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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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list ordered by

1
3,425 3,259
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

2
3,571 3,658
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

3
2,724 2,451
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

4
1,907 2,820
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

5
1,110 2,150
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

6
1,107 2,069
Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

7
1,218 2,274
David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

8
1,685 2,552
Prince is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

9
1,334 230
Dimash Kudaibergen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
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10
1,491 1,662
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

11
880 1,629
Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

12
563 1,099
Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

13
1,052 814
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

14
583 1,162
Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band

15
607 1,094
Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Reggae

16
576 1,389
Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

17
513 430
Don Henley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Pop music, Rock music, Country rock

18
513 598
Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

19
513 478
James Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Blues-rock, Disco, Pop music

20
514 419
Daryl Hall is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Blue-eyed soul, Soul rock, Rhythm and blues

21
513 813
Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock

22
513 337
Steve Winwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Graeme Parker added Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

23
513 473
Christopher Cross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Pop music, Yacht Rock, Pop rock

24
514 511
Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

25
513 332
Dan Fogelberg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rock music, Folk rock, Soft rock