00s music The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s  

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While the 2000s came and went, the best artists and bands of the period still remain. Well, their music does at the least. From the new millennium to 2009, we heard some truly great music from a broad range of bands and recording artists. Of course, you'll see not all of these musicians got started in the 2000s, but they certainly recorded popular hits throughout this time. 

Check out the list of the best artists from the 00s below and be sure to vote up your favorites. You can also cast votes down accordingly, and even add your own picks to the list. 

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1
544 365
Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Linkin Park Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

2
413 298
Green Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Green Day Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

3
405 324
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

4
333 256
Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Red Hot Chili Peppers Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

5
263 266
Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Fall Out Boy Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

6
211 292
Maroon 5 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Maroon 5 Jazz rap, Ballad, Neo soul

7
181 262
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Paramore Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

8
181 270
OneRepublic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
OneRepublic Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

9
157 235
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

10
126 187
Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Bon Jovi Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

11
122 182
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
The Black Eyed Peas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

12
160 248
Nickelback is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Nickelback Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal

13
162 252
Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

14
118 178
Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Aerosmith Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

The Best Albums of the 2000s

15
111 167
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Amy Winehouse Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

16
147 229
U2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
U2 Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

17
127 198
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

18
112 173
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

19
120 189
Matchbox Twenty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Matchbox Twenty Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

20
128 204
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

21
113 184
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

The Best Genres of Music

22
98 168
Shakira is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Shakira Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

23
86 148
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Jay-Z Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

24
100 176
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

25
81 141
Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Backstreet Boys Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

26
75 130
Good Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Good Charlotte Pop punk, Rock music, Dance-punk

27
70 125
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

28
46 80
Simple Plan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Simple Plan Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

The Best Rappers of the 2000s

29
67 122
Staind is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Staind Nu metal, Heavy metal, Modern rock

30
97 180
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

31
81 150
Goo Goo Dolls is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Goo Goo Dolls Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

32
69 130
Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

33
62 118
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

34
70 134
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
No Doubt Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

35
80 155
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Kanye West Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
56 108
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

37
78 153
Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

38
68 134
John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
John Mayer Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

39
49 98
Counting Crows is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Counting Crows Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

40
58 120
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

41
38 80
Rob Thomas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Rob Thomas Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

42
71 149
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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43
78 164
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

44
55 117
Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

45
89 187
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

46
50 108
Puddle of Mudd is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Puddle of Mudd Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

47
30 68
Boys Like Girls is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Boys Like Girls Pop punk, Country pop, Rock music

48
49 110
Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Jennifer Lopez Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

49
40 92
Gym Class Heroes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Gym Class Heroes Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

50
45 104
Nelly Furtado is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Nelly Furtado Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin American music