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24 Songs You'd Be Surprised The Pop Girl Singing Them Actually Hates

Artists hating their biggest hits? A sad but true reality.

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Miley Cyrus hates "Wrecking Ball" and doesn't want to hear "Party In The USA"

About "Wrecking Ball," she said, "It's my worst nightmare, that song being played at my funeral — that is my worst nightmare." For "Party In The USA," one time she was at a Top Shop party and the DJ asked if she wanted him to play any of her songs. Miley said he could play anything BUT "Party In The USA." Good news is at that same party she told that same DJ to play eternal bad girl bop, "Can't Be Tamed." Taste.
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About "Wrecking Ball," she said, "It's my worst nightmare, that song being played at my funeral — that is my worst nightmare." For "Party In The USA," one time she was at a Top Shop party and the DJ asked if she wanted him to play any of her songs. Miley said he could play anything BUT "Party In The USA." Good news is at that same party she told that same DJ to play eternal bad girl bop, "Can't Be Tamed." Taste.

Ariana Grande hates "Bang Bang" and the song "Why Try," which is a classic BTW

Ariana apparently originally recorded "Bang Bang" solo and hated it until Nicki and Jessie J sang on the track. More recently, she posted about her dislike of "Bang Bang" on Twitter. When a fan said "GIRL I NEVER WANNA HEAR THAT SHIT AGAIN," Ariana replied "thank god." For "Why Try," Ari, in an unGodly moment, told the audience at an album release listening party that "Why Try" "puts her to sleep.
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Ariana apparently originally recorded "Bang Bang" solo and hated it until Nicki and Jessie J sang on the track. More recently, she posted about her dislike of "Bang Bang" on Twitter. When a fan said "GIRL I NEVER WANNA HEAR THAT SHIT AGAIN," Ariana replied "thank god." For "Why Try," Ari, in an unGodly moment, told the audience at an album release listening party that "Why Try" "puts her to sleep.

Britney Spears never liked the song "Sometimes" and wasn't a fan of the dazzling and brilliant mid-tempo, "Bombastic Love"

At the end of her 2004 Onyx Hotel tour date in Miami, Britney started doing an Ashlee Simpson-esque "jig" reminding the audience she hadn't sang "Sometimes" yet, but then said, "Oh God, I never liked that song anyway" before running off the stage. "Bombastic Love" was apparently supposed to be a single multiple times during the Britney album cycle but Britney rallied against it.
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At the end of her 2004 Onyx Hotel tour date in Miami, Britney started doing an Ashlee Simpson-esque "jig" reminding the audience she hadn't sang "Sometimes" yet, but then said, "Oh God, I never liked that song anyway" before running off the stage. "Bombastic Love" was apparently supposed to be a single multiple times during the Britney album cycle but Britney rallied against it.

Rihanna hates her song "We Ride"

Sia doesn't care about her song "Reaper"

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She wrote the song with Kanye West and said "I don't care about the song. I know in print that will look bad, but what I mean is I'm not emotionally attached to it. It's a good, fun song, but I didn't anticipate it being on the record."

Madonna doesn't like "Into The Groove," "Like A Virgin," or "Holiday"

Madonna (not so) eloquently said in 2009, "“Into the Groove' is another song I feel retarded singing, but everybody seems to like it." In 2008, she told Z100 she would have to be paid $30 million to sing "Holiday" or "Like A Virgin" again. She said, "I’m not sure I can sing ‘Holiday’ or ‘Like a Virgin’ ever again. I just can’t, unless somebody paid me, like, $30 million or something.”
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Madonna (not so) eloquently said in 2009, "“Into the Groove' is another song I feel retarded singing, but everybody seems to like it." In 2008, she told Z100 she would have to be paid $30 million to sing "Holiday" or "Like A Virgin" again. She said, "I’m not sure I can sing ‘Holiday’ or ‘Like a Virgin’ ever again. I just can’t, unless somebody paid me, like, $30 million or something.”

Hilary Duff hates iconic and educational song "The Math"

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When asked what her biggest career mistake was, she told Billboard: "A terrible song, 'The Math,' on my first album. I got forced into recording it. It's just super cheesy."

Mandy Moore hates all of her early music, which basically means she hates "Candy," "I Wanna Be With You," and "In My Pocket."

Blasphemy. She said she doesn't like any of the songs from her first two albums which contain all of those iconic hits. She told Glamour, "Ugh, those were awful–just awful! If I had the money, I would give a refund to everyone who bought my first two albums.”
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Blasphemy. She said she doesn't like any of the songs from her first two albums which contain all of those iconic hits. She told Glamour, "Ugh, those were awful–just awful! If I had the money, I would give a refund to everyone who bought my first two albums.”

Selena Gomez doesn't enjoy singing "Come & Get It" because it doesn't sound like her song, it sounds like, in her words, "a Rihanna reject"

Avril does not like singing "Complicated"

In 2005, she said sometimes she "can't stand" playing it but does anyway because it's her biggest hit.
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In 2005, she said sometimes she "can't stand" playing it but does anyway because it's her biggest hit.

Demi Lovato wants to retire the song "Heart Attack"

She told Seventeen: "I think the one I’m really ready to retire but I’m not going to is ‘Heart Attack.’ I’m not going to because I know a lot of people love that song and it was a big song for my career, so I’m definitely keeping it. But I think I’m ready to retire it a little bit."
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She told Seventeen: "I think the one I’m really ready to retire but I’m not going to is ‘Heart Attack.’ I’m not going to because I know a lot of people love that song and it was a big song for my career, so I’m definitely keeping it. But I think I’m ready to retire it a little bit."

Charli XCX hates the song "Break The Rules"

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Re: "Break The Rules," Charli said : "That was so bad. I hate it." She wrote it at a writing camp and said whoever sings it is an idiot.

Mariah Carey originally didn't like her song "Hero"

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According to Digital Spy, Mariah wrote the song for Gloria Estefan for some movie. She thought the lyrics were cheesy and very *not her* but her record exec fiancé, Tommy Mottollo, convinced her to record it. After it was released, Mariah was *touched* by how it resonated with her fans, so she likes it now.

Celine Dion didn't want to do "My Heart Will Go On"

Celine didn't want to sing another song for a movie. "It's a beautiful song but I didn't want to do it." She was convinced by her husband to record a demo and that demo became the studio version, she never had to record it again. Talent.
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Celine didn't want to sing another song for a movie. "It's a beautiful song but I didn't want to do it." She was convinced by her husband to record a demo and that demo became the studio version, she never had to record it again. Talent.

Katy Perry would re-write "I Kissed A Girl"

She wrote the song over 10 years ago and obviously a lot has changed since then. She told Glamour, "I've come a long way. Bisexuality wasn’t as talked about back then, or any type of fluidity. If I had to write that song again, I probably would make an edit on it. Lyrically, it has a couple of stereotypes on it. Your mind changes so much in 10 years, and you grow so much. What’s true for you can evolve.”
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She wrote the song over 10 years ago and obviously a lot has changed since then. She told Glamour, "I've come a long way. Bisexuality wasn’t as talked about back then, or any type of fluidity. If I had to write that song again, I probably would make an edit on it. Lyrically, it has a couple of stereotypes on it. Your mind changes so much in 10 years, and you grow so much. What’s true for you can evolve.”

Lady Gaga hates "Telephone" and is not a fan of "Money Honey"

She literally called "Telephone" her worst song!!! In a 2011 interview with Pop Justice, the future Academy Award winner said, "I hate ‘Telephone.' Is that terrible to say? It’s the song I have the most difficult time listening to." The truth is, Gaga doesn't hate the song, there was just a lot of stress in recording it. In that same interview, Gaga said if she had to skip over any of her songs it would probably be "Money Honey." : 0
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She literally called "Telephone" her worst song!!! In a 2011 interview with Pop Justice, the future Academy Award winner said, "I hate ‘Telephone.' Is that terrible to say? It’s the song I have the most difficult time listening to." The truth is, Gaga doesn't hate the song, there was just a lot of stress in recording it. In that same interview, Gaga said if she had to skip over any of her songs it would probably be "Money Honey." : 0

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