Best Male Singers in Concert

The Top Ten Best Male Singers in Concert

1 Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.

Micheal was the best in concerts. He could fill a stadium in minutes with ticket sales. People would sleep on the streets waiting to get in. The emotion in the crowd is amazing to watch. Grown men crying to see him perform. Michael owned the stage... his ife was performing and that is where he was comfortable and it showed. He showed his grace, kindness and love to his fans and most of all respect... A wonderful singer... A true show man... - love4mjj

I have never seen him in concert but I've watched loads of footage of michaels concerts and I tell you something no one gives me the adrelin, the excitement, goose bumps the emotion like Michael Jackson does. I carnt take my eyes of him I've never seen a concert so emotional and out of this world as Michaels, I can only imagine what it must have been like, out of this world, outstanding. How hard he works through his concert is MIND BLOWING! WOW! Without a doubt the GREATEST the world as ever seen! - princessbev28

He seldomly lip synced on his concerts more than 95 percent of all his performances are live and always having him singing on the spot... and what's more mind blowing is that he can sing a very high note or pull up a very difficult style even while dancing. He has all the electric you need to get the crowd high and exploding... he dances like a true legend but he never misses a note, really unbelievable and indeed the best! - graciadolinobv

The stage belonged to him literally.
Watch his concerts on YouTube and you will know what this man is all about.
If God could sing & dance, he would sound & look like Michael Jackson.
Even if people didn't understand English, they could connect with him emotionally & mentally.
Those who witnessed him live, witnessed history.
Those who get to know him on a deeper level, will be a changed person over night for their own betterment.
May his light shine upon us forever.

2 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 more.

Freddie was just far more versatile then Michael Jackson. Freddie practically sung every single genre, pop, vaudeville, 1930's swing, Jazz, blues, R&B, Gospel & metal. He could sing the most delicate ballads such as You Take My Breath Away, up until aggressive metal such as Gimme The Prize. He could sing with resonance in his lower and his higher register. Because of Freddie's deeper tone and timbre people don't always realize that he actually sang higher then Michael Jackson. But most amazingly was the emotion he added to everything he sang.

Freddie Mercury Got The nickname Mercury Because The Roman Messenger from the Gods was named Mercury. I truely believe that Freddie was a messenger from the gods. God sent him at that time because if he was sent any later, he wouldn't have been able to make his music because now days music is all about screaming till you puke your voice box out. And if he was sent any earlier the beatles wouldn't have ever even touched a Microphone because they were nothing compared to Queen. Freddie Mercury was taken away from us because he was needed tho make music for everyone in heaven. He truely was the messenger of the Gods.

Freddie took the name Mercury after writing the song "My Fairy King" there is a line in there where he sing "Mother Mercury, see what they've done to me" that's where he got the name Mercury from. Freddie he got a school in England because his classmates coulndt pronounce his name Farokh (he was born as Farokh Bulsara)
An YES he was the best Rock Singer ever.

Freddie Mercury, was, is and always will be the greatest voice ever in the entire history of music! No one can beat him, not even Michael Jackson.

3 Josh Groban Joshua Winslow "Josh" Groban is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His first four solo albums have been certified multi-platinum, and he was charted in 2007 as the number-one best selling artist in the United States, with over 22.3 million records.

Superb, brilliant, resounding, tender, amazing young voice... And from such a well-meaning person... Philanthropist too... The world is better because he is in it... Not something that can be said for all with talent...

Just saw Josh in concert. His voice range is amazing and he hits every note with perfect pitch. He's charming, funny, intelligent and relates to the audience better than anyone I've ever seen. Plus his audience was filled with people of every age. He's truly wonderful!

The voice - as perfect on stage as in the studio (VERY rare). Stage presence, energy, audience interaction - Josh Groban is SIMPLY THE BEST (and I've seen hundreds! ) - jancuk

I want to go to his concert, he is THE VOICE & spirit of love!

4 Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also participated in side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 after a period of depression. more.

Not only is Chester super amazing, but his ability to perform live shows that he doesn't use auto tune or anything, he's just purely talented. He also really cares about his fans, like check out a video on YouTube where he stopped the whole concert because a fan hurt himself. He really puts all of himself out there when he performs, I've gotta see him live someday!

Amazing vocals,doesn't need autotune for his bootiful singing! RIP bootiful boi

Chester Bennington is amazing, let's face it. He's super talented, and it's not every day you find a guy who can sing like him. Yeah, he's not a male Whitney Houston or anything, but he makes good quality music and puts his heart and soul into what he does. He is phenomenal.

He puts everything out on stage and it makes for an amazing performance. Chester is the greatest singer of all time. - lukestheman4

5 Steve Perry Stephen Ray "Steve" Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977 to 1987 and again from 1995 to 1998.

Obviously nobody who votes on this list has ever Steve Perry live in concert. If they had they would realize that Perry has very little or no real competition.

The Voice in concert is amazing, today's newer generations sadly missed out, look at then now, listening to this terrible pop music!

This guy is known for improving his vocal performances at live shows! He should be in The top 3 and not at #89... - Metal_Treasure

6 M. Shadows Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American metalcore/alternative metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

Amazing-Not a Note off always its those really hard notes as well amazing

Never fails to be the best. Ever. There's some artists who sound downright crappy live but Avenged Sevenfold is the greatest!

Beastly screams and powerful voice of shadz is easily the best male singer live! Every time he nails it when live!

7 Hansi Kursch Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records more.
8 James Hetfield James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

Best thrash metal singer I've ever heard BLACKENED!

9 Adam Lambert Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.

So overrated.

He is such a great live performer! And he's now the touring frontman of Queen! His concerts are incredible and he's never used autotune!

Come on Glamberts! Adam Lambert has so much talent and does such incredible shows!

10 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.

THE greatest in concert ever, that lot above him couldn't tie up his shoe laces. Fantastic clothes, magnificent stage presence, amazing charisma and wonderful voice. Never had to go out side america to do a concert, his fans flew in from all over the world to see him, what a star. No. 9, what a joke, he is no. 1!

This list is nonsense elvis the greatest entertainer the world has ever known at no. 9! Magnificent stage pesence, fantastic voice, beautiful looks, altogether in a class of his own. Put the man where he belongs, at number 1

None compares to the King, he's unmatched. The voice, the look, the show, the music, the contact with his audience. Just watch one of his live shows on dvd and you'll understand what I mean.

The man that changed the world.

The Contenders

11 Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture more.
12 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.

Bruce Dickinson should be in the top 5 at least his voice is literally the best! He sounds amazing live when singing with that much power and he has the most talent. - AtilanoSlays

#37. Uncultured swines put 36 other losers above the God. (jk I approve of some of the vocalists above but giving God a #37 spot is just lame. )

13 Adam Gontier Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.

He has never heard of you, either.

Never heard of the guy

14 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.

I'd like to hear anyone try to hit those notes like Rob simply the best

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

What a voice he has!
Puts everything into his performance,
His passion is so deep..
Got my vote anyway! - jessiebrownx

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17 Tom Chaplin Thomas Oliver Chaplin, is an English singer-songwriter, musician and composer, best known for being the lead vocalist of British alternative rock band Keane.

There is no way on earth that Tom Chaplin should at the very least not be in the top 5.

His voice is so special you never get fed up, in concerts he shows a great energy and passion, but still reaches every high note making it look so easy, and, just to add the cherry to the cake, his live vocal range is like anyone others.


He is better on stage than any one else he should be number 1. - Legend1221

18 Hariharan Hariharan is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Gujarati and Rajasthani films, an established and foremost ghazal singer and composer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music . In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma more.

Legendary versatile singer. Amazing voice. He always try to sing the songs in different ways. He has been a regular member of live in concerts of Music maestros like A.R Rahman & Ilaiyaraja. He also has participated the concerts of Deva, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Ajay-Atul. He has been conducting Solo concerts and Ghazal concerts in allover the world. Alap that he sings before starting the songs are excellent. He has conducted several memorable concerts in Jeya T.V..

Legendary versatile singer.
Amazing Voice.
He can fabulouly sing Alap and sargam
One of the best stage perfomer.

I'm the biggest fan of Hari ji.
His voice is such an amazing!. It's so much close to my soul.
I don't miss to see his concerts.
I like his singing style.
He can sing alap and sargam very beautifully.

19 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.
20 Brandon Flowers

He has a flawless voice! And live he sounds just like a angel, it's incredible. How can someone be that good live? Brandon Flowers should definitely be on #1, people!

The lead singer of the Killers puts on a dynamic show. He has one of the strongest voices in rock.

Brandon Flowers rocks and place he plays!!!

Life should be full of people like him.

21 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.

"Best live singer,his sining live is 90 of the time as good as the album version if not better - con101193

22 Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, philanthropist, and actor, best known as the founder and frontman of rock band Bon Jovi, which was formed in 1983. He is famous for his band's hit song “Livin’ On A Prayer“ released in 1986. He more.

Nobody is better live than him. His voice, energy, involvement in a show make every concert unique! Perfect!

jon shows everything he got on stage!
bon jovi wouldn't be what they are without their great live performances - richie4life

he's really great live
bon jovi are the best live act on the world - richie4life

He sings great live. You would vote for him if you had seen him live.

23 Jimmy Barnes James Dixon Swan, better known as Jimmy Barnes, is a Scottish-born Australian rock singer-songwriter.
24 Arnel Pineda Arnel Campaner Pineda is a Filipino singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the Philippines during the 1980s and internationally in 2007 as the lead singer of the American rock band Journey.
25 Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.

He is amazing. He can run, he can dance. He is the absolute performer. He keeps the audience ALIVE!

this man is amazing. he rocks the stage - ronluna

Great but sometimes he freaks out - zxm

Has always been amazing

26 Sonu Nigam Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer, live performer, host and actor. He sings in Hindi and Kannada language films.

I love sonu nigam voice and its style...

Best versatile singer..

I love sonu nigamyour voice is amazingyiu very well classical singer

27 Steven Tyler Steven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge, best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.

WTF? Steven Tyler is #1! at least top 5!
He can sing just as good as in the albums and he's a great showman! even now at 63, better than ever

28 Ricky Martin Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor and author who is widely regarded as the king of Latin Pop. Martin began his career at age 12 with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five years with the group, he released several Spanish-language solo albums more.

Ricky should be much higher here. He sounds great Live. Ricky is wonderful entertainer - Irina2932

Entertaining... Great dancing... Great voice... Great show

29 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.

Who made this list...12 year olds? no one compares to the greatness of John Lennon! 1

30 Tamer Hosny

Best concert singer ever! #1 Tamer! - topguy

I can't wait to see him again! - topmany

I can't wait for his concert again! - anony

Amazing concerts! especially in Dubai!

31 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.

Billie Joe Armstrong is absolutely amazing live. Well, he's incredible in the studio too of course, but he really shines on stage. He has an extremely exciting energy and always manages to get the entire audience right where he wants them: in the palm if his hand. His "I said hey-o" exchanges with the audience just can't be beat! Plus he is a gifted songwriter and talented guitarist. I love you, Billie Joe!

It must be said that Billie Joe Armstrong, when he is sure scene is... WOW! It was his natural way of moving on stage. For me, it will always be number one, because for real, it is.

Playing live his entire energy, together with the whole band do a great show and billie is very funny, it's fantastic

There has been no auto tune to his voice when he sings!
He sounds better live than on the radio. Plus he doesn't just stand there, he moves around, askes some of the audience to come up, does his famous " I said a heeyy oh"

32 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

Awesome Singer! Even at a concert you can tell that he sings very well. I am still in shock by the way that this Spanish mastermind sung! I was astonished, he just surprised me to a state where I have already bought tickets for his next concert! I completely recommend Enrique Iglesias in concert, especially in his native Spain!


He's the best why he is on 30 no.

He is the best no doubt..

33 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!.
34 Jarvis Cocker
35 Chris Martin Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known as the lead singer of rock band Coldplay.


36 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 .

Amazing all round vocals, sweet introspective singer songwriter and gritty rock and roller. Still rocking it now, always live and true, absolute legend.

37 Adam Levine Adam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5. more.
38 Niall Horan Niall James Horan is an Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist, known as a member of the boy band One Direction.
39 Jay Sean Jay Sean is a British singer and songwriter. He debuted in the UK's Asian Underground scene as a member of the Rishi Rich Project with "Dance with You", which reached No.
40 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.
41 Barry Gibb Barry Alan Crompton Gibb is a British singer, songwriter and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group Bee Gees, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed groups in the history of popular music.
42 Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda (born 11 February 1977) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, keyboardist, producer, and co-lead vocalist. more.
43 Morten Harket Morten Harket is a Norwegian musician, best known as the lead singer of the synthpop/rock band A-ha, which released ten studio albums and topped the charts internationally after their breakthrough hit "Take on Me" in 1985.
44 Gackt Gakuto Oshiro (大城 ガクト Ōshiro Gakuto, born July 4, 1973), better known by his mononymous stage name Gackt, is a Japanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He has been active since 1993, first as the frontman of the short-lived independent band Cains:Feel, and then for more.
45 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.

Listen to the guy sing live - he has one of the best voices for live singing, doesn't need to lip sync like most of the current bands and just knows how to put on a show!

Every person should watch him live before died

One of the best concerts ever and he actually sings live!

46 Matt Bellamy Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.

How is he only 46 he literally sounds better live then on recordings

BEST live singer, he doesn't need to lip-sync, his talent is pure and real

47 Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. He is known for his work with the E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana, working class and sometimes political more.
48 James Taylor James Vernon Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, and he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.

I have seen him several times and there is never a sour note. Great performer! - mdp1970

Pure and outstanding voice. No one beats this guy

like a good wine, JT just get's better with age.

I saw him do a solo acoustic performance in an old theatre-- perfection! - Billyv

49 Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce more.

What! Where's Eminem? I used that find on page thingy to find him.
Look at his lives... Just search on YouTube 'Eminem live' and it will bring you lots of cool videos. Not afraid, lose yourself, real slim shady, no love, git up(ft. D12),40 oz - JUST WATCH THEM! AND VOTE FOR SHADY

50 Hyde

Hyde's vocalist of J-rock band L'arc en Ciel. He's awesome Vocalist Ever!
He's has the most unique style and an amazing voice!
You can go rock with him.

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