Best Musicians Who've Struggled with Depression

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this is a list of the best musicians with depression please feel free to add and vote one of these great musicians.

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1Kurt 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.

Watch " Kurt Cobain -Montage of heck" it talks a lot about his depression,and what caused it. Not surprise that he killed himself after watching this - RustyNail

2John 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 .

I don't think he was more depressed than kurt cobain or johnny cash - zxm

3Jon Bon JoviJohn Francis Bongiovi, Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor, best known as the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983.

I can't believe he struggled with depression. - Metal_Treasure

4Peter GabrielPeter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
5Billy Joel
6EminemEminem, 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 ...read more.

He struggled with drugs, which then led to him being only a few hours away from death. I wouldn't say he had depression. - SwagFlicks

I love Eminem even if he suffered from depression. - KianaLexi

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7Brian 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.
8James TaylorJames Vernon Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, and he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
9Corey TaylorCorey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.
10Trent RaznorV1 Comment

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?StingGordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known professionally by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist.
?Courtney Love
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11Keith Richards - The Rolling StonesKeith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.V1 Comment
12Michael StipeJohn Michael Stipe is an American singer, songwriter, film producer, music video director, and visual artist.
13Gerard 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 ...read more.
14Amy WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.
15Bruce Springsteen
16Robbie 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.
17Lady GagaStefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.
18Johnny CashJohn 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.

Depression came to him because of his drug abusing. - zxm

19Amy LeeAmy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
20Brad DelpBradley Edward "Brad" Delp was an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock bands Boston and RTZ.
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Kurt Cobain
2. John Lennon
3. Jon Bon Jovi
donovanthorn
1. Jon Bon Jovi
2. John Lennon
3. Kurt Cobain
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1. Kurt Cobain
2. John Lennon
3. Keith Richards - The Rolling Stones
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