March Madness includes paying homage to women around the world too!
In light of Women's History Month, we've compiled a list of some of the best female anthem songs. Some make us laugh or pump a fist in the air, while others make us cry. But all are notable ballads that are great for rocking out to. Peep the rundown:
R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Aretha Franklin
"I ain't gonna do you wrong while you're gone, Ain't gonna do you wrong 'cause I don't want to, All I'm askin', Is for a little respect when you come home."
I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor
"But I spent so many nights thinking how you did me wrong, I grew strong, I learned how to carry on."
No Scrubs, TLC
"If you don't have a car and you're walking, Oh yes son I'm talking to you…"
Run the World (Girls), Beyonce
"My persuasion can build a nation, Endless power, with our love we can devour, You'll do anything for me."
"You don't have to love me, You don't even have to like me, But you will respect me, You know why? Cuz I'm a boss!"
Dear Mama, Tupac
"I finally understand for a woman it ain't easy tryin to raise a man, You always was committed…"
Superwoman, Alicia Keys
"Even when I'm a mess, I still put on a vest With an S on my chest, Oh yes I'm a Superwoman."
I'm Every Woman, Chaka Khan
"I'm every woman, it's all in me, Anything you want done, baby I'll do it naturally."
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Cyndi Lauper
"My father yells what you gonna do with your life, Oh daddy dear you know you're still number one, But girls they want to have fun."
Before He Cheats, Carrie Underwood
"I dug my key into the side of his pretty little souped up 4 wheel drive, carved my name into his leather seats..."
Express Yourself, Madonna
"Don't go for second best baby, Put your love to the test, You know, you know, you've got to Make him express how he feels."
Mama, Boyz 2 Men
"And no one else can be, What you have been to me you will always be, You will always be the girl In my life for all times."
Independent Women, Destiny's Child
"The house I live in, I've bought it, The car I'm driving, I've bought it, I depend on me, I depend on me."
Real Love, Mary J. Blige
"I've been searching for someone, To satisfy my every need, Won't you be my inspiration Be the real love that I need."
What's Love Got to Do With It, Tina Turner
"Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken…"
Ladies Night, Angie Martinez/Lil' Kim/Left Eye/Missy Elliot/Da Brat
"Me and Kim is gettin cream, like Thelma and Louise, but on chrome, never leave that Brooklyn sh** alone."