Top Ten Greatest American Music Artists of All Time
The Contenders: Page 3
41 Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their original lineup included Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Richie Furay, and Neil Young.
42 Barbra Streisand
Barbara Joan Streisand, known professionally as Barbra Streisand, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
43 Harry Connick, Jr.
Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr. is an American singer, musician, and actor. He has sold over 28 million albums worldwide.
44 Aretha Franklin
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.
45 Norah Jones
46 Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo or Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer and singer who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
47 Judy Garland
Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm (June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian. The American Film Institute named her 8th greatest female star of classic American cinema. She's also the mother of actress and singer Liza Minnelli.
48 Bing Crosby
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world.
49 Chuck Berry
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.
Are you people that are voting out of your minds putting chuck berry at number 37 he should be number 2 these other artists ahead of him are a joke can any of them play guitar like chuck berry I don't think so read rolling stone magazine top 50 music artists of all time chuck berry is number 5 of all time artists
"The father of rock and roll"
Definitely should be #1 - jmepa1234
50 James Brown
51 Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
52 Marilyn Manson
53 Trent Reznor
Michael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.
54 Albert King
Albert King Nelson, known professionally as Albert King, was an American blues guitarist and singer, and a major influence in the world of blues guitar playing.
The "Big Blues" guitarist influenced such greats as Eric Clapton, Joe Walsh and Stevie Ray Vaughn. Probably best known for the song, "Born Under a Bad Sign." - BobG
Ministry is an American industrial metal band founded by lead singer and only original member Al Jourgensen in 1981. Originally a new wave synthpop outfit, Ministry changed its style to industrial metal in the mid-1980s.
56 Ben E. King
57 Selena Gomez
Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sing in alto .
58 The Residents
The Residents are an American art collective best known for avant-garde music and multimedia works. Since their first official release, Meet the Residents, the group has released over sixty albums, numerous music videos and short films, three CD-ROM projects, and ten DVDs.
59 Demi Lovato
Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
Guys Pink Floyd aren't American... And since when did they ditch the last name? Maybe Waters was Floyd and no its just Gilmour they're called Pink. At least that's what I assume... Wouldn't want some generic pop singer above lynyrd skynyrd