Top 10 Most Influential Songs

The Songs that really changed our lives, the best songs ever known. Listed according to fans & musical experts opinions and votes.

The Top Ten

1 Earth Song - Michael Jackson

I like this song, but there is also Black or White, Man in the Mirror, We Are The World and Heal the World - Shamo24

Beautiful song, it shall make M. J live in our hearts forever. All Hail The King Of POP!

One of the best songs ever - Ajkloth

2 My Immortal - Evanescence
3 Lux Aeterna - Clint Mansell & Kronos Quartet

A mind blower and Extremely Enthusiastic... This song is everywhere.

Made by Mozart and Remixed by Clint Mansell

This Song Deserves to be #1 without any competition!

This song has made it to the top and became the best musical ever known and had the biggest impact among all songs!

4 Lose Yourself - Eminem

Great song

This here is vintage. My favorite.

Make believe that you can do anything any time and keeps giving strength to any one how listen to it. Also is reppin the entire 2000 generation


5 Imagine - John Lennon

Best song ever

This is one of the best songs of all time, yet it is not in the top 3

Why this song not at least top 3? The lyric is so powerful

This song is great very imfluential

6 Too Little, Too Late - Jojo
7 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
8 Master of Puppets - Metallica
9 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
10 In the End - Linkin Park

Very Nice Song. Has great meaning. LP forever and ever

The Contenders

11 Love the Way You Lie - Eminem

Awesome song king of hip hop does it again.. Slim shaddy stunnd evry1 tiz tym

12 Pain - Three Days Grace

Loved by any person who listens to music, it can erase any sad memory in your life.
It has strong meanings and it's really entertaining.

13 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

Started a whole generation and mindset

Come on people 11# place, really -.-

14 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
15 American Idiot - Green Day
16 Lucky - Britney Spears
17 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
18 Changes - 2pac
19 It's My Life - Jon Bon Jovi


20 Broken - Seether
21 That's My Name - Akcent
22 Tik Tok - Kesha

Whats this doing here? How the hell is this song influential?

What's this doing here? How the hell is this song influential?

23 The Kill - 30 Seconds to Mars
24 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
25 Sexyback - Justin Timberlake
26 Never Too Late - Three Days Grace
27 My Generation - The Who
28 Echoes - Pink Floyd
29 Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys

Sad to not see this song on the list. Really, music as we know it today wouldn't be the same weren't it for this song. The single most influential pop piece of all time. - Idontreallycaretoomuch

30 Arrab Kaman - Tamer Hosny
31 They Don't Care About Us - Michael Jackson
32 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin
33 Smack That - Akon
34 Jesus of Suburbia - Green Day
35 In Da Club - 50 Cent
36 Bad Day - Daniel Powter
37 Butterflies - Karl Wolf
38 Insomnia - Craig David
39 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
40 Yesterday - The Beatles
41 You Really Got Me - The Kinks
42 Your Song - Elton John
43 You're Gonna Pay - James Johnston

One of the best WWE wrestling themes ever known, fans go crazy when they hear this... This was the turn point in the Undertaker's life when he turned from a Demon to a Badass - DJZeezo

44 Eruption - Van Halen

This masterpiece instrumental by Eddie Van Halen introduced the world to a whole new way of playing the guitar. Most 80's guitar players were influenced by this very solo. This should be in the top 5 definitely. This solo was a very influential part of rock.

45 Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath

The first metal song. This song paved the way for metal music in general. That heavy and dark riff from Tony Iommi and the doomy lyrics by Ozzy gave birth to metal.

46 Butterflies & Hurricanes - Muse
47 The KKK Took My Baby Away - The Ramones
48 Judy Is a Punk - The Ramones
49 Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio? - The Ramones
50 I Wanna Be Well - The Ramones
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List Stats

200 votes
76 listings
7 years, 266 days old

Top Remixes

1. Earth Song - Michael Jackson
2. Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
1. Earth Song - Michael Jackson
2. Lux Aeterna - Clint Mansell & Kronos Quartet
3. Too Little, Too Late - Jojo


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