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Top Ten Famous Singers

Beyoncé​
Beyoncé​

In 2008, Beyoncé married rapper and music mogul Jay-Z in a small, private ceremony in New York City. Among the guests sighted at the wedding were Beyoncé's mother, Tina Knowles; her father and manager, Matthew; her sister, Solange; Destiny's Child members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams; and friend Gwyneth Paltrow.

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Taylor Swift​
Taylor Swift​

Why is Taylor Swift so popular? Taylor Swift is popular largely because she makes conventional music. Making a conventional sound lowers the risk of alienating listeners. Like Ed Sheeran and others, when listening to her, you can routinely expect an agreeable sound that is designed for top-chart contention.

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Rihanna​
Rihanna​

Introduction and Early Life: Rihanna is a famous international pop singer. Her real name is “Robyn Rihanna Fenty”. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados on February 20, 1988, the artist was discovered by record producer and video director Evan E. Rogers in 2003.

Lady Gaga​
Lady Gaga​

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is known for her unconventionality and provocative work as well as visual experimentation. Gaga began her musical career performing songs at open mic nights and school plays.

Michael ​Jackson​
Michael ​Jackson​

Michael Jackson. Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter and dancer.

Justin Bieber​
Justin Bieber​

His father is Jeremy Bieber. He was in an on-and-off relationship with singer Selena Gomez for multiple years, beginning in December 2010. He also dated models Yovanna Ventura, Hailey Baldwin and Sofia Richie.

Elvis Presley​
Elvis Presley​

Introduction and Early Life: Elvis Presley was perhaps the most popular singer and the greatest cultural force in the 20th century. Often referred to as “the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll”, he is single-handedly credited with popularizing rock & roll on an international level.

Katy Perry​
Katy Perry​

Who Is Katy Perry? Born in 1984 in Santa Barbara, California, and raised in a conservative household, Katy Perry initially attempted to break into the music business with a gospel album.

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Bruno Mars​
Bruno Mars​

Enrique [Iglesias] is so hot right now”. Nevertheless, Mars used his childhood nickname Bruno and changed his surname to Mars, in an effort to "avoid being stereotyped". Tyler, The Creator. In the song "Yonkers", Tyler, The Creator disparages numerous artists, including Bruno Mars.

Adele​
Adele​

The Story of How Adele Became Famous Will Make You Love Her Even More By Kate Beaudoin | June 16, 2015 On June 9, the United Kingdom's Official Charts Company announced a major milestone for their resident soul singer, Adele: Her sophomore album, 21, is the best-selling U.K. record of the decade so far.

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Eminem​
Eminem​

Like Pat Boone, Elvis Presley and other White American artists of the past, Eminem puts a comfortable face on rap for people who might not be inclined to enjoy the same music or personal antics from an African American or a Latino performer.

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Ariana ​Grande​
Ariana ​Grande​

After finding notoriety in the Nickelodeon series Victorious, Ariana Grande took the music world by storm, particularly with the release of her debut single, "The Way" in 2013, which eventually became a top ten hit.

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Mariah Carey​
Mariah Carey​

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter. Referred to as the "Songbird Supreme" by the Guinness World Records, she is noted for her five-octave vocal range, vocal power, melismatic style, and signature use of the whistle register.

Shakira​
Shakira​

No wonder she is more famous than other singers. She is married to one of the best defenders (center back to be precise) of our times. How can one not know her. She even sang Waka Waka for FIFA World Cup. Do you need more reasons ? Well, on a serious note she is a very good singer and her voice has a certain different charm to it.

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Madonna​
Madonna​

Madonna has been an icon for so long, it's easy to take her for granted. Too often, that's exactly what happens. With 13 albums and a slew of the most famous singles and music videos of all time, she's been omnipresent in pop for over three decades.

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Britney ​Spears​
Britney ​Spears​

Britney Spears secured a recording contract with Jive Records in 1997. She released her debut album …Baby One More Time in 1999. Within the next few years, Spears would establish herself as one of the most famous figures in mainstream popular music and popular culture.

Chris Brown​
Chris Brown​

First Name Chris #1 About Born Christopher Maurice Brown, his debut self-titled album went double-Platinum and his single "Run It!" reached #1 on the U.S. charts in 2004.

Elton John​
Elton John​

Since 1970, John's band, of which he is the pianist and lead singer, has been known as the Elton John Band. The band has had multiple line-up changes, but Nigel Olsson, Davey Johnstone, and Ray Cooper have been members (albeit non-consecutively) since 1970 (Olsson), 1972 (Johnstone) and 1974 (Cooper).

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Jennifer ​Lopez​
Jennifer ​Lopez​

Learn about Jennifer Lopez: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. Fun facts: before fame, family life, popularity rankings, and more.

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Paul ​McCartney​
Paul ​McCartney​

Paul McCartney is one of the most influential and celebrated figures in the history of recorded music. According to music historians, the English singer-songwriter and musician’s work with the Beatles changed the face of popular music forever.

Celine Dion​
Celine Dion​

Born on March 30, 1968, in Charlemagne, Quebec, Canada, singer Celine Dion had recorded nine French albums and won numerous awards by the time she was 18. She recorded her first English language album, Unison, in 1990.

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Kelly ​Clarkson​
Kelly ​Clarkson​

Kelly Clarkson is an American Idol winner who went on to record several top 10 hits including "Breakaway," "Behind These Hazel Eyes" and "Because of You." Synopsis Born on April 24, 1982, in Fort Worth, Texas, Kelly Clarkson won the first season of American Idol in 2002, winning the million-dollar prize of an RCA record contract.

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Christina ​Aguilera​
Christina ​Aguilera​

Christina Aguilera is an American singer-songwriter and actress. A soprano with a four octave vocal range, she is often considered as one of the biggest pop icons of the last two decades. She has sold more than 50 million records worldwide.

Freddie ​Mercury​
Freddie ​Mercury​

Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen. He was known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range.

Miley Cyrus​
Miley Cyrus​

Her mother is Tish Cyrus and her father is country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. She became engaged to actor Liam Hemsworth; but the couple briefly split in 2013 before resuming their engagement in 2016. She dated Patrick Schwarzenegger for about a year while she and Hemsworth were apart.

Aretha ​Franklin​
Aretha ​Franklin​

Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career as a child singing gospel at the church of her father, minister C. L. Franklin's church.

Whitney ​Houston​
Whitney ​Houston​

Introduction and Early Life: American singer, actress and model Whitney Houston was one of the greatest and most important female pop stars of all time. Known for her distinctive melodic and virtuosic singing style, she has sold more than 200 million records worldwide.

David Bowie​
David Bowie​

David Bowie is an English singer-songwriter, musician and actor. One of the most important figures in popular music for more than forty years, he is known for his distinctive baritone voice and the intellectual profundity of his work.

Selena ​Gomez​
Selena ​Gomez​

In 2008, she formed the band Selena Gomez & the Scene. She released three hit albums with the band, then embarked upon her solo career. Her first two solo albums, Stars Dance (2013) and Revival (2015), hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard chart.

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Prince​
Prince​

R.I.P. Prince: 11 Deep Cuts From the Purple One's Vast Catalog It was 1984's Purple Rain-- his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 -- released in conjunction with the film of the same name, that cemented him as one of the greatest artists of his generation, earning him two Grammys, and Oscar and a victory over Michael Jackson's Thriller for Favorite Pop/Rock Album at the 1985 American Music Awards.

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Demi Lovato​
Demi Lovato​

Honestly, this list is corrupt, I mean Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, and Katy Perry have some talent, but nothing like Demi Lovato's range. She hits EVERY song live perfectly. And it has so much emotion and realness to it, unlike any of the female singers on this list.

John Lennon​
John Lennon​

Introduction and Early Life: John Lennon was arguably the most celebrated – and certainly the most intellectual and polished – songwriter in rock history. The English singer-songwriter, musician and activist rose to unprecedented worldwide popularity as founder member and leader of the rock band, the Beatles.

Jay-Z​
Jay-Z​

Recently, Jay-Z was ranked as one of the most successful artists of the millennium and was also placed next to the likes of iconic rappers including 50 Cent, Nelly and Eminem. Most of his works reflect bits and pieces of his troubled, drug-ridden childhood.

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Justin ​Timberlake​
Justin ​Timberlake​

Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.

Frank Sinatra​
Frank Sinatra​

Frank Sinatra was one of the most famous singers of the 20th century and became an extremely popular movie actor as well. Frank Sinatra was one of the most famous singers of the 20th century and became an extremely popular movie actor as well.

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Sia​
Sia​

Learn about Sia: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.

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Bob Dylan​
Bob Dylan​

Introduction and Early Life: Widely considered as one of the greatest and most influential figures in the history of popular music, Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota.

Nicki Minaj​
Nicki Minaj​

Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj (/ m ɪ ˈ n ɑː ʒ /), is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.

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Mick Jagger​
Mick Jagger​

Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.

Bruce ​Springsteen​
Bruce ​Springsteen​

Introduction and Early Life: Bruce Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter who is often considered to be one of the most iconic rock performers of the 1970s and ’80s.

Ed Sheeran​
Ed Sheeran​

Edward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is a famous English singer and songwriter, who has won the hearts of people all over the world with his melodic voice. He is an occasional rapper and actor as well.

Cher​
Cher​

Cher (/ ʃ ɛər /; born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Armenian: Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress. Sometimes called the Goddess of Pop, she has been described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry.

Axl Rose​
Axl Rose​

Founder and lead singer of Guns N' Roses, Axl Rose is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock. Who Is Axl Rose? Axl Rose was born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana.

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Camila ​Cabello​
Camila ​Cabello​

Learn about Camila Cabello (Pop Singer): her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. Fun facts: before fame, family life, popularity rankings, and more.

Stevie Nicks​
Stevie Nicks​

Stevie ended her recording label relationship with Atlantic Records after the release of The Enchanted Works of Stevie Nicks in 1998. Stevie later signed with Warner Bros./Reprise Records. Q. Who are Stevie’s backup singers? A. Stevie’s current backup singers are Sharon Celani and Lori Nicks.

Bono​
Bono​

Bono was born Paul David Hewson on May 10, 1960, in Dublin, Ireland. He joined U2 while still in high school. Their sixth album The Joshua Tree, made them international stars.

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H.E.R.​
H.E.R.​

Mysterious R&B singer H.E.R. (RCA Records) When RCA Records sent out an early stream of a new album to select music press a month ago, it came with a caveat: The identity of the artist would be kept secret.

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Kurt Cobain​
Kurt Cobain​

Kurt Cobain was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and visual artist who was the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the alternative rock trio Nirvana.

Kesha​
Kesha​

Kesha Rose Sebert (/ ˈ k ɛ ʃ ə r oʊ z ˈ s iː b ər t / KESH-ə ROHZ SEEB-ərt; born March 1, 1987; formerly stylized as Ke$ha) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress. In 2005, at age 18, Kesha was signed to Kemosabe Records.

Johnny Cash​
Johnny Cash​

Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous is the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. It was originally released on 13 November 1958, but later re-issued in 2003, under the label Varèse Sarabande, with four different versions of tracks already present on the original LP as a bonus.