Best Overweight Singers

These larger then life singers are some of the best but don't get recognize due to the paper thin ones. Who is your favorite?

The Top Ten

1 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.
2 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.

oh come on how is she not number 1? - aman28

I love Aretha Franklin so much. She is a great singer

3 Barry White Barry White
4 Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.

At well over 350 pounds, he was still not as big as "Is", but Pavarotti was simply the best singer ever, regardless of weight.

5 Meatloaf

He's the original fat man.

He's my favorite singer ever.

6 Jack Black Jack Black Thomas Jacob "Jack" Black is an American actor, singer, musician and comedian. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D, which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious ...read more.

Just listen to Master Exploder.

7 Cass Elliot

The real reason why I was screaming and hysterical crying about the stinking Mamas and the stinking Papas is because Cass Elliot was way too FAT and way too ROUND.

That big fat round singer with the extremely fat and round tummy

If any member had to be dropped from the Stupid Mamas and the Stupid Papas, it would be Cass Elliot because she was too FAT and too ROUND

I'm extremely happy that jerk is dead for good.

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8 Martha Wash

You know her from the weather girls (it's raining men) and black box (everybody, everybody, strike it up) and c and c music factory (sweat now). Although she wasn't given credit because she was too big.

9 Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.
10 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Israel "Iz" Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole translation: "The Fearless Eyed"; May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997, also called Bruddah Iz, was an American musician, entertainer and Hawaiian sovereignty activist.

Incredible Voice, and undoubtedly the fattest guy to ever grace an album cover. Sang the incredible rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow featured on "50 first dates. "
Sadly Israel is now singing with a heavenly choir.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow moves me to tears every time :( - RiffandMagenta

I listen to over the rainbow whenever I am upset and it makes me smile. Every time.

The Contenders

11 Luther Vandross Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross is Great singer

12 Ruben Studdard

So pro, no one can best him! - kapikapi

He inspires me so much! His voice is amazing!

Winner of American Idol Season 2

13 Ann Wilson Ann Wilson Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart.
14 Frenchie Dy
15 Adnan Sami Khan
16 Rita MacNeil

I cannot believe that Rita wasn't on here she is a beautiful singer

17 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

She was a little chubby, but lost all the weight!

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18 Tina Turner Tina Turner Tina Turner, née Anna Mae Bullock, is a singer, dancer, actress and author, whose career has spanned more than half a century, earning her widespread recognition and numerous awards.
19 Kate Smith
20 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson
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