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.
People travel from all over the world just to experience Jackie Evancho sing in concert. There is positively no one else who can be considered the best music artist.
Jackie Evancho is one of my favorite artists, she is such a good singer.
She is really great.
Just keeps getting better and better.
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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.
He is the most amazing, most inspirational, most truth telling, artist! Eminem is legendary, no one will ever be like him! They might want to be like Eminem but they will never step up to the finish line! Eminem speaks nothing but the truth, that's why he is an will be a legend!
Vote vote vote get that 18 year old of number one!
Kamikaze was great
I went to one of his concert.
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3 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.
I hate this dude's music (there are a few exceptions such as "Don't" and "Sing". - PhoenixAura81
Shape of You. Perfect. Galway Girl. Bibia Be Ye Ye. Nancy Mulligan. In what world is this considered #1 - Midevilnight
HE IS THE BEST ARTIST IN THE WHOLE WORLD, HE IS KIND, AND HE HAS A VOICE OF AN ANGEL!
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4 Imagine Dragons
Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.
Some of their songs are great, if you don't count "Thunder". That song wants to make me shoot myself. - shiftaltkey
They still continue to impress me, I didn't even find Next To Me or Born To Be Yours that bad at all - StarlightSpanks
Other than Thunder, their songs are really good, especially Whatever It Takes. - allamassal
My favourite band ever, a bunch of my favourite songs are theirs, even though I don't like "Thunder".
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5 Bruno Mars
Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. ...read more.
At this point, "finesse" is played out. It was good over a year ago, but now I'm tired of it. All he did was get one of the worst rappers in the game to rap on a song that was cool over a year ago. - DaWyteNight
I would like him more if the radio didn't constantly play his music. - shiftaltkey
Finesse is one of the best songs in 2018 so far!
BA Baa BOooom Ba aa Ba. Ba boom - Carly19781
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6 Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.
Top for the win
Trench is goood
East is Up!
7 Judas Priest
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.
Firepower is gonna be way better than Redeemer of Souls. - SoldierOfFortune
They still make music? That's Awesome!
They’re a really good metal band!
Best artist on here by far, Taylor Swift is really going downhill and I don’t even like her old stuff.
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8 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.
No, just no. The old version of them was pretty decent but now? Hell no
Wait is just a generic pop hit and Girls Like You is lazy in every way - StarlightSpanks
Though I like their older songs more, I still think that their new songs are good. I honestly think they need to be higher than Taylor Swift. - TheFourthWorld
Their newer stuff is somewhat bland compared to their older songs, but at least songs like Wait and Girls Like You are very catchy (but not annoyingly catchy). - allamassal
No. Not now, not ever. - Midevilnight
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9 Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
As long as he is alive, he automatically wins.
10 Mike Shinoda
Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer.
The BEST.LISTEN TO OVER AGAIN - wriddhak
Joel Thomas Zimmerman (a.k.a. deadmau5) is a Canadian DJ producer, formerly a web developer, who produces a wide variety of electronic musical genres, such as electro and dubstep, but is best known for popularizing work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse, along with the genres themselves. ...read more.
? Dua Lipa
Why am I adding Dua just now? She should've been here already... - ZeroBlaster
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. She had originated ...read more.
Halsey has a great voice and amazing songs. Bad At Love and Him & I are 2 of my favorite songs. - allamassal
Love Her! - ml10395
Why is she behind Paul McCartney he hasn’t had a hit in 3 years - PintyZopeyJr
About average in my opinion. I don’t hate her but I don’t love her either.
Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (born January 23, 1998), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.
I missed xxx rest in peace
X, one of the talented artists of all time, deserves to be at least top 3 for this year.
Xxxtentacion did not deserve it. He should still be with us. - ml10395
HE IS THE BEST RAPPER EVER! RIP XXXTENTACION.
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13 Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.
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.
Totally sold out and exposed themselves as the fake ass jocks they are.
They sold out so no. - Userguy44
15 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.
Reputation is a good album so she deserves some praise at least. People have started hating her unnecessarily to be honest. She's like the Sakura of the singing world. - ObscuredBeauty
Will this chick ever go away? I'm sure everyone's already sick of hearing about her anyway.
She currently has the highest selling album in America I highly doubt it. Swift is just widely popular. - anthonybecerra831
How is reputation the highest selling album of this era? Does everyone want more negativity? More insulting messages? More immoral stuff? What is going on? - LightningStrike
She's always the best
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16 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.
What even is that photo lol - StarlightSpanks
17 Selena Gomez
Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.
Calling her a "musician" is a pretty big stretch.
All she does nowadays is try to prove to everyone how much of an adult she is because she wants to rid herself of her Disney image. But she does this just by talking about how she wants to have sex with just about everyone. - shiftaltkey
Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. ...read more.
I'm pretty sure Slipknot is releasing their sixth album in 2019, although a single in 2018 isn't entirely impossible. Also, this may be Shawn Crahan's last material with the band. - CrimsonShark
I love everything about this group,
20 Marilyn Manson
Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
Definitely should be higher than taylor swift - DaWyteNight
22 Zayn Malik
Zain Javadd Malik, born on 12 January 1993, who records mononymously as ZAYN, is a British singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Bradford, ZAYN aspired to pursue a career in music from a young age leading him to audition as a solo artist for the British reality television music competition The X ...read more.
His fanbase is full of horny girls but his music is actually lowkey lit though
Zayn is dead but out of these options I sort of prefer him
23 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.
24 Parquet Courts
They're awesome. Political messages, catchy beats, and yes the genre is indie rock - LightningStrike
25 Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and ...read more.
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.
27 J. Cole
Jermaine Lamarr Cole, better known by his stage name J. Cole, is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
28 Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish was by far the best artist this year
I don't need to add an opinion. It's a fact.
29 Josh Groban
Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His first four solo albums have been certified multi-platinum, and he was charted in 2007 as the number-one best selling artist in the United States, with over 22.3 million records.
One of the few new artists who is actually good. - DaWyteNight
Young dumb and broke, high school kids - Carly19781
31 Jonathan Davis
Jonathan Howsmon Davis, also known as JD and JDevil, is an American musician best known as the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn.
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 love her and really excited for OTR
Beyoncé hasn't even released any music in 2018, and when she does it will probably be more overrated garbage like her last album, beyonce's best days are far far behind her. The last time beyonce was actually good it was 2011. - DaWyteNight
33 Camila Cabello
Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao, or professionally Camila Cabello (born March 3, 1997) is an American-Cuban 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 ...read more.
How is this girl one of the best artists of 2018? Her music is processed to oblivion, and her lyrics are just plain stupid. At least her solo career is slightly better than Fifth Harmony. - shiftaltkey
34 Die Antwoord
35 Fall Out Boy
Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.
It is good
36 Maxo Kream
37 Spock's Beard
How can Jackie Evancho be #1 when she's yet to release anything this year? Can we try and broaden our tastes a bit?
38 Bullet for my Valentine
Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason ...read more.
Skrillex is an American (Born in 1988, in Los Angeles, California) EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on ...read more.
40 Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.
Very unique - ml10395
41 Baby Soulja
42 Miley Cyrus
Destiny Hope Cyrus, aka Miley Ray Cyrus, was born November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart ...read more.
43 Bun B
Bernard Freeman, known by his stage name Bun B, is an American rapper and was one half of the southern rap duo UGK.
44 Mackenzie Ziegler
Mackenzie Ziegler is an American dancer, singer, actress and model. She is the younger sister of dancer and actress Maddie Ziegler and is best known for appearing for six years on Lifetime's reality dance show Dance Moms.
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.
46 Arctic Monkeys
The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.
47 Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
48 Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli 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.
49 Michael Buble
Michael Steven Bublé is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He has won several awards, including four Grammy Awards and multiple Juno Awards.
50 Pleasure P
Marcus Ramone Cooper, better known by his stage name Pleasure P, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, who experienced success as a member of the group Pretty Ricky before embarking on a solo career in 2007. His debut album The Introduction of Marcus Cooper was released on June 2009. On October, 2014, ...read more.