Worst Songs of 2012

So who has annoyed you so much this year so far with a certain song, enter it below or even vote!

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1Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is the real "stupid hoe" for writing and singing this song. Seriously it sucks!

Who are you to say the nicki minaj is a stupid hoe and it seriously sucks I think Nicki minaj sings very great.

What happens when you mix a terrible beat made up of sound effects with the voice that can only be described as the most awful thing ever? Add in some flashy images of a synthetic ass with some of the DUMBEST, most AWFUL (and RIDICULOUSLY ironic) lyrics ever, and you have stupid hoe. Congratulations Nicki Minaj! You are officially worse than BrokenCYDE, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, and Paris ' Hilton. I hope your success completely backfires!

There is absolutely nothing good about this song. Nicki Minaj's voice is this annoying helium-filled mess that makes your ears bleed, and the lyrics make no sense. This is supposed to be a diss towards Lil Kim, but no one would be able to tell without knowing that it's a diss song. At least "Boyfriend" had a catchy chorus, whereas this song is just "You a stupid hoe, you a you a stupid hoe" repeated over and over again. And don't even get me started on the awful, whooping beat.

Nicki Minaj has a lot of talent but she wastes it with this compilation of some of the most annoying sounds ever heard by human ears. Not to mention the lyrics. Or the fact that this song is barely bearable for 20 seconds but somehow it lasts for three excruciating minutes. - FoxSaintJust

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2Boyfriend - Justin Bieber

Auto-tuned to death, and an attempt of rap...

Background music so annoying

It's pathetic how just because something was written by Justin Bieber it gets ton of hate. I've seen 40 year olds bash on this kid. It's annoying just shut up, you're bringing him more attention by bashing him.

I like this song I don't think that it is bad it is my best song from Justin Bieber and I think your an idiot.

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3Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

This is all I hear on the radio. Shouldn't they give all of the songs a chance to be put on the radio? This is all I hear though, at least put on a decent song- seriously

She needs to go back to Canada & stay there this song is very poorly written & her voice is mediocre this song isn't special & neither is she. This was one of the worst music experiences I had next to Rebecca Black's Friday.

Every time I turn the radio on I hear this song! All the stations play is Kelly Clarkson and this song! Its not even that good!

Not bad but overplayed

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4Gangnam Style - Psy

I can't stand this song. People love it but they have no idea what he's even saying.

Gosh this is a stupid trend that everyone everywhere likes to talk about, and it is 4 minute pointless video and repetitive song, most of the people who "like" it don't like it, they force themselves to like it so they could fit in with other idiots.

This could have been a big chance for Kpop, but people aren't taking it seriously. They think PSY is just some fat Chinese guy who does a funny horse dance. BIGBANG and Super Junior should have gotten popular, not this.

I like this song it's fun but it gets annoying (crazy lyrics (translated lyrics)) - Toucan

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5As Long As You Love Me - Justin Bieber

Gawd, when I heard this awful trainwreck for the first time, I thought when he sang the word "love" in the choruses, I thought he was yawning.

Well we don't love you! So go away! - RockStarr

As long as you love me I will be starving I will be homeless I will be broke as long as you hate me Ill be a platinum ill be a silver Ill be a gold

That's for you JB!

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6Whistle - Flo Rida

A song about blowjobs. How pleasant

This whistle is so annoying!

Worst song of 2012

So let me get this straight: You can make a song about your own penis and get a number one spot. I'm done. - yaygiants16

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7We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

UGH. We've been hearing about Taylor Swift's breakups/relationships since 2007. Six years of the same exact topic makes me want to shoot myself. And the horrible lyrics, with a crappy tune? Please. Just call me when decent bands come back into play

Taylor Swift is normally a good musician and singer, she has a great vocal range and writes passionately. However, this repetive song seems to endless go NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER, well, you get the picture.

Ok we get that some boy dumped you or didn't notice you but people (that now what quality music is) are so sick of these song topics. Country was bad enough but now pop what's become of this country.

This should be higher than top 1, especially since Taylor Swift was wearing a dress! ):(

Try not to see her as an arch-rival, though. Despite how nice Taylor Swift is, she could get criticized often.

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8Starships - Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj has the potential of being one of the female phenoms of year. But this song is one of the songs that are obviously not part of her "Best Work" list. She fails to deliver her style and theme of being a tough chick and manages to make the electronic dance music worse than it already is.

Duh starships were ment to fly - joshlambert

This song... Unggh, it gives me a headache just remembering this. I have never hated anything half as much as Nikki Minaj, and I was forced to listen to the pop stations playing this in heavy rotation for a month! My bad music virginity is gone...

Look this song is plain out annoying. But my main problem is the voice.

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9Rack City - Tyga

Degrading to women and boring music. How is this abomination to the music industry not #1 on this?

The worst song ever without question. I wish I had a quarter for every time I heard him say ”rack city”. I think I earned it anyway for suffering through the song. Tyga is just awful. There is a reason he's in the top five on the worst rappers ever list on this site.

A couple years since this song's been released, it's only become worse. Not only that, but it's also become disturbingly influential. Almost every hip hop/ R&B song from the past year have sounded like Rack City.

If I hear this song again I am going to throw the radio out the window - RockStarr

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10Beez in the Trap - Nicki Minaj

This is the worst ever. Not just 2012. Nicki is the most Untalented train wreck I have ever come across. I am embarrassed for her when it's on the radio.

This doesn't even need a reason. The song speaks for how bad it is.

Just goes to show how much of a disaster the entire Roman Reloaded album was. THREE songs from that album in the top 10 of this list, with several more appearances further down. Not since Nickelback's "All The Right Reasons" have I heard an album come out with so many terrible songs.

What does "Beez in the trap" even mean?! - HappyFlower

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The Contenders

11Where Have You Been - Rihanna

Where I'm been, what about you, Rihanna? Have you been sleeping in the dirty toilet while reading Playboy magazine and playing with Chris Brown's dirty underwear? You need help!

Her music is so trash. Lack of good voice is obvious. She can't sing LIVE and she has like 2-3 lines in every song. Oh I forgot about Ela Ela Eh Eh Eh or Year year year. - Magnolia

In your music video, you seem more like willing to get killed by a crocodile.

Her older songs like disturb I a and umbrella are actually reasonable songs. also shut up and drive. but man is she turning into a whacko or what?

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12Diamonds - Rihanna

Its too overrated...
Probably the reason is that she gets nude in every other video of her. - abhisheksrivastava

Probably Rihanna's worst song to date. She doesn't shine bright like a diamond AT ALL in this song.

The song makes it sound like it's raining diamonds. maybe one impaled her brain and made her a complete idiot and so she would convince herself to make this retarded song. You know it's true

So overrated and I hate the song. - funnyuser

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13Turn On the Lights - Future

How does one person mess up with AUTOTUNE of all things?!

Great, just what we needed. An autotuned death wail. Seriously, people thought this guy was a good enough singer to release hit songs? And people bought it?

I've heard Chad Kroeger. I've heard Ke$ha. I've even heard a lot of crappy screamo. But Future is still the worst vocalist I've ever heard.

Not only in 2012 guys WORST SONG EVER How is this so low

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14Sorry for Party Rocking - LMFAO

I'm sorry for myself for listening to this song

This song is TERRIBLE! Lyrics are stupid, the music is stupid, everything about this song is stupid. How people call this good music beyond me...

You better be sorry!

15Turn Me On - David Guetta

Get this garbage pile out of mainstream media forever. David Guetta can't write lyrics if his life depended on it, and don't get me started on Nicki Minaj's awful singing. It just repeats turn me on turn me on over and over again. The beat is annoying and the song does not deserve its popularity. heck the lyrics r so bad, a 1st grader could do better then that. This song must never be played again.

16Give Me All Your Luvin' - Madonna

This song is so bad I would L-U-V life if it didn't exist

I hate madonna I mean, some of her songs r ok but it's just herself that I hate and this is probably her worst.

She just needs to stop singing -. - I thought her music was dead in the 80's and pretty much everyone was like 'thank God' but no. She had to make more awful music.

Well give you hating - RockStarr

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17Beauty and a Beat - Justin Bieber

I hate this song. Because the song has got AWFUL lyrics and Nicki Minaj has got Lucifer inside.

This song is by BOTH Justin and Nicki. It's worse than most of the songs on here. - Minecraftcrazy530

18We Are Young - Fun

I think this is one of the most annoying song ever created. How everyone can like this song and this band are beyond me. Maybe for the teenage girls/hipster kids who never listen to any good music, this multitracked vocal is cool, bad lyric is deep, and repetitive single piano chord is art. And it even won a grammy, which make me lost my faith for the future of music.

By far the most overrated song in history and one of the worst songs I have ever heard. No guitar, basic percussions, unoriginal bassline, bland piano, HORRID vocals, and embarassment to Janelle Monae. Why did this win song of the year?


This song sounds like it was recorded by a bunch of pop stars on downers

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19Birthday Cake - Rihanna

One thing that annoys the f out of me with this song is #1 it's another lousy repetitive song😒 #2 It makes a lot of references to oral sex, such as "it's not even my birthday but he wanna lick the icing off" and #3 CHRIS BROWN, THE GUY WHO BEAT HER! YOU can't JUST FORGIVE SOMEONE AFTER THEY BEAT YOU AND NOT EXPECT THEM TO AGAIN! HORRIBLe SONG!

I get Rhianna is attractive, and she likes to write about that. There's nothing wrong with that. BUT THIS SONG IS AWFUL!

Chris Brown would be a great voice for Pac-Man!

I like Rihanna, but I hate how this song exists.

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20One Thing - One Direction

They just can't sing.

They are absolutely HORRIBLE the only reason their songs get famous is because of their obnoxious fangirls...

It's just fake! And so repetitive. Basically one of the many reasons why I hate one direction

I'd like to see One Direction pick their noses instead.

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Top Remixes (29)

1. Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
2. Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj
3. Where Have You Been - Rihanna
1. Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj
2. Starships - Nicki Minaj
3. Beez in the Trap - Nicki Minaj
1. Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
2. Gangnam Style - Psy
3. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

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