Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Songs

These are the catchiest yet most cheesy/embarrassing songs ever created!

The Top Ten

1 Wannabe - Spice Girls

I really didn't want to like this song, but it's the only song in existence that says in my head for hours every time I listen to it. Everyone stares at me when I say I like this song or when I sing it.

I'm so ashamed I like this crappy song. - ShyChick



2 Flashdance... What a Feeling - Irene Cara
3 Gimme Gimme Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - Abba
4 Barbie Girl - Aqua

The definition of a guilty pleasure song! - NintendoROCK3T

A 90s kid song, but now embarrassing. I had two Aqua songs on cassette tape Barbie Girl and Dr Jones.

5 The Final Countdown - Europe

How? - Userguy44

6 Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-lot

Ok so this song played at a wedding hosted at my house and since then I CANNOT GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD! It's ironic because I listen to classic rock, and then this pops up on my music radar lol. And it's really catchy too. Honestly it's the best song about butts out there besides fat bottomed girls. - galaxyfox

7 Rain Man - Eminem
8 Macho Man - Village People
9 Just Lose It - Eminem
10 Dynamite - Taio Cruz

The Newcomers

? Shake It - Metro Station
? Trap Queen - Fetty Wap

The Contenders

11 Y.M.C.A. - Village People

Haha. My science teacher sits in the middle of the classroom and dances while singing this song.

12 So What - Pink

I'm a punk dude but this is still just an absolute bop:'D

13 Baby - Justin Bieber

Early Justin Bieber was good

I'd put Kidz Bop on guilty pleasure and maybe remember Hitclips?

You've gotta admit it's catchy! :P - NintendoROCK3T

14 Low - Flo Rida
15 Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

This really meets the definition quite well a bad song that you end up still liking.

16 Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
17 International Love - Pitbull
18 Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani
19 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
20 My Heart Will Go On - Cèline Dion
21 Turbo Lover - Judas Priest
22 All Star - Smash Mouth

Hey now, you're a rock star, get the show on get paid!

I don't think this is a guilty pleasure song - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

23 Dragostea Din Tei (Numa Numa) - O-Zone

I love this song and I'll always love it. It's, in my opinion, the best electro-pop song ever. It's amazing. Too bad the band parted ways. Arsenium, one of the former members was last seen on the Viña del Mar festival in Chile competing with rookies. His song was clearly too similar to Dragostea Din Tei. And he got a quite low score. O-Zone didn't know what they had until they lost it. This song is one in a million. We've enjoyed it for a decade, and maybe another decade will pass and the king will still be on his throne.

Oh, and by the way, I really love this list. Guilty Pleasure is an excellent name for what this songs represent. I haven't heard that term until now! All the songs fit perfectly. Congratulations, NintendoROCK. This song is maybe the most Guilty Pleasure Song ever. You may not know it, but there's a version in my country of this song that changed the lyrics for (translated) "Party, party, that guy becomes gay, that guy becomes gay, that guy becomes feather ...more - keyson

24 Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes

I think Kim Carnes is one of the best artists of all time, she has written many great songs and has been covered by other artists. I think she was very underrated and so she deserves more credit for that.

25 Beetlebum - Blur

A great song that is almost universally accepted to be great shouldn't be on the list.

26 Down In the DM - Yo Gotti
27 I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred
28 Everybody (Backstreet's Back) - Backstreet Boys

I strangely like this song... I'm a weird person. - CaptainMowzker

29 Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
30 Firework - Katy Perry
31 Cotton Eye Joe - Rednex

The ULTIMATE guilty pleasure song. Catchy tune. You can't help but dance to it. However, it's still seen as annoying. What could be better? Try not to finish: IF IT HADN'T BEEN FOR COTTON EYE JOE, I'D BEEN MARRIED LONG TIME AGO. WHERE DID YOU COME FROM? WHERE DID YOU GO? WHERE DID YOU COME FROM...

32 Till the World Ends - Britney Spears
33 Rasputin - Boney M
34 Informer - Snow
35 Girl You Know It's True - Milli Vanilli
36 Heaven - Bryan Adams
37 Hearts On Fire - John Cafferty
38 I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
39 This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a MotherF****r - Maroon 5
40 Runaround Sue - Dion
41 Funky Man - Dee Dee King
42 Our Lips Are Sealed - The Specials
43 Whatcha Say - Jason Derulo
44 She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby
45 Fight Night - Migos
46 Far from Over - Frank Stallone
47 Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

Rick rolling. Basically, just playing this song ironically. Doing anything with this song. It's just embarrassing. But you also can't help but love this ear worm.

I played this at a New Year's party. - RiverClanRocks

48 Footloose - Kenny Loggins
49 Perfect - Pink
50 She Bangs - Ricky Martin
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Top Remixes (14)

1. Gimme Gimme Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - Abba
2. The Final Countdown - Europe
3. Macho Man - Village People
1. Rain Man - Eminem
2. Just Lose It - Eminem
3. So What - Pink
1. Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
2. Everybody (Backstreet's Back) - Backstreet Boys
3. Informer - Snow

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