Top 10 Songs That Seriously Risked or Ruined the Singer's Careers

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The Top Ten

1 Trespassing - Adam Lambert Trespassing - Adam Lambert

Charted: Only in Canada, only in 98.
YouTube views: only 3 m (31.03.2015)
After that: NO song was charted anywhere by far - Fan_of_Good_Music

2 Friday - Rebecca Black Friday - Rebecca Black

Brought fame BUT was derided by critics and she received a LOT of hate and never became a successful singer. - Fan_of_Good_Music

3 Kisses Down Low - Kelly Rowland Kisses Down Low - Kelly Rowland

Again plain garbage similar to We can't stop... everything was OK before this and this song ruined her, she failed to regain her fame & attention even after a very good & scandalous song: Dirty Laundry. - Fan_of_Good_Music

4 Booty - Jennifer Lopez

I've never heard this but what I have to say just from the cover and name is that songs are just so uninspired, pointless, and just simply dumb nowadays. Booty? It sounds like the dumbest song ever. - SammySpore

5 All Gold Everything - Trinidad James
6 Turn On the Lights - Future
7 Make It Out This Town - Eve

Charted: Nowhere
YouTube views: only 114 k (31.03.2015)
After that: NO song was charted anywhere by far - Fan_of_Good_Music

8 Ultraviolence - Lana del Rey

After so perfect songs this plain garbage with some others in her last album makes no sense... Hope upcoming "Honeymoon" is gonna be as good as "Born To Die" like she said... - Fan_of_Good_Music

9 Bad Girl - Avril Lavigne

This is not bad at all. I'm not a big fan of her music but I like this song. Hello Kitty on the other hand makes sense on this list.

10 Take a Picture - Carly Rae Jepsen

Charted: Nowhere
YouTube views: only 60 k (31.03.2015)
After that: She's NOT famous any more, this song ruined the fake singer. - Fan_of_Good_Music

The Contenders

11 Hello Kitty - Avril Lavigne
12 Run the World - Beyonce

Well I'm not a fan but her career's going on very successfully, so why did you put it? - Fan_of_Good_Music

No offense but this didn't actually ruined her career - JaysTop10List

This song did not ruin her career - koopatroopaandgoomba4ever

13 Baby - Justin Bieber

It didn't ruin his career it was doomed from the start - SammySpore

This song did not ruin his career - koopatroopaandgoomba4ever

14 Bound 2 - Kanye West
15 Tick Tick Boom - the Hives
16 Home - Gym Class Heroes
17 Bounce - Dynamite MC
18 Liquorice - Azealia Banks

Well the first song succeeded (I don't know why though) & the very next one failed... - Fan_of_Good_Music

19 No Better - Lorde

The "mining" of singles off of albums started with Michael Jackson and continued with Mariah Carey and others to artificially extend the popularity of album sales from very popular artists.
The Beatles did not do this, they thought it was ripping off the fans.
Lorde just wasn't that good, she had one good song, and another that was only fair, with the rest being pretty bad. We will see if she ever charts again.

Charted: Nowhere, was after Team, made no sense... - Fan_of_Good_Music

20 Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus
21 B**** I'm Madonna - Madonna

What kind of song name is this. - SammySpore

22 Fack - Eminem
23 Cool for the Summer - Demi Lovato
24 King's Dead - Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, James Blake

Killed the career of Future in my eyes, especially his "la de da de da. slob on me knob" lyric. Despite it being funny, I don't see many people taking Future seriously after this one.

25 Baby, It's Cold Outside - Idina Menzel
26 Pump It Up - Joe Budden

Didn't ruin his career - RobertWisdom

27 Party Up (Up in Here) - DMX

Didn't ruin his career - RobertWisdom

28 Give Me All Your Luvin' - Madonna
29 Drop Girl - Ice Cube
30 P*ssy Wet - Gucci Mane

More like it ruined Marilyn Manson's career because he sang the song with Gucci.

31 Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds - The Flaming Lips

It's a decent cover, but why feature Miley Cyrus along with Moby?

32 A Hard Day's Night - The Flaming Lips
33 2012 (You Must Be Upgraded) - The Flaming Lips
34 We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
35 Truck Yeah - Tim McGraw
36 Rock Me Tonite - Billy Squier
37 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
38 We are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
39 Dooo It! - Miley Cyrus
40 Look What You Made Me Do - Taylor Swift

Despite being a big hit, this song was divided by critics and only had brief radio airplay. I'd say this definitely killed off any chance of future success for Taylor Swift.

41 Applause - Lady Gaga
42 Big Head - Ms. Jade
43 Give Up the Ghost - Immature
44 Pop - *NSYNC
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List Stats

44 listings
4 years, 235 days old

Top Remixes

1. Trespassing - Adam Lambert
2. Kisses Down Low - Kelly Rowland
3. Friday - Rebecca Black
1. Booty - Jennifer Lopez
2. All Gold Everything - Trinidad James
3. Turn On the Lights - Future


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