Top Ten Music Artists That Have Helped People

ThatStrangeKid42
I'll admit I have a very narrow music taste, but as far as artists that have truly helped their fans get through hard times… here's what I've seen or heard from people. No need for anyone to bash on the genres here - talk about the artists themselves, and how they've been a part of your life. So no negativity please!

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1My Chemical RomanceMy Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.

My Chemical Romance was one of the most important bands of our generation. It's astonishing how a song can change someone's view of the world. How they can make a suicidal person re-think and help people through tough times. The thing that I love about My Chemical Romance is the fact that they understand things that no other adults that I know understand. Their song "Teenagers", for example. It's about most adults view of us, like we're some kind of animals, and then Gerard singing about how they're wrong and that he understands us. Every single song has a great concept, but because they're super intelligent and talented, sometimes you have to dig deep to find out the purpose of the song. Gerard's voice has so much emotion in it, I have never heard anything like it. They're just completely amazing, both on and off-stage.

The MCRmy is like a family, making a statement. It's all about empowerment, anti-suicide, and facing your fears. Any My Chemical Romance fan can easily explain what songs like "Famous Last Words" did for them. In many cases, My Chem's songs have saved lives. It's astonishing what the lyrics this band made did for people. My Chemical Romance fans - remember when people always said Gerard promoted suicide? Remember pulling out your iPod, and playing "Famous Last Words" for those detractors? Seeing the looks on their faces when they heard the chorus. Anybody who's really gotten into My Chemical Romance will understand this. Even just going to their shows was a wonderful, empowering experience. - ThatStrangeKid42

2Michael JacksonMichael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson was a singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, entertainer and humanitarian. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King ...read more.

His music is a real escape. His lyrics and messages are pure and genuine. - ThatStrangeKid42

He helped people by making Neverland Ramch and bringing little kids over and have some happy fun! *sarcasm* - SirSkeletorThe3rd

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3EminemEminem, 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.

Marshall knows how life can be tough, and his lyrics reflect that. Don't you dare censor this man. He speaks the flat-out truth, whether you want to accept it or not. One of the most emotional and passionate music artists ever, especially in a genre that seems to lack those qualities these days. - ThatStrangeKid42

He may have cussed and sweared a lot but his lyrics have inspired me not to give up and carry on with my life

4Blood On the Dance FloorBlood on the Dance Floor was an American crunkcore group that last consisted of multi-instrumentalist, singer and rapper Dahvie Vanity and singer and rapper Jayy von Monroe, that formed in 2007 in Florida and disbanded in 2016 . ...read more.

Uh, they never helped anyone. All they ever did was molest people - SirSkeletorThe3rd

I don't actually see why, but if those scene kids say BOTDF "saved their lives", then so be it! - ThatStrangeKid42

5One 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.

I'm personally not a fan, but it takes a lot of loyalty to your fans to get a fan base as devoted as the Directioners. These people will defend 1D with a passion, and there's a good reason why.

P.S. to SS fans: Don't get so worked up. Not all Directioners insulted Mitch, it was just a few stupid ones. I'm an SS fan myself, so understand what I'm saying please. - ThatStrangeKid42

6Black Veil BridesBlack Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.

Yes, andy biersack is hot as well

Ask any BVB Army fan what Andy Biersack tells them - it's that it's okay to be different, to be yourself. - ThatStrangeKid42

7Lady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.

She makes a lot of anti-suicide statements, and promotes uniqueness. - ThatStrangeKid42

8Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

Linkin park are the most awesome band of all time

LP fans just use the music to let loose - that includes all of their fan base, whether you're from the Hybrid Theory days or the Living Things era. - ThatStrangeKid42

9Robbie 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.

His earlier songs were about what he was going through at the time, depression, addiction and anger.

I know his songs have helped a lot of people

10Suicide SilenceSuicide Silence is an American deathcore band from Riverside, California. Formed in 2002, the band has released four full-length studio albums, one EP and eleven music videos.V1 Comment

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11Jackie 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 .

I, personally, have never listened to her, but she's getting a lot of attention lately. Most of it very positive. I know someone's going to put this on the list if I don't, so I'll put her here so she's in a higher spot, in the Top 10. Her fans can comment their own stuff here. I don't know much about her, but her popularity definitely earns her a spot here. - ThatStrangeKid42

Not only performed at the David Foster Foundation's charity event to support Canadian children needing organ transplants, she sponsored a family with a sick child herself, paying for all of their needs so that they could live near the hospital where the operation took place.

When burglars stole all the presents from her local Christmas charity in Pittsburgh, at the last minute Jackie Evancho purchased replacement gifts so that no child went without.

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12Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin ...read more.V1 Comment
13Three Days GraceThree Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.
14Marilyn MansonV1 Comment
15Nicki 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.

One of the only good things about her is that she helps the poor - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Let's admit, she may have made bad music, but she had donated to the poor.

Gives money to the poor so they can live a better life. - philbeech13

16Blind GuardianBlind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.

Their music and lyrics take me to another place (ex.- The Bard's Song). Blind Guardian are a great German metal band. - Metal_Treasure

17Twenty One PilotsTwenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.

Their music helps depressed kids

18Mariah CareyMariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She won 5 Grammys, got her documentary movie "Glitter" and also one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry. ...read more.
19The BeatlesThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
20The WhoThe Who is an English hard rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). The genres they were associated with happened to be rock, soft rock, hard rock, and soul rock. They are ...read more.
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