40 Sexually-Explicit Songs by Women to Add to Your Bedroom Playlist
There's nothing worse than being in the moment with your sexual partner(s), and then a song comes on that totally kills the vibe. Perhaps it's as simple as a man crooning, "B*tch, eat my d*ck for breakfast," that just doesn't do it for you — no offense to Lil Wayne. Still, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy some raunchy lyrics from the female gaze.
Female singers have been singing about good sex since the dawn of time. Or, at the very least, since icons like MC Lyte made it clear they were done with the double standard that men could talk about their sexuality, but women couldn't. From early 2000s classics from Britney Spears to modern-day bangers by the ever-so-talented Janelle Monáe, there are plenty of sexually explicit songs to fill a sex playlist dedicated to horniness.
We've gathered the hottest, dirtiest, downright depraved songs that may or may not be censored on the radio, such as throwbacks like Toni Braxton's "You're Making Me High" and fresh tracks that just hit Spotify like "Needs" by Tinashe. Whether you use this list as a sex playlist for some solo or partnered fun or use it to get ready for a girls' night out with friends, that's up to you. In the meantime, enjoy the porny puns and not-so-subtle innuendos from the queens that gave us hip-hop, pop, R&B, and more.
"Lipstick Lover" by Janelle Monáe
Janelle Monáe's music video for "Lipstick Lover" is the epitome of NSFW. Trust us, you're gonna want find a private space to watch it for the first or 10th time.
"bad idea right?" by Olivia Rodrigo
We all have that one ex that we'd break all of our rules for, right? One line that's particularly relatable: "And I'm sure I've seen much hotter men, but I really can't remember when."
"Moonlight" by Kali Uchis
Kali Uchis gives us a song that's as dreamy and seductive as it is romantic. She just wants to "ride and get high in the moonlight with my lover." It's a simple request, after all.
"I'm a Slave 4 U" by Britney Spears
Britney Spears had moved far away from the Disney Club darling who sang "Lucky" at 16. "I'm a Slave 4 U" is as explicit as they come — and with this song on your playlist, you'll probably come a lot.
"Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored" by Ariana Grande
Ariana Grande gave us "Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored" for all of us who consider romantic interests as fun little playthings. Looking at you, Sagittarius suns!
"S&M" by Rihanna
Rihanna decided to educate the public on BDSM 101 in her 2010 hit "S&M." No other lyrics can compete with "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but chains and whips excite me."
"Milkshake" by Kelis
Kelis once said "my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard," and thus began a life of sexual innuendos in music. Less of a sensual song, this one is a fun one to play when you're getting ready your crew.
"My Neck, My Back (Lick It)" by Khia (Feat. Misses Thug)
With the lyrics "My neck, my back, lick my p*ssy and my crack," Khia gave us an instructional song to treat with respect. Pass it forward to all the lovers who need a reminder.
"Drunk in Love" by Beyoncé (feat. JAY Z)
Beyoncé has been giving us high energy love songs since "Crazy In Love," but "Drunk In Love" is where she makes it clear that she's a grown woman with needs. Also, we love a relatable lyric: "I get filthy when that liquor get into me."
"Cyber Sex" by Doja Cat
Doja Cat has never been afraid to celebrate her sexuality. "I view sex as art," she shared in a January 2020 interview with "XXL" magazine. Her song "Cyber Sex" is a pretty direct example of that sentiment.
"WAP" by Cardi B (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)
Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's track "WAP" came out a couple months into the pandemic when we were all hungry for touch. The acronym — which stands for "Wet Ass P*ssy" — had the internet losing their mind. As you can see, you even need to be 18+ to watch the music video on YouTube.
"Work It" by Missy Elliott
Most of Missy Elliott's songs are brimming with sex — and "Work It" is just one example. With lines like "Go downtown and eat it like a vulture, give you some of this Cinnabon" it's clear she's a sex positive queen.
"Hands To Myself" by Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez made it clear that she had left "Wizards of Waverly Place" behind when she released "Hands To Myself." Sultry and catchy, the 2015 song still deserves to be on rotation.
"Feeling Myself" by Nicki Minaj (feat. Beyoncé)
Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé coming together was a power move, and "Feeling Myself" marked the moment. Not only is it a great hype mix, but they certainly didn't shy away from talking about "that pipe."
"I Want Your Hands on Me" by Sinead O'Connor with MC Lyte
Sinead O'Connor, who passed away in June, considered herself a "protest singer" rather than a pop star. In "I Want Your Hands on Me," O'Connor's powerful vocals come together with MC Lyte, the leading force of sexual liberation in hip-hop.
"Rocket" by Beyoncé
Beyoncé relies on heavy nature metaphors and sexual innuendos in "Rocket." From "Climb until you reach my peak" to "Rocket until water falls," she's giving Mary Oliver a run for her money.
"Wildest Dreams" by Taylor Swift
Hear me out. For a musician who primarily sings about love songs, you may not typically consider Taylor Swift's music "sexy." But we beg to differ with "Wildest Dreams." I mean, one line is literally, "his hands are in my hair, his clothes are in my room."
"Talking Body" by Tove Lo
"Now if we're talking body, you got the perfect one," is something everyone deserves to hear over and over again. Thankfully, Tove Lo gave it to us in "Talking Body."
"Heaven in Hiding" by Halsey
Bisexual icon Halsey sang "Heaven in Hiding" to give us a modern take on Romeo and Juliet. But if you're not interested in Shakespeare, just "surrender to the heat."
"Sexxx Dreams" by Lady Gaga
"Sexxx Dreams" is an erotic tale about seducing a man's girlfriend when he's out of town. Need we say more?
"Burning Desire" by Lana Del Rey
Honestly, "Burning Desire" made the list out of all of Lana Del Rey's discography because of the heavy breathing that accompanies the line: "I drive fast, radio blares, have to touch myself to pretend you're there." I mean, what do sad girls love more than masturbation lyrics?
"Needs" by Tinashe
Tinashe reminded us that we all have "Needs," but that doesn't mean we shouldn't say please: "I don't like begging, but I'm on my knees."
"Ride" by Ciara (feat. Ludacris)
With "Ride," Ciara isn't afraid to show off her, ahem, skills in the bedroom: "I can do it big, I can do it long, I can do whenever or however you want."
"2 die 4" by Addison Rae (feat. Charli XCX)
Who doesn't want their crush to be obsessed with them? In true Leo fashion, Addison Rae describes exactly how she wants her new love interest to see her: "My neck, to die for. My legs, to die for. This sex, to die for."
"Do You Wanna Come Over" by Britney Spears
Britney Spears's equivalent to the "R u up?" text message is "Do You Wanna Come Over." It's delightfully horny and hypnotizing to all who listen.
"Buttons" by The Pussycat Dolls (feat. Snoop Dogg)
The Pussycat Dolls were the epitome of sex appeal in the early 2000s. And their hit song "Buttons" was a sexy nod to their origins as a burlesque dance group in the '90s.
"Skin" by Rihanna
Rihanna gets a little more intimate with "Skin." Even one Youtube commenter described the song as "One of the best baby makers ever," and we'd have to agree.
"The Way" by Kehlani (feat. Chance The Rapper)
"The Way" makes it clear that you can be crazy in love and still treat each other with mutual respect — in a sexy way.
"Becky's So Hot" by FLETCHER
Fletcher continues to give us sexy sapphic songs that drip with longing. Don't miss out on the music video, which stars Bella Thorne.
"Say It Right" by Nelly Furtado
Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" album was the first CD I tried to buy as a kid. Unfortunately, my parents were uncomfortable with the explicit lyrics. So, of course, she's making the list with "Say It Right" because we're all grown ups here.
"Munch (Feelin’ U)" by Ice Spice
The breakout single that put Ice Spice on the map also happens to be a perfectly raunchy addition to this playlist. In case you were unsure, a "munch" is someone you tolerate only because they love giving you head.
"Pretty Girls" by Reneé Rapp
If you're also devastated that Reneé Rapp left "The Sex Lives of College Girls" to pursue her music career, hopefully "Pretty Girls" will make up for it. The song starts off with "You say that I'm your favorite, with your hand between my thighs" and tells the story of drunk straight girls who want to ~experiment~ with queer woman. While it's a tricky situation, Rapp makes it clear that she's not mad about the positive attention from pretty girls.
"Nonsense" by Sabrina Carpenter
Sabrina Carpenter's relatable lyrics in "Nonsense" will make everyone have sex on the brain. I mean, the lyrics include lines like, "I'm talking hope nobody knocks, I'm talking opposite of soft."
"How Many Licks?" by Lil' Kim (feat. Sisqo)
Lil' Kim is known for her dirty lyrics, and "How Many Licks?" does not disappoint. It's a cunnilingus classic.
"Dip It Low" by Christina Milian
Who doesn't love an instructional song? Especially when Christina Milian is at the helm with lyrics like: "Dip it low, pick it up slow, roll it all around, poke it out, let your back roll."
"You're Makin' Me High" by Toni Braxton
Toni Braxton makes it clear that sex is all about eye contact. "You're Makin' Me High" is the perfect addition to your sex playlist since it so accurately explains how it feels to catch the eye of a hottie.
"Flower" by Liz Phair
We'll let the first and last line of these "Flower" lyrics speak for themselves: "Every time I see your face, I get all wet between my legs," and "I'll f*ck you until your d*ck is blue."
"Oops (Oh My)" by Tweet (feat. Missy Elliott )
Tweet sings about being hypnotized by her lover's body in "Oops (Oh My)," and how it's easy to "accidentally" lose your clothes over it. "Oops, there goes my shirt up over my head, oh my, oops, there goes my skirt dropping to my feet, oh my."
"BABYDOLL (Speed)" by Ari Abdul
In a sped-up version of "Babydoll," this high energy cover is all about craving the bites and (consensual) bruises of a lover. Hot.
"Wet Dream" by Wet Leg
Exactly as the title alludes to, "Wet Dream" is about, you guessed it, a wet dream. One Youtube user commented, "This song would make my grandmother uncomfortable," which makes it even better somehow. Also, Harry Style did a cover of this song if you need even more of a reason to love it.