Most Successful Music Artists of 2013

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The Top TenXW

1Imagine DragonsImagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

This new alternative band reached really high positions especially with Radioactive, its greatest hit. Then, they released "Demons", which had positive reviews and became popular as well. - bruugabrielee

An actually good band unlike Miley Cyrus or Robin Thicke.

2Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

New faces. They hit the charts with their first single "Thrift Shop" which reached high positions in Billboard and iTunes charts. Then, they released "Can't Hold Us", their biggest hit, being one of the most successful bands during this 2013. - bruugabrielee

3Justin Timberlake

The Pop prince is back! After some years without many hits, he had a boom this year. Suit & Tie, Mirrors and Holy Grail really hit the charts, reaching important rates. - bruugabrielee

4Miley Cyrus

After 2 years of being away from the spotlight, Miley called the attention of the world with her hit "We Can't Stop". She was criticized because of her exposure, but the song became one of the 5 most popular songs of 2013. Her hit "Wrecking Ball" also became a hit, during the last months of the year. Her video called the attention as well, and she explained later her inspiration. It was really a good year for the 21-year-old popstar. - bruugabrielee

5LordeElla Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

Lorde is a very talented teen. her manager continue to supports her because they believe that lorde can be a famous singer. and now she proves she really got talent on her album PURE HEROINE. she's the best! Love ya LORDE

Just sixteen years old. The girl showed her talent in her first studio album "Pure Heroine", which included one of the best songs of 2013, "Royals", which hit iTunes #1 for months in different parts of the world! She became even more known when she criticized lots of artists, such as Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and DJ David Guetta. She was really the revelation of the year. - bruugabrielee

She's very overrate. I like "Team" but I just can't get into "Royals" or understand why it won 2 granny's. She got the attention Zendaya deserved.

Only 17 good singer with good rhythm and beat my new favorite singer

6Robin Thicke

TWERKING became the dance style of 2013, after the Gangnam Style in 2012. His song "Blurred Lines" is also included in the most popular songs of the year. It was covered by Glee Cast, and it reached #1 in iTunes top 10, for a couple of months. WHAT A YEAR! - bruugabrielee

7Pitbull

"Feel this moment" became one of the most popular singles during the first months of 2013, featuring pop singer Christina Aguilera. Then, almost finishing the year, he teamed up with Ke$ha, and released "Timber", also one of the most popular and successful song of the year. - bruugabrielee

8Daft PunkDaft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

It was also a good year for this electronic band, which had a boom with "Get Lucky" through the whole world. - bruugabrielee

9Jackie 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 .V1 Comment
10Robbie 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.

The god of pop came back with 2 number 1 albums

The Contenders

11Ariana GrandeAriana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera . She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom, "Victorious" . She later become a singer ...read more.

Ariana became succesful because of the song The Way, Baby I and the only one Right There hits the chart after Icona Pop, Eminem and Zendaya - BrokenFreeHeart

12Lady 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.

Lady GaGa has revolutionized the pop industry. She is amazing at playing the piano and singing. Her smash hits include Bad Romance, Poker Face, Judas, Paparazzi and many more. She does not use auto tune like Katy Perry. She doesn't care about what others think of her and is very creative with her clothes and performances. Her new album ARTPOP is legendary. I am proud to be a little monster.

13Katy PerryKatheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

The one daring and seductive, 17 platinums, 4 songs in chart with weeks in chart, Unicef partner, 3 perfumes includes Purr, Meow and Killer Queen, a songwriter, The queen of pop revolutionary after Cher, Madonna, Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears

14GotyeWouter Andre "Wally" De Backer, better known as Gotye, is an Australian-Belgian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is a pronunciation respelling of "Gauthier", the French cognate of Gotye's given Dutch name "Wouter".V1 Comment
15AviciiTim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, is a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer.
16EminemEminem, 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.
17RihannaRobyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

Rihanna's "Right Now" was amazing, but I think Rihanna's best performance appeared in Eminem's song "The Monster", which was a comercial success in November and December. - bruugabrielee

18Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

Last year's Locked Out Of Heaven had a lot of success, and this pushed him to release amazing songs, such as "When I Was Your Man", "Treasure", and the new, not that successful, "Gorilla". - bruugabrielee

When I was your man is just awesome!

19One 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.

1d have undoubtedly had an amazing year. Their movie was an all-round hit at the Box
Office. Their perfume is currently out-selling everyone else. Their world tour was a huge success and their album is the fastest selling album of 2013. They are one of the top artists of 2013. BEAT THAT!

20ParamoreParamore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.

The band went through a tough time in 2010 when the Farro Brothers left, but this year they came storming back with their first album as a three-piece. Their self-titled 'Paramore' turned out to be their most varied and experimental work yet and song'Still Into You'was good enough to get into the charts.
This is the new Paramore and quite frankly they've never sounded better.

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