The word “overrated” is defined as “having a higher opinion of someone or something than is deserved.” There’s no denying that the following musicians are popular and successful (their record sales and Twitter followers, as shown below, prove how popular they are) but does their talent match the level of success they’ve achieved? We’ll leave that up to you to decide….
10. Avril LavigneFeatureflash / Shutterstock.com
Avril was as much affected by punk rock as she was by her encouraging parents, and Avril’s mall and skateboard videos reach scores of kids. Along the way, she’s sold 18 million records and collected over 12 million followers on Twitter. She sells out over 85 percent of her concerts and grosses over four million dollars in concert revenue alone. So, is Avril overrated? Some point to her big hit, “Complicated” and say she’s basically a one-hit wonder.