Who is the most famous songwriter ever?

Who is the most famous songwriter ever?

Top 10 songwriters

Rank Name Lifetime
1 Bob Dylan May 24, 1941 – present
2 Paul McCartney June 18, 1942 – present
3 John Lennon October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980
4 Chuck Berry October 18, 1926 – March 18, 2017

What famous musicians died in 2020?


Name Age Cause of death
Bob Andy 75 Cancer
Joe Diffie 61 COVID-19
Lou “L.A.” Kouvaris Riot 66 COVID-19
Alan Merrill Arrows 69 COVID-19

Who is the best living songwriter?

100 Best Living Songwriters

  • Bob Dylan.
  • Neil Young.
  • Bruce Springsteen.
  • Waits/Brennan.
  • Paul McCartney.
  • Leonard Cohen.
  • Brian Wilson.
  • Elvis Costello.

Who is the best songwriter in the world 2021?

The 10 best songwriter guitarists in the world right now,…

  • Winner, Best Songwriter Guitarist 2021: Ed Sheeran.
  • Sam Fender.
  • Julien Baker.
  • Ben Howard.
  • Marie Ulven (Girl In Red)
  • John Smith.
  • Daniel Donato.
  • Lindsey Jordan (Snail Mail)

What songwriter has the most number 1 hits?

1 hits ever by an artist: Paul McCartney is credited as the writer on a total of 32 number one hits in the US and 28 in the UK (Co-Written).

Which songwriter has the most hits?

Martin is the songwriter with the third-most number-one singles on the chart, behind only Paul McCartney (32) and John Lennon (26). In addition, he is tied with George Martin for the most Hot 100 number-one songs as a producer, with 23 as of 2021.

What singers have passed away?

Died in 20s

Artist Notoriety Born
Jimi Hendrix Lead Guitarist, Vocalist of The Jimi Hendrix Experience November 27, 1942
Janis Joplin Singer January 19, 1943
Amy Winehouse Singer September 14, 1983
Robert Johnson Guitarist, singer May 8, 1911

Who writes Taylor Swift songs?

And since she transitioned away from country to pop five years ago with 1989, she’s tended to write most of her songs in partnership with either Max Martin or Jack Antonoff.