Top Ten Most Well Known Songs of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Wrecking Ball - Miley Cyrus

How the hell is this number 1? I will never know.

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2 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day UListen to Sample
3 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne UListen to Sample
4 Enter Sandman - Metallica
5 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes UListen to Sample
6 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana UListen to Sample
7 Highway to Hell - AC/DC UListen to Sample
8 Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke UListen to Sample
9 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses UListen to Sample
10 Happy Birthday to You - Patty & Mildred Hill

The Hill sisters wrote this little ditty over 100 years ago, and since then virtually everybody in the English-speaking world has sung it numerous times.
Interestingly, their estate still gets paid any time it is used in a movie or on television.

Far and away, this is sung more often than anything else ever written.

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The Contenders

11 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica UListen to Sample
12 Angels - Robbie Williams UListen to Sample
13 Yesterday - The Beatles

Nearly 2,000 different musical artists have recorded this song.

The most covered song of all time. - PetSounds

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14 Living On a Prayer - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
15 Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones UListen to Sample
16 All You Need Is Love - The Beatles

The very first time in history that a worldwide satellite linkup was achieved, this is what was broadcast.

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17 Down With the Sickness - Disturbed UListen to Sample
18 Killing In the Name - Rage Against the Machine UListen to Sample
19 Hurt - Johnny Cash UListen to Sample
20 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
21 Don't Stop Believin' - Journey UListen to Sample
22 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson UListen to Sample
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