20 Best Songs About Perseverance

By Nico Gonzalez

There’s no question that perseverance is a key ingredient to success. Anyone who has ever accomplished anything worthwhile has had to learn how to keep going in the face of adversity. The songs on this list come from a variety of different genres and they all have one thing in common-they celebrate the power of never giving up. Whether you’re facing a personal challenge or you’re fighting for a cause you believe in, these songs will give you the strength to keep going. Here’s the top 20 best songs about perseverance.


On Top of the World – Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons - On Top Of The World (Official Music Video)

On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons is a song about never giving up. The lyrics celebrate the power of perseverance and remind listeners that anything is possible if they never give up. The song is a reminder that no matter what life throws your way, you can always find a way to succeed. Its lyrics are about overcoming adversity and succeeding against the odds. It’s a popular song that has been featured in movies, television shows, advertisements, commercials, and more. Despite its success, it was not an immediate hit by any means.

Gonna Fly Now (Theme Song From Rocky) – Bill Conti

Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)

Gonna Fly Now (Theme Song From Rocky) by Bill Conti is one of the most iconic songs about perseverance ever written. It’s a triumphant anthem that encourages people to never give up, no matter how tough things get. The song was originally recorded for the 1976 movie Rocky, and it has been a favorite of athletes and fans ever since. 

Some people may not think of Can You Feel the Love Tonight (From The Lion King) as a song about perseverance, but it absolutely is. It’s all about following your dreams and never giving up on yourself no matter how difficult life gets.

Warrior – Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato - Warrior (Lyrics) 🎵

Demi Lavato’s Warrior celebrates the power of never giving up. When you’re facing down your fears and fighting for what you believe in, this song will give you the strength to keep going. With its empowering lyrics and driving beat, Warrior is the perfect anthem for anyone who refuses to back down.

Its lyrics are about celebrating who you are and not letting anyone stand in your way. Some people may stand in your way, but you can’t let them break you. You need to keep fighting and be strong in the face of any challenge.

Unstoppable – Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts - Unstoppable (Olympics Mix) - Team USA Soundtrack Official Video (HD)

Rascal Flatts’ song “Unstoppable” is a powerful anthem about never giving up. The lyrics celebrate the power of overcoming adversity and refusing to be defeated. If you’re feeling down, this song will give you the boost you need to keep going. Its lyrics are about determination and about keeping your eyes on the prize. It’s a great song to listen to when you’re facing a challenge. Some people find it motivating. Some people find it inspirational.

Some people find it sentimental. Others simply find that when they listen to Rascal Flatts, no matter what the song is about, that when they hear this band’s music, it helps them focus on getting through whatever obstacles are in their path or have made an impact on their life.

Stronger – Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) [Official Video]

Kelly Clarkson’s song “Stronger” is an anthemic celebration of perseverance. In the face of difficulties and heartache, Clarkson urges her listeners to keep going and never give up. The song is a reminder that we all have the strength to overcome whatever life throws our way. With its powerful lyrics and soaring melody, “Stronger” is sure to give you the boost you need to keep moving forward. Its lyrics are about never giving up on love.

Fighter – Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera - Fighter (Official Video)

The song “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera is about overcoming adversity. It’s a song about refusing to give up, no matter what life throws your way. Christina Aguilera has said that the song is about her own personal experiences with abuse and betrayal. She sings about rising above all the pain and negativity, and becoming a stronger person as a result.

This song is perfect for anyone who needs to be reminded that they’re strong enough to fight any battle. Many songs about perseverance are about fighting for one’s personal rights or family.

Win – Brian McKnight

Win (Men Of Honor/Soundrack Version)

Win is a song about never giving up on your dreams. It’s a song about fighting for what you believe in, even when the odds are stacked against you. McKnight sings about the importance of resilience and determination, and he encourages listeners to keep pushing forward no matter what life throws their way.

If you’re feeling discouraged, Win will remind you that anything is possible if you never give up. Some people think that the song is about Richie Sambora and Bon Jovi, who toured together in 1992.

Hall of Fame – The Script, featuring Will.i.am

The Script - Hall of Fame (Official Video) ft. will.i.am

“Hall of Fame” is a song by Irish pop rock band The Script. It was written by the band’s lead vocalist Danny O’Donoghue, and the song was produced by Jim Abbiss. The song features vocals from American singer Will.i.am. “Hall of Fame” was released as the second single from The Script’s third studio album, #3 (2012).

The song has been a commercial success, reaching number one in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Australia. It also charted in several other countries. “Hall of Fame” has been certified triple platinum in Ireland and the United Kingdom, and double platinum in Australia.

I’m Alright – Kenny Loggins

Kenny Loggins - I'm Alright (Theme from "Caddyshack") (Official Audio)

The song “I’m Alright” by Kenny Loggins is a perfect example of a song about perseverance. It’s about a man who has been through a lot in his life, but he never gives up. He keeps fighting, no matter what comes his way. This song is a reminder that we all have the power to overcome anything if we just keep moving forward. Its lyrics are about going through a challenging period of life and coming out stronger. It’s a song about overcoming adversity without losing hope or giving up, even when things seem impossible.

It’s My Life – Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi - It's My Life (Official Music Video)

It’s My Life by Bon Jovi is a song about never giving up. The lyrics celebrate the power of choosing your own path in life and never letting anyone stand in your way. If you’re feeling down and beaten, this song will give you the strength to keep going. Its lyrics are about personal perseverance and they remind us that life is too short to spend it doing things that you don’t want.

I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash

I Can See Clearly Now

Johnny Nash’s 1972 song “I Can See Clearly Now” is a classic example of a song about perseverance. The song is about Nash’s journey from despair to hope, and it’s a powerful reminder that no matter how dark things may seem, the sun will eventually come out again. If you’re feeling down and discouraged, this song is the perfect pick-me-up. Some people have criticized the song for being too simplistic in its message, but when you’re going through a tough time there’s no such thing as a “simple” message.

Roar – Katy Perry

Katy Perry - Roar (Official)

“Roar” is a song by American singer Katy Perry. It was released on August 10, 2013, as the lead single from her fourth studio album, Prism (2013). The song was written by Perry, Bonnie McKee, Max Martin, and Shellback. “Roar” is a power anthem about self-empowerment and encouragement. The song’s lyrics speak to the importance of believing in yourself and being unafraid to stand up for what you believe in. Perry has stated that the song is about “the self-empowered woman”.

Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger (Official HD Video)

Eye of the Tiger by Survivor is one of the most popular songs about perseverance. The song was written for the movie Rocky III and it quickly became a chart-topping hit. It’s a perfect song for anyone who’s feeling down and needs a boost of courage. The lyrics are empowering and will inspire you to keep fighting no matter what life throws your way. Its lyrics are about having the courage to pick yourself up and keep going, no matter what.

Jesus Take the Wheel – Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood - Jesus, Take The Wheel (Official Video)

One of the most popular songs about perseverance is “Jesus Take the Wheel” by Carrie Underwood. The song is about a woman who is facing a difficult situation and she turns to God for help. She knows that He is in control and she trusts Him to guide her through whatever challenges she is facing. The song is a reminder that no matter what we are going through, we can always rely on God to help us get through it. Its lyrics are about faith and belief, which is what it takes to overcome life’s obstacles.

Firework – Katy Perry

Katy Perry - Firework (Official Music Video)

Katy Perry’s song “Firework” is all about celebrating the power of perseverance. The song is about never giving up and always believing in yourself. Perry sings about how “you just gotta ignite the light and let it shine”. The song is a reminder that you have the power to overcome any obstacle-all you need is a little bit of courage. Its lyrics are about overcoming personal fears and finding the inspiration to keep on trying.

Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow – Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop [with lyrics]

Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow by Fleetwood Mac is a song about never giving up. The lyrics remind us that no matter how tough things get, we need to keep looking ahead to the future. The song is a reminder that we can’t let our troubles consume us-we have to keep moving forward.

Its lyrics are about picking ourselves up and moving on after a loss and the song is perhaps most famously known for its appearance in the closing credits of Bill Murray’s 1993 comedy film ” Groundhog Day.

I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor

Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive (Lyrics)

I Will Survive is undoubtedly one of the most iconic songs about perseverance ever written. The song was released in 1978 and it quickly became a hit all around the world. It’s been covered by dozens of different artists and it’s been featured in dozens of movies and TV shows. The lyrics are empowering and they remind us that we are capable of overcoming any challenge we face. Many songs have been written about survival but none are quite as iconic as this one.

A Little Bit Stronger – Sara Evans

Sara Evans - A Little Bit Stronger

The song “A Little Bit Stronger” by Sara Evans is about a woman who has been through a lot of tough times, but has never given up. She sings about how she’s been knocked down, but she’s still fighting and she’s going to make it through. This song is a great reminder that no matter what life throws at you, you can always find the strength to keep going. Its lyrics are about finding the strength within yourself to keep fighting, no matter how tough things seem.

Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now – McFadden & Whitehead

McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now (Official Audio)

The song “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now” by McFadden & Whitehead is all about refusing to give up in the face of adversity. The lyrics are a rallying cry for anyone who’s ever been faced with a difficult challenge. If you need a song to give you the strength to keep going, this is it. Its lyrics are about staying strong and not letting your situation get you down.

The song starts with a group of people declaring that “Ain’t no stoppin’ us now!” It has a great beat and it’s almost impossible to resist singing along. In the chorus, the singers plead with their adversaries to “Turn out the lights/the party’s over.”

(I Keep On) Rising Up – Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty - Rising Up

I Keep On Rising Up by Mike Doughty is one of the best songs about perseverance. The song is about Doughty’s journey from drug addiction to becoming a successful musician. He sings about how he kept on rising up, even when things were tough. The song is a reminder that no matter what life throws at you, you can always find a way to overcome it. Its lyrics are about how everyone fails at times in their lives, but what makes you different is how you choose to rise up after your failures.