The year 2016 saw music and rap are in a great place both creatively and qualitatively. In present times, musicians, singers, and rappers are making and creating music on their own terms, winning the hearts of millions of people. Below is the list of famous singers and rappers who created a mark in 2016 with their work.
Famous Male singers and rappers of 2016
Justin Drew Bieber is a very popular Canadian singer and songwriter. Going strong since his debut in 2009 his latest album, Purpose broke many records with popular ones including “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry”. One of the faces of the current Calvin Klein campaign, Bieber is the most demanded singer of the present times with his huge popularity and fan base.
Chris Brown remains a most loved singer for his albums as well as guest appearances on songs of Kanye West and Benny Benassi (“Paradise”). Brown released a 19-song mixtape with his new collective; OHB. He is among the top 10 most liked singers at present.
The weeknd (pronounced “the weekend”), is a world famous Canadian singer, songwriter, and a record producer. He is a Grammy award winning and an Oscar-nominated superstar who had the most streamed album of 2015 and is being famously compared with Michael Jackson.
One of the best-selling singers of the recent times, Eminem is an American singer, rapper, record producer, and an actor.
Popularly named as Drake, Aubrey Drake Graham, is a world-class Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and an actor. Known for some of the great work, recently, Drake has released two famous albums which are “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” and “VIEWS”. He Is definitely among the top 10 choices of world famous singers and rappers.
A popular American singer-songwriter plays many instruments, record producer, and choreographer. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Mars began making music at a very young age and performed in various musical venues in his hometown and several other places throughout his childhood. He comes from a musical background released his biggest song of last year “Uptown Funk” with Mark Ronson.
One of the most amazing and loved singers of the present times, Usher is also an actor, dancer, and songwriter originally from the United States. He began the career in the year 1991, and soon became the heartbeat of many with his awesome music and great work. He brings in a lot of uniqueness and creativity in his work. With a great star presence and sense of music, he makes every single performance everlasting and electrifying. One of the great entertainers of the recent times. Few of his best albums and work includes My Way, Here I Stand, and the Confessions.
This list is not exhaustive and there are many other great singers and rappers who enthralled the music lovers with their creative and enchanting work. If you are a music lover who is looking to explore the rapping and singing world more, do check out the work of Taio Cruz, Kanye West, Pitbull, Justin Timberlake among others.