Best Songs of 2010

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The Top Ten

1 Not Afraid - Eminem Not Afraid - Eminem

Inspiring, motivating and, flawless (Unlike my grammar

Come together

This song has awesome beats and lyrics! "All those who look down on me I'm tearing down your balcony" "I shouldn't have to rhyme these words in a rhythm for you to know its a rap" - Atliens

This and LTWYL are amazing, but I like this one better because it's Eminem on its own. Basically reminds me of the past, the present, and the future. 11/10 - StarlightSpanks

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2 Love the Way You Lie - Eminem Love the Way You Lie - Eminem

The best thing I've ever heard.

The Rihanna & Eminem combination result this phenomenal song - MatrixGuy

This song is so sad, yet so powerful. The guitar is very fitting; I like how it sounds. Eminem's verses are outstanding, especially the volcano one. Rihanna's voice is outstanding. This is the song. The anthem really touched me. It deserves to be high on this list. - madoog

Rihanna is amazing!

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3 Firework - Katy Perry Firework - Katy Perry

The only good Katy Perry song

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag - Cohaki

Firework is so inspiring! This song shows us that we can be proud of ourselves, and be fireworks! (not literally, just a metaphor) - PandasNGaga

Whoever said this that we can be proud of ourselves is really smart. It's so insiprational

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4 Waiting for the End - Linkin Park

Ignore the guy below... This songs is great because it's inspiring, has a beautiful tune, awesome lyrics and meaning, not to say Eminem bad( the best rapper along with Jay-z)but this song is really good and you'll go on hearing it... This song's brilliant but don't compare it with new divide, breaking the habit, numb or in the end cause it's different than the others but equally magical.

It should be against the law to dislike this amazing song from Linkin Park's great new album. - RickLp27

Their new stuff is great... A bit slow... But still nice

This song has very nice meaning. I hope the last part could be a little longer though.

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5 O Mio Babbino Caro - Jackie Evancho

When 10-year old Jackie Evancho came out of nowhere and delivered this amazing rendition on America's Got Talent, it was so unbelievable, some people still don't believe it was real. The nation was stunned.

A history making performance

Since Jackie's performance, so many talent show hopefuls have tried this song. But none of them do it as well as Jackie did. - BobG

The only good child singer

6 Airplanes - B.o.B

I like this song a lot. - PandasNGaga

This is my all time favorite song!

Ugh. I do not like how Airplanes sounds. - madoog

This came out when I was five, I am 11 now and it is still so dynamic, pure and beautiful: it always sounds like such a hopeful song and B.O.B's rapping and Hayley Williams vocals are phenomenal. "Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars? I could really use a wish right now, wish right now." If you compare some rapped songs today to that song, Airplanes lyrics is so clear.

It also has meaning, it shares the details of an average song artist ("Cause after all the partyin' and smashin' and crashin' and all the glitz and the glam, and the fashion and all the pandemonium and all the madness there comes a time where you fade to the blackness).

Go on youtube and type in "B.O.B ft Hayley Williams -Airplanes" The musical.ly to this sounds so sweet and there is quite a lot of people doing it, after all these years.

7 Grenade - Bruno Mars

I love this song! It's so sad, but a really good song! Bruno Mars is such a great artist! - PandasNGaga

Its a great song it has a great beat I could listen to that song all day its about this person who would do any thing for this girl and she breaks his heart she was cheating on him. All he wanted is her love. He was pulling a piano to her house to probally sing a song.

Why is this at number 9?! This is the best song ever.

Grenade was so good!

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8 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

Masterpiece

This song Is Amazing! Avenged Sevenfold is probably the best band out there! They should be number one!

This is amazing. Eminem sucks. This is the best, followed by the Catalyst, and then Waiting for the End, then Snuff. Nightmare shows that A7X can go to a darker more serious sound, and still make an incredible sound. And the Album is one of their bests too! FoREVer

THIS IS NUMBER 1. HOW ARE Eminem AND KATY PERRY AHEAD OF THIS! NIIIGHTMARE IS BADASS!

9 Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars

This song is so beautiful! - PandasNGaga

Colorful sounds, fast drums, bells and echoing bells, strong vocals, and meaningful / This romantic song does not appeal to me. I do not like this particular Bruno Mars song. - madoog

most amazing touching song for us girls - ariluvsjb

When I see this song
There's not a thing that I would change
Because it's amazing
Just the way it is

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10 Dynamite - Taio Cruz

This song is so fun! Where is Taio Cruz now? He just disappeared after this song. - PandasNGaga

Dynamite is catchy, amazing, and all 'bout having fun partying. It's not like one of those songs that are all about lovey dovey. It makes me wanna dance!

Good song especially for party even then it awesome

Sure. It is upbeat, about partying, compares partying to dynamite, but the song just does not appeal to me. I do not like Dynamite. - madoog

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The Newcomers

? A Simple Mistake - Anathema

The Contenders

11 F**k You - Cee Lo Green

listen to this song its so good! if your offended or whatever then listen to "forget you" - Atliens

I just do not like this song. - madoog

Great - Hater

12 We Used to Wait - Arcade Fire
13 DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love - Usher

I do not hate this song. Usher sings like he means it, but I do not care for this upbeat vibrant song. - madoog

14 Runaway - Kanye West & Pusha T

This song proves that even the most ego-filled people have a personal side to them. 9 minutes of chilling lyrics and a great melodic voice from Kanye West, which shows that he can actually sing without autotuned (I don't hate autotune though) easily the best song of 2010. 6/5 - AlphaQ

Even the last 3-4 minutes of weird distortion work. I understand that a lot of people have a very low opinion of Kanye West, but this song is deep, personal, acknowledges that, and is epic. In my humble opinion, this is one of the best songs of the millennium so far.

Not just the best song by Kanye, the best song of 2010, PERIOD. - SwagFlicks

Thing! This song is nine minutes? Anyway, it is cold and depressing, and I do not like it. - madoog

15 Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
16 OMG - Usher

I loved this song when I was 8 - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

This song is hot and absolutely stunning. Usher and will.i.am's collaboration is successful. I like the rhyming. - madoog

17 Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

This song is so catchy! - PandasNGaga

I say no to this song. - madoog

Omygosh this song snatch me every time

18 Misery - Maroon 5
19 We R Who We R - Ke$ha

This song is great, but where it Tik Tok?

That's probably the best song of 2010, kesha is the sexiest singer and has rocked every dance floor across the world with this song. You ve to be paralysed to not dance and rock yourself out when you hear this song

No way no. It is kind of bad. - madoog

20 The Catalyst - Linkin Park
21 Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) - Shakira

How does this ANTHEM is not even in the Top 10? It's one of the most popular songs of 2010 - AtlasUniverse

22 I Like It - Enrique Iglesias

I know this one isn't the best but it should be above Usher, Ke$ha, Taio Cruz songs. I salute the only male popstar left in this world where rock, R&be & hip hop is all that male singers prefer to sing.

You can jump up and down to this song it's so catchy!

The song, somehow, does not annoy me. I am neutral. - madoog

Ewww this song is terrible. It's generic for one thing. Second, Enrique's voice. It's jarring and Justin Bieber-esque. Third, Pitbull. He has nothing on Enrique's Spanish skills.

0/5 - WonkeyDude98

23 Alejandro - Lady Gaga

This is a great song by Gaga! - PandasNGaga

24 Written In the Stars - Tinie Tempah

Underrated song. Should be higher!

25 Raise Your Glass - P!nk

Raise Your Glass is one Pink song that I do not like, somehow. It is not my taste. - madoog

Yes!

26 Rolling in the Deep - Adele

I love This Song! Get this Higher!

How... I give up. This list is trash - Hater

Lovely

27 Only Girl (In the World) - Rihanna

I used to listen to this song when I was little! 2010 was a great year for music. - PandasNGaga

I think this song addresses a soulmate. My music taste is very different. This song is not on my taste. - madoog

How isn't this number 1! :O - spodermanfan1000

Great song. - DaisyandRosalina

28 Tighten Up - The Black Keys

This song should be higher, unfortunately no one has heard it before

29 Shame - Robbie Williams

Anything with Robbie Williams in it really

The video is inspired by the 2005 film Brokeback Mountain, with the odd reference to Toys R Us for good mesure. - jezza0

Robbie is so sexy in this video

This was an apetizer for Take That fans as this was essentially building up to Take That's first comeback poerformance with Robbie.

30 Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People

What is Katy Perry doing at #3. I do not believe that song has a cello when she faked a recorder performance. - I80

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks!

6th here, my opinion. - zetturno

The song is disguised as happy, but it is actually sad. - madoog

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31 Nothin' On You - B.o.B

A memorable song from 2010, Nothing On You is sweet and original. - madoog

32 Resistance - Muse

If you know someone who is a Muse hater, go to their house, smash up any of their Justin Bieber & one direction CDs, stay there and wait till they get home, smash their head against a brick wall, tie them to the back of your car and drive them to the nearest motorway, throw them onto the motorway and go home and celebrate with Muse

33 I Made It - Kevin Rudolf, Birdman, Jay Sean, Lil Wayne

Every man in d songs performd their best! This is an attitude song..

neutral - madoog

34 You are Not Alone - Mavis Staples
35 Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains) - Arcade Fire
36 Diplomat's Son - Vampire Weekend
37 Tightrope - Janelle Monae

I do not dislike this song. It is upbeat and original. - madoog

38 Awake and Alive - Skillet
39 Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom) - Shinedown
40 Monster - Kanye West, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj & Bon Iver

Monster is intense, but I am neutral. - madoog

41 It's Your Last Shot - Politics & Assassins
42 Like a G6 - Far East Movement

A simply awesome and very addictive song! - eljordo

Just no. I still do not know what a G6 is. - madoog

43 Your Love is My Drug - Ke$ha
44 Lost In the World - Kanye West & Bon Iver
45 The Time - Black Eyed Peas
46 Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri

Best song of 2010

47 The Only Exception - Paramore

Pure amazingness, Hayley Williams seriously is an amazing singer, and the guitars and drums from Zac, Josh, Taylor, and Jeremy complete this song and make it even more beautiful. The lyrics are also amazing. The only thing is that this is from 2009, not 2010.

48 Na Na Na (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na) - My Chemical Romance

KILLJOYS, MAKE SOME NOISE

49 Ain't No Grave - Johnny Cash
50 Happiness - Alexis Jordan
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1. We Used to Wait - Arcade Fire
2. You are Not Alone - Mavis Staples
3. Tightrope - Janelle Monae
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1. Love the Way You Lie - Eminem
2. Rolling in the Deep - Adele
3. Not Afraid - Eminem
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1. Like a G6 - Far East Movement
2. I Like It - Enrique Iglesias
3. Stay the Night - James Blunt
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