Artists that couldn't succeed in the American Idol era

Anastasia Goodstein has some very good point- Joni Mitchell wouldn't have made it nowadays.

Which of your favorable artists couldn't success in the American Idol era, according to your opinion, and why ? 

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How about Bob Dylan?  He's never had a great singing voice.  I doubt that he could qualify from an audition on American Idol.  And yet, he's a musical genius.

Thankfully, Bob Dylan can still succeed in this era -- because not everyone judges talent based on American Idol criteria. 

My goals: To know more than Ken Jennings; and to remain humble.

I guess most the artist i love would not aucceed in this show


probably most of them wouldn't take it seroiusly

or would be thrown away over "too less sweetness"

Frank Zappa, The pixies, Tom Waits, kurt Cobaine

allthaugh actually most of the successfull singers and soloist

can be easiely recongized by their talent.

 so my guess is it would be fifty fifty..

James Taylor,

 Joe Cocker

,Any of the Dixie cups,

Miley Cyrus

Kurt Cobain



Rolling Stones

The Jonas Brothers


Paris Hilton

The Pussycat Dolls

Mariah Carey

Lindsay Lohan

Baby Face


I don't wish to be argumentative ,but I disagree with the Islamic belief that I should be killed! " If radical atheists decided they needed to kill believers to ensure their place in nothingness, I'd be criticizing that too."

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