Top Ten Music Artists that are the Best of Their Genre

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61Led Zeppelin (Hard Rock)Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
62Pentatonix (A Capella)

They are truly the best. When anyone hears A Capella, the first thought that comes to the mind is Pentatonix.

63Stevie Wonder (Pop)Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.V1 Comment
64Giorgio Moroder (Disco)
65Benny Goodman (Swing)
66Immortal (Black Metal)
67Richard Wagner (Death Classical)Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas.

His famous "Ride of the Valkyries" is used in many movies to indicate impending certain death, either received or dealt.

68System of a Down (Nu Metal)System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American rock group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
69Sublime (Ska Punk)Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell, Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh.
70Green Day (Pop Punk)Green 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.
71Jimi Hendrix (Psychedelic Rock)Jimi 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.
72Joy Division (Post-Punk)
73Beastie Boys (Rapcore)The Beastie Boys are an American Rap/Rock group that was formed in 1981 by its three original members, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Adam "MCA" Yauch.
74Rage Against the Machine (Rap-Metal)V1 Comment
75Daft Punk (Electronic)Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

Long live french house/nu-disco!

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76Lynyrd Skynyrd (Southern Rock)Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.
77The White Stripes (Garage Rock)The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they ...read more.
78The Bee Gees (Disco)
79Frank Zappa (Experimental Rock)Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.
80Poison (Glam Metal)Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.
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