I'm not sure we've ever discussed this topic, and since music seems to bring out a wide range of opinions from all of us and stir some good debate, I thought I'd throw this one out: singers whose voices you absolutely love. This doesn't mean you like their music or all their songs. Just an artist who- when you hear their voice -makes you think, "Wow that person can really sing," or maybe even a voice that isn't technically awesome but still does something for you anyway.
These in no way encompass an entire list, but just some of the people that first popped into my head as being good vocalists but who take a good ribbing most of the time (It would be too easy to list Christina Aguilera here, wouldn't it?) from the music snobs lol:
Daryl Hall- Not only does he never sing a chorus exactly the same, every way he sings them is spot on. It's like getting to hear all the outtakes that were awesome but ended up getting cut. To show you how good of a vocalist he is, he rescues midway through what is possibly the worst popular song ever in "Method of Modern Love."
John Waite- He makes the terrific Alison Kraus sound like a cheesy talent show performer on their remade version of "Missing You." Rarely do people sound twenty good twenty years down the road but Waite sounds exactly the same. I heard "Change" the other day at a restaurant and had goose bumps. The stuff with the Baby's is awesome, and he was the only member of Bad English not to embarass himself.
Phil Collins- I wouldn't buy too many of his records, he's a terrible actor, some of his music is laughable, but I tell you, that voice over those drums is super cool sometimes. "In the Air Tonight" is a perfect example of this. And some of the stuff with Genesis is squarely his own simply because of the vocals.
Steve Perry- If you don't think he has an amazing voice, try singing "Open Arms" at karaoke sometime. It won't be pretty.
Robert Plant- I seem to be favoring those with high voices, but he singlehandedly won me over as a Zeppelin fan with the vocals.
Ozzy Osbourne- Throughout his best and worst, it's his voice that makes me even dig the tacky stuff.