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

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

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

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958, American
Singer

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande
26 June 1993, American
Singer, Actress
Lady GagaLady Gaga
28 March 1986, American
Singer-songwriter

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935, American
Singer

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

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

Kristen BellKristen Bell
18 July 1980, American
Actress, Singer
John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940, British
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942, British
Singer-songwriter

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976, American
Actress
Selena GomezSelena Gomez
22 July 1992, American
Actress

Bob DylanBob Dylan
24 May 1941, American
Singer & Songwriter
Judy GarlandJudy Garland
10 June 1922, American
Singer

Mark WahlbergMark Wahlberg
05 June 1971, American
Actor, Singer

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947, British
Singer
Kanye WestKanye West
08 June 1977, American
Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991, British
Singer
Jay-ZJay-Z
04 December 1969, American
Rapper

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950, British
Lyricist & Singer

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971, American
Actor

Johnny CashJohnny Cash
26 February 1932, American
Singer-Songwriter
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
09 August 1963, American
Singer
George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943, British
 

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943, British
Singer

Zac EfronZac Efron
18 October 1987, American
Actor, Singer

Bob MarleyBob Marley
06 February 1945, Jamaican
Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray CyrusBilly Ray Cyrus
25 August 1961, American
American singer-songwriter

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Brian Austin GreenBrian Austin Green
15 July 1973, American
 

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
12 December 1915, American
Singer and Actor

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

Cory MonteithCory Monteith
11 May 1982, Canadian
Actor
Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942, American
Singer & Musician

Kylie MinogueKylie Minogue
28 May 1968, Australian
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963, British
Singer

Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen
23 September 1949, American
Singer-songwriter

Mariah CareyMariah Carey
27 March 1970, American
 
Jaden Smith Jaden Smith
08 July 1998, American
Actor, Rapper

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967, American
 
Tina TurnerTina Turner
26 November 1939, American
 

AaliyahAaliyah
16 January 1979, American
American singer

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

Chester BenningtonChester Bennington
20 March 1976, American
 

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993, British
Singer
Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950, American
Musician

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

Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne
27 September 1984, Canadian, French
 

Hilary DuffHilary Duff
28 September 1987, American
Actress
Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968, American
Singer-songwriter

Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948, American
Singer-Songwriter
The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
21 May 1972, American
Rapper

Vanessa HudgensVanessa Hudgens
14 December 1988, American
Film actress

Dolly PartonDolly Parton
19 January 1946, American
Singer
Lil WayneLil Wayne
27 September 1982, American
Hip-hop artist

Barbra StreisandBarbra Streisand
24 April 1942, American
American singer-songwriter
Janis JoplinJanis Joplin
19 January 1943, American
Singer

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

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948, British
 
Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
12 March 1946, American
Actress, Singer

Ice CubeIce Cube
15 June 1969, American
American rapper
Neil YoungNeil Young
12 November 1945, Canadian
Singer-Songwriter and Musician

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994, British
Singer

Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
11 February 1962, American
Musician, Singer-songwriter

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951, British
Drummer
Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
01 July 1971, American
Rapper
Chance the RapperChance the Rapper
16 April 1993, American
Hip-hop artist

Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan
02 July 1986, American
 

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

Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943, American
Singer, Lyricist, Poet, Musician, Filmmaker
ShakiraShakira
02 February 1977, Colombian
Singer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935, British
Actress, Singer & Author

Dr. DreDr. Dre
18 February 1965, American
American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943, American
Singer-songwriter

Bruno MarsBruno Mars
08 October 1985, American
Singer-songwriter
Selena QuintanillaSelena
16 April 1971, American
Singer, Songwriter

Liam GallagherLiam Gallagher
21 September 1972, British
Singer
Eazy-EEazy-E
07 September 1964, American
Rapper

Shirley TempleShirley Temple
23 April 1928, American
Actress

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
16 May 1966, American
Singer-Songwriter
Jack BlackJack Black
28 August 1969, American
Actor

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948, Australian, British
Singer, Actress
Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949, American
 

Tom PettyTom Petty
20 October 1950, American
Singer

Vince NeilVince Neil
08 February 1961, American
Musician

Iggy AzaleaIggy Azalea
07 June 1990, Australian
Rapper
Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975, British
Musician

Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975, American
Actress
Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969, American
Rapper, Record Producer

Yoko OnoYoko Ono
18 February 1933, Japanese
Artist
Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945, British
Singer-songwriter

Kris KritoffersonKris Kristofferson
22 June 1936, American
Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor
Richard HarrisRichard Harris
01 October 1930, Irish
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director