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#NewMusicMonday: girl power from Meghan Trainor, Becky G + more!

Wednesday, Mar. 8 is one of our favorite days of the year: International Women’s Day! Looking for a soundtrack to this amazing celebration? These fierce, talented ladies have got you covered! With new tunes from Lea Michele, Tori Kelly, Becky G, Little Mix and more, we’ve got the perfect batch of songs for inspiration and celebration on this day of girl power. Check out our playlist below and add your fave girl power anthems in the comments!

Becky G’s new song and video for “Todo Cambió”

This Madrid-filmed video by the Power Rangers actress follows a young woman who, as Becky G says, "quickly learns that her parents' concept of 'perfect' isn't what she had in mind, and she looks for something that's missing...true love." Love that girl empowerment—and the fact that the song is completely in Spanish!

Tori Kelly’s “Don’t You Worry About A Thing”

This infectious song from the animated movie Sing is sure to get you in the mood for celebration!

Meghan Trainor's "I'm A Lady"

Meghan Trainor sure knows how to make a song that makes us want to dance. This catchy song from the movie Smurfs: The Lost Village shows that there are a multitude of ways to "be a lady"—and that's what International Women's Day is all about.

Little Mix’s “Touch” featuring Kid Ink

You probably already know this fun Little Mix jam, but have you heard the new version with rapper Kid Ink’s verse? It’s a must.

Betty Who’s "You Can Cry Tomorrow"

This 80s inspired song from Betty Who’s upcoming album The Valley will make you want to get up and party. If you like this song, Betty Who's tour Party in the Valley, will be kicking off April 12 in Connecticut!

Lea Michele’s “Love is Alive”

This hopeful ballad from Glee aluma Lea Michele is, as Lea said to People Magazine, "about believing in love and the power and beauty of love." Check out the teaser trailer for the video above, and listen to the full song on iTunes or Spotify. Can't get enough of Lea? Catch her An Intimate Evening with Lea Michele tour when it starts May 1 in Philadelphia.   

Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight’s “Dance Like Me”

This debut track from 17-year-old Texas twins Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight offers a message of acceptance and inclusiveness while still somehow managing to be incredibly catchy. What a perfect song for International Women’s Day!

What songs about or by women do you love? Tell us below!

Photo credit: Becky G

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by Emily Cavanagh | 3/6/2017