Top 10 Worst Songs of All Time

The Top Ten
1 Baby - Justin Bieber

How is this not higher up? I apologize if I am offending any Justin Bieber fans, but it needs to be said. He can't sing. He moans and shrieks. He's a horribly fake person, not actually nice, and he can't write songs to save his life.

I mean, I've tried to write songs before, and it went horribly wrong, but it was still easier to listen to than his shrieking. I just feel sorry for Selena Gomez if she ever has to hear him "singing" in the shower.

The lyrics are even worse than the music of Blood on the Dance Floor. It's just Baby, baby, baby repeated again and again. No passion, no real voice, no heart, no soul. This song contains nothing that a good song should have.

2 Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj

To paint an accurate picture of how terrible this song is, let's compare it to every other song in the top 10.

Baby- This song is just another disposable pop song. The melody isn't bad, but Bieber's voice is annoying. The song is repetitive, and the lyrics are pretty stupid.

Friday- Same situation as above, but Rebecca Black's voice is even more annoying, and the lyrics are even more stupid.

The Best of Both Worlds- I don't watch Hannah Montana, but this doesn't really sound that bad. I've heard several of Miley Cyrus's singles, and this one's far from the worst. The music and lyrics are okay, but once again, the vocals are annoying.

Gangnam Style- I don't hate this one either. The song isn't that great, but coupled with the video, it was funny for a few viewings.

Sexy and I Know It- Okay, this one's pretty bad, but the worst of it is the video. The song mainly features some overly cocky individuals who think they're so sexy, but really, they're not. It's a pretty annoying song, but not the worst I've heard.

Crank That- This one's awful, almost as bad as Stupid Hoe. However, the song is moderately catchy, and you can dance to it a little. The lyrics are mostly a mess of nonsensical words thrown into a chorus and some haphazard verses. Ultimately, though, this one's still better than Stupid Hoe because the beat doesn't really get on my nerves that much.

What Makes You Beautiful- Musically, this one's okay. It's upbeat and catchy. Lyrically, this song is terrible and creepy.

Achy Breaky Heart- Same case as with "Baby" and "Friday." Okay melody, annoying vocalist, really stupid lyrics.

Never Say Never- Okay, I think at this point people are just voting for Bieber because he's an easy target. This song is just mediocre, and I'm not even sure why people remember it. The only thing that really stands out is how he keeps saying "Never" despite saying he's not going to.

And now for Stupid Hoe... Oh,... more

3 Friday - Rebecca Black

I like how everyone thinks Rebecca Black is garbage overall solely because of this song. It's overhated, and Rebecca is a fun person.

Despite it being overhated, this song sucks, especially in the vocal department. Holy hell, Rebecca's voice here is terrible. It's so nasally and overautotuned that it sounds really annoying. The repetitive lyrics that were clearly written by a five-year-old (seriously, you couldn't think of any better lyrics aside from "partying, partying, fun, fun, fun"?) are also a massive issue. Thankfully, Rebecca proved she is capable of more than just garbage like this. -1/5

4 Anaconda - Nicki Minaj

Anaconda. It's a long story.

When one listens to a song, what do they look for? Naturally, someone would reply with something along the lines of a catchy beat or meaningful, powerful lyrics, instruments, or vocals. However, Anaconda manages to defy many of those things. It employs techniques that make rap songs detestable, "technology" meaning techniques used in the song.

Yes, the beat is catchy. However, it is not creatively made and is simply sampled from another song. The trademark line, "My anaconda don't want none, unless you got buns, hon," is sampled from "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot. One thing that a large number of people dislike, based on my personal experience, is the appropriation and use of another artist's beat. Many modern songs do this, yes, but it is still frowned upon by many people.

Secondly, the lyrics. The lyrics have a meaningless concept. If you were to look up the lyrics to Anaconda, the song is just references to mindlessly taking drugs, drinking irresponsibly, and mainly focusing on prostitution and sex appeal. There is no deeper meaning behind what is found there. The song lyrics are literally about mindless irresponsibility.

Thirdly, the music video and musical effects created by the artist. While this has become a popular thing, many still frown upon it. Twerking. Nicki Minaj heavily twerks in the music video. While it does attract members of a certain audience, she went over the line. She also made numerous ridiculous, pointless noises.

If you like the song and appreciate what she does, that's your business. You can enjoy what you want to enjoy. The above was just my personal opinion about the song.

5 #selfie - The Chainsmokers

Please realize, people, this is not a legitimate song. It's making fun of girls who engage in the activities depicted in the song. Your saying that it's horrible is exactly what The Chainsmokers wanted. It's supposed to be horrible.

This isn't even real music. It's really the worst song ever. The lady isn't really singing. She's just having a conversation. This should hit number one easily. What happened to the old music with The Beatles and Led Zeppelin?

If it were a grade, I would give it an F. If it were a score, I would give it 1.7 out of 10, or even one out of five stars. I'd rather listen to Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin than listen to this crappy junk.

6 Sexy and I Know It - LMFAO

If you're going to create a 'sex song', at least make it enjoyable. I feel that this song will give anyone who listens to it erectile dysfunction.

I remember when I was younger, my friend's dad would turn this on whenever he wanted to torture and entertain us at the same time. As stupid and pointless as this song is, it's nothing compared to the countless moments flashing at your face every five seconds during that unfortunate video.

This is the worst group and the worst song. Have you seen their hairstyles? They're weird, or you could say the worst.

Songs that are meant to be party songs all the time don't work. That is, if we can even call them party songs.

7 Gangnam Style - Psy

I can't believe how this "song" got so popular. It's just a Korean guy doing stupid dance moves. I don't know what the lyrics are, but I don't want to know. I'm sure they are extremely inane.

The worst of all is that this song was literally everywhere. In supermarkets, in shops, through loudspeakers, in theaters, even in my school. Basically, every single public place I went to had the damn song playing. Thankfully, not even his mom remembers it now. Thank God.

And 2 billion views on YouTube! Seriously? Two billion? Two-fifths of Earth's population saw this? Okay, now the music world is doomed forever.

8 Watch Me - Silento

Now, this is a bad song. Some songs above this one are pretty bad, but probably because it's trendy to hate them, e.g., 'Baby' by Justin Bieber. I wouldn't personally listen to 'Baby,' but what I can say is that at least the lyrics are okayish, it kind of has a good beat, and Justin's singing isn't actually as bad as I thought it was when I was 10 when it was released.

This song ticks all the boxes for being bad. Lyrics? He's actually getting a songwriting credit for this, for reeling off a bunch of dance moves? His voice is annoying, and the beat isn't even that great either.

This doesn't even deserve a score out of 10 or 5 or whatever. I wouldn't even consider this a song.

9 Never Say Never - Justin Bieber

I think this is worse than Baby. After all, one time in my elementary school, when we were studying for the EOGs, we had to sing a parody of this song to motivate us. I know Baby is bad, but this song proves JB made songs worse than Baby. Not to mention, other songs such as Stupid Hoe and Anaconda are worse.

Never say never? Really? You just said it a million times in your crappy song. If I had to choose between an ant and Justin Bieber to live, it would be the ant. At least ants work hard.

Never say never. But he just said it twice.

10 Crank That - Soulja Boy

Garbage! Stupid, disgusting, and the lyrics don't even make sense. It's just screaming and repeating random things over and over again.

Once, I saw a comment saying that this is better than Bohemian Rhapsody. No, just no. Bohemian Rhapsody is one of the 15 greatest songs of all time and it's a lot better than this piece of trash.

No one cares about Soulja Boy anymore. No wonder if Soulja Boy works at McDonald's, Burger King, or even at Pizza Hut.

I always hated this song! It's one of the worst songs ever. There's just no worse or stupider artist than Soulja Boy. Once, I saw him pulling down his pants to show his underwear. Eww, that's just gross and stupid.

And also, this song gave me some of the worst memories as a kid. I remember listening to it on the radio every day and always asking my parents to put on another song.

Soulja Boy, I'm sorry, but you're probably the worst rapper ever.

The Newcomers

? Knowing What I Know Now - Ariana DeBose, Angelique Cabral, and Wish Cast
? Welcome to Rosas - Ariana DeBose and Wish Cast
The Contenders
11 What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction

Boy bands have two categories for their songs to fall into: Decent or Annoying/Boring. Guess which one this song falls into? If you said the secret one, "Automatically turn the band into a joke for anyone other than hormonal teenage girls," you are correct! This was 1D's first and possibly biggest hit, and it is played everywhere and constantly. The worst part is that it's awful the first time you hear it and just gets worse the more you listen to it. The "singing" is really whiny, the instruments sound like they were ripped from GarageBand, and the lyrics are the typical pandering boy band ones. It is a shame that this disaster of a song was their first song, as it forever tarnished how I thought of them. The only song I can listen to without getting a headache is "Drag Me Down."

12 I Love You - Barney

Some kids' show songs are catchy, I admit, and they are meant for kids, so I understand. However, I honestly don't like this song. It is stupid, and Barney can't sing. Though the lyrics have a good message, I just find the song bad. I don't like any Barney songs, although I have heard worse songs that are not kids' songs.

I hate this! I hate you, you hate me, let's gang up to kill Barney! He's awful, ugly, scary, and teaches bad things to kids, like talking to strangers and stealing. Barney needs a diaper around his mouth because all the crap comes out of there.

13 Barbie Girl - Aqua

This song was the worst song ever created in the name of humanity, despite its catchiness. The lyrics are so disturbing that they go too far.

To be honest, it's a weird song about a girly, plastic doll that we already know today, going on a sexually explicit rampage, as the lyrics say. Also, Ken sounded more like Pitbull than the actual Ken. It's even worse that the word "hanky-panky" was... I don't want to define that word. It's disturbing as I write this comment.

Despite the song being bad, like I said, it's catchy enough. It would be better if the song were purely clean and made for children with better writing and more complexity. Not just a lot of inappropriate imagery for poor 10-year-old, innocent kids who wanted to hear some catchy tunes but were glad they didn't understand the lyrics.

I hope that Mattel gets triggered after hearing that gritty song.

Mark my words, I will incinerate every Barbie doll and that CD copy of the song as many as I can.

14 Boyfriend - Justin Bieber

The lyrics are horrible! I mean, who wants to eat fondue by the fire? And why would you call your girlfriend a Buzz Lightyear toy? (Don't get me wrong. I love Toy Story, but hearing this in a pop song, especially a Justin Bieber song, is mediocre at best.)

And he keeps repeating swag over and over again until he says that atrocious word: SWAGGIE! And the music in the background is horrible too. It sounds like a dying ambulance siren. Let's all hope his 15 minutes of fame are up, and we'll never have to see him again.

15 All About that Bass - Meghan Trainor

The basic message of the song is, "No, overweight people, you shouldn't be concerned with the way you look. No need to exercise, go on diets, or do anything with your body! Keep munching on those drumsticks because you're perfect the way you are. But if you are skinny, however, oh God, help you. You are obviously a snobby, bigoted jerk who should be discriminated against at all costs, and that totally doesn't sound hypocritical in the slightest!"

Yeah, Meghan Trainor sucks. She is a bad, forgettable singer, an awful role model, and generally a hypocrite. I'm going to go listen to some Hollywood Undead now.

16 DDLG - Ppcocaine

Do you think Baby and Gangnam Style are the worst songs ever written? Then, you need to listen to this song. This song should not be classified as music. It's just garbage noise. The music video is just nasty, pornographic twerking. The vocals sound like a strangling cat.

Do you think that WAP is the most pornographic song ever written? No, this is the most pornographic song ever written and can beat WAP. The music is just like your typical mainstream trap rap song. This song makes Baby look like Highway Star, and Pandemonic Hyperblast look like Master of Puppets.

17 Sweatshirt - Jacob Sartorius

Justin Bieber had talent, even though it was barely there (look at his acoustic recordings from way back on YouTube), while this singer can't sing at all. Sure, it's catchy, but in a terrible way because his screeching voice is drowned in autotune and annoying beats.

I mean, if I have to be honest, Jacob is getting way too much hate for a little kid, and I don't think he should be getting that much hate. But honestly, that's just the way the internet is. Face reality, kid.

And his video - who the hell would want to wear a sweatshirt that's been mopping the gross school floors? Can't wait to see this song climb this chart, but fall on its bottom on all other charts.

18 Birthday Cake - Rihanna

I really dislike this song, and so does my mom. It drives me nuts when they repeat "Cake," and then Chris Brown comes in and spews garbage. Also, he says, "It's been a long time, I have missed your body." There's no reason for that. Chris beat her up, so why is he saying this? There's also so much cussing in the song that it makes my mom hate it.

The synth that sounds like a power drill, the skull-cracking, repetitive lyrics, and creepy atmosphere are all bad enough. But one thing makes this even worse: it features the man who beat up Rihanna. He says, "Been a long time, I've been missing your body. Let me turn the lights down."

And later, Rihanna says, "Remember how you did it?"

Are you kidding me?

19 The Best of Both Worlds - Hannah Montana

I'm going to tell you this: never watch Hannah Montana unless you're trying to get something out of your throat. Because then, that show would be useful.

I agree with most of this list, but Toni Basil's "Mickey"? You can't seriously think that's worse than Hannah Montana. It is Toni's worst song, but I love Toni Basil and her work with Devo.

The first show to ruin the Disney Channel. It's so overrated. This show just makes kids want to be tacky pop singers instead of something practical. That's So Raven is better.

20 Stimulated - Tyga

How is this song not higher on the list? I get that this song didn't chart at all, but it's about Tyga having sex with Kylie Jenner when she was only 17. This song could be used as evidence in court if Tyga ever goes to jail. I wish this song were popular, not because it's enjoyable (it sure as hell isn't), but because maybe the police might hear it and arrest Tyga.

And the worst part is that this song samples a Robert Miles song called "Children." Yes, Tyga thought that sampling a song called "Children" would be good for his pedophile anthem. Easily one of the worst songs ever. 2015 was such a great year for music, and this song almost ruined it.

21 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

This song is horrible. It's about speaking negatively about women. And the music video is plain disgusting, with three women in their underwear and a goat in the video. This is distasteful.

The song and music video are absolutely disgusting. I've never felt so uncomfortable listening to a song until I heard this one. The music video basically features two dudes dancing with multiple women who are either half-naked or naked. Pharrell Williams is a good singer, but this has to be one of the worst songs he has ever sung.

22 Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus

Megadeth would have actually topped the Billboard 200 with Countdown to Extinction had it not been for the popularity of this song, which allowed Billy Ray Cyrus to keep his album secured in the top spot. So, Megadeth apparently holds a grudge against Billy Ray Cyrus for that.

That said, this song is arguably the most annoying country track of the '90s. It says a lot when Weird Al satirizes it while openly expressing his dislike.

This song is so bad that a local country station in Texas, suffering from low funds, threatened to play it on their station every day, for 24 hours, until enough money was donated to them. Don't believe me? Look it up. What's even worse is that this guy spawned the Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus franchise.

23 Gucci Gang - Lil Pump

Okay, it's kind of catchy, but I don't like it.

The lyrics: They don't mean anything. What does "Gucci Gang" mean? And it has no message, no story. It's not about anything. It's all about drugs and sex.

It sounds terrible. I get a headache every time I hear this piece of crap.

It's overrated. How could more than 7,000,000 people like that? It's really annoying. It doesn't deserve that popularity. Lil Pump is an untalented idiot. I mean, he's not even 18 and he's smoking, drinking, and doing drugs? And he got a lot of money only because he's "rapping" made-up words and creating annoying and cringy songs? What?

24 Fack - Eminem

His voice is trash. Em is usually decent, but this song is terrible. It's the worst song, along with Axel F by Crazy Frog. I heard this being played at a store when I was 8, and I was extremely annoyed. Yep, 2005 was the absolute worst year for music. 2010 and 2011 are better.

(Written on April 2, 2011)

2024 edit: Still hate this song!

Eminem is an awesome artist (he was, at least, in Lose Yourself), and for most of us, he is our favorite rapper in the industry. Then later, when he was drunk and bored, he decided to make this piece of crap. It seems like he doesn't know much about his singing voice, so he decided to impersonate Eric Cartman from South Park.

He says really gross stuff, for example, shoving a gerbil through a tube. Overall, I wouldn't recommend listening to this song ever.

25 Sexting - Blood On the Dance Floor

I seriously hope that this is a joke. It would still be a terrible, tasteless joke, but at least it would be a joke. I just cannot picture someone having put a lot of work into this and actually being proud of it.

The lyrics are incredibly crass, the music sounds like it was just pulled from an '80s arcade game, and it seems like they wanted to see how many times they could put the word 'f***' into a song while still keeping it semi-comprehensible. It takes a special type of ass to write a song like this, which is basically the musical equivalent of an aborted fetus which refused to die. I am truly disappointed with the universe for letting something of this caliber of stupidity come into existence.

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