Most Unique Singing Voices

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101 Rob Halford Rob Halford Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.

Hey, ever listened to Painkiller, Dreamer Deceiver, Victim of Changes, Resurrection... Etc. Etc.? People who voted for Michael Jackson, Sarah Brightman, Britney Spears and the rest of those pop singers up there, who has never possessed any great vocal quality at all and got popular through lyrics and dance routines (excepting MJ perhaps), you really don't know what the term "Unique Voice" means. COME ON, Rob Halford had a 6 octave vocal range and still has over 4 and a half octave at the age of 60+! He can sing, he can scream, he can growl, he can hit the extreme highest note[painkiller, Resurrection etc. ] could hit extremely dark low notes[Dreamer Deceiver, Dying to meet you etc. ], could hit all kinds of note in one song with strong vibrato [e.G. victim of Changes, Dreamer Deceiver] and people actually gives the number one position to someone else?! Rob Halford had, has and will always have the most unique voice in music history. Anybody thinking otherwise... Please please just ...more

Since you can't change the twisted minds of the pop music sheep, I'll take this opportunity to salute one of my top three vocalists...ever. I first heard this guy in 1976 " Sinner" and have been a fan ever since.

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102 Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

Shreya Ghoshal has the most unique voice in India if not in the world She should be included in the list. Golden and divine voice - snsarma

Shreya has the most sweetest voice in the world

I am shreya biggest fan she deserves our votes

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103 Paul McCartney Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

Paul McCartney's voice is easily recognizable whether it is from the Beatles, Quarryman, or the Wings. He is overlooked because of John Lennon in the Beatles, but he is no doubt an amazing singer.

I think Paul should not be #41, at least in the top 20! His vocal range is incredible and what he did in Wings was really cool and different! He definitely was more "rock n roll" than John Lennon or the other Beatles and he definitely deserves more recognition!

Paul McCartney's voice is unique in so far as it is THE MOST versatile voice EVER RECORDED! Any style or range... BUT ALWAYS uniquely McCartney! Check out Paul's Wings, Beatles and Solo Discographies! It's ALL THERE! MAGIC! - frank

Oh my gosh, you guys don't his voice, he should be in the top 20 not top 120. - Randomteenager

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104 Adam Lambert Adam Lambert Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.

Why isn't he in the Top 10?! Seriously, just watch his performances on AI and on Glamnation Tour. His voice is pure, strong and unique. He also has an amazingly wide range. And unlike other artists nowadays he ALWAYS sings live. He performed with QUEEN, KISS and nailed it! An outstanding talent!

Adam Lambert singing ability is out of this world. No one can sing like him. A super talented singer who always sings LIVE with extraordinary vocal technique combined with deep expression, emotion and his stage presence and charisma is just electrifying. His performances with Queen were insanely gorgeous and over the top!

In my opinion he is one of the best singers of the century, seriously, he is amazing, he has a beautiful low broken voice and a really wide voice rank, when he hits high notes he makes shivers go down my spine. He is absolutely MARVELOUS and should be on top ten

Adam is one of the greatest talents that has come around in this decade. He should not be at a number 101. He is amazing.

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105 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.

His voice is so awesome, No one could also could imitate him like Michael Jackson, His songs are awesome and very catchy.

He is the best solo male singer I ever heard. He has special voice and I really don't now why he isn't in top 10 or maybe 20.

Bruno has a beautiful voice, he is really good

Smooth, pretty good. He has style in his singing, he should be up further. - Papergirl

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106 Dennis DeYoung

Tommy Shaw didn't even do much singing for Styx. I wouldn't know his voice if I heard it. Even if it is unique, it's not well known.

Tommy Shaw should be on this list. Even #1! But DeYoung is the only one I can recognize in this list

107 Polly Scattergood

Wasn't she Underdog's girlfriend?

108 Anna Graceman
109 Iggy Azalea Iggy Azalea Amethyst Amelia Kelly, known professionally as Iggy Azalea, is an Australian rapper, singer, songwriter, and model.

Iggy Azalea doesn't count as a singer.

She is not unique at all. She's just trying to sound black (sorry if that's offensive).

110 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah 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.

Mariah Carey, most definitely. Even if you don't like her, you'll recognize the voice when you hear it. There's no other person alive who can sing like Mariah. The Most unique I've ever heard.

Talk about manipulation. The lady can make her voice sound like anything she wants and sings in a vast amount of genres. From RNB, to Pop, to Hip hop, to jazz, to reggae etc. She's always on key and sounds just just as amazing, if not better, when she sings live. MC all the way, baby.

I would have to say that there may be some bias pertaining to the types of song sung, the genres dabbled with and the all round popularity of a singer, when I view this list and how the people have voted. I for one think that Mariah Carey has an undeniably unique voice. I quite frankly would vote for another singer if this was a list about the greatest singer's of all time, but this is about the quality of a voice and how unique it is, and so my vote goes to this woman right here.

ANYONE can recognize this voice.

Mariah's voice is distinguishable in the first few seconds of a song. I understand that there may be better singers out there, but for me it's Mariah all the way. It's not only her various and unique tones - silky whispers, husky and dark low notes, bell-like belts that ring with resonance, whistle notes that range from soft and airy to piercing - but her incredible style that is so incredibly indentifiable. Her vocal runs are so inventive (songs like "Vision of Love, " "Forever, " and "Lead the Way" come to mind...). Okay, some people may not like melismata, but I enjoy it (when not overused, which is something Mariah is not, in my opinion, guilty of! Peace!

Mariah Carey must be at number one of the list. No other singers and no one can sing like Mariah. Her voice range is amazing, over the world.

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111 Matt Bellamy Matt Bellamy Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.

Why o why is my matty all the way down here? His voice is not just vocals but another instrument in the band! There is no way anyone could replace him and come even close to sounding like him. He is amazing live and on the studion records. You can feel the power of his voice when at a concert. Completely blows me away each time I listen to muse.

I am no Muse fan but I have to admit Matt Bellamy had a unique, beautiful voice. Britney's crappy voice should not be in the list, she was never be unique or anything other than just an ordinary pop singer. - Pyansickness

Matt bellamy voice is so strong and sexy. It is also unique and different. I love matt bellamy. I love MUSE! They are one of the greatest bands!

From the breathing to the impeccable vocal range and voice texture, Matt's voice is irreplacable.

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112 Sia Sia

One of the most talented artists of our generation.

Sia is a great singer with a very unique voice. Why isn't she in the top 20's

I want to cry. She is 110. What the heck. I just imagine a perfect song for this situation is"I'm in Here"

It's Sia. No one has a voice like her.

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113 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide.

There was only one Man in Black, that gravel voice had no equal.

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114 Usher Usher Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city. V 1 Comment
115 Alex Gaskarth

His voice is priceless I could listen to him sing all day! His voice is defiantly unique.

It is very easy to identify all time low just by his voice

116 Lemmy Kilmister Lemmy Kilmister Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.

Really? Lemmy needs to be higher on this list! Sure, he may not be the most beautiful or melodic singer in the world but his greasy voice was perfect for motörhead! And the list is about uniqueness right? I've never heard anyone even close to sounding like Lemmy!

117 Patsy Cline Patsy Cline Patsy Cline was born Virginia Patterson Hensley on September 8, 1932, in Winchester, Virginia. She became a professional country singer in the 1950s, and became one of the most important artists in American music history. Patsy died on March 5, 1963, in a plane crash in Camden, Tennessee. She was inducted ...read more.

How an earth can she be this far down on the list. Know your musical history people.

One of the best singers of the past! Why is she even out of the top 10!?! Oh my.

118 Joshua Radin
119 Gladys Knight Gladys Knight
120 Menowin Menowin

Menowin has a fantastic and absolutely unique voice, that you hear right out of millions of singers. He can sing 5 octaves and his voice is so emotional that it goes straight to your heart. He is totally awesome!

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