Top 10 Best Lyricists of All Time
The Contenders: Page 11
201 Iva Davies
Icehouse. Wrote Great Southern Land
202 Ben Harper
203 Kate Miller-Heidke
Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
205 Missy Higgins
206 John Butler
207 PJ Harvey
Polly Jean Harvey, known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.
208 Tori Amos
209 Harry Vanda
This songwriting team from Australia wrote so many hits. For the own group in the 60's The Easybeats and for my other artist. Some of these songs - Friday On My Mind -St. Louis - Good Times - Evie " let your hair hang down " - Love Is In the Air
210 Britney Spears
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.
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" .
Listen to his OLD albums. I Feel For You, Nothing Compares to U, Sugar Walls. These were by him. Not to mention Vanity 6, the Timeand his own albums.
212 Willie Nelson
Not a big fan of Country music but how can you NOT have him on this list
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213 Donald Fagan (Steely Dan)
Some the BEST lyrics I have ever listened to.
214 George Clinton
Just listen to some Parliament/Funkadelic albums. Some of the best lyrics EVER!
215 Jeff Lynne
Evil Woman, Can't Get It Out of Head... Some of his latter stuff not so great but the older stuff was awesome!
216 John Hall
Can write some beautiful songs
217 Chris Martin
He should be higher on this list.
218 Dave Grohl
David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters.
219 Dan Reynolds
Daniel Coulter "Dan" Reynolds is an American musician, most famous as frontman of the Las Vegas-based rock band Imagine Dragons. He has also released an Extended Play titled Egyptian - EP as a duo with Aja Volkman under the moniker Egyptian.
220 Ed Sheeran
Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.