Top 10 dancers in the world
A dancer is a person who dances professionally in front of everyone. Dance is an art and a way of communication and expression, and it is also said to be a passion and source of joy. These days most of the people's profession has become dancers as they are immensely talented, but somehow their talent becomes hidden because of their personal reasons.
Dance is a pivotal part of the culture as it showcases an individual's culture. There are several dancers in the world, but some of them are most popular for their dance moves, and those are listed below.
1. Michael Jackson
Michael Joseph Jackson is one of the popular dance icons and pop stars of the 1980s. He was not only a dancer but singer and songwriter. Jackson amazed the audience with his video performance, live performance, and with his dance move, especially "moonwalk," which gave the name and robot style. He is the most music awarded artist in history.
There are many dancers who adore him like a god and follow his style. The dance style is known as Michael Jackson's style. His music videos thriller beat it, and Billie jean from album thriller was the best-selling album of all time. The other hit album like "bad", "dangerous", "off the wall" (solo debut album). His other signature move was whirlwind spin.
He won 15 Grammy awards, 6 brit awards, a golden globe award, and 39 Guinness world records. Jackson is still one of the best dancers and is always on top when we talk about dance, and no one can replace his style.
2. Mikhail Baryshnikov
Mikhail is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor. He was a classical dancer but subsequently became a dance director. He is known as the world's greatest ballet dancer, and he was an artistic director of American dance Ballet Theater. His professional debut was in the "peasant Pas de Deux" of "Giselle" in New York City in 1974.
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American actress, singer, songwriter, recording artist, and dancer. Her debut album "Madonna", "true blue" "like a virgin" were the best sellers. She is known as the best-selling female recording artist of all time by Guinness world record. She is regarded as the queen of pop. Some of her all-time popular singles are "like a Virgin," "Like a Prayer," "La Isla Bonita," "Take a Bow," "Vogue," "4 Minutes", "Hung Up," "music," and "Frozen."
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll is popularly known as Shakira, is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, philanthropist, producer, and actress. She is known as the queen of Latin music. Shakira made her debut at the age of 13. She sold over 80 million records and is also known as the world's best-selling music artist. Shakira has achieved numerous awards for her singing career, but her dance moves cannot be neglected. Every person is fascinated by her dance moves and how flawlessly she moves her body. Her dance style has a combination of Latin dancing and Middle Eastern belly dancing.
5. Chris Brown
Christopher Maurice Brown is an American singer, dancer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and graffiti artist. He released his self-titled debut studio album, which got certified triple platinum by RIAA. Brown has made over 140 million records, which made him one of the world's best-selling music artists. He performs on stage with his singing along with dance, and the audience praises his dancing skills.
His dance style involves popping and his signature spin move. His songs which involve the best choreography are 'fine china', 'zero' and 'party'. Movies that showcase his ability to do breakdance are 'stomp of the yard' and 'battle of the year'.
6. Joaquin Cortes
Joaquin Cortes is a Spanish classically trained ballet, flamenco, and contemporary dancer. He was good at dancing from his childhood but took lessons. Cortes performed in New York in the Metropolitan Opera House. He became a principal solo ballet dancer of Spanish national ballet. He is recognized for his stamina and phenomenal athleticism.
7. Martha graham
Martha Graham was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Martha taught dance for over seventy years. She was known for her technique, style and reshaped American dance. She was the first dancer to perform at the white house. Graham received the honor of Paris, the key to the city. She was also awarded the national medal of arts. Her phenomenal dance move made people love her.
Usher Raymond is an American dancer, singer, songwriter, actor, and businessman. His first debut album was Usher (1994), who got fame in the late 1990s. He performs dance and singing and is acknowledged for his dance moves and borrows from past movement styles. One of his signature move of his is called "slide guide". Usher has won numerous awards for his singing.
9. Prabhu Deva
Prabhu Deva is an Indian Choreographer, director, producer, and actor who worked in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi language films. Prabhu has performed and designed a variety of dance styles and won billion of hearts from his popular songs in the early 90s. He has won two national film awards for best choreography. In 2019, he was honored with the Padma Shri awards for his contribution to dancing.
He has also learned Indian classical dance forms. His epic dance moves in Que Sera Sera in Pukar, Muqabala, Oorvasi Oorvasi, Go Go Govinda, and Action Jackson theme song astonished people. His recent dance in ABCD, ABCD 2, and wanted was also applauded. Prabhu is known as "India Michael Jackson". He is the most humble and down-to-earth artist in the industry.
10. Rudolf Nureyev
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev was a soviet born ballet dancer, ballet director, and choreographer. He was recognized as one of the best male ballet dancers in the 20th century. He had performed with the royal ballet in London from 1983 to 1989 and was also the director of the Paris opera ballet. He is still praised for his dance abilities.