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50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010

Coley Reed
Updated June 14, 2019 58.6k views 49 items

The most popular musical artists from the year 2010 include many newcomers to the game, some one-hit wonders and a handful of veteran singers and bands who've stood the test of time. The top 50 from the year are all ranked here, with help from Billboard magazine, based on their performance on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart and the Billboard Hot 200 albums chart from 2010.

In what should be no surprise with her many hits and jaw-dropping outfits during 2010, pop star LAdy Gaga came in as the top artist of the year. While country singer Taylor Swift followed in second, rapper Eminem came in third. The Detroit-born Eminem also led for digital album downloads in 2010 and beat out Gaga for the second spot in the best selling albums of the year. Susan Boyle, who finished 12th on this list, sold the most albums in 2010 with her release of "I Dreamed A Dream."

Among other notable artists that were the most popular in 2010 included the likes of Lady Antebellum, Ke$ha, Usher, The Black Eyed Peas and Justin Bieber. Rihanna and Drake rounded out the top 10.
Title: Best Music Artists of 2010 : Most popular Music Artists of 2010.

So who were the most popular music artists of 2010 and what were the highlights of the 2010s in music? This list will give you that answer.
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Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Eminem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Lady Antebellum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Ke$ha is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Usher is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Katy Perry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Susan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Jason Derulo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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BOB is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Taio Cruz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Train is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Ludacris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Trey Songz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Michael Bublé is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Lil Wayne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Bruno Mars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Miley Cyrus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Zac Brown Band is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010
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Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 50 Most Popular Music Artists of 2010