Top 100 Songs about Money

100 Greatest Songs about Money

Top 100 Songs about Money
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The word money attributes itself in different ways lyrically. This space is an epic showcase of songs about money.

Money has purchasing power and it does change our lives in many ways. While some people are content with what they have, for some the thirst of money never ends. While money cannot buy you love and happiness it certainly provides us with a means we associate with being self-content. Since early days in music, singers and songwriters have offered a varied perspective on money and how it affects our lives. While the word ‘money’ has been applied in myriad ways theoretically and practically in the realms of music, a number of musicians have used the word ‘money’ as a reference to highlight issues associated with it.

Is Money Leading Us in the Right Direction?

We are rooted in an evil evolution of money, and we do not realize it’s pointless gaining, gathering or accumulating wealth for the future. In a parallel economy where trends are influenced by social media, it’s dangerous to foresee an economy driven with money.

We are headed in a direction where market crashes will affect economies tremendously. A number of singers and songwriters have expressed their thoughts about money in a lucid manner through reflective lyrics. Many songs narrate a tale of how money changes everything. In many rock songs, pop songs, folk songs and country songs, thought provoking lyrics describe how individuals change with money.  

Money in Songs

The power of money has been aesthetically showcased through dark lyrics by many singers and songwriters. A number of hip-hop artists and rap artists have poetically described how the lure and greed for money transforms simple individuals into money moguls associated with the world of crime and evil. A number of songwriters have inspired listeners with thoughtful lyrics about hardships faced without money. The struggle and hardships faced are testimony to the fact that we have emerged victorious over money.

Many of us have witnessed our parents work hard and earn money to provide us education and a bright future. Individuals raised by single parents realize what sacrifice means. Songwriters love to tell stories based on life experiences. Many songs in different genres tell awe-inspiring real-life accounts about how parents work tirelessly to make ends meet. The evils of greed and power associated with money have been picturesquely narrated in certain lyrics of songs. Money influences people positively or negatively. Money can make life easy or make life complicated. It’s our perspective on money that makes it a super commodity. In songs the meaning conveyed is interpreted in different ways by listeners.

The lines below showcase a diverse list of songs about money.

100 Greatest Songs about Money

  1. Money- Pink Floyd
  2. Money Trees- Kendrick Lamar
  3. Can’t Buy Me Love- The Beatles
  4. Money For Nothing- Dire Straits
  5. She Works Hard for the Money- Donna Summer
  6. For The Love of Money- The O’Jays
  7. Got Your Money- Ol’ Dirty Bastard
  8. Mo’ Money Mo’ Problems- The Notorious B.I.G.
  9. Money, Money Money- ABBA
  10. Billionaire- Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars
  11. Rich Girl- Hall & Oates
  12. Money Changes Everything- Cyndi Lauper
  13. You Never Give Me Your Money- The Beatles
  14. Eat The Rich- Aerosmith
  15. C.R.E.A.M.- Wu-Tang Clan
  16. Money Honey- Lady Gaga
  17. Who Gon’ Stop Me?- Kanye West and Jay-Z
  18. Money (That’s What I Want)- Barrett Strong
  19. Got Money- Lil’ Wayne and T.Pain
  20. If I Had $ 100000- Barenaked Ladies
  21. Gold Digger- Kanye West and Jamie Foxx
  22. Just Got Paid- NSYNC
  23. Money Song- Monty Python
  24. Bills, Bills, Bills- Destiny’s Child
  25. Free Money- Patti Smith
  26. I Get Money- 50 Cent
  27. About the Money- T.I. and Young Thug
  28. Take The Money and Run- Steve Miller Band
  29. Vampire Money- My Chemical Romance
  30. Rich Girl- Gwen Stefani
  31. Money Machine- James Taylor
  32. Love Don’t Cost a Thing- Jennifer Lopez
  33. Living For The City- Stevie Wonder
  34. Moneytalks- AC/DC
  35. No Money- Galantis
  36. Money Money- Grateful Dead
  37. If You Got The Money- Willie Nelson
  38. Price Tag- Jessie J
  39. Taxman- The Beatles
  40. All ‘Bout the Money- Meja
  41. Bitch Better Have My Money- Rihanna
  42. Don’t Take the Money- Bleachers
  43. Money Maker- Ludacris and Pharrell
  44. Money- The Iveys
  45. Money is Not Our God- Killing Joke
  46. Get Ya Money- August Alsina and Fabolous
  47. The Money Song- Dean Martin
  48. Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand- Primitive Radio Gods
  49. Made of Money- Adam Ant
  50. Money on Me- Snakehips and Anderson .Paak.
  51. Diaper Money- The Lonely Island
  52. It’s all About the Benjamins- Puff Daddy
  53. Easy Money- Electric Light Orchestra
  54. Put Yer Money Where Yer Mouth Is- Oasis
  55. The Money Will Roll Right In- Fang
  56. Just for Money- Paul Hardcastle
  57. I Need a Dollar- Aloe Blacc
  58. Shake Your Moneymaker- Elmore James
  59. Ka.Ching!- Shania Twain
  60. Iv’e Got Money- James Brown
  61. Big Money- Garth Brooks
  62. Beer Money- Kip Moore
  63. Find Ya Wealth- Nas
  64. Make the Money- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
  65. Bag Full of Money- The Byrds
  66. Till The Money Runs Out- Men at Work
  67. Money’s Too Tight- Simply Red
  68. Easy Money- Billy Joel
  69. Lawyers, Guns and Money- Warren Zevon
  70. Ride Wit Me- Nelly and St. Lunatics
  71. Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money)- Pet Shop Boys
  72. Girls Get Your Money- Ciara
  73. Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is- Jet
  74. Did You Steal my Money- The Who
  75. Money Won’t Change You- Aretha Franklin
  76. Spendin’ Money- R Kelly
  77. Pink Toes- Childish Gambino and Jhene Alko
  78. Dime Quarter Nickel Penny- Nappy Roots
  79. Money- Buzzcocks
  80. Lay Your Money Down- Bread
  81. All the Money’s Gone- Babylon Zoo
  82. Money- Yes
  83. Money Talks- Rick James
  84. There Ain’t No Money- Eric Clapton
  85. Put your Money on Me- Arcade Fire
  86. Got Your Money- Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Kelis
  87. Old Money- Lana Del Ray
  88. I Got Money Now- Pink
  89. Soulja Boy Ain’t Got No Money- Soulja Boy
  90. Money Maker- The Black Keys
  91. Money Ain’t a Thang- Jermaine Dupree and Jay Z
  92. Viva La Money- Tina Turner
  93. Buy You and Drank- T. Pain
  94. One For The Money- T.G. Shepherd
  95. Good Life- Kanye West and T.Pain
  96. Money and Corruption/I Am Your Man- The Kinks
  97. It’s Only Money- Cliff Richard
  98. My Money Gets Jealous- Paul Wall and Chamillionaire
  99. Doing It For the Money- Foster the People
  100. Madness, Money and Music- Sheena Easton

Other Notable Songs about Money

  • Blue Money- Van Morrison
  • Love and Money- Marianne Faithfull
  • Got No Bread, No Milk, No Money, But We Sure Got a Lot of Love- James Talley
  • Money For Love- Marc Almond
  • I Feel Lucky- Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Bag of Money- Wale and T.Pain
  • If In Money We Trust- Van Morrison
  • Marry for Money- Trace Adkins
  • You Stole My Money Honey- Stereophonics
  • Dirty Cash (Money Talks)- Adventures o Stevie V
  • Shakin’- Eddie Money
  • I Wanna Be Rich- Calloway
  • The Big Money- Rush
  • Head Like a Hole- Nine Inch Nails
  • Money Blowin- John Legend
  • Bills- LunchMoney Lewis
  • I’ts Money That Matters- Randy Newman
  • Grindin’ Making Money- Birdman, Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj
  • Make it Rain- Fat Joe and Lil Wayne
  • Money Make Here Smile- Bruno Mars
  • Buy Me a Boat- Chris Janson
  • Shuttin’ Detroit Down- John Rich
  • Keep Your Eye on the Money- Motley Crue
  • Money Isn’t What Really Matters- Kenny Rogers
  • Money in the Bank- John Anderson
  • I Don’t Mind- Usher
  • Thrift Shop- Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
  • Money- 5 Seconds of Summer
  • Rich- Maren Morris
  • Money Don’t Matter  2 Night- Prince and the NPG
  • What Do You Do For Money Honey- AC/DC
  • Material Girl- Madonna
  • Love or Money- Sammy Hager
  • Save Dat Money- Lil Dicky
  • When I Get It- Craig Campbell
  • The Gambler- Kenny Rogers
  • Glamorous- Fergie and Ludacris
  • Money- The Flying Lizards
  • Too Much Month at the End of the Money- Marty Stuart
  • Easy Money- King Crimson
  • Workin’ Man’s Dollar- Chris LeDoux
  • Lose Your Money- The Moody Blues
  • You’re Not My God- Keith Urban
  • Soak Up The Sun- Sheryl Crow
  • Danny’s Song- Logins and Messina
  • 9 To 5- Dolly Parton
  • Money, Cash, Hoes- Jay Z and DMX
  • Silver Threads and Golden Needles- Linda Ronstadt
  • I Don’t Care Where the Money is- Diana Ross
  • American Capitalist- Five Finger Death Punch

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Having enough money will make you sing, singing about money you don't have will make you wish you did. There are some good songs in this article. I love articles that make me think of times gone by. I have what i need but wish I had money for what I want.

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