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Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best singers of all-time includes some of the greatest vocalists in the history of recording. These top singers of all time range from rock to blues to soul and even pop music, and this list is a round-up of some of the greatest singers ever to approach a microphone. The Rolling Stone 100 greatest singers is a definitive list of the greatest vocalists of all time and includes many popular artists you're sure to recognize.

Who are the 100 greatest singers of all time? Among the notable singers of the current generation are singers like Kurt Cobain and Bono as well as some of the all time greatest vocalists the world has ever heard like Elvis Presley and Freddie Mercury. This is the way that Rolling Stone Magazine ranked these talented top 100 singers of all time, but feel free to make your own list of the top singers ever. Some of these talented singers may also be the richest singers in the world or even one of the greatest performers of all time. Check out the full article here.
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    Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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    Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music

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    Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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    Sam Cooke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Sam Cooke Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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    John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music

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    Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Southern soul, Soul blues, Rock music

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    Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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    Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music

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    Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Paul McCartney Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Jump blues, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Smooth soul, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

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

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    Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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    Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

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    Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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    David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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    Van Morrison is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Van Morrison Skiffle, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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    Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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    Hank Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Outlaw country, Western music, Folk music

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    Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Janis Joplin Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Folk music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz

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    Prince is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Chicago blues, Electric blues, Blues

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    Bono is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Bono Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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    Steve Winwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Steve Winwood Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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    Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Whitney Houston Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Traditional pop music

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    Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge

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    Elton John is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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    Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Psychedelic soul, Chicago soul, Rhythm and blues

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    Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll

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    Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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    Soul blues, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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    Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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    Rock music, Swing music, Rockabilly

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

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    Lubbock sound, Rock music, Rockabilly

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    Donny Hathaway is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

    Donny Hathaway Blues-rock, Pop music, Chicago soul

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    Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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