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All the women who are independent… Throw on this playlist and enjoy your Valentine’s Day weekend! There will be no sitting around and moping for you—not on my watch. Grab your favorite pair of sweatpants, a friend or two, and enjoy yourself this weekend. Here’s a playlist of 18 songs to get you started. Happy Valentine’s Day!

MIA “Bad Girls”

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This song brings the inner bad ass out in everyone.

Destiny’s Child “Survivor”

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Sorry, “Independent Women Pt. 1“, but “Survivor” is the best Destiny’s Child song of all time.

Hailee Steinfeld “I Love Me”

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The best, most empowering song about female masturbation since Divinyls’ “I Touch Myself“.

Aretha Franklin “Respect”

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“Your kisses, sweeter than honey. And guess what? So is my money!” SING IT, QUEEN ARETHA.

Meredith Brooks “Bitch”

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Trying to find the perfect song to belt out at the karaoke bar this weekend? Look no further than this classic from Meredith Brooks.

Spice Girls “Spice Up Your Life”

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HI CI YA, babes!

Robyn “Dancing On My Own”

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Grab your roommate and go nuts, à la Hannah and Marnie on Girls.

Shania Twain “Man! I Feel Like A Woman”

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A man’s shirt and a short skirt sounds like the perfect Valentine’s Day outfit to me.

Alanis Morisette “You Oughta Know”

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Hopefully your neighbors have earplugs, because you have to scream-sing this song. You just have to.

Ciara “Like A Boy”

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“2007. Ladies, I think it’s time to switch roles.” ICONIC. Also, Ciara’s dancing in this video is incredible. (PS. Hi, Reggie Bush!)

Beyonce “Run the World (Girls)”

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“Boy, I know you love it, how we’re smart enough to make these millions, strong enough to bear the children, then get back to business.”

Christina Aguilera ft. Lil’ Kim “Can’t Hold Us Down”

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Lil’ Kim and Christina Aguilera have our backs.

Missy Elliott ft. Ludacris “One Minute Man”

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This song is only one in a long list of amazing Missy Elliot masterpieces.

Mary J. Blige “Family Affair”

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There’s no hateration or holleration allowed on Valentine’s Day.

Madonnna “Express Yourself”

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Let the Material Girl remind you to never go for second best.

4 Non Blondes “What’s Going On”

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This song is probably the best thing to ever come out of 1992.

Kelly Clarkson “Since U Been Gone”

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And this song is the best thing to ever come out of American Idol

Cyndi Lauper “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”

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Take it to the streets, ladies! Happy Valentine’s Day!