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List of famous male musicians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male musicians list contains the most prominent and top males known for being musicians. There are thousand of males working as musicians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic musicians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a musician then the people below should give you inspiration.

List ranges from Aaron Mort to Blake Sennett and more.

While this isn't a list of all male musicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male musicians?" and "Who are the best male musicians?"
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office. He is best known for his comedic roles, such as in the films Billy Madison, the sports comedies Happy Gilmore and The Waterboy, the romantic comedy The Wedding Singer, Big Daddy, and Mr. Deeds, though he has ventured into more dramatic territory with his roles in Punch-Drunk Love, Spanglish, Reign Over Me, and Funny People. In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison Productions, a film and television production company ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#31 on The Funniest People of All Time

#11 on The Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

#73 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#98 on The Best Living American Actors

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Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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Walter Bruce Willis is an American actor, producer and singer. His career began on the Off-Broadway stage and then in television in the 1980s, most notably as David Addison in Moonlighting. He is perhaps best known for his role of John McClane in the Die Hard series, which were mostly critical and uniformly financial successes. He has appeared in over sixty films, including Pulp Fiction, 12 Monkeys, The Fifth Element, Armageddon, The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, Sin City, Red and The Expendables 2. Motion pictures featuring Willis have grossed US$2.64 billion to 3.05 billion at North American box offices, making him the eighth highest-grossing actor in a leading role and 12th-highest including ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Idar-Oberstein, West Germany

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#61 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#15 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#47 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

#74 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

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Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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William James "Bill" Murray is an American actor and comedian. He first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he earned an Emmy Award and later went on to star in comedy films, including Meatballs, Caddyshack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, What About Bob?, and Groundhog Day. Murray garnered additional critical acclaim later in his career, starring in Lost in Translation, which earned him a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for Best Actor, as well as an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He also received Golden Globe nominations for his roles in Rushmore, Hyde Park on Hudson and St. Vincent. He is a regular collaborator with director Wes Anderson, including Rushmore, The Royal ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Wilmette, Illinois, United States of America

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#28 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#33 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#3 on The Funniest People of All Time

#14 on The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Musicians
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Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the 1960s when his songs chronicled social unrest, although Dylan repudiated suggestions from journalists that he was a spokesman for his generation. Nevertheless, early songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a-Changin'" became anthems for the American civil rights and anti-war movements. Leaving his initial base in the American folk music revival, Dylan's six-minute single "Like a Rolling Stone" altered the range of popular music in 1965. His mid-1960s recordings, backed by rock ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

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#10 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#85 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

#91 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#21 on The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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