Best Songs of 2016


The Contenders: Page 9

161 Desperado - Rihanna

Screw you for never releasing this as a single. No wonder you have such an awful reputation even by pop music standards. I would tell you how every second of this is masterful, but you need to hear it for yourself. 6/5 - WonkeyDude98

I don't understand why people don't know about's a masterpiece. 2016 Rihanna was quite lame compared to get old stuff. But this is easily her best single. 5/5 - AlphaQ

162 Ace Hardware - cupcakKe
163 Moth Into Flame - Metallica

Should be #1. Only reason it is not is because people of today like the crappy ass music. But this one is just awesome. A song that gave me goosebumps,

This song is just pure AWESOMENESS! Especially the "Sold your soul, built a higher wall" part, just catchy!

One of their best songs of all time! Spine tingling riffs, and great vocals

What happened to music? Well, at least se still have Metallica - Disturbedpotato

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164 Cry Baby - Melanie Martinez

Melanie is very interesting, combining childish imagery for really dark and deep lyrical content. I knew from The Voice she was unique but Cry Baby is the dawn of a new beginning for Melanie

Why can't they ever play Melanie on the radio? If the radio people are concerned about the explicit language, they should just play the clean version and take off the other garbage full of swears

I don't think this is considered as "a song of 2016" since it wasn't released in 2016. Or maybe I got it wrong. This is still an amazing song though. Gotta love the story!

Melanie is amazing. This lovely song is 11/10 and the fact that its 154 makes me a crybaby crybaby, but you don't even care, but you do care about this amazing song! - lovefrombadlands

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165 Company - Justin Bieber

I may feel embarrassed to like a singer everyone hates but this song is very good at it's best - Neonco31

Come on. This song is awesome! I give a 8.5 out of 10 for this (1.5 from his past problems) - Chromium

I love Justin Drew Bieber a lot and I'm so sad that he deleted his Instagram over Selena he must be really upset (remember I love you Justin)I love this song it's so catchy but who agrees to me that he's at the same place and wearing the same clothes as the cold water video

Even though I despise Justin Bieber, this is pop PERFECTION. 5/5!
The BEST song on Purpose and probably his only good SINGLE
(WDYM, Sorry, and Love Yourself were awful).

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166 Blood Eagle Wings - Anthrax V 2 Comments
167 Purple Lamborghini - Skrillex & Rick Ross Purple Lamborghini - Skrillex & Rick Ross

This song is really awesome. The beat is fantastic and Rick Ross has done his best in years. 5/5 - AlphaQ

Love this song enjoy rick ross their I said it

This song stinks

168 Head Over Boots - Jon Pardi
169 Ritual Spirit - Massive Attack

It's been six too long years since Massive Attack hit us with Girl I Love You and Paradise Circus, and now we have something that brings us back to the old classics, some older than me, with the eerieness and power of Ritual Spirit. Massive Attack have shown here that they haven't lost the edge which makes their masterpieces what they are. This is definitely one of them, and it makes an excellent start to a musical 2016, with the dynamic duo proving themselves to be just as great as they were, making some of the best songs of all time. - PositronWildhawk

170 Low Life - Future

This song is a bit dull but it is really good. For a lot of people (because I know a lot of people hate Future for some reason) this song will be excellent for you. The Weeknd does a good job as usual but Future's job is surprising because he's usually dull but I really enjoyed this song more than I expected. Good job to the both of you. Especially Future. 5/5 - AlphaQ

Now I dislike Future with a passion, but I cannot deny how awesome this it. The production is dark and controlled, unlike most Future songs, and also unlike most Future songs he handles it well. The Weeknd handles the hook well as well. He is meant for dark beats like this. Yeah, sure the lyrics are weird but it dosen't matter becuase the rest of the song is amazing. Good job. 5/5 - ProPanda

This dark song is brilliant. The Weeknd's vocals are sick. Keep it up, Future. - madoog

171 Levitate - Imagine Dragons
172 All Night - Chance the Rapper
173 New Level - A$ap Ferg V 1 Comment
174 What Happened to Us? - Shura
175 Beauty from Pain - Electus
176 I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It - The 1975

The title sends chills down my spine. - WonkeyDude98

Ironically, the album doesn't have that kind of tone that the title has. - Tristan1975R5

The title is way too long. - Powerfulgirl10

The title is so weird - astroshark

177 Youth - Troye Sivan

This song barley has bass or beat so awful! - jaaaa

This feels like it shouldn't be as perfect as it is, and yet is still flawed. Granted, I like it. Troye has a lot of real charisma and personality behind his whispery vocals, the lyrics have a lot of sentiment behind them, and the beat is interesting.

But like, that drop...4/5 - WonkeyDude98

178 Wow - Beck
179 Dollar Days - David Bowie
180 Hate - 4minute
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