Musicians Who are the Worst People

The Top Ten
1 R. Kelly Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967), known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and convicted sex offender. He has been credited with helping to redefine R&B and hip hop, earning nicknames such as "the King of R&B", "the King of Pop-Soul", and the... read more

Child pornography, underage sex, and urinating on a 13-year-old. Sexual abuse and beating of several women. Marriage to 15-year-old Aaliyah.

That person better be sentenced to prison.

2 Dahvie Vanity David Jesus Torres, better known by his stage name Dahvie Vanity, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper born on September 5, 1984, who is best known as one half of Crunkcore duo Blood on the Dance Floor and as the face and creative mind behind Industrial project Sinners are Winners. He is also... read more
3 6IX9INE Daniel Hernandez, known by his stage name 6ix9ine, also known as Tekashi69 or simply Tekashi, is an American rapper. He is mostly known for his legal issues, particularly his sexual crimes... read more

Robbery at gunpoint, attempted murder, use of a child in a sexual performance, choking of a 16-year-old.

4 Ian Watkins Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer and convicted sex offender, best known as the former vocalist for the rock band Lostprophets. He was convicted of sexually assaulting multiple young children and babies, and was sentenced to 29 years in prison.
5 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

Beat Rihanna and is racist towards dark skins.

Viciously beat girlfriend Rihanna, violent outbursts and fights, punched manager in the face, hit-and-run, threw rock through mother's car window, kicked out of rehab center for violent behavior, anonymous accusations of sexual assault and rape.

6 Gary Glitter Gary Glitter is a former glam rock singer and songwriter. He sold over 20 million records and regained media attention in 1999 when child pornography were found on his laptop and committed sex offences with children. He was sentenced to 17 years in prison in 2015.
7 Rick James Rick James was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Born and raised in Buffalo, New York, James began his musical career in his teen years in various bands and groups before entering the U.S. Navy to avoid being drafted in the early 1960s.

Held a woman hostage for three days, tortured her, sexually abused her, and burned her dozens of times with a crack pipe.

8 Varg Vikernes Louis Cachet, (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The... read more

Seems like people don't know what self-defense is, huh? Anyway, the murder was not done in self-defense because: 1. He purposely drove to his bandmate's apartment in the middle of the night. 2. He stabbed Euronymous over 20 times in the back while he was trying to get away from him. 3. His friend pretty much confirmed that he had planned out the murder.

Like, there is nothing even remotely "self-defense" about this. Plus, it is well-known that he is a neo-Nazi and a white supremacist. There is absolutely no reason for anyone to defend this guy unless you're a Nazi like him.

9 XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (January 23, 1998 - June 18, 2018), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and criminal.

Home invasion, robbery, aggravated battery, expelled from school for fighting, beat cellmate, beat girlfriends, threatened to penetrate girlfriend's vagina with a barbecue fork. Threatened to cut out girlfriend's tongue. Put a knife to girlfriend's throat. Strangling on several occasions. Abuse and trapping of pregnant girlfriend.

Feel bad for this guy's death, but oh my God!

Oh wow. His music is still good though.

10 Cardi B Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar (born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper. Born and raised in New York City, she became an Internet celebrity by achieving popularity on Vine and Instagram. From 2015 to 2017, she appeared as a regular cast member on the VH1 reality television... read more
The Contenders
11 Sid Vicious John Beverly, born John Simon Ritchie, later named Sid Vicious, was an English musician, most famous as the bass guitarist of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

Stabbed his girlfriend to death.

12 Big Lurch

Forget about whatever crimes this dude did. That stage name sounds like his meal isn't digesting well.

13 Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, 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... read more

Even though it was an idle threat, you need some serious therapy if you threaten to blow up the White House.

14 Suge Knight

Physically assaulted girlfriend, stole a car and shot at its owner, aggravated assault, punched a naked woman, robbery, fatal hit-and-run.

15 Jake Paul Jake Joseph Paul (born January 17, 1997) is an American social media personality and professional boxer. He initially rose to fame on Vine, before playing the role of Dirk Mann on the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark for two seasons. Throughout his career, Paul has become the subject of many controversies... read more
16 Phil Spector Harvey Phillip Spector (born Harvey Philip Spector; December 26, 1939 – January 16, 2021) was an American record producer and songwriter, best known for his innovative recording practices and entrepreneurship in the 1960s, followed decades later by his two trials and conviction for murder in the 2000s... read more

On top of murdering Lana Clarkson for rejecting his advances, he also abused his wife and kids and was known for holding guns to people's heads while he was working on their songs. (He didn't kill anyone though, until Clarkson of course.)

He sure does look like a wacky science professor.

17 John Phillips

Of the Mamas and the Papas. Incestuous relationship with daughter. Shot her up with drugs.

18 Wade Robson

If you didn't know, Wade Robson has actually released a few albums of instrumental songs. Not only are the instrumentals terrible, but he is as well. This man is a liar and a fraud.

Wade Robson is such a liar, stop talking about Michael Jackson.

19 Kodak Black Bill K. Kapri is an American rapper better known by his stage name Kodak Black. He is noted for his singles "Roll in Peace", "Tunnel Vision", and "No Flockin", as well as his numerous legal issues.
20 Ted Nugent Theodore Anthony "Ted" Nugent is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and far right activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Amboy Dukes, a band formed in 1963 that played psychedelic rock and hard rock.

Rapist and animal abuser! Disregard this man and his music.

He's a horrible person and a complete idiot.

21 Bing Crosby Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him one of the most popular recording artists of the pre rock and roll era.

People idolized his holier than thou persona. He played so many lily-white roles, making it hard to believe that behind closed doors he was abusing and torturing his family.

Beat his kids until blood appeared. Caused depression in two sons who later committed suicide.

I never did like this man, his poor kids.

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23 Ike Turner Izear Luster "Ike" Turner, Jr. was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer.

Vicious abuse over a period of several years of wife Tina Turner. Caused Tina to attempt suicide.

Tina soared once she was able to get away from this evil person.

24 Courtney Love Courtney Michelle Love is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and visual artist. A notable figure in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s, Love's career has spanned four decades.
25 Kanye West Ye (born Kanye Omari West; June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and fashion designer. He is regarded as one of the most influential, as well as controversial, artists of the 21st century... read more
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