Top Ten Things That Ruined the Music Industry


The Top Ten

1 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.

I'm surprised he is not higher in this list. - ShyChick

Why do people always say he's that bad? I mean, he's not the best singer in the world. But I still think he has a lot of talent. - dipperpinesfangirl618

He is killed the music along with Nicki Minaj, no doubt. - 05yusuf09

It's always obvious he's number 1. - Neonco31

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2 Rap

There are many rappers that are better than Eminem and its not too hard to find them so open your eyes. - MLGPoossySlayer6969

Everything about rap suck ruin music industry same arrange use auto tune no skill all is about lit dope showoff

One word. Eminem! He's the ONLY reason this shouldn't be on the list! - dipperpinesfangirl618

I thought that whoever put this on the list, actually meant mumble rap. Rap was on fire and had legends back in the days, but then Lil Wayne ruined the music industry, and so did Nicki Minaj, so it is actually mumble rap such as Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Future and Young Thug. This rap as a whole did not ruin the music industry, it’s just most of today’s rap, best known as mumble rap.

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3 People Getting Judged On Looks

Madonna was the one who started this stupid trend. She paved the way for mediocre singers to become famous because of their sex appeal and their willingness to create a provocative and overtly sexual image of themselves.

This is one of the absolute worst things.

Justin at Number One? People still make good music, just it does not get popular enough. - 445956

4 Nu-metal

Korn, Disturbed, Soulfly and Slipknot

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5 Greed

Its all about the money, not music - gemcloben


6 One Direction 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.

These guys and Bieber will soon fade away, we should be so lucky as to have Rap fade away just as quickly.

Though I'm pissed that they did not disband, I think they actually sounded BETTER without zayn...

If Justin Bieber joined 1 direction I would kill myself

The are stupid. Once I said "I don't like one direction" on msp and some teen girl told me to kill myself. - Lunala

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7 MTV MTV MTV is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" which is the flagship Property of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, of which it is a subsidiary.

Video killed the radio star.

This gets my vote because MTV is a Tele-VISION and focuses more on what you see (looks) than on what you hear (music). - Metal_Treasure

Brought us all this glam metal - gemcloben

MTV always cares incompetent pop stars. - 05yusuf09

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8 Almost all songs having a reference to sex V 1 Comment
9 Pop

Its made with ghost producers and sounds all the same.

Pop music and rap music is NASTY.

10 No More Guitar Solos

They may not be applicable to all genres, but they do take a lot of talent. I don't really see songs that have pretty long guitar solos nowadays. But I'm not saying that having no guitar solos is bad.

The only number 1 songs of the year with guitar solos are thinking out loud and rude. there not really eddie Van Halen. - gemcloben

If you want guitar solos, listen to metal music! - Metal_Treasure

Actually there are still guitar solos today. Killer solos�"its still popular in thrash metal!

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The Contenders

11 Auto-Tune

If you use this, you obviously have no talent - Kfox101

12 The rumor of rock and metal being the devil's music

Could at least put this at number 4?

This is offensive to people who like rock music - pineliek

It is actually racist. - 445956

Well that is so wrong...that was the best music [punk rock too] everyone at my school is either a pop or rap fan

13 Record Labels
14 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 .

The reality is that the kids who hate on her are intimidated by the fact that a regular, everyday kid from Pittsburgh, who is their own age, has emerged onto the world stage with a historic talent level.

Ruined this site more than music - gemcloben

15 Songs about partying, sex, and drugs becoming popular among the mainstream crowd

I'm sure the song titled "Entrails Ripped from a Virgins C*** " is perfectly okay, because its metal. But if a artist nowadays says any reference to sex, drugs, or money they deserve to be shot. Just because a certain style of lyrics doesn't appeal to you doesn't mean it doesn't appeal to others. - MLGPoossySlayer6969

16 Napster

There is better ones than napster now - gemcloben

No one uses Napster anymore. We have piratebay and it's 100 times better then Napster. I support music downloading and if you don't like it tough - Sabbath

17 Simon Cowell Simon Cowell Simon Phillip Cowell is an English reality television judge, entrepreneur, philanthropist, film, record, and television producer.

He is one of the reasons why the Charts is Crap.

The biggest ass to ever walk the face of the earth.

He knows what he's doing. I'm glad ratm destroyed him. - gemcloben

Hope he gets 'Shot' one day. He is a 'Wanker' so he is.

18 Posers
19 Screaming Fans

Screaming fans are nothing new; Rudolf Valentino in the 1920's, Bing Crosby in the 1930's, Frank Sinatra in the 1940's, Elvis Presley in the 1950's, etc, etc. etc.

It may me nothing new, but it is bad - gemcloben

20 Dubstep

I hate dubstep it's so overrated and dumb - Harri666

Worst music genre ever. - 05yusuf09

Sarcasm ahead:
How is dubstep on this list? I mean really, is dubstep not the definition of music? I can feel exactly the anger or joy or agony of the musician when he put together that aaah wubwubwub we hfhfhfhf lo flaflaflafla zien shaaa psh oOOOo weeieieiei wuoiuouw

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Justin Bieber
2. Greed
3. Almost all songs having a reference to sex
1. Jackie Evancho
2. Nu-metal
3. Rap
1. MTV
2. Auto-Tune
3. People Getting Judged On Looks

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