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Famous Singers from Wales

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

List is made up of many different Welsh singers, including Tom Jones and Duffy. Featuring female artists, classical singers, opera singers, and more, this list has it all. 

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

Use this list of renowned Welsh 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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    Tom Jones

    Age: 80
    Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), known professionally as Tom Jones, is a Welsh...  more

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  • 2


    Age: 36
    Aimee Anne Duffy (born 23 June 1984), known professionally as Duffy, is a Welsh singer,...  more

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  • 3

    Al Lewis

    Age: 36
    Al Lewis (born 1984 in Pwllheli, Wales) is a Welsh singer and songwriter. He became known in...  more
  • 4
    Sir Bryn Terfel Jones, (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈbrɨn ˈtɛrvɛl]; born 9 November 1965) is a...  more

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  • 5
    Alison Statton (born March 1958) is a Welsh singer best known for her work with Young Marble...  more
  • 6

    Andy Bell

    Age: 50
    Andrew Piran Bell (born 11 August 1970) is an English musician who plays guitar in the band...  more
  • 7

    Brian Hibbard

    Dec. at 66 (1946-2012)
    Brian Hibbard (26 November 1946 – 17 June 2012) was a Welsh actor and singer, best remembered...  more
  • 8
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  • 9
    Charlotte Maria Church (born Charlotte Maria Reed, 21 February 1986) is a Welsh...  more

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  • 10

    Clara Novello Davies

    Dec. at 82 (1861-1943)
    Clara Novello Davies (7 April 1861 – 7 February 1943) was a well-known Welsh singer, teacher...  more
  • 11

    Aled Jones

    Age: 49
    Aled Jones, (born 29 December 1970) is a Welsh singer and radio and television presenter. As...  more
  • 12
    Dame Shirley Veronica Bassey, (born 8 January 1937) is a Welsh singer whose career began in...  more

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  • 13
    Katherine Maria Jenkins (born 29 June 1980) is a Welsh mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter....  more

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  • 14
    Cerys Elizabeth Matthews (; born 11 April 1969) is a Welsh singer, songwriter, author, and...  more
  • 15
    David William Edmunds (born 15 April 1944) is a Welsh singer/songwriter, guitarist, actor and...  more

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  • 16

    Elin Fflur

    Age: 36
    Elin Fflur Llewelyn Harvey, known professionally as Elin Fflur, is a Welsh singer and...  more
  • 17


    Age: 46
    Emma is a Welsh singer, who sang the UK entry, "Give a Little Love Back to the World", in the...  more
  • 18
    Gillian Elizabeth Thomas (born 10 August 1953) is an actress, singer, and comedian. Early in...  more
  • 19
    Grantley Jonathan "Grant" Nicholas (born 12 November 1967) is a Welsh musician, and lead...  more
  • 20

    Gruff Rhys

    Age: 50
    Gruffudd Maredudd Bowen Rhys (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈɡrɨ̞fɨ̞ð maˈrɛdɨ̞ð ˈbowɛn ˈr̥ɨːs]; born...  more
  • 21

    Gwynn Parry Jones

    Dec. at 72 (1891-1963)
    Parry Jones (14 February 1891 – 26 December 1963), known early in his career as Gwynn Jones,...  more
  • 22

    Sophie Evans

    Age: 27
    Sophie Gwen Evans (born 13 February 1993) is a Welsh singer and actress known for her role of...  more
  • 23

    Jessica Garlick

    Age: 39
    Jessica Julie Anne Garlick (born 1981) is a Welsh pop singer. Garlick made her first steps...  more
  • 24

    Harry Secombe

    Dec. at 80 (1921-2001)
    Sir Harry Donald Secombe (8 September 1921 – 11 April 2001) was a Welsh comedian, actor and...  more
  • 25
    Ian David Karslake Watkins (born 30 July 1977) is a Welsh former singer, songwriter, musician,...  more

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