Best Lead Singers of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Freddie Mercury - Queen

No one will ever front a band to the level Freddy did. His voice has power that few ever even get close to.

2 Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.
3 John Lennon - The Beatles John Lennon - The Beatles John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40 .

John was the lead singer on the songs that HE wrote.

4 James Hetfield - Metallica James Hetfield - Metallica James Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.
5 Kurt Cobain - Nirvana Kurt Cobain - Nirvana Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, 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.
6 Eddie Vedder Eddie Vedder Eddie 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.
7 Jim Morrison - The Doors Jim Morrison - The Doors

Morrison tops them all

8 Michael Jackson - The Jackson 5

He was a kid but good. - topbesttopworst

9 Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen
10 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .

The Contenders

11 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
12 Steve Perry - Journey Steve Perry - Journey Stephen Ray "Steve" Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977 to 1987 and again from 1995 to 1998.
13 Hayley Williams - Paramore
14 Mick Jagger - Rolling Stones Mick Jagger - Rolling Stones 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.
15 Lemmy Lemmy Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
16 Art Garfunkel - Simon and Garfunkel Art Garfunkel - Simon and Garfunkel Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel is an American singer, poet and actor. He partnered in his earlier years with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
17 Chris Martin - Coldplay
18 Roger Daltrey - The Who Roger Daltrey - The Who Roger Harry Daltrey, is an English singer and actor. In a music career spanning more than 50 years, Daltrey came to prominence in the mid 1960s as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band The Who, which released fourteen singles that entered the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom during ...read more.
19 Roger Hodgson - Supertramp
20 Adam Gontier - Three Days Grace Adam Gontier - Three Days Grace Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.
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1. Jim Morrison - The Doors
2. Freddie Mercury - Queen
3. Mick Jagger - Rolling Stones
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1. John Lennon - The Beatles
2. Freddie Mercury - Queen
3. Kurt Cobain - Nirvana
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1. Freddie Mercury - Queen
2. Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden
3. James Hetfield - Metallica
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