Robert Plant voted ‘greatest voice in rock’

Led Zeppelin vocalist beats Freddie Mercury and Paul Rodgers to top

Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has been voted the greatest voice in rock by music fans.

The singer beat Queen‘s Freddie Mercury, Free‘s Paul Rodgers and Deep Purple‘s Ian Gillan to the top spot in the poll, organised by Planet Rock.

The Who‘s Roger Daltrey, Whitesnake‘s David Coverdale and Guns N’ RosesAxl Rose also featured in the lower reaches of the top ten.


The full top 20 is:

1. Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin)

2. Freddie Mercury (Queen)

3. Paul Rodgers (Free/Bad Company)

4. Ian Gillan (Deep Purple)

5. Roger Daltrey (The Who)


6. David Coverdale (Whitesnake)

7. Axl Rose (Guns N’ Roses)

8. Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden)

9. Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones)

10. Bon Scott (AC/DC)

11. David Bowie

12. Jon Bon Jovi (Bon Jovi)

13. Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)

14. Jon Anderson (Yes)

15. Bruce Springsteen

16. Joe Cocker

17. Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath)

18. Bono (U2)

19. Peter Gabriel

20. James Hetfield (Metallica)

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