We all love music, it gives us pleasure to our ears and mind. Music has been the important part of our life. Music is fine art which is also universal language. The notes of music gives the absolute tranquility and harmony. There are many singers in the World, and very few become popular and successful singer. Here is the list of top 10 best singers of 2017:
Best Singers of 2017
Katy Perry is an American singer and songwriter. “I Kissed a Girl”, with the controversial sapphic theme she got into fame, from her first single. Her third album, Teenage Dream (2010), contained the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart topping singles “California Gurls”, “Teenage Dream”, “Firework”, “E.T.”, and “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” as well as her third single “The One That Got Away”.
Her album “Teenage Dream” was the first album by a female artist to produce five No. 1 songs in the U.S.. And it became 2nd overall after Michael Jackson’s “Bad”. She re-issued the album as Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection (2012), and produced the songs “Part of Me” and “Wide Awake”. The videos for its songs “Roar ” and “Dark Horse” made her first artist to reach one billion views on multiple videos on vevo. Perry’s fifth album, Witness, followed in 2017. Perry has received many awards, including four Guinness World Records, a Juno Award, and a Brit Award.
Taylor Swift is one of the most popular contemporary female recording artists. And she is well known for narrative songs about her personal life. The album “1989” (2015), received three Grammy Awards. And also she became the first woman and fifth act overall to win Album of the Year twice. Her eponymous concert tour for 1989 in 2015 became one of the highest grossing tour of the decade.
She has received ten Grammy Awards, five Guinness World Records, one Emmy Award, 21 Billboard Music Awards. Swift also won 19 American Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, and one Brit Award. Swift is one of the best-selling artists of all time.” Out of the Woods “, “New Romantics”, “Shake It Off”, “Blank Space”, “Bad Blood”, “This Is What You Came For” and “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” are her latest and highest earning songs.
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. His debut EP , My World (2009), was certified Platinum in the U.S.. And he became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber’s first full-length studio album, My World 2.0 (2010), debuted at No.1 or near to it in many countries. It was certified triple Platinum in the U.S. and contained his single “Baby”.
“Baby” is the most disliked song in YouTube. Bieber has earned one Grammy Award, two Brit awards, three NRJ Music Award, thirteen Billboard Music Awards. And numerous fan have also voted accolades which include eight American Music Awards and twenty Teen Choice Awards. He also has won eighteen MTV Europe Music Awards, which is the most awards received by a single artist to date. The release of Purpose (2015) marked his sixth album to debut at number one. Bieber has received fourteen titles in the Guinness World Records.
Bruno Mars is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, multi instrumentalist, and choreographer. Mars has earned numerous awards and nominations including five Grammy, three Brit and three MTV Europe Music Awards. “Just The Way You Are”, “Grenade”, “Locked Out Of Heaven”, ” Treasure “, ” Uptown Funk”, “24K Magic” and “When I Was Your Man” are the biggest hit songs of Mars. “That’s What I Like” (2017), second single of Mars, reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Lady Gaga is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Gaga is mostly noted for constantly experimenting with new musical ideas. Lady Gaga’s received six Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, a Golden Globe Award, thirteen MTV Video Music Awards. She also has several Guinness World Records, and a Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Contemporary Icon Award. And she was the first artist ever to win.
She was also a recipient of a National Arts Awards’ Young Artist Award. And also she was honored by The Grammy Museum, with the Jane Ortner Artist Award too. Gaga also became the first woman to receive the Digital Diamond Award from RIAA. She is the first and only artist to have two songs pass 7 million downloads (“Poker Face” and “Just Dance”). “Til It Happens to You” (2017), “Applause” and “Do What U Want” are some of her latest songs.
Ed Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter, guitarist and record producer. His debut album, + (“plus” 2011) and has since been certified seven-times platinum in the UK. The album contains the single “The A Team”, which earned him the Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically. Sheeran also won the Brit Awards for Best British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act in 2012.
His single from x (” Multiply” 2014), “Thinking Out Loud”, earned him two Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance . x, his second album, won the Brit Award for Album of the Year. And he also received the Ivor Novello Award for Songwriter of the Year. ÷ (“Divide” 2017), third album of Sheeran debuted at number one in the UK, the US and other markets. “Shape of You ” and “Castle on the Hill”, first two singles from the album, were released in January 2017. And they broke several records in many countries, by debuting in the top two positions of the charts. Sheeran also became the first artist to have two songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week.
Beyonce is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She has received 22 Grammy Awards and is the most nominated woman in the award’s history. With 24 wins, she is also the most awarded artist at the MTV Video Music Awards. She is the first artist to have their first six studio albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200 chart with the release of the widely acclaimed Lemonade (2016).
At the 59th Grammy Award show, Adele, upon winning her Grammy for Album of the Year, stated Lemonade was monumental and more deserving. Lemonade led with nine nominations including Album of the Year, and Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Formation”. She won awards for the Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade and Best Music Video for “Formation”.
Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor. His debut studio album Thank Me Later in 2010, which debuted at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and was certified platinum. Drake’s next two releases were Take Care (2011) and Nothing Was the Same (2013), with certifications of quadruple and triple platinum respectively in the United States; won him first Grammy Award for Best Rapper.
His mixtapes; the trap influenced If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, a collaboration with Future for What a Time to Be Alive (2015) and “One Dance” (2016) also earned platinum certificate. He won his second and third Grammy win, for Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Rap Song for his single “Hotline Bling”. “More Life” (2017) was his seventh consecutive No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and also set multiple streaming records. Drake has won three Grammy Awards, three Juno Awards and six American Music Awards and he also holds several records on Billboard Chart.
Rihana is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, and actress. She is at second position in our list for top 10 best singers in 2017. Rihanna has won numerous awards, among them she has won eight Grammy Awards, twelve American Music Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards and the inaugural Icon Award at the American Music Awards of 2013.
Anti (2016), her eighth studio album and its lead single “Work” reached number-one on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100. Her singles “Umbrella”, “Take a Bow”, “Disturbia”, “Only Girl (In the World)”, “S&M”, “We Found Love”, “Diamonds”, and “Stay” and her collaborations “Live Your Life” (with T.I. ), “Love the Way You Lie” and ” The Monster” (both with Eminem) are the best selling songs of all time.
Adele is on the top of the rank in top 10 best singers of the world. She has won 5 Awards in 59th Grammy Awards in 2017. Adele won in the category of record of the year (hello), the category of the album of the year (25), the category of song of the year (hello), the category of best pop solo performance (hello), and also in the category of best pop vocal album (25).
She also became the first artist in history to win all three general field awards in the same ceremony twice, winning all three categories previously in 2012. “Water under the bridge”, “Hello”, “Someone like you”, “Sky fall”, “Send me my love”, and “When we were young” are some of her hits of 2017. She is one of the best-selling recording artists in the world. Adele has numerous mentions in the Guinness Book of World Records. She has won an Academy Award , a Grammy Award, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, as well as the Brit Award for British Single of the Year for her song “skyfall”.