Top 10 Songs that Became Memes

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The Top Ten

1 All Star - Smash Mouth

Somebody once told me the world was gonna roll me - ProPanda

But the meteor men beg to differ Judging by the hole in the satellite picture - Not_A_Weeaboo

Well, the years start comin' and they don't stop comin'. - Fullwalking2

Smosh math saved my life

I never heard any memes about this song. - PhoenixAura81

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2 Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley

Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down! - Fullwalking2

2 words. Rick Roll

The classic days of youtube

The Rick Roll song. - LeRoiDesSapins

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3 We are Number One - LazyTown

TheTopTens but every time someone votes for something We are Number One plays. - Cartoonfan202

We are number 1

Easily the greatest song ever written. Brings tears to my eyes every time I hear it. - Solarian

This is going down in history

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4 Darude - Sandstorm

This song is an ultimate weapon for trolls who were asked by someone who wanted to know the title of the song.

Guys, NEVER put in what song is in a YouTube video. It will just be Darude - Sandstorm! - Datguyisweird666

Every time a guy questions what song or game it is, please expect for a Darude - Sandstorm

What's the name of this song again?

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5 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

Evanescence will always be better than most if not, all of the mainstream artists - TheLoudHouseSucks

Wake me up inside - Lunala

I remember me hearing this song in powerpuff girls 2016 video, no wonder it became a meme - VideoGamefan5

The edgelord/emo anthem - PerfectImpulseX

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6 Ocean Man - Ween

Ocean Man. Take me by the hand lead me to the land that you understand. Ocean Man the voyage to the corner of the globe is a real trip. Ocean Man the secrets of a tan man imbide by the sand. Soaking up the thirst of the land. Ocean Man can you see the wonders of amazement at the overman...

This song really goes with every ending scene/end credits sequence, doesn't it? - PerfectImpulseX

If only they had this in Creature From the Black Lagoon...

OCEAN MAN TAKE ME BY THE HAND

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7 Roundabout - Yes

I'm surprised kids nowadays even know who Yes are.

All the modern kids will be looking up the song and say "who's Yes? " - DarkMatter1997

Is this a JoJo reference? - PerfectImpulseX

I love this song. Without a doubt the saddest case of a good song being ruined by a mediocre meme.

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8 Africa - Toto

Why is this so low?

Hear the drums echoing tonight

I bless the memes down in Africa.

Great song actually. - PhoenixAura81

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9 Dragostea Din Tei - O-Zone

I don't understand how Rihanna could plagiarize this masterpiece of a song. - galaxyfox

I love this song (not just because of the memes). - PhoenixAura81

WISH WE COULD TURN BACK TIME - Puga

This was one of the first songs to become a meme
It's the Numa Numa song - christangrant

10 Crawling - Linkin Park

The moment Chester Bennington committed suicide, the meme and all the jokes this song made died with the singer on July 20th. - CrimsonShark

CRAWLING IN MY CRAWL. THESE CRAWLS WILL NOT CRAWL. CRAWL IS HOW I CRAWL. CRAWLING WHAT IS CRAWL. - SomePersonYouHate

CRAAAWLING IN MY CRAWL - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

The Newcomers

? I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly
? Stoopid - 6ix9ine

The Contenders

11 The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel

Hello, darkness my old friend... - Fullwalking2

This song is amazing. Why is it such a meme? - PhoenixAura81

Hello darkness my old Friendd

12 Let It Grow - The Lorax

You greedy dirtbag

I am Glemeno,
I am old, my hair is very white.
But I remember that there are trees everywhere!
And no one needs to pay for the wind...
So I said;
Let it grow! - SandersS16

Fun

It did? - TheFourthWorld

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13 The Nutshack Theme Song

It's the nutshack (x5)! - Fullwalking2

It's THE NUTSHACK

TITO DICK "DICKMAN", BABY!

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

You Spin Me Right Round, Right Round, Like A Record Baby, Right Round!

Kill me now - KingSlayer93316

Known as the LGBT anthem for some reason. - PhoenixAura81

Rowlet Spinning.

15 I'm a Believer - Smash Mouth

"And then I saw her face, now I'm a believer! "

I actually like this song

16 The X - Files Theme

Triangles everywhere

"The X... - Files Theme" lmfao - EliHbk

Illuminati Confirmed - christangrant

It's so funny..music doesn't match with theme of the show
Love it! - Ananya

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17 Careless Whisper - George Michael

Sexy sax lol

18 Shooting Stars - Bag Raiders

One of the best memes of 2016. We actually did a video contest at my school last year where we several groups had to make a music video and we used this song for part of it and even did video editing to make it look like the protagonist was floating through space.

This was never funny - ChefSkinner

Even though the memes were great, I love this song. - PhoenixAura81

19 Snow Halation - Muse (Love Live!)

Todokete
Setsunasa ni wa namae o tsukeyou ka "Snow halation"

20 Photograph - Nickelback

Look at this graaaph...*stupidly stares at you while holding a graph* - cjWriter1997

Look at this photograph... - Fullwalking2

LOOK AT THIS GRAPH! - PhoenixAura81

yep

21 What is Love - Haddaway

Baby don't hurt me, no more. - DJvedar1234

22 The Mine Song

The comment area is mine!

This mailbox is mine!

This telephone is mine

TopTens is MINE - Lanturnizer6

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23 Sono Chi No Sadame - Johnny
24 You are a Pirate - Lazytown
25 Walkin' on the Sun - Smash Mouth
26 Baby - Justin Bieber

Worst song of all time

IT'S NOT EVEN A MEME!

27 Fuel - Metallica

Gimme Food, Gimme Fries, Gimme Salad on the Side - christangrant

GIMME FOOD, GIMME FRIES, GIMME SALAD ON THE SIDE, OOH!

There is also a misheard lyric that only I heard: Burning hard, seducing queen. - PhoenixAura81

GIMME FUEL GIMME FIRE GIMME ASJASJFAJJDFDJS - kazan

28 Thriller - Michael Jackson
29 Bodies - Drowning Pool

Let the bodies hit the *cymbal* *cymbal* FLOR! - PhoenixAura81

30 Nuthin' but a G Thang - Dr. Dre
31 Let It Go - Frozen

Of course it's here it's everywhere but I like Frozen! - Untildawn8

Parody:
Do you wanna build a wall?

32 U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer

Can't touch this - kazan

It's hammer time! - TheFourthWorld

STOP! Hammer time! This song’s video also has some of the best female choreography I’ve seen (a lot of female choreography is bad in music videos). - PhoenixAura81

33 How Could This Happen to Me - Simple Plan

How could this happen to be at no. 18!

Midget porn is legal

Isn't it called Untitled? - mmarce445

I MADE MY MISTAKES - kazan

34 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

I walk a lonely road, because everyone else fell off - SoldierOfFortune

This is such a great song though. - PhoenixAura81

I don't recall this song becoming a meme.

Wait this was a meme? I saw it in a couple of Vines, and iFunnies, but I don't recall it actually being a meme. - ProPanda

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35 (Don't Fear) the Reaper - Blue Öyster Cult

I need more cowbell!

36 Trololo Song - Eduard Khil
37 Fireflies - Owl City

I LOVE THIS SONG! What memes did it produce anyway? - PhoenixAura81

38 Why Can't We Be Friends - Smash Mouth
39 I Am Very Glad, as I'm Finally Returning Back Home - Eduard Khil

Funniest song of all time. - PhoenixAura81

Better known as the Trololol song - admit it, this always goes through our heads whenever we see Rae Sremmurd on good music lists. - Entranced98

40 Panda - Desiigner

Where's the meme in this song

41 Gangnam Style - Psy

EHHH SEXY LADY

42 The View - Metallica

I AM THE TABLE!

43 Running in the 90s - Max Coveri

God this song is awesome! - PhoenixAura81

Initial D son! - Granton8ter05

Running in the nineties, is a new way I like to be.
I'm just running in the nineties, come on baby run to me.
We are running in the nineties,is a new way to set me free.
I'm just running in the nineties.
Yes I wanna know, yes I wanna see. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

44 Thomas the Tank Engine Theme Song
45 Treasure - Bruno Mars
46 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

AND I HOLY S*** WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME GODDAMNIT HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME? - JonTron - christangrant

47 Lotus Flower - Radiohead

Surprised this wasn't on here. Dancing Thom Yorke, anyone? - IronSabbathPriest

48 Friday - Rebecca Black

No - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

49 Mad World - Gary Jules

The sample is wrong its not the original its some electronic song. - christangrant

All around me are familiar faces...

50 Stressed Out - Twenty One Pilots
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Top Remixes (12)

1. All Star - Smash Mouth
2. The X - Files Theme
3. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
christangrant
1. Dragostea Din Tei - O-Zone
2. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
3. All Star - Smash Mouth
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1. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
2. Darude - Sandstorm
3. Roundabout - Yes
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