist when this song came out, so not many people know about it. This song will make you motivated to move ahead towards your dream. You are the queen or king of your story who is heading straight for the castle! It makes you feel powerful enough to jump over the hurdles of life and achieve success.
10. Good Time Girl – Sofi Tukker
This the perfect crazy in a good way kind of a song. No matter how bizarre life gets and how many problems you have… you can still have a good time! This is the ultimate feel-good and dance-worthy song. Sofi Tucker is another underrated artist who makes some really bizarre yet surprisingly soul-soothing songs.
11. Rhythm Divine – Enrique Iglesias
The king of Latin pop Enrique Iglesias always came up with melodious songs, which could make anyone want to sway to the music and, at the same time, enjoy his songs sitting comfortably in your room, it just depends on your mood. Rhythm Divine makes you appreciate the beauty of music and losing yourself to it purposelessly. Not all songs should carry some deeper meaning. One can just chill with good music too!
12. Can’t Stop The Feeling – Justin Timberlake
This song should be humanity’s theme song. The ultimate feel-good and dance song for anyone! Timberlake wrote this song after the birth of his child, and one can feel his happiness shining in the song. When Covid19’s reign of terror ends, people can surely come out of their homes to dance at the rhythm of this song!
13. Feeling Good – Nina Simone
There are only a few artists like Nina Simone, who through their voice and cadence, can inspire self-reflective thoughts. The one song you never get tired of listening to is this. Real voice without autotune and real instruments without any electrical instruments makes the song so epic. Redemption, salvation, a chance for fulfillment and happiness – very few songs in existence succinctly and perfectly capture the magic of joy like this song!
14. Scars To Your Beautiful – Alessia Cara
The song screams, “BE YOU!” The ultimate love yourself anthem for anyone. This song reminds us that we are all beautiful, and physical beauty doesn’t matter. What matters is the heart! The song has such a strong message and can uplift anyone’s mood.
15. Night Is Young – Nelly Furtado
There is something about Nelly’s music that makes one feel so positive inside. This particular song is heart-warming and, at the same time, passionate, a deadly combo indeed! It will make you feel like going out for an adventure as the people do in its music video. This song is also a perfect night-out song, isn’t it?
That’s it, folks! This is the end of the list, but there are countless songs that make us feel good and positive, so share with us in the comment section about your personal favorites.