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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