Most Talented Songwriters of the 21st Century

The Top Ten

Adam Young Adam Randal Young is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, best known for creating the synthpop/electronica project Owl City. Other important projects he has taken part of are Sky Sailing, Port Blue, Swimming With Dolphins, Seagull Orchestra and Adam Young Scores.

What, no. His lyrics are just random nonsense. - I80

Adam Young you are the best!

He is the best

YES THE BEST

Christopher Anthony John Martin (Chris Martin)

He is the best singer of this century

Adam Noah Levine (Adam Levine)
William Adams (will.i.am.)
Marshall Bruce Matters III (Eminem)

Matters? maybe you meant Mathers?

Peter Gene Hernández (Bruno Mars)
Avril Ramona Lavigne (Avril Lavigne)
Jason Cheetham Kay (Jay Kay)
Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park) 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.

Unbelievably talented.

Lyrical genius.

James Hillier Blount (James Blunt)

The Contenders

Paul McCartney [The Quarrymen, The Beatles, Wings, Solo]

As long as he is walking on this earth, Paul McCartney is the best, his back catalogue of songs, his chart performance, and his total sales exceed everyone else on this list put together.

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Lady Gaga)
Steve Harris (Iron Maiden) Stephen Percy "Steve" Harris is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
Jon Schaffer (Iced Earth) Jon Ryan Schaffer is an American heavy metal musician. He is best known as the guitarist and last remaining original member of the Florida-based heavy metal band Iced Earth, which he formed in 1985 under the name "Purgatory".
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.

Katy Perry is a very talented musician. She created one of the best rated pop albums
ever -,Teenage Dream".

Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. ...read more.
Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, pianist, and composer. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriting partner since 1967; they have collaborated on more than 30 albums to date.

With his lyricist, Bernie Taupin.

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