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

I wanna HA I wanna HA I wanna HA I wanna really really really really ziggy ziggy ahhh



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2 Just Lose It - Eminem UListen to Sample
3 Flashdance... What a Feeling - Irene Cara UListen to Sample
4 Gimme Gimme Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) - Abba UListen to Sample
5 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.

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6 The Final Countdown - Europe

How? - Userguy44

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7 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

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8 Rain Man - Eminem UListen to Sample
9 Dynamite - Taio Cruz

To be honest, I kind of have a guilty pleasure for this and “Break Your Heart”. - 3DG20

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10 Macho Man - Village People UListen to Sample

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.

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12 So What - Pink

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

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13 Low - Flo Rida

Oh god. I jam out to this once in a while. - galaxyfox

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14 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

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15 Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

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

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16 Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus UListen to Sample
17 International Love - Pitbull UListen to Sample
18 Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani

This song is a BIG guilty pleasure for me... - MissRWBY202

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19 Cookie - R. Kelly UListen to Sample
20 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

How is this a guilty pleasure? People love this song. - PhoenixAura81

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21 My Heart Will Go On - Cèline Dion UListen to Sample
22 Turbo Lover - Judas Priest

A lot of great or widely acclaimed bands have guilty pleasure songs
Queen: Another One Bites the Dust
Led Zeppelin: The Lemon Song
Judas Priest: Turbo Lover
Metallica: Ain't My B
Megadeth: Crush 'em
Black Sabbath: Sweet Leaf - Alkadikce

I personally LOVE this song and I consider it one of the best Judas Priest songs. - PhoenixAura81

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23 Beetlebum - Blur

I don't think this is a guilty pleasure song. I think it's just a great tune (one of their best in my opinion). - Gg2000

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

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24 All Star - Smash Mouth

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

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

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25 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

26 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.

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

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

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30 Rock Me Amadeus - Falco UListen to Sample
31 Firework - Katy Perry

I don't think it's a guilty pleasure song, because its cheesiness and generic chorus doesn't reward you with any catchy melodies. Katy Perry songs, despite being played a lot, never get stuck in my head. Imagine writing songs for the sake of being catchy and entertaining while they don't end up having those propoerties. - Alkadikce

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32 Rasputin - Boney M

I love this song and the Just Dance dance of it. - PhoenixAura81

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33 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...

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34 Till the World Ends - Britney Spears UListen to Sample
35 Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) - Silento
36 Informer - Snow UListen to Sample
37 Girl You Know It's True - Milli Vanilli UListen to Sample
38 Whistle - Flo Rida

Me is likin it flo rida is the bezt

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39 Heaven - Bryan Adams UListen to Sample
40 Hearts On Fire - John Cafferty UListen to Sample
41 I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith UListen to Sample
42 This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a MotherF****r - Maroon 5

I like this song a lot actually. - PhoenixAura81

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43 Runaround Sue - Dion UListen to Sample
44 Funky Man - Dee Dee King
45 Our Lips Are Sealed - The Specials UListen to Sample
46 Whatcha Say - Jason Derulo UListen to Sample
47 Perfect - Pink

Pink mostly gets love, but this still feels like a guilty pleasure song. - 3DG20

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48 She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby UListen to Sample
49 Fight Night - Migos UListen to Sample
50 Far from Over - Frank Stallone UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes (16)

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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