Top Ten Best Black Male Music Artists of All Time

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21 Luther Vandross Luther Vandross
22 John Legend John Legend John Roger Stephens, better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. V 1 Comment
23 Usher Usher Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city. V 4 Comments
24 Ronald Isley
25 will.i.am will.i.am W i ll .i. am is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor known for being the lead vocalist in The Black Eyed Peas . He was born in Los Angeles, California . He has released several solo albums such as "Songs About Girls" and "Will Power" . V 1 Comment
26 Smokey Robinson Smokey Robinson William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
27 Barry White Barry White V 1 Comment
28 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole Nathaniel Adams Coles, known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist.
29 T.I. T.I. Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., better known by his stage names T.I. and Tip, is an American hip hop recording artist and actor from Atlanta, Georgia.

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

30 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
31 Tinchy Stryder
32 Chipmunk

It's only his name that is good not him

33 Lou Rawls
34 Kendrick Lamar Kendrick Lamar

Very talented but not above LL must not know

35 Jason Derulo Jason Derulo Jason Joel Desrouleaux, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo (an alternate spelling of his surname), is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is best known for his singles such as "Wiggle", "Talk Dirty", "Trumpets", "Want To Want Me", "In My Head", and "Whatcha Say", all of which have ...read more.

The guy is magic, he is fit, his moves are fitter and what a voice

36 Aretha Franklin 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.

I thought this is a list of male black singer's so what's going on?

37 Derrick Green
38 Sammy Davis, Jr.

In my view Sammy Davis Jnr was one of the greatest singers/entertainers of all time. Can't believe he doesn't rate in the top 21.

It's laughable to have him below biggie it's not even close this list had to be put together buy young bucks

He was more than a singer. He was a comic, a family man, and a friend. - higgsboson2142

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39 Pharrell Williams Pharrell Williams Pharrell Lanscilo Williams is an American singer, rapper, and record producer. Williams and Chad Hugo make up the record production duo the Neptunes, producing soul, hip hop and R&B music.

You're joking, right? Dude makes one good song and he's considered a legend. - Alpha101

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40 Billy Ocean
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