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41SkrillexSkrillex is an American EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on that chart. He is best known for Scary Monsters ...read more.

This Animal Loved By 13 Years Olds Is Pure Cr ap

Skrillex sounds like nails on a chalkboard. Enough said

He's the one who's killing dubstep.

Dubstep sucks, he's not even a musician. - malamJONES

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42LudacrisChristopher Brian "Chris" Bridges, better known by his stage name Ludacris, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor.
43NirvanaNirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.

Why are they here? They are one of the most, if not most influential rock bands of the 90s. - Upuu

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44Fifth Harmony

They are talented but their label sucks and makes them sing mostly terrible songs.

45DaughtryDaughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006.

Chris daughtry sucks! I can't see why he is so popular? They need to focus on the top 3 - taylor, katharine and elliott as they were the most talented contestants and have great music plus charisma and attitude unlike chris also I like them all. I think it would be nice if they did focus on these contestants instead of chris daughtry! - idolangelx13

I find his music to be indistinguishable from Nickelback.

46Iggy AzaleaAmethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, songwriter, and model.

Please tell me she is meant to be a joke. Her music is hilarious! I can't keep a straight face for a second & I bust up laughing my arse off. Pop is getting really really funny.

This picture looks wrong in so many ways. - Anonymousxcxc

Okay this chick should be way up higher she is the white version of Nicki manaj and that friends is just wrong

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47FergieStacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, television host, and actress.
48The Notorious B.I.G.Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered ...read more.

This guy should not be anywhere near this list.

He's better than Tupac by far, his experiences feel more genuine than Tupac's, who was a poseur/actor, he put the whole gangster image on to fit into his enviroment, and was no better than all these rappers from the suburbs pretending they live on in the hood

Uneducated people put him on the list. Ugh

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49CherCher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.

pretty much the same as madonna - 123klongike

I'm a gay man and refuse to accept Cher, Madonna or Lady Gaga as my icons, burn in hell all of you!

50MetallicaMetallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

James can't sing. Lars is a Hack. The lyrics are so stupid. Metallica deserves to be higher on this List!

Metallica is a band that consists of musicians - bigmike137

51ShakiraShakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

To be honest, I seriously don't know what she's saying in her songs.

Sometimes and image can sell music. Prime example. Right next to Beyoncé (However he has some vocal ability but chooses to not use it) and Britney Spears.

Fake blond was criticizing for this voice.
Not completely a Latina.

52Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

He's not really overrated, just in between the lines of mediocrity. Some songs are good.

53Selena 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's only popular because she dated that Bieber kid. It doesn't matter that she was famous before he was around but she wasn't that much talked about until she began dating him. She's talentless. She isn't that much of a good singer. She should just stick to acting. Even if she isn't that good actress.

Selena gomez seriously just annoys the crap outta me having to see her untalented and half nude body EVERYWHERE, I've tried my hardest to avoid the sound of her voice but its basically impossible. Shes nothing but a rich spoiled decent looking untalented girl that has slept her way out of disney and into the industry. If I ever have to hear: I love you like a love song baby, and I keep it on repeapeapeapeapeat or baby sloww ddowwnn the songg, I will dig my ears out. Please people have some sense, shes a horrible role model and her music is just plain bad, don't let your children listen to this.

Disney chick struggling to make it so she takes her clothes off, now where have I seen this before?

I own one of her albums from when she was on Disney, honestly prefer her acting to her music, she should stick to it

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54UsherUsher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city.

He's okay, but this is Justin Beiber's mentor. And he's incredibly self veneered.

55Rae SremmurdRae Sremmurd is an American hip hop duo, composed of two brothers, Khalif "Swae Lee" Brown (born June 7, 1995) and Aaquil "Slim Jxmmi" Brown (born December 29, 1993). They are best known for their platinum singles "No Flex Zone" and "No Type". They are signed to Mike WiLL Made-It's label, "EarDrummer ...read more.
56Bob DylanBob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .

Some very good lyrics, but I secretly find myself wishing he'd died off in the 80s, I find listening to him so boring, he was in the right place at the right time with the right connections, but as for this whole first ever singer-songwriter bull, he wasn't, he's just the only one that everybody talks about; Connie Converse, a female singer, was making her own music in the fifties, sadly she disappeared off the face of the earth in the 80s or something and nobody's seen her since

Honestly, I do like some of his music, but let's be honest for a minute: The man can't sing. Period.
His lyrics are OK, but you'd have to work pretty damn hard to get to the point where Bob Dylan is in music.
I mean, look at him, then look at someone like Eminem, who puts his near-traumatic childhood into his songs, worked his ass off every day of his life, and who is as I consider a musical genius of today.
Now look back at Dylan. Do you think he worked his ass off to get where he is? Nope. He's just a weed smoking hippie that wrote halfway decent songs at the right time in america when we needed songs like his.
Also, I wouldve voted for Madonna, but honestly, she seems like she at least is at some degree of talent.

His lyrics were actually pretty good but... He can't sing. His voice sounds a cat screeching while its being pulled by a truck with its tail attached to it.

You are so right he is a Bruce Springsteen of the past. Like Springsteen he can't sing. Unlike Springsteen his songs have a little more meaning not filled with cliches. Like Springsteen SO OVERRATED!

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57Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

Jimi was noteworthy in being an African-American who was a true rocker, not soul. He was a great musician of course. But he is monstrously over-rated. If he wasn't 1) flamboyant, 2) black, and 3) early dead, he would never be rated the best guitarist. As another here said, it is an insult to other guitarists, many of whom are adept on all types of guitars and various musical styles.

People who hate against Hendrix are just metalheads who think speed is everything. He wasn't much of a singer, but his guitar playing is a million times better than all metal guitarists combined.

Ok this list is completely messed up, why the hell is Jimi Hendrix known as the greatest guitarist alive and yet he is above pitbull on this list? What the hell?!?!?!

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58Charlie Puth
59QueenQueen are a British rock group formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.V2 Comments
60DragonforceDragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.
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