Best Music Artists of 2010

The Top Ten
1 K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Queen of Music World. She is not only best in 2010 but always she is best in best. Chithra won the hearts of music lovers. Her voice is god gift to her, she is god gift to us. Every one love her songs beyond the boundaries. Her skill in handling words with music in unique.

She has a very powerful voice and change it according to the song... love her voice she needs to be at the top of this list...

In my opinion there are no words to describe. She is the Best in any Genre! She sings with such clarity and emotion!

2 Eminem 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 da 5'9") half of the hip-hop duo Bad Meets Evil. Rolling Stone ranked him 83rd on its list of 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, calling him the King of Hip Hop. Including his work with D12 and Bad Meets Evil, Eminem has had ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200 and 5 number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100, and 13 worldwide.

Eminem preaches and truly speaks his mind successfully, which not many artists do. With critics and outraged people all up in his face with his lyrics off albums such as The Slim Shady LP, The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show, and Encore. He was the biggest solo artist of the 2000s and he is STILL one of the biggest names in music today. He is still relevant with very little activity done over the last few months. And with his album on the way, I believe that he will strike us with something we wouldn't expect because he's like that, and that this is a new era. He's working with 2 Chainz and POSSIBLY Desiigner. Therefore, he still shows that he's relevant to other artists today such as Kendrick Lamar, etc., and that a lot of people want to collab with him like DJ Khaled, and many more.

There Em is again. He should make this site his official fan club. But seriously, he should've won a grammy for Recovery and his verse on any song makes it a whole lot better (Roman's Revenge, I need a Dr. , Drop the World, Forever, others). but serious Eminem fans know Relapse was a whole lot better. Recovery was just closure for Eminem and Songs for the Pop radio.

Its sad how the Rolling Stone Magazine, once one of the most reliable critics, lost their touch after 2010. Now they show more respect to Jay Z, Kanye West. Believe it or not but they removed LOSE YOURSELF from their list of the greatest songs of all time and replaced it with CRAZY IN LOVE by Beyonce. I Think Jay Z took over Rolling Stone.

Eminem is the best rapper that will ever live. I absolutely love him and I really hope and pray that he keeps singing for the rest of his life. I love him and he's changed for the better. His best song is "When I'm Gone" if you haven't heard it-- do! You're missing out.

3 Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American alternative rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The current members include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ), and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park is associated with a mixture of alternative rock, hip hop, and techno. Some of their influences include Nine Inch Nails, Deftones,... read more

Linkin Park is the best band but they're not making any albums in 2011...
A Thousand Suns wasn't really a Linkin Park level album but some tracks like Waiting for the End rocked. Still My Favorite Band.

like WOW!, they sold over 60 million ALBUMS, like wow just imagine if the sginels were combined with the albums, LINKIN IS AWESOME!

A Thousand Suns was their best album besides Meteora.
The religious songs are great, like The Catalyst.
Linkin Park should be #1

4 Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

On the start of her career, she performed at an event called the Lollapalooza Festival during 2007 whereby a record label company Interscope found her due to her performance being “amusing” to watch. Since Interscope found her, she was a mastermind behind her songs with a team of producers namely Rob Fusari and RedOne. Most of her songs were deep unreleased cuts, due to her having more than 30 songs and 17 were picked. more.

Lady Gaga has changed pop music/music! For the past 10 years besides Britney Spears, has made mainstream music burst back into life, Lady Gaga is the most downloaded artist in history with 48 Million Downloads overtaking Rihanna 44 Million, March of 2012 she became this first female artist to sell out Vanity Fair Magazine of November 2011 with 98 Million Copies sold (A magazine for god sakes! ), Shes #1 Most powerful celebrity, shes #7 Most powerful Women, Her fame is skyrocketing in Asia, by the end of 2012 Lady Gaga is predicted to pass Madonna in record sales, from 115 Million to 300 Million because of asia, Madonna is at 270 she is predicted by end of 2012 to be at 290... Born This Way Album crashed the biggest shopping website (Amazon) and is the fastest selling album in history, with 10 Million in its first 5 days, the single is the fastest downloaded in Itunes history! Shes a godmother of Elton Johns baby, Lady Gaga broke UK CHART History! Along with 11 other countries! Lady ...more

Lady gaga songs make you want to dance its like your in a dance studio and the lights go out and the special lights that make your white clothes glow come on and party rock anthem comes on she is an inspiration she makes you believe in yourself whether your black white or mix believe in yourself your here for a reason lady gaga deserves where she 's at. She actually deserves first not second. We love you mother monster by the way I am a little monster.

She's awesome. she has changed the pop music like the queen Madonna and the king MJ did before. Stand up for the music, for the originality, dance and art. We have to addmit that most of Lady Gaga fans are stupid and childish, saying this as a fan, what ruins Gaga are her fans. although shes awesome

Lady Gaga is the biggest name in the world right now. She has an amazing voice and with her catchy lyrics and unique outfits, Lady Gaga is everything that the music industry needed. LONG LIVE THE GAGA

5 Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF.

She is also is one of the best-selling artists of all time. She won 4 Guinness World Records, 5 MTV Awards, 5 American Music Awards, 16'ASCAP Pop Music Awards, 5 Billboard Music Awards, 14 People's Choice, 1 Juno Award, 2 Myx Music Awards, 3 NRJ Awards, 6 Teen Choice and a Brit Award. more.

What you can say?.. She has 5 number #1 single from Teenage dream album, she has 2 number #1 single from Prism Album and the rest of the single Reach top 10 and top 20, Not mention "I kissed girl" and "Hot n Cold" This girl really upcoming legend who have number 1 hit! Like Mariah Carey, Elvis Presley, the Beatles same as rihanna, Bruno Mars, and taylor swift they already has many number #1 hit as well :))

Of course. Gaga was have much many haters because she is lip-sync while Katy Perry is more earlier like Madonna, Britney Spears, Janet Jackson, Avril Lavigne or P! Nk Then what? Firework was topped in the Billboard #100 Hot Chart

great singer all around, always comes out with hits that are catchy and you know the words to after hearing them for the first time. she has such an awesome voice!

Better than Lady Gaga

6 Jason Derulo Jason Joel Desrouleaux, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo (an alternate spelling of his surname), is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is best known for his singles such as "Whatcha Say", "Ridin' Solo", "In My Head", "What If", "Wiggle", "Talk Dirty", "Trumpets" and "Want To Want more.

Jason derulo is like Michael Jackson all over again. He is amazing! LOVE HIM! Rid in solo is the best song ever! Beats other flimsy artists!

Jason DeRules
Watcha Say - 10/10
In My Head - 9/10
Ridin' Solo - 7/10

Jason is so amazing he is getting popular by the minute

He is so cool I love his songs and him really 100 out of 100

7 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums).

Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan (Drums), their most notable drummer, passed away in 2009, being temporarily replaced by Mike Portnoy, who was replaced by Arin Ilejay, who was finally replaced with Brooks Wackerman. A common phrase for fans "foREVer" was created after the Rev's death in his remembrance. more.

Best band I have ever heard saw them this year in concert amazing I don't know how they are not the number one spot lady gaga beat them they should be top spot for sure.

My cousin first showed me this band I absolutly LOVE Avenged Sevenfold

8 Ke$ha Kesha Rose Sebert (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born on March 1st, 1987 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

Kesha is SO Awesome! I was going to vote for Taio Cruz because Dynamite and Break Your Heart are amazing, but he's not here so Kesha gets the vote.

four singles till date...
all superb... all at least top 5 on on billboard hot 100

1 good album 2 amazing singles and fearued in 2 amazing singles

9 Beyonce 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 more.
10 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal/rock 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). more.
The Contenders
11 One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records after forming and finishing third in the seventh series of the British televised singing competition The X Factor in 2010. Propelled to international success by social media, One Direction's four albums, Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home, Midnight Memories and Four topped charts in most major markets, and generated hit singles including "What Makes You Beautiful", "Live While We're Young", and more.

Because they are the best come on directioners vote the babes xoxo

They didn't have a record in 2010 dumbass

Vote for 1D cause they r the best

I love One direction

12 Disturbed Disturbed is an American alternative metal/nu-metal/hard rock band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken".

Justin Bieber over these guys? What has the world come to? Disturbed is awesome and David Draiman's singing is amazing. Bieber is just some silly little pretty boy compared to Disturbed's genius.

I love disturbed and Iron maiden, Heavy metal is starting to rule again!

Disturbed destroy everyone in this list

13 Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. more.

Bruno mars should be no. 1 not only can he sing amazing but he looks amazing doing it and he is one of the genuinely sweetest celebrities ever, yea eh had his ups and downs but he got through it and paid for what he did

Bruno Mars should be on top ten. Duh? Just The Way You Are, Grenade, Runaway, Marry You, Count On Me, and Nothing On You. ;)

He's AMAZING! Number 1 isn't good enough for this guy

He's a really genuine singer

14 Akon Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American-Senegalese singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.

He is the best and a way better than other artist

Hes hot, and sings from the soul (:

15 The Wanted The Wanted are a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.

Why the hell are they still here they broke up like years ago

16 Trapt Trapt is an American post-grunge band that formed in Los Gatos, California, in 1995. They are best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".
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 "It Ain't Me". 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.
18 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian post-grunge/alternative rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1992 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. Their original name was Groundswell until they changed it to more.
19 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top more.

she is a good singer and actor and she pregent. And she dating a guy she for a time on movies.

I love your voice mariah carey..! and you Look so great like me.. hehe..

I love all of her songs. Love you Maruah

20 B.o.B Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr., better known by his stage name B.o.B, is an American recording artist and music producer from Decatur, Georgia.

Em deserves 1 but B.O. be still deserves recognition he does a great job making several genres of music and he good at every genre like rap, hip hop, pop, and rock.

21 Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in London in 1970. The original lineup was Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, 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 more.
22 Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and investor born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.

WHat!? There's no Kanye West

23 Usher Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city.

Usher is one of my favorite singers. he has my favorite songs and I love dj got us fallen in love again

24 Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989, in Reading, Pennsylvania. Swift is best known for writing personal songs and has won 13 Grammy Awards... read more

Much Better than all others in the list Why is Children of bodom, Slipknot, metallica not in the list... you people have no taste of music

She deserves a place in the top 10 surely what is she doing down here

Put some respeck on her name. She has 3 albums in the 2010's that sold 1 million in the first week.

25 Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.
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