Worst Songs of 2013

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The Top Ten

1
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
This song annoys me! What a joke! An insult to music! Disgusting. I used to like Pharrel but now? And this song makes me hate Robin Thicke. Worst lyrics in history, honestly, who the hello wrote this? Probably the same person who wrote Friday for Rebecca Black. This song is so disrespectful to women. Ugh, the lyrics are so gross! Whats worse is that stupid tune gets stuck in your head, ugh.

dragonfly99

This song makes me wanna kill myself no matter what the time day or situation setting is
Every time I hear it I feel physically enraged, I just want to break something, the lyrics make no sense and Robin Thicke can't sing at all
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2We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
This song is tasteless and Miley has no talent. She is only famous because of all of the crazy controversial stuff she does for attention. I guess she is so desperate to be famous that she prefers negative attention to no attention at all. Sad, really.

I also hate the line, "Only God can judge us." I mean, that is true, but she's using it as an excuse to do all the bad stuff she wants.

And stop twerking. Please. Just stop.

TheKatieLady

This song makes my ears bleed. Her voice is so nasally and auto-tuned!
I just accidentally voted for this, hm. It's certainly not the greatest by any means, but I also wouldn't call it the worst. I've heard far worse and to be honest, it's catchy.

Everyone seems to take guilty pleasures too seriously and denounce them for being either popular or, well, popular. It's currently popular to hate Miley Cyrus for being "provocative" and what not, but I've heard far worse. Miley's talented and I think "We Can't Stop" is an admirable top 40 hit.

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3Best Song Ever - One Direction
They stole the melody from Baba O'Riley by The Who. And not only that, they also ripped off songs such as from The Clash, Grease etc. And who are they going to rip off next? Westlife? The Wanted? They need to try to stop ripping off other songs and come up with their own melodies. Utter plagiarists. :(
More like the crappiest song ever
One Direction has no musical talent what so ever and they should just go away.
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4Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
Horrible song and stupid lyrics...

sam117

The song is terrible, her voice is annoying and the music video is disturbing and shouldn't have even been allowed on YouTube. This should be at number 1.
This is just so horrible! I don't want to listen to this song or watch the music video.
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5Harlem Shake - Baauer
I can't think of any other song on this list that's so devoid of anything good. "Best Song Ever" was pretty much stolen from another song, but it still sounds okay. "Blurred Lines" is actually pretty good if you don't listen to the lyrics. Even the god-awful "We Can't Stop" had a tune. But this? This is just noise. Not catchy enough to dance to, no pleasant (or really any) tune, and no redeeming lyrics. The only thing I can say in this song's defense is that it doesn't hit complete rock-bottom like "Stupid Hoe" did last year.
So annoying everyone playing it and dancing shut up!
Stop please I can not take this song anymore
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6Chinese Food - Alison Gold
I couldn't even Watch the entire music video. It's that bad. And someone should put that Tae Allan song Mass Text on this list. That song also sucks.
I thought the meaning was something deeper but it's just about food and also I don't like the creativity of the lyrics
Good God... Worst ever!
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7When I Was Your Man - Bruno Mars
This is a great song you have a bad taste of music whoever made this top ten.-.
First of all, the song is not called "When I Was Your Man" it is called "When I Was Your Giraffe"! Keith Urban already established this when Candice Glover sang this on "Idol". He's just whining... I shoulda bought you flowers and held your hand... Ugh shoot me in the head, just don't make me listen to this garbage! And while I don't agree with the message of "We Can't Stop, " but it's music is at least catchy I have to say. And anyone who thinks "Blurred Lines" is disgusting and "offensive to women" needs to grow a pair start wear them on the outside. "Roar" is probably just critically overplayed, and not half bad in small doses. "Wrecking Ball" is an improvement from the former song from her, and at least not worthy of #3. "Stay" is a beautiful ballad duet from Rihanna and belongs nowhere on this list! "Give It 2 U" is a modern twist on disco in a good way, whereas "Suit & Tie" sucks in comparison to JT's older stuff and is a modern twist on disco in a bad way. Bruno's "Treasure" is sucky in the same way as S&T, and I'm actually just ambivalent towards "Come & Get It" but I thought Bruno redeemed himself from the former two singles with "Gorilla" but I get it's kinda gimmicky. "Feel This Moment" is a great song built around a sample of A-ha yet it remains its own song, and Christina's swooping vocals bring it to life. "Radioactive" is a rock and electronic (dubstep) fusion at it's finest, and belongs nowhere on this list. "People Like Us" is a wonderful self-empowerment anthem with a commanding dance floor beat and angry, throaty vocals from Kelly, one of her best songs ever. "Heart Attack" is OK, a bit gimmicky, but Demi's vocals are phenomenal and holy crap am I still writing? With that I'll stop there.

theOpinionatedOne

This is a great song. It should be in the top 10 best songs. And why are just give me a reason and radioactive here. I love them. Bruno mars is a great artist and this song is a good song. You are just too negative๐Ÿ˜"
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823 - Mike Will Made-It
Miley Cyrus is in this song, and has a rap verse. Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J, (real) rappers that I detest just as much, also feature in this atrocity. AUTOMATIC FAILURE! This is, without question, an obscenely terrible piece of music (in reality, a bag of rotting garbage). THIS (SONG) SHOULD NOT EXIST!
This is a song? I thought it was a Air Jordan commercial gone terribly wrong, EPIC FAIL!
Miley Cyrus rapping. Shoot, me, now!
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9The Fox - Ylvis
This isn't a serious song. It's a joke. Ylvis themselves said that the song wasn't supposed to be taken serious. It was just for laughs.
This song is horrible. It makes no sense. How can this be called a song?
SERIOUSLY PEOPLE THIS IS THE BEST SONG EVER! Ylvis are comedians and made it as an advertisement for their T.V. show. It backfired on them. Honestly, people who hate this song are just boring and should lighten up a bit.
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10Roar - Katy Perry
I'm not a huge KP fan, but I usually don't mind her too much. But I thought that "Roar" was really beneath her. As she sing/talks her way through one lame, tired clichรฉ after another, I just want to find a way to make it stop! Who let this become a fully realized song, played on the radio and everything. Once you reach this level of fame, don't you pay people to stop you from making such dire mistakes? And the video! She fashions a spear in order to hunt down... A banana? This isn't even "awesomely bad", it's just bad!
This song is so overplayed and annoying. Radioactive and Just Give Me a Reason shouldn't be on here!
To me, bad is the absence of good. And this is the only song, (besides Lil Wayne's) that had absolutely nothing good about it. It was dull, the singing from Katy Perry was again not good, and the lyrics were uninspired. Overall, THE WORST, beating Blurred Lines by a landslide. At least with that stupid song, it had a rhythm to it and it was a cool beat. This? Hell no!
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The Contenders

11Stay - Rihanna
Slow and Sad :(
She did her music video in the bath. Rihanna, come on. In the bath? Out of all of the other ideas in mind she chose this one...

I hate the song to
Not this satanic princess again. Someone kill her.

KylePeake

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12Let Her Go - Passenger
The vocals sound like a little gremlin is singing for the first time in it's life...
Every time I hear this song I want to hurt someone... Mostly myself so I'll never have to hear this awful song. This guy learned to write lyrics from the "Dust in the Wind" and "Every Rose has its Thorn" school of rock. And oh, the lyrics... How deep they are, how insightful! And that odd, pretentious voice you use to sing the song which makes you sound like a old, wizened elf... Brilliant!
The vocals are just boring, and there's really nothing in it. And I mean NOTHING.
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13Started From the Bottom - Drake
Re-title the song to "First World Problems."
Worst rap song ever.

Jessiana

Drake is POWER BOTTOM
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14Gentleman - PSY
He famous just because of the stupid gangnam style and stupid ass dance
I have no idea why people love this song and put it on commercials. Like come on what is he saying! Is he saying hello, bye, no, yes? Either if he is Korean, Japanese, or Chinese I hate him!
MAN.. THIS SONG SUCKS LIKE HELL!? Why does international song council thingy lets this guy sing... His career should be canceled.. He's a disgrace to Music.. I'm thoroughly dissapointed...
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15Gorilla - Bruno Mars
Nothing like a love song that makes you envision apes having sex.
I really like Bruno, but I just can't get with this one. I'm no expert in gorilla fornication, but somehow, I just don't think that "making love" is the most fitting term. The thought of "You and me baby, making love like gorillas" just seems kind of scary.
This song makes me laugh. I'm not an expert in how gorillas fornicate, but somehow, I don't think that "making love" is the term I would use to describe it. I'm sure the male f***s the s**t out of the female very tenderly. I really like Bruno, though. I think I see where he was trying to go with this one, but it kind of missed the mark.
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16Bound 2 - Kanye West
All I hear in the song is causing and hello honey boo I hate this song!
If this was worst music videos this would be 1.

SuperheroSith

Why is this song here? Listen to the lyrics, it actually makes sense. The video is stupid though.

KylePeake

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17Bubble Butt - Major Lazer
Terrible song like really bubble butt but that makes me laugh
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18Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake
I don't consider myself a feminist in any way, but I actually found these lyrics kind of offensive. He keeps referring to "it", how he can't wait to touch it, how it's all his. Romantic. And the line, "So thick! Now I know why they call it a fatty! " Sure does make me swoon. I like the song if I just don't pay attention to the lyrics.
My EARS My EARS OH The horror the horror
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20#thatpower - Will.I.Am Ft. Justin Bieber
Believe it or not, it's not Justin Bieber thet sank this song. It's will.I. am's complete inability to rap, and this habit he has of drowning the hook in these terrible beats as soon as the verse comes in that ruined it. This also happened in "The Time (Dirty Bit)", but at least he's not desecrating some 80's song this time. Just ruining an okay-ish hook.
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21I Love It - Icona Pop
Could have been written by a 5 year old, #1 in my book
Makes my top ten on worst songs in history ^_^
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22Come and Get It - Selena Gomez
You can taste the autotune in this song
This song makes me wanna suicide
This song is revoltingly sexist; she's objectifying herself and being a doormat and a masochist. Every time I hear this I feel like vomiting.

23Heart Attack - Demi Lovato
The worst song writer and actress in history.
Wow Heart Attack Is #1. Thanks Guys Vote More. Please. Go Demi LOvato. I Love you So much..
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24Love Me - Lil Wayne
Its sexist and disrespectful to women. Its not even a good song

LegitGames12

Any lil Wayne song is horrible. this one is no different
Let's see...

A dreary, lifeless beat that Mike Will Made It produced? Check.
Rappers that don't sound enthused at all about what they're rapping about? Check.
A chorus so bad that it somehow makes most Death Metal singers sound good? Check.
And some of the most sexist lyrics I've ever heard in a rap song? Definitely a check.

Why would anyone ever buy this?
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25Gas Pedal - Sage the Gemini
This song is a complete and utter failure. The rappers sound bored and clearly don't give a about their lyrics or delivery. The beat is depressing and lifeless, and does not make for a good party song. No redeeming qualities whatsoever.
This song is so boring
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26Wake Me Up - Avicii
WHAT?! How could anyone hate this song?
What fake, e, d, d, dd. Ke, now, kik I can't
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27Treasure - Bruno Mars
Seriously who the heck says thiss? It is one of his best songs and there's nothing offensive or language about it that makes it awful. How often do you find such a nice happy song these days?
I hate this song. It's terribly written and pointless.
It's so stupid what's the point anyway maybe I'm wrong but me and my friends say its pointless and stupid
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28Give It 2 U - Robin Thicke
This song is plain disgusting. I only like Kendrick Lamar's part.
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29One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks) - One Direction
Whoever let these mediocre children ruin a Blondie classic should be shot. Why? Why? What did the world do to deserve this monstrosity? When it comes to cover tunes, unless you can improve on it somehow or totally make it your own, don't bother. FAIL!
They did this video to support a children's foundation, how can you call that mediocre?! And I believe this is a GREAT way to get your kids to get into old songs, it worked on me. And they definitely made a great job. This song doesn't deserve to be here.
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30The Way - Ariana Grande Listen to sample

3122 - Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift's 22 at 22nd spot. Laugh out loud
Too much autotune.
She sounds like Katy Perry.
She became a singer by telling people that she is such a "country cutie" and this song is like the worst pop song ever. It doesn't make any sense, it just reminds us how old she is by telling that she is "feeling 22".
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32Dark Horse - Katy Perry
Obviously one the worst songs of 2013. Someone help explain why it is even above disaster (<1/10). Katy Perry has the permanent effect of Brain Control, making everyone be her minions and forcing them to buy all her stupid songs especially this piece of junk. Juicy J screwed up his whole verse and the beat, or man, it is stupid. People really need some help getting their minds back and maybe they will realize how much of a pest Katy Perry is.
This Reminds me of Mrs white cas I did Egypt when I was with her (:Love Lydia
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33Right Here - Justin Bieber
I hate Justin's songs specially this one... its bull
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34Mass Text - Tay Allyn
This must be #1. You know its bad when katy perry roar is apparently worse than this according to most people.
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35Timber - Pitbull
This songs is a huge disgrace. It sounds so bad and is so overplayed in radio stations. And what the heck, it reached no. 1 on Billboard. Please it is the worst song I have ever heard.
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36Hey Porsche - Nelly
Who wants to have a romance with a car anyways? Not me.
After hearing this song, I want nelly to go back to rap/pop
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37Feel This Moment - Pitbull
My pick for worst song of 2013, generic dance crap, Christina Aguilera, who actually sounded good in Maroon 5's Moves like Jagger, is unbearable in this. Resulting in her just repeating the same lyrics over and over as loud as possible. Pitbull being his ever cliche self, and the cherry on top. The ruining of Aha's 80s classic Take on Me. that alone puts this as the worst.
This song was so lazy. I rate it as the worst song ever.
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38Scream & Shout (Remix) - Will.i.am
The most dumbest songs in history
For a club song, this sure sounds devoid of any fun or energy. The song's called "Scream and Shout", not "Rap in monotone voices about screaming and shouting". And that beat is depressing.
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39Pour It Up - Rihanna
WHY IS IT ALL THE WAY DOWN HERE? THIS IS PROBABLY THE WORST SONG AND WORST VIDEO I HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED! OH MY GOD WHEN I HEARD IT I LOST FAITH IN HUMANITY!
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40Counting Stars - OneRepublic
How is this song that low in this list? This should be number 1. It is the most boring counterpart of What Does The Fox Say - Ylvis. This song makes me want to commit suicide but thanks to some other good songs like Gas Pedal - Sage the Gemini, I didn't I was very close to suicidal one hearing this song top the charts.

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41Just Give Me a Reason - P!nk
Nate Reuss (the nasally lead singer of fun. ) is in it. Need I say more?
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42Story of My Life - One Direction Listen to sample

43Demons - Imagine Dragons
I agree, this is a good song. After a while though, it starts to get old. Great song, but definitely overrated. This is not even close to the best song of all time.

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44All That Matters - Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is so damn annoying with his little girl 5 year old voice. Ever time one of his songs come on, I rush to go and get some ear phones. I mean, who would not.
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45#Beautiful - Mariah Carey
It has a hashtag in the title. enough said.
Seriously? Why Is This Even On The Top 10? I Mean This Song Is Great Hmm? I Kniw Maybe Arianators Voted This -_-

Some Fans Today Are Not Oldies Today -_-
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46All Gold Everything - Trinidad James Listen to sample

47Get Lucky - Daft Punk
This should have been number 1 on the worst songs it says the same thing over and over again with a boring background music
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48Dope Peddler - 2 Chainz Listen to sample

49Let It Go - Idina Menzel Listen to sample

50ABCDEFG - Alison Gold Listen to sample

51Old School Love - Lupe Fiasco
Why are Sage the Gemini and French Montana in this list? Since that happened, Lupe Fiasco deserved a spot in this list.
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52Team - Lorde
What is she and her group saying stop slurping up your words Lorde just stop

Epic123

Lorde's failed attempt to prevent people remembering her as a one hit wonder
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53Say Something - A Great Big World
Like a great big world of embarrassment, this song is so stupid and sounds like a dying Bibarel while Christina sounds like a dying Diggersby. How come no one put this song in this list and people put great songs like Gas Pedal, Freaks, Berzerk, Rap God, etc. in this list instead? Because they never heard such great songs (not Say Something you idiots). I vomitted while hearing this song 3 times and this song makes me wanna bang my head on the walls a billion times per microsecond causing me to die. One request, please vote this song as one of the worst songs ever. This song sucks like Royals, Team (Lorde), Roar, Dark Horse (Katy Perry), Counting Stars (Onerepublic), and Demons (Imagine Dragons). A Great Big World, Is There Anybody Out There? Yes there are, those you controlled (all 7 billion people excluding me). SO shut up and suck it up, RETIRE you IDIOTS!
Ughh so dumb. I hate this whenever its on the radio I wanna rip my ears off. too slow.
Horrible song. Please retire someday soin AGBW of failure
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54Fashion! - Lady Gaga
Worst song from her new album ARTPOP.
Worst of Gaga
Worst song from Gaga.
Just a shame.
Copy of "holiday" of Madonna
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55Work Bitch - Britney Spears Listen to sample

56Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo Listen to sample

57Carry You - Union J
I love all of your music and you georhe it so hot and brave 4 standing up 2 the bullies and carrying with your life and 4 doing so you've gone so far! Keep on releasing more music and beat ine direction you already have with your look but with your music 2 love ya! ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜and by the way this song is the best! And george DO NOT d8 selena gomez she's not worth it your more than what ahe is and she's using you for the money and for her selfishness 2 become more famous your worth more
I think ranga billa is little better (behenchod)

58Stay the Night - Zedd
She repeats the same words over and over and over and over again... well kind of
Zedd is a band that has skills in lyrics.
(Sarcasm self test complete)
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59Berzerk - Eminem
Worst song?... Nah one of em's best!
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60Still Into You - Paramore Listen to sample

61Because We Can - Bon Jovi Listen to sample

62Drinking From the Bottle - Calvin Harris Listen to sample

63Alone - Falling In Reverse
To think this guy used to be in Escape the Fate, now he's stooped as low as to go the Auto-toned rap route. Utter shambles.
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64Waiting All Night - Rudimental Feat. Ella Eyre Listen to sample

65The Monster - Eminem Listen to sample

66Rule the World - Selena Gomez

67Nothing Like Us - Justin Bieber Listen to sample

68Clarity - Zedd Listen to sample

69Turn the Night Up - Enrique Iglesias
Complete ripoff of The Time (Dirty Bit), and somehow worse.
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70Turn Down for What? - DJ Snake & Lil Jon Listen to sample

71I Wish - Cher Lloyd Listen to sample

72Thinking About You - Calvin Harris
This is a very good song and there are lots of other worse songs but I can't find a ripoff list. This song belongs here for how many songs this guy ripped off. Especially deadmau5. deadmau5 came out with a song in 2008 called Arguru in memory of a music producer. Then he copied HIS OWN SONG but thrown Kaskade into the song called Move for Me. Then... this. This is the EXACT same riff with a raindrop piano beat copied off of about 100 songs and a quarter of that is deadmau5. Biggest... ripoff... ever... Oh yeah and... the vocalist really isn't THAT good
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73Acid Rain - Avenged Sevenfold
This is an awful song from my favorite band. So disappointed with this song with a coolish name.
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74Replay - Zendaya
Such a terrible song. Really? Let me put it to you this way; "It's some s**t I don't like! " Such a ripoff from a few electronic songs combined.
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75Brave - Sara Bareilles Listen to sample

76Mirrors - Justin Timberlake Listen to sample

77Royals - Lorde
Honestly? This should not be below when I was your man. It also happens to be behind Stay, Just give me a reason and Get lucky. When she is singing, It looks like she is on a drug trip. Not only that, but the lyrics, despite having a great meaning, are dull and lifeless~ Just like lorde's god awful singing. To add insult to Injury, she won either 2 or 4 grammy's. But hey, the people choosing the grammy's have no idea what music is. For example, did you know that the rolling stones and queen never won a single award?
You are kidding me, right? This is only #57?! This song is just plain retarted. It makes no sense. This is the only song of 2013 that beats radioactive for me. The only thing that can make this song worse is the music video! God, WHY?!?! Whoever put this song at #6 for the best songs of 2013 are stupid people with no value. God, There are so many stupid people in the world!
Geez, when I saw this awful trainwreck for the first time I thought she was yawning.

No wonder 2013 is a horrible year. Why? Here are awful things that happened this year:
1:Overplayed songs ( yeah, you all remember "We Can't Stop". )
2:PlayStation 2 discontinuation
3:Wii Discontinuation
4:Toontown Online Closure
5:Remaining Blockbuster stores closing
6:Olemissrebels27 losing his gold membership on Xbox LIVE

That's why.

R.I.P Religion
1971- January 1st, 2007
R.I.P music
2000-January 1st, 2007
R.I.P Olemissrebels27
2012-2013
R.I.P Television
1990-2009
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78Where Are We Now? - David Bowie Listen to sample

79Now - Paramore

80Freaks - French Montana Listen to sample

81A Light That Never Comes - Linkin Park & Steve Aoki Listen to sample

82Applause - Lady Gaga
WORST SONG EVER WRITTEN- it's just pointless!

83Rap God - Eminem
WHAT? Eminem shouldn't be here AT ALL.
Awful compared to most of his songs. Don't agree? Go listen to the Slim Shady LP.
Worst song I have ever heard!
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84Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Droning, insipid, uninspired, repetitive, recycled garbage. I can't even be bothered to form full sentences for this one.
! How can these lyrics be written by a 7 year old? Just look at the lyrics. "i'm waking up, to ash and dust, I wipe my brow and I sweat in my rust. I'm breathing in, the chemicals." Think about it.
Horrible, repetetive piece of crap with a singer probably suffering radioactivity disease and wrote the song as the Swan song, and yes it's a ripoff
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85Tonight I'm Getting Over You - Carly Rae Jepsen Listen to sample

86X-Kid - Green Day Listen to sample

87Chocolate - The 1975 Listen to sample

88People Like Us - Kelly Clarkson Listen to sample

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