Music Artists that are known for either having depression, suicidal thoughts or generally singers that have ended their lives. If I missed any singer that's depressed feel free to add one. As long as they have depression they still count. Or if said person confirmed to have depression at one point and no longer does they still count as well.
The Top Ten
1Kurt CobainKurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.
No music artist I can think of was or comes close to how depressed Kurt Cobain was except for maybe Chester Bennington. - SomePersonYouHate
2Chester BenningtonChester 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.
He was a very depressed person his depression is heavily shown in One More Light. - SomePersonYouHate
3Chris CornellChris 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.
He had depression considering how he ended his own life RIP. - SomePersonYouHate
4Eddie VedderEddie Vedder is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam, with whom he performs lead vocals and is one of three guitarists.
He has revealed to struggle with depression. - SomePersonYouHate
5Layne StaleyLayne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. ...read more.
His depression was pretty severe and like Kurt he relied on drugs to relieve the pain he felt. - SomePersonYouHate
6Dave GrohlDavid Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and film director. He is best known as the former drummer of the hugely popular 90s grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters. He has sat behind the ...read more.
He has opened up and confirmed his struggle with depression in a interview. - SomePersonYouHate
7Shaun MorganShaun Morgan Welgemoed, known publicly as Shaun Morgan, is a South African musician and singer for the post-grunge/alternative metal band Seether.
In a interview he confirmed not only that he had depression but always writes a song in a album to prevent him from killing himself. - SomePersonYouHate
She has depression and still struggles to battle it. - SomePersonYouHate
9EminemEminem, 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.
Despite the fact this music can be vulgar and meaningful he has confirmed to have depression and did struggling battling it after a member of D12 died. - SomePersonYouHate
10Britney SpearsBritney 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.
It's not only been confirmed by Spears herself but in 2007 her infamous meltdown was probably a big sign of some kind of depression. - SomePersonYouHate