These are the top twenty graduation songs of all time. Graduation is only a couple of months away, and seniors from around the country are buzzing. Both high schoolers and college students are ready to break free and start new chapters of their lives. I am graduating from college, and I can hardly contain the excitement. Everyone has been working so hard for this moment, and it’s so close we can almost taste it. When my friends and I talk about graduation, we start talking about and listening to graduation songs. Follow below for the best graduation songs of all time. You won’t be able to stop singing these during the days leading up to graduation.
1. “Graduation (Friends Forever)” – Vitamin C
Vitamin C didn’t have to go this hard, but they did. This graduation song came out over 20 years ago, but it has prevailed through time. Do yourself a favor and add this to your grad playlist.
2. “Unwritten” – Natasha Bedingfield
If you’re looking for a push around graduation season, this is the graduation song for you. Graduating can be scary, but after listening to this song, you’ll feel ready to take on the world.
3. “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” – Simple Minds
This graduation song is at the top of the list because it’s so iconic. There’s a chance you’ve made some good friends and memories during these four years. Look back on them while listening to this song.
4. “A Moment Like This” – Kelly Clarkson
“A Moment Like This,” is the perfect graduation song. You have been working for four long and hard years for this moment. Cherish this special moment while listening to this song.
5. “The Climb” – Miley Cyrus
This is a graduation song classic. There are ups and downs to everything especially when it comes to college. Miley helps us see just how far we’ve come while listening to this song.
6. “Moment 4 Life” – Nicki Minaj
“Greatness is what we on the brink of.” I can’t help but smile when I listen to this graduation song. This is another reminder that we’ve been working so hard, and there’s so much ahead of us.
7. “See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth
This is a graduation song that will get you in the feels. After graduation, you don’t know the next time you’ll see your friends, but this song reminds you that you will see them again!
8. “Breakaway” – Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson runs the graduation song category. As much fun we had in high school or college we are ready to break free. Clarkson helps us get excited about our next journey.
9. “Started From The Bottom” – Drake
We all started as a little freshman, but now we are seniors. We started with little knowledge, but now here we are at the top and ready to take on the future.
10. “I Gotta Feeling” – Black Eyed Peas
This is one of those feel-good graduation songs. If you’re getting scared about graduation throw on this song. It’ll get you excited and in a good mood.
11. “Best Day Of My Life” – American Authors
This is the day that you’ve been waiting for. This is one of the best graduation songs because it adds to the happy mood of graduation.
12. “You’re Gonna Miss This” – Trace Adkins
As excited as we are for graduation we are saying goodbye to so many good things. There may have been a lot of lows but remember the highs, and remember that you’ll miss this.
13. “We Are The Champions” – Queen
Y’all we did it! This is one of the best graduation songs because it gets you pumped! We have been working so hard, and now we’re finally getting our recognition.
14. “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” – Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
Whether you’re graduating high school or college this is a relevant graduation song. These past four years have been the time of our lives!
15. “Forever Young” – Rod Stewart
This graduation song reminds us not to let go of our youth. This song wishes us the best for our future and all that we are to encounter.
16. “Rivers & Roads” – The Head and the Heart
I recommend having a few tissues on hand when listening to this song. It’s one of the best graduation songs because it helps us realize just how much things are going to change.
17. “Something Big” – Shawn Mendes
This is a feel-good graduation song. Whether you’re heading to college in the fall or starting a big girl/boy job something big is about to happen to you!
18. Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
Another graduation song that’s going to get you in the feels is this one. Graduating causes a lot of changes and makes us realize that we’re growing up fast.
19. “I’m On Top Of The World” – Imagine Dragons
This is your graduation, and you feel every bit excited. After listening to a few sad songs throw this one on. It will remind you of all the excitement!
20. “Life Is A Highway” – Rascal Flatts
There have been ups and downs to every experience, but you wouldn’t change a thing. This is one of those graduation songs that gets you ready for your next life adventure.