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The 23 Worst Lyrics From 2016

You're gonna need to take a LOT of pills in Ibiza to forget some of these truly awful lines.

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1. Drake, "Pop Style"

How is Drake not a dad yet when half of his lyrics are terrible dad jokes?
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How is Drake not a dad yet when half of his lyrics are terrible dad jokes?

2. The Weeknd, "Reminder"

No, Weeknd! Bad! Bad Weeknd!
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No, Weeknd! Bad! Bad Weeknd!

3. Kanye West, "Headlights"

So is Kanye basically saying that he wants to look inside Kim Kardashian?
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So is Kanye basically saying that he wants to look inside Kim Kardashian?

4. Jon Bellion, "All Time Low"

Let's be honest, Jon: There's probably other reasons for that.
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Let's be honest, Jon: There's probably other reasons for that.

5. Twenty One Pilots, "Stressed Out"

This one is almost good, but the execution is like someone trying to explain some weird dream they had two weeks ago.
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This one is almost good, but the execution is like someone trying to explain some weird dream they had two weeks ago.

6. Fergie, "MILF $"

C'mon, Fergie, you're better than this! [Googles the lyrics to "My Humps."] Oh, sorry, had you confused with someone else.
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C'mon, Fergie, you're better than this! [Googles the lyrics to "My Humps."] Oh, sorry, had you confused with someone else.

7. The Weeknd, "Ordinary Life"

NOOOOOO, Weeknd, bad! VERY BAD, WEEKND!
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NOOOOOO, Weeknd, bad! VERY BAD, WEEKND!

8. The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey, "Closer"

Ahhh, the romance of mattress thievery!
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Ahhh, the romance of mattress thievery!

9. Kent Jones, "Don't Mind"

There's another line in this song that goes "she gives me desktop till I overload" which is also WTF.
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There's another line in this song that goes "she gives me desktop till I overload" which is also WTF.

10. DNCE, "Cake by the Ocean"

The Swedish guys who wrote this came up with the title phrase when they were trying to remember the name of the drink Sex on the Beach. You either find that charming and whimsical or....you really, really do not.
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The Swedish guys who wrote this came up with the title phrase when they were trying to remember the name of the drink Sex on the Beach. You either find that charming and whimsical or....you really, really do not.

11. Fifth Harmony, "Work From Home"

That sounds like a lot of work.
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That sounds like a lot of work.

12. Meghan Trainor, "Me Too"

Well, at least Meghan Trainor is keeping hashtag rap alive!
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Well, at least Meghan Trainor is keeping hashtag rap alive!

13. Mike Posner, "I Took a Pill in Ibiza"

This is probably meant to be a joke, but the thought of trying to impress Avicii is so sad that it just makes this song super depressing.
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This is probably meant to be a joke, but the thought of trying to impress Avicii is so sad that it just makes this song super depressing.

14. Red Hot Chili Peppers, "Go Robot"

So, like...Anthony Kiedis wants to go to Westworld?
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So, like...Anthony Kiedis wants to go to Westworld?

15. Lady Gaga, "Angel Down"

Very deep.
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Very deep.

16. Rihanna feat. Drake, "Work"

What a charmer!
Kevin Winter

What a charmer!

17. Bon Iver "666✝"

The real quandry-waundry is figuring out what the most pretentious part of this song is.
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The real quandry-waundry is figuring out what the most pretentious part of this song is.

18. Kanye West, "Father Stretch My Hands, Pt. 1"

Let's be real, a large chunk of the lyrics on The Life of Pablo should be on a list like this. But out of respect to Kanye — a genuinely great artist who has had a rough year — we're narrowing it down to just two egregious examples. I think we can all agree that this one is egregious AF.
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Let's be real, a large chunk of the lyrics on The Life of Pablo should be on a list like this. But out of respect to Kanye — a genuinely great artist who has had a rough year — we're narrowing it down to just two egregious examples. I think we can all agree that this one is egregious AF.

19. Jacob Sartorius, "Sweatshirt"

This just feels like a major downgrade from a letterman jacket, but in fairness, this kid is barely a teenager.
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This just feels like a major downgrade from a letterman jacket, but in fairness, this kid is barely a teenager.

20. Yo Gotti, "Down in the DM"

Yo Gotti swears that "BM" is short for BMW, but c'mon.
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Yo Gotti swears that "BM" is short for BMW, but c'mon.

21. Adele, "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"

...heat is by definition hot, Adele.
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...heat is by definition hot, Adele.

22. Hailee Steinfeld & Grey feat. Zedd, "Starving"

We all know what "butterflies" feels like, but what do you think "giraffes" is like?
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We all know what "butterflies" feels like, but what do you think "giraffes" is like?

23. Desiigner, "Panda"

Panda panda panda panda panda. Panda panda panda. Panda.
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Panda panda panda panda panda. Panda panda panda. Panda.

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