1 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.
Best music artist for 2016 and many years to come.
Jackie has the most beautiful singing voice in the world.
Best undiscovered super artist
I love listening to Jackie Evancho sing, she is so good.
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2 The Weeknd
Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
The Weeknd was always the best for life. - AlphaQ
Yeah! The Weeknd - Fireboy
Number 1 nobody deserves the non 1 spot it s for the weeknd and please change his photo bring his new one
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3 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.
Come on guys lets get him on number 1!
No, this prick should not be 4th. - Swellow
Yes should be 1! - Catacorn
This clown doesn't deserve 3rd or anywhere near it. Get him away! FAST! - AlphaQ
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4 James Arthur
James Andrew Arthur is a British singer-songwriter who won the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012. His debut single, "Impossible", was released through Syco Music after the final and debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart in its first week of release.
I like 'Impossible' and 'Say You Won't Let Go' but I don't know if I should listen to 'Back From the Edge'. - PhenomentalOne
Sia's 2016 were pretty good. The Greatest kinda sucked though. - AlphaQ
6 David Bowie
David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, and was the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
He had plenty of recognition as one of the greatest ever, long before he passed. He did succeed in getting recognition from young people who don't realize that the world existed before they did, and other people besides them inhabit the earth.
I grew up listening to his music and will surely miss him now that he's gone. But he gave the world some beautiful music to remember him by.
You know what's the worst part of this whole thing? The fact that THIS GUY HAD TO DIE BEFORE HE GOT RECOGNITION! - PhenomentalOne
Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
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".
I don't get why everyone dislike him. He's dope! 9/10 - AlphaQ
To be honest Views was mediocre not excellent.
Views gets 5/10 NOT 10/10!
Drake also gets 5/10. - AlphaQ
9 Melanie Martinez
Melanie Adele Martinez is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam.
What!?!?! Melanie Martinez should be in 1st place why Jackie Envancho Melanie is better I have the justice for her to be In 1st place she is my favorite singer in the world and I mean it! : D
10 Nick Jonas
Nicholas Jerry "Nick" Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor, best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band he formed with his brothers Kevin and Joe.
He's still relevant
NaH. - AlphaQ
Kiara Saulters, known professionally as Kiiara, is an American singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Illinois. She is currently signed to Atlantic Records. Her 2015 single "Gold" peaked at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Is this a joke? She's garbage. - WonkeyDude98
First Shawn Mendez, and now this botch fest - PhenomentalOne
12 Olivia O'Brien
That complicated cover... better than the original - ProPanda
13 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.
Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
Were they seriously not on this list? - christangrant
15 Bebe Rexha
Could you change the picture please? Thank you. - PhenomentalOne
Uhh, her songs are good and she is talented...but her songs sometimes end up awkward... - AlphaQ
16 Little Mix
Little Mix are a British girl group formed in 2011, consisting of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson.
I don't get why people think 5th Harmony are better than them... - AlphaQ
Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave ...read more.
18 Amon Amarth
Amon Amarth is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom.
19 Britt Nicole
Brittany Nicole Waddell, better known by her stage name Britt Nicole, is an American vocalist, songwriter and recording artist.
Do I know you? - PhenomentalOne
Zedd is a Russian- German DJ known for his hits such as Clarity, Transmission, and Break Free. He is best known for his album True Colors, which has the highest debut on the Billboard 200 for an EDM album (tied with Skrillex's Recess). He is one the the richest EDM artists in the industry.
21 The Chainsmokers
The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. The EDM-pop duo achieved a breakthrough with their 2014 song "#Selfie", which was a top twenty single in several countries.
404 error: No drop found - UltimateCraig
So baby, push me farther, from the top spot of the list
I don't care if you spent 10 weeks at #1, you can suck my... - PhenomentalOne
Born on January 22, 1990, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, is one of the most influential artists in the rap game today, with amazing lyricism and flow. Logic first gained major fame through making 2013's edition of the XXL Top-10 Freshmen List, and has easily ...read more.
DO YO CHAIN HAND LOW DOLOLOLOLOLOLOLO DO YOUR CHAIN HANG LIW JGJDJSBXNSB - AlphaQ
23 Olly Murs
Oliver Stanley Murs, known professionally as Olly Murs, is an English singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor. He first came to national attention for coming second in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009.
24 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.
Vektor is an American progressive thrash metal band from Tempe, Arizona. The band was formed under the name Locrian around June 2003, but changed their name to Vektor in 2004.
26 Dream Theater
Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
28 Troye Sivan
Troye Sivan Mellet, better known as Troye Sivan, is a South African-born Australian singer, songwriter, actor and YouTuber.
NO. - AlphaQ
30 David Guetta
Pierre David Guetta is a French DJ, songwriter, record producer and remixer who has sold over nine million albums and thirty million singles worldwide. In 2011, Guetta was voted as the number one DJ in the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll.
31 Fetty Wap
Willie Maxwell II, better known by his stage name Fetty Wap, is an American hip hop recording artist from Paterson, New Jersey.
At least his voice is nice and bouncy. He is fun to listen to. 9/10 - AlphaQ
32 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.
33 Eric Clapton
Eric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.
34 Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli, OMRI, OMDSM is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became permanently blind at the age of 12 following a football accident.
Respectfully, lousy researchers should not post. The poll does not say "best album of 2016". Bocelli tours quite a bit, and he performed numerous concerts all over the world in 2016. Each and every one was better than whatever pathetic "artist" you think does deserve a spot here. Put another way- yes, he is good. In fact, he is the best male singer alive today.
My respects, but exactly what did he do in 2016 to earn a spot on this list? His last album, 'Cinema', was released in 2015. I don't know if he's good or not, he doesn't deserve a spot on this list. - PhenomentalOne
Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known by her stage name Halsey, is an American singer and songwriter. She was born on September 29, 1994 in New Jersey. She started her career by releasing songs on SoundCloud, and now she is a well-known pop singer with hits like Bad at Love and Now or Never.
Why Halsey, WHY?! - PhenomentalOne
37 Calvin Harris
38 Twenty One Pilots
How aren't they number one? Shawn Mendes sucks, The Weeknd sucks, Justin Bieber sucks, The Chainsmokers suck. But TOP man! So, so good! - UltimateCraig
Sorry, but between Heathens and Cancer (My Chemical Romance all the way), they weren't that great this year - ProPanda
I can not believe that TØP is 43. Blurryface blew up in 2016. They should be in the top five.
39 Meghan Trainor
Yeah, after releasing 2 anomalies of a song as SINGLES, you deserve the top spot, not a measly #29. - PhenomentalOne
She is AMAZING!
40 Tove Lo
Simply love tove. She's still a very underrated singer. Deserves way more respect than she is being given. - Ark-M
Tove is an amazing singer. She has so much potential. - Swellow
Great song - ProPanda
Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician from Gladwin, Michigan.
OneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
44 Sabrina Carpenter
Sabrina Ann Lynn Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She stars as the young version of Chloe Goodwin in The Goodwin Games and as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. She plays Jenny Parker in the Disney Channel Original Movie Adventures in Babysitting . (She) ...read more.
Avantasia is a German supergroup rock opera project created by Tobias Sammet, vocalist of the band Edguy.
' I hate you, I love you ' put me to sleep. Excellent lullaby from this gentleman.
P.s.- If you're featured singer performs better than you, you sho - PhenomentalOne
P.s. (continued)- You should stop trying. - PhenomentalOne
47 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.
'Can't Stop The Feeling! ' is gonna complete a year in the Hot 100 in 2 weeks
My question - WHY DID IT EVEN CHART?! - PhenomentalOne
48 Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative rock band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
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.
50 Ed Sheeran
He is incapable of writing or singing a bad song. Love everything he's done (musically). - Britgirl
You certainly haven't heard 'Shape Of You' (if this comment has been made before that song was released, ignore this). - PhenomentalOne