What Are Some Names of Famous Singers?


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Some of the most famous singers of all time include John Lennon, Freddie Mercury, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin and Elvis Presley. Some modern famous singers include Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Bruno Mars.

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Some of the most famous singers are blues and soul singers, such as Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. Many famous singers are rock and roll singers, such as Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Robert Plant and Freddie Mercury. Other famous rock singers include Steven Tyler, Mick Jagger, Little Richard, Bruce Springsteen and Prince. Country music singers have also become famous, such as Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood. Folk singers, such as Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Leonard Cohen have become famous as well.

As of July 2015, some of the most famous singers are women, such as Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Rihanna and Adele. Some famous male singers are British musicians, such as Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith. Many rappers have also become famous singers, such as Eminem, Jay Z, Wiz Khalifa, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore. Other famous singers include Kelly Clarkson, Bruno Mars, Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber.

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