Most Legendary Icons Of All Time

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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.

There will be only one Michael Jackson and his music will live fore ever.. One of the greatest singer with a unique voice and some times his singing seems like a sweet flow of a music instrument.. Such a talented man with great skills...

Jesus deserves to be number 1, Either Muhammad or Neil Armstrong deserve to be number 2, and Michael Jackson deserves to be number 3, Michael Jackson was so great, but Jesus will ALWAYS be the most iconic ever to exist, no one or nothing will ever compare.

He deserves this, Michael Jackson deserves the most legendary icon of all time, who doesn't knows him? King Of Pop and he will always be remembered many many years more. Michael is the best!

AWESOME

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2 Beatles Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

Any band today is influenced is some way by the fab four. By the way who is K. S. Chithra!

Number 3?! Something is wrong with the world! This is the best band ever! They changed music for ever, and who is K.S. chithra?

Greatest band changed the music in the world forever

The Beatles should be in the top 3 for this list to be taken seriously.

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3 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.

Should be number one! How could you possible rank people like Tom Hanks, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and others higher than Elvis Presley? He's dead since 1977 and he is still one of the most selling
( dead ) artists of the world. Every year thousands of people visits Graceland. When all this other persons ranked higher on this list will die there's no way that they will becoming icons like Elvis. They will talk about for a while about them and then they will be forgotten. Get real! How in the name of all what is Holly will an artist like for instance Tom Hanks becoming an icon after he's dead? Will they sell some T-shirts, making posters of him, make a statue of him? I don't think so. Move Elvis up on this list if you want that this list will be taken as a serious list!

With out elvis, there is NO Jackson! After Jesus, there will be simply no one ever to compare to this man, he had the looks of a Greek god, the charm and charisma like no other, He will be remembered like Jesus in thousands of years time. The others will be forgotten!

There will never be a more influential person in the music world than elvis, he brought black and white kids together in the music world. He is and always will be the KING.

The greatest singer that ever lived!

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4 Batman Batman Batman aka Bruce Wayne is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics. The character was created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger, and first appeared in Detective Comics #27. In film, he has been portrayed by Lewis Wilson, Robert Lowery, Adam West, Michael ...read more.
5 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.
6 Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do.

Bruce lee was so much more than people see on the T.V. screen, I could talk about him for hours, but just going to say he was a great inspiration to me from about the the age of 5, and will never be forgotten, just a legendary genius of a man

In holly wood a Chinese person who made a bench mark. The best person ever. He must be a legend and every one should vote for him.

He's a martial arts legends who revolutionized our movie theaters.

7 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.

My favorite vocalist, by far, is Chithra. Her voice has an inherent melancholy quality which makes it perfect for the Chithra' many melancholy and sad songs. She had such a vulnerability in her voice that it makes me want to give her a comforting hug.

Nowhere will you find a voice as smooth and silky as hers. Some people say her voice is "like butter. " I believe that distinction belongs to K. S. Chithra.

But K. s. Chithra's voice possesses so many qualities and facets that I love. It is soothing and sweet, loving. And sometimes when she hits those super-low notes, it sends a chill up my spine to this day.

And sometimes when she is singing tenderly, her voice crackles, and again, you hear that vulnerability.

Some other adjectives I can use to describe her voice are warm, sincere, touching, loving, and soothing. It wraps you up like a fluffy blanket on a cold day. The emotion in her voice is inherent. She doesn't need to yell to make you ...more

Chithra is just so totally unique, and such a credit to her county... the world needs to see and hear such a nice young lady with so much talent
"surprising beautiful voice - original"
"Wonderful singer would graciate any stage

Chithra is the most polite singer that I've had ever seen in the world nowadays.. she's definitely not selling her body but only her 'beautifulest' voice... not like others... thus she absolutely is the best female singer for the 21st century as she has been bringing to the world undeniably a very good example to follow... She is most legend icon of the world

Every song shw sung was good

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8 John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (Born May 29th, 1917) commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban ...read more.
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10 Mohandas Gandhi

Miley Cyrus, Madonna is more influential Than Mahatma Gandhi. Hey, I am an Indian and please don't kid me this badly. We respect Gandhiji very much. He is our icon. If you want him in this list give him a more respectable place. Please...

He is a musician of non-violence and a businessman of peace

I think this is wrong too. I’m british and white/not Indian or Asian, but I think you have to compare like with like I.e. fighting oppression. I only cite others as an example as there are criticisms made towards some, but Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, M Gandhi and so in a list feels more appropriate. Madonna, MJ, Lennon, Beatles, should be in another. I’m sure Madonna doesn’t compare herself as being akin to M Gandhi either. I don’t want to get into a debate about individuals, just used for examples. But it feels disrespectful to compare icons of popular culture, with the Gandhis, the Mandela and so on.

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 Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

His legacy speaks for itself

He is the most influential person of all the time n the great leader

Why is he 6

He’s the best

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13 Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States its bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.
14 TVXQ TVXQ

Best group in Asia. 2 members, whose singing and dancing skills will leave speechless and impressed anybody who will see them.

They are gods of Asia. Nobody can have so perfect perfome, style, voice, figure, appearance,

15 Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Schwarzenegger Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian-American actor, filmmaker, businessman, investor, author, philanthropist, activist, former professional bodybuilder and former politician.
16 X Japan X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.

One of the all-time greats. Survived killer time. Is anything else we need to say about them? They are unique and perfect the way they R. Inspiring and forever.

17 Clint Eastwood Clint Eastwood Clinton "Clint" Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, film director, producer, musician, and political figure.
18 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.

Madonna, Prince, Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Sting, Billy Idol, Cyndi Lauper, Kurt Cobain, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, Lou Gramm, Billy Corgan... These are Icons!

QUEEN

Whos ks whats her face
Madonna the biggest female of all time
She conquered and influenced and change the female music scene

Come on! Madonna needless to say is (perhaps equal with Michael Jackson) the biggest influence in music history!
Changed MTV censorship for the better
Inspired many
Owns own charity
Creates the best music of all time
Beautiful fashion icon
Fought against aids
Fought for gay rights and human equality
Has the two biggest selling female tours
Has sold the most albums for a female artist.
COme on people!

19 Sylvester Stallone Sylvester Stallone Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, film director, screenwriter, and producer.

EXPENDABELS 4 IS what WE NEED

20 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
21 Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking Stephen William Hawking (January 8, 1942 - March 13, 2018) was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge.
22 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.

Already an icon in most countries.

Your having a laugh! Robbie Williams,

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24 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.

Who's not know Iron Maiden? Thought people don't know metal or rock music used to own 1-2 Iron Maiden's items...

25 King Richard The Lionheart
26 Westlife Westlife Westlife were an Irish boy band, formed in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012. Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh, the group's final line-up consisted of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Shane Filan.

They are men who are very powerful and has a dream of the woman's voice, they all handsome and beautiful voice, I also love westlife because there was someone who really loved me even though I love it just a shadow that will not likely ever be reached, his name is Nicky Byrne, he is a man who really made me realize, that only he was the man I most wanted, he was the handsomest man for me, the man sound beautiful to me, and he is in a beautiful dream my sleep, hope someday I get to meet westlife especially nicky, and if I could I wanted to kiss him, and afterwards I wished to die in order in the next when I go to hell because I do not feel tortured just can not remember a time when I kissed her can make me feel very happy, but for me all personnel westlife is the prince of my life, come on westlife, you're the best of the best..

They are terribly amazing. And they are truly remarkable especially their fabulous, amazing, wonderful, spectacular, glamorous hits..!

The best boyband ever, westlife. They are so amazing, their songs always touch my heart and millions of music-lovers around the world. The most legend boyband, love westlife forever

Can't believe they are here too ❤

27 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.

Revolution of real music and the saviour of real music.

28 Albert Schweitzer
29 Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus Destiny Hope Cyrus, aka Miley Ray Cyrus, was born November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. She is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and has 4 octaves. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart ...read more.

She is always up in the graph. Real God of music.
Just Believe, she's only 19 and she has achieved this much success. I think she is the next queen after mj because she has unbelievable quality that others don't have.
THE GREAT FOREVER...

She is the goddess of music. She is the real queen of the world. And everybody have to understand that. She rules the music and every time, everyminute she's rising. THE GREAT Miley

She don't deserve to be an icon later than she do in the vmas 2013

30 Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

he is one of the greatest person ever lived

31 Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeane Mortenson Baker (June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, singer and model. Decades after her unexpected death, she has remained one of Hollywood's greatest sex symbols with her eye-catching style, champagne blond hair, and breathless manner of speaking. ...read more.

Sexiest actress of all time

31?!? below an imitator (Madonna) and 2 boy-bands?!?

32 Super Junior Super Junior Super Junior is a South Korean boy band. Formed in 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of S.M. Entertainment, the group comprised a total of thirteen members at its peak.

What else can I say, SUPER JUNIOR IS THE LAST MAN STANDING BECAUSE THEY ARE ONE
They are the real HALLYU WAVE LEADER, stealing girls' heart, and the most friendly K-Pop idols world has known

33 Kumar Sanu
34 Tupac Shakur Tupac Shakur Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

It's a tragic that u had to leave us, most respectable poet, singer, actor, human being of all time.

35 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.

Yes, they win. You don't have to teach a kid to love them. You simply have to let them hear the music, and they will fall in love.

36 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.

In view of his career, what she brought to the music (and movies), all doors she opened for today's singers, it can only be number 1. And this is without taking into account her voice would blush angels fun.

37 Beyonce Knowles Beyonce Knowles Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

YAS

38 Charles Chaplin
39 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.

Vote for him.Truly the real music legeng,should be in top 10

40 Frank Sinatra 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.
41 Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn Audrey Hepburn, born Audrey Kathleen Ruston (4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognized as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the 3rd greatest female screen legend in American ...read more.

Ageless class and elegance. A true icon for women.

42 Sarah Geronimo Sarah Geronimo Sarah Asher Tua Geronimo aka Sarah Geronimo or Sarah G. is a world class and multi-talented Filipino singer, actress, dancer, record producer, model, host, coach/judge, commercial/product endorser and tv personality . She can also draw and plays the piano. Sarah is popularly known as the one and only ...read more.

The queen of music. She has the ability to beat mj but Hollywood don't want it to happen.

Greatest of all. The god of music

43 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.

I don't believe I have to add him. - bzsuzsi0128

NUmber one. Legend.

44 Stephen Fry Stephen Fry Stephen John Fry is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter and activist. After a troubled childhood and adolescence, during which he was expelled from two schools and spent three months in prison for credit card fraud, Fry secured a place at Queens' College, Cambridge, where he studied English ...read more.

He has so far in his career hosted one of the fre-eminant British panel shows of the nation, QI, he has done tons of charity work and made mesmorising performances as Mycroft Holmes, Professor Mildeye and the Master of Laketown among others.

45 Mr. Bean Mr. Bean The title character, played by Rowan Atkinson, is a childish buffoon who brings various unusual schemes and contrivances to everyday tasks. He lives alone at the address of Flat 2, 12 Arbour Road, Highbury, and is almost always seen in his trademark tweed jacket and a skinny red tie. He also usually ...read more.
46 Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Tendulkar Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
47 David Bowie 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.

Greatest artist - music, fashion, stage shows and arrangements.

48 Solid Snake Solid Snake Solid Snake is a fictional character and one of the main protagonists of the video game series Metal Gear by Hideo Kojima. He is a legendary soldier cloned from Big Boss's DNA, who is sent to infiltrate and investigate the titular weapons in an effort to stop a potential war.
49 J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
50 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

She's fashionably talented. She inspired all Monsters in the world. The icon we'll never get down from the stage 'because she deserves the best. She wrote Born This Way for everybody who felt hopeless in their lives. - ViccieBee

She is one of the few people who really made the world a better place. She made MY world a better place. And I know she did it to so many other kids in all over the world.

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