Best Singers of 20th Century
100 years a long time .There were more than 100 good singers in 20th century .But only few singers were best among all of them
So I've tried my best to make list of the best of the best singers .
The Top Ten
1 Freddie Mercury (1946-1991),(Queen)
Freddie Mercury was born in Zanzibar and later became a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer he has been in 3 other ...read more.
Octaves-4 (nearly 5)
Singing Ability-10/10 - zxm
2 Elvis Presley (1935-1977)
Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
3 Frank Sinatra (1915-1998)
4 Enrico Caruso (1873-1921)
Generally considered by experts as the greatest male singing voice of all time, with Pavarotti second. Elvis, Freddie, Levi, and a few others are the greatest of rock and pop, but this guy was on another level altogether. A shame that due to the time he lived in, only a few poor-quality recordings of his performances still exist.
5 David Bowie (1947-2016)
David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
6 Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007)
7 Rob Halford (1951-),(Judas Priest)
Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford is an English singer and songwriter, who is best known as the lead vocalist for the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest and famed for his powerful wide ranging operatic voice.
8 Mario Lanza (1921-1959)
9 Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010)
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.
10 Robert Plant (1948- ),(Led Zeppelin)
Robert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
11 Maria Callas (1923-1977)
Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI, was a Greek-American soprano, and one of the most renowned and influential opera singers of the 20th century. Many critics praised her bel canto technique, wide-ranging voice and dramatic interpretations.
12 Paul McCartney (1942- ),(The Beatles)
13 Michael Jackson (1958-2009)
14 Bob Dylan (1941- )
Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .
15 John Lennon (1940-1980),(The Beatles)
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.
16 Aretha Franklin (1942- )
17 David Ruffin (1941-1991)
All you need to know is that he was the lead singer on "My Girl".
18 Levi Stubbs (1936-2008)
19 Marvin Gaye (1939-1984)
20 Bing Crosby (1903-1977)
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