Top 10 Catchiest Pop Songs

These pop tunes are either GREAT or TERRIBLE, but they are the catchiest!

The Top Ten

1 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift

I hate this song SO effing much! But yeh I guess its catchy - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

This one is definitely Terrible and to me it's not catchy at all too..

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2 Thriller - Michael Jackson

One of the greatest songs of all time, from the greatest artist of all time :Michael Jackson!

I have to vote for this song because it's the best, one of the best of all time. It's a shame that this song or another mj song isn't on number one..

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3 Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding

This song is not only overrated as well as overplayed, it was also on Fifty Shades Of Gray. 3 reasons to hate it. - RiverClanRocks

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4 Take on Me - A-Ha

This is good music. - RiverClanRocks

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5 Baby - Justin Bieber

Yeah, because repeating the same word again and again does make it catchy, as is the case with most of the pop.
But then that's what I hate about generic pop. - Kiteretsunu

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6 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke UListen to Sample
7 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson

I think that when they say uptown funk three times or so people sing it for the rest of the day

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8 We Found Love - Rihanna UListen to Sample
9 Dark Horse - Katy Perry UListen to Sample
10 Friday - Rebecca Black UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Crazy In Love - Beyonce UListen to Sample
12 Hips Don't Lie - Shakira UListen to Sample
13 Somebody to Love - Justin Bieber UListen to Sample
14 Radio Ga Ga - Queen UListen to Sample
15 Help! - The Beatles

The Beatles were not pure pop, so the comparison is not precise. Some of their music was "pop-rock" though, so it does allow some comparison. Just about anything they did was better than any pop artist could even dream of.

This falls into the GREAT category, obviously. - PetSounds

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16 Happy Together - The Turtles UListen to Sample
17 Just Dance - Lady Gaga UListen to Sample
18 What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction UListen to Sample
19 Poker Face - Lady Gaga UListen to Sample
20 California Gurls - Katy Perry UListen to Sample
21 Big Night - Big Time Rush

Not only Big Night, every their song is catchy

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22 I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles

The double-tap of "She Loves You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" was the biggest event in the history of popular [not "pop"] music.
Like a musical Tsunami, it instantaneously swept away everything that went before it, with power that has not been equaled in the 51 years since it happened.
Yeah, that's pretty catchy.

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23 Do You Believe In Magic - Lovin' Spoonful UListen to Sample
24 She Loves You - The Beatles UListen to Sample
25 Animals - Maroon 5 UListen to Sample
26 Toxic - Britney Spears UListen to Sample
27 Vogue - Madonna UListen to Sample
28 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson UListen to Sample
29 Mmmbop - Hanson UListen to Sample
30 Shots - Imagine Dragons UListen to Sample
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List Stats

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Top Remixes

1. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
2. Thriller - Michael Jackson
3. Take on Me - A-Ha
1. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
2. We Found Love - Rihanna
3. Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson


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