Top Ten Songs About Wealth – or Our Lack of It


Money- Barrett Strong

What do we want? Money of course, and Barrett Strong knows it! Which is why we love this song so much. Because who can’t relate?

Pennies from Heaven- Bing Crosby

Ah, nothing like a good old classic by Bing Crosby (and Billie Holiday… and Frank Sinatra…). Wouldn’t it be great if money really did rain down from the sky like in this song?

Royals- Lorde

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There’s a million different covers of this song floating around YouTube, and for good reason! Not many of us are royalty so we have to settle for dreams of being a queen bee.

I Wanna be a Billionaire- Travie McCoy feat. Bruno Mars

Being on the cover of Forbes magazine? Hanging out with Oprah and the queen? Yes please!

We’re in the Money- 42nd Street

While in this song they claim having a dime is being “in the money”, it’s not hard to relate when you find extra cash or change lying around. Every little bit helps, right?

Money Money Money- ABBA

We all can fantasize along with this song about being a rich man.

Material Girl- Madona

If being a material girl is good enough for Madona and Maryiln Monroe, it’s good enough for us!

She Works Hard for the Money- Donna Summer

And we all do! Soak up the pleasure of getting that glorious paycheck- no matter how big or small it is.

Big Spender- Sweet Charity

If we could just get in with those big spenders we might be a little better off…

Gold Digger- Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx

Just because you have money, it doesn’ t mean you don’t have problems. You gotta watch out for those gold diggers who only want you for what’s in your bank account!