Along the years of world history we have seen black ethnicity proving themselves the best in every sphere; be it sports, politics or entertainment. The blacks have surely achieved name and fame in the world of music.
Ray Charles, Curtis Mayfield, Luther Vandross to Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, R Kelly –these famous names strikes our mind first whenever we discuss or think about world’s greatest singers and musicians. Breaking the stereotypes and racial discrimination, these Black male singers have achieved immense popularity. And now, at 2018 we have more young, versatile hottest and very talented black male singers. They are famous not only for their singing talents but also for their charitable nature and good behaviours. They have gained huge fan followings on Social Medias. So here are those Top 10 hottest black male singers 2018:
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10. Snoop Dogg
Born in Long Beach, California, this man started his career since 1992. He started working in debut with Dr. Dre. This Hip Hop and funk based singer drew more crowds to his songs ever since his starting of career. He is also known for his R & B and reggae songs. Much popular in the world of social media as being used in the ‘Thug Life’ Memes and trolls, Snoop Dogg carries almost 15 million people on Twitter and also on Instagram.
9. Trey Songz
His song “Heart Attack” got nominated for best R & B Song at the Grammy Awards 2013. Trey Song is an American singer and song writer and also an actor. “Na Na” and “Slow Motion” of his album “Trigga” was listed among Top 40 in 2014. He has got almost 8million followers on Instagram and 16 million on Facebook. This Black guy is surely making their community proud!
8. Will I Am
William James Adams, popularly known as Will-I-Am is best known for the founding member of The Black Eyed Peas. Almost all the songs reached the top iPod playlist. He is not only a singer, but also a rapper, musician, actor and entrepreneur. Being a producer as well, he produced with lots of famous artists like A.R. Rahman, Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Nicky Minaj, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga etc. His album ‘Monkey Business’ earned a lot of popularity. The tracks were nominated for 2006 Grammy Awards and won Grammy Awards for ‘Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group’. His recent album #willpower is surely spreading its power over music lovers.
7. Wiz Khalifa
Wiz Khalifa’s real name is Cameron Jibril Thomas. He is known for his Rap and Hip-hop. “Work Hard Play Hard” got more popular among the dance and party hits. His other hits are “Remember You” and “We Them Boyz” on which people went crazy to its music. Wiz Khalifa was raised one level higher with “See You Again” soundtrack of the film ‘Fast and Furious 6’ with 2 billion views on Youtube. It hit the numero uno on the Billboard Top 100. This Black guy is going to way too far in his path of success.
This Texas born Black dude Usher Raymond has set a record of one of the best-selling music artists of all time. Till date he has more than 75 million records overall with 43 million albums sold. He has won 8 Grammy Awards and 18 Billboards Awards till date. Not only a singer, but this man has won the hearts of millions of women with his dance moves. His Billboard Hits “Love is in This Club” and “OMG” went like viral. The “DJ Got Us Falling in Love Again” was played almost in all the night clubs! “There Goes My Baby”, won the Grammy Awards. Usher has 6.4 million Instagram followers. He surely has made ‘Us Falling In Love’ with his hits!
We know him as a singer and an actor. One of the most talented and creative personae in the Black Community, Christopher Brian Bridges, also known as Ludacris has a huge fan following till this time. Hitting 8.6 million followers on Instagram, Ludacris is the fastest growing male artist! He is known for playing role of Tej Parker in Fast and Furious. With his “Stand Up” he became too popular to hit the Billboard Hot 100. “One More Chick”, “Sex Room”, “My Chick Bad” are some of his hottest singles which were on Billboard charts. He is still on the way of making more success.
4. Chris Brown
Christopher Maurice Brown, known as Chris Brown is a very famous American singer, songwriter and dancer. He is very famous among the younger generations and dance lover communities. His first single was “Run It” and it ran straight into the US Billboard Hot 100. His songs like “With you” and “Forever” still lingers in people’s ears. We danced at his dance numbers: “I Can Transform Ya”, “Yeah 3x” and more. At the 54th Grammy Awards his Album F.A.M.E. earned him his first Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. With 20 million followers on Twitter and 34 million on Instagram, Chris is among the Top 10 Black Male Singer!
3. Kanye West
Kanye Omari West is not only a singer, but he is also a songwriter and a rapper. He has also bloomed his fame as a fashion designer and entrepreneur. Kanye is best known for his singing talent and production. Staying always under the limelight of controversies, Kanye still has more than 100 million downloads worldwide and 32 million albums sold. On 2005, in TIME he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world. With his wife Kim Kardashian, Kanye is definitely one of the most famous Black Male Singer.
2. Lil Wayne
This American hip hop artist is from New Orleans. Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. known professionally as Lil Wayne is always on top famous personae list on the Black Male Singer Category. ‘Tha Block Is Hot’, Lil Wayne’s solo debut album – was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America). He won the RIAA (Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and includes the hit singles “Lollipop”, “A Milli” and “Got Money”. We still groove to it. His hip hop unique look and oddly strange but catchy songs draws more attention. He is currently having almost 30 million followers on Twitter.
Drake, the hot and popular male singer’s debut studio album ‘Thank Me Later’ in 2010 was listed at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200. For his album “Take Care”, he won his Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album. “Hotline Bling” got more than 1 million views, which fetched him another Grammy Awards for Best Rap or Sung Performance and Best Rap Song. Rihanna’s song “Work” featured Drake, which outnumbered views and hit the top chart list.
So here we are with the top 10 famous black male singers 2018. Making the world dance to their songs, winning hearts with their dance performances these top 10 are getting more famous with time. They are surely making their race proud and their colours proud. They are the ‘Champions’ of the modern era.