Lady Gaga’s Born This Way voted top Pride anthem in the UK


Well, it had to be Gaga didn’t it! A new survey of the some of UK’s LGBTQ+ leading lights in the community has revealed that  Born This Way is THE favourite go-to Pride anthem.


Coming in second was I’m Coming Out by Miss Diana Ross with I Will Survive bringing it in at number three. The poll was commissioned by Wildcat Gin who surveyed an LGBTQ+ jury of performers, journo and celebs, including RuPaul’s Drag Race star Ginny Lemon. Geddit? Wildcat Gin/Ginny Lemon. 


Head of Wildcat Gin, Kenny Nicholson proved that it wasn’t just a Pride inspired publicity stunt, saying: “We know that people celebrate and mark Pride month in many different ways. Uniting with LGBTQ+ friends and allies through music is such an important form of expression – whether through performance, singing, protesting or dancing. That’s why we want to honour some of the tunes that have made us feel free, empowered or happy over the years, and we hope the playlist helps to soundtrack people’s celebrations this year. We’re extending our support of the Pink Noise fund to support LGBTQ+ creatives, by donating 10 per cent of proceeds from every Pride bottle of our flavoured gin or vodka sold at Tesco throughout the month.”


Ginny has even done a special version of the number one track and said ‘Enjoy my unique cover of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way – voted as the ultimate number one anthem. And with proceeds going to an amazing cause, grab yourself a bottle or two now, and I’ll see you at a Pride event very soon, babz!’


The full top 50 list is as follows (deep breath….):

1. Born This Way – Lady Gaga
2. I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
3. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
4. I Am What I Am – Gloria Gaynor
5. Dancing Queen – ABBA
6. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
7. Believe – Cher
8. Freedom – George Michael
9. Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
10. Express Yourself – Madonna
11. We Are Family – Sister Sledge
12. A Little Respect – Erasure
13. I’m Every Woman – Chaka Khan
14. Gay Bar – Electric Six
15. Man! I Feel Like A Woman – Shania Twain
16. I Wanna Dance With Somebody – Whitney Houston
17. Everybody’s Free – Rozalla
18. Sisters are Doing it for Themselves – Eurythmics
19. Spinning Around – Kylie Minogue
20. All the Lovers – Kylie Minogue
21. Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
22. MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) – Lil Nas X
23. A Little Bit Of Love – RuPaul
24. Spice Up Your Life – Spice Girls
25. Movin On Up – M People
26. Free – Ultra Nate
27. Euphoria – Loreen
28. Summer of Love – Steps
29. Finally – CeCe Peniston
30. Let’s Have A Kiki – Scissor Sisters
31. On A Night Like This – Kylie Minogue
32. Standing in the Way of Control – The Gossip
33. Same Love – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
34. Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean
35. Waiting For Tonight – Jennifer Lopez
36. Pynk – Janelle Monae
37. Left Outside Alone – Anastacia
38. Closer – Tegan and Sara
39. Touch – Shura
40. My House – Jodie Harsh
41. Black and Gold – Sam Sparrow
42. “La Vie En Rose – Grace Jones”
43. LUCID – Rina Sawayama
44. Professional Widow Remix – Tori Amos
45. “I Know A Place – MUNA”
46. Playing With The Boys – Kenny Loggins
47. The Day After That – Liza Minnelli
48. What I Need – Hayley Kiyoko feat. Kehlani
49. Higher – VINCINT
50. Hair Looks Fierce – Amanda Lepore