Despite the sold-out tours and chart toppers, 19-year-old Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber
is still the most hated music star in the US.
According to the latest Public Policy Polling
survey, young JB has gathered up the Americans in their hatred, even uniting Democrats and Republicans in mutual Bieber hate.
To give you the exact figures, Bieber received 54 percent in unfavorable, while only managing to gather 20 percent of favorable votes. Joining JB on the unlikable side are also Lady Gaga
with 50 percent negative and 29 percent positive feedback, as well as Chris Brown
, who received 57 percent negative and 13 percent positive reactions.
As far as favorable artists go, the Americans opted to single out Adele
as their favorite, giving her 54 percent positive and 18 percent negative votes. Country pop star Taylor Swift
was close behind with a 53 percent positive and 27 percent negative feedback.
When it comes to specific genres, voters gave classical music the most thumbs up (77 favorable, 13 unfavorable), with country (71-23) and jazz (71-20) trailing just behind. As for the good old rock sound, it also proved itself as the crowd's favorite, earning 65 percent positive and 26 percent negative votes.
When asked to name who they would most like to see as President of the United States between Adele, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Chris Brown, Beyonce
, Justin Timberlake
, 34% opted for Timberlake. And believe it or not, there are even those who think that Justin Bieber and Chris Brown are proper President material, as a total of 13 percent opted for one of the two singers.
The research was conducted nationwide on May 6 and 7, surveying 571 voters around the US.