53 Pop Musicians That Are Undeniably Way F**king Better Than Beyoncé

1. Alicia Keys

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Walmart Corporate

2. Joanna Newsom

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Daniela Vladimirova

3. Amy Winehouse

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4. Kanye West

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angelonfire

5. Nirvana

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Nevermind

6. Tina Turner

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S44YES

7. Jay-Z

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Adam Glanzman

8. Madonna

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Alan Light

9. Elliott Smith

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constintina

10. Robyn

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danisabella

11. Adele

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CHRISTOPHER MACSURAK

12. Radiohead

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alterna2

13. Eminem

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14. Jimi Hendrix

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Paweł Cieśla

15. Joss Stone

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Vincent Escudero

16. Whitney Houston

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17. James Brown

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tom.beetz

18. Michael Jackson

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Thriller

19. Marvin Gaye

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Florence Lefranc

20. Timbaland

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Featureflash / Shutterstock.com

21. Morrissey

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Caligvla

22. RZA

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23. The Cure

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Boys Don’t Cry

24. Grimes

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Grimes

25. Rick James

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26. The XX

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dustyknapp

27. Weezer

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tkaravou

28. Janis Joplin

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29. SOLANGE

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30. Macklemore

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31. Nick Drake

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32. Lauryn Hill

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33. The Smashing Pumpkins

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Carlos Varela

34. LCD Soundsystem

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Quique López

35. Lou Reed

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Danny Norton

36. Diana Ross

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37. Aaliyah

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38. Dolly Parton

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Alan Light

39. GZA

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Erik Abderhalden

40. Crystal Castles

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Julio Enriquez

41. Leonard Cohen

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42. Janet Jackson

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43. Debbie Harry

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David Shankbone

44. Freddie Mercury

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Carl Lender

45. Stevie Nicks

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46. Louis Armstrong

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47. Sheryl Crow

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48. Nina Simone

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Roland Godefroy

49. Tom Waits

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50. Cyndi Lauper

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51. Paul Simon

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Matthew Straubmuller

52. Dr. Dre

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Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

53. R.E.M.

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