Top Ten Best Singer/Songwriters


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121 Kate Bush Kate Bush

This Woman influenced a fleet of female singer songwriters and should be right at the top of this list, which has no real value. She was the first woman to reach number 1 spot with a first self penned song :Wuthering Heights.

She is consistently amazing, so much better than all the people above her!

122 Anthony Kiedis Anthony Kiedis Anthony Kiedis is an American singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he has fronted since its inception in 1983.
123 Tom Waits Tom Waits Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits, born December 7, 1949 is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. more.

perfect. Witty lyrics of Dylan with the most innovative and experimental music you will hear. Pure genius.

Very original artist who is a somewhat aquired taste... But when you've listened to a couple of hours of his work you'll begin to realise what a genius he is and will be looking at more of his music.

124 Tyler Joseph Tyler Joseph Tyler Robert Joseph is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and rapper. He is best known as the lead vocalist and keyboardist for American musical duo Twenty One Pilots.

He writes such deep music that people can connect to so quickly. No wonder his band grew so much this year.

Tylers lyrics are so deep and meaningful. Together with his voice and the amazing melodies and instrumentals, every song he writes is a masterpiece.

He writes the deepest ever and makes it sound so happy. Just listen or read the lyrics of any twenty one song and it'll give you feels every single time

125 Carly Simon

Carly has had a long and amazing career. She is terribly underrated!

126 Kenny Loggins
127 Harry Chapin

The greatest songwriter of the early 70s. Not fir radio, which is why the cranking is so low.

128 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne  Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., also known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age . He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career . He's often criticized for constantly talking about money, girls, and more.
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130 Lee Mavers

To be honest lee mavers possibly is the greatest songwriter the world has ever seen too bad drugs and his own insanity got the better of him.

Top 10 at least! He's certainly better than Josh Groban! On the level of Lennon/McCartney!

131 Cat Stevens Cat Stevens Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.

It's about time! I realize he hasn't done anything new for a long time, but the stuff he wrote in the early seventies will live on and on...

Great timeless lyrics with much feels! Amazing writer for the children. Should be top 75 for sure!

132 Alex Turner Alex Turner Alexander David "Alex" Turner is an English musician. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys.

Best singer and songwriter! His songs are unique and beautiful.

I officially believe this list is just stupid, despite the top 10 being decent for once

Quality singer/songwriter, deserves to be in top 5. Lyrics to the album 'Humbug' is on another level.

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133 Sia Sia

Lol, Sia should be number one. The amount of hits she writes these days, and she is still able to keep an indie self image. Truly amazing.

She is a songwriting genius! She wrote Rihanna's Diamonds in 14 minutes! She is e greatest songwriter of the century!

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134 Max Martin

He has written over 167 songs. Almost all of them have become immensely successful. He writes super cool songs that people still know the lyrics to ten years later.

135 Rufus Wainwright Rufus Wainwright

Rufus beats anyone else on this list hands down in my opinion.

136 Geri Halliwell Geri Halliwell
137 Willis Alan Ramsey
138 J.J. Cale
139 Lou Reed Lou Reed V 1 Comment
140 Immortal Technique Immortal Technique Felipe Andres Coronel, better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is an American rapper and urban activist from Lima, Peru.
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