Best Music Artists of 2016


The Contenders: Page 2

21 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

22 Fetty Wap 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

He sucks.

23 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor 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 more.
24 David Guetta David Guetta
25 Calvin Harris
26 Zedd Zedd 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.
27 Andrea Bocelli 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.

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

28 NF NF Nathan "Nate" John Feuerstein, whose stage name is NF, is an American Christian hip hop rapper, singer and musician.
29 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor

Yeah, after releasing 2 anomalies of a song as SINGLES, you deserve the top spot, not a measly #29. - PhenomentalOne


30 Gnash

' 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

31 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake

'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

32 Halsey Halsey

Why Halsey, WHY?! - PhenomentalOne

33 Logic Logic Born on January 22, 1990, 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 become the most successful more.


34 Green Day 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 more.
35 Tove Lo 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

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36 Sabrina Carpenter 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) more.
37 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian 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 more.
38 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

39 Desiigner Desiigner Sidney Royel Selby III, better known by his stage name Desiigner, is an American hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York.

Everyone had panda, the boy has talent worse of all he is 19 years was born in 1997

40 OneRepublic OneRepublic 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.
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