Famous Rock Singers - List of Famous Rock Singers

Rock singers are part of Rock music which is also known as ‘rock and roll’. Originating in America and Europe, the style of this music was heavily inspired from African American music composers like Chuck Berry and Little Richard. The major focus of these compositions was the inclusion of guitar and drums and heavy vocals. The earliest and most popular rock singer was Elvis Presley who brought rock and roll music into picture and garnered instant fame and adulation. He then paved the way for many successful rock singers like the Beatles and inspired musicians and singers worldwide. In all these years rock singers have evolved with their music styles and have branched out into many genres like hard rock, metal, psychedelic, folk rock, glam rock and many more. Whole generations of youngsters have been inspired by this form of music and rock singers have often used music to address several issues like wars, racism, homosexuality etc. Always regarded as the leaders of the ‘free’ generation, rock singers always have a story to tell and a legacy to inspire. Read more about famous rock singers and their biographies. Also learn interesting facts and trivia about them from their life histories.

The Most Famous Rock Singers

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Mike LoveMarch 15, 1941AmericanOne of the famous members of ‘The Beach Boys’, Mike Love is an American singer, musician and lyricist
Kenny RogersAugust 21, 1938AmericanKenny Rogers is an American singer and songwriter
Joan JettSeptember 22, 1958AmericanJoan Jett is an American rock singer, musician, composer, actress, and record producer
Kellin QuinnApril 24, 1986AmericanKellin Quinn is a famous American rock singer who is popular as the lead singer of the post-hardcore rock band, ‘Sleeping with Sirens’
David CoverdaleSeptember 22, 1951BritishDavid Coverdale is an English rock singer and founder of the famous rock band ‘Whitesnake’
Michael BoltonFebruary 26, 1953AmericanMichael Bolton is a Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter
Ryan RossAugust 30, 1986AmericanRyan Ross is an American singer, songwriter and musician
Ronnie RadkeDecember 15, 1983AmericanRonnie Radke is an American singer, songwriter and record producer
Jakob DylanDecember 9, 1969AmericanJakob Luke Dylan is an American singer and songwriter
Bart MillardDecember 1, 1972AmericanBart Millard is an American singer associated with the Christian music band ‘MercyMe’
Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is one of the most popular singers of recent times, renowned for his songs Heaven and Everything I Do

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is a popular American rock singer who is best known for his works such as ‘Born in the USA’ and ‘Born to Run’

Billy Corgan

Billy Corgan is an American musician associated with ‘The Smashing Pumpkins’

AmericanMarch 17, 1967145 views

Sean Lennon

Sean Lennon is an American singer, songwriter, and an actor

AmericanOctober 9, 1975236 views

Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton is a British-American musician known for his brilliance in the rock genre

AmericanApril 22, 1950133 views

Jeff Buckley

Jeffrey Scott “Jeff” Buckley was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist

AmericanNovember 17, 1966113 views

Jim Croce

Jim Croce was an American singer known for his album ‘Life and Times.’

AmericanJanuary 10, 1943239 views

Marianne Faithfull

Marianne Faithfull is an English singer, songwriter, and actress

BritishDecember 29, 194685 views

Iggy Pop

Iggy Pop is an American proto-punk rock musician, songwriter, and an actor

AmericanApril 21, 1947264 views

Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, and actor