Greatest Gay Singers of All Time

The Top Ten

1 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave ...read more.

Why is it important, that he was gay?

Freddie Mercury us the biggest African / Indian rock star in history. He's also the first gay rock God. It doesn't into some people but I think it would matter to Freddie.

I think he was bisexual, but either way, I'm glad that he's at #1.

He is gay.
There are singers on the list who are not un. And the organizers of such surveys need to stop such a lie!

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2 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally as George Michael, was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham!.

Careless whisper

George Michael should be at the #1 spot. This Man sings with his heart & soul no- one
Can touch Him. Love you George!

Oh yeah, he was perfect :(

3 Adam Lambert Adam Lambert Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.

He's one of the best singers alive, why he is just no5?

I love him so much

This guy is literally my life

Oh my god... he should top this list.. he is the best gay artists.. he is a brilliant singer and release two albums.. which was a great hit on billboards - glambert

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4 Elton John Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

One of the best singers of all time.

Awesome singer
In the movie lion king he sang can you feel the love tonight - Ajkloth

The greatest gay singer of all time.

He's the most influential gay singer of all times. He has been publicly Bisexual since 1976 when He was in His early 20s. - JerrySmbxWorld

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5 Rob Halford Rob Halford Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.

Judas Priest hell yeah!

Hell yeah Judas Priest

The lead vocalist of Judas Priest is gay and he has stated that. He has revealed,"I'm just a gay man who sings in a heavy metal band." However, Halford is also one of the songwriters of Judas Priest.

Not Only the best gay singer but the best singer of all

6 Frank Ocean Frank Ocean Christopher Edwin Breaux, known professionally as Frank Ocean, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and photographer.
7 Dimash Kudaibergen Dimash Kudaibergen Dinmukhamed Kanatuly Kudaibergen (Commonly known as Dimash Kudaibergen born May 24th, 1994) is a Kazakh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Dimash is best known as a contestant of a talent show "Singer 2017" in China where he was declared a runner-up. He is also known for possessing a wide ...read more.

Every list, negative or positive, dimash HAS to be on

He has a boring voice.

Who made this list? He isn't gay! - DearKudaibergen

–Voted for him because this crazy talented 6+octave, incl. D8
whistle note, is an amaazing singer,composer, songwriter, arranger & award-winning multi-instrumentalist- plays piano, drums, guitar, dombro (Kazakhstan's nat'l instru-
ment..(Original song at 19:*Unforgettable Day*)
▶BUT HE'S NOT GAY, don't know where u got that, lol, so should be moved to just "GREATEST SINGERS OF ALL TIME"! thanks! 😊

8 Ricky Martin Ricky Martin Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor and author. Martin began his career at age 12 with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five years with the group, he released several Spanish-language solo albums throughout the 1990s.

He's great. He made an history to entertainment industry.

9 Sam Smith Sam Smith Samuel Frederick "Sam" Smith is an English singer-songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart.

Sam smiths music got thru my dad bringing my mother to court again

10 Melissa Etheridge Melissa Etheridge Melissa Lou Etheridge is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground success.

She is an amazing singer.

The Newcomers

? Gaahl Gaahl Kristian Eivind Espedal, better known by his stage name Gaahl, is a Norwegian vocalist and artist. He is best known as the former frontman of Norwegian black metal band Gorgoroth. He is also the founder and frontman of Trelldom and Gaahlskagg.

The Contenders

11 Troye Sivan Troye Sivan Troye Sivan Mellet, better known as Troye Sivan, is a South African-born Australian singer, songwriter, actor and YouTuber.

I never thought we would have a gay pop star like him who is both explicitly and celebratory gay. His music captures my ten years between 14 and 24 like no other artist ever has.

Troye sivan writes songs that touches the heart.

Gotta love this boy

he is ggay

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13 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

I don't know about him but after listening to him talk about how Lil Wayne is "just too good" I wonder... - DaWyteNight

If he's gay, Why does he always make songs about Women and asking girls like Kiki if they love him? - B1ueNew

Not gay.

Nah he defintely isn't. - AlphaQ

14 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur.

He ain't gay he always raps about raping women. - AlphaQ

He raps about women so he ain't gay. - B1ueNew

15 Chely Wright
16 Charice Charice Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, formerly known by the mononym Charice), is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube. He is a transgender man.
17 Mika Mika

He's my favorite singer. He's got an amazing voice and he is a very nice man. Melissa Italy

He's a really great singer.

Mika needs to go up. I love all of his music.

He is aweosme.

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18 Duncan James

Well I think he is bisexual?

19 Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
20 Pete Burns
21 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 was gay in secret

22 Greyson Chance Greyson Chance Greyson Michael Chance is an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. His April 2010 performance of Lady Gaga's "Paparazzi" at a sixth-grade music festival went viral on YouTube, gaining widespread attention and over 59 million views as of May 2017, as well as an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show ...read more.
23 Brendon Urie Brendon Urie Brendon Boyd Urie, more commonly known as Brendon Urie, was born April 12, 1987, in St. George, Utah. He is an American singer, songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist. He is best own as the lead singer of the American pop-rock band Panic! At The Disco. He is the only original remaining member. ...read more.

He's neither great nor gay.

Brendon is pansexual, not gay. - GalaticStarArtist12

I know he's bi but still needs to be on here

No if you listen to the Lyrics explained LOGIC on Girls/Girls/Boys he says that he supports gay people and that you should be yourself but he said he's personally straight - LionLink

24 Hayley Kiyoko Hayley Kiyoko

She is gorgeous! Gotta love her - GalaticStarArtist12

25 Jobriath

Jobriath was way ahead of his time but sabotaged by conservative radio

26 Olly Alexander

Just love him...

27 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, and was the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.

He wasn't gay.

I not only liked him as an artist i.e as a musician and a singer but also as a man.

28 Liberace Liberace Władziu Valentino Liberace, mononymously known as Liberace, was an American pianist, singer, and actor.
29 Joan Jett Joan Jett Joan Marie Larkin known professionally by her stage name Joan Jett, is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb".
30 Andy Bell

He is awesome. My favorite band.

31 Peter Allen
32 Marija Serifovic

A really awesome Serbian singer.Just liten to her "Molitva"(prayer).No wonder Serbia won Eurovision 2007 - DejanKalinic

33 Renato Russo
34 Darren Hayes
35 Mary Lambert
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