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List Rules Vote for your favorite Nine Inch Nails songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the top Nine Inch Nails songs, as voted on by fans like you. Decades before anyone had thought of the terms EDM or electronica, Trent Reznor's Nine Inch Nails brought electronic music to the mainstream. With a sonic inventiveness and a soul-bearing songwriting style, Reznor turned goth angst into worldwide success.  Modern day classics like "Hurt" and "Closer" fill out this list as well as underground classics from Pretty Hate Machine and Broken.

If you feel like we're overlooking some Reznor triumphs, stick them on there or reorder to create the dance party for the apocalypse that works for you. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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43 15
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Hurt The Downward Spiral

2
42 15
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Head Like a Hole Pretty Hate Machine

3
41 15
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Closer The Downward Spiral

4
29 9
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Something I Can Never Have Pretty Hate Machine

5
26 8
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Wish Broken

6
26 8
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March of the Pigs The Downward Spiral

7
28 11
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8
29 12
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Terrible Lie Pretty Hate Machine

9
26 11
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The Perfect Drug Lost Highway

10
21 9
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Into the Void The Fragile

11
22 10
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12
16 5
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NoahEvans added Only With Teeth

13
18 7
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Last Broken

14
18 7
Sin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nine Inch Nails Songs of All Time
Sin Pretty Hate Machine

The Best Nine Inch Nails Albums of All Time

15
19 8
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Reptile The Downward Spiral

16
24 14
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The Hand That Feeds With Teeth

17
17 8
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Heresy The Downward Spiral

18
17 8
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The Becoming The Downward Spiral

19
19 10
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Down in It Pretty Hate Machine

20
20 11
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The Fragile The Fragile

21
11 3
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NoahEvans added Right Where It Belongs With Teeth

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22
14 6
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Piggy The Downward Spiral

23
16 8
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Ringfinger Pretty Hate Machine

24
17 9
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Ruiner The Downward Spiral

25
11 4
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The Beginning of the End Year Zero, The Death of Six by Seven

26
14 7
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Starfuckers, Inc. The Fragile

27
17 10
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Somewhat Damaged The Fragile

28
17 10
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Mr Self Destruct The Downward Spiral

The Best K-pop Dancers of All Time

29
10 4
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chantellebelle added With Teeth With Teeth

30
11 5
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A Warm Place The Downward Spiral

31
12 6
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32
16 10
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Copy of A Hesitation Marks

33
14 9
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I Do Not Want This The Downward Spiral

34
12 7
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Gave Up Broken

35
16 12
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That's What I Get Pretty Hate Machine

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36
10 6
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37
9 5
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Sanctified Pretty Hate Machine

38
10 7
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39
9 6
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The Only Time Pretty Hate Machine

40
8 5
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Eraser The Downward Spiral

41
12 10
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42
11 9
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Survivalism Year Zero

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43
11 9
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Came Back Haunted Hesitation Marks

44
10 9
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Zero-Sum Year Zero

45
10 9
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Suck Broken

46
9 8
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My Violent Heart Year Zero

47
8 7
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The Downward Spiral The Downward Spiral

48
8 7
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Echoplex The Slip

49
5 4
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NoahEvans added Getting Smaller With Teeth

50
9 9
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Kinda I Want To Pretty Hate Machine