Top Ten Most Irrelevant Music Artists of 2017


The Top Ten

1 Psy Psy Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.

He was a good singer... up until 2014...

I legitimately forgot about the guy till I saw this list, so yeah. - cjWriter1997

Bad one-hit wonder whose one hit was utter trash even when it came out. Utterly irrelevant beyond being a snapshot of our vacuous culture at the time. If I was Tim-Bernes Lee and saw that my creation would lead to this doofus getting popular, I would have thrown in the towel already. - Mrveteran

He's stayed enough of his popularity, he's now backtracked to standard once again but he's making another song this year - Neonco31

2 LMFAO LMFAO LMFAO was an American hip hop-electronic dance music duo consisting of uncle and nephew Redfoo and SkyBlu.

LMFAO's been spilt since 2012. Why are they even on a negative list based in 2017? - Mumbizz01

Wait, LMFAO got split? Wow, just goes to show how irrelevant they really are these days. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

It's a long time since they've split up so why are they here? - Neonco31

Isn't one of them making music for big name artists now? - ProPanda

3 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a 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.

No, they are NOT irrelevant! How come Harry Styles has a #1 album? They're making their marks as solo artists

Gone and will eventually be forgotten. Thank God. Hopefully these tweens will start listening to some good music now to fill that void. Maiden anyone? - Mrveteran

I wouldn't say irrelevant. The members who launched solo careers all got their songs to the hot 100. - ProPanda

Yeah so irrelevant but I still make jokes about them time to time - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

4 Silento Silento Richard Lamar Hawk, better known by his stage name Silentó, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is best known for his debut single "Watch Me", which reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100.

He has a Watch Me part 2 and it doesn't even have 1M views yet (I think) lol

Good. - Misfire

Speaks for itself. - GodBlessUs

What happened after the Whip and Nae Nae? - BlueTopazIceVanilla

5 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.

So is nu metal in general - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

6 Creed Creed Creed was an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consisted of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
7 The Black Eyed Peas The Black Eyed Peas The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers,, Taboo, and singer Fergie.

They made new songs, I saw. They're not popular though. - Misfire

The Black Eyed Peas have just retired and they are SO relevant because of there greatest hits.

I remember seeing them once at the Superbowl, and that's it. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Songs like, Boom boom pow, I gotta feeling, rock, the time, love you long time, pump it (amazing song), don't lie, oh my gosh, where is the love, hands up, it's a holiday, lets get it started, shut up, hey mama, falling up, joints and jam, karma and MANY MANY MANY MORE AMAZING SONGS!
No way are they irrelevant

8 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer and actress who was born in McComb, Mississippi, and grew up in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 more.

She still has a career? Am I living in the Twilight Zone? - Mrveteran

Haven't heard much of anything from Britney these days, have you?

Actually, she's kind of not. I keep seeing her on those celebrity news sites. Apparently, her neice had a disease (cancer of something to do with her heart, I don't know), and she's dating this Australian bodybuilder.
She's also been in/still is in some beef with Taylor Swift (I forgot who the exact celeb was) and they're fighting about/over something, and Britney used a Bible quote over Twitter to respond the the female celeb's comments.
Dang! Celeb news can be confusing! - BlueTopazIceVanilla

9 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.


Overrated freak... I hate him.

Literally just made headlines. - SwagFlicks

Revival was released in 2017.

10 Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

I almost forgot about her until I looked at this list. - Misfire

Saw her on GMA singing her song (when it just came out) in a black n white checkered pantsuit with a school lockers background. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I have a feeling that "Digital Distortion" is going to flop hard. - thomwim

Mo Bounce proved her irrelevancy

The Contenders

11 Kesha Kesha Kesha Rose Sebert (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born on March 1st, 1987 in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. more.

She's not irrelevant

She released a song three days ago... she's still relevant. - BoredJeff02

12 Gotye Gotye Wouter Andre "Wally" De Backer, better known as Gotye, is an Australian-Belgian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is a pronunciation respelling of "Gauthier", the French cognate of Gotye's given Dutch name "Wouter".

He only has one popular song though. - Misfire

Another one hit wonder. - BrianScott01

He hasn't been relevant since 2014.

13 Kid Rock Kid Rock Robert James Ritchie Sr., known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, activist, minister and actor.
14 Hinder Hinder Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, lead singer Austin Winkler and guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey.

For a second there I thought this said Hitler. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

15 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears. She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically more.

Is she still alive?

16 Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, and later based in Vancouver.

She just released a song with Lil Yachty... for a Target ad... - SwagFlicks

Reason: Catalysts in her mind. - GodBlessUs

I saw her in People or Star for a Christmas donation thingie where a bunch of underprivileged little kids went on a shopping spree for Christmas gifts for their families. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

17 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
18 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and investor born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is considered to be one of the best rappers of more.

WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU WAITING FOR? get this guy off the list - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

19 Alessia Cara Alessia Cara Alessia Caracciolo, born on July 11th, 1996 is professionally known as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter.


20 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer and songwriter. Trainor's work has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, Music Business Association's Breakthrough Artist of the Year accolade and two Billboard Music Awards.

That's a good thing. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

Thank god

What the heck is she doing on here, she made two songs last year and she's still doing well... - DCfnaf

21 Wiz Khalifa Wiz Khalifa Cameron Jibril Thomaz, better known by his stage name Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. He was born on September 8, 1987.

Pretty irrelevant one hit wonder - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

22 Jacob Sartorius Jacob Sartorius Rolf Jacob Sartorius (known by his middle name), born October 2, 2002, is an American singer and internet personality, who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos on and his Vines (on Vine). In 2016, he released his debut single "Sweatshirt", which reached the Hot 100 more.

He's getting on people's nerves - Neonco31

No. Sweatshirt and Last Text flopped! His entire EP flopped! They only debuted at #55 on iTunes for a day, and then left the chart by the next day! Also he's not even on Billboard hot 100.

He's still going strong. Last Text and Sweatshirt are some of his most popular songs. And I see no other rich boy around the corner, so he's okay for the time being. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

23 Trinidad James Trinidad James Nicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.

He released a song called Taylor Swift

24 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.

He's in the biggest rap beef of the year. - ProPanda

25 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.

Best band ever, 21 Pilots isn't irrelevant to me, I listen to their lovely music every day.

They basically got popular because of Suicide Squad. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

I WISH - VideoGamefan5


26 Lorde Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

She released an album though

27 Bobby Shmurda Bobby Shmurda Ackquille Jean Pollard, known professionally as Bobby Shmurda, is an American rapper and songwriter from Brooklyn, New York.

I think you might need to check the time these artists were last relevant. - Swellow

28 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood Carrie Marie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005.

Seriously, this POS American Idol product is such a disease in the music industry.

29 Paris Hilton Paris Hilton Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author.
30 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.

No album or word from her since 2015. probably quit music industry (hooray) - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

31 Beyonce Beyonce Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from more.

Mediocre voice, corporate pop, written by a ridiculous amount of writers.

Now that Carlos Santana has "outed" her as a performance artist and not really a singer, her career should be headed downward, except for people who like dance music for clubs.

Nope! She's one of those singers avle to maintain popularity. Especially since the news of her twins, and her Grammy performance, she's getting more popular. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Its 2000 19 and this bitch is still hitting hard she's still relevant idiots

32 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.

He has a roblox suit with lil pump

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34 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., (born, October 20, 1971) known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, and television personality from Long Beach, California.
35 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. more.

People crossed the line with the hate on JB. It's far from being funny. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

The hate is VERY old kids, he's changed a lot since 2016 - Neonco31

36 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine. sweetie! He's still relevant! How come TNHMB is #5 on Billboard Hot 100, and #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart? U call that irrelevant? Have. A. Seat.

Nope. He's making more songs. - BlueTopazIceVanilla


37 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 more.
38 Nelly Furtado Nelly Furtado Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.
39 Migos Migos Migos is an American hip hop trio from Lawrenceville, Georgia, founded in 2008. They are composed of three rappers known by their stage names Takeoff, Quavo and Offset.


40 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, more.
41 Taio Cruz Taio Cruz

Legit...this guy used to be so good! especially break your heart, dynamite and hangover...I legit forgot about him after 13'.

42 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

"Actually he isn't his new single "in my feelings" is very popular"

43 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.

Nope, she's still relevant, she's still making new songs.

44 Rebecca Black Rebecca Black Rebecca Black is a YouTube personality and singer who's infamous for her single "Friday," which was once the most disliked video on YouTube. She has also released other songs, including "My Moment" and "Saturday".

So irrelevant talentless guy - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

The day I'm making this review is FRIDAY FRIDAY

She Isn't Even Relevant Since Like 2013, She Was Only Relevant Like In 2012 And 2011 - VideoGamefan5

45 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. more.

She is still relevant, unfortunately. - Misfire

She is still great, as long as the auto-tune equipment is turned on.

46 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the more.

Hopefully she won't make another album so she can flip burgers at McDonald's instead of singing and making stupid music videos.

Obviously she's done nothing too awful recently, so fine. - DCfnaf

47 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top more.
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50 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and more.
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