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.
Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Singer
Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993, American
Singer, Actress

Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946, British
Singer-songwriter

Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus
23 November 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer
John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift
13 December 1989, American
Singer-songwriter

Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter
Kanye WestKanye West
08 June 1977, American
Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971, American
Rapper
Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993, British
Singer

EminemEminem
17 October 1972, American
Rapper

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994, British
Singer

Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948, American
Singer-Songwriter

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor
Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971, American
Actor

Zac EfronZac Efron
18 October 1987, American
Actor, Singer

Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer
Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress

Johnny CashJohnny Cash
26 February 1932, American
Singer-Songwriter
Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British
 

Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer-Songwriter

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer
Mariah CareyMariah Carey
27 March 1970, American
 

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer
Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani
03 October 1969, American
Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer
The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990, Canadian
Singer

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Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer
Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter

MadonnaMadonna
16 August 1958, American
Singer-songwriter

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter
Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967, American
Actor
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967, American
Singer, Songwriter

Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen
23 September 1949, American
Singer

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943, British
Musician

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer
Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
Singer

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946, American
Actress, Singer

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980, American
Actress, Singer

ShakiraShakira
02 February 1977, Colombian
Singer

Dr. DreDr. Dre
18 February 1965, American
American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur
Chester BenningtonChester Bennington
20 March 1976, American
Singer-Songwriter

Tom PettyTom Petty
20 October 1950, American
Singer
Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991, British
Singer

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972, American
Rapper

Jay-ZJay-Z
04 December 1969, American
Rapper
George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

Brian Austin GreenBrian Austin Green
15 July 1973, American
Actor
Jordan FisherJordan Fisher
24 April 1994, American
Singer-songwriter

Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist

SelenaSelena
16 April 1971, American
Singer

Tim CurryTim Curry
19 April 1946, British
 

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens
14 December 1988, American
Actress
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968, American
Singer-songwriter

R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967, American
Singer-songwriter
Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
24 April 1942, American
American singer-songwriter

Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American
Singer
Ice CubeIce Cube
15 June 1969, American
Rapper

Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945, Canadian
Singer-Songwriter

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943, British
Singer
Bobby ShmurdaBobby Shmurda
04 August 1994, American
Rapper

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939, American
Singer, Musician
Jon Bon JoviJon Bon Jovi
02 March 1962, American
 

Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American
Actor

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950, American
Singer-songwriter
Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
02 July 1986, American
Actress

Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949, American
Singer-songwriter
Leslie Odom Jr.Leslie Odom Jr.
06 August 1981, American
Actor

Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer

Bruno MarsBruno Mars
08 October 1985, American
Singer-songwriter

Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue
28 May 1968, Australian
Singer-Songwriter
Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975, Ukrainian, American
Actress
Bette MidlerBette Midler
01 December 1945, American
 

Shania TwainShania Twain
28 August 1965, Canadian
Singer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

Robert PlantRobert Plant
20 August 1948, British
Singer
John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977, British
Singer-Songwriter

AkonAkon
16 April 1973, American
Singer

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945, British, Northern Irish
Singer

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan
03 October 1954, American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Richard HarrisRichard Harris
01 October 1930, Irish
Actor

Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris
15 June 1973, American
Actor
Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948, British
Singer-songwriter
Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948, Australian, British
Singer, Actress
Lata MangeshkarLata Mangeshkar
28 September 1929, Indian