Many sports fans and athletes love to find a good pump-up song that can help them through their competition. These are songs that can help you focus, get the energy and determination to try harder, and push past the pain. In this article, we will discuss the 10 Awesome Pump Songs for Sports.
10. Turn Down for What (Lil Jon, DJ Snake)
Turn Down for What is a song about how amazing it is to party and have a good time, even in the face of adversity, and all of the things that can stand in your way. It is a song that will pump up anyone who is looking for some serious energy in their life. It has a very driving beat and is a very fun song to listen to. According to Zing Instruments, it was released in the year 2013 as the lead single in the album Turn Down for What. This song was a major hit that reached number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100. It has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows such as Pineapple Express and Steps Up Revolution.
9. Started from the Bottom (Drake)
Started from the Bottom is a very popular single by Canadian rapper Drake. This song is about how he started as a nobody and was able to rise to stardom. It is a very inspiring song about the American Dream and how you have to work hard for everything in life and that no one can do it for you. This song was released in the year 2013 and was one of the top tracks in the album Nothing Was the Same. It is a song that will inspire and pump you up when you are in the middle of a competition. The song did well reaching number 22 on the US Billboard 100 and number 5 in the US Rap Songs. It has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like The Hangover 3, NBA Live 13, and the video game NBA 2K14.
8. Lose Yourself (Eminem)
Lose Yourself is a song by American rapper Eminem from his album The Eminem Show (2002). This song is about how he was abused as a child and how he found himself through this. This song will get you pumped up and ready for anything. It had a major impact on hip-hop culture. This song was a massive hit and reached number 1 in several countries. This song has been referenced in other songs by artists such as Jay-Z, Nas, and Lupe Fiasco. It was featured on the soundtrack to the movie 8 Mile.
7. The Buzz – feat. Mataya & Young Tapz (Hermitude)
This song is about how amazing the times are and how individuals can rise to fame, whether through sports or music. It is a top hit and a very popular song for athletes to use when they are about to compete. It was released in the year 2014 by Australian duo Hermitude with rapper Young Tapz. According to Bleacher Report, This song reached number two in Australia, and number seven on the US Billboard 100. It has been featured in the video games NBA 2K14 and Just Dance 2014.
6. Monster (Nicki Minaj feat. Jay Z & Rick Ross & Kanye West)
Monster is a song about how everyone has a monster within them and how they can rise to be the best. This song is about how you can be better than anyone else out there. It did well reaching number five on the US Hot 100 charts. It has been featured and referenced in several other songs such as “Exclusive” by J. Cole, “So Many Pros” by Drake, “Mercy” by Rick Ross and he even made an appearance on his album Pastor T. This song has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like “Constantine”, “Glee” and “Keeping up with the Kardashians”.
5. Power (Kanye West)
Power is a song about how Kanye West is the best rapper and how he can beat anyone who tries to challenge him. It is a song that will psych up anyone before they go out to compete. It is one of his most popular songs to date, reaching number 47 on the Billboard Hot 100. Power was released in the year 2010 and was one of the top tracks in the album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. It has received numerous nominations including Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance and many more.
4. Can’t Hold Us (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)
Released in the year 2011, Can’t Hold Us is a song that will pump up anyone who wants to win a competition. It reached number twenty-one on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts, as well as number one on several other charts including the UK and Canadian Hot 100. It was released as the second single off of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’s album Can’t Hold Us. This song has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like Titus and The Hangover 2.
3. Hall of Fame (The Script, will.i.am)
Hall of Fame was released as a single by The Script in the year 2012. It is one of those songs that will give you that extra drive and motivation to try harder and do better. It was a top hit in the UK and reached number seventeen on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. This song has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows including “The Vampire Diaries”, “Hot in Cleveland” and “In Bruges”. It was the lead track in album #3 and continues to be a favorite song among music listeners.
2. Unstoppable (Sia)
Unstoppable is a song about the power of a voice and how you can’t keep them down. It is a very motivational song that will give you that extra push to get past your goals. According to Athlon Sports, this song was released in the year 2016 as the lead single from her album, This Is Acting. This song reached number two on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. It has been used as a soundtrack in several movies and TV shows like Zootopia, The Secret Life of Pets, and xXx: Return of Xander Cage.
1. Not Afraid (Eminem)
Not Afraid is one of the hardest pump-up song because its message is about how he is not afraid to fight for what he believes in. There is a lot one can take from this song especially if you want to be competitive in your sport. It was released in the year 2010 and reached number one on multiple charts around the world. It has been featured in several TV shows, including The Secret Circle and WWE Tribute to the Troops.