AOL has put together a their list of the 100 worst songs of all time, and with rare exception, I think it’s a fairly comprehensive collection of fantastically awful music.
Sure, one can always quibble over a song here and there–I will claim a soft spot for “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” from Rupert Holmes, but all in all, I think they’ve done a decent job here.
The top (or worst) 5 are:
#5: “Barbie Girl” Aqua
#4: “she Bangs” Ricky Martin
#3: “Ice Ice Baby” Vanilla Ice
#2: “Who Let The Dogs Out” Baha Men
#1: “(It’s Time To) Beat Dat Beat” DJ Pauly D
I would however put Don Johnson’s “Heartbeat” a little higher on the list than #90.
Matter of fact, I’m going to start work on compiling the 100 worst music videos of all time.
This has to be a candidate for #1:
As would this classic: