Top 10 Musical Artists People Usually Like Despite Hating Their Genres

This list about those artists people usually like them even if they don't like the genre.

This isn't a list of artists best in their genres. For example, if Metallica is (may be) best in metal, but still lots of people don't like them.

The Top Ten

1 Iron Maiden (Heavy Metal) Iron Maiden (Heavy Metal) Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian more.
2 Johnny Cash (Country) Johnny Cash (Country) John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of more.
3 Michael Jackson (Pop) Michael Jackson (Pop) Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.
4 Guns N' Roses (Glam Metal) Guns N' Roses (Glam Metal) Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also more.

A lot of people don't like glam metal. But they still like Guns N' Roses. - zxm

5 Queen (Rock) Queen (Rock) Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and 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 named Smile. Freddie Mercury more.

If beatles not an option then Queen would be best choice for rock. - zxm

6 Eminem (Rap) Eminem (Rap) 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 more.

If you hate rap, that's totally different thing. But I've seen even some rap haters appreciate his talent. - zxm

7 The Beatles (Rock) The Beatles (Rock) 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 more.
8 Black Sabbath (Heavy Metal) Black Sabbath (Heavy Metal) Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, singer John "Ozzy" Osbourne, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. more.
9 Bob Marley (Reggae) Bob Marley (Reggae) Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.
10 KISS (Glam Rock) KISS (Glam Rock) Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.

They influenced so many Metal bands that its hard to hate them when they pave the way for bands like Pantera Metallica and many more - christangrant

Yes, thanks for adding them. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Green Day (Pop Punk) Green Day (Pop Punk) Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative 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 more.

People don't like pop punk. They like classic punk. But there are lots of Green Day fans. Even if you don't like Green Day, I am pretty sure there are at least two or three songs of their's you like. - zxm

12 David Bowie (Glam Rock) David Bowie (Glam Rock) David Robert Jones (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. more.
13 Motley Crue (Glam Metal) Motley Crue (Glam Metal) Mötley Crüe was an American metal band formed in Los Angeles, California on January 17, 1981. The group was founded by bassist Nikki Sixx and drummer Tommy Lee, lead vocalist Vince Neil and lead guitarist Mick Mars.
14 Tupac (Rap) Tupac (Rap) Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was more.

A legend of rap - MissRWBY202

15 Pink Floyd (Progressive Rock) Pink Floyd (Progressive Rock) Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. 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 Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters more.
16 Bob Dylan (Folk Rock) Bob Dylan (Folk Rock) Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
17 Neil Young (Folk Rock)
18 Lynyrd Skynyrd (Southern Rock) Lynyrd Skynyrd (Southern Rock) Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s They are known for songs like "Free Bird", "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Tuesdays Gone" .
19 The Outlaws (Southern Rock)

Especially for that one song "Green Grass and High Tides". - zxm

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