Best Music Legends in The World

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21 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.

Honestly, David should be in front of Madonna. He basically inspired her. He had such a huge roll in the music industry and is definitely one of the biggest music legends. He taught everyone to be individuals and made amazing music.

Bowie was a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, actor, record-producer, SUPERSTAR! Nobody even compares to this man. He's one in a million and should 100% be #1.

BOWIE! His videos are so strange, yet so inspiring. And his music has cool mixes to them. Bowie is always gonna be a legend, even through death.

Pure genius. - Maripinky

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22 The Doors The Doors The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.

You need to get an education in music if you don't know who these underrated legends are. Songs like "Light my Fire", "L.A. woman", "The End", "Riders on the Storm" etc have cemented their legacy as one of the all time greats

Music that was made nearly 50 years ago still played and sold today. But what's most amazing is it sounds as great and as fresh today as all those years ago. It will be the same for the coming 50 years.

Woo the doors really I don't no who they are

Who here can't say Jim morrison wasnt hot - musicalemprire

23 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.

This band is hailed as the greatest rock band for a good reason. Why and how is One Direction on top? Seriously "What Makes You Beautiful" is considered better than "Stairway To Heaven"? That is a sick joke, people use common sense and vote for the best. - zam67

It is Led Zeppelin.

How the hell is Justin Bieber above Led Zeppelin!

Well, well, society! You just voted One Direction to be better than Led Zeppelin. That must mean What makes you beautiful and History are better than Stairway to heaven and Whole Lotta love! And Harry Styles is clearly a better singer than Robet Plant, I mean, how obvious is that, right?

Man this list is a joke 38! They should be 1

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24 Deep Purple Deep Purple Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.

They've been a pioneering band in metal, progressive, symphonic and hard rock since 1968. My favorite band ever. - BobG

25 Lowkey

Lowkey isn't even major, need to read a dictionary and look up the word legend...

This guy speaks the truth and s one of the best artists to come out of england. Incredible

26 James Brown James Brown

He and Elvis were like the sounds of the 50s and 60s - musicalemprire

I Love James Brown he inspired Michael Jackson to dance and sing.

James Brown should be number one on the lists.

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27 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

She's not a legend...She is just not.

Amy Lee is what makes the group special. The only rock band I would ever really listen to and appreciate.

Thanks evanescence is beatifull

love them

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28 Eric Burdon Eric Burdon Eric Victor Burdon is an English singer-songwriter, best known as the lead singer for the Rock/R.n.B. group The Animals.
29 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.
30 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

The greatest guitarist to ever live with billie joe armstrong and jimmy page

He wasn't that tall... But biggest guitarist to ever live... Okay, I'll give him that. I really must listen to some of his music again so I can dip into his whole world of new perpectives... Whatever they are...

He loved acid so I loved him

I'm coming back

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31 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.

Legendary Versatile singer...
One of the best ghazal composers and singers...
One of the best classical singers, pop singers, film singers and stage performer.
One of the Composer & Singer of the two men band "Colonial Cousins"...
One of the pioneers of Indian Fusion music..
He has sung in all genres of music...
His voice is unique, magical, magnetic, romantic, sweet and Crystal clear...

Legendary Versatile Singer...He has got magical magnetic voice with lot of variations...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..

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32 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.

She's goddess saraswati... Her voice is so divine. Me being a non Indian, I'm listening to her sings since years... I don't know why but it gives me motherly love, friendly support and blessings... The way she sings.. She rules my heart... Long live my favourite singer

Gift of God to this world. Even very complex songs are very simple to her. Very down to earth person. You will never find such a gem any where else in this planet(male/female)

Her voice is devine

Good

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33 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.

I am not a Christina fan but I seriously I think Christina should be on the list at least above Justin Bieber and Evanescence. She and Britney probably rule the pop culture. Here are the information I found from Wiki about miss aguilera.

" Christina Aguilera has become a prominent figure in mainstream popular music and culture, and has been recognized as a pop icon, Princess of Pop and Voice of Generation. She has earned numerous awards and accolades, including four Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, two Billboard Music Awards, two MTV Music Video Awards, a Golden Globe Award nomination, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. To date, Aguilera has sold over 50 million albums worldwide, with 14.5 million units certified in the United States alone. Rolling Stone ranked her 58th on their list of the 100 Greatest Singers of All Time, becoming its youngest and only artist under the age of thirty. During the 2000s, Billboard recognized her as the 20th Artist of the Decade and ...more

She is a legend, is considered the "voice of the generation" and one of the best singers of all time, has the power of reinvention and while others try to be "divas" of course she is a natural Diva. she will still amaze us much with his immense talent, I love her.

No 23... In my view she should be much lower, I'd say around 98th... I'm not a fan of hers but she does work hard and seems to be rewarded by getting plenty of plaudits from her peers and the wider public at large.

Higher come on got get dirty or you'll be a genie in a bottle

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34 Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.

Want to know who is better than Freddie Mercury? This guy.

He had an amaizing voice

35 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an 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.

I hate One Direction. Sold out tours mean nothing, honestly. Girls scream because they care more about getting a date with Harry, Niall, Louis or Liam. I believe they don't deserve to be legends. Breaking up for a year, leaving God knows how many fans disappointed. A band that cared about their fans would stay together and actually do something. And in case you haven't notice, every song nowadays sounds exactly the same. 1D SUCK!

They're just a boy band. Untalented, non-sence and only loved by teen girls. All of my friends around me are huge fans of them and I know this well. Anyway I'm happy that surely they gonna disappear so soon like any other boybands and be forgotten. Although another one will take their place, I'm sure no one will ever be as awful as them

Love you one direction

Love

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36 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.

The best female performer to ever live. This is enough receipt. we can of course mention Single Ladies for its cultural impact and her long list of classics from her Destiny's Child days to Love On Top. Being apart of the best selling girl group of all time. Her signature sound incoporating go go elements and her unique "rap-singing" style. Her famous relationship with JAY Z and her already famous daughter that broke twitter records before coming to life. and of course 9 #1s that spent 40 weeks @ #1.

One of the most successful and famous artists of all time. She is regarded as one of the best vocal technicians to ever live and is up there with Mariah, Whitney etc. She has a big vocal range that is technically flawless in any register. On the flip side Bey is an absolute beast on stage and in my opinion is the greatest performer to ever live. She has surprassed Michael Jackson as the highest grossing touring act, and her latest your sold out entire stadiums in minutes and is going to be one of the highest grossing tours of all time. She is also extremely charitable, and with her latest album, Lemonade, she is getting much more political with her music and is having much more of an impact. Beyoncé is a trendsetter and has LONGEVITY(20 years and counting). She is a talented songwriter, an incredible musician and has the best work ethic I have seen from any artist ever. Bey is a true ICON, and has had more cultural impact then a lot of people on this list combined. in my opinion she ...more

This philanthropist, singer/songwriter, producer, dancer, and actress has earned her place in music as an icon due to restless work behind the scenes. She nitpicks every aspect of her product whether it's a documentary, video, or a fragrance until it's PERFECT. She loves her craft and there's NO STOPPING BEYONCE KNOWLES-CARTER.

She's the boss and the goddess of pop music

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37 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

She should at least be in the top ten a legend! Her album was released a couple months ago and has already spawned 2 top ten mega hits! Needed me and work! And still has many hits to come! But her higher she's becoming a legend and has impacted charts for 2 decades

She is the real queen, only 10 years in the music industry and she make more records that any female in this world, such a queen...

Rihanna is so iconic and has a one of a kind voice and beauty. She has an amazing sense of fashion. She is absolutely legendary and her voice should be celebrated. She should be higher than number 17.

Truly Iconic. From music to fashion.

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38 Paul McCartney 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 .

Paul McCartney has contributed more to music than any other single human being in the history of music. He has written more hits than any other human being in existence. His band, The Beatles, set a precedence that has yet to be challenged. They hold records of which they were the first and the last to accomplish feats, such as all top five hits on the charts at one time. They were the first to record in stereo, overdub, first to play arena concerts, and revolutionized music as we knew all within 10 years time. No other artist (s) can claim what The Beatles did effortlessly. Their music is 50 years old and is still popular and relevant in the lives of youth today. And Paul McCartney is STILL selling out worldwide tours year after year at the age of 72. He is the reason I and so many millions are musicians today.

I love him! I don kno Y!

39 Rolling Stones

The best in the world

Rolling stone on 86?

Without the rolling stones, none of todays music would exist. They deserve at least top 10. #smh

Icant get no satisfaction until their top 10

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40 Tinie Tempah

I just love this guy.. He's words are real and from the heart. He's amazing..
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