Musicians Famous Guitarists from Arizona

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List of famous guitarists born who were born in Arizona, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Arizona are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Arizona guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

List is made up of a variety of items, including Jewel and Jordin Sparks.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Arizona?" and "Who are famous Arizona guitarists?"
Jewel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitarists from Arizona
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Jewel Kilcher, professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress, and author/poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and, as of 2008, has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Jewel's debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 15 times platinum. One single from the album, "Who Will Save Your Soul", peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100; two others, "You Were Meant for Me" and "Foolish Games", reached number seven and two respectively on the Hot 100, and were listed on Billboard '​s 1997 year-end singles chart, as well as Billboard '​s 1998 ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: USA, Utah, Payson

Also Ranked

#77 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#44 on The Top Female Country Singers

#52 on The Best Female Rock Singers

#83 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

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Jordin Sparks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitarists from Arizona
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Jordin Brianna Sparks is an American singer, songwriter and actress. In 2007, she rose to fame after winning the sixth season of American Idol; at age 17, she became the youngest winner in the series' history. Her self-titled debut album was released later that year; it was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America and has sold over two million copies worldwide. The album spawned US Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles "Tattoo" and "No Air"; the latter is currently the third-highest-selling single by any American Idol contestant, selling over three million digital copies in the US. The song earned Sparks her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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#62 on The Best Current Female Singers

#6 on The Best American Idol Contestants Ever

#44 on The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years

#66 on New American Idol Judge Picks

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Marty Robbins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitarists from Arizona
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Martin David Robinson, known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and racing driver. One of the most popular and successful country and western singers of all time for most of his near four-decade career. Robbins often topped the country music charts, and several of his songs also had crossover success as pop hits. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: United States of America

Birthplace: Glendale, Arizona, United States of America

Also Ranked

#20 on The Top Country Artists of All Time

#21 on The Best Male Country Singers of All Time

#83 on Which Artist Would You Bring Back From The Dead To Write One More Song?

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Michelle Branch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitarists from Arizona
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Michelle Jacquet DeSevren Branch is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. During the early 2000s, she released two top-selling albums, The Spirit Room and Hotel Paper. She won a Grammy with Santana for "The Game of Love". In 2005, she formed the country music duo The Wreckers with friend and fellow musician Jessica Harp, and produced the Grammy-nominated single "Leave the Pieces". The Wreckers disbanded in 2007 to pursue their respective solo careers. Since then, she released extended plays in 2010 and 2011, and is reportedly working on another studio album. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: Indonesia, United States of America

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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#36 on Celebrities with the Weirdest Middle Names

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