10 Upbeat Music Videos & Inspiring Song Lyrics To Get You In A Better Mood

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Music holds some very magical powers. It has many therapeutic benefits as well as lightening your mood. High tempo, exciting music genres provide us with comfort, happiness, relief, inspiration, calm, etc.

Listening to music is one of the most helpful things to do to help regulate your mood. If you start listening to music when you are stressed and you feel like you cannot concentrate, you will find that you are not thinking about what's going on around you, just on the task at hand.

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According to a study in the 2013 Journal of Positive Psychology, if you listen to upbeat music, you will notice an improvement in your mood and happiness in only two weeks. During their study, the participants who listened to upbeat music were the only ones to show improvement in their moods.

When you feel good mentally, you will find that happiness is closely linked to greater satisfaction daily and in relationships and better physical health. Also, music has been commended as being a perfect therapy option to help alleviate pain, keep your mind sharp and manage stress. Pretty cool, huh?

The important thing to remember when you are trying to decide what genre of music you want to listen to is to decide on the mood you want to be in, not the mood you are currently in. This is because you want to use the music to put you in the mindset and mood that you want to be in.

Whether or not we consciously make decisions on what type of music we are going to listen to, I do notice that I pick music for certain occasions or moods I am in. Sometimes I don't even realize that I am making these decisions when I go to pick out a playlist.

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With that said, if you want to calm down, listen to calm music. If you want to get excited and energetic, listen to some upbeat music. Listen to some blaring music when you want to concentrate. Changing genres will make a huge difference in your mood and mentality.

Moreover, listening to music is one of the most readily available things in the world that can make a huge impact on your mood.

So, here are the top 10 upbeat music videos with happy quotes and inspiring song lyrics that are guaranteed to make you feel much better, give you inspiration and they will cheer you up.

1. Cool —Jonas Brothers

"I'm feeling so cool
Top to the bottom, just cool
Every little thing that I do
Dammit, I'm feelin' so cool, yeah"
— Jonas Brothers, Cool

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2. Old Town Road — Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus

"My life is a movie
Bull ridin' and boobies
Cowboy hat from Gucci
Wrangler on my
Can't nobody tell me nothin'
You can't tell me nothin'
Can't nobody tell me nothin'
You can't tell me nothin'"
— Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, Old Town Road​

3. Can't Stop The Feeling! — Justin Timberlake

"I got that sunshine in my pocket
Got that good soul in my feet
I feel that hot blood in my body when it drops (ooh)
I can't take my eyes up off it, movin' so phenomenally
Room on lock, the way we rock it, so don't stop"
— Justin Timberlake, Can't Stop The Feeling!​

4. Uptown Funk — Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

"I'm too hot (hot damn)
Called a police and a fireman
I'm too hot (hot damn)
Make a dragon wanna retire man
I'm too hot (hot damn)
Say my name you know who I am
I'm too hot (hot damn)
And my band 'bout that money, break it down"
— Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk​

5. Firework — Katy Perry

"You just gotta ignite the light
And let it shine
Just own the night
Like the Fourth of July
'Cause baby you're a firework
Come on show 'em what your worth
Make 'em go "Oh, oh, oh!"
As you shoot across the sky-y-y"
— Katy Perry, Firework

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6. Happy — Pharrell Williams

"Huh, because I'm happy
Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof
Because I'm happy
Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth
Because I'm happy
Clap along if you know what happiness is to you
Because I'm happy
Clap along if you feel like that's what you wanna do"
— Pharrell Williams, Happy

7. Fight Song — Rachel Platten

"This is my fight song
Take back my life song
Prove I'm alright song
My power's turned on
Starting right now I'll be strong
I'll play my fight song
And I don't really care if nobody else believes
'Cause I've still got a lot of fight left in me"
— Rachel Platten, Fight Song​

8. Despacito — Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee

"Despacito
Quiero respirar tu cuello despacito
Deja que te diga cosas al oído
Para que te acuerdes si no estás conmigo"
— Luis Fonsi ft. Daddy Yankee, Despacito

9. Sugar — Maroon 5

"Your sugar
Yes, please
Won't you come and put it down on me
I'm right here, 'cause I need
Little love and little sympathy
Yeah you show me good loving
Make it alright
Need a little sweetness in my life
Your sugar
Yes, please
Won't you come and put it down on me"
— Maroon 5, Sugar

10. Brave — Sara Bareilles

"Say what you wanna say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave
With what you want to say
And let the words fall out
Honestly I wanna see you be brave"
— Sara Bareilles, Brave

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Emily Francos is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.