Most Influential Music Artists Ever

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221Amy WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.

Soulful voice; makes you wish you had the guts to write and sing so truthfully. She gets into your gut and takes up residence. Just magnificent!

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222Phil CollinsPhilip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
223Chicago
224Echo & the Bunnymen
225Muse
226Alice CooperAlice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.
227Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
228Eurythmics
229Rainbow

Rainbow is one of the early influences on metal. If it weren't for them and Cream, metal would not exist the way it does today.

230The Chemical Brothers
231A-haA-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy.
232Rod StewartRoderick David "Rod" Stewart is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry.
233Kool & The Gang
234Bon Iver
235Cliff Richard
236Snow PatrolSnow Patrol are a Northern Irish rock band formed in 1993, consisting of Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn, and Johnny McDaid.
237Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.

Should be at the top 5 as one of the shapers of modern music which on it all the other modern day artists were based.

238Frankie Goes to Hollywood
239Don McLean
240Arctic MonkeysThe Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.V1 Comment
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