Top 10 Songs that Describe Modern Pop Music

To me pop music has been dead since the 90's these are songs that describe how I feel about Modern pop music. If you're a fan of pop music please don't get too triggered by this list, this list is subjective.

The Top Ten

1 Can't Stand You - Slayer

Obvious...Better to ignore it than to heed it. - Ananya

Yes!, I Hate Most Modern Pop Music! - VideoGamefan5

Describes it perfectly in my opinion

Here are some modern pop songs that break the stereotype set by people who think it's all poorly used autotune and meaningless drivel.

Present Tense, All I Need, and Daydreaming by Radiohead.
Freedom and Sandcastles by Beyonce.
Pink + White, Pyramids, Thinkin About You, Ivy, and Nights by Frank Ocean.
Heartless, Flashing Lights, and Runaway by Kanye West.
Midnight City by M83.

Check those out, and then come back and tell me it's all bad. - SwagFlicks

And also, I can give you the link for Lemonade, it has both of the two songs by Beyonce on there. - SwagFlicks

2 Trash - Korn

Its Trash Indeed - VideoGamefan5

Eh, I don't hate modern pop. But to be honest I'm not very "picky" when it comes to this kind of stuff for whatever reason lolol. - HeavyDonkeyKong

I just don't like most modern pop and if you really don't like this list you can vote on something else.

Yeah... no further explanation needed.

3 Awful - Hole
4 Turn It Off - Paramore
5 Alright - Kendrick Lamar

Old Pop is superior, Michael Jackson wouldn't ever lose to a Beaver - Gehenna

It's actually great. Modern Pop is better than old pop which is too cheesy. Ariana Grande and others like Jessica J and Selena Gomez are better than crap like Whitney Houston. - AlphaQ

Mediocre's more accurate.

Its far from Alright, Its ATROCIOUD - VideoGamefan5

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6 Disasterpiece - Slipknot

Describes it pretty well.

7 Bad - Michael Jackson

LOL I love michael jackson but I hate modern music

Funny that this is here considering MJ is the king of pop - SoldierOfFortune

8 Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback

Makes me want to burn it to the ground tonight in my opinion.

Best title to describe Modern Pop music!

9 Maybe IDK - Jon Bellion
10 Cancer - My Chemical Romance

Don't use an amazing and well-written song about patients of the titular disease to describe your laughable musical bias. Lists like this prove that this site seems to think their opinions are always in the right, when truthfully, they are merely being sacred cows. Lotta chutzpah.


Cancer it is.

The Contenders

11 Everybody's Fool - Evanescence

This song literally targets false pop stars/ praiahs of the 90's like Britney Spears I don't think I need to go on.

Kinda funny that Evanescence, the most derivative and unbearably angsty act in music barring Linkin Park, would make this song. - WonkeyDude98

12 Dumb - Nirvana

The song explains my view on it perfectly.

13 Good Time - Owl City

I hope this is sarcastic - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

14 Why You Always Hatin? - YG

Hell yeah. I always felt like people who hate on modern music only listened to 7 songs made up their minds. - purple8

Yeah. What's with all the hate? - AlphaQ

Like, it isn't that bad. Better than Crunkcore. - djpenquin999

15 Fake It - Seether

Sums it up from start to finish.

Awesome song - Nonpointed

16 Into You - Ariana Grande
17 We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
18 Let It Bleed - The Rolling Stones
19 Pretty Good - Jon Prine
20 I Like It - Enrique Iglesias
21 Let Me Drown - Soundgarden

Yeah enough said.

22 I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
23 Cancer - Twenty One Pilots

Might as well add the 21 pilots version as well - christangrant

24 Cheap Thrills - Sia
25 Brain Damage - Pink Floyd

Once again, using a brilliant work from an amazing artist to describe blatant idiocy is pathetic.

26 Gimme More - Britney Spears
27 Yer So Bad - Tom Petty
28 I Got S*** - Pearl Jam

Indeed real s***.

29 Worthless - Bullet for My Valentine
30 Yes - Manic Street Preachers
31 Alright, Okay - Ashley Tisdale
32 To Hell with Pop - Lordi
33 No - Meghan Trainor

What I say to Pop music and this is a awful pop song LOL - christangrant

34 God Hates Us - Avenged Sevenfold

LOL I find this one to be the funniest. - cjWriter1997

35 What a Shame - Shinedown
36 I Love It - Icona Pop
37 The Greatest - Sia

If this isn't sarcasam I'm gonna steal a tank, drive to record companies, and proceed to blow it up until its completely destroyed and then take a dump on the ashes - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

Not At All - VideoGamefan5

38 Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
39 Perfect - Pink

Not at all.

40 Perfect - One Direction

Watch out! 1d fangirls are nearby - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

41 Adore You - Miley Cyrus

Because I adore Pop Music

42 Sing - Ed Sheeran
43 So Good - Zara Larsson
44 Sexy and I Know It - Lmfao
45 Die a Happy Man - Thomas Rhett
46 Star of the Show - Thomas Rhett
47 Part of Me - Katy Perry
48 We are the Champions - Queen
49 The Best Damn Thing - Avril Lavigne
50 American Idiot - Green Day
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Awful - Hole
2. Dumb - Nirvana
3. Turn It Off - Paramore
1. Awful - Hole
2. Can't Stand You - Slayer
3. Turn It Off - Paramore
1. Burn It to the Ground - Nickelback
2. I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace
3. Disasterpiece - Slipknot

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