Top Ten Music Artists that are the Best of Their Genre

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101NF (Christian Rap)Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician.
102Tobymac (Christian Hip-Hop)
103Tobu (7obu) (House)
104Skillet (Christian Rock)Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.V1 Comment
105August Burns Red (Christian Metal)August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records. Afterwards, ...read more.
106Massive Attack (Trip hop)Massive Attack are an electronic music duo from Bristol, England, who use distorted, psychedelic, dynamic atmospheres as a definitive style of their music. They are noted as one of the most influential acts in electronic music to date, whose musical style was claimed to be far ahead of its time, and ...read more.
107Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Classical)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.V1 Comment
108Johann Sebastian Bach (Classical)
109Bauhaus (Gothic Rock)

Their song "Bela Lugosi's Dead" is considered precursor of the genre. The Bela Lugosi which the song refers to was a Hungarian-American actor, famous for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film and for his roles in numerous other old horror movies. - Lotuscandy

110Whitney Houston (Soul)Whitney 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.
111Mariah Carey (Soul-Pop)
112Radiohead (Electronic Rock)
113Queen (Opera Rock)
114Depeche Mode (Synthpop)Depeche Mode are an English electronic and synth-pop band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, and Vince Clarke.
115Rammstein (Industrial Metal)Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
116Scorpions (German Rock)Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.
117Red (Christian Rock)Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.
118Opeth (Progressive Death Metal)Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990. Though the group has been through several personnel changes, singer, guitarist, and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has remained Opeth's only founding member and primary driving force throughout the years. Along with Edge of ...read more.
119Godspeed You! Black Emperor (Post-Rock)
120Coldplay (Alternative Pop)Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.
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