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

Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury

05 September 1946

British

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande

26 June 1993

American

EminemEminem

17 October 1972

American

Lady GagaLady Gaga

28 March 1986

American

Nick JonasNick Jonas

16 September 1992

American

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson

29 August 1958

American

Nicki MinajNicki Minaj

08 December 1982

American

Kanye WestKanye West

08 June 1977

American

Lacey ChabertLacey Chabert

30 September 1982

American

Lil WayneLil Wayne

27 September 1982

American

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez

24 July 1969

American

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley

08 January 1935

American

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato

20 August 1992

American

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur

16 June 1971

American

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift

13 December 1989

American

Selena GomezSelena Gomez

22 July 1992

American

Bobby BrownBobby Brown

05 February 1969

American

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney

18 June 1942

British

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg

05 June 1971

American

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston

09 August 1963

American

Kristen BellKristen Bell

18 July 1980

American

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran

17 February 1991

British

John LennonJohn Lennon

09 October 1940

British

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne

27 September 1984

Canadian,French

David BowieDavid Bowie

08 January 1947

British

Johnny CashJohnny Cash

26 February 1932

American

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

American

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg

20 October 1971

American

Judy GarlandJudy Garland

10 June 1922

American

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra

12 December 1915

American

Mariah CareyMariah Carey

27 March 1970

American

Zac EfronZac Efron

18 October 1987

American

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus

23 November 1992

American

Elton JohnElton John

25 March 1947

British

Diana RossDiana Ross

26 March 1944

American

Bob MarleyBob Marley

06 February 1945

Jamaican

Andrea BocelliAndrea Bocelli

22 September 1958

Italian

Abbie CornishAbbie Cornish

07 August 1982

Australian

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens

14 December 1988

American

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.

21 May 1972

American

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand

24 April 1942

American

Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain

20 February 1967

American

Dr. DreDr. Dre

18 February 1965

American

Jay-ZJay-Z

04 December 1969

American

ShakiraShakira

02 February 1977

Colombian

Stevie NicksStevie Nicks

26 May 1948

American

Bruno MarsBruno Mars

08 October 1985

American

Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams

13 February 1974

British

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison

25 February 1943

British

Bob DylanBob Dylan

24 May 1941

American

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne

03 December 1948

British

Mandy MooreMandy Moore

10 April 1984

American

George MichaelGeorge Michael

25 June 1963

British

Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum

12 September 1986

American

Kris KritoffersonKris Kristofferson

22 June 1936

American

Adam LevineAdam Levine

18 March 1979

American

Ashlee SimpsonAshlee Simpson

03 October 1984

American

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder

13 May 1950

American

Jack BlackJack Black

28 August 1969

American

Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan

02 July 1986

American

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix

27 November 1942

American

Rod StewartRod Stewart

10 January 1945

British

Selena QuintanillaSelena

16 April 1971

American

Zayn MalikZayn Malik

12 January 1993

British

Dolly PartonDolly Parton

19 January 1946

American

Ice CubeIce Cube

15 June 1969

American

AaliyahAaliyah

16 January 1979

American

Sean CombsSean Combs

04 November 1969

American

Doris DayDoris Day

03 April 1922

American

Chester BenningtonChester Bennington

20 March 1976

American

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley

01 February 1968

American

Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera

18 December 1980

American

Eazy-EEazy-E

07 September 1964

American

Phil CollinsPhil Collins

30 January 1951

British

Carrie UnderwoodCarrie Underwood

10 March 1983

American

Paul SimonPaul Simon

13 October 1941

American

Janis JoplinJanis Joplin

19 January 1943

American

Charles AznavourCharles Aznavour

22 May 1924

French

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews

01 October 1935

British