Best Singers of All Time
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Kurt Cobain was a natural talnt and his songs and music expresses life and beyond without mincing it -the raspy death yell at times, the soulful, tugging at the heart musical expression at times, plain fun and nirvana at most times.. Simple lyrics unfathomable meanings. I grew up in the nineties.. So I wouldn't know the artists before that but Kurt is my top artist. Funny I don't give a damn about the new artists either except a handful bunch who can sing n touch.
Obviously a bunch of teenage girls made this list because they have never heard of nirvana or kurt cobain. If he was ALIVE today and was known to everyone and known to mainstream music than he would at least be in the top 15. He is in my top 10. But Freddie mercury's is number 1 I like mjs voice buts its not he greatest voice I have ever heard.
Probably does not rank high in most people's books, but I have always liked Cobain's acidic vocals. Not enough people respect his quality/uniqueness, as shown by the rating, but I think they should. Along with Geddy Lee, he is one of the few vocalists who are both unique and unyielding. Did he care if you liked his screech? No. Did he sell Pepsi products like Michael Jackson... No. He just made good music and sang from his core.
I voted for Kurt. But come on... his voice would not have won any awards and he knew it. His voice was this raspy, deep mess that combined with his guitar made him a god. He can't sing... If you want to see someone who can sing look for Robert Plant, Paul McCartney (John is a better songwriter not singer), Chris Cornell, and ESPECIALLY FREDDIE MERCURY, he has the voice, not the sexual preference, of God.
HE MUST BE THE BEST, AND THE WINNER, 'CAUSE HE GREW UP IN FAME, AROUND ALL OVER THE WORLOD, WHEN HE DIDN'T PAYED SOMETHING, AND HE DIDN'T STUDY.. AN THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT POIT, HE SUNG WITH ALL HIS HEART, WITH AN INCREDIBLE FEELING, AND HE DIDN'T STUDY MUSIC, OR HOW TO SING... THAT'S IMPORTANT.. 'CAUSE YOU ARE BORN WITH TALENT ;)
Making it to high notes doesn't make you great, its the fact you can cover almost any notes, low or high, and be able to almost whisper but also scream your lungs out with a perfect pitch. Not many artists can sing smoothly and add a rough edge to their voice whenever you want. It doesn't count if you're drunk.
You should just listen to his voice when he sings 'Something in the way'. It is so intense and blows my mind every time I listen to it. He's voice is beautiful at the MTV Unplugged album, but his voice can also be rough like in 'Breed'... I just can't believe that Jared Leto or Bill Kaulitz are voted better!
Best vocals ever (after Anthony Kiedis). He should be right right on top.
With the lights out its less dangerous
here we are are now entertain us
i fell stupid and contagious
here we are now entertain us
SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT absolutely rocks
Kurt cobain once wrote/said "learn how not to play your instrument" so I just had to put that in for all the haters. I've been listening to nirvana since the day I left the womb, I still listen to them today. Kurt's voice was different, he is the king of grunge!
LEGEND! How can this be? 37? Kurt Cobain changed the world with his voice, imagination, emotions, saying, lyrics. He's just amazing. He'll always be remembered. He passed away 19 years ago, but he's in our hearts! Greatest singer of all time.
Why is Kurt not in the top 10? He had one of the best real, raw rock voices. The man is the king of Grunge, he was the frontman of one of the best bands ever.. He deserves more credit then some people who are ranked higher on this list.
I can't believe he's this dam low Axl Roses is even higher than him. Come on people what place do we live in? Kurt Cobain was one of the best lyric creator you may not like his life but you can't hate on his music.
Kurt Cobain could sing any kind of genre. From rock to country he mastered them all. How could he be this low on the list? He has the number 1 rock song of all time, the best unplugged show ever recorded, the greatest screams and emotion. He stands a God.
He absalutley deserves to be up there in the top ten. His voice has a certain quality that it just makes you want to listen. He was an amazing preformer too. He will never be forgotten R.I. P Kurt Cobain
Hands down, best singer of all time he shows so much emotion in his voice. An amazing song writer however not the best guitarist. No one can be better then Kurt he is a musical genius/legend
Kurt Cobain was an amazing singer. He wasn't like most singers. He had a low, raspy voice that made him the definition of grunge. Not only was his voice phenomenal, but the lyrics to the songs that he wrote were more than just a catchy tune.
What. I think that Kurt Cobain should be much higher! Kurt and nirvana were WAY BETTER than madonna who lip syncs! Only 55? Come on people. A good singer takes an excellent voice. If its anyone I would vote for, it's Kurt Cobain.
come on!!!!!Kurt Cobain is far ahead FROM ALL OF THEM.He is in fact the clear no.1" the GREATEST GUITARIST,VOCALIST AND SONGWRITER.he is the GOD of grunge rock and other rock muziks!!!!
I'm actually perfectly fine that he's this low, he's definitely not one of the greatest singers. Buti stull enjoy his music and as long as myles kennedy is near he top, ill give him some votes
Kurt Cobain is simply awesome. I mean, listen to all the songs he made with Nirvana. How his delicious grunge voice can sings a lot of differents lyrics on a lot of differents rhythm.
Kurt Cobain: one of the few honest and raw artists. While he may not have the singing talent of someone like Freddie Mercury, the emotion behind his voice is astonishing. MTV live unplugged really showcases his talents.
I don't understand... I think the appocalypse may be coming, considering the fact that Kurt Cobain is lower on the list than Enrique Iglesias and Justin Bieber. Dis--graceful.
What the hell? Kurt cobain this down low? Everyone knows his voice touches everyone, but too bad not many people don't have what it takes to understand my legend me hero Kurt!
He deserves a way better place in here! His voice gives me the chills and reaches my soul. Too bad, I'll never see him singing. He is and always will be legend! RIP Kurt.
Amazing voice best band of the 90's :) so many hits written simple songs listen to one of his first bands Fecal Matter and see how much his voice changed as he got older
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