The Best 'Girl Power' Jams for Your Bachelorette Party


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If there's anything Beyoncé has taught us in her 25+ years of being a bad*ss vocalist, it's that women rock. Which is why we came up with an obligatory 'girl power' playlist every bridesmaid can jam to before sending their BFF off to get hitched to the man of their dreams. Sure, you could play top hits like "Uptown Funk" at your bachelorette party, but wouldn't blasting "Run the World (Girls)" be SO much more fun for all of your independent gals? After all, this is your last go-round as a single lady (technically). So embrace your womanhood and belt out these tunes with the girls who have supported you throughout the years, or as Taylor Swift would say, your #squad.

You'll find current hits on our 'girl power' playlist, like Demi Lovato's "Confident," Rihanna's "Work," and Ariana Grande's "Focus." As much as we adore our current feminist artists, we can't forget about the women of the past who instilled in us a sense of confidence with their addictive lyrics. Obviously this includes Aretha Franklin's "Respect," Shania Twain's "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" and the Spice Girls massive hit, "Wannabe." On a side note, we really hope your hubby-to-be has gotten with your friends (whatever that happens to mean).

Now sit down, press play, and turn the volume up on high. Being a woman has never felt more liberating.

Our playlist, as follows (Spotify playlist below):

  1. "Confident" Demi Lovato

  2. "Run the World (Girls)" Beyoncé

  3. "Independent Women, Pt. I" Destiny's Child

  4. "Respect" Aretha Franklin

  5. "Wannabe" Spice Girls

  6. "Focus" Ariana Grande

  7. "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" Beyoncé

  8. "No Scrubs" TLC

  9. "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" Shania Twain

  10. "Just A Girl" No Doubt

  11. "Hand In My Pocket" Alanis Morissette

  12. "B*tch" Meredith Brooks

  13. "Roar" Katy Perry

  14. "That Don't Impress Me Much" Shania Twain

  15. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" Cyndi Lauper

  16. "Girls" The 1975

  17. "California Girls" The Beach Boys

  18. "Firework" Katy Perry

  19. "Somethin' Bad" Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood

  20. "Who Says" Selena Gomez

  21. "All About That Bass" Meghan Trainor

  22. "Girl On Fire" Alicia Keys

  23. "Shut Up And Drive" Rihanna

  24. "Stronger" Britney Spears

  25. "Fighter" Christina Aguilera

  26. "New Americana" Halsey

  27. "I'm Like A Bird" Nelly Furtado

  28. "Ex's & Oh's" Elle King

  29. "Umbrella" Rihanna, JAY Z

  30. "Royals" Lorde

  31. "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" Kelly Clarkson

  32. "Material Girl" Madonna

  33. "She Wolf" Shakira

  34. "Work B*tch" Britney Spears

  35. "Maneater" Nelly Furtado

  36. "Me & My Girls" Selena Gomez

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