Best Male Vocalists of Today

The Top Ten

1 David Phelps David Norris Phelps is an American Christian music vocalist, songwriter and vocal arranger, who is best known for singing tenor in the Gaither Vocal Band.

Greatest male vocalist/tenor in the world! His voice is stunning and so powerful! He captures your complete attention when he sings and his range is amazing! He keeps getting better with time. He is also a gifted songwriter and writes most of his music. His music is is excellent in every way! The combination of his powerful voice and music that ministers to hearts everywhere make him the number #1 male vocalist in any genre of music! I'm just glad he sings and uses his talent for God's glory!

Bill Gaither is hands-down the most used-by-God man I have witnessed in my life. He and his wife have had the opportunity to support and propel many a great giant in the world of gospel music and beyond. Powerhouses like Guy Penrod, Steve Green, and Larnelle Harris have blessed many listeners by lending their voices to the Vocal Band over the years. But, in my opinion, none will ever come close to matching the talent God has given David Phelps to steward. And David Phelps has, by all means, been a good and faithful steward of that talent. I sat looking for some examples of songs to list as my favorites, and an hour later I have some twenty tabs open in my browser, tears streaming down my face, and multiple times I had my hands up in the air, praising the Lord. That is the power of David's range. Unbelievable. From the soft angelic high tones in "Leave It There" (A Capella), to the mighty power from songs like "The Love of God." And then the songs that feature his whole range, such as ...more

David Phelps is absolutely the Best Male Vocalist of any time. He has a phenomenal range, his arrangements are original and flawless, and the songs he writes will leave you breathless. I have been fortunate enough to see this fabulous artist several times in concert over the years and he never disappoints. I have never seen him give less than 100% to his fans on and off stage. In meeting David, I found a person who is kind, funny, and just awesome to be around. He once told me I was fun too watch at a concert. I told him he was too. It's always a wonderful day when a David Phelps concert comes to my area. I encourage any music lover to listen to the hevenly voice of David Phelps. You won't be disappointed!

It is my pleasure to vote for David Phelps as best vocalist as I have become a huge fan of this outstanding performer His voice is amazing and his presentation never disappoints.

2 Dimash Kudaibergen Dinmukhamed Kanatuly Kudaibergenov, commonly known as Dimash Kudaibergen (born May 24th, 1994) is a Kazakh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Dimash is best known as a contestant of Chinese talent show "Singer 2017" where he was declared a runner-up. He is also known for possessing a wide more.

His voice is out of this world! His stage presence is phenomenal! Dimash is the best there is!

Simply the best. Amazing vocal, magnificent personality and appearance of a top model.

He is the best singer on the world, now and forever! - marijica

He doesn't have the powerful voice, but his songs are so good and he is a angel fallen from heaven. He has a range of 6 octaves which is the best thing ever. - VaibavKrishna

3 Andrea Bocelli Andrea Bocelli is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became permanently blind at the age of 12 following a football accident.

Greatest voice after the great Pavarotti

Wrong guy in a league of his own

Compared to him, even MJ and Freddie mercury are mere amateurs.

4 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.

Adam Lamberts vocal technique is outstanding. To really understand how truly Amazing he is vocally you need to experience him in a live performance. There is a quality and Tone to his voice that just doesn't record on tape so in order to hear it you need to be there in the room with him, and I do urge you to go see him live. You won't regret it! Adam Lambert is the only artist I know who is totally breathtaking on a recorded track but even better live! Go to two or more of His shows in a row and you'll find that the second show is even better than the first, and the third is even better than the second!
Adam Lambert is simply put The Best Singer Alive Today!

The range--not just of notes sung effortlessly and technically perfect--but of emotion and passion expressed in so many different genres make Adam Lambert incomparable in his generation. He is as comfortable singing blues as he is pop, soul, reggae, and anything thrown at him, and his stage presence makes every live performance unforgettable. I never pass up a chance to see him do his thing!

As far as I am concerned, Adam Lambert is the best singer of today. His vocals are incredible. I have seen him in person when he had his own show. I have also met him. I have seen him with Queen. He does sing effortlessly... Adam sings with such incredible emotion. He has a dynamic stage appearance. Love love him! I have watched him since American Idol...He is a very sweet person and admired by many!

Adam Lambert has an incredibly beautiful voice. His tone and range are amazing and when he sings, he brings me to tears with his emotion. He can sing in almost any genre and make the original song his own. I have seen him sing live and it is better than the studio version. In my opinion I think he is the best male singer out there today. Brian May says he has a voice in a billion and that is true.

5 Myles Kennedy Myles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

Chester who? Have you heard this guy? Blows all the others out of the water.

The best

6 Geoff Tate Geoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche.
7 Devin Townsend Devin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.

Ridiculously good. Can sing (or scream) in any style. - FromScytheToSceptre

8 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.

He has a very unique voice, he sings amazingly

Defienatly Bellamy. Gosh he's great! - lilbullet111

Doesn't compare

Amazing range!

9 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.

He is simply the best male vocalist I have ever heard in concert. He is gifted and works very hard to keep his voice in top condition. I say Josh definitely deserves the top spot in this list. - Suzypooh

Perfection in everything he sings. Never disappoints.

My choice.

Josh Groban command an audience and you can’t help but watch because his voice is so powerful!

10 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.

Michael Buble is todays DEAN MARTIN, his music is soothing, Jazzy, and his songs make you feel good, you can understand the words to his music. He does not sing any of that Rap Crap, Michael is classy on stage just like Dean Martin. John Henry Jr.

He's fantastic and he never tries. Wonder how good he will sound if he did?

You don't hear this type of voice anymore

Great Singer, Honest and Real

The Contenders

11 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.

I love him to bits. Wonderful addition to one of my favorite bands.


Arnel is the best

He is awful

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. more.

He should be higher on the list. His vocals are incredible and he can sing so many genres it's impressive. Definitely one of the best vocalist of this generation.

How is he not in the top ten? He deserves top 3, at least...but he's not even in the top ten. His talent is insane.

I love his singing style, he can adapt in so many genres
Also his personality makes him a lot more better!

Brendon definitely deserves to be higher on this list. He deserves more credit in general. His vocals are incredible, in my opinion he's number one.

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

This guy is humble with a great voice and he lets his music speak for itself, I go looking for his music because he has hidden gems... he deserves top three without a doubt, best part is he sounds very similar when he performs live as well... so for me he is arguably the best right now.

The pop king



14 Jimmy Barnes James Dixon Swan, better known as Jimmy Barnes, is a Scottish-born Australian rock singer-songwriter.

Australia's number 1 rock legend! Do yourself a favour & listen to his "Hits" album. His soul albums are fab too.


15 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.

Simply, no one can match his vocals. How can be guys like Michael Jackson be above him? These guys can sing only in one note. He can sing in all notes. He can scream and go as high as mount everest, then drop his vocals to as low and deep as Pacific Ocean. None can match his wide range of vocals. Linkin Park are lucky to have him. The only guy close to him is Jared Leto of 30 seconds to Mars.

I can't believe the guy on top (I have no idea how to spell his name) is even there, like seriously. Anyway... I have NEVER heard a voice like Chester's. This guy could do anything.

Inspiration. Legend, rest in peace.

I've never even heard of the top 3 right now

16 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.

In my opinion MJ had the most vocal command with an untouchable tone. His mastery of music theory was really incredible too which contributed to his powerful song writing. he's my number one.

Why is he on this list? He's been dead for 9 years. - benhos

He's not a vocalist of today. He's dead.

Michael Jackson has true dancing talent that no one can beat. He has his own style. He is amazing!

17 Tamer Hosny

You need to listen to him! he;s awesome! - anony

Best vocalist for me

No tjanks

18 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.

He defiantly deserves to be one of top the top singers of today

Ed Sheeran is an amazing artist, and whenever he releases something bad, he always redeems himself with a much better song.

Best of all

He is the one

19 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

Ryan Tedder's voice sounds like it's coming from an angel! Incredible range and finesse.

He is really talented Vocalist.. One Republic rocks! - anandinvu00eectusu00d0

Ryan Tedder is god who deserves to top this list

His voice sounds like an angel

20 Will Young

Yum Yum Mr Will Young! The best vocalist - he always sings live and has the most amazing voice. He deserves more recognition for his wonderful talent.

Will Young is an amazing singer. He's got such a light, but emotionally powerful touch to his voice. It gives me such an overwhelming feeling.

21 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.

Over rated. Not loud enough

Usher should be number 1

De best

Give it up

22 Jason Mraz Jason Thomas Mraz is an American singer-songwriter who first came to prominence in the San Diego coffee shop scene in 2000. In 2002, he released his debut studio album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, which contained the hit single "The Remedy".

He has an angel voice and soulful


Same old jay

23 Hyde

better than usher and josh groban. the also difference is they only sing soul rnb and pop unlike hyde who sings all genres - ronluna


24 Alex Turner Alexander David "Alex" Turner is an English musician. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys.

Too good for this world *hyperventilates and dies*


25 Jimin


K but his high notes snatched my wig

26 Jared Leto Jared Joseph Leto is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and director. He is well known for being the lead singer of Thirty Seconds to Mars.

He's so deep and so high, whatever is needed. The only guy better than him in this list is Chester Bennington of Linkin Park

Yeah right..


27 Serj Tankian Serj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian-American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist. He's best known for being the lead singer of the Armenian/American rock band System of a Down. After System of a Down's hiatus in 2006 he began to release more.

Serj has such an control over his Voice its unbelievable just look at his live performances at the Elect the dead Symphony.

He's the best in the business

28 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.

Adam Levine is the most under utilized vocal talent today. Not in terms of commercial success, obviously he churns out hits. But it's those same hits that just utilize his falsetto and he can do SO much more than that.

Best ever! Biggest fan!

Here's the best singer on the list
Adam if you read this I would like to say
That you should turn your band to the old one. SONGS ABOUT JANE one.

29 Patrick Stump Patrick Martin Stumph, known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and composer of Fall Out Boy, an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois.
30 Eddie Vedder Eddie Vedder is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam, with whom he performs lead vocals and is one of three guitarists.

So much soul in it

Don't like his's a drag

31 Dave Matthews Dave Matthews is a South African born American singer and guitarist most well known as frontman for the rock band Dave Matthews Band.

A little wiry but what the heck. - Suzypooh

32 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.

Me and me Ole lady were sitting in the shade talking bout the money I ain't made

Better than all the singers on this list! - BOOGIE69

Aerosmith is never going to die!

I seen over 50 concerts in spfld ma..Aerosmith rock them all

33 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.

He doesn't have the widest range on this list, but his vocal control and manipulation ability is bar none. Not only an incredibly vocalist but the ultimate prototype frontman. Even if you HATE Coldplay's music- go to a Coldplay concert. Best show you;'ll ever see.

You can't even compare him with anybody in this world
The best!
Viva coldplay Viva chris

34 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.
35 Paolo Nutini

Now, this is serious stuff. Despite of how his name sounds he is a very talented singer.

36 James Morrison


37 Newton Faulkner
38 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.

I have total respect for this guy, his voice is unique.

39 Tony Bennett Anthony Dominick Benedetto, known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, and show tunes.
40 Sonu Nigam Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer, live performer, host and actor. He sings in Hindi and Kannada language films.

His voice is magic

41 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.
42 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 more.
43 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.
44 Jason Wade
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46 Seal
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48 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.
49 Brandon Flowers
50 Steven Wilson Steven John Wilson is an English musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, most closely associated with the progressive rock genre. He is best known for his band Porcupine Tree.
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