Best Songs of 2015

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21 Bills - Lunchmoney Lewis Bills - Lunchmoney Lewis

Two or three horn riffs, a bass, an atmospheric effect, two piano riffs, and a vocal sample. This beat is so complex, and it's perfect for LunchMoney Lewis. This song makes the scenario of being under crushing debt sound fun and actually paints the picture in a detailed and hilarious way. WHY DID THIS NOT BECOME A HIT?!?! Screw you America. - WonkeyDude98

While not fantastic, this is a quirky & catchy tune that has a good melody and makes a refreshing change from the rest of the clubby sounding and autotune drenched music on the rest of the charts. - Mrveteran

This song is addicting. I love it!

Just a song about working in order to survive --- I don't feel like hearing it. - madoog

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22 Alright - Kendrick Lamar Alright - Kendrick Lamar

This song is pure freedom... You don't see any drake songs being chanted at protests. Long live King Kendrick!

This is the best rap song of 2015! Anyone who disagrees doesn't know what real hip hop is. - DynamiteG

The best song from the best singer of the decade.

Best Kendrick Lamar song

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23 Locked Away - R. City Locked Away - R. City

This song gets me singing every time and will never get old

Oh my goodness, I was listening to this song as I passed it. O.O

I love this song, but I don't think it needs to be number 1. It owes its success to Adam Levine's beautiful voice. I watched them perform this at the Pitbull New Years thing. The song needs Adam Levine or else it isn't great. Love the song, just is not #1 worthy. - TheWiseOne

This song is underrated I mean #23! it can do better

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24 Fourth of July - Sufjan Stevens Fourth of July - Sufjan Stevens

A truly masterful song, embellished beautifully in a ballad, about family relationships. Its soft tune is clashed by the contrasting minor key played throughout the song, invoking a dark tone. Each stanza alternates as a conversation between Sufjan Stevens and his mother, Carrie, as she was dying in hospital.

Easily one of Stevens' most recognisable songs, and one of Stevens' best songs of the album, "Carrie & Lowell".

10/10 - Masterpiece - Sxerks

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25 Tear in My Heart - Twenty One Pilots Tear in My Heart - Twenty One Pilots

I love this song as much as I like a lot of there other songs. I think this one is good, but Car Radio is my personal favorite.

This is a really good pop-rock song. It is different from other things that twenty one pilots has released, but that is what makes it special and interesting to me. Is it my favorite? No, but I will direct you to some stuff from their Vessel album. However, this song deserves to be in the top 10 (either it or stressed out), just to show how far this band has come this year. My smol beans have made it so far, and this song is proof. I-/

I don't understand why right now this is ranked at only number 12. It's such a unique song and was played almost everywhere. I absolutely love it. The music video gave the song even more meaning and was simply displayed so artistically. His wife was even featured in the music video, which was just brilliant. The song is just overall amazing.

This is one of my favorite 21 pilots song. I love how they express their feelings here. And credits to you who said, 'I'm cursing my government for not picking this for number 1'.

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26 Defeated - Breaking Benjamin

This is definitely number 1. It has great lyrics and composition. I'm glad to Breaking Benjamin is back. - 05yusuf09

I'm gonna vote for this one because it's the only respectable song on this list. Pop sucks. - bkweigel

Definitely one of the best songs ever with amazing music and meaningful lyrics... Not like the ones where songwriters run out of lyrics and sing oh oh baby baby for chorus

This is song is underrated and amazing

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27 I'm a Ruin - Marina and the Diamonds I'm a Ruin - Marina and the Diamonds
28 Give You What You Like - Avril Lavigne Give You What You Like - Avril Lavigne
29 Kill V. Maim - Grimes Kill V. Maim - Grimes
30 No Way Out - Bullet for My Valentine No Way Out - Bullet for My Valentine

Underrated, this song is just the true anthem of 2015

My favorite after Tears don't Fall

This should be number 1 as well as Defeated by Breaking Benjamin. This is real music not autotuned like Uptown Funk.

Tears don't fall has to be one of my favorite Bullet For My Valentine songs. This one is awesome too

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31 She Used to Be Mine - Sara Bareilles She Used to Be Mine - Sara Bareilles
32 Reapers - Muse Reapers - Muse

I love this song. It is so much better than everything in the top 10.

Easily better than all the other music (dumb music) currently above it

Brings you back to classic muse with a killer riff and easily Bellamy's best solo ever

My God, Reapers is insane and totally awesome.

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33 Lean On - Major Lazer Lean On - Major Lazer

I love this song it is so fun and I love the cover " peace is the mission" you should take that to heart.

It should be among the first five. It's a really an awesome song. It's very popular in my school. Popular than many of those listed in top 10.

I don't consider this a masterpiece. I do not like the way this song sounds --- the instrumental and vocals. I could tell that DJ Snake contributed to this track because the sounds stemmed from Turn Down From What are noticeable. DJ Snake's sounds in Lean On are a sharp form of the sounds in Turn Down For What. Microsoft likes this song. Microsoft used this song in their advertisement. - madoog

The one pop electronic song I don't hate. reminds me of seventh grade at all of the school parties where they played this at the disco. - AnonymousChick

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34 Take Me to Church - Hoizer Take Me to Church - Hoizer

Take Me To Church is objectively the best song of the year and should replace See You Again for the first place!

Take Me To Church is amazing. Such a song with a good meaning. Should replace Ellie Goulding for 2nd place

"I'll tell you my sins, and you can sharpen your knife! "

31?! People have no taste in music these days. This song is 100 times better than any of the songs listed above!

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35 King Kunta - Kendrick Lamar King Kunta - Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is a legendary rapper only two albums and an Ep in and this song not only is his most popular but his best work to date in my opinion. The percussion is present and one again Lamar's flow is incredibly good.

To the person who said this is only two albums in you need to go listen to the excellent album section 80, too many people seem to forget about it.

This really, REALLY should have charted when it first hit the hot 100 back on April 4, 2015. The groove is inhuman, the guitar melody that comes in about a minute into the song is insanely catchy and gives off this dark yet carefree vibe, the percussion is bouncy, the bassline is killer, and the guitar solo at the end...hoo boy. The production is actually perfect. - WonkeyDude98

I like this piece. It is catchy. - madoog

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36 Let It Happen - Tame Impala Let It Happen - Tame Impala
37 Angels Fall - Breaking Benjamin

Finally! A song that I actually listen to! No offense, but all the previous songs seriously are out of taste... This song, however, is downloaded to my phone right now! Vote it higher!

It's a really good song, and is extremely underrated honestly... I mean, Breaking Benjamin's lyrics are always really good though so this song really deserves to be in the top ten. - Flowersocks2137

How can this be 26... Deserves the 4 spot...

A crazy beautiful song

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38 Trap Queen - Fetty Wap Trap Queen - Fetty Wap

WHAT? REALLY? This song is complete garbage. I despise Fetty Wap, I truly do, he is a talentless hack who is fake as hell. What really surprises me is that he wasn't a one hit wonder, he had 4 hits this year WHAT THE HELL!?!?! Why the hell is this guy getting so much praise, he can't rap, his flow is horrible and his voice is god awful. He's just like any other crappy modern rapper so why is he getting praise? Also I forgot to mention his songs sound exactly the same, Infact, he is the most same sounding "musician" I have ever heard. He reuses the same beats and even the same lyrics. But what pisses my off the most is that he has only been around for 1 year and he got 3 hits in the top 11 in billboard hot 100. This was last achieved by The Beatles. THE ' Beatles! It disgusts me that somebody so talentless in every single way, who has only been around for a year has achieved something The Beatles achieved. Is this really how bad rap has become?

I am not voting for this song because it sounds great, or because it is not repetitive, or because it is a good song. I am voting for it because it was a hit in days, and launched Fetty Wap into becoming one of 2015's most influential artists in the Pop and Hip Hop genres. This was his beginning, and although many people now hate this song, it was only because of the constant repetition of the song, as well as the constant playing of it on every pop radio station in America. I know many people despise and will despise this song for the rest of their lives, but you have never thought of the number "1738" the same since.

This is probably Fetty Wap's best song. It is catchy and has flavor. The lyrics --- I be in the kitchen cooking pies for my baby --- wow. This song really delivers. It is a great song. I'm calling this quality music. - madoog

Actually he sings awesomely and really good rap and what is with the hells how the hell is he not in top ten

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39 The Hills - The Weeknd The Hills - The Weeknd

This is a great song. It manages to create such a dark atmosphere, but still manages to be so enjoyable. Some people might hate its overuse of AutoTune, but I think this is one of the few times AutoTune has been used correctly to make a song very enjoyable. The lyrics are a bit generic, but still not bad. The beat is amazing. The chorus is probably the best part of the song. Everything about this song is enjoyable.

Easily the best song of 2015. I wasn't a huge fan of the other singles The Weekend put out, but this song is a beast.

The Hills is dark and great. It has those booming sounds. This song is deep. I applaud this song. It is another song of his that I like. 5/5 - madoog

I don't understand why this song got popular, honestly. Can't Feel My Face is much better, in my opinion.

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40 Ghost Town - Adam Lambert

Ooh! This song is so good! I love it I can listen to this all day it should at least be in the top 10 in my opinion. :-)

This is certainly one of the best song of the year! I'm a huge fan and I'm so proud of him!

One of the only pop songs I've heard recently that contains whistling on the hook and somehow isn't terrible. - Zach808

One of the best songs I've heard

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