Top 25 Songs About Being Strong & Not Giving Up

From four-on-the-floor anthems to plaintive ballads, Billboard takes a look at 25 songs that’ll give you a confidence boost.

A girl raises her fist in the air in front of the Minneapolis First Precinct during a Pride march on June 28, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Every now and then, we all need a reminder to push past our problems and find our own inner strength. Luckily, pop songs are particularly effective at doing just that.

Whether it’s personal struggles with identity, falling on hard times or even just a case of the Monday blues, people who are feeling down have long turned to the stylings of pop auteurs to help boost their self-confidence. But which songs are the best at providing those uplifting messages?

Below, Billboard takes a look at 25 songs, ranging from four-on-the-floor anthems to plaintive ballads, that help you remember to be strong and never give up.

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