Worst Songs of 2012

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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 rapping this crap just makes her a stupid hoe. Ironic, huh.

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2Boyfriend - Justin Bieber

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

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.

Worst song EVER! Justin... Just stop trying...

Don't even go there Bieber.

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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!

How can you "miss someone so bad" if you haven't even met them before?

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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.

A million percent terrible and a billion percent annoying! Anyone dancing that horse dance is an idiot.

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5Whistle - Flo Rida

A song about blowjobs. How pleasant

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

This Song is all about blowjobs. Most stupid song don't but it and soccermoms are sing a song about blowies with there 6 yr old son :(

Stanford loves this song!

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6As 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.

Ha! He got punched several times by the stereotypical girlfriend's dad. That will teach him a lesson he should've get a long time ago.

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!

Stanford loves this song!

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7Beez 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.

Stanford loves this song!

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8Rack City - Tyga

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

Stupid Hoe, while awful, is fascinating with how it was even allowed to happen. It's the sort of trainwreck that everyone should witness at least once due to how much of a catastrophe it is.

This song, on the other hand, is terrible in the most boringly unpleasant way possible. Tyga brings absolutely nothing to the table except horrible, repetitive lyrics in the most bored, monotone delivery possible, and the beat is what started the hip hop beat formula we know and hate today. Simple synth, basic drum machine, and people quietly yelling "Hey" in the background. 3 years later, we're still hearing the damage this song has done to the pop charts. This song somehow wrecked both hip hop and R&B for years to come.

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.

Stanford loves this song!

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9Birthday Cake - Rihanna

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.

Wait I thought this song was made in 2011...well I guess I'm wrong? - spodermanfan1000

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10Starships - 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.

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...

No song has annoyed me more than Starships in 2012. It is so shamelessly awful. The hook is terrible, the breakdown sucks, and the video is just the icing on the crapcake. Every time it came on I had to groan and roll my eyes. How did this ever get popular is beyond me. I keep hearing Nicki Minaj is talented but apparently all she releases is garbage.

This song is super annoying

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The Newcomers

?Remember When - Chris Wallace
?I Can Only Imagine - David Guetta

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.

Stanford loves this song!

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12We 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.

Stanford loves this song!

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13Diamonds - 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

Stanford loves this song!

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14Turn On the Lights - Future

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.

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15Sorry for Party Rocking - LMFAO

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...

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16Pound the Alarm - Nicki Minaj

Nicki should pound her dildo stick somewhere else and get her ass kicked off on American Idol.

What is with that horrible screeching noise for?! Is it necessary?! It's just sounds like a squirrel being assaulted with a zip tie, a peacock giving birth, and a screeching howler monkey being sent through a garbage disposal. Horrible

Very annoying, and I don't understand the lyrics, too much auto tune. - funnyuser

This song is very annoying - BunnyC

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17#rihanna - Glasses Malone

Basically all of my sentiments to this song apply, plus, I like how there was a hashtag in the title. Does it have anything to do with the song? NOPE! They probably just put it there so Rihanna could see it whenever she tries to find herself on Twitter. Combined with the contents of the song, that is just vile and despicable in every way. - WonkeyDude98

18I Endorse These Strippers - Nicki Minaj
19Turn 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.

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20We 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.

THANK YOU! THEY CAN'T SING ANY SONG AND THE LEAD SINGERS WEIRD!

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?

Stanford loves this song!

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1. Birthday Cake - Rihanna
2. #rihanna - Glasses Malone
3. I Endorse These Strippers - Nicki Minaj
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1. Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
2. Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj
3. Where Have You Been - Rihanna
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1. Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj
2. Starships - Nicki Minaj
3. Beez in the Trap - Nicki Minaj
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