Pop The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time  

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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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2,572 2,537
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
2,121 2,204
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
1,356 1,573
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
1,348 2,001
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
889 1,583
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
774 1,468
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

7
1,312 1,893
Prince is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

8
776 1,446
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
1,178 1,241
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
583 1,112
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

11
405 502
Roy Orbison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Roy Orbison Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

12
720 500
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Simon and Garfunkel Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

13
414 624
George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
George Harrison Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

14
406 661
Barry Gibb is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Barry Gibb Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

15
406 736
Bono is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bono Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk

16
435 389
Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Robert Plant Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

17
417 718
Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

18
411 618
Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Tom Jones Ballad, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

19
423 672
Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bob Marley Reggae

20
394 417
Huey Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Huey Lewis Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

21
379 375
Michael McDonald is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Michael McDonald Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

22
382 388
Kenny Loggins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Kenny Loggins Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

23
353 283
Jeff Buckley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jeff Buckley Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

24
376 487
Julio Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Julio Iglesias Adult contemporary music, Latin American music, Latin pop

25
391 323
Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Peter Gabriel New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

26
401 365
Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
RobLein added Tony Bennett Pop music, Traditional pop music, Easy listening

27
407 794
Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Ray Charles Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music

28
387 332
Bobby Darin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bobby Darin Rock music, Swing music, Folk music

29
381 304
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Graeme Parker added Art Garfunkel Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

30
405 550
Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bryan Adams Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock

31
388 224
Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
RobLein added Bing Crosby Traditional pop music, Easy listening, Jazz

32
404 434
Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Rod Stewart New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

33
377 391
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
David Lee Roth Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

34
401 380
Louis Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Louis Armstrong Swing music, Traditional pop music, Jazz

35
400 329
Frankie Valli is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Frankie Valli Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

36
426 965
Jon Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

37
377 276
Daryl Hall is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Daryl Hall Blue-eyed soul, Soul rock, Rhythm and blues

38
392 306
Smokey Robinson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Smokey Robinson Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

39
405 374
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Jimi Hendrix Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

40
394 438
Billy Idol is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Billy Idol New Wave, Rock music, Dance-rock

41
401 638
Phil Collins is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Phil Collins Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

42
400 571
Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Eric Clapton Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

43
403 464
James Brown is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
James Brown Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music

44
400 437
Steve Perry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Steve Perry Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

45
372 371
Robert Palmer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Robert Palmer Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

46
402 549
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

47
358 197
Steve Winwood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Graeme Parker added Steve Winwood Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

48
370 305
Seal is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Seal Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music

49
407 645
Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

50
376 373
Frankie Avalon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
slaft added Frankie Avalon