Apologies to those I've overlooked or am less familiar with, though that's the best reason for others to add please. Of course, we all may have different ideas of what is "angelic", and I do not mean to imply that some I intentionally don't include are not great or even better singing voices. Best male singers is a different category/list. Song choice also comes into play here.
1 Art 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.
His voice is magical
Greatest singer of all time
Voice of an angel
2 Roy Orbison
Roy Kelton Orbison, professionally known as Roy Orbison, nicknamed Big O, was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musician, mostly known for his complex voice and for hits such as, "Oh, Pretty Woman".
His voice was amazing. He doesn't get enough recognition compared to his fellow rock and roll peers. - Gg2000
3 Andrea Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli is an Italian classical crossover tenor, recording artist, and singer-songwriter. Born with poor eyesight, he became permanently blind at the age of 12 following a football accident.
4 Paul Simon
Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel.
5 Jeff Buckley
Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997) raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. ...read more.
This is the most angelic voice to me - can't get enough of his versions of Lilac Wine, Hallelujah. - Metal_Treasure
Hallelujah...such a beautiful song sung by such a beautiful voice
Over-rated; his dad [Tim Buckley] was much better.
6 James Taylor
James Vernon Taylor is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of the best-selling artists of all time, and he has sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
7 Michael Jackson
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 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
The world's most beautiful voice..
Michael Jackson, the one and only! He is an angel, with an angelic voice!
I'll love him forever.. - Michaelthebest
His voice is not only angelic, but it's also very powerful than most celebrities nower days.
His voice is the most angelic iv'e ever heard. Just listen to butterflies acapella, rock with you, earth song and the rest of them.
8 Brian McKnight
Brian McKnight, born June 5, 1969, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician. He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments including piano, guitar, bass guitar, percussion, trombone, tuba, flugelhorn and trumpet. He is one of the very few leggiero tenors in ...read more.
9 Van Morrison
Sir George Ivan Morrison OBE is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. In 2016, he was knighted for services to the music industry and to tourism in Northern Ireland.
10 Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley was an 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.
11 Jeffrey Osborne
Jeffrey Linton Osborne is an American musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, and lead singer of the band LTD.
Jaheim Hoagland, born May 26, 1978, is an American R&B singer and former rapper. He was signed by Naughty by Nature's Kaygee to Divine Mill Records in 2000, and released his debut album Ghetto Love in 2001. His second effort, Still Ghetto (2002), contains the hit "Put That Woman First" (2003), both ...read more.
13 John Farnham
John Peter Farnham, Jr., formerly billed as Johnny Farnham from his professional debut in 1967 until 1980, is an English-born Australian pop singer.
This guy earned the nickname "The Voice" for a reason. Find his song 'You're the voice'. - Metal_Treasure
John Farnham Voice and range is all round any style Voice from Pop to Rock to Jazz and Soul, even Australia country music Farnsie has done it.
One of the best all round rock n roll, pop, soul singer of all time..
Not that well known outside Australia. But John Farnham has made legend status because he is the only artist that has had official number 1 in the 60's 70's 80's 90's 00's and 10's. Something that The Rolling Stones or The Beatles Paul McCartney and Cliff Richard haven't yet achieved.
14 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.
He could do anything with his voice. He could sing high and low, he could sing softly and hardly. This man was a pure master of singing.
The God of Rock. The best singer ever.
You take my breath away - he uses his angelic voice in it
He was the master. Nobody can be as good as him. RIP
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15 Will Downing
16 Gordon Lightfoot
Gordon Meredith Lightfoot Jr. is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music. He is credited with helping to define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s.
17 Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
As much as I like the Beatles, I have to say, Mr McCartney can't sing very well. His voice certainly isn't" angelic"
Sorry... - Britgirl
No need to apologize, Bronson, for having an opinion that's opposed to mine, but I can't quite see the validity of your supporting argument.
Further, the description of this list states that we all may have different ideas of what's "angelic". - Billyv
18 Kenny Lattimore
19 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!.
20 Smokey Robinson
William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive. V 1 Comment
21 Tevin Campbell
22 Steve Perry
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.
How was he not on here? - bobbythebrony
Because no one previously added him and the person creating the list didn't think he belonged in the top ten. Aren't you familiar with how the site works? - Billyv
23 Stevie Wonder
Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
24 Cat Stevens
Yusuf Islam, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, humanitarian, and education philanthropist.
25 Robert Plant
Robert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
26 Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time.
27 Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.
One of the most beautiful voices of all time. Proof: Rainbow - Rainbow Eyes. - Metal_Treasure
28 Eddie Kendricks
29 Tose Proeski
Todor "Toše" Proeski was a Macedonian multi-genre singer, songwriter and actor. He was popular across the entire Balkan area and was considered a top act of the local Macedonian music scene. He was dubbed "Elvis Presley of the Balkans" by BBC News.
30 Frank Sinatra
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
31 Benjamin Orr
Benjamin Orzechowski, known as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co-founder of the rock band the Cars.
This man was an angel, inside and out. It makes me so sad that he died. He was a great guitarist, he had a great voice, he was sexy as hell, and he had a beautiful smile. He also had a beautiful personality. He needs more credit and recognition. He was so inspirational.
32 Johnny Cash
John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of ...read more.
33 Luther Vandross
Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. was an American singer, songwriter and record producer. Throughout his career, Vandross was an in-demand background vocalist for several different artists.
34 Daryl Hall
How does he do it? Indestructible singer of songs, always musical, versatile, ageless.
35 Bryan Adams
Bryan Guy Adams is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
36 Johnny Gill
Johnny Gill started out as a solo artist in the 1980s, releasing two albums that didn't garner much attention. It was not until later, when Gill became a member of the r&b/pop group New Edition, that people started to take notice of his music and his talent. He went on to release his most successful ...read more.
37 Gene Clark
Harold Eugene "Gene" Clark was an American singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock band the Byrds.
Instead of The Byrd's mammoth hit singles, check out his amazing voice on the ultra-personal "Here Without You".
38 Richie Furay
Paul Richard "Richie" Furay is an American singer, songwriter, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member who is best known for forming the bands Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin, and Poco with Jim Messina, Rusty Young, George Grantham and Randy Meisner.
39 Bing Crosby
Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby, Jr. was an American singer and actor. Crosby's trademark warm bass-baritone voice made him the best-selling recording artist of the 20th century, having sold over one billion records, tapes, compact discs and digital downloads around the world.
40 Hansi Kürsch
Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.
His voice can be angelic and demonic, and this is the singer who does both extremely well.
The most angelic vocals I've ever heard is his outro to Heaven Denies by Demons and Wizards - gregorian chant style. He does all overlapping vocal harmonies (no other singers).
Demons and Wizards - Heaven Denies (outro, after 4:15).
Demons and Wizards - Path Of Glory (intro) Fiddler on the Green, My Last Sunrise (intro).
Blind Guardian - Dream a Little Dream of Me (Ozzie Nelson cover), Miracle Machine, The Bard's Song, Age Of False Innocence. - Metal_Treasure
His voice sucks
41 Peter Gabriel
Peter Brian Gabriel is an English singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian activist who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
42 Mark Anthony
43 Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge, best known as the lead singer of the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.
Great voice and a fantastic vocal range. And he's not called the Demon of Screamin' for nothing. I love Steven! He also plays the Harmonica quite well. He's awesome!
He's got a beautiful voice, no matter what anyone says.
44 Neil Young
Neil Percival Young, OC OM is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
45 Dave Mustaine
David Scott "Dave" Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. Mustaine is best known as a pioneer in Thrash Metal, being the former lead guitarist of Metallica before his dismissal in 1983, leading to finding and becoming the front man of his own ...read more.
Comes next to an aardvark - Ananya
46 Matt Monro
Matt Monro, known as The Man with the Golden Voice, was an English singer who became one of the most popular entertainers on the international music scene during the 1960s and 1970s.
He is much too low on this list. - Britgirl
47 David Crosby
David Van Cortlandt Crosby is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. In addition to his solo career, he was a founding member of three bands: the Byrds; Crosby, Stills & Nash; and CPR.
48 Elton John
49 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.
David Bowie had a very beautiful singing voice. And he had an odd but unique wardrobe. So sad he died. He really was amazing. He will be missed and remembered by many.
50 David Ruffin
David Eli Ruffin was an American soul singer and musician most famous for his work as one of the lead singers of The Temptations during the group's "Classic Five" period as it was later known.