Pride 2024 Anthems: Celebrate with LGBTQIA+ Music & Activism

As Pride Month 2024 approaches, the excitement is palpable. Deezer’s specially curated playlist not only sets the scene for celebration, but also serves as a powerful form of activism. It aims to esteem the LGBTQIA+ community through iconic anthems and the work of influential artists. Perfect for honoring every individual, these songs are hymns to freedom, diversity, and acceptance. Ready to discover our selection of catchy rhythms and heartfelt lyrics to celebrate the Pride parade

Top 10 LGBTQIA+ Anthems to celebrate Pride Month 2024

  1. Lady Gaga—Born This Way: An empowering anthem that has become a rallying cry for self-acceptance across the LGBTQIA+ community.
  2. Madonna—Vogue: This track invites everyone to express their authenticity.
  3. RuPaul—Supermodel: A vibrant call to showcase your true self with unabashed pride and confidence.
  4. Charli XCX feat. Saweetie—OUT OUT: A high-energy pop hit perfect for bringing the festive spirit to any Pride parade.
  5. Sam Smith and Kim Petras—Unholy: A daring song that challenges norms and celebrates the freedom of self-identity.
  6. George Michael—Freedom! ’90: An enduring classic that speaks to liberation and living authentically.
  7. Troye Sivan feat. Ariana Grande— Dance to This: A soothing and celebratory track about feeling free in the moment and enjoying life.
  8. Lil Nas X—Montero (Call Me By Your Name): Bold and unapologetic, this song is a powerful expression of queer identity.
  9. Janelle Monáe—Make Me Feel: Infused with funky grooves, this song is a vibrant celebration of sexuality and freedom.
  10. Kesha—We R Who We R: This track is a blast of energy and empowerment, perfect for dancing away any inhibitions.

The role of music in Pride celebrations

Each track in our Pride playlist tells a unique story about identity, freedom, and acceptance.

  • Madonna’s iconic song Vogue brought the Harlem ball scene to a global audience. The song celebrates the power of music to transcend societal norms.
  • RuPaul’s Supermodel is more than just a dance hit, it’s a hymn to empowerment. Released at the time of the rise of drag culture, it highlights the talent and identity struggles of these artists.
  • OUT OUT by Charli XCX reflects the evolution of LGBTQIA+ music, blending modern pop with messages of freedom and joy.

Diverse musical selection: Celebrating every shade of the rainbow

Our playlist not only covers a diverse musical spectrum, but also highlights the rich culture of the LGBTQIA+ community.

We’ve brought together iconic tracks like Cyndi Lauper’s True Colors and modern anthems like Taylor Swift’s You Need to Calm Down, but also the disco rhythms of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive to the modern pop of Charli XCX.

  • Echoes of Equality by Alex True & Sam Smith— A soul-stirring pop ballad about today’s struggle for equal rights and acceptance.
  • Stand Tall by Neon Dion feat. Lady Gaga—An electrifying dance track that serves as an anthem of empowerment and resilience.
  • Colors of Love by DJ Pulse & Tegan and Sara— A catchy electro-pop song that celebrates love and identity.
  • Break the Silence by Harper Wilde feat. Elton John—A poignant piano track about mental health in the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • Queer and Proud by The Spectrum & RuPaul— A club hit for dancing and partying.

Supporting LGBTQIA+ rights and education through music

Each song invites listeners to explore and champion the work of LGBTQIA+ artists. You can stream tracks or attend concerts to contribute directly to the visibility of these musicians.

Sharing the playlist within your networks is an act of solidarity and an awareness-raising tool. Highlighting these artists can enhance the reach of their message and draw attention to important societal issues.

This playlist offers an insight into the history of the LGBTQIA+ movement and the personal journeys of its artists. Gather your friends and family to listen and discuss the profound messages behind each song. Iconic tracks like Lady Gaga’s Born This Way and Christina Aguilera’s Beautiful aren’t just hits: they’re anthems that fit into the broader narrative of the LGBTQIA+ community

As we anticipate Pride Month 2024, our playlist caters to a wide range of musical tastes with a mix of genres—from pop to dance to indie. It features vibrant dancing tracks and emotional ballads that reflect the spirit of the LGBTQIA+ community. These songs also remind us of the community’s journey and ongoing fight for equality and acceptance. Let’s listen to this playlist to inspire, educate, and unite. Turn up the volume to celebrate a more inclusive world! 🏳️‍🌈 🏳️‍⚧️