Musician Trivia

Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican

Famous Conservatives
Updated October 25, 2017 598.6k views 69 items

List Rules Must have shown or mentioned in interviews public support for Republican candidates or conservative causes at some point in career

You may not think there are many Republican musicians, but you'd be wrong. Hollywood may be known for it's liberal leanings, but plenty of conservative bands, conservative singers, and conservative musicians have found success. This list of Republican singers, bands, and musicians is organized alphabetically by first name or band name. This list includes people or groups who have declared themselves to be full-fledged conservatives, as well as singers, bands, etc who have at one point publicly supported a Republican candidate or candidates. As you can see, Republican country singers and conservative country artists make up a lot of the list.

A full list of all Republican celebrities, including actors, writers, and TV personalities can be found here.
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Dec. at 42 (1935-1977)

Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States of America

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known mononymously as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th ...more
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 69

Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel

Gene Klein (born Chaim Witz on August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author, and ...more
Kelly Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 36

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

Kelly Brianne Clarkson (born April 24, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, author, and television personality. She rose to fame in 2002 after winning the first season of American ...more
Ted Nugent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 70

Birthplace: Redford, Michigan, United States of America

Theodore Anthony Nugent (; born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and political activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Amboy Dukes, a ...more
Hilary Duff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 31

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and author. Duff began her acting career at a young age and quickly became labeled a teen idol as the ...more
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 37

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she appeared in stage ...more
Kid Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 48

Birthplace: Romeo, Michigan, United States of America

Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, and actor. In a career spanning over 20 ...more
Hank Williams, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 69

Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Randall Hank Williams (born May 26, 1949), known professionally as Hank Williams Jr., or alternatively as "Bocephus", is an American southern rock singer-songwriter and musician. His ...more
Dave Mustaine is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 57

Birthplace: La Mesa, California, United States of America

David Scott Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter ...more
Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Dec. at 56 (1948-2004)

Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States of America

John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk ...more
Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Dec. at 83 (1915-1998)

Birthplace: Hoboken, USA, New Jersey

Francis Albert Sinatra (; December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is ...more
Toby Keith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 57

Birthplace: Clinton, Oklahoma, United States of America

Toby Keith Covel (born July 8, 1961) is an American country singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Keith released his first four studio albums—1993's Toby Keith, 1994's Boomtown, 1996's ...more
Sammy Hagar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 71

Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States of America

Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947), also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with ...more
Trace Adkins is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 57

Birthplace: Sarepta, Louisiana, United States of America

Tracy Darrell Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country singer and actor. In 1998, Adkins appeared on the PBS music program Austin City Limits (season 23). Adkins made his debut in ...more
Joe Perry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 68

Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States of America

Anthony Joseph Pereira (born September 10, 1950) better known by his stage name, Joe Perry, is an American musician, songwriter and vocalist, who is best known as the lead guitarist and founding ...more
Kenny Chesney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 50

Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and record producer. He has recorded 20 albums, 20 of which have been certified Gold or higher by ...more
LL Cool J is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 51

Birthplace: USA, New York, Bay Shore

James Todd Smith (born January 14, 1968), known professionally as LL Cool J (short for Ladies Love Cool James), is an American rapper, record producer, actor, author and entrepreneur from ...more
LeAnn Rimes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 36

Birthplace: Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and author. Rimes rose to stardom at age 13 following the release of her version of the Bill Mack ...more
Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 71

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over 50 years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that ...more
Gloria Estefan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 61

Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Gloria Estefan (born September 1, 1957) is a Cuban-American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. A contralto, she started her career as the lead singer in the group "Miami Latin ...more
Nick Lachey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 45

Birthplace: USA, Harlan, Kentucky

Nicholas Scott Lachey ( lə-SHAY; born November 9, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and television personality. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the multi-platinum-selling boyband 98 ...more
Daddy Yankee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 42

Birthplace: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez (born February 3, 1977), known professionally as Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer. Ayala was born in ...more
Jessica Simpson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 38

Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States of America

Jessica Ann Johnson (born July 10, 1980) is an American singer, actress, and fashion designer. Simpson signed a recording contract with Columbia Records at age sixteen, and released her debut ...more
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 71

Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), known professionally as Meat Loaf, is an American singer and actor. He is noted for his powerful wide-ranging operatic voice and ...more
Taylor Swift is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Musicians You May Not Know Are Republican
Age: 29

Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American singer-songwriter. She is known for narrative songs about her personal life, which have received widespread media coverage. Born and ...more