Most Famous Singers

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The Top Ten

1 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.

No one will ever outdo Michael Jackson, out Justin Bieber! 1 that Michael Jackson was humble, not wanting to defame this Justin Bieber, but he was not as humble as Michael, let's make a little comparison between the two... Who was who won 8 grammy in a single night? Who donated millions of dollars to 38 different charities? Who visited children in need, sick and adults in it? And who turned the house into a park to make kids with cancer happy before they died? Who broke all the records? Who took the "black music" from the mud? Which disc had 50 million copies worldwide? Is that right, my dear, the THRILLER album, who has won thousands of hearts around the world? who endured the criticism, the slander, the dirty media lie, and Michael continued to smile as if everything was not there... Michael had to dance perfectly, otherwise his father would beat him up. Who was mistreated by your father and deprived of his childhood? Who was? Michael Jackson! The eternal king of pop! It ...more

I am very surprised that Michael is not Number 1 on this list. He was WILDLY popular all over the world - not only because of his artistry and huge talent, but also because he was such a great (and deeply misunderstood) healer and humanitarian. He broke all possible barriers and everyone - from presidents to kings to priests to shop assistants to chefs to bus drivers to recording artists knew who he was; from New Zealand to Korea, from South Africa to Germany, from Czech Republic to Mexico, from Japan to the Philippines - everyone knew and could recognise his music, his dance, his lyrics, his messages... Come on. He is the most unique composer, singer, dancer, artist and visionary of all time and in a league of his own. With all due respect to all the others in this list, the crown is truly and ONLY his. He is The King.

King of Music is only one. Nobody sing like him. Nobody create like him. Nobody write lyric like him. Nobody danced like him. Nobody preform like him. PERIOD.

Probably everyone on the world above 10 knows who michael jackson is or have heard of him, I don't think any other artist has that.
Plus he is amazing for all his qualities which are too much to name

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2 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.

Yeah, he is becoming more unknown as time passes. Nobody hears his songs nowadays. - GISonic

A lot of people don't like him a lot of people like him but no matter if you are a fan or a hater you can't say you've never heard of him or his songs + his songs are always slaying the charts he broke many records and won many awards just by the age of 23

He is the loving and caring person and he is the best singer in the world I love him #believer

He is the best at what he does, nobody can actually be chosen. But I hardly hear his songs but well I still he is the best. Hate him or not he has a good record and is actually a caring person. HE IS A LEGEND!.

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3 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

She is objectively an amazing singer and performer. She deserves her high placement

She looks greats

BEST EVER

Good

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4 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

I Believe He should be top of the list

He so horrible

He is rubbish

Slim should be on top at # 1

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5 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

I think she should be on the top of the list, she is kind and caring about others and her cats of course! She has helped many people through hard thing just by her music. She has inspired many of us. All I want to say is, if Taylor sees this comment I wanna say : I LOVE YOU I really wanna go to a least one of your shows.

One of the best artists I have ever seen. She just the person I want to be an to understand a music. She is very talented and before even turning 30 she has gained so much of reputation and honour. She's the Queen.

She never has a bad song

It says in the sentence that she is knowing for writing break up songs. And has won more than 5 Grammy awards she is the BEST go TAYLOR

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6 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

She is authentic!

Katy perry is sooo BAD! Have any of you HEARD her real voice? Its nothing! She needs to use autotune or she wont have fans

I love her songs! I think she should be #1! #TeamKaty

The first pop song I listened to when I was 3 or 4 Was Roar by Katy Perry Roar is my favourite song still to this day and Katy Perry is my favourite singer still to this day
I love you Katy!

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7 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American pop singer. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

She deserves top 3

Most realistic and versatile singer

Rihanna is an amazing singer. I've been listening to her since I was like, 4. My favorite songs from her are probably Umbrella, and Diamonds. Me and my stepsister used to 'steal' my mom's phone, only to listen to Rihanna's music, and watch YouTube videos. In conclusion, I voted for Rihanna because she is my all time favorite singer, and because I've been listening to her songs for almost 8 years now.

Because she is a great Singer

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8 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

She's the world most famous singer after Michael Jackson!

love her

Best song and most beautiful singer

I love her so much she is so pretty

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9 Elvis Presley 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.

A poor boy from mississippi who became the biggest star in the world. Known everywhere by his first name. Made it with just exceptional talent. He was extremely generous and kind, an outstanding man. He is not no 9 he is NUMBER ONE.

He is the KING should be number one

love him!

He is amazing! also the movie rocket man is good

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10 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

He is great

Top singer...best songwriter...feeling in songs are strong..

Whatever anyone choice is but you are the best one I like tony stark and you both

Best song ever made...!

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The Contenders

11 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

Queen of pop

Queen of Msuic, everyone heard of her.

12 Chris Brown Chris Brown Christopher Maurice "Chris" Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows from a young age. He is most well known for his physical assault towards the singer Rihanna in ...read more.

The best of our generation.

i hate him

dope

13 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 .

good

He is a legend come on the worlds most best selling band!

By far the biggest-selling and most successful musician of all time.
Has more than double the total sales of Michael Jackson.

14 K. J. Yesudas K. J. Yesudas Born 10 January 1940, at Fort Kohi ...read more.

The best singer in the world, with the most soothing, versatile voice, who can easily surpass ANY western or eastern singer. He's pretty old, now, but his capabilities haven't decreased a bit. A legend of a singer.

Known as the Celestial Singer in India. He is known widely in India for his Tone and longetivity.
He hols the record for winning most number of National awards for best male playback Singer (8).He won his final award in 2017 at the age of 77.
He also holds the record for winning most number of Kerala State awards for best Singer(male) (25) and that of Tamil Nadu (5)

Yesudas

15 Pitbull Pitbull Armando Christian Pérez, better known by his stage name Pitbull, is a Grammy (and Latin Grammy) winning Cuban-American rapper, songwriter and record producer.

He is the best music tat I have never hear! :) And I always want to his concert. Pitbull is very famous from our place or city because he have a very popular or famous song I will never forget!

I don’t think he’s a rapper but I love him

HAHAAHAHAA I LOVE PITBULL OR PITBALLL HJAHAHAa m

16 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.

He's is actually the 5th best singer in the world... In my opinion he should have been no. 1

Should be number 1

He should be in top 10 his songs are amazing his songs has got meanings

17 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. ...read more.

Ariana deserves to be number 1 she took all her effort on it and she blows me away she has a great voice and I love her so much

Amazing but hate the s words though because she sings them in her songs, Ariana if u are reading this I LOVE you

What? I thought she would be in the top five! Insanity...

She deserve better place. Gotta be in top 5

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18 Ed Sheeran Ed Sheeran Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Ed Sheeran broke the record for longest time in the chart! He had 9 out of 10 songs in the top ten at one point! And yet Ariana Grande is above him!? Ed will always be number 1, he built his way to the top by himself and that proves he ain't no fake like your precious Ariana Grande!

Consistent, also produced other major hit, or helped out. Independent.

You are my best

number 1

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19 A. R. Rahman A. R. Rahman Allah-Rakha Rahman, is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician and philanthropist.

He is the best

My inspiration...

The best singer in the world

Worlds best famous modern Musicians

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20 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.

Are you serious? 20th? Everybody is talking about him after 27 years of his death.

He is def number one

I think he should be one of the top ten.

You mean to say that Justin Bieber topped the Queen himself?! He should be and is No. 1

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21 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. ...read more.

Bruno Mars is the best. Even though his lazy song is inappropriate

2nd best

Best voice ever! I love him and his songs!

He is like a god

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22 Austin Mahone Austin Mahone Austin Carter Mahone is an American singer and songwriter. He is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

WHO THE HELL IS HE

You can clearly tell this list is out of bias - The_gEEK_GamEr9

Who is this. I'm sorry but I never heard of this dude

This poll is run by Austin Mahone — whoever that is

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23 Sia Sia

You the best Sia

Amazing Singer

She the only singer who I loved. My opinion is her to be placed in top3

Love you sia

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24 Hariharan Hariharan Hariharan is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Gujarati and Rajasthani films, an established and foremost ghazal singer and composer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music . In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma ...read more.

King of GHAZAL, MELODY & VOICE...
His voice is so much close to heart...

Legendary Versatile Singer...
He has been singing in every genre...
One of the best pop singers, ghazal singers, classical singers, multilingual playback singers, stage perrmers & etc...
His voice & singing styles are unique and amazing!
His melody and ghazal songs are soulful and close to the heart...

Legendary Versatile Singer...
He has been singing great songs in every genres...
His voice is magical, sweet, magnetic, crystal clear, silky, bassed, velvet...
One of the best Ghazal composers...
One of the best Ghazal singers...
One of the best Classical singers...
One of the best multi lingual playback singers in India...
One of the best stage performers...
He has received almost all of the music awards in India...

25 Kesha Kesha Kesha Rose Sebert (formerly known as Ke$ha) was born on March 1st, 1987 in Los Angeles, United States. She is best known for her hits like Timber, Tik Tok, and We R Who We R. ...read more.

She should be top 10

Kesha is most famous singer in the world

Love her song sooo good

love you

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26 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

The world's famous singer. I love songs of Evancho.

27 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

I love her shes beautiful

Very very good singer. she sings lot of songs in tamil and other languages. voice is so swet...

28 Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian/American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.

I used to hate nicki but as soon as she made a song with BTS I started to like her
SOUMIA XXX

The hell this lady has no shame I mean y the hell is she naked she gets men after men I'm not tryna get rude at her 4 no reason all I'm saying is she should cover herself a lil bit more x

She is the best she should be top 5!

Her songs are the besttt!

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29 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

Love

My vote you

the best

The wonan who surived thd the mental breakdown of 2007 c an do anything

30 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Hemsworth (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the ...read more.

Very telent and very smart about what she's doing. Love her

Love her music and personality!

I love Country

31 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.

Your awesome

Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer and songwriter. He is well known as Maroon 5 He is the lead singer for the pop rock band Maroon 5. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Levine began his musical career in 1994, when he co-founded the band Kara's Flowers, of which he was the lead vocalist and guitarist. The band split up after their only album, The Fourth World (released in 1997), which did not gain popularity. In 2001, the group was reformed �" with guitarist James Valentine joining the line-up �" and began a new musical chapter, changing their name to Maroon 5. In 2002, the band released their first album, Songs About Jane, which went multi-platinum in the US. Since then, they have released five more albums: It Won't Be Soon Before Long (2007), Hands All Over (2010), Overexposed (2012), V (2014) and Red Pill Blues (2017). As part of Maroon 5, Levine has received three Grammy Awards, two Billboard Music Awards, two American Music Awards, an MTV ...more - Tonisushanth

He da best

32 Atif Aslam Atif Aslam Muhammad Atif Aslam is a Pakistani singer and film actor. His movie debut was the 2011 social drama Bol.

Best singer of india

Best singer in world

Atif aslam is best greatest singer in the world.

Good singer he is

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33 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams Robert Peter Williams is an English singer, songwriter and actor. He was a member of the pop group Take That from 1990 to 1995 and again from 2009 to 2012. He has also had commercial success as a solo artist.
34 Lorde Lorde Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, is a New Zealand singer-songwriter.

BEST HUMAN EVER

She is jesus

35 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.

God

36 Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen Carly Rae Jepsen is a Canadian singer and songwriter from Mission, British Columbia, and later based in Vancouver.

Carly Rae Jepsen is the most talented singer like Lady Gaga with her song “poker face”, but this is not like about Lady Gaga because it’s about how Carly played the new song “party for one” would be interested in the super bowl as well.

37 Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey Lana Del Rey is a California based singer, songwriter, and model who currently resides in Malibu, California. She was born under the name Elizabeth Woolridge Grant to entrepreneur Robert England Jr. and Patricia Ann Hill in rural Lake Placid, New York on June 21, 1985. She has two siblings, Chuck and ...read more.

Lana is amazing. She may not be the MOST famous person in the world, but she's up there. Her songs are so haunting and beautiful, and she's has such an iconic voice.

Ever scince the summertime sadness remix Lana has been producing hits one after another

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

Sexy

39 Axl Rose Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.

Um...top 20 at least? Axl Rose is a legend

Literally god

Largest vocal range spanning nearly six octaves, and has one of the most instantly recognizable voices on the planet with ballets like sweet child o mine and November rain.

40 Ronnie James Dio 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.
41 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. 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 ...read more.
42 Regine Velasquez Regine Velasquez Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, dubbed as the Asia's Songbird is a Filipina recording artist, host, producer, philanthropist, commercial endorser, actress, and an Asian pop culture icon. She is widely known for possessing an extensive vocal range.

The Philippine Greatest and Most Awarded Female Artist. Without her, there is no Queen if the Philippine Music Industry because she is the only deserving on that title. Until now, no one, any of Filipina Diva can unseat her on throne 'because Regine Velasquez is truly a legend and Most Famous Platinum Diva, Undefeated indeed! All postive superlatives in a singer is in her already. The Idol of Idols! Most Popular and favorite Artist in a survey. Asia'S SONGBIRD. Not just the greatest in singing but greatest on her own made title.

43 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.
44 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.
45 Cody Simpson Cody Simpson Cody Robert Simpson is an Australian singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and actor from Gold Coast, Queensland, who was previously signed to US record label Atlantic Records.

Cody simpson is the best singer and should be number 1

46 Ryan Beatly

He’s going to be famous

47 Elyar Fox
48 Ronan Parke
49 Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand Barbara Joan Streisand, known professionally as Barbra Streisand, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker.
50 James Brown James Brown James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul".
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1. Michael Jackson
2. Elvis Presley
3. John Lennon
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1. Enrique Iglesias
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3. Eminem
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