Rolling Stone Readers Pick the Best Lead Singers of All Time

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9. Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell's voice packs so much power that over the past 20 years superstar collaborators have lined up to work with him – everyone from members of Rage Against The Machine to Santana, Pearl Jam and even hip-hop producer Timbaland. The latter move dismayed Cornell's longtime rock fans, but they were overjoyed last year when he reunited with Soundgarden. They're in the studio right now cutting a new album, with many more concerts likely to come in the near future.

Chris Cornell Talks Solo Acoustic Tour, Soundgarden Reunion Album

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