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28 Wildly Popular Songs People Think Are Verryyyy Overrated

We asked the Angle News Community to tell us which popular songs are overrated. Here are the interesting results.

1. “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift

Big Machine/Republic Records

“The lyrics have no depth, the metaphors are from a middle schooler’s perception, and it’s just cheesy and simple.”

mashkapatoka

2. “…Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears

Jive Records

“Most Britney Spears songs in general. I think she had nice music, but her voice has been trained to sing like that when she originally had such a beautiful voice.”

lillykane

3. “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé

Columbia Records

“It’s annoying and people just like it because of the choreography.”

julianal4aaff5a58

4. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen

EMI/Elektra Records

“I’ve always thought it was an OK song, but ever since the movie came out, it’s been so overplayed to the point where I never want to hear it again!”

cccm130

5. “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee

Universal Music Latin Entertainment

6. “thank u, next” by Ariana Grande

Republic Records

“The lyrics are very basic and Ariana just doesn’t have a good voice.”

vsobaka05

7. “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele

XLColumbia

“‘Rolling in the Deep’ should die by a fire.”

khloebare

8. “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus

Columbia Records

“In my honest opinion it’s too flaunty and callous. It sounds like someone who is constantly whining about being left out of the loop.”

rilalyngskor

9. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars

Columbia Records/SonyR/CA

“What’s ‘Uptown Funk’ about? Who knows. It’s so overplayed and it’s the most annoying song in the world.”

thuienguyen

10. “Work” by Rihanna and Drake

Westbury Road/Roc Nation

“I love her and I listen to many of her other songs, but this song is just annoying. She sings the way I would sing if I messed up the lyrics and just replaced them with gibberish.”

turnjenny

11. “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran

Asylum/Atlantic Records

“It’s just so bland and the lyrics aren’t anything impressive.”

monikap6

12. “Wonderwall” by Oasis

Creation Records

13. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams

Back Lot Music/i Am Other/Columbia Records

“I’m sorry, but it’s very repetitive and overall not that well written or inspiring. It’s just not a good song.”

soleil__

14. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

604/Schoolboy/Interscope

“It’s OK and all, but it’s kinda stupid and the video is a cliché.”

savannaey

15. “Bodak Yellow” by Cardi B

Atlantic Records

“‘Bodak Yellow’ is just flat out mediocre, repetitive, and boring.”

russjosephs

16. “Hey Jude” by The Beatles

Apple Records

“‘Hey Jude’ by The Beatles makes me switch the radio off whenever it gets played.”

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17. “My Heart Will Go On (love theme from Titanic)” by Celine Dion

Columbia/Epic Records

“Almost any song that becomes the song of the moment. The one that comes to mind is ‘My Heart Will Go On’ from Titanic.”

cms479

18. “Stay with Me” by Sam Smith

Capitol Records

“It’s unoriginal and obnoxiously whiney.”

jenstublermaps

19. “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera

RCA Records

“This song came out when I was in middle school. I thought it was so sexy and cool, but now it just makes me cringe.”

jessicab44f8ce128

20. “Teenage Dream” by Katy Perry

Capitol Records

21. “In My Feelings” by Drake

Cash Money/Republic/Young Money

“To me, today’s artists and their music sound the same, like Drake. All of his songs sound alike.”

laurenarevalog

22. “Royals” by Lorde

Lava/Republic/Universal/Virgin

“‘Royals’ by Lorde makes me want to shout from my ears. It was sooo overplayed during the KC Royals World Series run, and it made NO SENSE since she was singing, ‘And we’ll never be royals.'”

khloebare

23. “Welcome to the Black Parade” by My Chemical Romance

Reprise Records

“I love My Chemical Romance, but if that was the first song they released, I would have never listened to them again.”

xoxoalicexoxo

24. “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” by Shawn Mendes

Island/Universal Music Group

25. “Livin’ on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi

Mercury Records

26. “Baby” by Justin Bieber

Island/RBMG

“‘Baby’ by Justin Bieber is so bad that it makes my ears cry. I don’t know why people like it?!”

prettyinpurple264

27. “Hey, Soul Sister” by Train

Columbia/Sony

“Train’s ‘Hey, Soul Sister’ is on repeat in hell.”

paisleyp

28. And “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey

Columbia Records

“I can’t stand it. I can’t stand when people sing along to it. Also, South Detroit isn’t a thing.”

marionm10

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