Best Music Artists of 2017
The Top Ten
1 The Weeknd
Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
He's on tour and hasn't released new music yet. So, I don't know. - PhenomentalOne
One of the only good modern music artists I enjoy listening to. Consistently releases great music and he is a phenomenal singer. XOTWOD
Best artist ever! XOTWOD
2 David Bowie
David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, 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.
No Plan was uhh... mediocre. - PhenomentalOne
Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R.
Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America
4 Harry Styles
Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and song writer, known as a member of the boy band One Direction .
His album was the best of 2017.
5 Amy Lee
Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
6 JoJo Siwa
Best on this list.
She is so GREAT!
7 Deep Purple
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
8 Charlie Puth
The moment I heard his song " One Call Away" I listened to it whole day, it was such amazing and well-done song! :O I hope he will get more attention as he isn't as popular Eminem or Rihanna for example, but I'm sure he will be more succesfull in future
One Call Away is absolutely horrible. If you object, we can talk about it. - PhenomentalOne
Ark-M, Are You Nuts? - VideoGamefan5
9 Bruno Mars
Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
A great voice!
Absolutely incredible performer. Talented beyond measure! speaks to the audience through song and humor.
THE BOSS OF THE ENTIRE MUSIC KINGDOM! Listen to 24k Magic, it's the best song by Bruno Mars.
He's the best!
10 Camila Cabello
Camila Cabello (born March 3, 1997) is an American musician. Camila was best known for being part of the girl group Fifth Harmony. Fifth Harmony are known for songs like Worth It, Work From Home, All In My Head (Flex), Bo$, and Sledgehammer. Camila left Fifth Harmony in December, 2016.
I've had CITC, IHQ,, and Havana on REPEAT! They all deserve better on Billboard Hot 100
Ben Haggerty, known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.
Amazing song writer and story teller.
He doesn't get enough recognition for his music - Robchuzzz
? King Diamond
Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.
11 Kendrick Lamar
"I remember syrup sandwiches and crime allowances." - Kendrick Duckworth Lamar, 2017 - PhenomentalOne
LOVE. Kendrick Lamar, he is so inspiring. -Trinity T.
One word. DAMN.
12 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 .
13 Ed Sheeran
Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.
Ed has killed the music industry this year with his huge new album. - ParasN2000
By far the best artist this year
The best ever
14 Iced Earth
Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida. It was formed in 1985 under the name Purgatory by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour.
15 The Chainsmokers
If there is one duo who needs to take lessons from their past selves, it's these guys. - PhenomentalOne
Only good song was with Coldplay. Catchy songs? Painfully so.
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.
Hardwired was last year though... - Lucretia
17 The XX
Kreator is a German thrash metal band from Essen. Their style of music is similar to that of their compatriots Destruction, Sodom and Tankard; along with those three bands, Kreator has been referred to as one of the "big four" of Teutonic thrash metal, and they are often credited with helping pioneer ...read more.
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.
Garbage and didn't even release anything this year. - 445956
20 Brothers Osborne