Timeless Music Artists From 2000-2009

Which one of our favorite artist today will our children listen to?

The Top Ten

1 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.

timeless artist with timeless music... I mean c'mon.. (don't stop) was recently chosen the best dance song in some competition... so what do you need more than that to define timeless... the song is over 30 years old... and is still the best...
million years from now.. he will still be the ppl's favorite

The true king of pop, rock, and soul. He paved the way for so many singers we listen to now

here is someone I know that the children of the future children will listen to... his legacy is the most valuable and precious legacy ever...

Michael is amazingly beautiful and I don't understand why he isn't number 1. I've never even heard of the first two people

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2 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

Completely dominated the 2000s, and will keep dominating the music world. Linkin Park rules. - lukestheman4

3 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

She has nice voice

4 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
5 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.
6 Regine Velasquez Regine Velasquez Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, dubbed as the Asia's Songbird is a Filipina recording artist, host, producer, philanthropist, commercial endorser, actress, and an Asian pop culture icon. She is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range.
7 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
8 Eminem 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 ...read more.

Amazing use of words, he really is able to put you into his shoes and see the world through his eyes. True spoken rapper who has no limitations of domination.

Shady will be remembered by true rap fans forever. - aman28

EMINEM is the best rapper ever! I mean who could sing like him! Should be No. 1!

BEST AND BETTER THAN THEM ALL ESPECIALLY Miley Cyrus

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9 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American nu metal/ alternative rock/ alternative metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

I couldn't decide between Disturbed and System of a Down. I chose Disturbed because they are great musicians, of course, not the greatest of all time, but still great musicians. The only reason I did not vote for System of a Down is I was not sure if they counted, as their debut album was released in 1998. So come on Disturbed ones, Vote!

10 Trapt Trapt Trapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".

The Contenders

11 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised 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 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

Brit is the best selling female artist of decade 2000-2009. I can't believe such trashy singers like Beyonce and Rihanna are over her. Weird -

You can hate her guys but she was BY FAR the most popular and influential female star of the 2000's. Everyone wanted to be like her. Everyone copied her style, dancing, clothes...
Britney was the BOMB back then

Hits - "Oops!... I Did It Again", "every time", "Toxic", "I'm a Slave 4 U", "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman", "Womanizer", "3", "Piece of Me", "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman", "Lucky", "Stronger"

I love britney she is an inspiration to everyone... The QUEEN OF POP forever
No one can get over her

12 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2013 Gontier left the band due to creative differences. He was replaced with Brad's ...read more.
13 Papa Roach Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.
14 Pink Pink Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
15 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

Tours - she slays everyone in this category! Even in the 2000's she ruled in touring.
#1 hits - "Hung Up" topped the most international charts. "4 Minutes" comes the second. Other popular hits - "Music", "Sorry", "Don't Tell Me", "Die Another Day", "Get Together", "Celebration", "American Pie", "American Life"

Underrated but beautiful tracks - "Time Stood Still", "Nothing Fails", "Miles Away"

Hung Up ranked #1 in 46 countries - absolute record. Not to mention other superhits like Music, Sorry, 4 Minutes, Die Another Day, Celebration, Get Together. -

Music, don't Tell Me, Die Another Day, Hung Up, Sorry, 4 Minutes, Give It 2 Me, Celebration... ONE WOMAN!

16 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

Shakira is one of the most influential and popular artists of the 2000's. She made belly dance superpopular. Her songs "Hips Don't Lie", "Whenever, Wherever", "Underneath Your Clothes", "Objection (Tango)", "La Tortura", "She Wolf" became superhits.
Underrated songs - "Illegal", "Don't Bother", "The One", "Did It Again", "Give It Up to Me"

17 Nelly Furtado Nelly Furtado Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.

Her albums "Whoa, Nelly! " (2000) and "Loose" (2006) gave us amazing songs "I'm Like a Bird", "Promiscuous", "Say It Right", "All Good Things (Come to an End)", "Turn Off the Light", "Maneater", "In God's Hands", "...On the Radio (Remember the Days)", "Do It".
She's interesting, talented and unique. We didn't have artists like Nelly in the 2000's

18 Adema Adema Adema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.
19 Alicia Keys Alicia Keys Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

She's the closest we have to a legend in our generation, a generation full of sell-outs and auto-tuned artists w/ crappy and senseless lyrics. I like rap... I like hip hop.. but when I hear this womans voice... I stop to think how talented she really is... she will be around for a very long time to come... her shyte is timeless... I'm sure when I'm grey and old I'll remember this moment... like to meet her sumday... damn...

20 Rise Against Rise Against Rise Against is an American hardcore punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. They are known for popularizing punk.
21 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson

The "Breakaway" (2004) album made her a superstar. It gave us superb hits like "Because of You", "Breakaway", "Since U Been Gone", "Behind These Hazel Eyes", "Walk Away".
Also, Kelly released other awesome songs during that era - "My Life Would Suck Without You", "Don't Waste Your Time", "A Moment Like This", "Miss Independent", "Already Gone"...

Her music is smart, inspirational and touching

Has the #2, #5, and # 8 hit of the decade, which shows that's she's probably the most popular artist of the decade.

22 Christina Agulara

Beutiful Voice -slutty personality
looks cheep
but she can sing comparably to Whitney Houston

23 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.

Albums "J.Lo" (2001) and "This Is Me...Then" (2002) gave us amazing songs like "Love Don't Cost a Thing", "Ain't It Funny", "Jenny from the Block", "I'm Real", "All I Have", "I'm Gonna Be Alright", "Play". Many artists (including Beyonce & Rihanna) copied Jennifer's style.
Jennifer released the most successful remix album in the 2000's.
She was the greatest and the most VERSATILE female dancer of the 2000's

Underrated songs from that era - "Brave", "Hold It Don't Drop It", "Qué Hiciste", "Louboutins", "Do It Well"

24 Gwen Stefani Gwen Stefani

At the beginning of the 2000s Gwen and her band No Doubt released hits "Ex-Girlfriend", "Hey Baby", "Hella Good", "It's My Life", "Underneath It All".

Later she became even more famous with her solo singles "Hollaback Girl", "Rich Girl", "Cool", "The Sweet Escape", "What You Waiting For? ", "4 in the Morning", "Wind It Up". Even artists like Lady Gaga and Kesha took some inspiration from Gwen. True Fashion Icon!

25 Celine Dion Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.

Celine was the most successful female artist of the 90's but she was very huge in the 2000s as well. Her concert tours were the BOMB! "A New Day Has Come" (2002) is an amazing album. "One Heart" (2003), "D'elles" (2007) and "Taking Chances" were great too

26 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.
27 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

How the heck is coldplay all the way down here? Has ANYBODY heard Fix You? Viva la Vida? The Scientist? Yellow? Clocks?

Best flippin band, people.

A Rush of Blood to the Head and X & Y are huge-selling albums.

28 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate ...read more.
29 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams

Come on guys, Robbie shone in the 2000s. He was the best male artist back then

30 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.
31 System of a Down System of a Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
32 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne
33 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 .

We got the tiniest preview of the international greatness to come with her first independent CD "Prelude to A Dream" in late 2009, when she was only 9 years old.

34 Mary J

Luv her
Think of -Im Going Down

35 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian 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 ...read more.

The 2000's was good for rihanna! Music of the sun, a girl like me, good girl gone bad, good girl gone bad reloaded, rated r. Those albums prove that she NEEDS to be number 1! - spodermanfan1000

36 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
37 Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys

Even in the 2000's they made great and influential music! They are true icons of Pop

38 McFly

They have been ongoing for 10 years now they are the best of the best no one can beat them as a band

39 Ray LaMontagne Ray LaMontagne
40 OutKast OutKast Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1991, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers André "André 3000" Benjamin (formerly known as Dré) and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton. The duo achieved both critical acclaim and commercial success in the 1990s and early 2000s, helping ...read more.
41 Simple Plan Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
42 JaRule

Ok ok... he;s been gone
but someday people will listen to Rainy Days again...

43 Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

Amy's Back To Black is already classic jazz/soul/r'n'b/pop/blues album.
The girl has really unique vocal and songwriting talent -

Amy was an amazing artist. I miss her phenomenal music

44 Incubus Incubus Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California. The band was formed in 1991 by vocalist Brandon Boyd, lead guitarist Mike Einziger, and drummer Jose Pasillas while enrolled in Calabasas High School and later expanded to include bassist Alex "Dirk Lance" Katunich, and Gavin "DJ Lyfe" Koppell; ...read more.
45 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).
46 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, ...read more.

Think of this in the long run not what's hot now

47 Kanye West 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 ...read more.

Think of Stronger and All Falls Down

48 Beyonce 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 ...read more.

She is a COPYCAT and the most overrated artist of the 2000's. Well, at least she is a "superstar" ONLY IN THE USA. She doesn't have huge international hits like Britney, Gaga, Rihanna, Katy, Shakira

Nothing she does is her own. I don't respect her at all

she's just the best and is getting better as her I am... sasha fierce album is her best yet. Plus songs like single ladies, crazy in love, deja vu and sweet dreams will be remmembered forever. - fisto77

In 2009 only with "Single Ladies" Beyoncé slayed everyone else! GIRL ANTHEM! #BEYHIVE!

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49 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and is "well known" for her over-the-top sexy ...read more.

Her most recent hits are some s*** but we must not forget about Dreamlover... but we must also not forget Glitter (lol)

50 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato
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