Top Ten Best Singer/Songwriters


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141Don McLean
142Buddy HollyCharles Hardin Holley, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
143KT Tunstall
144Lou ReedV1 Comment
145Harry Nilsson

Harry is the man. No doubt about it. Lennon loved him, I love him, you love him. Not much more to say.

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146Jimmy The Rev SullivanJames Owen Sullivan, professionally known by his stage name The Rev, was an American musician, composer and songwriter, best known as the drummer, composer, songwriter, co-lead vocalist and founding member for the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.
147SadeHelen Folasade Adu, known professionally as Sade Adu or simply Sade, is an English singer-songwriter, composer, arranger, and record producer.
148Gerard WayGerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released more.
149Amy LeeAmy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
150PinkAlecia Beth Moore known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

Best singer/song writer to come out of our generation for sure.

151Marc Bolan

Lyrics are pure poetry amazing melodies no body else like him

Come on people. Marc Bolan is amazing

152Daniel Johns

Silverchair's singer songwriter and guitarist. They call him Young Modern for no reason. He has come of age, every Silverchair album is different!

153Justin TimberlakeV2 Comments
154Damien RiceV1 Comment
155Chris Martin

How is Chris Martin so low on the list? Coldplay wrote some of the best songs of the 2000s thus far, with plenty of hits and 6 straight number one albums in the UK. Chris was an integral part of this... "Viva La Vida," "Paradise," "Yellow," and "Clocks" are some of the most recognizable songs in recent history. There are a lot of hidden gems in Coldplay's catalogue though that deserve much more appreciation; "Politik" and "Strawberry Swing" are pure masterpieces.

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156Jason Isbell
157Tuomas HolopainenTuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen (born 25 December 1976) is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician (but mainly keyboardist) and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish. He also studied jazz and classical styles.

He has created great songs for Nightwish, and was good that it suits each singer's style!

158Alan Parsons

Alan Parsons is a name known world wide. He was involved with the Beatles at Abby Road Studios and the great Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon.

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159Sammy HagarSamuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.
160Chuck BerryCharles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music.
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