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Maidservants to the muse: professional female musicians in Roman Italy, 200 BC - 400 AD: a consideration of the contexts in which female musicians were employed in Roman Italy, the demographics of this group and the socioeconomic implications of their pro. CMT All-Time Top 40 : Watch Music Videos, See Artists Photos and View the Latest News from CMT's Top 40. List of Top Musicians & Artists. List of Greatest Rock Artists. There are thousands of rock bands that have existed throughout the decades ever since the dawn of rock and roll, but only the greatest ones have stood the test of time and continue to be classic and popular bands to listen to with their timeless music.

List of Greatest Rock Artists

Who are the greatest rock bands of all time? Anyone can vote on this best rock bands list, which makes these rankings a trustworthy way to find out which great rock artists are truly the best. You can also add your own rankings to this list and see how your taste in music stacks up against everyone else's. Acclaimed Music - The Top 1000 Artists of All Time. Vote The Top 12 Artists of All Time!! Top 20 Musicians of All Time, in Any Genre: The Complete List. Yeah, yeah, we know.

Top 20 Musicians of All Time, in Any Genre: The Complete List

The top 20 greatest musicians of all time, in any genre. Where do we get off? Well, we'll tell you where we get off -- at Accuracy Station. The 50 Best British Artists of All Time. 10.

The 50 Best British Artists of All Time

Led Zeppelin Why: His Band of Joy may have his full attention now, but back in the day Robert Plant was busy inspiring future generations of metalheads with his trademark shriek.Essential track: “Whole Lotta Love” 9. Who are the top 5 hip hop artists of all time? - Quora. 10 Best Reggae Artists of All Time - EnkiVillage. Slide 6: 15 Greatest Music Artists Of All Time. The Top Ten Greatest Disco Artists of All Time. Ok, I’ll admit it, I was a closet disco fan and have been since the late 1970’s.

The Top Ten Greatest Disco Artists of All Time

Although I came out in the early 1980s, I was dancing to new wave with a little disco mixed in. The first time I heard Bronski Beat’s version of the Donna Summer song, “I Feel Love” and Q-Feel’s “Dancing in Heaven,” I could no longer deny my desire; I was a disco fan and no intervention could cure me. Number Ten: Giorgio Moroder. If you’ve never heard of Giorgio Moroder, don’t feel bad. Top 40 Pop Music Artists of All Time. 36.

Top 40 Pop Music Artists of All Time

Beyonce. Motown's Greatest Artists Of All Time. 101 Best Christian Artists Of All Time. Christian music is a blossoming industry right now and the reason for that is the number of flourishing talented artists that have sprung up over the last three decades.

101 Best Christian Artists Of All Time

Both male and female artists alike are releasing hit after hit. There is no shortage on Christian contemporary bands either, with veteran groups like Mercy Me and Third Day still producing hit albums, we have also seen the recent emergence of groups like Sanctus Real and Tenth Avenue North that have great music and a positive message. This is a list counting down the 101 greatest Christian artists of all time featuring the artist’s name, albums, and hit singles. Enjoy the countdown and tell the F&E team who your favorite of all time is in the comment section at bottom. 101.

Albums: “Attention”, “Day After Day”, “Mountains Move” Hit Singles: “Day After Day”, “Always” Greatest Dubstep Artists of All Time - Top 10. By: Jordan Calvano Compiling a list of the top dubstep artists of all time is not an easy task.

Greatest Dubstep Artists of All Time - Top 10

It’s not just a “who’s who” of the last few years, or even a “Best of 2012” type list—it’s of all time. This means you have to dig way back into genre obscurity to make sure you’re not missing any crucial producers, simultaneously highlighting those wrecking shit today. This list divulges those producers who’ve innovated, created, and took risks towards establish something fresh; highlighting the founders of the genre, those who helped evolve it, and those currently making their mark.

Enjoy! 10. Napoli School of Music Top Jazz Artists of All Time [Guest Blog Post] Jazz music is said to come from the soul.

Napoli School of Music Top Jazz Artists of All Time [Guest Blog Post]

A genre of music that emanated from African-American communities during the late 19th and early 20th century, jazz has become one of the most popular musical genres across the globe. Over time, different cultures have added different styles and improvisations to the genre creating various unique sub-genres of jazz. Genres such as blues, swing, rock & roll, funk, rhythm & blues and pop can all be traced back to jazz.

Throughout jazz history, musical giants like Billie Holiday, John Coltrane and Benny Goodman have helped transcend the genre into one of the most popular and significant aspects of American culture. Studies have shown that listening to jazz music can increase one’s focus and energy, raise one’s heart rate, increase motivation and boost productivity. 10. Top 10 Most Sampled Jazz Artists of All Time. Words: Sophie Ramayrat & Chris Read Jazz, in its more traditional forms, it’s fair to say is viewed by many as somewhat unnavigable musical territory, but the influence of jazz remains evident across the modern musical spectrum.

Top 10 Most Sampled Jazz Artists of All Time

This year, Snoop Dogg thanked Herbie Hancock (who ranks third in this list) for “inventing hip hop” at the Kennedy Center Honors gala. Aside from the lineage of jazz to funk to hip hop to pop and various other fusions and hybrids in between, jazz artists continue to adapt and innovate. Robert Glasper’s ‘Best RnB album’ Grammy win for his 2012 Blue Note Long Player, Black Radio, proved that jazz can still—in some sense—be pop, while Gregory Porter‘s comparable success showed that jazz can be both contemporary, innovative and popular without the presence of featured artists from the worlds of hip hop and RnB. 10.

The Greatest Electronic Music Artists Of All Time. Best New York hip-hop: The 50 greatest NYC hip-hop artists. New York is the hip-hop music capital of the world.

Best New York hip-hop: The 50 greatest NYC hip-hop artists

You can argue with us all you like, but we will simply respond with geography and genius—the raw statistics that tell you everything you need to know about the city and its still-unfurling legacy. Namely? Untitled. The recent catastrophe that was Robin Thicke's Paula album restores a degree of faith in humanity. For a while, it was almost impossible to avoid this purveyor of misogynistic drivel clogging up the radio and television. The follow-up to last year's massive Blurred Lines sold a mere 24,000 copies in the United States, 530 in Britain, and only 54 in Australia. So, as it seems the world has tuned out to Thicke, here are ten artists that were criminally underrated in their day, that deserved more airplay, sales, or critical attention than they were given. Certainly more than Thicke deserved anyway.

Sorry, Limp Bizkit is and will remain, shite. Top 10 female country artists of all time: Who makes the list? By Jim Harrington, Posted: 09/18/2014 12:56:25 PM PDT3 Comments|Updated: 8 months ago Martina McBride hit No. 1 -- yet again -- with the release of her 12th studio album, "Everlasting," in April. It marked the fifth time the singer has topped the country album charts.

It also underscored that McBride deserves to be ranked among the greatest female vocalists in country music history. But who else is on that list? 1. Rolling Stone's 100 Immortals and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Back in 2004, Rolling Stone magazine celebrated the 50th birthday of rock & roll by compiling a list of the 50 greatest artists of all-time calling them "The Immortals. " A year later, they added 50 more to the list. Here is how they did it: The Immortals began last year with the creation of a panel of fifty-five top musicians, historians, industry executives and critics, selected by the editors of Rolling Stone.

Voters were asked to pick, in order of preference, the twenty artists they deemed to be the most significant and influential of rock's first fifty years, those whose work continues to have an impact today. More than 125 artists were named. Naturally, the list is filled with performers who have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Top-Rated Artists Of All Time. iHeartRadio Artists vs. Best Artists of All Time. Big Data analytics might be able to predict the music stars of the future, but as for music’s present-day stars, many could be found onstage at the recent 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival. From Taylor Swift and Coldplay to Usher and 50 Cent, there’s no question that this year’s two-day festival gave music fans their money’s worth. Still, if you’re a fan of both music and data, and who isn’t, you can’t help but wonder how today’s top musical talents stack up to the most popular musical artists of all time. Figuring that you were secretly dying to know, we gathered some music statistics (average number of albums sold, weeks spent on Billboard 100, number of concerts played per year, average number of paparazzi punched, etc.,) crunched the numbers and charted them.

Here are some highlights of what we found. Taylor Swift. The Greatest Soul Music Hits of All Time - Various Artists. The ten best jazz pianists of all time. With the exception of players like Thelonious Monk or Art Tatum, piano players don't quite have the name recognition of their horn playing counterparts. All the same, these ivory ticklers play an equally integral role in jazz.

As such, just like our lists of the ten best sax players and ten best trumpeters, we put due effort into compiling this rundown of jazz's most virtuosic and compelling piano players. Keep reading for the ten best pianists of all time. See also: Ten essential jazz albums if you know squat about jazz 10. 15 Most Influential Jazz Artists.

As one of the most well respected American art forms, jazz has shaped the music industry spawning both the careers of various musical geniuses, and an abundance of elemental new music genres. Jazz was developed in the late 19th century and early 20th century as American and European classical music was mixed with African and slave folk songs. These songs were played to a syncopated rhythm, and from this emerged ragtime, then Dixieland and subsequently Big Band, what many consider to be the beginning of modern jazz. 885artists_2006.pdf. The 50 Best Latin Singers and Pop Stars of All Time. Christina Aguilera She graduated from the teen pop era, and blasted into the pop scene with full force.

The Grammy-winning sensation mesmerized audiences at an early age with her heavy vocals and instant star power. A few years later, she proved she was a crossover pop diva with her hit Spanish album, Mi Reflejo. For her fourth album, Stripped, Christina got a little "Dirrty" and expressed her sexuality with full force. After three more studio albums, Back to Basics, Bionic, and Lotus, Aguilera has continued to prove that she’s one of the best voices of our generation. Texas born Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla was groomed for stardom at the tender age of nine after her father Abraham Quintanilla launched the family band Selena y Los Dinos. That same year, former assistant Yolanda Saldivar tragically murdered Selena.

Lauryn Hill, Barber Shop and Dolly Parton. The 13 Most Amazing Outsider Artists of All Time – Flavorwire. LeMec Music Net - All Time Top 30 Music Artists. RadioKaKa’s Journal – [] Top 500 Artists of all time by listeners (as of 14 Feb 2012) – The 10 Best Male Rappers of All Time. Since the birth of hip-hop, male rappers have been bringing their unique viewpoint to the art of rhyme.

Today, we're shining some long overdue light on their important contributions to rap. We're proud to present our list of the 10 finest male rappers, from the smoking-hot hardbodies to the true lyrical innovators. The Top Ten Most Influential Rock Artists of All-Time. The funny thing about the impact of Bowie is that many of the people that originally influenced him (Lou, The Stones, Bolan, Eno) were also later influenced by Bowie's own work.

Even stranger is the fact that many of the artists that were initially influenced by Bowie (The Pixies, Morrissey, Nine Inch Nails) would also influence Bowie's own later work as well. Always reinventing his appearance along with his musical styles (R&B, blue-eyed soul, avant garde and even metal and industrial), Bowie never could actually stake claim to any of these movements. 100 Greatest Rock Artists. Popularity: Charted singles and albums (with some consideration as to the era in which they took place to establish context - albums were not big in the 50's and early 60's for rock artists and most put no effort into them, black rock artists mostly did not pay full attention to them until the early 70's; certain styles received little radio airplay which negatively affect single success, such as metal and early rap; pre-1955 rock also was made for and appealed to a racially segregated market, so the R&B Charts are more accurate as to what was popular within the rock community at the time, but that has to be balanced to reflect that post-1955 rock on the pop charts was not only competing with other rock, but also all of pop music as a whole).

It also includes sales figures and headlining appearances and so forth but these are considered secondarily. However, as with chart success, era and style specific context is factored in. It is based on roughly a 80/20 split for US/UK. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time: 100-1. Top 20 Best Female Singers of All Time. Aretha Franklin also known as the Queen of Soul has re-defined American popular music for more than four decades now. Her incredible voice, sound and style have inspired numerous R&B and contemporary artists. Aretha has sold more million selling singles than any other female artist in history. Comparing The Top Artists, Past And Present, By Vocal Range. The 50 Greatest British Bands of All-Time. So something really awful happened recently, and to take my mind off it I decided to make a list of the 50 greatest British bands of all time.

The actual list only took an hour or so to make, but it’s taken me a couple of weeks to write the necessary paragraph or two about each artist. Best artists(non-rappers) of all-time. Top Music Artists of All Time - most, greatest of everything ranked User Contributed Rankings - 574 items ranked Best Musicians Ever Rated 388 points - posted 7 years ago by kris in category Music. The 100 best indie hip-hop records ever made. Skip to: #50 / #20, and stream the full list on Rdio, Spotify or YouTube. When John Twells sent up the Bat-Signal to do this ‘best backpacker records’ list, we assembled a cracker jack squad of late ’90s and early ’00s underground rap heads and at first it all seemed straightforward.

We all had a pretty solid idea of what ‘backpacker’ entails, but when it came time to actually make the list we faced an amorphous and very loosely defined pool of candidates. Major label releases were nixed right off the bat (ironically, this eliminated a few items that were canonical for underground fans at the time.) VinylSurrender All-time Music Charts. Top 20 Japanese Artists (All Time) - ARIGATO - 10 Best Female Rap Artists Of All Time. All Music Guide: The Definitive Guide to Popular Music. All Music Guide to Country: The Definitive Guide to Country Music - Vladimir Bogdanov, Chris Woodstra, Stephen Thomas Erlewine. The best artists of all time... according to MySpace - People's List.