Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley had great charisma, or a special personal charm or appeal that gave them influence or authority.

Charisma is often a quality possessed by successful politicians or leaders, or by other public figures. The corresponding adjective is charismatic, and it applies more to personality than appearance: a handsome and charismatic actor. Charisma was borrowed from a Greek word meaning "favor, gift," from charizesthai, "to favor," from charis, "grace."

Definitions of charisma
  1. noun
    a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others
    synonyms: personal appeal, personal magnetism
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    type of:
    sexual allure
    interest, interestingness
    the power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
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