Top Ten Worst Things About Pop Music In 2014


The Top Ten

1 All the songs are about butts and sex

I'm looking at you, Nicki Minaj. - CasinLetsGoBowling

Nicki corrupted my younger cousin. Thanks to that witch she wants to be like her when she is older. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

See this why music is crap now. Every single song out there is nothing but sex, sex, sex! What's worse is that retarded fangirls seem to like it and they don't give a crap if they get offended or not. The music now sucks and I hope something good happens. Metal should really come out and shut down pop down.

Metallica could have probably have been capable of doing something like that a long time ago--but, alas, all they care about is money. -_- - LostDream258

And when young girls listen to the radio they see these women as role models, they are very bad role models who just objectify themselves! - BunnyC


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2 Attention whoring

Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, even Jennifer Lawrence tried so hard to get our attention. I don't respect them!

The best thing to do is avoid awful singers like Justin Bieber (the once piece of crap from the otherwise amazing Canada) or Miley Cyrus ("queen" of twerking). - Comments

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3 Mean fan bases

Beliebers, Victorians, and Directioners, looking at you. - BigBrotherYESTotalDramaNO

4 Anaconda

This chick's gonna fall off soon. I'm hoping she does. I'm surprised she's still relevant. cause I guarantee that the reason people are still buying her stuff is because they're so obsessed and attracted to her FAKE butt. Is there any person out there with that mindset of not caring about looks? Who would look at Nicki Minaj and say "I don't care about her looks she still sucks as a rapper." Same with a girl who would look at a hot guy singing but can't sing (I'm looking at you Justin Bieber fangirls).

Who cares about looks. Looks don't really mean anything. The skills do. The looks, the money, the fame, the fortune, the popularity, etc, all don't mean jack squat. What really matters is your talent. And Nicki Minaj doesn't have that. She sucks at rapping (Justin Bieber doesn't have any talent either).

Rolling Stone of all things ( the magazine) PRAISED THIS SONG! Why? It is literally the song to outdo Wrecking Ball. Meanwhile, bands like Rush are pushed off by the mainstream. Why? They probably have more talent than most of the mainstream pop songs, if not all of them! There goes my " rant", it's about time I vented it off... - MusicalPony

Just that one awful song is enough. - BigBrotherYESTotalDramaNO

I genuinely laugh at critics who praise this for being closer to her darker, more psychotic roots than most of her previous work. Lol Anaconda is not dark or psychotic, it's slow, tedious, and disgusting. - WonkeyDude98

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5 Victoria Justice, Meghan Trainor, and Iggy Azalea got more fame

Victoria Justice isn't that bad, but the other two are HORRENDOUS, - Comments

On point. How the hell Meghan Trainor got a Grammy is beyond me. But not all pop music is bad. I really like Melanie Martinez's Cry Baby. It was the first time I heard an album like that. And I'm on the lookout for more.

Victoria Justice is not a very talented singer, Meghan Trainor 's songs are so annoying, and Iggy Azalea's song are mostly crap.

Victoria Justice: average, not memorable, sweet girl though.
Meghan Trainor: repetitive pop songs easy to dance to, one good song ( all about that bass).
Iggy Azalea: started good, ended up being a white Nicki Minaj.

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6 Repetition
7 Misguided pop fans
8 Auto-Tune

Most pop stars would not have a singing career at all if not for autotune.

Everyone uses it nowadays, even the most talented singers. It's unfortunate that bad singers can now have music careers because of autotune. Stars like Selena Gomez don't write their own music and also don't have a good voice, and yet she stays famous because her voice is made to sound good.

I was looking for this. Well this thing made a untalented girl to famous. Selena do use this. Once I went her concert and she was singing stars dance. Believe me her voice was fully broken.

Thanks to auto-tune, most singers of today have no talent. Because auto-tune is what they rely on to make them famous. I really don't like it. - FennikenFan9

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9 Taylor Swift made a permanent switch to pop

Lol I agree with you - Ananya

People are insane to like pop "music". I do admit to liking some, but Seether, Three Days Grace, and Trivium are much better. - Turkeyasylum

Yeah I agree. I mean I do like some pop, but the only pop I don't like is constant talk about butts, partying, sex, drugs, you get the idea. I mean, how can anyone listen to that kind of crap? I'm being dead serious.

Did someone just say that I am insane for liking pop? Lol.

Anyway, I honestly don't mind Swift doing this, I only had a problem when they got overplay. - WonkeyDude98

No she said she want to make country music later sometimes after she free from Big Machine Records and have feeling to write country song.*This Is Truly,Truly True.If You Don't Believe Me, Search On Internet or Wikipedia. - BeaM456

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10 Only about 6 songs on the radio's rotations

Yes! My social studies teacher plays the local radio station whenever we work and they had just played that crappy all about that bass song and guess what? Four minutes later, they played it again. You can literally hear songs that will be played at least twelve times a day! - HappyFlower

One of them is that HORRIBLE Don't Blame It On Me song! They just simply refuse to stop playing it!

When your alternative radio station starts playing pop music you just want to hit your head against a wall repeatedly, especially when its played over and over again.

More variety is necessary.

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The Contenders

11 All About That Base

It got old fast

The second worst song made in 2014 - BigBrotherYESTotalDramaNO

The most annoyingly catchy song of the year - gemcloben

I like this song.

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12 Generic
13 Bang Bang

Made by The Three Idiots in music.

3 bad singers in 1 song - gemcloben

I hope you do realize that they are not even singers. They are three people trying to make garbage and corrupt the music industry.

I'm just saying. If I wanted to listen to a song called Bang Bang, I'd listen to the one by Rammstein. Not this one.

This song isn't that bad.

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14 Lack of creativity
15 Miley Cyrus made music

Miley isn't music, she's a piece of trash you would find on a sidewalk! - kaitlynrad11

To be fair, Miley Cyrus's live rendition of Summertime Sadness was amazing.

I don't call it music. It's called garbage.

16 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian. He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. more.

I love Justin he's not bad

I can't believe he thinks he is so cool hwn he just is a little brat - oscar195

Can we put a actual reason instead of Justin Bieber, every timee go on list about bad things jutin is in the top ten

Okay. Before I get any hate, let me go on record saying that this is the 'only' time where having Justin Beiber on a worst list about music doesn't make sense.

Don't get me wrong, I hate him as much as the next guy, and I love trolling everyone's hard work by adding Justin Beiber to their page, (*holds up Parallel Falchion* "Come at me! ") but if I were to be honest, Justin Bieber didn't do anything that bad this year, especially compared to his 4-year run from 2010-2013.

There weren't any memorably bad songs of his released this year. Maybe Confident, but that wasn't even that much to get pissed over when compared to his other masterpieces like "Boyfriend" or "Baby."

Hell, he didn't even do anything that could've gotten him arrested either. Most of the 'edgy' stuff that he did happened in 2013. Maybe he did stuff like that this year as well, but I don't strictly remember him peeing in a mop bucket + flipping off America's 42nd President in 2014. No, that was ...more

17 Booty songs

I hate the word "Booty". It's such a stupid slang word.

Dumbest word I've ever heard in my entire life.

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18 Happy by Pharrell Williams

Undeniably the most overplayed song of 2014. - RiverClanRocks

This song does not make me feel happy

It was awesome at first, but now I'm bored of it. - PizzaGuy

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19 Lack of Talent

Is anyone watched the x factor, you'd have seen sterio kicks. - gemcloben

20 Pop critics

It absolutely blows my mind how Anaconda got so many positive reviews over negative ones. What is so great about this song?! Nothing! There's absolutely nothing great or outstanding about this song! It's just Nicki sounding like a witch while the Baby Got Back beat is playing in the background!

One critic even said this song was a "cultural movement".

Wake the hell up America! Wake the hell up! Get back to morals and values! We are sinking into the abyss! Wake the hell up!

Tell me about it. Todd In the Shadows got even worse this year. But that's just my opinion.

Todd in the Shadows literally put Anaconda in the honorable mentions for the best of 2014 list. - WonkeyDude98

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Top Remixes

1. Misguided pop fans
2. Repetition
3. Mean fan bases
1. All the songs are about butts and sex
2. Attention whoring
3. Victoria Justice, Meghan Trainor, and Iggy Azalea got more fame



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