Best Pop Singers of All Time

The Top Ten

1 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.

He was and will remain forever the "king of pop"
He was like an angel and always helped the ones who needed help

Mj was and still the most popular pop singer around the world.. His songs make me cry, sing, dance, jump, break, fight, train.. He is not king of pop.. He is od of pop

Haley williams, Chester Bennington, Eminem, Billie Joe Armstrong, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, and Elton John aren't even pop singers, Even though I really like them... Except for Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj - gelatinbeastworm

KInG oF pop.
1958 - Forever

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2 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.

The artist Taylor Swift should possible be in first place but it might be an uneasy decision since they are taste bias which can differ in strange ways than one might expect. Not always though. - iliescu

Madonna deserves place 2 she is the queen of pop rich behind the king.

No! Taylor above Justin!

I think taylor swift is ONE! OF THE BEST SINGERS EVVVER AND I AM VERY PICKY SO TRUST ME WHEN I SAY SHSE IS GREAT

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3 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. ...read more.

Seriously?

I 💖 Demi Lovato so much. She is the best singer ever. She is beautiful inside and out. She has the best voice ever.

4 Hayley Williams Hayley Williams Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.
5 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.

A well and much respect for artist in new wave music, personal favorite. This artist works a lot and has an earn in music quite well found. Real upbeat and cool - some songs are just more stellar than others and to enjoy much. For real perspective just listen to ones best by Selena Gomez and possible not the full range if just want a play list with good music. - iliescu

She sings good and is so inspiring! She really does love her fans and is such a great singer

Her songs and character really inspires everyone!

She's a good singer. I like her
But not more than Michael jackson.
Selena is nothing in front of Michael jackson
But nice keep it up

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6 Justin Bieber 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.

Agh... Why really? He is the worst singer/boy I have ever seen...

I think he is really cute and can sing really well. I love you justin

A kid who raised to catch the stars by fighting with all hard situations

what?!

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7 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. ...read more.

You may not be able to understand what she says sometimes, but she still has skill and talent.

Best evrthing

I have a PROBLEM.

8 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.

He is the bomb! In best singers of all time he's only 25th? WHAT THE! @#$!

But he is a rock singer
Anyway I like him a lot
He is the best singer of all
Love the way he screams the hell out
Really a very good voice
Love you and mike Linkin Park rules forever

He passed away.

Are you crazy? Below Justin Bieber? wHERE IS JOHN LENNON AND MCKARTNEY.THEY DESERVE TO BE HIGHER.LINKIN PARK,BEATLES AND 21PILOTS ARE BEST POP ARTISTS,EVEN THOUGH LP USED TO BE A ROCK BAND.LISTEN TO ONE MORE LIGHT AND THEN TO BABY AND THEN TELL ME WHO HAS A BETTER VOICE - wriddhak

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9 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

Lady gaga should be number one because she stands up for kids that are bullied she gave her fans a special nickname and she can write her own songs.

Her music is pure ART, she is so influential to our generation.

10 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

Just listen to his voice, try to understand the meaning if his lyrics and you'll realise there isn't a better singer than him in this world. He has got the most soothing voice ever. Almost ALL HIS SONGS have managed to be on top in the charts. Need nothing more to say. He is simply amazing. Period.

I don't have much to say.. Simply he is the best. Just listen to his music for a one time. You'll addicted to his voice and to the amazing lyrics. He is magical.

He is best. No one can beat him. - Yash882003

No doubt The best singer of all time.
Addicted to his songs

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The Contenders

11 Bruno Mars 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 was good voice. And he performs really good, he deserves a much better position along the list, better than the scumbag Bieber

Should me number 2 after michael jackson. He is the best singer right now.

Keeps his voice cool

Sooo awesome singer!

12 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson Kelly Brianne Clarkson is an American singer, songwriter and children's book author. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the inaugural season of the television series American Idol, which earned her a record deal with RCA Records. Clarkson's debut single, "A Moment Like This", topped the US Billboard ...read more.

Far, far better singer than Madonna and taylor swift

13 Adam Levine 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.

Sexiest man alive.. And can sing perfectly..

Al mine love you adam

I love adam levin

No one can sing his song perfectly.

14 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

Deep and a very hard to master voice

SHe has a pretty amazing voice, way better than Michael Jackson.

THE BEST! ADELE SHOULD BE #1!

15 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American 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.
16 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

#7 is too low for Madonna. Behind Paramore? They are not even known outside US! And everyone knows Madonna's music, whether they like Madonna or not, from Like a Virgin to Like a Prayer to Ray of Light to American Life. Best selling female solo artist of all time, this shouldn't even be a debate.

Because she is the most successful female artist of all time and the queen of pop.

Madonna should be number one on this list

She�'s the QUEEN of pop

17 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.

He has an amazing voice

Pop/Rock singer

18 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

Britney is the princess of pop so she must be in the top 5

19 Lorde Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.
20 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.

Should at least no 2

21 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.

Raps like a king!

Um... He's a rapper. NOT a pop singer.

22 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.

She says better than a lot of the people higher in this list like Justin Bieber and Taylor swift. And for your information, Eminem is a hip hop artist not pop - PinkCyclops

I didn't wished her to be at 19.
She's nice!
I like her voice.
She deserves to be in top 10

Scotty masters I know katy perry she is so good
singer of fireworks and roar or hot n cold is my favorite songs tp playing it
for me on magic 107.7

Katy perry she is nice voice good singers
I love katy perry singing fireworks end roar hot n cold
dark horse teenage dream I kissed a girl califoria girls is my favorite
I wish katy perry play it for me from boyfriend scotty
masters

23 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.
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25 Prince Prince Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .

The greatest pop singer of all time- awe inspiring!

26 Cee Lo Green Cee Lo Green Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, known professionally as CeeLo Green, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor.

He isn't theat bad. I like him on the The Voice.

27 Pitbull Pitbull Armando Christian Pérez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, is a Grammy (and Latin Grammy) winning Cuban-American rapper, songwriter and record producer.
28 Adam Lambert 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.

I would have voted for chester bennington, but chester is a metal singer... So... ADAM! His voice is truly amazing. He deserves much higher. I wish I could hit notes that high and loud. For Your Entertainment is 1 of my favorite songs :3

He is the best... Anyone who disagrees has no sense of music

29 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 think christina aguilera should be on this list because she has an awesome voice and is the best of the decade

She has real talent! Not lip-synching like britney

30 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 .
31 Nicky Minaj

Pretty good at rapping!

32 Justin Timberlake 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.

Amazing Star

33 Elton John Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

Elton John is the best pop singer. Why is he way down here?

I mean, what the hell!?! Elton wasn't even on the list. He is simply the best

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35 Billie Joe Armstrong 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.
36 Jessica Simpson Jessica Simpson Jessica Ann Simpson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, reality television personality and fashion designer who made her debut in 1999. Since that time, Simpson has made many recordings, starred in several television shows, movies and commercials, launched a line of hair and beauty products, ...read more.
37 Harry Styles Harry Styles Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and song writer, known as a member of the boy band One Direction .

1D are the best ever boy band of all times. They will never fail to win forever, what whatever the weather!

I love them forever, whatever the weather because they are always outstanding at their singing, their personalities are well fun and never miserable at all. They always dress in their very own stylish way and their unique epic hairstyles!

I really do want them right now and all the time, even when I'm very angry!

I love them much as my 2nd family and much as love can go!
<3 <3 <3 <3 <3 unlimited love!  
:)  :)  :)  :)  :)  unlimited happiness!

38 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!.

Originally from Wham, huge across Europe and the US.
Plus, amazing voice talent and fun songs

39 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor Meghan Elizabeth Trainor is an American singer and songwriter. Trainor's work has been recognized with several awards and nominations, including a Grammy Award, Music Business Association's Breakthrough Artist of the Year accolade and two Billboard Music Awards.
40 Charlie Puth 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.
41 Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist. V 1 Comment
42 Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Lopez, also known as J. Lo, is an American singer, actress, dancer, fashion designer, author and producer.
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44 Akon Akon Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American-Senegalese singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.
45 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, ...read more.
46 Will.I.Am Will.I.Am will.i.am is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor known for being the lead vocalist in The Black Eyed Peas. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He has released several solo albums such as "Songs About Girls" and "Will Power" .
47 Janet Jackson Janet Jackson Janet Jackson is a singer and dancer who is well known for her sexually graphic records, iconic performances, and slightly weak voice. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and videos.
48 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Destiny Hope Cyrus, aka Miley Ray Cyrus, was born November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart ...read more.
49 Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Samuel Cook, known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Influential as both a singer and composer, he is commonly known as the King of Soul for his distinctive vocals and importance within popular music.
50 Kendall Schmidt Kendall Schmidt Kendall Francis Schmidt (born November 2, 1990) is an American actor, pop rock singer-songwriter and music producer. He is best known for playing Kendall Knight in Big Time Rush, participating in a boy band with the same name, and playing small roles on several TV shows such as ER, Without a Trace, ...read more.
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