Find out more about the greatest 20th Century Singers, including Adele, The Weeknd, Fetty Wap, Michael Jackson and Justin Bieber

The music industry would have been a miser place had it not been for the 20th century musical giants who reaffirmed glory and magnificence of music through their notes, lyrics and melody. Imagine pop music without the King of Pop or the God of Music, Michael Jackson! Would ‘Beatles’ have the same recognition and iconic status that it holds today had it not been for John Lennon or Paul McCartney? The band revolutionized the music industry in just six years so much so that even six hundred years later, people would glorify their contribution to music. When Elvis Presley’s single, ‘Heartbreak Hotel’ played, every single heart yearned for more Presley’s magic? Probably that was the charm that ‘The King’ exuded. He turned the world on to rhythm and blues which they called rock and roll and had it in him to make everyone sit up and notice what he had to offer. The genre of Blues wouldn’t have been so had it not been for the greatest and legendary blues musician and singer, BB King. And these are just a handful for the long list of some extensively talented singers that the world was blessed with in the past century. Know more about the famous singers of the 20th century.
Louis TomlinsonLouis Tomlinson

24 December 1991

British

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin

25 March 1942

American

Nick JonasNick Jonas

16 September 1992

American

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato

20 August 1992

American

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande

26 June 1993

American

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson

29 August 1958

American

Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury

05 September 1946

British

Nicki MinajNicki Minaj

08 December 1982

American

Kanye WestKanye West

08 June 1977

American

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney

18 June 1942

British

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur

16 June 1971

American

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez

24 July 1969

American

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley

08 January 1935

American

EminemEminem

17 October 1972

American

Selena GomezSelena Gomez

22 July 1992

American

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift

13 December 1989

American

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg

05 June 1971

American

ShakiraShakira

02 February 1977

Colombian

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran

17 February 1991

British

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.

21 May 1972

American

Zac EfronZac Efron

18 October 1987

American

John LennonJohn Lennon

09 October 1940

British

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston

09 August 1963

American

Jay-ZJay-Z

04 December 1969

American

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra

12 December 1915

American

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg

20 October 1971

American

Lady GagaLady Gaga

28 March 1986

American

David BowieDavid Bowie

08 January 1947

British

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

American

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne

03 December 1948

British

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus

23 November 1992

American

Bob MarleyBob Marley

06 February 1945

Jamaican

Johnny CashJohnny Cash

26 February 1932

American

Kristen BellKristen Bell

18 July 1980

American

Judy GarlandJudy Garland

10 June 1922

American

George MichaelGeorge Michael

25 June 1963

British

Lil WayneLil Wayne

27 September 1982

American

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens

14 December 1988

American

Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain

20 February 1967

American

Chester BenningtonChester Bennington

20 March 1976

American

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison

25 February 1943

British

Hilary DuffHilary Duff

28 September 1987

American

Ice CubeIce Cube

15 June 1969

American

Dr. DreDr. Dre

18 February 1965

American

Mick JaggerMick Jagger

26 July 1943

British

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne

27 September 1984

Canadian,French

Janis JoplinJanis Joplin

19 January 1943

American

Bruno MarsBruno Mars

08 October 1985

American

Stevie NicksStevie Nicks

26 May 1948

American

AaliyahAaliyah

16 January 1979

American

Zayn MalikZayn Malik

12 January 1993

British

Bob DylanBob Dylan

24 May 1941

American

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx

13 December 1967

American

Adam LevineAdam Levine

18 March 1979

American

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix

27 November 1942

American

Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera

18 December 1980

American

Mariah CareyMariah Carey

27 March 1970

American

Mandy MooreMandy Moore

10 April 1984

American

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand

24 April 1942

American

Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan

02 July 1986

American

Sean CombsSean Combs

04 November 1969

American

Harry StylesHarry Styles

01 February 1994

British

Elton JohnElton John

25 March 1947

British

Steven TylerSteven Tyler

26 March 1948

American

Jaden Smith Jaden Smith

08 July 1998

American

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley

01 February 1968

American

Eazy-EEazy-E

07 September 1964

American

Billy JoelBilly Joel

09 May 1949

American

Diana RossDiana Ross

26 March 1944

American

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews

01 October 1935

British

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson

16 May 1966

American

John DenverJohn Denver

31 December 1943

American

Doris DayDoris Day

03 April 1924

American

The WeekndThe Weeknd

16 February 1990

Canadian

Andrea BocelliAndrea Bocelli

22 September 1958

Italian

Dolly PartonDolly Parton

19 January 1946

American

Charlie PuthCharlie Puth

02 December 1991

American

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder

13 May 1950

American

Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum

12 September 1986

American

Shania TwainShania Twain

28 August 1965

Canadian

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison

08 December 1943

American