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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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1,417 185
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

2
936 304
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

3
711 303
George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Musical theatre, Film score

4
710 304
Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

5
710 304
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

6
710 304
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

7
710 304
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

8
710 305
Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Vocal music

9
710 305
Carole King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

10
710 305
Pink is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

11
710 305
Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Show tune, Traditional pop music

12
710 306
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

13
706 304
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

14
690 304
Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Show tune, Musical theatre, Film score

15
680 304
Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

16
678 303
Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band, Jazz

17
678 303
Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Ballet, Ballet

18
670 302
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

19
665 302
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Rock and roll

20
665 303
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

21
660 302
Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

22
658 302
Cass Elliot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Folk rock

23
658 302
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

24
655 302
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

25
655 302
Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music