Top 10 Worst Things About Pop MusicPop used to be great back then. Back when true pop artists like The Beatles, Michael Jackson, and The Monkees were making music of their own and had actual meaning to it.
Nowadays all you hear from most pop songs on the radio is sex, partying, drug use, butts, getting drunk, getting high on weed, and just the dumbest shit in the world. And most artists get famous because of their looks. Not because of their image.
What happened to being real? What happened to having morals and values?
This is the list you've all been waiting for. Here are the top 10 worst things about pop music (mostly modern pop music).
The Top Ten
I love pop music but this reason is the only thing I agree with! - Lucy1402
No different from the previous fifty years. - PetSounds
I feel like they are, like, 10 artists who don't use partying, sex, drugs, "asses" and alcohol in their songs.
This perfectly describes most songs in 2017 you hear on the radio such as I'm the One, Strip That Down, Anaconda, etc.
Actually for 99% of the music industry auto-tune is used to cut studio times in half. Not because the singer can't sing, just to shorten time. - RandomWeirdo
If Justin Bieber sang without autotune, he actually has a decent voice - Kid_ethinederland
If you can't sing; don't sing in the first place
I like it if it's used in an interesting way. If you consistantly sing just a half step off key, it makes you sound like a glitchy robot. Which is useful if you're Daft Punk or something.
One Direction has the talent and the looks - Luckys
Kpop in particular - MChkflaguard_Yt
One direction in particular
I love 1d but without the looks they would not be as famous as they are now.
There is no chance of preventing ot reaching your eardrums. On the radio, at a football match, at McDonalds,... this #&_@ is played. - MChkflaguard_Yt
On the bus, at a festival, football games... you get the point
Pop music is annoying and Ithink that rock music should be played, because the singers do not sing about drugs or alcohol
I agree, we are quite dangerous. I even have a-a-a BUTTER KNIFE. *gasps* - RandomWeirdo
They will be the apocalypse
2018 music is basically the same mumble rap beat or K-Pop lyrics put on infinite loop. Boring. - MChkflaguard_Yt
Yeah it can be boring most of the time but some pop stars like Ed Sheeran or Adele are good but most pop music is boring for me.I prefer Rock and Rap/Hip Hop(I especially like the combination of both of them like the music made by Linkin Park or RATM) and some electronic music more than pop.-DarkBoi-X
You just hear the words over and over again. Simple beat. - InfernoTopTenners
Just simple. No bass drops or anything. - InfernoTopTenners
Most pop songs today have chord progressions that sound like they've been done 3723952 times before, as well as themes that are very generic (usually about love and romance). - allamassal
The audience of these albums are usually perverts. - MChkflaguard_Yt
They don't give songwriters enough credit!
They all use the same chord progressions and beats. The lyrics are just one word over and over again or something boring. They usually use the same 4 instruments, none of which are good. The singer doesn’t even write the music, because they are uncreative.
They all have the same stupid David Guetta beats
This should be first. Ever Pop singers of today is whining about love in almost every song of them. Love this, love that. Why can't they write about something else? - Userguy44
What bothers pop singers so much about love?
Cussing doesn't always suck. - Userguy44
I Hate It When That Happens Because There Is A lot Of Cussing In Pop Songs.
The are plenty of metal songs that have cussing too.
Listen to mainstream pop. Literally every song they write today is about love. Is the whole mainstream pop scene meant to be for love? - Userguy44
Not Halsey's songs though, which is part of why I like her. - allamassal
Ikr, but this applies to most mainstream stuff - TheParable
Baby, baby, baby oh, like baby, baby, baby no.
Work work work work work
Yeah, like love is so important. - Userguy44
The lyrical content unanimously among pop songs always consists of stupid and meaningless problems. I remember a time when songs were written about really crucial and REAL issues. 99% of pop music revovles around a rudimentary, high school agenda, almost always about puppy love and childish relationships.
If people want to make this crap then I don't care but when people choose to listen to unoriginal pop by bands who've never written a song and have the arrogance to judge your music taste? That's what I can't stand
It does make a little sense that this was marketed to girls, but there are some boys that like it too. And I'm a girl but I hate pop music
I Really Think That Pop Music Is For Girls Not Boys! Pop Music Was Made For Girls Because They Like Popstars Like Little Mix, One Direction, Katy Perry, And Taylor Swift.
So Maybe Your Right Pop Music Is Marketed To Girls.
Yet, here I am... As a girl... Listening to Dio and still trying not to cry over the death of Lemmy... - LostDream258
As a female teenager, I am not a fan of modern pop anymore. I listen to all types of electronic soul or jazz music. Try listening the music labels like SOULECTION, HW&W, Féte, Soultiquette, Deep Heads, etc.. All types of producers, singers, rappers in electronic soul music are my favorites. My most favorite electronic soul artists are AbJo, KAYTRANADA, GoldLink, Chris McClenney, J. Robb, WNTR, Mr Surf, keV, Mr. Carmack, Yung Bae, Disclosure, Pomo, LAKIM, Montell Booker, Montell2099, Graves, Lege Kale, Sam GELLAITRY, Flamingiosis, Esta, Geode, IAMNOBODI, Mura Masa, Swindail and others. They are way better to listen and influence than most modern teen pop music. - waraypiso
Screw the boy bands. - MChkflaguard_Yt
Oh My Goodness This Bothers Me!
They do sometimes though and it isn't always bad. - Userguy44
The laptop/PC/Mac has been a blessing and a curse to the music industry. The blessing is it allows an artist with real talent and musicianship to work faster. The curse is it has allowed artists with virtually no talent to program music via software. And now all the new pop music sounds the same. Especially Rap/Hip Hop which was better when producers used samples.
True but Katy Perry can actually (or at least, could actually) play the acoustic guitar. Look up Kate Hudson!
Because they don't learn how to. - InfernoTopTenners
Stereotypical. - Userguy44
HA Bieber! You're on THIS list! HA HA HA HA! Serve your right you Plonker for not practiSING enough and not asking people if you're GOOD enough! So yeah!
He isn't even the worst pop artist. - Userguy44
JB is crap and so is pop music in general
I really don't like Justinbiber by the wwy
At least there is variety. But still, this can mean copying other genres. - MChkflaguard_Yt
Compare Charlie Puth's Attention with Ed Sheeran's castle on the hill.Entirely different, so that's why I prefer rock music