Most Overrated Musicians

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21Chris BrownChristopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in more.

I have never really like Chris brown my sister does but I think he is just another black guy trying to sing

He shouldn't even be counted as musician!

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22Garth BrooksTroyal Garth Brooks, known professionally as Garth Brooks, is an American country pop singer-songwriter.

He is only the second of your worst "musicians" that even usually plays an instrument. I expected to see people who were overrated at playing a musical instrument. This basically looks just like the Top Ten most overrated singers list. Garth may be overrated as a guitar player but that's not his strength anyway. His singing, showmanship, and songwriting are what made him famous.

Garth can be credited with one thing... He is hugely responsible for turning true down-to-earth country music into what it is today... A pandering pop-influenced. Adding insult to injury was his annoying pop twang singing which has gone on to be used by every country music hack since. The guy essentially ruined country music.

Overrated piece of crap. ONE if you have been in the business for 20-30 years and someone can count the number of good songs you've made on one hand your not that great. TWO he doesn't write most of his songs. and THREE the only reason people like him is because he's a marketing genius. ill give him that it takes a genius to sell complete and utter crap

23Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture more.

There are bands you eventually grow over, and linkin park is definitely one of them. They're also one of those bands you look back at and say "oh god why"

Uh un. Someone better take them off this site they way too good to be even

25Luke BryanThomas Luther Bryan, known professionally as Luke Bryan, is an American country music singer and songwriter.

WORST country singer! have u heard huntin, fishin, and lovin every day? if u haven't that means your ears didn't die from the horrible singing, dumb ass lyrics and video.

26Kanye WestKanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.

He's just a regular human. I wouldn't even call him an artist

Always praising himself instead of working on his own music. That's just stupid.

The guy isn't really an artist, just a douche.

Classless joke of rapper; no shocker he got with Kim; how fitting!

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272pacTupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.

2pac's overrated because of his fans. I'm not hating, again, at him. Like what these guys said, he didn't do anything fancy on his songs, and his fans are nothing but lowlife moralists. HE'S ONLY GOOD BECAUSE OF THE MESSAGE HE BROUGHT IN. But he still sucks. Dear Mama, Changes, Brenda's Got A Baby are all mediocre songs, despite the crap message he brought. He says he loves LA, but he's born in New York and he barely lived in LA. Even Snoop Dogg used different styles and he's more overrated than tupac? Even Dr. Dre is better than this fakeass. I only like the songs "Hit Em' Up", "Ambitionz Az A Ridah", or "California Love", and Snoop Dogg had better songs than that.
Tupac never did anything fancy in his songs, he used the same crap in his 4 years. He's not even a thug.

2pac is definitely overrated. Period. But hey, at least Biggie copied his style. - nolvorite

He used one flow his entire career yet is usually credited as the greatest rapper of all time. In his dreams he was jealus that real hip-hop fans liked nas and biggy way better than him. pac simpley sucks eminem has skills and actually uses similies, punchlines, and metaphors which increases the difficulty of your rhymes. Pac never did that he is overrated he was good but he can't be compared to the great nas or rakim or even ice cube. None lyrical with limited range and no flow, these days little kids think he was god but the true hip-hop heads know the truth and its that 2pac was and is overrated. He knew he wasn't that good himself but his brainless fans think he was the best witch he never was. If you think 2pac was the best you do not know anything about real hip-hop ohh, he rapped about politics he's the greatest, not immortal technique would have ripped this guy in a battle know doubt. Pac sells t-shirts but the real hip-hop heads know what's up.

Tupac was a smart guy, but he had no significant musical skill. He just wrote slightly (just slightly)above average rap lyrics and that's about the extent of his involvement in his albums. The rest was just his persona and producers in the studio. His music is practically indistinguishable from the glut of other gangsta rap from that period, and the lyrics are all crap.

He's taken on mythic status, but the majority of his output is awful, and even his best songs are just mediocre. Easily the most overrated entertainer in my generation. I can barely name one song and I am a into useless trivia, that's how irrelevant he truly is.

2Pac is a great rapper but he is NOT the best and never was. How 2Pac wins number 1 on any Best Rapper list and Biggie or Eminem don't is beyond me! Still ONE of the best rappers and is much better than Lil Wayne! - micdanchris

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29Tech N9ne more.

His fans are so stupid. They always talk about the mainstream and crap. I bet they could name a total of 5 underground rappers bunch of posers. His fans only listen to him to look cool and underground. I like tech he is okay but not top 100 good. - Chris-1

30Kylie Minogue
31Rebecca BlackRebecca Black is "well known" for her "hit" single, "Friday", which has the second most dislikes on YouTube .

Just not that good the only reason why she's famous is cause she has so many haters and auto-tuned is used in every song

Another rich daddy's girl trying to make something in the musical world. Where have I've heard that before... Oh yes! MOST POP ARTISTS NOWADAYS

One of my friends commented that she used the same tune for the entire song. Yes she did... - TheAlbinoWolf

She is not overrated because she's barely a musician, to be honest. - malamJONES

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32PsyPark Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.

Yeah there is something wrong with this dude. He on something no wonder he here

One hit wonder mediocre artist - malamJONES

33Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

Before I visited the Top Tens sites I didn't know who she was ( I'm from Europe and she is not famous over here ). So, I tried to listen and see on You tube to understand why she's so famous here on the Top Ten sites. I have to admit that she can sing but at the same time I was not impressed by her looks ( best smile, most beautiful eyes etc... on Top Ten sites ) and she's certainly not number one material in singing ( on top of many Top Ten lists while other female singers ranked lower are better singers and even icons all over the world ). This girl is too overrated for many things. She has talent but not that talented to be on top on almost every list where she belongs.

I actually like Jackie, but I think she's really overrated on this website. She's on the top of every good list.

She has the talent but is very overrated.

Who this girl? Lol

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34K.S. ChithraKrishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Really overrated on this site, but I don't know why, she is not that good, lata ji is better than her, even singers of today like shreya and sunidhi are better than her

I saw her on this site, listened to her, WAAAAAAAAAAAAAY overrated. - cheesemaster

35Adam LevineAdam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5.

Most of Maroon 5's songs sound almost exactly the same.

YUCK YUCK GAG GAG NO GOOD, YOUR RIGHT IT ALL SOUNDS THE SAME. It's a shame that stars make so much money, while we work our butts off to make a dollar!

Yeah no. Adam Levine is not good and never will be.

You better shut up before I shove this boot up your ass and force you to have gonorrhea. Yes, there music sounds the same, but at least they create some-what decent music. - Nick-brick8

36Katy 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. more.

Her assests probably help sell her subpar music. Some vocal ability but like so many artists today, they have struck a stupid market, people who listen to crap. Artists like these have made music lose its artistic element.

Well personally she's not that bad. - Anonymousxcxc

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37Meghan Trainor

Someone take her out already. She so bad and much overrated

Please don't bring back the 50's music style. The last thing pop music needs is to go backwards in progress, if we even have progress today.

Shes a good person but her music is a bit repetitive and overrated in my opinion

She was good when she made bubble gum pop, now she sucks so badly I want to puke - jrodz

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38Soulja BoyDeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.

no talent at all he is the stupidest person I have ever heard, how many songs does he have anyway? 2? 3? - Hylologic

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39Sid ViciousJohn Beverly, born John Simon Ritchie, later named Sid Vicious, was an English musician, most famous as the bass guitarist of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

I know this may sound like blasphemy, but Sid Vicious is utter crud. He was poor in the extremely overrated Sex Pistols, and his solo stuff wasn't much better. He was a crappy singer and his bass playing skills aren't much compared to the likes of Roger Waters, Steve Harris, John Deacon, John Paul Jones etc. He may be responsible for a movement, but his talent is extremely limited. - Mrveteran

He was actually in the group because he had the looks but as an musician he was really very bad ( it's not even him who played bass in the studio for the sex pistols album ). And as a solo artist he was no better.

A yob with no talent for music, met a sad sticky end not a moment too soon.

40Ariana 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 more.

Her little 10 hear old fangirls are always talking about how flawless she is. To be honest she has bad enunciation, a nasally voice, and without makeup and her song with Mac Miller she would be nothing.

Wait til she like 33 and the lines start showing. She wont be relevant if she lives that long.

I hate Ariana Grande so much. So much that I would watch 10 hours worth of Sanjay and Craig rather than listen to her music. And I hate Sanjay and Craig very very very much. - Anonymousxcxc

I hate her voice, image and personality. She's annoying. She doesn't have talent AT ALL.

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