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The Nominees for the Worst Song Ever – VOTE NOW!

Are you ready?  There were a hell of a lot of nominations for Worst Song Ever yesterday on Twitter and Facebook.  Nominees had to receive more than one nomination or have a special bad-song dispensation from the Pope of Worst (me!)  A few of these I don’t agree with – but most I do.

You can vote on any one of the songs below for the Worst Song Ever, and I’ll post the list of the winners (?) tomorrow.  I suggest you do a YouTube search on some of the songs below.  There are truly some Godawful numbers down there you may not have heard of or have forgotten. 

If you want to promote one of the following songs as the Worst Ever, post a link to a song or video in the comments below so other people will know about it. But, unfortunately, we are not accepting any new nominees.

You can vote here, or on my Facebook or Twitter pages.  If on Twitter use hashtag #worstsong.

Now go for a walk in the Garden of Undelight with a heaping helping of the worst fucking songs ever recorded:


Abracadabra – The Steve Miller Band

Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus
The Addams Family – MC Hammer
Africa – Toto
Afternoon Delight – Starland Vocal Band
All Night Long (All Night) – Lionel Richie
All Star – Smash Mouth
All You Zombies – The Hooters
American Life – Madonna
American Pie – Madonna
And We Danced – The Hooters
Arab Money – Busta Rhymes
Bad Day – Daniel Powter

Barbie Girl – Aqua
Been Around the World – Puff Daddy & The Family
Boogie Woogie Wu – Insane Clown Posse
The Boy Is Mine – Brandy and Monica
Broken Wings – Mr. Mister
Butterfly – Crazy Town
The Cha Cha Slide – DJ Casper
Cherry Pie – Warrant
Christmas Shoes – New Song
City of Crime – Tom Hanks and Dank Akroyd
Close My Eyes Forever – Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne
Cotton Eye Joe – Rednex
Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue (The Angry American) – Toby Keith
Crank Dat – Soulja Boy
Cryin’ – Vixen
Dancing on the Ceiling – Lionel Richie
Danger Zone – Kenny Loggins
Dem Jeans – Chingy featuring Jermaine Dupri
Der Kommissar – Falco
Disco Duck – Rick Dees
Don’t Give Up on Us, Baby – David Soul

Don’t Pay the Ferryman – Chris de Burgh
Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
Easy Lover – Philip Bailey and Phil Collins
Ebony and Ivory – Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
Everybody Have Fun Tonight – Wang Chung
Fantasy – Aldo Nova

Fergalicious – Fergie
The Final Countdown – Europe
For the Benefit of Mr. Kite – The Beatles
Freebird – Lynard Skynard
Get Our of My Dreams, Get into My Car – Billy Ocean
Getting’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith
Ghostbusters – Ray Parker Jr.
The Girl Is Mine – Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney
Girl You Know It’s True – Milli Vanilli
Gloria – Laura Branigan
Hangin’ Tough – New Kids on the Block
The Heart of Rock & Roll – Huey Lewis and the News
Heartbeat – Don Johnson
Heat of the Moment – Asia
Higher – Creed
Him – Rupert Holmes
Holiday – DJ Sven and MC Miker G
Hot Hot Hot – Buster Poindexter
Hungry Eyes – Eric Carmen
I Am I Said – Neil Diamond
I Can’t Dance – Genesis
I Do (Cherish You) – 98 Degrees

I Eat Cannibals – Toto Coelo
I Hate My Life – Theory of a Deadman
I Wanna Sexy You Up – Color Me Badd
I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
I Will Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meatloaf
Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred
In the Year 2525 – Zager and Evans
I’ve Never Been to Me – Charlene
Jenny from the Block – J-Lo
Jump in My Car – David Hasselhoff
Jumper – Third Eye Blind
Key Largo – Bertie Higgins
Kokomo – The Beach Boys
The Lady in Red – Chris de Burgh
Liquid Dreams – O-Town

Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong – Spin Doctors
Longer – Dan Fogelberg
MacArthur Park – Richard Harries
Men in Black – Will Smith
Mickey – Toni Basil
Muskrat Love – Captain and Tenille
Must Be the Money – Deion Sanders
My Humps – Black Eyed Peas
A Nightmare on My Street – D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
No Boundaries – Kris Allen
The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me Is You – Bryan Adams
Pac Man Fever – Buckner & Garcia
Paranoid – Jonas Brothers
Photograph – Nickelback
Popozao – Kevin Federline
Pumps and a Bump – Hammer
Party All the Time – Eddie Murphy
Rapture – Blondie
Rico Suave – Gerardo
Right Here Waiting – Richard Marx
Rollin – Limp Bizkit
Rosanna – Toto
Run Joey Run – David Geddes
Seasons in the Sun – Terry Jacks
Seventeen – Winger
She Bangs – Ricky Martin
She’s Like the Wind – Patrick Swayze
Shiny Happy People – REM
Silent Lucidity – Queensryche
Still… You Turn Me On – Emerson, Lake, & Palmer
Strokin’ – Clarence Carter
Summer Girls – LFO
Sunglasses at Night – Corey Heart
The Sign – Ace of Base

The Superbowl Shuffle – The Chicago Bears Shufflin’ Crew
Surrender – Trixter
Sussudio – Phil Collins
Stuck on You – Huey Lewis and the News
Take a Chance on Me – Abba
Thong Song – Sisqo
Too Shy – Kajagoogoo
Treat Your Mother Right – Mr. T
Tub Thumping – Chumbawumba
Turn Up the Radio – Autograph
Two Princes – Spin Doctors
Unskinny Bop – Poison
Walk the Dinosaur – Was (Not Was)
Wannabe – Spice Girls
The Warrior – Scandal

We Built This City – Starship
Weird Science – Oingo Boingo
Werewolves of London – Warren Zevon
Wham Rap – Wham!
What’s up – 4 Non-Blondes
When the Children Cry – White Lion
Wild Wild West – Will Smith
With Arms Wide Open – Creed

With You – Jessica Simpson
Who Let the Dogs Out – Baha Men
The Wrestlerock Rumble – AWA Roster



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