Top Ten Most Legendary Musical Acts

The singers and bands who have remained popular for decades.

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1QueenQueen are a British rock group formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.

Freddie Mercury with the greatest arena voices of all time and Brian May with his legendary riffs and solos make Queen one of the most legendary musical acts. - Thurman91

The Beatles were the greatest band ever. Their record sales alone predicate in their favour. What the hell is Queen doing in the first slot - are you daft?

Freddie has an awesome voice, and Queen inspired a lot of people. They made a new kind of rock, opera combined with rock! - rockerchic18

Freddie Mercury + John Deacon + Roger Taylor + Brian May = The most legendary band of all time. Queen. The legacy is immortal!

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2Shirley Bassey

For the past 55 years concert goers have been mesmerized by both this lady's one-in-a-million voice and her stage presence. Shirley Bassey can put on an amazing show without all the extra techno lights & sounds and dance routines that so many younger performers rely on. - Scot90230

3K.S. ChithraKrishnan 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.

She is Great, She is mesmerise us by her voice her presence is enough. She is more and more great legend - clinten

4Elvis PresleyElvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.

The second biggest-selling act in the history of music; only The Beatles have sold more.

5Michael JacksonMichael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson was a singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, entertainer and humanitarian. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King ...read more.

Oh no.. He is not no. 1.. What's wrong with the world... If michael jackson is not no. 1 here so there is really a serious problem with this site... Heheheh. - 2dm

THE KING SHOULD BE NO. 1

WHATS WRONG WITH YOU PPL! - _JahLove

HAHAHAHAHAH... OF COURSE HE IS NO. 1... no matter what this list says...

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6The BeatlesThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

Biggest-selling musical act of all time, PERIOD.
Before The Beatles, the world was about old people; after The Beatles, the world was about young people.
No act before or since had that kind of permanent impact on the non-musical world.

A good portion of the artists on this list would have never existed have the Beatles not paved the way...

The BEST PERIOD... No need to elaborate... No other act is even close

Putting the Beatles in the number 5 slot is a sign of mental illness.

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7MadonnaMadonna 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.
8Linkin ParkLinkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.
9CherCher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.
10Tina TurnerTina 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.

The Contenders

11The Rolling StonesThe Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.
12Cliff Richard
13Beyonce KnowlesBeyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.
14Liza Minnelli
15Bob DylanBob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .
16Tom JonesSir Thomas Jones Woodward is a Welsh singer known by his stage name Tom Jones. He became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the mid-1960s.
17AC/DCAC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1980, after which they hired Brian Johnson to ...read more.
18Jennifer LopezJennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.
19Stevie WonderStevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
20Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
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