Well, who doesn’t listen to songs daily as a part of essential routine or doesn’t use songs to change the mood? Obviously we all do. Music has been a part of human life since almost forever. Though the singers and instruments have evolved from Tan Sen to Pop Stars and rappers like Eminem, but the love and craving for music and must I say quality music has never stopped. Being the common language throughout the globe, it doesn’t matter if the song is in English, Urdu or any other language as long as the voice reaches your heart and the beats make you want to dance. This year a lot has happened in the music industry, a lot of new faces came out successful, many new albums were released and many tours have been arranged. To get a sneak peek of who are grasping the top positions this year we have a list of Top Ten Best Singer in The World 2013.
10) Justin Bieber
You may not like him very much if you are not a teenage girl but this boy is here to stay. The young singing sensation and heart throb for many young teenage girls became immensely popular from his first song. Bieber is the first young star to have 7 songs from a single album on Billboard Hot 100. His first music video ‘Baby’ became the most viewed video on you tube. This year he released his new album Believe acoustic. This young star has won 57 awards out of 107 nominations in this short time span. Cheers to Mr. Bieber for winning Billboard award for best male singer.
9) Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars, because of his exquisite and unique style is a huge name and a sensation in the music industry. This year Bruno is all set for his tour 2013 which is starting from 26th June. This year Bruno Mars was nominated for ‘Best Rap Song’ at Grammys. He has won 31 awards out of his 137 nominations.
8) Jay Sean
Jay Sean a mega star has won numerous awards. He is a singer, song writer and a rapper. He got two UK top ten hits in 2004 after signing with Virgin Records. He later left Virgin Records in 2006. He has also entered Hot 100 in the top ten. This year he is fourth studio album ‘Neon’ in this July. This album has R&B and pop songs. The first single from this album ‘Where You Are’ was released this February. He has won 22 awards of 27 nominations.
7) Will I Am
William James Adam, known to most of us as Will I Am is a mega star and a founding member of world famous band ‘Black Eyed Peas’. He has won many Grammy Awards, Teen Choice Awards and American Music Awards. Will I Am released his fourth studio album in this April. Till this June the album has sold 58,000 copies in US and came as number 9 on Billboard Hot 100. Though the album got mixed reviews from the critics but is selling like hot cakes among the audience.
This dusky diva sure knows how to make everyone dance on her tunes. This year Beyonce is set to release her fifth studio album which is facing delays due to some reason but everybody is waiting anxiously for it. Beyonce has also started her fourth tour this year ‘Mrs. Carter Show’. The show has so far been praised by the critics. Beyonce has been nominated 528 times and has won 287 awards so far.
This year is BIG for RiRi as the plane takes off for her 5th world tour named as ‘2013 Diamonds World Tour’. . So far Rihanna has been nominated 144 times and has won 81 awards. The tour supports her 7th studio album “Unapologetic” which came out in 2012. The tour started on 8th march and will be completed in November. The tour has so far been praised by the critics because of Rihanna’s voice quality and stage presence.Hope her ‘Umbrella’ saves her from bad weather and the tour goes on as planned.
The English singer started her career in 2006 and soon became a popular star. The theme song for James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ became Adele’s claim to fame for which she received Golden Globe, Grammy and the Academy award. This year she also got her name in the list of 100 most powerful women in UK. Adele has started working on her third studio album which will most probably be name after her age like the previous two (19, 21). The album will be released in the mid of 2014. Adele might not have a long career or many awards in her bucket but the theme song of ‘Skyfall’ showed her ability at a young age. Hoping that she will change her mind about not losing her weight and become a better performer matching her vocal quality we are looking forward to her album.
Everyone who listens to English songs or have heard of them must know Eminem (that makes almost all of us). Being the first white rapper Eminem has surely lived up or should I say beyond the expectations of the fans and critics. Eminem-the well-known rapper and song writer is ranked number 9 on MTV’s list of great MC’s of all times and 22nd on MTV’s Greatest Voices. He has one thirteen Grammy Awards and has been called the best rapper ever on vibes. Eminem is about to release his much awaited album on 9th July.
2) Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez, the superstar singer, actor and a successful business woman danced her feet to the Hollywood walk of Fame this year. This year JLo released a number of songs and they were indeed a huge success. This year JLo plans on releasing her 8th studio album which according to the executive producer is ‘very special’. The song from her album which is due in November 2013 was released on May 2013 featuring Pitbull. The success of this artiste is contributed to her knowledge of multiple singing genres including hip hop, dance, funk and pop. No one can match the charisma of this entertainer. Best Wishes to JLo for her upcoming album.
1) Miley Cyrus
Partying her way to the fame and success this girl with a big mouth and chopped off hair is all set to do a lot more than just trashing other people. She is no more ‘just’ a Disney star. Most successful star to originate from Disney, Miley- the richest teen-came 4th on Forbes and has been on Hot 100 twice. She has been nominated 122 times and has won almost 57 awards. Miley so far had 3 tours which were a success. She released her 4th studio Album this year which is also her 1st single album “We Can’t Stop”. Miley worked hard on this album and invited number of guest singers. The lead song from this album was called ‘weird, woozy and kind of wonderful’ by the critics. Miley Cyrus has recently broken the VEVO 24 hour record.