These people just cannot sing that good. They can't hit the right notes and some sound better in the studio than live (so they may NOT be that BAD).
This list isn't meant to be offend. I only 'attack' their voices, not their personality.
“ Her voice is disgustingly horrible. She sounds like a robot. She is way too autotuned. Her live voice is inexcusable. ” - Dinosaw
Yoko Ono was born on February 18, 1933, in her ancestral estate in Tokyo. Her father, named Eisuke Ono, was the descendant of a 9th Century Emperor of Japan. Her mother, named Isoko Yasuda Ono, was the granddaughter of Zenijiro Yasuda, the founder of Yasuda Bank. Yoko was 2 years old when she was brought to California...
“ I like this woman, actually, she is very down to earth in her interviews. But her voice - she yells and screams in her songs quite hoarsely. She sounds like a badly drunk karaoke singer in pubs. She should stick with her art or something. ” - Dinosaw
Selena Marie Gomez was born and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, to Mandy Teefey
, who is of part Italian descent, and Ricardo Gomez, who is of Mexican descent and originally from New Mexico. Her parents divorced in 1997. Giving birth to Selena at 16, her mom Mandy recalls living "paycheck-to-paycheck"...
Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. Minaj went to LaGaurdia High School and studied singing and acting...
“ Her rapping may be good, but her singing is awful. Someone else should do the singing for her songs really. ” - Dinosaw
“ You already said you can't sing. Stick to rapping, producing or playing the piano. ” - Dinosaw
Britney Jean Spears was born in McComb (Mississippi) and raised in rural Louisiana (Kentwood) to Jamie Spears
and Lynne Spears
. As a child, Britney attended dance classes, and she was great at gymnastics, winning many competitions and the like. But, most of all, Britney loved to sing. At age 8...
“ I respect her, as most mainstream artists just come and go. She did her best to keep on singing for over 15 years. But I have to say that her voice is very bad. It's squeaky, quiet and cracky. ” - Dinosaw
Rebecca Black is best known for her song "Friday" which became an Internet sensation in March 2011. According to Billboard.com, she is just one of the pop stars coming from a production company called Ark Music Factory.
“ During live singing, while I admit she sounds better, she is still very plain and amateur. ” - Dinosaw
Cyndi was born at Boulevard Hospital, in Astoria, Queens. She spent her first four years in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Her family then moved to Ozone Park, Queens.
“ She has the voice of a fly. It's very screechy and monotonic. ” - Dinosaw
Akon, born Aliaune Thiam, grew up in Senegal before he and his family (including his father, jazz percussionist Mor Thiam) eventually settled in the USA, in the state of New Jersey. There he discovered hip-hop and R&B music as well as crime. He was eventually jailed, but he used the time to work on his musical ideas...
“ He should have a rapping career. Dunno why prefers to sing because he CAN'T. In live shows, his voice just wrecks at certain notes. ” - Dinosaw
Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Castle Hill section of the South Bronx on July 24, 1969. She is the middle of three musically-inclined sisters, Leslie Lopez
, a homemaker, and Lynda Lopez
(aka Lynda Lopez), a DJ on New York's WKTU, a VH1 VJ, and a morning news show correspondent on New York's Channel 11...
“ Dull at best. ” - Dinosaw
“ She has that I'm-Whispering-Because-I-Can't-Sing thing going on with her. She talks and whispers throughout her songs. ” - Dinosaw
Taio Cruz is a British song writer, producer and performer coming up to the international scene in early 2009. His first international hit, "Break Your Heart" has sold millions of copies worldwide. Other hits include, "Dynamite" and recently released hit "Higher" featuring Kylie Minogue is already topping charts worldwide...
“ Though is much better than the above 'rapper singers', he still has a very lackluster singing voice. He is like those Idol auditioners that don't make to the top 40. ” - Dinosaw
Paula Abdul grew up in the San Fernando Valley, California. She began taking dance lessons when she was eight. She attended Van Nuys High School, where she was senior class president and head cheerleader. After graduating in 1980, she started college at Cal State-Northridge, majoring in TV and radio...
“ Has a voice in the likes of Cyndi Lauper - screechy, dull and lifeless. ” - Dinosaw
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is of Afro-Guyanese descent and her father has Afro-Barbadian and English/Irish/Scottish ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean)...
“ She sounds like she is forced to sing. Now she is gotten way too mainstream and popular, and she is acting so up herself. Her voice is very whiny, it's like she is crying. She also can't hit the high notes. I admit, some of her songs are good though. ” - Dinosaw
“ This guy just talks during his songs. He has a creepy, low talking voice and yet people think he is talented. He is a good songwriter though. ” - Dinosaw
One of the UK's most distinctive and popular singers and songwriters, Chris Martin was educated at the prestigious Sherborne School in Dorset. As a child he was musically inspired by artists such as A-Ha
, Echo & The Bunnymen
, The Smiths
and Peter Gabriel
, who achieved commercial success in the 1980s by melding intelligent songwriting with musical sophistication...
“ He sings in such a lazy manner. He has that indie-ish voice where he sounds either low or very high. I cannot stand that type of voice. ” - Dinosaw
Canadian Justin Drew Bieber was born in London, Ontario, the son of Pattie Mallette
and Jeremy Bieber
. Pattie became pregnant when she was 18 years old, and raised him as a single mother. Justin is of French-Canadian (mother) and German, Irish, Scottish, and English (father) descent. As a child, Bieber showed a strong interest in music...
“ He can't hit high notes. For someone to be as famous as him, he should be a terrific singer. When he sings, it's like he is forcing his way throughout his song. Now, as his voice is breaking, his voice is getting hoarse and dull. ” - Dinosaw
Katy Perry was born in Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in Santa Barbara, California, the middle child of pastor parents, Mary Christine (Perry) and Maurice Keith Hudson. She has an older sister and younger brother, and has English, Portuguese, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Her mother's half-brother was director Frank Perry
“ Her voice is very hoarse and breathy/raspy. When she is not raspy, she is fully on screaming. I admit, she doesn't sound so bad when she is unplugged and live. ” - Dinosaw
The remarkable, hyper-ambitious Material Girl who never stops reinventing herself, Madonna is a seven-time Grammy Award-winner who has sold over three hundred million records and CDs to adoring fans worldwide. Her film career, however, is another story. Her performances have consistently drawn scathing or laughable reviews from film critics...
“ It's like she tries so hard to sing. She puts a lot of effort to say one verse and it just doesn't come out good because she knows singing is too hard for her and that she isn't that much of a good singer. Her voice is too plain. ” - Dinosaw