Top Ten Most Overrated Singers

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The Top Ten

1 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 ...read more.

I just never jumped on the Beyonce bandwagon. It isn't even that I don't think she has talent. It is just that she is like a blank canvass. She doesn't seem to take chances. She will consistantly churn out generic simple poorly-produced tracks that will sound just like whatever is popular at the time. Her dancing is simple. Her personality seems phony. I just don't see her as a true artist despite whatever talent she truly does have. I think she lets her talents go to waste.

Can you even really call Beyonce an artist when she does nothing in the production of her own music? She just provides vocals for tracks that a team of 40 writers and producers scraped together in the most basic way possible to use her name to make money. Has this supposed "queen" ever released a noteworthy track that isn't a novelty song? All of her songs are remembered for some cheap novely. Irreplaceable? Its only known as the To the left song. Formation? That song would never have been big without the superbowl performance and music video that have literally nothing to do with the lyrical content of the song. Crazy in Love? While it is a great song and easily her best, I defy you to find me somebody in a club when this song plays who knows more words than just the chorus. Halo? Same thing as Crazy in love, does anybody even still listen to halo? Single Ladies? The song is only famous for a silly dance move and you are being very naive if you think otherwise.
So again, can you ...more

Beyonce is very OVERRATED. Her vocals are decent but she sings flat a lot and her versions of other people's songs are bad.. Ex: Etta James' "At Last, " and Lee Greenwood's "Proud to be an American. " She does not have as strong a voice as she would like people to believe she does.

I clicked on this link in hope that she would be number 1 and I was satisfied. very well. - asovonna_

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2 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

Are you serious? Michael jackson is NOT overrated at all.. The so called fans who said that his 'vocals are not exceptional' are you kidding me. His vocals are not good? Then how is his album the best selling album of all time? You retarded jackasses will never understand the magic of MJ.. SHAME ON YOU

All you Michael Jackson fans never stop to listen to other amazing singers. He is not the best singer, and people say he is. Overrated! - TheHabsFan

While his songs are great, lets face it, he is not exceptional to the point where he is the greatest ever, I think he is a phenomenal entertainer, but not a phenomenal singer. I don't think dying gives him any more credit either

For me, his best years were the Jackson 5. He was absolutely fantastic in those times. His early solo career was brilliant as well but after his Thriller days, his music became more repetitive, but still, he was a extremely talented and legendary musician. I love some of his later songs like Earth Song and They Don't Care About Us but I just prefer his J5 days. I loved seeing them perform altogether. It was just a lot more fun. You can tell Michael had a great time with his brothers.

Sooo overrated & he sounds like a girl.

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3 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 ...read more.

I think Taylor Swift is much more overrated. Mariah Carey is too much of a diva, though. My opinion.

She has a horrible personality, enough with the "diva" thing, it's getting old.

She is such a fake person and a "diva". Okay, you have a good voice but you don't have to brag about it.

Taylor Swift is cool but I hate mariah

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4 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone 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 in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

Although her music is catchy, she can't really sing that well. Not well enough to become as successful as she is. Her James Bond theme song would have to be the second worst, after Alicia Key's and Jack White's "Another Way to Die". Alicia Keys should be on this list.

By the way, the people who voted Mariah Carey down are just jealous that they can't sing like that. Lady Gaga is often synthesized but if you listen to her single "You and I" you will hear how good her actual vocals are. Others that should not be on this list are: Kylie Minogue (her 80's and early 90's stuff are the only annoying budgie songs, from then on, she was excellent), Michael Jackson (not the best singer, but not overrated for his performing talent) and Adele (one of the greatest singing talents of all time, and don't tease her about being a little chubby. I bet some people rating on this site couldn't walk a block with collapsing, hope you can find a carpark very close to the ...more

Madonna is so overrated. The main reason she is so popular is because she uses so much shock value in her videos and her performances.

People don't get real reasons to dislike music. They say (musician they are talking about) either "whines" or "screeches" when they sing. Now, when I hear Madonna, she can actually sing. Same with Katy Perry, Rihanna and Taylor Swift. I do not listen to any of these people, mainly because there's better music (Pink Floyd, Stone Roses, Muse, Nirvana, etc). But people, people, you are exaggerating I bet if you sang in public, you wouldn't be as good as these cheesy and overrated singers like I have named above. Maybe because you don't use autotune. Like these people.

I always liked her music, but she is not the best singer, doesn't even crack top 20 of singers. Her die hard fans are so ridiculous. - MC1989

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5 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

Ugh, even her name disgusts me. My best friend is obsessive compulsive for Taylor swift, and she never stops! Makes me want to rip out my eardrums when I hear her sing. I tried to give her a chance, but I couldn't. My sister used to like her when she went through an awkward stage, but now she hates her very much, as do I. When my friend talks about her, I bite my lip to not say anything. I'm sorry if you like her and are reading this, but, my opinion. Way overrated if you ask me. Too many boy songs! If all of her songs were based on a different boy, she has had way too many boyfriends. But, I hate her, a LOT!

I'm honestly very surprised that you guys think that Taylor Swift is less overrated than Mariah Carey, I mean seriously, Mariah has been in the industry for what, 20 years and Taylor has been there for no more than 5. I have no idea why everyone is so obsessed with her, I mean, sure she can sing fine, but she is nothing special. And her songs are just complaints. The only reason I somewhat like her is that she is pretty (cat eyes, tall and thin, blonde hair blue eyes, pale skin).

UNDENIABLY, she is the MOST overrated artist. I mean, the girl can't sing. In my opinion, she should not be #7...of all the list I've seen, this is the ONLY one where she should be ranked #1. And it's nothing personal.I'm not doubting she's a decent person, but all the airplay she gets. I mean, seriously, the song comes out today and it's suddenly "most requested". HOW? They play her songs so damn much that there's no way people are requesting her songs. Anyway, hopefully she'll be gone SOON.

I can't stand her.She is a talentless girl who makes a living by making songs about"how bad" her ex bfs were.Awful artist.She used to make good songs like "Mean" but now she is trash.

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6 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. ...read more.

Who the HELL voted Michael Jackson to #1 on this list? He's not overrated, he deserves to be the most famous person in history. He's the King of Pop and you all know it.

So overrated.. He doesn't even sing that good, I bet there are more deserving singers out there more than him. His only famous because of his fantards and because he has many connections.

He can't be called overrated because he's hated too much. His connections? LOL, he was raised by a single mother in low-income housing in Canada... - Metal_Treasure

This overrated kid takes the overrated cake! His voice sounds SO auto tuned! I'm not kidding! His music videos don't make sense, and his songs are so painfully repetitive! What happened to music!? This kid is the reason I gave up on English music!

Even a TOYOTA PRIUS looks and sounds better than this overrated person.

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7 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his ...read more.

Oh please, why the HELL is Kurt Cobain on this list? Anyone who thinks he's not a good musician must not know what they're talking about, or are just plain retarded. I read his suicide note and it was heart breaking, he had a reason and didn't just do it for the sake of doing it... even the people who don't like nirvana know Kurt was a great musician. (It cracked me up when I saw his impression of the Axl rose 'snake dance')

There's a HUGE difference from being a bad musician and overrated. - imabigpotato

His raspy voice is amazing and makes him the greatest singer and having nirvana being the greatest band of all time. - TheAlterPlace

As a guitarist, he's overrated. As a musician and composer, he's not. He changed rock music as we know it. For worse, obviously. But he changed the entire music landscape with just one song. - DavidBondra

Wow. This is high. No. 7? Yeah he very overrated. You can't understand what he says in his songs. - MC1989

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8 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. ...read more.

She used to be great and underrated, but now since "Problem", she went downhill and became the most overrated star

Just no she's a fake

I like her and do agree that she got the voice BUT her voice is still not that special that everyone make it out to be.

Completely overrated. she should be right under beyonce, if you ask me. - asovonna_

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9 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

If she wants to gain more credibility, she should write a song or learn to play an instrument. Sorry, lots of people who have good voices, even great voices. You can go into a karaoke bar and hear good singers (okay, a lot of bad ones too). But the point is I can't name one Jackie Evancho song. She's young and has a great voice, but she is going to grow up and what will distinguish her then?

Although I don't agree with Mr. SelfDestruct, I DO think Evancho is just the slightest overrated. Now for those of you who haven't disliked already and stuck around, I just have to say it! I don't exactly understand what the hubbub is! Take away the circumstance, and the age, and you're left with a voice. While it is a very pretty voice, it's only that! If we loved her as much as we do only due to the voice, then shouldn't we be hailing Pavarotti just as much? Once again, I don't dislike her, but I do feel that her age is giving a "boost" in her talent. - higgsboson2142

How is she only at #34? She's literally everywhere on this site. Not saying she's not good, but definitely overrated.

Ummm, who is jackie evancho? - asovonna_

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10 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 ...read more.

An arrogant mediocre singer who hypes up his own name. I never hear about how awesome he is unless he is the one who said it.

Money has taken a toll on this guy. Just cause he has this "famous" wife he can't make him look higher than he actually is.

This guy is a (also overrated) rapper, why is he even on this list? Failing miserably while attempting a Bohemian Rhapsody cover doesn't make you a singer. - Skorpion877

People call him a musical genius, but his newest music reaallly doesn't show it

Also, why is Lorde on this list ://///

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The Newcomers

? M. Shadows M. Shadows Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American metalcore/alternative metal band Avenged Sevenfold.
? Patrick Stump Patrick Stump Patrick Martin Stumph, known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and composer of Fall Out Boy, an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois.

The Contenders

11 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised 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 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

In my opinion she's one of the most over rated artist in history she can't sing, can't dance as well as her fans like to believe, and I believe she's the reason pop music is so terrible nowadays because now thanks to Britney girls believe all they need is a pretty face to be successful in the music industry and don't actually need to know how to sing

Britney Spears is a product of her time. A gimmick. She's mainly the reason why the pop genre was regarded as disposable music. Her songs sound way too outdated and they lack what it takes to be remembered as classics. No one in they right mind would listen to Britney for a nostalgic trip.
Besides, who the hell named her the "princess of pop"?! That title alone is why she's the most overrated singer ever.

I never liked Britney Spears and I feel like she is so 2007 a thing of the far past. I have watched some of her music videos and her lip syncing is terrible. She is unoriginal and I never really liked or listened to her songs.

Can't sing talentless! Why she sells 100 million records Britney Spears is extremely overrated!

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12 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American pop singer. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

Nice voice but nothing spectacular. I used to like her, until she turned into a HUGE slut

She is just awful! She sounds like she belongs in a pub to be honest just an all rounded terrible artist she's only in the music business for money she push markets all her songs when she doesn't need to completely overatted

Her stuff is so repetitive! She wasn't too bad when she first started, but now her stuff is pretty much always about love or sex and always has the same annoying clapping beat in every song

The girl has one of the worst voices I've ever heard, straight up. I don't care how catchy her songs are, her voice makes it impossible to really enjoy them. So basically she's the black Britney Spears. - DaWyteNight

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13 John Lennon 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.

Most gifted singer songwriter ever no one gets near this man your find in most music polls he's no1 of all time fact not. fiction like today music please people stop buying the rubbish out there today and making them rich and then giving your CDs to charity shops like the Robbie Williams ones you find in every one save your money don't give it to them

Wow, what can I say? Genius, that Lennon. his talent really wasn't easy to pin down. a Visionary, Poet, Writer, Doodler, Musician, Singer, Philosopher, etc. too much to pin down. a Bonnie Jock too!

I didn't know they gave Mark David Chapman internet.

He is too overrated like all of the beatles

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14 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

Why is Ozzy on this list? He's one of the Gods of Rock and he's got many great albums/hits! I love Ozzy Osbourne! There is something seriously wrong with list. Ozzy shouldn't be here, he ROCKS!

Now I like Ozzy but I will admit he's overrated and not as good as everyone says. I used to listen to him a lot back then but since I got older and discovered Dio I realized that Dio was way better. Just my personal opinion.

Ozzy is proof that drug abuse kills brain cells.

He's a great lyricist, but is voice is godawful. Just because he managed to get some excellent other musicians together for an excellent metal band doesn't mean he's a good singer.

Also, Black Sabbath is rated by many as one of the best Metal Bands of all time, by those such as Rob Halford. You are only as good as the rest of your band, and Black Sabbath had some of the best- Ozzy, Tony, and Geezer. And another time where the rest of the band is good but the singer is bad is Megadeth. - SoldierOfFortune

15 Dimash Kudaibergen Dimash Kudaibergen Dinmukhamed Kanatuly Kudaibergen (Commonly known as Dimash Kudaibergen born May 24th, 1994) is a Kazakh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Dimash is best known as a contestant of a talent show "Singer 2017" in China where he was declared a runner-up. He is also known for possessing a wide ...read more.

Should be higher - 445956

People praise him like a god. - TeamRocket747

On this website he is often #1 on best singers lists with ridiculous percentage margins. - allamassal

Most overrated singer on the top tens. - Userguy44

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

Overrated. Her live perform is terrible.

Her music is just so boring and repetitive...

Though it may be slight bias because I'm from New Zealand, I don't believe she is overrated. She's slipped off the radar and almost nobody mentions her anymore. Sure, she looks a bit odd onstage and she doesn't sing too loudly, but at least she doesn't sing the same type of song over and over again or constantly shove her love life into her music. Her work on Mockingjay was quite good, too.

OVERRATED, it's like she wants to sneeze whenever she sings - sajaaltai

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17 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.

Whenever I mention Kurt Cobain, everyone says "Who? ". Soulja Boy is awfully overrated and mediocre. He makes Sean Kingston look like Biggie.

Really? Do you even know the definition of overrated? - naFrovivuS

First soulja boy is not a singer, he is a rapper. Also he isn't overrated he just sucks. Kurt Cobain is really overrated though

Nobody likes him. - DCfnaf

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18 Axl Rose Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.

This dude has got serious anger issues.

Dude is original. Should not be on the list.

People like Axl Rose make me ashamed to be ginger.

He's a douchebag but not a very bad singer. But I would call him overrated. - Userguy44

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19 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

He is too overrated and so are his songs. I honestly don't think his voice is THAT good and how are his songs beautiful?

Boring songwriting. Decent voice but melodies and intervals never vary that much from song to song.

Better songwriter than singer. - Userguy44

Disagree

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20 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

A lot of her songs sound the same. Roar is the worst. Why this song made hit status is beyond me because it sounds stupid. And her voice is mediocre at best. She is pretty hot though.

She's awful at singing why the hell is she number 22 she should be number 1 she can't sing when she sings live I can sing better than her and that's saying something

She tends to go off key when performing live. Her best performances are just good but not great.

She has a great voice, but she doesn't use it wisely. her songs are catchy and the instruments used in her songs made them good. - sajaaltai

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21 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.

Alright. I am a fan of Selena, but I'll admit that she is somewhat overrated. I think her singing is decent (and even good at times) but I'll agree that she has performances where she sounds awful. Her songs aren't bad, though they're great when I want to listen to something catchy, lighthearted, and fun. I think she is a good dancer and actress, and she is pretty, and she has nice music, and she's not an awful singer, but she is kind of overrated.

I think she's adorable, but can not sing. All the proof is when she sang the Mario Kart song. It's a simple song which requires zero range and yet she was pitchy. Not good.

The most overrated. Selena can't sing - She's autotuned to sound natural. She can dance, act and has a pretty face which is why her fans are so protective over her. But the truth is that she can't sing and that's that.

Maybe her personality was an extra reason she is famous, I love her - sajaaltai

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22 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.

Ugh. Ewe. He sings like he just got kicked in the nuts.

There's nothing overrated about Sarah Brightman though. She's perfection! - SierraNickole

Yes I don't think he's all that, great dancer, but his voice isn't so phenomenal. Give me a break...

His songs absolutely suck and they have no meaning

People overly praise him too and he's not so great either.

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23 Chris Brown Chris Brown Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in ...read more.

He whines on every track. Can't hold a candle to Trey, Usher or any other singer.

He can't be number 22. Vote him up this list. His songs are worth nothing, and still get more views than owl city

They need to reboot a RnB Kid Star since Michael and the industry went and gave him a huge push! He was a gimmick that somehow worked out - extensive vocal coaching, elaborate marketing, heavy production and choreography training went into him! He is still mediocre on vocals but he made the industry a ton of money up to date. Songwriting is also something he doesn't seem to have a strong command of as yet... In short the experiment work, despite the incomplete nature of the total product! #EnoughSaid

He's very overrated in the r&b world. I'm tired of people calling him the best r&b singer, there are so many better r&b singers than him. - DaWyteNight

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24 Kayne West

He's 26th and 35th? Wow, I guess he really is overrated!

Only 29th? He calls himself a genies for crying out loud! There are many things that makes this d-bag's ego to big. This world could do with less big heads.

So overrated he's here twice

Douche

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25 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 ...read more.

She fores every note. Its as if she has to prove herself every moment she sings. If she toned I down, I'd believe the hype.

She is okay at singing, but her fans make her look like she is the best in the industry. Even though she has a poor technique, and forces every note of hers. She is rude, too. - Chatsa2

I find her forced tone very pretentious and annoying. Maybe, if she'd just sing with her normal natural voice, I would like her more. For example, in her song Loving Me for Me she sings in her normal voice, and it actually sounds pretty good. - DaWyteNight

She told Melanie Martinez she couldn't sing when SHE'S the one who sounds like a constipated goat.

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26 Aaliyah Aaliyah Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. ...read more.

She had no talent...simple as that. - RnBLover

As an r&b singer, she's very overrated. - DaWyteNight

She should be in top 3 with mariah carey and beyonce. Why is Whitney Houston even here! Whitney Houston is not overrated! This talentless slut aaliyah is overrated! - RnBLover

Disagree, she had like the most comfortable and soothing voice. Take her off - MC1989

Always hated this slut with a passion. From the start, when she first came out, I always hated her. I knew (and so did everybody in the industry) that this slut was sleeping with everyone from R Kelly to Jay Z. On top of that she had little to no talent and made very stupid manufactured music. She didn't write anything, she didn't produce anything, and she couldn't sing, she just slept with everyone and they gave her hit songs. - RnBLover

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27 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".

A Canadian Jew that only sings love songs. Is hated by most rappers because he grew up with a rich white mother in a rich home. His attempt to be hood is very funny and stupid, but his songs are very nice. Surprisingly how can such a good singer like him be signed to a terrible music records

Drake in my opinion is just annoying he says he comes from the hood when actually he was just brought up in Canada he deserves to be in the top 10 he's just fake but tbf when he sings he doesn't sound to bad

Do you like elevator music with vocals that span less than a full octave? Then this; this is your man!

Why do people listen to him so much on Spotify? - Userguy44

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28 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper/pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

Autotuned garbage. Her songs don't have any meaning whatsoever yet she is praised so much. Plus her songs are so difficult to sing and the lyrics make no sense to me.

NO TALENT AT ALL!

Repeats the same words as passes them off as lyrics because she can't really rhyme. Has copied a lot of Lil Wayne's style. Real people that understand hip hop don't respect her but she has become famous off her 9 your old fan base that knows nothing of hip hop. Why does she keep doing fake voices and personas, try being real. Sometimes when she talks she sounds like she's from New York hen other time she try's to sound like a proper upper class woman. So fake..

Honestly, the only reason I listen to her is so I can piss off my friends who listen to "good music", like the chainsmokers and the song by Lucas Graham ( hey, their words, not mine).

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29 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 Thinks He Has Swag When He doesn't - VideoGamefan5

Yes, because being hated by everyone means you're overrated. - DaWyteNight

30 Chris Martin Chris Martin Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known as the lead singer of rock band Coldplay.

How dare you put Chris Martin on this list! He is not overrated! He is very talented!

Doing the same trash "happy-sad-love-life" with catchy piano intros and catchy solos (Violet Hill, Lost! ) and his voice that has nothing special with it.

Not a bad singer but he's not one the best ever. - Userguy44

31 Charice Pempengco Charice Pempengco Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, formerly known by the mononym Charice), is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube. He is a transgender man.

She doesn't have her own style, shes always copying someone else. She always sounds like shes trying to grunt. It is really annoying in my opinion

Overrated? Most people don't even know her!

Charice is overrated? That's funny.

yeah

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32 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

An archetypal embodiment of corporate mockery in music turning into self-parody; but not the only one : Bieber, rihanna, Montana, swift, spears,... we can continue further : to these corporate made money making creatures (crap packed in cellophane just like burgers for all the garbage eating stupid masses) Madonna & jackson stand like Beatles & floyd in comparison.

Lady gaga deserves her fame

She is actually a pretty good singer. But it is understandable that a lot of people don't like her - Chatsa2

I like Gaga, but I can see why people see her as a try harder. - Chatsa2

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33 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.

Overrated, his voice sounds like a 10 year old boy- his fangirls hype him up way too much. Overall he's not a really great artist.

First of all, get Eminem off this list. He's a better singer than most and he's a RAPPER not a SINGER (ironic). This 10 year old on the other hand enjoys singing about how he can treat a girl better (uncreative) and he sounds like the most boring child ever

I think the songs kind of boring to be honest, but he gets treated like a god by his rabid fanbase. - 3DG20

NOOO HE’S HELLA HOT

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34 Ke$ha Ke$ha Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America

Kesha is not really overrated, I never knew she sang tic tok. And she was only overrated on two songs but the rest of her songs are underrated. I barely hear her on T.V., back then I didn't even know who she was. Overrated is katy perry, taylor swift, and ariana grande.

Its ke$ha. Enough said. She just can't sing at all and frankly is just way too overrated in my opinion. I'd say she's actually worse then those stupid depressed singers teen girls love so much. Ugh

She is not overrated, not a lot of people know her! - sajaaltai

VERY overrated now.

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35 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Who the hell is this?

How can you put someone on the list we've have never even heard of.

Anyone who has not heard of her is obviously a racist, she is one of the most popular singers in India, a nation with over one billion people.

36 Joe Jonas Joe Jonas Joseph Adam "Joe" Jonas (born August 15, 1989) is an American singer and actor. Jonas first rose to fame as a member of the pop-rock band Jonas Brothers, along with his brothers Kevin and Nick. ...read more.
37 Janet Jackson Janet Jackson Janet Jackson is a singer and dancer who is well known for her sexually graphic records, iconic performances, and slightly weak voice. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and videos.

I like her song called "Escapade ". -HeArT G$1000

Guess not everyone in the Jackson Family was famous

She looks like Michael...which isn't a good thing.

38 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 ...read more.

I'm not saying he doesn't have any skills, but what about Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Nas, et al? Eminem can't be the only good rapper. Sure, Eminem doesn't rap about money or use the N-word frequently, but he sure does rap about killing his wife, killing gay people, and also uses his favorite F-word. You can't say that he didn't rely on shock value.

I still like the candy better.

The only rapper I like.

He should be much higher on this list.

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

Just one hit (which was obviously a fluke) does not make him the best singer!

Idiot who thinks he's amazing after ONE HORRIBLE song.

Gangnam Style, Enough Said - VideoGamefan5

Annoying and obnoxious

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40 Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

IS THIS A JOKE?
Who ever put her on this list, obviously has no life and
Is jealous of her talent.

The only thing that is overrated is how people only could see the bad things in her. A fantastic singer, but she got ruined by her addictions, mental disorders, fame & fake people. - Chatsa2

Proof that having Talent won't protect you from drug abuse.

Famous for being a low life junky

Should go off this list. She was great. Better than all artists of this generation, even Bruno. - MC1989

41 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman is an English classical crossover soprano, actress, musician, songwriter, conductor, and dancer.

By no means is Sarah Brightman ever overrated. She shouldn't be in here to begin with. Madonna belongs on the list of talentless, tasteless, and overrated singers. Those who put Sarah in here really lack the musical understanding of what defines Sarah Brightman, as a talented singer or vocalist. Her voice reaches at a higher than normal octave without straining, piercing nor crackling out. Her vocal range is superhuman and unnatural. To get to that range requires superhuman abilities.

Agree her voice is annoying. I noticed it first with a song from Evita I was listening to (Don't cry for me Argentina). I compared it to the version sung by Madonna. The Madonna version was so much better, so much more natural and really drew me in. Sarah Brightman's version sounded like it was a voice class.

She's a terrible Christine on Broadway. Her voice doesn't match the part, she has no emotion, and Michael was also TERRIBLE! She isn't a "legend" personally I dislike her voice with a great passion. I don't know how people like her voice it makes me cringe every time I hear it

What Rocket Scientist posted that her voice does not match Christine's in "Phantom"? Andrew Lloyd Weber was married to Brightman, and wrote the part and the songs specifically for her!

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42 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. ...read more.

He is very talented he is not overrated he is underrated

He is not overrated nor underrated. He deserves to be loved by many. He's awesome! - TheFourthWorld

He suppose to be "the next Michael Jackson" but he's just a beauty face and that's it

Please people he has an amzing voice. He is the only person (modern days) who can actually sing (without auto tune).

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43 Adam Levine Adam Levine Adam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5. ...read more.

He cannot make any music reaching the fringes of acceptability he designed a guitar for the worst guitar company in the world I laugh at the fact people like him I wish he went bankrupt along time ago

Needs to pull the tampons out of his nose, he sounds bunged up

I absolutely HATE this guy's voice!

A maggot.

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44 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.

He is a really good singer, my second favorite, but lets be honest, he is overrated. He gets all credit for pop punk, yet also vocalist-guitarist Tom DeLonge gets little to no appreciation when he inspired many and is the reason pop punk bands even exist since he made it popular. They both did something revolutionary for punk, I admit Billie did bring it back from the dead. Billie may be better at live performances most of the time than Tom( they both equally sing good, but Tom screws it by drinking), lets be honest here, but Tom has more creativity and makes more inspiring and better music with more variety. Billie Joe Armstrong is great, but I like another pop punk frontman better that is way more underappreciated. - AnimeDrawer

I don't know why he is on here. Everyone knows he's brilliant.

I mostly agree with what Anime Drawer said, and I do believe that Tom Delongw really did revolutionize pop-punk, but it's hard to say Billie is overrated because he can do a live show for four hours straight, not lip syncing a work or missing a beat, and on top of all that, the guy is 45 won a couple Grammys, I think that is a good enough excuse not to have him on this list. If you don't agree with that, I'd like you to listen to some of Green Day's more underrated songs and albums I think TRE and Warning display billie's range in vocals and especially on albums like 21CB, Dookie and best of all American Idiot

45 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also participated in side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 after a period of depression. ...read more.

I Won't Lie That I Love Linkin Park's Music, But Man Its Too Overrated - VideoGamefan5

Heavy Sucks, But Hybrid Theory Is Good But Also Overrated

He's still one hell of a singer. - Userguy44

I have to agree with this one, though I love linkin park - sajaaltai

46 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.

Why the hell is 50 cent on this list he is my favorite rapper WAKE UP people 50 cent is 150% not overrated

47 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Destiny Hope Cyrus, aka Miley Ray Cyrus, was born November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart ...read more.

She became famous only because of her stupid show Hannah Montana
Her voice is horrible! Every time I hear her voice I get mad and yell everywhere"STOP IT! If you have a heart, please stop singing! "
She caused me ear bleeding! And I thought Hatsune Miku hands down has the most annoying voice!

If Hatsune Miku is so annoying, then go vote for her then kill yourself. The world doesn't care. In fact, the world will save you VIA HATSUNE MIKU.

Again, I keep seeing people that turn up on lists of people that are not liked. If you are not liked, you are not highly rated. This list looks almost identical to the worst singers list. If someone is one of your worst singers, how can they be overrated? It would be nice if people put some thought into these lists instead of putting Bieber, Cyrus, Swift, Madonna, Rhianna, same old, same old on every single list.

ARG! Sge's annoying and a basd role model for ALL the kids who look up to her!

Nah, she got tons of hate and recently she's not disgusting. - DCfnaf

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48 Keri Hilson Keri Hilson Keri Lynn Hilson is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born and raised in Decatur, Georgia and spent most of her youth working with producer Anthony Dent as a songwriter and background vocalist for several R&B and hip hop artists.
49 Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. He is known for his work with the E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana, working class and sometimes political ...read more.

If you ever saw him in concert you would throw your overrated comments out the window. At 60, he was still putting on three hour concerts and had just as much energy at the end as at the beginning. He might be slowing down some now, but his body of work is brilliant. He's called the Boss for a reason.

His songwriting is also over rated. Three note one chord song... So boring. (Born in the USA) His voice has no tone and pushes it where it sounds horrible.

Over rated song writer too. Three note one chord song... so boring! (born in the USA)

Sounds like he is straining to take a dump when he sings. Horrible singing. A pathetic dbag as well. He writes, but much of it is garbage. Ever heard his original version of "Blinded by the Light"? Horrid, it will hurt your ears. "Blinded" only became famous when Mannfred Mann covered it and turned it into the "douche" song.

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50 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.

His singing isn't pretty but it's so unique that it just kind of grows on you. There's something honest about hearing the lyrics straight from the person who wrote them. No less an authority than Graham Nash (Hollies, Crosby, Stills, & Nash) said Dylan was absolutely his favorite songwriter and absolutely his favorite singer.

Whoever put him on this list is overrated.

Singing is not his forte, but SONG WRITING? The Best. Period.

People don't like his singing voice. People like his song-writing. So he isn't really an overrated singer. (as a vocalist). - zxm

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