Top 10 Cheesiest Songs

The Top Ten

1 Careless Whisper - George Michael

Careless Whisper is the best type of cheesy.

2 True - Spandau Ballet
3 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
4 I Melt With You - Modern English

I mostly remember this being in chocolate commercials. Appropriate.

5 Hey Mickey - Toni Basil

And to think she was nearing 40 when it was released... crazy.

6 Heartbeat - Don Johnson
7 I'll Tumble 4 Ya - Culture Club
8 You Spin Me Round - Dead or Alive

The video is so cheesy. and since then Pete Burns has made himself look like a woman.

9 Barbie Girl - Aqua

I'll admit to liking Aqua, but WHY on Earth did they have to release this song? Sure, it appealed to kids who still played with Barbies back then, but now those kids are grown up and it makes us scoff.

Why? Why it is so damn cheesy? This it the epithome of cheesiness

I remember watching a Sims 2 video with this song in it when I was younger.
It made me cry.

10 She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby

The Contenders

11 Especially for You - Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan
12 Take On Me - a-Ha

Ok... What? Take On Me isn't cheesy. And if it is at all cheesy, it's the right kind of cheesy. Like, the most delicious cheese to ever exist. The kind of cheese you can eat daily and never get tired of the taste.

A-ha is one of the best and overlooked artists ever. Although Take On Me is the most iconic, and its music video won me over and became my favorite A-ha song, most fans will say that Take On Me is not their best song. So check out some of the other ones. Morten Harket's voice though... *faints*

And let's face it, if this song is cheesy, then the crap of today is like... Ancient moldy Gorgonzola cheese. Blech! No thank you.

13 Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum) - Generation Girls

Does anyone actually like this song? Genuine question.

14 I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred

Uhhhhhh... I hate this song like no other. I mean whats the point to it? - fireinside96

This song is so cocky sounding. Confidence is one thing, this song is another

It might be cheezy but its super good - Izalien

Obvious joke song.
Still corny as hell, though.

15 With Arms Wide Open - Creed
16 I Think We're Alone Now - Tiffany
17 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
18 Truly Madly Deeply - Savage Garden
19 Wannabe - Spice Girls
20 U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer

Can't touch what? The bowl of food in front of my face? I want to eat my soup, and I will eat my soup. Mr. Hammer. Thanks.

It may be incredibly stupid, but you can't help but be thankful for this song's existence.
This is just one of those songs that makes you think, "Huh? People actually thought this was cool at some point? "

21 Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

The vocals are lame enough, but the instrumental to this song raises the cheese factor even further.

This should be higher - TheHabsFan

22 Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
23 Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

"Your love was handmade for some BODY like me" - xandermartin98

24 Umbrella - Rihanna
25 Brainpower - Freezepop
26 Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

Top Ten material - AliciaMae

27 Bewitched - Blood On the Dance Floor
28 Because We Want To - Billie Piper

I actually didn't mind this song... until I watched the video...

29 Str8 Ballin - Tupac
30 Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
31 All Star - Smash Mouth

This song would've been mostly forgotten by now if it weren't for Shrek.

32 Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus

I think we can all agree that this is one of the dumbest songs of the 90s.

Stupid song. - Camaro6

33 Unwritten - Natasha Bedingfield

FEEL DURR RAIN ON YARR SKIN - xandermartin98

34 Twist and Shout - The Beatles
35 Gangnam Style - Psy
36 Sonic Boom - Sonic CD
37 We Are the Champions - Queen
38 Don't Mind - Kent Jones
39 As Long As You Love Me - Justin Bieber

At first I thought it was a cover of Backstreet Boys "As Long As You Love Me".

40 Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) - The Offspring
41 Rollin' - Limp Bizkit

Alright partner, Keep on rollin baby you know what time it is.

42 Body Like a Back Road - Sam Hunt

Not even cheesy... just disturbing

43 Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars

This is insufferably cheesy, every time I hear it I want to tear a hole through a wall, I'd rather listen to even cheesiest power metal bands over this. - christangrant

44 One Thing Leads to Another - The Fixx
45 Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
46 Convoy - C.W. McCall
47 Disco Duck - Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots
48 Heart of a Dragon - DragonForce
49 Who Are You? - The Who
50 A Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay

This is probably one of the sappiest songs Coldplay has released, and that's saying a lot.

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Top Remixes

1. Careless Whisper - George Michael
2. True - Spandau Ballet
3. Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go - Wham!
1. Whip My Hair - Willow Smith
2. Hello Kitty - Avril Lavigne
3. Barbie Girl - Aqua


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