Songs List of Famous Singer-songwriters

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List of famous singer-songwriters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top singer-songwriters in the world? This includes the most prominent singer-songwriters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable singer-songwriters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic singer-songwriters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned singer-songwriters.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known singer-songwriters to the lesser known singer-songwriters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the singer-songwriter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous singer-songwriters ever?" and "What are the names of famous singer-songwriters?" then you're in the right place. (1575 items)

Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Christina María Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Staten Island, New York and raised in Rochester and Wexford, Pennsylvania, she appeared on the television ...more

Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Hilary Erhard Duff is an American singer, songwriter, actress, model and fashion designer. Duff began her acting career at a young age, and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the starring ...more

Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on ...more

Emmy Rossum is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Emmanuelle Grey "Emmy" Rossum is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She has starred in movies including Songcatcher, An American Rhapsody, and Passionada. Her role in Mystic ...more

Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Demetria Devonne "Demi" Lovato is an American actress, singer, and songwriter who made her debut as a child actress in Barney & Friends. In 2008, Lovato rose to prominence in the ...more

Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani ...more

Carrie Underwood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Carrie Marie Underwood is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Underwood has set and broke several records ...more

Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record ...more

Cheryl Cole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English recording artist, dancer, and television personality who is known by the mononym Cheryl in the context of her recording promotions. She rose to fame in ...more

Chris Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Christopher Maurice Brown "Chris" Brown is an American recording artist, dancer, and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, he taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was ...more

Courtney Love is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Courtney Michelle Love is an American alternative rock singer, songwriter, musician, actress, and visual artist. Prolific in the punk and grunge scenes of the 1990s as the frontwoman of Hole, ...more

Fergie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, rapper, television host, and actress. She is the female vocalist for the hip hop group The Black Eyed ...more

Heidi Montag is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Heidi Blair Pratt is an American television personality, singer, fashion designer, and author. Born and raised in Crested Butte, Colorado, she befriended Lauren Conrad in 2005. In 2006, Montag ...more

Aly Michalka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Alyson Renae "Aly" Michalka is an American actress and recording artist. Michalka gained fame for playing the role of Keely Teslow in the Disney Channel original series Phil of the ...more

Elton John is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Sir Elton Hercules John CBE is an English singer, songwriter, composer, pianist, record producer, and occasional actor. He has worked with lyricist Bernie Taupin as his songwriter partner since ...more

Christina Milian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Christine Flores, better known as Christina Milian, is an American actress and singer-songwriter. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her ...more

Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist, and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades. Much of his most celebrated work dates from the ...more

Ciara is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Ciara Princess Harris, known mononymously as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and fashion model. Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world ...more

Hayley Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Hayley Nichole Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician who is best known as the lead vocalist, occasional keyboardist and primary songwriter of the American rock band Paramore.

Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
W. Axl Rose is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is the lead vocalist and only remaining original member of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. Due to his powerful and wide vocal ...more

Bono is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Paul David Hewson, known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist. He is best recognized as the frontman of the ...more

Cassie Ventura is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Casandra Elizabeth Ventura, known mononymously as Cassie, is an American recording artist, dancer, actress and model. Born in New London, Connecticut, she began her career as a result of meeting ...more

Boy George is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Boy George is a British singer-songwriter, who was part of the English New Romantic movement which emerged in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. His music is often classified as blue-eyed soul, ...more

Dolly Parton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Dolly Rebecca Parton is an American singer-songwriter, instrumentalist, actress, author, and philanthropist, known primarily for her work in country music. Her career began as a child performer ...more

Adele is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Singer-songwriters
Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, MBE is a British singer and songwriter. Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace in 2006. In 2007, she received ...more