Top Ten Most Musically Talented People

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1Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

Jackie's musical instincts are profound. Wikipedia lists her as a vocal prodigy alongside Julie Andrews and Beverly Sills. Perfect pitch and mellifluous tones produce an emotional impact that is unprecedented. - BobG

Already filling concert halls with 1000's of adoring fans at the age of 10, Jackie, now just shy of her 14th b'day, is in my humble opinion the premier voice of the 21st century. Her resume of accomplishments is already quite astounding and her star continues to rise at a meteoric rate.

Certainly Lennon, McCartney & Stevie Wonder deserve their positions in the top ten, but Jackie is just something else. The beauty of her voice, & her ability to convey emotions with it, are simply other-worldly.
The latter especially should be impossible for one so young. How can she express emotions she's never even had? But there she is, doing just that every time she sings.
There's never been anyone like her.

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2Paul McCartneySir 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 below Katy Perry? I don't think so! - IronSabbathPriest

3George HarrisonGeorge Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
4John LennonJohn Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40 .

The Beatles are the greatest ever, and they are all extremely talented. I died laughing when I saw they occupied 1st, 2nd, 3rd, AND 6th on the list. Except chage the 6 to four, soon.

5MobyMoby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. ...read more.

Very underrated and very talented. - PositronWildhawk

6Brian WilsonBrian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the Beach Boys.
7David GilmourDavid Jon Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He joined the progressive rock band Pink Floyd as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1968.
8Robbie WilliamsRobert Peter "Robbie" Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.
9Emily Bear

Amazing child prodigy with over 400 original music compositions

10deadmau5Joel Thomas Zimmerman (a.k.a. deadmau5) is a Canadian DJ producer, formerly a web developer, who produces a wide variety of electronic musical genres, such as electro and dubstep, but is best known for pioneering work in the areas of progressive house and electrohouse. Notable songs include Ghosts n' ...read more.V2 Comments

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11Billy Joel
12Ringo StarrRichard Starkey, MBE, known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

Ringo's a great drummer and all, but... I wouldn't put him in the top ten most musically talented peole of all time. - PetSounds

13Syd Barrett
14Paul SimonPaul Frederic Simon is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel.
15Stevie WonderStevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

Brilliant list! How it didn't exist before? - keyson

He's blind but can sing and play instruments AMAZINGLY!

16Ian CurtisIan Kevin Curtis was an English musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the post-punk band Joy Division.
17Alexander Rybak

This may come as a shock inclusion, but he represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 and his song was quite good. - 0123

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18Jim MorrisonJames Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
19Bob DylanBob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .

Bob Dylan should at least be in the top 10, or at least above ringo. and definitely deadmau5

20Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury was born in Stone Town, Tanzania he later became a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer he has been ...read more.V1 Comment
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