Distinctive and Unforgettable:

Meet The 10 Singers Who Are Truly One-of-a-Kind

The music industry is one that is steadily churning out new voices, new artists every day, and to stand out, singers have to display a certain level of virtuosity in their craft.

Recently, a Redditor asked, “Name one of the most distinctive voices in music.” “A singer who despite not knowing the song in particular you'd still know who it is just by their voice.”

Reddit has responded, and these are the singers with the most unique voices.


“Before she learned English properly she sang songs in English using the International Phonetic Alphabet. Its one reason why she puts emphasis in weird places,” someone explained.

“It is pretty unique and I always thought it was lightning in a bottle that he ended up in a band with another guy who's voice blended well with his,” u/dong_tea said.

Layne Staley

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin was regarded as one of the most successful rock stars of her era. Her electric stage presence, personality, and uninhibited vocal style made her cultural icon, that till this day, inspires movements in rock music.

He is the lead vocalist of the Grammy Award-winning comedy rock duo Tenacious D, and though he isn't considered a “serious” singer, his voice is pretty unique.

Jack Black

“Wouldn't call it distinctive, but it's iconic for sure,” someone said. Another replied, “I occasionally find myself walked around the house singing “Killed by Death.” I can almost imitate his voice if I clench my teeth really hard.”

Lemmy Kilmister

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