Best Songs of the 2010s


The Top Ten

1 The Rains of Castamere - Jackie Evancho

From "Game Of Thrones".
Dark and haunting, yet beautiful vocals that this girl was born to sing.

This interesting track from the monumental album "Awakening" gets a haunting yet exquisite treatment from Jackie. - BobG

I have never heard of 5 of the top 6

I love Jackie Evancho's version of this theme.

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2 Rolling in the Deep - Adele
3 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

Great song that is awesome in every meaning of the word. Deserves to be number 1 on the list and still better than all the overrated pop/rap garbage that is on this list

You're joking! Number 11? This song kicks too much ass and it sounds much much better than all the songs on this list!

Metal or not, this song is mind blowing. the bass drum was awesome. don't know if its rev or portnoy though. - zxm

Its A7X of course it's good!

4 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson

The only song I can listen to over and over and enjoy it like it's the first time I heard it

Get this up into the top 10, we need a song to break up the rock crowd. - JackMM

How on earth isn't this no1 it went like triple platinum or someething

5 Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye

Best song I ever heard

Correction it's Sombody I Used to Know. Still a modern day classic in the making reguardless.

6 Love the Way You Lie - Eminem

Should be higher than all of these songs it's amazing

Eminem is always the best

Best song

7 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

Underrated masterpiece that should be number 1 if you listen to this and tell me its bad you have no good taste in music - christangrant

#358? Oh... Guys, do yourself a favour and give a listen to this masterpiece. - Metal_Treasure

Needs to be number 1 - christangrant

Yay! It's number 4 now! - Aragorn98

8 Jesus Alone - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
9 Do I Wanna Know? - Arctic Monkeys
10 Spit Out the Bone - Metallica

Metallica is back! - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Demons - Imagine Dragons
12 Blackstar - David Bowie

I perfer lazurus, but still, this is just amazing, one of bowies best - RecklessGreed

13 Someone Like You - Adele

Needs to be no1, the song to every break up

14 Not Afraid - Eminem

#85? This is the best song from the best artist

15 On GP - Death Grips
16 Set Fire to the Rain - Adele

Loved this song since... Firt time I heard it! Meaning, pure... People should make more songs like this... Besides, Adele is a great singer!

17 Gold on the Ceiling - The Black Keys
18 My Heart is Broken - Evanescence
19 Don't Sit Down 'Cause I've Moved Your Chair - Arctic Monkeys

I love to see Arctic Monkeys so high (I think they deserve the #1 stop) but I don't understand why this song? It's good, but Arctic Monkeys has done so much better the past 5 years than this, listen to 20 seconds of Knee Socks, Do I Wanna Know or No. 1 party anthem and be blown away.

A British song from an awesome British band. Arctic Monkeys are here to stay. Without these guys there probably would be no Automatic or Fratellis.

This is certainally a fresh sound from an equally fresh british band. Anything that puts a nail in generic pop's coffin can only be a good thing.

20 Can You Smell the Napalm - The George Jacobs Experience

The 50s had Elvis, the 60s had The Beatles, the 70s had Led Zeppelin, the 80s had Michael Jackson, the 90s had Nirvana and grunge, the 2010s had The George Jacobs Experience

A true masterpiece, definitely under rated and should be in the top 20... At Least

Great song, catchy chorus, definitely should be higher


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21 Dirty Rotten Bastards - Green Day

Wonderful and very very underrated song! The modern Jesus of Suburbia

I Love The Title More Than The Song Itself. Every time I Look At The Tittle I Laugh

Not gonna lie, this was one of my favorites from Tre. - ProPanda

22 Counting Stars - OneRepublic
23 Sacred Worlds - Blind Guardian

Another great song by Blind Guardian - christangrant

24 Re-Wired - Kasabian

Heard in the video game Sleeping Dogs.

This song is from Kasabian's latest album Velociraptor. Kasabian are probably the most consistant in terms of quality.

25 Hardwired - Metallica
26 Starboy - The Weeknd
27 Waiting for the End - Linkin Park

What this is the best song released in that year

No way Nightmare is anywhere near it

Just Listen before voting...

Definitely no. 1 Material

28 Radioactive - Imagine Dragons

This song bursts with emotion and the singing! The music! The vibe! It all lifts our spirits! It is truly mesmerizing! And I expected it to be in the top ten and it isn't even on the list? That is shocking! Come on people, take a listen please! You've got to! It's better than all these guys!

29 Mirrors - Justin Timberlake
30 Buried Above Ground - Giles Corey
31 See You Again - Wiz Khalifa
32 Enchantress - Two Steps from Hell
33 Stay - Rihanna
34 What Are You Waiting for - The Saturdays
35 Bring the Sun/Toussaint L'ouverture - Swans
36 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold
37 Wake Me Up - Avicii
38 I'm Going to Do It - Giles Corey
39 Ravens - Mount Eerie Ravens - Mount Eerie
40 Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
41 Paradise - Coldplay

I'd like to know why is Katy Perry higher than Coldplay

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42 Take Out the Gunman - Chevelle
43 Young - Tulisa
44 Runaway - Kanye West

Definition of a masterpiece

45 Something in the Water - Carrie Underwood
46 U - Kendrick Lamar
47 The Haunting Presence - Giles Corey
48 Just Give Me a Reason - P!nk
49 Royals - Lorde
50 All of Me - John Legend
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