Best Singers of all time

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Some best singers of all time, People will never forget them

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson performs during a taping for the “American Bandstand’s 50th…A Celebration!”, in Pasadena, California Saturday April 20, 2002. (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)

Michael Joseph Jackson

Born: Gary, Indiana, United States (August 29, 1958)
Died: Los Angeles, California, United States (June 25, 2009)
He was a famous singer, songwriter, dancer, and entrepreneur. His Thriller album 1982 was so successful and the biggest selling album in the history of world music. According to Rolling Stone he earned seven billion dollars in his life, making him the richest artist in the world, and a year after his death he earned nearly a billion dollars. The King of Pop was titled as winner of 13 Grammy Awards.

James Brown

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James Joseph Brown
Born: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States (May 3, 1933)
Died: Atlanta, Georgia, United States (December 25, 2006)
James Brown was a best singer, songwriter and American music producer. He was the principled booster gospel to soul and funk. The first solo album came in the 1950s Try Me, recorded the voice of James Brown in history. The song Please, Please, Please, in 1956 reached a million copies. In 1992 he was awarded the Grammy, making it thus a legend of soul and blues.

Bob Marley

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Born: Nine Mile, Jamaica (February 6, 1945)
Died: Miami, Florida, United States (May 11, 1981)
Robert Nesta Marley or simply Bob Marley was a best singer, guitarist and Jamaican composer, best known musician of reggae of all time. Marley has sold over 75 million records.
No Woman No Cry was the music responsible for the recognition of the world of the singer. Marley is regarded as myth spread reggae over the world.

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley. Circa 1960

Born: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States (January 8, 1935)
Died: Memphis, Tennessee, United States (August 16, 1977)
Elvis Aaron Presley was a musician and American actor, later known as the King of Rock. Many of his fans and critics consider him the father of Rock and Roll. Elvis style was an affront to morality of the time. I used to perform with fancy clothes, twisting with his guitar and a revolution for the time. Elvis today is considered as greatest artists who ever lived, being a phenomenon in record sales and successes.

Ray Charles

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Born: Albany, Georgia, United States (September 23, 1930)
Died: Beverly Hills, California, United States (June 10, 2004)
Ray Charles was a pioneering pianist and best soul singer, sometimes referred to as “The Genius”. Innovative, mixed gospel sung in black churches with blues, as well inventing the musical style Soul. As a boy, Charles went blind, for reasons unknown he said. Later, became addicted to heroin and then became a global music icon. He was elected by Rolling Stone the 2nd greatest singer of all time and 10th largest music artist of all time.

John Lennon

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Born: Liverpool, United Kingdom (October 9, 1940)
Assassinated: New York City, New York, United States (December 8, 1980)
John Winston Ono Lennon was a musician and founder of band, The Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. The band, over eight years revolutionized the Rock and Roll, changing its language and influencing the behavior of young people of the time. Even with the end of the Beatles, Lennon continued to be successful. He was murdered by a fan, Mark Chapman on December 8, 1980 in New York.

Kurt Cobain

NETHERLANDS – NOVEMBER 25: HILVERSUM Photo of Kurt COBAIN and NIRVANA, Kurt Cobain recording in Hilversum Studios smoking cigarette (Photo by Michel Linssen/Redferns)

Born: Aberdeen, Washington, United States (February 20, 1967)
Died: Seattle, Washington, United States (April 5, 1994)
Kurt Donald Cobain was a best singer, songwriter, musician and founder of the band Nirvana. Amazingly, Nirvana became one of the largest sets of Rock of his time. The release of Nevermind band Ranked first on the charts, selling over ten million copies. Therefore, it was awarded the Golden Record. Among his major compositions, the Smells like Teen Spirit, and the album of Nirvana “Nevermind” was responsible for the beginning of the success of the group and Kurt himself, popularizing a subgenre of alternative rock that the press started calling Grunge.

Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Louise Franklin is one of the most respected names in Soul music. According to experts, Franklin gave a new dimension to musical style. Topics such as Respect and I Never Loved a Man, made Aretha entered to the history of world music. In the late 1960s, Aretha became successful as it was a decade marked by the emergence of movements of civil defenders minorities such as blacks. About ten singles reached the top spot, causing the recorded LPs to surpass other names of this genre. In 1987 became the first woman to join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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