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.
Kenny RogersKenny Rogers
21 August 1938, American
Singer-Songwriter
Little RichardLittle Richard
05 December 1932, American
 

Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer

Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946, British
Singer-songwriter

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer
Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter

Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Singer

The WeekndThe Weeknd
16 February 1990, Canadian
Singer
Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993, American
Singer, Actress

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer
EminemEminem
17 October 1972, American
Rapper

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971, American
Rapper

Bill WithersBill Withers
04 July 1938, American
American singer-songwriter

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

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer
Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993, British
Singer

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter
Andrea BocelliAndrea Bocelli
22 September 1958, Italian
Singer

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer
Johnny CashJohnny Cash
26 February 1932, American
Singer-Songwriter

Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer-Songwriter

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994, British
Singer
Miley CyrusMiley Cyrus
23 November 1992, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Zac EfronZac Efron
18 October 1987, American
Actor, Singer
Lil DickyLil Dicky
15 March 1988, American
Rapper, Comedian

Kanye WestKanye West
08 June 1977, American
Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer

Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress
Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971, American
Actor

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Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens
14 December 1988, American
Actress
James TaylorJames Taylor
12 March 1948, American
Singer

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980, American
Actress, Singer

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter
AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer

SelenaSelena
16 April 1971, American
Singer

Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967, American
Singer, Songwriter

Ricky MartinRicky Martin
24 December 1971, Spanish, Puerto Rican, American
Singer-songwriter
Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977, British
Singer-Songwriter

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

Jesse McCartneyJesse McCartney
09 April 1987, American
Singer/Songwriter, Actor, Voice Actor

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

Mariah CareyMariah Carey
27 March 1970, American
 
Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950, American
Singer-songwriter

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943, British
Musician
Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress

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

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British
 
Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991, British
Singer

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician
Jay-ZJay-Z
04 December 1969, American
Rapper

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981, American
Musician

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943, British
Singer

ShakiraShakira
02 February 1977, Colombian
Singer

Robbie AmellRobbie Amell
21 April 1988, Canadian
Actor
Dr. DreDr. Dre
18 February 1965, American
American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur

Ice CubeIce Cube
15 June 1969, American
Rapper

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946, American
Actress, Singer

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950, British
Lyricist & Singer
Kelly ClarksonKelly Clarkson
24 April 1982, American
Singer, Actress

Honor BlackmanHonor Blackman
22 August 1925, British
Actress
Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
24 April 1942, American
American singer-songwriter

Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American
Actor

Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen
23 September 1949, American
Singer
Chester BenningtonChester Bennington
20 March 1976, American
Singer-Songwriter

Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948, American
Singer-Songwriter
Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945, Canadian
Singer-Songwriter

Lionel RichieLionel Richie
20 June 1949, American
Singer-Songwriter

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer
Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
02 July 1986, American
Actress

Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist
Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg
17 August 1969, American
Singer-songwriter

Bret MichaelsBret Michaels
15 March 1963, American
Singer

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer

Eazy-EEazy-E
07 September 1964, American
Rapper
Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967, American
Actor
Corey FeldmanCorey Feldman
16 July 1971, American
Actor & Singer

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

Eddie VedderEddie Vedder
23 December 1964, American
Musician

Jamie Lynn SpearsJamie Lynn Spears
04 April 1991, American
Actress & Singer
Shania TwainShania Twain
28 August 1965, Canadian
 

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer

Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992, British
Singer-songwriter

Bruno MarsBruno Mars
08 October 1985, American
Singer-songwriter
Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975, Ukrainian, American
Actress

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
20 June 1942, American
Musician, Singer
Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939, American
Singer, Musician

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
15 December 1949, American
Actor
Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
Singer
Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949, American
Singer-songwriter