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This list is stupid. I don't think any band could ever surpass the image of the Beatles. It just can't be done. They are just too prevalent and influential to ever really NOT be the most popular band. Regardless of musical quality, the Beatles win hands down.
I'm a huge fan of The Beatles although they're not my fave band of all time but they are LEGENDARY! There was no music like theirs before they came along & so the door was opened by them for new modern music to make its way into people's minds & hearts. Not the greatest singers who ever lived but their songwriting was magnificent & perfect for their voices.
It's kinda nauseating; the Beatles being so dominant in the popular music scene but they do deserve it. Easy winners here.
Revolutionary lyrics. Legendary vocals. Sheer geniusV 51 Comments
Starting with the four horsemen in 1981, Metallica will outlast all bands in the history of music. When I was only 16 years of age in 1986, I stated Metallica was currently and will wind up being the greatest hard rock / heavy metal band of all time. I was laughed at.
If you're talking about popularity, then Metallica is currently the most popular band. I have seen one or two people don't know about Beatles but seen none who don't know Metallica. - zxm
While the Beatles have sold more albums, Metallica is certainly more popular. Michael Jackson sold a hell of a lot of albums, but he's not really popular.
Insane music production from the begining,such a legendary band and definitely deserve a spot in music history next to the beatles and queen. Rip cliff burton legendV 29 Comments
Queen is receiving unrivalled attention again as a result of their "Bohemian Rhapsody" movie, now in cinemas (November 2018). On release, it was the NUMBER 1 movie in cinemas worldwide, and the 2nd highest grossing movie of all time of this type of movie at the box office. Not only does the movie continue to be a huge success but Queen's albums are selling like hot cakes. Long live QUEEN!
I think Queen is most popular band. They music is perfect. And after Freddie Mercury died AIDS stayed very important theme.
No one can beat this band. They sing a lot of genre. They created the most wonderful song ever made which is "Bohemian Rhapsody" which is such a great masterpiece!
PURE. BEAUTYV 27 Comments
Led Zeppelin is the father of heavy metal. The greatest music genre ever. Taking the elements of blues rock and turning it into heavy metal. And they are very popular and much better then some Beatles band.
Led Zeppelin should be two right next to the beatles they are amazing and very talented
To the ones who says Led Zeppelin is heavy metal you can go and relearn your music history
No arguments music talks...V 5 Comments
One direction is definitely the most popular band right now. Nice voices, very cute, good kids, and girls love them! Several awards for their style, looks, and music. 1directioner!
They are talented singers, good looking and have broken many records and won a ton of awards. Most popular band on the planet right now
They've got that british thing going for them ;P and they're good looking which helps
They'll always be the best
There's no one who could beat 1D
Even if you have set metallica on the first place, but you all know that AC/DC is the most popular band ever. Over 50 millions Back in Black albums sold. Is not that enough?
Pure power and energy...rocking for 40 years already, who else could take their place? I mean... If AC/DC isn't the best...no one would be.
Should be top spot no problem!
1)back in black
4)highway to help
Linkin Park is the greatest band I've ever seen. Its really amazing.
Right now Linkin Park is the most popular band m/ despite that I'm a LP fan I admit that the other bands here are much more better but my musical taste is Linkin Park and I love em m/
Black eyed peas above linkin park this list seriously need to be altered
I think most people who voted don't even know much songs of linkin park
Best band ever ❤V 87 Comments
Band of the generation X. All time greats!
Linkin Park above Nirvana? What a joke. - Unrealism
They are the best band ever
Linklin park should not be above Nirvana.V 7 Comments
Awesome, awesome band should be number one.
Guns N' Roses is awesome! They're the best
The voice of Axl Rose with the guitar of Slash. Guns N' Roses is all round awesome. With Amazing lyrics and catchy tunes.
THEY ARE SO OVERRATED.V 7 Comments
This world has many bands, not all of the bands can create music like these folks do. Their lyrics are so meaningful, you can dance to their music, and if you go back to their first few albums, they have created plenty of rock songs as well. This band has made a variety of songs, that's what makes them so brilliant. They've made pop, rock, pop rock, acoustic, indie, and alternative music. They're already legendary, and they're still growing. Disappointed to see Coldplay at the tenth position. They should at least be in the top three.
My favorite band... I love most of their music, and there are LOTS of people who know them. Especially after Viva La Vida.
Almost everyone has heard and actually likes a Coldplay song, but doesn't even realize it. Their songs, including a lot of their early ones, are extremely inspiring and send amazing messages.
Music is life and Coldplay brings that charisma in your life. Real inspiration to everyone. Speed of sound, sky full of stars, Viva La Vida... were really out of the world songs. What a motivational Band it has been. it is hard to pick which is amazing because almost all of them are at peak. my order would have been The Beatles, Linkin Park and Coldplay in the top 3, that makes senseV 28 Comments
The Doors The should be the first and the second should be Pink Floyd. Syd left and David joined, quality being constant. Though they sounded different than when Syd was there, they sounded no less good when he left.
Everyone who speaks English has heard of the Floyd
Pink Floyd member are the music philosophers of 20 and 21 century.
Pink Floyd at #11. Are you kidding me?
It has to be in top 5.
This duo band is slowly become one of the most heard, either by word of mouth, or by radio, right now. Lyrics are profound that can be interpreted in many different ways while creating this sound that intrigues many listeners. The duo has an incredible chemistry that is felt in the music and most importantly in their live shows. Their sound ranges from reggae, rock, alt, rap, pop, and many others that one cannot help but feel the music and once the music brings you in, one cannot help but to listen to the lyrics and understand its meaning.
As someone who listens to everything from pop to black metal and all genres between (ambient excepted), this band is not rock, and they most certainly didn't deserve a grammy for it. - Psi
They are great, amazing, love them! Do you have any idea how many people they have saved/inspired/helped/etc with their music?
One direction is slowly rising to fame as they have a fresh and refreshing genre of music which is very awesome to hear. Their lyrics are not so complex but the meaning of the songs is something we can all relate to. Who knows after some time when people start recognizing them they might as well be on top.
i agreeV 40 Comments
They are an epic band of rock and should be number 3
They are one of the best
Should be at no 3...after the Beatles n Pink Floyd
Definitely a modern band with an old school feel that I really like. Every song is unique with sound and lyrics and can be applied to anything. Green Day has pretty good vocals, and it's a classic. - Papergirl
Green Day has been around since 1986, and they're still huge. Green Day is always changing, yet when you hear by them you can still always identify it as Green Day. Should be in top 5.
The leaders of modern rock... Still kicking today with the youth after many others have died
Green day has inspired generations with their rock/pop punk music.V 14 Comments
They're the kings of metal, baby! The only ones left of their kind!
This band is sick, I listen to this almost all the time
Everyone who knows metal knows Iron Maiden. And they know that they're great! - Userguy44
The Lords of Metal and owner of the best music around. Up the irons!V 2 Comments
Imagine Dragons are my favorite band I think more people should listen to them. My favorite songs are: Radioactive, Hear me and Battle cry. So excited for their new album coming out.
Almost every song of this band is relatable to me. You will not find these lyrics and music anywhere else. Evolve album helped in bringing me back from my depression. This band deserves #1 position on this list easily.
Best band I had ever seen they make those songs that we want to hear truth and facts in their songs love you imagine Dragons and Dan Reynolds we love your voice
Love this band❤V 26 Comments
How is One Direction above the greatest band of all time *cough* *cough* Maroon 5. Adam is so hot and hilarious on the Voice. Maroon 5 has the best music. They need to be higher up!
Really great and beautiful musics from this band
My favourite band. They're albums are awesome and so underrated love them.
Another overhyped band. And sold out too. - Userguy44V 17 Comments
Without Nickelback, I feel lost. They are the best band ever in my opinion, they should be number one on this list! 🤘
RIP Jimmy " The Rev " Sullivan._.
Best band ever
I love M shadows
BEST BAND EVER LOLOLOLOLZ
The white face paint is probably one of the most iconic things in music, in my opinion should be after the Beatles or Queen
They are so rock!
I LOVE KISS
Listen to them and you will understand why they deserve to be in the top ten
Ps: rammstein should not be on this list
Exo is the best
They are all talented
Exo is super talented and the best band
EXO IS NOT ON TOP 10 ARE YOU KIDDING ME EXO SHOULD BE RANKED ON 1ST
THEY MAKE BEST SONG IN THE WORLD AND THEIR DANCE IS SO UNIQUE
EVEN THEY LOST THEIR 3 MEMBERS THEY ARE THE BEST BAND IN THE WORLD
Perhaps the best pop music in 70's/80's/90's/00's/10' and continuing on... Once you've heard them, they'll never leave your mind! Their song Happy New Year will stay forever as a the best new years first song, it's absolutely beautiful and gives you the shivers for celebrating new years forever!
May 2018: After 35 years ABBA is back! Two new songs are already recorded... They will be aired in December. Let's wait then.
Abba should be in the Top 10!
Abba is the best. The rest well... why are they not in the top 5sV 4 Comments
This list is outrageous. Only maniacs & the truly ignorant to music would have forgotten the Who. The Who should be in the Top 5, I should not have had to add them on this list of ignorance.
Some of these other bands that are ranked higher then the who lack the qualities that the Who has
They are great... Wont get fooled again. But come on guys where are u2
Haven't heard of most these bands Where's All Time Low?
The eagles were a fantastic band
They are known as the representative boyband of S. Korea, if not Asia.
1D,exo and bts are nothing compared to them...Bigbang is number 1
Bts is rising stars compared to others future poper
They should be on top.They are the number 1V 2 Comments
U2 is the biggest band in the world, no doubts!
U2. Is. The. Best. (Other then Queen, mad respect for Queen.)
Best of all times
Absolutely Number 1V 3 Comments
For this band, you can truly tell every lyric holds emotions and had time put into it, unlike some bands, whose songs are all (almost) the exact same. I could listen to every single song ever by them over and over for 70 years and never get tired. They are truly underrated and even people who have called me "emo trash" for listening to them have admitted that their "favorites" playlist includes at least on P! ATD song. Possibly the best thing about their music is that everyone can realte to the lyrics, as their fanbase is huge and includes people form any and every background. I reccomend "Emperor's New Clothes" and "The Ballad of Mona Lisa," along with their cover of "Bohemian Rhapsody" from Suicide Squad. Their music is to quickly classified as "emo" and that idea unfortunately scares people away.
Panic! at the disco is the best love every song especially LA Devotee very catchy
Hugely underrated, understandably. But where else do u hear lyrics like that? Very catchy and unique, I stick mainly to their older stuff - that's where it's at for me. So their new stuff may not be all that ok, but they are pretty talented. I don't know how they're so far down here, they have a pretty large fan base that spreads out over 1D fans to metal heads. Try them out, I recommend first "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out." - Papergirl
awesomeV 7 Comments
I love them and they're actually on top 10 easily... they're all inhumanly beautiful in everyway they save lives everyday.They are inspirational this band is the reason I smile 95% of the time and showed me no matter what I'm not alone. I love you boys
They are the best how come they are not in top 10
I am in love with them all they are the best!
yeah rnrV 2 Comments
They are awesome and my favorite people ever
Little Mix, The Biggest, Strongest, The Most Talented Group Of All Time, and it is at Number 33, Really? Little Mix should be Number 1
Oh why 36?!
Check out their songs.. You don't know how great they are
First group to win the xfactor! Won a Brits.. Come on guys
Little mix is 1stV 1 Comment
I made this cause I love this band and I know a that they have a lot of fans so you guys should vote for them..
Yeah you're right this are the greatest!
This guys are the best.. Trust me
The boys r adorable and the songs r awesome.Love Somebody to you!V 8 Comments
This band should be in the top 10 for sure. What an amazing band that creates one of the best songs in the world. Pure class.
They're so underrated. Should be in the top 10 for sure, come on people what's going on everybody knows their songs
This band should be much higher placed. It is clearly one of the biggest bands today.
One Republic is awesome band. Should be in top 5 cause of it's iconic songs.V 4 Comments
Fall Out Boy are my favourite band ever! It's an insult that the likes of 5SOS and the Vamps are ahead of them!
It is really good
Yes listened to every
song they're amazing very talented
My favorite band ever 🎸V 1 Comment
MUSE are more than a band. Their lyrics are pure medicine and pure magic. Their songs aren't banal at all: everything is good in every mood, in every day, in every occasion. In each song you find always a reason to go on, to breath...to live! And the members are perfect as they are. I'm MUSER since 5 years ago and I'm so proud to have them every day with me...they are everything to me. I LOVE MUSE. Everybody who doesn't listen their songs musthat do this! They will change your life forever...
Love them so much lol
love them, I mean they made the best songs ever like survivor, bootylicious, independent woman, emotion and girl. -
Sorry but 5 seconds of Summer is wayyy more popular than most of these bands
Foo fighter are higher up
Nickelback is on here?
While they may not be more popular than some of these bands above, they definitely are more talented than some. Awesome vocals. - Papergirl
So talented and amazing, my all time favourite band and Hayley is the most awesome person ever. All their songs are incredible. I really love Brick by boring brick, Pressure, Careful. I love Paramore so muchhh.
Love there music! Exspecially "CrushCrushCrush"(favorite song by paramour) and "Still Into you"(2nd favorite! )!
My chemical romance are totally amazing I believe that they are all really genuine guys. I'm totally love their songs and not just welcome to the black parade, I love all of the band members for their talent. I believe that they have their own style and that any copy cats out there will never be half as good as the real thing. The fact is their not in it for the money they just do it for their fans, and are very passionate. I'm not hating on any other bands just saying that before people jusage them knowledge the amazing music they the people and the people that they help x
Their songs were inspirational, and they saved and changed loads of people's lives. Even though they're gone, we will never forget them.
They should be fourth or fifth.
My childhood <3 this band needs more appreciationV 3 Comments
They are the best band
Amzing band most songs r a tad bit depressing but great
This band has built a solid wall of legendary music they should be in the top 20
They're really popular in Germany.
They are more popular outside of Germany and lets be honest.. Almost everyone knows Du Hast
I love it
GREAT MUSIC! THEY'LL SOON BE KNOWN BY ALL FOR IT!
Just one word: it's awesome
Oh the best band ever!
It should be in the top 10!
THE SCRIPT ARE BEYOND EPIC LOL
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