Many people think that making a difference requires one to do something enormous to have any effect but that isn’t the case. At some point in life we all get that inspiration to want to do something that will be remembered once we are gone. Here is a list of songs about making a difference.
1.Michael Jackson – Man In The Mirror
This is the fourth single from Michael Jackson’s album Bad. He switches from self reflection using himself as a model to try and get the message that every person needs to make a change individually.
2. Big Sean – One Man Can Change The World
Big Sean reflects on the positive influences in his life, the struggles he face to get to where he is now and how his grandmother influenced his life.
3. John Mayer – Waiting On The World To Change
The song is about John and his generation’s inaction in regard to current world conditions. He also signs about the corruption among leaders.
4. Justin Bieber – Pray
5. Various Artists – We Are The World
6. The Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love?
The song was inspired by police brutality, racism and terrorism. It was the first song to feature Fergie as an official member of the group.
7. Demo Lovato & Joe Jonas – Make A Wave
The song was done for Disney’s Friends for Change project. The song is about working together to make a change.
8. Michael Jackson – Heal The World
It is another one of Michael’s many anthems on improving the world’s circumstances.
9. Ben Harper – With My Two Hands
10. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Same Love
This is a song from the album The Heist and has played a big part in making the issue of gay and lesbian equality more understandable to mainstream audiences.