Top 10 Most Overhated Music Artists

Martin_Canine

The Top Ten

1 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian . He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet . ...read more.

Yes, "Baby" was terrible. Yes, both "My World" albums were terrible. Yes, this christmas album was terrible. And yes, he was overhyped. Thing is: no one would hate the stuff he does now if the songs he sang before puberty voice change were not widely released and got much airplay. If "Believe" or "Purpose" was released as his first major label album while "My World" and "My World 2.0" were YouTube-only releases, people would think that he does at least solid to very good catchy pop music. Some would dislike him, but certainly not hate him. - Martin_Canine

Baby is a great song - DylanRob

2 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock 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.

Nickelback make good and fun rock music and are only hated in the US. The songs sound similar yet not the same, and to be honest: many critically acclaimed bands have songs that sound alike.
Nickelback are not the greatest band ever. But they are not bad. They play pretty good, Kroeger's voice is pleasantly raw, the songs are catchy. The lyrics are not terrible. They are simple, but they have nothing that is garbage. Personally, I think people hate them because they expect rock music to be something daring, and Nickelback aren't. They are there to please the ones that like the sound of rock, not necessarily its spirit. - Martin_Canine

Nickelback is a pretty good rock band. They aren't as good compared to other bands but I don't think they deserve all the hate they get.

@Martin_Canine - this is the most objective and correct description of Nickelback I've read on this site. I agree they are overhated, especially on the TopTens. - Metal_Treasure

There's way worse crimes to music out there, people! - Entranced98

3 Rebecca Black Rebecca Black Rebecca Black is "well known" for her "hit" single, "Friday", which has the second most dislikes on YouTube .

We all agree "Friday" is a mess of a song. Stupidest lyrics, and terrible line delivery. But please: time passed. She was young when she recorded this and she did not write the lyrics. Do yourself a favor and search her official YouTube channel, listen to a few of her songs and covers, and I'm sure you will like her voice. Personally, I think she saw the offer to sing "Friday" as her big chance to make it big in the pop business. She was too young to realise the lyrics are bad. And propably she was told to sing like this because the producer wanted to create a viral hit. Anyways, Rebecca Black CAN sing, and she is pretty good. - Martin_Canine

She actually sings well. Only hating her for Friday is plain stupidity. I liked "Saturday" and "My Moment"... Her voice actually isn't so nasal.

4 Insane Clown Posse Insane Clown Posse Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop, horrorcore and rap rock duo consisting of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, that was formed in 1989 in Detroit. Insane Clown Posse is known for their violent and outrageous lyrics that interpolate often horror elements and religious symbolism, all of this ...read more. V 1 Comment
5 Lil B Lil B Brandon Christopher McCartney, professionally known as Lil B and often known as The BasedGod, is an American rapper, record producer, author, activist and motivational speaker from Berkeley, California. He is often regarded as the pioneer of cloud rap.
6 Flo Rida Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American hip hop recording artist from Carol City, Florida.
7 Plies Plies Algernod Lanier Washington, better known by his stage name Plies, is an American rapper. He is known for his singles such as "Shawty", "Hypnotized", and "Bust It Baby." Unlike his sing-songy singles, Plies' albums mostly contain realistic material about the street life and trying to survive. His first ...read more.
8 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop "artist" and is often referred to as one of the worst "rappers" of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for constantly ...read more.

You see, Lil Wayne wouldn't be half as hated if people, including fans, Rolling Stone and himself, wouldn't frequently exaggarate about his rapping skills so much. He is not the "Best Rapper Alive", even if Rolling Stone said so in their the Carter III review - by the way that's an album I really like. Wayne's vocal delivery is bat sh insane, and that's why I like it, and his word play is just mad. But seriously he is NOT THE BEST RAPPER ALIVE! If we're talking American rappers there are Lupe Fiasco, Eminem, Tech N9ne, as well as severa big names of the 80s and 90s that are still alive. And he is also NOT THE WORST! Listen to Soulja Boy first and then to a Lil Wayne song. Or better yet: listen to "Trigger Finger" that has both rappers on it. You'll see how Wayne is miles away from the bottom of the barrel. I hate that people exaggarate in both ways. I really like Wayne's music yet I know that he is a limited rapper yet also has his qualities that you may like or not, this is just ...more - Martin_Canine

9 Pitbull Pitbull
10 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
12 Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger Nicole Scherzinger, born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente on June 29, 1978, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, dancer, and television personality . She first rose to fame as the lead singer of the pop/r&b group The Pussycat Dolls. In fact, Nicole was pretty much the only girl in the group ...read more.
13 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an 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 ...read more. V 1 Comment
14 Lil Boosie Lil Boosie
15 Hopsin Hopsin Marcus Jamal Hopson, better known by his stage name Hopsin, is an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California.
16 Akon Akon Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.
17 Black Eyed Peas Black Eyed Peas The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie.
18 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is an American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

Listen to the following songs: "Grand Piano", "Marilyn Monroe", "All Things Go", "Dear Old Nicki", "Bed of Lies".
And don't see her as a rapper, but as a pop artist. And as such, she is pretty fun. I like how she plays with her vocals, her use of different personas and her aggressive nature when it comes to competing with her male label mates. - Martin_Canine

19 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus
20 T-Pain T-Pain Faheem Rashad Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American recording artist and music producer from Tallahassee, Florida.
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