Best Solo Artists
The Contenders: Page 2
21 Joni Mitchell
22 Tori Amos
23 Sumi Jo
24 Emily Bear
25 Tony Bennett
26 Billy Joel
To many jives with unmatched harmony. I figured to see him in the top 10 for sure.
How is Billy Joel so low on this list?
Deserves second on this list after Elton John.
This list is the best joke of 2016 so far. Miley Cyrus HAHAAHAHAA
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27 Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is mostly known for being a part of the soul movement.
28 Johnny Cash
John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of ...read more.
How is The Man in Black only at number 15 on this list he is easily the best metal singer of all time and has more talent and established himself more then just about anyone on this list and had more hit's then someone can name - donovanthorn
He is awesome
29 Daniel Johnston
30 Nick Drake
Nicholas Rodney "Nick" Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs. A singular talent who passed almost unnoticed during his brief lifetime, his work has posthumously achieved wider notice and recognition.
31 Frank Zappa
Frank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.
He's got some pretty messed up lyrics, but other than that he's really cool. :) Wasn't he in Deep Purple?
32 Anna Graceman
33 Delta Goodrem
Delta Lea Goodrem is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress. Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age.
34 Beyonce Knowles
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.
Best female performer of all time. Period.
Singer, songwriter, dancer, editor, director, entertainer...!
A Star Is Born!
35 Bryan Adams
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known professionally by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist.
37 Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time . V 2 Comments
38 Muddy Waters
McKinley Morganfield, known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues".
39 Ozzy Osbourne
John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.
It's not just Ozzy it's all his other talented musicians backing him up as well. They deserve credit as well - Sabbath
40 Little Richard
Richard Wayne Penniman, known by his stage name, Little Richard, is an American musician, singer and songwriter.