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Hip-Hop Places Prominently In VH1’s 100 Greatest List

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(AllHipHop News) VH1 crafted and broadcast a comprehensive list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time and the list contained several Hip-Hop acts even thought Michael Jackson, The Beatles and Bob Dylan reigned supreme.Jay-Z was the highest ranking Hip-Hop artist at No. 47, followed by Public Enemy at No. 54, Notorious B.I.G. at No. 63 and Tupac Shakur at No. 69. LL Cool J, Eminem, The Beastie Boys, Run DMC, OutKast and N.W.A. also made the list. Jay-Z’s wife Beyonce placed No. 52.Some have criticized the list, because only one female, Madonna, was in the Top 20. Others felt the Hip-Hop artists ranked too high. “100 Greatest Artist of All Time” started on Monday and ended Thursday (last night). Below the full list from 100 to 1:100 Alicia Keys99 Hall & Oates98 Depeche Mode97 Pretenders96 Journey95 OutKast94 Mariah Carey93 Pearl Jam92 LL Cool J91 Green Day90 Elvis Costello89 Beastie Boys88 Bee Gees87 George Michael86 N.W.A.85 The Band84 Curtis Mayfield83 Earth, Wind and Fire82 Steely Dan81 ABBA80 Mary J. Blige79 Eminem78 Judas Priest77 Lynyrd Skynyrd76 Run-D.M.C.75 Rush74 The Cure73 Van Morrison72 Janis Joplin71 R.E.M.70 Def Leppard69 Tupac Shakur68 Otis Redding67 Coldplay66 Justin Timberlake65 The Doors64 Talking Heads63 Notorious B.I.G.62 Genesis61 Cream60 Whitney Houston59 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers58 Cheap Trick57 Iggy & The Stooges56 KISS55 Peter Gabriel54 Public Enemy53 Little Richard52 Beyoncé51 Billy Joel50 Sade49 Parliament-Funkadelic48 Rage Against The Machine47 Jay-Z46 Ramones45 Al Green44 Joni Mitchell43 Ray Charles42 Metallica41 Van Halen40 The Police39 The Kinks38 Sly & The Family Stone37 Fleetwood Mac36 Paul McCartney35 Johnny Cash34 Tina Turner33 Guns N’ Roses32 Black Sabbath31 John Lennon30 Aerosmith29 Radiohead28 Elton John27 Aretha Franklin26 Neil Young25 Chuck Berry24 The Velvet Underground23 AC/DC22 The Clash21 Bruce Springsteen20 Marvin Gaye19 U218 Pink Floyd17 Queen16 Madonna15 The Beach Boys14 Nirvana13 The Who12 David Bowie11 Bob Marley10 Stevie Wonder09 James Brown08 Elvis Presley07 Prince06 Jimi Hendrix05 Rolling Stones04 Led Zeppelin03 Michael Jackson02 Bob Dylan01 The Beatles

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