Biggest Sellouts of the History of Music
The Contenders: Page 5
81 Rascal Flatts
They've made a song with Justin Bieber.
82 Hype Williams
Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
Why the hell are Rammstein on this list? Have you even listened to them?
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84 Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers is a Californian funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.
They are an amazing band, but the only reason that they are so good is because they sold out. Their 80's albums were pure punk, because that was popular at the time. Then in 1991 when grunge became popular, they released Blood Sugar Sex Magik, a grunge album. Then, in 1995, music was going in a more alternative direction, so they released One Hot Minute, which was somewhere along the lines of grunge and alternative. Then, in 1999, they released Californication, when alternative became dominant, and it was an alternative album. Alternative has been popular for a while now, and it still was when they released albums in 2002, 2006, and 2011. Alternative still is rather popular, but it has lost its fame to pop. I'm afraid that this band is now going to make a pop album. Even though following the trend makes them sellouts, if they didn't, they would not be as good as they are today. Thank you Red Hot Chili Peppers for selling out. - Songsta41
85 Etienne Sin
86 Tim McGraw
Samuel Timothy "Tim" McGraw is an American singer, songwriter and actor. He has been married to singer Faith Hill since 1996, and is the son of the late baseball player Tug McGraw. McGraw has released fourteen studio albums. V 1 Comment
Slipknot is a Nu 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.
Beck Hansen, known by stage name Beck, is an American singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. He is mostly known for his musical composition, as well as a palette of sonic genres.
90 The Flaming Lips
Went om being their own unique band to collaborating with Ke$ha and Miley Cyrus.
Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.
92 The Game
Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on November 29, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Game spent most of his childhood in foster care (up until high school) even though he knew all of his brothers and sisters. Since 2002, Game ...read more.
93 Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.
A terrible band whose debut single, "Counterfeit", was the subject of a little payola in 1999 that made them a terrible band that ruined every life in the nation in 2001.
Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.
Typical example of going pop to appeal to the mainstream.
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95 Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.
Why the heck did he have to do that Flaming Lips album remake of The Beatle's Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band with Miley Cyrus? He didn't make ANY songs with her. Just saying'.
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.
97 The Killers
The Killers is an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
99 Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.
Back in the Dreamboat Annie and Little Queen days, Heart was a great hard-rock band with a solid catalog. Then in the mid-1980s, they signed to Capitol Records and released crap like "These Dreams".
Their pop career wasn't exactly great. - Swellow