Top 10 Solo Artists Deserving to Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


The Top Ten

1 Phil Collins Phil Collins Philip David Charles "Phil" Collins is an English singer-songwriter and musician, who has also worked as a record producer and actor.


2 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath more.

He's scary...but good

A screaming, incoherent burnout.

He did, In 2005

3 Pete Townshend Pete Townshend Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist and songwriter for the rock band The Who .

Pete Townshend's Top 100 solo songs (no Who songs)
Rank Song Album
1 Let My Love Open the Door Empty Glass
2 Slit Skirts All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
3 White City Fighting White City
4 My Baby Gives It Away Rough Mix
5 Rough Boys Empty Glass
6 Prelude All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
6 Face Dances Part 2 All The Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
7 Give Blood White City
8 Keep Me Turning Rough Mix
9 A Little is Enough Empty Glass
10 Stardom In Acton All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
11 Crashing By Design White City
12 Heart To Hang Onto (with Ronnie Lane) Rough Mix
13 And I Moved Empty Glass
14 Somebody Saved Me All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
15 Brilliant Blues White City
16 Misunderstood Rough Mix
17 I Am an Animal Empty Glass
18 North Country Girl All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes
19 Hiding Out White City
20 Street In The City Rough Mix
21 Jools and Jim Empty Glass
22 The Sea ...more - Garjen

4 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 more.

Guess it doesn't matter if it's not rock 'n' roll. Never has with the "hall."

5 Pat Benatar Pat Benatar Patricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner. V 1 Comment
6 Billy Idol Billy Idol William Michael Albert Broad, known professionally by his stage name Billy Idol, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
7 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

The band is in already, but he's accomplished a lot since he's broken off as a solo artist, too - Shake_n_Bake13

8 Diana Ross Diana Ross V 1 Comment
9 Ted Nugent Ted Nugent
10 Joe Cocker Joe Cocker John Robert "Joe" Cocker was an English singer and musician. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance and definitive versions of popular songs.

The Contenders

11 Stevie Nicks Stevie Nicks Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" Nicks is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and an extensive solo career, which collectively have produced over forty Top 50 hits and sold over 140 million albums.
12 Ben E. King Ben E. King
13 Warren Zevon Warren Zevon

One of America's most well respected but underrated singer songwriters

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14 Sammy Hagar Sammy Hagar Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.

His solo work deserves more recognition

15 Johnny O'Keefe

Johnny O'Keefe was a major influence for many Australian artists.

Johnny O'Keffe was Australia's first rock star of the 50's he biggest hit was The Wild One ( Real Wild Child ) which was covered by Iggy Pop in the 80's

16 Iggy Pop Iggy Pop James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.

The Clash and The Ramones got in for their influence on punk, and Iggy being the founder of the genre or at least proto-punk, he deserve to get in.

17 Glenn Danzig Glenn Danzig

Founded the misfits.
Invented horror punk.
Continues to kick ass in his solo band Danzig.

18 John Lennon John Lennon 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.

He was a brilliant musical pioneer and no one could touch his lyrics, his poignancy, his honesty and his humanity - Pfeifferpfan

19 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams
20 Steven Wilson Steven Wilson Steven John Wilson is an English musician and record producer, most associated with the progressive rock genre. He is best known for his band Porcupine Tree.
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