Most Famous Singers

Vote for who you think is the most famous singer in the whole world.

The Top Ten

1 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.

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.

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

Literally the King of Pop rock and soul.
This man will never be beaten, he is both unique and a genius. There is not an artist today that hasn't been influenced by him in some way or form.

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.

2 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.

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 an outstanding singer...No matter you are a fan or hater but We always admire he's singing...

SADLY he is the most famous. I wish he weren't. Most famous living anyway.

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

Lady Gaga is incomparably #1, no arguments. An allround musical genius.

Most beautiful Voice in the world,the Best artist worldwide, uncommon, incredibile.

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

Her name is something that makes everyone turn around

4 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 think he is the best because he is the best so I don't no why he is 4

Eminem is the best the author must be drugged up or something casue HE IS THE BEST

Save me justin bieber is only famous now only because stupid kids overhype justin bieber but michael jackson is the most famous person ever in existence then its eminem because of rapping

Eminem Is Most Famous Singer

5 Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. ...read more.

She deserves to be number 1

Best singer in the world. She should be on top of this list. Nicest person in the world.

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.

Known world wide. She is so great!

6 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.

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

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!

Her songs are so inspirational her voice is so magical which makes me to forget about my sorrows

I love you sing because you sing the best song

7 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.

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.

I don't understand why SHE ain't number 1! Like seriously

She is the best she is beautiful funny great everything about her is great

What a wonderful voice she has

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

I just love her but little bit less than
Lata Mangeshkar

She's awesome people come on

She need to be first

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

9 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.

Why is this king underneath people that I've never heard of? - HufflepuffGeekGirl

He is the KING should be number one

The best artist that ever lived

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

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

You stand on first

He is the best Enrique Iglesias love you...

Enrique is the king of latin of and he've quality voice, No one can enrique song cover and he can sing english spanish both he love fan quit so I think he is best in the world

The Contenders

11 Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, 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 ...read more.

Queen of Msuic, everyone heard of her.

Queen of pop

12 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.

dope

i hate him

13 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 .

The crazy thing about Paul McCartney is that his bass lines on his songs could be actual songs.

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.

good

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

When I was younger. I am still pretty young we would listen to his songs in the car every time my dad was in there. One of the best singers of all time.

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 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

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

Should be number 1

17 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.

Init she has to be in the top 5 because she is way better than Justin Bieber

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

Ariana should be at the top she is the best and is is an inspiration to me

18 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!

Ed Sheeran is just the best! How he suffered in life but never gave up. I love him. His songs always have such a good lyrics. He is my inspiration. He should be the first chapter close

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

Ed Sheeran is the best singer in the world. Ed Sheeran is 1

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

He is best Singer, composer of Indian Singer.His magic can be seen all over indian

He is the only inspiration for Indian. He was a little boy from south India and became famous by hardwork

Best composer ever

My inspiration...

20 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.

NUmber one, have to vote him on the top.

This site is phoney he has the best voice ever the moder day singers have auto tune Justin b could never bet this legend

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

21 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

He is like a god

Best voice ever! I love him and his songs!

He is the best for me

22 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

I love you and your songs you are the best of all...

You can clearly tell this list is out of bias

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

23 Sia

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

Amazing under rated singer. She is super popular too now, surprised she's not higher in the list.

Sia Furler is much better Than anyone else here on the list. She needs a better result

Awesome singer

24 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 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.

Kesha is a great singer and should be on top 5

She is my favorite

Kesha is most famous singer in the world

She should be top 10

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