Top Ten Things That Most Ruined the Music Industry

The Top Ten
1 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.

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

People's look have nothing do to with their music. Just how people judged Lady Gaga's looks

This is one of the absolute worst things.

2 Rap

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.

I disagree rappers like 2pac Eminem notorious b.I.g and even some current rappers like Kendrick Lamar aren't that bad I'm not saying rap is the best (there is a lot of bad current rap) but it's definitely better then some other genres (country )

Rap started off okay but now a lot of songs sound like a 6 year old put together lyrics they found in some angry deviants journal. Bring back talent, instruments and melody.

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

3 Auto-Tune

Some songs sound fine with autotune but most singers who use it sound like robots. Autotune hides real singing talent and some singers abused it by using too much autotune

It's annoying! If you can't song well, then get good at it! Don't use an effect to make to sound like you can sing!

The only good reason.

4 Almost All Songs Having a Reference to Sex

Except for songs exclusive to animated movies.

5 Songs About Partying, Sex, and Drugs Becoming Popular Among the Mainstream Crowd

Thank you! I was scared this wouldn't be on the list. This should totally be #1. Music is mostly about sin nowadays, it's so sad. End times are here.

That's all there is to music. Except Tones and I but her singing could really use some work so that it sounds less annoying.

Y'all do realize that your favorite bands AC/DC and KISS made songs about this too, right?

6 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.

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

Video killed the radio star.

MTV always cares incompetent pop stars.

They discourage rock, classify Hozier inappropriately as rock, and promotes popular teen issues instead of music,

7 Nu-Metal

Something is wrong with this in this list, Nu Metal is the best Metal genre out there and one of the coolest genres of all time.

8 Pop

It got a lot worse in the very late 2010s and early 2020s with even more crappy and cringeworthy sounding music from this genre.

Its made with ghost producers and sounds all the same.

9 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. ...read more.

Just because he isn't a great singer doesn't mean he ruined the music industry. There have been much worse artists. One single song like Baby didn't ruin the whole music industry

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.

He is the logical result and product of this same industry - he embodies it.

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

10 The Rumor of Rock and Metal Being the Devil's Music

I really hate that people think this. I love rock music, but that doesn't make me a satanist or something.

Could at least put this at number 4?

It was much popular back then.

It is actually racist.

The Contenders
11 Songs About Doing Drugs

Which songs in particular?

12 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 ...read 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...

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

This music group is for gay people who have been in a row in themselves.

13 Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age. Since 2009, she has issued an EP and eight albums, including a platinum and gold album, and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's latest album 'The Debut', was her eighth consecutive ...read more.

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.

14 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. ...read more.

Her music from 2008-2010 were much better.

15 Dubstep

Worst music genre ever.

16 Billboard
17 Greed

That's all there is to music now.

18 Screaming Fans

Honey screaming fans have existed long before we were born. Frank Sinatra started this trend along with Elvis. The Beatles had the biggest one but they tried to end it just to take their music career seriously.

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.

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

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

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

Hope he goes away soon. He is a 'Disgrace' to 'Music' so he is, giving us 'Honey G' who has no Talent at all. Wanker he is...

20 Posers
21 No More Guitar Solos

I think there are still songs with guitar solos these days, just not as much as before. Even AC/DC's newest song has a guitar solo

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.

What a joke! People who think probably don't listen to classical.

22 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". ...read more.

How she isn't in the top 10?

Need I say more?

23 Pop Fangirls

You got that right

24 Trap
25 Skrillex Skrillex is an American (Born in 1988, in Los Angeles, California) EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on ...read more.

Skrillex helped muse make dubstep. Why. Muse shouldn't do any more dubstep ever again. Hey at least the video was creepy as a living nugget. (See: muse-unsustainable)

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