Best Music Artists of 2000s
The Contenders: Page 2
23 Maroon 5
Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
24 Lupe Fiasco
Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon ...read more.
25 Green Day
Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.
It was either Green Day or System of Down for the tenth position, I went with Green Day because no matter how much they are made fun of and called a pop band, they are still a great band with very unique music for the time frame. So is System of a Down yes, but Green Days albums are a tad better in my opinion. - Justintime221
26 The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie.
27 LCD Soundsystem
Nobody who reads this will likely even know who this group is, but I feel like they are the best EDM that the early 2000s had to offer. Listen to Sound of Silver, before hating on them. - Justintime221
Let's go LCDSS, daft punk is playing at my house shows how great they are in one song.
28 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.
29 Jamie Foxx
Eric Marlon Bishop, known professionally by his stage name Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter and comedian.
30 Jackie Evancho
Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .
Just getting started in 2009 with her self-produced CD "Prelude to a Dream", but since then has blossomed into the finest new singing voice of the 21st Century!
31 Justin Timberlake
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city.
34 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.
35 Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.
Her albums "J.Lo" (2001) and "This Is Me...Then" (2002) alone deserve the highest praise. She also made the greatest remix album of the 2000's. Even Beyonce copied her
36 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.
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.
Madonna ruled in the 80s/90s but she was no less impressive and popular in the 2000s. Her singles "Hung Up", "Music", "4 Minutes", "Sorry" and "Die Another Day" topped many international charts. Her worldwide tours topped everything. She is the QUEEN!
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
She made belly dance superpopular in the 2000s. Shakira was really a "fresh face" in the 2000s. And don't forget her superhits "Hips Don't Lie", "Whenever, Wherever" and "Underneath Your Clothes"
40 Nelly Furtado
Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.
In 2000 and 2006 she released 2 awesome albums, which are mentioned among the greatest ones