Best Singers of All Time

The Contenders: Page 8

141 Brandi Carlile Brandi Carlile
142 Mohammed Rafi Mohammed Rafi

He was simply the Greatest Ever. I am yet to hear a voice which is so pure and pristine. He could convey many emotions with so much ease and dexterity.

Just can't believe a singer who has sung for almost four decades and stays in one's heart forever has been ignored here. I won't classify him as one or two. He was the greatest of all. - y2lee

In high pitched songs no one can reach those heights, most versatile, he could sing melodies, classical, semi classical, bhajans, gazals, qawalies, rock and roll...

He deserve the position in between top 10 of best singer's list of the world.

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143 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.

Britney spears is by far the most recognizable singer out now. She has a brilliant and signature voice has sold 85 million records and can dance with the best of them. Truly the greatest singer and musician of all time. Anyone who believes otherwise is in denial or fanboys!

Britney Spears is a living legend! She changed the pop music industry, it wouldn't be the same without her! She should be next to Michael Jackson and will be soon enough, people the new millennium queen of pop is BRITNEY JEAN SPEARS, soon she'll get to 130 millions and more! Britney will never die in the pop music, she has cemented herself for years and years to come! She is such a sweet heart, fame hasn't gotten in her head and that's why we all love her, she doesn't think she's the best and yet she truly is, while she is sleeping, she making g's (money) ladies and gentlemen, she the one and only legendary miss britney spears, we'll still be hearing her "baby hit me one more time" for next 8 and definitely more so as Mj and Madonna. Oh and Justin Timberlake.

Great performer
Many top ten hits
Amazing career
Excellent dancer
Great song writer
And good singer

Simply great and sexy

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144 Klaus Nomi Klaus Nomi Klaus Sperber (January 24, 1944 – August 6, 1983), better known as Klaus Nomi, was a German countertenor noted for his wide vocal range and an unusual, otherworldly stage persona. V 1 Comment
145 George Michael George Michael Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, known professionally by his stage name George Michael, is an English singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Why is George Michael #98? He can sing and write better than all of these artists! I think he should be up with Freddie Mercury.

George is the definition of a GREAT ARTIST. And why is Justin Bieber on this list? I guess people don't know good music...

The list is ridiculous. Rating a singer on the the basis of cult status is not good, like the others have been rated. Here the list says Best singers of all time, and I strongly believe George is one of the best ever. You need to hear his songs to actually believe it. Amazing gift.

It was pure and perfect in his twenties and thirties, but now his voice is richer and more interesting,sometimes heartbreakigly beautiful, especially in his ballads.

This is sad to see a legend like George so low on the list. He is easily top 10. I bet you can't find a better singer who is so accurate and equally amazing LIVE as on the record. RIP you legend!

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146 Edith Piaf Edith Piaf Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer, songwriter and actress who became widely regarded as France's national chanteuse, as well as being one of France's greatest international stars.

This is just shameful. Beat by Spears and Aguilera, absolutely not!

Amazing she should be at the top!

What a disgrace this list is. Idiots on here

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147 Roger Waters Roger Waters George Roger Waters, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He was mostly known for the secondary lead vocals and bassist of Pink Floyd .

WOW people. Jeez, number 283. This guy has way better vocals than Robert Plant because he can scream like a pterdactyl. Until I see Plant do that, Waters is better. Waters, Gilmour, and Wright all have amazing voices. Still don't believe me? Listen to Careful With That Axe Eugene, Echoes, or Comfortably Numb. Pink Floyd harmonizes vocals a lot better than Alice In Chains. I'm not saying Alice In Chains is bad at vocals, I'm saying Pink Floyd are masters at getting into your soul. I'd really like to see Led Zeppelin try and play Echoes and harmonize vocals the way Pink Floyd does. The Zep could never play Echoes that perfectly even if they wanted to. Another thing that adds to Echoes complexity is it's 231 minutes long, and I have never seen any of The Zep's songs that long.

He adds emotion and soul to his albums. Below Eminem? For real? Pink Floyd is the band that introduced me to music as an art form. I'm even listening to Waiting for the Worms right now. Vote for Roger!

Thanks roger, David, richard n nick for your beautiful, excellent n impressive music. You're always in my heart

Listen to Time and Comfortably Numb, and you'll believe that Roger Waters is the best vocalist ever.

Waters isn't singing on Time, it's David Gilmour and Rick Wright - DarkSideOfDragons

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148 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.

Is Justin Bieber seriously higher on this list than Jimi Hendrix? - thunderstar1124

While he was the greatest guitarist ever, this list is for singers. - 445956

AHHH! I feared the day when Ross Lynch would be put above JIMI HENDRIX! 256! Get Ross Lynch off this stupid list and put Jimi in the top 20. - therootbeer

Hey therootbeer, your dream came true! ross lynch is below Jimi!

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149 Cheryl Cole Cheryl Cole Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame in late 2002 as a member of girl group Girls Aloud on ITV's Popstars: The Rivals, and stayed with the group until they split up in 2013.

She should be number 1 she's the most talented singer ever! So is Ariana Grande - Reece1234

Cheryl cole is amazing

Yuk can't stand her

U are the best. I love you. from priya of India

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150 Arnel Pineda Arnel Pineda Arnel Campaner Pineda is a Filipino singer and songwriter. He came to prominence in the Philippines during the 1980s and internationally in 2007 as the lead singer of the American rock band Journey.

Arnel Pineda can sing anything, any note, any pitch, any sound. His range, versatility, and quality are second to none. I have not seen or heard anyone with versatility! He is one of a kind!

Arnel has a golden voice, he is gifted, has unmatched ability to sing ballads to hard rock... A chameleon voice. He can be the lead singer of any band because he can sing anything.
His VOICE soars... And so his jumps! He is the only TENOR who can jump high onstage, thus a new vocabulary called "AIRNEL" was formed. He is a total performer with a lot of energy onstage.
His story is also inspirational. A once homeless street kid from Manila, chosen to be the lead singer of the iconic American rock band "Journey". Fairy tale still happens... Don't Stop Believing!

His voice is unbelievable, he can reach any tempos of genre of music. W/ his age right now it's amazing how he can still belting out w/ powerful voice. I think to compare him to other singing artist young and old male or female he has the best vocal of all of them. I also enjoy him singing difft. Songs who sounds exactly just like those other legends. I watched all his old videos it's so addicted like you don't want to stop just keep looking' for more covers of his. I liked him bec. He is humble and probably the only lead singer that is still faithful to his wife. He is a person that easy to get along w/ an inspired by his team mate band bec. Of his humility. He also helps a lot of needy children back n the Phils and try to inspired them all, have a chance to get better and be somebody later on their life. He simply a great artist person to follow to be hopeful in life.

Can never be Steve, but he is still amazing. - Powerfultekin

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151 Damon Albarn Damon Albarn

An awesome and sometimes soothing singing voice. Love the songs mainly for Gorillaz, but still he is great with Blur. So far one of my favorite rockstars of all time.

Damon is so controlling even on stage. When he say "get them bracelets on stage now or I ain't doing no more anything else in Spain period" then u know u gotta find dem bracelets

Blur for me. From 'Leisure' to 'Think Tank', his brilliant voice (along with the other talents of the band members) never cease (s) to amaze me. Other than being a popstar, he was (and still is) truly talented and creative. His voice on Gorillaz is totally ace as well!

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152 Cher Cher Cher is an American singer and actress. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long ...read more.

Original
Legendary
Magnificent
Parfait
Pure
Un-beatable
Perfect

Why is she so low on the list? She's been singing for half a century & for her age her voice is amazing. An amazing contralto voice that is easily recognized. Also she still performs on stage (most of the performance is real singing) & stays connected with her fans. She's the Goddess Of Pop, she deserves top 10... (Comment coming from a teenage fan of hers).

Its sad nobody knows who cher is anymore :( but we all know she should be at least top 10 cause she blows me away with her voice

Your fantastic

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153 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.

super human range, fits perfectly with music, such atmosphere.. best metal singer alive - metalhead

he has to be at the top 10.
the best metal singer

Wow, the first Dane and it's not Michael Poulsen? King Diamond is great and all, but not better than the frontman of Volbeat!

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154 Björk Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.

There is only one Bjork.(Spears, Aguilera, Swift, Dion belong to one category) She is an original voice and she is so good she can sing off key to make a song sound more on key. The growling and random sounds, along with her one unique voice deserve better. There is only one other singer I know that will sing a little off key to make the song better and more emotional and that's Sia. Where is she on this list?

Why is Bjork so low down?! She has an amazing singer and so many rubbish artists are in front of her, Rhianna is higher up than Bjork and Bjork is so talented, I am upset now

She's an absolutely amazing singer, I'm shocked she's not even in the Top 250. This is an outrage.

HOW THE HELL IS BJORK NOT FIRST! She quite easily has the most unique voice in music, it is instantly recognizable! Not to mention all the notes she can hit. She has such a wide vocal range it is unreal. I am actually shocked she isn't at least on the first page! How have artists like Akon, Jay Sean and all these other artists ranked higher than Bjork! Makes no sense! LONG LIVE BJORK!

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155 Kellin Quinn Kellin Quinn This is a redirect from a person who is a member of a group to a general, related topic, such as the group name, organization, ensemble or team of membership.

How is Kellin all the way down here?! He should at least be in the top 50!

This guys is amazing! I agree why is he down here?

Kellin is the best, you all have problems putting him so far down here...

He is such an amazing singer. His voice is beautiful.

He is also an amazing father and a great husband. He is the best

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156 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.

If you still doubt if she is best singer, listen to: Broken Promises by Shreya Ghoshal - Ek Deewana the.
That is just one but there are end less list of this godly voice!

Her voice takes you away to distances you never been.. Just travel with it.

She is the recent sweetest voice of India. She has a very sweet voice and she sings in many languages.

I have listnt her voice shreya is best singer all over the world her voice take away from our life often I listen her song alone and all my tension take away

She is just out of the world as a singer.
she sung so many beautful songs that touched my heart.
she os awesome...

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157 Slim Dusty Slim Dusty

He is the best for ever...

158 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.

Listen to three days grace "Never Too Late" and then vote for him his voice is amazing and he deserves to be higher than nicki minaj Justin bieber lady gaga and all that other crap I'm 13 and I'm saying that today's hit music is not good in my opinion

I know this list if more about who people like the most, but if we're honestly talking about raw vocal talent and a voice that you could listen to even without music, Adam is easily in the top 5. He's my favorite personally, but that's just my opinion.

He is a great singer people!... If you have listen to three days grace you know what I'm talking about!.. He puts music over money and his lyrics are more than love, sex etc... His music comes from the heart

Life starts now. all I have to say

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159 Brad Delp Brad Delp Bradley Edward "Brad" Delp was an American musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock bands Boston and RTZ.

How anybody could listen to Boston and not put Bradley Delp (at least) in the top ten is beyond me. I always thought, even before his untimely death, that his voice was THE voice of American Hard Rock, and was only rivaled by Freddie Mercury. Those two wrestle for the number one spot in a league of thier own.

This guy should be in the top 5 if not the first. I'm a big Boston fan, but in my opinion- very underrated singer. seriously listen some of his songs like More Than A Feeling, Long Time, Rock n roll band etc... His vocal range is astonishing and every time I hear him hitting those high notes I get a goosebumps.

His voice was like velvet. In my mind, he defined the 70s, and I loved all the work he did with Boston over the years. Brad... you shouldn't have killed yourself, man. Depression is a serious disease. If anyone reading this feels that way, please seek help!

Listen to the Acapella versions of some Boston's songs and you will realize just how much his voice makes the music.
Amazing range! Should be at the top!

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160 Tom Chaplin Tom Chaplin Thomas Oliver Chaplin, is an English singer-songwriter, musician and composer, best known for being the lead vocalist of British alternative rock band Keane.

Tom Chaplin is undoubfully one of the best singers of our age. He owns the most pure and beautiful voice, a brilliant and really impressive vocal range, being able to fill a room with enchantment just with the sound of his own vocals, not using a mic. We listen to a recorded performance, we find it amazing.. We see him singing live and we get totally blown away, as he sounds even more flawless! Adding to these so very rare gifts, have to highlight the fact of him being so honest and crystal clear... He's so passionate, giving all his heart & soul, no artifacts whatsoever. Just him, his heavenly voice - and we do believe that if Angels exist... They sound like him for sure.
He just... Flawless and so inspirational. And I'm sure he'll still continue evolving more and more!

Tom Chaplin has such a powerful voice! He sings every word clearly and is able to convey the message and tone of the song through just his voice. He is truly a gifted man, yet so terribly underrated nowdays for reasons I cannot simply fathom. He has such great range! If you've ever heard 'She Has No Time', you cannot help with be impressed with him.
He is able to connect right with your heart, and that is why I think he is the best singer of all time.

He has the voice of an angel. He can reach high notes like no other. Plus, Queen invited him to perform It's A Hard Life with them, a song that hadn't been performed live since Freddy Mercury died, simply because no one on earth apart from Freddy could hit such high notes. Well, now we know the great Tom Chaplin can.

This guy's voice is heaven sent! He should be top 20, without question. He is the lead singer for the Brit band, KEANE. Remember, this list is for "best singers" and anybody who has heard Tom Chaplin sing knows darn well that he is one of the best!

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