The most beautiful voices in music
Asha Bhosle: She is said to have recorded over 12,000 songs in a career spanning more than 70 years.
Robert Plant: Led Zeppelin's lead singer has a remarkable and instantly recognizable rock voice, capable of going from soft to screaming without losing its strength.
Maria Callas: She was famous for the versatility of her roles, but this flexibility also caused the eventual decline of her incredible voice.
Steve Perry: Jon Bon Jovi nicknamed Steve Perry "The Voice" (the same nickname as Sinatra) in 1989.
Frank Sinatra's seductive classic baritone inspired multiple generations.
Amália Rodrigues: The Queen of Fado had a huge range, a uniquely coloured voice, and plenty of soul.
Édith Piaf: As shown in this thorough analysis of Édith Piaf's voice, vocal range doesn't necessarily define a great voice.
Whitney Houston: You only have to hear the chorus of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" to understand the exceptional quality of Whitney Houston's voice.
Aretha Franklin has gone down in history as one of the loveliest voices in soul and gospel as well as one of history's most beautiful American voices.
Peter Gabriel introduced North America to Youssou N'Dour in the 1980s.