A List of Greatest Artist's From Every Genre

November 7, 2019

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Cleveland.com broke down each genre and got the top artist for each genre with runner's up.

Blues: Muddy Waters
Runner's up: Robert Johnson, B.B. King, Bessie Smith, Howlin' Wolf

Country: Merle Haggard
Runner's up: Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Hank Williams, Garth Brooks

Electronic: Kraftwerk
Runner's up: Daft Punk, Donna Summer, Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys

Folk: Bob Dylan
Runner's up: Leadbelly, Joni Mitchell, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez

Hip Hop/ Rap: Nas
Runner's up:
 Jay-Z, 2pac, The Notorious B.I.G., Rakim

Jazz: Miles Davis
Runner's up:
 Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, John Coltrane

Pop: Madonna
Runner's up:
Michael Jackson, Prince, Taylor Swift, Frank Sinatra

R&B/ Soul: Stevie Wonder
Runner's up:
James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye

Reggae: Bob Marley
Runner's up:
 Peter Tosh, Jimmy Cliff, Toots and the Maytals, Bunny Wailer

Rock: Chuck Berry
Runner's up: The Beatles, Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix

Via Cleveland.com