Top Ten Music Artists that are the Best of Their Genre

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101 Exo (Kpop) Exo (Kpop) Exo is a South Korean-Chinese boy group based in Seoul. Formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2011, the group debuted in 2012 with twelve members separated into two subgroups, EXO-K and EXO-M, performing music in Korean and Mandarin, respectively.

One of the most popular bands ever, amazing music and smash successs - YOUnique253

102 Lorde (Alternative) Lorde (Alternative) Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

Alternative usually means alternative rock. and she is not alternative rock - zxm

103 NF (Christian Rap) NF (Christian Rap) Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician.
104 Tobymac (Christian Hip-Hop)
105 Skillet (Christian Rock) Skillet (Christian Rock) Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States. V 1 Comment
106 August Burns Red (Christian Metal) August 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.
107 Massive Attack (Trip hop) Massive 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.
108 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Classical) Wolfgang 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. V 1 Comment
109 Johann Sebastian Bach (Classical) Johann Sebastian Bach (Classical)
110 Bauhaus (Gothic Rock) Bauhaus (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

111 Whitney Houston (Soul) Whitney 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.
112 Mariah Carey (Soul-Pop)
113 Radiohead (Electronic Rock)
114 Queen (Opera Rock)
115 Depeche Mode (Synthpop) Depeche 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.
116 Rammstein (Industrial Metal) Rammstein (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.
117 Scorpions (German Rock) Scorpions (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.
118 Red (Christian Rock) Red (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.
119 Opeth (Progressive Death Metal) Opeth (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.
120 Godspeed You! Black Emperor (Post-Rock)
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