Most Influential Music Artists Ever
The Contenders: Page 6
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry. V 1 Comment
102 Dire Straits
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers.
103 John Lennon
John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40 .
He should honestly be number 1 this docent make sense
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104 Van Morrison
105 Justin Timberlake
Classical plus hip pop music and unique style of dancing
106 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
Skrillex is an American 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 that chart. He is best known for Scary Monsters ...read more.
108 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".
109 The Jacksons
110 Katy Perry
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
112 Shania Twain
113 Belinda Carlisle
Belinda Jo Carlisle is an American singer who gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time.
Belinda's Heaven is place on Earth is everlasting song - Alexandr
114 Spice Girls
The Spice Girls were an English pop girl group formed in 1994. The group consists of Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, and Victoria Beckham, née Adams. V 1 Comment
115 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.
The original mixture of Punk Rock and Rap. Storytellers with style that didn't get hung up on trends or popularity.
One of the first, if not the first white hip hop bands. Influential as hell!
116 Bo Diddley
Didn't he like invent rock guitar or something? This man is the start of modern music, just saying. - mikeford
HIM is a rock band from Helsinki, Finland. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, under the name His Infernal Majesty.
Helen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer.
119 The Beards
120 The Cure
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.