Most Overrated Singers of 2014


The Top Ten

1 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 more.

Almost everybody I know says, "Taylor Swift is such a good role model! " However, she really isn't. Here are a few reasons why:

1) She is very full of herself, and everything she does is for an act. For example, when she was dancing to Kendrick Lamar's song at the Grammy's, she obviously was seeking attention.

2) Taylor Swift crashed a wedding that she was uninvited to.

3) Taylor Swift is always going through boys, and has had more boyfriends than I can remember.

4) Swift is always bragging about how good she is, and how many awards she has won.

5) Taylor is constantly lying.

Why is Lorde even on this list? - EmperorAguila

Annoying, whiny and bad, but people still liker her. - MoldySock

What!?! Why is Taylor Swift #1? She is so amazing! Look at everything she has done, not just in art, but also socially. She has a huge impact, and adds meaningful messages into her songs sometimes. Look at her standing up for gay rights, wrote "Ronan", against bullying, goes to hospitals, donates to charity, she's a nice person! She is not "overrated", but half of the attention comes from haters, whining about her many boyfriends, breakups, and saying she can't sing. Look at, for example, Drake. He has had countless girlfriends, and no one criticizes him for that. Also, Adele writes about breakups too, why does no one criticize her? And, she can sing, yeah she's no opera singer, but hear her live concerts, and she can sing fine enough.

Terrible singer and she relies on autotune far too much.

2 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. more.

This poll is really not necessary, because the Biebs is more overrated than all of the other singers put together.

"The King" of overrated singers

Justin Bieber should just give up on singing and start a new career as a drag-racing car driver.

Yes. He is overrated. 1) Can't sing AT ALL, likely due to all the drugs he has taken. 2) his songs are stupid. No meaning whatsoever. 3) He is not that good-looking, I mean he should get over himself.

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

I know commenting on this is exacerbating the problem I'm complaining about, but why is she even on this list? As a singer, she's ridiculously underrated, but she has 2 songs (Royals, Team) that are "overrated". Chances are you haven't heard "Ribs", "A World Alone", "Buzzcut Season", or "White Teeth Teens" if you think she's overrated. Her songwriting chops are too good to even have her be mentioned on this list.

Overrated songs/album, weak vocals, and she got a despicable personality.

She have a good music and her vocals is like that because she voice with indie style. - BeaM456

Here today, gone tomorrow. Lorde is one of those who will go as fast as she came into this industry. She has nothing amazing to offer to the music right now. Her vocal skills are limited, she has good lyrics though... Overrated.

Love her music to death, one of the best of the current generation, however most of her live performances are underwhelming to terrible and her music videos are boring and weird, not mention her art style sucks but other than that, she keeps it about the music and I admire that

4 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams Robert Peter Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.

Shouldn't even be on this list.

Just an over rated show off who loves himself,must always be the centre of attention and extremely annoying.

Crap. singer end of

I've heard better sounds from a broken drainage pipe.

5 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Minaj is most known for her songs such as "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe". more.

Don't look at the face

Shes a great rapper!

6 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. more.

I like her, but.. She's song write just for money, and a little terrible singing and terrible her performance...

Katy Perry is a P.A. B, her music videos are garbage, and dangerous to teenage girls image, pop music, and even her music is very saccharine, and false representation to real teenagers.

Only popular because like Lady Gaga she exploits the LGBT community in order to make people THINK she cares about them when she's only doing it for money.

Why the hell does Dark Horse have so many views? Cheesy, uninnovative video

7 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 more.

Atrocious. There is no doubt that she sings abysmally depressing songs and she is a Sinead O' Connor wannabe. In fact, they both suck. - metaldude8

In some of her songs she sounds like a stalker

She sings like a man as well as looking like one

She's ugly in reality, just heavily photo-shopped and loads of make-up

8 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, more.

She is not overrated. She is very talented. Her songs are very beautiful. I love her.

Jackie doesn't get the media hype and internet coverage of other singers. But she has spent the past five years doing what she has always done - making people cry and drop their jaws when they hear her sing. - BobG

In my opinion she is underrated but if you say she is overrated, thank you because she deserves to be overrated!

She is just a really, really great singer.

9 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer and actress who was born in McComb, Mississippi, and grew up 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 more.

Relies on autotune very often, she is more an entertainer

10 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.

I listen to hard rock and rap. I've never been a huge Eminem fan but I always respected him but lately, his new stuff is crap. - Toms_system

Eminem is just PURE CRAP! Absolutely no sense of music.. Constantly insulting talented people such as king of music Michael Jackson. Eminem is a shame to this generation

Eminem is a disgusting monster.. Who is constantly insulting others.

I agree Eminem is crap.. Absolutely disgusting... All he can do is to insult others


The Contenders

11 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. more.

Demi is not a good vocalist and relies on auto tune too much

12 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 more.

I Always Get Confuse With Beyonce and Still don't Understand The Singing

13 Harry Styles Harry Styles Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and song writer, known as a member of the boy band One Direction .

The worst singer of One Direction and that's saying something.

I love One Direction, but hate Harry Styles because he is overrated

I am not a fan of one direction or styles.. But his voice is really beautiful.. Doesn't deserve to be here

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 more.

I lover her, and she's my icon but, very overrated for her song, dance, vocals, and performance she just have a good body... I don't understand why people so worship her?!

I love her, but she's song, dance, performance it's so overrated

It's annoying that so many people practically worship her.

Yep, but she can really put on a show!

15 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. more.

She needs to give up on singing. She is not good. Just because she can hit high notes doesn't mean she is a singer.

I don't understand why people love her so much, she has a squeaky voice like a chipmunk, and her lyrics aren't good. But she's a good actress. I can understand that people love her as an actress. Why do people like her singing?!? - funnyuser

Doesn't deserve to be below Jackie Evancho.

I totally agree with you. Jackie Evancho is one of the most underrated and talented singers. In the other hand, Ariana went downhill quickly

She's talented, of course. But she's extremely overrated. Her new songs sucks (in my opinion) and she's a huge drama queen -. - I don't know why so many people hates Selena Gomez, that is a WAY better role model than Ariana.

16 Macklemore Macklemore Ben Haggerty, (born, June 19, 1983) known by his stage name Macklemore and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American singer and songwriter from Seattle, Washington.

Not at all overrated, he doesn't get enough credit for his other songs besides Thrift Shop, Can't Hold Us, and Same love. So underrated

Why the hell is he on the list?

17 Sam Smith Sam Smith Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.

Can't stand him. He's not even a fraction as good as the true R&B singers of old. But hey it's a novelty as he's white so everyone will automatically say how great he is. It's a bit of 'The Emporer's New Clothes ' thing going on here... Much like Adele!

Sick of hearing about him, he's not even that good. Still a problem in 2015, should be a LOT higher on this list. More annoying than anyone else on this list, should be in the top five at least.

His album is average at best. It's quite boring actually.

No offense, but he should be #1... Either him or Beyonce or Ariana.

18 Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding Elena Jane "Ellie" Goulding is an British singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, born on December 30th, 1986 in Hereford, England . She is most well-known in the U .S. for her singles "Lights," "Love Me Like You Do," "Burn," and has been featured in other songs with Calvin Harris and others . more.

Very weak, pathetic voice.

How long will I love you? Until you open that mouth and sing again.

Overrated and can not sing. I feel sorry for the UK they usually have great singers.

19 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

What is she doing here?

20 Zendaya Zendaya
21 Will.I.Am Will.I.Am is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor known for being the lead vocalist in The Black Eyed Peas. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He has released several solo albums such as "Songs About Girls" and "Will Power" .

Lol. Horrible. enough said.

22 Connie Talbot Connie Talbot Connie Talbot (born November 20th, 2000) is an English child singer who rose to fame as a finalist on the first season of Britain's Got Talent. She is currently active as an independent music artist on YouTube.

She is one of the most talented child singer

23 Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
24 Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, and later based in Vancouver.

I think her song Call Me Maybe is VERY OVERRATED! - funnyuser

One hit wonder lol

25 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the more.

Girl is doing everything in her power to stay relevant ( always nude, releasing an album etc.) It's quite sad actually.

This whore should only be allowed to perform as a circus ape, she's horrific, and I'm angry that vapid idiots like this have influence over young girls.

She's worse than JB, worse than 1D, Miley is not a singer, she's an attention whore, nobody likes her anymore.

26 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 sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.

Have you heard her song I Love You Like A Love Song? Or Round and Round? It just repeats over and over again! She's a good singer, but her lyrics are weak. - funnyuser

Am I the only one who thinks she's underrated? That's not because she's not as talented as Beyonce that means that she can't sing.

Not a very good singer, she should stick to acting. She's much better at it.

27 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.

This Guy Still Around? Album Free To Download because It sucks

He's a snooze fest.

28 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. more.

I think that she dresses VERY WEIRDLY, sings HORRIBLELY, and lyrics are COMPLETELY WEIRD. Why do people LOVE HER so much?!? She is Overrated! - funnyuser

She basically disappeared, I guess people got over her

29 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Too much ed Sheeran, starting to get very irritating


30 Ke$ha Ke$ha Kesha Rose Sebert (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born on March 1st, 1987 in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. more.
31 Jake Bugg Jake Bugg

He has a very strange sort of voice

32 Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand Barbara Joan Streisand, known professionally as Barbra Streisand, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.

Can't sing at all any more.

33 Enya Enya Eithne Pádraigín Ní Bhraonáin, known professionally as Enya, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and producer.

She is "DISAPPEARED" Not "OVERRATED". Enya please come back..

Now she is DISAPPEARED not Overrated

34 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.
35 Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

This snob has had enough! Come on out and vote for her! - blst0033

I hate his song Fancy doesn't make any sense. - funnyuser

She is average in my opinion. - SelfDestruct

36 Sage the Gemini Sage the Gemini Sage the Gemini is an American rapper, songwriter, and record producer from Fairfield, California. He is probably most well known for being featured on the Flo Rida song "GDFR."

Also joining the international tour as the opening act, roadie, and janitorial service for Deadmau5.

He is the most underrated singer/rapper ever! So which dumb idiot put him here?

And stop lying about the opening act for deadmau5 thingy. - SelfDestruct

Will be the opening act for deadmau5.

He's too gross, Gas Pedal. - funnyuser

37 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer and songwriter. Trainor's work has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, Music Business Association's Breakthrough Artist of the Year accolade and two Billboard Music Awards.

Way overrated. "All About That Bass" was a terrible irritating song, but sadly lots of people can't see that.

38 J Balvin
39 Olly Murs Olly Murs Oliver Stanley Murs, known professionally as Olly Murs, is an English singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor. He first came to national attention for coming second in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009.
40 Robin Thicke Robin Thicke Robin Charles Thicke is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Thicke has worked with numerous artists.
41 Daft Punk Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

They made the most repetitive song ever. Around the world around the world around the world around the world around the world around the world around the world around the world

Uhm... Why the hell is Daft Punk on this list? They're not even singers, and even so, they're hardly overrated. Sure, RAM wasn't their greatest album so far (that goes to Discovery in my opinion) but it's still a fantastic piece of art, and better than half the rubbish on this list.

42 Pink Pink Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
43 Celine Dion Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.
44 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.
45 Avicii Avicii Tim Bergling (September 8, 1989 - April 20, 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. He is best regarded for his work in Electronic Music during the 2010s in which his works have charted among the Top 40 Radio and for his influence more.

His background music is catchy, but his voice sounds like a country singer. And country and electronic do not mix well. Stick to instrumentals, Avicii. - RiverClanRocks

46 Bella Thorne Bella Thorne Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne is an American actress, writer, model and singer, released EP "Jersey" in 2014. Best known for "Shake It Up!" 2010-2013. Has starred in "Blended", "The Frog Kingdom", "The Duff", "Big Sky", "Ratchet & Clank", "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" more.

Obviously she can't sing, but she's always on T.V.. - HELLADERE120

47 Kimbra Kimbra Kimbra Lee Johnson, known mononymously as Kimbra, is a New Zealand recording artist based in Los Angeles.
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49 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. more.

So overrated! - RiverClanRocks

50 Pitbull Pitbull Armando Christian Pérez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, is a Grammy (and Latin Grammy) winning Cuban-American rapper, songwriter and record producer.

Pitbull is trash af

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