Comedy 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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38 15
UHF, 'Weird Al' Yankovic: The Ultimate Video Collection, Weird Al Presents Al-TV
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23 8
Monty Python is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
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24 11
Steve Martin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
The Jerk, ¡Three Amigos!, Bowfinger
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16 5
Bo Burnham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
exquisitecorpse added Funny People, Hall Pass, Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous
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23 12
Flight of the Conchords is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Flight of the Conchords
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12 5
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Ted, Family Guy, Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story
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8 2
Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
The Jack Benny Program, To be or not To Be, Broadway Melody of 1936
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9 4
Harpo Marx is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Duck Soup, A Night at the Opera, A Day at the Races
9
15 10
Tim Minchin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Californication, The Lost Thing, Two Fists
10
8 3
Cheech & Chong is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Cheech & Chong
11
14 10
Sam Kinison is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
The Sam Kinison Family Entertainment Hour, Back to School, Rodney Dangerfield: It's Not Easy Bein' Me
12
14 10
Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Spinal Tap
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8 4
The Lonely Island is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
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15 12
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy
15
9 6
Andy Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Taxi, Heartbeeps, I'm from Hollywood
16
9 6
Dana Carvey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Wayne's World, Saturday Night Live, Wayne's World 2
17
6 3
is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
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15 13
Tenacious D is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, MTV Video Music Awards 2001, Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock
19
13 11
Reggie Watts is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Comedy Bang! Bang!, Fort Tilden
20
6 4
Garfunkel and Oates is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Garfunkel and Oates
21
6 5
Demetri Martin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Demetri Martin. Person., Important Things with Demetri Martin
22
4 3
Ed Helms is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
The Hangover, The Office, The Hangover Part II
23
2 1
Aleksey Igudesman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
LX Igu added The Festival
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12 12
Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Fever Pitch
25
7 7
Zach Galifianakis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Musical Comedians of All Time
The Hangover, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), The Hangover Part II