Best Music Icons In the World

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The Top Ten

1 Han Geng Han Geng

Obviously the people voting for this guy don't know what the word "icon" means because he's most definitely not an icon.

What is this dude? He's certainly not an icon.

I am ever like Han Geng.Sweet voice,
Sing &Song,
Dance

2 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.
3 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

He's a pedo

4 Richard Wagner Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is primarily known for his operas.
5 Super Junior Super Junior Super Junior is a South Korean boy band. Formed in 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of S.M. Entertainment, the group comprised a total of thirteen members at its peak.

Hands down, this title should be given to Super Junior. Why? Well, I seriously have no idea where to begin with but I can honestly tell you, with my two years experience with the boys, I can really say that they are idols who care for their fans more than themselves. They have fun witty personality yet they bring out a cool sexy aura when they are performing on stage.

Well, the list just doesn't stop here but I guess if I were to write out every single reason why Super Junior is the best music icon in the world, it'll take me a day long to finish writing it so yeah, at least you get me point

SUPER JUNIOR, THE LAST MAN STANDING!

When super junior performs in the stage, they give their best and at the same time, makes it a point to make the performance fun and amazing.. It's like it's their last performance everyday&

There are a lot of good artists in the whole world. What makes Super Junior unique is that they are Koreans, most of the people don't understand their song, they have 13 members and is considered weird to other countries to have such huge number of members, and they are weak in speaking english. But even though they can't communicate well in english, or their songs are all in Korean (with bits of english) they have gained a lot of interest from all over the world because of their individual characteristics, talents, skills and charisma. Their songs are upbeat and good. Their choreography are nice and intense. They are humble and always happy too.

YEAH! SUPER JUNIOR is The Best Music Icon in The World! They are the KING of K-Pop the Leader of Hallyu. Many world want Super Junior to perform in their country

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6 Regine Velasquez Regine Velasquez Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, dubbed as the Asia's Songbird is a Filipina recording artist, host, producer, philanthropist, commercial endorser, actress, and an Asian pop culture icon. She is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range.

Regine Velasquez has no doubt the country's Best Singer and the only Asia's Songbird. She is a multimedia star. She can even outshines any singer around the world with her World class vocal prowess. She can fill up an Astrodome in two nights - pure live singing and in high notes. She has conquered the music scene and the local movie scene as well. She receives countless awards both singing and acting. Her voice has never faltered in decades and she can still sing songs when she was 17. She is dedicated to her craft and to her fans. She is great inside and out as she also spend time to help the poor people. Regine Velasquez is an icon, a legendary singer and the best singer of all time.

She didn't exerted effort to be an international recording artist.
But the fact that many people around the world and other music icons (from even Hollywood) would love to go to Philippines to see Her makes Her at the top of all music Icons. Everyone bows down to this humble woman by just the power of Her voice. No mastered choreography, nor any props (stage design and lighting) nor any other gimmicks needed for Her voice to be Heard and a beautiful girl behind the voice to watch. You want LIVE Singing, Here's Regine Velasquez!

The real Queen of Music Industry. Truly, unbeatable and unmatched Diva of this generation. She is the best among all singers I've ever saw and heard so far. Regine Velasquez is the most spectacular Diva.

Regine Velasquez Forever. Still the number 1 singer in the world and an UNBEATABLE DIVA OF ALL TIME... - mosesgonzales1

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7 Rachelle Ann Go

Rachelle Ann go is very talented, her voice is amazingly unique! Love her

SHE IS THE ULTIMATE CHAMPION AND THE FIERCE SONGSTRESS IN PHIL. MUSIC INDUSTRY.
SHE CAN BELT HIGH NOTES, AND SHE IS A VERSATILE ARTIST.

Nothing to say she has everything the talent the voice.

Rachelle ann go is the best singer for me love you shin!

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8 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, born March 27, 1970, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is one of the biggest best-selling women in the music industry, with 18 number 1 records to her name. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and music videos, and she is "well known" for her over-the-top ...read more.

She has an amazing voice

Mariah carey voice is just like an Angel

9 Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, ...read more.

Greatest music icon the world has ever known.

Han Geng... GET REAL!

What is Han Geng? Whoever he is, he's certainly NOT the best music icon. His fans are delusional.

Why on earth is the greatest music composer at the bottom of the list? He should be at the top!

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10 Jonalyn Viray

She's a remarkable performer... Every performance she made, an outstanding outcome you will receive.

SHE's definitely amazing! One of the best singers of today's generation...

Super gling, she has epic lung power

Next to the Asia song bird regine..
If you'relooking for out of this world performances check on YouTube...
With kindhearted diva that makes her famous aside of being power belter.. We love you jonalyn, stay who you are.. You'll see soon..

The Contenders

11 Celine Dion Celine Dion Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is best known for her song "My Heart Will Go On", which is the main theme of the 1997 film Titanic, which was the first film to gross $1 billion at the box office.
12 Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg Variations as well as for vocal music such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor.
13 Frederic Chopin Frederic Chopin Frédéric François Chopin (1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era who wrote primarily for the solo piano. He gained and has maintained renown worldwide as a leading musician of his era, whose "poetic genius ...read more.
14 Joseph Haydn
15 Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi
16 TVXQ TVXQ

Full of talent... May be they not always come out at variety show but it doesn't mean they not popular. May be the manager did not accept any variety show that offer to them but it doesn't matter because Cassiopeia know their characteristic and most important talented and powerful their in singing and performance.

They are the best ever in everything they do, their dance is super good and amazing, you will be always enjoy every performance they do, their amazing voices they have the best voices ever, you will be fell for their voices no matter what, they are very very talented, they have the most amazing personalities you can ever seen, they are so kind, gentle, very very handsome, caring and very honest to themselves before their honesty to us CASSIOPEIA, they made the most succeded songs and albums not only in Korea but all over Asia and the whole world, they simple are the best and I can make a book about them if I describe everyone of them, I love TV5XQ always, they are forever 5 for me cause iam cassiopeia, TVXQ are forever 5, ALWAYS KEEP THE FAITH, that's what cassiopeia learn from their talented group, they most amazing group we proud of and everyone proud of them very very much.

2003 12 26, TVXQ debut. They are really successful in the music industry. Until now, even though they're now a duo but them 5 get really good results! TV5XQ! No matter JYJ or HoMin, they're still one. JYJ from. AKTF!

I don't know what to comment only just want to say that Always Keep The Faith and prove to other that Cassiopeia still the most POWERFUL fan base just like DBSK.

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17 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

Simply one of the most if not the most beautiful voices of the 21th century. Jackie Evancho is also one of the most beautiful people both inside and out.

Jackie broke new ground and now has many artists following.
She could replace Sarah Brightman as queen of classical crossover in a few years.
Worth watching.

The finest new singing voice of the 21st Century!

Take a look at Jackie's riveting performances from her DVD "Awakening: Live at Longwood Gardens." At age 14, poised, confident and at the top of her game. - BobG

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18 Hariharan 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.

Hariharan is Legendary Versatile singer...
He has sung in all genres of music...
His voice is magical, magnetic, sweet and crystal clear...

Legendary Versatile Singer...
He has been singing great songs in every genre of music...
One of the best Ghazal composers...
Member of popular Pop band "Colonial Cousins"...
Film composer...
One of the best Stage performers...
He is the best of singing aalaap & sargam...
He has received several kinds of music awards...

Sensational Singer... Fabulous voice... Unique singing styles..

Legendary Versatile Singer...

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19 Girls' Generation Girls' Generation Girls’ Generation, also known as SNSD, was formed in South Korea, in 2007. The current members are Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, and Seohyun. Jessica left in 2014. They are known as the second best selling girl group of all time, Korea’s National Girl Group, and one of ...read more.

The best group in the world... TIFFANY, taeyeon, seohyun, jessica, yuri, sunny, Hyoyeon Sooyoung Yoona - natali1993-18

Snsd is best in the world

They are just more awesome than most of the groups in K-pop. I didn't really mean to compare them but, what I can say is they gave me a lot of inspiration in the life such as their newest variety show, namely Dangerous Boy. This show is basically saying about how SNSD lead those dangerous boy into right way. They are really hardworking and very caring towards those dangerous boy. They frequently message those dangerous boy by asking the situation of them or giving them advice to be a good person. I can see their sincerity! That's all!

GIRLS' GENERATIONS IS A TALENTED K-POP GIRL GROUP, THEY CAN PERFORM INDIVIDUAL ON THE STAGE, AND I LOVE THEIR VOICE ESPECIALLY TAEYEON, SEOHYUN, TIFFANY, JESSICA, AWESOME VOCALS, GO SOSHI!

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20 SS501

SS501 was the first kpop group that I ever like... It have been 3-4 years since I started to like and know them... Hope that they will make a comeback TOGETHER as 5 people... Singing on the same stage.. Miss them a lot.. TRIPLE S WILL ALWAYS WAIT FOR YOU!

I vote for SS501, why? My reason is just like yours, they are my favorite band! Before voting, I read others comment, like some of them SS501 was the first K-pop group that I ever like or know! They made me to like other band artist too, like secret(girl band) TVXQ(boy band);but I will always vote for them, because they will always stay my favotite! Like all their fans I'm waiting for their comeback I try(very much) to keep faith. I have missed them, SO much! I don't if they ever read my comments or not(let's hope so! )but, I want to tell them, they have a lot of fans all around the world, which are waiting for them! SS501, fighting!

Yeah I vote for SS501! I love them so much! They're bring me into Kpop's World and now, I'm Triple S forever. Our cool boys, our awesome boys, our BEST Idol &

SS501 was the band that made me start liking KPOP and actually listening to it
Come back soon dear boys, because we really believe in you
Triple S SS501= Love and faith FOREVER

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21 BIGBANG BIGBANG Big Bang is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The group consists of 4 members: G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Daesung.

BIGBANG equates FAMILY! To me they represents how brothers attitude are supposed to be with each other, they make me wish to have a brother like them.

22 Michael Jackson 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 ...read more.

A man gifted with so much talent, he could make the stadium rock with just a single performance of this great artist. There will never be another performer like Michael JACKSON.

Michael Jackson Should Be number 1!

Amazing person... THE BEST!

HOW CAN HE BE BELOW ONE DIRECTION?

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23 Kim Hyun Joong Kim Hyun Joong Kim Hyun-Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, singer, dancer, and the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501.
24 JYJ

They are TVXQ and always be the part of TVXQ, They are JYJ. Beautiful voice, handsome face and their kind heart can flutter heart of many people &

JYJ try to get the 1st best of Korean group. Whatever happens always together do not scare of anything. JYJ believe they hearts they will do the best for their fans.

Always Keep The Faith.. JYJ is the best. The most best than other group.. JYJ, three voices is the good and excellent group. Never understand and never will know what is fail. Because they only know and understand what is the mean of ssuccessful. Love JYJ forever.

JYJ FROM TVXQ.. They are talented to be a entertainment. Even they are split their fans always be the one in the world. Their fandom is writed in the guinness record.

25 Robbie Williams 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.

The best in our times

A very talented artist and his tours are a sell out every time.

British, brilliant and very charismatic and is the music icon of the world

26 SHINee SHINee Shinee is a South Korean boy band formed by SM Entertainment in 2008. The group is composed of four members: Onew, Key, Minho, and Taemin. Originally a five-piece group, vocalist Jonghyun died in December 2017.

These guys are great. Come to think of it, they captured my heart instantly when I watched their music video entitled REPLAY. It's Really catchy and the members are totally cool, loving and caring.

MINHO TAEMIN ONEW JONGHYUN KEY

I vote them because they have talents. They are using their talents to make people happy. They are doing their best in every performances. They are GOOD in and out.

SHINee is the most charismatic and funny group EVER. From Taemin's aegyo to Key's girl groups covers, they never fail to make us all laugh and they produce amazing music that's addictive and awesome

27 Beyonce Beyonce Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

She should get more votes. She's fantastic - JaysTop10List

Tris girl she had an amaizing voice

28 Kim Hyung Jun
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30 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.
31 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

What I don't understand is how I had to add Queen but One Direction is here. I don't see them influencing some of our most beloved music icons we have these days. Even though I don't like them.

32 Beast

I like B2ST very much.
And l want to meet B2ST
BUT my parent don't want it.
But I always support B2ST.
B2ST^^BEAUTY FOREVER~!

33 The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
34 2NE1 2NE1 2NE1 was a South Korean girl group consisting of Bom, Dara, CL, and formerly Minzy. The group was formed by YG Entertainment in 2009.
35 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and ...read more.
36 Infinite

INFINITE is the funniest and the best band! I love yo Sungkyu! Hoya! Sungyeol! L! Sungjong! Dongwoo! Woohyun

37 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.
38 Eminem 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.

Why is Eminem on 48? It's wrong.

39 Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass) that formed in 2001. ...read more.
40 Muse Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including 5 MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, 2 ...read more.
41 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.
42 F.T. Island
43 Westlife Westlife Westlife were an Irish boy band, formed in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012. Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh, the group's final line-up consisted of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Shane Filan.
44 Kyla
45 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.
46 Chester Bennington 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.
47 Susan Boyle Susan Boyle Susan Magdalane Boyle is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables.

Susan is a genuinely kindhearted, loving lady, who just wants to make people happy, and who lives a simple life, determined not to let fame and fortune change who she really is... A down to earth lady who prefers to live in the same house she grew up in, and everyone knows her as their "neighbor", many who have known her all their lives.

48 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Chithra is simply the best, a talented artist, a great musician and a terrific singer, she should be on the top ten. The way she works with her voice is something never seen before, many of her side projects includes different styles, something you won't believe. A real genius!

49 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

GREAT MUSIC. I DON'T CARE ABOUT HER RELATIONSHIPS AND THE MEDIA SHOULD CARE MORE ABOUT HER MUSIC CONTENT CAUSE ITS BEAUTIFUL. HER SONGWRITING SKILLS IS OVER THE TOP. BEST ROLEMODEL OF THE GENERATION. SHE'S JUST THE BEST.

50 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his ...read more.
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