The Ultimate Female Bangers Playlist: 19 Songs To Make You Feel Empowered

7 March 2019, 12:55 | Updated: 7 March 2019, 12:59

Beyonce on her Formation Tour in Miami

Who run the world?

Ladies, who's ready to feel like an absolute boss?

From Beyonce, Rihanna and Cardi B to TLC, Mary J and Missy, we've recruited some of music's fiercest females to inspire you to go out there and live your best life.

Press play to get the party started.

 

Cardi B - 'Money'

The Bronx princess comes through with the ultimate secure-the-bag banger.

 

Destiny's Child - 'Independent Woman'

Who better to kick off this playlist than these feminine icons?! This DC banger is a classic.

 

Rihanna - 'Needed Me'

Independent, sassy and fearless - Rihanna embodies everything we love about girl power.

 

Stefflon Don - '16 Shots'

An early one from UK hitmaker Steff, but one that's guaranteed to make you feel like a badass.

 

Blonde Feat. Alex Newell - 'All Cried Out'

What a tune! Solo ladies, listen up - this will make you feel ready to take on the world!

 

Beyonce - 'Run The World (Girls)'

No female empowerment playlist would be complete with this iconic Bey anthem.

 

Nicki Minaj Feat. Beyonce - 'Feeling Myself'

This bop by Hip-Hop's dream female duo is ready to make you feel like your BEST self.

 

Cardi B - 'Bodak Yellow'

Another classic in the form of Bardi's breakout banger - you gotta bust out every single word. 

 

TLC - 'No Scrubs'

An oldie but a goodie! T-Boz, Chili and Left-Eye haven't got time for scrubs and neither have we.

 

M.I.A. - 'Paper Planes'

One of M.I.A.'s biggest songs, 'Paper Planes' will make you feel like an absolute queen.

 

Nicki Minaj - 'Chun-Li'

Nicki turned it all the way up with this fiery hit. 

 

Mary J. Blige - 'Family Affair'

Auntie Mary teaches us all a lesson in life with this classic. 

 

Beyonce - 'Grown Woman'

Bey is back to show us all how it's done! Set this as your alarm and we guarantee you will have the best day.

 

Ariana Grande - 'God Is A Woman'

A big-time girl anthem from the current princess of pop.

 

Rihanna - 'B*itch Better Have My Money'

Yes RiRi! This iconic song will make you feel like a powerhouse. Step aside, time wasters.

 

Steve Angello & Laidback Luke Feat. Robin S - 'Show Me Love'

What a tune! There's nothing better than screaming this at the top of your lungs with your favourite girls.

 

Azealia Banks - '212'

The outspoken rapstress OWNED the airwaves when this dropped. A classic.

 

Tinashe - '2 On'

Tinashe's breakout banger is a must-listen for every independent, party-loving girl.

 

Jessie Reyez - 'Shutter Island'

Attitude at the ready, ladies - this one from breakout star Jessie Reyez will make you feel like a boss.

 

Beyonce - 'Single Ladies'

Last but by no means least, it's time for Bey to serve up the ultimate girl power anthem. Now put your hands up!