Top Ten Most Overrated Music Artists of 2017

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The Top Ten

1 Logic Logic Born on January 22, 1990, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, is one of the most influential artists in the rap game today, with amazing lyricism and flow. Logic first gained major fame through making 2013's edition of the XXL Top-10 Freshmen List, and has easily become the most successful ...read more.

I understand that the guy has a lot of great lyrics. It's great to hear new rappers talk about actual, meaningful things as opposed to bragging about money, strippers, and cars and mumbling while they do it. It's just that I don't think Logic is a good rapper. His flow isn't that good and his voice doesn't command your attention. There are plenty of better conscious hip hop artists out there. Just listen to Kendrick and J. Cole. - phillysports

2 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor 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 ...read more.

Garbage. - CostcoHotDogs

Handwritten? What?
Don't delete this comment again, it demonstrates that some people have no idea what songwriting means. It does not necessarily mean they wrote it by hand.

Overrated as a singer, but she has proven herself time and again to be one of the greatest "pop" songwriters of all time. Cranking out numerous catchy tunes [even if lightweight] is an exceedingly rare skill. If it was easy, everyone would do it because it is worth so much money.

I hate Taylor Swift, she can choke on her “handwritten lyrics”. I don’t care if you hand wrote them, your lyrics are garbage. - CostcoHotDogs

3 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato
4 DJ Khaled DJ Khaled Khaled Mohamed Khaled, known professionally as DJ Khaled, is an American record producer, radio personality, DJ and record label executive.

Artists that a lot of people dislikes are not overrated. - Swellow

5 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

Per DJ Khaled. - Swellow

Rip. - Twixx

6 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar
7 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.

She's had virtually no hits this year at all. How is she overrated? - Swellow

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

Two hit songs isn't overrated. - Swellow

9 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.

Overexposed is more like it. - Swellow

10 Alessia Cara Alessia Cara

Hasnt had a solo hit this year. - Swellow

The Contenders

11 Liam Payne Liam Payne Liam James Payne is an English singer and songwriter. He made his debut as a singer when he auditioned as a solo artist for the British television series The X Factor in 2008 with "Fly Me to the Moon" by Frank Sinatra.
12 Halsey Halsey
13 Lil Pump
14 Sia Sia
15 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.

Overrated every year.

16 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
17 Little Mix Little Mix Little Mix are a British girl group formed in 2011, consisting of members Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jesy Nelson.
18 Melanie Martinez Melanie Martinez Melanie Adele Martinez is an American singer and songwriter. Melanie Martinez auditioned for the American television vocal talent show The Voice and became a member of Team Adam.
19 Cardi B
20 21 Savage 21 Savage Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, known professionally as 21 Savage, is an American hip hop recording artist from Atlanta, Georgia.
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