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Best Male & Female Singers A-F

Best Singers A-F – All Time List of Greatest Musicians

There are numerous best singers. At least subjectively – because everyone has their own taste in music. While some consider Justin Bieber to be one of the best singers ever, others rave over Adele. Although these great male and female singers are worlds apart they are now connected with all the best singers in this ADDucation list.

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Best SingersFromBornDiedNotable Albums (1st release date)Greatest Hits (1st release)
50 CentUSA1975Get rich or die tryin (2003), The massacre (2005), Curtis (2007), Before I self destruct (2009), Animal Ambition (2014)In da club (2003), P.I.M.P. (2003), Candy Shop (2005), Ayo Technology (2007)
Adams, BryanCAN1959Bryan Adams (1980), Reckless (1984), Into the fire (1987), Waking up the neighbours (1991), 18 ’til I die (1996), On a day like today (1998), Room service (2005), 11 (2008), Bare bones (2010), Tracks of my years (2014), Reckless (2014), Get up (2015)Run to you (1984), Heaven (1985), Summer of 69 (1985), (Everything I do) I do it for you (1991), Please forgive me (1993), All for love (1994), Have you ever really loved a woman (1995)
AdeleGB198819 (2008), 21 (2011), 25 (2015)Hometown glory (2007), Rolling in the deep (2010), Set fire to the rain (2011), Someone like you (2011), Skyfall (2012), Hello (2015), Send my love (2016)
Aguilera, ChristinaUSA1980Christina Aguilera (1999), Stripped (2002), Back to basics (2006), Light & Darkness (2009), Bionic (2010), Lotus (2012)Genie in the bottle (1998), What a girl wants (1999), Dirty (2002), Beautiful (2002), Ain’t no other man (2006), Hurt (2006)
Anka, PaulCAN1941Songs I wish I’d written (1960), Our man around the world (1963), My way (1974)Diana (1957), You are my destiny (1958), Put your hand on my shoulder (1959), Lonely Boy (1960), Do I love you (1972)
Aznavour, CharlesFRA19242018Charles Aznavour (1965); König des Chansons (1967); A tapestry of dreams (1974); Colore ma vie (2007); Duos (2008); Toujours (2011); Encores (2015)Du lässt dich gehn (1962); The old fashion way (1973); She (1974)
Berry, ChuckUSA19262017Maybellene (1958), After school session (1957), St. Louis to Liverpool (1964), Back home (1970), The London sessions (1972)Roll over Beethoven (1956), Sweet little sixteen (1958), Johnny B. Good (1958), My Ding-A-Ling (1972). One of the best singers to pass away in 2017.
BeyoncéUSA1981Dangerously in love (2003), B’Day (2006), I am…Sasha Fierce (2008), 4 (2011), Beyoncé (2013), Lemonade (2016)Crazy in love (2003), Baby boy (2003), Déjà Vu (2006), Irreplaceable (2006), If I were a boy (2008), Halo (2009), Drunk in love (2103), Hold up (2016)
Bieber, JustinCAN1994My World 2.0 (2010), Under the Mistletoe (2011), Believe (2012), Purpose (2015)Baby (2010), Eenie Meenie (2010), One Time (2010), Mistletoe (2011), What do you mean? (2015), Sorry (2015), Love yourself (2015)
BjörkICE1965Debut (1993), Post (1995), Homogenic (1997), Vespertine (2001), Medúlla (2005), Volta (2007), Biophilia (2011), Vulnicura (2015)Human Behaviour (1993), Army of me (1995), Oceania (2004)
Bowie, David, alias Ziggy StardustGB19472016Man of words, man of music (1969), Hunky Dory (1971), The rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust (1972), Young Americans (1975), Heroes (1977), Lets dance (1983), The next day (2013), Blackstar (2016)Space Oddity (1969), The Jean Genie (1972), Fame (1975), Ashes to ashes (1980), Under pressure (1982 with Queen), Let’s dance (1983), This is not America (1984), China girl (1984). . One of the best singers to pass away in 2016.
Brown JamesUSA19292006Please please please (1956), Live at the Apollo (1963), Papa’s got a brand new bag (1965), Live at the Apollo II. (1968)I got you (1966), This is a man’s world (1966), Cold sweat (1967), Sex machine (1970)
Bush, KateGB1958The kick inside (1978), Hounds of love (1985), The sensual world (1989), The red shoes (1993), Aerial (2005), 50 words for snow (2011)Wuthering Heights (1978), Babooshka (1980), Running up that hill (1985), Don’t give up (1986 with Peter Gabriel), Rocket man (1991), King of the mountain (2005)
Cale, J.J.USA19382013Naturally (1971), Really (1972), Okie Okie (1974), Troubadour (1976), Grasshopper (1982), Number 10 (1992)After midnight (1970), Crazy Mama (1972), Cocaine (1976)
Carey, MariahUSA1970Mariah Carey (1990), Emotions (1991), Music Box (1993), Merry Christmas (1994), Daydream (1995), Butterfly (1997), The ones (1998), Rainbow (1999), Glitter (2001), Charmbracelet (2003), The emancipation of Mimi (2005), E=MC² (2008), Memories of an imperfect angel (2009), Me. I am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse (2014)Vision of love (1990), Love takes time (1990), Someday (1990), I don’t wanna cry (1990), One sweet day (1995), Always be my baby (1996), Honey (1997), My all (1997), Loverboy (2001), We belong together (2005), Touch my body (2008), Obsessed (2009), #Beautiful (2014)
Cash, JohnnyUSA19322003The Fabulous Johnny Cash (1958), Ring of Fire (1963), At Folsome Prison (1968), Man in black (1971)Don’t take your guns to town (1958), A boy named Sue (1968), I walk the line (1970)
Cave, NickAUS1957From here to eternity (1984), Henry’s dream (1992), Murder ballads (1995), The Boatman’s call (1997), No more shall we part (2001), Nocturama (2003), Abattoir Blues (2004), Dig, Lazarus, Dig! (2008), Push the sky away (2013), Skeleton Tree (2016)In the ghetto (1984), Where the wild roses grow (1995), Into my arms (1997)
Charles,
Ray
USA19302004Ray Charles (1957); The Great Ray Charles (1957); At Newport (1958); The Genius of Ray Charles (1959); Genius + Soul = Jazz (1960); The Genius hits the road (1960); The Genius sings the Blues (1961); Modern Sounds in Country Music (1962); Ingredients in a recipe for soul (1963); True to life (1977); Friendship (1984)What’d I say (1959); Georgia on my mind (1960); Hit the road Jack (1961); One Mint Julep (1961); Unchain my heart (1961); I can’t stop loving you (1962); You are my sunshine (1962); I’ll be good to you (1990)
CherUSA1946Baby, don’t go (1965), Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves (1971), Black rose (1980), Cher (1987), Heart of stone (1989), Outrageous (1989), Love hurts (1991), Believe (1998), Living proof (2001)I got you babe (1965), Little man (1966), Half breed (1973), Dark lady (1974), Believe (1998)
Clapton, EricGB1945461 Ocean Boulevard (1974), No reason to cry (1976), Just one night (1979), Money and cigarettes (1983), Behind the sun (1985), August (1986), Unplugged (1992), From the cradle (1994), Reptile (2001), Back home (2005)I shot the sheriff (1974), Lay down Sally (1977), Tears in heaven (1992), Layla (1992), Change the world (1996)
Cocker, JoeGB19442014Joe Cocker! (1969), Something to say (1972), I can stand a little rain (1974), Civilized man (1984), Cocker (1986), Unchain my heart (1987), One night of sin (1989), Across from midnight (1997), Respect yourself (2002), Hard Knocks (2010)With A little help from my friends (1969), You are so beautiful (1974), Unchain my heart (1987)
Cohen, LeonardCAN19342016Songs of Leonard Cohen (1967), Songs from a room (1969), Songs of love and hate (1971), New skin for the old ceremony (1974), Death of a Ladies’ man (1977), Ten new songs (2001), Dear Heather (2004), You want it darker (2016)Sisters of Mercy (1968), So long, Marianne (1968), Suzanne (1968), Bird on the wire (1969), Hallelujah (1984). . One of the best singers to pass away in 2016.
Collins, Phil (member of Genesis since 1970)GB1951Face value (1981), Hello, I must be going (1982), No jacket required (1985), Against all odds (1984), Both sides (1993), Dance into the light (1996), Testify (2002)In the air tonight (1981), You can’t hurry love (1982), Easy lover (1984), Sussudio (1985), Another day in paradise (1990)
Crow, SherylUSA1962Tuesday night music club (1993), Sheryl Crow (1996), The Globe sessions (1998), C’mon C’mon (2002), Wildflower (2005), Detours (2008), Home for Christmas (2009), 1000 Miles from Memphis (2010), Feels like home (2013)All I wanna do (1994), If it makes you happy (1997), Sweet child o’ mine (2000), There goes the neighborhood (2001)
Denver, JohnUSA19431997Take me to tomorrow (1970), Whose garden was this (1970), Poems, Prayers & Promises (1971), Aeric (1972), Rocky Mountain High (1972), Farewell Andromeda (1973)Take me home, country roads (1971), Rocky Mountain High (1972), Thank god I’m a country boy (1974), Calypso (1975)
Diamond, NeilUSA1941Just for you (1967), Sweet Caroline (1968), Shilo (1970), Do it! (1971), Diamonds (1975), Beautiful noise (1976), And the singer sings his song (1976), I’m glad you’re here with me tonight (1977), 12 Songs (2005), Home before dark (2008), Dreams (2010), Melody Road (2014)I am…I said (1971), Song Sung Blue (1972), Cracklin’ Rosie (1970), You don’t bring me flowers (1977), Heartlight (1982)
Dion, CelineCAN1968Incognito (1987), Unison (1990), Céline Dion (1992), The colour of my love (1994), D’eux (1995), Falling into you (1996), Let’s talk about love (1997), S’il suffisait d’aimer (1998), These are special times (1998), All the way (1999), A new day has come (2002) One heart (2003), Délles (2007), Taking chances (2007), Loved me back to life (2013), Encore un soil (2016)Ne partez pas sans moi (1988), Where does my heart beat now (1990), Beauty and the beast (1992), The power of love (1994), Think twice (1994), Because you loved me (1996), My heart will go on (1997), Immortality (1997 with Bee Gees), Loved me back to life (2013)
Domino, FatsUSA19282017Rock and Rollin’ with Fats Domino (1955), Fats Domino Rock and Rollin’ (1956), This Is Fats Domino! (1956), This Is Fats (1957), Here Stands Fats Domino (1957), The Fabulous Mr. D (1958), Fats Domino Swings (1959), Lets Play Fats Domino (1959), …A Lot of Dominos! (1960), Sings Million Record Hits (1960), Let the Four Winds Blow (1961), I Miss You So (1960), What a Party! (1961), Twistin’ the Stomp (1961), Just Domino (1962), Let’s Dance with Domino (1963), Here Comes Fats Domino (1963), Walking to New Orleans (1963), Here He Comes Again (1963), Fats on Fire (1964), “Surboum” chez Fats Domino), Live in Las Vegas (1965), Kings of Beat 3 (1965), Fats Domino ’65 (1965), Getaway with Fats Domino (1965), Fats Domino ’65 (1965), Fats Domino! (1966), Fats Domino (1966), Trouble in Mind (1968), Fats Is Back (1968), Stompin’ (1967), Fatsound (1968), When I’m Walking (1969), Fats (1970), Fats Domino Legendary Masters Series (1970), My Blue Heaven (1971), When My Dreamboat Comes Home (1973), Cookin’ with Fats (1973), In Concert! (1973), They Call Me the Fat Man (1973), Star Collection (1973 Midi), “Hello Josephine” Live at Montreux (1974), Live in Europe (1977), Golden Record (1977), Sleeping on the Job (1979), Lady Madonna (1979), Blueberry Hill (1979), Alive and Kickin’ (2006)Detroit City Blues (1950), Every Night About This Time (1950), Goin’ Home (1952), Going to the River (1953), Ain’t That a Shame (1955), All By Myself (1955), Poor Me (1955), Bo Weevil (1955), I’m in Love Again (1956), Blueberry Hill (1956), Blue Monday (1956), I’m Walkin’ (1957), Valley of Tears (1957), It’s You I Love (1957), Little Mary (1958), I Want to Walk You Home (1959), Be My Guest (1959), Walking to New Orleans (1960), Let the Four Winds Blow (1961)
DonovanGB1946Donovan (1975), Fairy Tale (1965), Sunshine Superman (1966), Mellow Yellow (1967), Barabajagal (1969), Cosmic wheels (1973), Essence to essence (1973), 7-Tease (1974), Sutras (1996), Beat Café (2004), Brother Sun, Sister Moon (2004)Catch the wind (1965), Sunshine Superman (1966), Universal Soldier (1967), Atlantis (1969), When the angels sing (2001)
Dylan, Bob (Nobel Prize for Literature, 2016)USA1941The freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963), The times they are a-changin (1963), Bringing it all back home (1965), Highway 61 revisited (1965), Blonde on blonde (1966), John Wesley Harding (1968), Nashville skyline (1969), Blood on the tracks (1975), Desire (1975), Time out of mind (1997), Love and theft (2001), Modern times (2006)Blowin’ in the wind (1962), Like a Rolling Stone (1965), Knockin’ on heaven’s door (1973), Hurricane (1975)
EminemUSA1972The slim shady (1999), The Marshall Mathers (2000), The Eminem show (2003), Encore (2004), Relapse (2009), Recovery (2010), The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013)Stan (2000), Without me (2002), Lose yourself (2002), Sing for the moment (2003), Just lose it (2004), Like toy soldiers (2004), Like Toy Soldiers (2005), Smack that (2006), Crack a bottle (2009), Love the way you lie (2010), Not afraid (2010), The monster (2013)
Estefan, GloriaUSA, Cuba1957Cuts both ways (1989), Into the light (1991), Mi Tierra (1993), Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me (1994), Abriendo Puertas (1995), Destiny (1996), Gloria! (1998), Alma Caribeña (2000), Tres hotas de agua bendita (2000), Unwrapped (2003)Coming out of the dark (1991), Oye (1998), No me dejes de querer (2000)
Faithfull, MarianneGB1946Come my way (1965), Marianne Faithfull (1965), North country maid (1966), Love in a mist (1967), The world of Marianne Faithfull (1969)Go away from my world (1965), Faithfull forever (1966), Broken English (1979), Before the poison (2004), The ballad of Lucy Jordan (1979)
Ferry, Brian also a member of Roxy MusicGB1945These foolish things (1973), Another time, another place (1974), Let’s stick together (1976), In your mind (1977), The bride stripped bare (1978), More than this (1995)Boys and girls (1985), Bête Noire (1987), Taxi (1993), Mamouna (1994), As time goes by (1999), Frantic (2002), Dylanesque (2007), Olympia (2010), Let’s stick together (1976), This is tomorrow (1977), Slave to love (1985)
Flo RidaUSA1979Mail on Sunday (2008); R.O.O.T.S. (2009); Only One Flo (2010); Wild Ones (2012); My House (2014)Low (2007); Right Round (2009); Club can’t handle me (2010); Turn Around – 5,4,3,2,1 (2010); Good Feeling (2011); Wild Ones (2011); Whistle (2012); I cry (2012); G.D.F.R. (2014); I don’t like it, I love it (2014), My House (2015)
Franklin, ArethaUSA19422018I never loved a man the way I love you (1967); Aretha: Lady Soul (1968); Aretha Now (1968); Young, Gifted & Black (1972); Amazing Grace (1972); Who’s zoomin‘ who? (1984); Aretha (1986); Through the storm (1989); A rose is still a rose (1998)Respect (1967); Baby I love you (1967); Chain of fools (1967); Since you’ve been gone (1968); Think (1968); I say a little prayer (1968); Spanish Harlem (1971); Who’s zoomin‘ who? (1985); Sisters are doin’ it for themselves (1985); Jumpin Jack Flash (1986); I knew you were waiting for me (1987)
Furtado, NellyCAN, POR1978Whoa, Nelly! (2000), Folklore (2003), Loose (2006), Mi plan (2009), The Spirit Indestructible (2012), The Ride (2017)I’m like a bird (2001), Turn off the light (2001), Powerless (2003), Forca (2004), Maneater (2006), Promiscuous (2006), All good things (2006), Say it right (2007), Give it to me (2007 with Timbaland), Broken Strings (2009 with James Morrison). Find more best singers on next page.

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