Musicians Who Have Done Something Bad

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The Top Ten

1 Varg Vikernes 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.

This black metal musician was convicted of murdering Mayhem guitarist Øystein "Euronymous" Aarseth in 1993. Earlier he was convicted of Arson for burning down 3 christian churches in 1992. During the 90s, he had labelled himself as a follower of Nazism. Later in 2014, he was also convicted of inciting racial hatred towards Jews and Muslims. - Joeljohns249

2 6IX9INE 6IX9INE Daniel Hernandez, known by his stage name 6ix9ine, also known as Tekashi69 or simply Tekashi, is an American rapper.

I hope that the stupid pedophile dies in prison - DrayTopTens

Because he shares the same name with a drag queen

He was convicted of sexual contact with a 13 year old child. In addition he has also been charged for physically assualting his then girlfriend, federal RICO and firearms charges, including conspiracy to murder and armed robbery. - Joeljohns249

Most famous one of these. - DarkBoi-X

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3 Wade Robson Wade Robson

He tried to ruin a dead man's legecy with his stupid documentary that is clearly full of lies.

4 Sid Vicious 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.

He was a douchebag anyway. - Userguy44

This Sex Pistols bassist stabbed his then girlfriend to death in 1978. - Joeljohns249

5 Chris Brown 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.

He was convicted of physically assualting his then girlfriend Rihanna. - Joeljohns249

6 Ian Watkins Ian Watkins Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer and convicted sex offender, best known as the former vocalist for the rock band Lostprophets.

He didn't kill anyone, but I'd argue that his actions are probably the most reprehensible on the list. If you don't want to sleep tonight, his sentencing remarks, which describe in detail his absolutely vile sexual preferences & actions, are readily available online. - floral

He was charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a one-year-old girl, and with possession and/or distribution of indecent images of children and "extreme animal pornography - Joeljohns249

7 Phil Spector Phil Spector Phil Spector is American record producer known for his work with Leonard Cohen, Ramones, John Lennon and The Beatles. He was sentenced to 19 years to life in prison for the murder of Lana Clarkson in 2007.

Guessing the bad thing was that haircut - djpenquin999

He shot actress Lana Clarkson - Joeljohns249

He Shot someone. Why is he not on the list. - B1ueNew

8 Dahvie Vanity 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.
9 R. Kelly R. Kelly Robert Sylvester Kelly, known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.
10 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson 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 ...read more.

Child molester. - Userguy44

MJ IS INNOCENT! GET HIM OFF THE LIST - ShrekTheGoat

The Contenders

11 Justin Bieber 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.

Yeah he did many bad things. For example he spit on his fans and he said “F Bill Clinton” - DrayTopTens

12 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.
13 Lil Meerkat Lil Meerkat

He made an awful cover of Bohemian Rhapsody, one of the greatest songs ever made - LilliamPumpernickel

14 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and children's book author. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard ...read more.

I don't see how anyone is okay with sexually assaulting their own children for the sake of "discipline." If Michael Jackson is in this list, Kelly Clarkson DEFINITELY deserves a spot too.

CHILD RAPIST!

15 Charles Manson Charles Manson Charles Milles Manson (1934-2017) was an American criminal who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in the California desert in the late 1960s.

Prior to his infamous crimes, Manson was an LA-based folk musician and friend of The Beach Boys' Dennis Wilson. Obviously, he is more well-known for his crimes than for his... interesting musical output.

Not exactly a musician - Joeljohns249

16 BarefootStoriesNet

Was caught eating feet, selling socks, and is also rumored to have transformed himself into a lama. Is expected to be executed soon. - Itbethehomie

17 Jimmy Savile Jimmy Savile Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, commonly known as Jimmy Savile, was an English DJ, television and radio personality, alleged child rapist, dance hall manager, and charity fundraiser.

Sick pedophile

18 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., (born, October 20, 1971) known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, and television personality from Long Beach, California.
19 Taylor Swift 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 break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

She lied in order to ruin the reputation of Kanye West when he released his amazing song Famous - ShrekTheGoat

20 Lil Mosquito Disease Lil Mosquito Disease

Promotes murder, gang violence and drugs in his music - ShrekTheGoat

I guess he executed a person? - Userguy44

21 Jay Z 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 ...read more.

He stabbed a man in the stomach with a five-inch (127 mm) blade. - Joeljohns249

22 Keith Moon Keith Moon Keith John Moon was an English drummer for the rock band the Who. He was noted for his unique style and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour. His drumming continues to be praised by critics and musicians.

He crashed his car onto his own chauffeur, resulting in his chauffeur Neil Boland's death. - Joeljohns249

23 Vince Neil Vince Neil Vincent Neil Wharton is an American vocalist and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of glam metal/ hair metal band Mötley Crüe.

While drunk he drove his car and crashed it onto an oncoming car, resulting in his friend Nicolas "Razzle" Dingley's death and the severe injury of 2 others on the opposite vehicle. - Joeljohns249

24 GG Allin GG Allin Kevin Michael "GG" Allin (born Jesus Christ Allin; 1956-1993) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer, who performed and recorded with many groups during his career. He was best known for his graphic live performances which included self-mutilation, parading around the stage naked, fighting ...read more.

Self explanatory - Joeljohns249

Who the hell is this?! - Userguy44

25 Liam Gallagher Liam Gallagher William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later as the singer of Beady Eye.
26 Lil Pump Lil Pump Gazzy Garcia (Known professionally as Lil Pump, born August 17th, 2000) is an American rapper, producer and songwriter. Gazzy began his career in 2016 with a collaboration freestyle with Smokepurpp, which was eventually posted in Soundcloud to popular success. He broke out to mainstream the following ...read more.

Drove without a license in Miami. - B1ueNew

27 C-Murder C-Murder Corey Miller is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, and author better known by his stage name C-Murder.

Charged with second degree murder for shooting and beating a fan to death in 2002. Jail Sentence: Life. - Metal_Treasure

28 Johnny Rebel Johnny Rebel

He is a white supremacist who made a song called "Alabama N****r" - ShrekTheGoat

29 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

Beated up his wife. - Userguy44

30 Lama Doodle Lama Doodle

Admits to committing murders on his song "Stinko Foot" - ShrekTheGoat

31 Vic Mensa Vic Mensa

He dissed a dead man in front of his grieving mother. In addition he disses him for allegations of domestic abuse, while he himself has admitting to choking his own girlfriend which makes him a hypocrite - ShrekTheGoat

32 Cardi B Cardi B Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, known professionally as Cardi B, is an American rapper, songwriter, television personality and more.

Proudly admits that she drugged men and robbed them - ShrekTheGoat

Throwing a shoe at Nicki Minaj isn't a bad thing. - Userguy44

Threw a shoe at Nicki Minaj - ShrekTheGoat

33 Phil Rudd Phil Rudd Phillip Hugh Norman Rudd is a New Zealand-based Australian drummer, best known for his membership in Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1975 through 1983, and again from 1994 to 2015. Upon the 1977 departure of bass guitarist Mark Evans from AC/DC, Rudd became the only Australian-born member of the ...read more.

He has been convicted of attempting to procure a murder, threatening to kill, possession of
methamphetamine and possession of cannabis - Joeljohns249

34 Tim Lambesis Tim Lambesis Timothy Peter Lambesis is an American extreme metal musician and producer, best known as the founding member and lead vocalist of American metalcore band As I Lay Dying.

He was caught for attempting to hire a hitman to murder his estranged wife - Joeljohns249

35 Euronymous Euronymous Øystein Aarseth (1968-1993), who went by the pseudonym Euronymous, was a Norwegian guitarist and co-founder of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. Euronymous was stabbed to death by band member Varg Vikernes in August 1993. ...read more.

What has he done? - Userguy44

36 Dave Holland Dave Holland

This Judas Priest drummer, has been convicted of attempting rape of a 17-year-old boy with learning disabilities who took drum lessons from him - Joeljohns249

37 Jim Gordon Jim Gordon

He stabbed his mother to death (he had problems probably due to schizophrenia).
Jim Gordon worked with Eric Clapton, with whom he co-wrote "Layla". - Metal_Treasure

38 B.o.B 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.

He made a song about how he supports the ridiculous flat earth theory - ShrekTheGoat

39 XXXTentacion XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (born January 23, 1998), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

I sat Yeet That Fetus

The beating stuff was just allegations. there is no proof he did that. his case never finished. - ShrekTheGoat

40 Gucci Mane Gucci Mane Radric Delantic Davis, known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper who has released 12 studio albums and over 70 mixtapes. In 2007, he founded his own label, 1017 Records. He helped to pioneer the hip hop subgenre of trap music alongside fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy. ...read more.

He murdered his best friend Pookie Lok. - Metal_Treasure

41 Jerry Lee Lewis Jerry Lee Lewis Jerry Lee Lewis is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer.

He was arrested for breaking into Elvis Presley's mansion, allegedly intending to shoot him - Joeljohns249

He married his cousin... - SavageLG

42 Dimash Kudaibergen Dimash Kudaibergen Dinmukhamed Kanatuly Kudaibergen (Commonly known as Dimash Kudaibergen born May 24th, 1994) is a Kazakh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Dimash is best known as a contestant of a talent show "Singer 2017" in China where he was declared a runner-up. He is also known for possessing a wide ...read more.
43 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.
44 Brandy Brandy Brandy Rayana Norwood, known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
45 Submarine Man Submarine Man

He supports llama genocide - ShrekTheGoat

He kills our ears with his autotuned trash music. - Userguy44

46 Jesse Lacey Jesse Lacey
47 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.

He was 17 when he was arrested for armed robbery after robbing three shops in Kansas City, Missouri and then stealing a car at gunpoint - Joeljohns249

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50 Steven Tyler Steven Tyler

He adopted a 16 year old girl named Julia Holcomb and later started having sexual relations with her and eventually impregnated her, only to later abort the child - Joeljohns249

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1. Phil Spector
2. Varg Vikernes
3. Sid Vicious
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1. Varg Vikernes
2. 6IX9INE
3. Dahvie Vanity
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2. Justin Bieber
3. Kanye West
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