Worst Things About Modern Music


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41 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 .

At least she's better than Nicki Minaj!

Cheating, what the hell does that even mean?
She only sounds like an opera singer to people whose musical knowledge varies in between Lil Wayne and Katy Perry.
The people who like Jackie Evancho are the exact same people who saw and LIVED the arrival of Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, Simon and Garfunkel etc, etc.
I have personally seen concerts by more than 20 HOF acts, including the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, Fleetwood Mac, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Prince, The Beach Boys, Elton John, Chicago, Linda Ronstadt, and many, many more.
Jackie Evancho is absolutely in their class.
Its your prerogative to like or dislike any kind of music or any artist, and you never have to listen to her music if you don't want to.
The hate here and elsewhere is totally misplaced and ridiculous.

Jackie Evancho is exactly NOT what this list acts like it criticizes.
She does no use auto-tune EVER.
She does no do Rap.
She does not do Pop.
Her CD's use real instruments.
Her singing reaches very deep emotionally.
She is not manufactured.
She LOVES the Beatles.
She has massive innate talent.
She checks off almost every box.

42 Rock Music completely disappearing in 2013

Well rock is still on but not really strong because of the modern Pop crap! And I wish Any Genres of Metal will never Die! - CanadianGuy99

Rock will never die. MTV is just trying too hard to hide it from the mainstream audience.

There's also Three Days Grace, Seether, Breaking Benjamin, Finger Eleven, Staind, Trapt, Sick Puppies, and the promising new band Saint Asonia!

That's not true. There are still many great (in my opinion) rock bands around, such as Three Days Grace, Evanescence, Saint Asonia, Breaking Benjamin etc. They're just not as well-known.

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

Just because of Gentleman and Gangnam Style? Lol

44 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.

Young pre-teen girls are gonna kill themselves from doing drugs just because they were listening to we can't stop. you can die from drugs you know that. think about that next time when you go to a party.

Miley Cyrus (or Hannah Montana or whatever she prefers to call herself this week) is one weirdo I'm glad I ain't and wouldn't want to be.
Hannah Montana: Raised by Billy Ray Cyrus, OWNED BY JEM!

From a singer comes a prostitute. Need I say more?

45 Not enough Beatles

The unfortunate truth is that kesha's tik tok has sold millions of copies more than any other Beatles single. Please excuse me while I go sit in the back corner and cry.

Paul has a new solo album, Ringo's up to something, and John and George are still dead. Oh, and the White Album in mono is finally available to the Americans. Still, why does no one care like they did in the 1960s?

They do have the top-selling CD of the 21st century, but understandably are not putting out a lot of new material.

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47 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 constantly ...read more.

He may have been decent at first, but now he's garbage.

48 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.
49 Not enough foreign music played on the radio

The only popular genres are Pop, Rap, and Country.

People only listen to the extremely popular foreign songs. There used to be so much more foreign music even in the early 2000s.

The time when people listend to foreign songs, anyone remember 'numa numa'

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50 Tik Tok by Ke$ha has sold More Copies than ANY Beatles Single

Peace on earth will return when "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" outsells "Tik Tok" by 99999999999999 trillion copies.

Is this because of overpopulation? Lol

51 Rock sounding like the same thing and not having enough variety
52 Snoop Dogg Selling Out
53 Max Martin

Always sounds trite, very focused on having earworm melodies and forgetting about other aspects of what makes a good-sounding song (texture, et al). And Kelly Clarkson is rubbish, so...

Well, he doesn't always produce crap. The guy worked with Kelly Clarkson, so...

54 Artists getting popular because of their looks and not their talent

Is there any person out there who would look at either Miley Cyrus or Rihanna and Say "i don't care about her looks, she Still sucks as an artist." Same with A girl Who's looking at a hot boy band or boy musician, but can't sing. Who cares about the looks man. The looks, the money, the cars, the fame, the fortune, the coolness factor, all don't mean jack in the music industry. What really matters is your talent. And most of these modern artists don't have that because they know that people will keep coming back to them because of their looks.

I hate it when people go on about how hot the person is. Listen to the music!

But then there is some rare few people who have both. Looks and extreme talent. Those people are saints.

That's One Direction in a nutshell.

55 Country Rap

That's a thing?! Because normally cowboy/skinheads don't mix with hip-hop culture.

56 Most modern pop stars and rappers are fake

Nicki Minaj is fake. Not only by the voice, but also with the body.

57 The Flaming Lips working with Ke$ha and Miley Cyrus
58 Horrible electronic music
59 No emotion in songs

There is nothing put into most "popular" songs. They are as emotionless as a piece of bread. People today look up to singers like Nicki Minaj and Iggy Azalea. When their songs talk about being cool and not wanting someone for their, well. The lyrics of Anaconda and Fancy are good examples.

Meanwhile good artists such as Adam Gontier and Shaun Morgan are being ignored because they sing the "old rock stuff" Both of these men turned their lives around. Adam overdosed on OxyContin and went to rehab, turning his life around, and then writing inspirational songs reflecting on the past, telling people that they should not take the path he did. (Ex: Life Starts Now, Never Too Late) Shaun also went into rehab, and suffered the loss of his brother, due to suicide. He wrote a few songs about him. (Ex: Rise Above This, Pass Slowly)

60 Lack of Prince music in streaming websites

VERY FEW young people will celebrate the talent and genius of the Purple One, I'm afraid. The most talented solo artist, ever.

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1. Music artists become famous based on image, not musical talent
2. No heart, soul, or morals put into music anymore
3. Parents letting their kids listen to inappropriate artists
1. Rap
2. Music artists become famous based on image, not musical talent
3. People consider one genre of music to be the only good genre of music
1. Music artists become famous based on image, not musical talent
2. Too many songs about partying, sex, drugs, butts, and getting high on weed
3. Autotune

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