Top 10 Music Artists of 2008-2012

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21DaughtryDaughtry 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.
22B.o.BBobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American recording artist and music producer from Decatur, Georgia.
23Robbie 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 artists for decades and is not auto-tuned like most other artists

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24NickelbackNickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

These boys now how to make some really rocking tunes. Usually their radio stuff is soft rock ballads and stuff, but check out there albums, they have so badass hard rock songs.

Feel free to thumbs this down, I'm sorry I am just a big Nickelback fanboy.

25Lil WayneDwayne Michael Carter, Jr., also known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age . He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career . He's often criticized for constantly talking about money, girls, and ...read more.

He is the son of rap He is the beast like his lyrics

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26PinkAlecia Beth Moore known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
27Miyavi
28JYJ
29Fun.Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
30Hillsong United
31PsyPark Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.
32Green DayGreen Day are an American punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock . Some of their influences ...read more.

Very disappointed that Green Day are only 40

33Li Yu Chun
34MetallicaMetallica 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.

Screw all this hip hop and nor bands, when I go to look up one by Metallica, one direction is frost result, people telly need to start listening to real music like Led Zeppelin, anthrax, king diamond, Judas priest, or motorhead

After 30 years of being together, they still sound the same and rock just as hard as they did when they first formed. My favorite songs by them are Master of Puppets (obviously) and Unforgiven - Danielsun182

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35One DirectionOne Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

Their music is great, their personalities are very appealing and they're just awesome in every single way!

I really like One Direction because they are amazing and they have something that other group doesn't have. That's why I chose them.
One Direction. The BEST!

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36A. R. Rahman

Best of all time in my opinion

The Indian music sensation of all time

37Chris 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 ...read more.

One of the only real talents left in the industry today.

38Selena 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 .

Selena Gomez is amazing! I disagree with the person who said she deserves more than Linkin Park. Linkin Park and Selena are both great artists!

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39ChariceCharmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, popularly known by the mononym Charice, is a Filipina singer who rose to popularity through YouTube.

Pyramid featuring IYAZ, One Day composed with Nick Jonas, Before It Explodes by Bruno Mars and Louder. - hatcher234

Pyramid feat. Iyaz, One Day, Before It Explodes and Louder. - hatcher234

40U2U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.

They are the oldest and one of the best bands I he ever known

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