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List of famous people who majored in music, including photos when available. This list of famous music majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in music. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in music you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

Lady Gaga and Nicole Scherzinger are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were music majors?" and "Which famous people studied music?"
Lady Gaga is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Music
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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer and songwriter. She initially performed in theater, appearing in high school plays, and studied at CAP21 through New York University's Tisch School of the Arts before dropping out to pursue a musical ...more

Age: 32

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

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Brad Paisley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Music
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Brad Douglas Paisley is an American country music singer-songwriter and musician. Starting with his 1999 debut album, Who Needs Pictures, he has released 10 studio albums and a Christmas compilation on the Arista Nashville label, with all of his albums certified Gold or higher by the RIAA. He has ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Glen Dale, West Virginia, United States of America

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Trey Parker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Music
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Randolph Severn "Trey" Parker III is an American actor, animator, screenwriter, director, producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for being the co-creator of South Park along with his creative partner and best friend Matt Stone, as well as co-writing and co-directing the 2011 musical The ...more

Age: 48

Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States of America

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Felicia Day is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Music
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Kathryn Felicia Day is an American actress, comedian, and writer. On TV, she has played Vi in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Dr. Holly Marten in Eureka, and currently has a recurring role as Charlie on Supernatural. She has acted in movies such as Bring It On Again and June, as well as the ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America

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