Most Influential Music Artists Ever

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101 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of rappers Bizzy Bone, Wish Bone, Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone and Flesh-N-Bone.
102 Skrillex Skrillex Skrillex is an American (Born in 1988, in Los Angeles, California) EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on ...read more.
103 Dead Kennedys Dead Kennedys Dead Kennedys are an American hardcore punk band formed in San Francisco, California in 1978. The band was one of the first American hardcore bands to make a significant impact in the United Kingdom.

One of the first hardcore bands, and one of California's best. So influential!

104 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.

Too much emotion & hard pounding rhythm to be put into words. Maynard James Keenan is a vocal legend, and he doesn't really care what you think.

105 Benny Goodman

This guy paved the way for rock, pop and of course, jazz music. If it wasnt for his Carnegie Hall concert, There would be no rock music. No he was not a rocker or a popstar but with his swing music he paved the way for more popular music genres to come. Thank this guy for everything - AlbertAngrySami

106 Big Star
107 Rascal Flatts
108 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

successful singer and actress - Alexandr

109 Shania Twain Shania Twain
110 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson
111 Duran Duran Duran Duran Duran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US.
112 Journey Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.

I'm almost angry that these fantastic artists are ranked so low, especially with the influence they still have on the modern culture

Why are they so low what the heck

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113 Neil Young Neil Young Neil Percival Young is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.

Should be top 20, remember godfather of grunge? Remember buffalo springfield? Remember one of the few to never sell out for the extra bucks or fame? All the younger groups love him, like pearl Jan, foo fighters, Dave Mathews. I could name a 100 more. Revise your list!

114 Van Morrison Van Morrison
115 Kasabian Kasabian Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members consisted of vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards.
116 Blink 182 Blink 182 Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.

How are they so low? They influenced bands like Sum 41, All Time Low, and New Found Glory, and tons of other modern bands many people like. Without them, all of your favorite modern bands would not exist, they popularized a genre and widespread it. People give all the credit to Green Day and literally no credit to Blink-182. Well, I give credit to both bands because both of them did this, Green Day brought it back, and Blink-182 perfectioned it and made it go widespread and popular. - AnimeDrawer

117 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato

She is such a positive examples to young girls and even boys on bullying. She also wrote a book which is like a devotional so I think she could be higher

118 Todd Rundgren Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren is a highly underrated artist. He is a multi instrumentalist who literally Kills on Guitar. He would play all of the instruments on a lot of his albums. He opened new doors for music. He made 30 minute experimental pieces! He was way ahead of his time. Not to mention he produced bands such as "New York Dolls", " Hall And Oates", "Meat Loaf- he played guitar in Bat Out Of Hell also" "Cheap Trick" "XTC", and "Patti Smith". Some works to check out by him are " Something/Anything? ", "A Wizard, A True Star", " Todd", "Initiation", " Hermit of Mink Hollow", "A Capella ", " Global" "No World Order".

119 The Jacksons
120 John Coltrane
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