The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s Bands/Musicians

The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s

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List Criteria: Best musicians who were active in the 1980s, judged on the quality of their '80s projects.

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    Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

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    #2 on the original list
    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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    #8 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    #7 on the original list
    Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    #40 on the original list
    Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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    #41 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Pop punk, Alternative hip hop

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    #18 on the original list
    Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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    #45 on the original list
    New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock

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    #47 on the original list
    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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    #77 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    #211 on the original list
    Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music

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    Girl group, New Wave, Pop music

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    #73 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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    #79 on the original list
    Disco, Rock music, Black metal

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    #72 on the original list
    New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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    #83 on the original list
    Disco, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    #209 on the original list
    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music

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    #120 on the original list
    Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    #204 on the original list
    Urban contemporary, Rock music, Dance-pop

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    #153 on the original list
    Blues-rock, Pop music, Folk music

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    #123 on the original list
    Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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    #127 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Girl group, Pop rap

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  24. 24

    #199 on the original list
    Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

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    #151 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

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    #118 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Disco

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    #208 on the original list
    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    #69 on the original list
    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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    #223 on the original list
    Urban contemporary, Disco, Pop music

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    #180 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Old-school hip hop, Electro

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    #188 on the original list
    Adult contemporary music, Quiet storm, Smooth jazz

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    #165 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Hardcore hip hop

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    #227 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Jazz rap, Old-school hip hop

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    #177 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Disco, East Coast hip hop

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