47,570 total votes
Tom Petty

Tom Petty

Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty is an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He is best known as the lead vocalist of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, but is also known as a member and co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys and Mudcrutch. He has recorded a number of hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist, many of which remain heavily played on adult contemporary and classic rock radio. His music has been classified as rock and roll, heartland rock and even stoner rock. His music, and notably his hits, have become popular among younger generations as he continues to host sold-out shows. Throughout his ... more on Wikipedia

Tom Petty is ranked on...

#118 of 1,220 The Best Singers of All Time 2M VOTES Who are the best singers of all time? That's a tough question to ask. This list includes many of the greatest vocalists ever...
#462 of 2,100 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time 13.3M VOTES When VH1 polled fellow artists to name the greatest artists of all time, it seemed like a good idea---but in reality, the li...
#37 of 836 The Best Rock Vocalists 1M VOTES The best rock vocalists of all time are the frontmen of our favorite rock bands or those solo artists whose voices are some ...
#26 of 432 The Best Frontmen in Rock 710k 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 407 People who voted for Tom Petty... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Classic Rock Bands 377.1k VOTES The greatest classic rock bands of all time embody the spirit of a generation of people who just wanted to rock. These top c...
#26 of 224 People who voted for Tom Petty... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time 199k 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...
#28 of 286 The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time 229.4k VOTES 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 ...
#10 of 50 We Asked, You Answered: What Artist Has No Bad Songs? 37k VOTES Everyone has a favorite artist, and most likely, you have a favorite album or song by that artist. Still, it's safe to say t...
#48 of 247 Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely 210.3k VOTES Dead rock stars, ranked in order of how much potential great music was lost to this world by their untimely passing. Th...
#248 of 415 The Greatest Singers of the Past 30 Years 124.7k 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 ...
#34 of 906 These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time 338k VOTES If you ask anyone who has ever tried, it's tough to write one song, nevertheless a batch to be considered a songwriter. Add ...
#15 of 472 Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song? 102.3k VOTES Many of the world's greatest musicians remain highly respected even in death. The world often mourns the loss of t...
#189 of 743 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures 194.7k VOTES American national treasures work in different fields, are of different generations, and all have different stories to tell. ...
#64 of 299 The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like 94.1k VOTES What male singer's voice would you most like to have? This is a different question than "who are the best vocalists eve...
#56 of 94 Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead 130.6k VOTES Throughout the course of history, the human race has produced some truly remarkable individuals - individuals who, sadly, ha...
#6 of 106 Rock Stars Who Would Make The Best President 45.2k VOTES This is a list of rock stars who would make the best president. Music and politics have been intertwined much like peas and ...
#4 of 56 The Best Singers Who Kind Of Mumble 7.3k 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...
#287 of 307 Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100 10.9k VOTES Sometimes, age really is just a number. But these healthy old celebrities seem to be defying time like no others. These clas...
#91 of 841 People who voted for Tom Petty... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time 561.9k VOTES The best guitarists of all time, voted on and ranked by many music fans, with photos and other info. With help from the wisd...
#61 of 89 '90s Greats Making the Best Music Today 31.2k VOTES A list of 90s greats making the best music today. While many of their contemporaries have either fallen to the wayside or sp...
#28 of 81 Celebrities Who Made The Biggest Cultural Impact In 2017 5.7k VOTES The celebrities who influenced culture in 2017 were fashion innovators, outspoken activists, social media influencers, cutti...
#25 of 76 The Things Everyone (Including You) Googled in 2017 6.1k VOTES A look through the most searched terms in 2017 offers a fun glimpse into the cultural zeitgeist and review of the bigge...
#10 of 33 Celebrities You Would Want To Get High With 19.8k VOTES Ever wonder what it would be like to ditch your buddy Jeff and smoke weed with someone who's actually interesting? For this ...
#15 of 44 Musicians with the Best Onstage Banter 1.6k VOTES A concert isn't all about the music. Some of the best moments at any live show are what happens in between the songs - the m...
#35 of 349 The Best Americana Bands & Artists of All Time 14.6k VOTES Americana artists are by nature are traditionalist American musicians who infuse roots music - which includes elements of ro...
#10 of 117 The Best Musical Artists From Florida 677 VOTES Here are the best artists and bands from Florida. Home to some of the most talented and popular musical artists in the ...
Famous People Named Tom & Thomas 118.3k VIEWS List of famous people named Tom or Thomas, along with photos. How many celebrities named Tom can you think of? The famous To...
Famous Libra Male Celebrities 8.7k VIEWS Given they're the sign of justice, you can always count on a Libra to learn multiple perspectives and absorb as much informa...
#1 of 48 The Best Heartland Rock Bands/Artists 2.8k VOTES There a few things in music that are more American that heartland rock. Bands in this genre focus on everyday, average Ameri...
Every Band & Musician Who Has Performed on Saturday Night Live 79.5k VIEWS Live from the main stage at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, this is a list of every band, musician, and singer who has performed on Sa...
#19 of 165 The Best Musicians Who Performed on SNL In The '90s 479 VOTES The 1990s were a period of transition and change for Saturday Night Live, but they carried through and started the new mille...
Celebrities Who Died in 2017 393.6k VIEWS If you're wondering what celebrities died this year, this list of celebrity deaths in 2017 has them all. From actors to sing...
29 Celebrities Whose Houses Have Caught on Fire 136.2k VIEWS Celebrities may have nicer homes than most people, but the residences of famous folks are just as susceptible to fire as any...
26 Celebrities Who Vape 819k VIEWS List of celebrities who vape, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people are giving up smoking for the heal...
28 Celebrities Who Are Surprisingly Great Tippers 123.8k VIEWS With minimum wage being too low to match the increased cost of living, it is imperative to always tip your servers. Tips can...
Musicians Who Died in 2017 625.4k VIEWS Our hearts break for the talented musicians who died in 2017. Whether you were a fan of these recently deceased musicians or...

Tom Petty is also found on...

Famous People From Florida Famous Film Actors From Florida MCA Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Male Singer-songwriters Reprise Records Complete Artist Roster MTV Video Vanguard Award Winners List Warner Bros. Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Guitarists from Florida King of the Hill Cast List