Top Ten Pop Songs that Send Bad Messages to a Young Audience


The Top Ten

1 Anaconda - Nicki Minaj


I don't think children care about what they listen to, because even a kindergardener wouldn't bare this. - Swellow

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2 Work from Home - Fifth Harmony

The title even sexiest!

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3 Famous - Kanye West

Because we want to be respectful to women, by not saying sexist things about Taylor Swift

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4 We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus UListen to Sample
5 Wake Up Call - Maroon 5

As much as I like this song, some of the lyrics don't send a very good message. - allamassal

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6 Hands to Myself - Selena Gomez UListen to Sample
7 What Do You Mean - Justin Bieber

Most pop songs on the mainstream radio are bad for kids, to be honest. - SkyElephantClan_

Let's put every JB song here - TwilightKitsune

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8 Wiggle - Jason Derulo

This dude is a completely talentless Chris Brown wannabe douchebag! By the way...Chris Brown sucks too!

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9 Drunk in Love - Beyonce UListen to Sample
10 Starving - Hailee Steinfeld

I heard a 12 year-old sing this and I facepalmed!

"Starving 'til I tasted you"

I'm 15 and I hate the lyrics.

I actually thought it was about falling in love when I first heard it. - allamassal

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The Newcomers

? The Gambler - Kenny Rogers UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 The Hills - The Weeknd UListen to Sample
12 Deepthroat - Cupcakke

Must disgusting song ever


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13 My Neck, My Back - Khia

This is good for sex ed to be honest. - djpenquin999

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14 F*** the Pain Away - Peaches UListen to Sample
15 Despacito - Luis Fonsi

Dirty and sexist. Objectifies women. I HATE IT SO DAMN MUCH.

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16 Worth It - Fifth Harmony UListen to Sample
17 Timothy - The Buoys

Cannibalism can be considered pretty anti-social.

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18 Baby - Justin Bieber UListen to Sample
19 Kim - Eminem UListen to Sample
20 Marilyn Monroe - Danielle Cohn UListen to Sample
21 I Like It - Enrique Iglesias

"My girlfriend's out of town, and I'm all alone. Your boyfriend's on vacation, and he doesn't have to know."

Real great message for the youth! - DaWyteNight

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22 Me Too - Meghan Trainor UListen to Sample
23 Smartphones - Trey Songz

When I think of messages to not send to kids, it's hard to top "Don't pocket-dial your girlfriend while cheating, but if you get caught, lie about it later and blame the phone". - Zach808

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24 Bang Bang - Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj UListen to Sample
25 Frauen Schlagen - Juliensblog

Sex and partying is not bad in the slightest. So I don't get why many songs are on this list.
Beating women and treating them like a piece of s... on the other hand is a terrible message, even if only for darkly comical reasons. - Martin_Canine

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26 I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry

Kids, don't be gay. It goes against the morals of your esteemed vice president. - ProPanda

While you can argue that she has a boyfriend in the song, she only went so far as kissing, plus it is implied she'll tell him what happened as she hopes he won't mind. - Martin_Canine

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27 Flatline - B.O.B UListen to Sample
28 The Monster - Eminem UListen to Sample
29 Everyday - Ariana Grande

SO bad, and the message is even worse even if this song did not have a bad message it is still repetitive and STOOPID.

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30 Shape of You - Ed Sheeran

Do not love her just for her body. Love her for who she is as a whole.

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31 Mo Bounce - Iggy Azalea UListen to Sample
32 Swalla - Jason Derulo UListen to Sample
33 Side to Side - Ariana Grande UListen to Sample
34 Super Bass - Nicki Minaj UListen to Sample
35 Treat You Better - Shawn Mendes UListen to Sample
36 La Familia - Spongebozz

It is basically about how he has Mafia ties and therefore can do anything without having to fear consequences.
A line translates to "I unintentionally kill a man / but you don't report me". - Martin_Canine

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37 Love Myself - Hailee Steinfeld UListen to Sample
38 Rap God - Eminem UListen to Sample
39 C** Shot - Cupcakke
40 Bon Appetit - Katy Perry UListen to Sample
41 Bo$$ - Fifth Harmony UListen to Sample
42 I'm the One - DJ Khaled UListen to Sample
43 Blah Blah Blah - Ke$ha UListen to Sample
44 Cleanin Out My Closet - Eminem UListen to Sample
45 Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) - Katy Perry UListen to Sample
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List Stats

100 votes
46 listings
1 year, 340 days old

Top Remixes

1. Wiggle - Jason Derulo
2. We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
3. Anaconda - Nicki Minaj
1. Anaconda - Nicki Minaj
2. Famous - Kanye West
3. Work from Home - Fifth Harmony


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