Top Ten Worst Songs of 2016


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161 Dollar Days - David Bowie

I bet none of you knew that Bowie was basically dying while he was making this, yeah sure, it's no Lazarus or Blackstar...but still, the man was dying

Hey at least Bowie does not use autotune

162 Saved - Ty Dolla $ign

I despise DJ Mustard with every fiber of my being, but this song does have some saving graces. For one thing, the beat's faster and more upbeat than the typical DJ mustard beat (though it's still the same formula, so partial credit only). E-40 is a decent guest rapper with some energy in his flow. His verse here isn't as good as his verse on I Don't F With You, but it's not bad. As for Ty Dolla Sign, he's... forgettable. I wouldn't call this song good, but it definitely doesn't sink to the level of most DJ Mustard tracks. - Zach808

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163 True Colors - Zedd

This song is an amazing cover. Not as good as the original, but Kesha sounds a lot better than she had previously. - Swellow

Whoever said Zedd sucks and Jacob Sartorius rules doesn't have a taste in good music. Zedd is actually one of the peeps of today who makes good music. - astroshark

We need less hags in the music industry like Kesha and Zedd and more stars who are cool and hip like Jacob Sartorious and Mark Thomas.

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164 Fast Car - Jonas Blue

It wasn't until a live performance I knew that it was a girl singing - helloitsme

Nothing more than a rehash of Rather Be.

165 Some Type of Love - Charlie Puth

Puth's album is some type of GARBAGE. - Spark_Of_Life

166 Middle - DJ Snake

Do you know what I just realized? More than before, I hate DJ Snake. I really, genuinely do. I already think the contributions of...Bipolar Sunshine (ARE YOU SERIOUS? ) are banal and worthless, but there we go, DJ Snake supplies us with another oily tropical song that breaks into another whiny vocal drop complete with a ton of pitch-shifting. I thought I could actually like this guy with Lean On and You Know You Like It, but as it turns 0/5 - WonkeyDude98

I think it's very good song. The drop and dynamic chorus gave me the chill of 2016. Being at no. 164 is not really bad cause it's so low. - Neonco31

I think he's talking about the middle finger. Yaaas - AlphaQ

Ok. The beat starts off as really good. We have this nice piano jingle backed upby drums perfectly. The melody is beautiful, and with Bipolar's cracking and emmotional voice just makes it sound more perfect. The lyrics about tryna save a relationship are nice too. The drop is kinda annoying but I love this song anyway 4.5/5 - ProPanda

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167 Make Me Like You - Gwen Stefani

Please go back to your No Doubt work. - Swellow

I want to like this, but something is just messed up here.

168 Money Longer - Lil Uzi Vert

I meant to talk about this absolute atrocity when it was overshadowed in bile by Sweatshirt last week, because this should have been the song to get all the hate that week. That awful synth line sounds like someone autotuned the death of a flock of geese with FL Studio effects, Lil Uzi Vert has one of the most instantly punchable and grating voices in rap since Young Thug, his flow and rhymes are phoned in and incredibly stilted, and he talks about his "haters getting sadder" and his "girl calling him daddy". THAT'S CREEPY. Yeah, -1/5, complete garbage. - WonkeyDude98

If only Lil Uzi Vert had a better voice, because he has quite a decent flow in this song. Overall 2/5. It sucked! - SelfDestruct

Lil Uzi Vert has the worst voice. Much worse than Lil Wayne. AVOID LIL UZI VERT SONGS! - AlphaQ

169 Controlla - Drake

Is it me or is that Pop Can using so much autotune you can barley hear what he's saying? - TommyBranca

This song is annoying. - madoog

Especially the last watermark. 0/5. - SelfDestruct

An airhorn... in a modern pop song?
I've lost more faith in music than Panda made me. - Swellow

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170 Body Say - Demi Lovato

Another song glorifying sex / This song falls hard. - madoog

Amazing song! she sounds so confident on this record and it fits her style really well! 10/10

"Take me there 'cause I want your sex"

Demi... Stop. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

171 Activated - Cher Lloyd

Cher has no personality whatsoever here. A funeral is less boring and lifeless than this song. - Spark_Of_Life

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172 Cool Girl - Tove Lo

Wow. Even coming from a Tove fan, this is quite bad. The lyrics are weird and don't really make sense. The chorus is basically her saying "I'm a cool girl" over and over. And the synths are very watered-down and whispery. Oh, and don't watch the music video, whatever you do. - Spark_Of_Life

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173 Holy Key - DJ Khaled

This song would be a 5/5... If it wasn't for the horrible ending. 4/5 is the final score but then again, the ending was the ruin cause. - SelfDestruct

174 Fight Song - Rachel Platten

Yes, this song sucks, but it came out in 2015. Please fact check before adding anything to a list. - Spark_Of_Life

It's so bad, that the song hopped onto this list and prayed that it won't get a plus vote...Sadly, I clicked on it.

To be fair, Wildfire was released this January. - WonkeyDude98

This song is annoying, I'm guessing the only reason people on o list of worst songs of 2016 is because it was overplayed in 2016? - VideoGamefan5

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175 The Great Divide - Rebecca Black

Just because it's Rebecca Black doesn't mean it automatically sucks... - Swellow

This isn't quite as good as Saturday, but it's still good, and definitely better than Friday and probably My Moment. 3.5/5 - WonkeyDude98

I thought this song was boring and good in my opinion, the house beat as usual and bland. However, what I like about the song is mainly Rebecca's vocals, she improved so much. She is really overhated just for one song. Friday is not even the worst song ever, but it is pretty cheesy. - AnimeDrawer

Friday may have sucked, but this is actually pretty good. It might grow on me. 7/10. - NiktheWiz

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176 My Way - Calvin Harris

When you somehow top This Is What You Came For in awfulness. 0/5 - ProPanda

That amazing cover art doesn't deserve to have such a crapsack song attached to it. Spoiler alert: You can't sing, Calvin. At all. - Spark_Of_Life

I might actually like this...?

Okay, the lyrics aren't good at all, and Calvin Harris still needs to get guts in his voice, but he's certainly better than the Chainsmokers in this regard, and the production is so catchy and infectious that I can't bring myself to hate this at all! I like the pretty synth that drives the song into a clipped guitar melody with impeccable groove. Eh. 4/5 - WonkeyDude98

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177 River - Bishop
178 Just a Lil' Thick - Trinidad James

Great, another moron comes back right when you thought they were gone for good. - Swellow

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179 Good as It Gets - Daniel Skye
180 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

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