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  • Steven Tyler
    Steven Victor Tallarico, better known as Steven Tyler, is an American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the frontman and lead singer for the Boston-based rock band Aerosmith. It was recently...
  • Belinda Carlisle
    She is a Grammy Award-nominated American singer and best-selling author. Carlisle gained worldwide fame as the lead vocalist of The Go-Go's, who made history as the first all-female music group to writ...
  • 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...

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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