21 Best Songs About Destiny (Music Video + Lyrics)

Do you believe in destiny?

If you answered yes, then these songs are for you.

You are exactly where you are supposed to be, wherever you are right now.

We are masters of our own fate, and everything happens for a purpose.

21 Best Songs About Destiny (Music Video + Lyrics)

Here are 21 Best Songs About Destiny

1. Invisible String by Taylor Swift

Official Lyric Video: Taylor Swift – invisible string (Official Lyric Video)
Link to Lyrics: Taylor Swift – invisible string Lyrics
Taylor Swift has dated several renowned men throughout the years, many of whom have been remembered in various songs.

In this song, Taylor Swift's tribute to love began with the concept of “a single thread that, for better or worse, links you to your fate.”
That imagery in her thoughts inspired a song in which she focuses on the coincidences that bring two soulmates together.

2. Instant Destiny by Tame Impala

Official Audio: Tame Impala – Instant Destiny (Official Audio)
Link to Lyrics: Tame Impala – Instant Destiny Lyrics
Kevin ponders his proposal to Sophie and their future marriage in “Instant Destiny.”
The song's title refers to the consistency of marriage and how it appears to bind a relationship.

Adding to the title's meaning, Kevin acknowledges that such a significant move results in an “immediate destiny.”

3. Definition of Destiny by Billy Talent

Lyric Video: (1) Billy Talent – Definition of Destiny with lyrics – YouTube
Link to Lyrics: Billy Talent – Definition of Destiny Lyrics | Lyrics.com
Even lead you to question yourself, “What is going on?
I'm not even accomplishing what I'd like to be doing!”

This song makes us think about what we've done and acts as a wake-up call to get up and take charge of our lives.

It also features lyrics that say the future is unknown, a concept of destiny.

4. Destiny by Jim Brickman & Jordan Hill

Official Audio: Jim Brickman – Destiny ft. Jordan Hill
Lyric Video: Destiny – Jim Brickman (Lyrics)
Link to Lyrics: Jim Brickman – Destiny Lyrics
Looking for the perfect song to match your love story?
Then this is the one for you.

This song discusses how his or her relationship is his or her destiny.
The narrator is filled with “what ifs,” yet everything happens for a purpose since they are destined for one other.

Love will find a way no matter what.

5. Twist of Fate by Olivia Newton John

Official Audio: Twist of Fate – YouTube
Link to Lyrics: Olivia Newton-John – Twist Of Fate Lyrics
A “twist of fate” entails anything that happens by coincidence or chance.

In this song, it's a twist of fate that reconnects the couple.

We can't change our fate as it's what the universe intends for us.

6. Almost Maybes by Jordan Davis

Official Music Video:Jordan Davis – Almost Maybes (Official Music Video)
Link to Lyrics: Jordan Davis – Almost Maybes Lyrics
“Almost Maybes” is Jordan Davis' playful tribute to all the good, horrible, and indifferent loves that didn't work out, ultimately ending in his true love.

The song tells us that in the end, we can get the person we deserve and are destined to be with.

7. Meant to Be by Bebe Rexha

Official Music Video: Bebe Rexha – Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line) [Official Music Video]
Lyric Video: Bebe Rexha – Meant To Be (Lyrics) ft. Florida Georgia Line
Link to Lyrics: Bebe Rexha – Meant To Be Lyrics
This is some great country music!

“Meant to Be” teaches us that our lives are predestined and therefore cannot be prevented.

So why should we be concerned about them?

If it's meant to be, it will be. Just enjoy the flow and see where things goes.

8. My Destiny by Lionel Richie

Official Music Video: Lionel Richie – My Destiny (Official Music Video)
This song is very joyous and will undoubtedly lift your spirits and make you want to dance.

This song is a message to his beloved, telling her that he is his destiny and does not want their relationship to end.
He's like a fool who has fallen in love again.

9. Found You by Kane Brown

Official Music Video:Kane Brown – Found You
Link to Lyrics: Kane Brown – Found You Lyrics
“‘Found You' is about a guy meeting his girl,” Kane says.
“He starts at a pub with a heartbreak, and his buddies arrive and take him to a friend's house that he really does not want to [go over to], but he ultimately ends up finding the love of his life nonetheless.”

Finding someone you love and can depend on feels destined and inevitable.

10. Hand of Fate by The Rolling Stones

Official Audio: The Rolling Stones – Hand of Fate
Link to Lyrics: The Rolling Stones – Hand Of Fate Lyrics
The song's intensity is chilling.
A murder ballad that can hold its own against the other American folk-blues vocalists.

This song is about a man who murders a lady for his love.

He took control of his own destiny, that's why.

11. Chances by Backstreet Boys

Official Music Video: (1) Backstreet Boys – Chances (Official Video)
Official Lyric Video: Backstreet Boys – Chances (Lyrics) 🎵
Link to Lyrics: Backstreet Boys – Chances Lyrics
“Chances” is a love track about a chance meeting between a male and a girl that evolves into a passionate relationship.
The man is thanking God for his good fortune.

What are your odds of meeting your destiny, right?

12. Rewrite the Stars by Zac Efron

Official Music Video: (1) The Greatest Showman Cast – Rewrite The Stars (Official Audio)
Lyric Video: The Greatest Showman | “Rewrite The Stars” Lyric Video | Fox Family Entertainment
Link to Lyrics: Zac Efron & Zendaya – Rewrite The Stars Lyrics
The song's subject is “your future is inscribed in the star with a fairly awesome little twist.”

The song is a duet between Phillip Carlyle, a wealthy white dramatist, and Anne Wheeler, a poor black acrobatic and circus performer.

13. The Most Beautiful Thing by Bruno Major

Official Music Video: Bruno Major – The Most Beautiful Thing (Lyric & Chord Video)
Lyric Video: Bruno Major – The Most Beautiful Thing lyrics
Link to Lyrics: The Most Beautiful Thing by Bruno Major
This song is a love letter to an unforeseen soul mate.

The notion of a ‘soul mate' has long sounded outlandish, given that that person might quickly be born on the other side of the planet or at a different period, and the odds of meeting them are so tiny.

Is true love really determined by circumstances and connectivity?

But in the end, soulmates are destined to meet and be in each other's arms.

14. Wheel in the Sky by Journey

Official Music Video: Journey – Wheel in the Sky (Official Video – 1978)
Lyric Video:Journey Wheel in the Sky lyrics – YouTube
Link to Lyrics: Journey – Wheel in the Sky Lyrics
The verses are also philosophical, addressing a man's desire to return home, the worry of losing an important partner, and the constantly turning wheels of time.

Also, because the wheel in the sky is a symbol of the sun and the moon, the wheel in the sky revolving represents the days and nights flowing despite all others going on. Thus time might appear to pass fast or slowly.

The man only wants to return home to his destined loved one.

15. End Up With You by Carrie Underwood

Official Lyric Video:Carrie Underwood – End Up With You (Official Lyric Video)
Link to Lyrics: Carrie Underwood – End Up With You Lyrics
End Up With You is a smooth, beautiful trip powered by a groove that embodies the song with euphoric energy and echoes the lyrics about an uncomplicated love.

Underwood described the song as a “fun love/dance song” about a strong connection that you “really don't care what's happening around you.”

You simply want to be with that someone, and it does not matter how your day goes as long as it culminates with you being the one.

16. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together by Taylor Swift

Official Music Video:We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Link to Lyrics: Taylor Swift – We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Lyrics
In contrast to the previous songs, this one reminds her ex-lover that they are not supposed to be together and will never be.

Swift's annoyance with an ex-lover who wants to revive their relationship is expressed in the song's lyrics.

17. The Cup of Life by Ricky Martin

Official Music Video: Ricky Martin – The Cup of Life
Link to Lyrics: Ricky Martin – The Cup Of Life Lyrics
This was the theme song for the 1998 FIFA World Cup hosted in France.

The Cup of Life is a magical cup sanctified by years of tremendous wizardry as per myths.

If you genuinely want it, you have to obtain the cup of life and are fated to win or achieve anything.

Just steal your destiny, right from the hands of fate

18. Detours by Jordan Davis

Official Music Video: Detours by Jordan Davis
Link to Lyrics: Jordan Davis – Detours Lyrics
Detours is a song about all the unexpected turns life takes you on the route to where you're meant to be.

Despite this, he thanks God for the detours since they bring him to his destiny.

19. Destiny by The Jacksons

Official Audio: The Jacksons – Destiny (Official Audio)
Link to Lyrics: The Jacksons – Destiny Lyrics
Hearing The Jacksons' voice is incredibly soothing.

The song's narrator wants to live a simple life and get to his destination.

He doesn't desire city life; instead, he wants to be at the right place at the right time or where he is destined to be.

20. Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

Official Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7k0a5hYnSI
Link to Lyrics: Natasha Bedingfield – Unwritten Lyrics | AZLyrics.com
Contrary to other songs, this one tells us that nothing is predestined for us, and we should finally pick what we want to accomplish with the remainder of our life.
This simply implies that our lives are “unwritten,” and you have the freedom to make your own judgments about the route you will pursue.

21. Jai Ho! (You are My Destiny) by The Pussycat Dolls

Official Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc5OyXmHD0w
Link to Lyrics: https://www.azlyrics.com/lyricshttps://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/pussycatdolls/jaihoyouaremydestiny.html/pussycatdolls/jaihoyouaremydestiny.html
You are the reason that I breatheYou are the reason that I still believeYou are my destinyJai Ho!

“Jai Ho” implies “May you be victorious” or “Victory to you” in Hindi. According to composer A.R. Rahman, the song was written to depict “an image of the entire globe celebrating this win.”

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