1 Christopher Nolan
Christopher Edward Nolan is an English film director, producer, and screenwriter who holds both British and American citizenship. He is one of the highest-grossing directors in history, and among the most successful and acclaimed filmmakers of the 21st century.
Yes for inception alone proves his creativity in film and masterful story telling. The story, the visual effects, and ideas in the film were fresh creative and nothing like we have seen in cinema or see will again. Also the way he wrote and directed The Dark Knight series making it more grounded that it could happen in real life rather than comicky. Christopher Nolan is a genius of cinema.
He is a Genious..! He is Christopher Nolan..!
This list sucks. At least most of Nolan's work were not nostalgia trips. So he deserves points for that.
2 Damon Albarn
Damon Albarn is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is known as the lead singer of the British rock band Blur, the co-founder, vocalist, instrumentalist and principal songwriter of the virtual band Gorillaz. He was born on March 23, 1968, in Whitechapel, London, England. Albarn ...read more.
Cause everything he does is great. Take Blur, take Gorillaz, take The Good, The Bad and The Queen. Every song has an IDEA. Every tune tells a STORY.
Even though he's more 20th century, Damon has got endless amounts of soul and creativity in him. He's god's gift to the world of music.
Damon is the unique person who makes impossible things in music now and that's amazing. A great musician.
I like both Damon Albarn and Thom Yorke as number 1 and since Damon Albarn was under Thom Yorke did I vote for him, Damon Albarn
3 Thom Yorke
Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
I'm not a fan of his music style but his creativity in music is undeniable listen to his song Hearing Damage. Its great.
YES thank god he’s on here. What a masterful artist, a genius of music.
4 Matt Groening
Matthew Abram "Matt" Groening is an American cartoonist, writer, producer, animator, and voice actor best known for creating the famous television shows, The Simpsons and Futurama.
Groening is awesome! but Burton is pretty damn good too - PUNKpunker13
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 ...read more.
Creativity at its best, lyrics that change views and have the biggest influence on this generation. At least Top 5 - ONEO
I don't know how he comes up with such smart lyrics
6 J.K. Rowling
Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
The sole creator of the wizarding world of Harry Potter which changed the face of children literature, pop culture and fantasy for ever. She made books both adults and children love and enjoy to discuss and engage in to this day.
I don't know about others, but I can't surely Demy at least about her.
Her 'Harry Potter' series I just couldn't put down.
She is the greatest epic-writer... Ever...
7 Aria Tesolin
8 Seth Green
Seth Benjamin Green is an American actor, voice artist, comedian, producer, writer and director. Green is the creator, executive producer, writer, director and the most-frequent voice on Adult Swim's Robot Chicken.
9 Tim Burton
Timothy Walter Burton is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator. He is known for his dark, Gothic, eccentric, and quirky fantasy films such as Beetle-juice (1988), Edward Scissor-hands (1990), the animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), the biographical film ...read more.
10 Beyonce Knowles
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 ...read more.
Beyonce I like beyonce
BeyHives and QUEEN BEY! Run the World our girl!
11 Douglas Adams
Douglas Noel Adams was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. Adams was the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books that sold more than 15 million copies in his ...read more.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a masterpiece! come on people!
Wasn't he in the 20th century? Doesn't matter he makes the greatest masterpieces in the world.
12 Mike Shinoda
Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda (born 11 February 1977) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, keyboardist, producer, and co-lead vocalist. ...read more.
He can rap, sing, write songs, he plays keyboards, guitars, he is a graphic artist, he made linkin park,
13 Shane Acker
14 Trey Parker
Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III is an American animator, director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and composer.
15 Steven Spielberg
Steven Allan Spielberg is an American director, producer, and screenwriter. He is considered one of the founding pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular directors and producers in film history.
16 Seth MacFarlane
Seth Woodbury MacFarlane is an American television producer, filmmaker, actor, and singer, working primarily in animation and comedy, as well as live-action and other genres.
17 Steve Jobs
Steven Paul Jobs (February 24, 1955 – October 5, 2011) was an American entrepreneur and business magnate. He was the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO), and a co-founder of Apple Inc., chairman and majority shareholder of Pixar, a member of The Walt Disney Company's board of directors following ...read more.
Why is he not on top people?
18 Jackie Chan
Chan Kong-sang known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer. He is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself, in the cinematic ...read more.
19 Robert Jordan
James Oliver Rigney Jr. (1948-2007), better known by his pen name Robert Jordan, was an American author known for writing the epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time. He was also known for writing stories about Conan the Barbarian, and for writing other books with different pseudonyms. He died from cardiac ...read more.
Still wrote The Wheel of Time series during the 2000s. It's a shame he never got to finish it himself though cause he died before he could. R.I.P. Robert.
20 Stephen King
Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. Many of his most well-known novels include Carrie, It, The Shinning, The Stand, Misery, The Dark Tower series, and Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption, which was later ...read more.
21 Stephen Hillenburg
Stephen McDannell Hillenburg was an American cartoonist, animator, director, producer, writer, voice actor, and marine biologist who was best known for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He also contributed to Rocko's Modern Life as a director and producer. ...read more.
I like him, creator of SpongeBob
22 Lin Manuel Miranda
23 Bella Thorne
Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne is an American actress, writer, model and singer, released EP "Jersey" in 2014. Best known for "Shake It Up!" 2010-2013. Has starred in "Blended", "The Frog Kingdom", "The Duff", "Big Sky", "Ratchet & Clank", "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" ...read more.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
This woman made belly dancing very popular and many singers (Beyonce for example) started copying her. Also, she's awesome songwriter and true philanthropist - Magnolia
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 ...read more.
Creative, innovative, unique, shocking, talented - it's all about Madonna. This woman inspired plenty of our modern artists - Magnolia
26 Lauren Faust
Lauren Johanna Faust is an American animator, screenwriter, director, and producer, best known for developing Hasbro's animated television series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, as well as working frequently with her husband Craig McCracken.
27 Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and ...read more.
28 Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.
Love her art pop.
Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
30 Adam Gontier
Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.
31 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.
He's a true artist. Check out his music videos.
32 Wayne Barlowe
33 Steven Wilson
Steven John Wilson is an English musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, most closely associated with the progressive rock genre. He is best known for his band Porcupine Tree.
34 Shigeru Miyamoto
35 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 "It Ain't Me". 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.
36 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 ...read more.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .
38 Johnny Ramone
John William Cummings, better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk rock band the Ramones.
39 Dee Dee Ramone
Douglas Glenn Colvin, known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American musician, singer and songwriter best known as founding member, songwriter, bassist and occasional lead vocalist for punk rock band the Ramones.
40 Tommy Ramone
Thomas Erdelyi, better known by his stage name Tommy Ramone, was a Hungarian American record producer, musician, and songwriter.
41 Adam Young
Adam Randal Young is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for creating the synthpop/electronica project Owl City. Other important projects he has taken part of are Sky Sailing, Port Blue, Swimming With Dolphins, Seagull Orchestra and Adam Young Scores.
42 Hideki Kamiya
The man behind platinum games should totally be on this list.
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.
44 Mike Portnoy
Michael Portnoy is an American drummer primarily known as the former drummer, backing vocalist, and a co-founder of the progressive metal/rock band Dream Theater. Known for his technical skill as a drummer, Portnoy has won 30 awards from the Modern Drummer magazine.
The most creative and genius band I've ever heard is Dream Theater, and he's the reason why. - Songsta41
45 Toby Fox
46 Jamie Cullum
47 Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.
48 Peter Jackson
Sir Peter Robert Jackson is a New Zealand filmmaker and screenwriter. He is best known as the director, writer and producer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit trilogy, both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkein. He is also known for cult films like Bad ...read more.
49 George R. R. Martin
George Raymond Richard Martin (born George Raymond Martin), also known as George R. R. Martin, is an American author known for his epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the famous HBO series Game of Thrones.
50 Brandon Sanderson
Thank god he was able to finish the whole Wheel of Time series right after Robert Jordan died. He saved the books!