Music has become like a basic need in today’s society. Men have even went far to research the benefits associated with listening to music and found it it’s a remedy of stress reliever, reduces anxiety, elevates moods and can even decrease your chances of getting some chronic diseases. There many male music artists in the world and it’s no easy task to differentiate who among them deserves to be on our list of top 10 best male singers in 2017. However when the fans have spoken by watching their videos, buying their singles and attending their concerts in large numbers definitely we are able to pick who among who is the best.
Here is our top 10 best male singers in 2017
10. Kanye West
Married to one of the beautiful women on earth Kim Kardashian Kanye is not new to us. He can best be described as one of the best rappers of the 21st century, a fashion designer, music producer and a man who wears many hats as he is also an entrepreneur. In addition to all that he is one of the best-selling rappers in the world having sold more than 30 million albums and more than 100 million digital download. Kanye career started out as a producer working with the likes of Alicia keys and Jay Z before he decided to go it solo. Some of the best music from Kanye is “Diamonds From Sierra Leone”, “Heartless”, “Love Yourself”, “Glow”, “Real friends”, ”Feel me”, “mercy”, among others.
9. Justin Timberlake
He was once a lead vocalist with NSYNC which was once one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. His solo music career started with the launch of the album Justified (2002) which produced hits such as “Rock Your Body”, and “Cry Me a River”. In 2006 his second album FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006) did well commercially with hits such as “What Goes Around… Comes Around” and “SexyBack”, becoming no one in US Billboard hot 100.in 2008 he started acting and only resumed music in 2013 with albums The 20/20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2. He is of today a ten time Grammy awards winner and has also won several Billboard music awards, Brit awards, Emmy Awards, among others.
8. Jay Z
The greatest of all MC of all time and among the richest hip hop musicians of our time cannot miss in the list of top 10 best male singers in 2017. He is one of the best-selling musicians of all time, one of the most awarded, having been nominated 201 times in the Grammy awards, American music awards, Billboard music awards and winning 100 awards out of the 201 nominations. Some of his 2017 songs are “Biking”, Dear Summer”, Shining “, “pop style”, “No Church In The Wild”, “spiritual”, “All The Way Up (Remix)” among others.
7. Chris Brown
You cant believe it but once upon a time Chris was a choir member in his church and that’s where it all started. In 2004 chris released his first album (Chris Brown), and what followed was a success even with Exclusive (2007) album, Graffiti (2009) album, F.A.M.E. (2011), Royalty (2015) among others.his 2017 songs among them “Jiu Jitsu”, “I See You”, “Flexing”, “ privacy”, “Bruk Off Yuh Back”, “Just As I Am”, “Give It To Me” among others have made him a star in the world.
Since the release of songs such as “U Don’t Have to Call”, “Nice & Slow”, “You Make Me Wanna…”, “U Remind Me”, and others in the 1990s and early 2000s still Usher is one of the best musicians we have in 2017. Since the start of his career to date usher has sold more than million albums and 75 million records making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Some of the songs that have made him appear on this list are “party”, “wait for it”, “Girls wanna have fun”, “U Remind Me (Of A Girl)”, “Missin U”, “Champions”, among others.
Another great rapper of our times Drake who has really achieved commercial success and won the hearts of many ladies globally is Drake. Drake initially was an actor before he decided to join Lil wayne cash money records where he released his first debut studio album Thank Me Later 2010, and the most commercially successful album to date of his is Views, in 2016, which sat on top of the billboard 200 for ten non-consecutive weeks. Some of his hits songs that have made him appear on this list are “Hotline Bling” which made him secure a 3rd Grammy award in the category of Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Rap Song,, others are “secret passion fruit”, “Both”, “come closer”, ”glow”, “sacrifices”, Portlands”, “no frauds”, “let me pray” among others.
Who doesn’t know Pitbull? To refresh your mind you all remember 2014 FiFA world cup official theme song “we are one” (ole ola), that was his song with Jennifer Lopez. Pitbull career as a rapper has really skyrocket off late and truly the global community loves him. Some of the songs that people have voted as the best of Pitbulls in 2017 are “In My Feelings (Remix)”, “Better On Me”, “Don’t Mind (Remix)”, among other 2016 hits.
3. Ed sheeran
Sheeran’s popularity has been growing day by day and in 2017 he is among world’s favourite music star. Today he has become one of the most influential people in the UK and has even broken records such as becoming the first musician to have 2 songs debut in the US top 10 in the same week. If you haven’t listened to some of his 2017 global hits such as “Castle on the Hill”, and “Shape of You” then you should make a point to listen and understand why he is placed on the third position in the list of top 10 male singers in 2017.
2. Justin Bieber
Many young ones this is their favourite musician and surely he doesn’t disappoint every time he gets on the stage. Bieber has become a global musician and although young he is really taking music to another level. He is the first artist to have more than 10 billion total video views on Vevo and in addition he is a one of the best sellers having sold more than 100 million records to date. Some of his hit songs in 2017 are “I’m The One”,” Let Me Love You (Remix)”, “Déjà vu”, “Beauty and a Beat” among others.
1. Bruno mars
The multi-instrumentalist, choreographer, song writer and a singer as well has taken our number one spot as the 2017 best male singer. He is an artist who makes the fans happy both on stage and on music videos especially with his band the “Holigans”.Bruno Mars is a best seller having sold more than 170 million singles worldwide. Some of the songs that have made Bruno become our number one star are “that’s what I like”, “Too Good to Say Goodbye”, “Straight Up & Down”, “That’s What I Like”, among others.
These are the most voted and most mentioned artists in the web today. There songs have more than once hit the charts taking the number one spot and watched in the YouTube than any other songs. If you have a contrary opinion I would urge you take a good look at some of the 2017 songs from these artist and you will understand as to why they have been listed in our top 10 best singers in 2017.