Most Successful Music Artists of 2013


The Top Ten

1 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

This new alternative band reached really high positions especially with Radioactive, its greatest hit. Then, they released "Demons", which had positive reviews and became popular as well. - bruugabrielee

An actually good band unlike Miley Cyrus or Robin Thicke.

2 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

New faces. They hit the charts with their first single "Thrift Shop" which reached high positions in Billboard and iTunes charts. Then, they released "Can't Hold Us", their biggest hit, being one of the most successful bands during this 2013. - bruugabrielee

3 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.

The Pop prince is back! After some years without many hits, he had a boom this year. Suit & Tie, Mirrors and Holy Grail really hit the charts, reaching important rates. - bruugabrielee

4 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.

After 2 years of being away from the spotlight, Miley called the attention of the world with her hit "We Can't Stop". She was criticized because of her exposure, but the song became one of the 5 most popular songs of 2013. Her hit "Wrecking Ball" also became a hit, during the last months of the year. Her video called the attention as well, and she explained later her inspiration. It was really a good year for the 21-year-old popstar. - bruugabrielee

5 Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter. She is known for songs such Royals and Team, and has released 2 albums; Pure Heroine (2013) and Melodrama (2017).

Lorde is a very talented teen. her manager continue to supports her because they believe that lorde can be a famous singer. and now she proves she really got talent on her album PURE HEROINE. she's the best! Love ya LORDE

Just sixteen years old. The girl showed her talent in her first studio album "Pure Heroine", which included one of the best songs of 2013, "Royals", which hit iTunes #1 for months in different parts of the world! She became even more known when she criticized lots of artists, such as Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and DJ David Guetta. She was really the revelation of the year. - bruugabrielee

She's very overrate. I like "Team" but I just can't get into "Royals" or understand why it won 2 granny's. She got the attention Zendaya deserved.

Only 17 good singer with good rhythm and beat my new favorite singer

6 Robin Thicke Robin Charles Thicke is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Thicke has worked with numerous artists.

TWERKING became the dance style of 2013, after the Gangnam Style in 2012. His song "Blurred Lines" is also included in the most popular songs of the year. It was covered by Glee Cast, and it reached #1 in iTunes top 10, for a couple of months. WHAT A YEAR! - bruugabrielee

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

"Feel this moment" became one of the most popular singles during the first months of 2013, featuring pop singer Christina Aguilera. Then, almost finishing the year, he teamed up with Ke$ha, and released "Timber", also one of the most popular and successful song of the year. - bruugabrielee

8 Daft Punk Daft Punk is a French electronic music duo consisting of producers Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

It was also a good year for this electronic band, which had a boom with "Get Lucky" through the whole world. - bruugabrielee

9 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.

Broke Michael Jackson's record as the youngest artist in US chart history to have a Top 2 and Platinum CD.
Had her own PBS "Great Performances" T.V. Special TWICE, with another T.V. special slated to be taped in summer of 2014.
Sang for Obama TWICE, and the Emperor of Japan, and also did duets with Barbra Streisand, Jose Carreras, SumiJo, Susan Boyle, Katherine Jenkins, and Tony Bennett.
Will be the greatest singer of her generation.

10 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.

The god of pop came back with 2 number 1 albums

The Contenders

11 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.

Ariana became succesful because of the song The Way, Baby I and the only one Right There hits the chart after Icona Pop, Eminem and Zendaya - BrokenFreeHeart

12 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.

The Marshall Mathers Lp 2 was massive becoming one of the biggest albums of the year and spawning the monster and berserk which became major hits. - Powell

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

Lady GaGa has revolutionized the pop industry. She is amazing at playing the piano and singing. Her smash hits include Bad Romance, Poker Face, Judas, Paparazzi and many more. She does not use auto tune like Katy Perry. She doesn't care about what others think of her and is very creative with her clothes and performances. Her new album ARTPOP is legendary. I am proud to be a little monster.

14 One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records more.

Best Song Ever (2), and Story of My Life (6) were both big hits on the US charts so they probably should be in the top 10.

1d have undoubtedly had an amazing year. Their movie was an all-round hit at the Box
Office. Their perfume is currently out-selling everyone else. Their world tour was a huge success and their album is the fastest selling album of 2013. They are one of the top artists of 2013. BEAT THAT!

15 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.

The one daring and seductive, 17 platinums, 4 songs in chart with weeks in chart, Unicef partner, 3 perfumes includes Purr, Meow and Killer Queen, a songwriter, The queen of pop revolutionary after Cher, Madonna, Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears

16 Gotye Wouter Andre "Wally" De Backer, better known as Gotye, is an Australian-Belgian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. The name "Gotye" is a pronunciation respelling of "Gauthier", the French cognate of Gotye's given Dutch name "Wouter".

He became very popular this year w/his #1 hit Easy Way Out!

17 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.
18 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.

Rihanna's "Right Now" was amazing, but I think Rihanna's best performance appeared in Eminem's song "The Monster", which was a comercial success in November and December. - bruugabrielee

19 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.

Last year's Locked Out Of Heaven had a lot of success, and this pushed him to release amazing songs, such as "When I Was Your Man", "Treasure", and the new, not that successful, "Gorilla". - bruugabrielee

When I was your man is just awesome!

20 Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro.

The band went through a tough time in 2010 when the Farro Brothers left, but this year they came storming back with their first album as a three-piece. Their self-titled 'Paramore' turned out to be their most varied and experimental work yet and song'Still Into You'was good enough to get into the charts.
This is the new Paramore and quite frankly they've never sounded better.

21 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 "It Ain't Me". 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.

She's the Princess of pop after Katy Perry Queen of pop with her hit Come and Get with her album Stars Dance

22 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.

The pop princess released her detention "Work Bitch" who hit the chart #1 after Roar-Katy Perry #2 and we'll her new album Britney Jean and the new song "Perfume"top next day - RockAngel

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24 Austin Mahone Austin Carter Mahone is an American singer and songwriter. He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

He's really come out this year! And is heading towards major success

25 Kesha 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.
26 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.

Come one his the number one in all mags

27 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 .

Second-biggest selling artist since 2001, is only behind Eminem for sales in the new millennium.

28 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's more.
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