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. 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.

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. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

22. Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba

23. Namjilyn Norovbanzad

Namjilyn Norovbanzad

24. Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir

25. Alim Qasimov

Alim Qasimov

26. Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle

27. Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

28. Cher


29. Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

30. Ebi


31. Elis Regina

Elis Regina

32. Eminem


33. Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias

34. Enya


35. Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

36. Falco


37. Farid al-Atrash

Farid al-Atrash

38. Googoosh


39. Hayedeh


40. Herbert Grönemeyer

Herbert Grönemeyer

41. Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel

42. James Brown

James Brown

43. John Lennon

John Lennon

44. Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

45. Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell

46. José José

José José

47. João Gilberto

João Gilberto

48. Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel

49. Julio Iglesias

Julio Iglesias

50. Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

51. Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar

52. Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini

53. Lea Salonga

Lea Salonga

54. Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen

55. Luciano Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti

56. Madonna


57. Mahasti


58. Mercedes Sosa

Mercedes Sosa

59. Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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. Nick Cave

Nick Cave

68. 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.

69. Ofra Haza

Ofra Haza

70. Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne

71. Papa Wemba

Papa Wemba

72. Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

73. Prince


74. Ray Charles

Ray Charles

75. Regine Velasquez

Regine Velasquez

76. 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.

77. Selena


78. Shakira


79. Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor

80. Stevie Nicks

Stevie Nicks

81. Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

82. Talal Maddah

Talal Maddah

83. Tereza Kesovija

Tereza Kesovija

84. Tina Turner

Tina Turner

85. 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.

86. Vicente Fernández

Vicente Fernández

87. Viktor Tsoi

Viktor Tsoi

88. Vladimir Vysotsky

Vladimir Vysotsky

89. W. D. Amaradeva

W. D. Amaradeva

90. k.d. lang

k.d. lang

91. Édith Piaf

Édith Piaf

92. Đorđe Balašević

Đorđe Balašević

93. Abdel Halim Hafez

Abdel Halim Hafez

94. Celine Dion

Celine Dion

95. Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli

96. 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.

97. Axl Rose

Axl Rose

98. Charles Aznavour

Charles Aznavour

99. Dariush Eghbali

Dariush Eghbali

100. Elton John

Elton John

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. Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal

160. Siti Nurhaliza

Siti Nurhaliza

161. Tarkan


162. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

163. Zemfira


164. 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.

165. 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.

166. Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

167. Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato

168. Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson

169. 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.

170. A-Lin


171. A-Mei


172. A. R. Rahman

A. R. Rahman

173. Abdallah Lee

Abdallah Lee

174. Abdel Aziz El Mubarak

Abdel Aziz El Mubarak

175. Abhijeet Bhattacharya

Abhijeet Bhattacharya

176. Abida Parveen

Abida Parveen

177. Abraham Afewerki

Abraham Afewerki

178. Adam Levine

Adam Levine

179. Adelina Ismajli

Adelina Ismajli

180. Admiral T

Admiral T

181. Adnan Sami

Adnan Sami

182. Afgansyah Reza

Afgansyah Reza

183. Agnes Monica

Agnes Monica

184. Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel

185. Agnetha Fältskog

Agnetha Fältskog

186. Ahlam


187. Alan Dawa Dolma

Alan Dawa Dolma

188. Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

189. Alban Skënderaj

Alban Skënderaj

190. Alexandra Stan

Alexandra Stan

191. Ali Bahar

Ali Bahar

192. Ali Kiba

Ali Kiba

193. Ali Zafar

Ali Zafar

194. Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys

195. Alisha Chinai

Alisha Chinai

196. Alison Hinds

Alison Hinds

197. Alka Yagnik

Alka Yagnik

198. Alma Čardžić

Alma Čardžić

199. Almas Kishkenbayev

Almas Kishkenbayev

200. Alsou


201. Amarkhuu Borkhuu

Amarkhuu Borkhuu

202. Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar

203. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

204. Ana Moura

Ana Moura

205. Andra


206. Andrea Echeverri

Andrea Echeverri

207. Andreas Vollenweider

Andreas Vollenweider

208. Andrew Kishore

Andrew Kishore

209. Andy Lau

Andy Lau

210. Angelica Agurbash

Angelica Agurbash

211. Anggun


212. Angham


213. Angu Motzfeldt

Angu Motzfeldt

214. Angélique Kidjo

Angélique Kidjo

215. Ani Choying Drolma

Ani Choying Drolma

216. Ani Lorak

Ani Lorak

217. Anirudh Ravichander

Anirudh Ravichander

218. Anita Mui

Anita Mui

219. Anja Steinlechner

Anja Steinlechner

220. Anju Panta

Anju Panta

221. Ankit Tiwari

Ankit Tiwari

222. Anna Carina

Anna Carina

223. Anna Oxa

Anna Oxa

224. Anne Murray

Anne Murray

225. Anni-Frid Lyngstad

Anni-Frid Lyngstad

226. Annie Khalid

Annie Khalid

227. Anselmo Ralph

Anselmo Ralph

228. Antonia Iacobescu

Antonia Iacobescu

229. Antonis Remos

Antonis Remos

230. Anuar Zain

Anuar Zain

231. Anupam Roy

Anupam Roy

232. Anuradha Paudwal

Anuradha Paudwal

233. Anushka Manchanda

Anushka Manchanda

234. Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh

235. Armaan Malik

Armaan Malik

236. Armenchik


237. Arnel Pineda

Arnel Pineda

238. Arsenium


239. Arwa


240. Aryana Sayeed

Aryana Sayeed

241. Asha Bhonsle

Asha Bhonsle

242. Asif Akbar

Asif Akbar

243. Asma Lamnawar

Asma Lamnawar

244. Assala Nasri

Assala Nasri

245. Aster Aweke

Aster Aweke

246. Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam

247. Atiye


248. Aurora


249. Avicii


250. Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

251. Aygün Kazımova

Aygün Kazımova

252. Ayub Bachchu

Ayub Bachchu

253. Ayumi Hamasaki

Ayumi Hamasaki

254. Azam Khan

Azam Khan

255. Azis


256. Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

Aziza Mustafa Zadeh

257. Babbu Maan

Babbu Maan

258. Badshah


259. Bae Suzy

Bae Suzy

260. Baekhyun


261. Bappa Mazumder

Bappa Mazumder

262. Batyrkhan Shukenov

Batyrkhan Shukenov

263. Bebe Cool

Bebe Cool

264. Bhimsen Joshi

Bhimsen Joshi

265. Bilal Saeed

Bilal Saeed

266. Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus

267. BoA


268. Bonga


269. Boudewijn de Groot

Boudewijn de Groot

270. Brettina


271. Brooke Fraser

Brooke Fraser

272. Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn

273. Bunji Garlin

Bunji Garlin

274. Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

275. Carlos Vives

Carlos Vives

276. Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen

277. Caro Emerald

Caro Emerald

278. Carolina Márquez

Carolina Márquez

279. Ceca


280. Celso Duarte

Celso Duarte

281. Cesária Évora

Cesária Évora

282. Chameleone


283. Chamsia Sagaf

Chamsia Sagaf

284. Charlotte Dipanda

Charlotte Dipanda

285. Charly García

Charly García

286. Cheb Mami

Cheb Mami

287. Cheikha Rimitti

Cheikha Rimitti

288. Chico Buarque

Chico Buarque

289. Chinawut Indracusin

Chinawut Indracusin

290. Chisu


291. Chris Brown

Chris Brown

292. Christina Stürmer

Christina Stürmer

293. Clara Franco

Clara Franco

294. Clarence Wijewardena

Clarence Wijewardena

295. Clem Tholet

Clem Tholet

296. Coco Lee

Coco Lee

297. Collie Buddz

Collie Buddz

298. Corina


299. Cui Jian

Cui Jian

300. DJ BoBo