39,690 total votes
Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He is also known for his numerous solo works and soundtrack contributions since 1991, and as founder and frontman for Temple of the Dog, the one-off tribute band dedicated to his friend the late Andrew Wood. Cornell is also known for his role as one of the architects of the 90s grunge movement, for his extensive catalog as a songwriter and for his near 4 octave vocal range as well as his powerful vocal belting technique. He has released three ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell’s 12 Most Amazing Vocal Performances 27 votes Chris Cornell, one of rock's most iconic vocalists, took his own life on May 18th, 2017 in his hotel room in Detroit fo...

Chris Cornell is ranked on...

#12 of 794 The Best Rock Vocalists 850.4k votes The best rock vocalists of all time are the frontmen of our favorite rock bands or those solo artists whose voices are some ...
#23 of 445 The Best Frontmen in Rock 592.3k votes Giving out the title of best frontman in rock is like crowning someone the king of rock and roll. There are so many factor...
#50 of 281 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely 174.2k votes Dead rock stars, ranked in order of how much potential great music was lost to this world by their untimely passing. Th...
#68 of 336 The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time 102.1k votes The greatest rock songwriters of all time have a lot in common. Firstly, they are some of the biggest names in rock music hi...
#31 of 409 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song? 70.0k votes Many of the world's greatest musicians remain highly respected even in death. The world often mourns the loss of t...
#61 of 299 The Sexiest Artists of All Time 303.0k votes If you've got it, flaunt it, and that's what these rock stars do. And for that they've been rewarded with the honor of sexie...
#14 of 66 The Best Dadrock Bands That Are Totally Worth Your Time 8.8k votes The Urban Dictionary defines "Dadrock" as "classic rock you first heard from your dad's old re...
#1 of 18 Rock Stars of the 1990s: Where Are They Now? 2.4k votes We all remember riding around on hot summer days, rocking out to bands like Sugar Ray and Creed. But now we're older, and wh...
#41 of 82 The Hottest Male Singers 228.2k votes Who are the hottest male singers of all time? The gorgeous specimens on this list certainly qualify, and these photos prove ...
#24 of 133 The Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a Band 41.4k votes Music groups, no matter how successful they may become, tend to have an expiration date. When a rock band or rap group event...
#22 of 55 The Best Singing Drummers 17.7k votes Prepare to be impressed by this list of drummers who also sing. These musicians are both notable as capable drummers and as ...
#5 of 294 The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like 81.7k votes What male singer's voice would you most like to have? This is a different question than "who are the best vocalists eve...
#43 of 372 People who voted for Chris Cornell... People under 30 are 3x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years 109.8k votes One of the most debated topics in music is who are the greatest singers of the past 30 years. Whether you're a huge Whitney ...
#12 of 25 25 Celebrities That Gave Us Douche Chills With Their Frosted Tips 4.1k votes When it comes to embarrassing hair trends, few among the atrocities of 90s hair can compare to the horrors that we...
#28 of 49 The Best Things From Seattle 6.8k votes Seattle, WA, is consistently considered one of the top cities in America, and for good reason. Seattle is known for many dif...
#7 of 61 Rock Stars Who You Wish You Could Sound Like 3.3k votes Pretend that you could magically have the voice of any famous rock singer. Who would it be? Just for a minute, imagine it&nb...
#24 of 52 The Best Singers Who Kind Of Mumble 4.6k votes This is a list of the best singers who kind of mumble while singing, as ranked by experts and fans like you. Many of the mu...
#59 of 86 Celebrities You Feel Like You Know 13.3k votes Everyone has a favorite celebrity who they think just gets them. You know, those celebrities you feel like you know. Wheth...
Famous Suicides List 1.9M views Whether it's a Hollywood celeb or another famous figure, this list of famous suicides goes to show fame doesn't always buy h...
#92 of 651 The Best Alternative Bands/Artists 128.3k votes At the end of the 1980s, at the peak of glam rock and hair metal, a new genre began to emerge from the underground. Since it...
Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names 1.3M views List of celebrities with stage names, loosely ranked according to fame and popularity. It's tough to break into show busin...
#67 of 303 The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters 176.4k votes Famous American Jewish singers and songwriters: including famous Jewish pop singers and rock performers. This list of famous...
All Howard Stern Show Musical Performers 62.4k views List of all artists and bands who have played live on The Howard Stern show over the years. As you can see, many great bands...
Famous Musicians Who Once Had Terrible Day Jobs 22.2k views We all had to start somewhere, even rock and roll legends. It’s hard to imagine a rock god like Kurt Cobain as a janitor or ...
#9 of 51 The 40+ Greatest Baritone Singers in Music History 27.0k votes Baritone singers have a gift of resonance in lower ranges, between the bass and the tenor voices. A baritone's voice is ofte...
Famous Musicians Who Committed Suicide 250.3k views Rock stars don't always have fantasy lives. Tragically, many notable singers have committed suicide. Some of these musi...
Famous People Named Chris 67.5k views List of famous people named Chris, along with photos. How many celebrities named Chris can you think of? The famous Chris's&...
Celebrities Who Died in 2017 380.6k views If you're wondering what celebrities died this year, this list of celebrity deaths in 2017 has them all. From actors to sing...
Famous Rhythm Guitarists 15.2k views A List of Famous Rhythm Guitarists with photos! These are musicians who are masters of their craft. While it is often the ...
Musicians Who Died in 2017 606.9k views Our hearts break for the talented musicians who died in 2017. Whether you were a fan of these recently deceased musicians or...
50+ Musicians of Irish Descent 11.8k views This list of famous musicians of Irish descent is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous musicians are of Irish ...
John Bush of Anthrax/Armored Saint's Top 20 Vocal Influences 41.6k views Metal veteran John Bush of Anthrax and Armored Saint lists his top 20 vocal influences, only on Ranker.com -- and his influe...
My 10 Favorite Musicians 39 views Nobody cares, but it's okay...

Chris Cornell is also found on...

List of Famous Bands from Seattle Famous Film Actors From Washington Famous People Who Died by Hanging Famous Guitar Players from United States of America Famous People From Seattle List of Famous Chefs Famous Film Actors From Seattle Famous People Born in 1964 Famous Male Guitarists List of Famous Singer-songwriters Universal Music Group - Bands/Musicians on This Label Famous Male Singer-songwriters Famous Friends of Dave Grohl Famous Male Songwriters King Heavy Metal Bands List Sub Pop Complete Artist Roster A&M Records Complete Artist Roster Mosley Music Group Complete Artist Roster Full Cast of Singles Actors/Actresses TV Actors from Seattle Famous Guitarists from Seattle SST Records Complete Artist Roster List Of Grammy Awards For Best Song Written For A Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media Interscope Records Complete Artist Roster Epic Records Complete Artist Roster