People We Wish Were Still Alive
RIP to our world's greatest achievers, those who changed the way we live and the ways we thought. This list of people we wish were still alive includes some of the greatest humanitarians, artists, politicians, and celebrities we wished could have stayed with us longer. These notable dead people often died ahead of their time (some of them are among the celeb...
85 Famous High School Dropouts
List of Famous High School Dropouts ranked by fame and popularity. Some of the most famous actors and musicians of all time have had successful careers without receiving a high school diploma. Many of them left school at an early age in order to pursue their dreams, while some left school due to bad grades and bad behavior.Who is the most famous high school ...
19 Celebrities Who Were Orphaned as Children
List of Famous Orphans, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Some very famous people were left orphaned after their parents died or abandoned their families. Famous political leaders, actors, authors and musicians have all been orphans. Some celebrities lost their parents when they were very young, while others became orphans when they were teenagers. Thes...
The Top Pop Artists of the 1960s
List of the best pop artists of the 60s, ranked. The 1960s may very well be the best decade for music in the rock era. Music from the decade 1960-69 can bring back good memories for many who grew up in this era and holds a certain allure for those who were born later. It's tough to decide which artists were truly the best of the 60s - perhaps the easiest way...
Rock Stars Who Would Make The Best President
This is a list of rock stars who would make the best president. Music and politics have been intertwined much like peas and carrots. Since music first became a popular art form, singers have used the medium as a way to tell stories and to rail against their unfair issues. Both rock stars of the past and present aren't afraid to speak up against political iss...
Famous People Named Raymond
List of famous people named Raymond, along with photos. How many celebrities named Ray can you think of? The famous Raymonds below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Ray, athletes named Raymond, and even political figures named Ray. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Raymond? Add them to the list....
The Best Jazz Musicians/Artists
Jazz artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good jazz bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top jazz bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. If available, you can also se...
The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time
Rock stars and drugs go together like football and beer: you could have one without the other and it would still be fun, but you would sense that something was missing. And in the world of rock and roll, musicians being whacked out on drugs and alcohol can be pretty entertaining (right up until they OD, of course. RIP). This list of rock stars who used drugs...
The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time
When VH1 polled fellow artists to name the greatest artists of all time, it seemed like a good idea---but in reality, the list was truly flawed. According to them, Coldplay is better than Pearl Jam, Mariah Carey is only greater than six artists, etc! Not to mention other impactful artists were left off of the list. So I thought that maybe we try the countdow...
American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures
American national treasures work in different fields, are of different generations, and all have different stories to tell. But all of their stories are that of America itself. Some are media moguls, others are entertainers that nobody can bring themselves to hate. A few are politicians that have enormous influence and cultural cachet, even if you completely...
These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All-Time
If you ask anyone who has ever tried, it's tough to write one song, nevertheless a batch to be considered a songwriter. Add to the mix that the song actually getting recorded and becoming a hit, it's pretty hard to be a great songwriter. Yet that's what make the greatest songwriters different from Average Joe who has tried to pen a song. The best songwriters...
30 Famous People Who Have Love Children
Several famous actors, musicians, athletes, and politicians have love children. Some of these celebrities took responsibility for their children from the day they were born, while others kept their love children a secret for decades. One famous musician's love child became a famous actress. Which celebrities have love children?Who is the most famous celebrit...
Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
A hologram wish-list for dead musicians. At the Coachella Music Festival in April of 2012, a holographic image of the deceased rapper Tupac Shakur "performed" live on stage with headliners Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. The hologram greeted Coachella fans specifically, then went into a bit of Tupac's hit "Hail Mary" before joining Snoop for &quo...
The Best Soul Singers/Groups of All Time
Combining elements of jazz, R&B, and traditional gospel music, soul is a genre that became popular in the 1950s and hasn't looked back since. Though there have been periods where soul has thrived more so than others, the best soul singers are widely regarded as some of the most popular figures in music history. In fact, soul singers are considered by man...
Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names
List of celebrities with stage names, loosely ranked according to fame and popularity. It's tough to break into show business, but a good stage name might give you a leg up in a sea of boring Joe Smiths and Anne Taylors. This list includes famous people you didn't know were using stage names, including those who go by their middle names and celebrities who u...
The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time
These are the top male pop singers of all time. This list of male pop stars is for you to vote on to decide just who is the very best. All time is a long time so this list of famous male singers, or more specifically male pop stars, covers many decades of music from Michael Jackson to Steve Perry, John Lennon to Prince. These are undoubtedly some of the grea...
50+ Celebrities Who Suffer from Anxiety
This list of celebrities who suffer from anxiety is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Anxiety is a condition associated with nervous feelings and compulsive behaviors. Several famous actors, musicians, comedians, and athletes suffer from anxiety in one form or another. A few famous singers have even experienced crippling anxiety attacks during live perf...
The Very Best Actor Performances, Ranked
Over the years, many great actors and actresses have been awarded the title of "Best Actor" for their portrayal of classic characters in film. Some of these Oscar-winning performances were based on real people, while other performances that won Oscars were based on fictional characters. Who are some of the best character portrayals that have e...
Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle
Every person who has ever been immortalized in a Google Doodle, in order from the very first to the most recent. The first Google Doodle appeared on the search engine homepage instead of the familiar colorful logo on August 30, 1998, in honor of Burning Man. It wasn't until 2001 that the very first real person was commemorated. In November of that year, a Go...
Kids of Dead Musicians: How Are They Doing Today?
Music can transform the soul and the musicians who write, produce, sing, and play our favorite songs can feel like a best friend sometimes. Their enduring songs are there when we need them and their lyrics can feel personal, yet universal, all at once. Though the famous musicians on this list have passed on, the power of their music remains the same. But wha...
The Best Celebrities You'd Actually Buy Stuff From
Celebrities make a large amount of money from appearing in television and movies, but they can augment their already large income by appearing in commercials. Celebrity endorsement are ways for brands to get some of their best advertisements. They can promote their best products with famous people. A celebrity already has an audience, so the company knows th...
- Famous Male Jazz Pianists
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- Famous Male Bandleaders
- On the Cover of the Rolling Stone Magazine
- Atlantic Records Complete Artist Roster
- List of Famous Jazz Pianists
- Famous People Who Died of Hepatitis
- Warner Bros. Records Complete Artist Roster
- Full Cast of The Blues Brothers Actors/Actresses
- List of Famous Bandleaders
- Famous People Buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery
- Famous Male Singer-songwriters
- List of Famous Arrangers
- Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance Winners List
- Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Winners List
- Full Cast of We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song Actors/Actresses
- Rhino Entertainment Complete Artist Roster
- Concord Records Complete Artist Roster
- Full Cast of Spy Hard Actors/Actresses
- Grammy Award for Best R&B Song Winners List
- Grammy Award For Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals Nominees List
- Grammy Award For Album Of The Year Nominees List
- Famous Male Composers
- Grammy Award For Best R&B Song Nominees List
- Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Winners List
- 1975 Grammy Award for Record of the Year Winners
- Full Cast of Love Affair Actors/Actresses
- Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals Winners List
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- Notable People Who Died in California
- Notable People Who Died in Los Angeles
- Famous People From Georgia
- Famous People Who Died in 2004
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