Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016

Ark-M

The Contenders: Page 4XW

61Cake by the Ocean - Dnce

Kidz Bop is singing this. Now kids will think it's about cake, but it's really about sex. - mayamanga

The annoying beat plus dumb lyrics equals this song.

This si from 2015, and it's getting old. - Powerfulgirl10

What are you talking about? This is great

V7 Comments
62Obama - Anohni

Do I have to explain? No, I don't. Anohni's constant murmuring in a deep but hilariously bad voice trying too hard to bring back her male voice just makes the beat, which consists of fuzzy noises and nothing that spruces it up, horrific. Not only that, the way she brings out the lyrics makes me wonder what happened in her studio. - Swellow

I don't necessarily hate Obama, but there's actually a song about him? Especially one that's considered terrible? I don't know if the song is praising or criticizing Obama, but either way, it's just too cringe-worthy for me to even think about researching what it's about. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

I hated Anohni's ironically titled album Hopelessness, and this just took the unbearableness to an unthought of level. Their vocals are this grating throaty warble that sounds awful, and the fuzz-saturated beat isn't helping. I shouldn't even have to explain the lyrics. 0/5 - WonkeyDude98

Is this some kind of Illuminati Ritual?

V4 Comments
63Superlove - Tinashe

Tinashe - An artist who's not consistent. Her songs either are masterpieces or they suck hugley. - Spark_Of_Life

64Let Me Love You - DJ Snake

DJ Snake needs to stop relying on Egyptian style riffs and try something else. Justin Bieber also puts in an uninspired performance too, thus making this a 0/5. I hope it doesn't reach #1 in Australia (it's #2 right now) and starts sliding down soon. - JackMM

Is this gonna be the last time a song is called Let Me Love You? This song could not be called something else? This song is somewhat bland and has this unlikable aura. I do not like Let Me Love You. This song fails. - madoog

I want to like this really bad. Justin Bieber sounds amazing here, and the production really isn't bad, at all really. But you could smell the formula and predict every move these guys make from a mile away, and while it's not as groan-worthily bogstandard as Cold Water, that doesn't make it a disappointment. 2.5/5 - WonkeyDude98

I only kinda liked that song to begin with, and at least that song had a killer solo. - WonkeyDude98

It's not that bad in my opinion. - Powerfulgirl10

V6 Comments
65Tis a Pity She Was a Whore - David Bowie

Uh, no, the album was a great swan album that helps us reflect the greatness of Bowie and his early era. - Swellow

I'm pretty sure the person who put the album here was trolling. Their comments are nothing but vague flames with no grammar whatsoever. Downright disrespectful if you ask me. - Zach808

If you look past the offense to a dead man, the troll comments are amusing

Seven months and these troll comments still haven't vanished or stopped? Honestly, the joke was awful from the start and it's only become a rehash ever since (meanwhile BTDR and JBL made me laugh). Find something more time-consuming than this. - Swellow

No the person who added this just wanted to put it on because the song is terrible

V5 Comments
66Make Me Like You - Gwen Stefani

Please go back to your No Doubt work. - Swellow

I want to like this, but something is just messed up here.

672 Phones - Kevin Gates

This is one of the most forgettable songs I've ever heard. It's like some generic guy was given a cheat sheet on how to make a trap song. His voice and flow aren't anything special, and all he does is brag about the same crap as everyone else. No one is gonna remember who Kevin Gates is when this song drops off the charts. - Zach808

What...is this. There's no joke or punchline, it's literally a guy talking about how he has two phones. Oh if only he wasn't playing it completely straight. Gates sounds like Flo Rida on weed, the beat is cold dark trap mush, and he has lyrics about how his phones make him "gorgeous" and make "other women feel unimportant". Since this isn't a joke, it isn't funny, and we're left with some really pathetic writing from a flash-in-the-pan nobody rapper who will fade in three months. To quote TDA, this is like a ghetto Sesame Street. Half-star/5. - WonkeyDude98

"My phone be making women feel they unimportant"
This lyric, alongside his constant bragging of how great his "two phones" are, only makes Kevin come out as an ass. Thankfully this song is that forgettable it's nothing in three months. - Swellow

There is no meaning in this song... just a douche rapping about how he has 2 phones. Makes me wanna break all the phones he has so he can stop singing about it

V4 Comments
68L.A.N.C.E. - June's Diary
69Harambe - Young Thug

The instrumental is good but this guy need to drink some water before he raps like seriously his throat is dry as hell - Mcgillacuddy

Young Thug said each track on his mixtape "Jeffery" was named after one of his idols. Tell me this Thugger, how is a gorilla that was shot for endangering a kids life an idol of yours?

V5 Comments
70Juju on Dat Beat - Zay Hilfiger

First, this is bringing back the stupid vine dance trend. It's not 2015 anymore people. Second, it insults the listener, which sure as hell doesn't make the listener feel good at all by saying "You Ugly. You Your Daddy's Son" dissing both you and your father. Last, and most disgraceful, this went from number 83 to number 11 on the billboard chart in one week. Please throw these one-hit-wonders back into the river they came from

This is Watch Me (Whip- Nae Nae) 2016 edition.

They stole this from "Knuck if You Buck", which is already a popular dance song. The same song was sampled for the infectious "Bet you can't do it like me challenge" last year. People do realize they're just dancing to the same song again?

Another annoying song, that brings along a stupid dance craze

V8 Comments
71Look Alive - Rae Sremmurd

The sad fact is that this is probably better than both Over Here and By Chance. Swae Lee actually sounds like he hit puberty, Slim Jxmmi's enough of a nonpresence to hide is awfulness, and the lyrics are both not aggravating enough and not understandable enough to get worked up over. Still, all this falls apart because of Mike WiLL Made-It. Similarly with No Type, the bass swamps out the entire song, the percussion is sparse, and the synth is oddly traily. Even this could have been justified with stronger treble and a faster tempo but as it stands, it's a 1.5/5. - WonkeyDude98

I actually have come to tolerate this. The beat is basically nothing, so it can;t really harm the song, and the vocals are OK. The lyrics are somewhat decent, and so a say a 2.7/5 - ProPanda

V1 Comment
72My Way - Calvin Harris

When you somehow top This Is What You Came For in awfulness. 0/5 - ProPanda

That amazing cover art doesn't deserve to have such a crapsack song attached to it. Spoiler alert: You can't sing, Calvin. At all. - Spark_Of_Life

I might actually like this...?

Okay, the lyrics aren't good at all, and Calvin Harris still needs to get guts in his voice, but he's certainly better than the Chainsmokers in this regard, and the production is so catchy and infectious that I can't bring myself to hate this at all! I like the pretty synth that drives the song into a clipped guitar melody with impeccable groove. Eh. 4/5 - WonkeyDude98

V1 Comment
73The Greatest - Sia

I used to like this, then it soured on me hard. I mean, this is everything you could expect a collab like this to be in 2016. Generic production, generic trap snares, generic lyrics to a cause that deserved better, almost completely nonpresent performance, and a generic and disappointing guest verse from Kendrick Lamar. 2/5 - WonkeyDude98

I mean I liked his 2015 album and we get this crappy verse in return? Someone tickle me now... - AlphaQ

74Cyberbully Channels are Cancer! - Mishovy Silenosti

Rumor has it, that every time you hear a song by Mishovy, you feel the pain of everyone who had to experience the Holocaust

The only thing that's cancer is the person who's singing it. - Swellow

Why isn't "I Play Pokemon Go Everyday" higher

He says cancer over and over again - Moorefamval

V3 Comments
75Bullet To The Brain - Megadeth

Why is this so high on the list? This song is so awesome!

76Rise - Katy Perry

Sorry guys, but this song is nowhere even near a three. It's a rehashed Dark Horse, but even if they are much better than the cluttered Dark Horse metaphors, it's basically Katy's same "be strong" anthem made over and over again like a broken tape. At least Taylor Swift differentiates between her songs. - Swellow

This song is totally like her other hit singles like Roar and Dark Horse which all the songs Max Martin produced. The composition is more darker and very deep compare to Dark Horse which more brighter and very close to Legendary Lover. While they lyrics is something like she never done before. While her voice is same like Dark Horse except when she sing the pre-chorus. By the way, I'll give it 4.1/5 for its mature sounds and she don't work with teribble producer, Dr. Luke. - BeaM456

This is actually one of her best songs, Rise is more mature and progressive. I would've gave it a 5/5, but its being overplayed like crazy, so sadly, it's a stiff 4/5. - Catacorn

How much a song is played on the radio should not contribute to a rating. - madoog

Worst song 8 out of 100

V8 Comments
77Pop Style - Drake

Awful, I can't stand people who constantly praise everything Drake does, and Drake can say whatever he wants and people are gonna praise it just because it's by him. Man I hate this generation

Drake has been getting worse and yet his album is #1 :/

One Dance is better than Pop Style. They were released the same day. - madoog

And in this dark day and age he is called a "Lyricist" 20 years ago that crown would have been worn by Nas and 10 years ago 50 cent.

V4 Comments
78PG Song for Kids (I Play PG Everyday) - Mishovy Silenosti

His teeth is like about the size of Great Wall of China

This song just hammers in the fact for me that kids these days only like Pokemon for the app, and not the original classics.

There's too much words to say on how terrible this song is. - 906389

This is amazing infinity/5 - WonkeyDude98

Yes, it has really good production, misha sounds better than whitney houston, this song is just the bomb! 11! 1! - Moorefamval

V14 Comments
79Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

This song is overplayed and they sound so bored. Not one of Twenty One Pilots best. Better luck next time... I guess.

I genuinely like the beat, the lyrics are decent, but the vocals are something that needs work. - Swellow

"You better stop it ass this is the best song ever". Well someone can't handle criticism.

Remember when TOP was good?

V7 Comments
80The Threat Is Real - Megadeth

Tell me who put Dystopia's first three songs here? This is just one awesome song!

Yes, because an anthem of borderline accidental racism is awesome! - WonkeyDude98

PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Songs of 2016 Best Songs of 2015-2016 Most Overplayed Songs of 2016 Top Ten Catchiest 2016 Songs Top 10 Songs You Hear on the Radio All the Time in 2016

List StatsUpdated 4 Dec 2016

2,000 votes
247 listings
1 year, 8 days old

Top Remixes (33)

1. Over Here - Rae Sremmurd
2. Closer - The Chainsmokers
3. M.I.L.F.$ - Fergie
WonkeyDude98
1. One Call Away - Charlie Puth
2. Timmy Turner - Desiigner
3. Jump Around - KSI
Spark_Of_Life
1. Shout Out to My Ex - Little Mix
2. Perfect Illusion - Lady Gaga
3. Hold Up - Beyonce
SelfDestruct

WRemix
View All 33

Posts

WonkeyDude98's Formal Rage: Work From Home
WonkeyDude98
WonkeyDude98 Analysis: Just Like Fire, Try Everything, CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!
WonkeyDude98
4X4: One Dance vs. Don't Let Me Down vs. This Is What You Came For vs. Dangerous Woman
Spark_Of_Life
4X4: Panda vs. Cheap Thrills vs. Send My Love vs. Close
Spark_Of_Life
4X4: Cold Water vs. Can't Stop the Feeling vs. Ride vs. Just Like Fire
Spark_Of_Life
Announcement (not having anything to do with my status as an active user)
WonkeyDude98
Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P