Top Ten Best Pop Rock Artists

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The Top Ten

1
OneRepublic
OneRepublic forever! Do not let society fool you. This band is the most unique band there is. From lyrics to instruments to genres to anything. OneRepublic is that! The frontman of the band, Ryan Tedder wrote a lot of great songs that plenty people didn't know he wrote. He even writes for Maroon5 too, so when you hear a song from Maroon5 and thinks that Adam Levine (the singer of Maroon5) wrote it, well think again! Maroon5 don't always write their own songs, although, on the other hand, OneRepublic always have in the past and always will write their own songs. This is what makes them so different from all the others. They use a wide variety of instruments like a cello, bongos, or even a glockenspiel which is like a xylophone in fancier terms. They use different fusions of genres, which shows that they bassicly don't have a genre. Once it sounds good to them, they will make it. They're lyrics are just the best. Hey talk about life, love, and other things that are really worth a listen and worth of time. Try listening to OneRepublic f you don't listen to them or if you don't know them. Their music is life changing!
OneRepublic always has the best songs! They combine their songs beautifully, and fluently. Ryan Tedder has one of the most underrated voices. He can hit notes perfectly. The whole band has such an impact on how pop rock is looked at now days. You can't find a song off Native that you won't like. Okay maybe that was a little too much, but really they have great songs. If you haven't heard Feel Again, or Something I need, I'd advise you to check them out. I'm sure you have already heard If I lose myself. Their songs put you in a great mood if your in the worst. Easily the best pop rock band and personally my favorite as well. I use to be really big into Rap, but after I began to listen to OneRepublic I couldn't stop! It's amazing how much you can really love songs after you listen to them. Great band, none of the lower bands or singers compare! GO ONEREPUBLIC!
Onerepublic is one of the few bands that have brought something new to the pop scene.
Vocalist Ryan Tedder is charismatic singer that any band would want. Her vocal range is very large and he also has very charismatic voice and good sense of rhythm and he also have the ability to pull out falsetto with ease. I like Onerepublics music because they combine different elements from different genres of music like rap and classical music for example and you can see that in many songs. Also another band that should be on the top in this list is Imagine Dragons. Their music is kinda similar to Onerepublic but they have more electro, arena rock/pop sound with huge drum sounds and VERY powerful vocals with great diversity on their sound
[Newest]Onerepublic is most likely to be my favorite modern band of all time. They have good rhythm and steady beats in their songs. I find them to be great and help the music industry build. But of course, they're no Beatles. But I'm voting for Onerepublic here because I do think they deserve the top 3. They are a great modern rock band. I like The Beatles better, but I'm voting for Republic.

2Maroon 5
Maroon 5 has such a unique and pleasing style of music they should definitely be number 1#. This list is outrageous Maroon 5 is such an amazing band an Adam Levine's voice is absolutely stunning.
I love the way they have their own unique sound that suits them very well. They don't try to copy any other band because they have their own way of showing the world their own sound.
It's very surprise to me that the mighty "Maroon 5" is can't even break top ten they should be on #1. They are one of few Pop Rock Star who could breaking into mainstream music. VOTE
[Newest]Why on earth is this not number 1? She will be loved, One more night, Payphone, these are some of the best songs I've heard in my life

3Fall Out Boy
Their new album Save Rock and Roll is very pop rock, but I'm okay with that, cause it's really good :D
They so deserve higher
Okay really people FOB rocks!

4Avril Lavigne
Yes! Avril deserves to be at least in the top 5 if not the first. She is such an inspiration to all the kids worldwide and my parents love her music too. It has such a deep meaning in almost everything she writes. She is my idol-the best artist in the world! I grew up listening to her songs without knowing that they were by her. When I really started to listen to music, I figured out that avril was the rock goddess behind all of it. Now, I truly admire her, for she is so amazing. She never disappoints her fans, ans always comes out with great music. I love you Avril!
I thought, she would be number 1, maybe 3, but 31?!? I don't really listen to pop rock (normally rock and metal) but Let Me Go brought me to her music because of Chad Kroeger. Then I listened to Complicated, Girlfriend, What The Hell and it was just perfect. She's definitely the best with the Beatles, BUT One Direction is not pop rock!
I'm 12 and I already know that avril lavigne should be top because she isn't a poser and fake like some of the other artist in the world. She also won't resort to drugs like other artist, she is a huge role model for me as
[Newest]Avril is the best~ The End... No more argument

5Imagine Dragons
They deserve to be on top simply because they have a unique style and because they're just. The best
They are more of an electronic rock band but their style and sound of music is really catchy. there are many dam good pop rock bands but this one has some feel
Imagine dragons is more of an electronic rock band but their type of music is so good so I'm gonna rate this band

6The Beatles
To be truthful, They are number one, only followed by Maroon Five, Pink Floyd, Rolling stones, Kiss, and Aerosmith. Speaking of that, HOW ARE ALL OF THESE BANDS BEHIND THE JONAS BROTHER. THAT IS LIKE SAYING THAT A HEART ATTACK IS BETTER THAN UNLIMITED JOY.
There isn't another artist or band that comes close to the Beatles. Greatest musical innovators ever while always maintaining mainstream appeal. Simply brilliant and have left a legacy that will likely never be matched.
They created rock music! And what is One Direction doing in front of them? They are not the new Beatles! Like Paul McCartney said, it's the kiss of death, if you are called the next Beatles, then you are expected to do what they did - change the world. One Direction will never change the world...
[Newest]How are they not number 1.

7The Script
I CANNOT believe that anyone would think that Maroon 5 is in any way, shape or form better than The Script ( and this is coming from someone who absolutely loves Maroon 5 too). The script should be Number 1 or at least 2. They're just amazing and so consistent in their delivery of the most beautiful and soul touching songs ever. They also write and produce all their songs themselves so you know when they pour our their hearts on a track, that's really what they're feeling at that time. The way I like to think about it is: whatever situation you're in, there's a The Script song for you. come on people, these Irish guys are incredible.
Are you kidding me? #35? Dang you should listen to their songs like The Man Who Can't Be Moved or Breakeven. They are awesome!
How is Avril Lavigne above these guys? They're talented, catchy, touching, everything that makes a great musician, all rolled into one group.
[Newest]How are these guys not in the top 5? They're simply amazing.

8R5
R5 is just not a new teen pop Disney group. They worked so hard and from the beginning and never gave up and look where they are now. Some people may say that they don't have talent, I respect their opinion because I'm not a crazy fan girl, but just so you know they learn to play the instruments they play right now they aren't just some pretty boy (and girl) who sings and people like that I could make you a list right now beginning with 1D. And to the person that says that they can't write songs, it's just because you have listened to the new songs. The new are not completely written by them but the old ones like Keep away from this girl, always... are good songs and some are better than the ones right now. About the fact that they write only about love songs may be true but you know what they say, you write what they know and sorry if R5 doesn't write about the effects of drugs like others band do. And lastly some people really need to stop saying that R5 is a Disney band because they are not, only Ross is acquainted with them and A&A is near the end.
TOTALLY LOVE THIS BAND! Not only is the band a family, but their fans are part of the #R5family and they're all treated like family too. They taught themselves how to play their instruments and they're just so talented! R5 started as a family of young kids with dreams and look at them now!
Just another teen pop group who's meant to appeal to teen girls based on their looks. EXACTLY like 1D in sound and genre. Talent wise, at least 1D has good looks to justify their fame. R5 doesn't even have that. And the fact that their fans treat Ross like God, claiming he is a better singer than Freddie Mercury and a better guitarist than Jimi Hendrix--R5 fans, learn what music is. Their songs are just autotuned pop that only has a catchy synth beat, the lyrics have no meaning except to be a generic pop song. If you want real music, listen to Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix. If not, keep listening to your Disney music.

therootbeer

[Newest]I love r5 they are amazing went to a concert and it was the best day of my life

9My Chemical Romance
I love My Chemical Romance although they changed their image after Black Parade. Still an awesome band. Its a massive shame that they had to break up after being together for so long

Danielsun182

Just amazing love em, they gotta get back together, awesome songs, dead, I am not okay, love their albums and stuff
Epic!
Welcome to the black parade is the single best song ever!
[Newest]They are absolutely my favorite band ever, it's so sad that they separated :(

10Paramore
Love this band, love their songs, love their vocalist :))
This band is AWESOME
Love this Band, love their Songs, love their Vocalist :))
This band is AWESOME!

The Contenders

11Simple Plan
Best pop rock artist by far is duran duran... I mean I love simple plan but duran duran is classic! My top three are
1 duran duran
2 simple plan
3 pink
Those are THE BEST! Screw the jonas sisters and miley pukis:/ pick the classics first and go from there... Vote even though its not on the damn list
They're the BEST! You'll never find better than simple plan these days!
They must be at the top 5 if not the first cause according to me this is the best band of all time SP forever!
[Newest]This Band Saved My Life..

12Bryan Adams

13Train
I have never heard one of their songs that doesn't have emotion. Definitely my favorite band
They are the best pop rock band of all time
love them so much they are best
pat voice is the best EVER!
I am a huge fan of train. I have listened all of their greatest hits and the best selling ones..
Patrick is really a great singer...
[Newest]Their just so musical and talented

14One Direction
I really don't know why this is even on this list, one direction is a crappy boy group that used to have five members but now is four. This group is way overrated. I mean, everything about them sucks. Their songwriting, their songs themselves and a lot more that makes them highly overrated. I suggest you check out OneRepublic, Imagine Dragons or The Fray instead because they are way better bands. Face the facts, One direction is crap. If you believe in those foolish teenage girls, get a life, seriously. As I said, their are a lot of other bands that have way more talent than one direction. Don't listen to those stupid teenage girls listen to the more experienced people who know what real music is. I am sure that if you want to be successful you shouldn't listen to this. Sorry to say that to all of the fans out their but its true. People have to move on in life than just listening to one direction. I suggest you listen to better music. Listen to real bands who actually know how to play real instruments and write way better songs. Not a fake WANNABE band who pretend to play instruments and write horrible songs. Hell, even Just in Bieber was better than these guys. At least he can dance and sing exceptionally well although his writing wasn't really good. Please listen to other bands who make real music and write meaningful songs like:OneRepublic, Imagine Dragons, The Fray, Train, Paramore or Coldplay. Not this stuff by one direction we get today called music.
What the hell is wrong with this list? One Direction above the Beatles? One direction isn't even near rock!
To all the ignorant fools out there, they ARE pop-rock. Anybody who's listened to Midnight Memories knows that... Half the songs in MM are clearly classified as POP-ROCK. And they DESERVE to be in the top 5. They are THE most talented singers in 30 million girls' opinion.

Sunny_Directioner512


15Katy Perry
It does not say "bands" what are you guys talking about?

PatrickStar

Yeah on things that pops up on my mind! Is she a band? Laugh out loud
Oh come on. Up there, it says 'BANDS'. Not musicians. Have nothing against Katy Perry.

16Robbie Williams
There isn't another Artist that comes close to Robbie Williams, he's done some awesome rock songs and he is the king of pop-rock.
The Kings of Pop-Rock

17Blink 182
Best Band? That's no question, because all know that the best band is Blink-182.
Better than anyone else on this list by far, but not pop rock, they're pop punk. Plain and simple.
The best there was, the best there is, and the best there will be... Blink 182
[Newest]Great pop rock band

18Pink
Pink is one of the best pop rock singers, pink at least at top 10
The queen of pop rock. This goddesses needs to be number 1!
The queen of pop rock

19The All-American Rejects

20Forever The Sickest Kids
OK I'm KINDA TICKED THAT KATY PERRY AND DEMI LAVATO AND TAYLOR SWIFT ARE ABOVE FTSK SO MAY WE MAKE THEM NUMBER 1!
Yes man awesome band thes will be the top soon
There name says it all

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