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  • Ann-Margret Smith
    Swedish siren Ann-Margret was spotted by comedian George Burns , who hired her for his Las Vegas show and arranged for several professional doors to be opened for his protégée. Her show-stopping appear...
  • Shug Fisher, Actor entertainer (1907 - 1984)
    A member of the legendary western group Sons of the Pioneers. an american character actor,singer, songwriter, musician and comedian. Was the voice of Uncle Pecos in the 1955 animated tom and jerry ca...
  • Lynsey Bartilson
    Lynsey Bartilson is an American actor, singer, and dancer. She is best known for playing Lily Finnerty on the Fox/WB sitcom Grounded for Life . Her father is of Norwegian, Dutch, English, Irish, and ...
  • Vinnie Paul (1964 - 2018)
    Vinnie Paul, a drummer and a founder of the heavy metal band Pantera , which helped transform the genre in the 1990s, died on Friday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 54. Kimberly Zide Davis, the band...
  • Dimebag Darrell (1966 - 2004)
    Darrell Lance Abbott (August 20, 1966 – December 8, 2004), also known as Diamond Darrell and Dimebag Darrell, was an American guitarist and songwriter best known as a founding member of two bands, Pant...

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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