14. “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — Kelly Clarkson
How many times has the phrase “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” been uttered by parents around the world? Thanks to Kelly Clarkson, you can just let her empowering lyrics do all the talking for you.
15. “Good Feeling” — Flo Rida
Yes, Flo Rida is behind “Right Round” — the ditty about strippers that’s the theme song for The Hangover — but “Good Feeling” is surprisingly clean and has a positive message about following your dreams.
16. “Lights” — Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding’s voice is ethereal and fairy-like. This song is free of mature subject matter and full of fantasy and fun.
17. “What Makes You Beautiful” — One Direction
No worries about sex and drugs in this love song by One Direction. Check out rapper MattyB’s cover of the song on YouTube from when he was just 8 years old. Pretty sweet!