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List Rules Only Jewish singers and musicians

Famous American Jewish singers and songwriters: including famous Jewish pop singers and rock performers. This list of famous Jewish singers and musicians have entertained multiple generations of people with their music. Some of the most-loved musicians in the world are Jewish: stars like Madonna and Lady Gaga to the rock gods in KISS all made this list. All of the singers listed here had at least one hit song, if not dozens, in multiple categories from pop to folk.

Who are the most famous Jewish singers and bands? Some of these famous Jewish singers are the pinnacle of what it means to be a performer. The list includes such masters as Barbara Streisand, the "Jewish-Elvis" & great American songwriter Neil Diamond, and even rocker Ace Frehley. They are models of a new Jewish-American music made popular by new Jewish-American singers.
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1,346 177
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

2
866 296
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

3
688 295
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

4
688 295
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

5
688 295
Carole King is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

6
688 295
Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

7
688 295
Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Show tune, Traditional pop music

8
688 295
George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Musical theatre, Film score

9
688 296
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

10
689 297
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

11
687 296
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

12
677 295
Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Vocal music

13
660 295
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

14
660 295
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

15
660 295
Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Show tune, Musical theatre, Film score

16
660 295
Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

17
656 295
Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Ballet, Ballet

18
650 297
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Rock and roll

19
646 295
Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band, Jazz

20
646 295
Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

21
646 295
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

22
645 296
Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

23
640 296
Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

24
636 295
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

25
636 295
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

26
631 295
Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues

27
631 295
Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Musical theatre, Film score

28
630 296
Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

29
626 295
Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Soft rock

30
626 295
Neil Sedaka is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music

31
626 295
Cass Elliot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Folk rock

32
626 295
Josh Groban is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Classical Crossover, Christian music, Pop music

33
555 296
REO Speedwagon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Pop rock, Soft rock

34
520 296
Harry Connick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Jazz-funk, Swing music, Traditional pop music

35
486 295
Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Punk rock

36
441 295
Herb Alpert is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Latin American music, Rhythm and blues

37
431 295
Janis Ian is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Folk music

38
426 295
Buddy Rich is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band, Jazz

39
421 295
Geddy Lee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock

40
381 295
Oscar Hammerstein I is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

41
376 296
Michael Bolton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

42
366 295
Regina Spektor is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Pop music

43
365 295
Laura Nyro is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Doo-wop, Pop music, Rock music

44
365 295
Norman Greenbaum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music

45
365 295
Jeff Barry is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

46
365 296
Artie Shaw is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band

47
365 296
New York Dolls is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Protopunk, Glam punk

48
365 296
Eydie Gorme is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Traditional pop music, Latin pop

49
365 296
The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

50
365 296
Donald Fagen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Pop rock