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.
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946, British
Singer-songwriter
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947, British
Singer

Doris DayDoris Day
03 April 1922, American
Film actress

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

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift
13 December 1989, American
Singer-songwriter
Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter

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

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Zac EfronZac Efron
18 October 1987, American
Actor, Singer
Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer

EminemEminem
17 October 1972, American
Rapper
Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur
16 June 1971, American
Rapper

Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943, British
Singer, Musician
Kanye WestKanye West
08 June 1977, American
Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress
John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer
Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991, British
Singer

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971, American
Actor
Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter

Jay-ZJay-Z
04 December 1969, American
Rapper

Johnny CashJohnny Cash
26 February 1932, American
Singer-Songwriter
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967, American
Singer, Songwriter
Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist

Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress

Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25 August 1961, American
American singer-songwriter
Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Singer

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950, British
Lyricist & Singer

Mariah CareyMariah Carey
27 March 1970, American
 

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980, American
Actress, Singer

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Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948, American
 
Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

AdeleAdele
05 May 1988, British
Singer-songwriter
Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950, American
Musician

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer

Terry MelcherTerry Melcher
08 February 1942, American
Musician
Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani
03 October 1969, American
Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British
 
Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
08 July 1998, American
Actor, Rapper

Carice van HoutenCarice van Houten
05 September 1976, Dutch
Actress

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943, British
 

Selena QuintanillaSelena
16 April 1971, American
Singer, Songwriter
Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue
28 May 1968, Australian
Singer-Songwriter and Actress

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

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993, British
Singer
Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
 

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician
Hilary DuffHilary Duff
28 September 1987, American
Actress

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

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994, British
Singer
Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens
14 December 1988, American
Film actress

Diana RossDiana Ross
26 March 1944, American
American singer
Ice CubeIce Cube
15 June 1969, American
American rapper

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953, French, American
TV Host, Actress
Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen
23 September 1949, American
Singer-songwriter

Lionel RichieLionel Richie
20 June 1949, American
Singer-Songwriter
Bruno MarsBruno Mars
08 October 1985, American
Singer-songwriter

ShakiraShakira
02 February 1977, Colombian
Singer

Ricky MartinRicky Martin
24 December 1971, Puerto Rican
Singer-songwriter

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939, American
Singer, Musician
Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
16 May 1966, American
Singer-Songwriter
Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929, Indian
Indian playback singer

Paula AbdulPaula Abdul
19 June 1962, American
Singer-songwriter, Choreographer, Dancer,

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967, American
 

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984, Canadian, French
 
AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
Singer, Dancer, Actor & Model

Chester BenningtonChester Bennington
20 March 1976, American
 

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
08 May 1911, American
Musician, Songwriter

Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949, American
 

Dr. DreDr. Dre
18 February 1965, American
American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur
Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
06 November 1948, American
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Neil Patrick HarrisNeil Patrick Harris
15 June 1973, American
Actor
John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969, American
Rapper, Record Producer

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
24 April 1942, American
American singer-songwriter
Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
02 July 1986, American
 

Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
11 February 1962, American
Musician, Singer-songwriter
Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975, American
Actress

Donnie WahlbergDonnie Wahlberg
17 August 1969, American
Actor, Singer, Producer

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946, American
Actress, Singer
R. KellyR. Kelly
08 January 1967, American
Singer-songwriter

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress, Singer & Author
Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945, Canadian
Singer-Songwriter and Musician

Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea
07 June 1990, Australian
Rapper

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist

Tom PettyTom Petty
20 October 1950, American
Singer
Shirley TempleShirley Temple
23 April 1928, American
Actress