Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016

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61 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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62 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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63 Sweet Design - Sia

This song was intended to be sang by J.Lo (the same woman who brought us Booty), but some slip-up happened and this song went to the already terrible This is Acting album, which made it worse for me. Not only do the vocals of Sia make it unsuitable for her to sing a booty anthem, but when you have lyrics that reference the even worse Thong Song and Baby Got Back, that's when you've dropped low. - Swellow

Haven't heard it, but why is Sia of all people making a booty song?

Wait, Sia made a song about the rear end that came out the producer's rear end? Actually shocking

Why would Sia, SIA, make a song about butts?! - 906389

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64 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

Easily the worst song of 2016. Has no emotion put into it and is just dirty. The lyrics are absolutely terrible. The "singing" is untalented crap put together with awful rapping into a ball of drug-enduced music. 0/0 - naFrovivuS

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65 Black Beatles - Rae Sremmurd

I haven't gotten to talk about this song in much detail as I wanted (even when I specifically reviewed it on RYM), so let's talk about this trash in detail, shall we? BECAUSE IT BLOWS.

I can appreciate Mike WiLL Made-It going for a darkwave vibe with the production, but that doesn't mean I have to like it. The glossy, misty synths keep on unresolving and resolving again in an uncomfortable limp, and any cool vibe we could get from the beat is quandered because the synths are so dissonant and far-removed that they have zero texture or vibrancy.

But it's the lyrics that really drive me over the edge. This is a song where Rae Sremmurd and Gucci Mane compare themselves to the Beatles.

Uh, excuse me?

Not only does this prove their inability to count (there were four Beatles and three of you, not counting Mike WiLL Made-It), it's also proof that they have no idea what they're talking about! It's completely insulting that bottom-of-the-barrel trap-rappers ...more - WonkeyDude98

They have the audacity to compare themselves, two of the worst ever people to stand behind a microphone, to the legendary fab four who made great music. Need I say more?

Barring the comparison that is unquestionably awful... I don't know, it's alright. The beat's your generic yet good cloud rap shtick, and the vocals aren't that insufferable. - Satire

They try to be Black Beatles, but there are many problems.
1. There are only 3 people.
2. They're a rap group, not a pop rock.
3. They probably can't even play.
4. Rap is too dirty compared to Beatles. Even Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds is cleaner than modern rap. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

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66 2 Phones - Kevin Gates

This is one of the most forgettable songs I've ever heard. It's like some generic guy was given a cheat sheet on how to make a trap song. His voice and flow aren't anything special, and all he does is brag about the same crap as everyone else. No one is gonna remember who Kevin Gates is when this song drops off the charts. - Zach808

What...is this. There's no joke or punchline, it's literally a guy talking about how he has two phones. Oh if only he wasn't playing it completely straight. Gates sounds like Flo Rida on weed, the beat is cold dark trap mush, and he has lyrics about how his phones make him "gorgeous" and make "other women feel unimportant". Since this isn't a joke, it isn't funny, and we're left with some really pathetic writing from a flash-in-the-pan nobody rapper who will fade in three months. To quote TDA, this is like a ghetto Sesame Street. Half-star/5. - WonkeyDude98

"My phone be making women feel they unimportant"
This lyric, alongside his constant bragging of how great his "two phones" are, only makes Kevin come out as an ass. Thankfully this song is that forgettable it's nothing in three months. - Swellow

Basically I douche who raps about how he has 2 Phones and some retard throws an iPhone 6 into the sea (I had an iPhone 5 that time. Be grateful for what you have! ).

His lyrics make him seen like the rich guy who thinks he's "important" and treats women "unimportantly". SCREW YOU NARCISSIST. Ughh...he also uses a crap ton of autotune in the chorus. YUCK. You disgust me. 1/5. - AlphaQ

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67 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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68 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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69 Chill Bill - Rob $tone

I honestly had no problem with this song when I first listened to it. But then I realized how lackluster it was. The beat was very thin (only had the Kill Bill whistle sample, thin drums, and some of the thinnest bass ever heard in a song). Also, the first two rappers had some of the worst flows in rapping history. However, I will admit the third rapper had some great flow compare to the first two. Sadly, not even that could repair the damage done to this song. I am sorry, this is getting a 0/5 for me. - SelfDestruct

I'm a sucker for flutes. Kinda why I liked Broccoli too, except this is a little better. 3.5/5 - WonkeyDude98

Now I like this one quite a fair bit, mainly cause the sample... 4/5 - ProPanda

70 Boomerang - Jojo Siwa

She's a talentless little maggot who only got famous because her mom got her a record deal. Jojo, you're a child, go to school instead of making America's eardrums bleed

SCREW YOU ANGRY JOJO SIWA FANGIRLS! I WISH JACOB SARTORIUS WERE DEAD! >:(

71 Famous - Kanye West

Hey, remember that feud between Kanye West and Taylor Swift from 2009? Well, apparently it's still going on. - Zach808

Kanye had receipts this whole time. Taylor may be suing him, but her reputation has received a major fallback. She deserves it anyways. How the hell did her album win a Grammy over Kendrick? Famous is not that bad but the music video is just... pornography. Bad pornography. - Mcgillacuddy

Disgusting video, disgusting subject matter, horrendous vocal performance - this song has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. - Spark_Of_Life

The Video Is Awful - VideoGamefan5

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72 Side to Side - Ariana Grande

This song is horrible and so is Ariana Garbage.

I wish people stopped liking Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj. I think that they actually want to have sex with each other. What a bunch of losers.

Get this song to No1.

This is horrible. It kept playing on the radio, Nicki sounded like she was drunk, and Ariana's first few lines annoyed me. 0/10 - HollyleafOfThunderClan

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73 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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74 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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75 All We Know - The Chainsmokers

Phoebe Ryan sounds like an eight year old. That coupled with a mediocre drop and an overall air of boredom that hangs around this means bye. - Spark_Of_Life

It sounds just like Closer

I can't be the only one who likes this, can I? - ProPanda

76 Let Go - Johnny Orlando
77 Snapchat - Soulja Boy

Does anyone actually give a crap about Soulja Boy anymore? I haven't even seen any of his singles charting since 2010 or so. - Zach808

I was looking at new rap music to find material for my list, and when I saw this I expected the worst. Soulja Boy failed even then. - WonkeyDude98

What even is this? Like, I've never heard of it but I can already tell from the title and "artist" (using that term lightly because Soulja Boy) it's either so-bad-it's-good or just crap. I'm not gonna listen to it to find out because at the end of the day, I don't care about Soulja Boy.

Soulja Boy needs to retire pretty much as desperately as Madonna. Since the first, every terrible single from this guy is worse than the previous. - thebloogerblogger

This exists? - 906389

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78 Mama Said - Lukas Graham

Um, this is like a HORRIBLE version of "Hard Knock Life" by Jay Z. At least the kids in that song could actually sing

Mama said shut the hell up and stop copying Annie. - AnonymousChick

Jay Z did Hard Knock Life better than these talentless hacks behind 7 Years. Cringey and annoying. - Spark_Of_Life

SHOOT THIS FEG. NOW. - AlphaQ

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79 Superlove - Tinashe

Tinashe - An artist who's not consistent. Her songs either are masterpieces or they suck hugley. - Spark_Of_Life

MeH Tolerable but not great. Lellypoop - AlphaQ

80 California Dreamin - Mattybraps
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