10. MyaThis monomymous songbird captured the moods of a young generation during the early portion of the 2000s with her R&B gems from Fear of Flying and Moodring. To music heads of color, she was a leader in a contemporary pack that, at the time, consisted of Destiny's Child, Aaliyah and Alicia Keys, among others.
And let's not forget her breakout moment alongside Lil Kim, Missy Elliott, Christina Aguilera and P!nk on "Lady Marmalade." Tuh. Since, she's tried to recreate that success overseas and in the EDM wheelhouse, but nothing quite as noteworthy as her early years. With the right team and material, all that could change in 2014.
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