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    19 Musicians Who Have Found Their Hit Songs Offensive, Overplayed, Or Just Plain Annoying

    Turns out, "Misery Business" makes Hayley Williams, well...miserable.

    Most artists seem to love performing their songs onstage.

    Still, it makes sense that with some of their hit songs, musicians get just a litttttttle bit tired of playing them.

    Here are 19 hit songs that these musicians low-key can't stand playing or hearing!

    1. Hayley Williams (of Paramore), "Misery Business"

    Hayley singing

    2. Kurt Cobain (of Nirvana), "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

    Kurt singing in the music video

    3. Jani Lane (of Warrant), "Cherry Pie"

    Jani in the music video against a blank backdrop

    4. Cher, "Believe"...

    Cher singing in the music video with feathers on her head

    5. ...and “Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves,” “Half-Breed,” and “Dark Lady”

    6. Mick Jagger (of the Rolling Stones), “Satisfaction"

    Mick Jagger performing live

    7. Radiohead, “Creep”

    Thom Yorke singing in the music video

    8. Britney Spears, "Sometimes"

    Britney touching her face and singing in the music video

    9. Halsey, "Closer"

    Halsey singing with one of the Chainsmokers leaning against her in the music video

    10. Pat Benatar, "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"

    Pat performing onstage

    11. Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin), "Stairway to Heaven"

    Robert performing onstage

    12. ...and "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You"

    The band in their early years performing onstage

    13. Oasis, "Wonderwall"

    Liam singing in the music video

    14. Jesy Nelson (of Little Mix), "Black Magic"

    The girls holding hands and doing a spell in the music video

    15. Michael Stipe (of R.E.M.), "Shiny Happy People"

    Stipe singing in the music video

    16. Eminem, “Cleanin' Out My Closet”

    Eminem praying in the music video

    17. Christina Aguilera, "Hurt"

    Christina singing dressed as Marilyn Monroe in the music video

    18. Jay-Z, "Big Pimpin'"

    Jay-Z rapping on a boat with girls in bikinis around him

    19. And finally, Jon Bon Jovi (of Bon Jovi), "Livin' on a Prayer"

    Jon Bon Jovi onstage