Top Ten Things That 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.

This is one of the absolute worst things.

This why Slipknot wears their masks mask

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

2 Rap

Old Rap (though I don't like it) was tolerable. Now it is just angry people swearing all of the time.

The modern kind ruined it. Especially the ones with sexist and racist lyrics in them.

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

Tones and I.

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!

4 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.

Korn, Disturbed, Soulfly and Slipknot

Eeww who listen to that stuff its gross

Go listen to your One Direction and don't mess up with real music genres. - Johnalove

5 Almost all songs having a reference to sex

Except for songs exclusive to animated movies.

pur fax

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.

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).

Brought us all this glam metal

MTV always cares incompetent pop stars.

7 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.

Modern pop. Ugh!

Its made with ghost producers and sounds all the same.

Pop music and rap music is NASTY.

8 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?

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.

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. more.

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

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 killed the music along with Nicki Minaj, no doubt.

It's always obvious he's number 1.

10 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...

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

If Justin Bieber joined 1 direction I would kill myself

The Contenders

11 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.

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

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

It is actually racist.

Oh please, today's pop and rap music are nowhere fact rap music is not wholesome either.

13 Songs about doing drugs
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. more.

Her music from 2008-2010 were much better.

I hate that trashy bitch

15 Dubstep

I hate dubstep it's so overrated and dumb

Worst music genre ever.

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

16 Billboard
17 Posers
18 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.

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.

It may me nothing new, but it is bad

19 Greed

Its all about the money, not music

That's all there is to music now.


G.r.e.e.d. What describes modern singers? Greed!

20 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.

If you want guitar solos, listen to metal music!

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

This should be 2nd after Bieber

21 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.

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

22 Pop Fangirls

You got that right

23 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 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)

Liters,skrillex is awesome

24 Napster

There is better ones than napster now

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

25 Trap


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