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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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Gladys Knight is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Gladys Knight Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Gospel music

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Brian Wilson is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Brian Wilson Pop music, Rock music, Outsider music

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Muddy Waters is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Muddy Waters Blues-rock, Chicago blues, Rock music

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Luther Vandross is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Luther Vandross Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Contemporary R&B

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Paul Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Paul Rodgers Blues-rock, Soul blues, Rock music

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Mavis Staples is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Mavis Staples Rhythm and blues, Soul music, Gospel music

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Eric Burdon is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Eric Burdon Rock music, Latin American music, Heavy metal

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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Rod Stewart is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Rod Stewart New Wave, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Brant Bjork is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Brant Bjork Desert rock, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

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Roger Daltrey is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Roger Daltrey Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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Dion DiMucci is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Dion DiMucci Doo-wop, Christian music, Pop music

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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Axl Rose Heavy metal, Hard rock

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David Ruffin is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
David Ruffin Disco, Pop music, Rhythm and blues

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Thom Yorke is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Thom Yorke Electronic music, Experimental rock, Experimental music

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Jerry Lee Lewis is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Jerry Lee Lewis Rock music, Rockabilly, Honky-tonk

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Wilson Pickett is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Wilson Pickett Southern soul, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Ronnie Spector is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Ronnie Spector Girl group, Pop music, Rock music

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Gregg Allman is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Gregg Allman Rock music, Gospel music, Country

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Toots Hibbert is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Toots Hibbert Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady

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John Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
John Fogerty Americana, Blues-rock, Swamp pop

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Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Dolly Parton Ballad, Country pop, Pop music

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James Taylor is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
James Taylor Blues-rock, Disco, Pop music

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Iggy Pop is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Iggy Pop Punk blues, Garage rock, Protopunk

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Steve Perry is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Steve Perry Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Merle Haggard is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Merle Haggard Outlaw country, Bakersfield sound, Country

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Sly Stone is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Sly Stone Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music

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Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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Frankie Valli is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Frankie Valli Doo-wop, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

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John Lee Hooker is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
John Lee Hooker Americana, Electric blues, Talking blues

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Tom Waits is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Tom Waits Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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Patti Smith is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Patti Smith Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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Darlene Love is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Darlene Love Pop music

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Sam Moore is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Sam Moore Rhythm and blues

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Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Art Garfunkel Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

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Don Henley is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Don Henley Pop music, Rock music, Country rock

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Willie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Willie Nelson Outlaw country, Americana, Traditional pop music

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Solomon Burke is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Solomon Burke Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, Soul music

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The Everly Brothers is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
The Everly Brothers Christian music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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Levon Helm is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Levon Helm Americana, Rock music, Folk music

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Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Morrissey Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rockabilly

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Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Annie Lennox Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

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Karen Carpenter is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Karen Carpenter Pop music, Soft rock

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Patti LaBelle is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Patti LaBelle Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

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B.B. King is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
B.B. King Blues-rock, Soul blues, Rock music

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Joe Cocker is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Joe Cocker Blues-rock, Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

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Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Stevie Nicks Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Steven Tyler Blues-rock, Pop music, Heavy metal

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Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time
Mary J. Blige Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues