Top Ten Best Black Male Music Artists of All Time
The Top Ten
Even though other singers had started way before his time, I still loved how he has pioneered through both singing, acting and dancing. I even admire him a lot than other celebrities, especially the notes days. I loved the way how he became the best dad in the world towards his 3 beloved children. Michael Jackson is the best celebrity in the world. And no matter what skin colour he has and how he looks, he is still very beautiful.
He is the greatest of all times. Sublime music and a master at physical expression. Pure genius. Made sense of the world and had one the greatest intellect to write songs and better skill to represent them on T.V.. There will be no other Michael Jackson. He will be the greatest, not only black, but in humanity. RIP.
more awards than any other artist - period - plus he has the largest worldwide fan following - news of his death nearly crashed the internet - no one compares alive or dead!
He is a king of pop AND Love. You can tell because you see it in His wonderful and heart taking music. I just lobe him with all my heart for that. THANK YOU Michael JACKSON YOUR AMAZING32 Comments
Ignorant ass Michael had a skin disease called Vitiligo as his autopsy confirms...He did not have "surgery" to turn himself white.
Secondly Michael has put over 200 black students through college and has given all of his We are the world proceeds to Africa and has had thousands of inner city kids visit Neverland Ranch. You know nothing about him so shut up.
One of the greatest artists of all time and influential rap artists. Should be one. Jackson didn't do anything for the blacks and become a white through surgeries. Tupac dedicated his life to them and his lyrics. are amazing! And deep.
Was much more than the average rapper he was an idol, a poet and a very intelligent human should be number 1
Rap is a joke, it shouldn't even be on the list. I put it just above the guys who play buckets with sticks on the difficulty level
Seems like you haven't listened to 2Pac, Idiot. Just listen to Dear Mama or Changes, Changes is against racism and the equality of all races and Dear Mama is about loving your mom. All 2Pac songs are great. - venomouskillingmachine9 Comments
This man had more talent on an instrument than any other popular musician. Jackson is a great singer, that's it. 2pac is a poet but Hendrix was as well. And nobody has ever done more for a instrument than Hendrix has for the guitar. Ask any blues/rock/metal guitarist. They will tell you so much about what Hendrix created for the guitar
Greatest guitarist ever according to Rolling Stone Magazine
The Greatest guitarist of all time.
Hendrix was a true musician, he played, wrote, produced and sang. #1 to me7 Comments
I think stevie wonder should be head to head with michael jackson for the first place, he's such a great composer and he sings from his hearth and soul.
Stevie Wonder is an amazing artist. The fact that he was blind and made such inspirational and great music is astonishing.
IsI think he he way more talented, gifted and musically blessed and inclined than Michael Jackson could ever hope to be!
Stevie Wonder is the BEST of the best musician in the world. He's gifted. Musical genius!6 Comments
He is just too smart and positive in his lyrics.
Just an amazing artist. Music today needs a role model like Bob in my opinion.
He is a god number 6 is not fair at least number 5, come on he is my favorite singer of all time
I love this guy. Music today needs a role model like him.2 Comments
Best singer ever! Rest in peace.
Number one to me. So much talent, so much vision, so much soul. Rest in peace brother.
The father of motown isn't in the top 10? What's Going On?
He is the best of all time1 Comment
Amazing guitar skills - InsertCleverName
Should be top five, but hey, rankings like these are disrespecting. Most of the people on this page are 'top five' material. Top tier talent is just that, tops.
Prince should be near the top of this list, he could play write and sing. Just shows how low our standards have become. Rap artists shouldn't even be on this list.
He should be in the top 5 without a doubt!8 Comments
In 2009 Bob Dylan was asked to name musicians who were bigger legends than him. He could only think of one- Chuck Berry!
The greatest legend in popular music
One of the first rock artists, why is he below kanye west?
This is complete bull he should be number one, he is ate best musician of all time6 Comments
Energy + Music + Creativity + Passion = Iconic
Woow really do ya homework
You're joking? this man shd be number one
This ugly slacks doesn't even measure up 2 the likes of bob Marley and Marvin Gaye so what idiot put him higher than them.
Again holding a mic upside down and babbling words using made up English accompanied with computer repetition is hardly impressive.
One of the best
This guy is awful why is he here?3 Comments
Very underrated. Deserves higher than #8. - Alpha101
Deserves to be here.
I love his Gospel and Blues with Jazzy sound I love Georgia Georgia
Deserves to be here.
Ray invented a genre. He should at least be #2.
Fantastic vocalist. Soulful.1 Comment
Sorry not black
Absolutely garbage. He’s not even top 100. Why is he abound guys like muddy waters
Why is he above Prince, Chuck Berry and Richie - Iluvnovemberrain
Very good vocals. Love his music. He's amazing!
This dude has only been around for a year...2 Comments
Three Times a Lady (long version), who can beat that song,
best song ever: listen again
He should be in the top 5 with Ray Charles, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, and Michael Jackson at the top.
Lionel richie is a very consistant artist. The songs that he has written and produced are evergreen, endless love, do it to me, I call it love, to name few.
Number 1 the best ever
Top 5, he wrote the mist sincere lyrics
No singer had Luther's depth or put as mush emotion in his songs.
Luther should be at the top 5
He could be so much more. His music is good. Unfortunately, his words confuse and detract from his ability to move to another level.
I actually like his music. I just wish he wasn't such a jerk like he always is.
His music and talent is amazing. But he's not so good in real life - venomouskillingmachine3 Comments
It hurts my eyes seeing some of the artists listed on top of this genius.
Whats THE black music Genre? Right! Jazz
And whos THE Jazz musician? Right! Miles Davis
(Accept Coltrane, Armstrong, Charles & co)
Ice T should not be ahead of krs on any list and krs should definitely be higher
I accidentally voted for him. - RalphBob
My son loves his tunes
The guy is talented
Better than Kanye
Smokey, Marvin and Luther. Never before...never since. No one else can even compete, now or ever.
Best blues singer ever to walk and grace planet earth.
Where is Luther Vandross on this list?
KANYE WEST HIGHER THAN THE KING - InsertCleverName
He broke boundaries and gave us more good music through his daughter
He is awesome
Below Royce come on
Biggie biggie biggie can't you see... there are so many haters in the streets and I just love you rapping ways. I guess that's why their broke and you were so paid
Great rapper, king of NYC, at least in top five
Jay-z at the top ten and Biggie 12? Unfair! He realesed one album while alive and the 2nd 15 days after his death but his the G.O.A. T like his released over a hundred..R.I.P.. you the BEST
By far the best.
I love him but he's not black - RnBLover
Whereas Michael Jackson is the King of Pop, this man is the King of SOUL
When I think of soul I go right to Sam Cooke. His voice is always so smooth and soothing and his lyrics are heartwarming.
His voice has the key to my sole1 Comment
The guy is magic, he is fit, his moves are fitter and what a voice
Where is T.I. he is the greatest ever! Better than Jay-z.T.I. is for the people. He didn't join any crew, he stands for himself, that's what makes him the greatest ever. King!
This chap is brilliant and I'm glad he's on this list he should b recognized
You're joking, right? Dude makes one good song and he's considered a legend. - Alpha101
Daft punk and him
On the strength of "My Girl" alone, he deserves to be in the top 5; throw in the rest of The Temptation's songs and he's the best of all.
It's only his name that is good not him
Come one, these dudes were savage before it was cool
The best Motown voice
One word - SEPULTURA! - SOULFLY-SAM0101
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