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.
Kanye WestKanye West
08 June 1977, American
Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer
Zac EfronZac Efron
18 October 1987, American
Actor, Singer

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer

Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift
13 December 1989, American
Singer-songwriter
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946, British
Singer-songwriter

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971, American
Rapper

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993, American
Singer, Actress
David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer
Cory MonteithCory Monteith
11 May 1982, Canadian
Actor

Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter

Leslie Odom Jr.Leslie Odom Jr.
06 August 1981, American
Actor

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

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994, British
Singer
Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Singer

August Anthony Alsina, Jr. August Alsina
03 September 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter

EminemEminem
17 October 1972, American
Rapper
Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971, American
Actor

Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986, American
Actress
Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus
23 November 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter

Johnny CashJohnny Cash
26 February 1932, American
Singer-Songwriter
Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer-Songwriter

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer

Charlie DanielsCharlie Daniels
28 October 1936, American
Musician

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993, British
Singer
Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress

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Chester BenningtonChester Bennington
20 March 1976, American
Singer-Songwriter
Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter

The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990, Canadian
Singer

Mariah CareyMariah Carey
27 March 1970, American
 
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967, American
Singer, Songwriter
Nick CannonNick Cannon
08 October 1980, American
Actor

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British
 
Dr. DreDr. Dre
18 February 1965, American
American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943, British
Musician

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967, American
Actor

Jay-ZJay-Z
04 December 1969, American
Rapper
Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948, American
Singer-Songwriter

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer
Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980, American
Actress, Singer

Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
Singer

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972, American
Rapper
Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977, British
Singer-Songwriter
ShakiraShakira
02 February 1977, Colombian
Singer

Ice CubeIce Cube
15 June 1969, American
Rapper

R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945, Canadian
Singer-Songwriter

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens
14 December 1988, American
Actress
Jordan FisherJordan Fisher
24 April 1994, American
Singer-songwriter

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991, British
Singer

Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani
03 October 1969, American
Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943, British
Singer
Tom PettyTom Petty
20 October 1950, American
Singer

Bobby ShmurdaBobby Shmurda
04 August 1994, American
Rapper
Paula AbdulPaula Abdul
19 June 1962, American
Singer-songwriter

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
24 April 1942, American
American singer-songwriter

Jamie Lynn SpearsJamie Lynn Spears
04 April 1991, American
Actress & Singer
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician

Eazy-EEazy-E
07 September 1964, American
Rapper
Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
02 July 1986, American
Actress

Brian Austin GreenBrian Austin Green
15 July 1973, American
Actor

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer
Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen
23 September 1949, American
Singer

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946, American
Actress, Singer
Kelly ClarksonKelly Clarkson
24 April 1982, American
Singer, Actress

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter
Tracy ChapmanTracy Chapman
30 March 1964, American
Singer
Vanessa ParadisVanessa Paradis
22 December 1972, French
Singer

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948, British
Singer-songwriter

Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American
Singer

Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975, Ukrainian, American
Actress
Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930, American
Singer-songwriter

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950, American
Singer-songwriter

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

Joni MitchellJoni Mitchell
07 November 1943, Canadian
Singer

AkonAkon
16 April 1973, American
Singer
Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948, Australian, British
Singer, Actress

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
15 December 1949, American
Actor
John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939, American
Singer, Musician
Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue
28 May 1968, Australian
Singer-Songwriter
Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American
Actor