Top 10 Best Pop Songs of All Time

Pop music is more than just catchy hooks and danceable beats. It's the soundtrack to first dates, road trips, and moments that'll stay with you for a lifetime. While other genres might shy away from talking about the broad array of human emotions, pop dives right in. From heart-wrenching ballads to songs that make you want to dance on tabletops, the genre's versatility is truly something to be celebrated.

You're not just voting for a song. You're endorsing a piece of musical history. And let's not forget, the artists behind these songs put their heart and soul into creating something magical. Whether it's the vocal prowess of legends like Whitney Houston, the innovation of artists like Michael Jackson, or the fresh talent of newcomers like Billie Eilish, these songs represent the pinnacle of what pop music can be.
The Top Ten
1 Thriller - Michael Jackson

The pop song, which is considered by a lot of musicians and music producers as the cornerstone of the music industry. Indeed, this album or song broke a lot of boundaries, set many records, and made history.

It gave us magic. Again, a top spot for the King of Music!

Deserves the #1 spot. I love the top few songs. They're great, and I thought everyone had good taste.

When I got to This Is You or whatever it's called, I stopped reading the list. The choices you guys are making are burning my eyes. Stop it.

This is one of the only good entries on the list. When asked about the best pop songs, who the hell says Problem or Baby? This is coming from a metalhead, but at least I can recognize good and genuine music when I hear it. This song is both.

2 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

MJ's the King of Pop, so it seems fair that he should get the top spot on the list. I like Thriller (probably MJ's second-best song, in my opinion), but I think this is probably his best song.

Even for those that disagree, you gotta admit it should be in the top 100. It's not his most famous song for nothing.

Unbelievable song about a guy who has a one-night stand and later finds out he might be the father of that woman's child. It's a great song and is Michael Jackson's greatest song as a solo artist.

To me, the top 10 belongs to Michael Jackson. He had so many great songs. It could be justified.

His music is definitely better than anything from this century.

3 I Want It that Way - Backstreet Boys

This is truly the best pop song. Everybody knows and sings this song, regardless of race or background. Black, white, Hispanic, African, Indian, Italian - it doesn't matter where you come from.

Everybody knows this song, and that makes it one of the greatest, if not the greatest, pop songs ever. It's so awesome and so catchy: You are my fire, the one desire. Believe when I say, I want it that way.

A great song, much better than other songs by the Backstreet Boys. It is a song that has changed pop music. It was much different from other male pop artists at that time and thus changed the singing style of male pop artists.

But sadly, this song is always underrated because it is a boy band song.

4 ... Baby One More Time - Britney Spears

Britney revolutionized the pop era. She is not only an excellent dancer but also has the best personality. She is humble, the best mom, sister, and daughter a family member can have.

Unlike most songs on the list, this song is one of the very few to have a number 1 hit worldwide.

I love this song. I can't stop listening to it, even after hearing it thousands of times.

5 Bad - Michael Jackson

I watched a bit of Netflix and Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (a series you should totally read). They played this song in it, and I was totally in love with it! It also featured Applause by Lady Gaga, another great song!

Both definitely should be on this list! But bottom line, Bad is an excellent song!

Great song. It doesn't matter that you are not alive in this world. You are always alive and remembered in our hearts. I love you forever. The one and only KING OF POP, MJ.

6 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

It's not exactly "pop." I would say it's more soulful. It's my favorite song by Whitney and actually the first song I ever heard by her. It's an awesome song and maybe one of the most romantic songs of all time.

This was a monster hit back in late 1992, and everyone was so stunned by her vocal skills and much more.

The vocals in this are beyond superb. How she reached those high notes, I will never know.

7 Purple Rain - Prince

I cannot believe that Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, and Ariana Grande are ahead of The Purple One. This is possibly the best song ever. I shouldn't have to explain why.

If you've never heard this song, enjoy this nine-minute masterpiece.

Prince behind Britney Spears is like dinner first and breakfast last.

Why is Call Me Maybe, one of the most annoying songs, higher than this masterpiece? It has great lyrics, vocals, and that badass guitar solo.

8 Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

Great for the bedroom and school environment with my teachers in their office. It really gets the mood going for the activities going on.

No. 17, Call Me Maybe, is such a good song, the second most popular song after Gangnam Style. And add more Selena Gomez songs. I hate this list!

This totally belongs on this list. It is just perfect pop. Those strings make the whole song.

9 Party In the U.S.A. - Miley Cyrus

She is excellent! And Party in the U.S.A. is definitely one of her best. Its lyrics are good, the beat is good, and she sings it in a terrific way!

Awesome song. I love it, even though it's not in my top five favorite songs. It's in the top 20! So far away from five. Probably in the top sixteens to elevenths.

Miley Cyrus is awesome. I love the song Wrecking Ball, but Party in the USA is my favorite Miley Cyrus song of all time.

10 Beat It - Michael Jackson

I mean, this has Michael Jackson's amazing vocals and Mr. Eddie Van Halen on the guitar. Can there be any better duo for a song? I find it hard to believe.

Epic song from an all-time epic album. My vote goes to this one. Love you, Michael.

The Newcomers

? A Letter to Me - Dixie
? Mastermind - Taylor Swift
The Contenders
11 Someone Like You - Adele

I am from Iran. I love this song so much because it tells a story that is happening wherever humans live.

Adele is a beast. How come this isn't at the top of the list? This is REAL POP MUSIC. She never disappoints.

12 Poker Face - Lady Gaga

This song should be at the top. It shows what true pop is. All you haters, stop hating just because Lady Gaga wears stuff that you would never wear.

She is not gay. She likes to express herself, and that's how all singers should be. Don't hide behind curtains and pretend to be who you aren't. You should express yourself like Lady Gaga.

Lots of well-layered pop hooks in a perfectly simple song, which pretty much repeats the same chord progression throughout. That is how the greatest pop songs are created, in my opinion.

13 Firework - Katy Perry

Why is it number 18? I think those who made this list have gone crazy. It really deserves to be at least in the top ten, and I said at least, remember that!

This is the best pop song I've ever heard. This song rules the world of pop. It's very inspiring and catchy.

This song is what all pop songs should be. It's inspirational and powerful!

14 We are Young - Fun.
15 22 - Taylor Swift
16 Problem - Ariana Grande

I love your song. It's the best. Ariana is the best singer in the world.

I don't usually listen to Ariana Grande, but this is one of her best.

This is the best song ever, and her voice is so strong. I love it!

17 Blank Space - Taylor Swift

Why is this seriously number 85? I mean, Taylor Swift is waay awesome than Michael Jackson. Admit it already! Just because she is down here doesn't mean that he rocks. In fact, he doesn't (no offense, Michael fans)! Listen to this cool song and listen before you vote. King of pop my ass! It's not fair! Ooooh, I wish I can sue the dumb people who put him there! And what is Katy Perry (aka, dumbass Katty Puree) (no offense, fans) doing so many votes over Taylor? Even Lady Gaga (all rapping, googly eyed and gaga, you think you're sexy? No,you're disgusting my dear oh so sweet Crazy offense except for her) looking abnormal and shameful is higher than TayTay! Ariana Grande is good, but not super singer material like Taylor Swift.
You guys and girls have to admit that Taylor's songs are rock bottom hits when you listen to them. I'd recommend:

6.I Knew You Were Trouble
7.Safe and Sound
8.Eyes Open
9.Wildest Dreams
10.Sparks Fly
15.Better Than Revenge
! 7.Love Story
19.Begin Again
21.Out Of The Woods
22.Shake It Off
23.We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
24.Bad Blood
25.Everthing Has Changed
26.New Romantics
28.The Story Of Us
29.Blank Space

and many others. Enjoy and I'm telling you that you'll change your mind about every other pop singer. Unless, if something's wrong with your ears...

18 Enjoy the Silence - Depeche Mode
19 Apologize - OneRepublic
20 Angels - Robbie Williams
21 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson

This song is one of the few good songs in the present decade, but it's overplayed. Still a good song, though.

Think of a party. Think of a dance floor. I am very, very sure you think of this song.

22 Tonight - Enrique Iglesias

What a song! One of the best! Should be on top! Come on, all fans of Enrique!

Wow! I just listened to this song, but it's amazing! Totally yes!

This should be at the top. What a moving song.

23 Fancy - Iggy Azalea
24 Counting Stars - One Republic

Seriously, if you guys don't vote for this, you're not human or don't have any sense of good music.

25 I Bet You Don't Curse God - Christina Grimmie
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