Who are the best music artists of today?

asked by Jerry Gamble
  1. #1


    Beyoncé or Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American artist born on September 4, 1981, in Houston, Texas. Beyoncé is a singer and songwriter famous for her contemporary R&B music. She is the 5th most followed celebrity on Instagram in 2017.

    • Pablo RodríguezWritten on May 9, 2018
      "TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL. You can say she is mainstream but she is still the Queen. Pop, rap, electro-based, melodic, afro-beat, she is versatile and a must-to-see in concert."
    • Kathy MasonWritten on May 9, 2018
      "She is awesome, fierce, talented... The queen"
  2. #2

    Bruno Mars

    Bruno Mars is an American artist born on October 8, 1985, in Honolulu Hawaii. Mars' real name is Peter Gene Hernandez and he is a singer, songwriter, and record producer famous for his contemporary R&B, reggae, hip-hop, and pop music.

    • Isabel OrdoñezWritten on May 8, 2018
      "Super overrated. He won a Grammy but still I think he sold his soul to more commercial vibes."
  3. #3

    Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper and songwriter born on June 17, 1987. He has released four studio albums and has collaborated with a variety of artists like Beyoncé, Rihanna, and U2.

    • Ye LiangWritten on January 17, 2018
      "kendrick lamar is a great musical artist. He is one of the best rappers out right now. I'm very fond of his music and the beats and lyrics are great."
    • Harry PerkinsWritten on May 8, 2018
      "BE HUMBLE is one of his hits and a tip for all artists. Amazing artist, he absolutely deserved the Pulitzer and best album at the Grammys!"
  1. #4

    Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift is an American artist born on December 13, 1989, in Pennsylvania. She is a singer and songwriter famous for her country and pop music. Swift's latest album is entitled 'Reputation' released in 2017.

    • Mary GomezWritten on May 9, 2018
      "Nice transformation from country, baby-doll music to pop-commercial tunes. Her songs are not masterpieces but are great to dance and sing out loud."
    • Elizabeth MendezWritten on May 9, 2018
      "Can't stand her"
  2. #5


    Drake is a Canadian artist born on October 24, 1986, in Toronto, Canada. He is a rapper, singer, record producer, and an actor. His music focuses on the elements of hip-hop and contemporary R&B. His latest album for 2018 is 'Scorpion'.

    • Juan SullivanWritten on May 8, 2018
      "Love his featurings with other artists, he's versatile and can reach a broad audience. I'm not a big fan but he is talented."
  3. #6

    Childish Gambino

    Donald Glover, or more popularly known as Childish Gambino, is an American artist born on September 25, 1983, in Kern County, California. Glover is an actor and singer-songwriter known for his hip-hop and contemporary R&B music.

    • Joan RoseWritten on May 8, 2018
      "Top and complete artist. The last single This is America just confirms it: great lyrics and smashing videooooooooooooooo!"
  4. #7


    SZA is an American artist born Solána Imani Rowe on November 8, 1990. She is an R&B singer and writer, but her music also has elements of elements of soul, jazz, pop, and hip-hop. She released her first album, Ctrl, in 2017.

    • George CollinsWritten on January 13, 2018
      "If you haven't heard, SZA is one of the best musical acts around. No matter if you are a fan of soul, jazz, or pop, you will find something you like in SZA. I look forward to her putting out more great work in 2018 "
    • Anna ChapmanWritten on January 18, 2018
      "Great R&B artist. New fresh music suitable for a wide audience?"
  5. #8

    St. Vincent

    St. Vincent is an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter born on September 28, 1982. Her real name is Anne Erin Clark, and she has released five studio albums, among which Masseduction (2017) has been one of the most popular ones so far.

    • Tiffany SnyderWritten on January 16, 2018
      "I'm always trying to keep up on the best music artists of the day. I listened to St. Vincent since a close friend recommended her. She is so awesome! I love her music so much. It's so unique. Her style is just so fun to listen to. Her voice is beautiful and I love the instruments she uses. My favorite album of hers is Masseduction. Definitely check her out if you love great music!"
  6. #9

    Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran is an English artist born on February 17, 1991, in Halifax, United Kingdom. Sheeran is a singer, songwriter, and record producer famous for his contemporary folk and pop music. His latest album, Divide, was released in 2017.

    • Zhao DongWritten on May 9, 2018
      "Really love his lyrics! I guess Shape of You was the most listened song in 2017 or at least I heard it everywhere until learning it by heart"
  7. #10

    Jennifer Lopez

    JLo or Jennifer Lynn Lopez is an American singer, dancer, actress, and fashion designer born in New York on July 24, 1969. She is a globally successful recording artist with hits like Jenny from the Block, Dance Again, Ain’t Your Mama, and more.

    • Vihaan NairWritten on January 12, 2018
      "I think this is a very good opinion and they have put merit into their selection of a great music artist today. Jennifer Lopez is a very talented singer and has produced many top of the chart hits."
  8. #11

    Cardi B.

    Cardi B. or Belcalis Almanzar is an American artist born on October 11, 1992, in The Bronx, New York City. Cardi B. is a singer, rapper, and songwriter famous for her hip-hop music. She won the Single of the Year in BET Hip Hop Awards in 2017.

    • Bryan LeeWritten on May 17, 2018
      "Cardi B is a pretty interesting pop star. To be honest I'm not sure about her. But at the minimum she's a refreshing break from the norm."
  9. #12

    Dua Lipa

    Dua Lipa is an English artist born on August 22, 1995, in London, United Kingdom. Lipa is a singer and songwriter famous for her R&B and pop music. Her first self-titled album was released on June 2, 2017.

    • Brenda SimpsonWritten on May 9, 2018
      "One of my favourite pop singers right now! Really outstanding and different voice, she nails it everytime"
  10. #13

    Ariana Grande

    Ariana Grande is an American artist born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida. Grande is a singer, songwriter, and an actress famous for her contemporary R&B and pop music. Her latest album, Sweetener, is due to be released this 2018.

    • Ralph DouglasWritten on May 9, 2018
      "Although most of her followers are teenagers I think she is very talented and has an extraordinary voice. Her last single after the concert massacre is a hit."
  11. #14

    The Weeknd

    The Weeknd is a Canadian artist born on February 16, 1990, in Toronto, Canada. The Weeknd or Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is a singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known for his contemporary R&B, hip-hop, and pop music.

    • Ruth StanleyWritten on May 15, 2018
      "This artist is alright. Not one of my favorite and I really don't see how he is on the most favored music" list. A lot of his old music is pretty good but his new stuff is really boring."
  12. #15

    The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones is an English rock band formed in London in 1962. Today, the band members are Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, and Ronnie Wood. The Rolling Stones' latest album, Blue & Lonesome, was released in 2016.

    • Kevin DuncanWritten on April 16, 2018
      "The Rolling Stones were the biggest band in the world for a long time. Those days existed forever ago. Today, they're just a nostalgia act for old people."

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2Bruno MarsPeople 25 Paid
3Kendrick LamarPeople 22 Free
4Taylor SwiftPeople 21 Free
5DrakePeople 19 Paid
6Childish GambinoPeople 18 Paid
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