Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016


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101 Kiss It Better - Rihanna 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

"Needed Me" is better than this song.

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102 Messin' Around - Pitbull Messin' Around - Pitbull V 2 Comments
103 Fuh Q Mang - Pogo
104 Trumpular - Pogo
105 Rise - Katy Perry Rise - Katy Perry

Sorry guys, but this song is nowhere even near a three. It's a rehashed Dark Horse, but even if they are much better than the cluttered Dark Horse metaphors, it's basically Katy's same "be strong" anthem made over and over again like a broken tape. At least Taylor Swift differentiates between her songs. - Swellow

This song is totally like her other hit singles like Roar and Dark Horse which all the songs Max Martin produced. The composition is more darker and very deep compare to Dark Horse which more brighter and very close to Legendary Lover. While they lyrics is something like she never done before. While her voice is same like Dark Horse except when she sing the pre-chorus. By the way, I'll give it 4.1/5 for its mature sounds and she don't work with teribble producer, Dr. Luke. - BeaM456

This is actually one of her best songs, Rise is more mature and progressive. I would've gave it a 5/5, but its being overplayed like crazy, so sadly, it's a stiff 4/5. - Catacorn

How much a song is played on the radio should not contribute to a rating. - madoog

I do not like this song. The reason is that it sounds a bit dull. - madoog

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106 Cyberbully Channels are Cancer! - Mishovy Silenosti

Rumor has it, that every time you hear a song by Mishovy, you feel the pain of everyone who had to experience the Holocaust

The only thing that's cancer is the person who's singing it. - Swellow

Stop saying cancer. Ugh this song fails hard. 1/5 - AlphaQ

This song is cancer cancer cancer cancer!

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107 Cake by the Ocean - Kidz Bop Cake by the Ocean - Kidz Bop

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

108 2 Heads - Coleman Hell 2 Heads - Coleman Hell

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

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109 Needed Me - Rihanna Needed Me - Rihanna

Where do I even begin? I miss songs like Ocean Man by Ween, Cold Case Love by Rihanna, and So Bad by Eminem. Everything was fine with music until 2015 and 2016, when it became a bunch of THIS. This song sounds like she wants to sing-rap, but can't so she throws a bunch of swears together. The beat is crap, we have some kind of autotuned airplane, and some man saying something, with parts of what he's trying to say cut out, and then we have THE HUM AT THE END. The only good part of the beat is the chorus instrumental. And this trash pile of a song is ON THE CHARTS. Along with other disasters with horrible beats (except Don't Let Me Down and Into You, I like those songs). 0/10 - Hotheart123

With Rihanna putting out such a hideous song as this, at this point, I've lost all hope in her. - Spark_Of_Life

This song is good. Did someone put this on the list because of her humming? - madoog

I think it's the cursing though cursing in a song isn't so bad. It's probably the fact that Rihanna is more inappropriate these days. - AlphaQ

This song is just... Wow. I don't get it how this song got so popular. Humiliating. This, my friends, is the SAME PERSON who did Love the Way you Lie and The Monster, 2 great songs. And the only reason those two songs were good was because of Eminem. In fact, Rihanna is so bad, Ι am positively sure Eminem will NEVER EVER do another collab with here, it would soil his career. Basically, Rihanna sucks. However, this song ain't as bad as Too Good, Black Beatles and This is what you came for, I'll grant her that.

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110 This Town - Niall Horan This Town - Niall Horan

Now this prick has a solo career! Crap, now all the 5SoS fangirls will be drooling over his quiffs and monotonous voice. - Swellow

Boring song with boring lyrics, boring beat and no personality. The worst part about this song is that it will be all over top 40 radio soon.

Boring, annoying, and irritating. Soon this will be all over the radio. So sick of slow, boring songs.

You'd think that I wouldn't be the only one who likes this. 4/5 - WonkeyDude98

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111 Don't Wanna Know - Maroon 5 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 should've been credited to only adam levine because this doesn't sound maroon 5 at all

This song did something I never thought could happen: made me able to compliment that atrocity V. Say what you want about the compressed, overproduced shlock that disguised some truly disgusting lyrics, at least there was SOME passion in it. Adam doesn't even sound shrill or energetic enough to be annoying, it's just boring. And that's what this song is, it's boring. The lyrics edge being catty in a way Maroon 5 really hasn't done before (not in a good way), the tropical beat is a complete slap in the face to anyone who still considered these guys a band and removes any identity, and this may be Kendrick's worst verse to date.

Yes, worse than The Greatest, Bad Blood, and Give It 2 U. You better start giving quality into your guest verses before we stop telling you, K. Dot. 0/5 - WonkeyDude98

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112 F**k Donald Trump - Nipsey Hussle

Anti-Donald Trump alone doesn't make a song any better. And that's coming from someone who despises Donald Trump! - SelfDestruct

So this is a diss track against Donald Trump? - Swellow

I wouldn't say I am a Trump supporter. But I find this song quite offensive. - ThePwoperMuser101

Actually, Hillary Clinton has one. It's called "Hillary Diss Track" by Songify 2016

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113 This is What You Came For - Calvin Harris 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

Too repetitive. And the chorus. Don't get me started.

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114 Kill Em with Kindness - Selena Gomez Kill Em with Kindness - Selena Gomez

I actually like this a bit. The icy clipped synth fits into the groove pretty well, Selena's deadpan vocals fit with the song's lyrical content and tone, and the whistling is so catchy it's almost infuriating. Not quite as good as the controlled, lowkey Hands to Myself (and cue the downvotes), but still solid. 4.5/5 - WonkeyDude98

Gave this a few more listens and found myself enjoying it after a while. My first comment was made after only one listen. Selena does have a good voice,and the synths are very complimentary to the song but I just can't get behind the whistling. I find it more annoying than catchy. The lyrics are a tad repetitive as well. 6/10. - Spark_Of_Life

Annoying. I hate Selena and I wish she would retire. Her voice is so flawed. This song makes Justin Bieber look like Michael Jackson. - Gamecubesarecool193

Now she's singing about KINDNESS? - mayamanga

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115 Song for All Haters - Misha V 1 Comment
116 Poisonous Shadows - Megadeth

What is this thrash epic doing here? It may be about a breakup, yet it has great orchestral backing, an awesome solo, an epic feel, and just those haunting, dying seconds leave you with chills.

117 Let Me Love You - Ariana Grande Let Me Love You - Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande needs to shut the hell up. Nickelodeon drugged her up badly! There are at least 3 songs called "Let Me Love You", such as Mario's "Let Me Love You" or Justin Bieber's "Let Me Love You". Stop defending Ariana Grande for hating America, liking Justin Bieber and leaving her racist germs on doughnuts and making excuses out of it.

What could be so bad about this song? Ariana Grande's singing is amazing, the production is decent... Oh wait! Lil Wayne is in it to ruin what could have been a good song! 1/5. It went that bad because of Lil Wayne ALONE! - SelfDestruct

Lil Wayne RUINED this good song. This is why you never ask Lil Wayne to rap in your singles, think again Ariana. - Catacorn

2 songs in a row called Let me Love You.

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118 All in My Head (Flex) - Fifth Harmony All in My Head (Flex) - Fifth Harmony

This song is bearable. However, I neither like it nor dislike it. I am neutral. - madoog

Wow how lazy they just repeat the first verse instead of singing a different second verse. Rihanna did this in kiss it better. Pop artists are so lazy. - NicoleJohnnyLutherBrianFan

Not as bad as work from home, but still horrible

Why is this getting so much flack? It might be just my low expectations coming off of Work From Home, but the girls seem to be genuinely enjoying themselves, not to mention the great rock-reggae instrumentation. But honestly, Fetty Wap runs away with this by having so much charisma and energy behind him that he blows everyone else away. 5/5

Also, Camila needs to die. - WonkeyDude98

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119 Cold Water - Major Lazer Cold Water - Major Lazer

At first, I actually really liked this. Then the overplay got unbelievably intense and I couldn't stand it. Now it's rebounded back, the slightest bit. 2/5 - WonkeyDude98

Why does the music industry continue to pump out garbage? - madoog

Horrible, but better than Closer.

I would rather drown than let Justin Bieber be my lifeline.

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120 All My Friends - Jacob Sartorius All My Friends - Jacob Sartorius

A cancerous rip-off of Cold Water and Let Me Love You. This poor kid just needs to retire already. - Spark_Of_Life

Am I the only one who thinks this song sound like Lean On?

I'm starting to think that he's just trying too hard to be hip with the kids. Your grades matter more, dude.

Does anyone else think that this song sounds like Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears? Does anyone else notice how strange it is that this annoying 13 year boy inadvertently rip off the melody to one of the most iconic synthpop songs of all time?

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