Top 10 Songs that Have Been Sampled

Songs that got revamped into new songs. Some singers took inspiration by others for example, though there’s a clear difference between inspiration, ripping off & even resampling.

The Top Ten

1 Levels - Avicii Levels - Avicii

Resampled into Gotta Good Feeling by Flo Rida. R.I.P. Avicii. - SamanthaRosie

2 Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - ABBA Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - ABBA

Resampled into Hung Up by Madonna. - SamanthaRosie

3 Song 2 - Blur Song 2 - Blur

Resampled into Windows Down by Big Time Rush. - SamanthaRosie

4 Brave - Sara Bareilles

Resampled into Roar by Katy Perry. - SamanthaRosie

5 Part of Me - Katy Perry

Lol that song was for Victorious! - Misfire

Resampled into Beggin’ On Your Knees by Victoria Justice (for Victorious, which unfortunately got cancelled after 3 seasons). - SamanthaRosie

6 Got to Give It Up - Marvin Gaye

Resampled into Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. The most controversial song of the 2010s. R.I.P. Marvin Gaye. - SamanthaRosie

7 Express Yourself - Madonna

Resampled into Born This Way by Lady Gaga. - SamanthaRosie

8 Take On Me - a-ha

Resampled into Pitbull’s “Feel This Moment” and Lucas and Steve’s “Perfect” - Muffet13

9 West End Girls - Pet Shop Boys

Resampled into Jump by Madonna. - SamanthaRosie

10 Paradise - Coldplay

Resampled into Wide Awake by Katy Perry & yet seems resampled into Radioactive by Imagine Dragons as well. - SamanthaRosie

The Contenders

11 Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You) - Enrique Iglesias

Resampled into I Like It also by Enrique Iglesias & Move Your Body by Sia. - SamanthaRosie

12 Get Ready for This - 2 Unlimited

Resampled into Stadium Rave by Mark Governor (used in SpongeBob SquarePants) & I Guess I Like It Like That by Kylie Minogue. LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE! - SamanthaRosie

13 Under Pressure - David Bowie & Queen

Resampled into Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice - kanetheundertaker25

What is this “Ice Ice Baby” you speak of? Never heard of it. (Oh, really, Misfire? ) - Misfire

14 Music - Madonna

Resampled into Disco Inferno (Burn Baby Burn) by the Trammps. Yet her song Music collaborated with the Trammps' song in her Confessions Tour. Thanks to the lead singer James T. Ellis for starting one of the 1st disco bands & inspiring her. R.I.P. James T. Ellis. - SamanthaRosie

15 Mask Off - Future
16 Vogue - Madonna

Resampled into Born This Way by Lady Gaga. - SamanthaRosie

17 La Isla Bonita - Madonna

Resampled into Alejandro by Lady Gaga. - SamanthaRosie

18 Blue Monday - New Order

Resampled into Can't Get You Out of my Head by Kylie Minogue & Hung Up by Madonna. - SamanthaRosie

19 Tainted Love - Soft Cell

Resampled into S.O.S. by Rihanna & Womanizer by Britney Spears. - SamanthaRosie

20 Tell It to My Heart - Taylor Dayne

It seems it was resampled into Madonna's Confession's Tour Erotica/YouThrill Me medley & Ke$ha's Take It Off. - SamanthaRosie

21 I Feel Love - Donna Summer

Resampled into Light Years by Kylie Minogue & Future Lovers by Madonna. R.I.P. Donna Summer - the Queen of Disco. - SamanthaRosie

22 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Resampled into Like a Virgin by Madonna. R.I.P. Michael Jackson the King of Pop. - SamanthaRosie

23 Barbie Girl - Aqua

Resampled I’m Not Your Barbie Girl by Ava Max. - Muffet13

24 Prison Song - System of a Down
25 Super Freak - Rick James

Resampled into U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer which got resampled into Dance A$$ by Big Sean ft. Nicki Minaj (who finally retired from rapping & music). - SamanthaRosie

26 U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer

Resampled Super Freak by Rick James & got resampled into Dance A$$ by Big Sean ft. Nicki Minaj (who finally retired from rapping & music). - SamanthaRosie

27 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) - Dead or Alive

Resampled into Begin to Wonder by Danni Minogue, Right Round by Flo Rida (ft. Ke$ha) & Bastille by Pompeii. - SamanthaRosie

28 Love Profusion - Madonna

She used the same tunes for her later song Forbidden Love (Confessions version). I can't believe she'd resample a song of her own. Yet they're both love songs. - SamanthaRosie

29 2012 - Jay Sean

Resampled into Beauty & a Beat by Justin Bieber & Nicki Minaj. - SamanthaRosie

30 Don't Tell Me - Madonna

Another song she seems to have resampled on her own, Push. - SamanthaRosie

31 Womanizer - Britney Spears

Resampled Tainted Love by Soft Cell & S.O.S. by Rihanna & got resampled into My World by Ginger Sparks (for iCarly). - SamanthaRosie

32 Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-lot

It was apparently resampled in meaning & beat to Anaconda by Nicki Minaj (who thankfully left music). - SamanthaRosie

33 I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred

It seems as if Taylor Swift resampled I'm Too Sexy into Look What You Made Me Do, though we haven't heard her admitting she sampled Right Said Fred's I'm Too Sexy. - SamanthaRosie

34 7 Rings - Ariana Grande
35 My Favorite Things - Julie Andrews
36 My Favorite Things - Julie Andrews

Resampled into 7 Rings by Ariana Grande. - SamanthaRosie

37 Pink Trap House - 2 Chainz

Resampled into 7 Rings by Ariana Grande. - SamanthaRosie

38 Pretty Boy Swag - Soulja Boy
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Top Remixes

1. Levels - Avicii
2. Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! - ABBA
3. Song 2 - Blur
1. Take On Me - a-ha
2. Levels - Avicii
3. Brave - Sara Bareilles


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