Best Songs of 2013

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The Top Ten

1 Get Lucky - Daft Punk

Amazing Song!

Beautiful, catchy, with a Disco feeling which makes it stand out!

Daft Punk is an incredible duo and "Get Lucky" certainly deserves to be in the Top 10 of 2013.
And please don't forget Pharrell Williams' part. His vocals are amazing!

Of course the result of the collaboration between these artists is UNIQUE!

Perfect! Amazing song, one off the greats songs off all the time of Daft Punk! Amazing! Amazing!

This song needs to be in the top ten this is one of the best songs of the year

I'm lucky! - Neonco31

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2 Wake Me Up - Avicii

This is the best song of 2013. The whole album is even amazing! The fact that critics don't care about Wake Me Up and titles Get Lucky as the best song of the year just shows how full of bull they are these days. Avicii is a really talented and professional artist who's putting a lot of work into his music. This is how the rock music of our generation should sound like!

Awesome song should definitely be number 1

I love this song and I love avicii

A truly legendary song - growlbunny

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3 Mirrors - Justin Timberlake

Man 2013 was a terrible year for songs, if Roar is in the top 10 then it clearly has been god awful year for music this year. But Mirrors is a good song. Sadly music becomes worse and worse each year as we lose great rock music, Rap Music and Classic music to Pop music. What happened to Foo fighters? Kanye west? Dizzie rascal? Cold play? Arctic Monkeys? I'm sick of Rihannannannananananna, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and Dustbin Beaver.

What the hell? Radioactive was #1 not even that long ago and now it's nowhere to be found on this list? Clearly that should be number 1. I swear, this website really pisses me off sometimes. You idiots don't know real music.

Deserves at least in top 5..

JT in my mindā¤

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4 Counting Stars - Onerepublic

Such a refreshing song near the end of year. Most people hadn't really heard of Onerepublic before this - now they can't forget them

Should be in Top 10 Definitely

I love Imagine Dragons. Radioactive is a song that I might have voted for instead, but firstly, it was a 2012 song, and second, this is still such an amazing song and I'm not sure why I don't listen to OneRepublic as much anymore.

It was a great year for pop in 2013. - Elijah_Cook

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5 Royals - Lorde

Royals is the definition of pop 2013. Her song kept people from turning off their radios everyday due to Miley's Wrecking Balls. And of course, all those other crazy out of this world songs. Especially "The Fox" by Ylvis. It's just so dang popular for being annoying, like "Friday" and "Gangnam Style" Lorde saved us all. A 16 year old singer from New Zealand who wrote a song about not caring about what people think about her. Not like what Miley Cyrus does, not that kind of carefreeness. But like not caring about what you wear, and the way you do things. This song is unique and original and you can spot Lorde's voice out of a one hundred singer playlist. It can't be mixed up with another singer's. The chorus sounds like an actual choir singing her amazing song. Royals saved 2013, in my opinion. Royals ROCKS!

OK, Lorde was a 16 year old, living in New Zealand when she wrote "Royals", and just turned 17. The lyrics are simple poignancy, spot on, brilliance that hits the nail on the head about the rappers of today. That is talent, not to mention the ballsy minimalist composition that is almost never number one material in today's music climate, and her "icy" layered vocals on the song that make it sound like a choir. This is one talented young lady! Even the legendary Cher gave her support to this great aspiring talent. She deserves the number one song on this list like no other. - theOpinionatedOne

Lorde has definitely proved herself as a force to reckon with. She has an amazing voice for a 16 year old. I love this song because the lyrics are so true! The lyrics are a lot better than Miley Cyrus's "We Can't Stop" honest to god do people even listen to the lyrics in songs anymore? This song deserves top ten. Excellent job - dragonfly99

At least it's in the top 5.
But it's in the bottom of the top 5!
We have to get it in the top 3! - lovefrombadlands

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6 Rap God - Eminem

This should DEFINITELY be higher!

Best song of the year vote it up

This Song is the God of Songs this year

saviour

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7 Roar - Katy Perry

Naa. Definitely not one of the best. The only reason this is on the list is because she is famous.

I don't think it's the best song from Katy Perry but the lyrics are weird to me. and I love Katy Perry though!

This song is bad ass. It hit #1 because is is a damn good song. Do the people that hate this song have ears or what? - westofohio

It copied Brave by Sara Barilles. - lovefrombadlands

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8 The Monster - Eminem

Eminem's comeback in 2013 saved music! This is a great song about his fame-not just the usual money-cash-hoes, but about how fame is killing him.

This song is amazing and it deserves a higher rank.

Thank god Eminem released his album in 2013 otherwise this year would have the most suicides ever!

What does this song have anything to do with people committing suicide?! Haven't you realized how offensive your comment is? - zerolamasta

Great song.

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9 Just Give Me a Reason - P!nk

This is a lot better than most of the crap that came out this year, it definitely deserves to be above Miley, the girl who decided to change her image to slutty crackw***e only after accumulating thousands of fans between the ages of 4 and 11, and Robin, the guy that is so lame that he hashtags his own last name at least five times during his video, is married but still dances around with naked girls in his video and treats them like sexual objects and puts balloons in his video bragging about his supposedly large genitals.

This is an awesome song! It should be number 1. I always listen to this song after a breakup! Great job pink!

It's only 37? It should at least be in the top five

How is this beautiful song below Blurred Lines? - 445956

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10 Applause - Lady Gaga

LOVE THIS SONG please MAKE IT IN THE top 10

This needs to be top 10.. I mean selena gomez slow down is higher -_- - kennylee

Make it the top 10! Click Vote, it is THE best song released last year. amazing - catchy, just pure pop gaga pleasure!

Top song really love it

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The Contenders

11 Berzerk - Eminem

Rap god should be in the top ten also. This list is weird, Bon jovi & David Bowie, really? This top ten of 2013, not 1869. Lincoln park and bullet for my valentine both suck. I could see Miley Cyrus being on here because she's super famous, still sucks, I'm sure she'd get a lot of votes. But seriously, who is voting for this BS.

This song was a breath of fresh air in a sea of boring/terrible pop music that was the Summer of 2013. While it's not Eminem's best (though some of the tracks from this same album come close), this song is filled with energy, while also being pretty silly, and I think it works well.

Just Mind Blowing! Vote this! It will come to the top soon. It just came out recently - HirunMeepage

This song is crap. - madoog

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12 Heart Attack - Demi Lovato

Demi is an amazingly talented artists with an inspiring past and this is the epitome of a great song.

This Is The Best Single Of 2013.. After Releasing this song it become #1 on iTunes before 24 H... ]

This Is Best Song Ever.. This Was At #1 Last week.. Are You Guys Nuts. Demi Is The Best... Vote More please.

When I first hear this song, well... It give me Heart Attack! Amazing song! - Sassy13crown

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13 Treasure - Bruno Mars

I thought it would be Young Girls but instead it was this song and the video looks like MJ's videos

Brill just brill the music the dancing the singing and coolness BRILLIANT!

Radioactive used to be number one on here but someone must of deleted it. Whoever deleted it is a dick. it deserved to be number one instead of mirrors

Nice beats to it

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14 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

This is quite possibly the worst song I've ever heard.

-the beat, awful. The dancing, garbage. The singing (if you can call it that) has no emotion or substance. Everything about this song just screams corporate pandered bull.

I'm in misery. That's just what I feel like singing every time I hear this piece of garbage. And this stood at number 1 in billboard for 12 weeks? Kill me please. Statistically this then stands a hit of equal respect as Eminem's oscar winning masterpiece 'Lose Yourself'. God, I think I'm gonna throw up. - Ark-M

Is that a Maroon 5 reference and an Eminem mention in the same sentence? Dude you're awesome. - WonkeyDude98

Best song? Explain to me why the only I remember from this stupid track is the annoying "woo" sound and why it's music video makes Robin Thicke look like a sexist?

This song is a rape anthem. - Elijah_Cook

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15 Bad Guy - Eminem

Why is this lower than:

Timber, Holy Grail, Gas Pedal, Scream and Shout, 23, All Gold Everything, Blurred Lines. - WonkeyDude98

A brilliant track. Needs no other words. - SwagFlicks

16 Timber - Pitbull

Love this song so much its definitely one of the better songs of 2013. Its absolutely hilarious. Well done Pitbull and Kesha

Pitbull and Ke$ha is a match made in my nightmares. And yet it doesn't sound that bad. - WonkeyDude98

The harmonicas, while not too bad, can get old after a while. Other than that, this song isn't awful. - SwagFlicks

Pitbull does not belong on this list whatsoever. - Rumje

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17 Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo

Just plain awesome and it is really catchy as well. I just love this song so much.

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18 Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Seriously 18? I could have tolerated it being 7 or so... But that low? This and Thrift shop was the best back then!

What this song is so awesome

I do not like Can't Hold Us, even though it is upbeat. - madoog

Best pop song of the year. - Elijah_Cook

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19 My Songs Know What You Did In the Dark (Light Em Up) - Fall Out Boy

Great song, it's their comeback single after there 3 year hiatus.

It is really great song

Great song! Should at least be in the top ten. Great beat and sound.

Why is this at 352? On of the best songs of the year!

20 Dark Horse - Katy Perry

All of these were better than Miley and Jb songs while this song deserve or received to be #1 - ToxicGirl

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21 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Jackie Evancho

There is only one voice around today like this!

Fantastic version of a classic song. Jackie's voice is the best.

Performed at Cirque du Soleil's charity gala "One Night for ONE DROP 2013" in the "O" Theater, Bellagio Resort, Las Vegas. There's a YouTube of it.

Jackie was only 12 when she emerged on stage dressed as a water nymph and wading ankle deep in a pool of water. It was just Jackie and a piano, but what a breathtaking performance! It was the highlight of the Cirque du Soleil benefit concert for clean water. - BobG

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22 Save Rock and Roll - Fall Out Boy

Yesterday, this song came on the radio, and I was very surprised because it usually plays crap like Justin Bieber and Katy Perry! FOB for the win!

Music wouldn't be as good if FOB didn't come back. Mentioning bands breaking up ZaYn aka the weird speller would make more money with 1D

23 We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus

This song has so much autotune and generic singing. - Elijah_Cook

SO FAR DOWN! Should be number 1! - akdd_

THIS IS HORRIBLE. TAKE SELENA AND HER OFF THE LIST - JaysTop10List

I liked that song... - majkel87

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24 Come & Get It - Selena Gomez

This song is the best and selena is so hot sexy

Deserves to be number 1. Can't believe it's stuck in number 23.

Come and get it is the best song. Selena gomez is talented and good at everything she does. She is better than #taytay

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25 Slow Down - Selena Gomez

This should be #1 by far! She has an amazing voice in this song. It is catchy and addictive and she can actually sing. - Insomniatic78

This song should be in the top 10 along with Linkin Park and Imagine Dragons.

It's a nice dance club song, but there is a billion of those. This should be much lower.

Garbage, shouldn't be above Kanye West!

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26 Burn - Ellie Goulding

This is a truly inspirational song, and is one of the best of this year. It needs to be in the top 10 definitely.

When it comes to deciding whether a song is the best of that year, I feel like if the chorus mainly consists of one word being repeated, then it's not really a contender. - Rumje

Please be number 1 soon I love this song - spodermanfan1000

Blurred Lines Above This? , No Way - VideoGamefan5

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27 Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake

Suit & Tie is pleasant, dreamy, and romantic. Suit & Tie is better than Mirrors. - madoog

28 Let It Go - Demi Lovato

What,47? Really? So fake list

29 m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar

This song is this generation's version of Nuthin But a G Thang. It is that good. King Kendrick forever

Maad City is superb and catchy. I love those sounds. - madoog

Way better than Miley's crap
Look it up an listen!

This song should be WAY higher! Top 20

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30 Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus

This is the No. 1 song - smiler

Looove the song and videooo!

31 Love More - Chris Brown

I do not like Love More. - madoog

I like this songe

32 When I Was Your Man - Bruno Mars

My dad has high musical standards and most songs since 1990 don't pass it. This one did. AWESOME SONG!

My favorite song I love this song and it helps when I'm sad

Bruno rocks! Such a simple yet ridiculously striking song, only he can do this.

What is this doing?
Get it higher! - lovefrombadlands

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33 I Love It - Icona Pop

Wasn't this song in 2012?

I Love It is really catchy and so cool. - madoog

Despite being produced by Galantis and being cheesy, I kinda like this. Charli XCX's voice is made for cheesy lyrics and gigantic production like this. Even the reverb-heavy drop was pretty cool. I'm sorry, but it works. I give this a 4/5. - WonkeyDude98

This song is best ever! Come on it should be on top

34 X-Kid - Green Day

Oh what a song this is! Why it's not in #1. A very good song and it's better than the song which is on #1.

35 Stay - Rihanna

So sad and it's good.

How is Justin is number 1 and Rihanna is number 30 :( - spodermanfan1000

I do not like Stay. - madoog

Number 1 - DaisyandRosalina

36 Not Gonna Die - Skillet

This Needs To Be In the Top 10. What A Song. No One Wants To Die While Everything Is Wrong.

Best song ever

37 22 - Taylor Swift
38 Black Skinhead - Kanye West

This song is booming and awesome. - madoog

Amazing song with meaningful lyrics, should be way above Selena, 1D, Miley and all those talentless artists! Kanye's lyrics actually mean something.

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39 Tears Don't Fall (Part 2) - Bullet for My Valentine

I'm a big fan of different types of music and Bullet For My Valentine are one of them... this song is amazing and I can't help but sing along when I hear it

40 Do What U Want - Lady Gaga

This song is great! - madoog

I honestly don't understand why Lady Gaga did a song with R. Kelly, who in reality should be her worst enemy. - Elijah_Cook

Screw R. Kelly! Long live the GaGa & Xtina remix! -

41 For the Night - Arcite
42 Love Somebody - Maroon 5

Who doesn't like Maroon 5, might I ask? Only people who bandwagon the hate train. - WonkeyDude98

Who doesn't love Maroon 5?

My favourite song should be in the to 5

43 Because We Can - Bon Jovi

Wow! I went on this list to help get this song here but it's already here!
Go Bon Jovi! Even with all the really popular artists releasing this year, they found their way to the top!

Are you Insane to compare Bruno Mars with the Immortal BON JOVI!

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44 Let Her Go - Passenger

This song is SOOO touching. I love it and it always makes me smile.

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45 Say Something - A Great Big World

How in the world is this song not top ten...

46 Lego House - Ed Sheeran

This lego house Ed lives in breaks a little

47 Neon Lights - Demi Lovato
48 Team - Lorde

Well just look at the versions on line

Great song

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49 Shadow Moses - Bring Me the Horizon

Can you tell from the look in our eyes? We're going nowhere.

Just simply put - epic. Big and explosive. Perfect. - ThatStrangeKid42

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50 The Way - Ariana Grande
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