These artists ruined their own music genre ;-; just my opinion.
Tyga is a rapper that was born November 19, 1989. He was popular in 2012 and is best known for dating Kylie Jenner while she was still a minor.
He ruins my lunch every time I see his picture.
He looks like he's about to give a blow job instead of rap. - AlphaQ
2 Soulja Boy
DeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
He's been accused of killing Hip Hop - thunderstar1124
What boy! soulja! - zxm
3 Rae Sremmurd
Rae Sremmurd is an American hip hop duo, composed of two brothers, Khalif "Swae Lee" Brown (born June 7, 1995) and Aaquil "Slim Jxmmi" Brown (born December 29, 1993). They are best known for their platinum singles "No Flex Zone" and "No Type". They are signed to Mike WiLL Made-It's label, "EarDrummer ...read more.
4 DJ Mustard
Dijon Isaiah McFarlane, professionally known as DJ Mustard, is an American record producer, songwriter and DJ from Los Angeles, California.
5 Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.
She calls herself a "rapper". Please, tell me this is a joke.
Two Words: Stupid hoe - malamJONES
boring - zxm
6 Falling in Reverse
Falling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.
In my opinion Escape The Fate was always best
Emo Clowns On T.V.. - AlphaQ
7 Blood on the Dance Floor
Blood on the Dance Floor is an American scene duo currently consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta that formed in 2006. Former members include Jayy von Monroe (2009-2016) and Garrett Ecstasy (2009). All of them provided vocals to the project. ...read more.
Well, music in general - ProPanda
8 Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
No these guys are good.-LitSavage
Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
10 Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop "artist" and is often referred to as one of the worst "rappers" of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for talking ...read more.
2016 Lil Wayne, I totally agree. But 2004 Lil Wayne was awesome.
11 Meghan Trainor
Although right now mainstream pop is eh for me, it was in a horrid state in 2014 and 2015. Meghan Trainor is one of the contributors to that horrid state, among others. - SwagFlicks
Can't bloody stand Meg, but to be fair, pop was already in an abysmal state by the time she showed up. - PositronWildhawk
Absolutely, completely, and utterly ruined mainstream pop, a section of the genre I was already starting to get shaky on. - WonkeyDude98
Meghan Trainor is one of the few talented young artists in the pop industry right now. She's most definitely not the one that ruined pop music.
Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.
Don't you think that the name of the list should have been"bands that ruined their own bands"? One band can't ruin whole genre.. - Ananya
I never heard a Nickelback song because their songs are not played in my country. - malamJONES
Ruined Rock music enough said.
Honestly 100 or even 1000 bands like nickelback can't ruin rock.Rock was raised by bands like pink floyd,queen,led zeppelin,beatles,the rolling stones,the who,deep purple,AC/DC,eagles,U2,foo fighters,nirvana....So one single band can't even ruin rock a bit. - zxm
13 Katy Perry
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
Pop was already damaged when Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake came... This is why we need Gaga back. - Swellow
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.
...Wha? Coldplay are one of the only good pop-rock bands out there. - Swellow
Worse than Bieber? What's wrong with your mind, people? - ndrnads20
Coldplay isn't even bad. - AnonymousChick
Coldplay is quite good.the only problem is that they have changed their music genres a lot.And another reason is most of the good songs of them are underrated.So people often miss those songs.So I don't think that they are that bad (my opinion) - zxm
16 Jay Z
Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt.
From Reasonable Doubt to Unfinished Business he was a great rapper. Then, his music started becoming worse and worse.
17 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 ...read more.
She's no Lady Gaga, but she'll do in a pinch. I'd take her over NSYNC, Britney Spears, and any other lame-o of the 90s. - Swellow
She's literally the reason I think Pop music died after the 90's ended.
She is worse than Falling In Reverse. She is worst. - Marvel_1William
1989 was fine, but if Reputation is what pop is coming to, then we’re in trouble. - lovefrombadlands
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18 The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie.
19 David Guetta
20 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.
21 Justin Bieber
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.
He became famous by accident. He is stupid. Ignore him and his fans.
He ruined Pop music.
He ruined everything
With his crappy generic bubblegum pop hits he made pop music a horrible genre.
By the way, why there are so many talented people and groups in this list?
22 Asking Alexandria
Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist ...read more.
23 5 Seconds of Summer
5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.
White noise disguised as "pop rock". Avoid these whenever possible. - Swellow
24 Chris Brown
Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in ...read more.
Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
Ruined Rap music enough said.
26 Britney Spears
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.
27 Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop, horrorcore and rap rock duo consisting of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, that was formed in 1989 in Detroit. ...read more.
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 ...read more.
29 Sleeping With Sirens
Sleeping with Sirens is an American Rock band from Orlando Florida. The band formed in 2009. SWS lead singer is Kellin Quinn
Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. ...read more.
31 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.
David Bowie couldn't ruin any genre for me.
32 Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg ...read more.
Who the hell put Kendrick Lamar in this list? He is one of the few talented people right now in hip hop.
Someone put him on the list because he beat out literally all of the competition. - djpenquin999
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.
34 Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .
Again he popularized it. - zxm
35 The Weeknd
Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Genre Ruined: Funk Pop - RogerWatersfan1999
No, he’s good. He has unique music and a good voice. - lovefrombadlands
36 The Beatles
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
The Beatles didn't ruin any genre actually they kinda made Rock music more popular then Elvis Presley.
The popularized it.if it wasnt them then we would listen blues or old rock n roll - zxm
Don't argue with idiots - they will bring you down to their level and defeat you with experience. - Billyv
37 The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.
38 Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
A-ha is a Norwegian band formed in Oslo in 1982. The band was founded by Morten Harket, Magne Furuholmen and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy.
40 The Animals
The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, during the early part of the decade.
41 The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.
Ruined? I don't think so. - malamJONES
42 The Who
The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and Won't Get Fooled ...read more.
This band is one bands who started hard rock - zxm
43 Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
Again and again just read the list's title "Top 10 Music Artists that Ruined Their Own Genre".Led Zeppelin may ruin themselves.But how could they ruin rock? They are the reason a lot of people are listening rock songs.Does it make them ruin rock? And also hard rock.And also its good to know there is a band called QUEEN.Yes Q-U-E-E-N.Who were influenced by Led Zeppelin.Especially Freddie Mercury and Brian May.And RUSH is also influenced by LED ZEPPELIN. Especially Geddy Lee and Neil Peart.And how a influential band could ruin their own genre? - zxm
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .
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).
46 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
The E Street Band is an American rock band, and has been musician Bruce Springsteen's primary backing band since 1972. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry.
Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
Without Nirvana Grunge music wouldn't really be relevant I mean yeah Sound Garden and Pearl Jam perfected the genre but this band kinda made it a genre.
49 Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), ...read more.
They made progressive rock (or at least popularized it).How could they ruin it - zxm
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.