Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016

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41 Can I Get a Witness - Sonreal

This song is so bad I can't even find words to describe it. It really has to be seen to be believed. - Spark_Of_Life

The beat is pretty good, but he can't sing for his life. - RalphBob

If you want to make a defense for modern music, that's fine. Just please make a Decent point instead of saying "But I am the Man." That sounds like SonReal Masterbated in a Mirror while writing that line. - DarkSideOfRandy

I must have terrible taste in music because I love this song

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42 P***y Print - Gucci Mane

In case you're wondering, the title comes from the fact that Gucci has so much money in his pockets they look like a...well. The fact that you can make a three minute song about this depresses me. This does not deserve to exist - Spark_Of_Life

This is an epically crude topic to make a song about.

Only Gucci Mane could make a song this...eh. -1/5 - WonkeyDude98

Gucci Mane sucks and ytf does he have an ice cream tattoo on his face?

43 Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande

Boring but this game will keep you busy and boring as hell of a game and you can't stop the feeling week when you're submissive out of ten games you have never seen a song that you have never seen and the game will never get better with your hands up and you have to keep playing it all of the game you can beat tattoo games on your phone or something to be seen as the heck week after week of game and the week is the same game will I ever have to keep it to

"Arian Grande is only a famous singer for her looks. Nothing more." Learn to spell who you're trying to insult. "Like so many others nowadays, she don't make music, she makes noise! " That's it? Just a generic insult? If I ask you why you hate this song, you'll probably say something like "It's obvious why it sucks". Why does this have 9 likes?

Arian Grande is only a famous singer for her looks. Nothing more. Like so many others nowadays, she don't make music, she makes noise!

Boring, weak, annoying, and generic. No talent at all. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

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44 Hold Up - Beyonce

This song, while one of my least favorites from LEMONADE, is still amazing. - WonkeyDude98

This song is pretty good. I was neutral, but now, I like this song. - madoog

I love Lemonade but this is probably my 2nd least favorite (after Forward). It's still a good song though. Not really worthy of the top 20.

This is probably the 2nd or 3rd weakest song in the album, but it's still a pretty OK song - VideoGamefan5

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45 Sex - Cheat Codes

A 1 hit wonder based on a cover song, which is kinda embarrassing really.

I don't think I have heard worse pitch-shifting and layered vocals in my life before listening to this. - Swellow

Now, a sex song is just something that is utterly retarded to make

A song called "sex". How creative. - mayamanga

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46 Perfect Illusion - Lady Gaga

Except for Gaga being a little nasal at times, this is pretty damn good. But still, it's no Bad Romance. - Spark_Of_Life

Not Lady Gaga's best. It's a bit too safe. It's still Lady Gaga, and in the mainstream in 2016, I'll take what I can get. 4/5 - WonkeyDude98

I was expecting a new song by her. Perfect Illusion is great --- and great song title. This song pushed all the bad songs out of the way. - madoog

This song is amazing. - Swellow

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47 Don't Let Me Down - The Chainsmokers

Right, I'm deleting my old comment to write a newer one, because my mind cannot be made up about this. While the verses have a good meaning and the guitar plunks in the background fit nicely, the drop polarizes me. It's the one thing that I cannot make my mind up about. It's a headbanger, but also a little bit repetitive. Eh, I'll leave it as a 3/5 for now, I'm starting to like it a bit more. But Closer, on the other hand... - JackMM

Honestly this is one of the few good pop songs of today

I like the verses, but the drop ruins this song. With a better drop, I would love this song much more.

This is great. The vocal performance, the instrumentals, the buildup, the lyrics...
BUT THAT DROP IS AWFUL.
Definitely not the worst song of 2016 at all. I'd say it's pretty good. Just, I can't get over the drop...

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48 T-Shirt - Thomas Rhett

I'm surprised this abomination found its way onto the list, but I don't care right now. All that matters is that it's a shameful, gutless piece of garbage from a talentless hack who doesn't deserve to be called a "country" singer. - WonkeyDude98

The inspiration of Sweatshirt

It came out before Sweatshirt, and it managed to be worse. - Swellow

WHY ARE THERE SO MANY SONGS ABOUT CLOTHES THIS YEAR

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49 Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake

Mediocre. I don't hate it, but it is insanely forgettable. Overplayed to death as well. - Spark_Of_Life

One thing I forgot to mention in my triplet review including this, is that this is one of the few songs I've ever heard that structured wrong. A lot of pop songs follow the 1564 chord progression, because it fluidly leads onto a wide variety of pleasing melodies. This song, on the other hand, uses a 1646 progression, which means the song is completely stationery, and can't do anything with itself without a complete mid-song reconstruction. It actually explains why this song is so bland and energyless. - WonkeyDude98

Even then, it could have worked. Happy worked, mainly because it had color and harmony. This is so dull and lifeless. - WonkeyDude98

Not horrible, but so incredibly bland and generic. It sounds like a cheap ripoff of Happy, except that song worked and was fun. This song just sounds forced and fake.

At least its not about money, girls and weed - Th3Zm0nst3r

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50 PPAP (Pen, Pineapple, Apple, Pen) - Piko-Taro

Awful, stupid, dumb, how did music come to this? Why is it popular? - guitar

Don't spread all your hate on this because it isn't meant to be taken seriously. This song is by a comedian for Pete's sake. Doesn't make it any better though

I hae this song. It's dumb but gets stuck in your head so easily, making it even worse. - AnonymousChick

Guys, it's so blatantly-not-a-legitimate-song that it isn't worth hating, but I understand the hate.

Aside from the ("I have osteoporosis" + "I have crippling depression" = "Hey that's pretty good" version) and the "Long Pen and Dance Time" parts, it's definitely bad. - ShadowCat

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51 Starving - Hailee Steinfeld & Grey

"I didn't know that I was starving till I tasted you". I don't know if this song about falling in love with someone or oral sex.

I'm STARVING for a DECENT SONG FROM ZEDD! I mean, compare this to "Stay The Night" and "Beautiful Now". They are dance songs. This is typical pop that can be compared to Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes and MORE

Worst drop I ever heard. It literally sounds like machines malfunctioning mixed with sounds of someone rubbing two pieces of metal together.

YASSS. STARVING IS THE BEST MF SONG. YOU RULE QUEEN HAILEE

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52 Vacation - Thomas Rhett

The song is just plain terrible

We've done it guys. A song so bad that it didn't even chart. - WonkeyDude98

53 Cake by the Ocean - Dnce

Kidz Bop is singing this. Now kids will think it's about cake, but it's really about sex. - mayamanga

The annoying beat plus dumb lyrics equals this song.

This si from 2015, and it's getting old. - Powerfulgirl10

What are you talking about? This is great

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54 No Problem - Chance the Rapper

I like this song but seriously, it's about time 2 Chainz got his fake ass off these tracks that have so much potential to them - Mcgillacuddy

Are you kidding me? This song is awesome, even though Chance is doing a young thug impression.

While 2 Chainz is in this song, it really isn't that bad. 3/5. - SwagFlicks

I like this song. I give it 5/5. - madoog

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55 Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) - Silento

You know your song is bad when it's a contender in next year's worst list.

Guys! The Whip/Nae Nae is dead already! Stop worrying about it! (this is not a defense for this song. Also, it came out in 2015! ) - SelfDestruct

This song is horrible, but it came out in 2015. - Spark_Of_Life

This song is so dead it's not even funny.

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56 Pop Style - Drake

Drake has been getting worse and yet his album is #1 :/

Awful, I can't stand people who constantly praise everything Drake does, and Drake can say whatever he wants and people are gonna praise it just because it's by him. Man I hate this generation

One Dance is better than Pop Style. They were released the same day. - madoog

And in this dark day and age he is called a "Lyricist" 20 years ago that crown would have been worn by Nas and 10 years ago 50 cent.

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57 Fix - Chris Lane

This is easily the 2nd worst "country" song of the year, sitting right behind Thomas Rhett's Vacation. First off, the opening lyric which says "Hey girl" is enough to turn me off. Second, he compared himself to Walter White from Breaking Bad in the hook, and not to mention that there is the pathetic censorship, "good-ish." This song is basically the tired love-is-a-drug cliché.The production is grating and shreds every single bit of of country music in it (not that there was any to begin with). As for the vocal performance, it's terrible and makes Chris Lane seem just as unappealing as he seemed with the Walter White reference. - NiktheWiz

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58 Close - Nick Jonas

I really don't like this song. It's bland, colorless pop coming from a former Disney star. Is that not a path to window-smashing and head-shaving? Tove Lo is adiqutte, I suppose, but the finest part of her act are lyrics and production. No risks are taken, no new sounds are explored. The main theme in this radio-friendly trash heap is "I'm Nick Jonas, I'm so edgy! I have sex! ". And so it goes.

This song is just bland. It's pretty much lifeless and garbage. 1/5 - AlphaQ

I don't like either artist, but this song is not bad at all especially coming from a former Disney star.

No awqured course

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59 Better - Meghan Trainor

I went in with low expectations, and somehow I was even more let down than I expected to be. Why, Meghan? Just why? - Spark_Of_Life

This is like NO if it was hidden under a shade of saccharinity. Also, Yo Gotti's worst performance. -1/5 - WonkeyDude98

Garbage with an awkward guest verse from Yo Gotti. Like the music video though. 0/5 - ProPanda

Oh my goodness...this is Meghan's worst song. SCREW THIS. 0/5 - AlphaQ

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60 Make Me - Britney Spears

Do people still care about Britney Spears? The last time she had a hit by herself was the late 2000s, and her last hit "Pretty Girls with Iggy was one of the most annoying songs of the 2010s. She desperately needs to retire. - Swellow

Oops!...she did it again, and by that I mean make a bland pop song that sounds horribly cheesy, outdated and much worse than her early work.

Can Britney Spears retire already? This song is living proof of why no one remembers her.

Great song but awful music video. - guitar

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