Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016

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41 Formation - Beyonce

It wouldn't be a Beyonce album without the worst song on it becoming the hit, of course. This song's a mess, both musically and lyrically. The lyrics have already been discussed here, but... Oh god, that instrumentation is terrible. It sounds like a bunch of random trap noises being thrown together without any sort of cohesion or taste. If this becomes the only hit off the album, I'm going to be pissed, because the rest of the album is actually really good. - Zach808

I've come to re-listen to the song and it's only gotten worse.

Like Zach said, the production is HORRIBLE. As in, possibly the worst production I've heard on any song this year. The echoey vocal sample carries the entire track and sounds like a stoner jumping around like a fool, the boinging chintzy melody sounds like a glitched out N64, the trap percussion is so bland that it's barely there, the horns have no place in the mix, the bass sounds like it wants to kill me, and the processed synth line reminds me of the worst parts of Rae Sremmurd's My X. It's an absolute mess that makes the song an active chore to listen to.

Of course, the lyrics are pretty horrible, as Cookie said. They range from her haters and their belief that she is Illuminati, taking her boy to Red Lobster, and slaying. The skits added in there for the first half the song are also kriffing annoying, and only add to how insufferable the song's writing is.

This is musical Chinese water torture, ...more - WonkeyDude98

This is probably the worst song on Lemonade(an actually great album). The production is a damn mess and the lyrics are trash. It is sad that this had to be the biggest hit from Lemonade. 6 Inch and Freedom were more deserving of being hits.

Formation debuted at number 10 and flopped. Sorry was actually the biggest hit. - thisisastupidname

Beyoncé sucks

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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. Like so many others nowadays, she don't make music, she makes noise!

"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?

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

Just by the name, you can already tell it's bad. - EpicJake

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46 Set the Roof - Rae Sremmurd

This is actually one of the more tolerable Rae Sremmurd songs but it's still terrible... - Moorefamval

This song is just terrible!

Calling Swae Lee a "bad singer" is too much of an understatement. - Swellow

THIS IS EVEN WORSE THAN OVER HERE. KILL ME. -5/5 - AlphaQ

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47 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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48 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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49 Heathens - Twenty One Pilots

This song is overplayed and they sound so bored. Not one of Twenty One Pilots best. Better luck next time... I guess.

I genuinely like the beat, the lyrics are decent, but the vocals are something that needs work. - Swellow

"You better stop it ass this is the best song ever". Well someone can't handle criticism.

I LIKE THIS SONG IT MAY NOT BE THE BEST TWENTY ONE PILOTS SONG BUT IT IS GOOD

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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

What on earth is this and why pen pineapple apple pen. Rating this song. -200/200. Barely even got into any charts

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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 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

Take One Dance and barf all over it while make it super corny. Congratulations, you have this! -1/5 - AlphaQ

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53 By Chance - Rae Sremmurd

This is absolutely terrible, so by Rae Sremmurd standards, highly above average. - WonkeyDude98

This song is annoying. How he repeatedly says "by chance" and the annoying instrumental - madoog

Major disappointment but yeah, I heard worse. - SelfDestruct

This is the 3rd best from SremmLife 2. Eh, I'd give it a...1/5? This proves SremmLife 2 is better than SremmLife. - AlphaQ

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 Friends with Benefits - KSI & MNDM

You guys think that Panda's lazy? At least it had a little bit of variety. The first and second halves of this song are literally the same. - SwagFlicks

Let me elaborate. The instrumental, while better than most party beats today, still sounds extremely tired and unoriginal. And it's painfully obvious at the watered-down drop. KSI and MNDM (sorry, &) sound extremely uninspired (especially at the second verse and chorus) and sound like they did their contributions in one take. And the emphasis on the B in the final two bars of the chorus gets really old really fast. Oh, and I mentioned this before, but both halves of the song are the same.

At the very least, Panda had energy. It had variety. This has none of that. - SwagFlicks

56 Look Alive - Rae Sremmurd

The sad fact is that this is probably better than both Over Here and By Chance. Swae Lee actually sounds like he hit puberty, Slim Jxmmi's enough of a nonpresence to hide is awfulness, and the lyrics are both not aggravating enough and not understandable enough to get worked up over. Still, all this falls apart because of Mike WiLL Made-It. Similarly with No Type, the bass swamps out the entire song, the percussion is sparse, and the synth is oddly traily. Even this could have been justified with stronger treble and a faster tempo but as it stands, it's a 1.5/5. - WonkeyDude98

This song is good. - madoog

This song might be one of the best Rae Sremmurd songs of all time. Wow, Swae Lee has hit puberty and Slim Jimmy doesn't screech. Anyways, still a weak 2/5 for this one. - AlphaQ

This is better than No Type and SSPC. 2/5 - AlphaQ

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57 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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58 Roses - The Chainsmokers

This song isn't bad, I just don't like the vocals, and it got old fast as it appeared on the radio way too much.

This song is really good. - Powerfulgirl10

This was my favourite song how can someone hate this one? I mean come on!?

I like this song - Neonco31

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59 Broccoli - D.R.A.M.

This sounds like if Sesame Street tried to make a song about hash. And that isn't nearly as interesting as it sounds. D.R.A.M can't rap for crap and Lil Yachty sounds like he's crying when he "sings" - Spark_Of_Life

This so called "song" #6 on Billboard. I mean, how? This song is awful.

This should be at least top 50. This belongs in the dark side of modern hip hop music. I honestly don't have any words for this song except for 0/5 stars. - Mcgillacuddy

Trove Sivan Is A STUPID Bacon Turd.

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60 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

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