Top 20 Weirdest and Most Popular Songs of All Time
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It’s well known that music can help people get into a good mood and that ability is amplified when the song itself is funny. If you’re trying to cheer yourself up or just looking for a quick laugh, then our list of the funniest songs of all time will definitely help you. If you think we missed a tune, let us know in the comments section below.
To select our funny songs, we took a look at tracks that genuinely make us laugh, don't take themselves too seriously and also, the music itself must be great. They don't necessary need to have been Billboard hits, they just need to be funny songs.
Top 20 Weirdest and Most Popular Songs of All Time:
1. Gangnam Style
Genre: K-Pop, Dance-Pop
Year Released: 2012
|Facts About "Gangnam Style": |
"Gangnam Style" is a viral South-Korean song by Psy.
The song associates with one of the high-end places in South Korea, the Gangnam District of Seoul.
The song has a catchy beat and amusing melody perfect for short dances and performances.
"Gangnam Style" reached #1 on South Korea's Gaon Chart, a weekly music chart by Korea Music Content Association.
The single peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped multiple music charts from different countries such as Canada, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom, and France.
In 2012, the song's music video was hailed by Guinness World Records as the most "liked" video on YouTube and the first one to reach a billion views on YouTube
2. I Just Had Sex
Artist: The Lonely Island
Genre: Comedy, Hip-Hop, Dirty Rap
Year Released: 2011
|Facts About “I Just Had Sex”: |
“I Just Had Sex” is an American comedy hip-hop weird song by The Lonely Island featuring Akon and DJ Frank E.
“I Just Had Sex” charted on different music charts from different countries such as Sweden, Belgium, Australia, Canada, Norway, and the United States.
The song reached #30 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
“I Just Had Sex” received the Platinum Certification from the United States RIAA for achieving over one million sales.
3. Baby Shark
Genre: Children's Song
Year Released: 2016
|Facts About "Baby Shark": |
"Baby Shark" is a children's song about a family of sharks.
"Baby Shark" is a famous campfire song/chant popularized by Pinkfong, a South Korean education company.
Johnny Only initially released his own version back in 2011 when he was a DJ at a kid's camp.
It is one of the most-viewed educational videos of all time.
Hope Segoine is the voice behind the "Baby Shark" song.
4. What Does the Fox Say?
Genre: EDM, Novelty
Year Released: 2013
Facts About “What Does the Fox Say?”:
“What Does the Fox Say?” is one of the best electronic dance novelty songs by Ylvis, a Norweigian comedy duo.
The weird song went viral, resonating with a comedy and pop vibe.
The music video of the song trended on Youtube in 2013.
Artist: Lil Dicky
Genre: Rap Music, Pop Music
Year Released: 2019
|Facts About “Earth”: |
“Earth” is a cute song that features vocals from 30 artists.
The single was released three days before Earth Day.
The song features famous artists such as Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Wiz Khalifa, Adam Levine, Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, Sia, Rita Ora, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Meghan Trainor, Psy, and so much more.
The song charted on multiple charts from different countries, peaking at #1 on Belgium Ultratip Flanders Chart, #3 on the Canadian Hot 100, and #17 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
5. Butthole Surfers – “Pepper”
If you think this song’s title would give you any idea as to what it’s about, think again. Spoken word delivery, surreal imagery and a handful of strange suicidal and death-obsessed characters all wrapped up with the weirdest studio effects 1996 had to offer. Extra weird points awarded for all the people who’ve laughed because they heard a radio DJ say “butthole” when introducing this song.
6. Richard Cheese – “Down with the Sickness”
What happens when you take the lyrics of an angry, intense metal song and set it to carefree, classy lounge jazz? You find yourself in the wonderfully weird bipolar world of Richard Cheese! Open up your hate and let it flow into me… Yeah!
7. Scatman John – “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)”
There’s weird songs, and then there’s “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)”… Yup, that’s the actual name of the song. Good luck trying to sing along with this one.
8. Primus – “Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver”
Three parts country, two parts southern rock, one part funk, one part metal, and all-out weird, Primus’ Grammy-nominated 1995 tune “Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver” is an absurd musical mind bender. If the song weren’t weird enough, the band in the music video looks like the cast of Hee Haw ate some fungus they found growing out of a cow pie.
9. Napoleon XIV – “They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!”
Despite it’s undeniable creep-factor, this tune achieved instant commercial success, climbing to no. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart shortly after its’ 1966 release. It’s so damn catchy it’ll get stuck in your head until you go completely insane… At which time, those nice young men in their clean white coats will come to take you away, ha-haaa, to the funny farm where life is beautiful all the time!
10. Reverend Horton Heat – “Let Me Teach You How to Eat”
Despite the many food references in this song, it’s a safe bet the Rev isn’t talking about cooking anymore when he says, “I'll teach you things that you never knew / How to choke a chicken and a make a meat stew / We can cook a taco in the middle of the street, and really feel good!” But maybe he is… who knows? Eating is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Second only to… Never mind. He’s not talking about food.
Genre: Parody, Electronic Music
Year Released: 2013
Facts About "Banana":
"Banana" is one of the best weird songs to sing along with produced by Comedy Movie Hits.
Despicable Me 2 featured this song in its teaser trailer.
It is a fun song about a minion who got annoyed by the one-eyed minion that keeps playing his "torotot" while singing.
12. “Scooby Doo Pa Pa”
Artist: DJ Kass
Genre: Reggaeton, Dembow, Hip-Hop Music
Year Released: 2017
Facts About “Scooby Doo Pa Pa”:
“Scooby Doo Pa Pa” became the new dance craze in 2018 as categorized by E! Online.
“Scooby Doo Pa Pa” is a piece of reggaeton music recorded by DJ Kass, a Dominican-American recording artist.
The song’s lyrics are based on Big Shaq’s song “Man’s Not Hot.”
The weird song reached #9 on the Billboard Hot Latin Chart in March 2018.
“Scooby Doo Pa Pa” was the first Dembow genre music to place in the Top 10 of Billboard Latin.
13. Barnes & Barnes – “Fish Heads”
Last but most certainly not least is this exceedingly odd yet sickeningly catchy tune “Fish Heads” by comedy duo Barnes & Barnes. Not surprisingly, this song was one of the most celebrated songs of the 80s on the legendary Dr. Demento radio show, with Dr. Demento himself making an appearance in the video. If Alvin and the Chipmunks found some funny fungus, this might be the result.
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14. I’m An Alabatroaz
Genre: Electro House, Melbourn Bounce, Electro Swing
Year Released: 2014
Facts About “I’m An Albatroaz”:
“I’m An Albatroaz” is an electro single by AronChupa, a Swedish DJ and record producer.
The single features AronChupa’s younger sister’s vocals, known by many as Little Sis Nora.
The song described a woman whom she calls a mouse, which makes it weird.
The single receives the certified double platinum in countries like Sweden and Australia and triple platinum in Italy.
There is a sexual implication of the song when translated into the Swedish language.
The single topped charts like the Dance Top 50 and Video Charts in Poland.
15. Chicken Song
Artist: J. Geco/The Chickies
Genre: Remix, Electronic Dance Music
Year Released: 2013
Facts About “Chicken Song”:
“Chicken Song” is electro-dance music with lyrics of a chicken’s sounds.
It is one of the most lively and energetic weird songs ever created, with over 500 million views.
The song is part of the album Chicken Dance produced by Oli Chang.
16. The Muffin Song
Artist: Schomoyoho A.K.A. The Gregory Brothers
Genre: Electronic Music
Year Released: 2018
Facts About “The Muffin Song”:
“The Muffin Song” is a song by TomSka about a delicious, fresh-baked muffin recipe.
The song has a hilariously weird vibe that can hook a lot of children with its tune.
The music video of the weird song features Mr. Muffin, also known as the suicidal muffin.
The single is an auto-tune piece from the Asdfmovie released in 2018.
17. Dance Monkey
Artist: Tones and I
Genre: Electropop Music
Year Released: 2019
Facts About “Dance Monkey”:
“Dance Monkey” is a song recorded by Tones and I, an Australian singer popular with his single “Johnny Run Away” and “Never Seen the Rain.”
Konstantin Kersting, a German-Australian record producer, mixed and produced the album The Kids Are Coming.
“Dance Monkey” charted in over 30 countries worldwide and peaked within the top ten of singles charts.
The single broke the record for the most weeks at #1 on the Australian Singles Chart 24 weeks from August to December 2019.
“Dance Monkey” won multiple awards such as the Best Pop Release at the ARIA Music Awards 2019.
The single also topped the U.K. Music Charts spending more weeks than Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You.”
18. The Gummy Bear Song
Genre: Dance Music, Novelty Music
Year Released: 2007
Facts About “The Gummy Bear Song”:
“Gummy Bear Song” is a novelty dance song talking about the bear-shaped candy from Germany.
Christian Schneider composed the song’s lyrics and released by its label Gummy Bear International.
They initially released the Hungary song, where it peaked at #1 for eight months on the Ringtones Chart.
It was one of the weird songs that became a global internet sensation because of YouTube and MySpace.
“Gummy Bear Song” has a ringtone vibe perfect for exercise, parties, etc.
19. Barbie Girl
Genre: Bubblegum Pop, Eurodance, Novelty Song
Year Released: 1997
Facts About "Barbie Girl":
"Barbie Girl" is one of Aqua's most popular weird songs, a Danish dance-pop group.
Soren Rasted, Clause Norreen, Rene Dif, and Lene Nystrom wrote the lyrics of the song.
The song's lyrics' inspiration came from an exhibit on kitsch culture in Denmark featuring Barbie dolls.
The single topped the world charts, especially in the United Kingdom, where it hit #1 for four consecutive weeks.
"Barbie Girl" is Aqua's biggest hit single, peaking at #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
20. Dolphin on Wheels
Artist: Kill the Noise ft. Dillon Francis
Genre: Dance Music, Electronic Music
Year Released: 2015
Facts About “Dolphin on Wheels”
“Dolphin on Wheels” is electro-dance rock music from the album Occult Classic.
The song has a beautiful melody with an intensity of rock music.
The song features different sounds of dolphins and monkeys, making it weird and interesting at the same time.
The song includes unnecessary and weird sounds and tones that make it a good party song.
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