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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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1,385 179
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

2
906 299
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

3
698 299
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

4
698 299
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

5
697 299
Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Vocal music

6
697 299
Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

7
697 299
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
697 299
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

9
697 299
George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Musical theatre, Film score

10
697 299
Carole King is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

11
697 300
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

12
697 301
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

13
687 300
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

14
675 299
Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Show tune, Musical theatre, Film score

15
670 299
Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

16
665 299
Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Ballet, Ballet

17
660 299
Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band, Jazz

18
660 300
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

19
655 299
Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

20
655 299
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Rock and roll

21
650 299
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

22
650 299
Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

23
645 299
Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

24
645 299
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

25
645 301
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock