Best Vocalists of the 2000s


The Top Ten

1 Brian Molko

THE MOST UNIQUE VOICE EVER! The voice that make me smile, the voice than makes me cry, the voice that gets me cured from various soul diseases. The best voice

Brian's voice is with Ville Valo together the best voice in the whole world for me. Without it, I wouldn't listen to music, because I do not care for others. I love you so much! I listen to your voice every single day and I've got over hundreds of pictures of you. One day I will go to a concert of you!

Brian's songs, music, voise are the perfection in its whole meaning. I think there's no such awesome and gorgeus vocalist in the world. Best wishes and good luck to Brian

None has a voice like that... So deep, beautiful and emotional.. THANKS TO EXIST BRIAN

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2 Beyonce Knowles 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 more.



Beyoncé is miles above all her peers; a master technician and THE MOST VERSATILE singer nowadays. Her vocal range is connected and supported throughout. She has the strongest lower register of all mezzos, a powerful and versatile belting register and an operatic head voice. Her masterful use of riffs, runs and melisma is second to none (only Mariah can match Beyoncé's skill). She's also very creative with her harmonies and backing vocals, as well as very good at live improvs.

She's also incredibly versatile, with the ability to modify her tone and voice to match any musical genre, including XO (Halo), Synthpop (Sweet Dreams), R&B (Love on Top), Soul (Speechless), Power Ballads (I Was Here), Gospel (Take My Hand), Country (Daddy Lessons), Acoustic (Die with You), Alt Rock (Don't Hurt Yourself), Funk (Schoolin' Life), Blues (I'd Rather Go Blind), etc.

Only musically illiterate people question Beyoncé's masterful vocals. Any person who knows just A LITTLE BIT about music ...more

3 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.

Adam Levine Is an amazing Singer as for he can crack an awesome loud song 'Harder To Breathe' and can drop his voice to a slower softer song like 'Wont Go Home Without You'. If You Disagree I suggest that you should try these 5 songs 'This Love' 'Misery' 'Wake Up Call' 'Makes Me Wonder' and 'Moves Like Jagger' these songs aren't all my favourites but I believe that these five songs should mark out the differences his vocal skills can reach.

Also the band rarely has the same beat with every song. In fact with every single song I believe he can change his vocal range ridiculously well like the song he did with slash 'Gotten' I first didn't realise that he was the singer of the song until I actually read who slash did this song with. Also I think the band Maroon 5 Rock.

Plus should I add that I believe he is a brilliant judge/mentor for the show "The Voice"

Adam Levine to me should at least be in the top 3

I believe Adam Levine should be at least 2nd on this list with such an amazing vocal change not just the loud to the massive drop but he can change the speed of his vocals go too with Gotten as it was a very slow song to Little of your time. Now not only does he only sing he is almost a Multi-Instumentalist

Adam Levine has also helped to keep Rock alive on the charts at least three times single handedly

He and Billie Joe Armstrong are easily top 5

Pleasantly surprised to see him this high

4 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake
5 Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

Amy Winehouse is a great example of how you can combine vintage, old-school sounds with a fresh, innovative and somewhat funky style. Her jazzy, cavernous vocals brin us back to the Golden Age of Jazz crooners such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington and Billie Holiday. Her songwriting style is tremendously unique, ver live performances (in both the Frank and Back To Black era) are incomparably stunning to those of other modern artists and her looks+personality make her special from any other artist from the 2000's. Ms. Winehouse will always be remembered as the voice of our generation, whether you like the idea or not, as well as for opening the gates to a whole new generation of odd female singers, songwriters and performers.

She was so good... its sad how she died. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

6 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 more.


Without a doubt the best. She isn't the voice of her generation for no reason. #Queen

The voice of a generation

I am 11 1/2 when she was my role model. Now I am 14 and still love her even more!

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7 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.

How could you not vote for Billie? Green Day actually are the only band that live sounds better than in studio

He and Adam Levine are easily top 5

Extremely underrated, his voice works with songs ranging from accoustic to hard rock

8 Kelly Clarkson Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson has a rare voice that transcends typical pop music stereotypes. Each song sounds so effortless, and the tone of her voice is rivaled only by the great songstresses of the past (Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, etc. ). Her range is unmatched by anyone in modern music.

Kelly's voice is special. In the 2000's she was the most impressive young artist - Irina2932

9 Usher Usher Usher Terry Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. Born in Dallas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee was where he lived until moving to Atlanta, Georgia at the age of 12 where his mother put him in local singing competitions all over the city.
10 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

Chithra is great to compare any other in the world. she is gift of god to us

East or west chithra is the best
Chithra voice is so sweet as honey
Chithra is so sweet as silk
Chithra is all ways chithra

Chithra is Best of the 80's
Chithra is Best of the 90's
Chithra is Best of the 2000's
Chithra is Best of the 2010's

Chithra is the great singer that no one can beat her. Her vocal is so powerful and she can reach the F4 effortlessly. She is the Diva of all Divas

The Contenders

11 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 has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.

Incredible singer. Never lip syncs when he sings live. Never uses auto tune. He can go from singing or screaming in this case "Given up" with the 17 second scream to turning around and singing "Numb", or "Leave out all the rest".

Best singer in the whole world, and also the best singer from the 2000's. I would compare him to singers from the past decades too.

Bennington is an incredible singer

Awesome vocalist.. sings like an angel and screams like a demon

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12 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood
13 Kenny Chesney Kenny Chesney Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney is an American country singer and songwriter. He has recorded 20 albums, 14 of which have been certified gold or higher by the RIAA.
14 Brad Paisley
15 Jared Leto Jared Leto
16 Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Hudson Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.
17 Bryan Adams Bryan Adams
18 Chris Martin Chris Martin

So unique

19 Celine Dion Celine Dion
20 Alicia Keyes
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