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100 Best Hate Songs

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The word “hate” expresses a wide range of negative sentiments. A number of songs from different genres describe the bitterness for a person or thing in a theatrically emotive manner. Singers and songwriters poetically describe hurt feelings that manifest from strained relationships. Sometimes different aspects of hate are used metaphorically to explain a concept or idea.

What Messages Do Songs About Hate Convey?

Songs about hate convey mixed emotions about how a person feels about someone or something. The bitter feeling associated with hate and anger is often portrayed in a brutally honest confessional tone. Sometimes, dual aspects of love and hate are used as comparative forms to explain the complexities of negativity. The ill-feelings that stem from a broken relationship are expressed with hateful vengeance in lyrics of certain songs.

Sometimes singers and songwriters justify their hatred towards someone or something with sympathetic reasoning. Certain songs narrate the events or incidents that lead a person to be angry and hateful. The impacts of a toxic relationship are showcased with varying degrees of hate and vengeful desire in certain tunes. How people are overwhelmed with disgust and anger due to negative emotional responses caused by a setback are thoughtfully expressed in certain lyrics. The feeling of disgust and disposition towards a person or thing is expressed in a theatrically emotive manner by certain musicians.


What Does Hate Symbolize in Songs?

Hate symbolizes a wide range of attributes associated with emotions. Either, short-lived or long-lasting aspects of hate are showcased in songs. Although hatred is a psychological response to feeling trapped with the inability to understand sociological phenomena, hate in its different forms is often expressed figuratively in songs. The bitter feelings that manifest when a person is abused, misled, or manipulated are often showcased with venomous words of anger and rage. Aggressive concepts and dark ideas portrayed with diabolic intensity form the crux of hate songs. Different aspects associated with low self esteem and interpersonal frustration is exquisitely explored by certain musicians with hate lyrics.

A number of songs portray an infusion of emotions that include, love hate, anger, and fear. The inability to comprehend with a failed relationship or bitter breakup is often showcased with hate lyrics towards a partner. Animosity towards a person or thing is showcased conceptually in a number of music videos. In certain songs different aspects of hate are associated with race, gender, sex, social class, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, ethnicity, nationality, ideology, and language. Although a wide spectrum of emotions and psychological responses associate with hate, in songs, hatred often symbolizes or denotes

  • Bitter Feelings
  • Anger
  • Fear
  • Unhappiness
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Enmity
  • Revenge
  • Abuse
  • Intense Passion
  • Resentment
  • Isolation
  • Trauma
  • Hostility
  • Unrequited Love
  • Bullying
  • Frustration

The list below showcases a diverse collection or rock songs, pop songs, country songs, hip hop songs, alternative songs, indie songs, folk songs, jazz songs, blues songs, disco songs, EDM songs, and dance songs about hate. If you have a view, opinion, or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Hate Songs

  1. “ABCDEFU”—Gayle
  2. “I Hate U”—SZA
  3. “Hate You + Love You”—Cheat Codes featuring AJ Mitchell
  4. “Bad Blood”—Taylor Swift
  5. “Everything About You”—Ugly Kid Joe
  6. “I Hate You, I Love You”—GNASH featuring Olivia O’Brien
  7. “Creep”—Radiohead
  8. “Kim”—Eminem
  9. “Hate (I Really Don’t Like You)”—Plain White T’s
  10. “Hate Me”—Blue October


11. “I Hate U”—Prince

12. “Heartless”—The Weeknd

13. “Hate Me”—Ellie Goulding and Juice Wrld

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14. “Hater”—Korn

15. “Hate the Way”—G-Eazy featuring Blackbear

16. “Positively 4th Street”—Bob Dylan

17. “H.A.T.E.U.”—Mariah Carey

18. “You Oughta Know”—Alanis Morissette

19. “I Hate Love Songs”—Kelsea Ballerini

20. “Hate the Other Side”—Juice WRLD and Marshmello featuring Polo G


21. “Haters”—TLC

22. “Crawling”—Linkin Park

23. “She Hates Me”—Puddle of Mudd

24. “Love to Hate Me”—Blackpink

25. “Gives You Hell”—The All-American Rejects

26. “Hate How Much I Love You”—Conor Maynard

27. “I Hate Boys”—Christina Aguilera

28. “Love to Hate You”—Erasure

29. “Hate Me Now”—Nas featuring Puff Daddy

30. “I Hate This Part”—The Pussycat Dolls

31. “Last Resort”—Papa Roach

32. “I Hate Myself for Loving You”—Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

33. “Love & Hate”—Michael Kiwanuka

34. “The Red”—Chevelle

35. “I Hate Myself and Want to Die”—Nirvana

36. “Hate Me”—Miley Cyrus

37. “Hate to See Your Heart Break”—Paramore

38. “All These Things I Hate (Revolve Around Me)”—Bullet for My Valentine

39. “When Love & Hate Collide”—Def Leppard

40. “F**k You”—CeeLo Green


41. “Nightmare”—Avenged Sevenfold

42. “Hate My Life”—Theory of a Deadman

43. “One Step Closer”—Linkin Park

44. “I Hate Everything About You”—Three Days Grace

45. “I’m Gonna Show You”—Bebe Rexha

46. “Hate That I Love You”—Rihanna featuring Ne-Yo

47. “Choke”—I Don’t Know How But They Found Me

48. “Hate To Say I Told You So”—The Hives

49. “The Heart From Your Hate”—Trivium

50. “Hate Me!”—Children of Bodom

51. “I Hate Everything”—George Strait

52. “Head Like a Hole”—Nine Inch Nails

53. “Hate on Me”—Jill Scott

54. “This Love”—Pantera

55. “I Hate the Music”—John Paul Young

56. “F--k You”—Lily Allen

57. “Song for the Dumped”—Ben Folds Five

58. “Deuces”—Chris Brown featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall

59. “I Hate You Now…”—Marcella Detroit

60. “I Hate You for It”—Chad Browniee


61. “Hate it or Love It”—The Game featuring 50 Cent

62. “Dyers Eve”—Metallica

63. “I Hate You Then I Love You”—Celine Dion and Luciano Pavarotti

64. “Hate Bein’ Sober”—Chief Keef featuring 50 Cent and Wiz Khalifa

65. “So What”—Pink

66. “Killing in the Name”—Rage Against the Machine

67. “Break Stuff”—Limp Bizkit

68. “I Hate You”—Slayer

69. “Idiot Wind”—Bob Dylan

70. “For You”—Stained

71. “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful”—Morrissey

72. “I’m So Sick”—Flyleaf

73. “F---k It (I Don’t Want you Back)”—Eamon

74. “I Hate Mondays”—Newton Faulkner

75. “Smack My Bitch Up”—Prodigy

76. “I Hate December”—Ivy

77. “Bullet With a Name”—Nonpoint

78. “I Hate Rock ‘n’ Roll”—Jesus and Mary Chain

79. “F--- the World”—2Pac

80. “Aesthetics of Hate”—Machine Head


81. “Burn”—Papa Roach

82. “Dead”—Madison Beer

83. “Lay There and Hate Me”—Ben Harper and Relentless7

84. “Walk Idiot Walk”—The Hives

85. “F.O.D.”—Green Day

86. “Drop the Hate”—Fatboy Slim

87. “Hate You”—2NE1

88. “Hate Sleeping Alone”—Drake

89. “I F-----g Hate You”—Godsmack

90. “Haters”—Tony Yayo featuring 50 Cent, Shawty Lo and Roscoe Dash

91. “Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)”—Deftones

92. “Hate You”—Ladies Code

93. “(Don’t) Give Hate a Chance”—Jamiroquai

94. “Hate Me”—Lil Peep

95. “You Make Me Sick”—Of Mice & Men

96. “Shut Up”—Blink-182

97. “100 Ways to Hate”—Five Finger Death Punch

98. “I Hate Everybody”—Halsey

99. “Hate Song”—Doobie

100. “Love Don’t Hate It”—Duncan Laurence

Other Notable Songs About Hate

  • “Hate You”—Daredevils
  • “Black Me Out”—Against Me!
  • “Hate Me”—Escape the Fate
  • “I Hope Ur Miserable Until Ur Dead”—Nessa Barrett
  • “Hate this Place”—Goo Goo Dolls
  • “Worship What I Hate”—Lady A
  • “Hate to Say”—Tory Lanez
  • “I Hate You”—Earshot
  • “Don’t Dictate”—Penetration
  • “Hate You”—Seann Bowe
  • “I Hate”—Passenger
  • “Baby Hates Me”—Danko Jones
  • “Seventy Times 7”—Brand New
  • “Who Taught You How to Hate—Disturbed
  • “Thin Line Between Love & Hate”—The Persuaders
  • “Waitin’ Tha Hate”—Ice Cube
  • “Hate Being Alone”—Kodak Black
  • “Hate”—Cat Power
  • “Just Drop Dead”—Limp Bizkit
  • “1000 Points of Hate”—Anthrax
  • “Platypus (I Hate You)”—Green Day
  • “Hate Your Guts”—Pride & Glory
  • “Hate”—Jay-Z
  • “I Hate You”—Sick Puppies
  • “Cryin’ Like a Bitch”—Godsmack
  • “I Hate to Sleep Alone”—Cher
  • “You’re Gonna Get Yours”—Public Enemy
  • “You Love Me Cause I Hate You”—Lacuna Coil
  • “Hate the World”—The Wildhearts
  • “High Price of Hate”—Toto
  • “Don’t Hate the Playa”—Ice T
  • “Destroy the Youth”—Charge
  • “I Hate When That Happens”—Billy Crystal
  • “Hate Me”—MASN
  • “Hate to Love”—Shania Twain
  • “Love 2 Hate U”—Lita Ford
  • “Marching the Hate Machines (Into the Sun)”—Thievery Corporation featuring The Flaming Lips
  • “I Hate This”—Tenille Arts
  • “Hate Me”—Attila
  • “Hate on Her”—K Michelle
  • “Little Bitch”—The Specials
  • “Hate You”—Ingrid Michaelson
  • “If You Would Hate Me Less, I’d Love You More”—Billy Squier
  • “Someone You Hate”—Sasha Alex Solan
  • “Hate Me Now”—Joseline Hernandez
  • “Hate What You Do to Me—2Baba
  • “I’ll Hate You Better”—Suicidal Tendencies
  • “All Your Hate”—Black Veil Brides
  • “The Killing Type”—Amanda Palmer
  • “Die Mf Die”—Dope
  • “I Will Forever Hate Roses”—Dolly Parton
  • “I Hate That I’m Loving It”—Austin John Winkler
  • “Hate Inside Your Head”—Kreator
  • “Ihateit”—Underoath
  • “Hatesong”—Porcupine Tree
  • “Love Us or Hate Us”—Kreator
  • “People = Shit”—Slipknot
  • “I Hate U”—Simon Curtis
  • “Hateful”—The Clash
  • “I Hate the White Man”—Roy Harper
  • “Broken Box”—Queens of the Stone Age
  • “Woman I Hate It”—Waylon Jennings
  • “Hate in Your Soul”—Future
  • “I Hate Nightclubs”—I Was a Cub Scout
  • “Why You Hate the Game”—The Game
  • “Hate Myself”—NF
  • “American Errorist (I Hate Hate Haters)”—NOFX
  • “I Hate the Rich”—The Dils
  • “Hate Song”—Fudge Tunnel
  • “Why Do You Hate Me”—Marmozets
  • “Recipe for Hate”—Bad Religion
  • “I Hate This City”—Geena Fontanella
  • “Hate”—Plush
  • “Don’t Hate”—D12 featuring King Gordy
  • “Unleashed”—Killswitch Engage
  • “P.S. I Hate You”—Simple Plan
  • “Hate Her to Death”—Insane Clown Posse
  • “Haters”—So Solid Crew
  • “Kill Everyone”—Hollywood Undead
  • “I Hate Alternative Rock”—Bob Mould
  • “Hate to be Nice”—Scorpions
  • “I Hope You Die”—Bloodhound Gang
  • “Hate Myself”—Dodie
  • “You Love Me to Hate You”—Kiss
  • “Kill Caustic”—AFI
  • “Shack of Hate”—White Zombie
  • “Love Hate Revenge”—Episode Six
  • “I Hate Myself for Losing You”—Kelly Clarkson
  • “Replica”—Fear Factory
  • “How to Hate”—Lil Wayne
  • “The Ballad of Love and Hate”—The Avett Brothers
  • “Some People Hate”—Jay-Z
  • “Learn to Hate”—Silverchair
  • “The N---- Ya Love to Hate”—Ice Cube
  • “No Children”—The Mountain Goats
  • “U Love 2 Hate”—Yukmouth
  • “I Love You Honey But I Hate Your Friends”—Cheap Trick
  • “Congratulations, I Hate You”—Alesana
  • “Lies of Hate”—Soul Asylum
  • “Hate Everyone”—Say Anything
  • “I Hate Hip-Hop”—Tom MacDonald
  • “Your Guts (I Hate Em’)”—Reel Big Fish
  • “Before You Hate It”—Gary Numan
  • “Hate it Or Love It”—Chingy
  • “I Hate Children”—Adolescents
  • “Hate the Living, Love the Dead”—Misfits
  • “Disasterpiece”—Slipknot
  • “I Hate the TV”—Violent Femmes
  • “Irresponsible Hate Anthem”—Marilyn Manson
  • “Hate in Your Eyes”—Mack 10
  • “The Hate Inside”—Tommee Profitt featuring Sam Tinnesz
  • “Hate & War”—The Clash
  • “I Hate Kissing You Good-Bye”—Tuff
  • “Full of Hate”—Firespawn
  • “Cool to Hate”—The Offspring
  • “Hate Me”—Five Finger Death Punch
  • “Hate Blood”—Jermaine Dupree
  • “I Hate My Generation”—Cracker
  • “Love the Way You Hate Me”—Like a Storm
  • “Hate Me”—Nico Collins
  • “Hate Train”—Metallica
  • “I Hate My Frickin I.S.P.”—Todd Rundgren
  • “Haters”—Hillary Duff
  • “Total Hate ‘95”—No Doubt
  • “I Hate the French”—Howard Goodall
  • “Hate Paper Doll”—Husker Du
  • “I Hate to Love Her”—Sly & the Family Stone
  • “Wake Up Hate”—Korn
  • “Hate to Feel”—Alice in Chains
  • “Don’t Hate Me”—Badflower
  • “Cool to Hate”—The Offspring

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