Motivational Songs for Entrepreneurs to Stay Supercharged [Top 20]

As an entrepreneur working consistently day and night out of faith to bring that one change in your life that you always wanted, you need to stay super-charged, and that comes from motivation. Money, being the very purpose of entrepreneurship, thus the fount of motivation for every entrepreneur, completely acceptable. But, there are certain things which we need other than money to pace up ourselves on our chosen path.


One of my role models, Matt Mullenweg has rightly said…

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“Money and salary is not a particularly good motivator in the long term”

I believe that there is this one thing which every entrepreneur today should do i.e. ‘keep finding sources of motivation’ other than just income-generation and purchasing materials home.

The following playlist is NOT a curated one that gels with today’s youth – but the one that fits the bill of motivation for today’s entrepreneurs and startup founders in the most lyrical way possible.

List of best Motivational Songs for Entrepreneurs

Disclaimer: The following list doesn’t follow any particular order like ‘best to least’ etc.

I Need a Dollar – Aloe Blacc

Artist: Aloe Blacc
Album: Good Things
Released: 2010
Producer(s): Leon Michels, Jeff Dynamite
Genres: R&B/Soul, Contemporary Soul, Pop

Hall of Fame – The Script

Artist: The Script
Featured artist:
Album: #3
Released: 2012
Genres: Hip hop, Pop rock

Praying – Tom Grennan

Artist: Tom Grennan
Album: Lighting Matches
Released: 2018
Genre: Alternative/Indie

Lighting Matches – Tom Grennan

Artist: Tom Grennan
Release date: 6 July 2018
Recorded: 2016–2018
Genres: Alternative/Indie, Rock

Billionaire – Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars

Artist: Travie McCoy
Featured artist: Bruno Mars
Album: Lazarus
Released: 2010
Recorded: 2009
Producer(s): The Smeezingtons

Life of an Entrepreneur – Chris Record

Centuries – Fall Out Boy

Artist: Fall Out Boy
Album: American Beauty/American Psycho
Released: 2015
Producer(s): J.R. Rotem; Omega
Genres: Alternative/Indie, Pop

Broken Arrows – Avicii

Artist: Avicii
Album: Stories
Released: 2015
Genres: House, Dance/Electronic

Best Day of my Life – American Authors

Artist: American Authors
Album: Oh, What a Life
Released: 2014
Genre: Alternative/Indie

Fightback – NEFFEX

Artist: Neffex
Album: Fight Back: The Collection
Released: 2018
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Round of Applause – Lecrae

Artist: Lecrae
Album: Church Clothes 2
Released: 2013
Producer(s): K.E. on the Track
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

It’s my life – Dr. Alban

Artist: Dr. Alban
Album: It’s My Life
Released: 1998
Genres: House, Reggae, Dance/Electronic, Pop

Rise Up – Yves Larock

Artist: Yves Larock
Album: Rise Up
Released: 2008
Genres: Tropical house, Dance/Electronic

World Hold On – Bob Sinclair

Artist: Bob Sinclar
Featured artist: Steve Edwards
Album: Western Dream
Released: 2006
Genre: Dance/Electronic
Recorded: 2005

My Way – Limp Bizkit

Artist: Limp Bizkit
Album: Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water
Released: 2000
Genre: Rock

Never Give Up on a Good Thing – George Benson

Artist: George Benson
Album: Love Songs: In Concert
Released: 2016
Genre: Jazz
Songwriter(s): Michael Garvin and Tom Shapiro

Remember the Name – Fort Minor

Artist: Fort Minor
Featured artist: Styles of Beyond
Album: The Rising Tied
Released: 2005
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
Producer(s): Mike Shinoda

Edge of the Earth – 30 seconds to Mars

Artist: Thirty Seconds to Mars
Album: 30 Seconds to Mars
Released: 2002
Genre: Rock

Make the money – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Artist: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Album: The Heist
Released: 2012
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Give it a go – Timbaland feat. Veronica

Artist: Timbaland
Movie: Real Steel
Released: 2011
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

To sum up…

There are numerous movies and the new-age OTT offerings which delve motivation for entrepreneurs, I thought of coming up with something that is even easier for one to consume every day while working and commuting.

That is my playlist that keeps me motivated and I hope you’d enjoy it too. Thank you for sailing it through. At the same time, I would like to have your suggestions too, maybe we could extend this list further. Just throw the names of the songs that motivate you in your startup journey in the comments below.

Recommended read: Top 40 inspirational movies for entrepreneurs & startup founders

M Haseeb
M Haseeb

Co-founder & CEO of LAFFAZ Media. A tech enthusiast, digital marketer and critical thinker. Has helped over 50 Indian startups by building digital marketing strategies.

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