Top Ten Music Artists People Hate Because They Think It's Cool to Do So

Remember when you were listening to the radio and that song came on you hadn't heard before and you thought to yourself, "This song is pretty catchy. I think I like it... I wonder who it is." Only to find out it was Miley Cyrus, or Justin Bieber? Of course you can't like them or their music, what would your friends say?

This list isn't saying these artists are good or bad, but it IS saying that people are often told what their opinions will be before they actually make them up for themselves. Whether people are swayed by peer pressure or just jumping on the bandwagon, if they are making value statements about a music artist without giving them (and their music) a fair chance, based solely on the opinions of others, then those statements need to be taken with a grain of salt.

It's time to make up your own minds. You may decide the artist truly IS crap, or you might decide to stand up for your opinion even if it's unpopular. One thing is for sure though: nobody thinks a person who can't make up their own mind is cool.
The Top Ten
1 Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette.

Justin Bieber is best known for his songs "Baby" and "What Do You Mean". He currently has seven videos that exceed 1 billion views on YouTube, which are "Baby", "What Do You Mean?", "Sorry", "Love Yourself",... read more

it's ridiculous how annoying and immature all these users insulting him are, they literally think they're cool, you're saying? This makes them look like idiots. Out of all the people who say they hate Bieber on this website, only 5% of them have a genuine and intelligent reason. The others? Not so much.

Social Media.
Did it happen to Aaron Carter, Jesse McCartney, S Club Juniors...NO
Because of social media he gets the hate because people think it's cool to do so.

Can we just agree once and for all that we all hate him for the same reason, so we don't need to go and convince everyone that he's terrible anymore?

2 Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian post-grunge 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.

I gave them a listen because I heard they were awful. I was surprised they were not that awful and I actually liked several songs, especially Burn It To The Ground - a pretty good hard rock song. Liking several songs didn't make me a fan of theirs but at least I know they aren't awful.

I really don't get why they deserve as much hate as they got. At least they put more effort into their music than most of today's pop artists who don't even write and produce their own songs.

The most hated band ever, the hate on them can be really obnoxious. I think they are not as bad as people say, I don't understand why they get so much hate

3 Rebecca Black Rebecca Black is a YouTube personality and singer who's infamous for her 2011 single "Friday," which was the most disliked video on YouTube until "Baby" by Justin Bieber became the most disliked video in 2012. She has also released other songs, including "My Moment" and "Saturday".

Got way too much hate back in the day.

4 Nicki Minaj Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Minaj is most known for her songs such as "Anaconda", "Super Bass", "Starships" and her feature on "Bang Bang".

Despite her controversial songs, Brent Staples from "The New York Times" claimed her to be 'the most influential female rapper of all time', presumably... read more

It depends a lot people hate her but there are also people who unironically call call her the queen of rap and the like. I am not a fan but I don't really hate her beyond a handful of songs.

She's the best, and y'all probably have only heard Stupid Hoe and Anaconda (and Only) she's very pretty, nice, she's great.

I don't hate her because of her music. I hate her because of her toxic personality.

5 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... read more

Some but not all people probably hate on One Direction because they're popular and we have social media which makes people anonymous so they take advantage that by being over confident to insult people, the same thing would've probably happened to Nsync and The Backstreet Boys in the 90s if we had social media back then.

I am not a fan but I really don't think they are that bad. At least they are nice people

They've got some cool songs though.

6 Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. After that... read more

I honestly believe that her 2013 phase wasn't because she was crazy but she was intentionally trying to shake her image as quickly as possible.

I don't like Miley yet I think that Wrecking Ball is a good song.

She has changed so much!

7 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 personal songs and for having won 11 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old, and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin a country music career. She... read more

She sings about romance a lot, but she still has some really good songs.

She has lipstick on her teeth. A fashion faux pas.

8 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 Records", which is where their band name is derived from.

No. Rae Sremmurd is the worst band ever. They are talentless teenagers who can't even bother to get a good producer or make proper songs.

Deserves the hate.

9 Pitbull Armando Christian PĂ©rez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, is a Grammy (and Latin Grammy) winning Cuban-American rapper, songwriter and record producer.
10 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Provo, Utah, and are now based out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman. The band first gained exposure with the release of their single "It's Time", followed by their award-winning debut studio album Night Visions (2012), which resulted... read more

I think Imagine Dragons are slightly overhated.

The Contenders
11 Sam Hunt Sam Lowry Hunt is an American singer and songwriter. Born in Cedartown, Georgia, Hunt played football in his high school and college years and once attempted to pursue a professional sports career before signing with MCA Nashville in 2014.

I liked when he sang My Truck.

12 Julia Michaels
13 Meghan Trainor Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer and songwriter. Trainor's work has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, Music Business Association's Breakthrough Artist of the Year accolade and two Billboard Music Awards.
14 Lewis Capaldi
15 Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

If she is a aussie why rap like an american?

No she makes awful music

16 Creed Creed is an American post-grunge band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consisted of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

I you think Creed is cool to hate then people should go to hell.

Whoever thinks this band is cool to hate should get punched.

I actually like this band!

17 Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American rapper and pop music artist from Carol City, Florida. He is known for songs such as "Low", "Right Round", "Sugar", "Club Can't Handel Me", "Good Feeling", "Whistle", "Wild Ones", "My House" and "GDFR."
18 Hopsin Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California. Hopsin was born on July 18, 1985. His first album was called Emurge but he's best known for his album titled Raw.
19 Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was discovered by Brian "Baby" "Birdman" Williams at a very young age, and was signed to Cash Money Records, where he would be one quarter of the rap group Hot Boys. In the years to follow, he would go on to find his own label, Young Money, where he would sign popular artists such as Drake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga, and he would go on to be one of the most popular rappers of all time. ...read more.

It's funny that people actually hate Wayne, because he's the stereotype of a modern rapper. He actually started in the 90's and the Carter 3 is on the Rolling Stone top 500 albums of all time. He might have had a bad album (Rebirth), but having classics like the Carter 1 and 2, I believe he is underrated

20 Lupe Fiasco Wasalu Muhammad Jaco (born February 16, 1982), better known by his stage name Lupe Fiasco, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in 2006 following the success of his debut album, Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor. He also performs as the frontman of rock band Japanese Cartoon under his real name. As an entrepreneur, Fiasco is the chief executive officer of 1st & 15th Entertainment.
21 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop punk 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.
22 Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian pop rock/pop-punk band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released six albums.

They might be a bit cheesy but they aren't that bad as people say in my opinion. Their not like the Creed version of Green Day. Simple Plan in a nutshell only gets hated because some of their songs are cheesy. This band has a few songs I like: Welcome to My Life, Your Love is a Lie, When I'm Gone, Perfect, Save You, Astronaut, Singing in the Rain, Opinion Overload and Grow Up. Still though I think their seriously overhated.

23 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney, Australia, 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 ...read more.
24 Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro.

Paramore doesn't deserve to be hated, and they aren't cool to hate. Why are they on this list?

Their older stuff is pretty good their newer stuff though not as good...

I like paramore

25 Jacob Sartorius Rolf Jacob Sartorius (known by his middle name), born October 2, 2002, is an American singer and internet personality, who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos on musical.ly and his Vines (on Vine). In 2016, he released his debut single "Sweatshirt", which reached the Hot 100 charts in the United States and Canada. He also has released songs like "Hit or Miss", "Bingo" and "No Music".

Unlike Justin Bieber and some other music artists, people hate this guy because his music is genuinely horrible, not because it's "cool" to.

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