Most Influential Singers of All Time

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1Regine VelasquezRegine Velasquez-Alcasid, dubbed as the Asia's Songbird is a Filipina recording artist, host, producer, philanthropist, commercial endorser, actress, and an Asian pop culture icon. She is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range.

Never ever heard from her so she can't be that great... Michael Jackson is way better and way more influential than her..

Definitely, no one can be like her and no one can sing like her. The best ever singer in the Philippines. The Asia's Songbird who gives pride and brought the name of the Philippines for us to be proud of what they are as Filipinos. The Best Selling Artist of All Time. Its because of her, the Idol of all Idols, the DIVA of All DiVAS, the QUEEN of all QUEENS. No other than Regine. #RegineRules #WeLoveYouSongbird - MosesG20

2Rachelle Ann Go
3Jonalyn Viray
4Mariah CareyMariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. She won 5 Grammys, got her documentary movie "Glitter" and also one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry. ...read more.
5BeyonceBeyoncé 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.V1 Comment
6Celine Dion

She is just amazing, her voice brings you to tears. She is a blessing and has a great soul. Her music is an inspiration to all. Her love and passion an devotion is dedicated and hard work. She loves us and we love her

Her voice in Titanic is simply marvelous.

7Michael 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.

He should be n°1! If you ask to every famous people today, Michael Jackson is one of their influence. For example : Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Chris Brown, Zendaya, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber and so many others that I can't name all of them!

You may have heard about the King of Pop.

8Kyla
9Jaya Ramsey
10Whitney HoustonWhitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.

There are many singers our there but few who are really a vocalist. Whitney Houston definitely come to my mind when it comes to discussion like this. She is truly one of a kind not only in studio but live as well. Whitney, you are the best.

Whitney Houston is the first diva pop/soul and her influence is great

The Newcomers

?Johnny RottenJohn Joseph Lydon, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.

The voice of punk. Without Rotten, no Strummer and Jones, Biafra, Morris, Crash, Armstrong, Cobain and COUNTLESS others! Appreciate the king of punk while he's here! - shawnwalker

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11Roger WatersGeorge Roger Waters, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He was mostly known for the secondary lead vocals and bassist of Pink Floyd .
12Julie Anne San Jose
13Bob MarleyRobert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

Really! Bob Marley was the voice of the voiceless, the beacon of peace, and the symbol of Rastas.

14Austin Carlile

The most heart warming person who writes the most inspirational lyrics. Always gives 100% to his music and to his fans.

15Elvis 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.
16Kurt CobainKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.V1 Comment
17Tina 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 Queen of Rock and Roll. Those live performances can't be topped. Watch her perform at 60 - like wine she just gets better with age!

And "River Deep - Mountain High" is one of the greatest songs of all time, period.

18Diana Ross

Along with Motown helped integration become a reality thru music love and class. Changed music industry for ever. - dewaynebook

19Richie SamboraRichard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, singer and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years.
20Bob DylanBob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .

One of the most influential singers of all time and he's not even on this list? Ridiculous! He influenced most of these people on this list!

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