Most Unique Singing Voices

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21 M. Shadows M. Shadows Matthew Charles Sanders, better known by his stage name M. Shadows, is an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter and founding member of the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold.

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.

Awesome

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22 Thom Yorke Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

I think that some of the people here misunderstand the title of this list. Sure, Radiohead are a well known band (whom are great), but Thom Yorke actually has a unique voice, like Bjork or Morrissey: a voice that if you here it anywhere you would recognise it. Madonna though (who is on this list) while a good singer to me doesn't have that of a unique voice. I feel that her voice is similar to artists such as Kylie Minogue. Thom Yorke, though has a unique voice. End of Story - Jiorl

Amazing experience, no matter how depressing most of the lyrics are. Thom really transposes into a world of feelings through metaphors and soft, suggestive voice, and this is what real artists are supposed to deliver.

His voice is touching and that makes me cry when I listen to Radiohead. He is singing and sharing his emotions in his own unique special manner.
Listen to "How To Disappear Completely" "House of Cards" "Pyramid Song"

The most innovative and genius musician ever. No one song was the same as another.

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23 Ann Wilson Ann Wilson Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart.

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

24 Cho KyuHyun

I can always pick out Kyuhyun's voice in all of Super Junior's songs. In my opinion, he is one of their three best singers, and I don't think anyone would disagree with that. His voice is very unique and to be honest, I think he was the reason I first started to like Super Junior's music.

My favorite male Asian voice! So unique that I always recognize him among a crowd of singers. Really hope to see his solo album someday

He's my favorite band member from Super Junior! His voice is very unique apart from the rest of the band members. He's recognizable as well. His voice is very smooth and it can go strong and it just melts you when you hear it. It's very soft as well and he does have talent.

God sake, who let the 12 year old girls on here! Bruce Dickinson, Rob Halford, Ronnie James Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Ian Gillan are the people who should be on this list, not some kpop idiots who are only famous due to their looks (by the way, they all look like girls)

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25 Sarah Brightman Sarah Brightman

I've always loved Sara's beautiful voice. She has one of the most unique soprano voices I've ever heard. I have all of her albums and love every one. She is my favorite female artist of any I've ever heard. Plus she is down right beautiful. Donald Braswell is my favorite tenor, in fact, to me, he is the greatest male performing artist of today. Like Sara, he has a beautiful unique voice and the most handsome man I've ever seen. I would love to see these two do a duet together. What great sounds that would make plus both such delicious eye candy.

Sarah Brightman has the most angelic voice the believe I have ever heard. She is just so amazing. I could listen to her forever. Her voice is unique and unmatched by any other person alive!

There's no one like you. On of her songs that fits her pretty well. Her voice is so beautiful and unique, there will never be anyone like her ever again. Why? Because her voice is so angelic and it touches everyone when she starts to sing

Listen to her singing "con te partiro" with Andrea Bocelli and you can feel the lyrics

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26 Billy Corgan Billy Corgan William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, producer, television writer, poet, and professional wrestling promoter best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing Pumpkins.

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.

how is he this low honestly I wouldn't say #1 though but at least top 10. name 1 other person who sounds like him...

HOW IS THIS NOT NUMBER ONE?! HIS VOICE IS SO UNIQUE! - Jefftt

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27 Josh Groban Josh Groban

No one sings like Josh so I'd say his voice is unique as I'd recognize a song of his anywhere! Just beautiful! - anetnut

Josh's voice makes me feel relaxed, excited, happy, joyful, comfortable, loved, protected, calm, peaceful, content, comforted, brave, confident, beautiful, delighted, empowered, cheerful, energized, grateful, healed, euphoric, marvelous, pacified, pleased, reassured, replenished, relieved, restored, soothed, secure, and strengthened all at once. - fuzzleteala

He is original with his voice and his songs are so different from other artist's songs. He continually sings great and can reach notes other singers cannot. He also is a talented piano player,

Distinct voice, kind of voice you'd recognized anywhere. You might be walked somewhere and hear this song and thought, "hey, this is Josh Groban singing"

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28 Geddy Lee Geddy Lee Geddy Lee Weinrib, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.

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 genius

No matter how many comparisons the man's voice has had to unpleasant things over the years, you cannot deny the unique sonic quality and technical prowess he possesses. Personally, I never found Geddy's voice annoying. Here he is, almost 40 (! ) years later, and still sounds good. Even someone like Sting (who's also been around almost 40 years) has ruined his voice. Geddy is #1.

He has a very high voice, most other singers don't have such a high voice. Especially male singers. His voice is one of the most unique of prog rock. - Lucretia

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29 Rhydian Rhydian Rhydian James Roberts, known as Rhydian, is a classically trained Welsh baritone singer, musical theatre actor and television presenter.

Beautiful powerful emotional voice

30 Jared Leto Jared Leto

Jared's voice is incredibly beautiful and unique. His voice makes me feel like I'm soaring through the sky and it touches a part of me that I had no idea that existed. When I listen to him sing, I feel like no one can touch me and it truely makes me feel like I can conquer anything I set my heart to. He's created this new world for us, all you have to do is believe and you'll fall into the right path.

Jared has the unique voice indeed! - Myhapypyha

Jared has a great voice. He reaches hight tones and his velvety voice makes his fans shiver! He does a great songwriting with emotional and catching lyrics! He is the most wonderful singer I have ever heard in my life! Love his voice and his charisma!

It's weird I usually don't like it when people scream/yell while singing but it really suits him and the band

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31 Eunhyuk Eunhyuk Lee Hyuk-jae, better known by his stage name Eunhyuk, is a South Korean singer-songwriter, dancer and actor.

Eunhyuk has a very... Different voice. You can hear a different tone than others. But different doesn't mean bad! He has a great voice actually! And he makes Super Junior sound great with it too! He also has one of those sexy voices and it is really comforting too. - cloud3424

The best rapper I have ever seen in my whole life

He got a lot of talent on rap and sing and a lot I wish that he will win

YOU ARE ONE IN RAP..elf support you

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32 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

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.

Jon Bon Jovi has the most unique and best voice in the business. No one else sounds like him. All the new stuff sounds the same! - vadnj0

Wait. A band isn't a voice lol - ExplosivePanther

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33 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.

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..

What the heck is whitney doing in #37? Avirl above Whitney? WOW.. I mean seriously Whitney sounds like an angel when she sings. Not to mention remember the Star Spangled Banner? She sang that and it sounded absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I love her voice, And she can do a beautiful ballad anytime like "I Will Always Love You."

May her voice rest in peace

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34 Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and ...read more.

55?
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!
Never

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! - bleakiiee

Her voice is so unique

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35 Florence Welch Florence Welch Florence Leontine Mary Welch is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. She is best known as the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence + the Machine.

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.

No question about flo's voice being unique. What a voice... and an exceptional vocal range!

Extremely rare sounding voice. She has such energy and passion, by listening to ONE song youll be convinced.

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36 Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.

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.

One of the most unique voices ever - Disturbedpotato

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37 Shirley Bassey Shirley Bassey

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.

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38 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath ...read more.

If you hear Ozzy, you know who's singing straight away. I've never even heard of Rydian anyway! - julieannecrabb

People must not read what this list is about. Unique voice. Ozzy may not have the Best Technical voice. But sure as hell has one of the most unique voice and should be in the top 5 for sure

As far as recognizable goes, he's number 1 - madcowsarecrazy

Just listen Dreamer, Mama I'm Coming home, Paranoid and Iron man - Disturbedpotato

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39 Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.

Her voice is very unique I must say. There is no one else in the world who has a voice like her. Once you here her for the first time and you her her for the second time you will automatically know it's her voice. Sad she died though rest in peace

I was just scrolling down the entire list looking for her name. Her voice was amazing. Amy will be missed.

No 568. A travesty. I seriously feel like crying. Justin Beiber's voice is considered more unique than Amy Winehouse's? What's the world coming to? I saw this list and immediately thought Amy. Then she wasn't in the top ten. Then top hundred. 568. Seriously? - thaxception

You just cannot mistaken Amy's voice for anybody else simply because it is unique!

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40 Jonathan Davis (KoRn) Jonathan Davis (KoRn) Jonathan Howsmon Davis, also known as JD and JDevil, is an American musician best known as the leading vocalist and frontman of the nu metal band Korn.

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

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.

Just listen Freak On A Lesh - Disturbedpotato

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