Top 10 Singers Who are Both Unique and Terrible

Unique for their awful sound. Please don't add Justin Bieber to the list.

The Top Ten Singers Who are Both Unique and Terrible

1 Yoko Ono Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art, music, and filmmaking. Singer-songwriter John Lennon of the Beatles was her third husband.

Would her singing even be considered "singing"? It just sounds like screaming to me to be honest. - Misfire

Calling her a singer is like calling battery acid a refreshing beverage.

2 Lil Yachty Miles Parks McCollum, known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs. He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016.

Not unique, just terrible. - RobertWisdom

3 Travis Scott Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and musician from Houston, Texas.
4 Ice JJ Fish Daniel McLoyd (born July 30, 1994) better known online as his rap name, IceJJFish, is an R&B artist known for his song "On The Floor" which has reached 67 million views on YouTube and reached number 5 on the Billboard hot 100 charts in 2014.

Something about you girl

He sounds like he’s trying to sound terrible. - 3DG20

5 Young Thug Jeffrey Lamar Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He became known for his commercial debut single 'Stoner', as well as other songs such as 'Check', 'Digits', and 'Best Friend' more.
6 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.

Unique: No.
Terrible: Also no. - 3DG20

Unique: No
Terrible: No - RobertWisdom

"He's a good artist" my ass! - DaWyteNight

7 Ski Mask the Slump God Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne, born April 18, 1996, is an American rapper and songwriter from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is well known for his goofy and sometimes nonsensical lyrics and songs and his fast flows, as well as for collaborating with the late XXXTentacion.
8 Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American rapper from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was discovered by Brian "Baby" "Birdman" Williams at a very young age, and was signed to Cash Money Records, where he would be one quarter of the rap group Hot Boys. In the years to follow, he would go on to find his own more.

Unique: No.
Terrible: Most of the time, yes. - 3DG20

Unique: Yes(Not in a good way)
Terrible: Yes - RobertWisdom

9 Chance the Rapper Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer from the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.
10 Frank Ocean Christopher Edwin Breaux, known professionally as Frank Ocean, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and photographer.

The Contenders

11 Jacob Sartorius Rolf Jacob Sartorius (known by his middle name), born October 2, 2002, is an American singer and internet personality, who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos on and his Vines (on Vine). In 2016, he released his debut single "Sweatshirt", which reached the Hot 100 more.

Terrible? Yes.
Unique? No, not at all. - Misfire

12 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.
13 Kodak Black Bill K. Kapri is an American rapper better known by his stage name Kodak Black. He is noted for his singles "Roll in Peace", "Tunnel Vision", and "No Flockin", as well as his numerous legal issues.
14 XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (January 23, 1998 - June 18, 2018), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter.
15 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", "Super Bass", "Starships" and her feature on "Bang Bang". more.

She's kinda unique, but unique in a bad way. - Misfire

Unique: Not really.
Terrible: Yes. - 3DG20

Unique: Yes
Terrible: Yes - RobertWisdom

16 CupcakKe Elizabeth Eden Harris, better known by her stage name, cupcakKe, is a rapper, singer, and songwriter. She was born on May 31, 1997 in Chicago, United States. Although she is best known for her sexually explicit lyrics, cupcakKe was raised in a church and is still a devout Christian.

Unique: No
Terrible: YES! - RobertWisdom

17 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.

Unique: No
Terrible: Often - RobertWisdom

Unique: No.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

Terrible? Sometimes
Unique? No way. - DaWyteNight

18 David Bowie David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. more.

Overhyped to the absolute max. He had the most boring voice and his songs are terrible.

I'm not a fan of him, but I wouldn't consider him terrible. - Misfire

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

Terrible? what is wrong with u - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

19 Fred Durst William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.
20 Submarine Man Water Handblast (born Ardy Robert Andrews) better known by his name Submarine Man, is an American rapper known for his songs that heavily feature lyrics about foot fetishes as well as heavily autotuned vocals.

Unique: No
Terrible: Yes - RobertWisdom

21 Lil Meerkat Ameeer Pipi, better known by his stage name Lil Meerkat is a Canadian rapper and singer-songwriter. He is known for his infamous remix of the popular Queen song "Bohemian Rhapsody". He released his debut studio album "Weeaboo Paradise, Vol. 1" in November 2018.
22 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".

Unique: Yes (not in a good way)
Terrible: Sometimes (Getting better) - RobertWisdom

23 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.

Is this a joke? One of the greatest singers of all time, now if you said terrible teeth, now your talking. Yes keep that mouth shut in the shadows, so we can't see, but we definitely want to hear, ill just keep my eyes closed.

Excuse me? Terrible? My God. - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

Unique? YEAH!
Terrible? Absolutely NOT! - Misfire

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: Absolutely not! - 3DG20

24 Roger Waters George Roger Waters is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He is mostly known for being the secondary lead vocalist and bassist of Pink Floyd.

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

25 Ringo Starr Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

Unique: No
Terrible: No - RobertWisdom

Wow, 4 Beatles straight? - Misfire

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

26 Eric Bellinger Eric Bellinger, Jr., born March 26, 1986, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Los Angeles, California.

Unique? Sometimes, but not in a good way.
Terrible? For the most part, yes. - DaWyteNight

27 Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

Unique: Not even close!
Terrible: Absolutely! - RobertWisdom

Unique: Absolutely not.
Terrible: Absolutely yes. - 3DG20

28 Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. more.

Unique: No.
Terrible: For the most part, no. - 3DG20

She's not unique at all - DaWyteNight

She's okay. Not terrible in my opinion. Just ok. - Misfire

29 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.

Unique: Yes to his old stuff, (not in a good way) no to his new stuff.
Terrible: Again, yes to his old stuff, no to his new stuff. - 3DG20


Everyone who has a deep understanding of music, knows Bieber got lucky, I do think he's good BUT OVERRATED, anyone who's a good singer could do baby, mistletoe, n bluh bluh bluh... Chuck berry invented ROCK N ROLL, Elvis brought Swagger n sexy with more than just his looks, his voice n performance, The Beatles Changed Music, Michael Jackson is the epitome of an entertainer, the GOAT in music, took fame not just to the next level but to the last level & modern music owes this dude everything, he single handedly changed music, also shifted the focus from rock to pop, he's why you hear pop stars everything.. JB will never be in considered as great as MJ, EP, LENNON... why? simple... what has he changed? what has he invented? WHAT HAS HE DONE FOR MUSIC?...

30 David Gilmour David Jon Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He joined the progressive rock band Pink Floyd as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1968.

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

31 Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

Yes, he's unique.
No, not terrible. - Misfire

Unique: No
Terrible: No - RobertWisdom

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

No way! He's a good singer - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

32 John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

Unique: No
Terrible: No - RobertWisdom

Unique and not terrible. - Misfire

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

33 George Harrison George Harrison (1943 - 2001) was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

He is unique, but, no, not terrible. - Misfire

Unique: No
Terrible: No - RobertWisdom

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

34 James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

35 Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.
36 Brian Johnson Brian Johnson is an English singer and songwriter. Since 1980, he is the lead singer of the Australian rock band AC/DC, with whom he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. As of April 2016, Johnson is not participating in the remainder of the Rock or Bust World Tour due to hearing more.
37 Amy Lee Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

38 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.

Unique: Yes.
Terrible: No. - 3DG20

How can he be unique if everything he did he stole from other artists. - RobertWisdom

39 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, author, and artist who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
40 Bob Marley Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

Unique? Yes.
Terrible? No way! - DaWyteNight

41 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.
42 Nick Cave Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the frontman of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. Cave's music is generally characterized by emotional intensity, a wide variety more.
43 Stevie Nicks Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums.
44 Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
45 Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time.

How are Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder terrible? - DaWyteNight

Again, that part of the list where people start randomly throwing out artists. - RobertWisdom

46 Robert Plant Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
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48 Florence Foster Jenkins Florence Foster Jenkins was an American socialite and amateur soprano who was known and mocked for her flamboyant performance costumes and notably poor singing ability.

Aka the worst opera singer of all time - thomwim

49 Geddy Lee Gary Lee Weinrib, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.

Unique: Yes (Not in a good way)
Terrible: Yes - RobertWisdom

50 The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born on 16 February 1990 in Toronto, Ontario. more.

Unique: No.
Terrible: For the most part with very few exceptions, yes. - 3DG20

Unique: No
Terrible: Yes - RobertWisdom

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