Top Ten Best Song Writers of the 21st Century

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21 Pete Doherty Pete Doherty
22 Noel Gallagher Noel Gallagher Noel Thomas David Gallagher is an English musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He served as the lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis.

Should be in the top ten. Even twenty years after his rise to fame with Oasis, he can still an amazing, heart wrenching song.

23 Frank Ocean Frank Ocean

"Created the most nuanced album of the 21st century, Channel Orange. The title doesn't do justice to the many colors this project is painted with. Ocean has also written for the likes of Beyonce and Jay Z."

24 Psy Psy Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.

Who makes these stupid lists?! PSY and Robbie Williams are the only good people on this list, and they're far from best, for crying out loud! - PositronWildhawk

25 Sara Bareilles

Easily the best other than lorde and sia

How is she not a the top?! She has songs like Brave that are so great and fun, and then she has songs like Sweet as Whole that are just kickass and so sassy I LOVE IT!

26 Jon Foreman

He is one of the most prolific songwriters of this generation. Be it with Switchfoot, Fiction Family or even with his solo works, he is simply great. I just wonder why he is not in the top tens

27 Serj Tankian Serj Tankian Serj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian-American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist.
28 Chad Kroeger Chad Kroeger Chad Robert Kroeger is a Canadian musician and producer, best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist for the Canadian rock band, Nickelback.
29 Jesse Ruben
30 Gary Barlow
31 Owen Pallett
32 Spencer Krug
33 Amanda Palmer
34 Shakira Shakira Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model.
35 Christina Perri Christina Perri

She is literally so amazing and talented I love her so much!

36 Tim Rice-Oxley
37 Billy Franks
38 Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong Billie Joe Armstrong is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor who is best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter, and guitarist of the punk rock band Green Day, which he co-founded with Mike Dirnt.
39 Michael Schulte
40 Ed Prosek
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