The music industry has evolved a lot lately, and hundreds of new male artists have managed to rise from anonymity over the past few years. No matter if you are a fan of electro, house, pop or rock, you certainly know the following names as they have managed to become world-renowned after releasing hit after hit. That being said, here you will find the top 10 most popular male singers in 2014, singers that are expected to come out with more catchy and entertaining songs this year as well:
On his real name Aubrey Drake Graham but most commonly known as Drake, he is one of the most popular and appreciated Canadian rappers, not only because of his incredible talent but also because of the fact that he is currently one of the youngest popular rappers in his field! At the same time, Drake’s popularity has also sky-rocketed after he has released several songs featuring other popular singers such as Nicki Minaj or Rihanna. That being said, Drake is certainly considered one of the most appreciated singers in 2014 as well.
For most of us, Macklemore is still a relatively new name in the music industry as he has only managed to rise in popularity over the past couple of years – however, his unrestrained passion for music coupled with his touchy lyrics that have certainly gotten to the hearts of millions of music fans all around the world have made Macklemore one of the most appreciated male singers at the moment. Most known for his world-famous hit “Thrift Shop”, Macklemore will surely have a lot more to offer to his fans in the future – besides that, his charm has certainly helped him as well!
8. David Guetta
David Guetta was extremely popular a few years ago, but unfortunately we did not hear too much about him over the past year – however, this famous French music producer is expected to make quite a notable comeback this year. He entered the music industry in 2009 and he amazed us with great songs and his first album was also his first bit success as well. As you may already know, David Guetta specializes mainly in electronic music and he is currently rated as one of the most popular music producers and singers in the United States of America and all around the world.
7. Taio Cruz
Born in 1985 and officially known as Jacob Taio Cruz, Taio Cruz is a British rapper, entrepreneurs, record producer as well as singer and songwriter. Taio Cruz has entered the music industry back in 2008 when he has also released Departure, which was his debut album. His success kept growing over the years and a year after his debut album, Taio Cruz has released his second album called Rokstarr which included some of his most appreciated songs, such as Dynamite or Break Your Heart.
Over the years, Taio Cruz has also managed to gain the attention of the media and of his fans through a variety of collaborations with extremely popular artists, from Travie McCoy and Kesha to Kylie Minogue. Break Your Heart was undoubtedly his most successful song, as it was sold in millions of copies all around the world. Keeping all that in mind, Taio Cruz is definitely one of the most appreciated and sought-after artists of 2014!
6. Chris Brown
Chris Brown is unfortunately most known for his scandals rather than for his unique talent and charisma, in spite of the fact that he is actually a great dancer and singer. His talent has drawn millions of fans all around the world, and Chris Brown even managed to win a Grammy Award a couple of years back – a few years ago, Chris Brown was voted one of the best male singers of the year, and this year he is expected to be on top as well!
5. Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars is charming in every way possible – he has the looks and he also has an amazing charisma and great vocal skills as well. He has managed to distinguish himself from most of the other male singers lately, and this is precisely what will make him stand out in 2014. Bruno Mars is known for the funny and deep lyrics, as well as for his warm and soothing voice. One of the most popular songs of Bruno Mars is certainly Billionaire, which has also become his very first hit. After that one, he has also released a variety of other songs, including Just The Way You Are or Grenade, the latter being particularly beautiful thanks to its lyrics.
4. Will I Am
Will I Am was extremely popular at the beginning of the 2000s, but he somewhat disappeared for a few years. Most commonly known as one of the founders of the popular Black Eyed Peas members, Will I Am has a great voice and unique dancing skills and he is known not just for his techno-oriented style, but also for the fact that his music videos actually send a message! This is precisely why Will I Am is expected to be one of the most popular singers in 2014.
3. Justin Bieber
Some people love him, other people hate him – one thing is for sure, though: Justin Bieber does what he does best, and that is singing! Although Bieber has been involved in various scandals over his relatively short career, he is still one of the most appreciated male singers in the United States. Born in 1994, Justin Drew Bieber is a musician, actor, singer and songwriter who has been in the music industry for the past six years.
Born Usher Raymond IV in 1978 but most commonly known as Usher, he is a dancer, actor, businessman as well as a singer and songwriter who became famous in the music industry in the 1990s. Some of his most notable hits were U Remind Me, Yeah or U Got It Bad.
1. Justin Timberlake
Born in 1981, Justin Timberlake is an incredibly talented businessman, singer, songwriter and actor who has managed to make a name and a career for himself not only in the music industry, but in the film industry as well. Some of Timberlake’s most popular hit songs include Rock Your Body, My Love, What Goes Around Comes Around or Sexy Back. Also, over the past years Justin Timberlake has boosted his popularity after making some feature songs with renowned names in the music industry, from Jay Z to Nelly Furtado. Given the fact that his success is on the rise, it is expected that Justin Timberlake will release a few more songs that have the potential to turn into hits in 2014, and this is what makes him one of the most popular male artists this year!