Worst Songs of 2012

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So who has annoyed you so much this year so far with a certain song, enter it below or even vote!

The Top Ten

1 Stupid Hoe - Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj is the real "stupid hoe" for writing and singing this song. Seriously it sucks!

Nicki doesn't sing, she raps (terrible at that). You shouldn't argue when you don't know facts yourself (and considering that you're her fan, you SHOULD know). - PhenomentalOne

What happens when you mix a terrible beat made up of sound effects with the voice that can only be described as the most awful thing ever? Add in some flashy images of a synthetic ass with some of the DUMBEST, most AWFUL (and RIDICULOUSLY ironic) lyrics ever, and you have stupid hoe. Congratulations Nicki Minaj! You are officially worse than BrokenCYDE, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, and Paris ' Hilton. I hope your success completely backfires!

There is absolutely nothing good about this song. Nicki Minaj's voice is this annoying helium-filled mess that makes your ears bleed, and the lyrics make no sense. This is supposed to be a diss towards Lil Kim, but no one would be able to tell without knowing that it's a diss song. At least "Boyfriend" had a catchy chorus, whereas this song is just "You a stupid hoe, you a you a stupid hoe" repeated over and over again. And don't even get me started on the awful, whooping beat.

Horrible song, unlistenable. - PeeledBanana

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2 Boyfriend - Justin Bieber

Auto-tuned to death, and an attempt of rap...

Background music so annoying

It's pathetic how just because something was written by Justin Bieber it gets ton of hate. I've seen 40 year olds bash on this kid. It's annoying just shut up, you're bringing him more attention by bashing him.

Song is GAAAYYY

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3 Birthday Cake - Rihanna

I get Rhianna is attractive, and she likes to write about that. There's nothing wrong with that. BUT THIS SONG IS AWFUL!

Chris Brown would be a great voice for Pac-Man!

I like Rihanna, but I hate how this song exists.

It should be on #1. Yeah, I know this year released some CRAP (Stupid Hoe, Gangam Style etc.,) but none of it are worse than this. The song has lyrics that cannot be worse, and it has a HORRIBLE beat. Unlistenable!

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4 Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

This is all I hear on the radio. Shouldn't they give all of the songs a chance to be put on the radio? This is all I hear though, at least put on a decent song- seriously

She needs to go back to Canada & stay there this song is very poorly written & her voice is mediocre this song isn't special & neither is she. This was one of the worst music experiences I had next to Rebecca Black's Friday.

Every time I turn the radio on I hear this song! All the stations play is Kelly Clarkson and this song! Its not even that good!

Not so bad but so overplayed - PeeledBanana

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5 Gangnam Style - Psy

I can't stand this song. People love it but they have no idea what he's even saying.

Gosh this is a stupid trend that everyone everywhere likes to talk about, and it is 4 minute pointless video and repetitive song, most of the people who "like" it don't like it, they force themselves to like it so they could fit in with other idiots.

This could have been a big chance for Kpop, but people aren't taking it seriously. They think PSY is just some fat Chinese guy who does a funny horse dance. BIGBANG and Super Junior should have gotten popular, not this.

See #1, 3rd best song of the year. See #2, second best. See number #129, best song of the year.

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6 As Long as You Love Me - Justin Bieber

Gawd, when I heard this awful trainwreck for the first time, I thought when he sang the word "love" in the choruses, I thought he was yawning.

I don't understand why everyone hates Boyfriend so much. This is so much worse! - WonkeyDude98

Ha! He got punched several times by the stereotypical girlfriend's dad. That will teach him a lesson he should've get a long time ago.

I do not know about this one. - madoog

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7 Whistle - Flo Rida

A song about blowjobs. How pleasant

This whistle is so annoying!

I am glad Whistle is on the top ten. "Can you blow my whistle, baby, whistle, baby... you just put your lips together and you come real close... here we go" I know exactly what you're talking about. The whistle refers to your you-know-what. The song even has whistling. What a load of annoyance this sexual song is. The instrumental is all nice with nice-playing guitar, but overall, I rate this somewhat bearable song a 2/5 --- one additional point because it's a sexual song by a man. Whistle, a ludicrous dirty hit song, attained number one on the charts because of the instrumental, what it is about, and that is was a summer jam. Due to its sexual nature, this song easily made 2012 history. - madoog

So let me get this straight: You can make a song about your own penis and get a number one spot. I'm done. - yaygiants16

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8 Rack City - Tyga

Degrading to women and boring music. How is this abomination to the music industry not #1 on this?

It is a little bothersome to see a song that I like on a worst songs list. This is the first hip-hop song that I heard the male "ay ay ay" in the background. I think this is the song that started it and influenced other hip-hop songs to have that. A lot of other hip-hop songs followed in Rack City's footsteps with the male "ay ay ay" in the background, which got annoying. Hip-hop is still doing that. You can hear it in Trey Songz's Na Na and Azalea's Fancy, for example. This song is sitting in my mp3 player. Rack City is dark and manages to create a good vibe. It has repetitive lyrics, but that's okay; it would not be great without the repetitive lyrics. Tyga's monotone voice suits well in the song. This song may be degrading to females, but I like it. Rack City is great. - madoog

Stupid Hoe, while awful, is fascinating with how it was even allowed to happen. It's the sort of trainwreck that everyone should witness at least once due to how much of a catastrophe it is.

This song, on the other hand, is terrible in the most boringly unpleasant way possible. Tyga brings absolutely nothing to the table except horrible, repetitive lyrics in the most bored, monotone delivery possible, and the beat is what started the hip hop beat formula we know and hate today. Simple synth, basic drum machine, and people quietly yelling "Hey" in the background. 3 years later, we're still hearing the damage this song has done to the pop charts. This song somehow wrecked both hip hop and R&B for years to come.

Incredibly misogynistic and sexist song ever and Tyga has the worst flow between rap verses!

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9 Beez in the Trap - Nicki Minaj

This is the worst ever. Not just 2012. Nicki is the most Untalented train wreck I have ever come across. I am embarrassed for her when it's on the radio.

This doesn't even need a reason. The song speaks for how bad it is.

Just goes to show how much of a disaster the entire Roman Reloaded album was. THREE songs from that album in the top 10 of this list, with several more appearances further down. Not since Nickelback's "All The Right Reasons" have I heard an album come out with so many terrible songs.

Lol she has THREE songs in the top ten? Plus a few more in the bottom..wow that's a record.

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10 Turn On the Lights - Future

I do not like this song. Turn On The Lights / Is that supposed to be a metaphor for paying attention. Future sounds like he is just moving his lips around wildly. He sounds different in this song. This song fails. I know this is produced by Mike Will Made It. Some of his tracks sound similar. This sounds similar to Neva End. Mike Will Made It always use those deep fluid sounds along with hard tunes. That is the best way that I can describe it. - madoog

Even Kesha uses her autotune better than Future. Just listen to the wail. - Swellow

How does one person mess up with AUTOTUNE of all things?!

Autotuned to the max and to the point of being obnoxious, and yet not even close to saving Future. This song just missed my list, because it's a fantastic kind of bad to be generous. - WonkeyDude98

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The Contenders

11 We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift

UGH. We've been hearing about Taylor Swift's breakups/relationships since 2007. Six years of the same exact topic makes me want to shoot myself. And the horrible lyrics, with a crappy tune? Please. Just call me when decent bands come back into play

Taylor Swift is normally a good musician and singer, she has a great vocal range and writes passionately. However, this repetive song seems to endless go NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER NEVER EVER, well, you get the picture.

Ok we get that some boy dumped you or didn't notice you but people (that now what quality music is) are so sick of these song topics. Country was bad enough but now pop what's become of this country.

I do not hate this song, but I do not care for it. - madoog

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12 Starships - Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj has the potential of being one of the female phenoms of year. But this song is one of the songs that are obviously not part of her "Best Work" list. She fails to deliver her style and theme of being a tough chick and manages to make the electronic dance music worse than it already is.

This song... Unggh, it gives me a headache just remembering this. I have never hated anything half as much as Nikki Minaj, and I was forced to listen to the pop stations playing this in heavy rotation for a month! My bad music virginity is gone...

Duh starships were ment to fly - joshlambert

This is great. 5/5 - AlphaQ

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13 I Fink U Freeky - Die Antwoord

I hate this song and already thrashed it on my remix of this list, but I don't even feel motivated enough to rate it, it's just that tedious. Plus the is on my Worst Songs of All Time list, so add redundancy to that. - WonkeyDude98

I've never felt so sick listening to a beat in my life. The ear-grating vocals and obnoxious flow nearly sent me to hospital. One of the worst songs of all time. -9000/5 - AlphaQ

Die antwoord sucks and should quit at rapping, worse than anaconda 1.5/10. Besides the girl singing is probably Nicki Minaj in disguise

This song is awesome. - madoog

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14 Sorry for Party Rocking - LMFAO

I'm sorry for myself for listening to this song

This song is TERRIBLE! Lyrics are stupid, the music is stupid, everything about this song is stupid. How people call this good music beyond me...

You better be sorry!

I do not like this song. - madoog

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15 Where Have You Been - Rihanna

Where I'm been, what about you, Rihanna? Have you been sleeping in the dirty toilet while reading Playboy magazine and playing with Chris Brown's dirty underwear? You need help!

Her music is so trash. Lack of good voice is obvious. She can't sing LIVE and she has like 2-3 lines in every song. Oh I forgot about Ela Ela Eh Eh Eh or Year year year. - Magnolia

In your music video, you seem more like willing to get killed by a crocodile.

Her older songs like disturb I a and umbrella are actually reasonable songs. also shut up and drive. but man is she turning into a whacko or what?

16 Trumpet Lights - Chris Brown

Someone left out this retarded atrocity of a song...Chris Brown is drowning in autotune and there's are so many IRRITATING NOISES IN THIS SONG. UGH. This clown's vocals are absolutely irritating and the whole song it's basically not a song, it's just a noisy mess. -5/5. Probably the worst song of the year. - AlphaQ

I can't believe you idiots actually forgot to put this dreck of a song on the list - VideoGamefan5

All you need to do is listen, bear though that painful screech at the end of the song, and you will want this to be Number 1. - DCfnaf

This is not music. -5/5 - AlphaQ

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17 I Endorse These Strippers - Nicki Minaj

I remember back before Nicki Minaj was famous her music was actually pretty decent. But I guess once your signed to a label and become famous, you don't even have to try anymore!

Everything she releases is trash!

18 Diamonds - Rihanna

Its too overrated...
Probably the reason is that she gets nude in every other video of her. - abhisheksrivastava

Who care if it's overrated? Just because is overrated doesn't mean it's bad, and she is not naked in this video. - DaisyandRosalina

Probably Rihanna's worst song to date. She doesn't shine bright like a diamond AT ALL in this song.

The song makes it sound like it's raining diamonds. maybe one impaled her brain and made her a complete idiot and so she would convince herself to make this retarded song. You know it's true

I love it

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19 Drive By - Train

I've never heard such stupid lyrics, Train shows which this song (and with Hey, Soul Sister) why it's one of the lamest bands ever

Strongly disagree... Din expect this song to be here... - anandinvu00eectusu00d0

Is not a worse song

Lyrics suck and the beat is lame. This should be higher on the list. D:

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20 Pound the Alarm - Nicki Minaj

Nicki should pound her dildo stick somewhere else and get her ass kicked off on American Idol.

What is with that horrible screeching noise for?! Is it necessary?! It's just sounds like a squirrel being assaulted with a zip tie, a peacock giving birth, and a screeching howler monkey being sent through a garbage disposal. Horrible

Very annoying, and I don't understand the lyrics, too much auto tune. - funnyuser

This song is very annoying - BunnyC

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