Best Male Singers of the 21st Century

The Top Ten

1 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. ...read more.

No match with Chester. His voice is the best. Love you LP.

Sings like an Angel. Screams like a Devil. And you can actually hear the best of him when he is singing live on Stage working the crowd in progress

How could anyone vote for Justin Bieber? Chester is the best singer!

Yes, the number one! Chester Bennington... Nothing compares to him...nothingg

2 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.

He can do anything from rock to pop to funk and do it exceptionally well. His range is phenomenal and stage presence is so engaging. Check out his version of Cher's Believe, anything with Queen and his new song Closer To You Live Session. All different, all amazing!

This list is a joke with Adam on 19 only guy around his level now is Brendon Urie no comparison other than that

Best male vocalist alive today! Love him!

He should be in top 10 at least

3 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.

His song "Perfect" is one of the most beautiful songs of all time, and you can hear clearly every word he sings plus his lyrics are wonderful. He doesn't get changed half a dozen times at his concerts - that's a waste of time and money - just Ed, his guitar, his voice and his songs, and the audiences LOVE him such that he's one of the highest-selling music artists of all time.

I'll admit, even as a Sheerio, that he does scream in some of his songs. But he deserves number 1

Why has no one put him up?

All of his songs are masterpieces.

4 Matt 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.

Love his voice. I hope they have another album soon.

5 Benjamin Burnley Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.

One of the most original and unique singers nowadays. His voice is so beautiful, just listen to his music and you'll see what I'm talking about. :D

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

His voice is very melodious. His songs are not at all contrived. His songs are the most soulful songs one can hear. A talent such as his should at least be above the likes of Justin Bieber, for crying out loud.

7 Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. ...read more.

He should be in the top 3

Should be higher than 18. - EpicJake

How the hell is bruno number 23?

WHY! Is he number 20 not one person
In the whole world would think this is right!

8 Chris Taylor Brown

I know this guy, he's the lead singer of the rock band Trapt. He's an amazing singer, no disrespect to Chester or Matt, but its just my opinion.

Best rock voice out there. Even his ballads are amazing. Echo is his best vocal in my opinion.

Um he's probably the best but 1d is good too

9 George Ezra
10 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. ...read more.

Best voice, amazing songs... oh yeah he's also HOT! What else do you need? Girls Like You and Sugar are my favorites!

Amazing range, amazing live, and crazy unique voice. His falsetto's are to DIE for. And he has a great low voice too, like in "Come Away To The Water".

His voice is so unique and perfect and he is HOT! He's also really funny and down to Earth (especially on The Voice) and he is literally God's gift. End of.

No question about it. He was it all. The voice, face, personality. He is so hot. I love him so much. He is the best. I would do anything for him

The Contenders

11 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.

His voice is perfection.

I like Matt but Three Days Grace isn't the same anymore. Saint Asonia is going to be an amazing band.

12 Brendon Urie Brendon Boyd Urie, more commonly known as Brendon Urie, was born April 12, 1987, in St. George, Utah. He is an American singer, songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist. He is best own as the lead singer of the American pop-rock band Panic! At The Disco. He is the only original remaining member. ...read more.

Huge versatility in his singing, large range & creative music, smooth voice & clearly confident in his tone

No one better than him ever born, really listen to his dream on(aerosmith) he's truly an angel

Brendon should be #1 for sure. Huge range, versatility, and strength. Blows me away every time he opens his mouth!

Brendon should definitely be on this list, his vocal range is insane! And have you seen his live performances? Unlike some artists, he's very passionate about what he does, and I respect that. - Vulpax84

13 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.
14 David Draiman David Michael Draiman is an American songwriter and the vocalist for the band Disturbed as well as for the band Device.

Chester Bennington, the most overrated singer of all time

15 James Bay James Michael Bay is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. In 2014, he released his single "Hold Back the River", which has been certified platinum, before releasing his debut studio album Chaos and the Calm.

incredible - superbghandi

16 Tim McIlrath Timothy James "Tim" McIlrath is an American punk rock musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the American punk rock band Rise Against.

He got my vote

Should be #1.

17 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.

Brilliant man with a brilliant voice.

18 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 ...read more.

He's the best singer ever and the sexiest man alive

19 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.

Wide range and has written so many great songs.

Best one out here to be honest.

He must be in top ten

20 Sam Smith Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.

He is the best... this is an American list... Americans don't know much

His songs are so emotional and hard hitting

The most incredible voice of the 21st century... His range and singing technique is insane; it has even improved in his second album which I didn’t think was possible. &^ should be at the top of this list&^ :

21 Mark Chavez
22 John Legend John Roger Stephens, better known by his stage name John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor.
23 Gerard Way Gerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released ...read more.
24 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 ...read more.

Literally the best selling artist of the century And his music influenced many and many rappers to begin their rap careers not only that he influenced rappers but pop artist too. He is lyrically insane and unstoppable.

I don't care if you don't consider him a singer... He's amazing

He is the King of Rap and he is really Inspirational.

He is a legend! Listen to rap god it's amazing!

25 Pierre Bouvier Pierre Charles Bouvier (Born May 9, 1979) is a French-Canadian musician and composer, best known as the vocalist and frontman for the pop-punk band Simple Plan.
26 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 ...read more.
27 Jacoby Shaddix Jacoby Dakota Shaddix is an American musician, singer-songwriter, sporadic actor and former television presenter.
28 Andy Biersack Andrew Dennis "Andy" Biersack, formerly known as Andy Six, is an American singer and pianist. He is the founder and lead vocalist for the American rock band Black Veil Brides, and is its only remaining original member.

He is perfect

29 Mohit Chauhan
30 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. ...read more.

In the end, truly iconic song.
Other songs such as "Hands Held High","Bleed it Out","Remember the Name" are awesome as well.
A truly sensible song maker and rapper.
Bring him up he deserves to be in top 10.

31 Michael Buble Michael Steven Bublé is a Canadian singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He has won several awards, including four Grammy Awards and multiple Juno Awards.

He is a very talented person who puts lots of effort into his work and creates Beautiful real music with his natural perfect voice and pure talent

32 Vijay Prakash
33 Justin Timberlake Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.
34 Bill Kaulitz Bill Kaulitz-Trümper, sometimes using the pseudonym Billy, is a German singer-songwriter born on September 1, 1989, best known for being the frontman, lead singer and writer of multi-platinum winning pop rock band Tokio Hotel. During the time his band was most popular in Germany, which was in the mid-to-late ...read more.
35 Charlie Puth Charles Otto "Charlie" Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. His initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube.

He sings awesomely amazing and I am his huge fan so I will go with him!

36 Nate Ruess Nathaniel Joseph Ruess is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead singer of the indie pop band Fun., and previously of The Format. As of 2015, he also performs as a solo musician.
37 Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.

If a nobody like Adam Lambert can be on this list, then Justin Bieber certainly should be in the list. In fact, he should be higher! Adam Lambert isn't music, just screaming. Plus, Justin Bieber got swag.

Justin bieber has such a nice and soulful voice. he should at least be in top 15. LIKE COME ON, he is way better than adam levine

He is literally the best. A voice full of peace. HE IS THE MOST CUTE, SEXY, HANDSOME AMD TALENTED GUY. He got swag in him!

SICK PERSON

38 Brandon Flowers
39 Till Lindemann Till Lindemann is a German singer, songwriter, musician, actor, poet, and pyrotechnician. He is best known as the lead vocalist and frontman of the German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein.
40 Ville Valo Ville Hermanni Valo is a Finnish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead vocalist and main songwriter of the Finnish gothic rock band HIM.
41 Matthew 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.
42 Pharrell Williams Pharrell Lanscilo Williams, born April 5, 1973, known professionally as Pharrell, 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.
43 Ryan Tedder Ryan Benjamin Tedder is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is well known for being the lead vocalist of the pop rock band OneRepublic

Amazing voice. Should be in the top ten.

By far today's best pure vocalist

AMAZING VOICE

44 Sonu Nigam Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer, live performer, host and actor. He sings in Hindi and Kannada language films.
45 Marco Hietala Marko Tapani "Marco" Hietala is a Finnish heavy metal vocalist, bass guitarist and songwriter (Nightwish, Tarot).
46 Garth Brooks Troyal Garth Brooks is an American singer and songwriter. His integration of rock and roll elements into the country genre has earned him immense popularity in the United States.
47 Kunal Ganjawala
48 Shaan Shantanu Mukherjee, known as Shaan, is an Indian playback singer active in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu and Kannada films and a television host.
49 Vijay Yesudas
50 Madhu Balakrishnan
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