If you use a singer's recorded range to determine the best vocalist ever, then Guns n' Roses' frontman Axl Rose is the champion.

The people at ConcertHotels.com have assembled a chart comparing the ranges of some of the world's best-known singers. Rose comes out on top with a range of five octaves.

He beats out a star-studded Top 5 that includes Mariah Carey, Prince, Steven Tyler and James Brown. Country singer Luke Bryan lands at the bottom.

 

1. Axl Rose

2. Mariah Carey

3. Prince

4. Steven Tyler

5. James Brown

6. Marvin Gaye

7. Christina Aguilera

8. David Bowie

9. Paul McCartney

10. Thom Yorke

 

CLICK HERE TO SEE VOCAL RANGE CHART

Source: Huffington Post