20 Best Songs About Self Love

By Nico Gonzalez

Self-love is an act of self-care.

It’s about giving yourself the love that you deserve and not settling for anything less than what you want, need, or desire.

This article will explore how to practice self-love in your everyday life through song lyrics.

The following songs should inspire you to love yourself more, and appreciate all the wonderful things that make you unique. 

From Whitney Houston’s “I’m Every Woman” to John Legend’s “All of Me,” these songs will make you feel good about yourself from the inside out.

Through this list of 20 best songs about self love it is my hope that everyone reading this can find a way to show themselves some much deserved TLC!


Lose You to Love Me – Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez - Lose You To Love Me (Official Music Video)

Selena Gomez’s newest song, “Lose You to Love Me,” is a ballad about a relationship that has run its course.

Gomez sings about how she’s been in the relationship for so long that she’s lost herself, and how her partner was the one who loved her the most.

In the chorus, Gomez sings: “I’m losing you to love me/And I’m losing you to love me/And it hurts so bad/It hurts so bad.”

The song is about the pain of losing someone you love, and how it can be just as painful as losing yourself.

You Should See Me in a Crown – Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish - you should see me in a crown (Vertical Video)

You Should See Me in a Crown by Billie Eilish is an anthem for self love and self affirmation.

The song is about embracing your inner power and strength, and being unafraid to stand out from the crowd.

Billie Eilish encourages listeners to be themselves, no matter what anyone else thinks.

This song is perfect for anyone who wants to feel more confident and empowered.

Some people struggle to love themselves, but this song is all about self love.

It’s empowering and uplifting.

Pushover – Etta James

Etta James Pushover

“I’m a little pushover, that’s all I am. And I don’t care if it don’t show, ’cause I love you so. You’re everything to me, that’s why I’m a little pushover.”

This song is all about embracing your softer side and loving yourself for who you are.

If you’re someone who tends to put others before themselves, this song is for you.

It’s a reminder that it’s okay to be soft and vulnerable sometimes, and that it’s those qualities that make you special and loved.

Broken & Beautiful – Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson - Broken & Beautiful (Produced by Marshmello & Steve Mac) [Official Music Video]

Broken & Beautiful is a song by Kelly Clarkson from her seventh studio album, Meaning of Life.

The song was written by Clarkson, Priscilla Renea, and David Hodges, and produced by Hodges.

It is a power ballad about moving on from a broken past to a new beginning.

Clarkson has said that the song is about “embracing your brokenness and knowing that it’s gonna make you beautiful.”

Its lyrics are about forgiveness and moving on from hurt, which are sung in an upbeat melody.

I Love Me – Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor’s “I Love Me” is a powerful song about self love.

The song is a declaration of self-love, and encourages listeners to love themselves for who they are.

Trainor sings about all the things she loves about herself, including her curves, her hair, and her smile.

The song is a reminder that we should all love ourselves just the way we are.

Some people can’t stand themselves, and this song will help them to love themselves.

Stronger Woman – Jewel

Jewel - Stronger Woman

“Stronger Woman” by Jewel is a powerful song about self love and empowerment.

The lyrics remind us that we are strong and capable of achieving anything we set our minds to.

This song is a great reminder that we are all worth fighting for, and that we should never underestimate the power of our own strength and courage.

Its lyrics are about the strength and fortitude of the female gender, and its message of optimism is about never giving up on ourselves.

Jewel’s powerful vocals make this song a classic feel good tune.

Perfect to Me – Anne-Marie

Anne-Marie - Perfect To Me [Official Music Video]

Anne-Marie’s “Perfect to Me” is a beautiful song about self love. She sings about how perfect she is, just the way she is.

The song is a reminder that we are all perfect in our own unique way, and that we should love ourselves just the way we are.

It’s a powerful message of self love and acceptance, and it’s sure to inspire you to love yourself a little bit more.

Its lyrics are about loving yourself unconditionally, and knowing that you’re perfect the way you are.

The song is a reminder that we should all love ourselves a little bit more each day.

This Is Me – Keala Settle and the Greatest Showman Ensemble

The Greatest Showman Cast - This Is Me (Official Lyric Video)

“This Is Me” is a song from the 2017 musical film The Greatest Showman.

The song was written by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and performed by Keala Settle.

“This Is Me” was nominated for Best Original Song at the 91st Academy Awards.

The song is about self-acceptance and embracing one’s quirks and unique qualities.

Keala Settle delivers an inspiring performance that will make you want to love yourself just the way you are.

No Scrubs – TLC

TLC - No Scrubs (Official Video)

No Scrubs is a song about self love.

The lyrics remind us that we should only accept the best for ourselves, and that we don’t need anyone who isn’t worth our time.

The song is a reminder to stay strong and confident, and to never let anyone treat us poorly.

Its lyrics are about self respect, and remind us of how awesome we are.

Some people who have been in unhealthy relationships might be able to relate to this song.

Be Your Own Girl – The Wallflowers

“Be Your Own Girl” is a song by the Wallflowers about being confident in who you are.

The song is about not letting anyone else control your life or tell you what to do.

It’s about being happy with yourself, no matter what other people say.

Some people may tell you that there’s only one way to live your life, but you know better.

You can be anything you want to be. Its lyrics are about not giving in to peer pressure.

The Voice Within – Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera - The Voice Within (Official HD Video)

The Voice Within is a song by American singer Christina Aguilera.

It was written by Aguilera, Glen Ballard, and David Frank for her second studio album, Stripped (2002).

The track was produced by Ballard, and contains a sample of the 1974 song “Don’t Let Me be Misunderstood” by Santa Esmeralda.

A power ballad, The Voice Within talks about the importance of listening to one’s inner voice and intuition.

Its lyrics are about self-realization and self-reflection, and was also inspired by Aguilera’s own difficulties in her career path.

The Way I Am – Charlie Puth

Charlie Puth - The Way I Am [Official Video]

The Way I Am by Charlie Puth is a beautiful song about self love.

In the song, Puth sings about how he loves himself for who he is, and how he doesn’t need anyone else’s approval.

He encourages listeners to do the same, and to love themselves for who they are.

The Way I Am is a powerful reminder that we should always love and accept ourselves for who we are.

Its lyrics are about believing in yourself, and about being proud of who you are.

Fabulous – Ally Brooke

Ally Brooke - Fabulous (Lyric Video)

Fabulous by Ally Brooke is a pop song about self love and empowerment.

The lyrics remind us that we are all fabulous in our own unique way, and that we should never be afraid to be ourselves.

The song is a reminder that we should all love and accept ourselves for who we are, flaws and all.

It’s a feel-good anthem for anyone who needs a little boost of self-confidence.

Its lyrics are about being comfortable in your own skin and loving yourself.

It’s a feel-good song with a catchy beat that will lift your spirits.

If You Don’t Love Yourself – The Script

The Script - If You Don't Love Yourself (Official Lyric Video)

If You Don’t Love Yourself, is a song about how the singer had to learn to love himself before he could love anyone else.

The song reflects on the hard times that he’s been through, and how he’s had to learn to pick himself up and move on.

The song is a powerful reminder that we should all love ourselves first and foremost, and that it’s never too late to start.

Its lyrics are about the person having to learn how to love themselves, and that the first step is realizing that you do.

It’s a great song for learning how to be confident in yourself and face whatever fears or obstacles are standing in your way.

Be Good to Yourself – Journey

Journey - Be Good to Yourself (Official Video - 1986)

“Be Good to Yourself” is a song by the American rock band Journey.

The song was written by keyboardist Jonathan Cain and released as a single from the band’s seventh studio album, Escape.

“Be Good to Yourself” reached number one on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, becoming the band’s third and final number one single on that chart.

Some people argue that the song is not about self love but actually about drugs.

Who You Are – Jessie J

Jessie J - Who You Are (Official Music Video)

Jessie J’s “Who You Are” is a powerful ballad about self-love and self-acceptance.

The lyrics are inspiring and uplifting, and the song is a great reminder that we are all worthy of love and respect, no matter what we look like or what we’ve been through.

If you need a boost of self-confidence, this is the song for you!

Its lyrics are about accepting that we all have flaws and different characteristics about our personalities, but we should love ourselves for who we are and never try to change.

Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston - Greatest Love Of All (Official 4K Video)

The song “Greatest Love of All” by Whitney Houston is all about self love.

Houston sings about how she has learned to love herself, and how that is the greatest love of all.

The song is a beautiful reminder that we should always love ourselves first and foremost.

Its lyrics are about honoring who you are and realizing that everyone’s uniqueness is a blessing.

Many songs are about loving others, but “Greatest Love of All” is all about appreciating your own self.

After the Storm – Kali Uchis ft. Tyler The Creator and Bootsy Collins

Kali Uchis - After The Storm ft. Tyler, The Creator, Bootsy Collins

Kali Uchis’ song “After the Storm” is all about self love.

The song features Tyler The Creator and Bootsy Collins, and the trio sings about how important it is to love oneself.

The song is a beautiful reminder that we all go through tough times, but it’s important to keep pushing forward.

“After the Storm” is a powerful song that will inspire you to love yourself more.

Its lyrics are about loving yourself in the moment and keeping a positive mindset.

Extraordinary Machine – Fiona Apple

Extraordinary Machine

Fiona Apple’s “Extraordinary Machine” is a beautiful song about self love.

The lyrics are inspiring, and they remind you that you are worth loving, no matter what.

This song is a great reminder that you are special and unique, and that you deserve to be happy.

If you’re feeling down about yourself, “Extraordinary Machine” is the perfect song to lift your spirits.

Its lyrics are about loving yourself, and that’s exactly what you need to do.

Praying – Kesha

Kesha - Praying (Official Video)

Kesha’s song “Praying” is all about self love.

The song is about Kesha coming to terms with her own struggles, and finally forgiving herself.

She sings about how she’s been through a lot of pain, but has finally found peace within herself.

The song is a reminder that no one is perfect, and that it’s important to forgive yourself for your mistakes.

Kesha’s powerful vocals will inspire you to love yourself just the way you are.

Some people feel that they don’t deserve to be loved.

Have you ever felt this way? Listening to “Praying” is the perfect reminder that anyone, no matter what they’ve done, deserves to be loved.