Worst Katy Perry Songs


The Top Ten

1 Ur So Gay

Katy is a great artist, I just don't like this song.

This song is super inappropriate, I just hate it. My parents banned me from listening to her now..

The title alone is bad. The Melody is actually good, the lyrics? NO!

If this was the same song but with different lyrics and a different title, I’d like it! - TopTenTed

It's stupid as hell! She says inappropriate things and just says "you're so gay" over and over. At the end she randomly just says pe*** - SammySpore

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2 Peacock

I love Katy Perry but this song is the absolute worst.

Hell naw! This song is honestly pretty fun to listen to. One of my favorites, to be honest.

This song is very annoying, repetitive, AND inappropriate, and I remember singing this in front of my parents once. - allamassal

This song is so irritating! Should be #1!

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3 Bon Appetit

What in the world? I love Katy Perry, but this song, ouch. The lyrics are just disturbing, the video is just, ugh, and the meaning, don't even get me started. Alongside from the whole Witness album, Katy is just starting to get weird. Why can't we have songs that were like the Teenage Dream album? Overall, I do not like this song.

This song uses food as a sexual metaphor (which is nothing new and should stop), and the video is even more cringey. - allamassal

Food isn’t sexy Katy! - Oxymoron15

Basically a newer updated version of Peacock but using food as a metaphor for sex. This song just an exploration in the overuse and abuse of autotune.

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4 I Kissed a Girl

I hate this song so much

Glorifies bisexuality. Not hating on bi’s but this song just seems wrong (coming from christian)

This Is So Good A Song. What Is It Doing Here?

Love you Katy, but really, take advantage then dyes her guy? I hope the guy did mind that

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5 California Gurls

This is one of the most annoying earworms ever. I swear, it got stuck in my head while I was typing this! - allamassal

This was my fave song as a kid. Now I just switch over the radio when it’s on.

The song that ruined Snoop Dogg. - SelfDestruct

This is one of her best songs! - KatyPerryRules

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6 Swish Swish

I hate Katy Perry and hate this song.

The most horrible and annoying lyrics I have ever heard. The music vedio was awesome but the lyrics are worthless.

The lyrics are just horrible. The whole album is trash, but this one is so awful! - SpencerStar

I'm so disappointed with Katy's new album. - TheFourthWorld

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7 Birthday

Let me get this straight: I love Katy Perry - have done for years. I've seen her twice live, and I pretty much OBSESS over her Teenage Dream album, especially E.T., but this song... How? What could possibly have possessed her to write this garbage? The only time I've managed to hear it in full in one sitting was when I saw her live - it's annoying, it's FAR too cheesy, and honestly, it makes me angry to hear it, knowing that my favourite artist can create such a horrible song. At least some of her other mass-produced pop rubbish from Prism was tolerable (looking at you, 'This Is How We Do'). But this? Please Katy, never again. (I feel waaay too passionate about this, I'm sorry).

Most boring song -. -

This should be in the top four with peacock, your so gay, and this is how we do

Why is this not at least #3? This is how we do and your so gay are the only songs that are worse

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8 This Is How We Do

One of my favorite katy perry songs and should not be here - PatrickStar

Tuneless song with a blatantly racist music video

This song have a similar beat of never say never by Justin Bieber

This is a great song!

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9 Hummingbird Heartbeat

Ha ha ha! This song's actually kinda funny to listen to once you find out it's about blow jobs. Not her best song (not even close) but definitely not her worst (erherm, SWISH SWISH OR BON APPETIT).

Whys humming bird heartbeat here? Unbelievable! - KatyPerryRules

This is the list for her worst songs, not her best.

Hummingbird Heartbeat is a GREAT song, one of my favourites from Katy, and should not be on this list!

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10 Tsunami

This is cool I wish I was you

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The Contenders

11 Roar

This song is great it should not be on the list

This song is awesome.

This song's beat was copied by the song brave by Sara Bareilles

This is my 2nd favorite Katy Perry song

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12 Firework

This is actually one of her best songs. The message is amazing, although it could still have been presented in a better way. - allamassal

Why are all her best songs on this list? The person who added this, are you dysfunctional or what?! Firework is her best song!

Firework and roar and teenage dream are her best songs in my opinion

This one is really good! - AnonymousChick

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13 Last Friday Night

This song is all about drinking and partying.

Not a clean song for kids.

This song should be higher.

This should be AT LEAST #3

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14 Walking On Air

What a terrible song oh my god I almost ran out of my room

This is a fun party song

This should be number 1

Most boring song of the Album PRISM.

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15 E.T

I like the version without Kanye West

There isn't a message by the way. This is a cool song that has beat.

I never got the message to this song - funnyuser

In my opinion It was really weird and didn't fit Katy Perry's style.

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16 Dark Horse

This is the best song! Should not be here. I'm not even a fan, and don't listen to any of her songs, but I have to admit this is a great song. I don't like her and her songs that much, but this song is my jam!

This is great song! Should not be here

Catchy song. Not her best but I like It

Katy Perry lost me as a fan after this song. Really, Katy, Juicy J.. I hated that guy and you...

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17 Teenage Dream

No! This is a great song! Have you ever even heard this song! Are you kidding me?

Whoever put this here either has never heard this song.

Video terrible

Teenage dream is my favorite from scotty masters
I hope my girlfriend katy perry playing it make me happy

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18 Chained to the Rhythm

It's funny how this song is about how mindless pop is, but from the same singer who released Bon Appetit not three months later. - allamassal

It starts off sounding amazing, but then she has an awful rhythm, the lyrics make no sense, & it's another garbage drinking song.

Terrible Katy

Hate it

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19 Rise

This song should not be here!

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20 Milk Milk Lemonade

Unoffical, and she just talks

21 Part of Me

What?! This is literally the best song I've ever heard! Why is this song even on this list?

Scotty masters he love to hear katy perry part of me songs on 107.7
radio stations I know katy perry 30 years ago I love her

WHAA this is a good song :O - spodermanfan1000

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22 Who You Love

This is a boring song, agree, and I don't like John Mayer either. Should be in the top #5..

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23 Fingerprints


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24 Hey Hey Hey

It's so savage. I see why it is the worst. It should be higher

Should be number 1 of her worst songs ever.

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25 By the Grace of God

I though she gave up Gospel music

I'm bored to hell listening to a 4 minute song! Like it,but so boring, sometimes.

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26 Legendary Lovers

This song is great! Not saying the best, but I love this song.

Its not a bad song, but its one of my least favorite from prism

This song pissed me off...

This was one of my least favorites off of Prism. It reminds me of some of her older music.

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27 Mind Maze Mind Maze

I can’t even heard it, it’s terrible

28 Dressin' Up

This isn't a horrible song, but by Katy's standards, its bad

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29 Circle the Drain

Boring and annoying!

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30 Broken

Worst song.

31 Hot N Cold

I love this song! Take it off right now!

This is the best katy perry song

What?! This is her 2nd Best song after Firework! Why is this on here?!

This song is so catchy.

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32 Long Shot

I am not saying Katy's is bad, I'm saying Kelly's is better

33 Witness

The Harrison ford version is way better.

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35 Choose Your Battles UListen to Sample
36 I Think I'm Ready UListen to Sample
37 A Cup of Coffee
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39 Starstrukk
40 Bigger Than Me Bigger Than Me
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List Stats

400 votes
40 listings
5 years, 189 days old

Top Remixes (12)

1. Bon Appetit
2. Peacock
3. Tsunami
1. Roar
2. Firework
3. I Kissed a Girl
1. Bon Appetit
2. Mind Maze
3. Peacock

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