Top Ten Worst Music Artists Who Still Have Potential

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What artists do you dislike personally, but still have a bit of potential left in them? If so, add them here.

The Top Ten

1 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.

Potential to do what?

It's a skank... It's got no room for improvement.

She uses her huge talent erratically.

I find it unlikely that Nicki will improve, but if she does then the industry will get a whole lot better. The Pinkprint was so bad all she has to go from here is up. - WonkeyDude98

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2 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he is Christian . He is the son of an author, Pattie Mallet . ...read more.

I think he should be #1. He had a lot of buildup in 2015 until he caused it to fall with the atrocious I'll Show You, but as he gets older and regains his popularity I can see his music getting better. - WonkeyDude98

I'm willing to give him a chance since Love Yourself was pretty OK. He's proved he can be a grown up (musically at least). - Britgirl

3 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.

I don't think Drake is an artist that needs improvement, he just needs to not have such violent shifts in quality. - WonkeyDude98

Drake ruined his career BUT he's back on track with HITLINE BLANG

4 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. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for talking ...read more.

He was a highly above average rapper at one time. Maybe he can get back there. - WonkeyDude98

5 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.

Swellow, I feel bad for you personally. All of these people who don't know what it means to have future potential but be bad now.

That said, I think Madonna is one of the least likely people to improve in the future. I actually think she's the artist who needs retirement the most. - WonkeyDude98

She used to be so good? What happened? - AnonymousChick

6 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.

If Rihanna is going to improve, she needs to be less repetitive with her music and as of 2015, stop trying to be a Beyonce wannabe. Also, not only be good when featured by another artist. - WonkeyDude98

She needs to stop doing the gangster act and go back to when she was pop. Rated "R" was the thing that started it off. - Swellow

7 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.

Like Madonna, Britney is old and losing relevance. As of Pretty Girls, she is pretty much done for. - WonkeyDude98

8 Elle King Elle King Elle King is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her musical style encompasses country, soul, rock and blues.

Ex's and Oh's was a lyrical failure (I gave it a 0 out of 5), but was pretty sick musically. If she can make different music while being just as musically awesome, she has potential. - WonkeyDude98

Honestly, this girl could play the alternative rock game well, but Ex's and Oh's wasn't the best attempt... - Swellow

She is just a one hit wonder, and that's all she'll ever be.

9 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift (Taylor 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 ...read more.

As Taylor's dominance in the past three years progressed she has gotten better and better, snd I think she will improve in the future. - WonkeyDude98

She is truly amazing!

10 Fergie Fergie Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, television host, and actress.

Without the Black Eyed Peas, I don't really see this happening, but it can. - WonkeyDude98

Big girls don't cry was awesome though. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

She had pretty good songs, though.

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The Contenders

11 X Ambassadors X Ambassadors X Ambassadors is an American rock band from Ithaca, New York. It currently consists of lead vocalist Sam Harris, keyboardist Casey Harris, lead guitarist Noah Feldshuh, and drummer Adam Levin.
12 The Weeknd The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Once he actually starts to not act like an absolute jerk with a screeching falsetto, I'll THINK about whether he can improve or not. - WonkeyDude98

ALL HE NEEDS TO DO IS comb that messy shiz!

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 sing in alto.

She must be on #1

14 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an 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.
15 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

Even as a Katy Perry fan, it's easy to admit she fell off. Can she get up again? Maybe, but it's unlikely. - WonkeyDude98

16 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

Don't get me wrong; Adele is a great artist, but her latest album isn't as great as she was in 21. Being a great artist and good in personality, she should try test out more genres of music. Maybe an R&B song? - Swellow

Have you heard Send My Love To Your New Lover? It's amazing! - Britgirl

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17 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.

I saw GaGa's Till It Happens To You, I saw she have a voice of a goth angel... I can see that she is showing her potential again like she was in Born This Way (album,not the song...) - kontrahinsunu

She should ditch pop altogether and focus on Jazz. Seriously, her voice I this genre is...wow! - Britgirl

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