Best Songs of 2016


The Contenders: Page 4

61 Smoke and Fire - Sabrina Carpenter

This is the best song ever! Sabrina Carpenter is the only good singer that I've heard in a while. She is the only girl on Disney that is pretty. And Selena Gomez sucks!

Should be one! She is the best singer ever! Everything about this song is great! And her voice is amazing! My favorite song ever!

This is the only good song on this list besides Don't Let Me Down and Can't Stop the Feeling - sabrinafan

Why isn't this one? It is too good! Sabrina deserves better! - sabrinacorbrinajoshaya

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62 Hands to Myself - Selena Gomez

0/5: I'm sorry I hate this. Selena vocals are seriously bothering me, the beat is weird, and those lyrics... - ProPanda

She doesn't sing, she whimpers, screams, then whimpers again.

I'm sorry, but I can't possibly vote for this ever. It has very bland lyrics, accompanied with robotic vocals. The message is just so Selena can completely rid of her innocent T.V. star self. And the instrumental? Just awful. 0/5 - naFrovivuS

This has to be number 1

And you say that because you've heard all the 57 songs above this disaster? I didn't think so - DH5435

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63 Girl in Amber - Nick Cave
64 Colors - Halsey

Stunning song, with an actual principle. Unlike many other songs of 2016.

Way better than songs like "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"

One of the best songs - urielectric

65 Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande

There is something about this song. - madoog

I'm allowed to prefer Disturbed and David Bowie over Ariana Grande and 5 Seconds of Summer. Yeah, I just said it.

Really only the chorus is good, but sadly, this year that's all its taking to be good.

Only the chorus? What about her vocals? The production and instrumentation? This song is so so good. - Johnny1248

Yes! Love that one! - SansTheComic

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66 Kiss It Better - Rihanna

It's an absolute crime that 'Kiss It Better' is so low. You all should be ashamed of yourselves!

67 The Season / Carry Me - Anderson.Paak
68 In the Age of the Consecrated Vampire We All Get High - Rob Zombie
69 Rotting in Vain - Korn

Korn's best song in my opinion, despite being around for so many years.

70 Starving - Hailee Steinfeld

This song makes no sense. "I didn't know that I was starving til I tasted you"? What?

This song gave me faith back in modern music.

I...just have one question. WHO TOLD THIS ACTRESS SHE CAN SING? - theOpinionatedOne

I only like it because of the drop.Reminds me of chill trap

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71 Baby Ya Right - Lukay

The last dance-pop song from Lukay. Sadly this just sounds like everything else on the radio today.

Just Do It is danceable but sounds very dated.

This sounds like everything else on the top 40

72 You Don't Own Me - Grace V 1 Comment
73 Love On the Brain - Rihanna

One of the best songs this year for sure. Her vocals are insane.

This should be in the top ten AT LEAST. I've never been a huge Rihanna fan, but this song just does it for me. The vocals are amazing, and emotional, and raw. The lyrics are beautifully crafted. There's not a single bad thing about this song.

Timeless masterpiece, her vocals are stunning in both studio and live versions. - DaisyandRosalina

I Hate The Album, But I Like This Song - VideoGamefan5

74 Panda - Desiigner


This song is so dumb, it's actually kind of hilarious. Hilariously awful, if you will. It's so bad, I laugh every time I see some white kid dancing to it because my god, do they look so stupid.

Not sure what to think of this one. I mean, yeah, the backing vocals are obnoxious, Desiigner is basically diet Future, the lyrics are garbage, and the beat was literally bought of YouTube for $200, but something must be making people like it. It's probably that it's so horrifically awful that it must be seen to be believed. - WonkeyDude98

This song got me so hype

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75 False Alarm - The Weeknd

This is undoubtedly the greatest song of 2016. It packs diverse guitars on the verses, brilliant drumwork, lyrics that are beautifully dark, and its beat drops so hard on the hook that it could end a world war. An eight out of five, please?

Pretty good song, the video is weird but fascinating - slimshady901

Damn glorious!

Hmmm...Not as good as Starboy but awesome.

If y'all askin me when I started having The Weeknd as my favorite it was after In The Night. Then i started liking him by FAR after Starboy

Now False Alarm. No doubt that The Weeknd aka Abel is truly the best!

I didn't like this song at first probably cause of the music video. After I heard it a 2nd time I found it to be really good so yea

Starboy: 6/5
False Alarm: 5.5/5

Maybe 2016 isn't such a bad year for music after all - AlphaQ

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76 Let Me Love You - DJ Snake

I just enjoy this song

Don't forget the ft. Justin Beiber part - LightningBlade

I Like This Song - VideoGamefan5

I LOVE THIS SONG AND YOU JUSTIN! this song makes me happy! I bet people who r sick and r sad listens to this song and smiles!

77 Stone Cold - Demi Lovato

Not sure why Demi is not in the Top 5. It's clear that very few people understand music or talent. Most talented young beautiful woman in the last 5 years.

78 This Girl - Kungs vs. Cookin' on 3 Burners

Very powerful beat and it's just impossible to dislike. - redhawk766

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79 Middle - DJ Snake

It will be summer hit one day.

Despite the nostalgic tone of the song, I can't say in any language how powerful the drop, the lyrics, and the synth chorus appeals to me. This made me a fan of DJ Snake - Neonco31

With you in the middle

Awesome song dude. - pcn

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80 1944 - Jamala

It's not typical Eurovision pop trash. It's not cheesy. This song has a great lyrics. Not to mention Jamala's phenomenal vocal skills.

This song sums up 2016 as a whole

Yes the song is on the list! - SuperGeek

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