1. Michael Jackson
Although he is already dead, Michael Jackson will always be tagged as one of the best singers of all time. He was called the “king of pop” and never failed to prove himself to be one of the best. He was born on August 29, 1958 in Indiana. He was not only a multi-awarded singer, but also a songwriter, a record producer, an actor and a dancer. He was an icon in show business and who would ever forget his clothing style or fashion. He has also made a lot of controversies during his stardom but his fans showed him unending support. One of his best hits were thriller, bad and BillieJean.
The film actress and singer Madonna, was born on August 16, 1958 in Michigan. Her full name is Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. Her forte is pop music and she is very popular for that. She became a sensation and has sold millions of albums around the Globe. In 2008, she was tagged by the Forbes magazine as the richest female musician world-wide. Aside from being a multi-awarded singer, Madonna also engaged herself in acting and her first film was Desperately Seeking Susanin 1985. Most of her songs were a big hit in the music industry. This songs would include but not limited to Like a Virgin, Crazy for you, Papa don’t Preach and Vogue.
3. Mariah Carey
The popular singer, actress and song writer Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1970 in New York. In a very early age, Mariah already showed her talent in singing. At 2 years old, Mariah was already into operatic singing and was later enrolled in singing and voice lessons when she was 4 years old. Most of her sings would be a hit single making her very popular in the music industry. She has sold millions of albums world-wide. Mariah also had her own ups and downs in her life in show business but she remained to be one of the best singers of all time. Butterfly, Vision of Love and I Don’t Wanna Cry were some of her hit singles.
4. Beyonce Knowles
Beyonce was born on September 4, 1981 in Texas. The very well-known actress and recording artist Beyonce has garnered multi-platinum albums and was also a Grammy award-winning singer. Amazing vocals and jaw-dropping live show performances makes her name shine among the rest. She started singing in a young age by participating in singing contests and winning most of them. She also showed the world her acting skills in her first ever acting debut in Carmen: A Hip Hopera. She was one of the singers of the popular Destiny’s Child, an all-female singing group but the group broke up in 2005.
5. Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is a song writer and a singer and is renowned in the music industry. She was born on December 18, 1980 in New York. Her fir hit single was the song ‘’Genie in the Bottle’’received a Grammy award that made her way to stardom.At a young age, Christina showed her undeniable great talent in singing that she inherited from her musically-engaged mother. She has released several award-winning singles and platinum albums. She is now one of ‘’The Voice’’ singing competition coaches and mentors. Her hits would include What a Girl Wants, Reflection and Lade Marmalade.
6. Celine Dion
This award-winning singer was born on March 30, 1968 in Quebec, Canada. Her full name is Celine Marie Claudette Dion. Her undeniable powerful voice made her popular in the music industry. Throughout her career in the music industry, Celine Dion has won numerous awards and has recorded various sound tracks. She has also recorded several French albums and was able to won several awards for them. In the year 1990, she recorded her first English Album entitled Unison and was able to sold million copies across the Globe. In the year 1992, she recorded the theme song of the movie ‘’The Beauty and the Beast’’ in a duet with Peabo Bryson.This song brought Celine Dion to a big break in the music industry as it became a gold record and was able to sold more than 12 million copies world-wide. The Colour of my Love, If you Asked me to and The Power of Love were some of her biggest hits.
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The Grammy award-winning singer Adele was born on May 5, 1988 in London, United Kingdom. She is loved by mane because of her soulful voice with full of emotions. Her full name is Adele Laurie Blue Adkins. Her first and second album was entitled ‘’19’’ and ‘’21’’ respectively because those were her ages when she recorded the said albums. These albums were a big hit in the music industry making her renowned. Rolling in the Deep and Someone Like You were some of her biggest hits.
8. Bruno Mars
Who would not love his hits Just the way you are, Uptown Funk, Locked out of Heaven, and many more. Bruno Mars is a singer and a songwriter born on October 8, 1985 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Bruno Mars started in the industry by writing songs for popular artists and theme songs. But, in the year 2010, he showed the world his singing talent with the hit Nothin’ on youwhich made his pathway to fame.
9. Whitney Houston
She is a singer and a film actress born on August 9, 1963 in New Jersey. Her powerful voice is loved by many as she was able to sell more than 86millions of copies of her first 4 albums world-wide. The accusations of her being linked to drug use with her husband Bobby Brown made her out of the light in stardom in 1992. But, her return in the year 2009 was welcomed by many. Unfortunately, in February 2012, she died and the cause was accidental drowning in a hotel. Some of her hits were My Love is your Love, Saving all My Love for you and I wanna Dance with Somebody.
His full name is Marshall Bruce Mathers III. He is an actor, a music producer and is a very popular rapper. He was born on October 17, 1972 in Missouri. She was raised only by his mother alone but later on he accused her of substance abuse and physical violence. Her mother denied all the accusations and it all reached the court but was then settled. The Grammy award-winning musician released several albums that were known to be fast-selling ones in the world of rap. Eminem’s first independent album was released in 1996 and it was entitled Infiniteand the album was inspired by his daughter. Without me, The Slim Shady and Recovery were some of his big hits.
11. Katy Perry
Katheryn Hudson or most popularly known as Katy Perry was born on October 25, 1984 in California. She is a renowned singer and songwriter. Pop songs are her genre and she was also popular because of her song writings about sexual exploration and her revealing music videos and concerts. Many fans were shocked when they learned that she was raised in very conservative family having both parents as pastors. Her single I kissed A Girlmade her way to the spotlight. Some of her single tracks made its way to the Billboard top. She was married to the actor Russell Brand in 2010 but ended with divorced the year after. Firework and California Gurls were some of her biggest hits.
12. Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder is a singer, a songwriter, a music producer, and a musician. He was born on May 15, 1950 in Michigan. His full name is Stevland Hardaway Morris. R&B and Pop were his music. As young as 11 years old, his singing ability was already discovered. He is able to play different kinds of instruments and even made an album with instrumental tracks. He was a survivor of a fatal car accident that led him to stay in coma. My Cherie Amour, Living in the City and That Girl were some of the many tracks he recorded.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, popularly known as Rihanna is pop star sensation in the music industry. She was born on February 20, 1988 in Barbados. As young as 16 years old, she was able to release her first album which sold millions world-wide. A unique voice with a unique image made her to spotlight. She has also won several awards including Grammys. She emerges from a charming teen pop star into a superstar just like her album Good Girl Gone Bad. Umbrella, Take a Bow and Hate that I Love You were just a few of her high toping tracks.
14. Taylor Swift
Songwriter and singer, Taylor Swift is one singing sensation on spotlight. She is a Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter and one of the top recording artists in this generation. Her full name is Taylor Alison Swift and she was born on December 13, 1989 in Pennsylvania. She started with country music to pop and her first debut album was released when she was 16 years old. She has won numerous awards and sold millions of albums across the Globe. Her love life is a controversy throughout her career. Fearless, Ours and Sparks Fly were some of her chart topping hits.
15. Steven Tyler
Steven Tyler is the lead singer of the popular band Aerosmith. He was born on March 26, 1948 in New York. He is known to be one the rock’s greatest performer. He made a lot of controversies throughout his career just like his substance abuse and made his way to a rehabilitation program. He made his comeback that made his fans very happy. he was a judge in American Idol for 2 years. Aerosmith’s biggest hits were I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing, Love in an Elevator and Dream on.