Top Male Songwriters of the 21st Century


The Top TenXW

1Ryan Tedder

He is definitely the best songwriter of the 21st century, his lyrics are so great and meaningful.

I love his counting stars that what powerful

2David Guetta
3Chris 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.
4EminemEminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 172 million albums making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.
5Ed SheeranEdward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Ed sheeran what a beautiful voice you are so gifted

6Adam LevineAdam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5.V1 Comment
7Adam YoungAdam Randal Young is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for creating the electronica project Owl City.V1 Comment
8Nate Ruess

I love him. He's an amazing singer and he fills everything he writes with incredible passion. Some nights, I stay up, writing posts about you, Nate Ruess!

9Rob Thomas
10John Mayer

The Contenders

11BonoPaul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. His original nickname was Bono Vox which means "big voice".

In 21th Century this team (with co-operaton two other U2 members Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen Junior of course) wrote awesome nad already legendary songs like: Moment of Surrender, City of Blinding Lights, Magnificent, Miracle Drug, Sometimes You Can't Make It on Your Own, Original of the Species, Unknown Caller or Vertigo

They still are the best, like in 20th Century

12Alex Gaskarth

He writes/co-writes all of All Time Low's songs - they are all amazing! Go listen to Remembering Sunday, Therapy, Outlines, If These Sheets Were The States, Lullabies etc. He has so much talent, as well as writing amazing songs he is the lead singer of All Time Low & plays guitar. So yeah vote Alex Gaskarth

13Noel GallagherNoel Thomas David Gallagher is an English musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He served as the lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis.

Very creative songwriter and guitarist.

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14Billie Joe ArmstrongBillie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.

Who else can write a punk-rock opera?

15Gerard 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.

The Black Parade is just amazing.

16Zakk WyldeZakk Wylde is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor who is best known as the former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, and founder of the heavy metal band Black Label Society.
17Kendall Schmidt
18Bruno MarsPeter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
19Alex TurnerAlexander David "Alex" Turner is an English musician. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys.
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