Top 10 Pop Rock Songs

This list is made of 10 best pop rock songs that deserve to be preserved.

The Top Ten

1 Iris - Goo Goo Dolls

This band was noticed worldwide after their single Iris, which was truelly one of the best songs in 2012. It was aired in almost every country and is still one of those songs that people can't tell the artists, but everybody knows this one.

This song was made in 1998, not 2012, and is not necessarily pop rock. Iris is acoustic rock, but is very popular (why its called pop) - mr_crossover27

Best pop rock song ever! - zxm

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2 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

An awesome song by an awesome band - CalebMusic

So Dramatic! I like the violins. Chris Martins voice fits perfectly.

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3 Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears UListen to Sample
4 She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5

This song along with This Love are my two favorite Maroon 5 songs. - allamassal

Number 4?!?
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Best maroon 5 song with this love, too bad Adam had to go and ruin it all, the rest of maroon still get my respect and are still a rock band

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6 Hey, Soul Sister - Train

I love this band.

Patrick Monahan has one of the clearest and highest vocals in this decade which makes all Train music unique. This song has been nominated for grammys and is one of the first mainstream songs that combined almost all possible genres in it.

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7 Secrets - Onerepublic

One of the best songs ever. Love it!

This should be #1. Best pop rock band, best pop rock song. ONE REPUBLIC - SECRETS!

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8 Bleeding Out - Imagine Dragons

Pretty amazing song but Radioactive is better.

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9 Complicated - Avril Lavigne

Best song ever


Superb,I am really missing songs at that time...Avril is one of my favourite singer.


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10 All Star - Smash Mouth

The most catchy song ever

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The Contenders

11 Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler UListen to Sample
12 Demons - Imagine Dragons

What isn't this in the top 10? Lets vote this song higher! I love this song! - Userguy44

One of the best songs ever!

It's awesome..
It deserves spot in the top ten

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13 Unwell - Matchbox Twenty UListen to Sample
14 Scarface (Push It to the Limit) - Paul Engemann UListen to Sample
15 Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

How is this pop rock this is hard rock - CalebMusic

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16 Against All Odds - Phil Collins UListen to Sample
17 Maps - Maroon 5 UListen to Sample
18 (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew UListen to Sample
19 Good Life - Onerepublic

This song just has a really nice sound, and a great meaning in the lyrics. - allamassal

Kick back to the sound of a good life in 2011. This song has a great whistle hook that is catchy and fun. Really nice song. Please vote!

There are SO MANY GOOD SONGS ON THIS LIST, but this is just WAY too low. I LOVE this song. It's catchy and has positive lyrics.

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20 Counting Stars - Onerepublic

I prefer heavy metal but this song is so catchy!

This is the song that got me hooked to OneRepublic and it is so iconic I just think that it is one which everyone will love because it's, unique and it has a mix of genres combined into one song- absolutely LOVE IT! :D

OneRepublic are one of the best pop rock bands. Why don't they have anything in the top ten on this list? Their songs are simply amazing!

This is the only song which I would often hum in my mind

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21 She Looks So Perfect - 5 Seconds of Summer

This is the anthem for 2014!

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22 Hunting for You - Robbie Williams

A good rock album

He is an icon and a legend

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23 Purple Rain - Prince UListen to Sample
24 Animals - Maroon 5

I love this song

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25 Harder to Breathe - Maroon 5

Songs About Jane was Maroon 5's best album, hands down. This was another great song! - allamassal

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26 Here I Am - Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is one those musicians that beated the time test. Once he was up, he stayed up. Here I Am was awarded for best original song and it was one of the best songs in 2002.

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27 You're Beautiful - James Blunt

There are a lot of James Blunt haters, but we can't deny that his music is really truelly a fine addition to nowadays music scene. And this song is one of his best works.

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28 Superheroes - The Script

So col when I listen to it I fell singing

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29 Breakeven - The Script

Script is a great band and I can't imagine it writing a bad song. Breakeven is very similar to the single Man Who Can't be moved, but it's slightly more complete from musical aspect.

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30 Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall - Coldplay

This song live is one of the coolest things to ever experience, I didn't particularly like the song before but now I love it

I love coldplay all round they make great songs and it can really help you out in certain situations

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31 Call Me - Blondie


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32 Everything I Do (I Do It for You) - Bryan Adams UListen to Sample
33 Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

Katy Perry had a lot of great songs, but this one that will become classics.

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34 Man On a Wire - The Script UListen to Sample
35 Strawberry Swing - Coldplay

This song is also one of those songs that everyone has heard but never know the artist. Also it has one of the greatest stop motion music videos which was awarded by MTV in 2010.

I love this song! It makes me feel SO happy!

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36 Burnin Up - Jonas Brothers

They get overhate too much. (Two Busted songs with child-friendly lyric changes. Then Camp Rock.)

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37 Hysteria - Def Leppard

Greatest Pop rock song ever (And yes this is Pop Rock) - christangrant

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38 What We Live For - American Authors UListen to Sample
39 Dancing Queen - Abba

Sheesh! Dancing Queen is a POP song, NOT a rock song.

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40 Bulletproof Picasso - Train UListen to Sample
41 The Great Escape - Boys Like Girls UListen to Sample
42 Love In the 21st Century - Neon Trees UListen to Sample
43 Two Is Better Than One - Boys Like Girls

Featuring Taylor Swift. Love this song! - Katanaceilingfan

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44 Can't Remember to Forget You - Shakira UListen to Sample
45 Twisted Transistor - Korn

Hell yeah korn

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46 Magic - Meaghan Martin UListen to Sample
47 What's My Age Again? - Blink-182

It isn't a pop rock,it's a pop punk song along with some alternative mixture - zxm

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48 Slipped Away - Alive Way

This one is really fresh sound to Pop rock lovers, the vocals and the music has something in it. This bittersweet song proves it.

Great song! Nice work you guys!

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49 The Man Who Can't Be Moved - The Script

Another fenomen when people have heard the song and never knew the artist. We have a lot of those nowadays, but this one deserves to be mentioned also. This song have almost reached number 1 spot in UK singles chart, but stayed in 2 place.

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50 Candy - Robbie Williams

The least pop rock song on the album though

Robbie is a legend. And this song is kind of coming back for him.

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Top Remixes (5)

1. Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears
2. All Star - Smash Mouth
3. Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
1. Viva la Vida - Coldplay
2. Africa - Toto
3. Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
1. Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
2. Viva la Vida - Coldplay
3. She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5

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