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The Best Songs To Play At Your Bachelorette Party

  |  By Sophie Diego

The bachelorette party is one of the biggest pre-wedding events for a bride. Whether you want a wild night out with your girls, or even a low-key night in, music no doubt plays a big role in setting the tone for your celebration.  If you want to hype your girls up for the big party, we've got just the right playlist that features a ray of tunes, all from female artists who will have you feeling like a million bucks. From Ariana Grande to Madonna, we’ve got all the songs that are absolutely essential to your bachelorette party playlist. Hand over the aux cord, here are 30 songs you definitely need to play for the ultimate pre-wedding party.

"God is a woman" by Ariana Grande 

With its bold, woman-empowering lyrics and upbeat melody, this song will have you and your pals on your feet.

"Milkshake" by Kelis 

This classic hit tune will never go out of style. The catchy beat and signature lyrics, "my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard," are instantly recognizable.

"Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift

With the lyrics "but I keep cruising, can't stop, won't stop moving/It's like I got this music in my mind, sayin' gonna be alright," this song is a good reminder for you to shake off any pre-wedding jitters you might have! 

"Run The World (Girls)" by Beyonce 

Queen B knows how to write a good female empowerment anthem, and we know you and your girls will be singing this one at the top of your lungs. 

"Feeling Myself" by Beyonce and Nicki Minaj 

There’s nothing like the fierce duo of Beyonce and Nicki Minaj to make your night a blast. 

"Bird Song" by MIA 

MIA names different types of birds in this song—but she makes it extremely fun to listen to. 

"Material Girl" by Madonna 

This classic Madonna song is the epitome of the 80s, and a song that will instantly put you in an upbeat mood.

"A Whole Lotta Woman" by Kelly Clarkson 

Kelly Clarkson's fierce voice and amazing, empowering lyrics will have you feeling like a whole lotta woman after you listen to this song.

"Confident" by Demi Lovato 

At your bachelorette party, you want to feel like a million bucks—and this song will definitely have you feeling this way. 

"Man, I Feel Like a Woman" by Shania Twain 

It’s a girl’s night out, and the lyrics “Let's go girls, come on/ I'm going out tonight, I'm feelin' alright/ gonna let it all hang out,” is a perfect description of the vibe you should be going for your bachelorette party. 

"Sweetener" by Ariana Grande 

This song features an extremely catchy chorus to sing along to with your bridesmaids, with the adorable lyrics paying homage to the sweet feeling of falling in love.

"Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani 

This is a 2000s classic that will have every bridesmaid that's easy to sing along to and chant.

"Primadonna Girl" by Marina and the Diamonds 

This song can be seen as a fresh and modern take on Madonna’s "Material Girl." The vibe of this song would go well with a glam theme for a bachelorette party.

"Tik Tok" by Kesha 

This timeless 2000s beat is something that all bridesmaids should know the lyrics to.

"Juice" by Lizzo 

One of the most popular female artists this year, Lizzo is quickly making a name for herself as a singer who writes female empowerment anthems. If lyrics like “if I'm shinin', everybody gonna shine (yeah, I'm goals) I was born like this, don't even gotta try” doesn't get you and your bridesmaids hyped up at your party, you need to listen to the song again.

Nicki Minaj has an entire discography of songs to hype anyone up. This song is based off a female video game character who is famous for kicking butt. The combination of the two equals insurmountable girl power.

"I Got a Boy" by Girls Generation>

If your bachelorette party includes some K-pop fans, we’ve got this perfect song for you. Nothing says girl power than Girls Generation.

"7/11" by Beyonce

This song will have you re-enacting its music video with your bridesmaids.  Make sure to "wave your hands side to side," and "clap, clap, clap like you don't care," at your bachelorette party.

"Hips Don’t Lie" by Shakira 

This song will get you and your bridesmaids up and dancing. Shakira is the perfect choice if you want to feel sexy and in charge.

"Emotions" by Mariah Carey

If you got a group of karaoke singers at your bachelorette party, Mariah is the best pick. Have fun trying to hit her high whistle tones in this tune!

"Applause" by Lady Gaga

Nothing says all eyes on me than Lady Gaga’s "Applause." You will feel like the centre of attention when you dance to this at your bachelorette party.

"Run Away With Me" by Carly Rae Jepsen

This song will make you feel on top of the world, adventurous, and ready to take on anything.

"Number One" by Tove Styrke 

This feel-good song is perfect for a luxe, glam vibe when you are out celebrating with your bridesmaids.

"Love Story" by Katherine McPhee 

This love ballad will have you in full diva mode, stomping your heels long after it's over!

"Sorry Not Sorry" by Demi Lovato 

No apologies said for how over the top your bachelorette party is going to be. This song fits the mood perfectly.

"Only Girl (In The World)" by Rihanna

You want to feel like the only girl in the world in the eyes of your partner—and Rihanna is here to make sure you feel that way before the big day.

This article was originally published on Nov 25, 2019

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