Top Ten Kings in Music

The Top Ten

1 Michael Jackson (King of Pop) Michael Jackson (King of Pop) Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
2 Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.

I am not sure but I heard that Michael Jackson called himself king of pop but Elvis Presley was called by others.And Michael Jackson stuck to his pop music but Elvis is master at both. - zxm

3 James Brown (King of Soul) James Brown (King of Soul)
4 David Bowie (King of Glam Rock) David Bowie (King of Glam Rock) David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, 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.

One of the greatest glam rock artists ever - zxm

5 Paul Whiteman (King of Jazz)

Hmm...okay, I'll accept that. Gregory Porter is the Prince. - Britgirl

6 B.B. King (King of Blues) B.B. King (King of Blues) Riley B. "B.B." King was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
7 Kenny Loggins (King of The Movie Soundtrack)

Hans Zimmer, anybody? He composed music for over 150 films. - Metal_Treasure

8 Benny Goodman (King of Swing)
9 George Strait (King of Country Music)
10 Luciano Pavarotti (King of the High C's) Luciano Pavarotti (King of the High C's) Luciano Pavarotti, Cavaliere di Gran Croce was an Italian operatic tenor who also crossed over into popular music, eventually becoming one of the most commercially successful tenors of all time.

The Contenders

11 Dick Dale (King of the Surf Guitar)
12 Ryan Tedder (King of Pop Rock) Ryan Tedder (King of Pop Rock)
13 Tupac Shakur (King of Rap) Tupac Shakur (King of Rap) Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.
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