Top 10 Most Overhated Pop Artists

Considering how pop music gets so much hate on this site. I'd figure to make a list on the most overhated pop artists.

The Top Ten

1 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.

His music is catchy but, very overrated. His vocals are pretty average and he doesn't seem to care for anyone other than himself. When he was younger, he cared a lot more and actually thanked those who got him where he was. Now, he just yells at fans for taking pictures, leaves in the middle of his concerts, and many more horrendous things. He doesn't put effort into his lyrics or the quality of his songs. He just makes songs he knows people will like, it doesn't even matter if he personally enjoys the song anymore. Truly sad to see him act so harshly to those who got him his fame/money and for him to produce mediocre songs.

Nothing more than a slightly below mediocre pop star with no distinguishing features. Nowhere near the worst there is. - DCfnaf

Too puffed up with pride, thinks the world bows at his feet as if he were some important figure in culture. He honestly just copied other mainstream artists that think the same things. Extremely overrated.

People just think its "Cool" to hate him. He is a human being, would you like to be famous and suddenly everyone hated you. You became as hated as much as Justin Bieber and you hated Justin Bieber how would you feel?

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2 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

She's honestly not as terrible as some say. Her vocal range is great and she has proven to be very talented.

Apparently one song means the rest are bad. - Swellow

"Adele is overrated" "Adele only sounds good because her songs are easy"
Adele puts a lot of effort and emotion in her singing more than all the 2000s singers, how is this bad? - DaisyandRosalina

She’s not even close to bad. She’s one of the pop artists that goes against those fools that dress up all disgusting for fame and actually sings/writes her music with passion and effort. She’s one of my favorite pop artists. - DCfnaf

3 Kesha Kesha Kesha (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. Kesha is an animal rights activist and she works for H.S.I. (Humane Society International). Kesha also stands up for L.G.B.T. rights in America

She had some gems in her older discography, but she truly became a great artist this year with her new album. - DCfnaf

They only looked at her surface level image and not the real her. I doubt any of those people actually knew what horrible things were going on in her life. She is a truly beautiful, amaizing person with incredible talent and a heart of gold. We all love you now, Kesha. - Twixx

I'll admit I used to be on the Kesha hate bandwagon but she drastically improved since her old days.

She was pretty forgettable but she is good now. - DaisyandRosalina

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4 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

Although she only has three or four songs I like (I hate modern pop), I believe that people have gotten her all wrong. Firstly, she actually has a good natural voice. Unfortunately, she was forced into this nasally, baby voice. Secondly, I know this isn't related to her music, but I think that her 2007-2008 mental breakdown does NOT make her a bad person. She seems quite nice, actually. K. Fed was partially to blame for it, and her fame got the best of her as well, she was brainwashed to believe fame only has benefits. Paparazzi suck. Would you want at least 30 people with cameras following you around 24/7? Me neither. She is a normal person whom many happen to know about. Thirdly, although I can't stand a quarter of her songs, I feel like they are the only songs people think about when talking about her. They do not have anything to do with her personality. She is not a bad person, she just happens to have sung Pretty Girls. - BlackAngel_ZombieBoy

She has a terrible voice, but an impressive discography (before 2015), she is not bad. - DaisyandRosalina

She might use auto tune but she isn't atrocious by any means.

Nowadays she’s pretty forgettable and bland, but she was kinda interesting in the 90s. - DCfnaf

5 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.

Mediocre but heard far worse.

6 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.

Appearance =/= Music - DCfnaf

She is an artist and only hated for controversy. - DaisyandRosalina

Like about 4 of her songs - westofohio

7 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.

Her only bad song is Hello Kitty... - DaisyandRosalina

"Hello Kitty" and "Girlfriend" are like...her only bad songs. (From what I’ve heard) - DCfnaf

8 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.

Say whatever you want about music, but the media is expecting too much of her, and she gets judged for everything. She is overhated to an extent. - ProPanda

Amazing person with amazing songs. Don't get why some people love to hate this amazing human being

Fearless and Red were great, 1987 had some good songs in it, sure this year she is awful and her live vocals are mediocre but do you want to hate her only because she had a bad year? "Call it what you want" was not that bad acutally. - DaisyandRosalina

The media hates her because why?

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9 Lorde Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

Wait, is she hated? - DaisyandRosalina

She made a #1 hit that was about how every pop song you hate talks about the same nonsensical idiocy over and over. Enough said.

Melodrama was also a good album. - DCfnaf

10 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor

Probably the most overhated artist of the decade. Yes, she has terrible songs, but she has some fun, catchy tracks. - DCfnaf

"All About That Bass" Was mediocre but she does have far better songs in all honesty.

Catchy music - DaisyandRosalina

The Contenders

11 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American pop singer. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

Not a big fan of her but she's not god awful.

I actually like her music - westofohio

She isn't even thirty yet and she's already a queen and this site hates her, smh - ProPanda

"She can't sing, she is mediocre at best"
If the Love On The Brain performance was mediocre I'm a dog, her technique is bad but she is constantly improving especially between 2013 and 2016, she also puts tons of emotion in her singing like Adele. - DaisyandRosalina

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12 The Weeknd The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

How the hell is this guy talentless? He makes good music. - DCfnaf

Most of his lyrics are all the same. Sex and drugs and stick to stupid lyrics. Annoying black guy singing falsetto praising satan. - waraypiso

He is not that hated! He has talent!

Not really hated - DaisyandRosalina

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13 Rebecca Black Rebecca Black Rebecca Black is a YouTube personality and singer who's infamous for her single "Friday," which was once the most disliked video on YouTube. She has also released other songs, including "My Moment" and "Saturday".

Hated for one song - DaisyandRosalina

Gets hate for one mediocre song in otherwords the female Justin Bieber just not Canadian.

It's Friday, Friday, Gotta get down in Friday!
But seriously, She's not that bad. - PlayStationSolar

She's a bitch, nice ass though

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14 Beyonce Beyonce Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

The hate probably has to do with the fact that 90 percent of her live appearances are lip-synched due to the elaborate dance routines. Same goes for Britney Spears. Nobody can dance like that and still sing properly.

I don't think I need to explain why for this one.

Good singer but not overhated - DaisyandRosalina

People have gone too far with her hate. It’s gotten to the point where people say she CAN'T EVEN SING.

That’s nonsense. - DCfnaf

15 Fergie Fergie Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, television host, and actress.
16 Jojo Siwa Jojo Siwa

so cute

Love her.

She’s beautiful and talented she shouldn’t be on here but I will say she does where too many bows

17 Lostprophets Lostprophets
18 Camila Cabello Camila Cabello Camila Cabello (born March 3, 1997) is an American 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 left Fifth Harmony in December, 2016.

She is great as long as you love auto-tune, which a lot of people do.

"She can't sing! "
Ok so if you thought that her acoustic version of "Havana" on Elvis Duran was bad, then that's like saying that the holocaust was a good movement. She CAN sing, she uses next to NO autotune, she is FAR from racist, she is NOT a 🐍, and she is a SWEET, down to earth, wonderful person!

She gets WAAAY too much hate, when she is UNproblematic! She CAN sing, she is FAR from racist, she’s a WONDERFUL person, she is FAR from a 🐍

19 OneRepublic OneRepublic OneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.

The only pop rock band I have respect for.

Absolutely nothing to hate for,they've been through very hard things to make happy

20 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone 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 in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

Definitely should not be on here. I like about 30 of her songs - westofohio

21 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top ...read more.

Lol no, triggered Lambs added her here I guess? She barely gets any hate and her fans deserves more. No hate on her, I hate her fans. - DaisyandRosalina

22 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

"She sounds like a goat" all the south american singers do. - DaisyandRosalina

23 Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes Shawn Peter Raul Mendes is a Canadian singer-songwriter and model. He attracted a following in 2013, when he began posting song covers on the popular video sharing application Vine.

He deserves the hate he's generic and boring as hell.

@BoredJeff02
Sorry, but you clearly haven’t listened to enough Shawn Mendes to say he’s “generic” or “boring.”

Stitches has to be one of the most uninspired songs I've ever heard.

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