Top Ten Worst Pop Rock Artists

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15 Seconds of Summer5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.

I don't know why my sister thinks this band is punk real punk is the misfits with Danzig and this band is not good.

This is a young band like r5, but the reason why they are on the list is because I just can't stand them. At least they have a few catchy songs.

4 words green day copy cats they did a terrible cover of american idiot but they don't care about haters

I love this band! It shouldn't even be on this list!

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2R5R5 is an American pop rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2009. The band consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Ross Lynch, Riker Lynch, Rocky Lynch, Rydel Lynch, and Ellington Ratliff.

I know this should be 1 but these guys and the girl are teenagers. They are young and supposed to be stupid, but when you are young and trying to make songs out there that are just not catchy enough, A person like me will find this band very boring and lame. Yes they are talented, but the thing that gets me angry about this group is that they don't right their own songs. If You all are young teens and are putting out songs, at least put some effort to right the song. I know their are worse groups than this like BTR, but they are pop to me, other wise, BTR would be 2. At least they play their own instruments, unlike other teenage groups, but still at least try to right or help produce the song. Something the should do. That is probably why the don't chart on billboard. They are not interesting and they are lame. Also because their songs are very boring and cannot get stuck in my head for at least five minutes. That's their problem. If the can be. If they can be more interesting, have ...more

3The VampsThe Vamps are a British pop rock band consisting of Brad Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans.

NO! They're one of my favourite bands! They shouldn't be on here!

Seriously. NO. Their alright but weird.

4Avril Lavigne

Shes awesome I do like her music

Just like 5SOS, I can't stand her. The fact that she made a good few alright songs I the past puts her at 4.

5Maroon 5Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.

This band is a total waste right now and still for some strange reason people still like them. They were a lot better back then than now. They were never perfect, but at least they made some decent songs back in 2004 -2010. After releasing the most overrated son I have ever heard in 2011, 'Moves Like Jagger', I stopped liking them. When Payphone came out, I Actually liked it. When they released One More Night, I hated them. Love Somebody and Daylight came out which weren't bad, but then came Maps. A song that I couldn't stand at all because of how popish it sounded. I mean, I know they stopped Pop Rock, but at this point the chorus was annoying. I listened to the song a little more, and it sounded better. The production wasn't bad, like always, it was the lyrics. Animal was released after and I hated it totally. Listening to it almost made me vomit once. Now I realized that the production was the best part of the song, but the rest of the song was garbage! The latest single from their ...more

I like them now. However, I do not think they should be considered punk. Now they are more just pop. Nevertheless, I love Adam Levine's voice and hope they continue to do well - TheWiseOne

I kinda really hate Maroon 5. If it wasnt for "she will be loved," Id hate them with a burning passion. Adam Levine's voice is so squeaky and high pitched and annoying. I wanna die when I listen to their music. I didn't even know they where Pop Rock. Their like a stereotypical pop annoying band.

Why are they even on here?!? They have an amazing sound and tons of great music!

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6Cody SimpsonCody Robert Simpson is an Australian singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and actor from Gold Coast, Queensland, who was previously signed to US record label Atlantic Records.

This guy is really overrated. I don't know what's the big deal with him.

I've never even heard of any of his songs

Wannabe JB who should be far higher than Twenty One Pilots, a group who performs with actual passion. - TheWiseOne

7Greek Fire
8Ke$haKesha was born in L.A and is American. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America

The fact that Ke$ha cannot sing makes me really angry. Her songs at not bad, hell some of them are really enjoyable, but she just can't sing good. The only time she really sang good was with pit bull for timber. Besides that, she never really sang great on her tracks, but her ideas are good.

How is Ke$ha rock?! The very fact of calling her rock just makes me angry!

Kesha is not rock. She is not a great singer. But I wish her the best. #freekesha - TheWiseOne

9Twenty 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.

Why are they on here!?!? They are amazing!

They are talented but if you want punk listen to sex pistols,misfits,green day,rancid,blink182 but they are good pop though

This duo is nothing good really. Their song are not so catchy, and they could have been number 2. But the thing about them is that they are not catchy.

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10Selena Gomez & the Scene

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11Katy 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.
12Sabrina CarpenterSabrina Ann Lynn Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She stars as the young version of Chloe Goodwin in The Goodwin Games and as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World.

The best thing for young artists to do is to wait until they are over 21, or no critic will really like them. Sabrina Carpenter isn't a bad singer, but her songs isn't any thing special.

I'm positive she is the WORST on this list. repetitive lyrics and NO rhythm, She is a Disney star and always will be!

Way too nasally and pitchy, has three songs I like but overall she's overrated and basic as a singer. Next please...

I kinda like her, but she's a little young to be a singer in my opinion

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13Relient K
14One 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.

Who thinks this is true music because I hear bull

#15? Seriously? They have to be on top!

15Kelly Clarkson

Can you name a singer that is as boring as Kelly Clarkson (okay, Katy Perry). How can anyone like her music? It is boring and generic as hell.

16Justin BieberJustin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claimed that he was Part-Indian) and he's Christian. He's the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. ...read more.
17The Chainsmokers
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1. R5
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3. Maroon 5
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1. 5 Seconds of Summer
2. The Vamps
3. Selena Gomez & the Scene
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