Best Songs of 2014

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The Top Ten

1
La Vie En Rose - Jumaane Smith
One of the world's premier young vocalists, Jackie Evancho, in combination with the musicality of veteran Jumaane Smith, make this great old standard sound fresh.
Loved it! Maybe a whole new genre for Jackie? She has the lower, warm, rich tones that could embrace more than just Classical Crossover. Diana Krall the second?

Jackie is a phenom in so many different ways. I hope she enjoys school, but gives a few concerts a year and keeps recording. Can't wait for her PBS special.

Truly one of a kind. Can't get enough.
An amazing performance by both the 21st Century's finest new singing voice, and one of the truly great trumpeters in the music world.
[Newest]I think this song and "Into a fantasy"of Alexander rybak and "Drunk tonight" Emmelie de forest are the best songs of 2014

2Guilty All the Same - Linkin Park
It's only the matter of time when will this song take #1 spot.
I by far love this song as well as all other Linkin Park songs! It starts off really slow and it's pretty suspenseful, but it is definitely worth the wait. Besides, who doesn't love the work that Linkin Park does, not only in their words, but in their other musical talents as well. Great song, it by far overtakes the others in my opinion. That may or may not be just because I love Linkin Park and Paramore, and other bands of such, but in my honest opinion considering I listen to everything and have heard all of the other songs on this list except for one, it's better than the others and deserves to be put at #1 to me.
This song deserves to be in the First!
The new single of Linkin Park is awesome, simply amazing!
I like so much this song!

TheGodOfNewWorld

[Newest]It talks about the media and how there's a lot of fake people (including Taylor Swift) in the industry. I wish they weren't breaking up or someone wasn't leaving the band.

3All of Me - John Legend
It's so beautifuull :)
I've never heard such a beautiful song in many years... his voice, the piano, the video... these combinations makes this the most beautiful song EVER!
It should top this list, you all will agree with me after hearing this song!

glambert

I love "All of Me" I cried just hearing it. It's beautiful lyrics about loving someone so much... After 2013, I thought I was done with Pop music. When I heard this song in my friend's car. I fell in love. I turn the radio on every day hoping to listen to this song. Thank you John, I love this song, and now I love you.
It's a special song which makes me feel close to my boyfriend and the singer is very romantic
[Newest]I love this song

4Say Something - A Great Big World
This is amazing... I'm blown away and you will agree with me if you listen to it. Sure covers are good, but the original is damn good! Love it :3 <3 Truly remarkable and SHOULD not be down in 7th it is 1st to me and always will be. It makes me cry and I love it so much. The video.. Well it tears my heart apart. When the grandad lets go of his wife's hand.. This isn't about what modern 'pop' songs because they are just people complaining about their ex's! This is about love.. Of not letting go of your love and spirit. Many people WILL agree. My grandad had cancer when this was out... I loved him so much. The doctors gave him something which would either work or kill him.. And as I I write this I'm crying, but he survived and many do not! This song deserves 1st and it only go 4 percent what has happened to people's sense in music! WATCH, LIKE, FAVOURITE and SUBSCRIBE. This song has a meaning- a meaning so powerful it helps everyone over depression and it is DAMN good. Out of 100 I RATE IT 100 PERCENT!
I LOVE THIS SONG IT MAKES ME INSPIRED please VOTE THIS
Love it best song ever
[Newest]This is definitely the best song I've heard for 2014

5Can't Remember to Forget You - Shakira
I have never heard the song but the cover is horrible
It is the best song on earth you should no that by now make it number one (and shakira is the best singer to)
I really love this song!
[Newest]It is amazing, Shakira is one of the only real singers of 2014

6Pompeii - Bastille
Pompeii.. Well where do I start. Amazing vocals, so talented, instrumental is great, good looking :) ( because he is! ) and great song. Many times I sing this and now I see it is 9th what... No it can't be it needs at least to be 6th! Pop music is going down hill. Complaints about ex's, twerking, sexual abuse.. It can go on but this no this is amazing. Nothing of that list but everything good. Vote please and listen. Subscribe, like, favourite and share
I can't believe how good this song is. It is amazing, and it should really be higher. WHY IS HAPPY NUMBER 3 ON THIS LIST ANYWAYS?
This song makes you feel so relaxed and happy. Everyday when you listen to Pompeii you'll always feel like everyday is the best day of your life!
[Newest]The best song I ever heard

7Problem - Ariana Grande
I'm sorry, but this song sucks. Your's truly was a better album than My everything. Sorry ):
Why this song in 11! You know what's music?! Maybe you think it's better than "brother" song of Morten Harket? Or better than "Drunk Tonight" of Emilie De Forest? Or better than newest Pink Floyd Albums songs? Or better than "Into A Fantasy" of Alexander Rybak? Or better than Newest Lucy Hale Albums songs? Or better than Newest Birdy Albums songs? R you sure really?
This song sucks balls. Ariana did better
[Newest]You can't sing at all Ariana

8Dark Horse - Katy Perry
DARK HOUSE IS PROBABLY THE BEST SONG I HAVE EVER HEARD! WAY TO GO KATY PERRY!
Great song why has can't remember to forget you got 53 percent of the votes it is not the best of 2014
I love this song go Katy Perry!
[Newest]I love all your songs. God job!

9Classic - MKTO
I love this song so much! It's adorable and catchy! Plus the fact the radio hasn't played it religiously like the annoying songs above!
When ever this is on the radio I sing it so loud and dance in my seat
It's catchy but if you pay attention to the lyrics they're saying how the girl is like other people and that she's classic and not original.
[Newest]I love this song

10Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
Ever since I heard this song, I felt so bad. I hated Taylor Swift so much, and then she released this, which I have to say, is probably the best song in 2014. I just thought Taylor Swift would never make a good song, and would always make breakup songs, but this... Is the masterpiece of 2014.
Me and my friends rock out to this song every single day it's the best and gets you in a good mood, also it's really catchy my favorite part of the song starts with hey, hey, hey ๐Ÿ’™ love it so much ๐ŸŒธ
I love this song and if it was in my list it would be about number2

The Contenders

11Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Great song with great lyrics and sound. The mix of piano and violin add a different yet loveable sound to this song. A lot better than most of the tired out hoo-hah that's coming out every week.

Also, the commenter who thinks this disrespects women for wanting men is stupid because in the music video, the main singer is a lesbian.
Um, excuse me but what is Rather Be doing here? It's way better than Happy, like SERIOUSLY.
It's a brilliant song and my mom had it for her wedding song that's why I love it well done clean bandit!
This song was released this year, so you be trippin, if your mom had a wedding this year you wouldn't be alive typing this comment
[Newest]My favorite song. Great video too

12Chandelier - Sia
How could no one notice this song! This made not be a pop genre song, but Sia's voice is so powerful and unique. Her voice could also been recognize in many #1 hits like Titanium.
By the way, the music video is also unique and great!

andrewshieh0712

I really love this song. How could you not like this the lyrics and the rhythm are perfect. I wouldn't change it for anything not that I could anyways.
I like it but why doesn't. She show her face doesn't she want credit for what she has done and what is the meaning or message in the song anyway
[Newest]LOVE IT! This song is just awesome!

13Bang Bang - Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj
This is by Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, and Ariana Grande. It just says Ariana Grande! Oh well, still a good song, even if Ariana is the only one getting credit here.
This song Is just plain stupid. personally I hate it with a passion, sorry if you like it but I can't stand it!
At his song is okay it just gets annoying

14Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo
The best song that I've ever heard from him! I love the rapping part with 2 chainz it's so god and I'm addicted to this song.. It played over a 200 times in just a week and that's a lot for me
Talk dirty to me! Duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh duh talk dirty!
Yay I really love this song! I only dislike the rap though, but I do love the song!
[Newest]I love this song so much because his voice is so... Anyway best song that I have heard from him so... Yeah

15Ain't It Fun - Paramore
Ain't it fun sing this song all day long
Its true you can't depend on your parents its your turn to live in the real world
Ain't it fun sing ain't it fun all day long
[Newest]So, um, how is this up here?

16Not a Bad Thing - Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake is awesome and he is a great musician!
It's way better than all the songs above this...
His new songs with Michael Jackson! The King Of Pop. That's how good Justin timbarlake is.

17Stay With Me - Sam Smith
Why does everyone love"Fancy" anyways? This song is kind of underrated. I mean it has outstanding vocals and heartfelt emotion. This should be higher up.

ethanmeinster

Love this song so much! Has so much meaning and heartfelt lyrics<3 this artist has talent. !
I love Sam Smith. His voice is so real!
[Newest]Such a good song.

18Fancy - Iggy Azalea
Worst Song I've ever heard besides every other song that she made.

Songsta41

Can you just shut up? Stop blabbering about Iggy, we get it. You don't like her. So just shut up already!
You HAVE gotta be kidding me Right?...

WWEfanJayden

Awesome song ๐ŸŽถ if you don't like the done your asking the wrong person
[Newest]She is way better than nicki

19Ten Feet Tall - Afrojack
I love this song it's the best song I ever herd
This is a good song
Why isn't this #1? This song is brilliant!

20G.U.Y. - Lady Gaga
I'm in charge like a G.U.Y.
This song may have been unsuccessful but damn, is it awesome!
I'll lay down face up this time

21Same Girl - Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez is a new judge on American Idol for Season 13!
Same Girl reminds me of her old good music from 1999-2003. She was very cool back then.J. lo should make more songs like this

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22Break Free - Ariana Grande
Ariana has lost her originality with this song. As a result, I would listen to Yours Truly again than her next upcoming album.

RandomGuy456

This song is the bomb

23Black Widow - Iggy Azalea
I heart iggy azalea she is so funny
This is an amazing song...
She is amazing ๐Ÿ˜Ž
[Newest]Another great song from iggy go iggy

24You and I - One Direction
There should be more One Direction on this list! At least Steal My Girl or Night Changes!
Love your song I whish I came up with it. Love Cheryl
I love love love love this song and band!

25A Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay
Amazing, amazing, amazing... if I say thousand Amazing too, that would not prove to be enough to define how great this song is..

glambert

Charted in a lot of countries.
It became #1 in Luxembourg, Lebanon, Israel, Portugal, and US Hot Rock Songs, #2 in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia and Croatia.
This song saved my life and made 2014 very perfect.
This song should be top 1. avicii and coldplay are the best
[Newest]Um, yeah. Viva La Vida is better

26Empire - Shakira
Shakira is gorgeous and this song is brilliant! Finally we see/hear a powerful ballad from her. The video is amazing too

AtlasUniverse

This song is so underrated. this is a great song. and why is this N.28 and problem by Ariana Grande N.7 on the list? This song is pure trash and overrated. Those two songs should switch places now
This a magnificent song

27Team - Lorde
This song is amazing. Lorde is an incredible singer, I adore her.
This song will never get played out..
Best song ever my favorite!
[Newest]It got really old after about a month

28Final Masquerade - Linkin Park
YOU DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH I LOVE THIS SONG! It should be number 1, it's a lot better than one direction.
Sure this song gonna be in top 5 soon
I love this song! One of my favorite LP songs!

29Best Day of My Life - American Authors
Evan though I'm a boy this song is awesome
Best song ever I love it so much!

30The Man - Aloe Blacc
This song is so underrated but this is a great song
Congrats, Aloe Blacc. You have well passed my standerds in a song.

31All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor
I love all about that bass
This is easily the catchiest song of 2014. No trouble.

higgsboson2142

I like all about the bass because sweet song

32Rude - Magic!
This is the only song that I like and what I've heard that I actually like.

funnyuser

Why you gotta be so rude? Put this song up higher!
Awesome song but gets annoying

33Boom Clap - Charlie XCX
Love this song so catchy

34Drunk In Love - Beyonce
This song is just unorganized lazy makes no sense off beat off key off everything annoying weird and unlistenable
Should be in the toptens... it is a billboard hit! The song is just fabulous.

35Until It's Gone - Linkin Park
Amazing song! The lyrics are awesome!
This song is great go see Transformers:Age of Extinction to hear that song.
Very underrated song, should be higher!
[Newest]Best song be number one

36Headlights - Eminem
My favourite song from my favourite artist! He sang this song as a tribute to his mother. I sincerely suggest you to listen this song.
I'd heard the song on the radio but I didn't really know what it meant so I watched the music video. I cried at the end when she was reading the letter.
Beautiful song. I cried watching the music video
[Newest]Great Song by a Great artist

37Pills N Potions - Nicki Minaj
I still love. This lyric alone. This means, that even after all the hell someone put you through, yet you still love them. No matter what they have done, you have such true love that nothing can overcome it. This song is powerful.

SammMinajj

I love this song because it take me back to when music was GOOD, and that was when Nicki was at her prime!
Amazing song by the greatest female rapper of all time. Awesome message too.
[Newest]I love this song, but I hate anaconda

38Latch - Disclosure
Just love this song, Its got awesome rhythm and the vocals are just great.

39Go Time - Jackie Evancho
Most versatile and beautiful voice of this generation!
A fun piece! Jackie sings anything well.
A real ear worm!

40Animals - Maroon 5
I'm in love with Adam Levine

41Fever - The Black Keys

42Instant Crush - Daft Punk
I love this song. It's full of life. It should be way higher in the list.
An amazing song. I love that synth.

PositronWildhawk

I love Daft Punk. I have their "random access memories" album.

Ajkloth

[Newest]Great song + video

43Na Na - Trey Songz
First Hip Hop song of 2014 and it's number 1 of 2014 so far in my opinion.

44Painkiller - Three Days Grace

45Show Me - Kid Ink

46Fire and Fury - Skillet

47You're Mine (Eternal) - Mariah Carey

48Turn Down for What - DJ Snake & Lil Jon
Awesome song but WEIRD music video!
Extremely catchy and good for Call of Duty! This should be #1!

BradenC123

Common people it's a great song

49A Line In the Sand - Linkin Park
This number placement (49) is an embarrassment... This should be in the top ten
Awesome song... Can't blv its at 46... Come on it deserves to be in top 10

50Girls Chase Boys - Ingrid Michaelson

51Red Lights - Tiesto
Tiesto has lost his touch with this song. You've made a king of trance sound like One Direction. Should not be on this list. But there are worse songs that were released this year, that's granted.

PositronWildhawk

We could just run them 'red lights'. Give it a listen. You'll love it. Trust me! Tiรซsto! This should be at Top 3!
This song is underrated and addictive!

52High Hopes - Bruce Springsteen
Love this song! But you guys have to listen to the song Love is War by American Young

53Magic - Coldplay
I absolutely love this song I love your taste and I absolutely love the song Lost in the Dream- War On Drugs
Come on this is the best song it should be in top 5 position
I love this song so much! It is so lovely. It makes me relax so much... If you were in a jacuzzi it would be the best thing ever! (by the way Coldplay is the best band ever!, !,!, !,!, !,!, !,!
They are awesome

54Rebellion - Linkin Park
Supercool Song The best of Hunting party

55Rap God - Eminem
God! He rapped so fast that I was like. Awesome!
This song is sick! Who else can rap like that?
Supersonic! Whats it doing at no. 87?
[Newest]The fastest rap I've ever heard

56La La La (Brasil 2014) - Shakira
Love this song as much as soccer

57Once Upon a Dream - Lana Del Rey
Wow. A perfect match to a magnificent movie. I'm not into Disney princess because it's all like Oh! I'm gonna rebel by dating a boy! OOOH. Like rebel by being a lesbian, because all the conservatives who watch disney will be so mad! But yeah, maleficent was a dark movie that I actually liked. I mean, it wasn't the fault in our stars, the hunger games, or the hunger games catching fire, but it was pretty good!
Well I didn't mean creepy. I meant her voice sounds so mysterious

JaysTop10List

I can't stand it when pop artists cover Disney songs. I don't like Lana's version

58Seeya - Deadmau5
Come on! This song is the greatest!

PositronWildhawk


59Pretty Hurts - Beyonce'
For me one of her best songs. Actually I don't know why I don't like her music, but this song must be higer 96th place.

Fan_of_Good_Music


60Let It Go - The Last Sleepless City
This is just a stupid rock version of the original. Very weird. :(

61Keys to the Kingdom - Linkin Park
One of my favorite LP songs.
There are so many terrible songs on this list, this song should at least be in the top five

62She Looks So Perfect - 5 Seconds of Summer
If I don't care about the lyrics, it would an amazing song
Loving this song so much at the moment. Should be higher up though...

BTRluver

This should be SO up high! BUT to be honest THERE ARE OTHER 5SOS SONGS WITH BETTER MEANINGS AND LYRICS AND MUSIC SO I JUST don't GET WHY THIS ONE IS FAMOUS?
[Newest]Oh god I hate this song

63There Goes My Baby - Enrique Iglesias
Yesterday this song is on 4th place but today this song down with 4 notches.

PrinceHuzman


64Nothing to Me - Sage the Gemini
Nobody has actually voted for this piece of crap, it was artificially placed in this spot by a Hacker.
Is showing signs of serious brain damage.
This is an awesome song. Don't underestimate him.

65Bailando - Enrique Iglesias
It sounds like you are on a tropical island. It's awesome!

BradenC123

Nice song... Whats the meaning of Bailando
This is the best song

66Gunshot - Lykke Li

67And We Run - Within Temptation
Relatively unknown, but still one of the best songs of the year.
This needs to get more attention, it's such an amazing song.

68Into the Blue - Kylie Minogue

69Legacy - Eminem
I can relate to this song so much.
Eminem rocks! Haters suck!

Fan_of_Good_Music


70Lookin' Ass - Young Money
Another artificial placement by a Hacker, this song has not received any real votes.

71Neverland - Demotional

72Break the Rules - Charli XCX

73Detroit vs Everybody - Eminem

74F*** Content ID - Dan Bull
Dan Bull is the video gaming Eminem.

75Me and My Broken Heart - Rixton
This is so catchy

xpixie


76Midnight Memories - One Direction
This song rocks and should be at the top of the list! Love you lads in 1D!

77Calm After the Storm - The Common Linnets

78Death Star - Moby

79Hunter of Invisible Game - Bruce Springsteen

80Nasty - Pixie Lott
Pixie is back with an old classy twist!

81War Ready - Rick Ross
It's a shame because I rilly used to like rick ross but then he came out as being gay and I just can't listen anymore, no effence

82Love Runs Out - OneRepublic
What why is this way behind this is great. My top 10 list of songs of 2014 and late 2013 1) Sky Full of Stars-Coldplay 2) This song 3) Counting Stars-OneRepublic 4) Love Me Again-John Newman 5) Rude-MAGIC! 6) Pompeii-Bastille 7) All of Me-John Legend 8) Stay With Me-Sam Smith 9) Summer-Calvin Harris 10) Best Day of My Life-American Authors.

83Blood Is Thicker Than Water - Ill Nino

84Happy Little Pill - Troye Sivan

85Don't - Ed Sheeran

86Save Me - Royksopp
Love almost anything by the Norwegian equivalent to Kraftwerk, but particularly this song.

PositronWildhawk


87I'm a Freak - Enrique Iglesias

88Lay Me Down - Avicii
Avicii perfomed the song in 2013 on a concert, but this song was officially released as a single in True. on this year, so this song definitely deserves to be in this list, maybe a bit higher!

Jackdaw

As long as avicii is on here, I'm happy
Lay Me Down is from 2013

89Timber - Pitbull
I love this song very catchy
I like this song

90Take On the World - Sabrina Carpenter

91Montana - Tycho

92Florida Kilos - Lana del Rey

93Phantoms Can't Hang - Deadmau5

94Addicted to You - Avicii
I love this song. Avicii is my favorite

95West Coast - Lana del Rey
It's the best. She's the best.
It's Lana dek rey, what else can I say to win you over.
This is a pretty good song.

96Wiggle - Jason Derulo
It's totally random, but I love being obnoxious with this song laugh out loud
Another song that Kim Jong-Un should get hold of, tripe at it's finest!

ArpstaAmy333


97Stay the Night - Zedd
Trashy! Lyrics SUCK so much, that even a PERFECT music makes no change here! That's how bad & repetitive lyrics ruined the perfect song!

Fan_of_Good_Music


98Story of My Life - One Direction
This song was awesome! It's definitely one of the best songs One Direction have done so far!
Lets put it this way. I'm not really into 1d, but this is the song I can tolerate the most
So Beautiful! It should be at the top of the list! Love 1D so much!
[Newest]This song was from 2013, but still love it

99Don't Stop - 5 Seconds of Summer

100My Demons - Starset

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