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  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2009

  • Top 11 Best Hit Songs of 2009

  • Top 6 Worst Hit Songs of 2010 (That I Didn't Already Review)

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2010
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    • 10. B.o.B ft. Rivers Cuomo - "Magic"
    • 9. Drake - "Find Your Love"
    • 8. Jay-Z ft. Alicia Keys - "Empire State of Mind"
    • 7. Rihanna - "Rude Boy"
    • 6. Neon Trees - "Animal"
    • 5. Katy Perry - "Teenage Dream"
    • 4. Usher ft. Pitbull - "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love"
    • 3. B.o.B ft. Bruno Mars - "Nothin' on You"
    • 2. Katy Perry ft. Snoop Dogg - "California Gurls"
    • 1. Lady Antebellum - "Need You Now"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2011
    • 10. Jeremih ft. 50 Cent - "Down On Me"
    • 9. Chris Brown ft. Busta Rhymes & Lil Wayne - "Look At Me Now"
    • 8. Bad Meets Evil ft. Bruno Mars - "Lighters"
    • 7. Dr. Dre ft. Eminem & Skylar Grey - "I Need a Doctor"
    • 6. Bruno Mars - "The Lazy Song"
    • 5. Christina Perri - "Jar of Hearts"
    • 4. The Black Eyed Peas - "The Time (Dirty Bit)"
    • 3. LMFAO - "Sexy And I Know It"
    • 2. Enrique Iglesias ft. Ludacris - "Tonight (I'm Fuckin' You)"
    • 1. Hot Chelle Rae - "Tonight Tonight"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2011
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    • 10. Usher - "More (Remix)"
    • 9. Nicki Minaj ft. Drake - "Moment 4 Life"
    • 8. Adele - "Someone Like You"
    • 7. Foster the People - "Pumped Up Kicks"
    • 6. Lupe Fiasco - "The Show Goes On"
    • 5. Katy Perry - "T.G.I.F. (Last Friday Night)"
    • 4. Lady Gaga - "The Edge of Glory"
    • 3. Adele - "Rolling in the Deep"
    • 2. Kanye West ft. Rihanna - "All of the Lights"
    • 1. Cee Lo Green - "Fuck You!"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2012
    • 10. Train - "50 Ways to Say Goodbye"
    • 9. Rihanna - "Where Have You Been"
    • 8. Pitbull - "Back in Time"
    • 7. Cher Lloyd - "Want U Back"
    • 6. Hunter Hayes - "Wanted"
    • 5. will.i.am ft. Britney Spears - "Scream and Shout" note 
    • 4. Flo Rida - "Whistle"
    • 3. Maroon 5 - "One More Night"
    • 2. Train - "Drive By"
    • 1. Rihanna ft. Chris Brown - "Birthday Cake (Remix)"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Drake ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga - "The Motto"
      • Jason Mraz - "I Won't Give Up"
      • Alex Clare - "Too Close"
      • Nicki Minaj - "Starships"
      • One Direction - "What Makes You Beautiful"
      • One Direction - "One Thing"
      • Karmin - "Brokenhearted"
      • Jessie J - "Domino"
      • One Direction - "Live While We're Young"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2012
    • 10. Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa ft. Bruno Mars - "Young, Wild & Free"
    • 9. Flo Rida - "I Cry"
    • 8. Jay Z ft. Kanye West - "Niggas in Paris"
    • 7. Imagine Dragons - "It's Time"
    • 6. Gotye ft. Kimbra - "Somebody That I Used To Know"
    • 5. Ke$ha - "Die Young"
    • 4. fun. - "Some Nights"
    • 3. Bruno Mars - "Locked Out of Heaven"
    • 2. Ellie Goulding - "Lights"
    • 1. Drake ft. Rihanna - "Take Care"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2013
    • 10. Passenger - "Let Her Go"
    • 9. Florida Georgia Line ft. Nelly - "Cruise (Remix)"
    • 8. Fall Out Boy - "My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)"
    • 7. Jay-Z ft. Justin Timberlake - "Holy Grail"
    • 6. Drake - "Started From the Bottom"
    • 5. Lil Wayne ft. Drake & Future - "Bitches Love Me"note 
    • 4. Imagine Dragons - "Demons"
    • 3. Pitbull ft. Christina Aguilera - "Feel This Moment"
    • 2. will.i.am ft. Justin Bieber - "#thatPOWER"
    • 1. Katy Perry - "Roar"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Taylor Swift - "22"
      • Drake ft. Majid Jordan - "Hold On, We're Going Home"
      • will.i.am ft. Britney Spears - "Scream and Shout"
      • Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - "Stay the Night"
      • Selena Gomez - "Come and Get It"
      • Robin Thicke ft. Pharrell Williams & T.I. - "Blurred Lines"
      • Maroon 5 - "Daylight"
      • Taylor Swift - "I Knew You Were Trouble"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2013

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2014
    • 10. Maroon 5 - "Animals"
    • 9. Taylor Swift - "Shake It Off"
    • 8. Florida Georgia Line ft. Luke Bryan - "This is How We Roll"
    • 7. 5 Seconds of Summer - "She Looks So Perfect"
    • 6. Kid Ink ft. Chris Brown - "Show Me"
    • 5. Iggy Azalea ft. Rita Ora - "Black Widow"
    • 4. Jason Derulo - "Trumpets"
    • 3. Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga - "Loyal"
    • 2. The Chainsmokers - "#SELFIE"
    • 1. Jason Derulo ft. Snoop Dogg - "Wiggle"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Jeremih ft. YG - "Don't Tell Em"
      • Rixton - "Me and My Broken Heart"
      • Hozier - "Take Me to Church"
      • Justin Timberlake - "Not a Bad Thing"
      • Katy Perry ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"
      • Nicki Minaj - "Anaconda"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2014
    • 10. Ariana Grande ft. The Weeknd - "Love Me Harder"
    • 9. Pharrell Williams - "Happy"
    • 8. Ed Sheeran - "Sing"
    • 7. Ed Sheeran - "Don't"
    • 6. Katy Perry - "Birthday"
    • 5. Paramore - "Ain't It Fun"
    • 4. Sia - "Chandelier"
    • 3. Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne - "Rather Be"
    • 2. Charli XCX - "Boom Clap"
    • 1. Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - "Uptown Funk"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Coldplay - "A Sky Full of Stars"
      • Disclosure ft. Sam Smith - "Latch"
      • Naughty Boy ft. Sam Smith - "La La La"
      • DJ Snake ft. Lil Jon - "Turn Down for What"
      • Nicki Minaj - "Anaconda"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2015
    • 10. T-Wayne - "Nasty Freestyle"
    • 9. Little Big Town - "Girl Crush"
    • 8. Nicki Minaj ft. Chris Brown, Drake, & Lil Wayne - "Only"
    • 7. Selena Gomez - "Same Old Love"
    • 6. Meghan Trainor - "Dear Future Husband"
    • 5. Silentó - "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)"
    • 4. Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar - "Bad Blood"
    • 3. Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink - "Worth It"
    • 2. Rachel Platten - "Fight Song"
    • 1. Charlie Puth ft. Meghan Trainor - "Marvin Gaye"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Maroon 5 - "Sugar"
      • O.T. Genasis - "CoCo"
      • Justin Bieber - "Sorry"
      • iLoveMemphis - "Hit the Quan"
      • Shawn Mendes - "Stitches"
      • Nick Jonas - "Chains"
      • Usher ft. Juicy J - "I Don't Mind"
      • R. City ft. Adam Levine - "Locked Away"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2015
    • 10. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, & Grandmaster Caz - "Downtown"
    • 9. Taylor Swift - "Wildest Dreams"
    • 8. Elle King - "Ex's and Oh's"
    • 7. Big Sean ft. E-40 - "I Don't Fuck With You"
    • 6. The Weeknd - "Can't Feel My Face"
    • 5. Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney - "FourFiveSeconds"
    • 4. Major Lazer & DJ Snake ft. - "Lean On"
    • 3. Walk the Moon - "Shut Up and Dance"
    • 2. Demi Lovato - "Cool for the Summer"
    • 1. Taylor Swift - "Style"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Justin Bieber - "What Do You Mean?"
      • Adele - "Hello"
      • Carly Rae Jepsen - "Run Away With Me"
      • Drake - "Back to Back"
      • Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo - "Time of Our Lives"
      • Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars - "Uptown Funk"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2016
    • 10. Daya - "Sit Still, Look Pretty"
    • 9. Drake & Future - "Jumpman"
    • 8. Ruth B - "Lost Boy"
    • 7. Machine Gun Kelly ft. Camila Cabello - "Bad Things"
    • 6. Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall - "Juju on That Beat (TZ Anthem)"
    • 5. Shawn Mendes - "Treat You Better"
    • 4. The Chainsmokers ft. Daya - "Don't Let Me Down"
    • 3. Zayn - "Pillowtalk"
    • 2. Gnash ft. Olivia O'Brien - "i hate u, i love u"
    • 1. Lukas Graham - "7 Years"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Nick Jonas ft. Tove Lo - "Close"
      • Charlie Puth - "One Call Away"
      • P!nk - "Just Like Fire"
      • Justin Bieber - "Love Yourself"
      • G-Eazy ft. Bebe Rexha - "Me, Myself, and I"
      • X Ambassadors - "Unsteady"
      • Alessia Cara - "Scars to Your Beautiful"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2016
    • 10. Coldplay - "Adventure of a Lifetime"
    • 9. Beyoncé - "Sorry"
    • 8. Drake ft. Rihanna - "Too Good"
    • 7. DNCE - "Cake By the Ocean"
    • 6. Adele - "When We Were Young"
    • 5. The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk - "Starboy"
    • 4. Mike Posner - "I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Remix)"
    • 3. Ariana Grande - "Into You"
    • 2. Bruno Mars - "24K Magic"
    • 1. The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey - "Closer"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • One Direction - "Perfect"
      • Fat Joe & Remy Ma ft. French Montana and Infrared - "All the Way Up"
      • Sia - "Cheap Thrills"
      • Justin Timberlake - "Can't Stop the Feeling!"
      • The 1975 - "The Sound"
      • OneRepublic - "Kids"
      • Kungs vs. Cookin' On 3 Burners - "This Girl"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2017
    • 10. Imagine Dragons - "Thunder"
    • 9. Maroon 5 ft. SZA - "What Lovers Do"
    • 8. Ed Sheeran ft. Beyoncé - "Perfect"
    • 7. Imagine Dragons - "Believer"
    • 6. Zayn ft. Taylor Swift - "I Don't Wanna Live Forever"
    • 5. Lil Pump - "Gucci Gang"
    • 4. Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You"
    • 3. Sam Hunt - "Body Like a Back Road"
    • 2. Taylor Swift - "Look What You Made Me Do"
    • 1. Taylor Swift - "Ready For It?"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Logic ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid - "1-800-273-8255"
      • Niall Horan - "Slow Hands"
      • Jason Derulo ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign - "Swalla"
      • Pink - "What About Us"
      • Hailee Steinfeld & Grey ft. Zedd - "Starving"
      • Ayo & Teo - "Rolex"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2017
    • 10. Post Malone ft. Quavo - "Congratulations"
    • 9. Katy Perry ft. Skip Marley - "Chained to the Rhythm"
    • 8. Drake - "Passionfruit"
    • 7. Adele - "Water Under the Bridge"
    • 6. Kesha - "Praying"
    • 5. Ed Sheeran - "Castle on the Hill"
    • 4. Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean & Migos - "Slide"
    • 3. Charlie Puth - "Attention"
    • 2. The Chainsmokers - "Paris"
    • 1. Lorde - "Green Light"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Lil Uzi Vert - "XO Tour Llif3"
      • Portugal The Man - "Feel it Still"
      • SZA ft. Travis Scott - "Love Galore"
      • Sam Smith - "Too Good at Goodbyes"
      • Shawn Mendes - "There's Nothing Holding Me Back"
      • Jay-Z - "The Story of O.J."
      • Haim - "Want You Back"
      • Paramore - "Hard Times"
      • Carly Rae Jepsen - "Cut to the Feeling"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2018
    • 10. Post Malone ft. Ty Dolla $ign - "Psycho"
    • 9. Juice WRLD - "Lucid Dreams"
    • 8. Taylor Swift ft. Future & Ed Sheeran - "End Game"
    • 7. Camila Cabello - "Never Be the Same"
    • 6. Eminem ft. Ed Sheeran - "River"
    • 5. Kanye West & Lil Pump ft. Adele Givens - "I Love It"
    • 4. Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown - "Freaky Friday"
    • 3. Lil Baby ft. Drake - "Yes Indeed"
    • 2. Justin Timberlake - "Filthy"
    • 1. Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B - "Girls Like You"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • lovelytheband - "Broken"
      • Maroon 5 - "Wait"
      • Selena Gomez - "Back to You"
      • Imagine Dragons - "Natural"
      • Panic! at the Disco - "High Hopes"
      • Bazzi - "Mine"
      • 6ix9ine - "GUMMO"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2018
    • 10. Bruno Mars ft. Cardi B - "Finesse"
    • 9. Dua Lipa - "New Rules"
    • 8. Travis Scott ft. Drake - "Sicko Mode"
    • 7. Khalid ft. Normani - "Love Lies"
    • 6. Ella Mai - "Boo'd Up"
    • 5. Cardi B, J Balvin, & Bad Bunny - "I Like It"
    • 4. Nicki Minaj - "Chun Li"
    • 3. Ariana Grande - "thank u, next"
    • 2. Drake - "Nice for What"
    • 1. Ariana Grande - "breathin'"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Silk City & Dua Lipa - "Electricity"
      • Kendrick Lamar ft. Zacari - "LOVE."
      • The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar - "Pray for Me"
      • Offset ft. 21 Savage & Metro Boomin' - "Ric Flair Drip"
      • Lauv - "I Like Me Better"
      • Charlie Puth - "The Way I Am"
      • Janelle Monáe - "Make Me Feel"
      • Kacey Musgraves - "High Horse"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2019
    • 10. The Jonas Brothers - "Only Human"
    • 9. Luke Bryan - "Knockin' Boots"
    • 8. YK Osiris - "Worth It"
    • 7. Marshmello & Kane Brown - "One Thing Right"
    • 6. Lil Baby & DaBaby - "Baby"
    • 5. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - "I Don't Care"
    • 4. Lewis Capaldi - "Someone You Loved"
    • 3. SHAED - "Trampoline"
    • 2. Maroon 5 - "Memories
    • 1. Lil Dicky - "Earth"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Meek Mill ft. Drake - "Going Bad"
      • Taylor Swift ft. Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco - "ME!"
      • Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down"
      • Bazzi ft. Camila Cabello - "Beautiful"
      • Ariana Grande - "break up with your girlfriend, i'm bored"
      • Ava Max - "Sweet But Psycho"

  • Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2019
    • 10. Panic! at the Disco - "Hey Look Ma, I Made It"
    • 9. Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus - "Old Town Road (Remix)"
    • 8. Megan Thee Stallion ft. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign - "Hot Girl Summer"
    • 7. 21 Savage ft. J Cole - "A Lot"
    • 6. Post Malone - "Circles"
    • 5. BTS ft. Halsey - "Boy With Luv"
    • 4. Sam Smith & Normani - "Dancing With A Stranger"
    • 3. Katy Perry - "Never Really Over"
    • 2. DaBaby - "Intro"
    • 1. Billie Eilish - "bad guy"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Benny Blanco, Halsey, & Khalid - "Eastside"
      • Post Malone & Swae Lee - "Sunflower"
      • Cardi B - "Money"
      • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper - "Shallow"
      • Carly Rae Jepsen - "Too Much"
      • Taylor Swift - "The Archer"
      • Machine Gun Kelly, YUNGBLUD, & Travis Barker - "I Think I'm Okay"
      • Lizzo - "Juice"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2020
    • 10. Justin Bieber & Benny Blanco - "Lonely"
    • 9. BLACKPINK ft. Selena Gomez - "Ice Cream"
    • 8. Luke Bryan - "One Margarita"
    • 7. Trevor Daniel - "Falling"
    • 6. Blake Shelton ft. Gwen Stefani - "Nobody but You"
    • 5. DJ Khaled ft. Drake - "POPSTAR"
    • 4. 24KGoldn ft. iann dior - "Mood"
    • 3. StaySolidRocky - "Party Girl"
    • 2. Jason Derulo & Jawsh 685 - "Savage Love (Laxed - Siren Beat)"
    • 1. Justin Bieber - "Yummy"
      • Honorable Mentions:
      • Lil Baby & 42 Dugg - "We Paid"
      • Lewis Capaldi - "Before You Go"
      • Justin Bieber ft. Quavo - "Intentions"
      • Florida Georgia Line - "I Love My Country"
      • Luke Combs - "Lovin' on You"
      • Russ ft. Bia - "Best on Earth"
      • Russell Dickerson - "Love You Like I Used To"
      • Maroon 5 - "Nobody's Love"
      • Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber - "Stuck with U"

Top 10 Best Hit Songs of 2020

  • 10. Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé - "Savage (Remix)"
  • 9. The Weeknd - "Heartless"
  • 8. Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande - "Rain on Me"
  • 7. BENEE ft. Gus Dapperton - "Supalonely"
  • 6. Taylor Swift ft. Bon Iver - "exile"
  • 5. Lil Baby - "The Bigger Picture"
  • 4. Miley Cyrus - "Midnight Sky"
  • 3. Harry Styles - "Adore You"
  • 2. Cardi B ft. Megan Thee Stallion - "WAP"
  • 1. Morgan Wallen - "More Than My Hometown"
    • Honorable Mentions:
    • Ariana Grande - "positions"
    • Billie Eilish - "everything i wanted"
    • Future ft. Drake - "Life Is Good"
    • Twenty One Pilots - "Level of Concern"
    • Thomas Rhett ft. Jon Pardi - "Beer Can't Fix"
    • Pop Smoke - "Dior"
    • Dua Lipa - "Don't Start Now"
    • Mustard ft. Roddy Ricch - "Ballin'"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 1987
    • 10. Pseudo Echo - "Funkytown"
    • 9. Gregory Abbott - "Shake You Down"
    • 8. Chicago - "Will You Still Love Me"
    • 7. Lionel Richie - "Ballerina Girl"
    • 6. Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam - "Head to Toe"
    • 5. Genesis - "Tonight, Tonight, Tonight"
    • 4. Europe - "Carrie"
    • 3. Peter Cetera & Amy Grant - "The Next Time I Fall"
    • 2. Glenn Medeiros - "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You"
    • 1. Kenny G - "Songbird"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 1976

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 2004
    • 10. Jessica Simpson - "With You"
    • 9. Nickelback - "Someday"
    • 8. Beyoncé ft. Sean Paul - "Baby Boy"
    • 7. Hoobastank - "The Reason"
    • 6. Chingy ft. J-Weav - "One Call Away"
    • 5. Lloyd ft. Ashanti - "Southside"
    • 4. Kelis - "Milkshake"
    • 3. Jadakiss ft. Anthony Hamilton - "Why?"
    • 2. Eamon - "Fuck It (I Don't Want You Back)"
    • 1. Eminem - "Just Lose It"

  • Top 10 Worst Hit Songs of 1991
    • 10. Another Bad Creation - "Iesha"
    • 9. Gerardo - "Rico Suave"
    • 8. Whitney Houston - "I'm Your Baby Tonight"
    • 7. UB40 - "The Way You Do The Things You Do"
    • 6. Vanilla Ice - "Play That Funky Music"
    • 5. Timmy T - "One More Try"
    • 4. Stevie B - "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)"
    • 3. Madonna - "Justify My Love"
    • 2. Bette Midler - "From a Distance"
    • 1. Bryan Adams - "Everything I Do (I Do It For You)"
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