Best Singers of All Time

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141''Weird Al'' YankovicAlfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.

He has done amazing parodies of many of the best singers. He can so any style he wants, from girly to 80's to rock to rap

I went to his concert also.
"hardware store" is AWESOME! - anonymous

A true original! I've been a fan from the beginning and I love his original pieces just as much as his covers. Funny as all h*ll and creative!! You rock, Al!

Best person alive I go to all of his concerts!

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142Gerard 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.

His so... AMAZING. AMAZING VOICE. AMAZING BAND. AMAZING MAN. AMAZING MUSICIAN. I can't describe how I love him. My Chemical Romance would never be the same without him. He's one of the best singers I've ever known. GO GEE!

Hey! What's up w/ this list! Gerard should be higher than 56. THIS IS so WRONG!

Gerard Way is possibly the best singer ever. My Chemical Romance is the best band ever and he should totally be higher!

Incredible voice, style, and timing in his lyrics. His performance style is vulnerable and sexy HOT! The way he engages the audience - especially when he's energetic - is amazing.

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143Kellin QuinnThis is a redirect from a person who is a member of a group to a general, related topic, such as the group name, organization, ensemble or team of membership.

How is Kellin all the way down here?! He should at least be in the top 50!

This guys is amazing! I agree why is he down here?

Kellin is the best, you all have problems putting him so far down here...

He is so amazing! - DynastiSugarPop

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144Ebi

Ebi is one of best singers check this song on youtube: Ebi - Roozegar or khaneh sorkh ast or ki ashkato pak mikone or mehmani or shab or goriz

He's the Master of Voice... You can't say anything about it. That's perfect.

Ebi (né Ebrahim Hamedi, 22 June 1949) is a Tehran-born Persian singer, also known as "The King of Persian Pop", and "Mr of Voice". He lives in exile in Marbella, Spain, although he also spends time in Los Angeles. Since the Islamic revolution in Iran he mostly tours the world, having combined musical influences from traditional Persian music, western pop and sometimes Latino style rhythms

Ebi Is Very Good, But Shadmehr Aghili Is Best Singer Of All Time

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146Arnel PinedaArnel Campaner Pineda is a Filipino singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the Philippines during the 1980s and internationally in 2007 as the lead singer of the American rock band Journey.

Arnel Pineda can sing anything, any note, any pitch, any sound. His range, versatility, and quality are second to none. I have not seen or heard anyone with versatility! He is one of a kind!

Arnel has a golden voice, he is gifted, has unmatched ability to sing ballads to hard rock... A chameleon voice. He can be the lead singer of any band because he can sing anything.
His VOICE soars... And so his jumps! He is the only TENOR who can jump high onstage, thus a new vocabulary called "AIRNEL" was formed. He is a total performer with a lot of energy onstage.
His story is also inspirational. A once homeless street kid from Manila, chosen to be the lead singer of the iconic American rock band "Journey". Fairy tale still happens... Don't Stop Believing!

His voice is unbelievable, he can reach any tempos of genre of music. W/ his age right now it's amazing how he can still belting out w/ powerful voice. I think to compare him to other singing artist young and old male or female he has the best vocal of all of them. I also enjoy him singing difft. Songs who sounds exactly just like those other legends. I watched all his old videos it's so addicted like you don't want to stop just keep looking' for more covers of his. I liked him bec. He is humble and probably the only lead singer that is still faithful to his wife. He is a person that easy to get along w/ an inspired by his team mate band bec. Of his humility. He also helps a lot of needy children back n the Phils and try to inspired them all, have a chance to get better and be somebody later on their life. He simply a great artist person to follow to be hopeful in life.

Can never be Steve, but he is still amazing. - Powerfultekin

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147Mohammed Rafi

He was simply the Greatest Ever. I am yet to hear a voice which is so pure and pristine. He could convey many emotions with so much ease and dexterity.

Just can't believe a singer who has sung for almost four decades and stays in one's heart forever has been ignored here. I won't classify him as one or two. He was the greatest of all. - y2lee

In high pitched songs no one can reach those heights, most versatile, he could sing melodies, classical, semi classical, bhajans, gazals, qawalies, rock and roll...

He is deserving top 10 rank in world

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148Glenn HughesGlenn Hughes is an English rock bassist and vocalist, best known as a member of Deep Purple and the rock pioneers Trapeze, and his solo career. Hughes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Deep Purple. He is acclaimed for his wide vocal range.

The duo work between him and Coverdale especially in the studio was better than Gillan, better than anyone really during that period. Deep Purple owned music together with ABBA 1974!

Feel and listen! That's the singer and songwriter! he played in Deep Purple till 1975 and also played in black sabbath! he deserve to be among the TOP10!

Voice of rock! The older he gets, the better he sounds. His scream-like singing and normal singing is just great!

I thought Glenn's time with Deep Purple was not well spent, either for him or the band. - BobG

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150George MichaelGeorgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Why is George Michael #98? He can sing and write better than all of these artists! I think he should be up with Freddie Mercury.

George is the definition of a GREAT ARTIST. And why is Justin Bieber on this list? I guess people don't know good music...

The list is ridiculous. Rating a singer on the the basis of cult status is not good, like the others have been rated. Here the list says Best singers of all time, and I strongly believe George is one of the best ever. You need to hear his songs to actually believe it. Amazing gift.

It was pure and perfect in his twenties and thirties, but now his voice is richer and more interesting,sometimes heartbreakigly beautiful, especially in his ballads.

George Michael should listed #5 he is much better than those losers I've never even heard of...what's happening to this world!?

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151Tom ChaplinThomas Oliver Chaplin, is an English singer-songwriter, musician and composer, best known for being the lead vocalist of British alternative rock band Keane.

Tom Chaplin is undoubfully one of the best singers of our age. He owns the most pure and beautiful voice, a brilliant and really impressive vocal range, being able to fill a room with enchantment just with the sound of his own vocals, not using a mic. We listen to a recorded performance, we find it amazing.. We see him singing live and we get totally blown away, as he sounds even more flawless! Adding to these so very rare gifts, have to highlight the fact of him being so honest and crystal clear... He's so passionate, giving all his heart & soul, no artifacts whatsoever. Just him, his heavenly voice - and we do believe that if Angels exist... They sound like him for sure.
He just... Flawless and so inspirational. And I'm sure he'll still continue evolving more and more!

Tom Chaplin has such a powerful voice! He sings every word clearly and is able to convey the message and tone of the song through just his voice. He is truly a gifted man, yet so terribly underrated nowdays for reasons I cannot simply fathom. He has such great range! If you've ever heard 'She Has No Time', you cannot help with be impressed with him.
He is able to connect right with your heart, and that is why I think he is the best singer of all time.

He has the voice of an angel. He can reach high notes like no other. Plus, Queen invited him to perform It's A Hard Life with them, a song that hadn't been performed live since Freddy Mercury died, simply because no one on earth apart from Freddy could hit such high notes. Well, now we know the great Tom Chaplin can.

This guy's voice is heaven sent! He should be top 20, without question. He is the lead singer for the Brit band, KEANE. Remember, this list is for "best singers" and anybody who has heard Tom Chaplin sing knows darn well that he is one of the best!

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152Edith PiafÉdith Piaf was a French cabaret singer, songwriter and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars.

This is just shameful. Beat by Spears and Aguilera, absolutely not!

Amazing she should be at the top!

What a disgrace this list is. Idiots on here

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153Roger WatersGeorge Roger Waters, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He was mostly known for the secondary lead vocals and bassist of Pink Floyd .

WOW people. Jeez, number 283. This guy has way better vocals than Robert Plant because he can scream like a pterdactyl. Until I see Plant do that, Waters is better. Waters, Gilmour, and Wright all have amazing voices. Still don't believe me? Listen to Careful With That Axe Eugene, Echoes, or Comfortably Numb. Pink Floyd harmonizes vocals a lot better than Alice In Chains. I'm not saying Alice In Chains is bad at vocals, I'm saying Pink Floyd are masters at getting into your soul. I'd really like to see Led Zeppelin try and play Echoes and harmonize vocals the way Pink Floyd does. The Zep could never play Echoes that perfectly even if they wanted to. Another thing that adds to Echoes complexity is it's 231 minutes long, and I have never seen any of The Zep's songs that long.

He adds emotion and soul to his albums. Below Eminem? For real? Pink Floyd is the band that introduced me to music as an art form. I'm even listening to Waiting for the Worms right now. Vote for Roger!

Thanks roger, David, richard n nick for your beautiful, excellent n impressive music. You're always in my heart

Listen to Time and Comfortably Numb, and you'll believe that Roger Waters is the best vocalist ever.

Waters isn't singing on Time, it's David Gilmour and Rick Wright - DarkSideOfDragons

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154Sarah GeronimoSarah Asher Tua Geronimo aka Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. is a world class and multi-talented Filipino singer, actress, dancer, record producer, model, host, coach/judge, commercial/product endorser and tv personality . She can also draw and plays the piano. Sarah is popularly known as the one and only ...read more.

A talented singer like Sarah Geronimo should be flaunt all over the world. We should not deprive people around the world to hear Sarah Geronimo's wonderful voice. She's a great performer and never boring... She can also dance... What else can I say except she's remarkable and surely people supports her.

Sarah geronimo is really gifted and even though she encounters trials she knows how to overcome them because GOD is with her not like the other singers... Their voice is useless because GOD is not with them

She is versatile in all different type of song
All people like her voice... Is different to the other artist now

Go "Asia's Queen of Pop"! The unbeatable and the fastest Asian superstar! Sarah Geronimo!

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155Van Morrison

His recent work not withstanding, Van Morrison is, without a doubt, the greatest white singer ever to hold a microphone. From Astral Weeks to Hymns To The Silence nobody has come close to matching his vision and vocal power. He taps into things almost no other vocalist has ever reached within a framework of his own unique musical style - pure feeling and spontaneity matched to timeless songwriting. Bitterness and anger poisoned his later work, but nothing can erase the glow of his many, many stupendous masterpieces.

Van the Man. Not only is he one of the finest songwriters in the history of rock, his voice stands out as one of the most amazing as well. He started out almost punk with his early band Them, then amazed us with his pop sound of Brown Eyed Girl. But when he finally took off, it was the voice...the voice that gave you goosebumps as Van sang Madam George, Sweet Thing and Astral Weeks. The voice that entranced you on Moondance, Tupelo Honey, Listen to The Lion, Into the Mysic and so many others. Van Morrison's powerful voice makes him a top 20 singer without any doubt.

Clearly there are people voting here that have no concept of rock history. They are confined to their only little world of pop music. Van Morrison is one of the all time greatest voices in rock music. He's at #158? Insanity! - Storm63

He is the best. We will never forget him

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156Damon Albarn

An awesome and sometimes soothing singing voice. Love the songs mainly for Gorillaz, but still he is great with Blur. So far one of my favorite rockstars of all time.

Damon is so controlling even on stage. When he say "get them bracelets on stage now or I ain't doing no more anything else in Spain period" then u know u gotta find dem bracelets

Blur for me. From 'Leisure' to 'Think Tank', his brilliant voice (along with the other talents of the band members) never cease (s) to amaze me. Other than being a popstar, he was (and still is) truly talented and creative. His voice on Gorillaz is totally ace as well!

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157Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

If you still doubt if she is best singer, listen to: Broken Promises by Shreya Ghoshal - Ek Deewana the.
That is just one but there are end less list of this godly voice!

Her voice takes you away to distances you never been.. Just travel with it.

She is the recent sweetest voice of India. She has a very sweet voice and she sings in many languages.

I have listnt her voice shreya is best singer all over the world her voice take away from our life often I listen her song alone and all my tension take away

Number 1 she is

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158Toshi - X Japan

His voice isn't classically amazing but it has such power and emotions.

You can never hear his voice and mistake for someone else because so unique and different, I'm not from japan and I can't speak Japanese but his voice gives its own translation because you can feel his meaning in your heart even if not in your head.

I'm sorry if my English is bad but I hope you understand what is my meaning.

X japan love from korea

His voice can show so many emotions, it can easily make one cry. X Japan was a legendary band, and their songs really have a meaning.

I love the band X Japan! His voice is amazing I listen to them all the time I will never get tired of there music! His vocals are amazing, he has so much meaning in the songs he sings, and his voice is very unique, can't mistake it for anyone elses! The day I discovered X Japan was the day I found the true meaning of music in my opinion! ~

Voted just to put him above Justin Beaver.

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159BjörkBjörk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.

There is only one Bjork.(Spears, Aguilera, Swift, Dion belong to one category) She is an original voice and she is so good she can sing off key to make a song sound more on key. The growling and random sounds, along with her one unique voice deserve better. There is only one other singer I know that will sing a little off key to make the song better and more emotional and that's Sia. Where is she on this list?

Why is Bjork so low down?! She has an amazing singer and so many rubbish artists are in front of her, Rhianna is higher up than Bjork and Bjork is so talented, I am upset now

She's an absolutely amazing singer, I'm shocked she's not even in the Top 250. This is an outrage.

She is an amazing singer! - DynastiSugarPop

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160Slim Dusty

He is the best for ever...

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