The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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List Criteria: I have purposely left off country singers because I have a list of only Country Male Singers

These are the top male pop singers of all time. This list of male pop stars is for you to vote on to decide just who is the very best. All time is a long time so this list of famous male singers, or more specifically male pop stars, covers many decades of music from Michael Jackson to Steve Perry, John Lennon to Prince. These are undoubtedly some of the greatest pop stars of all time but it is up to you vote for who you think is the very best male singer in the history of popular music.

When it comes to voting for who you think is the best male pop artist, or even for your top 10 male pop performers, there is no wrong answer. Everyone has an opinion about music and very rarely are two opinions the same.

So, who is your favorite pop star that also happens to be male? Vote for your favorites now and watch your favorite popular male singers ascend through the ranks to become number one!
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    Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Paul Simon Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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    Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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    Prince is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

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    David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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    Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Ray Charles Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music

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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Vocal jazz

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    Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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    Elton John is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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    John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Paul McCartney Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

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    Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Phil Collins Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

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    George Michael is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

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    Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Billy Joel Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

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    Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Marvin Gaye Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music

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    Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Johnny Cash Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

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    Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

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    Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Mick Jagger Blues-rock, Rock music, Dance-rock

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    Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Bob Marley Reggae

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    Hariharan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Hariharan Ghazal, Filmi

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    Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

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    Sting is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Sting Medieval music, Classic rock, New Wave

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    Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Tom Jones Ballad, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Alternative hip hop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Steven Tyler Blues-rock, Pop music, Heavy metal

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    Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Eric Clapton Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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    Jump blues, Swing music, Traditional pop music

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    Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Neil Diamond Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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    John Legend is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    John Legend Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Steve Perry is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Steve Perry Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Lionel Richie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Lionel Richie Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

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    Barry Gibb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Barry Gibb Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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    Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Bryan Adams Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock

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    James Brown is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    James Brown Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music

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    Bono is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Bono Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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    Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Roy Orbison Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Rod Stewart New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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    Huey Lewis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Huey Lewis Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Boy George is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Boy George New Wave, Disco, Pop music

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    Enrique Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

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    Enrique Iglesias Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Smokey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    John Mellencamp is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    John Mellencamp Americana, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    Buddy Holly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Buddy Holly Lubbock sound, Rock music, Rockabilly

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    Kenny Loggins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time


    Kenny Loggins Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

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