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The Greatest 300 Singers Of All Time

Triple M takes their countdown’s seriously, but this time they took the voting away and left it up to the Triple M Rankers to put together a definitive list of the Greatest Singers of All Time.

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Take a look at the full list below:

300: Joe Elliott – Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard
299: Steve Harwell – All Star by Smash Mouth
298: Tracy Chapman – Fast Car by Tracy Chapman
297: Phil Lynott – The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
296: Darius Rucker – Let Her Cry by Hootie and The Blowfish
295: Guy McDonough – Errol by Australian Crawl
294: Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond
293: Johnny Diesel, A.K.A Diesel, A.K.A Mark Lizotte – Cry In Shame by Johnny Diesel and The Injectors
292: Julian Casablancas – Last Nite by The Strokes
291: Paul Young (not the singer of the same name who was a solo star with “Love of the Common People”. Different guy. Small world huh?) – All I Need Is A Miracle by Mike And The Mechanics
290: Patti Smith – Because the Night by Patti Smith Group
289: Johnny Rezner – Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
288: Mick Jones – Should I Stay Or Should I Go by The Clash
287: Robert Palmer – Simply Irresistable by Robert Palmer
286: Chris Cheney – All Torn Down by The Living End
285: Steve Miller – Abracadabra [Single Version] by The Steve Miller Band
284: B.B. King – When Love Comes To Town by U2 and B.B. King
283: Jeff Lyne – Don’t Bring Me Down by Electric Light Orchestra
282: Gary Cherone – More Than Words by Extreme
281: Shane Howard – Solid Rock by Goanna
280: Joel Madden – Dance Floor Anthem by Good Charlotte
279: Joe Cocker – You Can Leave Your Hat On by Joe Cocker
278: Tim Finn – I See Red by Split Enz
277: Ben Folds – Brick by Ben Folds Five
276: Paul Weller – Shout To The Top by Style Council

275: Sammy Hagar – Why Can’t This Be Love by Van Halen
274: Jewel – Who Will Save Your Soul by Jewel
273: Angry Anderson – We Can’t Be Beaten by Rose Tattoo
272: Roland Orzabel – Shout by Tears For Fears
271: Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
270: Scott Weiland – Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots
269: Bob Marley – One Love/People Get Ready by Bob Marley And The Wailers
268: Brad Arnold – Kryptonite by 3 Doors Down
267: Karl Hyde – Underneath The Radar by Underworld
266: Roger Waters – Brain Damage/Eclipse by Pink Floyd
265: Mandawuy Yunupingu – Treaty [Filthy Lucre Radio Remix] by Yothu Yindi
264: Robin Zander – The Flame by Cheap Trick
263: Wally Palmar – What I Like About You by The Romantics
262: Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue – Where The Wild Roses Grow by Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue
261: Ric Ocasek – Shake It Up by The Cars
260: Mark Gable – Run To Paradise by Choirboys
259: Roger Hodgson – The Logical Song by Supertramp
258: Ella Hooper – Weir by Killing Heidi
257: Joseph Simmons & Darryl McDaniels – Run-D.M.C. Vs Aerosmith by Run-D.M.C. & Aerosmith
256: Jack Johnson – Taylor by Jack Johnson
255: Roland Gift – She Drives Me Crazy by Fine Young Cannibals
254: Marc Bolan – Children Of The Revolution by T.Rex
253: Emerson Hart – If You Could Only See by Tonic
252: Steve Earle – Copperhead Road by Steve Earle
251: Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good by Nik Kershaw
250: Damon Albarn – Song 2 by Blur
249: Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler
248: Dave Faulkner – What’s My Scene by Hoodoo Gurus
247: Bob Seger – Old Time Rock and Roll by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
246: Dan Wilson – Closing Time by Semisonic
245: Jeremy Oxley – Alone With You by The Sunnyboys
244: Chris Isaak – Baby Did A Bad Bad Thing by Chris Isaak
243: Huey Lewis – The Power Of Love by Huey Lewis and the News
242: Sarah Mcleod – Gravity by The Superjesus
241: Neil Young – Heart Of Gold by Neil Young
240: Mickey Thomas – We Built This City by Starship
239: Ad-Rock, MCA & Mike D – (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) by Beastie Boys
238: Julian Lennon – Too Late For Goodbyes by Julian Lennon
237: Steve Kilby – Unguarded Moment by The Church
236: Richard Marx – Satisfied by Richard Marx
235: Gavin Rossdale – Glycerine by Bush
234: Russell Morris – The Real Thing by Russell Morris

233: Andrew John Partridge – Senses Working Overtime by XTC
232: Phil Jamieson – Chemical Heart by Grinspoon
231: Joan Armatrading – Drop The Pilot by Joan Armatrading
230: Gregg Alexander – You Get What You Give by New Radicals
229: Joey Tempest – The Final Countdown by Europe
228: Ross Wilson – Come Said The Boy by Mondo Rock
227: Wendy James – I Want Your Love by Transvision Vamp
226: Tal Bachman – She’s So High by Tal Bachman
225: William Holly Johnson – Relax by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
224: Paul Kelly – To Her Door by Paul Kelly
223: Ray Davies – Lola by The Kinks
222: Shirley Manson – Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go!) by Garbage
221: Marc Hunter – Rain by Dragon
220: Whitfield Crane – Cats in The Cradle by Ugly Kid Joe
219: Hugh Alan Cornwell – Always The Sun by The Stranglers
218: Brad Delp – More Than A Feeling by Boston
217: John Butler – Zebra by The John Butler Trio
216: Joe Camelleri – Shape I’m In by Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons
215: Dickey Barrett – The Impression That I Get by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
214: Kim Carnes – Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes
213: Peter Garrett – Power and the Passion by Midnight Oil
212: Elvis Presley – Hound Dog by Elvis Presley
211: Ed Roland – Shine by Collective Soul
210: Peter Wolf – Centerfold by J. Geils Band
209: Pete Murray – So Beautiful by Pete Murray
208: Lindsey Buckingham – Big Love by Fleetwood Mac
207: Ian Gillan – Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
206: Eric Martin – To Be With You by Mr Big
205: Joan Jett – I Love Rock N Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
204: Paul Dempsey – Monsters by Something For Kate
203: Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel
202: John Wozniak – Sex And Candy by Marcy Playground
201: Kim Wilde – Kids In America by Kim Wilde

Top 200

200: Mark “Cal” Callaghan – Sounds Of Then by GANGgajang
199: Elvis Costello – Pump It Up by Elvis Costello and The Attractions
198: Jacob Dylan – One Headlight by The Wallflowers
197: David Gahan – Just Can’t Get Enough by Depeche Mode
196: Scott Stapp – Higher by Creed
195: Greedy Smith – Live It Up by Mental as Anything
194: Michael Lee Aday A.K.A Meat loaf – Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf
193: Dale Ryder – Onion by Skin Boom Crash Opera
192: Richard Ashcroft – Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
191: George Thorogood – Bad To The Bone by George Thorogood
190: Grant McLennan – The Streets Of Your Town by The Go Betweens
189: Paul Rodgers – All Right Now by Free
188: Jack White – 7 Nation Army by The White Stripes
187: Ian Curtis – Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division
186: Daryl Braithwaite – The Horses by Daryl Braithwaite
185: Bret Michaels – Nothin’ But A Good Time by Poison
184: Chris Bailey – Just Like Fire Would by The Saints
183: Art Alexakis – Santa Monica by Everclear
182: John Williamson – True Blue by John Williamson
181: Alice Cooper – Poison by Alice Cooper
180: Vicka and Lina Bull – Never Let Me Go by The Black Sorrows
179: Dave Bickler – Eye of the Tiger by Survivor
178: Feargal Sharkey – A Good Heart by Feargal Sharkey
177: Richard Clapton – Girls On The Avenue by Richard Clapton
176: Dan Auerbach – Lonely Boy by The Black Keys
175: Phil Judd – Counting The Beat by The Swingers
174: Chris Robinson – Hard To Handle by The Black Crowes
173: Chrissie Hynde – Don’t Get Me Wrong by Pretenders
172: Francis Rossi – Rockin’ All Over The World by Status Quo
171: Vance Joy – Riptide by Vance Joy

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170: David Coverdale – Here I Go Again ’87 by Whitesnake
169: George Harrison – Got My Mind Set On You by George Harrison
168: Courtney Love – Malibu by Hole
167: Ray Charles – Shake Your Tailfeather by Ray Charles + The Blues Brothers

166: Fred Durst – Behind Blue Eyes by Limp Bizkit
165: Mick Hucknall – Money’s Too Tight (To Mention) by Simply Red
164: Billy Gibbons – Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top
163: Klaus Meine – Wind Of Change by Scorpions
162: Cat Stevens (Yusuf Islalm) – (Remember The Days) Of The Old School Yard by Cat Stevens
161: Nic Cester – Are You Gonna Be My Girl by Jet
160: Alannah Myles – Black Velvet by Alannah Myles
159: Graham “Suggs” McPherson – Our House by Madness
158: Billy Corgan – Disarm by Smashing Pumpkins

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157: Tina Turner – The Best by Tina Turner
156: Eric Bazillian – And We Danced by The Hooters
155: Suzi Demarchi – One Word by Baby Animals
154: Tony Hadley – True by Spandau Ballet
153: Graeme “Shirley” Strachan – Horror Movie by Skyhooks
152: Glenn Frey – The Heat Is On by Glenn Frey
151: Matt Bellamy – Uprising by Muse
150: Alex Smith – What About Me by Moving Pictures
149: Stephan Jenkins – Semi-Charmed Life by Third Eye Blind
148: Belinda Carslile – Our Lips Are Sealed by The Go-Go’s
147: Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
146: Alex Lloyd – Amazing by Alex Lloyd
145: Justin Currie – Kiss This Thing Goodbye by Del Amitri
144: Ali Campbell – Red Red Wine by UB40
143: Pat Benatar – All Fired Up by Pat Benatar
142: Gary Moore – Still Got The Blues by Gary Moore
141: James Freud – Out Of Mind Out Of Sight by Models
140: Gene Simmons – I Was Made For Lovin’ You by Kiss
139: Marcus Mumford – Little Lion Man by Mumford and Sons
138: John Waite – Missing You by John Waite
137: Tex Perkins – The Honeymoon Is Over by The Cruel Sea
136: Phillip Oakey – Don’t You Want Me by The Human League
135: Dexter Holland – Spare Me The Details by The Offspring
134: Suzanne Vega – Luka by Suzanne Vega
133: Tom Cochrane – Life is a Highway by Tom Cochrane
132: Axl Rose – Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses
131: Tom Johnston – China Grove by The Doobie Brothers
130: Ed Sheeran – Castle On The Hill by Ed Sheeran

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129: Jon Stevens – Touch by Noiseworks
128: Art Garfunkel – The Sound Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
127: James Adkins – The Middle by Jimmy Eat World
126: Joe Strummer – Rock The Casbah by The Clash
125: Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al by Paul Simon
124: Brendon Urie – I Write Sins Not Tragedies by Panic! At The Disco
123: Gerry Rafferty – Stuck In the Middle With You by Stealers Wheel
122: Gary Lightbody – Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
121: Gordon James Gano – Blister In The Sun by Violent Femmes
120: Linda Perry – What’s Up? by 4 Non Blondes
119: Bernard Sumner – Blue Monday by New Order
118: Tom Delonge- All The Small Things by Blink-182
117: Bobby Kimball – Africa by Toto
116: Melissa Etheridge- Bring Me Some Water by Melissa Etheridge
115: Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side by Lou Reed
114: Chad Kroegar – How You Remind Me by Nickelback
113: Robert Smith – Close To Me by The Cure
112: Ian Kenney – Lanterns by Birds Of Tokyo
111: Vince Neil – Kickstart My Heart by Motley Crue
110: Kevin Cronin – Take It On The Run by REO Speedwagon
109: Chris Barron – Two Princes by Spin Doctors
108: Morten Harke – Take On Me (Acoustic) by A-Ha

107: Ed Kowalcyk – Lightning Crashes by Live
106: Jackson Browne – Running On Empty by Jackson Browne
105: Kram – Black Betty by Spiderbait
104: Rick Springfield – Jessie’s Girl by Rick Springfield
103: Johnny Cash – Hurt by Johnny Cash
102: David Byrne – And She Was by Talking Heads
101: Justin Hawkins – I Believe In A Thing Called Love by The Darkness

Top 100

100: Ronnie Van Zandt – Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
99: Brian Canham – Funky Town by Pseudo Echo
98: Johnette Napolitano – Joey by Concrete Blonde
97: Billy Idol – White Wedding by Billy Idol
96: John Mayer – No Such Thing by John Mayer
95: Doc Neeson – We Gotta Get Out Of This Place by The Angels
94: Ann Wilson – Alone by Heart
93: Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
92: Daryl Hall – Maneater by Hall & Oates
91: David Le’aupepe – Let Me Down Easy by Gang Of Youths
90: Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins
89: Adam Duritz – Mr Jones by Counting Crows
88: Roy Orbison – Handle With Care by Traveling Wilburys
87: Andrew Stockdale – Joker and The Thief by Wolfmother
86: Bryan Ferry – More Than This by Roxy Music
85: Stevie Wright – Evie (Parts 1, 2 and 3) by Stevie Wright

84: Sheryl Crow – If It Makes You Happy by Sheryl Crow
83: Simon le Bon – Hungry Like The Wolf by Duran Duran
82: Kav Temperley – Black Fingernails Red Wine by Eskimo Joe
81: Steve Winwood – Higher Love by Steve Winwood
80: Brian Johnson- You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC
79: Eric Clapton – Layla (Unplugged) by Eric Clapton
78: Jim Kerr – Don’t You (Forget About Me) by Simple Minds
77: Amy Lee – Bring Me To Life by Evanescence
76: James Newell Osterberg, Jr. A.K.A Iggy Pop – Real Wild Child by Iggy Pop
75: Roger Daltry – Who Are You by The Who
74: Liam Gallagher – Wonderwall by Oasis
73: Steve Perry – Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey
72: Mark Knopfler – Money For Nothing by Dire Straits
71: Debbie Harry – Call Me by Blondie
70: Chester Bennington – In The End by Linkin Park
69: Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
68: Lou Gramm – I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner
67: Alanis Morissette – You Oughta Know by Alanis Morissette
66: Graham Gouldman – Dreadlock Holiday by 10cc
65: Pat Monahan – Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me) by Train
64: Kenny Loggins – Danger Zone by Kenny Loggins
63: James Hetfield – Nothing Else Matters by Metallica
62: Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing by Marvin Gaye
61: Mark Seymour – Holy Grail by Hunters & Collectors
60: Chris Martin – Clocks by Coldplay
59: Jim Morrison – Love Her Madly by The Doors
58: Dolores O’Riordan – Dreams by The Cranberries
57: Iva Davies – Great Southern Land by Icehouse
56: Kate Pierson – Roam by The B-52’s
55: Anthony Keidis – Under The Bridge by Red Hot Chili Peppers
54: Adam Levine – Harder To Breathe by Maroon 5
53: Bryan Adams – Summer Of ’69 by Bryan Adams
52: Benjamin Orr – Drive by The Cars
51: Rob Thomas – Long Day by Matchbox Twenty
50: Don McLean – American Pie by Don McLean
49: Gwen Stefani – Just A Girl by No Doubt
48: Neil Finn – Don’t Dream It’s Over by Crowded House
47: David Gilmour – Another Brick in the Wall by Pink Floyd
46: Daniel Johns – Straight Lines by Silverchair
45: Tom Petty – Free Fallin’ by Tom Petty
44: Brandon Flowers – Mr Brightside by The Killers
43: Rod Stewart – Maggie May by Rod Stewart
42: Dave Gleeson – Better by The Screaming Jets
41: John Mellencamp – Hurts So Good by John Mellencamp
40: Stevie Wonder – Superstition by Stevie Wonder
39: Thom Yorke – Creep by Radiohead
38: Colin Hay – Down Under by Men At Work
37: Michael Stipe – Losing My Religion by R.E.M.
36: John Fogerty – I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Creedence Clearwater Revival

35: Annie Lennox – Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) by Eurythmics
34: Ian Moss – Bow River by Cold Chisel
33: Billie Joe Armstrong – Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) by Green Day
32: David Lee Roth – Jump by Van Halen
31: The Maurice, Barry & Robin Gibb – Stayin’ Alive by Bee Gees
30: James Reyne – Reckless (Don’t Be So) by Australian Crawl
29: Steven Tyler – Janie’s Got A Gun by Aerosmith
28: Gordon Sumner A.K.A. Sting – Message In A Bottle by The Police
27: Nelson Rogers A.K.A The Artist Formally Known As Prince – When Doves Cry by Prince
26: Bernard Fanning – My Happiness by Powderfinger
25: David Bowie – Let’s Dance by David Bowie

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24: Chrissie Amplett – Pleasure And Pain by Divinyls
23: Billy Joel – Piano Man by Billy Joel
22: Dave Grohl – Times Like These by Foo Fighters
21: Paul McCartney – Hey Jude by The Beatles
20: Jimmy Barnes – Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes

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19: Christine McVie – Little Lies by Fleetwood Mac
18: Jeff Buckley – Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley
17: Bruce Springsteen – Born In The U.S.A by Bruce Springsteen
16: Elton John – Tiny Dancer by Elton John
15: John Francis Bongiovi, Jr – Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi
14: Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush
13: Chris Cornell – Black Hole Sun by Soundgarden
12: Mick Jagger – Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones
11: Don Henley – Hotel California by The Eagles

10: Paul David Hewson A.K.A. Bono – Pride (In The Name Of Love) by U2
9: John Farnham – You’re The Voice by John Farnham
8: Kurt Cobain – Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
7: John Lennon – Imagine by John Lennon
6: Michael Hutchence – Don’t Change by INXS
5: Robert Plant – Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
4: Edward Louis Severson III, A.K.A. Eddie Vedder – Daughter by Pearl Jam

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3: Bon Scott – It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll) by AC/DC
2: Stevie Nicks – Edge Of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks
1: Freddie Mercury – Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

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