Worst Songs of 2012


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The Top Ten

Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is the real "stupid hoe" for writing and singing this song. Seriously it sucks!
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.
I am so happy to see this at number one! :-D
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2Boyfriend - Justin Bieber
Auto-tuned to death, and an attempt of rap...
Background music so annoying
Worst song EVER! Justin... Just stop trying...
Is Nicki Minaj's song really worse. Put this douchebag at number one where he belongs
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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!
Thank you she has no exprinte


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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 WAS okay with it, but I started to be annoyed after listening to it a few times
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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.
What the hell JB!
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
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7Diamonds - Rihanna
Its too overrated...
Probably the reason is that she gets nude in every other video of her.


Probably Rihanna's worst song to date. She doesn't shine bright like a diamond AT ALL in this song.
This is crappy!
As far as her other songs, they're average.
In this, it was just repeating about "Diamonds".
How does this relate to anything, is what I want to know.
It's one of the worst songs in history, based on my ability of hearing.
I felt like listening to Rebecca Black's song "Friday", to get this out of my head. I highly dis-like this music.
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8Where 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.


In your music video, you seem more like willing to get killed by a crocodile.
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9Sorry 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!
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10We 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.
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The Contenders

11Rack 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.
You obviously don't know what music is! Not trying to be rude but Call Me Maybe is annoying but me and my family love this song
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12Beez 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.

13Starships - 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


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...
Isn't the song called starships with a z? Ugh so weird
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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.
How does one person mess up with AUTOTUNE of all things?!
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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.
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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.
It is such a stupid song!
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17We 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?
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18Shut Up and Kiss Me - Reece Mastin

19Birthday Cake - Rihanna
The most over rated to ever hit planet earth. I'm sure if aliens were to hear this, they would go blind and deaf. This song is straight up disgusting.
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20Climax - Usher
All he was doing in this song was crying and whining
Uhh this song is just usher screeching in a high voice ad bad beat and really annoying
What a NOTHING song. Lazy vocals, lazy production, lazy writing. Cookie-cutter generic mess.
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21Bom Bom - Sam and the Womp
No musicality in this at all. Her voice sounds rather irritating. There was not much effort in the vocals.
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22Beauty and a Beat - Justin Bieber
I hate this song. Because the song has got AWFUL lyrics and Nicki Minaj has got Lucifer inside.
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23Drive By - Train
I've never heard such stupid lyrics, Train shows which this song (and with Hey, Soul Sister) why it's one of the lamest bands ever
Strongly disagree... Din expect this song to be here...


Lyrics suck and the beat is lame. This should be higher on the list. D:
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24One 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
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25Hot Problems - Double Take
You may not refer to this as a technical "song" due to it was two teenagers like rebbecca black, but this is the most miserable thing you will ever hear, and these girls aren't even hot.
It is a horrible song! And yes she is STUCK UP! I mean that's not even music
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26Roman Holiday - Nicki Minaj
Roman Polanski is even more retarted than Nicki Minaj
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27Home - Phillip Phillips
Ahh! This song aggravates me so much. Yeah, it was good when it came out and everything, but now it is just overplayed, and the structure of the song isn't even right. Seriously, the other girl should have won American Idol.
So overplayed. His voice is really nothing special, the music sounds like he's trying to imitate Mumford & Sons and it's repetitive as all get out with barely any lyrics.
Love this song, but it defs is overplayed
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28Bandz a Make Her Dance - Juicy J
3 Reasons.
1. Terrible production
2. Incorrect slang for the song and worst lyrics.
3. Lil Wayne and 2CHAINZ are not had the best rappers since 2012
My god the chourus is terrible it doesn't make sence, lil waynes part with using the forbiden word (the n word), then 2 chains taking about his bracllets and women eating children or some crap, plus it has a terrible beat
Why is there an "A" in the title?
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29Scream & Shout - Will.I.Am
Worst song ever, Will.I. am is a terrible musician and everything he does is terrible! Britney Spears was terrible in this too. Worst song and Worst lyrics.
What idiot put this song on here it's cool
I am so sad because of Britney. She used to be a good singer untill this song.
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30Pound the Alarm - Nicki Minaj
Nicki should pound her dildo stick somewhere else and get her ass kicked off on American Idol.
Very annoying, and I don't understand the lyrics, too much auto tune.


Very annoying song. All she does is drown herself in auto tune.
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31Bangarang - Skrillex Listen to sample

32Domino - Jessi J
This song is so annoying. It's like she's screaming for attention. "DIRTYY DANCING. " No, please. Retire immediately, Jessie J. You are nothing new or good
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33You Da One - Rihanna
So repetitive, annoying vocals (not to mention God awful as well), the beat is mostly a disgrace, and the repetition! Dear GOD, the repetition. This song actually made me want to decapitate my head off two seconds later; that' how awful it was.
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34Timebomb - Kylie Minogue Listen to sample

35All Around The World - Justin Bieber
I'd rather go around the world and be invaded by alien's.
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36Survival - Muse Listen to sample

37Like a Princess - Double Take Listen to sample

38Some Nights - Fun.
Song was way over played and it sucked in the first place. Hate the song, hate the group, where did they even come from? Nobody had even heard of them, wherever they came from we wished they'd go back.
I actually liked this song. How is this here?


This song has the worst instrumentation in the whole world since Frank Zappa and Lou Reed. This band must break up right now and Nate Ruess must go to hell.
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39Turn Up the Music - Chris Brown
Would have voted for either Bieber or Minaj, but the horribleness of this piece is truly actually really underrated.
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40Payphone - Maroon 5
Good song, but overplayed
Worst song ever. Minshaft (the minecraft parody) is better than this. I'm at a payyphonne
this isn't a bad song at all... What's wrong with you people... okay, why this song is even in this stupid list... and songs like one thing, as long as you love me... I'm no fan of Justin or 1D but these songs are not bad at all... there must be some problem with the listeners or something like that...
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41I Knew You Were Trouble - Taylor Swift
Taylor is a trouble. Please, stop singing. You are not even good in singing songs of your style. You think you are a country singer but you look like the worst Carrie Underwood version ever.
This song is pop she is a country star
Even if it is pop and Tay is a country singer, I love this song!
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42Live My Life (feat. Justin Bieber) - Far East Movement
The Far East Movement can't rap. At all. They made that awful G6 song, ruined Rocketeer, and actually make Justin Bieber sound pretty average in comparison here.
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43Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
I am sorry all bruno mars fans I had to vote to get this comment but this song is really good. whichever idiot put it on this list
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44Don't You Worry Child - Swedish House Mafia
Want to do horrible unthinkable things to others when I hear this song. Absolute most annoying song of the year.
Stupid, repetitive and overall horrible and unimaginative.
Shrill, overproduced, loud, and obnoxious, with generic late 1998 style beats and synths.
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45I Told You So - Carrie Underwood Listen to sample

46Addicted to You - Shakira
The best song of 2012. Actually Rabiosa is the best song of Sale El Sol. Also it realased in 2010. But the single album is realased in 2012.
I love this song
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47Primadonna - Marina and the Diamonds
What who put this on there marina and the diamonds is amazing! Mabye this is not her best song but its better than anythig by one drection!
I hate this song. It annoys me so much
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48It's Thanksgiving - Nicole Westbrook
This song was so so so annoying! I hate it! It's by the same company who produced Friday by Rebecca Black.
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49One More Night - Maroon 5 Listen to sample

50Dope Peddler - 2 Chainz
This is the single worst song I have ever heard in my entire life. It's worse than Stupid Hoe. It's worse than Blah Blah Blah. It's worse than Disco Duck. It's the worst of the worst, made by one of the worst producers ever, Bangladesh. Screw him.
For the first few seconds there's a pretty good sample, and then... BAM. Straight in the face with one of the worst piano riffs ever written and terrible lyrics by 2 Chainz. This song is so terrible that it wasn't even released as a single.
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51Naked - DEV & Enrique Iglesias
Dev's voice was horrible. She can't even dancing she's even whiny... Enrique Iglesias has terrible voice and even worse than Usher...
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52Red - Taylor Swift
A stupid and pointless song. Can't even understand it.
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53The Motto - Drake
The idiotic song that introduced YOLO to the masses.
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54Your Body - Christina Aguilera
The best song and album
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55So Good - B.O.B Listen to sample

56Stay Schemin' - Rick Ross Listen to sample

57Twilight - Cover Drive Listen to sample

58Home Run - Misha B

59Finally Found You - Enrique Iglesias Listen to sample

60Good Time - Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen Listen to sample

61Kill the Dj - Green Day
A song that is catchy, but repeating the chorus and verse over and over and over. Plus, all you can hear are choppy guitar chords and hardly any bass.
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62Live While We're Young - One Direction Listen to sample

63What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
I thought this song was made in 2010. Anyway is song is HORRIBLE!


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64Candy - Robbie Williams
This song is just overrated and the lyrics make no sense at all.
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65Sing - Gary Barlow & The Commonwealth Band
This should not be on this list I love this song and have seen the African children's choir who sing this with Gary barlow and they are great and they have been picked up of the street in Africa because they have no parents I know this song of by heart and always will we sing this all the time at school
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66Beat On My Drum - Gabry Ponte Listen to sample

67Feel This Moment - Pitbull
Can't rap of sing for a cat's ass.
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68Get It Started - Pitbull Listen to sample

69Sex In the Lounge - Nicki Minaj
So, once again, Nicki Minaj "Slut Face", Is wanting to have sex in the lounge with Chris Brown? And Chris Brown wanting to make her scream loud? So there's ANOTHER song about Chris Brown trying to get laid? Honestly, just have sex, none of us cares anymore!
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70The Way
This song has no meaning WHAT-SO-EVER. "I love the way you make me feel, I love it I love it. " Wow how long did it take you to come up with that?
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71Professional Griefers - Deadmau5
Over-added in video game soundtracks. It is even part of the Asphalt 8 Airborne and FIFA 13 soundtracks and I'm like ARE YOU KIDDING ME? For Asphalt 8, it was better to add a Demi Lovato song from 2013 to the game's soundtrack. I'm glad this song had no radio airplay.
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72Come On a Cone - Nicki Minaj
Anything created by this loser is garbadge.
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73Around My Way (Freedom Ain't Free) - Lupe Fiasco
Stop saying that America is garbage.
Lupe is garbage. Why is Bandz a make her dance in this list?


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74Heart Skips a Beat - Olly Murs
THIS. SONG. IS. CRAP. It is without a doubt the most annoying, repetitive, terrible excuse for music I have ever heard in my entire life. It plays on the radio all the time where I'm from, and I can never get it out of my head. I would rather listen to a Bieber album straight through than hear this tripe one more time. Can't believe it hasn't been added yet.
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75TTYLXOX - Bella Thorne
Lyrics are written in text and is really repetitive and irritating!
Such a stupid song
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76Bitch Bad - Lupe Fiasco Listen to sample

77What a Wonderful World - Jackie Evancho
I don't get why this is even on this list. I personally think her voice is beautiful and heavenly. I mean, don't get me wrong, I think she is better than most of the garbage that deserves to be on this list, especially Bieber, 1D, Will.I. am and Nicki Minaj.
It's a horrible world when Jackie Evancho exists.


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78Problem (The Monster Remix) - Becky G Listen to sample

79When She Was Mine - Lawson

80Picking Up the Pieces - Paloma Faith

81Back In Time - Pitbull Listen to sample

82Faded - Tyga Listen to sample

83Wild Ones - Flo Rida
Flo rida is one of the worst rappers ever.
I love this song! There's nothing wrong with it!
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84Part of Me - Katy Perry Listen to sample

85Girl On Fire - Alicia Keys
The lyrics are awful. Nicki's raps are stupid and pointless. The chorus is really annoying and repetitive and the vocals are so grating on the ears. Terrible song especially for Alicia.
This song is great, but I hate when they had to add Nicki Minaj into it! None of her lyrics make no sense and why does she have to ruin a great song?
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86Brokenhearted - Karmin Listen to sample

87Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
Week and generic/
Didn't kanye west have a song similar to this

I love Kelly Clarkson, she is an amazing singer but that song is poor. It's an other break up song. And I don't know why but it kinda reminds me of "Fighter" by Christina Aguilera.
It was sad who cares about love songs anymore only Taylor Swift does. Plus the only words were love kill doesn"t. Kelly Clarskon is out with yesterdays news.
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88Sing It - Rebecca Black
All you need to see is the name "Rebecca Black" and know that's its a horrible song.
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89Big Hoops (Bigger the Better) - Nelly Furtado Listen to sample

90Don't Wake Me Up - Chris Brown
I think you got some song on that auto tune... Oh wait, it's gone.
Blabs about "Don't wake me up" like 20 times. Just a disgrace to the music culture...
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91Hello - Karmin
I had more faith in KArmin when I heard Brokenhearted... This is a fail at trying to be a Kesha.


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92Give Your Heart a Break - Demi Lovato
You know that this is the list for voting who's the WORST, right? And If your saying this singer is good, you're just blind or just plain stupid.
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