Michael Buble. Can classic talent and quality singing survive and thrive in the 21st century. All bets are on singers like this one to continue - and expand upon - the traditions of Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra. Michael Buble's distinctive singing style is all his. Great tempos for dancing.
Marvin Gaye - One of the most gifted, visionary, and enduring talents ever launched into orbit by the Motown hit machine, Marvin Gaye blazed the trail for the continued evolution of popular black music. Moving from lean, powerful R & B, to stylish, sophisticated soul, to finally arrive at an intensely political and personal form of artistic self-expression, his work not only redefined soul music as a creative force but also expanded its impact as an agent for social change.