Top Ten Bands of 2014

Who do you think? One direction? Little Mix? Or 5 seconds if summer? You decide!

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15 Seconds of Summer5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.

I don't understand how people find this music amusing. It seems like the only people that do are complete idiots (not saying all of them, but many). The positive comments on here have some of the worst grammar I have ever seen. These guys are just another boy band, and they'll be forgotten within the decade. It happened to every other boy band, and it's gonna happen to this one. And don't reply saying "They're not a boy band, they play instruments". Some boy bands play them. 5 Seconds Of Summer is the second worst pop rock band of all time (worst being the Jonas Brothers). - Caleb9000

They totally deserve all they got in 2014. They're such a good band and their music is so good. Whoever said that they couldn't make it where they are now because of One Direction seriously needs mental check up because all One Direction did was take 5SOS on tour with them as their opening act. OPENING ACT, it's not like they wrote and sang and promoted 5SOS, is it?

Seeing my all-time favourite band being the #1 best band of 2014 just made my entire day. I love how much they've accomplished, and seeing this just makes me want to cry, because it reminds me of everything they've done for music history and their fans.

Best band ever, they make amazing music and they are all such down to earth cool guys

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2One DirectionOne Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

Directioners! We are the most crazy, loved, hated, rude, but popular fan base right now most of us have been with these boys from the moment they were put in the group. Now I have nothing against Little Mix but I honestly didn't know who they were until Zayn was like listen to them. And now I love them. But I still think 1D deserve the top crown more than LM. Sorry. - DivaDirectioner

A band plays their own instruments, I love 1D but they are more of a group

One direction is totally awesome they made me feel loved and cared for.. I truly love the

This is the best band ever it should be 1 not 2

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3OneRepublicOneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.

ARE YOU SERIOUS?! 5 Seconds of Summer and One Direction SUCK! OneRepublic are so talented and infinity times better than the two crappy bands above them. Please, people, get them to number 1! They deserve it!

They are amazing they should be number one

I actually like those bands and one republic there very good

Love their music such great talent

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4The VampsThe Vamps are a British pop rock band consisting of Brad Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans.

The vamps is good, because sometime brad look like bruno mars (just for me) and he has very lovely hair, tristan is very cool drummer, james is very sexy boy, and connor is very shy boy and he has very lovely smile

They are really good but I am confused how r5 is not in the list

Their music is awesome but it would be better if they didn't ALWAYS sing about girls

I do not like them at all, but my friends like them

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5Imagine DragonsImagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

ALL of their songs are good and so upbeat. Clear standout for me.

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6ColdplayColdplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.
7The FrayThe Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac Slade and Joe King, they achieved success with the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life in 2005, which was certified double platinum by the RIAA and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and ...read more.V1 Comment
8The ScriptThe Script is an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001. The band comprises keyboardist and lead vocalist Danny O'Donoghue, guitarist and vocalist Mark Sheehan and drummer Glen Power.V1 Comment
9ParamoreParamore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.

Their songs are so good how the hell are they behind bands like union j

Well, I did choose this band because I think this band was very motivating me.
Although, I'm also the superfans overall - JDavis

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10R5R5 is an American pop rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2009. The band consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Ross Lynch, Riker Lynch, Rocky Lynch, Rydel Lynch, and Ellington Ratliff.

Good sound, cute kids, fun name. Just they sound like every other band out there. Like Can't let you pass me by. It sounds like every other band out there but they are still a good band - DivaDirectioner

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The Contenders

11Little MixLittle Mix are a British girl group formed in 2011, consisting of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson.

They should be more popular because they're AMAZING! They would've been more popular if Simon Cowell was judging the X Factor when they were on. They should be #2 at the list behind 1D

Why is this at #13?!? Lower than One Direction? 1D sucks..Lower than 5SOS? Who really finds them amusing? Lower than The Vamps? I really want to commit suicide. This should be at least #1. They DESERVE it. All they need is, a bit more recognition. Have you ever even heard them really?

They represent the girl power, and they are four absolutly talented girls, they can sing, they can dance, they are nice with the fans, and their music is so good and inspiring like change your life, salute, boy, or little me.

No offense but I don't think their that good

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12Fall Out BoyFall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

Why the hell is One Direction on here? They suck. Fall Out Boy rules!

I agree. Fall out boy is one of the best bands today!

Fall out boy is consider a band one direction is not a band I don't see none of them playing istruments in stage they all run around singing but fall out boy ever one of them plays a instrument

13Owl CityOwl City is an American electronica project created in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota; it is one of several projects by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young.
14McBusted

They are amazing and deserve so much less slack than they get. If I say I like them, people laugh, like how is it funny!

15Union JUnion J are an English boy band consisting of members Josh Cuthbert, JJ Hamblett, Jaymi Hensley, Casey Johnson and previously George Shelley.

I like this boys they look so best

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16All Time Low ...read more.V1 Comment
17Bon JoviBon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

Amazing! One direction isn't a band!

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18Suicide SilenceSuicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.

An amazing return after the best singer in the world died

This band has accomplished so much more this year than any other band on this list. Mitch died only two years ago, and they're already back together (with Eddie Hermida! ). They released a solid album - You Can't Stop Me - with an altered style, but it still sounds like them. I saw them live in Cleveland in October, and they totally destroyed. But 5sos and 1D are above them... Ugh, I can't stand it. Especially considering how rude Directioners have been to SS fans since the accident. Oh well.R.I.P. Mitch Lucker, legends never die. Thank you, Hernan "Eddie" Hermida, for inheriting the crown! - ThatStrangeKid42

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19Kings of Leon
20Pink FloydPink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), and Richard ...read more.

Although not number one, they deserve to be in the top 5.

Deserves to be in the top 5, but not number one.

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