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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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1,354 178
Paul Simon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock

2
875 296
Simon and Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Worldbeat, Rock music

3
690 296
Carole King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

4
690 296
Neil Diamond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

5
689 296
Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

6
689 296
Billy Joel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Rock music

7
689 296
George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Musical theatre, Film score

8
689 296
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

9
689 296
Barbra Streisand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Show tune, Traditional pop music

10
689 297
P!nk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

11
691 299
Adam Levine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

12
684 296
Burt Bacharach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Vocal music

13
665 296
Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Show tune, Musical theatre, Film score

14
665 296
Judy Garland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

15
660 296
Carly Simon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

16
660 296
David Lee Roth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

17
660 296
Leonard Bernstein is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Opera, Ballet, Ballet

18
650 296
Jefferson Airplane is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blues-rock, Psychedelic folk, Rock music

19
650 296
Benny Goodman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band, Jazz

20
650 296
Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

21
650 298
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Rock and roll

22
645 297
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
Art Garfunkel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Popular music, Pop music, Rock music

24
640 296
Paul Stanley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

25
640 297
Paula Abdul is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

26
635 296
Marvin Hamlisch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Musical theatre, Film score

27
635 296
Idina Menzel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

28
635 296
Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues

29
630 296
Randy Newman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music, Soft rock

30
630 296
Cass Elliot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Folk rock

31
630 296
Neil Sedaka is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop music, Rock music

32
630 296
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
494 296
Joey Ramone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Punk rock

36
445 296
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
435 296
Janis Ian is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Folk music

38
430 296
Buddy Rich is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Swing music, Big band, Jazz

39
425 296
Geddy Lee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Heavy metal, Progressive rock, Hard rock

40
385 296
Oscar Hammerstein I is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

41
380 296
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
370 296
Nina Gordon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Rock music, Alternative rock

43
370 296
Linda McCartney is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters

44
370 296
Leonard Borisoff is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

45
370 296
Regina Spektor is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Indie pop, Anti-folk, Pop music

46
370 296
NOFX is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop punk, Ska punk, Melodic hardcore

47
370 296
Rachel Stevens is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Adult contemporary music, Synthpop, Pop music

48
370 297
John Zorn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Dark ambient, Noise rock, Klezmer

49
370 297
Joe Dassin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Chanson, French pop music

50
370 297
Joe Trohman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Jewish Singers and Songwriters
Pop punk, Emo, Metalcore