Top Ten Best Rock Singers


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101Lou GrammLou Gramm is an American rock vocalist, and songwriter, best known for being the original lead singer for the British-American rock band Foreigner.

How was foreigner's classic lead singer not even on this list? Lou had an amazing range and he has even been recovering from throat surgery at least put him in the top 40

Gramm should be in the top ten. Waiting for a girl like you was played at every high school dance during the 80's. His voice wasn't to deep or too high; it was perfect.

102Mike Perrino

Great singer. Great friend. Great guitarist. Check out this brah.

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103Sakurai Atsushi
104Koshi Inaba
105Ryuichi Kawamura

He can sing any kind of songs very well since in his carrer he had a rock band and pop/opera solo work. He has a world record of singing more than 100 songs in one show due to his extremely powerful voice. He is just the best

106Michael Barnes
107Chris DaughtryChristopher Adam "Chris" Daughtry is an American musician and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist for the rock band Daughtry and as the fourth-place contestant on the fifth season of American Idol.

He is definitely top 3 material... His voice is a collage of emotions and what a range whoa words don't do justice to this guy

108Robin Zander

Zander has been the lead singer for Cheap Trick for over 35 years and is often referred to as "the man with a thousand voices. " Listen to the first Cheap Trick album (Cheap Trick) from 1976 and realize that this man has been sorely under represented. And who the H is Jared Leto? I don't know who put this list together, but Jebus, it certainly does NOT represent an informed view of the greatest rock vocalists of all time. Who are #'s 4 & 5?

109Mickey Thomas

Mickey Thomas got his break with Elvin Bishop and then with Jefferson Starship sang lead on the classic songs after Grace Slick had destroyed her voice with drugs and alcohol. (Don't do drugs, kiddies - you'll end up like Grace Slick)

I would put Thomas up against any singer on this list. Listen to Jane by Jefferson Starship and name one other singer who could pull this off. The only one who might be able to do it is Steve Perry.

You clearly do not know much by Journey if think that Steve Perry might be able to sing Jane. Of course he can sing Jane.

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110Sammy HagarSamuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.

The biggest under dog in rock music. Should be within the top 50 for sure. It's the Red Rocker! Awesome music from 1970's to current. How many people have that?

Still consistent after all these years. Go back and listen to him with Montrose and compare it to now. Still powerful.

Better than DLR when it comes to Van Halen, and his solo stuff is kick-ass too!

111Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson is like the 4th or 5th best singer ever and should be there. Legendary!

Why is Jon Anderson not here! He is one of the greatest singers of all time!

Easily the top 5 best singers of all time.

112Thom YorkeThomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

Only the greatest singer in rock music this past decade. He's the man with the iron lung, he deserves to be in the top 5 of this list

He's low because radiohead isn't as popular or well-known

Thom Yorke on 123? Stop it, this is not funny anymore guys..

113Maynard James KeenanMaynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.

Why on earth isn't Maynard James Keenan in the top 10? He is easily one of the most gifted singers I've ever heard. The emotional range that he is able convey with is voice is jaw dropping. It's a darn shame that he's this low. :(

Lord Maynard belongs at the top

Not surprised... Just read these comments, Maynard is so amazing but oddly never atop any Best Singers list... It's non-stop Puscifer - Tool - APC for me!

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114Dustin Bates
115Mark HoppusMark Allan Hoppus is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and television personality best known as the bassist and co-lead vocalist for the pop punk band Blink-182. Born in Ridgecrest, California, Hoppus spent his childhood moving back and forth between his mother and father's more.
117Jack Black
118Brett Scallions

The most emotion I have ever heard in a rock voice

119Brad DelpBradley Edward "Brad" Delp was an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock bands Boston and RTZ.

One of the best voices in classic rock, the lead singer of Boston, and the "Nicest Guy in Rock and Roll. " When it comes to vocal quality and range, I would put him second only to Freddie Mercury. In the song "More than a Feeling", he demonstrates everything I've said. Surprised he isn't on here. People should look him up on Youtube.

How is he not on this lost yet I thought he'd be in the top 3 what the heck people do you have no taste in music his high notes are insane

In terms of clarity in the higher register there was none better. Steve Perry and Freddy Mercury of a very close second and third.

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