Artists Who Should Make a Theme Song for a James Bond Movie

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, more.

Did the definitive version of the theme from the movie "House of Flying Daggers", and just released "The Rains Of Castamere", which is form the "Red Wedding" episode of "Game Of Thrones".
Quite simply the finest singing voice in the world today.

She has sung many movie/T.V. tunes, from "Over the Rainbow" to "Rains of Castamere" and nails them every time. The next Bond film needs her unique and brilliant voice. - BobG

Sam Smith's original "Writing's on the Wall" is by far THE BEST & it WON BEST ORIGINAL SONG OSCAR for the movie "Spectre".

...and just like that, Jackie has recorded a cover of "Writing's on the Wall" from the movie Spectre. Won't be long now... - BobG

2 K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

If she sing Bond song it would be unique and best

Chithra's romantic lusty singing voice and talk voice create new style of bond movie

Please no. THere are different genres for different things alright? - ProPanda

Perhaps the top choice in a Bollywood version. The rest of the world is not ready for her.

3 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters more.

That would be trippin man - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

That would be pretty cool.

Pure british and mistic sound

Yes please

4 Bryan Adams Bryan Guy Adams is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.

Bryan made many nice soundtracks in the past.
I guess his Bond song would be great as well. - Irina2932

5 Cher Cher is an American singer and actress. Her song Believe was the first song to use autotune. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety more.

Cher has an INCREDIBLE voice! 72 and still going STRONG! I went to 2 of her concerts recently and she was PHENOMENAL! Her voice in a Bond movie would be SENSATIONAL!

A song for the next James Bond movie by this VOCAL GENIUS would be SUPERB!

The Goddess of Pop would be the absolute best to sing a theme song for the next James Bond movie. Her voice is EXRAORDINARY!

Choose the best, why settle for less.

6 Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.
7 Massive Attack Massive Attack are an electronic music duo from Bristol, England, who use distorted, psychedelic, dynamic atmospheres as a definitive style of their music. They are noted as one of the most influential acts in electronic music to date, whose musical style was claimed to be far ahead of its time, and more.

Something like Unfinished Sympathy or Paradise Circus would make an excellent Bond theme. - PositronWildhawk

8 Prince Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .
9 Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative more.

If they made something like In The End for a bond theme, it be the best theme since Live And Let Die. -

Chitra no. 1? What?

Nu-Metal for a Bond film? Hel nnooi! - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

10 Robbie Williams Robert Peter 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.

Robbie can everything - Fantastic artist! - Irina2932

Listen to "a man for all seasons, " from Johnny English. After that you'll see why.

Look up Millenium and you will see this man SHOULD BE BOND

Yes, Millenium is ripped off of Nancy Sinatra - You Only Live Twice - Liam31idents

Best singer of all time

The Contenders

11 George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!.

I love his beautiful songs. He should make a Bond song! - Irina2932

The best singer ever. Especially for "dangerous" songs.

I think he can do one posthumously,he deserves it,can't believe he was commissioned to do one.Maybe us fans should petition that...

This list simply SUCKS! What taste do people have? The top three should be:
1. George Michael
2. Sir Elton John
3. New Order

Whoever made this list, you could not have made it more stupidly ordered!

12 Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including 5 MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, 2 more.
13 New Order New Order are an English rock band formed in 1980, currently comprising Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert, Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman.


14 Moby Moby is an American musician, who has produced inventive new styles to various subgenres of electronic music, inspired by 1950's gospel as much as by modern rock, and musicians from New Order to David Bowie. more.
15 Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and more.

She is the greatest singer of the 2000's & her voice would be Perfection for a James Bond Theme. - Johnnie1994

The best

16 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large more.

Many of their songs are ready to become theme songs but they could write new ones, too. - Metal_Treasure

17 Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury more.

Listen to The Show Must Go On and imagine a James Bond opening title scene

18 Avantasia Avantasia is a German supergroup rock opera project created by Tobias Sammet, vocalist of the band Edguy.
19 Alanis Morissette Alanis Nadine Morissette is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress.

I still can't believe that this great singer didn't do that yet. - Irina2932

20 Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

Shakira is one of the best singers of all time. Her unique voice would be very suitable for the title Bond song - Irina2932

IN the ultimate video for FIFAWORDCOUP LA LA LA found a litle part how example "2.27-2.39 "that shakira song of style james bond song "in my opinion"

21 Amy Winehouse Amy 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. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

Amy is brilliant singer with unique voice. I think her Bond theme would be as great as "Old School" Bond songs - Irina2932

It's a little too late now

22 Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).
23 AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson more.
24 Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". more.

Yes this will be great

25 Portishead
26 P!nk Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
27 Depech Mode

They created their own style in music industry - they deserve to make a Bond song. - Irina2932

28 Yello

Of all the artists on this list, Yello is the only one who's got the essence at making a 007 theme. Just take a listen to their song, and you'll instantly recognize their potential to make an epic theme

Concur with another post the Rhythm Divine is just an amazing Bond style track

When I heard "The rhythm Divine" back in 1987, I thought - This must be the new Bond theme. How dissapointed I was when I understood it wasn't. It would have been perfect. Since then, I think they would make an epic theme, if they were asked.

Listen Collaboration Malia with Boris Blank from Yello. Absolutely magnificent stuff, especially song "I Feel it Like You"

29 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition more.
30 Arctic Monkeys The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, more.
31 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Alternative/Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. more.
32 Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, 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 more.

Actually I loved her Die Another Day but many people hate that song. So, I think Madonna should come back with new Bond Theme. She is very talented singer/songwriter. - Irina2932

Who keeps adding crap like this? - ThePwoperMuser101

33 Conchita Wurst Conchita Wurst or simply Conchita is the stage name and persona of Austrian singer Tom Neuwirth, who was born on November 6, 1988 . more.

Listen to "Rise Like a Phoenix" - it would make the perfect Bond song. - Martin_Canine

34 Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 more.

Best soul Diva in music industry. I hope she'll do that in the future! - Irina2932

35 Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. more.
36 Nicki Minaj Onika Tanya Maraj, known professionally as Nicki Minaj (born December 8, 1982) is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Minaj is most known for her songs such as "Anaconda", "Super Bass", "Starships" and her feature on "Bang Bang". more.

No way in hell! she would ruin the series with her singing. D:< - Gehenna

37 Tarja Turunen Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born August 17, 1977), generally known as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is a soprano and has a vocal range of three octaves. more.
38 Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. more.
39 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and children's book author. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard more.
40 Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. more.
41 Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen. It's currently formed by Tuomas, Emppu, lead vocalist Floor Jansen, bassist and vocalist Marco Hietala, more.
42 Belinda Carlisle Belinda Jo Carlisle is an American singer who gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of the Go-Go's, one of the most successful all-female bands of all time.

Belinda should have done that back in the day - Irina2932

43 Bronski Beat
44 Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. more.
45 Christina Aguilera Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and more.
46 Nelly Furtado Nelly Kim Furtado is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She has sold 20 million albums worldwide and more than 20 million singles, bringing her total sales to over 40 million records around the world.

Nelly never disappoints me - Irina2932

47 Sophie Ellis-Bextor
48 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have more.

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Their song, “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me,” would have been perfect for a Bond film.

49 Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

While it’s not my first choice to make a 007 theme song, I personally love the band, and I think they could do it.

50 Gorillaz Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.
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