Top Ten Most Overrated Music Artists on TheTopTens

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

The Top Ten

1 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Tanzanian-born British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer ...read more.

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

SO OVERRATED!

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... ".

Freddie Mercury at #1 is a joke. Jackie Evancho should be #1. - DCfnaf

I still have no clue who she is... - naFrovivuS

She got famous in the early '10s because she was a child prodigy who could sing like an absolute pro. Like I'm talking operatic vocals/broadway style. Admittedly, she was accomplishing quite a feat. Without knowing better, I could have confused her for someone on the stage. This website seems to have some weird obsession with her, though.

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 ...read 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

You obviously don't listen to Led Zeppelin. Most of there songs are original. They even have full albums with all original songs like Houses Of The Holy. - Rambles

4 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 ...read 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.

5 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. ...read more.
6 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.

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

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 much ( Don't even want to )...But yeah...overrated. - Ananya

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

7 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 ...read more.

So overrated.

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

8 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.
9 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1969, 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 ...read more.
10 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 ...read more.

The Contenders

11 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.
12 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 ...read more.

How is Freddie at #1? - 445956

13 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 ...read more.
14 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. ...read more.

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

15 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 ...read more.

Worst singer ever - DaWyteNight

16 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.
17 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 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
18 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood
19 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

20 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato
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1. Jackie Evancho
2. Freddie Mercury
3. Led Zeppelin
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1. Rihanna
2. Beyoncé
3. Aaliyah
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