Rolling Stone is out with a new list ranking what it says are the 200 greatest singers of all time ― and fans are getting vocal over what they see as some conspicuous snubs.
The list excludes all-time greats such as Nat King Cole, Tony Bennett, Dionne Warwick and Johnny Mathis, with one exclusion in particular looking like a titanic mistake: Celine Dion.
Rolling Stone tried to anticipate the reaction to some of the omissions by saying in the intro that it’s a “Greatest Singers” list, not a “Greatest Voices” list.
“Talent is impressive; genius is transcendent,” the editors wrote.
Fans of Dion ― a five-time Grammy winner who last month postponed tour dates after revealing that she is suffering from a rare neurological disorder called stiff-person syndrome ― took to social media to protest: