Most Underrated Bands and Singers of the 21st Century
The Contenders: Page 2
21 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.
Green Day is fantastic, but definitely not underrated. - HappyMouse111
I can't believe I have a Green Day poster in my bedroom and I didn't put them on this list! - keyson
Albums like American Idiot and 21st Century Breakdown prove that they belong here!
Green Day is the best!
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There's more than what you can expect of this English-speaking rapper. - keyson
23 Gustavo Cordera
Former leader from Bersuit Vergrabat. He's always been an amazing musician, but his music has not been rewarded as it should. - keyson
24 Conchita Wurst
Conchita Wurst or simply Conchita is the stage name and persona of Austrian singer Tom Neuwirth, who was born on November 6, 1988 . ...read more.
M2M was a Norwegian teen pop duo consisting of Marit Larsen and Marion Raven, both of which provided vocals, guitar, piano and songwriting. They released two albums, “Shades of Purple” and “The Big Room”, in 2000 and 2002, respectively. Both albums received universal acclaim internationally ...read more.
26 Beyond the Black
Beyond the Black is a German symphonic metal band from Mannheim originally consisting of Jennifer Haben (vocals), Nils Lesser (guitar), Christopher Hummels (guitar, vocals), Tobias Derer (drums), Erwin Schmidt (bass) and Michael Hauser (keyboard). As of August 2016, the members parted ways, with Haben ...read more.
Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.
28 Ich + Ich
Ich + Ich is a German music duo consisting of soul singer Adel Tawil, former member of boygroup The Boyz, and producer and occasional vocalist Anette Humpe, who was mainly known for her participation in synth pop projects in the 80's when the band was formed in the early 2000s . Their style can be described ...read more.
He sure is underrated, but not as much as the ones before. Perhaps he is the most famous on the list. Still developing great albums. - keyson
Hey Keyson! Completely agree with this one. I rather like Jamiroquai. Acid Jazz as a genre itself is completely underrated! Thanks for giving him a mention! - Britgirl
30 Of Monsters and Men
Of Monsters and Men is a five-member, English-language, indie folk-pop band from Reykjavík, Iceland, formed in 2010.
I <3 all of the songs by this band, and most people I know /might/ recognize one of their songs but nobody knows the band. One of my favorite songs by this band, Dirty Paws, nobody I know has ever heard of. We need to make alternative music 'popular' again.
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31 Ben Folds
Not many people have heard of him, but he amazing! - Alpha101
32 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.
They are not underrated.
33 Marina And The Diamonds
Marina Lambrini Diamandis, better known by her stage name "Marina and The Diamonds", is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Born in Bryn Mawr and raised in nearby Pandy, she moved to London as a teenager in order to achieve her dream of being a singer. She's known for her unique style of writing, and impersonating ...read more. V 1 Comment
Moby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. ...read more.
35 Goo Goo Dolls
The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska.
36 Brent Smith
Brent Stephen Smith is an American singer and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist of the band Shinedown.
37 Alkaline Trio
Alkaline Trio is an American punk rock band from McHenry, Illinois. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba, bassist and vocalist Dan Andriano, and drummer Derek Grant.
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.
Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.
40 The Cab