200 Fun Song Lyrics for Your Instagram Captions

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So, you’ve got some pictures to post on Instagram. But before you can officially post the photos, you’ll need to think of a creative Instagram caption. Instagram captions can range from cringe-y to cool, and this can be a very delicate line. Plus, it’s really hard to be creative sometimes! If you’re in a bit of a creative rut, instead of writing something witty, you can write a song lyric for your Instagram caption – one that really captures the mood and essence of your photos. But what lyrics should you choose out of the millions of songs out there?

That’s where I come in! I’ve compiled the ultimate list of 200 super fun song lyrics perfect for your Instagram captions. Ready to spruce up your Instagram?

Rap song lyric Instagram captions

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There are a TON of rap song lyrics that make perfect Instagram captions. I mean, it makes sense if you think about it because Rap songs tend to have a lot more lyrical content than other genres. Here are some of my favorite rap song lyrics.

1. “I got 99 problems but a b***h ain’t one” – 99 Problems by Jay Z

2. “I have hustle, though, ambition, and flow inside my D.N.A” – DNA by Kendrick Lamar

3. “I never sleep, because sleep is the cousin of death” – N.Y. State of Mind by Nas

4. “Sunny days wouldn’t be special if it wasn’t for rain, Joy wouldn’t feel so good if it wasn’t for pain” – Many Men (Wish Death) – 50 Cent

5. “We write songs about wrong ‘cause it’s hard to see right” – The Corner by Common

6. “I don’t want to grow old, so I smoke just in case” – Small Worlds by Mac Miller

7. “I got a mirror in my pocket, and I practice lookin’ hard” – Practice Looking Hard by E-40

8.  “Even in the dark, baby, Imma shine bright” – Way Too Gone by Jeezy

9. “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that b***h” – Truth Hurts by Lizzo

10. “I’m buyin’ the buildin’ of every door that closed on me” – Omerta by Drake

11. “If I don’t make money, it don’t make sense” – Where My Bag At by City Girls

12. “I know you think that Brad Pitt is hot, but you know I’m hotter” – Harry Potter by Foggieraw

13. “Started from the bottom now we’re here” – Started From The Bottom by Drake

14. “Don’t ever change, keep your essence, the power is in the people and the politics we address.” – Me Against The World by Tupac Shakir

15. “Stay far from timid, only make moves when your heart’s in it and live the phrase sky’s the limit” – Sky’s The Limit by Notorious BIG

16. “Sh**t don’t change till you get up and wash yo a**” – Institutionalized by Kendrick Lamar

17. “If they don’t know your dreams, then they can’t shoot ‘em down” – Too Deep For The Intro by J. Cole

18. “I’m trying to right my wrongs, but it’s funny them same wrongs helped me write this song” – Touch The Sky by Kanye West

19. “If I was you, I wouldn’t like me either” – Views by Drake

20. “I’m so ahead of my time, my parents haven’t even met yet” – Freestyle by Big L + Jay Z

21. “Birthdays was the worst days, now we sip champagne when we’re thirsty” – Juicy by The Notorious B.I.G.

22. “What’s the difference between me and you? About five bank accounts, three ounces, and two vehicles” – What’s the Difference by Dr. Dre

23. “A Louis belt will never ease that pain” – Money Trees by Kendrick Lamar

24. “Seasons go by like I’m binge-watchin’” – Do Not Disturb by Drake

25. “Truth is, we mess up ’til we get it right” – Marilyn Monroe by Nicki Minaj

Inspiring song lyric captions

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There’s really no shortage of inspiring song lyrics out there. Here are my absolute favorite inspiring song lyric Instagram captions you’ve got to use for those moody and vibe-y posts!

26. “Welcome to wherever you are, this is your life, you’ve made it this far” – Welcome to Wherever You Are by Bon Jovi

27. “The sky’s your home, there’s no limit, you know you gotta find your wings” – FIND YOUR WINGS by Tyler, the Creator

28. “Find your peace in a place unknown” – Vagabond by Polaris

29. “Aren’t you tired of all of the violence inside of you? Just let go” – Gravity by Architects

30. “Souls don’t break, they bend, but I sometimes forget, I have to do this for you, and the only way out is through” – Doomsday by Architects

31. “I get knocked down but I get up again, you’re never gonna keep me down” – Tubthumping by Chumbawamba

32. “Life’s swinging hard, but I’m swinging harder” – Mercy by The Ghost Inside

33. “I’ve seen rock bottom, and I’ve smashed my fists against it” – Strength of the Mind by Killswitch Engage

34. “I believe I can fly” – I Believe I Can Fly by R. Kelly

35. “Risin’ up to the challenge of our rival” – Eye of the Tiger by Survivor

36. “If you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself and make that change” – Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson

37. “You gotta get up and try, try, try” – Try by Pink

38. “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” – Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) by Kelly Clarkson

39. “No one else can feel it for you. Only you can let it in” – Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield

40. “’Cause baby, you’re a firework. Come on, show ’em what you’re worth” – Firework by Katy Perry

41. “Success is my only motherf***ing option, failure’s not” – Lose Yourself by Eminem

42. “Don’t be trapped in someone else’s dream” – N.O. by BTS

43. “High heels off, I’m feelin’ alive” – Summertime Sadness by Lana Del Rey

44. “Ain’t about how fast I get there. Ain’t about what’s waiting on the other side. It’s the climb” – The Climb by Miley Cyrus

45. “I’m happier than ever” – Happier Than Ever by Billie Eilish

46. “Stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive” – Stayin’ Alive by Bee Gees

47. “You shoot me down, but I won’t fall, I am titanium” – Titanium by David Guetta ft. Sia

48. “Like keep grindin’ boy, your life can change in one year. And even when it’s dark out, the sun is shining somewhere” – Premeditated Murder by J. Cole

49. “This opportunity comes once in a lifetime” – Lose Yourself by Eminem

50. “’Cause every little thing gonna be all right” – Three Little Birds by Bob Marley

51. “And if at first you don’t succeed, then dust yourself off and try again” – Try Again by Aaliyah

52. “I dreamed it all ever since I was young” – Congratulations by Post Malone

53. “In a world that keeps on pushin’ me around, but I’ll stand my ground, and I won’t back down” – I Won’t Back Down by Tom Petty

54. “It’s a beautiful day, don’t let it get away” – Beautiful Day by U2

55. “There will be an answer, let it be” – Let It Be by The Beatles

Taylor Swift song lyric captions

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Of course, Taylor Swift lyrics require a whole section on their own! Her lyrics really resonate to women around the world, so it’s no wonder her lyrics make popular captions for Instagram. Here are some of my favorites.

56. “You’ve got no reason to be afraid. You’re on your own, kid. Yeah, you can face this” – You’re on Your Own, Kid by Taylor Swift

57. “It’s okay, life is a tough crowd, 32 and still growing up now” – Innocent by Taylor Swift

58. “How can a person know everything at 18 but nothing at 22?” – Nothing New by Taylor Swift

59. “Sometimes, givin’ up is the strong thing” – it’s time to go by Taylor Swift

60. “Today is never too late to be brand new” – Innocent by Taylor Swift

61. “And if you never bleed you’re never gonna grow” – the 1 by Taylor Swift

62. “I could build a castle out of all the bricks they threw at me” – New Romantics by Taylor Swift

63. “We’re getting stronger now, find things they never found. They might be bigger, but we’re faster and never scared” – Change by Taylor Swift

64. “But I got smarter, I got harder in the nick of time” – Look What You Made Me Do by Taylor Swift

65. “What a shame she’s f***ed in the head” – champagne problems by Taylor Swift

66. “Shake it off, shake it off” – Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

67. “Honey, life is just a classroom” – New Romantics by Taylor Swift

68. “You are the best thing that’s ever been mine” – Mine by Taylor Swift

69. “I swear I don’t love the drama, it loves me” – End Game by Taylor Swift

70. “I’m drunk in the back of the car” – Cruel Summer by Taylor Swift

71. “We never go out of style” – Style by Taylor Swift

72. “Today was a fairytale” – Today Was a Fairytale by Taylor Swift

73. “And by the way, I’m going out tonight” – Bejeweled by Taylor Swift

74. “And I don’t know how it gets better than this” – Fearless by Taylor Swift

75. “It’s me, hi, I’m the problem, it’s me” – Anti-Hero by Taylor Swift

76. “Flying in a dream, stars by the pocketful” – Snow on the Beach by Taylor Swift

77. “Still bejeweled” – Bejeweled by Taylor Swift 

78. “Darling, I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream” – Blank Space by Taylor Swift

79. “Too busy dancing to get knocked off our feet” – New Romantics by Taylor Swift

80. “Got nothin’ in my brain” – Shake It Off by Taylor Swift

81. “Argumentative, antithetical dream girl” – Hits Different by Taylor Swift

82. “I once was poison ivy, but now I’m your daisy” – Don’t Blame Me by Taylor Swift

83. “Draw the cat eye, sharp enough to kill a man” – Vigilante S*** by Taylor Swift

84. “I come back stronger than a 90s trend” – willow by Taylor Swift

85. “I got that red lip classic thing that you like” – Style by Taylor Swift

Country song lyric Instagram captions

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Are you a big country fan? If you want to add some country some lyrics as your Instagram captions, these are some amazing lyrics to consider.

86. “I got my toes in the water, a** in the sand. Not a worry in the world, a cold beer in my hand.” – Toes by Zac Brown Band

87. “They say behind every man is a good woman, but I think that’s a lie—’cause when it comes to you, I’d rather have you by my side.” – Your My Better Half by Keith Urban

88. “Them cinder block walls ain’t never been cleaned, still ain’t as dirty as you done me” – Cold As You by Luke Combs

89. “’Cause it’s alcohol abuse, if you pour one down the sink” – Why We Drink by Justin Moore

90. “I know everybody says money can’t buy happiness, but it could buy me a boat” – Buy Me A Boat by Chris Janson

91. “Money can’t buy my soul cause it comes from a hard earned place” – Southside of Happiness by Ryan Bingham

92. “Whatever you do today, you’ll have to sleep with tonight” – You’ve Got to Stand for Something by Aaron Tippin

93. “I wish coke was still cola and a joint was a bad place to be” – Are The Good Times Really Over (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver) by Merle Haggard

94. “God is great, beer is good, and people are crazy” – People Are Crazy by Billy Currington

95. “You say it best when you say nothing at all” – Say It Best by Keith Whitley

96. “Running till you’re nothing sounds a lot like being free” – The River Jason Isbell

97. “When a flower grows wild, it can always survive. Wildflowers don’t care where they grow” – Wildflowers by Dolly Parton

98. “Got skeletons in your closet and I got bones to pick with them” – Skeletons by Brothers Osborne

99. “Ain’t no point in getting out of bed if you ain’t living the dream” – Living the Dream by Sturgill Simpson

100. “If youth is wasted on the young, have I wasted mine?” – 29 by Carly Pearce

101. “Fighting off my demons but they’re not quite dead” – Sorry for the Things by Benjamin Tod

102. “Happiness ain’t prison, but there’s freedom in a broken heart” – Runnin’ Just in Case by Miranda Lambert

103. “I’ll be where my reputation don’t proceed me” – Vice by Miranda Lambert

104. “May be the queen of broken hearts But I don’t hide behind the crown” – I’m a Survivor by Reba McEntire

105. “Any man of mine better be proud of me. Even when I’m ugly, he still better love me” – Any Man of Mine by Shania Twain

106. “She said, “I don’t drink, but sometimes I need a stiff drink sipping from a highball glass. Let the world fade away”” – Smoke Break by Carrie Underwood

107. “It is what it is till it ain’t anymore” – It Is What It Is by Kacey Musgraves

108. “Yeah, we fancy like Applebee’s on a date night” – Fancy Like by Walker Hayes

109. “He wore that cowboy hat to cover up his horns” – Brokenheartsville by Joe Nichols

110. “She put him out like the burning end of a midnight cigarette” – Whiskey Lullaby by Alison Krauss and Brad Paisley

111. “Love’s a gamble, love’s a curse. Love’s a b****, but it could be worse” – Hell Bent On A Heartache by Guy Clark

Song lyric captions for selfies

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Have you got a fire selfie to post on Instagram and looking for the perfect song lyrics to encapsulate you and your vibe? Here are some of my favorite song lyric captions for selfies.

112. “But, first, let me take a selfie” – #SELFIE by The Chainsmokers

113. “Didn’t they tell you that I was a savage?” – Needed Me by Rihanna

114. “Tell me I’m your national anthem” – National Anthem by Lana Del Rey

115. “Ain’t you ever seen a princess be a bad bitch?” – Bad Decisions by Ariana Grande

116. “You’ll believe God is a woman” – God is a woman by Ariana Grande

117. “Paint me happy in blue” – Venice B**** by Lana Del Rey

118. “I drop a picture, now these b****es feel attacked” – Savage by Megan Thee Stallion

119. “I take it nice and slow, feeling good on my own” – Love Myself by Hailee Steinfeld

120. “I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, dancing through the fire” – Roar by Katy Perry

121. “I’m walking on sunshine” – Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves

122. “Shine bright like a diamond” – Diamonds by Rihanna

123. “Hello from the other side” – Hello by Adele

124. “But I see your true colors shining through” – True Colors by Cyndi Lauper

125. “I keep dancing on my own” – Dancing On My Own by Robyn

126. “I’m a Barbie girl in a Barbie world” – Barbie Girl by Aqua

127. “Oops, I did it again” – Oops, I Did It Again by Britney Spears

128. “Say you’ll remember me” – Wildest Dreams by Taylor Swift

129. “I’m a genie in a bottle, baby” – Genie In A Bottle by Christina Aguilera

130. “I got a pocket, got a pocketful of sunshine” – Pocketful Of Sunshine by Natasha Bedingfield

131. “I woke up like this” – ***Flawless by Beyonce

132. “Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it” – Vogue by Madonna

133. “I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it” – 7 Rings by Ariana Grande

134. “Who run the world? Girls” – Run The World (Girls) by Beyonce

135. “I’m still standing better than I ever did” – I’m Still Standing by Elton John

136. “I’m a savage” – Savage by Megan Thee Stallion

137. “​​I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 22” 22 by Taylor Swift

138. “I’m unstoppable. I’m a Porsche with no brakes” Unstoppable by Sia

139. “I’m a grown woman; I can do whatever I want” Grown Woman by Beyonce

140. “I’m every woman, it’s all in me” – I’m Every Woman by Whitney Houston

141. “You’re so vain” – You’re So Vain by Carly Simon

142. “I’m a motherf***ing woman, baby” – Woman by Ke$ha

Group picture song lyric captions for Instagram


Group pictures deserve some fun song lyric captions as well. Whether it’s a picture from a wild party or a reunion, these are the best song lyrics for groups on Instagram.

143. “Girls just wanna have fun” – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

144. “We are family, I got all my sisters with me” – We Are Family by Sister Sledge

145. “We’re all in this together” – We’re All In This Together by High School Musical

146. “Living young and wild and free” – Young, Wild & Free by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa

147. “We are the champions, my friends” – We Are The Champions by Queen

148. “We’re the kids in America” – Kids In America by Kim Wilde

149. “We’re cool for the summer” – Cool For the Summer by Demi Lovato

150. “We gonna party like it’s your birthday” – In Da Club by 50 Cent

151. “We’re beautiful like diamonds in the sky” – Diamonds by Rihanna

152. “We’re happy, free, confused, and lonely in the best way” – 22 by Taylor Swift

153. “We’re bigger than we ever dreamed” – Royals by Lorde

154. “Okay, okay, ladies, now let’s get in formation” – Formation by Beyonce

155. “Cheers to the freakin’ weekend” – Cheers by Rihanna

156. “These are the days we won’t forget” – The Days by Avicii

157. “Rollin’ with my homies” – Rollin’ With My Homies by Coolio

158. “We’ve no time for getting old.Mortal body, timeless souls” – Youth by Troye Sivan

159. “Five buddies all herded up on a Thursday” – No More Parties In LA by Kanye West

160. “Don’t stop me now, I’m having such a good time” – Don’t Stop Me Now by Queen

161. “Dance the night away” – Dance The Night by Dua Lipa

162. “The night is still young and so are we” – The Night Is Still Young by Nicki Minaj

163. “Toast to the ones here today, toast to the ones that we lost on the way” – Memories by Maroon 5

164. “Here’s a toast to my real friends” – This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things by Taylor Swift

165. “We can be heroes, just for one day” – Heroes by David Bowie

166. “Our days and nights are perfumed with obsession” – The Louvre by Lorde

167. “Daisy Dukes, bikinis on top, sun-kissed skin, so hot we’ll melt your popsicle” – California Girls by Katy Perry

168. “Let’s celebrate with a toast and get lost in tonight” – Light Up by Drake

169. “You know we’re gonna be legends” – Young God by Halsey

170. “I’ll be there for you like I’ve been there before” – I’ll Be There For You by The Rembrandts

Couples Instagram song lyric captions

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There are so many love songs out there that encapsulate what it feels like to be in love, so it’s hard to whittle down my favorites. But here are the absolute best couples’ Instagram song lyric captions you should use to show off your significant other.

If you’re looking for some romantic songs for your first dance at your wedding, I’ve also got a list of the best first dance songs!

171. “I like me better when I’m with you” – I Like Me Better by Lauv

172. “Hot summer nights, mid-July, when you and I were forever wild” – Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Rey

173. “In the next one, will you find me?” – We’re in Love by boygenius

174. “Now I’ve got you in my space. I won’t let go of you” – Latch by Disclosure ft. Sam Smith

175. “We’ve been doin’ all this late night talking” – Late Night Talking by Harry Styles

176. “Nothing lasts forever, but this is getting good now” – Wildest Dreams by Taylor Swift

177. “I love you like a fat kid loves cake” – 21 Questions by 50 Cent

178. “If there’s no one beside you when your soul embarks. Then I’ll follow you into the dark” – I Will Follow You Into the Dark by Death Cab for Cutie

179. “I’m glad I didn’t die before I met you” – First Day of My Life by Bright Eyes

180. “You are the smell before rain, you are the blood in my veins” – The Boy Who Blocked His Own Shot by Brand New

181. “Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down. Never gonna run around and desert you” – Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley

182. “Come what may, I won’t abandon you or leave you behind because love is a loyalty sworn, not a burning for a moment” – The Weight by Thrice

183. “All that I am, all that I ever was is here in your perfect eyes, they’re all I can see” – Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol

184. “I’ll miss you more than anyone in my life. I love you more than anyone in my life” – Something About Us by Daft Punk

185. “Changing my life with a wave of her hand” – Here, There and Everywhere by The Beatles

186. “I love you like Kanye loves Kanye” – I love Kanye by Kanye West

187. “I wanna scream “I love you” from the top of my lungs, but I’m afraid that someone else will hear me”  – The (Shipped) Gold Standard by Fall Out Boy

188. “She’s made of outer space and her lips are like the galaxy’s edge and her kiss the color of a constellation falling into place” – Arabella by Arctic Monkeys

189. “My baby’s sweet as can be. She’d give me toothaches just from kissin’ me” – Work Song by Hozier

190. “You and me, forevermore” – New Year’s Day by Taylor Swift

191. “Heaven is not fit to house a love like you and I” – Francesca by Hozier

192. “Wise men say only fools rush in, but I can’t help falling in love with you” – Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley

193. “Breathe out, so I can breathe you in, hold you in” – Everlong by Foo Fighters

194. “At my most beautiful, I count your eyelashes secretly with every one, whisper, “I love you” – At My Most Beautiful by R.E.M

195. “However far away, I will always love you. However long I stay, I will always love you. Whatever words I say, I will always love you.” – Lovesong by The Cure

196. “At last my love has come along, my lonely days are over, and life is like a song” – At Last by Etta James

197. “I will wash your hair at night and dry it off with care” – I Will by Mitski

198. “I would walk five hundred miles” – I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers

199. “I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you’re in the world” – Your Song by Elton John

200. “No grave can hold my body down I’ll crawl home to her” – Work Song by Hozier