25 Songs To Start The New Year Off Feeling Great About Yourself

25 Songs To Start The New Year Off Feeling Great About Yourself

2019 will be about self-love and how you don't need anyone for validation!


The end of 2018 came out with so many songs that made many people feel empowered! I love keeping playlists on my phone of empowering songs to make me feel better when I'm down (like, for example, when I go through a breakup, I always listen to Carrie Underwood and other female country singers to feel empowered). Here's a list of 25 songs you should add to your playlists to start your new year feeling empowered!

1. "thank u, next" by Ariana Grande

Easily one of the most empowering songs of 2018! This song talks about love and growth and how you should be thankful for what you've learned from your past relationships.

2. "Sue Me" by Sabrina Carpenter 

One of my favorite songs to date!!! SO EMPOWERING!

3. "Hurts Like Hell" by Madison Beer

4. "No Good For You" by Meghan Trainer

5. "better off" by Ariana Grande

6. "Without Me" by Halsey

This song is so beautiful and relatable, wow.

7. "Naked" by Ella Mai

8. "Home With You" by Madison Beer

9. "Leave Me Lonely" by Ariana Grande

10. "Bacon" by Nick Jonas

11. "High Heels" by JoJo

12. "Pretty Girl (Cheat Codes X Cade Remix)" by Maggie Lindemann

13. "No Frauds" by Nicki Minaj, Drake, and Lil Wayne

14. "Can't Be Tamed" by Miley Cyrus

One of her older songs but still a good song today!

15. "do re mi" by blackbear

16. "Ring" by Cardi B

17. "Learn To Let Go" by Ke$ha

18. "I'll Find You" by Lecrae

19. "Over Now" by Post Malone

This song goes HARD.

20. "Addicted to My Ex" by M City JR

If you need a laugh to feel better about a breakup, this song will do it for you!

21. "Hate To Love You" by Karmin

22. "I Love It When You Cry" by Steve Aoki and Moxie

23. "Love Myself" by Hailee Steinfeld 

24. "Pretty Girl Rock" by Keri Hilson

25. "Problem" by Ariana Grande

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80 Nicki Minaj Lyrics Perfect For Instagram Captions

"Yo, you seen my last pic, go double-tap that for me."

Nicki Minaj lets the world know about her amazing Instagram skills in Beyonce's "Flawless," when she raps "Instagram another flawless pic." Do you have a #Flawless Instagram picture but need a clever caption to go with it? The Queen of Rap has plenty of Insta-worthy song lyrics.

*(Some lyrics have been edited to keep this article "PG". Feel free to look up the real Nicki Minaj lyrics if you hate the radio edit.)

When you want to diss a hater:

    1. "You couldn't get a fan if it was hangin' from the ceilin."
    2. "I'm throwing shade like it's sunny."
    3. "I'm in my own lane, you ain't in my category."
    4. "These (girls) couldn’t test me even if their name was Pop Quiz."
    5. "Yo, people will love you and support you when it's beneficial. I'ma forgive, I won't forget, but I'ma dead the issue."
    6. "Not that I don't got good vision, but I don't see competition."
    7. "I’m Angelina, you Jennifer. Come on (girl), you see where Brad at."
    8. "I look like "yes" and you look like "no"."
    9. "But if you're ugly it's a no text zone."
    10. "If you are my rival, then that means you're suicidal."
    11. "Shout out to my haters, Sorry that you couldn't faze me."
    12. "Trash talk to 'em then I put 'em in a Hefty."
    13. "Like I mean I don't even know why you girls bother at this point. Like give up, it's me, I win, you lose."
    14. "All these haters mad because I'm so established."
    15. "Competition? why yes I would love some."

When you want to tell people how awesome you are:

    16. "If I'm fake I ain't notice, cause my money ain't."
    17. "You can hate me, but why knock my hustle? I'ma be the queen, no matter how they shuffle."
    18. "Let me make this clear, I’m not difficult, I’m just ’bout my business."
    19. "I'm feelin' myself."
    20. "Excuse me honey, but nobody's in my lane."
    21. "Put me on a dollar cause I'm who they trust in."
    22. "I don’t say “Hi”, I say “Keys to the Benz.”"
    23. "I've been hot since flip phones" "Running this game for 5 years. Guess that's why my feet hurt."
    24. "Hotter than a middle eastern climate."
    25. "My money’s so tall that my Barbies gotta climb it."
    26. "No, I'm not lucky, I'm blessed, yes."
    27."I ain't gotta compete with a single soul."
    28. "'X' in the box, cause ain't nobody checking me."
    29."Excuse me, I'm sorry, I'm really such a lady."
    30. "Honestly I gotta stay as fly as I can be."

When you're hanging with your clique:

    31. "Cherish these nights, cherish these people. Life is a movie, but there will never be a sequel."
    32. "I’m with some hood girls lookin’ back at it."
    33. "We dope girls, we flawless. We the poster girls for all this."
    34. "Pretty gang, always keep them (boys) on geek."
    35. "The night is still young, and so are we!"
    36. "If you ain’t on the team, you playin’ for team D, ’Cause we A-listers, we paid sisters."
    37. "Pretty (girls) only could get in my posse."
    38. "Cause we the mean girls, y-yes we so fetch."
    39. "We fresh to death, down to the shoes."
    40. "Ain't at no wedding but all my girls cake tops."
    41. "Got a whole bunch of pretty gang in my clique."
    42. "Clap for the heavyweight champ, me, But I couldn't do it all alone, WE."
    43. "Put your drinks up, It's a celebration every time we link up."
    44. "I'm with some flawless (girls) because they be mobbin' pretty."

When you're hanging with your significant other:

    45. "He tryna kick it like a ninja."
    46. "He could tell that I was wifey material."
    47. "Ayo, I just wanna be your first go to."
    48. "You got spark, you, you got spunk. You, you got something all the girls want."
    49. Find me in the dark, I'll be in the stars, Find me in your heart, I'm in need of your love."
    50. "They holler at me, but it's you, you."
    51. "I'm not living right, I’m not living if you’re not by my side."
    52. "I just wanna be somebody that can add to, your wife, be a friend, be a teacher and a fan, too."
    53. "I just wanna be your favorite."
    54. "He was the realest, I was the baddest, we was the illest."
    55. "I know you can save me and make me feel alive."
    56. "Yes I'll be your girl, forever your lady, You ain't ever gotta worry, I'm down for you baby."
    57. "Baby you my everything, You all I ever wanted."

When you're single and loving it:

    58. "You could be the king, but watch the queen conquer!"
    59. "Thats why I'm crowned queen, and I ain't looking for the prom king."
    60. "I like independent, like July 4th."
    61. "I ain't never need a man, to take care of me."
    62. "He be like, "Yo, you so legendary", But he can tell just by my face he ain't getting any."
    63. "I am not Jasmine, I am Aladdin."
    64. "I don't even brake when I'm backing up, I'll swerve on a (boy) if he acting up."
    65. "So many boys in here where do I begin?"

When you're just living life:

    66. "I never worry, life is a journey. I just wanna enjoy the ride."
    67. "Tonight is the night that I'ma get twisted."
    68. "I’mma keep it movin', be classy and graceful."
    69. "So make sure the stars is what you aim for, make mistakes though."
    70. "And we gon' hangover the next day. But we will remember this day."
    71. "My only motto in my life is don't lose."
    72. "Take me, or leave me, I'll never be perfect. Believe me, I'm worth it."
    73. "I believe that life is a prize, but to live doesn't mean you're alive."
    74. "I wish that I could have this moment for life."
    75. "If I scream, if I cry, It's only 'cause I feel alive."
    76. "I can't believe it, it's so amazing. This club is heating, this party's blazing.""
    77. "It's so amazing, I figured out this world is ours for the taking."
    78. "I am not a girl that can ever be defined."
    79. "I got next, I'm gonna shine."
    80. "This is my moment I just feel so alive."

Cover Image Credit: Nicki Minaj

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The Best Alternative Acts Coming To Cleveland This February

A new month means new concerts!


A new month means a new list of concerts coming through Cleveland!

The month of February doesn't have many alternative acts coming through (trust me, I was as sad researching it as you are reading it) but that doesn't mean there aren't some cool bands to check out that are coming through. So, whether you're swaying to the sweet tunes of Jetty Bones at Mahall's or moshing to All That Remains at the Agora, there's something for you to check out.

Without further ado, here are the best shows coming to Cleveland in February!

1. Mahalls

2/8 -

Deadfall, Elbow Room, The Dollyhoppers, Taylor Scott, As Time Fades

2/9 -

Seeress, Pillars, Two Hand Fools, Brain Cave

2/16 -

You Pastel, Lone Thunder, Grain, Maddie Indre

2/27 -

Elvis Depressedly, Niights, The Cordial Sins, Bare Walls

2/28 -

Mat Kerekes, Jetty Bones Jacob Sigman

2. The Agora

2/19 -

Between The Buried And Me, TesseracT, Astronoid

2/21 -

In Flames, All That Remains, All Hail The Yeti

2/26 -

Coheed And Cambria, Maps & Atlases

3. Quicken Loans Arena

2/1 -

Metallica, GHOST

4. Beachland Ballroom

2/20 -

See Through Dress, Joy Ceiling, Curtail

2/20 -

The Accidentals, Cousin Simple

What concert are you most excited for? Let me know in the comments below!

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