singers The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the funniest musical comedians and singing stand-ups.

This list contains information about the best musical comedians, loosely ranked by user votes. The best musical comedians come in many forms. Some famous musical comedians play guitar while other musical comedians compose hilarious parody songs. A few hilarious musical comedians have gone on to become some of the most successful stand-ups in the world.

Who will you find on this top musical comedians list? “Weird Al” Yankovic has to be at the top. The Grammy Award winning comedian's 2014 release, Mandatory Fun, rose to No. 1 on the Billboard charts – a rare feat for a musical comedian. “White & Nerdy,” “Eat It,” and “Like a Surgeon” are among his most popular tracks. Tenacious D – comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass – is another hilarious act that combines music and comedy.

Zach Galifianakis' piano-based poems always get lots of laughs when the comedian performs live. Other funny people featured on this best musical comedians list include Reggie Watts, Spinal Tap, and Adam Sandler.

How will we ever determine which musical comedian deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving your favorites a thumbs up and please add any comedians who play instruments we may have missed.

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"Weird Al" Yankovic UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Weird Al Presents Al-TV

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Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Steve Martin The Jerk, ¡Three Amigos!, Bowfinger

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Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Spinal Tap

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Flight of the Conchords is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Flight of the Conchords

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Monty Python is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time

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Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Jimmy Fallon Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Fever Pitch

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Tenacious D is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy

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Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Seth MacFarlane Ted, Family Guy, Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story

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The Lonely Island is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time

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Reggie Watts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Reggie Watts Comedy Bang! Bang!, Fort Tilden

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Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Sam Kinison The Sam Kinison Family Entertainment Hour, Back to School, Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me

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Tim Minchin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Tim Minchin Californication, The Lost Thing, Two Fists

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Jack Benny The Jack Benny Program, To be or not To Be, Broadway Melody of 1936

The Funniest Black Comedians of All Time

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Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Zach Galifianakis The Hangover, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), The Hangover Part II

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Demetri Martin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Demetri Martin Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Demetri Martin. Person., Important Things with Demetri Martin

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Ed Helms is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Ed Helms The Hangover, The Office, The Hangover Part II

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Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Woody Allen Annie Hall, Midnight in Paris, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

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Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Dana Carvey Wayne's World, Saturday Night Live, Wayne's World 2

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Andy Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Andy Kaufman Taxi, Heartbeeps, I'm from Hollywood

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Garfunkel and Oates is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Garfunkel and Oates

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Harpo Marx is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Harpo Marx Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races

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Cheech & Chong is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Cheech & Chong

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is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time

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Nick Thune is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Nick Thune Knocked Up, Unaccompanied Minors, Spring Breakdown

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Tim Heidecker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Tim Heidecker Bridesmaids, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!