Ace Enders Arthur Carl "Ace" Enders is an American musician. Enders is the lead singer and guitarist of the band The Early November. He is also the lead musician, songwriter and co-producer in his band, I Can Make a Mess Like Nobody's Business.
Adeva Adeva is an American singer. She had a string of successful house and R&B hits in the late 1980s to early 1990s, including "Warning", "I Thank You" and "Respect".
A Girl Called Eddy Erin Moran, better known by her stage name, A Girl Called Eddy, is an American soul pop singer/songwriter born in Neptune, New Jersey, USA and currently living in England.
Ailee Amy Lee, better known by her stage name Ailee, is a Korean-American singer-songwriter based in South Korea. She is signed to YMC Entertainment in South Korea and Warner Music in Japan.
Alexa Wilkinson Alexa Wilkinson is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and trumpet player with two albums to her name: 2007's Lullaby Appetite, partly co-written by Josh Kelley, and Lions, released in 2008.
Alexis Krauss Alexis Krauss is an American singer, songwriter, former schoolteacher, activist and frontwoman of the noise pop duo Sleigh Bells. She is co-founder of Beauty Lies Truth, a website dedicated to educating consumers about the ingredients in personal care products.
Al Goodman (singer) Willie Albert "Al" Goodman was an American singer who performed as part of the musical trio Ray, Goodman & Brown, a group that was earlier called The Moments and was known for their songs "Love on a Two-Way Street", "Sexy Mama" and "Look at Me" as The Moments and later, "Special Lady" after...
Ali Brustofski Ali Brustofski is an American singer-songwriter from Oakland, New Jersey.
Allie Moss Allie Moss is an American songwriter and guitarist from Jersey Shore. She released her own EP entitled Passerby in 2009. In 2011, Moss released her debut album Late Bloomer. She regularly performs as a guitarist and backup vocalist for singer/songwriter and friend Ingrid Michaelson.
Allison Smith (actress) Allison Smith is an American actress, singer, writer and director, best known for her work on television as Mallory O'Brien in Aaron Sorkin's Emmy Award-winning NBC drama The West Wing and for starring on Broadway in the title role Annie.
Allison Strong Allison Trujillo Strong is an American pop singer, songwriter and actress known for her Broadway work in the musicals Bye Bye Birdie and Mamma Mia!.
Amerie Ameriie Mi Marie Rogers, known professionally as Amerie, is an American singer, songwriter, author, actress and record producer. She debuted in 2002 with her highly acclaimed debut album All I Have.
Anna Case Anna Case was an American soprano. She recorded with Thomas Alva Edison, who used her voice extensively in "tone tests" of whether a live audience could tell the difference between the actual singer and a recording.
Anthony Amorim Anthony Joseph Amorim is an American musician and actor.
Anthony D'Amato Anthony D'Amato is an American songwriter and singer signed to New West Records. His latest album is 2016's 'Cold Snap,' produced by Mike Mogis and featuring performances by Conor Oberst and members of Bright Eyes, The Faint, and Cursive.
Anthony Laciura Anthony Laciura is an American operatic tenor, noted for his abilities as a comprimario, and actor. Born in New Orleans, he studied voice there with Charles Paddock, also the teacher of Ticho Parly.
Antonique Smith Antonique Smith is an American Broadway, film and television actress, and a Grammy nominated singer and songwriter.
Anwar Robinson Anwar Farid Robinson is an American singer/songwriter/musician who was the 7th place finalist on the fourth season of American Idol.
Ashley Tisdale Ashley Michelle Tisdale is an American actress, singer, and producer. During her childhood, Tisdale was featured in over one hundred advertisements and had minor roles in television and theatre.
Astrid Varnay Ibolyka Astrid Maria Varnay was a Swedish-born American dramatic soprano of Hungarian descent. She spent most of her career in the United States and Germany.
Audrey Assad Audrey Nicole Assad is an American singer-songwriter and contemporary Christian music artist.
Bea Miller Beatrice Annika "Bea" Miller is an American singer, songwriter and actress. Bea Miller came in ninth place on season two of The X Factor. She is signed to Hollywood Records and Syco Music. Her debut EP was released in 2014 and her debut album Not an Apology was released on July 24, 2015.
Ben E. King Benjamin Earl King, known as Ben E. King, was an American soul and R&B singer and record producer.
Ben Jorgensen Ben Jorgensen is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Armor for Sleep.
Beth Fowler Beth Fowler is an American actress and singer, best known for her performances on Broadway and for her role as Sister Ingalls, on Orange Is The New Black. She is a two-time Tony Award nominee.
Bettye LaVette Bettye LaVette is an American soul singer-songwriter who made her first record at sixteen, but achieved only intermittent fame until 2005, with her album I've Got My Own Hell to Raise. Her eclectic musical style combines elements of soul, blues, rock and roll, funk, gospel, and country music.
Bill Chinnock Bill Chinnock, also referred to as Billy Chinnock, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Chinnock grew up in the nearby Essex County communities of East Orange and Millburn.
Billy Howerdel Billy Howerdel is the founding member, guitarist, songwriter, and producer for the bands A Perfect Circle and Ashes Divide. He has recorded three acclaimed studio albums with the former, and in 2008, Ashes Divide released their debut album, Keep Telling Myself It's Alright.
Blaire Reinhard Blaire Reinhard is a singer, pianist, and songwriter from Morristown, New Jersey. She is the granddaughter of trumpet player and Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen. On September 7, 2012, her single "No Nothing" with Curtis & Reinhard reached #92 on the iTunes US Pop Music Chart.
Blue Raspberry (singer) Candi Lindsey, better known by her stage name Blue Raspberry, is an American singer from Pleasantville, New Jersey. She is perhaps best known for her affiliation with East Coast hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan.
Bobbi Kristina Brown Bobbi Kristina Brown was an American reality television, media personality, and singer. She was the daughter of singers Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston. Her parents' fame kept Bobbi Kristina in the public eye, including her appearances on the reality show Being Bobby Brown.
Bobby Bandiera Robert "Bobby" Bandiera is an American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter from New Jersey. Bandiera played rhythm guitar for Bon Jovi in live performances from 2005 until 2015 and was lead guitarist for Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes.
Bobby Ellsworth Robert Ellsworth, best known as Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, is the lead vocalist of New Jersey thrash metal band Overkill. He has been the lead vocalist of Overkill since its inception in 1980, and he and bassist D.D. Verni are the only constant members.
Bob Gaudio Robert John "Bob" Gaudio is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer, and the keyboardist/backing vocalist for The Four Seasons.
Boyd Jarvis Boyd H. Jarvis is an American record producer, remixer and musician, best known for his song, co-written with Jason Smith, "The Music Got Me"; released in 1983 by Prelude Records. He has musically collaborated with artists such as Herbie Hancock, La Toya Jackson and Johnny Kemp.
Brian Fallon Brian Fallon is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known as the lead vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter of the rock band The Gaslight Anthem, with whom he has recorded five studio albums.
Brian Joo Brian Joo, better known simply as Brian, is an American R&B and K-pop recording artist who is based in South Korea. He is better known as one-half of the R&B duo Fly to the Sky. His solo album, The Brian was released in December 2006. His 2nd solo album, Manifold was released in December 2009.
Brittany Murphy Brittany Murphy-Monjack, known professionally as Brittany Murphy, was an American actress and singer. A native of Atlanta, Murphy moved to Los Angeles as a teenager and pursued a career in acting.
Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Carole King Carole King is an American composer and singer-songwriter. She is the most successful female songwriter of the latter half of the 20th century in the USA, having written or co-written 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1955 and 1999.
Cassie Ramone Cassie Grzymkowski, better known by her stage name Cassie Ramone, is an American musician and artist. Ramone rose to prominence as the guitarist and vocalist of indie rock band Vivian Girls, who broke up in 2014. She also formed the band project The Babies with Kevin Morby.
Charlie Puth Charles Otto Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for his 2015 song "See You Again", which he wrote, co-produced, and performed with Wiz Khalifa for the Furious 7 soundtrack as a tribute to the late Paul Walker.
Chris Akinyemi Olakitan Christopher Akinyemi, better known by his stage name Chris Akinyemi is a Nigerian-American musician. He released his first single "Radio", which was featured on major music outlets such as mtvU, BET and other major media outlets.
Chris Conley Christopher Lane "Chris" Conley is an American musician, songwriter, and composer. He is also the lead-singer/rhythm guitarist in Saves the Day. He is the only remaining original member as well as major artistic contributor.
Chris Shar Chris Shar is an American multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.
Christina Grimmie Christina Victoria Grimmie was an American singer, songwriter, musician, actress and YouTuber known for her participation in the NBC singing competition The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians.
Cindy Birdsong Cynthia Ann "Cindy" Birdsong is an American singer who became famous as a member of The Supremes in 1967, when she replaced co-founding member Florence Ballard. Birdsong had previously been a member of Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles.
Cissy Houston Emily "Cissy" Houston is an American soul and gospel singer. After a successful career singing backup for such artists as Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin she embarked on a solo career, winning two Grammy Awards for her work.
Clarence Spady Clarence Spady is an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist from Paterson, New Jersey. His debut album Nature of the Beast was released in 1996 through Evidence Music, mixing elements of delta blues, rock, R&B, and funk.
Connie Francis Connie Francis is an American pop singer and top-charting female vocalist of the late 1950s and early 1960s. Although her chart success waned in the second half of the 1960s, Francis remained a top concert draw.
Count Basie William James "Count" Basie was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer. His mother taught him to play the piano and he started performing in his teens.
Dana Fuchs Dana Fuchs is an American singer, songwriter, actress and voice over talent, famous for her performance in the 2007 film Across the Universe, in which she played the role of Sadie.
Dana Reeve Dana Charles Reeve was an American actress, singer, and activist for disability causes. She was the wife of actor Christopher Reeve.
Dan Avidan Leigh Daniel "Dan" Avidan, also known by his stage name Danny Sexbang, is an American musician, Internet personality, singer-songwriter, and comedian.
Dave Melillo David Andrew Melillo is the former lead guitarist for Anarbor, and the former bassist for pop rock band Cute Is What We Aim For.
Dave Wyndorf David Albert Wyndorf is the songwriter, lead vocalist, and a guitarist for the American rock group Monster Magnet. He is the frontman and only remaining original member of the band.
David Berkeley David Berkeley, born David Berkeley Friedland on 22 September 1976 in New Jersey, is an American singer and songwriter.
David Bispham David Scull Bispham was an American operatic baritone.
David Broza David Broza is an Israeli singer-songwriter and activist. His music mixes modern pop with Spanish music.
David Grisman David Grisman is an American bluegrass/newgrass mandolinist and composer of acoustic music. In the early 1990s, he started the Acoustic Disc record label to help spread acoustic and instrumental music.
De'Adre Aziza De'Adre Danielle Aziza is an American actress and singer.
Dean Fasano Dean Fasano was the lead singer of the bands Message and Prophet.
Dean Friedman Dean Friedman is an American singer-songwriter who plays piano, keyboard, guitar and other instruments, including the harmonica.
Debbie Harry Deborah Ann Harry is an American singer-songwriter and actress best known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie. Her recordings with the band reached the number one position in the United States and the United Kingdom on multiple occasions from 1978 to 1981.
Dee Dee Warwick Delia Juanita Warrick, known as Dee Dee Warwick, was an American soul singer. Born in Newark, New Jersey, she was the sister of Dionne Warwick, niece of Cissy Houston and the cousin of Whitney Houston.
Delores Holmes Delores Holmes was an American soul singer. She was best known for her years as backup singer for the Bruce Springsteen Band during 1969 to 1972, the last grouping before the E Street Band.
Devan Ekambaram Devan Ekambaram is an Indian American film playback singer, actor and composer. He began his career as a playback singer in Tamil films and later branched out to many other south Indian languages as well like Telugu, Kannada and has so far sung over 500 songs.
Dez Cadena Dez Paul Cadena is an American punk rock singer and guitarist. He was the third vocalist and later rhythm guitarist for hardcore punk band Black Flag from 1980 to 1983.
Diana Soviero Diana Soviero is an American operatic soprano of international stature, a recipient of the Richard Tucker Award in 1979.
Dick Foran John Nicholas "Dick" Foran was an American actor, known for his performances in western musicals and for playing supporting roles in dramatic pictures.
Dimitri Minakakis Dimitri Minakakis is a musician from Morristown, New Jersey. Minakakis is the original singer and founding member of the band The Dillinger Escape Plan. Minakakis left the band in 2001 to focus more on graphic arts and design.
Dionne Farris Dionne Yvette Farris is an American, singer, songwriter, producer and actress. Born and raised in New Jersey, she began singing in elementary school and competed in pageants as a teenager.
Dionne Warwick Dionne Warwick is an American singer, actress and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.
Don Elliott Don Elliott was an American jazz trumpeter, vibraphonist, vocalist, and mellophone player. His album Calypso Jazz is considered by some jazz enthusiasts to be one of the definitive calypso jazz albums. Elliott recorded over 60 albums and 5,000 advertising jingles throughout his career.
Dory Previn Dory Previn was an American lyricist, singer-songwriter and poet.
Duncan Sheik Duncan Sheik is an American singer-songwriter and composer.
Elisabeth Welch Elisabeth Margaret Welch was an American singer, actress, and entertainer, whose career spanned seven decades. Her best-known songs were "Stormy Weather", "Love for Sale" and "Far Away in Shanty Town". She was American-born but was based in Britain for most of her career.
Elise Testone Elise Nicole Testone is an American singer and songwriter from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She placed sixth on the eleventh season of American Idol. Her debut album In This Life was released in February 2014.
Elizabeth Gillies Elizabeth Egan Gillies, sometimes known as Liz Gillies, is an American actress and singer. She appeared in several television series and commercials, before acquiring her first significant role prior to her 17th birthday, playing Jade West on the television series Victorious.
Emily Grove Emily Grove is a singer-songwriter and musician from Wall, New Jersey. Her sound has been described as alternative folk. Emily Grove is active in the Asbury Park music scene in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Emily Grove (singer) Emily Grove is a singer-songwriter and musician from Wall, New Jersey. Her sound has been described as alternative folk. Emily Grove is active in the Asbury Park music scene in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Eryn Shewell Eryn Shewell is an American self-taught jazz and blues guitarist and vocalist from Jackson, New Jersey, whose influences range from Etta James, Susan Tedeschi, Eva Cassidy, Aretha Franklin, Donny Hathaway, Al Green through Bobby Blue Bland.
Evie (singer) Evelyn Tornquist Karlsson, mononymously known as Evie, is a contemporary Christian music singer who was known in the late 1970s and early 1980s for songs such as "Mirror", "Step into the Sunshine" and "Four Foot Eleven".
Ezra Miller Ezra Diels Miller is an American actor and singer. He made his feature film debut in the film Afterschool. He starred as the title character in the drama We Need to Talk About Kevin and co-starred in the film adaptation of The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
Faith Evans Faith Renée Evans is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. Born in Lakeland, Florida and raised in New Jersey, Evans relocated to Los Angeles in 1993 for a career in the music business.
Fiona (singer) Fiona Eileen Flanagan, known by the stage name Fiona, is an American rock music singer-songwriter and actress best known as the love interest in the 1987 Bob Dylan vehicle, Hearts of Fire.
Frankie Grande Frank James Michael Grande Marchione, usually credited as Frankie Grande or Frankie J. Grande, is an American dancer, actor, singer, producer, television host, and YouTube personality. He is the older half-brother of singer and actress Ariana Grande.
Frankie Negrón Frankie Negrón is a singer of salsa music of Puerto Rican descent.
Frankie Randall (singer) Frankie Randall was an American singer, dancer, songwriter, vocalist, actor, and comedian. His acting credits include The Dean Martin Summer Show and Day of the Wolves.
Frank Iero Frank Anthony Iero, Jr. is an American musician who was the rhythm guitarist and backup vocalist of the rock band My Chemical Romance and post-hardcore band Leathermouth. He has a solo punk rock project titled Frank Iero and the Patience.
Frankie Valli Frankie Valli is an American singer, known as the frontman of The Four Seasons beginning in 1960. He is known for his unusually powerful head voice.
Frank Sinatra Francis Albert Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.
Frank Sinatra Jr. Francis Wayne "Frank" Sinatra professionally known as Frank Sinatra Jr., was an American singer, songwriter, and conductor.
Gabe Saporta Gabriel Eduardo "Gabe" Saporta is an Uruguayan-American musician and entrepreneur. Through late 2015, he was a singer and the primary creative force behind the electronic pop group Cobra Starship.
Gaelle Adisson Gaelle Adisson is an urban, deep house, and downtempo singer/songwriter/producer born in New Jersey.
Gary Wehrkamp Gary Wehrkamp is an American musician, songwriter and producer. He is most notably a member of the American progressive rock band Shadow Gallery.
Geoff Rickly Geoffrey William "Geoff" Rickly is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of rock band Thursday.
George Clinton (musician) George Clinton is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer. His band Parliament-Funkadelic developed a form of funk music during the 1970s and early 1980s that he termed P-Funk. He launched a solo career in 1981.
George Cummings George Cummings is a guitarist and songwriter based in Bayonne, New Jersey and, in recent years, Nashville, Tennessee.
Gerard Canonico Gerard Canonico is an American actor and singer, best known for his roles in Broadway and off-Broadway musicals.
Gerard Way Gerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013.
Gerry Rosenthal Gerald Raymond "Gerry" Rosenthal is an American actor, voice actor, singer-songwriter, and musician who started out acting in TV commercials at the age of 7. He has starred on films and short films and has guest starred in television series such as Law & Order and Celebrity Deathmatch.
Gia Maione Gia Maione Prima was an American singer and wife of singer Louis Prima.
Gillette (singer) Sandra Gillette, better known by just her surname and stage name Gillette, was an occasional American dance and hip hop artist, rapper and actress.
Glenn Danzig Glenn Danzig is an American singer, songwriter and musician from Lodi, New Jersey. He is the founder of the bands Misfits, Samhain, and Danzig. He owns the Evilive record label as well as Verotik, an adult-oriented comic book publishing company.
Glenn Goins Glenn Lamont Goins, also known as Glen Goins, was a singer and guitarist for Parliament-Funkadelic in the mid-1970s. Goins is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, posthumously inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic.
Glenn Mercer Glenn Mercer is the vocalist and guitarist of the North Haledon, New Jersey-based rock band The Feelies. Together with Bill Million, Mercer has written and produced virtually all of the Feelies' recorded output.
Greg Trooper Greg Trooper was an American singer-songwriter, whose songs have been recorded by many artists, including Steve Earle, Billy Bragg, and Vince Gill.
Halsey (singer) Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, known professionally as Halsey, is an American singer-songwriter. Her stage name is a reference to the Halsey Street station of the New York City Subway in Brooklyn, and an anagram of her first name.
Heather Maloney Heather Maloney is an American singer-songwriter. In 2009, she self-released her debut album, Razor's Edge, followed by Time & Pocket Change in 2011. In 2012, Maloney signed with Northampton-based label Signature Sounds Recordings where she released Heather Maloney, Woodstock, and Making Me Break.
Howard Tate Howard Tate was an American soul singer and songwriter.
Ian Axel Ian Axel is an American singer and songwriter. After becoming well-known with his song "This Is the New Year", he developed a solo career, eventually joining forces with long-time writing partner, Chad King, to form the duo band A Great Big World in 2012.
Idina Menzel Idina Kim Menzel is an American actress, singer, and songwriter.
Inger Lorre Inger Lorre is an American singer who is best known for her bands The Nymphs and Motel Shootout.
Jack Antonoff Jack Michael Antonoff is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Bleachers, and lead guitarist of the indie rock band Fun. He was previously the lead singer-songwriter of the band Steel Train.
Jacquie Lee Jacqueline Ann "Jacquie" Lee is an American pop singer from Colts Neck, New Jersey. She is best known for being the runner-up of Season 5 of NBC's singing competition The Voice in 2013 as part of Christina Aguilera's team and as a solo artist signed to Atlantic Records.
Jaheim Jaheim Hoagland is an American R&B singer and former rapper, better known by his stage name of Jaheim. He was signed by Naughty by Nature's Kaygee to Divine Mill Records in 2000, and released his debut album Ghetto Love in 2001.
James Valenti James Valenti is an American operatic tenor with an active international career specializing in leading roles in the Italian and French repertoire.
Jamie Broumas Jamie Broumas is an American jazz singer, vocal instructor, and arts administrator. She lives outside of Washington D.C. and is the Director of The Fortas Chamber Music Concerts at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Jane Krakowski Jane Krakowski is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Jenna Maroney in the NBC comedy series 30 Rock, for which she received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.
Janice Harsanyi Janice Harsanyi was a soprano singer and college professor.
Janis Ian Janis Ian is an American singer-songwriter who was most commercially successful in the 1960s and 1970s; her most widely recognized song, "At Seventeen", was released as a single from her 1975 album Between the Lines which reached number 1 on the Billboard chart.
Jax (singer) Jaclyn Cole Miskanic, known professionally as Jax, is an American singer from East Brunswick, New Jersey. She finished third on the fourteenth season of American Idol, an American singing competition series.
Jeff Kazee Jeff Kazee is a longtime pianist/vocalist/songwriter and Hammond B3 organist for the legendary Rock/Soul band "Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes". He has also worked extensively with Bon Jovi and with Jon Bon Jovi in his solo career.
Jenny Owen Youngs Jenny Owen Youngs is an American singer-songwriter from Montclair, New Jersey. She has released three albums and a handful of EPs both independently and via Nettwerk Records.
Jeremy Wallace Jeremy Wallace is a blues/rock singer/songwriter from New Jersey. He has performed at various venues in the US and parts of Europe and has opened for artists such as Dave Van Ronk, John Hammond, and Freedy Johnston.
Jermaine Jones (singer) Jermaine Jones is an American singer and actor from Pine Hill, New Jersey, who came in twelfth place after being disqualified from the eleventh season of American Idol.
Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis was an American comedian, actor, singer, producer, director, screenwriter, and humanitarian. He was known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. From 1946 to 1956, he and Dean Martin were partners as the hit popular comedy duo of Martin and Lewis.
Jerry Only Jerry Only is an American musician, well known as the bassist for the Misfits and later the vocalist as well.
Jerry Vivino Jerry Vivino is an American musician. He is currently a member of the Basic Cable Band, the house band for the TBS late night program Conan. He was also a member of The Tonight Show Band, the house band on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and its predecessor, Late Night with Conan O'Brien on NBC.
Jim Babjak Jim Babjak is an American guitarist and banker. He is the lead guitar player and co-founder of The Smithereens. Babjak has written and sung several songs for the band. He also is the leader of the band, Buzzed Meg.
Jimmy Charles Jimmy Charles is an American singer with a distinctive "crying style". He was born in Paterson, New Jersey and before he sang professionally, he performed at churches and community functions. When Charles was 12 years old, he began to study singing with jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott.
Jimmy Gnecco James Francis Gnecco III is an American musician. He is the vocalist for the rock band Ours as well as a solo artist with his July 20, 2010 release of The Heart. On November 7, 2011, a version of the album with new mixes and a full band was released entitled The Heart X Edition.
Jimmy Roselli Michael John "Jimmy" Roselli was one of the most significant Italian-American pop singers of his time, during an era of competition from such performers as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Perry Como, Frankie Laine, Vic Damone and Jerry Vale.
Jimmy Vivino Jimmy Vivino is an American guitarist, keyboard player, singer, producer, and music director. He is best known as the leader of Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band, the house band for the TBS late night program Conan.
Joan Carroll Joan Carroll was an American child actress who appeared in films until retiring in 1945.
Joe Jonas Joseph Adam "Joe" Jonas is an American singer and actor. Jonas first rose to fame as a member of the pop-rock band Jonas Brothers, along with his brothers Kevin and Nick. The band's debut album, It's About Time, was a commercial failure following a limited release.
Joe Lynn Turner Joe Lynn Turner is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer. He is known for his work in the hard rock bands Rainbow and Deep Purple.
Joe Walsh Joseph Fidler Walsh is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter. In a career spanning more than 40 years, he has been a member of five successful rock bands: James Gang, Barnstorm, Eagles, the Party Boys, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band.
John Gorka John Gorkais a contemporary American folk musician. In 1991, Rolling Stone magazine called him "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement."
John Mooney (musician) John Mooney is an American blues guitarist and singer based in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has developed a unique music style by combining Delta blues, with the funky second line beat of New Orleans. As a guitarist, he is especially known for his slide guitar work.
John Pizzarelli John Paul Pizzarelli Jr. is an American jazz guitarist and vocalist.
John Popper John Popper is an American musician and songwriter. He is most famous for his role as frontman of rock band Blues Traveler performing harmonica, guitar, and vocals.
John Steel (singer) John W. Steel was an American tenor. He was featured in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1919 and 1920 and Irving Berlin's Music Box Revues of 1922 and 1923.
JoJo (singer) Joanna Noëlle Levesque, known professionally as JoJo, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Jon Bon Jovi John Francis Bongiovi Jr., known as Jon Bon Jovi, is an American singer-songwriter, a record producer, a philanthropist, and an actor. Bon Jovi is best known as the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi, that was formed in 1983.
Josh Farro Joshua Neil "Josh" Farro is an American guitarist, Singer, and songwriter best known as the former lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the rock band Paramore. He is currently pursuing his solo career, as the lead vocalist and guitarist of his self-named band, Farro.
Josh Zuckerman (musician) Josh Zuckerman is an American performer, musician, singer, songwriter and recording artist. In 2014, Josh Zuckerman released his fifth original, studio album titled - Background Static of Perpetual Discontent. He is an Independent Recording Artist.
Joya Sherrill Joya Sherrill was an American jazz vocalist and children's television show host.
Juice Newton Judy Kay "Juice" Newton is an American pop and country singer, songwriter, and musician.
Julie Sokolow Julie Sokolow is an American film director, musician, and writer. Her body of work includes documentary films, personal essays, and musical compositions. She directed the films Woman on Fire, Aspie Seeks Love, and the Healthy Artists series.
Julissa Veloz Julissa Alexandria Veloz is a Dominican-American recording artist and songwriter. She first achieved fame as "Tiara Girl" in Season 8 of American Idol. After being eliminated in the group rounds, Veloz was signed to record label Carrillo Music owned by Rod Carrillo.
Justina Valentine Justina Valentine is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and model from Passaic County, New Jersey, best known for her singles "Candy Land" featuring rapper Fetty Wap, "All The Way" and "Unbelievable".
Karen O Karen Lee Orzolek, better known by her stage name Karen O, is a South Korean-born American singer and musician. She is the lead vocalist for American rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs.
Kate Jacobs Kate Jacobs is an American singer-songwriter.
Kate Pierson Catherine Elizabeth Pierson, better known as Kate Pierson is an American vocalist, lyricist, and one of the singers and founding members of The B-52's. A multi-instrumentalist, she plays guitar, bass and various keyboard instruments.
Kathleen Elle Kathleen Elle is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, based in New Jersey.
Kathleen Lonski Kathleen Elle is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, based in New Jersey.
Kathy Linden Kathy Linden, is an American pop singer from Moorestown Township, New Jersey. She grew up in Burlington, New Jersey.
Kendra Spotswood Kendra Spotswood is an American soul singer and is considered to be one of the most underrated singers of the girl group era.
Kevin Jonas Paul Kevin Jonas II is an American musician and actor. He is the oldest member of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band created by the youngest brother Nick. In 2008, he appeared on People magazine's list of the Sexiest Men Alive by being a member of the 21 club.
Latrelle Andrea Latrelle Simmons better known simply as Latrelle and later as MzMunchie is an American singer.
Laura Dreyfuss Laura Dreyfuss is an American actress. She portrayed Madison McCarthy in the FOX television series Glee, which she joined in its sixth season. She was previously a cast member in the Broadway musical Once. She has a BFA in Musical Theatre from the Boston Conservatory.
Lauriana Mae Lauriana Mae is an American pop, R&B and soul singer-songwriter. She has collaborated with musicians such as CeeLo Green, Kwamé and B.o.B. In 2013, she performed guest vocals on "Only You" with Green. She will release her debut EP, Love Mae, in November 2016.
Lea Michele Lea Michele Sarfati is an American actress, singer, songwriter and author. She began her career as a child actress on Broadway, appearing in productions of Les Misérables, Ragtime, Fiddler on the Roof, and Spring Awakening.
Linda Hayes Linda Hayes was an American jazz and R&B singer.
Linda Scott Linda Scott born Linda Joy Sampson, June 1, 1945 is an American pop singer who was active from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. Her biggest hit was the 1961 million-selling single, "I've Told Every Little Star".
Lisa Rieffel Lisa Rieffel is an American actress, singer and musician.
Little Willie Jones Willie Cornelius Jones, known as Little Willie Jones, is an American soul singer and musician.
Lois Hunt Lois Hunt was an American lyric soprano who had spent some of her earlier career performing at New York City's Metropolitan Opera and later spent four decades performing and recording classical music and musical theater numbers nationwide together with baritone Earl Wrightson.
Luke Elliot Luke James Elliot is an American singer-songwriter and composer.
Maggie Estep Maggie Estep was an American writer and poet most well known for coming to prominence during the height of the spoken word and poetry slam performance rage. She published seven books and released two spoken word albums: No More Mr. Nice Girl and Love is a Dog From Hell.
Marcia Strassman Marcia Ann Strassman was an American actress and singer, best known for her roles as Nurse Margie Cutler in MA*S*H, as Julie Kotter in Welcome Back, Kotter and as Diane Szalinski in the 1989 feature film Honey, I Shrunk the Kids; its sequel Honey, I Blew Up the Kid; and the 3-D film spin-off...
Marilyn McCoo Marilyn McCoo is an American singer, actress, and television presenter, who is best known for being the lead female vocalist in the group The 5th Dimension, as well as hosting the 1980s music countdown series Solid Gold.
Marissa Paternoster Marissa Paternoster is an artist, singer and guitarist active in New Jersey's New Brunswick music scene. She is the singer and guitarist in the bands Screaming Females and Noun.
Mark Pender Mark "The Loveman" Pender is a trumpet player and vocalist who has played with Southside Johnny, Little Steven and Bruce Springsteen. Since 1993 he has performed on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien as a member of The Max Weinberg 7 and The Tonight Show Band.
Martin Courtney Martin Courtney IV is an American musician and the frontman of the American indie rock band Real Estate.
Mary Chapin Carpenter Mary Chapin Carpenter is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C. clubs before signing in the late 1980s with Columbia Records, who marketed her as a country singer.
Matt Duke (musician) Matthew Thomas "Matt" Duke is an American musician and singer-songwriter who was born in Reston, Virginia and raised in Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey. He released an independent album, Winter Child, through the student-run MAD Dragon Records at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Matt McAndrew Matthew Brendan "Matt" McAndrew is an American singer-songwriter best known for his appearance in Season 7 of NBC's reality TV singing competition The Voice where he finished as the runner-up as part of team Adam.
Matt O'Ree Matt O'Ree is an American blues-rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter born and raised in Holmdel, New Jersey. O'Ree is best known as the founder and front man for the Matt O'Ree Band which he formed in 1994.
Maxine Jones Maxine Jones is an award winning American singer–songwriter, and actress. Jones is best known as a founding member of the R&B/Pop vocal group En Vogue, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time.
Memory Tapes Dayve Hawk, better known by his stage name Memory Tapes, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer, and the former frontman of the Philadelphia-based band, Hail Social.
Michale Graves Michael Emanuel, better known by his stage name Michale Graves, is an American singer and songwriter. He is most well known as the lead singer for the 1990s re-incarnation of the Misfits from 1995 to 1998 and again from late 1998 until late 2000. Graves grew up in Dumont, New Jersey.
Mike Vallely Mike Vallely, also known as Mike V, is an American professional skateboarder, musician, actor, television personality, stuntman, professional wrestler and FHL hockey player. As of January 2014, he is the lead singer of the hardcore punk band Black Flag.
Miriam Sandler Miriam Sandler is an American Jewish singer and dancer. She was a prolific backup singer during the 1990s for Latin pop artists like Jon Secada and Gloria Estefan before becoming a baalas teshuva. As a religious singer, she released her debut solo album, The Solution, in 2008.
Monica Yunus Monica Yunus is an American operatic soprano who has performed with many opera companies and music ensembles.
Myke Hideous Myke Hideous is an American gothic rock singer and songwriter from New Jersey.
Nancy Falkow Nancy Falkow is an American singer/songwriter and musician from Philadelphia.
Nancy Hower Nancy Hower is an American actress, director, screenwriter and producer.
Naturi Naughton Naturi Cora Maria Naughton is an American actress and singer-songwriter. Naughton was one-third of the R&B trio 3LW and is known for her acting roles in Fame, Notorious, where she played Lil' Kim, and The Playboy Club.
Nick Jonas Nicholas Jerry Jonas is an American singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. Jonas began acting in theater at the age of seven, and released his debut single in 2002. He released his eponymous debut album in 2004 to little success, though it did catch the attention of Columbia Records.
Nicole Atkins Nicole Atkins is an American singer-songwriter. Her influences include 50s crooner music, 60s psychedelia, soul music, and the Brill Building style of writing. Atkins has been compared to Roy Orbison and singers from the Brill Building era.
Nona Hendryx Nona Hendryx, is an American vocalist, record producer, songwriter, musician, author, and actress.
Pat DiNizio Pat DiNizio is the lead singer, songwriter, and member of the band The Smithereens, which he formed in 1980 with Jim Babjak, Dennis Diken and Mike Mesaros, from Carteret, New Jersey.
Patsy Garrett Virginia "Patsy" Garrett was an American actress and singer.
Patti Russo Patricia "Patti" Russo is an American singer/songwriter/actress. She is perhaps best known as Meat Loaf's former female lead vocalist as she toured the world with his band Neverland Express between 1993 and 2013. Since then, she has embarked on a solo career.
Patti Scialfa Vivienne Patricia Scialfa is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. Scialfa has been a member of the E Street Band since 1984 and has been married to Bruce Springsteen since 1991. In 2014, Scialfa was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the E Street Band.
Peggy Santiglia Peggy Santiglia is an American singer-songwriter of the "girl group era". She is perhaps best known for her 1963 pop hit "My Boyfriend's Back" with The Angels, which she recorded at the age of 19.
Peter Criss George Peter John Criscuola, better known by his stage name Peter Criss, is a retired American musician and actor, best known as a co-founder, original drummer, and occasional vocalist of the hard rock band Kiss. Criss established the "Catman" character for his Kiss persona.
Pete Yorn Peter Joseph Yorn is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. He first gained international recognition after his debut record, Musicforthemorningafter, was released to critical and commercial acclaim in 2001.
Phyllis Newman Phyllis Newman is an American actress and singer. She won the 1962 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Martha Vail in the Broadway-theatre production of Subways Are for Sleeping and has been nominated twice for the Drama Desk Award.
Pia Zadora Pia Zadora is an American actress and singer.
PJ Bond PJ Bond is an American singer and songwriter. He released a full-length solo album, You Didn't Know I Was Alphabetical, in 2009.
Quincy Mumford Quincy Mumford is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He has released several solo albums since his debut in 2008, and is also rhythm guitarist and frontman of the band Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why, a five-person group based in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Raheem DeVaughn Raheem DeVaughn is an American singer and songwriter. His debut album, The Love Experience, reached No. 46 on the US Billboard 200 album chart. It featured the singles "Guess Who Loves You More" and "You". His second album Love Behind the Melody was released in January 2008.
Randy Edelman Randy Edelman is an American musician, producer, and composer for film and television known for his work in comedy films. He has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, and is the recipient of twelve BMI Awards.
Regina Belle Regina Belle is an American singer–songwriter and actress who first started her career in the mid–1980s.
Richard Crooks Richard Alexander Crooks was an American tenor and a leading singer at the New York Metropolitan Opera.
Richie Sambora Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, singer and songwriter and producer, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years. Sambora and lead singer Jon Bon Jovi formed the main songwriting unit for the band.
Ricky Nelson Eric Hilliard Nelson was an American actor, musician, and singer-songwriter. From age eight he starred alongside his family in the radio and television series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. In 1957 he began a long and successful career as a popular recording artist.
Roark (musician) Roark, 27, of Pompton Plains, New Jersey is a singer/songwriter who released his first album "Break of Day" in 2007 under the California-based Love Minus Zero record label.
Robert Tepper Robert Tepper is an American songwriter, recording artist and sporadically active singer, best known for his hit song "No Easy Way Out" from the Rocky IV motion picture soundtrack.
Ronald Isley Ronald Isley also known as Ron Isley and Mr. Biggs, is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actor. Isley is best known as the lead singer and founding member of the family music group the Isley Brothers.
Rory Block Aurora "Rory" Block is an American blues guitarist and singer, a notable exponent of the country blues style.
Rotimi Olurotimi Akinosho better known by his stage name, Rotimi, is an American singer-songwriter, actor and model. He's best known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz Network's Boss, and currently stars as Dre on Power.
Rotimi (actor) Olurotimi Akinosho, better known by his stage name, Rotimi, is a Nigerian-American actor, Singer and model. He's best known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz Network's Boss, and currently stars as Andre Coleman on Power.
Rudolph Isley Rudolph Bernard "Rudy" Isley is an American singer-songwriter and is one of the founding members of The Isley Brothers.
Ryan Toby Ryan Toby is an American soul singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. He is known as the baritenor in the group City High. and is also best known for playing Wesley Glen Ahmal James in the 1993 film Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit.
Samantha Scarlette Samantha Scarlette is a soft grunge / alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, internet radio talk show host, and clothing line owner.
Sammy Turner Sammy Turner is an American singer, who was popular at the end of the 1950s.
Sarah Dash Sarah Dash is a singer and actress. Her first notable appearance on the music scene was as a member of Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles.
Scott Liss Scott Liss is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and frontman of the Asbury Park, New Jersey-based band the Sixty-Six. His sound is known for an eclectic mix of alternative folk and psychedelic rock as well as strong melodic content.
Shareefa Shareefa Faradah Cooper, known professionally as Shareefa, is an R&B singer. Shareefa has also lived in Charlotte, North Carolina. She signed with Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam Recordings in 2005.
Sharon Van Etten Sharon Van Etten is an American singer-songwriter from New Jersey.
Shirley Owens Shirley Alston Reeves is an American soul singer who was the main lead singer of the hit singing group the Shirelles. In addition to Owens, the Shirelles consisted of classmates of hers from Passaic High School, New Jersey:Doris Kenner Jackson, Addie "Micki" Harris and Beverly Lee.
Simone Hines Simone Hines is an American contemporary R&B singer who was most active in the late 1990s. Her only charting single was her debut single "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!", which peaked at #38 on the Billboard R&B chart in 1997.
Sister Nancy Sister Nancy, aka Muma Nancy, real name Ophlin Russell, is a dancehall DJ and singer. She is known to the world as the first female dancehall DJ and was described as being a "dominating female voice for over two decades" on the dancehall scene.
Skott Freedman Skott Freedman is an American singer/songwriter. Freedman is formally trained in piano.
Son Lewis Son Lewis is an American blues singer and guitarist. He was nicknamed "Son" or "Sonny" by his family, to differentiate him from his father, Andrew Lewis Sr.
Southside Johnny John Lyon, better known by his stage name Southside Johnny, is an American singer-songwriter, who usually fronts his band Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes.
Steve Scott (performer) Steve Scott is an American country/Americana musician, songwriter, singer, guitarist, producer and actor.
Suman Sridhar Suman Sridhar is an Indian singer-songwriter and actor from Mumbai.
Sunny Gale Sunny Gale is a retired American pop singer who was popular in the 1950s. Gale reached the Billboard Hot 100 several times throughout the earlier half of the decade, scoring her biggest hit with a cover version of "Wheel of Fortune" in 1952.
Suzette Charles Suzette Charles is an American singer, entertainer, and actress. She was Miss New Jersey in 1983, and served as Miss America 1984 for seven weeks after Vanessa Williams was forced to resign from the position that July.
Sybil (singer) Sybil Anita Lynch, known simply as Sybil, is an American R&B and pop singer–songwriter. Sybil gained notable success in her career with songs during the mid–1980s into the mid–1990s. She is the cousin of former En Vogue singer Maxine Jones.
Sza Solána Imani Rowe, better known by her stage name SZA, is an American R&B singer. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, later relocating to Maplewood, New Jersey.
SZA (singer) The Semelai language is a language spoken by the Semelai people, one of nineteen groups called Orang Asli or "original people" by the Malaysian government. The Semelai reside in the region between Segamat and the Pahang River in Pahang.
Tammy Blanchard Tammy Blanchard is an American actress and singer. She has worked primarily in films and television, making her professional debut in the soap opera Guiding Light.
Tasha Holiday Tasha Holiday is a contemporary R&B singer who was signed to MCA Records in the 1990s. Her biggest success was with the single "Just the Way You Like It" which peaked in the top thirty of the Billboard R&B singles chart, and became one of BET's most played music videos.
Ted Leo Ted Leo is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is the frontman and lead guitarist of punk rock group Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, and in 2013, he and Aimee Mann formed the indie rock duo The Both.
Terry Kitchen Terry Kitchen is an American folk singer-songwriter. He grew up in Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania and Findlay, Ohio and attended college at Occidental College and the Guitar Institute of Technology.
Tim Bogert John Voorhis "Tim" Bogert III is an American musician. He graduated from Ridgefield Memorial High School in his hometown in 1963. As a bass guitarist and vocalist he is best known for his bass solos.
Tina Robin Harriet "Tina" Robin was an American pop singer and entertainer.
Toby Lightman Toby Lightman is an American singer-songwriter. Her first album, Little Things, was released in 2004 on Lava/Atlantic. Her second album, Bird on a Wire was released in 2006.
Tod Ashley Tod Ashley is a musician better known by the stage name Tod A. He founded the rock music groups Cop Shoot Cop and Firewater, and is a singer-songwriter and bass guitarist.
Tomas Kalnoky Tomas Kalnoky is a Czech-born American musician. He is the lead singer/guitarist and songwriter of the bands Streetlight Manifesto and Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution, and goes by the pseudonym Toh Kay as a solo performer.
Tommy Page Thomas Alden Page was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his 1990 hit single "I'll Be Your Everything" and was later a music industry executive.
Tom Verlaine Tom Verlaine is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known as the frontman of the New York City rock band Television.
Toni Price Toni Price is an American country blues singer from Austin, Texas, United States.
Tony Orlando Michael Anthony Orlando Cassavitis, better known as Tony Orlando, is an American singer, best known as the lead singer of the group Tony Orlando and Dawn in the early 1970s.
Tor Miller Tor Miller is an indie pop singer from Brooklyn, New York City, United States.
Trey Anastasio Ernest Joseph "Trey" Anastasio III is an American guitarist, composer, and vocalist noted for his work with the band Phish, and his solo career, including the Trey Anastasio Band and the orchestral "Evenings with Trey Anastasio" performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles...
Tris McCall Tris McCall is a music journalist, novelist, and rock musician from Hudson County, New Jersey, described by The New York Times as "the plugged-in, Internet-era muse of Jersey City." In 2010, he became the music critic for the Newark Star-Ledger.
Val Emmich Val Matthew Emmich is an American writer, singer-songwriter, and actor. He's had roles on HBO's Vinyl, NBC's 30 Rock, Showtime's The Big C, and ABC's Ugly Betty. His debut novel, The Reminders, was published by Little Brown in May 2017 and has been optioned for a film.
Valvin Roane Valvin "V" Roane birth name given as Valvin Roane II, was born May 28, in Paulsboro, New Jersey is an American R&B/Soul singer and Songwriter who has set a solid foundation in the music industry.
Vedra Chandler Vedra Chandler is a singer and dancer and the Associate Director of The Neighborhood Center, Inc in Camden, New Jersey. She was born in 1980. She grew up in Camden, NJ.
Vitamin C (singer) Colleen Ann Fitzpatrick, better known by her stage name Vitamin C, is an American pop music singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress.
Walter Trout Walter Trout is an American blues guitarist, singer and songwriter.
Whitney Houston Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all-time. Houston is one of the best-selling music artists of all-time, with 200 million records sold worldwide.
William Hung William James Hung, also known as Hung Hing Cheong, is a Hong Kong-born American former singer who gained fame in early 2004 as a result of his off-key audition performance of Ricky Martin's hit song "She Bangs" on the third season of the television series American Idol.
Will Stratton Will Stratton is an American singer-songwriter and composer.
Wyclef Jean Nel Ust Wyclef Jean, better known by his professional name Wyclef Jean, is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor. At the age of nine, Jean immigrated as a child to the United States with his family and settled there. He first achieved fame as a member of the New Jersey hip hop group the Fugees.
Zakiya (singer) Zakiya A. Munnerlyn is an American R&B/soul singer who released a self-titled studio album on DV8 Records in 1997. Two singles from the album, "Love Like Mine" and "My Love Won't Fade Away", entered Billboards Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
Zander Bleck Zander Bleck, born Thomas Zander Bleck, is an American recording artist, vocalist, and songwriter from Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He was signed to Interscope Records by Jimmy Iovine, where he worked with producers RedOne and Mutt Lange, before being signed to 2101 Records.