Morning blues while on your way to school or work??? Beyonce can help!
Beyonce reigns supreme when it comes to making hit music. Queen B is known to make the average female feel sexy, confident, and empowered on her most regular day.
With the long list of hits Beyonce has delivered since the late 90s, there is always a Queen Bey song that can help brighten up your mood and make you twerk something.
Below are 7 of some of Beyonce’s top hits that will help boost your confidence level up for the busy day ahead.
“Diva” was written and produced by Shondrae “Bangladesh” Crawford, Sean Garrett, and Beyonce herself for her third studio album, I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008). It was released as the album’s third overall single in the United States, and was an instant smash hit. The lyrics of “Diva” were innovative in its time as being one of the first songs to tell women that “A diva is a female version of a hustler”. If that’s not some major motivation as you walk into your male-dominated work environment, then we don’t know what is.
Freakum Dress/Get Me Bodied
It was hard to pick one out of these two hits, so we left them as a tie! “Freakum Dress” was recorded for her second studio album, B’Day (2006). In the song, Queen Bey advises women who have partners with straying eyes to put on a sexy dress and show the other fellas what your man is sleeping on. “Get Me Bodied” is also featured on her B’Day (2006). Beyoncé was inspired by her sister, Solange, and former Destiny’s Child band-mates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams when writing the upbeat song. It features Beyoncé enjoying a night out on the town in the right dress and the right hair, to steam up any dance floor and make sure her call to “get her bodied” is irresistible.
“Flawless” was the hit single from Bey’s self-titled fifth studio album, Beyoncé (2013). It was released as the fifth single from the album on August 12, 2014, and was co-written by Beyoncé Terius “The-Dream” Nash, Chauncey Hollis and Rey Reel. The song features a powerful speech titled “We should all be feminists” by Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This song makes every woman feel beautiful, powerful, and fearless….not to mention flawless!
Me Myself and I
Ever dealt with a spouse who wasn’t worthy of your love and devotion? Well “Me, Myself and I” is the song for you. Written by Beyonce, Scott Storch and Robert Waller for her debut solo album Dangerously in Love(2003). The classic song is about dealing with a philandering boyfriend and learning from the consequences. This song will have you sippin wine by yourself in a bubble bath while crying away all memories of your ex.
“Irreplaceable” is the national anthem of breakup songs. If ever you need a quick picker upper when going through a messy breakup, “Irreplaceable” is your song. Also featured on Beyoncé’s second studio album, B’Day (2006). The song was written by Shaffer “Ne-Yo” Smith and Beyoncé. During the production and recording sessions, Beyoncé and Ne-Yo wanted to create a record which people of either gender could relate to. The song’s lyrics are about the breakdown of a relationship with an unfaithful man and the song contains a message about female empowerment. Anyone who isn’t worth the stress can go “to the left, to the left”!
“Listen” is one of Beyonce’s most powerful records, and highlight some of her strongest vocal skills to date. The song was made for the 2006 musical film Dreamgirls, in which Bey’s character Deena Jones sings the song in an expression of independence from her controlling husband. The song lyrics make reference to tenacity, love, the refusal to defer dreams and finally rise towards fame. This is a song that will make you feel empowered no matter what struggles you’re currently being faced with. Look your fears straight in the eye and say “Listennnnnnn mmmmm to the song here in my heart”!
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
What more needs to be said about Beyonce’s biggest hit to date?! The hit song was featured on Bey’s third studio album, I Am… Sasha Fierce (2008). The song explores the unwillingness of men to propose to their loyal ladies and highlights what women should do when they have a man who’s reluctant to make it official. In the song, the female protagonist is in a club to celebrate her independence, freedom, and right to be happy. Beyonce used this song to remind us ladies to not ever forget our worth for no one.