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    Updated on Apr 27, 2020. Posted on Apr 26, 2020

    18 Cringey Pop Songs That People Love No Matter What

    "Fergalicious. It's a modern classic."

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the cringey pop songs that they think are bangers. Here are some of their answers:

    1. "Y.M.C.A." by the Village People

    Casablanca / Via youtube.com

    "I grew up loving my parents’ records, and 'Y.M.C.A.' by the Village People is one of my favourites. It’s so joyous and great to dance to."

    slyghost86

    2. "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen

    Carly Rae Jepsen / Via youtube.com

    "It's my go-to shower song, but everyone hates it."

    AriGFan4Eva

    3. "Bad Day" by Daniel Powter

    Warner Music / Via youtube.com

    "'I don’t get why everyone hates it!"

    melb4f8089413

    4. "Crashed the Wedding" by Busted

    Island / Via youtube.com

    "It’s just so catchy."

    opal25

    5. "Chloe (You're the One I Want)" by Emblem3

    Syco Records

    "It's a work of ART. So catchy. Stuck in my head 24/7."

    sarahglory13_

    6. "Fergalicious" by Fergie

    Interscope Records / Via youtube.com

    "It's a modern classic."

    Themarkson

    7. "Don't Stop Movin'" by S Club 7

    Polydor / Via youtube.com

    "It is most definitely an utter masterpiece."

    bellatrixlestrange33

    8. "You Belong With Me" by Taylor Swift

    Big Machine / Via youtube.com

    "It’s so cute!"

    thatswiftie23

    9. "Me!" by Taylor Swift Feat. Brendon Urie

    Republic / Via youtube.com

    "It gets a lot of hate because it’s not lyrically her best work, but it’s fun, cute, and lighthearted. People just need to enjoy it as a mood-boosting bop!"

    Ben

    10. "Baby" by Justin Bieber

    Island Records / Via youtube.com

    "You're lying if you say you never sang along to or danced to 'Baby'. It's arguably the most iconic pop song of the 2000s."

    morganhightower97

    11. "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley

    RCA / Via youtube.com

    "People who don't think it is a pop classic clearly haven't listened to the words."

    m4fa571494

    12. "Sweatshirt" by Jacob Sartorius

    T3 Music Group / Via youtube.com

    "I’m 20 years old, but I think 'Sweatshirt' is actually a great song. I jam out to it occasionally; it’s a bop. I know it’s cringey AF, but I can’t help but like it."

    alisiakrieg

    13. "Potential Breakup Song" by Aly & AJ

    Hollywood Records / Via youtube.com

    "It's so cheesy and cringey, and yet I absolutely love it. It's such a bop!"

    lizzyphalange

    14. "Whip My Hair" by Willow Smith

    Roc Nation / Via youtube.com

    "At such a young age, that girl had the confidence I wish I had, and whenever that song comes on, I enter hype mode."

    ieshasm26

    15. "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" by Vengaboys

    Breakin' Records/Violent Music / Via youtube.com

    "Kid me loved it in the '90s, and adult me still has the platinum album in the car. I remember once taking my car to the mechanic, and when he switched the ignition on, the stereo came on and blasted some Vengaboys at an indecent volume. I wish I could say I was ashamed."

    helens4d7218ce5

    16. "He Said She Said" by Ashley Tisdale

    Warner Bros. Records / Via youtube.com

    "She will always be THAT bitch."

    rileym276

    17. "Closer" by the Chainsmokers Feat. Halsey

    Columbia Records / Via youtube.com

    "I literally bop each and every time it comes on. It just never gets old for me!"

    mattyc3

    18. "Nothing in This World" by Paris Hilton

    Warner Bros. Records / Via youtube.com

    "Been on my gym playlist for YEARS."

    Mark Roland

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    Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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