Top Ten Most Underrated Singers

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161R. KellyRobert Sylvester Kelly, known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.
162Nelly FurtadoNelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.
163Skylar GreyHolly Brook Hafermann, who goes by the stage name Skylar Grey, is an American singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.
164Emeli Sandé
165GrimesClaire Elise Boucher, better known by the stage name Grimes, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, music video director, and record producer.
166Dan ReynoldsDaniel Coulter "Dan" Reynolds is an American musician, most famous as frontman of the Las Vegas-based rock band Imagine Dragons. He has also released an Extended Play titled Egyptian - EP as a duo with Aja Volkman under the moniker Egyptian.
167George Ezra
168Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent)
169Ryan Tedder

It's a shame that people don't really know that Ryan Tedder has written many songs for his band OneRepublic and also for other people.I have to say his vocal range is pretty impressive! Even when he's dancing on stage withe his band OneRepublic, he still does a great job for jumping around, playing the guitar and singing at the same time.Ryan Tedder, Is an amazing singer.

170Brad Arnold
171Steven TylerSteven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge, best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.

Is even on the best authors list. That hardly says underrated to me. Of course, he was on a reality show, though...

Is he underrated,cause I don't see a reason man who is always on top 10 or 15 of lists of best rock singers is underrated - zxm

172Ben Howard

The most complete musician in the modern era!

173Tommy Shaw
174Dan Fogelberg

I think the definition of underrated is when somebody, in this case, was really good yet you know he's so under appreciated you'll have to add him on. I didn't expect to find Fogelberg on this list, and sure enough, I didn't. He made the song "Longer" in 1980 that has become a near classic wedding song (it was played at mine). It's from his album "Phoenix", which along with Heart Hotels are two of the most under appreciated albums of all time. It seems everything about Fogelberg screams "underrated". He's a better singer and songwriter than at least half the people on this list, yet never got the credit he deserved.

Fogelberg always was quite underrated. I am a recovering alcoholic, and his song "Along the Road" off Phoenix kind of gave me the words to use to help me sober up. Along the road your steps may stumble, your thoughts may start to stray; but through it all a heart held humble, levels and lights your way... All I can say is that it has now worked for 36 years. It's kind of tough to see Fogelberg rated behind people like Tommy Shaw and even Entwhistle who weren't even the lead singer or songwriter in the band that made them famous.

I like to keep my postings accurate, so one correction. Heart Hotels is actually a song off of "Phoenix". The other album I was referring to is called "The Innocent Age".

175Raign
176Danny Rexon

This guy is the lead singer for Crazy Lixx. Just listen to there song Hell Raising Women and you will see why he should be the number 1 underrated singer of all time

177Amos Lee

Yes, I've mentioned him before. He writes really good songs like Arms of a Woman and Windows Are Rolled Down, has a really smooth jazz-blues voice. Good singer, good songwriter and unlike some of the people on this list not someone whose face you see everywhere. Plus he was never on a reality show.

He's written and performed with the best in the industry yet the common person has no idea who he is.

178Jim Croce
179Ciara

How is Ciara NOT on this list? She came into the industry by being an amazing dancer along with a few hip hop songs. But CIARA has grew so much as an artist, as has never had the recognition she deserves. Check out her new ALBUM JACKIE. It's amazing!

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180SilentoRicky Lamar Hawk, better known by his stage name Silentó, is an American rapper and has associted with Ellen DeGeneres and Aidan M Dove.
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