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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 ...more

Age: 23

Birthplace: London, Canada

Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, + more

Credits: Justine Bieber: Never Say never, Justine Bieber's Believe, The Karate Kid, Step Up revolution

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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 ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1958-2009)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: This Is It, Michael Jackson: Thriller, The Wiz, Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory

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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 ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Television producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Love Actually, Get Smart, Inside Llewyn Davis, Bad Boys II

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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 ...more

Age: 27

Birthplace: Tappahannock, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, + more

Credits: Ted, The Bling Ring, Step Up, Rio 2

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