10 Incredible Freddie Mercury Moments

September 5, 2018

Freddie Mercury was indeed one of the few artists that had the amount of talent and passion to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the greatest musicians in history. He even has a long-awaited biopic being filmed about his life with Rami Malek in the starring role.

Whether it be his stunning voice, his onstage persona, or the sheer magnitude of fans they could pack into stadiums, the Queen singer is a cultural icon that will forever be remembered through his music.

So to celebrate his life and legacy, we wanted to share some of our favorite Mercury moments from live performances, interviews, acts of kindness, and anything else under the sun!

10. When he sang while piggybacking on Darth Vader's shoulders

9. When researchers found that "Don't Stop Me Now" is the happiest song ever recorded

8. When he made for a handsome lady in their video for "Break Free"

7. When they appeared on Saturday Night Live

6. When he performed a duet with opera singer Montserrat Caballé

5. When he left his entire fortune to his former girlfriend Mary Austin

4. When he revealed how they came up with "Under Pressure" with David Bowie

3. When they released the greatest rock opera ever: "Bohemian Rhapsody"

2. When it was scientifically proven that Freddie Mercury had the most perfect singing voice

1. When he showed off the range and power of his voice with 200,000 people

BONUS Queen's LIVE AID performance