Top Ten Artists Who Will Restore Your Faith In Modern Music

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Lately, I've seen comments on this site and others stating that today's music is not worth listening to. Here are ten music artists of the 21st century who can pull their weight with the all-time greats. Ladies and gentlemen…

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline 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 .

Jackie definitely restored my faith in modern music.
For years I didn't bother with music, it had become self serving and shallow.
When I came across Jackie's singing, it was like rediscovering what music had meant to me earlier.

Jackie has brought new meaning to beautiful music.

Jackie is the music story of the 21st century! - BobG

I gave her a listen...she doesn't restore my faith in modern music. Because my faith in it was never lost. That's what happens when you older brother's a prog buff. - isaaonrtdmtr

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2 Moby Moby Moby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. ...read more.

After reading this list, I told myself "There's actually good music in this generation? What is wrong with this world?! We get all the lousy artists like Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj but not all of these people on this list? I mean why would you do this? Why bury The gem and dig up the turd? These are the kind of artists kids and grown ups have been searching forever. Kids and grown ups who have went on to live horrible lives. Kicking people in the balls."

This is a great list for everyone. Especially the mainstream crowd. I mean, come on people. We're missing out on some of the greatest artists ever. At least give them a shot.

He totally deserves a spot in top 5. But still I like Jackie Evancho more. - divphygamer

I agree with Eminem " Moby, you can get stoned Obie "

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3 Deadmau5 Deadmau5 Joel Thomas Zimmerman (a.k.a. deadmau5) is a Canadian DJ producer, formerly a web developer, who produces a wide variety of electronic musical genres, such as electro and dubstep, but is best known for pioneering work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse. Notable songs include Ghosts n' ...read more.

Its Amazing No humanoid can ever say no to it

4 Massive Attack Massive Attack Massive Attack are an electronic music duo from Bristol, England, who use distorted, psychedelic, dynamic atmospheres as a definitive style of their music. They are noted as one of the most influential acts in electronic music to date, whose musical style was claimed to be far ahead of its time, and ...read more.

Their music restored my faith in humanity.

Massive attack are pretty good - jmepa123

5 Morgan Page
6 Zola Jesus
7 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.

Metal is never old. They define how metal can be still so goodm

8 Tame Impala Tame Impala Tame Impala is an Australian psychedelic rock band founded by Kevin Parker in 2007. The group began as a home recording project for Parker, who writes, records, performs, and produces the music.

Deadmau5 isn't going to restore faith in modern music. Tame impala takes sounds from the past and throws them into the future. They will restore faith in humanity as well - Miko0031

Fans of the Beatles need to check out this Australian band's 2012 album Lonerism, particularly the single "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards". - PetSounds

I fell in love with these guys so quickly. Some of their stuff is so psychedelic. - LizardKing99

These guys are going to go down in history as one of the best. theyve already influenced a bunch of musicians

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9 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.

I swear these guys are 1,000 times better than the modern poop and crap (whoops, I mean pop and rap) played on the radio. They saved my life. They got me through the worst moments in my life. They're unlike any band I have ever heard and they're definitely worth checking out, especially if you're going through a hard time in your life right now.

They are the cleanest, most flawless band I have ever seen. Their music really has saved my life. I highly recommend them to anyone who is going though a hard time right now.

They always get me through the hard times. They cheer me up. I'm more than happy this band is here! It's my favorite! - Eternal_Laughter

Best songs I've ever heard in my life.i thought all music,and no,i don't mean of this generation,I mean ALL music SUCKED until I heard these guys they got me into rock and music itself.so thanks three days grace,you guys really changed my life!

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10 Animal Collective

If Tame Impala are the Beatles of the 21st century, Animal Collective are the Beach Boys. Their album Merriweather Post Pavilion is a must-hear. - PetSounds

The Newcomers

? Kesha Kesha Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born in Los Angeles, United States. 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

Her new album is great - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

? Marina & The Diamonds Marina & The Diamonds Marina Lambrini Diamandis, better known by her stage name "Marina and The Diamonds", is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Born in Bryn Mawr and raised in nearby Pandy, she moved to London as a teenager in order to achieve her dream of being a singer. She's known for her unique style of writing, and impersonating ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Blink-182 Blink-182 Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.

Green Day may have restored my beginning faith in music, but Blink-182 has completed my faith in music, especially Tom DeLonge, who always makes good music. I was looking for a good band that would help me get into rock music, and this is the band I looked for. - AnimeDrawer

12 Green Day Green Day 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 ...read more.

Green Day is the best band of today - Martinglez

Dos and Tres sucked, they used to be good but they've hit a wall

My favourite is she - jmepa123

I strongly disagree with Dos and Tré being bad. Though they don't consist of 'genius' talent, I still really like Green Day and enjoy covering their music. - Beatlesboy9

13 Electus

I really love this list. PetSounds and PositronWildhawk introduced me to Electus and Electus has went on to be one of my favorite artists of all time. Seriously. Check this person out. It's worth it. Trust me.

14 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.
15 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

One of the best current rock bands today. Their songs carry so much meaning, and they are catchy. Also, Skillet is one of the best bands to see live. Their shows can be amazing! - Alpha101

This band saved my life. If you're going through hard times in your life, check them out. They're worth it.

If you're going through a rough time right now, listen to their song It's Not Me, It's You.

Awesome band with a lot of meaning behind the lyrics

16 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Amy, Will, mostly Will, his guitar skills are amazing, Amy and her vocals, Tim you are amazing. The drummer, amazing drumming. I may have forgot your name, but I never forget, as it's the first time, but you all are amazing.

Just quickly, for those who don't know (looking at other comment) the current members are; Amy (vocals), Jen (lead guitar), Troy (rhythm guitar), Tim (bass), and Will (drums).

Please put this to number 1

Has anyone even heard evanescence in the last ten years? Exactly - Miko0031

17 Beyonce Beyonce Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.
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19 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.
20 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Coldplay is the best band ever. +10 points for being British. I love Swallowed in the Sea and Now My Feet Won't Touch the Ground. They are probably the best two songs by Coldplay, but I can't really choose. - Merilille

Sorry, but no they don't click me in anyway. - htoutlaws2012

Pretty mainstream, but still excellent. - PetSounds

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