It was a rough year for a lot of people, 2017. But one thing some people said is that at least the Trump presidency would inspire a lot of great protest music, like Reagan jumpstarted punk rock in the 1980s.
Looking at the charts, though, that didn’t happen. Instead, the year saw the ascendancy of even more YouTube white boys following the Justin Bieber path to stardom without even pissing in a mop bucket. Bieber himself was all over the radio with “Despacito,” a song we’re sure to hate eventually, but the men and women on this list managed to sink even deeper.
What follows is a true and honest ranking of the 11 worst songs to hit the airwaves in 2017, from inept reality TV rap to bro-country, to patriotic music that will make any eagle cringe. . Let’s hope we all do better next year, for everyone’s sake.
Ranking The 11 Worst Songs Of 2017
Well, the good news here is that the year is pretty much over with. And now let’s all wait and see what 2018 brings us. It can’t be worse than 2017, right? Actually, don’t answer that.