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Pop Music
3.2k 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...
Entertainment
5.6k 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...
Controversial
2.9k 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...
Singers
971.2k 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...
Pop Music
22.9k viewsThe 20 Catchiest Pop Songs, According To ScienceWhat makes a pop song addictive? Believe it or not, science might actually have an answer to this question. In 2016, a group of sc...
Songs
3.0k 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...
Debunking
470 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...
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15.3k viewsBreakup Songs You Probably Didn't Realize Were About Other CelebritiesThere's always tons of gossip to go around when a celebrity couple splits up, but that gets compounded when the split results in a...
Songs
17.1k 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...
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2.6k votersThe Best Songs Ever Written For MoviesThe top theme songs to our favorite films are all ranked here and ready for your votes. Whether the song makes you "Happy" like Ph...
True Crime
1.1k 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
1.1k 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 ...
True Stories
23.4k 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
2.1m 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
1.5k 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...
Health
1.9k voters14 Songs You Never Realized Are All About DrugsThere is absolutely no doubt that Afroman’s "Because I Got High" and Eric Clapton’s "Cocaine" are about drugs; it says so right th...
Music History
1.1k votersCreepy Rock Songs About Young Girls You've Been Singing Along To Without RealizingIf these horrifyingly creepy songs about young girls were written today, they might not get radio play. Sociological standards hav...
Celebrities
3.3k votersTimes People Wrote Songs That Were Secretly About Taylor SwiftFrom the moment she first emerged into the music scene, Taylor Swift has made a name for herself by releasing carefully crafted so...
Songs
9.2k 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...