Most Overrated Music Artists of 2020

The Top Ten
1 Billie Eilish Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell, known professionally as Billie Eilish (born December 18, 2001) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her songs "When the Party's Over", "Bury a Friend", "Everything I Wanted", "Happier Than Ever" and especially "Bad Guy".

Yeah, I will admit that she has become a little overplayed. But at least she is a lot better than the other overplayed artists. When I hear one of her songs, even without knowing anything, I know immediately that it's Billie Eilish. Most pop artists don't seem to even aim for an identity. But I see where a lot of you are coming from, she isn't really saving popular music, she just so happens to be better than a lot of those other artists.

I never really got into Billie Eilish. Maybe it's because I just haven't heard enough of her stuff. It's not that it's bad music. It's just the sort of cringey, fake edginess for normie high school girls that makes it unappealing. She always speaks in this low, whispering tone and has minimalistic beats and rhythms that go with it.

It doesn't fit the vibes of either a relaxing, lo-fi song that you can just chill to or an energetic/badass workout or party song. It may go well with a quirky, artistic coffee house vibe, but that's about it.

2 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her four-octave vocal range has received critical acclaim, and her personal life has been the subject of widespread media attention. She has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including two Grammy... read more

Her voice is too soft for the songs that she sings. Her lyrics are also terrible, as she brags about in her song 7 Rings. Her songs aren't like normal songs, which I think is cool if they sound good. But her songs are just a bunch of mumbles.

Ariana, please do yourself a favor and either compose an original work with lo-fi vibes that fit your voice or just stop making music. If it doesn't have the lo-fi trippy vibes or if you don't feature with Jhene Aiko, then it won't sound nearly as entertaining.

She's a mumble singer. She needs to learn to enunciate words.

3 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

Not only is WAP the most overrated song released in 2020 so far, but it is also one of the most overrated songs of all time. I don't understand why so many people like that garbage song.

The only reason she isn't played 24/7 on the radio is because of how vulgar her songs are.

Her music only sounds good when you're partying and getting drunk or stoned. I say this because the lyrics in her songs are always about the same thing: being a "bad bitch," using her sex appeal to repeat songs about sex, making generic statements about how much material wealth she has, and nothing else.

4 Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

I hate commenting on Drake every year because I've run out of things to say about him. What more is there to say? He makes unoriginal songs with lyrics that were obviously written by someone else, or adds nothing as a featured artist on another song. Occasionally, he raps as well as he did in his 2011/2012 days, but having that happen again is about as rare as finding a lit campfire in the middle of an ice storm.

His songs just aren't appealing to me. He doesn't sing but mumble and talk into the microphone. I know it might be his "style," but I think singers who try and sing their heart out deserve more recognition.

5 Lizzo Melissa Viviane Jefferson, known professionally as Lizzo, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Born in Detroit, Michigan and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, she is best known for her songs "Truth Hurts" and "Good As Hell".

Her voice is powerful, but not always the inspiring kind. She's honestly very obnoxious and her song "Truth Hurts" hurt my ears! She doesn't sing with as much talent as you think a popular star like herself would.

I don't understand the hype surrounding her music. I don't really like it, but her as a person, she's funny and I love watching her interviews. She seems like a nice person, always makes me laugh.

Lizzo is such a pain to listen to. Her voice is incredibly annoying, her songwriting frankly isn't very good, and for a person that's supposed to be "fun," she just comes off as pretentious.

6 Lewis Capaldi

Play one simple piano tone for the entire song and sing in the most moody voice possible and boom! You get over 1 billion plays on Spotify and iTunes, constant radio sessions, and your name praised for a stupid amount of time.

Oh lord, this guy is so overrated this year. The song Somebody You Loved has over a billion views, and it's not a good song at all.

7 Doja Cat Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat, is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter from Los Angeles. She is known for her songs "Mooo!", "Juicy", and "Say So", the latter of which reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

It's the same bland pop music over and over again from her. As a person, she's also low-key pretentious and snarky.

8 Future

It's amazing that this man is still relevant. He's only good if you're about to be blackout drunk or in a trance induced by Percs and lean combined. Otherwise, he was the first to start the trend that would forever destroy mainstream rap: MUMBLING. Can't enjoy him sober or even stoned.

I am sorry, but I have to blame you guys for not leaving Future behind and making him a one-hit wonder, which he should have been. The fact he is still popular is so beyond me.

A strong contender to challenge Rebecca Black for the most amount of Auto-Tune used in a song.

9 Bangtan Boys BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013. RM is the leader and the other members are V, Jimin, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, and Jungkook

BTS is one of those bands that were hyped up because of the whole K-Pop craze. To all you normies out there, just because the music originates from another country doesn't mean it's good. Just look at other mediocre artists like Ed Sheeran, who hails from the U.K., or Iggy Azalea, who hails from Australia. And if we're talking about East Asia, I've listened to so much J-Pop and J-Rock that sounds a thousand times more original and beautiful than this boy band, who just wants to copycat all of the bland pop sounds coming from the American Hot 100.

10 Juice WRLD Jarad Anthony Higgins (December 2, 1998 – December 8, 2019), known professionally as Juice Wrld (pronounced "juice world"; stylized as Juice WRLD), was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is considered to be a leading figure in the emo-rap and SoundCloud rap genres which garnered mainstream... read more

Yeah, he was already popular enough, but everyone is praising him again now that he died (RIP though).

Terrible voice and terrible vocal melodies.

The Contenders
11 BTS BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a seven-member South Korean boy band formed in Seoul in 2013. RM is the leader and the other members are V, Jimin, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, and Jungkook
12 Kimbra Kimbra Lee Johnson, known mononymously as Kimbra, is a New Zealand recording artist based in Los Angeles.

People actually like this scumbag of a singer? Pathetically disgusting. You need to have appalling taste in music to actually like this brat's music.

This has to be a joke. She never even had a hit aside from that one song back in 2011.

13 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... read more

I'm biased, like very biased, especially considering that I absolutely hate rock, but bear with me. Like usual, they just scream into the microphone, which isn't "singing." I suppose if you're into that kind of music, then you're bound to like their music, but I have friends and family members that like one of their songs and treat them like a god, which is completely absurd. They aren't special, they just had one good song, and people totally forget that.

14 Playboi Carti

Overhyped rapper. I've listened to some of his stuff, and he only has one good song. The rest of the stuff just has the same generic rap beat used by at least 10 other rappers before him that are also better than him. And don't even get me started on his lyrics. His "Whole Lotta Red" album was all hype because the lyrics were just written in a lazily composed fashion that never got me engaged in the song.

I don't have high expectations for this long-overdue Whole Lotta Red album, which doesn't seem to be dropping anytime soon. I wasn't a fan of Die Lit and I'm most definitely not a fan of that baby voice he keeps doing.

15 Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk/punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar). Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some of their... read more

Green Day is one of my favorite bands, but I am however not a fan of their 2020 album.

Eww...I'll stick to FOB. Gross losers. Also, their new album made me barf with rage.

16 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... read more

Sorry to hop on the notorious JB hatred on this site, but in hindsight, it really doesn't help when he makes a sequel for the worst songs of all time.

Yeah, the Biebs is overrated. He released a song called Yummy. What's his problem?

Yummy is essentially Baby but worse.

17 Khalid Khalid Donnel Robinson, known mononymously as Khalid, is an American singer and songwriter. He is signed to Right Hand Music Group and RCA Records.
18 Tyler, The Creator Tyler Gregory Okonma (born March 6, 1991), better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director... read more

I don't get the appeal of this guy at all. Fun personality, but his "music" is just kooky for the sake of it. I've tried many times to like it, but it just sucks.

19 Hayley Williams Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore. In 2020 she started a solo career.
20 Camila Cabello Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao, or professionally Camila Cabello (born March 3, 1997) is an American-Cuban musician. Camila was best known for being part of the girl group Fifth Harmony. Fifth Harmony are known for songs like Worth It, Work From Home, All In My Head (Flex), Bo$, and Sledgehammer. Camila... read more

I can sound exactly like her by blocking my nose and singing. She's just an overrated, obnoxious brat.

21 Tool Tool is an American alternative metal/progressive metal band, that was formed in 1990.

The band is set together between Maynard James Keenan (Vocals), Danny Carey (Drums), Adam Jones (Guitar) and since 1995 Justin Chancellor (Bass).

The band is known for their influences from electronic... read more

Again, now only overrated on this site. Their latest single was again hyped up pretty quickly into the Top 2 of best songs of last year list.

Most Tool songs have been basically nursery rhymes over-stretched with 2-minute drum improvisations, random time signature changes, simple Drop-D riffs played at 0.25 speed while Maynard screams his soul for as long as possible to fill time.

22 Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom was a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the final lineup consisted of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

I'm gonna get some heat for this, but their latest album was trash! The growling noises are annoying, and the singers sound like they're shoving frogs in their throats.

This is actually a band I like. They were only put here because they elevated pretty high up on last year's best lists for their disappointing album.

23 Lil Baby
24 Jojo Siwa Joelle Joni Siwa, also known as Jojo Siwa is an American dancer, singer, actress, and YouTuber. She joined the masked singer in 2020.

She's annoying, obnoxious, and loud. I can't do any of these things, and using them not only in her persona but in her songs is just flat-out horrible.

Her songs make my ears ring, and I think she needs to tone it back a few hundred notches. Isn't she like 16?

Not even relevant anymore, but she was the worst artist to come from YouTube besides Jake Paul and Tom MacDonald.

25 Blink-182 Blink-182 is a pop-punk band formed in 1992. The original lineup consisted of Mark Hoppus on bass guitar and vocals, Tom DeLonge on guitar and vocals, and Scott Raynor on drums. Raynor was fired from the band in 1998 and replaced by drummer Travis Barker. They gained mainstream popularity after the... read more
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