Most Recognizable Singing Voices Ever

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21 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.

She adds so much soul into her songs, that's how I recognize her voice. - funnyuser

22 Eddie Vedder Eddie Vedder Eddie Vedder is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam, with whom he performs lead vocals and is one of three guitarists.

Pearl Jam's priceless lead singer.

23 John Fogerty

Oh, thank you! Thank you, a thousand times thank you! It was almost crushing to see him at number 780 in the other poll. My gosh, if you don't recognize Fogerty's voice, you've never listened to a radio...

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

Wonderful singer, dancer, songwriter, record producer, philanthropist etc. Her voice is unique and really recognizable - Irina2932

I'm in a room with seven other people and nobody can name one Shakira song! We can however name at least one song for everyone else on the list. So my question is why is Shakira #1 on the most recognizable song list?

Such a uniquely talented voice. She should definitely make a come back!

That's some fine pus*y.

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25 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.

I'm going off the rails on a crazy train! - Brobusky

He kinda sucks but... he does have the most recognizable voice ever whatever you say. Creepy eerie godfather of doom metal.

26 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1988, he started the grunge band Nirvana. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his Seattle home in 1994.

The rawness in his voice is amazing

27 Susan Boyle Susan Boyle Susan Magdalane Boyle is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables.

Love her!

28 Bob Seger Bob Seger Robert Clark "Bob" Seger is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s.

I want to make sure he's on this list. Great songwriter and very recognizable voice...

Absolutely yes! Night Moves, Turn the Page, Old Time Rock 'n Roll, Shame on the Moon, Against the Wind, Mainstreet, Feel Like a Number, Sunspot Baby, Like a Rock, We've Got Tonight, Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, Shakedown, Still the Same, Hollywood Nights, Roll Me Away...

29 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 300,000,000 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 is no way in hell that a peson wont know mj's voice even by the first syllable.

Why is Michael Jackson number 16? Anyone could recognize his voice. You just hear a line and think, "Michael Jackson! "

I would recognize his voice anytime, anywhere...

How is he so far behind!? People can recognize his voice before he even finishes the first word!

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30 Hariharan Hariharan Hariharan is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Gujarati and Rajasthani films, an established and foremost ghazal singer and composer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music . In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma ...read more.

Hariji's voice is magical, romantic, melodius, sweet & magnetic. So, it can be easily recognized by the listeners. His voice has got an award in Sri Lanka.

His voice is so sweet. I love it so much...

Magical magnetic voice...

Magical Magnetic Voice...

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31 Steve Perry Steve Perry Stephen Ray "Steve" Perry is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is known as the lead singer of the rock band Journey during their most commercially successful periods from 1977 to 1987 and again from 1995 to 1998.

Steve, Please come back to the stage my friend! You are missed. Your voice is simply amazing and your song writing touches the lives of many. Glad to hear your health is good. Hope to see & hear you soon. By the way, Go Giants!

"The song ONLY THE YOUNG reminds me of 6th grade baseball season, summer in "The Great Land" best days of my life, I can still feel the music.
Steve has the best voice anyone can dream of.

Best album ever was Trial by Fire! Loved the songs. I still listen to the songs regularly. No better voice. Mr. Perry's voice can soothe me no matter how bad my day is going.

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32 Elton John Elton John

He is awesome! He has two sons their names are Zackary and Elijah.
You have to hear "Can you feel the love tonight" live!

33 Assala Nasri Assala Nasri Assala is a Syrian musical artist that is known for her strong vocal abilities and powerhouse performances. Assala was born in Damascus, Syria.
34 Marina & The Diamonds Marina & The Diamonds Marina Lambrini Diamandis, better known by her stage name "Marina and The Diamonds", is a Welsh singer-songwriter. Born in Bryn Mawr and raised in nearby Pandy, she moved to London as a teenager in order to achieve her dream of being a singer. She's known for her unique style of writing, and impersonating ...read more.
35 Nawal El Kuwaitia Nawal El Kuwaitia Nawal El Kuwaitia is a well-known female singer and musical icon in the Middle East. Nawal studied at the Music Institute in Kuwait. She is known as Shaikhat Al Tarab (The Queen of Classic Music) and Qaitharat Al Khaleej (Harp of Khaliji Song).
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37 Jacob Sartorius Jacob Sartorius Jacob Sartorius was born in Oklahoma . Jacob is a singer known for his top 90 hit Sweatshirt, which amassed over a million YouTube dislikes in less than a year, and other singles ABC remix and musical .ly clips. Jacob Sarorius has a YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and other Social Media.

That's not exactly true. It could be mistaken for a dying cat.

He's voice is so bad that it's recognizable. - micahisthebest

38 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.

Shares "biggest-seller ever" honors with Paul McCartney, from when they were in a little band called THE Beatles.

There are 123 singers more recognizable than John Lennon? I don't think so.

Honest to God one of the most recognizable voices of all time

39 Amy Lee Amy Lee Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.

I can reconize it anywhere. - AnonymousChick

Amylee has perfect voice

40 Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.
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