Best Music Artists Not from the United States

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21 Joy Division (United Kingdom) Joy Division (United Kingdom) Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris.
22 Bryan Adams (Canada) Bryan Adams (Canada)
23 Andrea Bocelli (Italy) Andrea Bocelli (Italy) 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.

Consensus greatest living male singer.

24 Nico & Vinz (Norway) Nico & Vinz (Norway)
25 Radiohead (United Kingdom) Radiohead (United Kingdom) Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).
26 The Cure (United Kingdom) The Cure (United Kingdom) The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
27 Amy Winehouse (United Kingdom) Amy Winehouse (United Kingdom) Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.
28 Bob Marley (Jamaica) Bob Marley (Jamaica) Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.
29 Cher Lloyd (United Kingdom) Cher Lloyd (United Kingdom) Cher Lloyd is an English singer, songwriter, rapper, and model. She rose to fame in 2010 when she finished fourth in the seventh series of The X Factor.

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30 One Direction (United Kingdom)
31 Tove Lo (Sweden) Tove Lo (Sweden)
32 Justin Bieber (Canada) Justin Bieber (Canada) Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian . He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet . ...read more.
33 Lorde (New Zealand) Lorde (New Zealand) Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.
34 Enrique Iglesias (Spain) Enrique Iglesias (Spain) Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.
35 Kimbra (New Zealand) Kimbra (New Zealand) Kimbra Lee Johnson, known mononymously as Kimbra, is a New Zealand recording artist based in Los Angeles.
36 Zayn (United Kingdom)
37 Gotye (Belgium) Gotye (Belgium) Wouter Andre "Wally" De Backer, better known as Gotye, is an Australian-Belgian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is a pronunciation respelling of "Gauthier", the French cognate of Gotye's given Dutch name "Wouter".
38 Spice Girls (United Kingdom) Spice Girls (United Kingdom) The Spice Girls were an English pop girl group formed in 1994. The group consists of Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, and Victoria Beckham, née Adams.
39 Shakira (Colombia) Shakira (Colombia) Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
40 Iggy Azalea (Australia) Iggy Azalea (Australia) Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.
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