Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016


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81 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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82 24k Magic - Bruno Mars

Stereotypical and boring. Go away, Bruno Mar. - Swellow

I liked Bruno Mars when he was doing songs like "Just The Way You Are" and "When I Was Your Man" but now that I've heard this, I'm almost embarrassed to even say I used to like him.

I can't believe this crap is from the guy who made "When I Was Your Man". What the heck happened? - Spark_Of_Life

Two years for a song about partying. Dammit, I'm done with Bruno. - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

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83 Black Barbies - Nicki Minaj

Nicki took everything wrong with the substandard Rae Sremmurd song, made it into a weird lesbian-spoof, and made it into something that proves how commercialism and cringe-worthy persona hides what she could be doing instead. - Swellow

Is this supposed to be a Rae Sremmurd parody? A female Weird Al she is not.


THIS EXISTS. -5/5, just as bad if not worse than the original.

2016 if officially the worst year in pop music history. - WonkeyDude98

84 The Greatest - Sia

Hate this song with a passion. Sia's worst musical piece yet, in fact, this should be in the top 10. When you hear her sing, it is like she overdosed on cocaine singing this song. I listened to this song and I regret it because it made me feel uncomfortable for some reason (probably the poorly made repetitive beat and lyrics). Ultimately, this song is a piece of crap.

Most of her songs are really rude. I mean look at chandelier! It's about drinking! THIS IS NOT FOR KIDS! But the greatest is pretty good.

I used to like this, then it soured on me hard. I mean, this is everything you could expect a collab like this to be in 2016. Generic production, generic trap snares, generic lyrics to a cause that deserved better, almost completely nonpresent performance, and a generic and disappointing guest verse from Kendrick Lamar. 2/5 - WonkeyDude98

I mean I liked his 2015 album and we get this crappy verse in return? Someone tickle me now... - AlphaQ

85 Tis a Pity She Was a Whore - David Bowie

Uh, no, the album was a great swan album that helps us reflect the greatness of Bowie and his early era. - Swellow

I'm pretty sure the person who put the album here was trolling. Their comments are nothing but vague flames with no grammar whatsoever. Downright disrespectful if you ask me. - Zach808

If you look past the offense to a dead man, the troll comments are amusing

Seven months and these troll comments still haven't vanished or stopped? Honestly, the joke was awful from the start and it's only become a rehash ever since (meanwhile BTDR and JBL made me laugh). Find something more time-consuming than this. - Swellow

Ok, the author of this list either
A:Wanted to make this list OHHH so controversial!
or B:just ran out of songs to put on the list

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86 I Hate U, I Love U - Gnash

The song is so boring. The incredibly simple and repetitive piano chords and Gnash's dull vocals make it sound more like a lullaby and less like a legitimate R&B song. I tried to analyze the lyrics while listening to it, but I fell asleep before it ended. He failed at making a sad song, because the only feeling I was getting was anger over the song not ending quick enough. 3/10, I'm not feeling it at all. - yaygiants16

This is atrocious. Gnash sounds like a whiny teenager and he says the f bomb way more times than he needs to - Spark_Of_Life

Say Something Part 2. In every way. 4.5/5 - WonkeyDude98

I actually like this song though. 4/5 cause gnash is kinda dull no offense - AlphaQ

Who thought it was good idea to scare away Mackelmore? You are letting these idiots take over the pop charts! HOW COULD YOU!?!

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87 Cake by the Ocean - Kidz Bop

Let's agree with this: Kidz Bop should end.

88 Lying in State - Megadeth

Tell me what this ultra-heavy track is doing here! Very great lyrics about the decline of Western civilization, awesome solos, and the drums, so much energy.

89 Bullet To The Brain - Megadeth

Why is this so high on the list? This song is so awesome!

90 No Money - Galantis

Pitch shifting + Incredibly bland electronic beat + Awful singing = Galantis. - Swellow

A song that may seem to be written and sung by a 4 year old girl, a steeple of a drugged up disco in the 70's... only in 2016

This song is just as bad as KidzBop and I'll admit it catchy but I don't even want to listen to it anymore cause it's trash. Ripoff of Meghan Trainor but actually is bad. Honestly hope this doesn't hit #1. I don't know if this is gonna be as bad as Friday. But horrible work. 1/5 - AlphaQ

My dog could sing this 1000000 times better than stupid Galantis. And the video is flippin messed up.

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91 PG Song for Kids (I Play PG Everyday) - Mishovy Silenosti

His teeth is like about the size of Great Wall of China

What does this kid floss his teeth with? A mattress?

This song just hammers in the fact for me that kids these days only like Pokemon for the app, and not the original classics.

Pokemon GO is built on chance and luck. Pokemon was built on immersion and friendship.

Get to the right game, sabretooth.

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92 Harambe - Young Thug

The instrumental is good but this guy need to drink some water before he raps like seriously his throat is dry as hell - Mcgillacuddy

This is a disgrace of a tribute. It's just thugger screeching - ProPanda

It was called Harambe as a clickbait song title...

Now I really feel bad for the ape. :(

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93 In the Name of Love - Martin Garrix

The only thing that makes me want to puke more than Bebe's performance is that cancerous drop... - Spark_Of_Life

This is the worst song I have ever heard. It gives me a headache every time I hear it.

Yeah, I agree. The song is okay, but that awful drop is bound to give people migraines. It's that bad.

I love everything about this.

Well, except the drop. 4/5 - WonkeyDude98

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94 Ride - Twenty One Pilots

I actually really like this song. The reggae touches provide a nice transition from the pre-chorus into the chorus, as well as that bass heavy drum beat being very fun to play. All in all, it is an 8/10.

I expect a fan coming here saying " why is this song on the list? How dare you! Twenty One Pilots are the best. They don't know the real meaning of this masterpiece." Except, this song is not even a masterpiece. This song has some flaws such as that awful falsetto that makes my ears hurt but overall its an ok song. 7.2/10

This song sucks unbelievably. These guys are white trash, and if we're selectively talking 2016 songs, this should easily be in the top five. I question the musical tastes of anyone that like this. - Psi

Who even likes this junk?

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95 Ain't My Fault - Zara Larsson

Two words: Tremendous letdown. She makes two amazing songs, Never Forget You and Lush Life, and she follows those up with THIS? Please get on the right track, Zara. - Spark_Of_Life

Not sure if this is good or not. I mean, Zara's amazing as usual, and besides the drop, the production is solid. But, the lyrics... This is a song where Zara tries to be that good pretty girl who stople your guy by accident and should be innocent. 2/5 - ProPanda

Yet another piece of crap from a singer who is only famous for being beautiful.

I agree that some of these songs on this list are terrible, but I mean come on, this song is amazing

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96 Kiss It Better - Rihanna

Kiss what better? What is it? This song sounds like an R&B song from a previous decade. It sounds old. Why are people keep making songs that sound old? Get Lucky - Daft Punk feat. Pharrell, Old School Love - Lupe Fiasco feat. Ed Sheeran, Sober - Childish Gambino, Hideaway - Kiesza, All About That Bass - Meghan Trainor, Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd, Hotline Bling - Drake, Back To Sleep - Chris Brown, this, No - Meghan Trainor, and now Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande. Enough! Who is next? Happy by Pharrell is an exception. I like Happy. This song has an annoying whiny electric guitar. This song was overwhelming to listen to. So much nostalgia - madoog

Work was a hit, and this wasn't?! What a crime. - WonkeyDude98

What? Why' This song is amazing! - DaisyandRosalina

This song sucks. - Powerfulgirl10

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97 Messin' Around - Pitbull

This song is crappy. - madoog

I think this makes Fireball sound like a major Pitbull hit.

It sounds like a crappy attempt at making a party song, 2/10


98 This is What You Came For - Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris made really jamming music until this came along. For him and Rihanna's ultimate follow-up to the banger We Found Love, this is a disappointment on ever level. When I first saw the artwork, I was expecting something darker with maybe a style that his last album Motion was filled with. Instead, we have the least interesting tropical house I've heard. I'm a fan of tropical house, don't get me wrong, with guys like Kygo leading the scene but Calvin just made a poor attempt to fit into a trend

Jacob Sartorius may be repetitive, but not nearly as much as this song. Excuse me if I missed a few, but Rihanna says "you" 140 TIMES throughout the course of this song! - yaygiants16

I kinda like this...I mean, sure it's getting overplayed, and Rihanna's vocals on the drop are pretty awkward, but overall, her performance is strong, and I really like Calvin's new, calmer, tropical style. It's comfortable. 3/5 - WonkeyDude98

This Is Just Awful - VideoGamefan5

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99 Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5

I came in with extremely low expectations, and I got them as low as they could get. Now all Adam Levine is doing is chasing as much trends as he can, this time using the aloha-themed dance music that won't get off the charts. Maroon 5, you've had a good run, but now it's time for you guys to go solo, and as for you, Kendrick Lamar, stick to making rap. - Swellow

It's been a long time coming, but this HAS to be the end of the half-assed Tropical House trend that's been all over the charts. It sounds like no one even tried on this song, that everyone was just trying to chase trends. Adam Levine jacks the vocal flow from Justin Bieber on Let Me Love You's chorus, the instrumentals are this boring 3-note pattern that don't build to anything, and Kendrick delivers his most phoned in guest verse to date. Maroon 5, it's time to break up. - Zach808

This house trend really needs to stop, mainstream will be much better without it. - AnimeDrawer

Boring and horrible song, this is an example of the reason I don't like mainstream. Maroon 5 used to be okay, but now they are horrible and one of the worst pop rock bands. These beats are exactly the type that annoy me. Generic lyrics, horrible beat, and bland vocals. This is not Maroon 5 I know. I hate tropical house, or in general anything house, horrible trend. - AnimeDrawer

We got our Maroon 5 back and bad comments come up! At least no one says anything bad about Closer


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100 Fuh Q Mang - Pogo
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