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The Top Ten
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.
It's kinda nauseating; the Beatles being so dominant in the popular music scene but they do deserve it. Easy winners here.
This list is about the most POPULAR bands, not the BEST bands. The Beatles have sold around half a billion albums while Metallica has only sold 110 million albums.
Easily the most popular band everV 42 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.
'The Gods Of Metal' they have to be. Come on...V 28 Comments
I think Queen is most popular band. They music is perfect. And after Freddie Mercury died AIDS stayed very important theme.
Not even the most popular band of their own late-70's era. Led Zeppelin, the Eagles, and The Rolling Stones were all much more popular, along with Elton John.
Queens rule. Other bands don't. Queens are well known, and powerful, along with kings.
Freddie is our god, hail the queen of all queens!V 7 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 are the best... But are busy on their solo career!V 125 Comments
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/
Linkin Park is the greatest band I've ever seen. Its really amazing.
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
My favourite bandV 74 Comments
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!
Best.V 6 Comments
Band of the generation X. All time greats!
Linkin Park above Nirvana? What a joke. - Unrealism
They are the best band ever
This band shows that music is more about being cool than tuned sometimesV 5 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.
There is no doubt Guns N Roses is the biggest band in the world.V 6 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 is the best rock band everV 5 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.
This band makes my life look more beautiful.. Music isn't only about breaking records or getting award. It's about what message or inspiration you get from em. Which coldplaye does better than any bandV 23 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
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
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.
They are great, amazing, love them! Do you have any idea how many people they have saved/inspired/helped/etc with their music?
I frikin hate this band like green day is even bettter like whatV 28 Comments
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
Much better than one directionV 13 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
The Lords of Metal and owner of the best music around. Up the irons!
That Metallica guy is askin for better songs!
Well here are your WAY BETTER SONGS! Hallowed be thy name (the daddy of all metal songs), the trooper, fear of the dark, the rime of the ancient mariner, number of the beast, run to hills, aces high, the talisman, dance of the death, n many more!. Iron Maiden owns Metallica any day! Up the irons!
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.
It must be on top of the 10...pull it upV 15 Comments
RIP Jimmy " The Rev " Sullivan._.
Best band ever
I love M shadows
BEST BAND EVER LOLOLOLOLZ
Without Nickelback, I feel lost. They are the best band ever in my opinion, they should be number one on this list! 🤘
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.
This is the best band ever. All of their songs are so amazing and yet so overlooked. I really wish that they were higher up on the list where they deserve to be.
I love this band with all my heart. So far, I like all of their songs I have listened to so far and none of them I hate. This band needs more listeners...
Imagine dragons is my favorite because he sings my favorite song demons.V 9 Comments
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!
Listen to them and you will understand why they deserve to be in the top ten
Ps: rammstein should not be on this list
IS MAST GREAT BAND, DIFERENT STYLE AND DIFERENT AGE, CREATIVE AND SIMPLE
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
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
Haven't heard of most these bands Where's All Time Low?
Exo is the best
They are all talented
No other band like them!
SUHO!V 4 Comments
They are known as the representative boyband of S. Korea, if not Asia.
Bigbang is for me a very importent Band, I love them, they�'re so good singers
U2 is the biggest band in the world, no doubts!
Best of all times
U2 is the biggest band in the world
U2 all the wayV 1 Comment
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
RYAN COME BACK!V 6 Comments
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...
Fall Out Boy are my favourite band ever! It's an insult that the likes of 5SOS and the Vamps are ahead of them!
Yes listened to every
song they're amazing very talented
Fall ouqt boy is awesome!
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.
Awesome band. Should be much higher.
This band should be much higher placed. It is clearly one of the biggest bands today.
Counting stars greatV 1 Comment
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
I am in love with them all they are the best!
They are the BEST band in the universe!
yeah rnrV 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
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
They are awesome and my favorite people ever
Little mix is 1st
I think little mix should be first because they are the best girl group in the world so little mix must be #1
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
This band has built a solid wall of legendary music they should be in the top 20
Amzing band most songs r a tad bit depressing but great
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!
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