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Rolling Stone Readers Pick the Best Lead Singers of All Time

Watch clips from the winners, including Robert Plant, Bono, John Lennon and Freddie Mercury

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10. Kurt Cobain

The Nirvana frontman's career lasted only a handful of years, but he's inarguably one of the greatest songwriters of the past few decades. What's often overlooked is just how amazing a singer he was. Watch him sing "Where Did You Sleep Last Night" from Unplugged In New York to see a perfect example of his stunning vocal abilities. Few people have ever been able to match the passion and intensity he pours into the final verse.

By Andy Greene

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