Biggest Sellouts of the History of Music
The Contenders: Page 6
101 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.
103 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.
104 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.
Went from being a decent white rapper to being black man s bitch
106 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.
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
109 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
112 Happy Mondays
Back in 1987, they were new to the Madchester scene. They had talent. They had promise. They were on Factory Records. Then came 1992, and they decided to record their worst album, Yes Please!, in Barbados and blow so much on drugs that it bankrupted the label.
113 The Beastie Boys
The Beastie Boys are an American Rap/Rock group that was formed in 1981 by its three original members, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Adam "MCA" Yauch.
Went from punk to hip-hop. In my opinion the biggest sellouts in music
Agree with the other guy
114 Red Rockers
Once upon a time (1981), this New Orleans group was a great punk act. But then came 1983, and someone told them to go New Romantic, switch to the same label that had Wire Train, and drop the punk side. Hence, "China".
116 Roddy Bottum
He did the music for the Fred movie. Enough said...
Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .
118 Stabbing Westward
119 Machine Head
Machine Head is an American heavy metal band from Oakland, California. Formed on October 12, 1991, the group was founded by vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn and bassist Adam Duce. They have received great critical success especially for their album "The Blackening" which is considered a modern metal ...read more.
Trivium are an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. After getting signed to Roadrunner Records in 2004, the band has released seven studio albums and nineteen singles.