Top Ten Music Artists That Were the Best of Their Decade

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1Michael Jackson (The 80s)

Michael Jackson was popular in other decades, but his most successful decade was definitely the 80s - Ajkloth

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2The Beatles (The 60s)The 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.

Even for the period 2000-2010, the Beatles were the #2 most successful act of the new millennium, exceeded only by Eminem for that time frame.

Stones were far better than the beets.

3Rihanna (The 2000s)V1 Comment
4Led Zeppelin (The 70s)
5Mariah Carey (The 90s)

Nirvana was the best of the 90s - ryanrimmel

6Elvis Presley (The 50s)Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
7Katy Perry (The 2010s)

Definitely not katy Perry. My vote for the 2010s would have to go to the arctic monkeys or black keys - ryanrimmel

No one might believe in me but Lady Gaga deserves it, - ArigatoKawaii

8Muse (The 2000s)
9Nirvana (The 90s)
10Queen (The 70s)

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11Frank Sinatra (The 40s)Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
12Bing Crosby (The 30s)Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world.
13Marilyn Manson (The 90s)
14Elton John (The 70s)
15The Rolling Stones (The 70s)The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.
16Pink Floyd (The 70s)Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), and Richard ...read more.
17Zedd (The 2010s)
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1. The Beatles (The 60s)
2. Michael Jackson (The 80s)
3. Rihanna (The 2000s)
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1. The Beatles (The 60s)
2. Rihanna (The 2000s)
3. Michael Jackson (The 80s)
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1. Led Zeppelin (The 70's)
2. The Beatles (The 60's)
3. Michael Jackson (The 80's)
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