Best Songs About Victory, According To Champions

Songs For Champions

Everyone needs some victory songs.

Life’s special moments are always better with a little musical accompaniment.

So, we’ve got the top songs to soundtrack your very best bask in glory.

Whether your successes come in sporting events, exams, the career market, or in love these songs will help you celebrate your success.


The Perfect Song Talks About Winning


We are the Champions – Queen

There really isn’t any other way to start a list about winning songs than this is there? It’s the pop song that literally jumped into your head as you thought about victory.

It’s an upbeat song that also has a great music video and it’s one that the music industry has rightly recognized as an all-time great too.

Give it a listen here.


Paths of Victory – Bob Dylan

Was Bob Dylan responsible for the first rap song? Certainly, his lyricism is on a par with this and this is a song about a sweet victory that is hard-won.

Give it a listen here.


Unstoppable – Sia

We could make this our personal theme song and the song’s lyrics really speak to you about facing the world after you’ve had a seriously hard time.

This motivational song will have you wipe away your tears and head out to face the world, head high.

Give it a listen here.


On Top Of The World – Imagine Dragons

This probably tops the average celebration playlist as the song celebrates the winning mindset.

But this great song also encourages you to be humble in victory and not to allow your feelings to overpower your common sense and kindness for the others around you.

Achieving victory is important but doing it in the right way? That’s even more so.

Give it a listen here.


Try Everything – Shakira

Do you feel your odds stacked against success? Then you need this tune because Shakira spells it out, plain and simple.

You have to work to win. You can achieve success but you need to persist, to stay in the race until you get where you want to be.

It’s fine to fail, that’s a sign that you’re getting better and that next time around might be your moment.

Give it a listen here.


The Greatest Man That Ever Lived – Weezer

When you’re in a celebratory mood you’re going to want to feel like you really are the most amazing person who ever strode the surface of the Earth.

This is the song that says “you are”. It says never be afraid to stand out and be the best you can be.

Give it a listen here.


The Boxer – Simon and Garfunkel

This is an inspiring tale of two underdogs stepping out into the world and fighting with everything that they have to achieve great success.

It acknowledges the pain and hardship that we all undergo to succeed.

Give it a listen here.


Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen

When the winner takes all, you know that you’re going to have to take a few risks along the way.

That’s the central message here, achieving success means taking chances and being responsible for shaping the future rather than expecting good things to fall in your lap.

Give it a listen here.


Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship

They may have upset the fans of Jefferson Airplane (who became Jefferson Starship and then, just, Starship) but this 80s anthem screams “success” and we love it.

Give it a listen here.


Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Taylor shows you how to shrug off your haters and move forward with a focus on the goal line rather than on what other people say.

Give it a listen here.


One Moment In Time By Whitney Houston

Ever since this song won the nation’s hearts in the movie The Bodyguard it’s been a ballad for personal achievement.

It may well be the best-selling song on our list too.

Give it a listen here.


Ain’t No Stopping Us Now – McFadden And Whitehead

In the disco days of the late 1970s, this Afro-American anthem was cutting a swathe through the world – it tells you if you want to stand out, you got to drop the negative folks and keep on taking on the hurdles life puts in your way.

Give it a listen here.


Good Feeling – Flo Rida

Something a bit more recent, Flo Rida was in the charts in 2011, with this ambitious testament to the artist’s ambition.

Here’s someone who thought they were in the same league as Bill Gates and The King of The Jungle and he’ll make you feel that way too.

Give it a listen here.


Celebration – Kool & The Gang

This is an upbeat favorite of nearly every generation. It’s all about celebrating the good times and when you do that? All the rest of your life just lines up to give you the win.

Give it a listen here.


I’m Gonna Win – Foreigner

Foreigner want you to know that winning is not an option, it’s the only thing that counts. But they don’t lie about the work it takes for you to get there either.

Give it a listen here.


I’m Still Standing – Elton John

When life knocks you down, what do you do? You get up and you stand for yourself and the things you want, at least, according to Sir Elton who wrote this song about recovering from being dumped and getting his life back on track.

Give it a listen here.


We’re A Winner – The Impressions

The Impressions are singing about the African American victory over racism and slavery. It doesn’t get much more powerful than that, does it?

Give it a listen here.


The Champion – Carrie Underwood (feat. Ludacris)

As songs about winning go, there’s nothing more straightforward than proclaiming yourself “The Champion”. It’s meant to give you the courage to do just that.

Give it a listen here.


Watch Me Rise – Mikky Ekko

This indie hit from 2015, is all about standing on your own two feet while everyone around you gives up. That’s a powerful message.

Give it a listen here.


The Best – Tina Turner

And what else could we end with than this glorious 90s anthem to winning and the pride others have in you when you get what you deserve through hard work? Tina Turner really will make you feel like The Best.

Give it a listen here.


Final Thoughts On A Victory Song (Always A Catchy Song)

We hope you’ve found the song to celebrate your sweet success with but if no song here won your heart – there are other great tracks out there by Smash Mouth, the Rolling Stones, The Pet Shop Boys, and Katy Perry, etc. that can help.

Enjoy songs with themes? Then check out these intense songs about technology, these Christmas songs, and these amazing songs from the 80s too!

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