The 10 Catchiest, Most Annoying Songs of All Time?

Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of the day Carly Rae Jepsen first subjected the world to “Call Me Maybe”. So in honor of that, the “New York Daily News” threw together a list of the catchiest, most annoying songs ever recorded. Here are the ones they came up with, in no particular order.

1. “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen

2. “Friday” by Rebecca Black

3. “The Final Countdown” by Europe

4. “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65

5. “Macarena” by Los Del Rio

6. “Barbie Girl” by Aqua

7. “MMMBop” by Hanson

8. “Wannabe” by Spice Girls

9. “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba

10. “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

A couple of years ago, a scientific study found that “Wannabe” was the catchiest song of all time . . . and that people could recognize it in just 2.29 seconds. Some of the other catchy songs from that study are . . .

“Mambo No. 5” by Lou Bega

“Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor


“Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison

“Beat It” by Michael Jackson

“Don’t You Want Me” by Human League

“Karma Chameleon” by Culture Club

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