Rolling Stone magazine of the United States selected 100 greatest singers in the history of modern pop music. Who would you think of when it comes to the greatest singers abroad? Elvis Presley or the Beatles? Today Xiaobian will introduce the top ten of the greatest singers in rolling stone to you. Let's meet them.
Rolling Stone magazine has selected 100 great singers in the history of modern pop music. The following 10 singers are in the top 10. They are respectively:
Aretha Franklin (March 25, 1942), an American pop singer, was born in Memphis. Publishing songs span soul and pop music, with the title of "Lady soul / the queen of soul"
Ray Middleton Charles is an American soul musician and pianist. He created rhythm and blues music. He was one of the first people to be included in the Rock Hall of fame. Frank Sinatra called him the only genius in music.
Elvis Presley, born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935, is nicknamed Elvis Presley, an American rock singer and actor.
Sam Cooke (1931-1964), a famous black musician in America. He was born in Mississippi on January 22, 1931. In the early days, he received religious music training and later became a secular pop singer. His achievements in his short life influenced many successors, including white people. He is one of the pioneers of American soul music, known as the king of soul music.
John Winston Lennon, born in Liverpool, England on October 9, 1940, is a member of the British rock band beatles. John Winston Lennon was elected to the Rock Hall of fame.
Marvin Gaye (formerly Marvin Pentz gay, Jr., April 2, 1939-april 1, 1984), a famous singer and composer of Motown Records in the United States, is known as the prince of Motown, who has a great influence on many spiritual singers. It can be said that he is the most respected and favorite superstar in the history of black pop music.
Bob Dylan (May 24, 1941 -), formerly Robert Allen Zimmerman. American rock and folk artists. Won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature.
Otis Redding was born in September 1941. He loves music. He dropped out of high school before he graduated. Like many soul singers, Otis Redding also received music enlightenment education in the church choir. In 1967, he was voted the best male singer in the world by the famous British melody maker readers, replacing the throne occupied by Elvis Presley in the past eight years.
Stevie wonder, born on May 13, 1950, is a member of Auto City records. He is an American black singer, composer, music producer, social activist and blind man. He is good at many kinds of musical instruments, such as electronic organ, piano, harmonica, drum, guitar, etc. He is an all-around artist who is good at singing and music.
James Brown (1933-2006) is known as the godfather of soul music in the United States, the founder of rap, hip-hop and disco music types.