Most Underrated Singers of 2016


The Top TenXW


No one here is even remotely underrated. Just grossly overrated. - Songsta41

Totally agree. All these are pop artists who just autotune their voices, no real talent here. - PeterG28

2Shawn MendesShawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine.
3The WeekndAbęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.V1 Comment
4Ed SheeranEdward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.
5Charlie PuthV1 Comment
6Alessia Cara
7Fetty WapWillie Maxwell II, better known by his stage name Fetty Wap, is an American hip hop recording artist from Paterson, New Jersey.
8Zayn Malik
9Bruce DickinsonPaul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.

He's only not as popular because metal isn't the dominant genre. But he gets all the attention he deserves in the metal community. - Songsta41

10Tove Lo

The Contenders

11Meghan Trainor
12James LaBrieKevin James LaBrie is a Canadian vocalist and songwriter, who is best known as the lead singer of the American progressive metal band Dream Theater.

I'm right now in a permanent Hype Mode for 8 days until The Astonishing is released! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

13John Mayer
14Eddie VedderEddie Vedder is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam, with whom he performs lead vocals and is one of three guitarists.
15Steven WilsonSteven John Wilson is an English musician and record producer, most associated with the progressive rock genre.
16Trent ReznorMichael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.

The reason I'm putting her on here is because she's released (in my opinion) the most underrated (and one of the best) songs of the year (Gold, if you haven't heard it, do it now! )

She's also got a great voice and her other songs are also good.

18Melanie MartinezMelanie Adele Martinez is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam.
19DayaGrace Martine Tandon, professionally known as Daya, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
20Troye SivanTroye Sivan Mellet, better known as Troye Sivan, is a South African-born Australian singer, songwriter, actor and YouTuber.
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