2. David Bowie
David Bowie is regarded as one of the most influential singers of the 20th century. In 1996, he became a 'Rock and Roll' Hall of Famer. In 1997, he was honored with a star on the 'Hollywood Walk of Fame.'
A staunch supporter of the LGBTQ+ community, Madonna was honored with a 'GLAAD Advocate for Change' award in 2019. Various authors, theorists, and music journalists have considered her the most influential female musician of all time.
Throughout his career, George Michael won numerous prestigious awards, becoming one of the most decorated gay musicians of all time. In 2005, his fifth and final studio album 'Patience' was nominated at the 'GLAAD Media Awards.'
5. Elton John
Elton John is arguably the most famous gay musician in the world. After revealing that he was bisexual in 1978, later in 1988, he confessed that he is prouder as gay. One of the earliest musicians to support the LGBTQ community, he has spoken to the Russian President Vladamir Putin, in favor of the oppressed Russian pride.