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

2 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

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

An awesome song by an awesome band - CalebMusic

3 She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5

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

4 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.

5 Unwell - Matchbox Twenty
6 Bleeding Out - Imagine Dragons
7 Livin on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

How is this pop rock this is hard rock - CalebMusic

8 Complicated - Avril Lavigne


Oh yeah!

9 Animals - Maroon 5

I love this song

10 Counting Stars - Onerepublic

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

I prefer heavy metal but this song is so catchy!

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The Contenders

11 Good Life - Onerepublic

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.

12 Hunting for You - Robbie Williams

A good rock album

He is an icon and a legend

13 Superheroes - The Script

So col when I listen to it I fell singing

14 She Looks So Perfect - 5 Seconds of Summer

This is the anthem for 2014!

15 Maps - Maroon 5
16 Secrets - Onerepublic

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

17 Demons - Imagine Dragons

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

18 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

19 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.

20 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.

21 Hysteria - Def Leppard

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

22 Call Me - Blondie
23 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.

24 Man On a Wire - The Script
25 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!

26 Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

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

27 What We Live For - American Authors
28 Dancing Queen - Abba
29 Burnin Up - Jonas Brothers
30 Love In the 21st Century - Neon Trees
31 Am I Going Insane (Radio) - Black Sabbath

For those wondering yes this is Pop Rock - christangrant

32 Heartbeat - Don Johnson
33 Science and Faith - The Script
34 Bulletproof Picasso - Train
35 The Great Escape - Boys Like Girls
36 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.

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37 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.

38 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.

39 Twisted Transistor - Korn

Hell yeah korn

40 Two Is Better Than One - Boys Like Girls

Featuring Taylor Swift. Love this song! - Katanaceilingfan

41 Can't Remember to Forget You - Shakira
42 Jenny - The Click Five

TCF for the win!

43 (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
44 Magic - Meaghan Martin
45 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

46 All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow
47 Six Feet Under the Stars - All Time Low

This is the only one that is actually pop rock

48 This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race - Fall Out Boy

Genius! Pete Wentz is amazing

49 Harder to Breathe - Maroon 5
50 Midnight Memories - One Direction
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
2. Viva la Vida - Coldplay
3. She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
1. Superheroes - The Script
2. Animals - Maroon 5
3. Maps - Maroon 5
1. Good Life - Onerepublic
2. Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall - Coldplay
3. Man On a Wire - The Script

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