Best Singers with a 4 Octave Vocal Range

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octave is a series of eight notes occupying the interval between (and including) two notes, one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other.



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The Top Ten

1 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Tanzanian-born 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 ...read more.

Does Chris Martin have a high vocal range? And the guy from Radiohead? - OnionLists

Freddie Mercury was and still is the greatest frontman of all time!

The best

Congrats! I wish I'd thought of this list first - I like it!
I have a question: Do you mean singers with exactly 4 octaves, or with 4 and 4+ octaves? - Metal_Treasure

2 Ian Gillan Ian Gillan Ian Gillan is an English singer and songwriter. He originally found success as the lead singer and lyricist for Deep Purple, and the original singer on the rock opera concept album Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber, where Gillan had the leading role (Jesus Christ).

Exactly 4 octaves - from D2 to D6. He is the legendary screamer from Deep Purple. - Metal_Treasure

@zxm - his total range is bigger than 4 but I always quote only the vocal/melodic range. - Metal_Treasure

The best!

I though he had more than 4 octaves.the way he sings.but wasn't quite sure about it - zxm

3 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell 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.

Chris Cornell's voice is the best rock voice of all time. Period

Arguably, the greatest voice in rock so far...

Greatest Frontman to Grace my ears. May he RIP

Great singer (R.I.P.) but his vocal range wasn't 4 octaves, it was 3 octaves, 4 notes (i.e. 3 octaves and a half). - Metal_Treasure

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4 Geoff Tate Geoff Tate Geoff Tate is a German-born American singer and musician who rose to fame in the 1980s with the progressive metal band Queensrÿche.

Exactly 4 octaves (from A1 to A5). Also great vocal technique. - Metal_Treasure

5 Jon Oliva Jon Oliva John Nicholas Oliva, known as Jon Oliva, is an American composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer. Co-founder of the metal band Savatage and the rock opera Trans-Siberian Orchestra. He's got a real 4 octave range, able to morph the sound of his voice to any style, from John Lennon and Freddie Mercury, ...read more.

Exactly 4 octaves - from A1 to A5. He is the amazing singer for Savatage and co-founder of Trans-Siberian Orchestra (aka TSO). - Metal_Treasure

6 King Diamond King Diamond Kim Bendix Petersen, better known by his stage name King Diamond, is a Danish heavy metal musician. He is known for his extensive vocal range, usually sung in falsetto. King Diamond was originally known as the vocalist for Mercyful Fate, but has become notorious for his horror themed Concept albums ...read more.

Oh yes, he even has 4+ octaves - 4 octaves, 2 notes (from A1 to C6). - Metal_Treasure

7 Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan Maynard James Keenan, often referred to by his initials MJK, is an American musician, record producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning progressive metal band Tool.

Singer for Tool. Exactly 4 octaves - from G1 to G5. - Metal_Treasure

8 Phil Anselmo Phil Anselmo Philip Hansen "Phil" Anselmo is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Pantera. He currently is the vocalist of heavy metal bands Down and Superjoint Ritual.

Yes, 4 octaves, 1/2 note - Metal_Treasure

9 Serj Tankian Serj Tankian Serj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian-American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist.
10 Peter Steele Peter Steele Petrus Thomas Ratajczyk, better known by his stage name Peter Steele, was the lead singer, bassist and composer for the gothic metal band Type O Negative.

4 octaves, 2 notes (Eb1 to F#5) - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Hayley Williams Hayley Williams Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.

Oh yeah

12 Roy Orbison Roy Orbison Roy Kelton Orbison, professionally known as Roy Orbison, nicknamed Big O, was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musician, mostly known for his complex voice and for hits such as, "Oh, Pretty Woman".

His voice is the cry of an angel falling backward through an open window. The voice of God

13 Brendon Urie Brendon Urie Brendon Boyd Urie, more commonly known as Brendon Urie, was born April 12, 1987, in St. George, Utah. He is an American singer, songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist. He is best own as the lead singer of the American pop-rock band Panic! At The Disco. He is the only original remaining member. ...read more.

Absolute AMAZING vocals, voice of an angel

14 Jeff Buckley Jeff Buckley Jeffrey Scott "Jeff" Buckley (November 17, 1966 – May 29, 1997) raised as Scott "Scottie" Moorhead, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. ...read more.

He is one of the greatest singers but he doesn't have 4 octaves (his range is close to 4 though - 3 octaves, 6 notes). - Metal_Treasure

I always used to think how this man had 4 octaves vocal range - zxm

15 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.

Very good - 4 octaves, 1/2 note. - Metal_Treasure

16 Roger Taylor Roger Taylor Roger Meddows Taylor is an English musician , multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter born on April 26th,1960 in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. He was the drummer of the band Queen and wrote few of many hits such as including Under Pressure, A Kind Of Magic and Radio Ga Ga. Despite being well known in Queen ...read more.

Not a major singer but still could do what others can't - zxm

17 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". She later become a singer ...read more.
18 Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is most well known for being the lead singer in heavy metal band Iron Maiden and his solo career.

I love him to death but his range is almost 4 octaves. Almost 4 and not 4. I don't blame the author of this list because he took these names from wiki but the wiki list isn't very accurate. - Metal_Treasure

19 Kai Hansen Kai Hansen

Exactly 4 octaves - from C#2 to C#6. Lead singer for Helloween and Gamma Ray. - Metal_Treasure

20 Adam Levine Adam Levine Adam Noah Levine is an American singer and songwriter. He is the lead vocalist for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5.

No, only 3 octaves, 2 notes. He shouldn't be on this list. - Metal_Treasure

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