Worst Things About Modern Music


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41 Popular artists having ghostwriters write their songs for them

I know that not all people are good at writing stuff, but for sweet, crispy Christ's sake if you're gonna have somebody else write your crap for you, make sure you know what somebody is doing! Because he/she could be screwing up your song!

42 People actually buying the horrible modern crap the music industry throws out V 1 Comment
43 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus

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?

44 Idina Menzel Idina Menzel

Utter failure. Her songs all sound the same. Let it go is one of the 10 worst songs of 2013. - SelfDestruct

She recorded "Let It Go", the ONE REASON Frozen became front and center.

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.

46 No one plays acoustic music anymore V 1 Comment
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
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