Top 10 Most Overplayed Songs

The Top Ten
1 Shape of You - Ed Sheeran Shape of You - Ed Sheeran Cover Art

I had expectations for 2017, and they gave me this. 12 weeks at #1, and it sounded dated from the very second it was unleashed. Its empty, lifeless sound makes me feel as if it should've been dumped into the toxic waste pool that was 2016's pop scene. Songs can overstay their welcome if they please, but for the love of quality content, at least make it good! It has been half a year since this crap was released, and pop stations are still abusing it.

This song is not bad at all; everyone hates it because it's overplayed. There's a reason people are getting services like Apple Music. It's so that they don't have to listen to this song on the radio. While I don't personally dislike it, I don't like how many artists are succumbing to that "radio-friendly" stereotype of songs.

Why does the radio love this song? I hear it every single time I'm in the car.

This song is worse than the song Friday.

2 Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson Cover Art

One of the best songs on the radio. Its needless to say I would listen to this song over Adele's "Hello" any time.

Overplayed but cool song until now!
Even I kept on mimicking his dance when this song plays!

This song is not so overplayed for me.

I still like this song. So...

3 Closer - The Chainsmokers Closer - The Chainsmokers Cover Art

One time recently (in April 2018) we were in the car and Closer came on three times. Even though I like this song, it's fading away much slower than even last year's falltime hits.

"Closer" by a mile. It will one day be the #1 most overplayed song in the history of music, rivaling even Happy Birthday in its omnipresence and endless loops of plays

Once I heard this song FIVE times on the radio within a single hour.

That's why I vote it up.

Another song I can't avoid. Ugh!

4 Hello - Adele Hello - Adele Cover Art

€�Says the moron that only hates it because of over-saturation."
Oh, really? Says the moron who hates metalheads on the site because there's too many of them. This song is not amazing. It's just another lame, boring breakup song. Why are you just going around being a jerk to people who don't like this song? I could do the same thing to people who don't like Empire Of The Clouds by Iron Maiden, but I don't. You also said on one occasion "This song is amazing, this is why I'm sick of metalheads on here". As I've already said, even if the fans of your music dominated the site, I wouldn't care because there'd still be fellow rock and metal fans. It's also #1 on the best songs of 2015 list, so you just need to stop. Seriously.

Probably the most overplayed artist of all time. There are a couple songs Adele does that are decent, but the radio is a professional at milking it (milking something means overdoing it). Madea's version was much better!

This song getting old now. I'm getting sick of listening to it so much. It's was supposed to be the #1 song of 2015 instead of Hotline Bling. They both are getting worse every time I hear it. It was at least good for a while though

Those who think this song is the best should clearly get their ears checked. Hello from the hater side, I heard this song 1000 times. Literally 5 times today at LEAST.

5 Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi Cover Art

The worst song of 2019, how did this get played on the radio?

I'm truly fed up of this song.

6 Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Cover Art

I really don't get why this was so popular. Like it's a cool music video but its just so boring. Adams vocal delivery is so emotionless, weak, and boring. the chords are boring and simple.

First of all Maroon 5 sucks. This song is so basic please come up with someone original. Next Adam Levine once called girls that wanted a autograph from him ugly chicks. Maroon 5 is both annoying and aggravating. Every time one of there songs come one I want to cover my ears! It's like all they want to do is make money they don't care about music at all. They should just quit please give people who want to make music a spot on the radio.

It, along with High Hopes by Panic! At The Disco, got old REALLY fast. I never liked it in the first place--I was never a fan of guitar-stuffed pop songs involved a guy with a half-grown beard screeching about a girl who will magically make his life better--but now? It's on SO MUCH.

It's still an okay song to me, but I literally heard it 6 times in a couple hours yesterday.

7 I Like It - Cardi B I Like It - Cardi B Cover Art

I have heard this song many times on the radio. Cardi B doesn't have that many awful songs and this is one of them. This is actually a great song that has a good tune, good beat, and it makes you want to get up and swag dance (which basically means {in my book} dancing like a rapper would) And for all you haters out there, she can probably rap 1,000 times better than you people. I honestly really like this song. BUT {yes, there is a BUT} those guys who do a solo and just say gibberish or spanish or whatever ruin the song. That's just wrong-

This is the most overplayed song on the radio right now (up there with In My Feelings). Basically every time I go out, I hear this playing on 2 stations at once at least one time. Top 5 material

It's Cardi B... Not much else to say. This song is literally everywhere and it's some how getting worse then it already was

What makes it worse is that it's even played on commercials.

8 Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen Cover Art

Shape of You - Very overplayed but it's only been popular for three years, it could die when we least expect it.
Smooth Criminal - Hell no it's not nearly played enough for number two.
Hello - Also not very relevant either now. In fact it died out quickly.

Call Me Maybe is 8 years old and I still hear it all the time on pretty much any pop radio. It just plays when you least expect it any time and it just gets annoying quickly. The song is just around like the speed of light. Should be number one easily.

I wish that some of her other songs like run away with me, your type, or boy problems would get recognition. This song have her a bad name that she doesn't deserve. She's an example of an artist that only gets recognition for her bad songs and her better songs are underrated (her entire album, emotion is good).

No, we won't call you one hit wonder.

I hate this song so much.

9 Trap Queen - Fetty Wap Trap Queen - Fetty Wap Cover Art

I've actually never heard this song on the radio, but I've heard it once on youtube and it was complete garbage.

10 Hotline Bling - Drake Hotline Bling - Drake Cover Art

This song is very annoying and overplayed. I don't really care for Drake but this is him at his worst.

Only simps listen to this song. I can't believe I used to be one of them.

Overrated. I would never recommend this ever!

The Newcomers

? Say Hey - Michael Franti & Spearhead Say Hey - Michael Franti & Spearhead Cover Art

It was a decent song, but it's been played so many times since 2008 & even in the early 2010's.

? Twinnem - Coi Leray Twinnem - Coi Leray Cover Art

Very overplayed for such a low quality track that jumps the trap bandwagon.

The Contenders
11 Happy - Pharrell Williams Happy - Pharrell Williams Cover Art

My dad and I would listen too this song everyday on the radio. I liked it for a while, but then it started playing every 30 minutes on every single radio station. So annoying!

This song sucked and my friends forced me to listen to it because they knew how much I hated it.

I feel like people only know Pharrell because of his hat.

I really, really, really really hate this song.

12 What About Us - P!NK What About Us - P!NK Cover Art

I would have said I was OK with this song back in August/September/October of last year, but on November 16, this song came on 4 different stations in under 20 minutes, and by the time December rolled around, it had started to wear out its welcome for me. After I still kept hearing it three times every outing, I then went through a whole phase of really hating this song, but now I don't really care anymore.

I didn't mind this song at first. But then, for 10 months, it was ABSOLUTELY EVERYWHERE. I couldn't go anywhere without hearing this song at least twice, sometimes even 4 times! What's so great about it? The chorus is one of the whiniest I've heard in a long time! And I always get the ear worm from this song. Not to mention it has played in many public places too. All this in one word: WHY?

Definitely her most overplayed hit. I thought it was decent at first, until the radio had to milk this song! However, P! nk's music is normally good. But her earlier hits are better.

I heard this twice tonight (written September 29, 2018). This should be in the top 3

13 Before You Go - Lewis Capaldi Before You Go - Lewis Capaldi Cover Art

I have heard this way too many times on the radio and its not even a good song.

14 All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor Cover Art

SO OVERPLAYED, but at least it wasn't played as much when 2015 came along, kind of.

This is played so many times and is getting really annoying!

I rather listen to Shake It Off than this trashy song.

Truly awful and distasteful.

15 Love Yourself - Justin Bieber Love Yourself - Justin Bieber Cover Art
16 Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas Cover Art

Nowhere near as overplayed as I Got a Feeling.

Not doubt, this song is overplay.It always top the radio chart in almost everyday.

17 The Middle - Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey The Middle - Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey Cover Art

When I first heard it on the radio, I knew it would be something that would haunt my dreams

18 Despacito - Luis Fonsi Despacito - Luis Fonsi Cover Art

The reggaeton is the killer of the good mainstream music. (At least in Spanish speaking countries).
It's sad know that is the most viewed video ever on YouTube.
The song is directed to teens that listen to JB and Little Mix; only radio friendly music.
And the song is so unoriginal...

At first I was like yeah whatever about this song but now the times have changed. It gets played almost every ten minutes. When I hear that stupid guitar start up I slam the power off button on the stereo.

This is getting so old. I didn't mind it the first few times, but now it's super annoying! It makes me super mad that people like this garbage and don't even give Japanese music a chance.

This song was huge for only a few months and then died off, so I think this should stay around where it is now. What About Us was constantly played for much longer than that.

19 Work - Rihanna Work - Rihanna Cover Art

Rihanna's worst song. And you can blame Drake.

I80 Birthday Cake is worse.

20 Dance Monkey - Tones and I Dance Monkey - Tones and I Cover Art
21 Come As You Are - Nirvana Come As You Are - Nirvana Cover Art

Personally my favorite Nirvana song. I hear this on the radio often, but hey, at least it's not the most overplayed song by them, Smells Like Teen Spirit

At least it's good. I never heard it on the radio though.

Come as you are is not overplayed, now a days, this song is not played almost, but SLTS is very overrated and overplayed

22 In My Feelings - Drake In My Feelings - Drake Cover Art

I can't go anywhere without hearing this awful garbage. Today I heard this song TWICE in like 10 minutes (luckily Bad At Love was playing on another station the second time), and I also heard this 3 times the other day. How is this #1 on the Hot 100, when I can think of songs that didn't hit #1 this year that are much more deserving of that spot?

Hey drake, I hate keke!

I don't love keke

23 Drivers License - Olivia Rodrigo Drivers License - Olivia Rodrigo Cover Art

Good song though it's been played so much for a good reason in fact. Still better than all the garbage released lately.

24 Body Like a Back Road - Sam Hunt Body Like a Back Road - Sam Hunt Cover Art

How is this piece of garbage not number 1? The lyrics are so corny, and the beat sounds like a leftover DJ Mustard beat with some country added in.

This was the original Old Town Road. It was like trying to combine Pop with Country and nobody asked for it

25 Fight for Your Right - The Beastie Boys Fight for Your Right - The Beastie Boys Cover Art

I'm a huge beastie boys fan but this is a bad song and it is making fun of the people that like it. It is meant to be bad not a classic hit of the 80s.

All the old school rock stations and rap stations. Beasties are the best tho

I don't hear it much

Not even on the radio.

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