1. Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) - The Offspring (1998) View this video on YouTube youtube.com Remember the opening lines to this song? "Gunter glieben glauten globen"... and anyone who wants to argue Offspring weren't in full pop phase here, well, we can have words. 2. Amazing - Alex Lloyd (2001) View this video on YouTube youtube.com This is literally the saddest, worst song featuring the word amazing in the history of music. And it became the soundtrack for a thousand health insurance ads. 3. Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon (2008) View this video on YouTube youtube.com Where to begin. OK, what about the fact it beat Drapht's "Jimmy Recard"? What about the fact it sounded like a song about UTIs? Remember also, early Kings of Leon are ~better~. 4. Big Jet Plane - Angus and Julia Stone (2010) View this video on YouTube youtube.com Struggling independent Australian music artists who climbed to the top. Except this song was released 18 months before it became number one. Also played on every commercial radio station in the country. 5. Thrift Shop - Macklemore ft Ryan Lewis (2012) View this video on YouTube youtube.com Sure it's catchy. Sure it's humorous. But Taylor Swift's kitsch pop is easily better than this.