Top Ten Best Singer/Songwriters


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121 Steve Earle
122 Amy Lee Amy Lee Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.
123 Michael McDonald
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125 Kate Bush Kate Bush

This Woman influenced a fleet of female singer songwriters and should be right at the top of this list, which has no real value. She was the first woman to reach number 1 spot with a first self penned song :Wuthering Heights.

She is consistently amazing, so much better than all the people above her!

126 Tom Waits Tom Waits Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits, born December 7, 1949 is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. more.

perfect. Witty lyrics of Dylan with the most innovative and experimental music you will hear. Pure genius.

Very original artist who is a somewhat aquired taste... But when you've listened to a couple of hours of his work you'll begin to realise what a genius he is and will be looking at more of his music.

127 Alex Turner Alex Turner Alexander David "Alex" Turner is an English musician. He is the lead vocalist, guitarist, and principal songwriter of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys.

Best singer and songwriter! His songs are unique and beautiful.

I officially believe this list is just stupid, despite the top 10 being decent for once

Quality singer/songwriter, deserves to be in top 5. Lyrics to the album 'Humbug' is on another level.

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128 Damien Rice V 1 Comment
129 Tyler Joseph Tyler Joseph Tyler Robert Joseph is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and rapper. He is best known as the lead vocalist and keyboardist for American musical duo Twenty One Pilots.

He writes such deep music that people can connect to so quickly. No wonder his band grew so much this year.

Tylers lyrics are so deep and meaningful. Together with his voice and the amazing melodies and instrumentals, every song he writes is a masterpiece.

He writes the deepest ever and makes it sound so happy. Just listen or read the lyrics of any twenty one song and it'll give you feels every single time

130 Carly Simon

Carly has had a long and amazing career. She is terribly underrated!

131 Kenny Loggins
132 Harry Chapin

The greatest songwriter of the early 70s. Not fir radio, which is why the cranking is so low.

133 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. He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career. He's often criticized for constantly more.
134 Klaus Meine Klaus Meine

He write lot of lyrics.. keep moving klaus meine..

135 Lee Mavers

To be honest lee mavers possibly is the greatest songwriter the world has ever seen too bad drugs and his own insanity got the better of him.

Top 10 at least! He's certainly better than Josh Groban! On the level of Lennon/McCartney!

136 Cat Stevens Cat Stevens Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.

It's about time! I realize he hasn't done anything new for a long time, but the stuff he wrote in the early seventies will live on and on...

Great timeless lyrics with much feels! Amazing writer for the children. Should be top 75 for sure!

137 Jason Isbell

Very underrated. One of the best lyricists of all time

138 Max Martin

He has written over 167 songs. Almost all of them have become immensely successful. He writes super cool songs that people still know the lyrics to ten years later.

139 Rufus Wainwright Rufus Wainwright

Rufus beats anyone else on this list hands down in my opinion.

140 Geri Halliwell Geri Halliwell
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