Top Ten Things That Should Happen to Music In 2021

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1 Lana Del Rey releases happy and fun music for once

I don't know if her happy and fun music would be good as her typical sad music. All I know is that it would be different - BlueDiamondFromNowhere

She always dope and sad. Release something exciting. - JaysTop10List

How can we decide what will happen in 2021? - Turkeyasylum

I think this should happen because her one kind of upbeat song National Anthem was amazing.

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2 One Direction and their fans could go away

One Direction has died down in popularity for the most part. Now we have Five Seconds Of Summer which is basically One Direction 2.0 except not nearly as bad. - RiverClanRocks

One Direction will hopefully be going one direction, gone.

Perfect option! I do like the idea! - Fan_of_Good_Music

They're gone. Now we have 5SOS we are even worse. - WonkeyDude98

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3 Gorillaz releases their 3rd album

They're releasing their 6th in 2016 - JaysTop10List

4 Beyonce releases all of her unreleased albums

I don't know either - FerrariDude64

5 Queen returns with an new album

Imagine if Freddie Mercury rose from the dead. - ethanmeinster

This would be amazing. - Alpha101

Somebody go dig up Freddie's grave. If not, lets pray his ghost reunites with Queen. - Catacorn

A lot of metal or rock members are dead.. Unless they can get new members that are just as good ( probobly not) - FerrariDude64

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6 The Beatles also return

Bit hard, two of their members are dead.

I'm praying that this would happen. John rises from the dead and everything. Lol. - Alpha101

If they somehow could how amazing that would be!

That was unrealistic and scary

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7 Nicki Minaj stops rapping and releases decent music

She is actually pretty good at singing, I don't see her rapping and she has terrible song lyrics, if anyone tries, they can make a good song good. - keycha1n

Honestly, she'd be better off as a singer than as a rapper.

Nicki is a pretty good rapper. Just needs less autotune and have better lyrics. - ToptenPizza

I agree - FerrariDude64

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8 Eminem collaborates with Spongebob on a Spongebob soundtrack

That would be funny because there was an idea like that on "Top Ten Episodes That Should Be Created In Season 10 Of SpongeBob SquarePants - PatrickStar

That would be pretty funny, id buy it :3 - MattDeBat

That wouldn't be so bad.

That would be so hilarious. - Catacorn

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9 Lady GaGa will change her robotic voice

You know her autotune that makes her voice robotic? - JaysTop10List

10 Miley Cryus stops being mental

She needs to stop being mental in a bad way.

The Contenders

11 Kate Bush releases three more albums
12 Less songs about partying, sex, butts, and drugs get played on the radio

Everything when it comes to music is okay in moderation, but right now, basically almost every song you hear on contemporary pop radio is about love, partying, sex, butts, or drugs. There should be more pop songs about real issues, like the government, the environment, poverty, etc., while still having some love songs. Agree with this one. - allamassal

It's always been this way, from the '60s onward. It's just a little less subtle now. All these folks going on about anacondas could take a lesson from Sparks. Now THAT's how you sing about edgy topics. - PetSounds

Can we start singing about real life issues and social statements, or things with deep meanings, and gear away from Tick Tocking, or shaking it off, and anacondas, bang banging into places, having blurred lines, wiggling and rap? - ToptenPizza

13 Eminem makes MMLP3

It would be AWESOME! - DK

This isn't happening unfortunately. In Bad Guy, he said this:

"So one last time, I’m back/Before it fades into black and it’s all over/Behold the final chapter in the saga/Trying to recapture that lightning trapped in a bottle/Twice, the magic that started it all/Tragic portrait of an artist tortured/Trapped in his own drawings/Tap into thoughts/Blacker and darker than anything imaginable/Here goes a wild stab in the dark/As we pick up where the last Mathers’ left off"

What this means is that after MMLP2, it's over. He will continue releasing albums, but the Marshall Mathers saga is done. There's no way he will be able to bring the spark back in the way he did twice before. - WonkeyDude98

14 Metal music becomes popular again

Hell yeah, that would be awesome! Don't get me wrong people, I appreciate all sorts of music, but Metal is WAY too low, it needs to get to a better spot. The most common reason I think for Metal music being this low is because of peoples' different interpretation of how things are and what they mean, especially being called satanic music. But, enough talking... Metal becoming popular again would be amazing, imagine people banging to some Iron Maiden again! M/ METAL m/ (With respect for other music too. )

That's a good thing! - Userguy44

At least in the 80s Metal actually got played on the radio and now it dosen't EVER

15 Jackie Evancho and Victoria Justice get more fame

I think Jackie deserve but Victoria maybe can't because she don't make any album. - BeaM456

They deserve it.

16 Miley Cyrus goes back to her original clean music

I loved her music! It was so uplifting and kind! Now she just acts like trash. :(

This happened four years early. - ReltihFloda

17 Rap is outlawed

Rap wouldn't be so bad if we had guys like Young thug and Iggy to keep it in the gutter, and it doesn't help that Tupac's dead

The world of music and the world itself will be a better place!

Some rap can be good though, so I don't really think it should be outlawed. - allamassal

Rap is outlawed? Didn't they try that before? - WonkeyDude98

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18 Avril Lavigne writes more songs

I love Avril's music. I hope she gets better, and makes more songs. - Catacorn

She has Lyme Disease at the moment, so I don't think she can make more until she cures off it. - Swellow

19 Justin Bieber kills himself

At the age of 27?! That's a disgrace to all the great musicians that died at that age!

Wow, how ironic. You picked just the year to say this that Bieber would join the 27 club. - WonkeyDude98

That would be the best moment for the music generation.

Like which ones died at 27? - FerrariDude64

Jimi Hendrix, Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin and Kurt Cobain are the most iconic. - Swellow

20 Original Guns N' Roses returns

This would be amazing! - Alpha101

Not sure about that, Axl's voice sounds awful now (He was good in the 80s-90s) - EvilEyedWarHawk

Oh yeah please. Imagine?!

No. - DarkBoi-X

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21 Taylor swift shuts up about her crappy ex boyfriend songs

She's only had 6 songs about breakups. SIX. - WonkeyDude98

That happened

Even better, she tells her sellout ways to go f--- off by releasing 1990.

22 Muse gets more fame

I don't know if Simulation Theory is good enough. - Userguy44

23 Justin Bieber realizes his mistakes and apologizes for everything he's done

This would be amazing, but nearly impossible, almost-blonde, and he's a jerk. - funnyuser

24 X-Factor gets axed
25 More genres of music get played on the radio besides Pop, Rap, and Country

Where I live the only thing that's played on the radio is country and pop, and it's really annoying. It would be nice if other genres would be played on the radio. - Imreallyboredrightnow

Rock and Metal are on most of the time, what are you talking about? Rap is only on one station and that's 100.7 - FerrariDude64

Please, can you spare us one track we haven't heard a million times already? - PositronWildhawk

26 Taylor Swift retires

That would be pretty good! - Fan_of_Good_Music

This would be awesome.

No she cannot retires. - BeaM456

Or... she goes back to country.

27 Rock and Metal become the dominant music on the radio!

Just not Nickelback or some other crap

Please don't tell me that One Direction is a rock band.

I would definitely say:"Great! " People can't bear to hear Justin Bieber songs such as "Sorry", "Baby", "Boyfriend", or "One Time". What's the point? I'd rather hear Pink Floyd or Guns n Roses if they came back to dominate the media.

28 Taylor swift would write Miley Cyrus's songs

At least Taylor has better lyrics than Miley

It would be amazing

29 Michael Jackson comes back to life

That won't happen in this world.I don't care if you want to thumbs down about this comment. - BeaM456

Don't get me wrong. I am a sane MJ fan. I also want this to happen, but unfortunately, it will never happen. - BorisRule

30 Iggy Azalea Retires

If she's still relevant in 2021, SHE NEEDS TO RETIRE

2 years and 4 months to go and she's already basically faded into irrelevance. - allamassal

31 Rebecca Black Gets A New Career Rebecca Black Gets A New Career Rebecca Black is a YouTube personality and singer who's infamous for her single "Friday," which was once the most disliked video on YouTube. She has also released other songs, including "My Moment" and "Saturday".

Can't you forgive her for making Friday? Her other songs are now decent enough!

Start a new life.. - FerrariDude64

Can't we all just put Friday in the past for Pete's sake? - WonkeyDude98

Put Friday in the past, she's gotten better at singing. And lastly, she's 18 now and she has her own YT channel. - Swellow

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32 AC/DC Comes Out With a New Album

I don't want this to happen without the other classic members. Without them, it would just be a tribute band with Angus in it. - Gg2000

33 Rock will return as the dominant genre of music

I hope a band will do that in the long term and not short term like Linkin Park.

Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes

Right now I think it's rock and pop - FerrariDude64

34 Public Enemy makes It Still Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back
35 Your Favorite Martian Returns

No. No, no, NO. No more Ray William Johnson please!

36 The whole rumor of Rock and Metal being the devil's music finally dies off

Whoever still thinks rock is the devil's music hasn't heard 6ix9ine. If anything, that's the devil's music. - allamassal

Yeah! Who made that stupid idea anyways?

37 Chris Brown retires
38 Bruce Springsteen stops making music

That would suck hard.

Please. For the sake of humanity, please let this happen! - RiverClanRocks

39 Metallica becomes as great as they were in the 80s
40 The re-emergence of thrash metal

Death Angel will pioneer that.

41 A new band arises with a unique style of music that prompts a new era
42 Eminem & Tech N9ne do a song together

They already have

Speedom. One of the best songs of both men involved. - WonkeyDude98

43 Justin Bieber retires

Well, not die. Just forgotten.

He needs to retire and DIE!

44 Nicki Minaj and her fans go away

I would be so happy.

45 Nicki Minaj has more dignity

She never had any dignity in the first place.

46 Marilyn Manson returns with a new album
47 Heavy Metal becomes mainstream again
48 More foreign artists get played on the radio
49 Led Zepplin Returns With a New Album
50 Justin Bieber Joins the 27 Club

That really won't work out; Jim Morrison will kick Bieber's butt if he tries to come in.

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