Greatest Song Writers

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181Carole Bayer Sager
182Lee Clayton
183Tom Kalnoky
184Rufus Wainwright

Every single one of his songs are legend.

185Terry Callier
186Andrew Gold
187J.D. Souther

It's great to see J. D. Souther on this list. He helped Don Henley and Glenn Frey write some of the Eagles best songs, like New Kid in Town, Best of My Love, and Heartache Tonight. But Souther being on this list also helps point out what a horrid list this is. Because you know who isn't on here? That's right, HENLEY AND FREY!

188NasNasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time . He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.
189Javed Akhtar
190Elton John
191Buddy HollyCharles Hardin Holley, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.V1 Comment
192Ne-YoShaffer Chimere Smith, better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor.
193Emma Anderson
194Dave GrohlDavid Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters.
195Carlos SantanaCarlos Santana audio is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music.V1 Comment
196Jack White

He may not be a meaningful artist like Thom Yorke or Kurt Cobain, but his lyrics have a brilliant sense of humour, and a better-than-most grasp on modern relationships (listen to There's No Home For You Here)

197Neil Tennant
198Per Gessle
199MadonnaMadonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

Unlike many new artist Madonna "the Queen" writes her own music. She continues to produce melodies and lyrics that will forever remain. Even though her out of the studio antics are a bit shady.

200Phil CollinsPhilip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.
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