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The Best Songs By Disney Villains 

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Updated May 19, 2020 6.8k votes 892 voters 7.5k views 21 items

List Rules Only songs from Walt Disney Animation Studios movies.

Everyone loves to hate a good villain. In particular, Disney villains have found a place in the hearts of millions right alongside the heroes they fought against. The princesses and the heroes all got their moments to shine with a beloved musical number where they sing about love or bravery. It only makes sense for the villains to also have their moment in the sun with a song. There have been plenty of great songs sung by villains over the years, but which one do you think is the best of all time? 

Do you sing along with Gaston and the rest of his men any time he breaks out into the appropriately-named "Gaston?" Perhaps you're more of a fan of "Poor Unfortunate Souls" as sung by Ursula in The Little Mermaid? There are numerous great songs to choose from that have been sung over the decades. You can practice your evil laugh as you listen to each one. Best of all, you can revisit all these classic songs with your Disney+ account.

Vote up the best Disney villain songs, and remember this list does not include music from Pixar movies, live-action films, or Disney Channel movies. 

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Judge Claude Frollo (Tony Jay)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

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Scar (Jeremy Irons)

The Lion King (1994)

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Dr. Facilier (Keith David)

The Princess and the Frog (2009)

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Ursula (Pat Carroll)

The Little Mermaid (1989)

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Tamatoa (Jemaine Clement)

Moana (2016)

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Gaston (Richard White)

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

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Mother Gothel (Donna Murphy)

Tangled (2010)

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Jafar (Jonathan Freeman)

Aladdin (1992)

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King Louie (Louis Prima)

The Jungle Book (1967)

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Professor Ratigan (Vincent Price)

The Great Mouse Detective (1986)

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Kaa (Sterling Holloway)

The Jungle Book (1967)

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Gaston (Richard White)

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

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Captain Hook (Hans Conried)

Peter Pan (1953)

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Si and Am (Peggy Lee)

Lady and the Tramp (1955)

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J. Worthington Foulfellow (Walter Catlett)

Pinocchio (1940)

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Queen of Hearts (Verna Felton)

Alice in Wonderland (1951)

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Honeypot Quartet (The Mellomen)

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)

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Madam Mim (Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman)

The Sword in the Stone (1963) 

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The Pink Elephants (The Sportsmen)

Dumbo (1941)

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Yzma (Eartha Kitt)

The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

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Alameda Slim (Randy Quaid)

Home on the Range (2004)