Although for me it's different. I don't favor a specific artist or group. But when I do go to music for inspiration, most times I go to songs, that is warm and easy on me, and also lets me think, but I also want a song that has a meaning that is easy to understand. Most groups don't consistently do this, so it's hard for me to find these type of songs, because it's spread out through out the music world, and only pops up here and there. This is why I don't favor one artist or group.
Most times though, when I turn to music, is when I'm really in the dumps, or I need help thinking. Why do I turn to music during these times? This is because when I listen to the music I like, it helps to calm me down, and keep me from stressing. But it also help to cheer me up, and it makes me want to look ahead in life, instead of all the bad things that could be happening right now. This id why I turn to music during these times.
Currently right now though, because I need the words being sang to have a meaning, I don't look for singers, I look for music it's self. Sounds, so right now I'm listening to a producer, called no copy right sounds. This producer, can make these sounds, have a meaning instead of just being random songs. So currently, these sounds are what I like. This is the current music I'm listening to.
To sum this up, I am a picky person when it comes to music, because I choose music that can personally affect my emotions, to either make me work harder, or bring up my spirits. This is the kind of music I like to listen to ever once in a while in order to help me accomplish my current goals.