Best British Male Singers

The Top Ten
1 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave ...read more.

He had to be first. Such an amazing voice, the British singer is actually descended from Indians, and he is the lead singer of Queen.

Freddie Mercury is the best singer ever, and Freddie Mercury lived in Britain, but, he was born in Zanzibar in Tanzania. In 1964, at the age of 18, him and his family were forced out of their home and moved to Britain.

If there's a God of Song its Freddie, being number one in this list or any list doesn't do him Justice. He is above any list!

The best singer of all time, so naturally, he should be number 1 on this list. Why isn't he?

2 John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.

Of course, he's pretty much the leader of the most famous band of all time! He's a great singer

Best singer in the Beatles

3 Mick Jagger Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.

The "coolest" guy in history also has a pretty decent voice and is a big part of the rolling stones.

4 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.

Love his piano skill and his voice, he has powerful voice.

Simply the best!

5 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!.

Should be number 2 next to Freddie Mercury. Pitch perfect. The only artist at Freddie's tribute concert that even came close to the brilliance of Mercury. The best singer/songwriter of his generation.

He had the most beautiful clear calm voice ever, There will never be any one in the world like him again, thank you for you George. I will never forget you. if only there was one more try

The most beautiful voice, soul and person. Both inside and out, George will never die, he shall be loved forever

One more try and father figure these two songs alone can attest his voice empowerment

6 Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .

Nobody has had the combined vocal range and flexibility that Paul had in him prime.

Well we're talking about the best singers, aren't we?

Except Freddie Mercury, none is better than paul.

His songwriting is better than his singing

7 Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He sang songs such as The A team and Shape of You. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Ed sheeran is famous because his song makes people believe about something and there are another things you have to know about that. Fo example, he makes a friendship with many artists like Justin Bieber, Ariana grande, and etc. From that, we can conclude that, Ed Sheeran is friendly to everyone.

Ed sheeran is so talented in every way! His voice, his tunes, and not to mention the powerful lyrics that he writes himself! Definitely should be higher on the list!

Ed Sheeran is without a doubt my favourite singer. I just love his music, the lyrics, the genre, his voice, everything, my favourite song being "Castle On The Hill".

His X album and his + album and his other singles like All of the stars.. they are completely amazing! Ed Sheeran is supposed to be in top 10.

8 David Bowie David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. ...read more.

I think he should be much higher than he is currently, he has very good ideas

9 Tom Jones Sir Thomas Jones Woodward is a Welsh singer known by his stage name Tom Jones. He became one of the most popular vocalists to emerge from the mid-1960s.

It's seems this site doesn't distinguish between pop singers and Singers! Tom is a Singer!

How can he not be in the Top 10?

Still has it, still influential.

M Donohoe

Without doubt. The best all round singer of any genre.. Prince to Puccini.. Wonderful.. 😀

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.

He has an amazing voice, he created for the stage! The cutest, sexiest, most sympathetic, most handsome, most charming most energetic man.

A legend I hope he keeps writing and singing for a loonng time. His songs are amazing.

Very talented man and he has a great voice

He is best singer of all time

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11 Zayn Malik Zain Javadd Malik, born on 12 January 1993, who records mononymously as ZAYN, is a British singer and songwriter. Born and raised in Bradford, ZAYN aspired to pursue a career in music from a young age leading him to audition as a solo artist for the British reality television music competition The X ...read more.

The best creative singer. All his songs are not less than masterpieces. He damn sure deserve to be at the top 10 list. He has amazing vocals along with some extraordinary talents. Great going, dude. I'm Ankit and I admire you a lot, and one thing, my favorite song is dusk till dawn. Create some more songs like it... #ZQUAD

Zayn is best his vocal notes are amazing and I love him. He is handsome he is talented and he is just amazing.
#ZQUAD

Because of his handsome, he and his voice are overrated by female fans.

Best male singer in this industry

12 Van Morrison Sir George Ivan Morrison OBE is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. In 2016, he was knighted for services to the music industry and to tourism in Northern Ireland.

Best ever. Listen to Astral Weeks, never been surpassed.

PHENOMENAL for decades! Best album- 'St Dominics Preview'. Best single- Brown-Eyed Girl.

13 Roger Waters George Roger Waters is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He is mostly known for being the secondary lead vocalist and bassist of Pink Floyd.
14 Liam Gallagher William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later as the singer of Beady Eye.

His voice cracks my heart his voice make me cry

His voice is beautiful and unique

Great voice and he is just cool!

Not a singer! Technically crap! Good frontman possibly

15 Bruce Dickinson Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.

The best singer ever. only 27? :(

Higher please

16 Rob Halford Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.
17 Sting Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known professionally by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the lead singer for the English band The Police

Not the best, quite good though

18 Ian Gillan Ian Gillan is an English singer and songwriter. He originally found success as the lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple, and the original singer on the rock opera concept album Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber, where Gillan had the leading role (Jesus Christ).

Ian Gillan, singer for Deep Purple, was also the original Jesus Christ in the rock opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (1970), selected for the role by its authors Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Give a listen to his aria "Gethsemane (I Only Want to Say)" from Jesus Christ Superstar. Make sure it's Ian Gillan because the aria was covered many times.

19 Sam Smith Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer-songwriter born in London on May 19, 1992. They rose to fame in October 2012 when they were featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. They themselves are well known for songs like "Stay ...read more.

Vocals with heart felt emotion to boot no competition.

He's the male version of Beyonce!

20 Roger Daltrey Roger Harry Daltrey, is an English singer and actor. In a music career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band The Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during ...read more.

I can't believe I saw this legend

21 Robert Plant Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

How can anyone Not think that this man is the Greatest vocalist that has ever and will ever be, bar none! No-one else comes close and no-one else ever will.

Robert Plant, the frontman Of led zeppelin, lower than Robbie Williams, Zayn Malik, ed Sheeran, Chris Martin and Liam Gallagher?

22 Jonathan Antoine Jonathan Antoine is a classically trained English tenor. He rose to fame after appearing on the sixth series of Britain's Got Talent in 2012 as one half of the classical duo Jonathan and Charlotte.

What a great voice and to be so young.

23 Olly Murs Oliver Stanley Murs, known professionally as Olly Murs, is an English singer-songwriter, television presenter and actor. He first came to national attention for coming second in the sixth series of The X Factor in 2009.
24 Billy Idol William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
25 Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

He invented metal singing

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