Greatest Music Artists of All Time

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323 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter Karen Anne Carpenter was an American singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard Carpenter, formed the 1970s duo Carpenters.
324 ABBA ABBA ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

Why are ABBA so low! Just because they're not together anymore, doesn't mean they are forgotten! Bjorn and Benny are excellent and amazing songwriters and Agnetha and Anni-Frid are the best vocalists! When their voices are combined, it's just magic! They are my favourite music group EVER! They should be way higher on this list because they are inspiring and wrote for other artists!

Why is Abba so low? They were one of the most popular pop groups of the 1970s and at that time, were the group that sell the most records since The Beatles! Some of their most memorable songs include Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Fernando, S.O.S and loads more! Today, even their records are still sold and listened to! Their music is timeless and are truly one of the music legends ever existed! Abba do not deserve this rank, they should be much higher! - ivylee

Combination of catchy, well produced songs, very likable and sexy women singers who actually got along well with each other and harmonized better live and on record than anybody.

WHY IS ABBA SO LOW!? - higgsboson2142

325 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.

She sucks, but she's better than most artists today, to some it up, Lady Gaga has talent in her

Best artist ever hands down

Gaga 's voice is so power full and beautiful so I think she diserve to be one of the top.
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326 Sir Paul McCartney Sir Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

This man was a special man to America. Even at 68 now, he still performs. He just one the Gershwin Prize along with many others. His dad even told him that he would win the Gershwin Prize one day. He is amazing. With incredible songs such as "Yesterday", "Blackbird", "Hey Jude", "Maybe I'm Amazed", "Live and Let Die"-- you know what? I can't even name name all the great songs he's brought the world. This musician, legend, and knight, with or without the Beatles, has brought the world something special. He has brought the world thousands of probably the best songs anyone will hear in there life. Paul is one of the greatest, if not, the greatest songwriters who ever lived. - camp0112

Not sure what the grading criteria is but McCartney is a top 20 artist of all time without any question.

How in earth is Paul McCartney in 286. This list is a troll

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327 Rick James Rick James

Rick James created a type of music called Punk Funk! Great musician, song writer, producer, entertainer and singer!

328 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

This is my favorite band of them all. I love all their music. It is very hard rock and inspirational. I don't get why they are almost at 300, but, they are still way better than the rest of the competition

Skillet is the best rock band(my opinion) in a while. They have a varied audience

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329 The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an English-American rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966. Composed of singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell, the band was active until June 1969. During this time ...read more.

Greatest guitarist of all time

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330 Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell V 1 Comment
331 Weird Al Yankovic Weird Al Yankovic Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.
332 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.

I love Manson.

333 Zara Larsson Zara Larsson Zara Maria Larsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter. She first gained national fame for winning the 2008 season of the talent show Talang, the Swedish version of Got Talent, at the age of 10. Larsson signed with the record label TEN Music Group in 2012 and released her debut EP album, Introducing, in ...read more.

Shouldn't be ahead of Ice Cube, Macklemore or Rakim

334 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld. The band has featured international personnel throughout its career and presently consists of Cave, violinist and multi-instrumentalist ...read more.

Nick Cave is one of the greatest. His lyrics are like none other. He is a legend.

How they are not in the top 10 is beyond me

335 Toto Toto Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest.

The Forth Toto's album defined the music and quality.

336 Tom Delonge Tom Delonge Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975 . When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game . He also used to play the ...read more.

He deserves to be much higher on the list. He is underestimated just because he made All The Small Things(that song is fun, not bad, but people find it a bad song). In my opinion, he is a lot better than the music artists considered good. He makes so much good music, I haven't heard a single song that I hate from him, all his songs are good, most music artists at least make one bad song. His guitar riffs are so catchy and great, especially in songs like Obvious, All Systems Go, Go, Secret Crowds, and Snake Charmer. People think all he can do is pop punk, but he is greater than that, he has a wide range of genres, from skate punk to pop punk to emo to post hardcore to space rock to electronic and even made an indie rock song. His lyrics can go from fun, silly songs, to extremely depressing and sad songs. He always adds a unique sound to his music, and is never boring, and experiments. And his vocals are so unique, no one can imitate his singing, his raspy high pitched voice with the ...more - AnimeDrawer

As much as I love Billie Joe Armstrong and Mark Hoppus, they don't deserve to be above Tom DeLonge to be honest, a lot of people will disagree, but honestly Tom deserves higher than both of them. Mark Hoppus is actually a great songwriter, he wrote Adam's Song, but some of his songs don't have very great lyrics(most of the songs in California). Plus, Mark Hoppus lacks progressing, even though his music is good, his band 44+ was basically just Blink-182 without Tom, that is it, even though the songs are good, he does great in everything except progressing. I really love his voice, it is soothing and calm, but I prefer Tom's voice. Billie is actually pretty good technical, and a great songwriter too, but he really isn't that creative, he is, but not that mcuh. His new album Revolution Radio has good songs, but the new song he released this year is honestly not that great, and the trilogy from his band wasn't good. Tom DeLonge on the other hand, progresses, and is very creative when it ...more - AnimeDrawer

337 Bee Gees Bee Gees The Bee Gees were a pop music group formed in 1958. Their line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.

How on earth are they this far down!?

I was expecting them to be in at least the top 40s. They're like the 3rd band with the most number 1 hits!

GREAT BAND I 70 S

Haha that's what happens when you leave the voting to some laughable ultracrepidarians...They were gigantic,simply the best there was,is,and probably will ever be...got it...Nr.1! only...Just try to go through their unique,5 decades spanning body of work and then come here to give me right and to vote adequately!

338 The Ramones The Ramones The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

Punk pioneers The Ramones should be a shoo into the top ten. Listen to their album Brain Drain, it makes makes death metal sound like Taylor Swift. This is the Ramones gone hardcore. - shawnwalker

339 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

Should be at least under 50 on my list he his on 1st number

King of Latin pop

Really good

Greatest in the world,must be in top ten,love you Enrique,people vote for him. - SankyEI

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340 T.I. T.I. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Atlanta, Georgia.

T.I. is one of the greatest ever. Better than LMFAO and all of the wack artists now these days. King of the South forever!

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