Miss America Contestants Share Songs That Make Them Feel Like a Boss

Courtesy of The Miss America Organization/Bruce V. Boyajia
Contestants on stage during the 2016 Miss America Pageant.

The ladies of the 2017 Miss America Pageant are preparing to take the stage on Sunday (Sept. 11), and one can imagine how stressful the preparation can be. The contestants will appear in front of millions, including friends and families, to compete for the illustrious title of Miss America.

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So how does each contestant prepare for the spectacle? They BOSS up, of course. Each participant compiled a list of songs into a playlist to create their own "Songs That Make Me Feel Like a Boss" playlist on Spotify.

Miss Alabama bosses up with songs like Meghan Trainor's "Me Too" and Queen Bey's "Crazy in Love" -- see below for the ladies' lists.

Miss Alaska

Miss Arizona

Miss Arkansas

Miss California

"Fighter", Christina Aguliera
"Push It", Salt-N-Peppa
"Don't Stop Believing", Journey

Miss Colorado 

Miss Connecticut 

"Latch", Disclosure
"Girl on Fire", Alicia Keys
"I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", Whitney Houston

Miss Delaware

"All I Do Is Win", Feat. T-Pain, Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Rick Ross
"BO$$", Fifth Harmony
"Panda", Desiigner

Miss D.C

Miss Florida

Miss Gerogia

 

Miss Hawaii 

"Happy", Pharrell Williams
"Uptown Funk", Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars
"One Dance", Drake

Miss Idaho 

"Closer", The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey
"Cold Water", Major Lazer, Justin Bieber, MØ
"Rise", Katy Perry
 

Miss Illinois

"Can't Stop The Feeling!", Justin Timberlake
"Tearin' Up My Heart", NSYNC
"Titanium", David Guetta, Sia

 

Miss Iowa

 

Miss Kansas

Miss Kentucky 

Miss Louisiana 

 

Miss Maine


Miss Maryland


Miss Massachusetts

"Born to Die", Lana Del Ray
"Dreaming", Blondie
"Shoop", Salt-N-Peppa


Miss Michigan

"Pokemon Theme Song", Pokemon
"Work Work", Britney Spears
"Lose Yourself", Eminem


Miss Minnesota

"Respect", Aretha Franklin
"Walking on Sunshine", Katrina & Waves
"Sit Still, Look Pretty", Daya


Miss Mississippi

"Hello", Adele
"Don't Let Me Down", The Chainsmokers
"Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)", Hillsong United


Miss Missouri

"Fight Song", Rachel Platten
"Born This Way", Lady Gaga
"Close Your Eyes", Meghan Trainor


Miss Montana

"Fire and Gold", Bea Miller
"Scars to Your Beautiful", Alessia Cara 
"Rock Bottom", Hailee Steinfeld


Miss Nebraska


Miss Nevada


Miss New Hampshire


Miss New Jersey


Miss New Mexico


Miss New York


Miss North Carolina

"Worth It", Fifth Harmony
"Into You", Ariana Grande
"7/11", Beyonce


Miss North Dakota

"Who Says", Selena Gomez & The Scene
"Footloose", Kenny Loggins
"Warrior", Demi Lovato


Miss Ohio

"Mason Jar", Small Pools
"Sell Out", Reel Big Fish
"Mine", Phoebe Ryan


Miss Oklahoma

"This Is What You Came For", Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna
"Gold", Kiiara
"Bang, Bang", Jessie J, Ariana Granda, Nicki Minaj


Miss Oregon


Miss Pennsylvania


Miss Puerto Rico


Miss Rhode Island


Miss South Carolina

"Schoolin' Life", Beyonce
"Roar", Katy Perry
"Move", Little Mix

Miss South Dakota
"Story of My LIfe", One Direction
"He Knows My Name", Francesca Battistelli
"Calling Me Higher", All Sons & Daughters


Miss Tennessee

"How Bad Do You Want It", Tim McGraw
"Stand", Rascal Flatts
"P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing)", Michael Jackson


Miss Texas

"Dance With Me Tonight", Olly Murs
"Royals", Lorde
"You Got Me", Gavin McGraw


Miss Utah

"Breakin' Dishes", Rihanna
"Headstrong", Trapt
"Kings & Queens (Throw It Up)", SoMo


Miss Vermont


Miss Virginia

 


Miss Washington

 


Miss West Virginia


Miss Wisconsin

"Strong", Britney Spears
"Strut", The Cheetah Girls
"Pump It", The Black Eyed Peas


Miss Wyoming

"One, Two Step", Ciara ft. Missy Elliot
"My House", Flo Rida
"Why, Not", Hilary Duff


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