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List Rules 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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1
2,280 2,333
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

2
1,810 2,070
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

3
1,246 1,394
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

4
1,163 1,890
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

5
788 1,456
David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

6
1,178 1,776
Prince is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

7
668 1,347
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

8
654 1,344
Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Paul McCartney Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

9
1,124 1,146
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Paul Simon Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

10
372 633
Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

11
367 515
George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
George Harrison Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

12
363 641
Bono is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bono Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk

13
371 299
Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Robert Plant Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

14
660 441
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

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15
366 567
Barry Gibb is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Barry Gibb Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

16
462 1,032
Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

17
367 725
Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Mick Jagger Blues-rock, Rock music, Dance-rock

18
376 895
Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

19
357 495
Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bryan Adams Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock

20
363 541
Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Tom Jones Ballad, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

21
357 528
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Eric Clapton Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

Pop Stars With And Without Makeup

22
361 591
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

23
347 403
Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Billy Idol New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock

24
339 344
Frankie Avalon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
slaft added Frankie Avalon

25
347 308
Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
RobLein added Tony Bennett Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

26
357 509
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

27
343 361
Huey Lewis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Huey Lewis Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

28
347 297
Frankie Valli is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Frankie Valli Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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29
355 371
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rod Stewart New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

30
337 267
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Graeme Parker added Art Garfunkel Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

31
338 340
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
David Lee Roth Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

32
348 397
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Meat Loaf Wagnerian rock, Rock opera, Rock music

33
332 437
Julio Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Julio Iglesias Adult contemporary music, Latin American music, Latin pop

34
352 311
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jimi Hendrix Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

35
332 335
Kenny Loggins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Kenny Loggins Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

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36
335 292
Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bobby Darin Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

37
330 326
Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Michael McDonald Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

38
346 355
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Louis Armstrong Swing music, Traditional pop music, Jazz

39
350 432
Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Roy Orbison Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

40
330 344
Robert Palmer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Robert Palmer Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

41
326 262
Peter Frampton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Peter Frampton Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

42
330 221
Andy Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Graeme Parker added Andy Williams Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

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43
324 314
Jackson Browne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jackson Browne Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

44
338 290
Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

45
332 345
Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
slugo added Alice Cooper Glam metal, Experimental rock, Shock rock

46
351 428
James Brown is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
James Brown Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music

47
342 285
Smokey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Smokey Robinson Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

48
330 228
Davy Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Davy Jones Bubblegum pop, Music hall, Pop music

49
323 307
Rick Springfield is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rick Springfield Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

50
317 280
Peter Noone is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Graeme Parker added Peter Noone Pop music, Rock music