Best Songs of 2017ProPanda
The Top Ten
I plan on making a whole blog series dedicated to reviewing Kesha, explaining her thought process and intent behind her music since the very beginning, but I'm so glad she's finally broken free. No longer held back by people who try to control her every action, now she can make music that can be enjoyed by more than just the music nerds. Because yeah, this is downright magical. 6/5 - WonkeyDude98
This song is absolutely amazing! It makes me so happy to see Kesha back in such a big way, especially after all the crap she's had to go through. This is the best she's ever sounded by far, and the song itself is a masterpiece. If this doesn't take the top spot by the end of the year, I will be both shocked AND disappointed. - tonyb500
Between everything she's gone through and where she's at now, Kesha has come such a long way. She is stronger than ever, and this song proves it in such a huge way. Hands down her best song, and hands down the best song of 2017 so far. This NEEDS to take the top spot!
Jay SevalalV 102 Comments
Looking at what was topping the charts this year, this is easily the best. It reflects on the third world problems we face and how they continue to plague us, and Chris's vocals really are amazing. Really hadn't changed a bit. Rest In Peace, Chris Cornell. 5/5 - naFrovivuS
Especially "Praying", which is probably the most meaningful song of the year. It's not love, sex, or partying, it's about how Kesha won't be broken. She is the best pop artist of the year. - DCfnaf
This is a wonderful song...so true...so touching. We miss Chris...may he RIP. Blessings to his wife and children...may they have the strength to understand his early passing. This song should be in the top 10.
Even though I may not listen to this very often, I understand people love it. Even though I'm not a huge fan of Chris, rest in peace. 8/10
How is this below Believer? - 445956V 7 Comments
Uhh, I wasn't feeling the song as much as others were but I can still respect that it's a good song. 4/5 - AlphaQ
Amy Lee has been working so hard recently and and she most definitely deserves the recognition and the number one spot. The song gives me chills every time I listen to it and it never gets old. Seriously, her vocals in the song can not be overlooked nor the heartfelt lyrics. The lyrics and the melody come from a very melancholic place that you can relate to more if you see the movie "Voice from the Stone". It's an amazing 2017 dark masterpiece. - mood333
Amazing song, it's one of the best touching songs so far, Amy Lee did it again, she has just overcome the My Immortal "best ballad of her" hype with something even better, great lyrics, incredible piano, stunning video.
HANDS DOWN THE BEST SONG IN A YEAR WITH TERRIBLE MUSIC! It's dramatic, powerful, and really speaks to me (no pun intended). Amy Lee is such a good singer (unlike LOTS of female singers I know of) and she the lyrics are captivating. Best song of 2017. 10/10 - PhoenixAura81V 21 Comments
This is way better than Shape of You. There is an electric guitar in place of a boring tropical house beat, the lyrics about Ed's childhood beats the generic sex narrative of Shape of You, and there is actually energy and effort put into here. 9/10 - NiktheWiz
This is way better than Shape of You. Can feel that this song means more to Ed than Shape of You. Its just a pity it wasn't the number 1 hit it deserved to be because people didn't listen to both Ed Sheeran songs at the time and realize Castle on the Hill is a mile better - crowdiegal
I must admit, I was somewhat disappointed by this album. It wasn't bad, in fact it was quite good, but it just didn't have quite the same magic as Ed Sheeran's previous work. But this song is truly a gem. It's so real and personal and just feel very much like Ed sheeran. - GrimmShady
I LOVE THIS SONGV 56 Comments
There's something that hits as hard as HUMBLE., a song that I already love and give a 5/5, but then there's THIS. Mike WiLL made up for his entire discography (and that's saying a LOT) and then some with a spacious keyboard loop that is just minimalist enough for Kendrick's incredible bars. The song is about Kendrick's quest to clean the reputation of a genre notorious for sex, money, and murder and doesn't really do much to change that. The bars on their own kick ass as well, and his flow is great. Then a beat switch happens after he crams as many syllables as possible, and goes WAY harder against a powerful vocal sample.
When I first listened to DAMN, I literally hurt myself from dancing to two select songs, and those were HUMBLE and DNA (the same could've happened on ELEMENT as well). I swear, Kendrick tore all of these tracks up, but it's not like that's something new. Whenever he drops something, I'll always make sure to have enough space around me for the get down. This track is absolutely monstrous. 6/5 - Mcgillacuddy
Yay this is getting ranked higher and proves I don't have an unpopular opinion on liking this! 6/5 - AlphaQ
Awesome songV 51 Comments
I don't understand why this is so low... 54 is not justice for a song like this. But maybe that's because I'm a giant Imagine Dragons fangirl
This song was Nintendo's worst decision ever. - WonkeyDude98
The poll is incredibly ridiculous... Believer is by a long long (and I mean very long) margin better than all the pop craps above it as well as one of their all time top three tracks alongside Demons and Radioactive. putting this masterpiece in the same list amongst these garbages is a disgrace for the existence of music let alone comparison..
*pukes*V 95 Comments
A classic band making a comeback! Love it! - naFrovivuS
This song is very good Deep Purple still sound good after all these years - christangrant
Deep Purple rock! Moreover, singer Ian Gillan was 71 when recorded it in 2016! - Metal_Treasure
I prefer Birds of prey thoughV 11 Comments
Ultimately, there have been many discussions on whether or not the album that this song is from can even be considered music... However, the difference between this song and every other song on this list is that it truly comes from the heart. It's not some cheesy anthem song, nor is it some nonsensical banger, this is a song that focuses fully on telling a story and not on being some dumb, phoned-in, "inspiring" song. Honestly, there's no reason for any person to bash this song, let alone the album, because it's not like the album nor the song even charted... the reason as to why this song is this high on the list is a testament to both Phil's songwriting craft and the tragic circumstances that surround his life. (Also, this song gets stuck in my head a lot for some reason, especially when I'm outside mowing the lawn.) In conclusion, I'm just happy that this song has even been recognized considering the fact that most people would rather settle for some cheap pop music... and at least ...more
Oh thank god this fell out of the top 3. This guy seriously can't sing. He has vocals similar to other terrible artists like Mike Kinsella and Giles Corey. The lyrics suck too. What, it's about the death of his wife? Pfft, why would anyone be so depressing. Go listen to Sound Of Silence by Disturbed or Car Radio by twenty one pilots. That's real music that actually does make you think about life. As for the production, it's godawful. I've heard many masterpieces in my life, ranging from Angelic 2 The Core by Corey Feldman, to #NEWGOREORDER by BORGORE. They have much better production that's more than just some guitar that's barely there. Missio have actual lyrics too unlike this guy so ha. Seriously, I don't know why people are praising this guy instead. In a year where Linkin Park (rip Mike Shinoda), Arcade Fire, and All Time Low are making their best music ever, I don't see a need for this. Go listen to some Amy Lee or twenty one pilots, or better yet AJR instead. At least they have ...more - ProPanda
This comment was funny but I don't like this song. I like Car Radio. - lovefrombadlands
If you're going to listen to this, I recommend that this music has nothing to do with the popular music scene. This is a very personal song off of a very personal album, about his wife's death. His voice is weak and that's his singing style. Almost definitely one of the best album of the year.
I just don't like this song. I didn't even know this guy until I saw this list. this thing should be in the fifth page or something. - Pokemonrules101V 34 Comments
I'm not a fan of One Direction or Harry Styles but this song is actually good. I feel like it was influenced by Pink Floyd (Maybe some David Bowie too). The drum beats, guitar and just the mood of the song. He actually has a nice voice, which is surprising since he's from One Direction. My faith in new music has been restored. - BrianScott01
Before sign of the times I didn't know what Harry Styles' voice sounds like and the first time I heard this song it just got me. His first note gave me goosebumps and the song is incredible. It's easily outstanding from the temp pop songs. The guitar and drum front and center vibe is so nostalgic and old-school which I loved very much. And he's got such a powerful voice. I love the raspy deep but clear texture of it. And he's a very good performer too. The live of this song has totally blown my mind.
This and Two ghosts were easily the best on the album. The style is sort of like a queen/Pink Floyd style driving guitar-based rock song, with the awesome feedback based guitar sound and surprisingly well-written lyrics. I was always a one-d hater, but this great, and the rest of the album was ok too, but I like that this was all him. I know this is his voice, his lyrics his guitar, and that's great. Right now, I think he's just trying to find the right sound to make a formula, and I'm looking forward to the next album. Well done Harry.
As good of a song as it is (and it is)... I can't be the only one who thinks this sounds like "Advertising Space" by Robbie Williams, right? - Martin_CanineV 72 Comments
RIP Chester Bennington. That is all... - tonyb500
Excellent tribute to Chester Bennington, and an excellent catchy track itself. - DennisLai290
Not best linkin park song as linkin park has much better music but it is best song of 2017.
RipV 22 Comments
Despite taking some elements from one of their previous songs, Roses, the song itself was pretty charming indeed though the originality would give this song a little miss. But I love it anyways 4/5 - Neonco31
This annoys me in the same vein as All We Know. It's a collaboration between two artists I like, and the final product is great, but it sounds just like another song of theirs. In All We Know's case it was Closer, and here it's Roses. 4/5 - ProPanda
How 53? must to be in top 5!
I love this songV 38 Comments
This song is a some way to return to the charts after 4 years away. Lorde has grown up, she isn't a teenager anymore and the Pure Heroine days are over and fans need to move with her. Sure Green Light still contains traces of Pure Heroine but its dance pop at its finest. You've done well, Ella! - crowdiegal
I wasn't too convinced with this song on first listen, but after giving it a few more shots, I'm loving it. Lorde sounds great and the instrumentals are more upbeat in comparison to Royals. - NiktheWiz
Welcome back queen. 5/5 - ProPanda
Missed us?V 20 Comments
Whole album was great, revitalized a great band and introduced a new sound for them and brought back vibes we haven't had for decades without compromising lyrical content.
I LOVE this song. I love how Paramore are experimenting with different genres, and this song really does work - Aquaturtle
A different sound than usual, I love how they're still taking risks with their music and don't settle down. Such an underrated and fun song that gives me eighties vibes. Should be a radio hit.
Arggh it's such a colorful great pop song!V 19 Comments
Eh. Good beat, good lyrics, I'll take it. 5/5 - ProPanda
This song describes to a T, my unconditional love for my boyfriend who struggles with depression. On the way to becoming one of my favorite Gaga songs. - theOpinionatedOne
I'm sad this flopped, I expected after being gone for so long that Lady Gaga would have finally have a had a hit. Oh well this may not be the best song this year, but it is a close second next to Million Reasons. - MilesW1998
I like this songV 15 Comments
Hannah Montana is gone, and she will sorely be missed by her fans (I hated the show and was not upset to see her go though). Then Miley Cyrus changed her appearances and wore ridiculous costumes, sexualized her concerts, made disgusting videos, autotuned most of her songs to death (Wrecking Ball and FU are exceptions), and twerked on stage for fame. Once she got on The Voice, she stopped the antics and started transitioning back to country girl Miley Cyrus. She has officially transitioned back to normal. For those of you who still think she's a disgusting and poor role model...please spread the word about this beautiful, heartfelt country pop song. The song is about Miley living in Malibu and directing the song to Liam Hemsworth. The message and lyrics are just beautiful, especially for Miley standards. "I never would've believed you if three years ago you told me/I'd be here writing this song" and "We are just like the waves that flow back and forth/Sometimes I feel like I'm ...more - DCfnaf
This is actually GOOD. She appears to be cleaning up her act. At first when I heard Miley was releasing another song, I was like "oh crap, not another we can't stop." But MY WEAVE WAS SNATCHED. She was actually SANE and CLEAN, not trying too hard to be "sexy." Like I don't mind sexiness, but back in 2013 Miley took it WAYY TOO FAR. As in to the point where it wasn't sexy, it was disturbing and disgusting. But thank goodness she cleaned up her act with this masterpiece
If any of you need evidence as to how I'm NOT Spectrum Pulse, this is it. I don't love this like most people do, it's still lacking in a lot of energy, but it's...it's nice. Really nice. 3/5 - WonkeyDude98
Love you dearV 27 Comments
This song is good but it overplayed - RoseCandyMusic
I listen to this song 24/7 it makes you just want to get up and dance
Bruno just nails this song, its fantastic. One of my favourite hit songs of 2017 so far. - crowdiegal
YASS BRUNO I'm HIS BEST FAN EVER!V 28 Comments
This is a masterpiece and honestly one of the best music videos of any rock band in recent times! It both perfectly matches the theme and lyrics of the song and manages to be very political, yet also witty, funny and light-hearted all at the same time! The directors of this really deserve a huge amount of respect for what they have achieved here!
Green Day is a great band. Very political, but they use it in a way to express themselves and don't do it for publicity, or the money. They do it for the fans. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, but we won't go there.
The excellent Green Day continue to carry th3 torch for rock music.
This single rocks! Green Day still has it! 4/5 - isaaonrtdmtrV 5 Comments
This song should have been one of the biggest songs of the year. A chorus that is aggravatingly catchy. It's actually hard to describe because this song is just so damn good. - crowdiegal
Deserves to be MUCH higher. 6/5 - DCfnaf
So happy to see a Cupcakke song so high on this list! I hope one day Cupcakke will be incredibly big and popular! Everyone should listen to her music!
At first my love for this song was ironic, but honestly, it just grew on me after a couple of listens. - prussian
I don't like cupcakke. All of her songs are just yelling. - lovefrombadlands
Cupcakke is satire - venomouskillingmachineV 12 Comments
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