Top Ten Most Boring Music Artists to Listen To

The bands and artists on this list are boring because they're genre or style of music is repetitive, dull, or/and hasn't changed it's music style in their songs and albums. These bands and artists aren't necessarily bad, they just make me want to take a nap.

The Top Ten

1 The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, rock, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, space rock, for live performances more.

Look, maybe you like 9 minute long mostly acoustic guitar songs, but I mean you also probably spend your Weekends having fun by watching golf as you file your insurance papers in reverse alphabetical order. I tried to listen to the Grateful Dead once - a really tried, but while they're pleseant sorta to listen to, but I always get a big "Depressed Bruce Springsteen" vibe from there songs. At there concerts, they don't have mosh pits, they have knitting circles. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

Why hell is the grateful dead number one most boring artist to listen to? So what if they're not energetic they are a band about coming together and having a good time what the hell?

Hey, at least they don't use autotune, like most terrible artists these days, and these actually have TALENT.

I listened to their stuff one week on the "Grateful Dead" channel on satellite radio. Something like 30 - 35 songs. The lead singing, the instrumental work, the crappy bkgd vocals... all could be done by your average weekend bar band, and done better. Really mediocre and boring.

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2 Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven

The only reason Beethoven is here is because people don't have the patience and the musical literacy to recognize his work for what it is. Everyone's too busy listening to their Top 40 charts fluff (because music isn't good without "Whoa, Oh, Oh" in it, right kids? ) - BKAllmighty

He was deaf for God sake! Do you people appreciate that he couldn't hear what he made!

Beethovan and most of the classical music from his era are masterpieces, but like all things, music has evolved into a more fast-pased, complex art form, so classical music is associated with dull. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

Beethoven is amazing too. - Rambles

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3 Dave Mathews Band

I am an aspired drummer, so I have to takes notes from this band, ahem, Carter Beauford, for techniques and stuff. I listen to Carter...and no one else on the band because the other musicians are just so bland. I'm sorry, but repetition does not equal your own style. - SevenTreeTool

The Grateful Dead of the 1990's. Pretty much all of their albums are dull and seem like the same. They're just an uninteresting band. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

According to Nibbler from Futurama, "The Dave Matthews Band doesn't rock." - RalphBob

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4 Tame Impala Tame Impala Tame Impala is an Australian psychedelic rock band founded by Kevin Parker in 2007. The group began as a home recording project for Parker, who writes, records, performs, and produces the music.

For those that haven't heard Tame Impala, think Muse on LCD. I personally like some of their songs, especially "Apocalypse Dreams" which is one of their more exciting songs. However, the lead vocalist's voice, while impressive, is vastly dull in terms of variation, and the majority of their songs are slow and boring. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

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5 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles more.

The reason Adele is boring is because her music is supposed to be soulful, not happy and optimistic. I'd take Adele over the millions of "luxurious" artists who do drugs, constantly drink and brag about themselves. - Swellow

Adele has a beautiful singing voice, but can you honestly tell me as a human being that you were indulged and wide awake through her album 25? - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

By far THE WORST artist EVER. And by artist, I mean one that's not a band. Green Day, Nirvana, Linkin Park, and My Chemical Romance are all WAY worse than Adele.

Annoying AND overrated. - RiverClanRocks

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6 Spoon

I love Spoon, but of you listen to a song like "Inside Out", that pretty much sums up most of their songs, which is why I don't listen to them as much as I used to. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

7 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.

A classic, but not really as popping as in the 1950's... - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

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8 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor

Her songs are repetitive and slow. I yawn when I read the titles of her songs she's that boring. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

Not only boring but she's horrendous! - Swellow

The reason why she is here is her all the songs are same... - 0744rose

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9 Soul Asylum

Their songs are like the Pearl Jam song "Jeremy" was 100 different songs. They're nice to listen to, but at times they can be pretty dull. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

10 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 will respect your opinion because I am a semi-nice person, but I personally love Coldplay. Most of the artists on this list don't have fast paced songs about sex and drugs, which seems to be the only things that people are interested in these days. Now, Coldplay doesn't make songs about the stuff that you guys seem to like. The closest there is is Hymn for The Weekend, but that has Beyonce, so of course it isn't their normal style. Besides, you're basing this off of the Superbowl halftime which was horrible because of Bruno Mars. You may find Coldplay boring, but I find that their music is much better than many things out there. - Merilille

I actually used to like Coldplay, but once you listen to them over and over again, they become boring. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

The only reason why the garbage music that's selling these days is selling so much and so popular is because it's marketed a ton. It makes teens and pre-teens think everyone is listening to it. Herd mentality. It's just sad.

I've considered them to be one of the dullest bands in the world for around 15 years, now (because they ARE). - BKAllmighty

Their halftime show made the damn superbowl seem boring - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

The Contenders

11 Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and more.
12 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.

Oh GOSH! He's SO boring! Ryan Higa pretty much summarized his music up perfectly in his "How to Sing Like Your Favorite Artists Part 2" video. His voice is also autotuned to death.

I Can't Think Of Anything More Boring Than His Aoutotuned Voice - 12cc

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13 State Champs

Their music is supposed to be an action packed bomb filled with punk rock acid, but their music is so generic and repetitive it's like they took the same chords from a song they wrote and used them with different lyrics and tunes for every other song - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

14 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records more. V 1 Comment
15 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is an American rapper / hae music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. more.

She's not necessarily boring. She's just a huge, steaming pile of trash.

16 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. V 1 Comment
17 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is a Californian funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. more.

I'm not a huge fan, but boring is not a word I'd use to describe them. - BKAllmighty

I wouldn't call them boring. But what can I say, all I know by them is Californication. Which I would consider a very good song. - TheCobainDomain

They are amazing. Shocked to see them on this list

18 Soulja Boy Soulja Boy DeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
19 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt. V 1 Comment
20 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys . She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching more.

All I know about her is that she (used to at least) made every song about ex boyfriends, or something, which sounds awfully childish to me. I could be wrong. After all, I don't listen to her music by choice. - BKAllmighty

She dates people to break up with them to write a song about it. lol I'm just kidding. She's one of the few high-selling pop singers that isn't garbage.

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