6 Artists Influenced by Queen Frontman Freddie Mercury

September 5, 2019

You really can be everything you want to be. For some of music's biggest stars, that's Freddie Mercury.

The mark that the flamboyant Queen frontman left on the world is unmistakable, even nearly three decades after his death in 1991.

While the myth surrounding the legendary singer is still fabulously alive, and his influences extends beyond music, Mercury's shadow looms largest across a spectrum of genres ranging from pop to heavy metal.

To celebrate his birthday (he would have been 73 today), these are some of the artists who were shaped by Mercury's deep influence.