Music plays an inevitable role in human lives. It helps us to fall in love, relax, express our emotions, and also helps to make the most decisive decision in life. When you come across the question regarding the best musician in the world, it is very difficult to come up with one answer. The world has listened to a wide plethora of musicians and different music. There are a few musicians who have marked their footprints in the music industry. Here are the 10 most popular musicians the world has witnessed to date.
- Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson needs no introduction. He is one of the most popular singers, songwriters, and dancers who is known as “The King of Pop”. Billie Jean is his most popular video and he is also known for some of his signature dance moves like the sidewalk, moonwalk, thrilling dance, lean moves, etc.
- The Beatles
The Beatles was a world-famous band and the members were Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, and John Lennon. This was one of the most influential bands in the rock era with the most talented musicians.
- Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury was a popular singer, record producer, songwriter, and lead musician in the popular British rock band called Queen. His unparalleled stage persona and vocal ranges were known to be his most adorable features.
- Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley is a world-renowned American singer as well as an actor. He is popularly called “The King”. The best singles by him are Hound Dog, Love Me Tender, Jailhouse Rock, and Heartbreak Hotel.
- Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston was a popular singer, producer, model, and actress. She has released a total of ten albums, and three of them were movie soundtrack albums. She was recognized as the most-awarded female actress in 2009 by the Guinness World Records.
Madonna Louise Ciccone is a popular American singer, actress, songwriter, as well as businesswoman. She was also called the “Queen of Pop”, Madge, or MDNA. She is the inspiration behind many current pop singers.
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is a popular American songwriter and singer. Her hit singles Hello, Someone Like You, and Rolling in the Deep made her extremely popular. She now stands in a top position among the already established musicians in the world.
- Katy Perry
Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson took her stage name to Katy Perry. She is a great songwriter, singer, and actress. She is also the ambassador of UNICEF. Some of her popular singles are Hot n Cold, I Kissed A Girl, California Girls, etc.
- Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison Swift is a popular American songwriter and singer focused on creating break-up songs. She has released a total of nine albums including Speak Now, Fearless, Taylor Swift, Reputation, 1989, and so on.
- Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is a tremendous American actress and singer. Her breakthrough singles include Single Ladies, Crazy in Love, Partition, Halo, Drunk In Love, Irreplaceable, Beautiful Liar, 7/11, Baby Boy, etc.