Best Singer in the World | List of Worlds Top Vocalist

Best Singer in the World | World's Top Vocalist - A Complete List and Ranking

Singing is the name for a special way of using human voice in music, when singing, the sound is produced by vocals. Almost anyone who can speak can sing, because singing is in many respects only one form of continuous speech. Breathing technique is very important in singing. Singing their voice and body must be practiced almost as well as athletes because the voice actually produces a tiny body with muscles. Vocal music singers can perform solo (without accompaniment) or accompanied by instrumentalist musicians. They are often heard in great vocal compositions, such as choirs.

Anyone can sing, but singing with melodiously is an art. Continuous practice brings success in this art. There are some singers whose voice has magic. People who hear their voices become crazy. We have brought such a list of singers, who have made the people out of control with their magical voice. We have tried to include famous singers around the world in this list, maybe some of the good singers do not add this list, by recommending the names of those singers you can help to increase this list.

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1. Dimash Kudaibergen

Dimash Kudaibergen

Kazakhstan FlagKazakhstanDimash Kudaibergen was born on May 24, 1994 in Aktöbe, western Kazakhstan. His parents Qanat Aytbayev and Svetlana Aytbayeva are both singers by profession. Kudaibergen grew up with his grandparents and also adopted his grandfather's first name as a surname. In his early childhood went to music school where he learned to play the piano and dombra. In his teens he won several singing competitions at home and abroad.

2. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Pakistan FlagPakistanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan was a son of Ustad Fateh Ali Khan, who taught him the basics of Qawwali. His first public appearance was at his father's funeral. Nusrat was 16 years old at the time. A year later, he formed the group Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Mujahid Mubarak Ali Khan & Party with his uncle, among others. When his uncle died in 1971, Fateh Ali Khan became the sole leader of the family group.

3. Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

United States FlagUnited StatesWhitney Houston was a daughter of Cissy Houston (backing singer for Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, among others) and John Houston and a niece of the singer Dionne Warwick. Houston came into contact with music at an early age. Together with her mother, she toured various nightclubs as a teenager and developed her singing voice. As a fourteen-year-old girl, in 1977 she was the lead vocalist in the song Life's a Party by the Michael Zager Band. Frontman Zager arranged a record deal for the singer, but her mother thought that Houston should finish school first before she could throw herself into possible success. In 1978, Houston was one of the backing singers on Chaka Khans I'm Every Woman, which Houston would record in its own version in the 1990s for the soundtrack of the movie The Bodyguard.

4. Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

United Kingdom FlagUnited KingdomFreddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, was a British rock musician. He became known as the singer and 'front man' of the group Queen and went on to become one of the most popular rock and pop singers of all time. He was known for his extravagant stage persona and his explosive performances. He is also known as the man with one-vocal range of four octaves, which is extraordinary for a male singing voice.

5. Umm Kulthum

Umm Kulthum

6. Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

United States FlagUnited StatesAretha Louise Franklin was an American gospel, soul and R&B singer. She is number one on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest singers of all time. On January 3, 1987, she became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 1999, she received the highest US art award, the National Medal of Arts. On January 20, 2009, Franklin sang My Country, 'Tis of Thee during Barack Obama's inauguration as the 44th President of the United States. In 2010, Franklin was named the best singer(s) of all time by the American music magazine Rolling Stone. In 2012, she was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

7. Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

United States FlagUnited StatesElvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor. Often referred to as The King of Rock and Roll or The King for short, he is regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the twentieth century. Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the second half of the twentieth century. Commercially successful in many genres including pop, blues and gospel, he is one of the best-selling solo artists in music industry history with estimated sales of about 600 million records around the world. He was nominated fourteen times for a Grammy Award until 1978 and received three, all three for his gospel recordings. At the age of 36, he was awarded the Bing Crosby Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Presley is the only artist inducted into six musical Halls of Fame, namely the Rock and Roll, Rockabilly, Country, Blues, Gospel and, since 2015, in the R&B Music Hall of Fame.

8. Sezen Aksu

Sezen Aksu

Turkey FlagTurkeySezen Aksu was born Fatma Sezen Yıldırım in Sarayköy, 20 kilometers west of Denizli. Her family moved to Bergama when she was three years old. Aksu's parents discouraged her from singing, wanting their daughter to have a steady profession as a doctor or an engineer. Her music features heavily orchestrated parts and dramatic vocals as well as sweet sweet listening songs. Since her debut in 1975, she has sold more than 40 million albums. As an inspiration and lyricist, she is the woman behind the scenes of stars such as Sertab Erener and Tarkan. She has collaborated with many artists in Turkey, including Sertab Erener, Aşkın Nur Yengi, Levent Yüksel, Hande Yener and Tarkan. She also made the CD Düğün ve Cenaze with Goran Bregović in 1997.

9. Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng

Taiwan FlagTaiwanTeresa Teng was a Chinese singer from Taiwan. She was known for her renditions of classical Chinese poems set to modern music and her romantic ballads. Teng sang in it Standard Mandarin, Standard Cantonese, Minnanyu, Japanese, Indonesian and English. She was extremely popular in China, including in karaoke bars. A well-known expression was therefore: "Deng Xiaoping rules China by day, Deng Lijun rules China by night." Teng's music has often been performed by pop stars. For example, Faye Wong dedicated a complete album of Teng songs to her and David Tao provided her classic The Moon Represents My Heart with a modern R&B sauce.

10. Björk


11. Khaled


12. Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour

13. Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel

14. Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz

15. Chavela Vargas

Chavela Vargas

16. Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

17. Fairuz


18. Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

19. Karel Gott

Karel Gott

Czech Republic FlagCzech RepublicKarel Gott (born July 14, 1939 in Pilsen), called "golden voice from Prague", is a Czech singer and composer. The pop singer, who also sings in German, also works as a visual artist and actor.

20. Katie Melua

Katie Melua

United Kingdom FlagUnited KingdomKatie Melua grew up in Kutaisi (Georgia) and later in Batumi, located on the Georgian coast. At the age of eight she moved with her parents to Belfast, Northern Ireland and later to London (England). This is because of the profession of her father, heart specialist. In London, Katie Melua went to the BRIT School for the Performing Arts & Technology. This school supported by the music industry is known as a supplier of famous artists. In 2003 Katie Melua was discovered during a showcase by Mike Batt (also a singer and lyricist, but also arranger and producer) who was looking for a singer with a talent for jazz and blues. Her first album "Call Off The Search" was released in 2003. It contains two songs of her own. Her second album "Piece by Piece" was released on September 26, 2005.

21. Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba

22. Namjilyn Norovbanzad

Namjilyn Norovbanzad

23. Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir

24. Alim Qasimov

Alim Qasimov

25. Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle

26. Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

27. Cher


28. Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

29. Ebi


30. Elis Regina

Elis Regina

31. Eminem


32. Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias

33. Enya


34. Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

35. Falco


36. Farid al-Atrash

Farid al-Atrash

37. Googoosh


38. Hayedeh


39. Herbert Grönemeyer

Herbert Grönemeyer

40. Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel

41. James Brown

James Brown

42. John Lennon

John Lennon

43. Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

44. Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell

45. José José

José José

46. João Gilberto

João Gilberto

47. Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel

48. Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias

49. Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

50. Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar

51. Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini

52. Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga

53. Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

54. Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti

55. Madonna


56. Mahasti


57. Mercedes Sosa

Mercedes Sosa

58. Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

59. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

60. Mina


61. Mohammed Abdel Wahab

Mohammed Abdel Wahab

62. Mohammed Wardi

Mohammed Wardi

63. Nancy Ajram

Nancy Ajram

64. Nazem al-Ghazali

Nazem al-Ghazali

65. Neil Young

Neil Young

66. Nick Cave

Nick Cave

67. Nive Nielsen

Nive Nielsen

Greenland FlagGreenlandNive Nielsen is a Greenlandic singer-songwriter and actress. She performs with her band The Deer Children as Nive. As an actress, she appeared in the television series "The Terror" in appearance.

68. Ofra Haza

Ofra Haza

69. Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne

70. Papa Wemba

Papa Wemba

71. Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

72. Prince


73. Ray Charles

Ray Charles

74. Regine Velasquez

Regine Velasquez

75. Salim Rashid Suri

Salim Rashid Suri

Oman FlagOmanSalem Rashed Al-Souri was a vocalist and oud player. Because of his connection to the art of sound, he was called the Voice of the Gulf. The singer and vocalist Salem Rashed al-Suri was born between 1910 and 1912 and died in Tire, Oman, but spent most of his life in India, Bahrain and Kuwait. Although he began in the field of singing, a color of lyric poetry known in the region of Tire was accompanied by singing with a monotonous karmic pipe, but he was famous for his distinctive style in the art of sound. Sound is one of the traditional musical colors that originated in the city and is mainly sung by musicians in Bahrain and Kuwait and has been popular throughout the region. The image has contributed significantly to its development.

76. Selena


77. Shakira


78. Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor

79. Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks

80. Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

81. Talal Maddah

Talal Maddah

82. Tereza Kesovija

Tereza Kesovija

83. Tina Turner

Tina Turner

84. Toše Proeski

Toše Proeski

North Macedonia FlagNorth MacedoniaIn 1998 he had a hit "Pušti me". In 2003 he won Beovizija with Cija si. He would go to the Eurovision Song Contest with this song for Serbia and Montenegro, but the country was only admitted in 2004. A year later, Toše Proeski was allowed to attend the Eurovision Song Contest for his native Macedonia. He reached the final with the song Life. In 2004 he became Goodwillambassadur for Unicef and recorded the Unicef hymn "This world". His album "Po tebe" was in the album top in Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina for a few months. He has collaborated with Antonija Šola and Tony Cetinski, among others. In the morning of October 16, 2007, Proeski died at the age of 26 in a car accident on the A3 highway in Croatia. His manager and the driver survived the accident. In 2019, the national football stadium in Skopje was named after him.

85. Vicente Fernández

Vicente Fernández

86. Viktor Tsoi

Viktor Tsoi

87. Vladimir Vysotsky

Vladimir Vysotsky

88. W. D. Amaradeva

W. D. Amaradeva

89. k.d. lang

k.d. lang

90. Édith Piaf

Édith Piaf

91. Đorđe Balašević

Đorđe Balašević

92. Abdel Halim Hafez

Abdel Halim Hafez

93. Celine Dion

Celine Dion

94. Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli

95. Antonis Diamantidis

Antonis Diamantidis

Greece FlagGreeceAntónis Diamantídis was a singer, born in 1893 in Istanbul. His career began in the early 1910s. He sang rebetiko, smyrneïko, laïko and other popular songs. He was born in Istanbul of a Turkish father and a Greek mother. He died in Athens in 1945.

96. Axl Rose

Axl Rose

97. Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour

98. Dariush Eghbali

Dariush Eghbali

99. Elton John

Elton John

100. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

101. Adriano Celentano

Adriano Celentano

102. Ahmed Chawki

Ahmed Chawki

103. Ali Farka Touré

Ali Farka Touré

104. Alla Pugacheva

Alla Pugacheva

105. Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

106. Antônio Carlos Jobim

Antônio Carlos Jobim

107. Arik Einstein

Arik Einstein

108. Asmahan


109. Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand

110. Benny Moré

Benny Moré

111. Beyoncé


112. Bob Marley

Bob Marley

113. Britney Spears

Britney Spears

114. Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

115. Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

116. Czesław Niemen

Czesław Niemen

117. Ahmed Fakroun

Ahmed Fakroun

118. Ailee


119. Alejandro Fernández

Alejandro Fernández

120. Amr Diab

Amr Diab

121. Anouk


122. Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

123. Caetano Veloso

Caetano Veloso

124. Chang Yu-sheng

Chang Yu-sheng

125. Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera

126. Diana Ross

Diana Ross

127. Dieter Bohlen

Dieter Bohlen

128. Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno

129. Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

130. Emilíana Torrini

Emilíana Torrini

131. George Harrison

George Harrison

132. George Michael

George Michael

133. Gustavo Cerati

Gustavo Cerati

134. Hikaru Utada

Hikaru Utada

135. Joci Pápai

Joci Pápai

136. Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter

137. Kishor Kumar

Kishor Kumar

138. Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar

139. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

140. Lara Fabian

Lara Fabian

141. Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel

142. Luzmila Carpio

Luzmila Carpio

143. Mahendra Kapoor

Mahendra Kapoor

144. Mohammad Rafi

Mohammad Rafi

145. Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi

146. Morrissey


147. Mukesh


148. Nena


149. Noor Jehan

Noor Jehan

150. Paul Anka

Paul Anka

151. Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh

152. Phil Collins

Phil Collins

153. R. D. Burman

R. D. Burman

154. Rihanna


155. Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey

156. Safura Alizadeh

Safura Alizadeh

157. Sarantuya


158. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

159. Tarkan


160. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

161. Zemfira


162. Fahad Al Kubaisi

Fahad Al Kubaisi

Qatar FlagQatarFahd Al-Kubaisi (12 April 1981) is a singer, song producer, fashion designer, and a Qatari human and social activist. One of the most powerful symbols of modern Gulf singing, the title of Ali Abdul Sattar as "Gulf Song Antelip" known for the introduction of music Gulf advanced, and was known for his conservative style in the filming of clips.

163. Hasan Adan Samatar

Hasan Adan Samatar

Somalia FlagSomaliaHasan Adan Samatar (born 1953, Dinsoor, Somalia) is a very popular singer and theater artist of Somalia. Hassan is known for his nationalism, love, inspiration, humor, praise, prayer, awareness, information and commentary.

164. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

165. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

166. Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson

167. Valentina Monetta

Valentina Monetta

San Marino FlagSan MarinoValentina Monetta is a San Marinese singer. She represented her country on four occasions in the Eurovision Song Contest, in the editions of 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2017.

168. A-Lin


169. A-Mei


170. A. R. Rahman

A. R. Rahman

171. Abdallah Lee

Abdallah Lee

172. Abdel Aziz El Mubarak

Abdel Aziz El Mubarak

173. Abhijeet Bhattacharya

Abhijeet Bhattacharya

174. Abida Parveen

Abida Parveen

175. Abraham Afewerki

Abraham Afewerki

176. Adam Levine

Adam Levine

177. Adelina Ismajli

Adelina Ismajli

178. Admiral T

Admiral T

179. Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami

180. Afgansyah Reza

Afgansyah Reza

181. Agnes Monica

Agnes Monica

182. Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel

183. Agnetha Fältskog

Agnetha Fältskog

184. Ahlam


185. Alan Dawa Dolma

Alan Dawa Dolma

186. Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

187. Alban Skënderaj

Alban Skënderaj

188. Alexandra Stan

Alexandra Stan

189. Ali Bahar

Ali Bahar

190. Ali Kiba

Ali Kiba

191. Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar

192. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

193. Alisha Chinai

Alisha Chinai

194. Alison Hinds

Alison Hinds

195. Alka Yagnik

Alka Yagnik

196. Alma Čardžić

Alma Čardžić

197. Almas Kishkenbayev

Almas Kishkenbayev

198. Alsou


199. Amarkhuu Borkhuu

Amarkhuu Borkhuu

200. Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

201. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

202. Ana Moura

Ana Moura

203. Andra


204. Andrea Echeverri

Andrea Echeverri

205. Andreas Vollenweider

Andreas Vollenweider

206. Andrew Kishore

Andrew Kishore

207. Andy Lau

Andy Lau

208. Angelica Agurbash

Angelica Agurbash

209. Anggun


210. Angham


211. Angu Motzfeldt

Angu Motzfeldt

212. Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo

213. Ani Choying Drolma

Ani Choying Drolma

214. Ani Lorak

Ani Lorak

215. Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander

216. Anita Mui

Anita Mui

217. Anja Steinlechner

Anja Steinlechner

218. Anju Panta

Anju Panta

219. Ankit Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari

220. Anna Carina

Anna Carina

221. Anna Oxa

Anna Oxa

222. Anne Murray

Anne Murray

223. Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Lyngstad

224. Annie Khalid

Annie Khalid

225. Anselmo Ralph

Anselmo Ralph

226. Antonia Iacobescu

Antonia Iacobescu

227. Antonis Remos

Antonis Remos

228. Anuar Zain

Anuar Zain

229. Anupam Roy

Anupam Roy

230. Anuradha Paudwal

Anuradha Paudwal

231. Anushka Manchanda

Anushka Manchanda

232. Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh

233. Armaan Malik

Armaan Malik

234. Armenchik


235. Arnel Pineda

Arnel Pineda

236. Arsenium


237. Arwa


238. Aryana Sayeed

Aryana Sayeed

239. Asha Bhonsle

Asha Bhonsle

240. Asif Akbar

Asif Akbar

241. Asma Lamnawar

Asma Lamnawar

242. Assala Nasri

Assala Nasri

243. Aster Aweke

Aster Aweke

244. Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam

245. Atiye


246. Aurora


247. Avicii


248. Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

249. Aygün Kazımova

Aygün Kazımova

250. Ayub Bachchu

Ayub Bachchu

251. Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki

252. Azam Khan

Azam Khan

253. Azis


254. Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

255. Babbu Maan

Babbu Maan

256. Badshah


257. Bae Suzy

Bae Suzy

258. Baekhyun


259. Bappa Mazumder

Bappa Mazumder

260. Batyrkhan Shukenov

Batyrkhan Shukenov

261. Bebe Cool

Bebe Cool

262. Bhimsen Joshi

Bhimsen Joshi

263. Bilal Saeed

Bilal Saeed

264. Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus

265. BoA


266. Bonga


267. Boudewijn de Groot

Boudewijn de Groot

268. Brettina


269. Brooke Fraser

Brooke Fraser

270. Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn

271. Bunji Garlin

Bunji Garlin

272. Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

273. Carlos Vives

Carlos Vives

274. Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen

275. Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald

276. Carolina Márquez

Carolina Márquez

277. Ceca


278. Celso Duarte

Celso Duarte

279. Cesária Évora

Cesária Évora

280. Chameleone


281. Chamsia Sagaf

Chamsia Sagaf

282. Charlotte Dipanda

Charlotte Dipanda

283. Charly García

Charly García

284. Cheb Mami

Cheb Mami

285. Cheikha Rimitti

Cheikha Rimitti

286. Chico Buarque

Chico Buarque

287. Chinawut Indracusin

Chinawut Indracusin

288. Chisu


289. Chris Brown

Chris Brown

290. Christina Stürmer

Christina Stürmer

291. Clara Franco

Clara Franco

292. Clarence Wijewardena

Clarence Wijewardena

293. Clem Tholet

Clem Tholet

294. Coco Lee

Coco Lee

295. Collie Buddz

Collie Buddz

296. Corina


297. Cui Jian

Cui Jian

298. DJ BoBo


299. Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee

300. Dafina Zeqiri

Dafina Zeqiri