Top 10 Best Pop Artists


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41 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

Fall Out Boy is so talented! They always find way to change up their music in ways that make it always sound incredible! Patrick Stump is a gifted singer with an amazing vocal range and so much musical talent (he plays like 15 instruments), Pete Wentz is such a deep lyrist, and Joe and Andy both have incredible skills with their guitar and drums. Overall, just perfect quartet

There is no reason this band in not in the top 100. They mix mainstream with rock and add a little punk to their music. All their songs are incredibly catchy and never fail to be popular. One song was featured in a movie. These boys deserve a higher spot.

Their music has appeared in a Disney Movie. Also, they are such an amazing group! Their songs are so good!

Fall Out Boy is amazing... Why 151th place? :( they are my favorite band. I think they deserve to be in the top 20 at least... Fall Out Boy has made so many great songs, and a lot of the new ones are hits! Its really weird how it is in 151th place.

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42 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Are you crazy? Ed sheeran is a great singer. His songs is very heart to

Come on guys 32? Have you heard his songs,
'The a team' and 'I see fire', they're just magical

He is amazing

He is the best

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43 Amy Winehouse 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. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

If more people knew about her she would be in top 10 for sure.

Amazing artist!

44 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. more.

That picture looks like David is a lady


Modern Love

How is he at 41? Better yet, why is he below one direction. His music was odd at times, but it was something different. Something great.
This is Ground Control
to Major Tom
You've really made the grade
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear
Now it's time to leave the capsule
if you dare

45 The Supremes

The Only Group To Attempt To Catch The Beatles In The 60's. They ended up with 11 #1 Hits (The Beatles Had #20, 2 in The 70's) - westofohio

46 Jessie J Jessie J Jessica Ellen Cornish, better known by her stage name Jessie J, is an English singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, she began her career on stage, aged 11, with a role in the West End musical Whistle Down the Wind.

She has the most powerful most amazing voice in the world and she is very pretty

Amazing singer with good morals in her songs.

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47 Usher Usher Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city.

The melody of Scream was just... Amazing

No words... simply best

Usher must be the second after MJ


48 Gwen Stefani Gwen Stefani
49 The Spice Girls

This is just another example that an act doesn't need musical talent to make it on this list. All you need is a pretty face and a nice body, then parade around on stage half naked. This goes for the guys to.


50 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 more.

I love coldplay! Why are they down here?! - artistwithbrains

Favorite band in history. They need to be WAY HIGHER! Why are they down this far!?

Why the Hell are they down at 47? THEY HAVE TO BE HIGHER

A great combination between pop and rock, some songs are even tearbreakers

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51 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress . She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom, "Victorious". She later become a singer more.

How is she ranked so low?!?!?!? She is one THE the Broadway/classically trained singers. People always make fun of her wife range which is stupid because it's so rare to have such a wide range, everyone automatically thinks her voice is annoying. This is talent. All these stupid people who know nothing about talent just hate. She is amazing and she actually writes her songs about real love not all that you hear nowadays. She is one of the pop singers today who can sing along with Demi and Adele. Her music and her voice is so angelic and emotional. She is just plain amazing.

Ariana Is one of the best singers, she's way better than all the trash they show now she deserves to be higher. Why she down here at 79

HOW IS ARIANA IN 60TH PLACE? :O She is like one of the best singers I have ever heard! I am a HUGE Ariana Grande fan, and she can sing SO WELL live... And she has made so many hit songs, she needs to be in the top ten. I feel like Ariana Grande is one of the best live singers of our new generation. She definitely deserves to be in the top ten... What the heck

She's the best! Why is she 50th?! Anyway,love you ariana

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52 Marianas Trench Marianas Trench Marianas Trench is a Canadian rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, formed in 2001. The band consists of members Josh Ramsay, Matt Webb, Mike Ayley, and Ian Casselman.
53 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Christina MarĂ­a Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and more.

She's at #52? I am not surprised, since "best pop artists" nowadays are defined by the idiot youngsters who mainly are the fans of Justin Bieber and the like. She had the best voice, and yes, she's not as extremely popular now as she was in 1999-2004. However, she's been and will be one of the few best artists to me, if by "best" we mean the artist producing work of good quality, having deep meanings and lyrics, and making us listen to a real, great voice, instead of the autotune nonsense. Therefore I would rank her in top 3.

She has everything! She can sing, dance, act and produce timeless songs and catchy pop songs! She's the queen, THE VOICE OF OUR GENERATION. I wonder why that she's not included on the top 10, even at top 20, shes deserve more than this debut artist (Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Rihanna).

Aguilera's voice is better than 80% of the artist ahead of her. She also has the look and dance moves to. Why is she behind so many irrelevant acts?

Legendary Vocalist Song Writer Artist.

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54 Billy Joel Billy Joel
55 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne

She is so amazing I love her she should be so much higher on this list. her songs move me and lots of others she helped me get through a lot of problems

She is not a pop artist, first and foremost. Avril is a rock musician. But I'll vote anyway to get her ahead of the actual pop artists.

She is so good at singing and what more writes
Her own songs. She may not be the most popular
But she certainly is the most talented

She is amzing

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56 Bryan Adams Bryan Adams

Adams wrote and sang so many catchy tunes and love songs, it's not even funny. He should at least make the top 20.

57 Little Mix Little Mix Little Mix are a British girl group formed in 2011, consisting of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson.

Can't believe these girls are 47th! In my opinion (no offense to other people and their opinions) they would be at least 5.

AMAZING SINGERS! I could go on forever talking about these girls! They are my idols! Should be in the top ten!

Amazing singers and funny girls! Their songs are amazing with good morals as well. I LOVE YOU GIRLS!

Little mix are the BEST How are they 56 they're like 1,2 or 3

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58 Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. V 2 Comments
59 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.

I don't understand how George is at #55 with people like Carly Rae Jensen, Justin Bieber and Ariadne Grande above him. People like George, Prince, Madonna, David Bowie are the true pop stars and made it great. Pop music now is definitely NO WHERE NEAR as good as it used to be and it probably never will be again.

The greatest singer song writer "period"

Best komplet pop artis..not only singer but artist in full sense. Certainly one of best best male voices in music industry.

60 CHVRCHES CHVRCHES Chvrches are a Scottish synthpop band from Glasgow, formed in 2011. The band consists of Lauren Mayberry, Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. The band, before formation, practiced playing with demo songs written mostly by Doherty.
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