Most Unique Singing VoicesA list of singers who have a trademark sound. These are the people where even if you have never heard the song before, you instantly recognize it as theirs. This is not a list of the best singers, just the ones with the most unique singing voice.
So if you are thinking of placing your votes based on how much you like their songs, how well they sing, their octave range, or whether or not you think they are attractive, you're doing it wrong.
The Top Ten
This guy is the reason that I love rock music so much. His voice is beautifully unique, completely unlike any other I've ever heard in my life, and his song writing was just amazing. RIP, Mr. Mercury. You'll always be in our hearts.
What?! Not #1? Not even top 10! Oh my god... Where are the music, real, listeners? This guy isn't a voice, he is a legend! Unique voice and presence on stage!
Most unique voice is something Freddie Mercury definitely deserves to win. Nobody could sing like Mercury because he is just that different. If anybody could find a singer that could come even close to singing the song 'Show Must Go On' I will pay them 100$. It's simply that impossible to pull off unless you are Freddie Mercury. - metalmaiden
Freddie Mercury is the greatest singer ever! He had an incredible vocal range of 4 octaves. His voice could go as high as D6 as seen in the song Save Me and can go as low as F2 in Somebody to love. However, it's not his vocal range that made his voice unique, as there are singers with greater vocal ranges than Freddie, no it was the distinctive hard rock tone, he had in his voice. - guccigangkid69V 251 Comments
Of course it's Michael. Instantly recognizable, impossible to copy. There was his octaves physical range and his emotional range. He could, can and continues to make us laugh, cry and dance. He always gave it his all. Thank you Michael.
Micheal voice is so unique and identifiable that even non fans recognize his voice. I think his voice was amazing and he had such control when he sang. His back ground beat boxing and just the emotional range he used when singing gave his music something special that stands out in the crowd of singers. He was simply amazing! Speechless... - love4mjj
Michael most definitely had the most unique singing voice. He went from singing the earth song to singing I'll be there, and Dancing Machine, Thriller... Was so unique... He put so much emotion into his music which also makes his voice so unique and special... - love4mjj
His vocal hiccups and improv were what really set him apart, along with his incredible pitch and breathy tones. He also carried a lot of emotion set to the song which is what is super recognizable for me.V 335 Comments
Louis Armstrong the jazz-man - jazzbea
He said that our world was wonderful. We tell him his voice was. - Sarane
We have all the time in the world
How is he this low? I've never heard anyone who sounds even remotely like himV 26 Comments
Yeah, in my opinion Amy Lee has the most distinctive voice of anybody I've ever heard. It's sort of throaty, in a good way, and very very powerful. Her voice just really stands out to me. Every time I hear it I go, " it's Amy! " and I have to stop and listen to the song.
And she sounds just as good live as on her studio recordings - even without artificial touch ups on-stage and all that jazz.
Avril Lavigne beat Amy? Whoahh Amy Lee has one of the most unique strongest female vocals, perfect pitch all the time
No way Amy should be much higher in this list her voice is so haunting but beautiful at the same time and to be compared to the likes of Avril Lavigne no - mickyc
Excuse me, Chester Bennington? Yes he is an unique singing but Amy Lee is different. Her voice is very RARE AND UNIQUE! Amy is should be in top 10.
Go Amy! You're is the most unique voice ever. She is the best. Sorry Chester!
Amy Lee! - Userguy44V 95 Comments
I can't believe he is so down. His voice is best in the world. Ill recognize his voice even if I dead. He is not good he is best.
And he is best singer I ever heard
Chester definitely has a unique voice unlike any other artist. I'd definitely be able to recognize Chester's voice without truly knowing if I'm listening to one of his songs. His soft voice is something you don't hear many artists pull off with such emotion and beauty, and when he gets gritty and dirty his screams totally come off unique as hell. It's as if he's screaming, but singing at the same time, like two different voices at once. This list isn't about how good your voice is, but how unique it is. Chester does both. He definitely deserves to be within the top ten at least.
I recognize his voice anywhere. No one can sing, scream or sound like Chester in anyway possible.
Chester deserves the 1st place. His voice us hypnotic and unique in the world of music in general, and hot only in metalV 168 Comments
I've listened to my share of music from nearly ALL of the vocalists listed here, and I fervently believe that Björk deserves the top spot. While artists like Freddy Mercury and Michael Jackson are indisputable legends, they have all been successfully emulated by other singers to a certain degree.
I have yet to hear anybody successfully emulate Björk. Her voice takes some time to get used to; initially, I found it almost unpalatable. Now, she is by far my favorite artist.
Listening for the subtleties and immaculate artistry, I was blown away. She takes originality to the next level, and her work is so ahead of its time, you can listen to any song from any of her albums and believe she released it just yesterday.
She doesn't try to sound "good," or even "skilled." She tries to sound like what she means: volcanic fissures, secret places, fountains of blood, pots and pans, itsy-bitsy-spiders. You can literally hear the child in her screaming to ...more
Maybe that's because no one wants to emulate Bjork, but they do want to emulate legends like Michael Jackson - IIBK
She is deserves to win this one
It has to be
She deserves this spotV 50 Comments
John lennon not just touched lives, BUT he also wrote great lyrics. Has a unique voice that even my dog can recognize!
SIMPLY THE BEST. THE BEST BEATLE, WITH THE BEST VOICE. HE CHANGED THE WORLD WITH HIS INCREDIBLE MUSIC. HIS VOICE IS SO RECOGNIZABLE!
John Lennon should be way higher on this list. His voice is so unique and amazing all he has to do is sing for a couple of seconds and you know its Lennon.
Changed the world with his singing? He couldn't sing to save his life! A mediocore musician and as he himself said 'we weren't that good. Just an ordinary band who became very big'. However, he was a great song writer.V 54 Comments
HanGeng is really one of the unique voices. & amazing voice.
HanGeng is very definitely have the most unique singing voice. He went from singing the earth song to sing and Dancing Machine, He put so much emotion into his music which also makes his voice so unique and special.
HanGeng is good definitely have the good unique singing voice. And Dancing Machine, Thriller... Was so unique... He put so much emotion into his music which also makes his voice so unique and special.
The king. He is so talented.V 91 Comments
This list is a joke.. I haven't even heard of half the people on it so there's no way I'd instantly recognize a song of theirs.. And even most of the ones I have heard of are not particularly unique... Axl Rose for all he isn't the best vocalist on this list, I would say has the most unique sound.
Can you please put your ego away from moment and appreciate that the fact you haven't heard of half these people means you cannot possibly judge or compare your ideas without prior research. It honestly does not take much to have a more positive and outgoing view on all things music, I respect your opinion in Axl Rose as he is iconic but as I say there are justified reasons for the top musicians being where they are on this list. - TheNealDog
Yes this list is trash Axl should be way higher!
Come on! He is the best. And yes I have only heard of about 3 that are higher? This guy had a 5 octave range so yes he should be number one!
Personification of Wild Uncontrollable Energy.
Listen to November rain. it is the worst song that I have axl rose sing onV 77 Comments
Her voice is so unique. I could recognize it anywhere, and it is never tiring to listen to. Her songs are unique in themselves, and the way she sings them is so great. Adele is amazing
As much as I like both singers, it is a bit appalling to say the list to see Adele below Avril Lavigne. There is a huge difference between most unique and your favourite singers. Many girls can sing like Avril Lavigne, but who in the world can sing like Adele? - 3DG20
So beautiful. Her voice is like an angel, and can truly represent Britain’s singing like it should be done
Adele is definitely the best! She can hit them high pitches easily like they were nothing! You really need to listen to "Hello" and "Rolling in the Deep"V 59 Comments
One of the most unique female vocalists to ever live. I've never heard anyone who could imitate the voice of Janis Joplin. She was able to sing as clear as a bell at just a whisper. Yet, blet it out like thunder. She left us way too soon. Epic. - jazzbea
Her voice is actually unique unlike half of this pathetic popularity contest. Seriously people what's with all the generic, fake poparts?
Wow, I am only 11 and I barely knew who this is. But recently I found out and I think she's amazing. Wish she lived longer. She died at 27. But even if she's alive in 2018, she'd be older than my grandpa.
Two ladies in the top ten, and they are Amy Lee and Adele? Nothing against those two but artists like Joplin, Stevie Nicks, Karen Carpenter, Cyndi Lauper, Whitney, and Tina Turner have voices that are far more instantly recognizable.V 18 Comments
This poll is just a joke! Elvis Presley has the best and most recognizable singing voice in the entire world. I have never even heard of most of the so called artists that are featured here. Elvis has sold more records than most of these put together he remains the King of music many years after is untimely death. Long live the King.
Unbelievable that elvis is this far down! Sold more records than anyone, broke all concert records, did the first satellite concert, great humanitarian. All before videos, internet and digital enhancement. Still revered all around the world, passed away 42 years this year, the same length of time as he lived. Hi music is played every day around the world. The greatest ever! Long live the king.
The most recognisable voice in the world, absolutely unique. An amazing singer became top of the world without videos, digital enhancement and not a computer in sight. Made it on his own merit. A wonderfully kind man who helped so many people but was used and abused by people around him, in particular his greedy compulsive gambler manager, parker, an illegal dutch immigrant. Dosed elvis up with literally thousands of prescription drugs to kep him awake and to put him to sleep. Exloited him so he could make money for the casinos. Elvis died in the prime of his life from a heart attack. God bless him, the biggest star ever and a beautiful human being.
What, no.12? Leave off. Elvis is totally unique in his voice, even professional singers put him as the most unique singer ever.V 109 Comments
Kurt easily has one of the most unique voice ever, took influences from previous musicians and made it his own. No singer has accomplished individuality the way he has.
Kurt's voice is amazing its raspy and unique he's personally my favorite singer
Kurt is better than Freddie muecury
This is THE UNIQUE, I was shocked when I first time heard it! SUPER!V 96 Comments
Umm... People, read the title of this list... That's right, most unique voices, not most popular singer.
Uniqueness does not stem from popularity. Although Michael Jackson, Kurt Cobain, and John Lennon have undoubtedly amazing voices, their voices are not unique. Various musicians possess the timbrel qualities of these singers. This is not to say they are matched in talent, just in the inherent qualities of their voices. I have yet to hear anyone's natural singing voice sound anything like Serj's.
I apologize to everyone else on this list, but I HAVE to vote for Serj Tankian. He does have an amazingly unique voice, and I know for a fact that anyone who has ever listened to has voice, then heard it again later, in an entirely unfamiliar song, would know instantly that it was him singing. I had only ever heard him sing in System of a Down, but was listening to Pandora a while back, and I heard his voice. I was shocked, because I know every System of a Down song, and this was none of them! I checked the song title and artist name just to be sure, and sure enough, it was Serj!
Yes yes yes, this voice is magical and oh so unique. - SlimshellyV 83 Comments
Reading the first comment that states it was unintelligible makes me wonder just what part of Dylan's career this poster had heard. Most comments from all lists are about more recent people. Dylan in his later years was very unintelligible, and I felt sorry for him that he sounded so bad.
But while his voice has always had a raspiness to it, one of the better things about it was that it was intelligible. That was the whole point of Dylan's music - to get the words across. Music was just the medium that Dylan used to do so.
And boy did some of his stuff have meaning. Read the words of "john brown", "with god on our side", etc. Even Dylan says that he can't write like that any more. That sort of writing comes from strong feelings deep within.
While not the prettiest sounding, there is no denying that Bob Dylan has, with-out a doubt, one of the most unique voices ever. - ybothermatt
Great voice, amazing singer. Sounds exactly like a lot of other singers. Just because his voice is good, does NOT mean it is unique. - markleo
Raspy, garbled, unintelligible and distinctly DylanV 22 Comments
I'm sorry, but even if you only recognize maybe one song or two featuring Ozzy, it is instantly recognizable as him. Paranoid, War Pigs, Crazy Train, No More Tears, et cetera, there's no discerning any other singer than him. That's why I always considered Black Sabbath not really complete without him, he was a major part of their sound. Truly unique, even if he isn't perfect overall. - TheRock222
This list is not about what voice is the best but the most unique. Ozzy wins easy!
ALL ABOARD! (no seriously why is that korean dude at the top spot)
If you hear Ozzy, you know who's singing straight away. I've never even heard of Rydian anyway! - julieannecrabbV 20 Comments
A carrying voice that penetrates through the loudest and boldest of music, you recognize instantly when David Bowie is singing.
His baritone catches attention and breaks away from all other sounds, making everything else only ENHANCE it's quality. Listen to Time Will Crawl or Underground to see for yourself.
Even if you don't take into account his amazing ability as a composer and lyricist, this man should still have reached the Top Twenty.
It's hard to believe that anyone other than Bowie would or could ever occupy the #1 position on the chart of most unique and recognizable singing voice of all time with the jolt of Bowie's thunderous crashing baritone announcing his presence. Any band he ever collaborated with sounded instantly better for the gift of his having contributed. For 5 decades this larger than life icon constantly reinvented his music, style, and self managing to remain relevant, recognizable, captivating, popular, and much loved by generations of fans, young and old alike. Remembered as a gifted and talented singer, musician, writer, producer, actor, painter, mime, and fashion forward entertainer, Bowie will undoubtedly be best remembered for his otherworldly one of a kind voice.
There's a lot of people that are voting on this list that have no idea what they are voting for. The list is "most unique singing voice", not "greatest singer ever" or "my personal favorite singer". The singer with the most unique voice is definitely David Bowie. To have a unique voice, you have to have a voice that cannot be compared to another singer; a voice where there is no mistaking that voice. This fits David Bowie. I've never heard anyone sing and sound like David Bowie. Do I think David Bowie is the greatest singer ever? No, but he's definitely in the top 10. Does he have the most unique voice ever? Definitely yes.
Soft and sexy is the only way to describe this devilishly alluring man. Such a shame he passed...V 45 Comments
Amongst a sea full of POP Sopranos who dance their way through a number, Shirley Bassey stands out as a combo Alto/Mezzo Pitched Vocalist with powerful belting capabilities who can simply walk up to a microphone, and SING! Those in the audience are mesmerized as Bassey's body, arm, and hand movements are at one with her tremendous vocal ability and it brings each performance to another level. She IS a very unique performer!
This is really one of the unique voices! Along with Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald, you can't forget this voice.
43, Are you f**kin' kidding me! She at least deserves top 20, the deep voice and thick vibrato this woman has is like no other! The only other distant comparison to Shirley is Amy Winehouse, and I stress DISTANT comparison! If you hear Shirley once, her voice will forever be engrained in your mind, it is literally unforgettable.
come on people, Patrick Stump is ahead of Dickinson? Honestly just listen to Iron Maiden's Number of the Beast, Piece of Mind, Powerslave, Somewhere in Time, Seventh Son of a Seventh Son and A Matter of Life and death. Any song from these albums, you will be amazed
Best singer in the world, once again people have preconcepts about iron maiden, of all of this singers, Bruce is the only one NO ONE can imitate, the other ones I've seem people singing just like them
Seen them 4 times in Atlanta on last tour... Please he blows 95% of all singers AWAY I'm 49 and have good an eye for talent and Bruce is in top 2 only to Rob Halford... Good company
He posses a wide vocal range which was trademarked by his quasi-operatic tenor. Dickinson is one of the pioneers of the operatic vocal style in power metalV 11 Comments
She is the greatest female power singer of all time! And even in her 60s she is still fantastic! Her range is unreal, her passion is over the top and way out there!
There no voice that sounds like hers.
The best female singer. Beyonce who?
What a voice it sounds like a Barracuca! Love it
Legendary Robert Plant. Led Zeppelin was the first live concert I ever attended. - jazzbea
The singer for the greatest rock band of all time. His screechy yet somehow enjoyable voice is immediately recognizable. God I love the Zep...
Yeah, I haven't heard anyone who sounds like him yet. - Misfire
I see at the top every comment has to do with how beautiful and sweet her voice is. Guess what, plenty of singers have beautiful and sweet voices. Know one could yell and change their tones like Robert Plant. So many people have tried, none have managed. Come on people... Immigrant Song? Black Dog? Can't beat that voice as far as uniqueness goes... You CAN'T.V 57 Comments
Absolutely the most unique and recognizable voice in rock n roll. Unmistakable. I hate it and I love it at the same time. Their music is so undeniable that I have to love the band. I have every album in fact - they're all worth the investment. But if I have to be honest, I'd say that I think that the band could have gone further with a different singer.
His voice is simply amazing. So unique. A nice high voice. - TopTenTed
Omg this creature has a magical voice.
America was winning the cold war arms race until canada got geddy lee. His voice after inhaling a live chicken and breathing helium was announced as the ultimate doomsday weapon. A weapon of this magnitude could have knocked japan off the face of the earth and into a land of magical flying pink ponies. BEWARE of Geddy Lee's beautiful voice!
Like it or not, definitely the most unique voice. He is one of the few singers whose voice is unmistakable, along with Cobain and a couple of others. I honestly can say I find his voice a bit annoying but I respect his/and Rush's refusal to commercialize. No Pepsi products, no Apple promotion, just high quality musicians and lyrical geniusV 26 Comments
For years I have loved Anthony Kiedis more than any other singer in the world. Next, it was Zack de la Rocha. It then went to Maynard James Keenan. It has finally been between Serj Tankian and Jonathan Davis. Anthony and Serj definitely have unique voices, whereas Zack's and Maynard's, although still very talented, aren't as unique to fit the bill. Serj's voice has this beauty to it. Jonathan's has the same beauty element, however it also has much more. His voice, I feel, can match almost anyone elses in history. His voice on the lesser known tracks had this melodic essence to it that set it apart and made it glorious. Then there are the tracks where he screams and growls. There have been other screamers, there have been other growlers, but none, EVER, have had the complexity and texture to Jonathan's. Twist? No one matches it. Freak On A Leash's breakdown? Few can match it. And so far no one has incorporated his screaming style into their own music. The continuous, "mainstream" ...more
Hard to believe, he was a major geek in school, well look at him now, I love his voice. - MzzNee
What! There ain't nobody who has a more trademark voice. No other singer can I differentiate from all others. You can't describe it other than a voice that can go from a death growl to a rap to a sing to this strange but awesome half rap. He is number 1 followed by Serj Tankian then Matt Shadows then Maynard James Keenan then Corey from Slipknot then Chester from Linkin Park
This man performs a variety of techniques seemingly effortlessly, and at times doesn't even sound human (there was a reason he was chosen to be the singing voice of Lestat- the only good thing about that film). He has one of the largest range of octaves I've ever heard in a male. He has totally revolutionized scat, death screams, and clean vocal techniques. His technique is only eclipsed by the range of emotional responses he evokes in his listeners.V 15 Comments
Are these comments really "Real" because you have no Clue what you people are talking about! She most definitely belongs on the list and WAY BETTER THAN number twentyfknfour
This is ranking the most unique voices not just the ones you like. Madonna is one of a kind. She has a unique tone and has sculpted het voice to be distinctive via clear diction and emotive interpretations of lyrics. Nobody sounds the same as Madonna. there's lots of technically good singers like mariah whitney and leona but their voices don't stand out at all.
Madonna is disgusting and shouldn't be here. her voice is annoying - KillerQueen1774
No matter how sad or depressed I am. Madonna always gets me through it. I adore her and her voice is very distinct you can always tell it's herV 8 Comments
This charlatan is spammed on every list. - RobertWisdom
Proof that Eminem is vastly overrated. He's not even a singer. - RobertWisdom
He is amazingly amazing and he does know how to sing I will forever be able to tell his voice apart from anyone elses! THE ARTIST OF FOREVER IN MY EYES (:V 19 Comments
How is he not even on the first page? This man brought a new era of voice quality in music and you shun him for his genre choice? This is a list of the most UNIQUE voices. Listen to Holy Diver, Rainbow in the Dark, Don't Talk to Strangers, and Rock n Roll Children, and tell me that voice is not only the best to ever conquer metal, but one the most unique to ever hit the face of the earth. RIP RJD
He should be at least top 5, one of the most unique voices to ever grace this earth. Honestly what the hell is wrong with these people on this list, most people compared to him sound like crap, plain and simple
Only if more of the voters had heard his songs, he'd be among the top. I have listened to all the rest in top 10 (similar to pretty much everyone). But I just skipped it to come and find Dio.
I remember when radio ads for his concerts referred to "the most powerful voice in rock music today! " No argument from me. - BobGV 10 Comments
Unique? HaH! Try mind boggling, from another planet incredible, Heaven is missing one of its angels, drop dead, blow your socks off beautiful... Yeah, those come close to adequately describing the vocals of Miss Jacqueline Marie Evancho.
Routinely brings tears to the eyes of all listeners.. Her waveform patterns are unlike any other singer.. Her voice is unique.. It has been said that her voice is the only thing that dulls the pain of some chronic sufferers..
One of the few singers who can really sing "The Star Spangled Banner" properly, on-key, with all the words, and without lip-synching. I'd say that's unique.
Love listening to her voice, it is truly unique. No mistaking who is singing when she is on stage.V 33 Comments
He has such a raspy and harsh singing voice at times, and yet he can also sing so beautifully that you wouldn't guess it. He is honestly the exact example of a voice you can recognize and realize who it is regardless of whether you've heard the song before, and even if you haven't heard a lot of Avenged Sevenfold's music.
If you hear his voice, you know why I voted this guy. His voice is so unique, nobody can copy that. He is the best screamer, but he can sing some peaceful songs beautiful too. Everyone need to vote this guy, because this guy is a winner! A Hero, and a really good MUSICIAN!
M Shadows has a great, unique voice and there's no doubt in that! He should be higher rated! He can sing any type of songs and his voice is so easy to listen to.
The fact that he is a relatively new artist is actually a point against him, not for him. Other artists, many rated much lower than him, have more of a track record and their voices are more instantly recognizable. If you took one hundred people and played them a Matt Shawdows record and played them a Rolling Stones record, I guarantee at least 80 percent would recognize Mick Jagger's voice before Shadows'. Yet Jagger isn't even in the top hundred. The maker of this list really made an effort with the instructions at the top of this page to make this list legitimate. But in what seems to be typical Top Tens fashion, you guys ignore the category and just vote for your favorite singer whether they fit the category or not.V 28 Comments
More unique than anyone else I've seen in this list so far. Peruvian, with a voice that spans five octaves, imitates animal sounds, goes from operatic to Andean. Most of these singers are commercial Top 40 types. You don't need to be unique to make it commercially, come on people.
The best voice spread on 5 octaves I've ever heard.
Should be right up at the top with Joplin. The list is supposed to be "Unique" voices. That means it's impossible for another human to duplicate. The majority on this list, although popular and put out some great music, are easy to replicate. How many Michaels have we all heard? AND, His name should not be allowed anywhere after all the lives he ruined. - jazzbea
Any Winehouse because it's one of my favourite singers
Honestly, she should be higher. - Misfire
I hate these lists, people just want to boost their fave, Janis Amy, Michael have the most unique voices and should be higher than adele - AmykV 28 Comments
He can go from a mellow voice doing a song like "Bed of Roses" to a song that gets you stoked, like "We Don't Run", then do another mellow one (I'm thinking "Always") to one that falls in between the two extremes, keep on going from one extreme to the other throughout an entire concert. Doesn't break a sweat.
Anyone with that deep of a voice when talking and so high pitched when singing is impressive. But JBJ is truly impressive.
He is unique. Never seen any similar voice. Would like to be able sing like him
I always recognize JON Bon Jovi's voice... He has the most unique, no question. He definitely gives you the creeps.V 8 Comments
I like bald man. Look its billie eilish
Sorry, there is no doubt this guy deserves votes for this contest. One of the MOST unique voices whether you like the way he sounds or not.
His voice is just amazing no one else sings like him at all! HIS VOICE IS SO AMAZING BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE
His voice is extremely unique, it's just so powerfully eerie... In a good way, lol.V 11 Comments
Are you people on drugs? This woman is the ' Queen of Soul.
Stop watching music videos and go put on some vinyl and listen to real music.
What a strange and unusual voice!... I somewhat like it though.
So low, Tiny Tim has one of the most unique voices of all time!
His voice is strange but I like it;-)
Tip toe through the tulips!V 2 Comments
His voice is wonderful, amazing and easily distinguished.
His voice covers a wide range, even doing a cover of "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston with his band mates, no doubt a challenging song to sing.
Furthermore, he was initially tone deaf and had to work really really hard for his voice to become what it is today.
You can distinguish jaejoong's voice easily, because his voice is so unique.
You can feel different emotions when you listen to his music. He is definitely a great artist.
He has the most angelic, unique husky voice I've ever heard. Not only that, Kim Jaejoong was able to deliver the emotions very well effortlessly, unlike other singers. It's a very RARE voice and once you've heard it, you'll be smitten day and night.
His voice is really wonderful and unique. You can soon distinguish his voice from all the other voice. His voice let a person feel comfortable and relaxed. His range is very wide, and can sing all kinds of different types of songs, like rock, pop, ballad, R&B, etc.V 418 Comments
Her voice is completely her own. No one sounds like her. She sounds so different and unique that a lot of people don't actually like her voice because of how not contemporary it is. To me, and many others though her voice is beautiful.
Yes I love Florence so much. Her voice and lyrics are really unique she should get bumped up oh and Lorde too
Florence Welch rocks. Her voice is so warm, more deep, and has an amazing energy.
The most amazing singer of her generation. Better than Adele. Her voice is so hauntingly fantastic.V 7 Comments
He should of won America Idol, I haven't watch American Idol since.
Not enough people know his voice for him to be this high. I haven't seen Mick Jagger, Tom Petty, Bob Seger, John Fogerty, or Rod Stewart yet, all of whom, along with many others, have a much more recognizable voice than Archuleta? Is that his name? I don't even recognize his name, much less his voice.
No one sounds like David, his voice is unique and amazing. Listen to his Live Performances, be careful you just may turn into a fangirl/guy unwillingly and there's no turning back.
The strongest voice is not always the most unique one. So, I definitely think that all the singers that are above David in that list have stronger voices than him, but his voice is without a doupt the most unique.
Sings like a man and screams like a devil. He is the Painkiller and he should be higher - TheDarkOne_221b
Hey, ever listened to Painkiller, Dreamer Deceiver, Victim of Changes, Resurrection... Etc. Etc.? People who voted for Michael Jackson, Sarah Brightman, Britney Spears and the rest of those pop singers up there, who has never possessed any great vocal quality at all and got popular through lyrics and dance routines (excepting MJ perhaps), you really don't know what the term "Unique Voice" means. COME ON, Rob Halford had a 6 octave vocal range and still has over 4 and a half octave at the age of 60+! He can sing, he can scream, he can growl, he can hit the extreme highest note[painkiller, Resurrection etc. ] could hit extremely dark low notes[Dreamer Deceiver, Dying to meet you etc. ], could hit all kinds of note in one song with strong vibrato [e.G. victim of Changes, Dreamer Deceiver] and people actually gives the number one position to someone else?! Rob Halford had, has and will always have the most unique voice in music history. Anybody thinking otherwise... Please please just ...more
The fact that Rob is this low and Lemmy is 99th just shows how wrong this list is. These two voices innovated the style of metal and just by listening to them you can hear their uniqueness. How is Adele's voice more unique than this? It isn't. That's how.
Since you can't change the twisted minds of the pop music sheep, I'll take this opportunity to salute one of my top three vocalists...ever. I first heard this guy in 1976 " Sinner" and have been a fan ever since.V 4 Comments
His voice was probably inspired by Rob Zombie.
NO ONE CAN BEAT THIS MIGHTY TABLE!
46? This man is responsible for the pioneering of the thrash metal/rock genre. But his voice is spectacular. He delivers a signature roar that can be distinguished easily. No other heavy metal singer can match him!
You don't even need music and you can know it's the mighty table himself, all you have to do is hear a "YEAH". For me the way that makes him unique is his style for example "deep down inside I feel the scream-AH"V 9 Comments
This is the third time I've seen him on the list. Or maybe it was just some other people with stupid Asian names.
I'm really sure that he is the best
Kyuhyun have an amazing voice
I love You kyuhyun oppaV 13 Comments
I've listened to hundreds of singers, but only one ever sounded like Bryan Adams, and that was Bryan Adams. His voice also works perfectly with every song he sings, making it not only unique, but also one of the best.
His voice is so beautifully raspy and edgy. He suits rock genres the best.
She is the best, anyone admits it!
Lets just call her the voice. Lot of people can imitate her but very few have the range or the control to be able to
Transition through a note the way Whitney can. Also what the hell is she doing down here at 60.?
Surely we will never hear any voice even near hers again..
Hello? She is THE VOICE! No one has or will ever have her tone in combination with her range and talent for singing! She knew when to hit a high note, a belt or a whistle. No one else does like her. SHE IS THE VOICEV 13 Comments
This is a list for most unique, not best singers
Should be higher on this list at least in the top 10 - KillerQueen1774
If you don't recognize an AC/DC song after the guitar riff you identify it at least after the rough voice of Bon Scott.
When you hear his come-hither snarl you will know itV 4 Comments
She needs to be in the top 10! Cher has literally one of the most unique voices of all time. No one can imitate it but her. - TuneGod92
Cher is an ABSOLUTE LIVING LEGEND with arguably the most unique voice of all time.
Cher has the MOST UNIQUE FEMALE VOICE OF ALL TIME. In fact, it's more unique than just about all the other singers on this list.
One of the most unique and recognizable voices in music history. Legend.V 6 Comments
She's got the most unique voice! By the way she writes all her lyrics, she plays piano, guitar, recorder, violin, drums, etc. She also programs and records her songs. That's what makes a musician. - drdina
Love her! One criticism, though. It's great that she writes her own songs and plays instruments, and usually I would give her great props for that myself. However, that has nothing to do with whether her voice is unique or not. Stick to the category.
Just listen Stan
Really? Lemmy needs to be higher on this list! Sure, he may not be the most beautiful or melodic singer in the world but his greasy voice was perfect for motörhead! And the list is about uniqueness right? I've never heard anyone even close to sounding like Lemmy!
Her songs are so hard to sing and do well. - 3DG20
Are you crazy.
at least in the top 5
Find 1 singer that has a voice just like Christina's
No one can do that!
80? Please, listen at "Hurt", "You lost me" or "Fighter" and tell me if her is the most unique singing voice. Yes, she is
Her voice is so unique... Many people quickly distuinguish her voice from others... Best! - bleakiieeV 17 Comments
Amy Lee and Chester Bennington over David Draiman?! We need to fix this list. - TheDarkOne_221b
This guy is a legend, his voice is not only unique but has a vast range as he can go from fast pace songs to growls, to slow. David IS KING!
Wait. Timeout. ONLY NUMBER 68? He has one of the most distinct voices in all of music, let alone metal!
Best Metal Voice of all time, extremely dark and powerful.V 4 Comments
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