The 300 Most Recommended Artists of the 2010s


1 Kanye West
2 Arcade Fire
3 Frank Ocean
4 Vampire Weekend
5 St. Vincent
6 James Blake
7 Caribou/Manitoba
8 Kendrick Lamar
9 Daft Punk
10 Janelle Monáe
11 Flying Lotus
12 Beach House
13 Drake
14 Tame Impala
15 The War on Drugs
16 The National
17 Disclosure
18 LCD Soundsystem
19 Bon Iver
20 FKA Twigs
21 Deerhunter
22 Grimes
23 Ariel Pink
24 Swans
25 Run the Jewels
26 Jay-Z
27 Robyn
28 Lana Del Rey
29 M83
30 PJ Harvey
31 Beyoncé
32 Adele
33 Todd Terje
34 Future Islands
35 Cloud Nothings
36 The Black Keys
37 Kurt Vile
38 Real Estate
39 Big Boi
40 tUnE-yArDs
41 Sharon Van Etten
42 Jessie Ware
43 Japandroids
44 Sun Kil Moon
45 Arctic Monkeys
46 alt-J
47 Haim
48 Perfume Genius
49 Metronomy
50 Destroyer
51 Gorillaz
52 The Knife
53 Jack White
54 Aphex Twin
55 David Bowie
56 Fiona Apple
57 Chromatics
58 Spoon
59 Grizzly Bear
60 Lykke Li
61 Foals
62 Fleet Foxes
63 Savages
64 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
65 Lorde
66 My Bloody Valentine
67 Pharrell Williams
68 The Weeknd
69 Wild Beasts
70 Miguel
71 Nicki Minaj
72 Chvrches
73 Shabazz Palaces
74 Angel Olsen
75 Julia Holter
76 Deafheaven
77 Dirty Projectors
78 Andy Stott
79 Sleigh Bells
80 Crystal Castles
81 Joanna Newsom
82 Radiohead
83 M.I.A.
84 Death Grips
85 Phosphorescent
86 The xx
87 Mac DeMarco
88 Girls
89 Oneohtrix Point Never
90 Taylor Swift
91 These New Puritans
92 Bat for Lashes
93 D'Angelo
94 Tyler, The Creator
95 Killer Mike
96 AlunaGeorge
97 Hot Chip
98 Parquet Courts
99 Fucked Up
100 Rihanna
101 Tom Waits
102 Tim Hecker
103 Beck
104 Cee-Lo
105 Danny Brown
106 Titus Andronicus
107 The Horrors
108 Sufjan Stevens
109 Jon Hopkins
110 Four Tet
111 Twin Shadow
112 EMA
113 Usher
114 Justin Timberlake
115 Solange
116 Rhye
117 Azealia Banks
118 Django Django
119 John Grant
120 First Aid Kit
121 Owen Pallett
122 Bill Callahan
123 Röyksopp
124 Autre Ne Veut
125 Yeasayer
126 Ty Segall
127 Sia
128 Actress
129 Spiritualized
130 Damon Albarn
131 Erykah Badu
132 SBTRKT
133 Best Coast
134 Chance the Rapper
135 John Talabot
136 El-P
137 Father John Misty
138 Boards of Canada
139 Jai Paul
140 The Roots
141 Carly Rae Jepsen
142 Gil Scott-Heron
143 Laura Marling
144 Nicolas Jaar
145 Queens of the Stone Age
146 Purity Ring
147 Scott Walker
148 The Rapture
149 Gang Gang Dance
150 Godspeed You! Black Emperor
151 The-Dream
152 Alvvays
153 Cat Power
154 Against Me!
155 Sleaford Mods
156 Leonard Cohen
157 Foster the People
158 Sky Ferreira
159 Neko Case
160 Wilco
161 iLoveMakonnen
162 Ought
163 Alabama Shakes
164 Freddie Gibbs
165 No Age
166 Sam Smith
167 The Vaccines
168 A$AP Rocky
169 Wild Flag
170 King Krule
171 Major Lazer
172 Blur
173 Foxygen
174 Cults
175 Warpaint
176 SOPHIE
177 Neil Young
178 Hozier
179 Jungle
180 Charli XCX
181 Jamie xx
182 Iggy Azalea
183 Earl Sweatshirt
184 TNGHT
185 Rick Ross
186 Yeah Yeah Yeahs
187 The Antlers
188 Yuck
189 Grinderman
190 Dr. John
191 Ariana Grande
192 Bob Dylan
193 Robin Thicke
194 Pusha T
195 Ciara
196 QT
197 Moderat
198 Arca
199 Washed Out
200 Blawan
201 MGMT
202 Darkside
203 Ben Frost
204 Converge
205 Grouper
206 T.I.
207 Tinashe
208 Santigold
209 Cut Copy
210 The Walkmen
211 Feist
212 Girl Unit
213 Shamir
214 Cass McCombs
215 Pallbearer
216 Palma Violets
217 Battles
218 Liars
219 Sunn O)))
220 ScHoolboy Q
221 The Men
222 Neneh Cherry
223 Courtney Barnett
224 The Tallest Man On Earth
225 John Maus
226 Bobby Womack
227 Mos Def
228 Emeralds
229 Florence + The Machine
230 El Guincho
231 Aloe Blacc
232 Kate Bush
233 The Morning Benders
234 Pantha du Prince
235 The Strokes
236 Phoenix
237 Mikal Cronin
238 Triángulo de Amor Bizarro
239 Temples
240 Holden
241 Elbow
242 WU LYF
243 Icona Pop
244 Anna Calvi
245 Bryan Ferry
246 Rustie
247 Future
248 Chairlift
249 Cold Cave
250 The Notwist
251 Vic Mensa
252 Kacey Musgraves
253 The Beach Boys
254 The Haxan Cloak
255 The New Pornographers
256 Interpol
257 Gillian Welch
258 Bill Fay
259 Villagers
260 Gotye
261 Atlas Sound
262 Behemoth
263 The Bug
264 Fuck Buttons
265 TV on the Radio
266 Waka Flocka Flame
267 Teengirl Fantasy
268 The Field
269 Sturgill Simpson
270 Baroness
271 Paul Weller
272 Katy B
273 Waxahatchee
274 Panda Bear
275 Delorean
276 Iceage
277 Foo Fighters
278 Ja, Panik
279 Burial
280 Factory Floor
281 Jenny Lewis
282 Yo La Tengo
283 Tegan and Sara
284 Blood Orange
285 Zomby
286 Kingdom
287 Wanda
288 Clean Bandit
289 Little Dragon
290 Passion Pit
291 DJ Khaled
292 Sigur Rós
293 Andrés
294 Migos
295 Big Sean
296 Austra
297 Britney Spears
298 Beirut
299 Miley Cyrus
300 Gold Panda