Best Songs of 2011

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The Top Ten

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Burning In the Skies - Linkin Park
That's how you call a LINKIN PARK song!
I JUST LOVE IT.
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
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2Give Me Everything - Pitbull
Awesome!
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!
Nim
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3Party 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
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4I 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.
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5On 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
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6E.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 song deserves atop ten position... Lyrics awesome... Just has no end to imagination..
I <3 you katy perry...
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7Rolling 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
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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!
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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!
I love this song because

1. It tells you, you are just the way GOD wanted you to be.

2. This is an ANTIBULLY song.

3. She WROTE it.

4. The music video was very ACCURATE on the message.

And 5

5. THis song is just FUN to listen to.

This song shows that you can have a well thought out POP song, that can give people hope that they are not totaly losers. She wrote this song so that adds a bonus to it's GREATNESS. Each of her songs has a purpose. Like pokerface=I haven't found the meaning yet. Anyway this is a good song VOTE HERE tell everybody you know to vote here. Even people you don't know!
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
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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!
Just LOVE IT! You CAN GET NEVER GET TIRED OF LISTENING SUCH AMIABLE SONGS! Please LISTEN TO IT! N VOTE IT TO!
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.
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The Contenders

11Moves 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
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12Hold 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
I love that song
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13Space Bound - Eminem
Xcellent Track! Makes you wanna listen to it over and over again...
Awesome just awesome like all the other songs from eminem
What is this... it should be in top 3... one of d best of Eminem..
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14My Heart Is Broken - Evanescence
Evanescence is amazing. This song should be higher up!
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15Someone 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

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16Back 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.
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17Paradise - 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.
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18Till the World Ends - Britney Spears

19Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) - Katy Perry Listen to sample

20What You Want - Evanescence Listen to sample

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.
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22These 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.
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23Just 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?!
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24Super 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...
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25Undefeated - Jason Derulo Listen to sample

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.
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27Killed by Love - JLS

28Lotus Flower - Radiohead Listen to sample

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.
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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!
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32Iridescent - 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
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33Dagger - The Wanted

34The Ballad of Mona Lisa - Panic! at the Disco Listen to sample

35You and I - Lady Gaga Listen to sample

36Price Tag - Jessie J Ft. B.o.b Listen to sample

37The Collapse - Adelitas Way Listen to sample

38Be Careful - Jason Derulo Listen to sample

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

keshaluvr

GO KE$$$$$$$$$$$HA YOU GO ANIMAL SHE SHOULD BE IN THE TOP 3 really KE$$$$$HA IS WAY BETTER THAN EVANESCENCE

dylangerleibold

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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.
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41Wish You Were Here - Avril Lavigne Listen to sample

42Innocence - JLS

43I 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.
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44End of My Rope - Trapt Listen to sample

45Smile - 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!
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46Built to Fall - Trivium Listen to sample

47Lovers - Jackie Evancho
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.
First time I saw this performance I was totally floored.
Still amazes me how she did this.
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.
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48Skyscraper - 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.
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49N***** 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.

50S&M - Rihanna Listen to sample

51Club 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!
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52Re-Wired - Kasabian
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.
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.

Stewie0

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53Public Enemy No. 1 - Megadeth Listen to sample

54The Wilhelm Scream - James Blake Listen to sample

55In Waves - Trivium Listen to sample

56War of the Gods - Amon Amarth Listen to sample

57Turn It Off - The Wanted

58Party In the U.S.A. - Miley Cyrus

59If You Can't Hang - Sleeping With Sirens Listen to sample

60Levels (Skrillex Remix) - Avicii
Way better than the original.

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61Don'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.
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62Going Out In Style - Dropkick Murphys Listen to sample

63Help Is On the Way - Rise Against Listen to sample

64Queen of Hearts - F****** Up Listen to sample

65Raised by Wolves - Falling In Reverse Listen to sample

66Shining Down - Lupe Fiasco Listen to sample

67Lego House - Ed Sheeran Listen to sample

68How 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!
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69The Shrine / An Argument - Fleet Foxes Listen to sample

70Take Care - Drake Listen to sample

71Separator - Radiohead Listen to sample

72Black Tongue - Mastodon Listen to sample

73Teenage Dream - Katy Perry Listen to sample

74Miss You - Foster the People Listen to sample

75Get It Daddy - Sleeper Agent Listen to sample

76Black & Yellow - Wiz Khalifa Listen to sample

77The Drug In Me Is You - Falling In Reverse Listen to sample

78Not 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.

*sigh*

thunder850

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79Circuital - My Morning Jacket Listen to sample

80Beware - Death Grips Listen to sample

81All 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)
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82Locust - Machine Head Listen to sample

83Rewrite - Paul Simon Listen to sample

84The Last Time - All That Remains Listen to sample

85Love You Like a Love Song - Selena Gomez Listen to sample

86If Ever I Stray - Frank Turner Listen to sample

87Dark Side - Kelly Clarkson Listen to sample

88Better Than I Know Myself - Adam Lambert Listen to sample

89Tonight Tonight - Hot Chelle Rae Listen to sample

90Welcome to St. Tropez - DJ Antoine Vs.Timati Feat. Kalenna

91Otis - Jay Z & Kanye West Listen to sample

92F*** Your Ethnicity - Kendrick Lamar Listen to sample

93If I Was You (OMG) - Far East Movement ft. Snoop Dogg Listen to sample

94Fight 'Em 'Til You Can't - Anthrax Listen to sample

95Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa Listen to sample

96Fast Lane - Bad Meets Evil
Clearly the best song Eminem has done so far with a "group" the beat is nasty and Royce definitely kills it at the beginning!
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97Mr. Know It All - Kelly Clarkson
superb song! Definitely should be in the top 3. Kelly's voice is just wonderful and the song itself, is so underrated

Magnolia

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98Hit The Lights - Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne
Love this song!
Jay Sean is totally rocking and lil wayne
As good as ever!
Music Video Rocks Too!
Ha!
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99Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair - Arctic Monkeys Listen to sample

100Tomboy - Panda Bear Listen to sample

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This list was created 3 years, 227 days ago and has been voted on over 2,000 times. This top ten list contains 191 items, has been remixed 28 times and has been blogged about 1 times.

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