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. 

1
738 520
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
546 434
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
448 359
Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Red Hot Chili Peppers Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

4
525 436
Eminem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Eminem Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Hardcore hip hop

5
342 378
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
252 362
Paramore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Paramore Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

7
280 410
Maroon 5 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Maroon 5 Jazz rap, Ballad, Neo soul

8
220 340
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

9
216 336
Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

10
192 298
U2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
U2 Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

11
157 239
Rihanna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

12
151 236
Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Aerosmith Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

13
151 236
Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Amy Winehouse Doo-wop, Pop music, Neo soul

14
216 352
OneRepublic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
OneRepublic Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

15
159 254
Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Bon Jovi Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

16
147 234
Matchbox Twenty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Matchbox Twenty Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

17
160 257
The Black Eyed Peas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
The Black Eyed Peas Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Synthpop

18
211 348
Nickelback is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Nickelback Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal

19
164 265
Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

20
145 233
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Lady Gaga Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

21
159 262
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

22
100 165
No Doubt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
No Doubt Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

23
95 160
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

24
110 189
Goo Goo Dolls is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Goo Goo Dolls Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

25
96 163
Staind is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Staind Nu metal, Heavy metal, Modern rock

26
129 226
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

27
123 217
Shakira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Shakira Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

28
90 156
50 Cent is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
50 Cent Hip hop music, Gangsta rap

29
99 175
Good Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Good Charlotte Pop punk, Rock music, Dance-punk

30
111 198
Jay-Z is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Jay-Z Hip hop music, East Coast hip hop, Gangsta rap

31
123 224
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

32
104 188
Backstreet Boys is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Backstreet Boys Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

33
81 146
Puddle of Mudd is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Puddle of Mudd Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

34
113 209
Kanye West is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Kanye West Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Pop music

35
70 128
Counting Crows is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Counting Crows Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

36
97 183
Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

37
77 147
'N Sync is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
'N Sync Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

38
84 163
Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

39
104 206
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

40
111 221
Madonna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

41
58 115
Simple Plan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Simple Plan Pop punk, Pop music, Emo

42
79 159
Limp Bizkit is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Limp Bizkit Nu metal, Rap rock, Rapcore

43
81 170
John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
John Mayer Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

44
69 145
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
57 120
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Kelly Clarkson Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul

46
83 178
Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

47
41 93
Theory of a Deadman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Theory of a Deadman Country rock, Acoustic music, Pop rock

48
49 111
Hoobastank is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Hoobastank Pop punk, Nu metal, Ska punk

49
49 112
Enrique Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Enrique Iglesias Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

50
46 106
Rob Thomas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100 Greatest Artists Of The 00s
Rob Thomas Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music