Top Ten Males with the Best Falsettos

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1 Barry Gibb Barry Gibb Barry Alan Crompton Gibb is a British singer, songwriter and record producer who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the group Bee Gees, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed groups in the history of popular music.

Simply the best. There is no match for Barry Gibb's falsetto.

Love him!

Bobby Debarge.

Over 70, with more than 50 years singing and he still has it! Barry and his brothers dominated the charts in the 70s and if his 2 brothers were still alive, I'm betting they would still be recording. Barry still packs the venues when he does a concert! His falsetto was lead on so many of their songs and he can still sing them today! Barry deserves to be Number 1!

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2 Prince

Prince had one of the highest male falsettos in the world. It was devastating to see him go.

3 Jeff Buckley 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.
4 Matt Bellamy Matt Bellamy Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.

This guy has one of the best falsettos to date!

Check out the end of the song "showbiz." He has an incredibly unique and screaming falsetto voice that can be found on almost every Muse song in their first three-four albums. On "survival" he hits the same high note as showbiz, but it sounds completely different, showing how his falsetto style has changed from an intense scream to something more opera like.

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5 Brian Wilson Brian Wilson Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the Beach Boys.

No contest. But Barry Gibb is a distant 2nd

This should not even be a competition. Listen to Surf's Up and tell me anyone did it better. - Idontreallycaretoomuch

His Falsettos were a very important part for the legendary Beach Boys harmonies. Also he could hit high falsetto notes pretty natural and effortless.

6 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.
7 Chris Martin Chris Martin Christopher Anthony John "Chris" Martin is an English singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known as the lead singer of rock band Coldplay.
8 Michael Jackson 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.

Michael should def be in top 5
Smdh

LOVE BARRY BUT MIKE IS ALSO GREAT

9 Thom Yorke Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

He's the Best at this game.

10 The Weeknd The Weeknd Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, known professionally by his stage name The Weeknd, is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was born on 16 February 1990 in Toronto, Ontario. He used to upload songs on YouTube in 2010, now he has 3 studio albums. He has won 3 Grammy awards and 9 Juno Awards

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11 Roger Taylor Roger Taylor Roger Meddows Taylor is an English musician , multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter born on July 26th,1949 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was the drummer of the band Queen and wrote few of many hits such as "Under Pressure", "A Kind Of Magic" and "Radio Ga Ga". Despite being well known in Queen ...read more.

Start of Somebody to Love. Need I say more.

You must be kidding not to put rog on the top 10,I mean listen to in the lap of the gods and you will see.love rog and he should be number 1.🤟🏻🥁

12 Smokey Robinson Smokey Robinson William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
13 Frankie Valli Frankie Valli Frankie Valli is an American singer and actor, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960. He is known for his unusually powerful head voice.

Guys, Frankie Valli when he was with the Four Seasons is the coolest falsetto you would ever hear. It adds a particular flare. Sherry, Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like a Man, Working My Way Back to You, Rag Doll, Opus 17, Dawn (Go Away), the list goes on forever. - markleo

14 King Diamond King Diamond Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.
15 Philip Bailey

Earth, Wind & Fire - Reasons (Official Music Video). Go watch that. A lot of these people don't deserve to be ranked above Bailey.

Whoever put this list together knows nothing about music. Phillip Bailey is top ten if not top 5. And where is Curtis Mayfield? And who in the heck put Weekend and Justin Timberfake on this list, lol.

Listen to fantasy

How is this guy so low, listen to Reasons on EWF 1975 'That's the Way of the World' album. For god sake, the Weeknd above Phillip Bailey?

16 Andy Gibb Andy Gibb

Andy Gibb's vocal is a younger-barry-gibb, and has a very similar falsetto vocal, which is better and Barry's, commented by brother Barry.
Well, I think that's quite true, Andy Gibb's falsetto is more smooth, especially in high note.

17 Morten Harket

Morten is the greatest. Way too low in the list

These list are mostly pop. Try: Martin Gore and Anthony of Anthony and the Johnson's. Throw in Andy Bell.

He should be at least 15 positions up higher. One of the best falsett singers ever!
And where is Paul Young on this list?
Bane, SRB

Just listen to a the isolated vocal track of “Take On Me”

18 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.

He could make anything with his voice. He could sing in falsetto, too.

Indeed well being he's my favorite vocalist and was on my favorite band that seems so delightful which is queen but that's not my interest anymore - Kevinsidis

Listen to: "Pain is so close to pleasure".

Listen to "Cool cat"

19 Bobby Debarge

Bobby Debarge...listen to Switch..his brother El Debarge is nice too, but Bobby...son can wail..

I call your name,There’ll never be,I wanna be closer

20 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.
21 Eddie Holman Eddie Holman Eddie Holman is an American singer and recording artist. He is best known for his 1970 hit song "Hey There Lonely Girl". His specialty ranges from R&B and pop to gospel.

"Hey There Lonely Girl"

22 Justin Vernon (Bon Iver)

Amazing

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23 Adam Levine Adam Levine Adam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5. ...read more.

Listen to Sugar and What Lovers Do. It's just some of the song that was sang in high tune!

24 William "Poogie" Hart

To me, the very best of all time.

25 BØRNS

His falsetto is ethereal. I feel like I'm in a dream listening to him. Live acoustic versions of his songs- DAMN.

26 Ian Gillan Ian Gillan Ian Gillan is an English singer and songwriter. He originally found success as the lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple, and the original singer on the rock opera concept album Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber, where Gillan had the leading role (Jesus Christ).
27 Carl Wilson Carl Wilson
28 Darren Hayes

After getting buried by his record company as he put it himself.never gave up after record company wouldn't promote spin and the tension and the spark which killed his solo career in America.his songs mean something personal to a lot of people.

Best singer ever,can actually sing,writes all his own songs straight from his heart, and his own life experiences,underrated and strong enough to come back after getting knocked down by his former record label.a surviour who has battled domestic violence as a kid,getting abused at school, getting told what to do by record company and battling depression for a long time.

29 Paul McCartney 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 .

No doubt the best.

30 Eddie Kendricks

Hands down only soul falsetto.

31 Maxwell Maxwell Gerald Maxwell Rivera,, better known by his stage names Maxwell and Musze, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor.
32 Marko Saaresto

Just listen to "Cradled in Love".

33 Mika Mika
34 Jordan Knight

Absolutely brilliant..

Love his falsetto in NKOTB songs

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36 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.

Emotional Rescue... enough said. - STLovesTrash

37 Conor Mason

From Nothing But Thieves. What an absolute powerhouse! Listen to his falsetto s in Itch, If I Get High, Ban All The Music and Particles. Absolutely stunning, greatly influenced by one and only Jeff Buckley.

38 Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson 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.
39 Curtis Mayfield Curtis Mayfield Curtis Lee Mayfield was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, and one of the most influential musicians behind soul and politically conscious African-American music.
40 Roger Hodgson
41 Larry Henley
42 John Lennon John Lennon 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.
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