Worst Music Artists of the 2010s

TwiHardgurl

The Top Ten

1 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 ...read more.

Their music is annoying, they have barely any talent, and they don't even like their own music.
Plus, their fanbase is made up of mainy little girls ages 9-12.
And, they are judged by LOOKS, not TALENT. - TwiHardgurl

Polluting the industry with their depressingly poor Pop music, One direction may capture the hearts of teenage girls worldwide, but at the end of the day, everyone knows that most of it isn't actually their work.

talentless

2 Justin Bieber 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.

Justin Bieber has remained quieter so far this decade, and has even announced his retirement, this however, does not take away the fact that he has still produced some absolutely abysmal records and has plagued radio airspace with singles that no one in their right minds would enjoy.

Oh god what a joke a couple of songs on the web and you famous big deal he has totally grown up to be a major big shot

I really don't know that many people that like Justin Bieber. His music is tired, and there are barely any good songs. - TwiHardgurl

I have hated JB since baby came out and then boyfriend came out sorry Justin but get some talent and write better songs

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3 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian American rapper/pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

The worst ever music artist, beyond a doubt. I hate everything, and I mean everything about her. - PositronWildhawk

Please vote for her give her the place she deserve

She is a complete sellout by default

Dull, talentless and irritating, we are still yet to hear a decent track from Nicki Manaj.

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4 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the ...read more.

She wasn't always all that bad. Her voice now sounds like crap thanks to the excessive drug abuse, I mean come on! She can't sing "Wrecking Ball" on key! The AMA performance made my ears bleed. The VMA performance was just stupid. Her antics are kinda getting old. I don't think she'll last for much longer. When it comes to her actual singing, the talent she once had is no longer there. She sounds sick and manly every time she sings her new songs live. Sorry Milerz. - neeks09

Bad example, and not a very good singer.
Party in the USA was probably her best song, and that came out, what? Five years ago?

Hannah Montana was actually what made her popular, and now that it's off-air, nobody really remembers her.
Plus, that new movie, So Undercover, isn't very good. *Yawn* - TwiHardgurl

5 PSY PSY Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.

He's just an Herpes

6 Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, and later based in Vancouver.
7 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

I've got higher respect for her now after what she said about Paul McCartney. ❤ - Misfire

Should be in top ten after 1989 came out

8 Rebecca Black Rebecca Black Rebecca Black is a YouTube personality and singer who's infamous for her single "Friday," which was once the most disliked video on YouTube. She has also released other songs, including "My Moment" and "Saturday".

She's getting better, I heard. - Misfire

I hate her nasal voice. She sounds like she snorted some crack with cat hair in it when she was like seven.
ANNOYING. - TwiHardgurl

9 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood Carrie Marie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005.

All her songs either promote revenge/murder/violence (how classy! ) or the elimination of the separation of church and state in America. Maybe the latter reason is why The Religious Right eats up her music like there is no tomorrow, even if she promotes MURDER.

Loved by all the ultra racists

10 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

Honestly, to me, she's one of the most respectable music artists of today. - Misfire

She is doesn't like our queen
She copied my 5 favorite female singers Katy Perry, Christina Aguilera, Britney, Nicki, Beyonce I bet
She is like a crap Madonna - onlyway

Lady Gaga have the 20 awful audio and videos Judas, Edge of glorry, schieße, applause, aura and more
She like a Madonna copier
Mean
She is so annoying at Bad Romance the first time I hear it - sweetjamie

The Contenders

11 Willow Smith Willow Smith Willow Camille Reign Smith, known professionally as Willow, is an American singer, actress and dancer.
12 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American 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.

I can't stand Rihanna anymore. Her old music was fine, but now? UGHH
Diamonds was awful. We found love was awful.
I wonder where her talent went. - TwiHardgurl

13 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.
14 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.

About as low as you can get

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.

Sorry, Madonna fans, but she is from the 1980s and her time with singing should be over. She sounds like a crappier Britney Spears. - TwiHardgurl

16 Christina Aguilara

Completely nasty songs, awful music videos (see Your Body on YouTube) And I'm pretty sure my beagle sings better than her. - TwiHardgurl

17 The Wanted The Wanted The Wanted are a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.
18 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.
19 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.
20 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

He's actually better than the others, in my opinion. - Misfire

21 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

One if the worst bands ever

They're pretty bad in my opinion.

22 Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, born June 7, 1990 known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

She sucks at rapping get her in the top 20 NOW!

23 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

Really? He shouldn't be on this list.

24 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.
25 Jay-Z Jay-Z Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name JAY-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, entrepreneur and investor born on December 4, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his albums Reasonable Doubt, The Blueprint, and The Black Album. He is considered to be one of the best rappers of ...read more.

GET HIM IN THE TOP 25 NOW! - 12cc

26 Emeli Sande

She shouldn't be on this list.

Her songs are seriously so annoying I want to barf when I hear them on the radio.
Plus, she looks like a freak. - TwiHardgurl

27 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.

Lil Wayne's forgettable rapping career has many waiting for the sweet, sweet, news of his retirement from the industry that he has singlehandedly torn apart.

28 Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
29 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
30 Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor Blood on the Dance Floor is an American scene duo currently consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta that formed in 2006. Former members include Jayy von Monroe (2009-2016) and Garrett Ecstasy (2009). All of them provided vocals to the project. ...read more.
31 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 she is "well known" for her over-the-top ...read more.
32 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

She should be number 1.

33 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer and songwriter. Trainor's work has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, Music Business Association's Breakthrough Artist of the Year accolade and two Billboard Music Awards.

She wants to kill people in obesity

34 The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart. The EDM-pop duo achieved a breakthrough with their 2014 song "#Selfie", which was a top twenty single in several countries.

These guys write same generic beat in almost all of their songs, and their lyrics are far from u unique or decent in anyway

35 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.
36 Skrillex 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.

Though Skrillex may be innovative in a certain perspective, the truth is much of what he claims to be music is just plain old noise.

37 Soulja Boy Soulja Boy DeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.

I thought his only popular song was "Crank That", which was in the 2000s. - Misfire

38 Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.

They give the words "suck" and "disgusting" a whole new meaning.

39 Travis Porter
40 2 Chainz 2 Chainz Tauheed Epps, also known as 2 Chainz, is an American rapper. He is more popular when contributing guest verses to people like Kanye West, B.o. B, and Lil Wayne. His latest album, ColleGrove, came out earlier this year.
41 Kreayshawn
42 Trinidad James Trinidad James Nicholas Williams, better known by his stage name Trinidad James, is an American rapper based out of Atlanta, Georgia.
43 Jason Derulo Jason Derulo Jason Joel Desrouleaux, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo (an alternate spelling of his surname), is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is best known for his singles such as "Whatcha Say", "Ridin' Solo", "In My Head", "What If", "Wiggle", "Talk Dirty", "Trumpets" and "Want To Want ...read more.

Both lyrically challenged and often objectifying, though Jason Derullo may be able to throw together the occasional hook, he remains one of the poorest artists around.

44 Florida Georgia Line
45 Clean Bandit Clean Bandit Clean Bandit are a British electronic music group formed in Cambridge in 2008. The band consists of Grace Chatto, and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson.
46 Avicii Avicii Tim Bergling (September 8, 1989 - April 20, 2018), better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish electronic musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. He is best regarded for his work in Electronic Music during the 2010s in which his works have charted among the Top 40 Radio and for his influence ...read more.

SHUT UP! - 12cc

47 Pitbull Pitbull Armando Christian Pérez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, is a Grammy (and Latin Grammy) winning Cuban-American rapper, songwriter and record producer.
48 Jacob Sartorius Jacob Sartorius Rolf Jacob Sartorius, born October 2, 2002 is an American singer and internet personality, who rose to fame via social media from posting lip-syncing videos on musical.ly and TikTok. In 2016, he released his debut single "Sweatshirt", which reached the Hot 100 charts in the United States and Canada.
49 Avril Lavigne Avril Lavigne Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian–French singer-songwriter and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million.

She's alright. - Misfire

Too Sweet To Hate - 12cc

50 Fun. Fun. Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.
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