Best Songs of 2011


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The Top Ten

Burning In the Skies - Linkin Park
That's how you call a LINKIN PARK song!
Beats all others in here. Linkin park is a juxtaposition on all the best bands ever and rules the earth. It beats Metallica, Poets Of the fall, Breaking Benjamin, Green Day, and IS A GOD!
Linkin park know to make awesome music...
Every time I listen to this song I fall more in love with it...
Linkin park truly are God of Music
THe great songs of linkin Park:Burning in the skies, IriDescent, new Divide, what we don't know, catalyst, Numb, in the end, paper cut, held in hands, What I've done, Not alone, rolling in the deep, waiting 4 the end
[Newest]My favorite Linkin Park song! I was so happy to see this was number one!

2Give Me Everything - Pitbull
Best song ever especially it being pitbull... Much better than kanye west... Yeah. Well why don't you add maroon 5 moves like jagger? That is amazing.
Best song ever and it's the first time I've heard it! It's just to amazing. I bet this is the best song ever because they use so good lyrics
Absolutely, positively fantastic and fabulous. Too good to be true!
Amazingly brilliant to sweep your feet off!
[Newest]No words to express my feelings while listening to this song

3I Need a Doctor - Dr. Dre
This will smash up Britney Spears and Avril Lavigne
This is definitely the best song of 2011, Eminem always does make the best songs of each year
It features Eminem. That's why its the Best. And Dr. Dre n Skylar grey have also done Great Job. Please check my youtube Channel- PRATHAMESH207. It Has great Eminem Remixes.
[Newest]This song is pure perfection.

4On The Floor - Jennifer Lopez ft Pitbull
I think this song is quality! It has all the moves the beats and all of the talents we need in a song. Simply made and acted.
Before this, I've never been real familiar with Jennifer Lopez or Pitbull. But both of them are awesome in this song and I just don't know why I like this more than "Give Me Everything" but I just do. This is surprisingly awesome!
Just outstanding! Such a good Party song! It makes you just wanna dance to it! FANTASTIC! I'm having to write a lot here! Great

5E.T. - Katy Perry
In my opinion, this is the best song I have ever heard in my life (much better than most songs these days) and also the best song of Katy Perry
So catchy! Literally, the first time I heard this song, I couldn't stop singing it for hours!
This is the best song for 2011... It makes you go for it again... Best song ever.. I would always vote it as the best song ever. Till date I heard this song more than 1000 times

[Newest]Katy perry has amazing voice and she is beautiful.

6Rolling In The Deep - Adele
THE BEST. A song that won grammy award for best record is at 12th you've got to be kidding me the vocals leave you breathless
This song is number 1 in billboard

7Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
Who gives if it's the popular one? The music is so infectious - everyday I'm shuffling!
This music is so addictive! I passed the whole summer saying "Everyday I'm Shuffling! " I don't care if it is commercial. I normally don't hear that type of songs, but this one made me addicted to all of LMFAO's songs, and made me become a huge fan of them! They're just so different and funny, the thing the music industry was just in need.
I don't even know what the hell the first song is, but LMFAO has a great song. So, I am happy that it is the second song out of ten. You should all tots comment
[Newest]No one can say no to this addicting song. I couldn't stop shuffling to this song because its awesome and still is today

8So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
Simply amazing!
Very deep lyric!
This is the best song from Avenged Sevenfold!
Amazing performance.

Music, lyrics, vocals are perfect.

Avenged sevenfold rocks.

No doubt about a grammy for Hard rock performance.
Amazing song it should be number 1, this is simply the best Avenged Sevenfold song ever. This song was dedicated to James Owen James Owen Sullivan aka The Rev we will remember him foREVer!
[Newest]Makes you weep like a baby. And the solo is heavenly! Just close your eyes while listening to the song and it all becomes clear!

9Born This Way - Lady Gaga
The BEST of lady Gaga... According to me! She really Put up a lot of Hard Work in the Making of Such a Superb Audio-Visual! But "Marry the Night" n "You and I" too deserve a spot in the TOP TEN LIST!
This song is extremely important, unlike other songs that simply entertain, and Lady Gaga really wanted to convey something important... think about it. So I think this song best in 2011
The 1000th number 1 song of the year... A powerful song with such a strong message.. And singing the vocal of the song, gaga was just at her best...
[Newest]This song is the best and Lady Gaga is the best so it must be in the top tens. People, vote it now to get higher! The rhythm and voice are awesome, the dance is perfect, the beat is the best and it is in my head all day!

10What the Hell - Avril Lavigne
this I need a doctor just can't get enough = my fav's of my life... avril has a beautiful voice, eminem is the ruler of rapping (DUH! ), and the black eyed peas are awesome!
Great SONG!
So awesome I LOVE it! I have missed Avril Lavigne! Her new album is epic! I loved her old stuff so am so happy she released this! Favorite song of this year so far.

The Contenders

11Hold It Against Me - Britney Spears
WHOA! Blast off Song

This is one of the best song I have ever heard in years... Of course there are better songs... But I kinda like' this song

12Someone Like You - Adele
The greatest song of the last 10 years, and I find it at the 11th position... All the people seem to be deaf...
She is so legitimate, everyone is a giant fan of her my sister even has her saint name as adele why do people chose lincoln park over the best singer of the 21st century
This is the best song of 2011 and one of the best song of all time, but it is at n0.8. I really don't like this website anymore because in almost all list, LINKIN PARK is rulling, and JB is hated so much


13Paradise - Coldplay
This song is just amazing! I listen to it approximately 35 times per day. I just love this song! I mean, what the hell? Number 25! Linkin Park just sing crap while Coldplay's music can actually be heard, nice meaning, nice tune. Every time I listen to this song, I forgot about this world and I feel like I am in a paradise.
One of the best song of coldplay.
This song is the best song by coldplay, why isn't this song in the top ten list.
[Newest]This song is amazing. Great lyrics, beat, vocals, everything is amazing in this song.

14Space Bound - Eminem
Xcellent Track! Makes you wanna listen to it over and over again...
Awesome just awesome like all the other songs from eminem
Perfect lyric, meaning & nice music video.

15Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
THIS IS THE AWESOMEST SONG OF THE YEAR! Should be in the top ten at least! Makes everyone move like Jagger!
It just ROCKS! I was actually looking for this song in the top ten. I was shocked that it is not there! Please vote for this song people! Bring it to the top 10!
It's a good song should be in top three songs... It really rocks... I've got the moves like Jagger. Is one of my favourite songs
[Newest]Great song... One of mah favorite songs

16My Heart Is Broken - Evanescence
Evanescence is amazing. This song should be higher up!

17Back to December - Taylor Swift
I usually hate Taylor Swift's music. I think it's all immature garbage that is an example of pretty much everything wrong about relationships.

However, this song. Simply put, it's everything that the other Taylor Swift songs are not. It's an apology that actually sounds sincere and heartfelt. For a while I hoped she could continue in this more mature direction. Unfortunately, she went back to square one with "We are never ever getting back together". But for a while that potential was there.
She's the best! Her lyrics are so awesome... No one can beat Taylor Swift's Back To December. and also her awesome songs in her album like mine, speak now, story of us, ours
Taylor Swift is classic, original, and unique. She is actually appropriate too. She is a role model. The best singer a girl could follow. No one can beat Taylor Swift's Back To December.

18These Days - Foo Fighters
How is ' LMFAO and Pitbull higher than Foo Fighters!? This song has exceptional lyrics and vocals, the guitar riff is amazing, and Taylor Hawkins' drumming is amazing as always. Another thing; this song/band stand out from most of the other ones on this list: it's all ligit. No auto-tune, real drums, written by Dave Grohl, not some random ten people get paid to write lyrics that a kindergartener can write. This song isn't farmed out for money, this song is great and everything about it is powerful; the meaning and vocals. This is definitely the best song of 2011, tied with every other song in this album, of course.

19Till the World Ends - Britney Spears

20Lovers - Jackie Evancho
First time I saw this performance I was totally floored.
Still amazes me how she did this.
Theme from the movie "House of Flying Daggers", and the CD "Dream With Me" made it to #2 on the Billboard Top 200 charts, and #1 on the Classical Charts, and the DVD of the concert was also #1 on the DVD charts.
Performed on her first PBS Great Performances "Dream With Me - In Concert, with traditional Chinese instruments: Zheng (zither), Erhu (two-string fiddle), Dizi (bamboo flute), and Japanese Taiko (drums) group, plus full orchestra. Powerful.

21Set Fire to the Rain - Adele
It is the most beautiful song I have ever heard. Adele sung it very beautifully. What an awesome song it is.

22Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) - Katy Perry

23What You Want - Evanescence

24Just Can't Get Enough - Black Eyed Peas
I just love this song
Just hear it
You will be mad about this song
Williams voice simply awesome
Fregies voice is awesome
The music-unbelieveable
-1I just love this song
Just hear it
You will be mad about this song
Williams voice simply awesome
Fregies voice is awesome
The music-unbelieveable fghfghjgjghkjuhk
This groups is the definiton of perfection! How the heck is this behing Pitbull and Nicki Minaj?!

25Undefeated - Jason Derulo

26Lighters - Bad Meets Evil
Best Song of 2011 in my Opinion, and Yeah, Eminem's lyrics is awesome, Please Vote for this song you all. I think it should be Number one Song of 2011. Damn man, its so awesome I can't stop listening to it, (Right now I am listening to it too) so what chu waiting for please vote for this and listen to it if you haven't done that till now
Please make this number 1! Most of the music this year has been appalling and this was like a breath of fresh air. Actually quite a lot of good electronic music was released, but that kind of stuff never reaches a mainstream audience. This one manages to keep the classic bad meets evel sound and bring it into 2011!
Best song ever. I love this song. Both Eminem and bruno mars are the best singers of the world.
[Newest]Good nice and superb song I listen to it daily life seems full

27Killed by Love - JLS

28Lotus Flower - Radiohead

29The Edge of Glory - Lady Gaga
Really a good clean song about her relationship. Also peaked at #3 on the Billboard. Plus the song is great and enjoyable to listen to. Its one those songs that makes you sing along and dance to.

30Lie to Me - The Wanted

31We Found Love - Rihanna
People, are you serious? 67th? It's the best song ever!
What's wrong with everyone?
Have you people forgotten "RIHANNA"... We Found Love totally rocks!

32Dagger - The Wanted

33You and I - Lady Gaga

34Super Bass - Nicki Minaj
This song is amazing! :). The song has an amazing beat and is so addictive!
I love nicki minaj and all of her songs but this one was by far the most catchy!
I love superbass! <3 <3

This is amazing
definitely the best people
Put this as number 1
It is awesome and I can do the rap and I know every word to this song, NUMBER 1 PEOPLE, COME ON! Comment on this post if you agree with me
It makes you get up and dance every time you hear it. It's been like the 120th time I listen to it...
[Newest]The only GOOD Nicki Minaj song.

35The Collapse - Adelitas Way

36Be Careful - Jason Derulo

37Price Tag - Jessie J Ft. B.o.b

38The Ballad of Mona Lisa - Panic! at the Disco

39Blow - Ke$ha
I absolutely love this song, I think it is one of her bests ever, and definetely the best song on Cannibal!


40Make It Stop (September's Children) - Rise Against
Do yourself a favor and watch the video clip for this song. You won't regret it.

41Lego House - Ed Sheeran

42Wish You Were Here - Avril Lavigne

43Innocence - JLS

44Built to Fall - Trivium

45I Wanna Go - Britney Spears
I love this song. I first listened to it on a bravo commricial.
This song should be numer 1 it's so catchy.

46N***** In Paris - Jay-Z & Kanye West
The Beat, the Lines, the baller-ness. If you go by how catchy a song is, this is still ahead of everything else. I get if Rap isn't your thing, and if you don't like their excessively baller braggadocio attitudes though (but... BALL SO HARD).
I like Linkin Park and have heard a lot of their music, but there are too many fanboys/fangirls that pick them over everything else no matter what. I will say, Burning In the Skies is my favorite song off that album.
However, you should be judging music on a combination of catchiness, melody, lyrics, message, production, and overall quality of the artist. In no order whatsoever.
Finally, don't put songs on a yearly list when they were released off an album in a different year. That means you're judging the song off of popularity at the point of time, not quality.

47End of My Rope - Trapt

48Smile - Avril Lavigne
Fantastic! Awesome Song! Got to like this guys! Probbly her best song ever! I just love listening to it! Again and again and again!

49Skyscraper - Demi Lovato
This was definitely the bast song of 2011, demis voice is flawless in every song but this one gave me hope and it made me believe.

50S&M - Rihanna

51The Wilhelm Scream - James Blake

52In Waves - Trivium

53War of the Gods - Amon Amarth

54Turn It Off - The Wanted

55Party In the U.S.A. - Miley Cyrus

56If You Can't Hang - Sleeping With Sirens

57Levels (Skrillex Remix) - Avicii
Way better than the original.


58I Follow Rivers - Lykke Li

59Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

60Public Enemy No. 1 - Megadeth

61Re-Wired - Kasabian
A quality song from a quality band from Britain. Much better than all that R^^B trash from the States. Kasabian Rules! Who needs dance routines when you have Kasabian.
It's one of the more enjoyable songs of the year. Even when we had a load of garbage from the likes of Rhianna and Lady Gaga, Kasabian is still making quality songs.


When in doubt, trust Kasabian to come up with a quality record. Thank god these guys haven't sold out to the Simon Cowell audience.
[Newest]Used in the Video Game Sleeping Dogs on Kerrang Radio!

62Club Remix Hot - Biggie Smalls ft. Lil Wayne
Biggie Smalls! The legend, the rap slayer! back in action, he was a veteran in the game and by the looks of things it looks like he still is!
Biggie Smalls, will always be the king of NY! also, fresh song play it on the radio!
Biggie Smalls will take out the competition! Including Dr. Dre!

63Don't Carry It All - The Decemberists
Really great opener to a fantastic album. Showed that country can have an appeal to an audience outside of country fans.

64Going Out In Style - Dropkick Murphys

65Queen of Hearts - F****** Up

66Raised by Wolves - Falling In Reverse

67Shining Down - Lupe Fiasco

68Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall - Coldplay

69Help Is On the Way - Rise Against

70Miss You - Foster the People

71The Shrine / An Argument - Fleet Foxes

72Take Care - Drake

73Little Talks - Of Monsters and Men

74Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

75How to Love - Lil Wayne
I hate when they compare Eminem and Lil Wayne. People can remember Lil Wayne's Lyrics by just listening but eminem song they see lyrics and it takes a lot of hardwork. That's the reason I hate Lil Wayne. When I listened this song, I got inspired by him. He should sing like this type of songs.. Amazing!

76Black Tongue - Mastodon

77Black & Yellow - Wiz Khalifa
Number 78? Are you high? Should be much higher.

78Criminal - Britney Spears
finally she made ballad-single. This is the best Britney ballad since Everytime. Very cool song


79Get It Daddy - Sleeper Agent

80The Drug In Me Is You - Falling In Reverse

81Fade Into Darkness - Avicii

82Separator - Radiohead

83Circuital - My Morning Jacket

84Love You Like a Love Song - Selena Gomez

85Beware - Death Grips

86All of the Lights - Kanye West
This is song won 2 grammy awards and was nominated for 2011 best song in the 54th grammy awards edition. It is one of the best songs I have ever heard
Can't find "More", but this is a good alternative for nr one. By the way Rihanna rocks here (fergie less)

87Locust - Machine Head

88You Are a Tourist - Death Cab for Cutie

89Papi - Jennifer Lopez
the video is funny but the song is even better. Year, much better. Should have been a hit


90Rewrite - Paul Simon

91Iridescent - Linkin Park
This is the best. It is very inspiring! It must be at the top and not here. This one of my best songs ever. The great musician Chester and his crew has done it again by creating this super-duper hit song.
This song is the best. It is very inspiring Chester and his crew has done it again by creating this super-duper hit song. Ng and awesome song to listen to.
This song is very inspiring, music is awesome. combination of mike and chester is awesome, this song should go to the top. linkin park rocks

92Not Ready to Die - Avenged Sevenfold
There are currently 31 songs on this list. 29 of them are absolutely horrible pop crap that ignorant people listen to. This (and So Far Away) are the ONLY GOOD SONGS ON THIS LIST

... and... why is Friday on here? It's actually the worst song of all time, never mind best of 2011.



93The Last Time - All That Remains

94Nasty - Nas

95If Ever I Stray - Frank Turner

96Dark Side - Kelly Clarkson

97Better Than I Know Myself - Adam Lambert

98Brenna Tuats Guat - Hubert Von Goisern

99Welcome to St. Tropez - DJ Antoine Vs.Timati Feat. Kalenna

100Cigarettes and Valentines - Green Day

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