Worst Songs by Good Artists


The Top Ten

1 Fack - Eminem

Per the visitor, did Eminem really do this? Did Eminem really make a song worse than Nicki Minaj's Anaconda? - WonkeyDude98

I think someone other than Eminem did this

Still better than anything from Drake

Not Afraid is his only good song. - 445956

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2 The View - Metallica

"I AM THE TABLE" - WonkeyDude98

I AM THE TABLE! - kempokid

"I AM THE TABLE! " - naFrovivuS


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3 Revolution 9 - The Beatles

Not bad, per say, just weird and forgettable, yoko ono brainwashed john

4 B**** I'm Madonna - Madonna

Madonna did a crap job in this one. though she's better than Nicki Minaj. NM did a better job in this one. - AlphaQ

5 Nightlife - Green Day
6 Fear - X Ambassadors

But...X Ambassadors sucks. like, they're awful.

7 This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a MotherF****r - Maroon 5

2015 wasn't such a good year for Maroon 5 besides they aren't so good now - AlphaQ

8 Hey, Soul Sister - Train

This song is good! - ProPanda

9 Hello Brooklyn - Jay Z
10 Bugs - Pearl Jam

The Newcomers

? Mankind - Pearl Jam
? You are Not Alone - Michael Jackson

It's alright compared to his other songs. His standards are higher than Eminem's standards so I might like this song. - AlphaQ

How is this song bad? I think it's very good in my opinion.

The Contenders

11 We Are the World - U.S.A. for Africa

I LOVE THIS! - ProPanda

12 Ashtrays and Heartbreaks - Snoop Lion
13 Beverly Hills - Weezer
14 Heavy - Linkin Park
15 Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park
16 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Wait what this is one of his best songs

17 Umbrella - Rihanna

I'm mixed on Rihanna, but this is phenomenal. - WonkeyDude98

This is a great song, come on! - DCfnaf

I agree with this, but me and my friends actually enjoy listening to Fack and The Messenger - Danielsun182

I was never a fan of Rihanna in the first place.

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18 P**** Wet - Marilyn Manson
19 Frantic - Metallica
20 St. Anger - Metallica
21 Somethin' Bad - Miranda Lambert

I disagree, I enjoy this song. I respect your opinion though Nik. - DCfnaf

22 Just a Lil Bit - 50 Cent
23 Who Killed It - Nas

Nas isn't that good anyway

24 Iron Gland - Alice In Chains
25 Something Just Like This - Coldplay
26 Danny Says - Foo Fighters
27 Where R Ü Now - Skrillex
28 The Messenger - Linkin Park

Linkin Park isn't good to start with. - AlphaQ

29 We Did It Again - Swizz Beatz, Metallica & Ja Rule
30 Rest - Green Day
31 Fitter Happier - Radiohead

I find this one to be pretty cool, it isn't much of song, but it is extremely chilling and unnerving. If you want to talk about a bad Radiohead song, look no further than How Do You? or Ripcord. - kempokid

This isn't even a song - Rorywilbren

@Rorywilbren Yes it is - jack2244

32 Phenomenal - Eminem

This was OKAY. Wasn't as good as it the other songs but it's was decent. 3.5/5 - AlphaQ

This song was OKAY

33 Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne
34 All for You - Imagine Dragons
35 Carouselambra - Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin isn't good to begin with. - AlphaQ

36 #Twerkit - Busta Rhymes
37 I Belong to You - Muse
38 Work - Rihanna
39 Ancestors - BJÖRK
40 My 1st Single - Eminem

The beat sounds like it was performed using a few dentures, and Eminem literally farts and burps the chorus, while the lyrics are nonsensical. - Martin_Canine

41 Birthday Cake - Rihanna

Rihanna is really talented and not too dirty (unlike Nicki Minaj) but I have no idea what happened with this song. I'm sure The worst song by a good artist is definitely FACK by Shady but Birthday Cake is just #2.

I honestly feel disgusted and have no clue what is going on. Besides why would she invite Chris Brown who's a huge jerk to Rihanna. I don't know.

The lyrics are EXTREMELY awful compared to the rest of Rihanna's song. Her tunes are usually bouncy and catchy like Fetty Wap but this one was just as bad as 7 Years.

Please never do a song like this. AND NEVER PAIR UP WITH CHRIS BROWN.

Sorry everyone but this just gets a 0/5 - AlphaQ

42 Car Radio - Twenty One Pilots
43 Show Me Yo' Booty Hole - Saosin
44 Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen
45 Shiny Happy People - R.E.M.
46 Hip-Hop is Dead - Nas

Nas messed up this song SO DAMN MUCH I think this is worse the FACK but this should be #2 (just under FACK) because Eminem is better than Nas but Nas is quite decent

Like I said before, this is an absolute travesty, even as a NAS fan. - WonkeyDude98

47 P***y - Lupe Fiasco

Probably an example of so bad it's good. - WonkeyDude98

48 Staying Power - Queen
49 Old Shep - Elvis Presley
50 Battle Symphony - Linkin Park
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Top Remixes (11)

1. Fack - Eminem
2. Birthday Cake - Rihanna
3. B**** I'm Madonna - Madonna
1. Fack - Eminem
2. Fear - X Ambassadors
3. This Summer's Gonna Hurt Like a MotherF****r - Maroon 5
1. We Did It Again - Swizz Beatz, Metallica & Ja Rule
2. B**** I'm Madonna - Madonna
3. Fack - Eminem

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