Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016


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61 Set the Roof - Rae Sremmurd

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

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

Other than the BRILLIANT MASTERPIECE Black Beatles and the ATROCIOUSLY GARBAGE Over Here we have this other ATROCIOUS GARBAGE. Like I said Over Here is the worst song on SremmLife 2. This is the 2nd worst. GaH -3/5. Screw SremmLife 2. - AlphaQ

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62 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 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

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

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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63 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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64 Go 4 It - Corey Feldman

Is this supposed to be a joke? PLEASE TELL ME YES

65 Ghostbusters (I'm Not Afraid) - Fall Out Boy

Just in case you need any more affirmation that Missy Elliott (along with Not That Kinda Girl) and Fall Out Boy are past their prime, we have this...thing. 1/5 - WonkeyDude98

No they ruined the original song

I may be a fan of fall out boy, but this was just too little good and too much horrible in one song. - AnonymousChick

I love Fall Out Boy, but when I first heard the chorus and Patrick saying, "I'm not afraid", I honestly didn't think it was Patrick.
He can sing, but I don't know why his voice sounds so bad here. Also those instrumentals

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66 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.

Another forgettable, generic pop song that won't survive outside of the 2010's. It's overly-sexual and just pure trash. - olliv

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67 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

68 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

69 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

70 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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71 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

I actually have come to tolerate this. The beat is basically nothing, so it can;t really harm the song, and the vocals are OK. The lyrics are somewhat decent, and so a say a 2.7/5 - ProPanda

72 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

Mama Said that you should drink some bleach. Lukas needs to quit...badly. It is catchy though, but it is cheap garbage. 0/5 - AlphaQ

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73 Superlove - Tinashe

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

Eh... tolerable. - ShadowCat

MeH Tolerable but not great. Lellypoop - AlphaQ

74 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 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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75 I Took a Pill In Ibiza - Mike Posner

If we're talking about the original, then this is accurate. But since the remix is in the sample, I assume you meant this, in which case no. - WonkeyDude98

I don't get this. The original version I'll agree and say it sucks, but the remix is awesome.

And this is why the Remix is way better.

The original is meh, the remix, GOOD! - Neonco31

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76 L.A.N.C.E. - June's Diary
77 Toothbrush - DNCE

I guess I could go on all day about this song, but it's from 2015, technically. - Swellow

The lyrics though... makes me cringe

The lyrics are horrible as hell. - Catacorn

Look! a song about sex by the less talented of the Jonas brothers, and his mates that nobody knows the name of, sounds like a recipe for success? No.

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78 2 Heads - Coleman Hell

This one isn't bad, & was released in 2015. - djpenquin999

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79 That's My Girl - Fifth Harmony

While this is better than Work From Home or Not That Kinda Girl, it's still torturous, purely musically. The instrumentation is a mess. The horns are farty and they randomly interject into these awkward squeals. And then there's the chorus, another beast entirely. They harmonize, I can say that, but you clearly hear Camila over the rest, and that's a bad thing because the chorus is so loud and stuffed that it feels like it's closing in. -1/5 - WonkeyDude98 goodness. Someone stop 5th Harmony from making music. -1/5. This is worse than Work From Home. - AlphaQ

This has one of the most annoying hooks and instrumentation of all time

80 Really Really - Kevin Gates

This be making DJ Khaled say "Not another one! "

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