Best Music Artists of 2000s

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Out if the many artists that put forth music from 2000 to 2009 which were the best?

The Top Ten

1 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 a big fan of rap but I'm a very big fan of Eminem. I have massive respect for him and what he raps about in songs like Beautiful or Mockingbird - Danielsun182

Curse people who don't like this god

A lot of people dislike him, but he brought forth great songs and albums in the 2000s, just listen to the Marshall Mathers LP. He was also the best selling artist of the decade. - Justintime221

I lik em too so come on done to tiaota the car sale peple - patrickfenick

2 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

An amazing group that brought out some of their best work in that decade. Mostly Kid A. - Justintime221

3 The White Stripes The White Stripes The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they ...read more.

One of the best things to happen to alternative rock in a while. This band dominated the early 2000s with albums like Elephant and songs like Seven Nation Army. - Justintime221

Gotta go with the White Stripes. If you haven't heard this band then I highly recommend you listen to them quickly. Very talented. - Donut

4 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Bringing out some of their best work in the 2000s; Coldplay has continued to show just how great they can be. A Rush of Blood to the Head speaks for itself. - Justintime221

There great with there albums and they work hard on there songs that's what makes them great

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5 Beyoncé Knowles Beyoncé 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.

I know many may disagree, but her songs and dancing were defining factors in that decade. Plus who doesn't start singing when one of her songs comes on, your just kidding yourself if you say you don't. - Justintime221

6 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt.

Never been a big fan, but the Black Album shows his skill. Plus 99 Problems is an awesome song. - Justintime221

7 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 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
8 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavinge unlike other singers here writes her own songs as well as sings really well. Love Avril Lavinge because her songs are so relatable and like she is writing from your diary

9 U2 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.

Bringing out some if their best work in a long time; U2 was able to show that they were still the creative force they were in prior decades with hits like Vertigo and Beautiful Day. - Justintime221

10 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

Please explain to me how this is so low on this list.

Deserve #1

The Contenders

11 Akon Akon Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American-Senegalese singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.
12 Outkast Outkast

They had one amazing album after another. Plus they had songs like Hey Ya, Ms. Jackson, and B.O. B which I feel have seriously impacted hip-hop. - Justintime221

13 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams V 2 Comments
14 Mika Mika
15 T-Pain T-Pain Faheem Rashad Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American recording artist and music producer from Tallahassee, Florida.
16 Sean Kingston Sean Kingston Kisean Anderson, known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.
17 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson
18 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.
19 P!nk P!nk Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

Well done list for making p! Nk at least in the top 10 but should be no1

20 Flo Rida Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American hip hop recording artist from Carol City, Florida.
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