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. 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.

3. 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.

4. Umm Kulthum

Umm Kulthum

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Björk


11. Khaled


12. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

13. Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

14. Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

15. Youssou N'Dour

Youssou N'Dour

16. Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel

17. Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz

18. Chavela Vargas

Chavela Vargas

19. Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

20. Fairuz


21. Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba

25. Namjilyn Norovbanzad

Namjilyn Norovbanzad

26. Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir

27. Alim Qasimov

Alim Qasimov

28. Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle

29. Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

30. Cher


31. Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

32. Ebi


33. Elis Regina

Elis Regina

34. Eminem


35. Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias

36. Enya


37. Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

38. Falco


39. Farid al-Atrash

Farid al-Atrash

40. Googoosh


41. Hayedeh


42. Herbert Grönemeyer

Herbert Grönemeyer

43. Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel

44. James Brown

James Brown

45. John Lennon

John Lennon

46. Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell

47. José José

José José

48. João Gilberto

João Gilberto

49. Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel

50. Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias

51. Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

52. Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar

53. Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini

54. Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga

55. Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

56. Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti

57. Madonna


58. Mahasti


59. Mercedes Sosa

Mercedes Sosa

60. Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

61. Mina


62. Mohammed Abdel Wahab

Mohammed Abdel Wahab

63. Mohammed Wardi

Mohammed Wardi

64. Nancy Ajram

Nancy Ajram

65. Nazem al-Ghazali

Nazem al-Ghazali

66. Neil Young

Neil Young

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. Nick Cave

Nick Cave

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. Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar

118. Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

119. Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal

120. Ahmed Fakroun

Ahmed Fakroun

121. Ailee


122. Alejandro Fernández

Alejandro Fernández

123. Amr Diab

Amr Diab

124. Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander

125. Anouk


126. Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn

127. Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

128. Caetano Veloso

Caetano Veloso

129. Chang Yu-sheng

Chang Yu-sheng

130. Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera

131. Diana Ross

Diana Ross

132. Dieter Bohlen

Dieter Bohlen

133. Domenico Modugno

Domenico Modugno

134. Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran

135. Emilíana Torrini

Emilíana Torrini

136. George Harrison

George Harrison

137. George Michael

George Michael

138. Gustavo Cerati

Gustavo Cerati

139. Hikaru Utada

Hikaru Utada

140. Joci Pápai

Joci Pápai

141. Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter

142. Kishor Kumar

Kishor Kumar

143. Lara Fabian

Lara Fabian

144. Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel

145. Luzmila Carpio

Luzmila Carpio

146. Mahendra Kapoor

Mahendra Kapoor

147. Mohammad Rafi

Mohammad Rafi

148. Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi

149. Morrissey


150. Mukesh


151. Nena


152. Noor Jehan

Noor Jehan

153. Paul Anka

Paul Anka

154. Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh

155. Phil Collins

Phil Collins

156. R. D. Burman

R. D. Burman

157. Rihanna


158. Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey

159. Safura Alizadeh

Safura Alizadeh

160. Sarantuya


161. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

162. Siti Nurhaliza

Siti Nurhaliza

163. Tarkan


164. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

165. Zemfira


166. 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.

167. 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.

168. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

169. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

170. Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson

171. 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.

172. A-Lin


173. A-Mei


174. A. R. Rahman

A. R. Rahman

175. Abdallah Lee

Abdallah Lee

176. Abdel Aziz El Mubarak

Abdel Aziz El Mubarak

177. Abhijeet Bhattacharya

Abhijeet Bhattacharya

178. Abida Parveen

Abida Parveen

179. Abraham Afewerki

Abraham Afewerki

180. Adam Levine

Adam Levine

181. Adelina Ismajli

Adelina Ismajli

182. Admiral T

Admiral T

183. Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami

184. Afgansyah Reza

Afgansyah Reza

185. Agnes Monica

Agnes Monica

186. Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel

187. Agnetha Fältskog

Agnetha Fältskog

188. Ahlam


189. Alan Dawa Dolma

Alan Dawa Dolma

190. Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

191. Alban Skënderaj

Alban Skënderaj

192. Alexandra Stan

Alexandra Stan

193. Ali Bahar

Ali Bahar

194. Ali Kiba

Ali Kiba

195. Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar

196. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

197. Alisha Chinai

Alisha Chinai

198. Alison Hinds

Alison Hinds

199. Alka Yagnik

Alka Yagnik

200. Alma Čardžić

Alma Čardžić

201. Almas Kishkenbayev

Almas Kishkenbayev

202. Alsou


203. Amarkhuu Borkhuu

Amarkhuu Borkhuu

204. Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

205. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

206. Ana Moura

Ana Moura

207. Andra


208. Andrea Echeverri

Andrea Echeverri

209. Andreas Vollenweider

Andreas Vollenweider

210. Andrew Kishore

Andrew Kishore

211. Andy Lau

Andy Lau

212. Angelica Agurbash

Angelica Agurbash

213. Anggun


214. Angham


215. Angu Motzfeldt

Angu Motzfeldt

216. Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo

217. Ani Choying Drolma

Ani Choying Drolma

218. Ani Lorak

Ani Lorak

219. Anita Mui

Anita Mui

220. Anja Steinlechner

Anja Steinlechner

221. Anju Panta

Anju Panta

222. Ankit Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari

223. Anna Carina

Anna Carina

224. Anna Oxa

Anna Oxa

225. Anne Murray

Anne Murray

226. Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Lyngstad

227. Annie Khalid

Annie Khalid

228. Anselmo Ralph

Anselmo Ralph

229. Antonia Iacobescu

Antonia Iacobescu

230. Antonis Remos

Antonis Remos

231. Anuar Zain

Anuar Zain

232. Anupam Roy

Anupam Roy

233. Anuradha Paudwal

Anuradha Paudwal

234. Anushka Manchanda

Anushka Manchanda

235. Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh

236. Armaan Malik

Armaan Malik

237. Armenchik


238. Arnel Pineda

Arnel Pineda

239. Arsenium


240. Arwa


241. Aryana Sayeed

Aryana Sayeed

242. Asha Bhonsle

Asha Bhonsle

243. Asif Akbar

Asif Akbar

244. Asma Lamnawar

Asma Lamnawar

245. Assala Nasri

Assala Nasri

246. Aster Aweke

Aster Aweke

247. Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam

248. Atiye


249. Aurora


250. Avicii


251. Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

252. Aygün Kazımova

Aygün Kazımova

253. Ayub Bachchu

Ayub Bachchu

254. Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki

255. Azam Khan

Azam Khan

256. Azis


257. Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

258. Babbu Maan

Babbu Maan

259. Badshah


260. Bae Suzy

Bae Suzy

261. Baekhyun


262. Bappa Mazumder

Bappa Mazumder

263. Batyrkhan Shukenov

Batyrkhan Shukenov

264. Bebe Cool

Bebe Cool

265. Bhimsen Joshi

Bhimsen Joshi

266. Bilal Saeed

Bilal Saeed

267. Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus

268. BoA


269. Bonga


270. Boudewijn de Groot

Boudewijn de Groot

271. Brettina


272. Brooke Fraser

Brooke Fraser

273. Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

274. Carlos Vives

Carlos Vives

275. Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen

276. Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald

277. Carolina Márquez

Carolina Márquez

278. Ceca


279. Celso Duarte

Celso Duarte

280. Cesária Évora

Cesária Évora

281. Chameleone


282. Chamsia Sagaf

Chamsia Sagaf

283. Charlotte Dipanda

Charlotte Dipanda

284. Charly García

Charly García

285. Cheb Mami

Cheb Mami

286. Cheikha Rimitti

Cheikha Rimitti

287. Chico Buarque

Chico Buarque

288. Chinawut Indracusin

Chinawut Indracusin

289. Chisu


290. Chris Brown

Chris Brown

291. Christina Stürmer

Christina Stürmer

292. Clara Franco

Clara Franco

293. Clarence Wijewardena

Clarence Wijewardena

294. Clem Tholet

Clem Tholet

295. Coco Lee

Coco Lee

296. Collie Buddz

Collie Buddz

297. Corina


298. Cui Jian

Cui Jian

299. DJ BoBo


300. Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee