80s The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s  

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The 80s had some really, really, really awful music. Even much of the tolerable stuff was incredibly overrated. Vote on the most overrated artists of the 80s, from AOR to Synthpop.
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235 158
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

2
182 124
LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

3
254 191
Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

4
157 110
Sinéad O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

5
202 156
U2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

6
85 53
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
TheWelshGuy added Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

7
153 117
Night Ranger is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Melodic Rock, Glam metal, Ballad

8
165 128
Styx is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

9
128 96
Great White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Melodic Rock, Glam metal, Blues-rock

10
157 124
Whitesnake is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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75 50
Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
TheWelshGuy added Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

12
162 130
Duran Duran is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

13
153 123
Foreigner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock

14
134 107
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

15
121 96
Kansas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Heartland rock, Rock music, Progressive rock

16
109 88
The Flaming Lips is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Rock music, Space rock, Psychedelic pop

17
163 140
Journey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock

18
151 130
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

19
61 44
Terence Trent D'Arby & Des'ree is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
TheWelshGuy added

20
196 174
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

21
167 148
Def Leppard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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161 144
Prince is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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37 25
Kiss is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
pallorman77 added Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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77 65
Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
ElijahKaganer added Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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89 80
Guns N' Roses is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Overrated Artists of the 80s
ElijahKaganer added Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music