Mother's Day Guide: 18 Songs for Mom on Mother's Day & Mom's Day Tips for Artists & Creators
We present to you an ultimate playlist of Mother's Day songs that celebrate the bond between mothers and their children. To support mom's positive personal moments, we also offer a shameless plug for this gratitude journal created by our Chief Marketing Officer, makes a great Mother’s Day gift, and is a great way for mom to have her own personal mindful media.
Music has the power to evoke emotions and memories, making it an ideal medium to express the deep connection between mothers and their children. The article recognizes the significance of specific lyrics, tempos, beats, and melodies in resonating with the soul. It offers a diverse selection of songs spanning different genres, from R&B to country, to cater to various maternal relationships. The songs range from heartfelt tributes to lighthearted and funny tunes that evoke childhood memories. We suggest using the lyrics as a sweet message in Mother's Day cards or dedicating the songs to special women in your life, even if you can't be with them physically.
"Mama Knew Love" by Anthony Hamilton Anthony Hamilton vividly portrays a mother's love, even mentioning falling asleep in work clothes.
"Always Love You" by Tori Kelly Tori Kelly beautifully captures a mother's unconditional love and expresses how she has been inspired by her mother's love.
"Forever My Lady" by Jodeci This soulful R&B tribute honors the woman who brought your child into the world and celebrates the realization of dreams.
“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” by Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder's upbeat song serves as a reminder to the special woman in your life that she brings sunshine to your world.
“Mom” by Earth, Wind, & Fire This jazzy, melodic song from the '70s transports listeners back in time, emphasizing the love and lessons mothers provide.
"Sweetest Devotion" by Adele Adele's heartfelt dedication to her son resonates with new moms, expressing eternal devotion and unwavering love.
"To Zion" by Lauryn Hill Lauryn Hill's emotional ballad describes the joy of becoming a mother, making it a beautiful tribute for your mom.
"Look What You've Done" by Drake Drake's tribute to his mother and grandmother reflects on their care and sacrifices, resonating with any mom who supports their child's dreams. "Blue" by Beyoncé Beyoncé's dedication to her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, encapsulates the unique bond between a mother and child.
"Mama's Song" by Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood reflects on the lessons her mother taught her and plans to pass them on to her own children, making it a meaningful choice to listen to with your mom.
"Dear Mama" by 2Pac This song is 2Pac's ode to his mother, highlighting their strong relationship and the irreplaceable role she played in his life.
"Mama Said" by The Shirelles An all-time classic, this song reassures that your mom always has your back, even during challenging times.
"I Got You" by Ciara Ciara's song for her son, Future, expresses the eternal love and protection a mother provides throughout her child's life.
"Superwoman" by Alicia Keys Alicia Keys beautifully captures the idea that all mothers are like superheroes in their strength and love.
"Mama's Kitchen" by CeCe Winans This song celebrates the simple joys of spending time in the kitchen with your mom, creating cherished memories.
"What Mama Say (Life Is Good)" by Jason Mraz Jason Mraz's upbeat hit reminds us to listen to our mothers and includes familiar words of wisdom many of us have heard before.
"Turn to You" by Justin Bieber Justin Bieber's sweet song pays tribute to his mother's determination and sacrifices as a young, single parent.
"A Song for Mama" by Boyz II Men This timeless R&B single continues to be relevant, emphasizing the unbreakable bond with our mothers that lasts a lifetime.
"The Baby" by Blake Shelton Whether you're the baby of the family or not, this song resonates with everyone who knows they'll always be their mother's baby.
These songs serve as heartfelt expressions of love and gratitude for mothers on their special day.
Tips / Thought-starters
Create a personalized playlist- Select songs or ideas from your own brand that from the article that best capture or support relationships with mothers and share them with your social media followers, email list, or text list. Perhaps create a digital music graphic (a graphic w/ music) that your tribe can easily download and send to their mom or branded Mother's Day playlist that your audience can share with their mom, include your name or brand name in the playlist name and send it to your tribe.
Share the playlist with loved ones- If you include a branded playlist for Mother's Day be sure to add songs of your own or songs that are relevant to your brand but also some that are simply your favs and share it with your inner circle in addition to online, i.e. share with a note saying "This playlist represents songs that come to mind in thinking about loving moms like those in your family, they are some of my favs and I wanted to share them with you on this special day - Happy Mother's Day!". Spread the joy and nostalgia by sharing the playlist with siblings, family members, or friends who appreciate the songs and may also have a special connection with their mothers.
Incorporate the your 'clickable' lyrics or clickable 'on brand' content in digital Mother's Day cards or gift downloads- If you are in music, then choose meaningful lines from the songs of your camp to write heartfelt messages in digital download gifts for your email list, text-worthy branded 'Happy Mother's Day' graphics, or digital 1 page cards. More Examples - Industry Glam Squad Members, Creators & Stylists - create a short celebratory, branded 'Happy Mother's Day' 1-pager of tips for mom to show off her own dope personal fashionista sense and share it with clients for them to gift it to the moms they love or to enjoy as mom's their own self. Include a link to your socials or to your website to learn more about your style brand. Industry PR, Publicity & Press Mavens & Gents- create a short celebratory, branded 'Happy Mother's Day' 1-pager of tips for clients and mom to share their latest great wins. Moms are often last to share her stuff, why shouldn't she receive a nice download saying Happy Mother's Day from you, your team, and encouraging her to use a few easy tips or encouragement to share her next win and keep celebrating. Share it on your socials, or with clients via your email list, or for your followers to gift it to the moms they love or to enjoy as mom's their own self. Include a link to your socials or to your website to learn more about your style brand.
Industry Filmmakers and Producers - create a short celebratory, branded 'Happy Mother's Day' card with an image, vid snippet, or lyrics from one of your projects that could be used to celebrate mom or perhaps create one to invite tips for clients and mom to share their latest great wins. Moms are often last to share her stuff, why shouldn't she receive a nice download saying Happy Mother's Day from you, your team, and encouraging her to use a few easy tips or encouragement to share her next win and keep celebrating. Share it on your socials, or with clients via your email list, or for your followers to gift it to the moms they love or to enjoy as mom's their own self. Include a link to your socials or to your website to learn more about your style brand.
Key Questions/Next Steps
What songs hold personal significance for your relationship with your mother? Consider creating a customized playlist featuring those songs.
Are there any local artists or songs in your region that celebrate the bond between mothers and children? Explore and include them in your playlist to add a personal touch.
How can you incorporate music or songs in other aspects of Mother's Day celebrations? Think about organizing a virtual concert, karaoke session, or dedicating songs during a family gathering to honor the mothers in your life.