The best music artists

by megacyberdan | created - 06 Jun 2016 | updated - 06 Jun 2016 | Public

1. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

2. Paul McCartney

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

Sir Paul McCartney is a key figure in contemporary culture as a singer, composer, poet, writer, artist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, and holder of more than 3 thousand copyrights. He is in the "Guinness Book of World Records" for most records sold, most #1s (shared), most covered song, "Yesterday," ...

3. The Rolling Stones

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Rolling Stones are the legendary British rock band known for many popular hits, such as Paint it Black, Lady Jane, Ruby Tuesday, and (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Almost everyone who attended their shows is quick to comment on their ability to start you up and shake your hips. Their song "...

4. Grand Funk Railroad

Soundtrack | Sahara

Grand Funk Railroad is an American trio band formed in 1969, and named after the Grand Trunk Western Railroad in Michigan. The founding members were Mark Farner, Don Brewer, and Mel Schacher. They were precursors of heavy metal and were promoted as "the loudest rock and roll band in the world" in ...

5. Mark Farner

Soundtrack | Law Abiding Citizen

Mark Farner was born on September 29, 1948, in Flint, Michigan, United States. He took guitar lessons during his school years and put various high school bands together. In 1969, he started the original Grand Funk Railroad trio band with his teenage friends Mel Schacher and Don Brewer. They first ...

6. The Monkees

Soundtrack | The Monkees

Michael Nesmith, already a published songwriter, was interested in writing for the Monkees, even before he tried out for a role, expecting that a hit show was bound to generate some healthy writers' royalties. He objected most strongly to the vocals-only policy imposed on the group, and Don Kirshner...

7. Creedence Clearwater Revival

Soundtrack | Battleship

Members have included John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty, Stu Cook, Doug Clifford

8. George Harrison

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.

Like ...

9. The Beach Boys

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Beach Boys is an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson; their cousin Mike Love; and their friend Al Jardine. The Beach Boys are one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, ...

10. The Bee Gees

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

They are mentioned in N-Trance featuring Ricardo Da Force "Stayin' Alive.".

11. The Doors

Soundtrack | The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and John Densmore on drums. The band got its name, at Morrison's suggestion from the title of Aldous Huxley's book The Doors of Perception. They were ...

12. ZZ Top

Soundtrack | Back to the Future Part III

Turned down a $1-million offer in 1985 to appear in a Gillette razor commercial, which would have required Gibbons and Hill to shave their beards; they claimed they were "too ugly" to be seen without them.

13. Eagles

Soundtrack | The Big Lebowski

Don Felder, who joined in 1974, was expelled in 2001. He subsequently filed suit against his former bandmates. The suit was settled out-of-court in 2007.

14. John Fogerty

Soundtrack | Battleship

John Fogerty was born on May 28, 1945 in Berkeley, California, USA as John Cameron Fogerty. He has been married to Julie Lynne Kramer since April 20, 1991. They have four children. He was previously married to Martha Ann Paiz.

15. John Lennon

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...

16. Ringo Starr

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

Ringo Starr is a British musician, actor, director, writer, and artist best known as the drummer of The Beatles who also coined the title 'A Hard day's Night' for The Beatles' first movie.

He was born Richard Starkey on July 7, 1940, in a small two-storey house in the working class area of Liverpool...

17. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

18. Deep Purple

Soundtrack | Twister

Several members of the band have gone onto successful solo careers and careers in other bands. Ian Gillan formed the Ian Gillan Band, later simply called Gillan and briefly sang for Black Sabbath. Ritchie Blackmore formed Rainbow, David Coverdale formed Whitesnake and Roger Glover has produced ...

19. Queen

Soundtrack | Flash Gordon

Queen were one of the longest-lasting and most commercially successful bands to emerge from the British heavy rock scene of the early 1970s, but unlike their contemporaries such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath, they soon became just as popular with pop fans as fans of hard rock and ...

20. Bon Jovi

Soundtrack | Spaceballs

The band has had eight #1 albums on the European charts, seven #1 albums on the World Charts, three #1 albums in the USA, five #1 albums in the UK and seven #1 in Australia, as well as many #1 albums throughout Europe, Japan, Canada and Germany.

21. Menudo

Soundtrack | Fanboys

Was number 77 on VH1's The Greatest: 100 Greatest Kid Stars (2005).

22. The Bangles

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

The Bangles are a hugely popular and successful all-female rock group from Los Angeles, California. The band first formed in 1981. The original line-up was: Susanna Hoffs (vocals/guitar), Victoria Peterson (vocals/guitar), Vicki's sister Debbi Peterson (drums/vocals) and Annette Zilinskas (bass/...

23. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Soundtrack | Twister

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group's musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. Currently, the band consists of founding members vocalist ...

24. B.J. Thomas

Soundtrack | Spider-Man 2

B.J. Thomas was born on August 7, 1942 in Hugo, Oklahoma, USA as Billy Joe Thomas. He has been married to Gloria Richardson since December 9, 1968. They have three children.

25. Tommy James

Soundtrack | Frequency

Tommy James was born on April 29, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Thomas Gregory Jackson.

26. Eric Clapton

Soundtrack | Lethal Weapon 3

Eric Clapton was born in Ripley, Surrey, England, on March 30, 1945. His real father was a Canadian pilot but he didn't find that out until he was 53. When he was 2 his mother felt she was unable to look after him, so Eric then went to live with his grandparents. When he was 14 he took up the ...

27. Bob Marley

Soundtrack | Strange Days

Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, ...

28. Santana

Soundtrack | The Long Kiss Goodnight

Even though the song "Black Magic Woman" has become inextricably linked with Santana over the years, it was not the band's own original composition. That distinction belongs to Peter Green, former guitarist with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, and latterly founder of British rock group Fleetwood ...

29. Germán Valdés

Actor | Chanoc en las garras de las fieras

Germán Valdés was born on September 19, 1915 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés Castillo. He was an actor and producer, known for Chanoc en las garras de las fieras (1970), The Adventures of Pito Perez (1957) and Chanoc contra el tigre y el vampiro (1972)...

30. The Carpenters

Soundtrack | Ghost Rider

The Carpenters were brother and sister Richard Carpenter and Karen Carpenter. Both grew up in Downey, California and were very musical at an early age. Richard Carpenter started his own instrumental band with his sister Karen called "The Richard Carpenter Trio." Richard played the piano and ...

31. Pedro Infante

Actor | Tizoc (Amor indio)

Undoubtedly, Pedro Infante was, and still is, the idol of Mexico. Because of his movies (59 including 55 leading roles and four cameos), records (366 songs recorded between 1943 and 1956) and public appearances in Mexico and Latin America, Infante became a star and the most beloved human being in ...

32. Herman's Hermits

Soundtrack | Legend

Herman's Hermits are an English beat rock band, formed in Manchester in 1964.

33. Johnny Rivers

Soundtrack | Wild Things

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer Johnny Rivers has lent his smooth, reedy and soulful voice to a diverse array of songs in such music genres as blues, folk, rhythm and blues and inspired covers of rock-and-roll oldies. Moreover, Rivers has recorded a slew of singles and albums that...

34. Eric Burdon

Soundtrack | Attack the Block

Eric Burdon has one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in rock and roll. A member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994, and hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 Greatest Voices of All Time, Burdon's music forged new territory while also topping the charts for over 5 decades.

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35. Rod Stewart

Soundtrack | Innerspace

Rod Stewart was born on January 10, 1945 in Highgate, London, England as Roderick David Stewart. He has been married to Penny Lancaster since June 16, 2007. They have two children. He was previously married to Rachel Hunter and Alana Stewart.

36. Britney Spears

Soundtrack | Crossroads

Britney Jean Spears was born in McComb (Mississippi) and raised in rural Louisiana (Kentwood) to Jamie Spears and Lynne Spears. As a child, Britney attended dance classes, and she was great at gymnastics, winning many competitions and the like. But, most of all, Britney loved to sing. At age 8, ...



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