Best Pop Singers of the 21st Century

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1EminemEminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 172 million albums making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

He's a rapper and he got in the top 20. Now that's telling you something

I have always liked eminem and Justin Bieber but as well as Bieber he really is a God

Weel he one of the best rapper. though he could be in top ten

You are supper

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2Avril Lavigne

Love Avril. She's always in perfect pitch when singing live... She might be shy but that doesn't stop her from putting her REAL self out there - iholland95

Amazing songs, very catchy, and has a rockstar personality

What? That much less for someone like her? You gotta listen to her song. Her voice is so hard to achieve. Such talented person deserves at top 5. How can Ke$ha be before her? Autotunes can never reach her amazing voice! Avril Lavigne is extremely talented!

How can she be number one...lol

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3AdeleAdele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

Adele is more than an icon, she is the embodiment of everything we should be teaching our kids. She is humble, friendly, but isn't afraid to speak her mind when it is the right time, not to even mention her stunningly amazing voice, which by the way is not auto tuned in any way, which is why her live shows are a gift from god.

Adele is the a very unique singer. She has an amazing voice. She is my favorite pop singer. The thing I like about her is that she is humble she not like this taler swift or Ariana grande. Thank you Adele for being a outstanding singer and person!

She's great. She's a shot in the arm for the industry. She writes her own music that's not at all contrived. And she's managed to sell loads of records which makes her a great example to the younger artists. Her voice is serene. It can lighten you up anytime. Love you adele.

Umm... She should be above Eminem, her lyrics have actual meaning and convey emotions. She has musical talent, and she's not afraid to show it.

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4Jessie JJessica Ellen Cornish, better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, she began her career on stage, aged 11, with a role in the West End musical Whistle Down the Wind.

A technically brilliant singer who spends a significant amount of time on breathing, technique etc to make sure she is one of the best.

A totally awesome singer should be at the top and more than 5% because she's awesome

Born to be Jessie ya obviously gonna do big things sooner or later..

Should be number one like

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5Lady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.

She is the best when it comes to pop she can bring it and when she brings it she tops the list with her hits she tops all females

The Mother Monster is a new artist and with just three albums she managed to establish herself as one of the best singers, performers and rockstars of all time because she's excellent in so many types of songs!

"Greatest vocal abilities... If she took off her costumes adults would understand, but she's an artist. Her abilities rival those of Whitney Houston and Tina Turner. She's one of the greatest of all time.

I am a little monster and you are my queen

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6Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin ...read more.

Taylor Swift is like THE best singer ever. Not only does she sing pop, she also sings country. Her voice is suitable for both genres. She is an amazing singer. Keep it up Taylor! You're so sweet and kind.

One Day This Female Artist Could Be The Best Female Recording Artist IN History

She is the mixture of music. I can't believe she really got the 7th rank! She deserves much more! I love her and will never stop listening to her wonderful songs

Best for sure

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7Katy PerryKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

Even though she doesn't own a Grammy, it doesn't make her less than anybody.. She's well known all around the world. Her music inspires people, and she has also broken numerous records, for example. She tied Michael Jackson's for most #1 singles in one album, "Teenage Dream".

Katy Perry Is The Best Out There In Pop! She Is Aiming For Her 6th Hit Of An Album! 2010,2011 And 2012 Will Be Her Best Year.

Her songs are amazing but where has she gone now?... She should make more music... And shes really pretty

Sexy and best

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8Christina AguileraChristina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", and "Candyman".

I can listen to her voice FOREVER! I just have to say that she is the best vocalist that tends to be a little underrated... She deserves to be much more well known by the world! I hope one day everyone will listen to Christina, because just hearing her will make you fall in love!

Taylor Swift higher than Katy Perry and Christina Aguilera? Are you kidding me? Christina has an amazing vocal range superior to Taylor, and better songs too. Katy Perry puts much more creativity to music than Taylor Swift's boring uncreative rude music.

She is the voice of our generation. And she makes quality hearfelt music. She deosnt need t make quick silly music. Her songs are iconic and legendary

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9Adam LevineAdam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5.

Amazing band amazing music amazing singers love all their songs just amazing

My family is in love with this guy. His pitch and voice give me chills.

I'm a straight guy and I would marry him.

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10RihannaRobyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

Rihanna is the best she got the best music and also I like Nicki Minaj

I love her voice she can sing unlike Miley and Nicki

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The Contenders

11Demi Lovato

She has an amazing voice! She should be on top!

Demi Lovato's vocal long is amazing. She can sing up to an A5 in chest voice and her ability to emote is uncanny. Her songs are deep and showcase a complex message. Above all, Demi is a perfect role model of inner beauty, having been through depression and self-harm, she comes out ready to help others and save lives.

This woman not only saves teenage girls lives but have you seen her sing wow I just am in love with her voice and how she writes her songs from her experiences with make me cry a little I am a Lovatic obviously and I've loved demi since her camp rock Disney days she is truly one of our generations best pop artist I love you Miss Lovato

She is the most amazing singer ever.

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12P!nkAlecia Beth Moore known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

P! Nk is amazing her vocals would blow any of 6-26 away she should be in top ten!

Greatest singer of the 21 century by far!

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13BeyonceBeyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

Obviously beyonce should be in the top 10 over kesha, gomez and Bieber

Beyonce is great and her songs are always real hits.

Shes amazing performer, dancer, singer and actress

Don't mess with the queen, she's had 5 number 1 albums in a row

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14Enrique IglesiasEnrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

What the hell is Enrique doing on position 14
People he should be 1. Have you all heard his new song heart attack. It rocks. He has started to sing better now a days but he used to sing good before also. Please vote

This list is wrong. Enrique must be on the top of the list. His voice is amazing. Enrique should be after Michael jackson. That idiot Justin Bieber should in the bottom of the list.

He really sings by heart. He knows what music is. He is the best. In short he is just brilliant and awesome.

He is awesome singer

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15Justin BieberJustin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claimed that he was Part-Indian) and he's Christian. He's the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. ...read more.

From a small town kid to this. look at him. your hate means NOTHING. he has 53 million fans, always supporting him, he is on top of the world. such a talented kid with great personality. do not say he is the next Michael jackson because there is only one Michael and ONLY ONE Justin Bieber.

He is totes awesome the best singer ever I mean how can you not vote for Justin he is literally at the top people and it don't matter what you say because he has more fans than you could in a million year

Justin is awesome I mean he's stupid sometimes but it's part of life and whoever write ugly is definitely lacking a brain or eyes

Justin Drew Bieber is the world's best singer.

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16Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

I saw the list and expected Bruno Mars to be on the top but then, I saw him here, at number 8. Besides being shocking, this is complete trash. Bruno Mars deserves a top 5 position for sure, if no the first.

Bruno Mars Has Also Risen To Fame! He Will Be Soon Out There!

Bruno Mars draws from all the greats and blend them with his unique talents to touch young and old alike. Incredible artist, showman and spirit!

Bruno should be in the top five!

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17Selena GomezSelena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sing in alto .

She is a great inspiration for everyone and because of her Justin, and demi I'm going to try out for the voice

Just gorgeous and had a good skills in both singing and dancing...

She is awesome and she is inspiration for every youngsters

The Real Inspiration

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18Ariana GrandeAriana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera . She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom, "Victorious" . She later become a singer ...read more.

I hate you! I don't know how she even got into the music business! She sings like the most stupidest person and like a baby chick! And I don't see how she "so gorgeous"

Known best for her high pitched singing.

I love ariana grande and hey album yours truly. LOVE you ARIANA!

My biggest fan!

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19Britney SpearsBritney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

What the hell is she doing at 10th position? This is absurd. She should be in the top 5 if not number 1! She has come a long way from her success, to the scandals she's had to face and now she's come back better and stronger than ever! No one falls from grace and gets back up the way Britney did. She's the greatest pop singer of our generation whether people agree or not. Britney came onto the scene in her early teen years and to change the pop scene with that kind of effect at that age is something that is hardly achieved with many upcoming singers of today! No one can ever replace this woman. Truly the most unique even though she may not have the best voice but that didn't stop her from producing smash hits and number one albums. She will always break records and sell more records than any other female singer.

Britney Spears is a inspiration. All of her work is extraordinary. With many top hits, she is truly a legend. I am very disappointed in the lie about her and that people actually believe them. She started when she was 17 and before that was in the Mickey Mouse Club for 2 years. She was also on rising star. She chose the idea of her first song, ".. Hit Me Baby One More Time" and the outfit. No one expected it to be such a big hit, but it was. She is truly great, and a inspiration.

Britney Spears not only is the best selling female artist of the first decade of the 21st century, but has had a tremendous impact on the music industry. 14 years into her career and she's still breaking records and setting trends. She truly is this generation's Queen of Pop.

Most iconic of the century no doubt!

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20Robbie WilliamsRobert Peter "Robbie" Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.

One of the best vocalists of the 21st century without a doubt

Love the lyrics to his songs and I love his amazing voice

He is the best in the world - I love him

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