Top Ten Music Artists that are the Best of Their Genre

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21 David Bowie (Glam Rock) David Bowie (Glam Rock) David Robert Jones was 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. V 1 Comment
22 Björk (Electronic) Björk (Electronic) Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
23 Nero (Dubstep) Nero (Dubstep) Nero are an English electronic music trio, specialising in dark vocal dubstep, electro, drum & bass and drumstep, consisting of Daniel Stephens, Joseph Ray and Alana Stephens (née Watson). They are well known for creating a wide variety of styles of dubstep and drum and bass, combining deep vocals ...read more.
24 Queen (Hard Rock) Queen (Hard Rock) Queen are a British rock group formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.
25 Taylor Swift (Pop/Country Crossover) Taylor Swift (Pop/Country Crossover) 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 ...read more.

She is amazing. She has got beautiful voice.

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26 Chase and Status (Drum & Bass)
27 Rush (Progressive Rock) Rush (Progressive Rock) Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.
28 Praga Khan (Newbeat)
29 Robert Johnson (Blues) Robert Johnson (Blues) V 1 Comment
30 Kate Bush (Art Rock) Kate Bush (Art Rock)
31 Gareth Emery (Uplifting Trance)
32 Bob Dylan (Folk, Folk Rock)

This guy should be way further up

33 Linkin Park (Rap-Rock)

Linkin Park? Lol they're ass, they're not the best at anything. Except for bukkakes maybe.

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34 Nine Inch Nails (Industrial) Nine Inch Nails (Industrial) Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
35 Johnny Cash (Country) Johnny Cash (Country) John R. "Johnny" Cash was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. V 1 Comment
36 Deep Purple (Metal) Deep Purple (Metal) 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.
37 Daft Punk (Synthpop) Daft Punk (Synthpop) Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

Love their work since their first album, but wouldn't say it's Synthpop, it's House music, French house or just Electronic as they have evolved in this genre from their beginnings in Acid house and Techno, to Disco, etc - Lotuscandy

38 Miles Davis (Jazz) Miles Davis (Jazz)

He definitely is! Been listening to him a lot lately. - Britgirl

39 Cream (Blues Rock) Cream (Blues Rock) Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton. V 2 Comments
40 Marvin Gaye (Soul) Marvin Gaye (Soul) Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time . V 1 Comment
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