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Songs
5.0m views15 Fun Pop Songs With Surprisingly Dark Secret MeaningsPop music is meant to make us feel good; the Top 40 industry thrives on the happy vibes that propel audiences to listen to a song ...
Interesting
24k voters25 Depressing Stories Behind Some Of The Most Popular Songs In Modern HistorySometimes a song can be uptempo and peppy while also being somewhat sad. However, sometimes a song is just.... sad. Many are based...
Interesting
1.1m views15 Songs You Never Realized Are Actually Diss TracksWhen it comes to pop songs that are diss tracks, ingenious subtlety is often just as good as ... or perhaps even better than ... f...
Songs
18.3k voters14 Popular Songs That Aren't About What You Think They ArePop music's great! It's all uplifting bangers about partying all night, or falling in love, or both, right? Well... not necessaril...
Singers
1.0m viewsSingers Who Hate Their Biggest SongsIt's hard to believe that there are so many singers who hate their songs. Especially because so often, these songs bring them fame...
Songs
1.5k voters12 Fun Songs With Surprisingly Not-Fun MeaningsMost of us have had the experience of nodding along to a song and mouthing the words (or some semblance of them) without actually ...
Pop Music
3.7k votersFamous Songs With Surprising Back StoriesSome of the biggest songs in history were written about unexpectedly deep subject matter. While many of history's best songs are s...
Pop Culture
6.6k voters14 Songs You Didn't Know Were About Other CelebritiesSome songs were quite obviously written as part of a well-publicized celebrity feud (Taylor Swift's “Bad Blood” almost certainly c...
Songs
9.7k votersSongs You Didn't Realize Were Wildly Inappropriate As A KidMost of us just sing songs and pay no mind to the meaning or even really think about the lyrics. Songs you didn't realize were ina...
Controversy
3.5k votersThe 20 Most Controversial Songs EverSome songs set out to be controversial, while others stumble into the territory. Musicians occasionally use their art to make a po...
Songs
3.3k votersSongs That Were Total RipoffsMusic plagiarism is big news in almost any era. Sure, Robin Thicke and Pharrell had to shell out $5 million to Marvin Gaye's estat...
History
541 votersSongs About Historical Events That Are Surprisingly AccurateSongs hold a lot of power, telling stories about people, places, emotions, and a host of other topics - including history. Songs a...
Summer
1.2k voters13 Songs You Had No Idea Are About MurderPlenty of musicians stick to uplifting topics when it comes to writing a new song – what better way to ensure it'll get picked up ...
Songs
1.2k votersSongs You Didn't Realize Were CoversIt's amazing how different a cover song can be from an original. How many popular songs are out there that were first recorded by ...
Songs
2.2m views16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They DoHere's a list of songs whose meanings we completely miss because we either don't listen to lyrics properly or we just take the son...
Songs
1.6k voters18 Hugely Popular Songs That Were Originally Written For Someone ElseSometimes, it’s hard to tell if a song is going to be a hit, especially in an industry where songs are regularly written in the ho...
Songs
3.4k votersSongs With The Absolute Filthiest Lyrics PossibleThese songs with the filthiest lyrics are so down and dirty that they should make you blush - and if you didn't know what they wer...
Music History
5.6k voters15 Love Songs You Never Realized Are Super Dark And CreepyEver sing along to a love song? Of course you have – they all seem so super sweet or achingly sad in a way that is totally beautif...
LGBTQ+
7.1k voters36 Songs You Never Realized Were About BisexualitySex and sexuality have always been central themes in pop music, but it's only recently that songs about being anywhere on the sexu...
Bands/Musicians
1.8k votersRock Bands Who Created TV Theme Songs, Ranked Best To WorstBelieve it or not, some major rock bands have taken the plunge into the world of television - and we're not just talking about mus...