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  • Lyor Cohen
    Lyor Cohen (Hebrew: ליאור כהן; born October 3, 1959) is an American music industry executive. Cohen has been actively involved in hip-hop at various top labels for more than 30 years, as the indust...
  • Marla Maples
    Marla Maples was Donald Trump 's second wife and is interesting genealogically because she is Heather Locklear 's fourth cousin: Heather Deen Locklear → William Robert Locklear her father →
  • Cornelia Wallace (1939 - 2009)
    Cornelia Ellis Wallace, previously Cornelia Ellis Snively (January 28, 1939 – January 8, 2009), was the First Lady of Alabama from 1971–1978 and the second wife of Democratic Governor George C. Walla...
  • Jackie Evancho
    Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (/iːˈveɪŋkoʊ/ ee-vang-koh; born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an E...
  • Inara George
    Inara Maryland George (born July 4, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, one half of The Bird and the Bee, a member of the band Merrick, with Bryony Atkinson, and a member of the trio...

For musicians of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people.

American musicians are people from the United States who perform or compose music as a profession.

The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. Among the country's most internationally-renowned genres are hip hop, blues, country, rhythm and blues, jazz, barbershop, pop, techno, and rock and roll. After Japan, the United States has the world's second largest music market with a total retail value of 3,635.2 million dollars in 2010 and its music is heard around the world. Since the beginning of the 20th century, some forms of American popular music have gained a near global audience.

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