Top Ten Singers of the 21st Century

The Top Ten

1 Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.

By far, the best voice among this whole group.

So you're saying you've listened to millions of different singers and settled on a teenager who never wrote a song before?

This century will be dominated by Jackie - she has only just begun!

As artists vary on their talents and genres, there's room for discussions.
However, in the real singing art, Jackie Evancho is unbeatable.
To compare with Jackie, only the long stablished names. No new name can compare to her. Jackie forever!

Her singing voice is absolutely wonderful, with a good range and a wide variety of different musical genres, for Classical Crossover to Broadway to of course Christmas and even some pop.

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2 Babbu Maan

Babbu maan at a he is genius all in one

Babbu Maan best in all over world... Salute to him

Best punjabi singar with a huge fun power

Babbu Maan one of best singer and writer Punjabi songs

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3 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

Definitely number 1

He's easily the king (or GOD) of rap... But he's not a good singer. Jackie Evancho, however, is.

Yeah, yeah, some person on a singing contest is good, but she hasn't had experience like Eminem. He's a rapper and a singer.

I don't need to say anything apart from n the true shady fans will understand this but Eminem that's MY OPINION NO ONE WILL EVER MATCH HIM EVER

He puts his rap out, he's got really good flow, his lyrics is unbeatable, his 1st beat in "The Way I Am" was excellent and catchy, his songs are BEST!

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4 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. ...read more.

One of the Worst singers I ever heard.

He is the best, His live performances are so good, really nobody can touch his level currently, He is one of those that are godly talented and immensely famous at the same time

His songs aren't that noisy and has that BEAT!

He sings very well

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5 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington 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 participated in side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 after a period of depression. ...read more.

Chester could sing like an angel and scream like the devil. He had versatility and he put it too good use. He always sang his heart out and every word sounds genuine, both live and in studio. He is this generation's Freddie Mercury in the sense that nobody knows how to sing like him or sound like him and that he was gone too soon. He saved millions of lives through his music, but nobody was able to save him. Another musical gem lost. RIP Chester.

The versatility in Chester's voice can never be compared to any singer ever. He can scream, scring (scream + sing), sing melodiously, sing grunge..and much more.. God damn just look at the capibilities of his voice. Chester Charles Bennington is the best singer that has ever layed foot on this planet

Chester die and Mike Shinoda win.

Chester should be number 1! How is Eminem higher than Chester on this list?!?!

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6 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.

I can't describe how beautiful her voice is. - Sarane

duh

Only Adele can perform a live and make me think It's the official music video. No doubt. Best.

No comparing, she's the best ever

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7 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American pop singer. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.

U r voice is stunning I like your music

8 Adam Lambert Adam Lambert Adam Mitchel Lambert is an American singer, songwriter and stage actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.

He is the best singer actually, just listen him with queen or some of his songs, his vocals are incredible.

He deserves number 3 spot!

Why on earth isn't he on this list?! He's the best singer hands down! Haha come on Glamberts!

9 Sia Sia

Her music has breath-taking passion. Many of her lyrics deal with painful experiences in her life. She's written music ever since the mid 90's!

She has such a beautiful strong voice

10 Hansi Kürsch Hansi Kürsch Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.

Great singer. Whats the spam vote look like? - MattAffterburner

The Contenders

11 Lady Gaga Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. ...read more.

What is mother monster lady GaGa doing at position 38. Come on people she is the queen of pop

Her recent music has been very personal and it's incredible.
Listen to: Million Reasons or Till It Happens to You

12 Katy Perry Katy Perry Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, professionally known by her stage name Katy Perry, was born on October 25, 1984 in Santa Barbara, California. She is a singer, songwriter, actress and an ambassador on one of the most popular companies of now, UNICEF. ...read more.

Love katy perry. She's a firework, and a California girl and will always be my favourite singer.

Where hell is Armstrong he is one.

Should be in the top tens! Please! - funnyuser

The Best.

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13 P!nk P!nk Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.

Pink should be higher on the list. She has an amazing voice and her songs are so beautiful she's brilliant!

P! Nk is so cool and her songs achally have meaning! P! Nk forever! PS no offense, but why is Kanye West here?

14 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Christopher John "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. His vocal range was C2 to A5, while ...read more.

The intro song to casino royale that chris sang showcased his talents as a bluesy rock soul singer. While some of his songs are admittedly boring and repetative (black hole sun, like a stone) he undoubtedly had one of the most versatile voices of his time which shined in songs like cochise, spoonman, and doesn't remind me. RIP to this humble singing legend, we miss you Chris.

15 Nate Ruess Nate Ruess Nathaniel Joseph Ruess is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead singer of the indie pop band Fun., and previously of The Format. As of 2015, he also performs as a solo musician.

He has a great voice

Has all the ranges

16 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.

How is this dude not at the top. His voice is so unique and he range surpasses most. Seriously Bruno mars, rhianna etc above him? People seriously don't understand music anymore. And Chris Cornell at 14? Ok then, he's easily top 3

Simply the best, Mr Myles Kennedy, don't know the fascination with talentless pop celebrities though!

Myles Kennedy is just better than anyone above him in this list. I mean, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars? Really? Which of them has a near 5-octave range? Which one can accidentally turn a 2 second note into a 20 second note just because they're having fun with the song they're singing, and pull it off easily?

17 Kanye West Kanye West Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.

Maan sahab is best singer, actor, lyrics. He is very good person,

Punjabi bole the Mann. Babbu mann...lbu

18 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read more.

Hey Taylor swift is the best

Taylor Swift has a sweet voice and she has written or co-written all of her songs! She is an amazing singer-songwriter who deserves all the success that she has got. She works hard and her lyrics are beautiful.

Love you taylor.

She can sing but she needs to stop singing about her ex boyfriends

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19 Beyoncé Beyoncé Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, is an American singer and actress, who started out in the popular pop/r&b girl group Destiny's Child. They had multiple top 5 hits such as "No, No, No", "Say My Name", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Survivor", "Independent Women", "Bootylicious", and "Jumpin', Jumpin" from ...read more.

Wide range spanning 4 to 5 octaves. Perfect trills, growls and melismas. A great staccato singer. Versatile singer. Exceptional musical phrasing and toning and no one understands harmonising like her - Heavenly melodies. Listen to Halo, Dangerously in Love, I Care, 1+1, Crazy in Love and Perfect Duet to get a glimpse of the view that I'm trying to point out to you about her delivery on songs. The best singer and certainly THE GREATEST VOCALIST of the 21st Century.

Such an amazing voice, great range and power. An all round great performer with an amazing stage presence and professionalism.

More of an entertainer, she is great onstage overall with her dancing and production values, but her singing by itself is really not that great.

The Queen Of R&B should be on the top ten!

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20 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. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

She is absolutely fantastic! Should be in top 10 definitely. She writes her own songs and has the most amazing voice.

She is number because she changed the Music industry I don't believe the once above her have

Amy Winehouse is one of the best voices in music. She writes her own songs, she had her own style image, and her voice was just so amazing and different. One things for sure there will never ever be another singer like her. It's such a shame she died so young and how she died it could of been prevented if she had the right help at the right time. R.I.p amy Winehouse..

She's truly the last diva. Her influence on famous singers like Adele will be seen for the rest of our lives.
Listen to: Tears Dry on Their Own, Back to Black, or Our Day Will Come

21 Patrick Stump Patrick Stump Patrick Martin Stumph, known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, actor and music critic, best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and composer of Fall Out Boy, an American rock band from Wilmette, Illinois.
22 Justin Timberlake Justin Timberlake Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.

Are you kidding me! He must be at the top of the list... He is prince of pop...

Why is he all the way down here!

No no no... why the hell he at 81.
He is awarded as best artist of 2014 @ billboard awards.. and his new album 20/20 experince is very nice. please vote for him guys

23 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.
24 Charice Pempengco Charice Pempengco Jake Zyrus (born Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco, formerly known by the mononym Charice), is a Filipino singer who rose to popularity through YouTube. He is a transgender man.
25 Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received twelve National Film Awards, twenty Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

She is the best singer of all time and has such a magical voice. Lots of love and good wishes.

Awesome voice! One of the best voices I have ever heard!

Her voice just dissolves into song... Gives it a taste...

One of the best voice of industry

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26 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.
27 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian-Spanish singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.

Put her 1st. She has more talent than pretty much every other person on this list. Who else in this list speaks 6 languages? Plus she has an amazing voice, is an amazing dancer and is absolutely gorgeous. Put her first!

What is this no one else who are above her except Eminem deserve to stay above her in this list

28 Ezra Koenig
29 Demi Lovato Demi Lovato Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American singer, songwriter and actress. After appearing on the children's television series Barney & Friends as a child, she received her breakthrough role as Mitchie Torres in the Disney Channel television film Camp Rock and its sequel Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. ...read more.

She has the best voice ever

She is the most talented person I've ever met

Demi is simply awesome... !

I like demi her voice is amazing and she is so inspiring

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30 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.
31 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.

She can be somewhat shallow in personality, but has an incredibly powerful and memorable voice.

32 Tyler Glenn
33 Dan Reynolds Dan Reynolds Daniel Coulter "Dan" Reynolds is an American musician, most famous as frontman of the Las Vegas-based rock band Imagine Dragons. He has also released an Extended Play titled Egyptian - EP as a duo with Aja Volkman under the moniker Egyptian.

Yeh

34 Sonu Nigam Sonu Nigam Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer, live performer, host and actor. He sings in Hindi and Kannada language films.

His all songs are huge hit in Hindi, he sungs great songs n Hindi. he is also number 1 singer in south India, especially in kannada. he is the soul of music. he is the great singer of Asia. all songs are awesome. he fills his life, feeling, thoughts in all songs, he is the idol of India and Asia, he made world record by sung tees maar kha in 54 voices. proud to be an Indian, all the best for your future sonu, your voice is like honey, sweet etc, we love you forever sonu, are the inspiration to all singers, other singer songs are in mouth only, but your songs are in my blood and heart, keep the excellent singing forever sonu, you are the inspiration and idol TO all the youths, SONU IS AWESOME, AMAZING SONU IS MY LIFE, SONU IS THE LIVING LEGEND OF SINGING!

He have such a magical voice... He show all versatility of music... He is true legend... He compose this is it tribute to great mj... He collaborate with britney spears... He compose song for icc world cup... And his new English album is coming in universal... He sing more than 3000 songs by more than 15 languages... No doubt sonu is best best best

He is the number 1 singer of 21st century. He is having far better voice than the singers who are ranked above him. Just listen him once. He is the most versatile singer in entire world. - laxmanramesh

He is a all rounder... I as a music lover we have so much of respect to Sonu Sir...

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35 Madhushree
36 Sadhana Sargam
37 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress. She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious and its spin-off show Sam & Cat. ...read more.

Gyal can sing

She's amazing. Not a Nickelodeon fan, but you gotta admit this girl can sing.

HELP HER GET TO #1 PEOPLE SHE IS AN AWESOME SINGER AND ACTOR! She is also really nice and sweet

She is awesome and a great singer

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38 Shaan Shaan Shantanu Mukherjee, known as Shaan, is an Indian playback singer active in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Telugu and Kannada films and a television host.

The most Listened Artist of India! Its not fair he is number 1 // and none can deny it

39 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.

I hope you winner

40 Enrique Iglesias Enrique Iglesias Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, known professionally as Enrique Iglesias, is a Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and actor.

He is a very unique singer.. When he sing u can feel the feeling in his voice.His voice is Something that I can't describe. He's a beautiful creature!

I don't think that this list if true... It's commonsense that Enrique Iglesias is the best singer in the whole world... His voice is like that of God of Music

His songs have a feeling in it

Only singers with both good talent and a good face

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41 Michael Bublé
42 Mike Shinoda Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda (born 11 February 1977) is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, graphic designer, manager and film composer. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, primary songwriter, keyboardist, producer, and co-lead vocalist. ...read more.

Why is Mike Shinoda at no. 36. He should at least be in the top 15

43 Selena Gomez Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez is an American actress and singer. She is best known for songs like "Come & Get It", "Good For You", "Same Old Love", and "Naturally". Selena Gomez's voice is mezzo-soprano but she usually sings in alto. She is best known for her role as Alex Russo in Wizards of Waverly Place.

What the heck why is she all the way down here

No doubts she's the best

She deserves to be #1 becuase all the effort she's put into her music

What the hell is going on...no doubt she's no1...

44 Carrie Underwood Carrie Underwood Carrie Marie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol, in 2005. Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005.

Even if you hate country, Before He Cheats will stick in your head for weeks!

I heart Carrie... I think she is the best singer like ever!

45 Skylar Grey Skylar Grey Holly Brook Hafermann, who goes by the stage name Skylar Grey, is an American singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.
46 Thomas Mars
47 Vijay Prakash
48 K. J. Yesudas K. J. Yesudas Born 10 January 1940, at Fort Kohi ...read more.
49 Mahalakshmi Iyer
50 Udit Narayan
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