'Can’t Buy Me Love' by The Beatles -
The message in the Beatles 1964 classic is a basic one, but important nonetheless—money can only get you material things.
'Material Girl' by Madonna -
'Material Girl' is one of Madonna's classic songs. "'Cause we are living in a material world / And I am a material girl."
'Gold Digger' by Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx - This catchy, groovy tune was a huge success in 2005. The song tells the story of a man warning his friend about a gold digger.
'Bills, Bills, Bills' by Destiny's Child - Beyoncé and co. released this R&B classic in 1999. The song is about a man who stops paying for things and becomes more dependent on his girlfriend's money.
'7 Rings' by Ariana Grande -
Ariana Grande gets straight to the point in this one: "Whoever said money can’t solve your problems / Must not have had enough money to solve ’em."
'***** Better Have My Money' by Rihanna - This 2015 tune is all about paying what you owe. And Rihanna is really serious about it!
'She Works Hard for the Money' by Donna Summer - "She works hard for the money / So you better treat her right." Well said, Donna Summer, well said!
'Paper Planes' by M.I.A. -
M.I.A. touches on the immigrant experience and sings about being a "bona fide hustler" and "all I wanna do is / And a / And take your money."
'I Need a Dollar' by Aloe Blacc -
This catchy smooth tune was a huge hit in 2010. Aloe Blacc's song is about going through bad times and asking for help.
'I Get Money' by 50 Cent -
50 Cent is yet another hip-hop artist rapping about money. "I— I get money / Money, I got (I, I get it)."
'Money Changes Everything' by Cyndi Lauper - This track from Lauper's 1983 debut album is about a woman who's leaving her partner for another man because he has more money. Ouch!
'Millionaire' by Kelis -
We already know that Kelis milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, but she likes to sing about money, too. "I am rich / To he is rich / She is rich / To we is rich."
'A Fistful of Dollars Suite' by Ennio Morricone - Ennio Morricone wrote many iconic soundtracks, including this one for Sergio Leone's 1964 'A Fistful of Dollars' starring Clint Eastwood.