Top Ten Genres that Certain Music Artists Should Never Try to Do

These artists, good or bad music, should never try these genres, it won't suit them and they will give the genre a bad name or ruin their careers. Their voices or musical styles won't fit the genre in any way, no matter if they are good or not. Even though there are artists that are good at more than one genre, there is always a limit as well. We all have a type of music that suits us and doesn't suit us.

The Top Ten

1 Opera - Nicki Minaj

She's come close to that level of soul a few times. She's a hit-or-miss rapper, but damn if she isn't a great singer. - WonkeyDude98

Eh. That depends. She sings atrociously on songs like "Starships", "Side to Side", and "Swish Swish", but she's pretty decent on "Grand Piano" and "Save Me". - DCfnaf

Lol she can't even sing without auto-tune to begin with, in her songs where "she sings good" as some people say it's all auto-tune. - DaWyteNight

I'm not sure because she has a really good singing voice. I think she could do this.

She is an okay singer, but I definitely do not think she can do opera.

That would be a nightmare

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2 Country Rap - AC/DC
3 Death Metal - Taylor Swift

Honestly these would all be pretty interesting. - IronSabbathPriest

Imagine her covering a Cannibal Corpse song.

Hey, that would be fun - Neonco31

A huge fear of mine

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4 Bubblegum Pop - Cannibal Corpse

Imagine Cannibal Corpse singing a children's version of Hammer Smashed Face with the same lyrics, but then in sing-a-long style, and with a pop beat and upbeat tempo.

The fanatics will lose their pizza when this happens, lol - Neonco31

I wonder what would happen... - wrests

I hate Cannibal Corpse(I hate Death Metal in general) and I also hate bubble gum pop but I would love to see it.-DarkBoi-X

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5 Rap - Green Day

Green Fay is a good band and rap is an awesome genre but this would be a disaster.-LitSavage

They semi-tried this with Nightlife.

Good god, kill me. - WonkeyDude98

6 Gospel - Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is perfect at everything so I don't know

7 Rap - Rihanna
8 Rap - Beyonce
9 Hip Hop - Sam Hunt

What do you mean? He already is! - PandaDude98

10 Teen Pop - Judas Priest

Rob Halford has one of the best heavy metal voices ever, so I won't be happy if this happens, because one major characteristic of Teen Pop is auto-tuned vocal, and Auto-Tune ruins your voice.

The Contenders

11 R&B - Maroon 5
12 Glam Metal - Iron Maiden

This would ruin Iron Maiden lyrically and musically.

13 Alternative Rock - Dahvie Vanity

Well, maybe Dahvie should sing songs that are not about sex and violence. I might sure he might idolize Tom DeLonge. - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

Alternative Rock is one of the best music genres in My opinion but I prefer EDM and Rap more.Dahvie is just a horrible singer who still sounds bad even with autotune and I don't want any crappy crunkcore artists ruining my 3rd favourite music genre.-LitSavage

Dahvie is a pedophile and a rapist who touches his fangirl's boobs and rapes girls. - PeeledBanana

14 Reggaeton - Blink-182

Oh I can easily see this. - ProPanda

I disagree with the lyrics because Blink has more meaning to their lyrics than any Reggaeton artist. I agree with the drumbeats though, I did notice that. Not sure about the vocal styles,

Nooo! I cannot imagine Blink-182 singing to this horrendous genre in Spanish and Tom knows how to speak Spanish, but I am glad this will never happen.

15 Deathcore - Iron Maiden

I'm a big fan of Iron Maiden, because I LOVE how melodic it is.
So I won't be happy when this happens, because Deathcore music is not melodic.

16 Mumble Rap - Nas
17 Country - Justin Bieber
18 Hard Rock - Borgore

Biggest disaster ever

19 Children's Music - Suicide Silence

Now I Know Where Annabelle comes from - waldo

20 Country - Chris Brown
21 Death Metal - Katy Perry

Well she roared

No... - TheFourthWorld

Well, on the contrary, Alissa White-Gluz could "Roar".

I would like to see Katy Perry sing that with a death growl though... - CrimsonShark

22 Soft Rock - Kanye West
23 Black Metal - Metallica

No. Don't you ever sign a deal with the devil. NO! - Neonco31

It's funny considering how they dressed up as Mayhem in the video to ManUNkind.

Should Have Put Raeggeton - waldo

24 Teen Pop - Megadeth

Dave Mustaine trying to score the "tween" demographic would be a fixture for an upcoming meme :p. Then again, his voice isn't going to impress any :/. - CrimsonShark

25 Hard Rock - Charlie Puth
26 Electro-Pop - Iron Maiden

HA, imagine 2 Minutes To Midnight with a pop beat.

It Would Be Sad - waldo

I love Electro Pop, and the lead singer of Iron Maiden sounds good, whether I like rock or not. I couldn’t ever see them doing this, but I would like it.

Iron Maiden is awesome, they are a very important band in the Heavy metal genre.
So I won't be pleased if Iron Maiden makes an electro-pop song.
Just try to imagine what would happen if Bruce Dickinson auto-tunes his voice.

27 Heavy Metal - Jacob Sartorius

I want to see this! - EliHbk

This would surely make my ears bleed. - TheFourthWorld

This would be awful.

28 Grindcore - Bhad Bhabie

Bhad Bhabie is awful. Her rapping is very annoying, and Grindcore requires a lot of screaming. It's an awful thing to think about.

Gucci flip flops grindcore version

That would be really funny.

29 Children's Music - Blind Guardian

One of my personal pet peeves with music is Children's Music.
Blind Guardian is a good band.
And Good band + Major Pet Peeve = Disaster.
Blind Guardian should NEVER do this.

30 Soul - Britney Spears
31 Blues - Blind Guardian Blues - Blind Guardian Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
32 Pop - Cannibal Corpse

This wouldn't work but it would be hilarious to see this - christangrant

THIS NEEDS TO HAPPEN - wrests

33 Gospel - Mayhem

That's ironic.

Mayhem is anti christ they would never

34 Gospel - Eminem

Can I get a no? - Sop

35 Nu Metal - Slayer

Slayer tried to infuse some Nu Metal influences in Diabolus in Musica. Yep, Slayer did make a few songs that are debatably Nu Metal in that album. No wonder why that album is considered mediocre. At least they went back to their roots in God Hates Us All... - CrimsonShark

36 Pop - Slipknot

Corey Taylor could easily make a ballad or a soft song. If he wanted to, he would probably make a great Pop song. Just not with Slipknot though. - CrimsonShark

I actually want this to happen for some reason - wrests

With Stone Sour he might be able to, it might be a little strange though. - EliHbk

37 Thrash Metal - Jacob Sartorius Thrash Metal - Jacob Sartorius Thrash Metal is a Heavy Metal subgenre developed during the early 1980s and an early precursor of Extreme Metal. Thrash Metal features a faster and more aggressive guitar work than Traditional Metal with shredding and double-bass drums and can range from melodic singing to loud shouts. ...read more.

This made me laugh.

38 Children's Music - Rings Of Saturn
39 Bubblegum Pop - Behemoth

YES! I want to see Nergal trying to wow kids, metalheads and tweens with Bubblegum Pop. - CrimsonShark

40 Nu Metal - Iron Maiden

I don't dislike Nu Metal, but I'm sure this isn't going to work out.
I love Iron Maidens guitar solo's and I don't want to have them removed.

41 Pop Rap - Metallica

Imagine James Hetfield rapping poppy lyrics on a poppy beat

42 Nu Metal - Metallica
43 Mumble Rap - Michael Jackson

He's been dead for years so that's not happening

44 Power Metal - Jake Paul

His voice is NOT suitable for singing.
And Power Metal is difficult to sing.

45 Teen Pop - Mayhem
46 Crunkcore - Angels And Airwaves
47 Trance - Taylor Swift

To be honest I think this could actually somewhat work - wrests

48 Dubstep - Beyoncé
49 Electronic Dance Music - Dying Fetus

No explanation.

50 Teen Pop - Joanne Shaw Taylor
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