Top Ten Most Underrated Singersilovekelly75
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She has perhaps the most beautiful voice in the history of recorded music. But that's not even her biggest strength; it's not what she's good at.
What she's really good at is making people cry. There's never been another singer quite like her.
The most beautiful voice many have never heard. We really have to change that.
Doesn't get the airplay of other young singers but her thrilling voice is well worth the effort to catch her on YouTube, CD, DVD and in concert.
MAY be a BIT overrated on Top Tens? Gee, d’ya think? Yes, I would say if someone is most underrated on every single list it’s possible they’re not underrated.V 22 Comments
Seriously, when people here the word "Jonas" people automatically associate the guys with Disney Channel and their younger music. Nick Jonas is eighteen years old now with his old band. His voice has matured and he is ready to take on the music industry. He has a great range and a tender voice with great lyrics. Give his band Nick Jonas & the Administration a try. He really is phenomenal. - dancergirl1800
Nick has written and produced his own music, music with his brothers, and for other artists. He plays guitar, drums, piano, bass guitar, and I've heard he also plays the cello! He can do it all, and his voice is now matured, making him sound even better. He has a very good falsetto, and can even transfer over into theater! He can sing pop, rock, R^^B, I mean, just because he's a Jonas doesn't mean he isn't talented! He always plays live, and so do his brothers! He wrote a 7 piece score, even. Give the guy a chance, people, that's all I ask.
Unlike other pop stars of his age, Nick strives to outperform himself every time. Please don't judge him because of his surname- I know it sounds awful but I had disliked the Jonas Brothers when they were the worldwide craze. I bought a DVD of Les Miz and well, I changed my opinions about him (fangirl moment right there! ). He is an artist who has matured before our very eyes. He deserves a lot, really.
BILLY OCEAN SHOULD BE ON THIS LIST!V 22 Comments
As the only one of your top ten that truly does fit this category, I will vote for Garfunkel. Seriously though, the rest of your top ten is filled with people who have had maybe one or two hits at the most, yet are rated highly on a lot of these lists. That's overrated, folks, not underrated.
Really the only one of the top five I agree with, although overall this list looks better, it must have been shuffled. At least Underwood isn't listed as highly underrated, which was the biggest joke on any of these lists.
Watched their 1981 concert at Central Park on PBS last night, and it confirmed to me what an amazing voice Art Garfunkel has.
The only deserving artist to be on this list.V 3 Comments
She has such a beautiful voice and a lot of talent. Not a lot of people talk about her. I think she deserves some honorable mention. The song she sings have really good lyrics too.
Amy Lee is one of the few female artists that can actually sing and write music.
One of the best vocalists in the music industry today. -
Actually, I find her kind of overrated. She has a good voice, but it isn't really that unique. - naFrovivuSV 5 Comments
I just voted for a random singer that I don't know to say that Jay Sean is so underrated that he was not included in this entire list. Just listen to one of his songs and then you'll know why he deserves to be in this list. I'd recommend Down by Jay Sean ft Lil Wayne. Thank me later.
No one knows who this is! - olliv
One of the Greatest Singers in INDIA
She has a beautiful voice. As soon as I See her in the list, I voted for her, because I really believe she is underrated in the part of India where I live. I'm from Bengal. _Samya RoyV 3 Comments
I get so frustrated that she is underrated. She's a powerhouse and her vocal range is beyond ordinary. I don't know why selena is so overrated when she can't even sing. Demi doesn't need any kind of auto tuning. She has the most empowering songs like warrior, skyscraper and stone cold etc. She is also working for mental health issues. Guys please for once listen to her music and you'll start loving her.
Why does the crappy singer selena get more attention for her music but not demi, its really sad to live on this world
People need to stop considering her to be a Disney star. She's insanely talented and she writes her own music unlike other pop artist.
Demi isn't so underrated. However, she doesn't get the attention she deserves - mariazobeidiV 20 Comments
This is the first name I have seen on this list that I do feel may be underrated. I'm not familiar with KS Chithra, but the rest of your top five are all incredibly overrated. Jonas is the only one of your top five that plays an instrument, and just because he ditched his brothers doesn't mean he's all of a sudden a great artist. This is really a screwy list, and I think we need a definition of underrated here.
It seems like people are starting to forget her, but she was famous at the early 2000s
She's talented but not as publicized as the others, which is exactly why she is UNDERrated.
Lavigne is a 90s singer. What do u expect! - mariazobeidiV 10 Comments
He should be all above the singers above him because he is actually Underrated the rest above him are either Not Underrated or Overrated - christangrant
Greatest german metal singer and one of the best metal singers,very underrated,he is nowhere of best metal singers of top 20 or 30 - zxm
Considered the best metal singer, not that overrated. - SoldierOfFortune
He too came on top,he deserves more attention - zxm
I’m not telling a joke this is serious.
Dio was an incredible hummer as well as singer. His voice seemed almost magical. Children of the sea, heaven and hell, stargazer, Holy Diver, Man on the Silver Mountain. Are some great examples
She is so underrated yet so talented. She has got everything! She has great voice. She can sing anything from opera and broadway to rock and r&b. She is an amazing performer and she is incredible dancer. She is so likeable, hard working, down to earth, funny and goofy. She is also so so beautiful. Wish she would release more music. Don't understand why she has had to scrap so many albums in the past.
She can sing so much better than so many singers! Go YouTube and search Nicole scherzinger ave maria, or nicole scherzinger poison acoustic live, BEST IS PHANTOM OF OPERA NICOLE SCHERZINGER. you WONT REGRET
How is Nick Jonas more underrated than her! - DaWyteNight
Scherzinger is a legend. A real legend - mariazobeidi
Finally he came on the top 10,thanks @Metal_Treasure for your remix and putting him on the top. - zxm
The only person in the 20 that is actually underrated - dlbk03
Three words: Child in Time.
This man had a booming vocal range that sent chills down your spine. Only a few people on this list come close.
This guy had a great voice, just look up "man in the box live" and you will see he also was a great songwriter. (I say was because he's not with us anymore) R.I. P Layne - superluke10000
I've heard Christina and this is really a pretty reasonable choice. At least she's not someone like Evancho or Amy Lee who are voted in the top five on every list, then you turn around and call them underrated.
Her songs are so beautiful, emotional. Her voice is gentle when it comes to sing a sad or soft song, powerful in such songs like "Human". She's also beautiful with her nature looks, not showing off her body like other female celebrities, I'm not judging them.
She should be noticed more than she is now. - Randy-Nighell
Best on the list.
Since Adam Lambert is considered underrated, I think the names John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Frank Sinatra, and Stevie Wonder should be added. The reason? They are all rated BELOW Lambert in the best male singer list. In fact, Lambert is rated ahead of everyone other than Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, and Elvis. Sorry, folks. Adam's not THAT good. Remove him from this list immediately.
Adam Lambert has so much talent, but after Idol so many people just forgot about him! He has such a powerful voice and an incredible range. Look up his performance of "Who Wants to Live Forever? " with Queen... It took my breath away!
No one has forgotten about him. Rated very high on virtually every Top Tens list. Not overrated, but certainly not underrated.
A great singer - growlbunnyV 1 Comment
Her songwriting is exceptional, she also has the voice of an angel and an amazing range
He was so awesome! He was a great singer/guitarist, and very inspirational. He was beautiful inside and out. Just looking at his face makes you feel so happy. It makes me sad that he died. This man was an angel. The Cars are a great but underrated band that need more recognition. Benjamin Orr was amazing. He will definitely be missed.
The Midnight Special video of Just What I Needed made me fall in love with Benjamin Orr. He had the best voice, best moves, Best Look of all rockers. The Cars should have been part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame a long time ago.
Benjamin Orr had a voice that immediately touched your heart. Like a chemical reaction. Once that happens his voice haunts you forever.
Totally underrated! I still listen to The Lace! !V 5 Comments
Best singer of the blues era in my opinion.
Yes. Listen to his cover of "I Want to Come Home for Christmas", I wish he sang more like that in his own music. - DaWyteNight
She is good but I really hate to put anyone who achieved their fame by way of a reality show on the underrated list. The show itself gives them fame and a real leg up on the competition. There are at least five in this top twenty alone (and I'm not familiar with everyone) who achieved because of a singing contest. Maybe someone else is just as talented but doesn't have wealthy parents to take them to all their singing contests or able to afford voice lessons. I just think anybody who was on American Idol, America's Got Talent, ot The Voice, for example, has had exposure others couldn't dream of and just by that notoriety, isn't underrated.
Sorry but I have to officially disqualify Kelly from the list since I saw her on the best country singers list. When you start showing up on lists you don't even belong on, you lose your underrated status. Should we put her on the best opera and reggae singers lists, too?
She has an amazing range, power, versatility, control, and tone that's shown much more in her live concerts, and on American Idol than in her recordings. - ilovekelly75
She can out sing almost everyone on this list, a truly underrated singerV 3 Comments
Pure genius. His vocal range is amazing and writes amazing music. Can't believe I only started listening to him this year, wish I've listened to him sooner!
He is amazing he is already really famous but on many singers listes he is like in one hundredth when he should be in top 15 -
So sad that he is no longer with us. Always thought he got overshadowed by the Beatles and the Stones but he definitely has his place in music history, too.
He predicted the future of the internet. Genius.V 2 Comments
He is really popular. I don't know what is his name doing in here
It's really quite simple to explain how JT's name got on this list. In typical Top Ten fashion, the voters ignored the category and voted for their favorite singer. Most of the artists in this Top 20 are anything but underrated.
He's very versatile, and has an amazing falsetto. - ilovekelly75
He is an amazing singer!V 4 Comments
John Mayer is a genius. He is an amazing guitarist and his songs are great. I don't know why he is so underrated. Also I don't understand why Ed Sheeran is in this list because he is one of the most listened artists today. I love both these artists, but I think, John Mayer should be given more attention than what he is. He has only 500K+ subscibers in his Vevo whereas Ed Sheeran has millions. So Ed Sheeran is no where near underrated. He shouldn't be in this list. But I personally think that John Mayer should be one of the top 5 people in this list because he is underrated as hell and people should realize it. He deserves better.
I will absolutely agree John Mayer is underrated, especially as a guitar player. I looked at Rolling Stone's list of 100 best guitarists, and was floored that Mayer wasn't on it, although they did have him talking about other guitarists. Best guitar player of this generation, and I don't think it's even close.
John Mayer should definitely be placed within the top 5 artists in the list. He is not just an amazing singer and a skillful guitarist. He is a profound lyricist as well. Yet many of his songs like 'slow dancing in a burning room' and 'in your atmosphere' remain under-appreciated. Such a shame!
We love you john!
I don't have words to describe how amazing his voice is, let alone his guitar playing. He is my favourite singer/guitarist of all time. The fact that he is underrated actually makes his songs more special to me.V 4 Comments
Johnny could out-sing all these little chris brown's! - DaWyteNight
She has problems live, but when she's good she's the best, she can go from a high pitched barbie voice to a dark alluring seductive voice, she's also pretty good emoting with her voice only, Shades Of Cool is strikingly sad because of the emotion on her voice. - LukeTargaryen
Lana is such an amazing singer, and such a power songstress. She writes her own music, and puts all she has in to her. Her music is so pushed aside as is she, but she really deserves some recognition.
Her songs are just gorgeous and her voice has a lot or ranges it can go from angelic high pitched to low pitched.
I love this one but barely anyone's heard herV 7 Comments
She is a fabulous song writer and you find yourself listening to every word she sings and believing them.
I like her song "Pocketful of Sunshine". she is amazing
she is a great singer no doubt - thecharmedone1
She has a very soulful and unique voice. - ilovekelly75
When I saw Iron Maiden Live on their book of souls tour his High notes made my eardrums ring as if someone had lit a Firecracker right next to them, he's Deffinently the most Underrated Singer of all Time
Most underrated singer of all time he should be on 1
Way too underrated if you ask me
Oh no! what this list has become.is he really underrated - zxm
All I have to say is, you won't find a vocalist as diverse, as bizarre in style and dynamic vocally as Mike Patton. Excellent vocal chops combined with an off-the-walls weirdness. No album this guy is on is the same from a vocal standpoint. Something completely different each time. Best work is definitely on Faith No More's Angel Dust and Mr. Bungle's California.
The guy's got a six-octave vocal range. But it's a shame that Faith No More only had one big hit.
Brian McKnight is a genius! - DaWyteNight
Very talented, very great, and very acknowledged. Huge fan, and he deserves all the acclaim he gets, but I think even Ed himself would tell you he's not underrated.
Ed sheeran is insanely talented, such a great singer, and a totally down-to-earth, kind human being. I don't think he's underrated though. Not overrated either. I think he's in a really good place right now.
He is such a talented singer, better than beiber, sam smith and nick jonas... His new album X is a great achievement, he deserves more fame!
He's very talented, but I don't know if I'd consider him underrated. Just look at how well his latest album did.V 7 Comments
It almost sounds weird to say that the lead singer of Pearl Jam and someone as acclaimed as Vedder is underrated, but on these Top Ten lists, he seems to be. I know he is behind Bieber in the top male singers list. So, yeah, I guess he is and should probably even be moved up.
Seriously, he's just as good as Roger Daltrey, Kurt Cobain, and other great singers. There haven't been many in the rock world that can top him. And if you don't believe me, try singing "Black". Harder than it sounds.
Her vice is unique, and her acapella version of "Your House" is great. - ilovekelly75
She is so low because she shouldn't be on the list at all. I'm not saying she's not good, but she's overexposed if anything and certainly not underrated.
Why is Legendtina so low? She has perhaps the best voice in the history of singers, yet not many people truly appreciate and understand how vastly talented she is. She should be number one!
Voice of the generation. PERIOD.
I want her to sucessfully comeback! - PugsfromMoon
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