Greatest Musicians of All Time
The Contenders: Page 4
61 Rick Allen
Richard John Cyril "Rick" Allen is an English drummer who has played for the hard rock band Def Leppard since 1978. He overcame the amputation of his left arm in 1985 and continued to play with the band, which subsequently went on to its most commercially successful phase.
62 Steve Clark
63 Mark Evans
64 Chris Brown
Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in ...read more.
65 Ed Sheeran
Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.
Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
68 Joe Hisaishi
His music is amazingly beautiful and nostalgic. He should be recognized as one of the most talented and greatest composers of all time especially when looking at his work with famous movie director Hayao Miyazaki and his work with Ghibli Studios. Songs like "Summer" and movie OSTs like "The Girl Who Fell From the Sky" from the Miyazaki movie "Castle in the Sky" are incredible works of art that should be appreciated by the world.
His compositions are so emotionally charged, it makes me shed a tear... Or cry a river. The pieces in Studio Ghibli are breathtakingly beautiful. Each song he composes conveys a message.
69 Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.
Tupac should definitely be top 10 or 20 - matthewwilliams2
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71 Chester Bennington
Chester Charles Bennington is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He is best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise . V 2 Comments
72 Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
73 Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player.
He's a great musician, please listen to his soundtracks and feel the emotions of great music (all western songs nowadays are good only because of him). He should be at least in the top ten.
74 Ryuichi Sakamoto
75 Chris Martin
76 Quincy Jones
Quincy Delightt Jones, Jr. is an American record producer, conductor, arranger, composer, musician, television producer, film producer, instrumentalist, magazine founder, entertainment company executive, and humanitarian.
77 Miles Davis
How is he so low he should be number 2!
78 Yann Tiersen
79 John Williams
John Williams is the greatest in making non-lyrical music, Steven Spielberg's films wouldn't be the same without his music the same with the Star Wars series.
80 Frederic Chopin