Best Musicians of the 20th Century


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101 Glenn Danzig Glenn Danzig
102 John Lydon John Lydon John Joseph Lydon, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten, is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
103 Iggy Pop Iggy Pop James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.

Original and energetic... Just dance!

104 Patti Smith Patti Smith Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.
105 Richard Hell
106 Lou Reed Lou Reed Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (March 2, 1942 – October 27, 2013) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter. He was the guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of the Velvet Underground, and his solo career spanned five decades. more.
107 Harris Jayaraj
108 Jon Bon Jovi 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.

Bon jovi is number 88... That's gonna change

109 Richie Sambora Richie Sambora Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, singer and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years.
110 Tico Torres
111 Hugh McDonald
112 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson (Katy Perry) was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. Katy Perry is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. more.
113 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
114 Paco de Lucía

He was a genius flamenco guitarrist. Brought flamenco to the whole world and his compositiones are of overwhelming beauty. Technically he has skills that no other guitarist has. He is just astonishing!

115 Ray Davies Ray Davies Raymond Douglas "Ray" Davies is an English musician. He was the rhythm guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter for The Kinks, which he led with his younger brother, Dave.
116 Richard D. James

Really?!? Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Eminem, and other garbage musicians on here, but not Aphe Twin?!? Not only did he revolutionize IDM, Ambient, Acid, and Breakbeat, but he's incredibly prolific and his work is incredibly complex.

117 Austin Roberts

He also had some serious songs, you know, not just Scooby Doo. "Rocky" is one of the saddest and sweetest songs I've ever heard in my life!

He's the guy that sings all the Scooby Doo chase songs from the second season of "Scooby Doo, Where Are You? " He is the best.

118 Bing Crosby Bing Crosby Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world.

Among the most popular stars of the 20th century, he has four stars on the Hollywood Walk of fame, and sold over a billion copies of his albums!

FINALLY! Do people know that this man sold more records than every other person on this list combined? LOOK IT UP

119 Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Ella Jane Fitzgerald was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz and Lady Ella.

Insanely talented singer. Would definitely be in the top 10 if this list actually represented the 20th century.

120 Etta Jame
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