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    Ranking Every "High School Musical" Song From "Flop" To "Bop"

    What bop is at the top?

    31. "Humuhumunukunukuapua'a" from High School Musical 2

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    This is a terrible song and it's also mildly offensive. No wonder it was cut from the original movie. Ryan and Sharpay deserve better.

    30. "Walk Away" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    This song pales in comparison to the other emotional songs in the HSM-verse. Also, leaving without saying goodbye is tacky,

    29. "You Are the Music in Me (Reprise)" from High School Musical 2

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    I will admit this performance is always fun to watch. However, I swear Zac Efron's high notes are the same noises my sleep paralysis demons make...

    28. "When There Was Me and You" from High School Musical

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    This is teen angst at its very worst.

    27. "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" from High School Musical

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    This song showed up on the original HSM soundtrack without warning...but it sort of works.

    26. "Fabulous" from High School Musical 2

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    Classy, bougie, iconic. I think once you hear this song it'll be stuck in your head for at least three days.

    25. "What Time Is It" from High School Musical 2

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    I appreciated this song much more when I was in school, but still a fun tune.

    24. "Bop to the Top" from High School Musical

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    More like "zip, zap, zop, *flop* like a mop."

    23. "I Want It All" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    This is "Fabulous" turned up to 11. Come through, career aspirations!!!

    22. "What I've Been Looking For" from High School Musical

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    This song would probably rank higher had Troy and Gabriella not crushed it with their reprise. But it does serve as a timely reminder that everybody loves a good jazz square.

    21. "You Are the Music in Me" from High School Musical 2

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    This song is so damn sweet it makes my teeth hurt...in the best possible way.

    20. "Everyday" from High School Musical 2

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    When this song breaks down into a gospel-esque choir moment? LITERAL CHILLS. (Also Ryan does some of his best dancing at 3:58.)

    19. "What I've Been Looking For (Reprise)" from High School Musical

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    This song single-handedly stopped a true tragedy. I never would've forgiven Ms. Darbus.

    18. "Just Wanna Be With You" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    This song is so simple, but works so well. Even when Sharpay is shrieking one line over and over again.

    17. "Stick to the Status Quo" from High School Musical

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    BE WHO YOU TRULY ARE. Let's be real, the cello guy makes this song...what a skill to hide.

    16. "All for One" from High School Musical 2

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    It doesn't quite live up to "We're All in This Together," but it still holds up. Also, the Miley Cyrus cameo also gives me a thrill every time.

    15. "High School Musical" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    Meta as hell and a damn bop. I always felt like this song was a bit of a tribute to everyone who supported HSM, which may be giving it too much credit, but it still does it for me.

    14. "Now or Never" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    Teamwork makes the dream work as they say, and Gabriella standing up in a sea of red to support Troy via song is an absolute dream.

    13. "I Don't Dance" from High School Musical 2

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    A bit of friendly rivalry is always conducive to a good baseball game. If you end up swapping clothes with your opponent at the end, so be it.

    12. "Get'cha Head in the Game" from High School Musical

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    On the surface it's a song about basketball, but this song has LAYERS. I'm not sure if that's true, but that won't stop me from insisting this song is played at my funeral.

    11. "Work This Out" from High School Musical 2

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    Troy trying to convince his friends, who just five minutes earlier were complaining that nobody would hire them, that the jobs he got them were worth doing is one of the thinnest plot points in the HSM trilogy...but if it leads to bangers like this then I'm in.

    10. "Can I Have This Dance?" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    This song is soooooo dreamy and with the upgrades to the roof garden we were all in for a treat. Why did nobody ever ask me to a school dance like this???

    9. "Start of Something New" from High School Musical

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    The song that launched a million tweens into a frenzy...the first song of the series absolutely deserves some love.

    8. "The Boys Are Back" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    Celebrating a friendship for the ages while dancing around a junkyard? Where do I sign up?

    7. "Right Here, Right Now" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    The highest ranking love song on the list, and rightly so. Troy and Gabriella dancing around a tree house telling each other their greatest dream is being together...a masterpiece.

    6. "A Night to Remember" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    This song is just a whole lot of fun and never gets the love it deserves.

    5. "We're All in This Together" from High School Musical

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    Everyone felt like a Wildcat the second they heard this song, which was made even better by the iconic dance that any HSM stan can recreate perfectly to this day.

    4. "Scream" from High School Musical 3: Senior Year

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    All of the feels, combined with that HSM 3 budget.

    3. "Gotta Go My Own Way" from High School Musical 2

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    The ultimate breakup anthem. No other explanation required.

    2. "Bet on It" from High School Musical 2

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    Is it the dancing? The reflection in the pond? The inspirational bridge? Whatever it is, this song is a reminder to never give up on yourself. And on top of that, it's a major bop.

    1. And coming in at number one, "Breaking Free" from High School Musical

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    The most recognizable HSM song. Between the uplifting message and Troy swooping in to sing the opening lines after Gabriella is paralyzed with stage fright, it's an undeniable classic and an indisputable number one.

    So, there you have it. Feel free to do your own rankings in the comments below!

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