It is a given that Black singers are capable of belting any singer under the table for their insane vocal range that can exceed any frequency. Black singers have taken the music world by storm ever since the inception of its industry and most of them have been branded as gods by the audience. These famous Black singers are also revered for using music as a portal to shed light onto their struggles and wars which have become as important as an anthem for the generations that came after. Be it any genre, from R&B to Jazz, Black singers have played one of the most integral roles in boosting the richness of this industry for decades. Some of the famous Black singers have no doubt gifted the world with a plethora of records that are still regarded as classics. And though some might have gone before their time they still continue to reign in the hearts of their fans. Some of these famous Black singers whose emotions have been felt through their music are Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, and Beyoncé. There’s still more to discover and learn about these famous Black singers- keep reading and stay amused!
Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
(Singer)

29 August 1958

American

21 Savage21 Savage
(Hip-hop artist)

22 October 1992

British

XXXTentacionXXXTentacion
(Rapper)

23 January 1998

American

6ix9ine6ix9ine
(Rapper)

08 May 1996

American

Travis ScottTravis Scott
(Rapper)

30 April 1992

American

Tina TurnerTina Turner

26 November 1939

American

H.E.R.H.E.R.
(Singer)

27 June 1997

American

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
(Singer)

09 August 1963

American

Kanye WestKanye West
(Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Record Producer)

08 June 1977

American

Bob MarleyBob Marley
(Singer)

06 February 1945

Jamaican

The Notorious BThe Notorious B.I.G.
(Rapper)

21 May 1972

American

YNW MellyYNW Melly
(Rapper)

01 May 1999

American

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Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
(Singer & Musician)

27 November 1942

American

Sam CookeSam Cooke
(Singer and Songwriter)

22 January 1931

American

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
(Musician)

13 May 1950

American

Janet JacksonJanet Jackson
(Singer-Songwriter)

16 May 1966

American

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
(Singer)

25 March 1942

American

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
(Singer, Musician)

02 April 1939

American

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Ray CharlesRay Charles
(Singer and Composer)

23 September 1930

American

James BrownJames Brown
(Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader)

03 May 1933

American

Kodak BlackKodak Black
(Rapper)

11 June 1997

American

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
(Musician)

04 August 1901

American

Frank OceanFrank Ocean
(Rapper)

28 October 1987

American

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
(Vocalist, Pianist)

17 March 1919

American

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Nina SimoneNina Simone
(Singer-songwriter, Composer)

21 February 1933

American

Trippie ReddTrippie Redd
(Rapper)

18 June 1999

American

Little RichardLittle Richard

05 December 1932

American

Chuck BerryChuck Berry
(Guitarist)

18 October 1926

American

Sheck WesSheck Wes
(Rapper)

10 September 1998

American

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
(Composer, Pianist and Bandleader)

29 April 1899

American

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Luther VandrossLuther Vandross
(Singer)

20 April 1951

American

Otis ReddingOtis Redding
(Singer)

09 September 1941

American

Robert JohnsonRobert Johnson
(Musician, Songwriter)

08 May 1911

American

Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald
(Singer)

25 April 1917

American

Tory LanezTory Lanez
(Rapper)

27 July 1992

Canadian,American

Ski Mask the Slump GodSki Mask the Slump God
(Rapper)

18 April 1996

American

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Etta JamesEtta James
(Singer)

25 January 1938

American

John ColtraneJohn Coltrane
(Jazz saxophonist and composer)

23 September 1926

American

B.B. KingB.B. King
(Singer-songwriter)

16 September 1925

American

Lil MoseyLil Mosey
(Rapper)

26 January 2002

American

Earl SweatshirtEarl Sweatshirt
(Rapper)

24 February 1994

American

MC HammerMC Hammer
(Hip-Hop Artist)

30 March 1962

American

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Charlie ParkerCharlie Parker
(Jazz saxophonist, composer)

29 August 1920

American

Lena HorneLena Horne
(Singer)

30 June 1917

American

Rozonda ThomasRozonda Thomas
(Singer)

27 February 1971

American

YBN NahmirYBN Nahmir
(Rapper)

18 December 1999

American

Fredo SantanaFredo Santana
(Rapper)

04 July 1990

American

TankTank
(Singer)

01 January 1976

American

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Lil JonLil Jon
(Rapper)

17 January 1971

American

Bessie SmithBessie Smith
(Singer)

15 April 1894

American

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
(Recording Artist)

21 January 1950

Trinidadian,British

Curtis MayfieldCurtis Mayfield
(Singer, Guitarist)

03 June 1942

American

Cab CallowayCab Calloway
(Singer)

25 December 1907

American

Rico NastyRico Nasty
(Musical Artist)

07 May 1997

American

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HopsinHopsin
(Rapper)

18 July 1985

American

Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk
(Jazz Pianist & Composer)

10 October 1917

American

PrincePrince
(Singer)

07 June 1958

American

Frankie LymonFrankie Lymon
(Singer)

30 September 1942

American

Dizzy GillespieDizzy Gillespie
(Bandleader)

21 October 1917

American

Fats DominoFats Domino
(Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician)

26 February 1928

American

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SpiceSpice
(Singer)

06 August 1982

Jamaican

Scott JoplinScott Joplin
(Composer and Pianist)

24 November 1868

American

Della ReeseDella Reese
(Singer, Actress)

06 July 1931

American

Lola FalanaLola Falana
(Singer, Dancer, and Actress)

11 September 1942

American

G HerboG Herbo
(Rapper)

08 October 1995

American

CupcakkeCupcakke
(Rapper)

31 May 1997

American

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Safaree SamuelsSafaree Samuels
(Rapper)

04 July 1981

American

Marian AndersonMarian Anderson
(Singer)

27 February 1897

American

WizkidWizkid
(Singer-songwriter)

16 July 1990

Nigerian

Natina ReedNatina Reed
(Singer)

28 October 1980

American

J Hus J Hus
(Rapper, Singer)

26 May 1996

British

Charles MingusCharles Mingus
(Jazz Musician)

22 April 1922

American

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Moneybagg YoMoneybagg Yo
(Rapper)

22 September 1991

American

Melvin FranklinMelvin Franklin
(R&B Singer)

12 October 1942

American

Johnny GillJohnny Gill
(Singer-songwriter)

22 May 1966

American

Wanya MorrisWanya Morris
(Singer)

29 July 1973

American

Kevin OlusolaKevin Olusola
(Beatboxer)

05 October 1988

American

Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
(Rapper)

07 November 1988

British

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Fleur East Fleur East
(Singer-songwriter)

29 October 1987

British

Lil BibbyLil Bibby
(Rapper)

18 July 1994

American

Michael BivinsMichael Bivins
(Singer)

10 August 1968

American