Top Ten Most Overrated Music Artists on TheTopTens

These music artists might not necessarily be overrated in general, but they are on this website.

The Top Ten

1 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 more.

Dears, take your comments some-list else. This list is not where your comments work at. - CrimsonShark

These comments! It baffles me how much praise he gets! - naFrovivuS

Who the hell is this person and why do Indian spam voters love him so much?! - SomePersonYouHate

You are the best one!

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2 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

Finally! A Top Ten site who puts this girl on number one for the real reasons! Sick and tired to see her as number one on list like " Best smile ", " Most beautiful eyes ", " Best this and Most that... ".

She isn't overrated anywhere else like the top tens. I wonder why he fanbase is so much concentrated here - Lucretia

I heard a member of her fan club found this website and told everyone to vote for her. - Pipluplover

To the fans of Jackie Evancho, we get it. You love her to death. But please, PLEASE just chill out and let people have their own tastes. Even Jackie is worthy of criticism.

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3 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.

Yes they are very overrated they are number 1 on the best rock bands list when they don't deserve it because of the fact that almost all of there songs are plagiarized - christangrant

What I meant is their entire fist album is plagiarized covers of other songs (except for one song and that one song is a boring instrumental) - christangrant

Far the way minor in comparation to Cream and The Jimi Hendrix Experience.


4 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.

Personally for me, the most overrated music artist I could think of. Good? Of course they are. But they get way more attention than any band deserves. In fact, people own/wear Nirvana merchandises and they might have not even heard a song by them. - CrimsonShark

5 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 is "well known" for her over-the-top sexy more.
6 Beyoncé Beyoncé 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 more.

So overrated.

She copied Halsey's album cover. - lovefrombadlands

Carlos Santana nailed it perfectly, when he said Adele was a singer, while Beyoncé was just a performance artist. The truth hurts.

If she wasn't so sleezy..she wouldn't have any thing. Shes one of those asking for it but when she gets it..she cries all the others... too much sleez these days..Carrie underwood has her morally buried.

7 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Who the hell is this? I just see a hag with a mic, With hundreds of comments for her on every list she is in, I dunno why ( Don't even want to )...But yeah...overrated. - Ananya

The most popular singer in India, a nation of over 1,000,000,000 people.

Who is she anyways? - Lucretia

"I dunno much", now THAT is an understatement.

8 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave more.

Some idiot posted that Freddie was better than Pavarotti. Not.

Not anywhere close to the beatles, hendrix, or elvis, among many others.

Nope deserves his praise plus he's Overhated on this site judging from all the hate comments I've seen recently - christangrant

Over-rated, over-played, and over-praised. Good, but not great.

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9 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 more.

Eh, I tend to see more disdain on Taylor Swift in this website than praise. She's actually a really good music artist (Or was), which is a shame as she's now progressively wasting her talents in material like Reputation.

Also, I do think she legitimately cares for her fans (Not talking about the godawful LWYMMD). She went as far as to meet a tween, Delaney Clements, who was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma back in December 2015. That was a really sweet moment if you ask me. - CrimsonShark

10 Aaliyah Aaliyah Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. more.

I always hated this stupid talentless slut with a strong strong burning passion - RnBLover

The Contenders

11 The Beatles The Beatles 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.

It's almost disgusting that if somebody don't like this band as others do, then that one is a "retard" in the eyes of the Beatles fans... - somekindofaguy

Overrated what? The only way they could be overrated would be if they were not in fact the greatest band of all time, and anybody who thinks that they are not the greatest is wrong, wrong, wrong.

To all Beatle Haters- History voted, and YOU lost.

It has nothing to do with history. History is pointless most of the time and several things are rewritten or uncertain from the history. - somekindofaguy

12 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). more.

Yeah, I don't see much praise on this band nowadays in this site. They're pretty good that's for sure and they're one of the best gateway bands for Heavy Metal. Although the overpraise and hate on The Rev needs to stop. And I'm surprised no one has spoke about The Stage, which may be the band's best and most experimental effort to date. - CrimsonShark

13 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 more.

He is beyond overrated, I don’t get why people love him so much when he does the exact same thing as hundreds of other rappers

Where's JB?

14 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian 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 more.

Worst singer ever - DaWyteNight

15 Eminem Eminem 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.

He struggled for the fame he receives today, in my opinion not overrated but deserved - Vegeta40049

I can name about 5 (or more) rappers that are arguably better. - CrimsonShark

How is Freddie at #1? - 445956

16 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. more.
17 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (born June 17, 1987) is an American rapper and songwriter. Raised in Compton, California, Lamar embarked on his musical career as a teenager under the stage name K-Dot, releasing a mixtape that garnered local attention and led to his signing with indie record label Top Dawg more.
18 The Notorious B.I.G. The Notorious B.I.G. Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered more.
19 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. more.

His style is always same

20 Rod Stewart Rod Stewart Roderick David "Rod" Stewart is a British rock singer-songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry.

Number 1 on a lot of lists because of Spam Voters yeah he's overrated A F on TTT - christangrant

21 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.
22 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood
23 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is best known for his album Reasonable Doubt.
24 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.
25 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato
26 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 more.
27 Grace VanderWaal Grace VanderWaal
28 Queen Queen 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.

No. Queen is the worst rock band ever, worse then hair metal - Lucretia

Ironically they are on top of "Most underrated bands" list when they are also on top 3 of best rock bands list.

See this list "Top Ten Most Underrated Bands". - zxm

29 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large more.

They are not overrated at all. They're pretty good, Hansi is a very versatile vocalist and much of their material seems to be commendable enough, but their fame, commercial sales and critical reception is never really bought up, leaving this band sadly unnoticed by many

"Wheel of Time" is an amazing song though. - CrimsonShark

30 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. more.
31 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 more.

Lame annoying voice, mediocre songwriting skills, child molester. - SoldierOfFortune

Really? In a world of pop and rap garbage, you have the AUDACITY to say that Michael Jackson had mediocre songwriting skills and a lame annoying voice? - allamassal

32 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 talking more.
33 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". more.

My favourite band can't escape from being called overrated and I accept that. They're the most versatile and best out of the big four (your choice is subjective) but Metallica had had its downs and embarrassments. - CrimsonShark

34 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sing in alto.
35 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 more.

Everyone on this site has assaulted Chris Brown with harsh constructive criticism. Not overrated at all, and gets just the right amount of hate he deserves. - CrimsonShark

36 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian 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. more.
37 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman
38 Tupac Tupac 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.
39 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson

Her music is not bad but I can GUARANTEE you that a good chunk of the people following her online are all squealing fanboys and fangirls whose lives revolve around her. Those kinds of people annoy me to no end. - allamassal

40 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Very annoying and overrated. - Lucretia

41 Journey Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
42 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.

I bet the guy who put this here was because of the best bassist list and best drummers list. Well, bud, it's just a coincidence that two of the awesomest musicians are in the same band. - SoldierOfFortune

43 Kenny Lattimore Kenny Lattimore
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