Top Ten Artists That Are the Best at Their Genre


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21 Iron Maiden - Heavy Metal

The best band ever. Never mind best metal band. - IronSabbathPriest

I like iron maiden. He makes good music - EpicJake

22 Katy Perry - Pop
23 Green Day - Pop Punk Green Day - Pop Punk Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some more.
24 Johnny Cash - Country Johnny Cash - Country John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of more.
25 Nirvana - Alternative Nirvana - Alternative Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.

I think they are most popular alternative band. I like The Killers even more than Nirvana. And if its pure "Alternative Rock". then I would choose Pearl Jam over them. Eddie Vedder has better voice than Kurt Cobain. And their lyrics are also better. - zxm

Nirvana is Grunge - Inart

Nirvana founded grunge not alternative

No, grunge was created by other bands, Nirvana only popularized it. - Metal_Treasure

@Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak you are right that green day is pop punk.But they were punk rock in early stage 90s and they became alternative in 2004 to 2009 and they changed again to pop-punk and punk rock in 2010s.And songs like 21 guns,boulevard of broken dreams,wake me up when the September ends,whatsername,time of your life are alternative.So they are also an alternative rock band - zxm

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26 Robbie Williams - Pop Rock/Swing
27 Nine Inch Nails - Industrial Rock
28 The Chemical Brothers - Electronic
29 Rush - Progressive Rock Rush - Progressive Rock Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.
30 Kate Bush - Art Rock Kate Bush - Art Rock
31 The Shadows - Instrumental Rock
32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Classical Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Classical Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.
33 Bob Dylan - Folk Rock Bob Dylan - Folk Rock Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .
34 Miley Cyrus - Disney Pop

Seriously? Why is this even on here? - Minecraftcrazy530

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35 Korn - Nu Metal Korn - Nu Metal Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David more.

Rage Against the Machine is way better in my opinion - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

36 Deep Purple - Metal Deep Purple - Metal Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, more.
37 Sex Pistols - Punk Sex Pistols - Punk The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history more.
38 Ellie Goulding - Pop Ellie Goulding - Pop
39 Slipknot - Nu Metal
40 Green Day - Punk Rock

The Ramones are better - 445956

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