Their voices inspire sing-alongs. Their beats fill dance floors. And their personal stories inspire. This list celebrates notable bisexual singers both male and female. Some singers who are bisexual are open about their relationships with men and women while other bisexual singers have remained quiet about their same-sex affairs. Many of the most famous bisexual singers were sex symbols for men and women alike.
Who will you find on this list of famous bisexual singers? Daring pop star Miley Cyrus makes an appearance. "My first relationship in my life was with a chick," she said. "I grew up in a very religious Southern family. The universe has always given me the power to know I'll be OK." Lady Gaga is another popular pop singer who is openly bisexual.
"It’s true – I am a bisexual, but I can’t deny that I’ve used that fact very well. I suppose it’s the best thing that ever happened to me. Fun, too," said David Bowie in 1976. Later, he said that stating that he was bisexual was the "biggest mistake" he ever made. Other famous bisexual singers include Billie Joe Armstrong, Dusty Springfield, and Michael Stipe.
Are you surprised that so many famous singers are bisexual? Take a look at this list and share some of your favorite tracks in the comments section.
"It’s true – I am a bisexual, but I can’t deny that I’ve used that fact very well. I suppose it’s the best thing that ever happened to me. Fun, too," said David Bowie in 1976. Later, he said that stating that he was bisexual was the "biggest mistake" he ever made. He was married to model Angie Barnett from 1970-1980, and model Iman from 1992 until his death in 2016.
Genres (Music): Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music, Protopunk, Glam rock, + more
Albums: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Hunky Dory, Diamond Dogs, Aladdin Sane, "Heroes", + more
Nationality: United Kingdom, England
Labels: PRT Records, Parlophone, Hansa Records, EMI America Records, Deram Records, + more
Career Began: Brixton, London, United Kingdom
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#12 on The Best Singers of All Time
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Lady Gaga is openly bisexual. "It’s not a lie that I am bisexual and I like women, and anyone that wants to twist this into ‘she says she’s bisexual for marketing,’ this is a f****** lie," she said in an interview. "This is who I am and who I have always been.”
Genres (Music): Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Contemporary R&B, + more
Albums: The Fame, Born This Way, Just Dance, The Edge of Glory, The Fame Monster, + more
Nationality: United States of America
Labels: Universal Music Group, Interscope Records, KonLive Distribution, Streamline Records
Career Began: Yonkers, New York, United States of America
#47 on The Best Singers of All Time
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Queen frontman Freddie Mercury was very private in life, but after he passed away, it was publicized that he was bisexual.
Genres (Music): Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly, Heavy metal, Pop rock, + more
Albums: The Solo Collection, Barcelona, Mr. Bad Guy, Time, Guide Me Home, + more
Nationality: Zanzibar, United Kingdom
Labels: Parlophone, Hollywood Records, EMI, Polydor Records, Columbia, + more
Career Began: London, United Kingdom
#1 on The Best Rock Vocalists
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"My first relationship in my life was with a chick," said Miley Cyrus. "I grew up in a very religious Southern family. The universe has always given me the power to know I'll be OK." She has also been romantically linked with Liam Hemsworth.
Genres (Music): Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop, Country pop, Pop music, + more
Albums: Can't Be Tamed, Hannah Montana 2 / Meet Miley Cyrus, Breakout, The Time of Our Lives, Party In the U.S.A., + more
Nationality: United States of America
Labels: Avex Trax, Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Fascination Records, RCA Records
Career Began: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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