Top Ten Most Overrated Singers

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21Selena 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 .

Alright. I am a fan of Selena, but I'll admit that she is somewhat overrated. I think her singing is decent (and even good at times) but I'll agree that she has performances where she sounds awful. Her songs aren't bad, though they're great when I want to listen to something catchy, lighthearted, and fun. I think she is a good dancer and actress, and she is pretty, and she has nice music, and she's not an awful singer, but she is kind of overrated.

I think she's adorable, but can not sing. All the proof is when she sang the Mario Kart song. It's a simple song which requires zero range and yet she was pitchy. Not good.

The most overrated. Selena can't sing - She's autotuned to sound natural. She can dance, act and has a pretty face which is why her fans are so protective over her. But the truth is that she can't sing and that's that.

Very very overrated. The girl can't even sing!

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22Charice PempengcoCharmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, popularly known by the mononym Charice, is a Filipina singer who rose to popularity through YouTube.

She doesn't have her own style, shes always copying someone else. She always sounds like shes trying to grunt. It is really annoying in my opinion

Charice is overrated? That's funny.

Overrated? Most people don't even know her!

Who the hell is this? I don't even know her

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23Justin Timberlake

Ugh. Ewe. He sings like he just got kicked in the nuts.

There's nothing overrated about Sarah Brightman though. She's perfection! - SierraNickole

Ughhh... I hate this guy... Is singing is God-awful and so is his music

He is not even a singer. I don't get any of his song. He is just whining. He should be 1.

He needs to stop trying to bring back the 70's. There's a reason why we don't listen to 70's-style music nowadays. - Qazsound

70's style music... You mean Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Queen, and Motörhead, right? 'Cause they're awesome and I wouldn't mind having them back. - LostDream258

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24Janet JacksonJanet Jackson is a singer and dancer who is well known for her sexually graphic records, iconic performances, and slightly weak voice. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and videos.

Guess not everyone in the Jackson Family was famous

I like her song called "Escapade ". -HeArT G$1000

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25Joe Jonas
26EminemEminem, 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.

Famous for moaning about his mum and being famous, take your money and screw off and hide in a dark room

Calling him the only rapper you like is racist.

A lot of people still don't understand Eminem.

Eminem can't sing.

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27Whitney HoustonWhitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.

She definitely had talent and soul and great iconic songs back in the day. Unlike Mariah her music isn't so forgettable and dry. Her later years were not good but before that she was amazing. Only time she is overrated is when people say things like "that was good but not as good as Whitney! " Or "she can sing, but she's not Whitney or Mariah! " Or "nobody can come close to WHitney singing the national anthem ever! " But the worst time is when people just bring up her hits. - NicoleJohnnyLutherBrianFan

Couldn't disagree more. Rock history is full of great cover songs and some people like Linda Ronstadt, Joe Cocker, and Three Dog Night had great careers doing cover songs. Just because you didn't write a song doesn't mean you can't give a great interpretation of it. In addition to Whitney's cover of Dolly Parton, how about Hendrix and All Along the Watchtower, or Johnny Cash with Hurt? Ike & Tina's Proud Mary? History is full of them.

She was nice. But all hype. She has no outstanding range like Mariah Carey, no soul and emotional effort like Christina Aguilera, almost all her songs where written by everyone BUT her, her most famous song was actually Dolly Partons, she was constantly abusing drugs and looking like trash. God bless her.

I think she had a beautiful voice. Her technique was flawless. But I've never really been moved my her songs.

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28Nicki MinajNicki Minaj is an American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe". Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

Repeats the same words as passes them off as lyrics because she can't really rhyme. Has copied a lot of Lil Wayne's style. Real people that understand hip hop don't respect her but she has become famous off her 9 your old fan base that knows nothing of hip hop. Why does she keep doing fake voices and personas, try being real. Sometimes when she talks she sounds like she's from New York hen other time she try's to sound like a proper upper class woman. So fake..

Autotuned garbage. Her songs don't have any meaning whatsoever yet she is praised so much. Plus her songs are so difficult to sing and the lyrics make no sense to me.

She is simply awful.
No talent and look high and stoned all the time.
Her name is a bad French pun.

She's an invent

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29AaliyahAaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. ...read more.
30Amy 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.

IS THIS A JOKE?
Who ever put her on this list, obviously has no life and
Is jealous of her talent.

Proof that having Talent won't protect you from drug abuse.

Famous for being a low life junky

31Jackie 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 .

If she wants to gain more credibility, she should write a song or learn to play an instrument. Sorry, lots of people who have good voices, even great voices. You can go into a karaoke bar and hear good singers (okay, a lot of bad ones too). But the point is I can't name one Jackie Evancho song. She's young and has a great voice, but she is going to grow up and what will distinguish her then?

Although I don't agree with Mr. SelfDestruct, I DO think Evancho is just the slightest overrated. Now for those of you who haven't disliked already and stuck around, I just have to say it! I don't exactly understand what the hubbub is! Take away the circumstance, and the age, and you're left with a voice. While it is a very pretty voice, it's only that! If we loved her as much as we do only due to the voice, then shouldn't we be hailing Pavarotti just as much? Once again, I don't dislike her, but I do feel that her age is giving a "boost" in her talent. - higgsboson2142

She's really only overrated on this site, but the extremity of her fans on here makes up for what she's lacking. - NicholasYellow

This list is really messed up. Stop obsessing over this fake idiot who made money off of lip syncing and listen to real music. Although I hate Justin Bieber, his music is more real than hers! - SelfDestruct

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3250 CentCurtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.

Why the hell is 50 cent on this list he is my favorite rapper WAKE UP people 50 cent is 150% not overrated

33Sarah GeronimoSarah Asher Tua Geronimo aka Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. is a world class and multi-talented Filipino singer, actress, dancer, record producer, model, host, coach/judge, commercial/product endorser and tv personality . She can also draw and plays the piano. Sarah is popularly known as the one and only ...read more.

Up until now, I don't know why she is the main act whenever there is a session in ASAP. Rachel Ann Go is even better than her. - hatcher234

Sarah is awesome and why do some good female singers like Katy and Beyonce is here -

I agree. Nothing exceptional about her. Always over acting and sweet. I always change the channel whenever I see her on screen.

Very overrated. Can't even belt out ALL BY MYSELF. - hatcher234

34Lindsay LohanLindsay Dee Lohan is an American actress. She is also a model, singer, songwriter, director, and producer.

A beautiful Disney singer until she fell off. She fell very hard.

35Ke$haKesha was born in L.A and is American. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America

Its ke$ha. Enough said. She just can't sing at all and frankly is just way too overrated in my opinion. I'd say she's actually worse then those stupid depressed singers teen girls love so much. Ugh

Kesha is not really overrated, I never knew she sang tic tok. And she was only overrated on two songs but the rest of her songs are underrated. I barely hear her on T.V., back then I didn't even know who she was. Overrated is katy perry, taylor swift, and ariana grande.

Overrated as hell. No talent whatsoever.

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36Pitbull

Most overrated piece of garbage he's so overrated its unbeliveable

He "sings" about the same crap over and over again.

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37K.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.

Anyone who has not heard of her is obviously a racist, she is one of the most popular singers in India, a nation with over one billion people.

How can you put someone on the list we've have never even heard of.

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38Cheryl ColeCheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame in late 2002 as a member of girl group Girls Aloud on ITV's Popstars: The Rivals, and stayed with the group until they split up in 2013.V2 Comments
39BonoPaul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. His original nickname was Bono Vox which means "big voice".
40Adam LambertAdam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.

Adam has talent but I have to say the Top Tens lists do have him overrated. On the best male singer list, he is listed ahead of everyone but Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, and Elvis. Sorry, those three had a long string of hits and had careers spanning multiple decades. While Adam is talented, he is certainly not to that level yet. To have him rated ahead of Lennon and McCartney is unconscionable. Unfortunately, yes, he is overrated.

Adam is the best singer of today but he is so underestimated by the media and he deserves to be in the same level of Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson. DOn't believe me? Ask Queen! Brian May and Rodger Taylor will agree

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