Top Ten Artists That Will Still Be Remembered and Played In 50 Years
The Contenders: Page 3
41 Sarah Brightman
42 Bruno Mars
Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
Very catchy and fun, but strictly "Flavor of the Month".
43 Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
Jimi is arguably the greatest guitar player ever, and he will likely keep that position at #1 forever. I wouldn't be suprised if he still gets radio play 50 years from now. - Doom
44 Amy Winehouse
Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.
Taken too young, such an amazing voice.
45 Cliff Richard
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.
47 Vicente Fernandez
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. V 1 Comment
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.
50 The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.
51 Simon and Garfunkel
Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.
Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.
54 Enrico Caruso
Although he died way back in 1921 at the age of 48, he is to this day considered the greatest male tenor singing voice of all time. The few recordings from Caruso's time were of poor quality, and Luciano Pavarotti came close, but "The Great Caruso" is still the GOAT.
55 Robbie Williams
56 Neil Young
Neil Percival Young, OC OM is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
57 Bing Crosby
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world.
58 Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. ...read more.
Buddy Holly was the pioneer in having artists be allowed to write, arrange, and produce their own songs.
59 Aretha Franklin
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.
60 James Brown
Comparing that flyweight Kanye West with the immortal James Brown is like comparing a yapping little Chihuahua with a Bull Mastiff.