We spent a long time going through heartfelt songs for graduation and chose the best ones to put on this list. Here are 18 songs that will make your graduation day much better.
1. “You Raise Me Up” by Josh Groban
Graduation is all about appreciating all the people that got you to where you are now. Think about all those people who rose you up. This song is one of the best graduation songs out there!
2. “Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C
There is no song more exclusive to graduations than this song. This song focuses more on keeping the friends you have now and never let them go.
3. “A Moment Like This” by Kelly Clarkson
There is no doubt a graduation is one of a person’s greatest moments.
4. “Champion” by Kanye West
After all that work put in, it finally pays off after that graduation. You should be proud that you prepared a bright future for yourself. You should feel like a “champion”.
5. “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye” by Boys ll Men
Graduation is a very happy time, but we also get a bit emotional about letting go of what we had in school. May it be your favorite teacher or your best friends “its so hard to say goodbye”.
6. “We Are the World” by Michael Jackson
Graduation is a great start to a brighter future. The graduates who work hard and do what they gotta do really “are the world”. There is nothing we will be able to do without them in the future.
7. “Whenever You Remember” by Carrie Underwood
This song reflects on good times that were spent. Everyone gets so excited to start life after graduation. But first, take a second to reflect on the good moments you had. You’re gonna miss it
8. “Its a New Day” by Will.i.am
Graduation is the start of a new chapter in life. You are in the big leagues now. Take what you’ve learned and incorporate it.
9. “Don’t Stop Believin” by Journey
Congratulations! You’ve done a lot of things in life to get to where you are right now. But its only the beginning, there is a world out there to concur. So “don’t stop believin”
10. “We Are Young” by Fun (ft. Janelle Monáe)
You’ve done a lot to get to where you are right now. But life is just beginning and there is a world out there to conquer so stay young and cherish every minute of it.
11. “How Far We’ve Come” by Matchbox Twenty
This song has graduation written all of it. Most of the celebration of a graduation is showing how far the students have come. If you are graduating take a second, listen to this song, and see how far you came.
12. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams
For some, graduation my be one of the happiest times for a person. This song will express that feeling with no doubt.
13. “I Will Remember You” by Sarah McLachlan
We all had that one friend in school who you were really close with. You know you will never forget this friend. Send them this song to show them how much you care about them and that you wanna keep this amazing bond between you guys.
14. “Congratulations” by Post Malone
Great job! You made it. If you are graduating it means you put in a lot of work to get to where you are right now. So give yourself a pat on the back and “congratulate” yourself
15. “I Hope You Dance” by Lee Ann Womack
Thats it you graduated! Now, its time to Dance !
16. “The Climb” by Miley Cyrus
This song talks about overcoming struggles in life. There is no question school is filled with hard work and struggle but you fought and thats why you are graduating today. You “Climbed”.
17. “Breakaway” by Kelly Clarkson
The song is about breaking away from an old life and trying new things. After reflecting on all the things you learned and how much fun you had, now its time time “breakaway” and start to build your dream life.
18. “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa (ft. Charlie Puth)
Never forget, always stay close with your friends. In many cases they may have helped you tremendously to get to where you are right now.
There you have it ! 18 best graduation songs. Enjoy!