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List of notable or famous singers from Armenia, with bios and photos, including the top singers born in Armenia and even some popular singers who immigrated to Armenia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Armenian singers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These singers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known singer from Armenia is included when available.

Examples include Serj Tankian and Raffi. Featuring male and female Armenian singers, this list has it all. 

This historic singers from Armenia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Armenian singers of note?" and "Who are the most famous singers from Armenia?" These prominent singers of Armenia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Armenian singers.

Use this list of renowned Armenian singers to discover some new singers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 

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André is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
André age 39 André, born Andrey Hovnanian is an Armenian singer. He won the Best Male Singer trophy at the Armenian Music Awards in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008. In addition, he performs as a ...more

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Andy Madadian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 59 Andranik Madadian (Persian: آندرانیک مددیان, Armenian: Անդրանիկ Մադադյան, born April 21, 1959), better known by his stage name, Andy (Persian: اندی, Armenian: Էնդի), is a famous Iranian-Armenian ...more

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Aram Asatryan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Dec. at 53 (1953-2006) Aram Asatryan was an Armenian pop singer and songwriter known for his energetic concerts and music.

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Armen Grigoryan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 55 Armen Grigoryan is a singer/songwriter, artist, and the front man of "Krematorij" Russian rock-band.

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Cathy Berberian is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Dec. at 58 (1925-1983) Catherine Anahid Berberian was an American mezzo-soprano and composer. She interpreted contemporary avant-garde music composed, among others, by Luciano Berio, Bruno Maderna, John Cage, Henri ...more

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Cem Karaca is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Dec. at 59 (1945-2004) Muhtar Cem Karaca, also called Cem Baba, was a prominent Turkish rock musician and one of the most important figures in the Anatolian rock movement. He is a graduate of Robert College.

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Charles Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 93 Charles Aznavour is a Franco-Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat. Aznavour is known for his unique tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly ...more

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Cher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 71 Cher is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model, fashion designer, television host, comedian, dancer, businesswoman, philanthropist, author, film producer, director, and record producer. ...more

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Eva Rivas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 30 Eva Rivas is a Russian-Armenian singer.

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Filipp Kirkorov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 50 Philipp Bedrosovich Kirkorov PAR is a Russian pop singer.

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Garo Gaboudagian is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Garo Gaboudagian age 50

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Gohar Gasparyan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Gohar Gasparyan Dec. at 83 (1924-2007) Gohar Gasparyan also known as the "Armenian nightingale", was an Armenian opera singer. Born in an Armenian family in Cairo, Gasparyan studied at a Music Academy in the city. In 1948, ...more

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Gor Mkhitarian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Gor Mkhitarian age 45 Gor Mkhitarian is an Armenian singer and songwriter who started his musical career in Armenia. He immigrated to the United States and now is based in Los Angeles. In Armenia, he started with the ...more

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Harout Pamboukjian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Harout Pamboukjian age 68 Harout Pamboukjian, also known as Dzakh Harut, is an Armenian American pop singer living in Los Angeles. His Armenian dance, folk, and revolutionary and romantic songs make him a favorite among ...more

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Hasmik Harutyunyan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Hasmik Harutyunyan age 57 Hasmik Harutyunyan is an Armenian folk singer. She is the leading member of the Shoghaken Folk Ensemble and directs the Hayrik Mouradian Traditional Song and Dance Children's Ensemble. The music ...more

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Hasmik Papian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 54 Hasmik Papian is an Armenian soprano. She was awarded the People's Artist of Armenia title in 2004. Papian was named a Cultural ambassador of Armenia in the World for her contributions to ...more

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Hayko is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 41 Hayk Hakobyan is a film score composer.

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Hayko Cepkin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 40 Hayko Cepkin is a Turkish musician of Armenian descent.

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Hélène Ségara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 47 Hélène Ségara is a French singer who came to prominence playing the role of Esmeralda in the French musical Notre Dame de Paris.

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Irina Allegrova is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 66 Irina Aleksandrovna Allegrova is a Russian singer.

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Isabel Bayrakdarian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 44 Isabel Bayrakdarian is a Grammy Award-nominated Armenian Canadian opera singer.

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Karapetê Xaço is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Karapetê Xaço Dec. at 105 (1900-2005) Karapetê Xaço or Karabêtê Xaço or Gerabêtê Xaço, was an Armenian singer of traditional Kurdish dengbêj music. Karapetê Haço ...more

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Lena Chamamyan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia

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Lévon Sayan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 83 Lévon Sayan or Levon Sanosyan is a French-Armenian impresario and producer, as well as an operatic tenor.

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Lilit Pipoyan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Lilit Pipoyan age 62 Lilit Pipoyan is an Armenian musician, singer, and architect. Pipoyan belongs to that narrow circle of modern Armenian musicians whose works present an alternative to the traditional folk, ...more

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Lusine Zakaryan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Lusine Zakaryan Dec. at 55 (1937-1992) Lusine Zakaryan, born Svetlana Zakaryan Լուսինե Զաքարյան, Лусинэ Абетовна Закарян, was an Armenian soprano. She grew up in the Samtskhe-Javakheti region of southern Georgia. In 1952, she moved ...more

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Marie Laforêt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 78 Marie Laforêt is a French singer and actress. In 1978, she moved to Geneva, Switzerland and acquired Swiss citizenship.

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Nicole Saba is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 43 Nicole Saba is a singer and actress from Lebanon. From 1998-2001, Nicole Saba was a member of the Lebanese pop group The 4 Cats, She replaced "Roula Bahnam" who officially shot with ...more

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Nune Yesayan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Nune Yesayan age 48 Nune Yesayan, commonly known as Nune or Nouné, is a popular Armenian pop singer who began singing with an Armenian jazz band in the early 1990s before becoming a lounge singer at resorts ...more

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Patrick Fiori is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 48 Patrick Fiori is a French singer.

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Pavel Lisitsian is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Dec. at 93 (1911-2004) Pavel Gerasimovich Lisitsian was a Soviet baritone opera singer who performed in the Bolshoi Opera, Moscow from 1940 until his retirement from stage in 1966. He was born into an Armenian family ...more

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Raffi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 69 Raffi Cavoukian, CM, OBC, better known by his mononym Raffi, is an Egyptian-born Canadian singer-songwriter, author, essayist, and lecturer of Armenian descent. He has developed his career as a ...more

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Rosy Armen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 95 Rosy Armen is a French singer of Armenian descent. She is a multilingual singer, with most songs in French and Armenian, but also in other languages such as English, German, Spanish, and

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Ruben Hakhverdyan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Ruben Hakhverdyan age 67 Ruben Hakhverdyan is a popular Armenian poet, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and lyricist. Hakhverdyan was born in Yerevan, Armenia in 1950. He attended Yerevan's theater institute and in 1975, ...more

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Seda Aznavour is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Seda Aznavour age 70 Seda Aznavour is a French-Armenian female singer and artist, the daughter of Charles Aznavour. She studied at the Armenian Virgins College of Paris, at Jan-Luciere and Matie Alter musical ...more

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Serj Tankian is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 50 Serj Tankian is a Lebanese-born Armenian–American singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet, and political activist. He is best known as the lead vocalist, ...more

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Sirusho is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 31 Siranush Harutyunyan, better known as Sirusho, is an Armenian pop singer. She began her music career singing live in Canada, in the Armenian diaspora music scene. At the age of nine she received ...more

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Susanna Petrosyan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Susanna Petrosyan age 28

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Sylvie Vartan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
age 73 Sylvie Vartan is a French singer and actress. She is known as one of the most productive and tough-sounding yé-yé artists. Her performances often featured elaborate show-dance ...more

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Valya Samvelyan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Valya Samvelyan Valya Samvelyan was a popular Armenian female folk-singer. She started her artistic career at Soviet samodeyatelnost but then she won the competition by Yerevan Radio and became a solo-singer of ...more

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Viguen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Dec. at 74 (1929-2003) Vigen or Viguen, born Vigen Derderian, known as "King of Iranian pop" and the "Sultan of Jazz", was an immensely popular Iranian pop music singer and actor, well known ...more

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Zara Dolukhanova is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Singers from Armenia
Zara Dolukhanova Dec. at 89 (1918-2007) Zara Aleksandrova Dolukhanova was an Armenian mezzo-soprano who achieved fame performing on many lauded radio broadcasts of operas and works from the concert repertoire during the 1940s through ...more