When it comes to beauty, everyone has their own definition. For some, it might mean having clear skin or perfect hair. Others might think that beauty is all about being confident and comfortable in your own skin. But one thing is for sure: we all have different ideas about what makes someone beautiful.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of twenty songs about beauty. We wanted to show that there is no one right way to feel about or look at beauty. These songs come from a variety of genres and they all celebrate different aspects of beauty. Some are romantic, while others are more empowering. But they all share one thing in common: they remind us that beauty is something to be celebrated.
So whether you’re looking for songs about beauty or you just want to add some new tunes to your playlist, check out this list of 20 best songs about beauty:
Scars to Your Beautiful – Alessia Cara
Alessia Cara’s song “Scars to Your Beautiful” is one of the most powerful and moving songs about beauty that I have ever heard. The song is about celebrating the beauty that exists within all of us, no matter what our flaws may be. Cara sings about how we all have scars, both physical and emotional, but that these scars only make us beautiful. She encourages us to love ourselves for who we are, scars and all.
This song is a reminder that beauty is not just about what we see on the surface. It is about who we are inside, and our individual quirks and flaws. We should all celebrate our own unique beauty, no matter what it looks like.
Beautiful – Christina Aguilera
Beautiful is a song by Christina Aguilera that celebrates the beauty of all women. The song is empowering and encourages women to be proud of who they are. It’s a beautiful song that will make you feel beautiful inside and out. Its lyrics are about celebrating our flaws because they make us unique. Some people might call that weird or deranged, but it’s what makes us beautiful.
Big Girl (You Are Beautiful) – Mika
“Big Girl (You Are Beautiful)” is a song by Mika. The song was written about body image and self-confidence. Mika has said that he wrote the song for his own daughter, who was struggling with her weight at the time.
The song became an international hit, reaching number one in countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Finland.
The lyrics of the song are empowering and positive. The song is about being proud of who you are, no matter what your size. Mika sings “you are beautiful, no matter what they say”.
True Colors – Cyndi Lauper
“True Colors” is a song by Cyndi Lauper that was released in 1986. The song was written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly. The song is about being true to oneself and not caring what others think.
The song has been covered by many artists, including Phil Collins, who recorded a version for the soundtrack to the 1992 film “Free Willy”.
Cyndi Lauper has said that she was inspired to write the song after reading a poem called “The Truth in Me” by Marilyn Hacker.
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
The song “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars is all about how beautiful a person is, no matter what. The lyrics talk about how the singer loves the person just the way they are and how they don’t need to change anything. This is a great song to listen to if you’re feeling down about yourself because it will remind you that you’re beautiful just the way you are. Its lyrics are about how a person is naturally very pretty with the sun shining off of their hair and how they don’t need makeup to make themselves look better.
Oh, Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
Pretty Woman, a song about a man’s love for a beautiful woman, was released in 1964 and became an instant classic. The song was written by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees and was produced by Fred Foster. Orbison’s soaring vocals make the song a classic and the lyrics are heartfelt and romantic. Its lyrics are about a man’s love for the woman of his dreams; he makes it clear that he wants to treat her like a lady and make her dreams come true.
Little Things – One Direction
“Little Things” is a song by One Direction that was released in 2012 as the fourth and final single from their album, Take Me Home. The song was written by band member Louis Tomlinson and produced by Carl Falk and Rami Yacoub. “Little Things” is a ballad about the love and affection that two people share for each other.
The lyrics of the song are about how the small things in a relationship are what matter the most. The song has been praised for its heartfelt lyrics and emotional delivery. “Little Things” peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart and reached the top ten in several other countries.
Beautiful Soul – Jesse McCartney
Beautiful Soul is a song by Jesse McCartney about a person who is beautiful on the inside as well. The song is about being loyal to someone you love and being there for them no matter what. Its lyrics are about not judging someone by their appearance, but what is on the inside. The song was written for McCartney’s girlfriend at the time, and he wanted her to know that she meant so much to him. When he wrote the song, he had no idea it would be part of his album this year (2006).
You & I (Nobody In the World) – John Legend
You & I (Nobody in the World) is a song about being grateful for the love that we have in our lives. The song is about how no one else in the world can love us as much as our partners do. It’s a beautiful and heartfelt song that is perfect for weddings or anniversaries.
The lyrics are incredibly touching and they really capture the essence of love. John Legend’s voice is also beautifully emotive, which makes the song even more moving. You & I (Nobody in the World) is definitely one of John Legend’s best songs and it will always be a favourite of mine.
Lovely – Sara Haze
Sara Haze’s song Lovely is all about celebrating beauty in all its forms. The song is a powerful declaration of self-love and appreciation, and it’s a great reminder that we should love ourselves exactly as we are. Lovely is a beautiful song that will inspire you to embrace your own beauty. Its lyrics are about praising the beauty of a special person, and it’s definitely going to be one of your new favourites
Pretty Hurts – Beyoncé
Pretty Hurts by Beyoncé is a song about the pressure to be beautiful. The song is about how beauty can be a curse, and how it can be difficult to maintain our appearance. Beyoncé sings about how we are all under pressure to be pretty, and how it’s not always easy to meet society’s standards. She sings about the toll that beauty can take on us, and how we can sometimes feel like we’re not good enough. The song is a powerful statement about the importance of self-acceptance.
Born This Way – Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga’s Born This Way is a song about being proud of who you are, no matter what. It celebrates all kinds of beauty, including those who are considered “different.” The song is an anthem for anyone who has ever felt like they didn’t quite fit in. It’s a powerful message of self-love and acceptance, and it’s sure to inspire listeners to embrace their own unique beauty.
Try – Colbie Caillat
The song “Try” by Colbie Caillat is all about embracing who you are. She sings “Don’t give up, don’t let down, don’t let go” which is a message of encouragement to never give up on yourself. She also talks about how beauty comes from within and how it’s more important to be kind and loving than to be beautiful. This song is a great reminder that we should all love ourselves for who we are, inside and out.
F*ckin’ Perfect – Pink
F*ckin’ Perfect is a song by Pink that celebrates beauty in all its forms. In the song, Pink reflects on her own journey to self-acceptance and how she’s learned to love herself for who she is. She encourages others to do the same, and to celebrate their own perfections. Its lyrics are about self-acceptance and how perfect it is to be different.
While the song doesn’t specifically reference physical beauty, its message of accepting yourself as you are speaks to this theme. You can embrace your own inner beauty by learning to love yourself for who you are. Pink encourages others—and herself—to do the same, further reinforcing this
Ugly – Sugababes
Sugababes’ “Ugly” perfectly captures the feeling of being self-conscious about your appearance. The song is about a girl who is struggling to come to terms with her own beauty, and she sings about how happy she would be if she were “ugly.” It’s a powerful anthem for anyone who has ever felt insecure about their looks. Its lyrics are about beauty inside and out, but the song also doesn’t offer any unrealistic promises of beauty. It’s about acceptance and understanding that everyone is beautiful in their own way. That might be hard to achieve at first, but you’ll get there!
Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey
“Young and Beautiful” is a song by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey. It was released as the lead single from her second studio album, Born to Die (2012). The track was written by Del Rey, and produced by Emile Haynie. “Young and Beautiful” was inspired by the film The Great Gatsby (1925), and its lyricism reflects the themes of decadence and despair associated with the movie.
The song peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 10 in the United Kingdom. A music video, directed by Chris Sweeney and filmed by Sophie Muller, was released on May 10, 2013. The video features model Bradley Soileau playing Del Rey’s love interest.
Beautiful to Me – Olly Murs
Beautiful to Me is a song about being in love with someone who is considered to be “beautiful” by society’s standards. However, the singer is in love with this person regardless of their appearance. This song celebrates inner beauty and reminds us that we should love people for who they are, not what they look like. Its lyrics are about inner beauty, loving someone despite their “ugly” qualities.
What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
What Makes You Beautiful is a song by One Direction that celebrates the beauty of all people. The song is about being confident in who you are and not letting anyone tell you that you’re not beautiful. The lyrics remind us that we are all beautiful in our own way and that we should love ourselves for who we are. This song is a reminder that we should all be proud of our beauty, inside and out. Its lyrics are about how beauty is found in personality, not in money or popularity.
Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful – Kellie Pickler
Kellie Pickler’s song “Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful” is a beautiful anthem to self-love and self-acceptance. The song celebrates all the things that make a person beautiful, inside and out, and encourages everyone to love themselves just the way they are. It’s a powerful reminder that we should all be happy with who we are, regardless of what the world tells us. Its lyrics are about loving oneself and celebrating individuality.
Who You Are – Jessie J
Who You Are is a song by English singer Jessie J. It was written by herself, Ester Dean and Claude Kelly, and produced by Dr. Luke. The song was released on 1 April 2011 as the third single from her debut studio album, Who You Are (2011). The song peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart.
The song lyrically speaks of self-acceptance and loving who you are inside and out, no matter what others may say or think about you. Jessie J has said that the song is about “being yourself and not caring what other people say about you.” Who You Are is an anthem for anyone who has ever been criticised or made to feel like they’re not good enough.