Top Ten Best Singer/Songwriters

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81 Hideto Matsumoto Hideto Matsumoto

Hide is the god of Visual Kei, his talent doesn't have limit, as singer or lead guitarist is so ' brilliant <3 R.I.P Pink Spider

82 Hyde

He made a very deep and touching lyrics
Sometimes his lyrics are not easy to understand
Each lyrics he made has a deep meaning

Beautiful voice, great range, catching melodies, captivating live and non-live l'arc~en~ciel forever!

83 Steve Perry Steve Perry Stephen Ray "Steve" Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977 to 1987 and again from 1995 to 1998.

Steve Perry was the lead singer for Journey from 1977 to 1996. During that time he cowrote most of the band's music. He also released two solo albums, one in 1984 and the other in 1994. He is an amazingly talented singer, with a huge range and a beautiful voice.

He is just an angel when it comes to music

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84 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.

Best song writer and to back that up best singer ever

85 Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.

He deserves to be higher. So much higher - BekoT.

170? He needs to be in the 50s... At least - ryanrimmel

86 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson
87 Bob Marley Bob Marley Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim.

How the hell is Bob Marley behind Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson?!? What has the world come to? - Kfox101

How the hell is Bob Marley behind Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson?!? - Kfox101

No he should be top 5

88 Conor Oberst

Character portraits, cynical and heartfelt love ballads, intimate confessionals, sardonic political songs...is there a current songwriter pulling off the risks Conor Oberst takes with such aplomb? I don't think so. His album "I'm Wide Awake It's Morning" is one masterpiece after another.

89 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. V 1 Comment
90 Matt Shadows 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 heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.
91 Passenger Passenger Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English singer-songwriter and musician.

Best in the world, his writing has so much meaning and storyline that all these other songwriters can't even compare.

Every song is a treat for the mind and imagination.. The capacity of his songs to make you not just listen to what he is saying but seeing what he wants to show you.. It's just amazing listening Passanger..

92 Ian Tyson
93 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams

Such an amazing and talented guy. He has inspired some of the best songs that have ever been written

His songs are heartfelt and beautiful

Some of the best songs I have ever heard

Best singer and his songs are awesome

94 Tove Lo Tove Lo
95 Tupac Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

Tupac has touched many peoples hearts with his great lyrics and music. He was for the community, for the people, for the world. Tupac is the greatest musician artist of all time, Period.

If he was not in this list I was not gonna vote

Tupac must be in top 10 I can't believe he is rank here! What he can do a lot of people didn't and will not succed. One man like Tupac is born once in 1000 years.

He should be in the top 20 atlaest

96 Axl Rose Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.

Guns N' Roses - Breakdown
Enough said

97 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.
98 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" .

He should be number one he's the only one to do everything himself!
MJ didn't write all his songs I have 10 albums of MJ and I don't see him everywhere!
Prince is a singer, songwriter, dancer, guitarist, drummer, pianist...

Jackson is actually in front of him twice.

Yes, should be top 5 definitely. Who are these people saying Madonna and MJ in front of Prince for songwriting?

99 Isono KYO Hiroshi

the greatest singer, frontman, vocalist, songwriter of D'ERLANGER - ronluna

100 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.

Just listen to "You Really Got Me", "Waterloo Sunset", "Dedicated Follower of Fashion", "David Watts", "Sunny Afternoon", "Days", "Lola", "Apeman" and others 40 songs at the same songwriting level and you'll see why I voted for him.

Why is Ray Davies at 102? He is one of my absolute favorite songwriters. Ray writes in a very straightforward, plainspoken manner that I really appreciate. He was one of the few songwriters at the time who dared to call out 60s culture and English society for what it was; he is also very witty and sarcastic. Give "Something Else By the Kinks", "The Village Green Preservation Society", "Arthur", and "Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround" and you will understand why he is one of my absolute favorites.

Anybody that can rhyme Dracula and vernacular gets my vote. Best British songwriter, bar none. Major influence on both heavy metal and punk rock. The thinking man's rock star.

No wonder he is this low, not enough people have even listened to his and Kinks' achievements in music.

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