Best Songs of 2017ProPanda
The Top Ten
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!
That song is amazing! At least she didn't sing about getting drunk and partying. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome
You know, this is definitely a powerful song that Kesha has ever done. Believe it or not, people will understand that it's these lyics expresses on how many terrible things have are happening in the world today.
Throughout those years, people suffered shockingly massive amounts of tragedies. In 2014, the Ebola virus took hundreds of lives in west Africa. September 2017 was when a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Mexico. Typhoon Haiyan struck Philippines resulting in thousands of fatalities during 2013. Millions of starving children in poorly developed countries including China and Somalia die of hunger. 2016 was another year of mass shootings which included 4 Israeli victims in June, 8 people were killed in Ohio on April, and 5 Dallas cops were murdered on July. From 2011 and onwards, Syrian Civil Wars took place which lead to thousands of dead soldiers. The whole list goes on.
News media never stops releasing reports of such violence and hate. People are getting depressed ...more
This is the only great song on this list
This is amazing. Way better than Shape of "Trash".
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 - crowdiegal100 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
Kendrick Lamar has very good songs. It makes me wanna dance.
Yay this is getting ranked higher and proves I don't have an unpopular opinion on liking this! 6/5 - AlphaQ66 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
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..
I hear you brother. Imagine Dragons is one of the few bands left that still releases good music... - Dccena7
This song is clearly the better one out of all.
Heights of hypocrisy and double standard business by glorifying KESHA's song because it's based on her personal struggle (I don't mind that). But, when someone else (DAN REYNOLDS) other than your favorite crappy pop star immerses his emotions into his music (BELIEVER) about his struggle, depression, and about how years of built up pain and mental torment has helped him be a strongest version of himself, people suddenly turn a blind eye. - Arhaan95220 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.
To be honest, this song does not deserve #1, not by a long shot. It's pretty sure, but that's all it really is. And that's really Evanescence's only consistently redeeming trait when THAT'S even there. 3/5 - PandaDude98
Agreed. It does have some great vocals and a good melody, but when it comes down to it, it's not perfect. And it certainly does not bat out "Praying". - tonyb50023 Comments
A classic band making a comeback! Love it!
This song is very good Deep Purple still sound good after all these years - christangrant
They haven't been relevant for a VERY long time, and yet when they make a comeback...they rock. 6/5 - DCfnaf
Deep Purple rock! Moreover, singer Ian Gillan was 71 when recorded it in 2016! - Metal_Treasure13 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
This song is definitely the best song I have ever heard and it brought tears to my eyes the first time I heard it. It was so emotional and you can tell that it really came from his heart when he wrote this song. He is such a beautiful person and this song showed how deep he really can be with his lyrics. This song was definitely rock influenced and showed his roots and influences so much and I love his style of music that he chose to go. Now I understand him more as well as the type of music he always wanted to do.
One of the few songs of early 2017 that actually made sense...
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.86 Comments
I don't even know where to begin with this song. It just takes flight and fills me with adrenaline. - Synchronocity
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
Hearing this song feels like driving a car as its breaks dislocate. At first, the ride feels breezy but the loss of control later sends the car flying out of control with a flood of adrenaline rushing through the driver. That is exactly how it feels to listen to "Green Light". It pulls its own breaks and just unleashes a wrath so emotional, it just convinces you how emotionally distraught Lorde feels. And while the lyrics detail the wait for a green light, the green light is already there: the full throttle of emotions that escape and bounce off all the walls. Quite shocking to know this was not a number one hit. It just feels like a timeless masterpiece. This is the song that music analysts will pick apart years later and the song that will definitely end up in decade year-end lists. Mark my words.
Welcome back queen. 5/5 - ProPanda32 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
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.
I'm tired of synthetic crap topping charts, I would do anything to get this song to the top because it has the best chance.
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. 8/1010 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
I can appreciate this song well. - Userguy44
This song is absolutely incredible... I love the way they sing this, and the lyrics are so cool; I like all the references to superheroes. Great background music, you can really hear the distinctive Coldplay style. I am a total Coldplay fan, I love all their songs, and this one does not disappoint! While I do like Kesha's "Praying", this song has a better sound to it, if you ask me. Altogether an amazing song; if you do not love it, you are insane. Double thumbs up to Coldplay and Something Just Like This!58 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.
At first this was number 10 in worst songs of 2017. But ever since Chester Bennington died (RIP) this became number 9 in best songs of 2017. MIND BLOWN - TristGamer24 Comments
This is one of my favourite songs
I LOVE THIS SONG!
Kendrick Lamar if as awesome as ever in the song, his vocals are great and his floor if great. The best and lyrics work in concert with each other to create this, "shut up and listen to ME, I'm the boss" vibe, and he totally OWNS it!
Kendrick sounds as great as ever on this one. His vocals are great and so is his flow. The lyrics and beat both have this down to Earth listen to me, I'm the boss vibe.23 Comments
This song gives me nostalgia. I know it's very recent, but this song makes me feel nostalgic. That's how you know it's a really good song.
Genuine masterpiece. - ProPanda
Amazing! Love it
Love it! But the music video is weird.12 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!
Huh. After nearly 30 years, they can still make great music!
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.
This is a wonderful song. Way better than most of the songs on this list. I am glad Green Day still makes decent music. 10/1013 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
The other good thing about Miley in recent times was her Grammy performances this hear. They were excellent. I think after that, she officially and fully redeemed herself. - PhoenixAura81
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
I was so sorry for her because I didn't like her anymore but this song remind me the time before I started to hate her.
THIS MILEY COMEBACK HAD ME SHOOK AND THEN I HEARD THIS AND I WAS EXTRA SHOOK. It is an amazing song and makes me feel things that no other song makes me feel. I grew up listening to Miley Cyrus and this song just puts butterflies in my stomach.29 Comments
Get this to #1 ASAP. Not one song on this list can get as emotional as this one, except for maybe Man Wearing a Helmet and Stoop Lights. - SwagFlicks
He still wets beds? - DankGodX
He wets beds. Ew. - AlphaQ
This is DCfnaf's favorite song! Vote for it!
This isn't my favorite song of all time, but it's the best song of the year without a doubt. - DCfnaf1 Comment
Easily the best song of the year, Pure Comedy provides a much-needed analysis of the flaws of humanity, politics, religion and other issues; and the timing couldn’t be better.
Best song of the year. Not a Father John Misty fan myself, but this song is the best reflection of reality that’s been released in song form in a long time - katman46
Def the greatest rapper on Earth rn
A great ending to a great album. really demonstrates the storytelling Kendrick we saw in maad city at its full power
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
It's up here? Yes! I mean, Eminem's verses...his voice sounds amazing and Ed Sheeran just sounds perfect and the lyrics are good too. It's amazing...I remember when it was at 337 and that was HORRIBLE! Amazing song.
Please get this song higher. I would argue that, while it doesn't reach the bar set by Eminem songs such as "Lose Yourself" and "Stan", it gets pretty dang close. - Atham
I was super excited when I heard that Em and Sheeran were doing a song together and I was not disappointed. Great narrative and lyrics, awesome vocals and some seriously solid rapping. - Overlord_Kyrat
Been a liar been a theif, been a lover been a cheat, my sins need holy water feel it washing over me. Amazing love Rica18 Comments
Chuck was a rock n roll legend, and this is what he decided to go out with. Amazing.
Chuck is not a king. He is god.
Last song before he died and his first song was johnny b goode :-(
good song1 Comment
How is it number 17!?!?!? I will do whatever it takes to bring it to number 1
This song is amazing! The first verse where there is very little background music may not sound that good, but the chorus is perfection, with background music that goes really well with the melody. 9.5/10 - allamassal
One of Imagine Dragons better songs. 3/5. - PhoenixAura81
This isn't amazing. It's alright I guess. Shouldn't be in the top 100 but probably somewhere around #120 would be good for it. Sad part is it's probably the best song on the album. - spiritofhiphop10 Comments
Alan Walker always knows how to impress - Dccena7
Alan Walker is LIT
Why is it so low
Best edm song of 20177 Comments
Whoa. The best Future has done ever. - AlphaQ
Get this at number 10 or 20
Why 100 make it become 30 or 10
Number 10?! Np way! Get it in the top 3 at least! - BlueTopazIceVanilla4 Comments
No surprise that Brockhampton are so low, but Saturation is one of the best records of the year, and this is the best track off it.
This is my third favorite song
10: Young blood- 5 seconds of summer
9: What lovers do - Maroon 5 ft. SZA
8: Fell it still - Portugal the man
7: Slide - Calvin Harris
6: Something just like this - The chainsmokers ft. Cold play
5: Rainbow - Sia
4: Who do you love - The chainsmokers ft. 5 Seconds of summer
3: I feel it coming - The weekend ft. Daft punk
2: Sucker - Jonas brothers
1: High hopes - Panic! At the disco
Still my favorite
its 2016 - Th3Zm0nst3r
Actually it was released in 2016 but in late November. Radio release was in 2017 though - StarlightSpanks
Definitely the best song of 2017. I'm not saying that just because I'm a Lady Gaga fan. Gaga's voice is fantastic as always, and it has a great beat! Not to mention, the message is beautiful. This song deserves more attention! - PandasNGaga
Eh. Good beat, good lyrics, I'll take it. 5/5 - ProPanda
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
Oh boi lady gaga. - THEGNOME10116 Comments
Should be way higher! It's amazing! They have an amazing voice and I love the lyrics and OOH OOH I'M A REBEL JUST FOR KICKS NOW GOT ME FEELING LIKE THIS SONG IS 11/10 NOW MIGHT BE OVER NOW, but I can put this song back on. I could listen to it 100 times.
DEFINITELY best pop song of 2017 besides "Believer" by Imagine Dragons.
The Peter Rabbit movie trailer ruined this song and my childhood. - 445956
THis song is MUCH better than most of the songs above it to be honest.16 Comments
Oh god yes! The best song from The Amazons self titled album - crowdiegal
As someone who's gone through depression, I genuinely feel that this song came from nowhere but the heart. Every time I listen to it, the beginning it takes me back to the state I was in, and by the end it lifts me up entirely and overall,makes me feel better than I was like, 2 minutes before. Now, I listen to all kinds of music, from Jazz to metal to classical to rap to pop to EDM. So I've heard many many songs through my life and only a handful of them hit as hard as this. That handful are songs like "Dance With The Devil" by immortal technique, "Hurt" by Johnny Cash/Nine Inch Nails (personally, I prefer the Johnny cash version), "Changes" by 2Pac and "Snuff"&"The Devil in I" by Slipknot. These are the only songs that hit as hard as 1-800-273-8255. That's how deep and emotional this song is and to see songs like Despacito and Havana above this really disappoints me. And I get it, People have different tastes and like, I like those songs too, but seeing how deep this song is, really ...more
Hold up. If you're taking purely about the quality then there are better songs. But as far as popularity this song has 450 Million plays on Spotify and over 270 million views on YouTube as of 12/11. This song came from the heart to the heart. It's about saving lives and impacted the whole world. The fact that 400+ no name songs are ahead of this makes this list a joke.
Really? "From the heart to the heart"? Please explain to me the emotionless-sounding vocals in the "I've been on the low, I've been taking my time... " part, and the stupid "Who can relate? WOO! " - allamassal
I think this is a great- no, the best- song. Mainly because it is so meaningful and is relatable to a lot of people. This song should climb up. 1-800 deserves a higher position on the ladder. Help me out here, friends?
Honestly you can't even doubt that this song saved lives, possibly millions. Its been streamed on Spotify over 530 million times alone. This song surely deserves to be inside the top 10 for sure. Nominated for two Grammys, certified platinum 4 times. So yea this list is whack. Ed Sheeran sucks18 Comments
Much better than Closer - Neonco31
At this point, anything by The Chainsmokers is better than Closer. - PhenomentalOne
This song has a good beat and melody, and it has a good story to it as well. 4/5 - allamassal
Okay song. But this coming from the Chainsmokers! Not even an electronic song.
Nah. I liked closer because it was pop fluff but this song is just bland and unoriginal. It sounds like every other chainsmokers song. - GrimmShady13 Comments
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!
I don't like cupcakke. All of her songs are just yelling.
At first my love for this song was ironic, but honestly, it just grew on me after a couple of listens. - prussian
seriously - lilrocketman16 Comments
I do think this is a good song. However, while Camila did an amazing job, I can't really rate this song high enough because of one issue in particular: Young Thug. I'm not a fan of mumble rap, and Young Thug's line on this song is just not really that great in my opinion, and kind of hold the song back. it is still awesome to see that Camila did a great enough job to have this song be a critical and commercial success despite Young Thug's mumbling of the second verse. - tonyb500
Nah, nah, nah. By nah, I mean nah, this song isn’t that good. - RadioHead03
I absolutely HATE this song. First off, it's extremely overplayed. Second, I hate Camila Cabello's voice. Third, all it's about is how much she likes some dude far away or something. - PhoenixAura81
This better be a hit or I will go over to a radio station and make them play it - 150756325 Comments
Let this sink in: a KANYE WEST song is in the top ten, but this is only at number 26. What has society come to? - Synchronocity
Catchy and speaks to the people in pain. 9/10!
Definitely one of the most underrated tracks of the year, along with the whole album (After Laughter). I don't know if it's because of Paramore saying a definitely goodbye to their old sound or because it's too 80s or what, but it needs to be listened by everyone, because that happy sound hides an important and dark message. LISTEN TO IT
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.22 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
Not good and super overplayed. - PhoenixAura8137 Comments
Chester's favourite song. RIP CHESTER
RIP CHESTER - JamesLustre
The lyrics mean everything
The Killers return with an upbeat song, showing how badass this band is, without changing their punkish rock pop style into another typical 2017 pop band. 5/5 for this song. - DennisLai290
The Killers are back, and this song is a statement - MTDiorio19
Deserves to be MUCH higher. 6/5 - DCfnaf
I think Taylor Swift is over hated and I usually try to defend her music. Here I can't. -1/5 - DCfnaf
I remember when Look What You Made Me Do came out and people were like "Where's the bass? " This song makes me feel like Taylor Swift read all of those comments and said "You want bass? Oh, I'll give you bass.". Was that how she came up with this garbage? Taylor Swift is impossible to listen to now. 0/10
The drop sucks, I hate the verses, and while the part where Taylor is singing not rapping, she becomes decent.
It literally sounds like Taylor combined four Skrillex songs together. Really awkward instrumental, terrible drop, and the vocals suck. But at least it's better than Look What You Made Me Do. 2.5/10 - Maxo12 Comments
One of my favorite Iced Earth songs and certainly my favorite song of the year. - NightmareCinema
My favorite song of 2017,
This is a song that I've been overplaying all year, this song suits Selena's vocal range and the drop is really good. 6/5 - BounceBackHater
The drop reminds me of SeeB in all the right ways. Selena sounds great in her boringness as a vocalists, and the lyrics are basically Love Yourself done right. 5/5 - ProPanda
Also love this one - zoer37
Pretty good song, and this is coming from someone that doesn't like Selena that much. - Eraser8 Comments
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