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

This list below has a variety of people in it, from Donovan Chapman to John Deacon.

While this isn't a list of all male singer-songwriters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male singer-songwriters?" and "Who are the best male singer-songwriters?"
Justin Bieber is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Singer-songwriters
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Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Bieber's current manager, Scooter Braun first discovered him through his YouTube videos in 2007. Braun was impressed with the videos, and contacted Bieber's mother Pattie about wanting to work with him. Having convinced Bieber's mother, Braun arranged for Bieber to meet with Usher in Atlanta, Georgia. Bieber was signed to RBMG, and then to an Island Records recording contract offered by record executive, L.A. Reid. Bieber released his debut EP, My World, in November 2009. It was certified platinum in the United States. He became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber released ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 24

Birthplace: London, Canada

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Singer-songwriters
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Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor. Called the King of Pop, his contributions to music and dance, along with his publicized personal life, made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades. The eighth child of the Jackson family, he debuted on the professional music scene along with his elder brothers Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon as a member of the Jackson 5 in 1964, and began his solo career in 1971. In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. The music videos for his songs, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller", were credited with breaking down racial barriers ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

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Justin Timberlake is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Singer-songwriters
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Justin Randall Timberlake is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child. In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of the boy band NSYNC, which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. During the group's hiatus, Timberlake released his solo studio albums Justified and FutureSex/LoveSounds; the former spawned hits "Cry Me a River" and "Rock Your Body", while the latter debuted atop the U.S. Billboard 200 and produced the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "SexyBack", "My Love", and "What ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 37

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Singer-songwriters
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Christopher Maurice Brown "Chris" Brown is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. Having signed with Jive Records in 2004, Brown released his self-titled debut studio album the following year. It peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. With his first single "Run It!" peaking atop the US Billboard Hot 100, Brown became the first male artist as a lead since Diddy in 1997 to have his debut single top the chart. His second album Exclusive ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 28

Birthplace: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America

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