Top Ten Worst Songs of 2015

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21 Downtown - Macklemore Downtown - Macklemore

Confession time: this is my favorite song of the year. *Leaves so doesn't get attacked* - MontyPython

Even if I prefer other songs this year over, I still like it. *leaves too* - WonkeyDude98

This is a good song. The only bad song Mack&Lewis have had in their career (at least that I've heard) is Same Love. - WonkeyDude98

Even including Can't Hold Us? I could write essays on why Thrift Shop, Can't Hold Us, and Downtown are good. - WonkeyDude98

When I first listened to this, I thought it was Christina Aguilera singing the chorus, until I realized it was a guy singing, don't give me hate

More fun and jamming and hilarious than Uptown Funk. One of the high point in Mack & Ryan's careers

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22 Hello - Adele

And this song is on here...why? Sure, it might be slightly overplayed, but who cares? The song is amazing! Adele is one of the best singers there is, and this song is a triumph in so many ways. Shouldn't be anywhere even NEAR this list! It's a clean song that is successful without resorting to talking about sex and money and anything inappropriate.

How is she terrible? Because she's slow paced, or is it because of her flow? There's no points you gave there. - Swellow

This song is beautiful, the instruments, the melodies, the vocals, the perfectly adjusted reverb, everything is just great. It shouldn't be anywhere near this list. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

Sorry, people. Defend it all you want, but aside from the vocals, this is basically the Jar of Hearts of 2015. The lyrics are very simplistic and uninteresting and the instrumentals are really boring. Like Fight Song, I can name several breakup songs to replace this one. 4/10. - NiktheWiz

I don't like this song all that much, but it does not deserve to be here, being compared to Watch Me, Worth it, and [insert every Taylor Swift song title]. True, it's not Adele's best work, but it's not that bad. - VENOMHAIL

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23 Up Like Trump - Rae Sremmurd Up Like Trump - Rae Sremmurd

This song right here is the reason why most hip hop today is terrible. "Rappers" who write lyrics without thinking about them at all. For example, this song is basically them comparing themselves to Donald Trump, without thinking about how he's been one of the most idiotic, loathsome businessmen in America for years, even before the election. The fact that the beat is this slow, boring trap mush, and that Rae Sremmurd sound like they're in middle school doesn't help, but the song was already pretty much ruined from the premise alone. - Zach808

Why the hell would you want to compare yourself to Donald Trump? He's an evil man. Now we're really scraping the bottom of this album.

This album came out before Trump started his evil crap. So I guess Rae Sremmurd didn't care about Trump back then. - SelfDestruct

I know it loses all it's meaning when people say it all the time, but I'm not kidding when I say this is the worst song I've ever heard. These losers think they can rap, when they can't. At all. RIP Hip-Hop, 1979-2015 - Spark_Of_Life

I hate rae smjrejwoddd songs

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24 Trap Queen - Fetty Wap Trap Queen - Fetty Wap

This song is complete garbage. I despise Fetty Wap, I truly do, he is a talentless hack who is fake as hell. What really surprises me is that he wasn't a one hit wonder, he had 4 hits this year WHAT THE HELL!?!?! Why the hell is this guy getting so much praise, he can't rap, his flow is horrible and his voice is god awful. He's just like any other crappy modern rapper so why is he getting praise? Also I forgot to mention his songs sound exactly the same, In fact, he is the most same sounding "musician" I have ever heard. He reuses the same beats and even the same lyrics. But what pisses my off the most is that he has only been around for 1 year and he got 3 hits in the top 11 in billboard hot 100. This was last achieved by The Beatles. THE ' Beatles! It disgusts me that somebody so talentless in every single way, who has only been around for a year has achieved something The Beatles achieved. Is this really how bad rap has become?

I agree SO MUCH. When I heard this song, I heard this horrible, chocking, voice, along with sounds that I'm surprised is qualified as music! - FennikenFan9

Yup. I do not like this. Fetty Wap sounds like he is crying. Lol.

This song needs to be higher on the list. Fetty Wap sounds like he is whining more than a baby after it soiled its diaper, and all it's about is him drug dealing with his girl. I don't get how so many people like this dude. In his songs, all he does is sound like he is whining and he is always talking about being with a girl. Really, whenever I hear his voice, I want to cut my ears off. How does someone this bad at rapping become so popular in just one year? I'll never get how so many people obsess over Fetty's "songs." Anyway, this should be #2, under Watch Me by Silento, the most annoying and terrible song of the year. It's nothing but an insult to rap and music as a whole.

This could be easily one of the best hits of the year. This is quality music guys. I mean his voice may be weird but his songs are catchy, bouncy and fun. Especially this song. I pretty much adore this more than I expected I would. 5/5 - AlphaQ

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25 BB Talk - Miley Cyrus

And I thought We Can't Stop is too much... - SamuiNeko

It's about Miley's baby obsession and about how she wants to be one again. No comment. - Swellow

To reasons why this song should be higher, check out the music video...

*sigh* I'll get the bleach

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26 My x - Rae Sremmurd My x - Rae Sremmurd

To rate the album SremmLife, I'd give it a -1 out of 10.

This is easily the worst song on it. The album that is produced by Mike WiLL Made-It with the two annoying vocalists ever that can't write for anything...

Have a worst song bar none. This is just terrible. The glasshouse melody sounds warped, the bass is overpowering when Swae Lee slur-screams "YOU SHOULDA HAD A CHECK B****", Swae Lee has a voice that makes Jason DeRĂ¼lo seem like Freddie Mercury, the lyrics are hypocritical, the duo have absolutely no flow (and that's when they even bother to rhyme), and that synth line is like 10000 Hz in frequency. I feel bad for anyone that went deaf because of it.

This is one of the worst songs I've ever heard in my life. It's a -5/5. - WonkeyDude98

Surprised this is one of the high items on the list yet it has not even a single comment, excluding the comments on the remixes.
Once again, the awful makers of No Flex Zone and Throw Sum Mo come back to give you their next hit; My X! Yes, just more sexual themes and bad lyrics put into one song. However, they remove Nicki Minaj, making it just as bad! - Swellow

I'd rate this song X for bad singing

@AlphaQ, Bad News, It Seems Like 28 Is The Highest We can Get This Abomination Of A Song On The List, MAN, I really wish this song was in the top 5 - VideoGamefan5

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27 Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding

Her voice is not even bad. There is a difference between having a high voice and a bad singing voice. Also, if you listen to the rest of her songs, you will see that they actually have more meaning. Give me as many thumbs downs as you like, call me butthurt, or whatever, but you will still look like a bunch of idiots. If you are looking for a music artist to hate, then hate the ones who are ACTUALLY bad, like 2 Chainz, Nicki Minaj, Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus, One Direction, Chris Brown, etc.

This is a prime example of those sexial songs that we complain air on the radio. I don't mind the beat, but the lyrics murder the whole purpose of the song. "Touch me like you do"? I don't think anyone wants that message in their head. And I recently found out it was made for Fifty Shades of Gray: The Movie. What a surprise given the content...

Overall, 5/100. And the five was just because of the so-so beat. That's the only reason it even got points besides pity points. - Turkeyasylum

The problem with this song is that it is too corny. Like seriously, touch me like you do? I'm sure that people will get nightmares because of that message. Also there is too much autotune and you can obviously hear it. This was also made for Fifty Shades of Gray which is completely obvious too.

I Like This Song, Yes, The Lyrics Have Bad Meaning To Them, But The Song Sounds Very Good, Too Bad It's Tied To A Awful Movie That's Sequel Tommorow! - VideoGamefan5

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28 Crash & Burn - Thomas Rhett Crash & Burn - Thomas Rhett

Where...to even...begin.

I could start with the beat. It doesn't stand out whatsoever. The melody is flat and shoved father than it should, and other than the whistling and the autopilot percussion, it doesn't stand out whatsoever, and no instrument is memorable. It doesn't help that the transition between the verses and hook is too short, uncalled for, and unrewarding. That isn't even the worst part of it.

Thomas Rhett's vocals are decidedly terrible. In the verses they're this flat, dull, octave 1 sliver. On the hook, they explode into this nasal, monotonous singing. It's like Adam Levine, but without a hint of personality unlike Levine. On both, he has the stereotypical Southern accent, further accentuating his lack of personality.

The lyrics...ugh. They range from self-consciously generic ("I know that it might sound jaded but I have to say I think love is overrated") to downright despicable ("A slammin door and a lesson learned, I let another lover Crash and ...more - WonkeyDude98

Ripped of Sam Cooke's "Chain Gang" without giving credit. This guy's a talentless hack.

What we have here is a complete douchebag. Just listen to how he casually sings "I let another lover crash and burn" as if it's no big deal. The bland instrumentation and Thomas Rhett's complete lack of personality don't help either. - Zach808

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29 Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots

The hook isn't all that bad in this song. The verses, on the other hand, are absolutely horrendous. The beat is very uninspired and the rapping on the verse legitimately sounds like it was done by a retarded person. I hear this song almost every day on the radio, and I want to change the station so badly, but my sister won't let me.

I heard this song twice. At two different stores. It's also highly overrated and overplayed. Come on, Twenty One Pilots. You can do better. I'VE HEARD BETTER FROM YOU! - RiverClanRocks

Garbage. Some of the worst, most uninspired lyrics I've ever heard. This song has so little inspiration behind it that it's possible to make a compelling argument that it doesn't actually exist.

Why is this on here? The first time I heard this song, the lyrics were so funny!

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30 Drag Me Down - One Direction Drag Me Down - One Direction

I wish that this stupid band, along with their stupid Directioners would just go away for good and never come back

Glad I'm not the only one! But even if they go away we will still have Zayn (or however the hell you spell that god damn name) thinking he can pull off a solo career, and trying to be 'sexy.' - Hater

I actually used to like this song, but it is so overplayed and I want to rip my ears out whenever I hear it. Plus the directioners acted horrible towards some emo artists, and told their kids to cut. I listen to some emo music which is so much better than POP MUSIC. I don't even listen to the bands that they did this to, but that is horrible to do. All I have to say about this is THANK GOODNESS FOR ROCK MUSIC AND THANK GOODNESS FOR SCREAM UKULELE RAP

One Direction more like One Erection or No D. One Direction has been an absolute failure since the very beginning, but this is probably their worst song! Its absolutely 100% pure auto tune and the lyrics suck and very generic. Did I mention that One Direction don't write their songs? No? Ok, I'll say it now, THEY DON'T WRITE THEIR SONGS! That just proves how talentless One Direction really are. Overall this song really sucks and so do One Direction.

I was wondering why Stressed Out was on here and now this? One Direction is NOT talentless, they wrote 12 of their songs on Four. Listen to their songs like 18 or Fools Gold. I sang this for a talent show and won. And, just because it's One Direction that doesn't mean it's bad. And I just hate how people treat Directioners like they are all one person! (Not One Directioners, TopTenPizza) Just because some are mean, doesn't mean they all are. How would you feel if you liked a band and I said "(band) is lame and talentless" or "all (fan base name) are mean and annoying. And I am very mad at the guy who said (direct quote): I wish that this stupid band, and all of those stupid Directioners would just go away for good and never come back.

See, how did that make you feel? See. Ugh, I hate steriotypical people. See. I'm saying it as a general. I bet some of those people are really nice, like some Directioners! And on top of all that, I'm not even a fan.

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31 My Way - Fetty Wap My Way - Fetty Wap

Fetty Wap is a talentless hack, why is he so famous? Every Sentence in this song ends with "AYY." Not to mention he sounds like a dying whale. Fetty Wap is easily one of the worst rappers to date

His weakest charting song barring Again, but it's still solid. - WonkeyDude98

And I quote:
"When I first heard him, I thought to myself... who is this wannabe? He's some type of underground R&B cat, right? Then the news guys told me he's some hot Hip-hop artist out now. I was like... man, Nas wasn't lying. Hip-hop really is dead. Real sad to know a genre I helped create went down the drain like that."
-Afrika Bambaataa, hip-hop pioneer, "Godfather of hip-hop"

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32 Ex's and Oh's - Elle King Ex's and Oh's - Elle King

Although it's overplayed, this song is actually kind of good and has a good beat to it. There's worse songs though, like Hit the Quan, Watch Me, Pretty Girls, et cetera.

Oh god! I can't stand her god awful torturous voice and instrumentals! I truly want to get rid of this garbage whenever possible! - SelfDestruct

*Sigh* I used to like this, but it's become vapid and dumb at this point where I made a rant about it. Elle King's voice is OK, but goes off the pitch, especially the chorus. The instrumental was average but is ruined out by the song, the lyrics are undeniably terrible, and the video is awful. I do hate the music videos where men exploit women with scanty clothes, but doing it vice versa by showing women with clothes and men with underwear and innuendo themes doesn't help.

Also, it's now becoming overplayed in my country. I never heard it once, but then it came on and it kept on playing. - Swellow

I love the chorus, but I HATE the rest. If I listen to this song, it's just for the chorus. But the rest of it just makes me wanna puke. Somebody should slap the chorus onto a different song. Maybe a Taylor Swift song? She seems to be the only female singer that I can tolerate nowadays.

Three words: She. Can't. Sing.

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33 Nasty Freestyle - T-Wayne Nasty Freestyle - T-Wayne

T-Wayne? Is that a cross between T-Pain and Lil Wayne? *shudder* - WonkeyDude98

What is this? The autotune is off the charts, the lyrics are confusing, and T-Wayne's vocals are grating. Even barring the autotune. - SwagFlicks

Congrats, Vine! You unleashed the Cthulhu of music! And that is not a good thing.

After hearing this song I'll be like "First Let Me Jump Of A Bridge"

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34 Cool for the Summer - Demi Lovato Cool for the Summer - Demi Lovato

She's trying too hard to sound edgy. -_-

This song summarizes my biggest problem with 2015 music - for the most part, we just got boring, generic, flat and forgettable songs that really won't be remembered or will stand out in the future. Say what you want about 2012, you still have to admit - it was a pretty bright, distinctive year.

Here? Yawn. A flat, uncoordinated beat that's either trying too hard or not trying hard enough, lame lyrics, and the whole thing is just SO CLICHE AND FORGETTABLE. I know, I use some words way too much, but this is just pathetic, unfocused, slovenly, tedious crap that we have been hearing for about 20 years now.

Just from the title of the song I knew it was gonna be trash

Bad forced music

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35 New Americana - Halsey New Americana - Halsey

This song tries so hard to sound imposing and revolutionary that it's adorable. If you know me, you'd think I'd like this, since it sounds absolutely gigantic, primarily in the percussion and the thick layering of Halsey's voice on the chrous.

But I hate this song. It's just dull and stale. Halsey isn't bad at singing, but there are artists who are better singers and are better at sounding big than Halsey. Even if Halsey is average, the song sounds stale, and the beat is unoriginal, the breaking point for me is the lyrics.

Holy lord is this song corny. "We are the new Americana/High on legal marijuana/Raised on B.I.G.gie and Nirvana/We are the new Americana"

This is one of the worst hooks of the entire YEAR. First off, this can't be NEW Americana when you reference the Notorious B.I.G. and Nirvana (artists you should not even think about having the honor to call out for that matter) and have a beat that sounds so boring, stale, and lifeless despite being so loud ...more - WonkeyDude98

Another pop singer who is trying too hard to be "indie", "alternative". This song in particular sounds an awful lot like National Anthem by Lana Del Rey. Plus the lyrics "Raised on Biggie and Nirvana" are cringe-worthy. Definitely one of the worst this year.

Totally agree, especially the point that it sounds a lot like National Anthem. - jojen_reed

Everyone is complaining about the "raised on biggie and nirvana line" but

1) just because she's younger doesn't mean she can't know those artists

2) she's said before how that line is supposed to represent that she's biracial

I don't even listen to Halsey that much, but at least her songs have more meaning then like 99.9% of the songs on here. Call me butthurt, but I'm just saying that I respect her music and like that it is more relatable then the songs out there like Dear Future Husband and Fancy.

This sounds too hard to be edgy and angsty but come off cheesy as hell. Weed isn't legal yet and Biggie and Nirvana made much better music than this girl ever will. Everyone who says Halsey is a revolutionary artist needs to get their head checked, preferrably with a 2x4

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36 Alive - Sia Alive - Sia

I really fon't understand why this is here! The background music is very powerful and clean and allows for Sia's amazing and emotional vocals to shine through in balance with each other! Doesn't deserve to be this high...

I'd like to see you cover this song and sound as good as Sia does.

Haha. The cover album is very funny

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37 Where Are You Now - Skrillex Where Are You Now - Skrillex

Skrillex and Justin Bieber? Sounds like a match made in hell. And yet, the end result is... average. Painfully average. Skrillex has toned down his music from ear-splitting awfulness to generic EDM, and Justin Bieber sounds like he just doesn't care.

That talentless shemale is back again with a sack full of gerbage and now the stupid teenage girls will scream again. Dustbin Bieber, your eligibility lies under the shoes of talented singers. And so called "Beliebers", you are also trash in world like your role model

Well I don't care much about him. However, as a Justin Bieber forget I am shocked how good this song is because of him. - SelfDestruct

I used to like this song. Skrillex production that isn't straight in your face? Check. A drop with actual percussion? Check? Justin Bieber with a voice? Check.

Then I looked again. Ewww. The drop is terrible and easily the worst part of the song. There's this piccolo that runs through and literally makes no sense. There's trap percussion which is very stiff and clunky. Worst of all halfway through there's this gratingly weedy synth bleeding across the percussion and piccolo.

Combine that with the fact that Bieber seems self-obsessed and inert on that mic and it's just ugly.

2/5 - WonkeyDude98

I hate everything about this song. For starters, Skrillex is awful, Justin Bieber is bad [his new stuff is fine, but it's not good], and Diplo is one of the most overrated DJs ever. Yeah, I said it.
Anyways, the actual song;
The verse is so bad. Justin Bieber is autotuned to an extreme extent, and that "I need you the--I need you--I need you the--I need you--" pitchshift thing at the start is cringe worthy. The instrumental is kind of why I don't like Diplo and/or Skrillex in the first place; It's boring. I know plenty of annoying and blasty Skrillex songs, but I've never called his music "boring" until now.
The verse is terrible, though. The flute or whatever that instrument is making the weird dolphin noise made my ears bleed, and putting that with a lack of bass, melody, and some bongo(? whatever type of drum it is) percussion doesn't help.
Everything about this song is trash. This song just goes to show how minimalist and talentless you can be and still be successful. - VENOMHAIL

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38 Trouble - Iggy Azalea Trouble - Iggy Azalea

This crappy creature who calls herself a rapper must be hanged to death for torturing true music-lovers. Damn! Trash everywhere.

While I agree Iggy Azalea sucks... Why this song? This song is honestly pretty low-key compared to her others, and the chorus and instrumentals are at least decent. Especially compared to that other piece of garbage she released this year with Britney Spears.

This is definitely the most boring song of the year. - Puga

This sounds like a song made for a church full of black people... - Moorefamval

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39 Classic Man - Jidenna Classic Man - Jidenna

You can't say you're classy when you make a whole song bragging about yourself, that's not what classy people do. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

In every way, like Fancy by Iggy Azalea, except just straight up worse. The synth has the exact same settings as Fancy. Objectively, it's better since there's more than three notes and an interesting melody, but the fact that it was taken at all, let alone for a song that tries to say the same thing, immediately makes it terrible. The lyrics are the same bloated vanity that Fancy had, but you know, AT LEAST IGGY HAD FLOW. AT LEAST CHARLI XCX HAD PRESENCE. Jidenna and Roman GianArthur wish they had those. And you know, classy people don't do cocaine.

I give the original a 0/5, and the Kendrick Lamar version a...2/5. - WonkeyDude98

It's like Fancy, except with a guy singing.

This song is annoying and unbearable. - madoog

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40 Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift Wildest Dreams - Taylor Swift

I think this is actually one of Taylor Swift's better songs. Doesn't do much to piss me off at all, unlike something like Shake It Off.

To be quite honest, this isn't a horrible song. I've really been fancying the instrumental version of this song. However, the song itself lacks charisma. It's too plain, and doesn't do too much to really get me going.

Definitely one of her better modern songs.

5/10 - Mediocre - Sxerks

It's a better song by taylor swift but I still don't really like it

The constant "AH AAAH" after the lyric "wildest dreams" makes the song really annoying.

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