Top 10 Best Rock Singers of 2016

Well only modern rock singers for this list and no classic rock singers. You might see previous entries but that's OK cause I really need to listen to more modern rock bands. You can suggest singers but here are the limitationes. 1.Singer must've sang from a rock band or currently does. 2. Said singer is not from a Metal band. Lastly 3. Said singer must have talent to be on this list. Chad Kroger as well as the main singer from Linkin Park will not be on this list. Also don't submit singers from Pop music. But there will be some new entries so there's that. Punk rock singers, Hard rock singers, Soft rock singers, Alternative rock singers, and Indie Rock singers are allowed. But not metal or heavy metal singers. Even if Metal is a sub genre of rock they just don't sound the same. Also Chris Cooper from Skillet will not be on this list cause Skillet was originally metal so there's that. Also Ivan L.Moody will not be on this list.

The Top Ten

1 Shimon Moore Shimon Moore Shimon Moore is a Australian singer who was naturally born in Australia. He's best known for singing for the alternative rock band Sick Puppies. His occupation consists of him singing and creating songs something he's been keen on doing for years. His accomplishments include a lot of top 10 hits and more.

Shim's voice is great singing loud, screaming, at a low whisper and everything in between. He "feels" every word, every note. I've heard tons of singers in my 52 years and while each has their own style and there are plenty that I like to listen to, there is something about his voice that just makes you want to listen. Lyrically his talent is amazing. His songs convey emotion and tell a story, not just a rhyme or whatever lyrics match the tune. He is one of the best at his craft and his music is underrated in my opinion.

I've seen Sick Puppies twice. After working in music for over ten years, and after attending about a hundred concerts, I can honestly say that Shimon is such a poignantly gifted singer that just when you've reached the frayed and tattered edges of your humanity, he finds the strings and weaves a masterpiece out of them. His voice is sonically existential; it takes you on a journey of the soul.

Shim's music doesn't just entertain you, it helps you to feel the emotions, the passion, the core of this fabulous musician! Can't wait for new music from him!

He's voice is awesome, he worked hardly many years and he deserves reward. He wasn't famous and now I'm so much happy for Shim!

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2 M. Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold) M. Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold) 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.

While I'm not a fan of his individual works, he did pretty good as a guest in one of Good Charlotte's songs.

Awesome voice! From screams to mellow, this guy is always right on!

Amazing signer from power ballad to metal core scream.

M has Huge range!

3 Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) Chester Bennington (Linkin Park) Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.

Love Chester.

4 Chris Cornell (Soundgarden,Audioslave) Chris Cornell (Soundgarden,Audioslave) Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.
5 Adam Gontier Adam Gontier Adam Wade Gontier is a Canadian musician and songwriter. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for Saint Asonia, but is best known as the former lead singer, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter of the Canadian rock band Three Days Grace.

He has a very distinct voice that just brings a whole new atmosphere to rock music. It's great.

His vocals are just awesome and leave the mark wherever he sings!

He's my fave rock singer. I just love the sound of his voice. He'd be #1 on my list!

Adam's voice is all around amazing. He brings a lot of emotion, power, yet a soft side to his voice.. Which I love so much. Saint Asonia and Three Days Grace is amazing!

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6 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.
7 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.

Always had a young voice and lots of energy for sure.

8 Matt Bellamy (Muse) Matt Bellamy (Muse) Matthew James "Matt" Bellamy is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and compose most famous for being the main vocalist in alternative rock band Muse.
9 Corey Taylor Corey Taylor Corey Todd Taylor was born in December 8, 1973. He is an American musician, author, and actor best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the Nu-metal band Slipknot and hard rock/alternative metal band Stone Sour.

Amazing range vocal.

10 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.

How is Jonathon Davis only at 11, this guys voice is ridiculous

The Contenders

11 Myles Kennedy Myles Kennedy Myles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

Myles is hands down number one on this list. Not only does he have the greatest range, control and soul but also the best guitarist of these singers listed. I encourage you to listen to a live recording of Myles either in Alter Bridge or with Slash. He is flawless! Slash and Mark Tremonti also called him the best guitarist in their respective bands.

Kennedy should be in top 5 for sure

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12 Shaun Morgan Shaun Morgan Shaun Morgan Welgemoed, known publicly as Shaun Morgan, is a South African musician and singer for the post-grunge/alternative metal band Seether.

Best singer on this list by far. This is coming from a die hard 3DG fan. Nothing beats Shaun's voice live.

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13 Tyler Connolly Tyler Connolly Tyler Conolly was born August 26th 1975, he is a Canadian singer of the alternative rock band Theory of a Deadman, whom have realized five albums.

Tyler and his band are way underrated. Their enthusiasm and style are amazing and can hold their own with intimate concerts or full blown stadiums. Relating to each listener at any venue.

14 Aaron Lewis Aaron Lewis Aaron Lewis is an American musician, who is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the rock group Staind, with whom he has released seven studio albums.

You seem to be very demanding. You must really hate creativity and opinions, don't you? Saying no metal or pop singers is basically preventing 1/4 of the members from voting for it. Guess what? I think Ginter us a terrible vocalist. He used to be good, but now he's horrible. Should I prevent you from adding him to the list because I don't agree with you?

So I added some metal and pop singers. Have a nice day. - Alpha101

You have made the requirements far too narrow for this list.
Your rules are so strict, that actually nobody can even be nominated.
Please try again.

15 Paul McCoy
16 Austin Winkler

The Voice is absolutely captivating!

17 Benjamin Burnley Benjamin Burnley Benjamin Jackson Burnley IV is an American musician, composer, and producer, best known as the founder and frontman of the American rock band Breaking Benjamin.
18 Tom Delonge Tom Delonge Thomas Matthew "Tom" DeLonge, Jr., is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and film producer. He was born in Poway, California on December 13, 1975 . When he was in high school at age 15, he got expelled for drinking at a basketball game . He also used to play the more.
19 Dustin Bates
20 Jacoby Shaddix

Jacoby is not only a great vocalist he is also a great performer! He is by far the most entertaining front band for any band out there today.

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Top Remixes

1. M. Shadows (Avenged Sevenfold)
2. Chester Bennington (Linkin Park)
3. Chris Cornell (Soundgarden,Audioslave)



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