Best Artists and Bands of the 21th Century


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41 Alicia Keys Alicia Keys Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
42 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

def. nickelback and papa roach should be the first two 30 seconds to mars should not be before them! - a7xfan93

Nelly Furtado and Linkin Park are so mediocre compared to Nickelback - Bec

they are sweet music makers I like the newest album dark horse - seether62

43 Slade Slade
44 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake
45 The Killers The Killers The Killers is an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.

Definitely one of the best bands that appeared on 21st century. They really deserve top ten

Admittedly Brandon's solo stuff is **** but Hot Fuss is one of my favourite 00's albums

46 Beyonce Knowles Beyonce Knowles 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 more.

She has been doing it for 15 years now and is still one THE TOP performers and one of the best vocalists on this decade. We have all scene new girls on the scene come and go! Bey is always here showing why she is QUEEN!

Beyonce is the Queen,y'all see the crown on right? She's been number 1 & will continue 2 be number 1! I LOVE YOU BEYONCE GISELLE KNOWLES CARTER! King Bey!

She's the Best, the only Queen. When Will this world wake up and realize that beyonce a.k.a. THE QUEEN OF PoP/RnB is the artist of the GENERATION.

With a cartload of awards accomplished within this period and counting, Beyonce always keep herself at the top of her game. She's irreplaceable - beeyonceknight

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47 Jake Bugg Jake Bugg
48 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. more.

The music contains so much detail and some of the best lyrics ever to be written, best band of the 21st century, without a doubt! Personally I think its sad that so few people understand this music and gives it the time it deserves.

49 OneRepublic OneRepublic OneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.
50 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 .

She will be ahead of them all in a short time. Most beautiful voice since the beginning of voice recording. Perhaps the most beautiful voice of all time period.

Perfection Personified. Don't believe me? Just listen...

51 All Time Low All Time Low more.
52 Papa Roach Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.
53 Fun. Fun. Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
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55 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching more.

Listen to his catalogue. It shows the growth of the modern day 21st century young adult on his quest to take over the world. What an artist.

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56 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of obviously Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, songwriter), Pat Smear (lead guitarist, pianist), Nate Mendel more.

They have a cabinet full of Grammy Awards and recently won the best rock performance of the year for 'Walk' from their new sensational album 'Wasting light'. They should be in the top five of this list.

Simply awesome, probably the best artist of the moment.

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57 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . more.

By far the most unique artist ever.

58 Hariharan Hariharan Hariharan is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Gujarati and Rajasthani films, an established and foremost ghazal singer and composer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music . In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma more.
59 Destiny's Child Destiny's Child Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
60 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.

Just here to there I hate everything about you ant animale I have become...then you decide...

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