Şarkıcıların takma isimleri listesi
Şarkıcıların takma isimleri listesi, ses sanatçılarına takılan lakapların listelendiği bir maddedir. Takma isimler, dinsel, ailevi ya da aristokratik unvanlardan seçilir. Bu lakaplar sanatçının medya tarafından ifade edilmesinde kullanılır ve sanatçının hayranları için değerini gösterir. Takma adlar Avrupa'da ilk olarak 19. yüzyılda klasik müzik sanatçıları için kullanılmıştır. Bu bağlamda Mozart'a "modern müziğin babası", Bach'a ise "modern piyano müziğinin babası" denilmiştir.
1950'lerde ise Rock and Roll popülerleşmeye başlamıştır. Bu dönemde halkın ihtiyaçlarına cevap veren ve bu müziği en iyi icra eden işi olan Elvis Presley de "Rock and Roll'un Kralı" olarak adlandırılmıştır.
Türkiye'de ise Türk sanat müziğinin önemli isimlerin kabul edilen Zeki Müren "Sanat Güneşi", Müzeyyen Senar ise "Cumhuriyetin Divası" olarak tanınmaktadır. 1990'lı yıllarda yaşadığı çıkışla ünlenen Tarkan ise "Boğazın Prensi" ve "Megastar" olarak bilinmektedir.
|Architect of Rock and Roll (Türkçe: Rock and Roll'un Mimarı)||Les Paul||ABD|
|The Boss (Türkçe: Patron)||Bruce Springsteen||ABD|
|The Voice (Türkçe: Ses)||Frank Sinatra||ABD|
|Crown Prince of Reggae (Türkçe: Reggae'nin Veliahtı)||Dennis Brown||Jamaika|
|Father of Bluegrass (Türkçe: Bluegrass'ın Babası)||Bill Monroe||ABD|
|Father of Chinese Rock (Türkçe: Chinese Rock'ın Babası)||Cui Jian||Çin|
|Father of Country Music (Türkçe: Country'nin Babası)||Jimmie Rodgers||ABD|
|Father of Death Metal (Türkçe: Death Metal'in Babası)||Chuck Schuldiner||ABD|
|Father of Disco (Türkçe: Disco'nun Babası)||Giorgio Moroder||İtalya|
|Father of Mediterranean Music (Türkçe: Mediterranean'in Babası)||Amr Diab||Mısır|
|God (Türkçe: Tanrı)||Eric Clapton||Birleşik Krallık|
|God of Song (Türkçe: Şarkının Tanrısı)||Jacky Cheung||Hong Kong|
|Sam Hui||Hong Kong|
|Godfather of Britpop (Türkçe: Britpop'un Babası)||Ray Davies||Birleşik Krallık|
|Godfather of Cantopop (Türkçe: Kantopop'un Babası)||Joseph Koo||Hong Kong|
|Roman Tam||Hong Kong|
|Godfather of Goth (Türkçe: Goth'un Babası)||Peter Murphy||Birleşik Krallık|
|Godfather of Grunge (Türkçe: Grunge'ın Babası)||Neil Young||Kanada|
|Godfather of Italo Disco (Türkçe: Italo Disco'nun Babası)||Alexander Robotnick||İtalya|
|Godfather of Metal (Türkçe: Metal'in Babası)||Ozzy Osbourne||Birleşik Krallık|
|Godfather of Punk (Türkçe: Punk'ın Babası)||Iggy Pop||ABD|
|Godfather of Rap (Türkçe: Rap'in Babası)||Rudy Ray Moore||ABD|
|Godfather of Ska (Türkçe: Ska'nın Babası)||Laurel Aitken||Jamaika|
|Godfather of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un Babası)||James Brown||ABD|
|Grandfather of Rock and Roll (Türkçe: Rock and Roll'un Babası)||Robert Johnson||ABD|
|His Purple Majesty (Türkçe: Mor Majeste)||Prince||ABD|
|His Royal Badness||Prince||ABD|
|King (Türkçe: Kral)||Jimmy Zambo||Macaristan|
|King of the Blues (Türkçe: Blues'un Kralı)||John Lee Hooker||ABD|
|King of Britpop (Türkçe: Britpop'un Kralı)||Noel Gallagher||Birleşik Krallık|
|King of Calypso (Türkçe: Calypso'nun Kralı)||Harry Belafonte||ABD|
|King of Chinese Pop (Türkçe: Chinese Pop'un Kralı)||Jay Chou||Tayvan|
|King of Country (Türkçe: Country'nin Kralı)||Roy Acuff||ABD|
|King of Dangdut (Türkçe: Dangdut'un Kralı)||Rhoma Irama||Endonezya|
|King of Freestyle (Türkçe: Freestyle'ın Kralı)||Stevie B||ABD|
|King of the High C's (Türkçe: Yüksek C'nin Kralı)||Luciano Pavarotti||İtalya|
|King of the Jukebox (Türkçe: Jukebox'ın Kralı)||Louis Jordan||ABD|
|King Of Islamic Pop (Türkçe: İslami Pop'un Kralı)||Sami Yusuf||Birleşik Krallık|
|King of Pop (Türkçe: Pop'un Kralı)||Michael Jackson||ABD|
|King of Persian Pop (Türkçe: Fars Pop'un Kralı)||Shadmehr Aghili||İran|
|The Four Heavenly Kings of Chinese Pop (Türkçe: Chinese Pop'un Dört İlahi Kralı)||Jacky Cheung||Hong Kong|
|Leon Lai||Hong Kong|
|Andy Lau||Hong Kong|
|Aaron Kwok||Hong Kong|
|King of Jazz (Türkçe: Jazz'ın Kralı)||Paul Whiteman||ABD|
|King of Latin Pop (Türkçe: Latin Pop'un Kralı)||Juan Gabriel||Meksika|
|King of R&B (Türkçe: R&B'nin Kralı)||R. Kelly||ABD|
|King of Ragtime (Türkçe: Ragtime'ın Kralı)||Scott Joplin||ABD|
|King of Raï (Türkçe: Raï'nin Kralı)||Khaled||Cezayir|
|King of Rap (Türkçe: Rap'in Kralı)||Kurtis Blow||ABD|
|King of Rockabilly (Türkçe: Rockabilly'nin Kralı)||Carl Perkins||ABD|
|King of Rock and Roll (Türkçe: Rock and Roll'un Kralı)||Chuck Berry||ABD|
|King of Rock 'n' Soul (Türkçe: Rock 'n' Soul'un Kralı)||Solomon Burke||ABD|
|King of Salegy (Türkçe: Salegy'nin Kralı)||Eusèbe Jaojoby||Madagaskar|
|King of Skiffle (Türkçe: Skiffle'ın Kralı)||Lonnie Donegan||Birleşik Krallık|
|King of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un Kralı)||James Brown||ABD|
|King of the Surf Guitar (Türkçe: Surf Guitar'ın Kralı)||Dick Dale||ABD|
|King of Swing (Türkçe: Swing'in Kralı)||Benny Goodman||ABD|
|King of Tejano (Türkçe: Tejano'nun Kralı)||Emilio||ABD|
|Maestro of Kroncong (Türkçe: Kroncong'un Ustası)||Gesang||Endonezya|
|Megastar ya da Boğazın Prensi (İngilizce: Megastar / Prince of the Bosphorus)||Tarkan||Türkiye|
|Metal God (Türkçe: Metal Tanrısı)||Rob Halford||Birleşik Krallık|
|Mister Country Music (Türkçe: Bay Country)||Red Foley||ABD|
|Mister Excitement (Türkçe: Bay Coşku)||Jackie Wilson||ABD|
|Modfather||Paul Weller||Birleşik Krallık|
|Musician of Sounds (Türkçe: Melodilerin Müzisyeni)||Pierre Schaeffer||Fransa|
|Pope of Mope (Türkçe: Üzgün Papa)||Morrissey||Birleşik Krallık|
|Prince of Motown (Türkçe: Motown'ın Prensi)||Marvin Gaye||ABD|
|Prince of Darkness (Türkçe: Karanlıklar Prensi)||Ozzy Osbourne||Birleşik Krallık|
|Prince of Euro (Türkçe: Avrupa'nın Prensi)||Sniper||Birleşik Krallık / Kıbrıs|
|Prince of Pop (Türkçe: Pop'un Prensi)||Justin Timberlake||ABD|
|Prince of R&B (Türkçe: R&B'nin Prensi)||Usher||ABD|
|Prince of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un Prensi)||Marvin Gaye||ABD|
|Sanat Güneşi (İngilizce: Sun of Art)||Zeki Müren||Türkiye|
|Asia's Songbird (Türkçe: Asya'nın Bülbülü[?])||Regine Velasquez||Filipinler|
|Dajieda ("Big Sister") (Türkçe: Abla)||Mao Amin||Çin|
|Empress of the Blues (Türkçe: Blues'un İmparatoriçesi)||Bessie Smith||ABD|
|Empress of Pop (Türkçe: Pop'un İmparatoriçesi)||Ayumi Hamasaki||Japonya|
|Empress of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un İmparatoriçesi)||Gladys Knight||ABD|
|Mary J. Blige||ABD|
|Eternal Idol (Türkçe: Ebedi İdol)||Seiko Matsuda||Japonya|
|Eternal Queen (Türkçe: Ebedi Kraliçe)||Vivian Chow||Hong Kong|
|First Lady of Celtic Music (Türkçe: Celtic'in Başbayanı)||Moya Brennan||İrlanda|
|First Lady of Country (Türkçe: Country'nin Başbayanı)||Tammy Wynette||ABD|
|First Lady of Song (Türkçe: Şarkının Başbayanı)||Ella Fitzgerald||ABD|
|Five Mighty Pop Divas of the Sixties (Türkçe: 60'ların Beş Büyük Pop Divası)||Aretha Franklin||ABD|
|Dusty Springfield||Birleşik Krallık|
|Goddess of Grunge (Türkçe: Grunge'ın Tanrıçası)||Courtney Love||ABD|
|Goddess of Pop (Türkçe: Pop Tanrıçası)||Cher||ABD|
|Godmother of Punk (Türkçe: Punk'un Anası)||Patti Smith||ABD|
|High Priestess of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un Rahibesi)||Nina Simone||ABD|
|Indie Rock Queen (Türkçe: Indie Rock'ın Kraliçesi)||Liz Phair||ABD|
|Pop Punk Princess (Türkçe: Pop Punk'ın Prensesi)||Avril Lavigne||Kanada|
|Princess of Pop (Türkçe: Pop'un Prensesi)||Christina Aguilera||ABD|
|Princess of R&B (Türkçe: R&B'nin Prensesi)||Aaliyah||ABD|
|Princess of Crunk&B (Türkçe: Crunk&B'nin Prensesi)||Ciara||ABD|
|Princess of Rock and Roll (Türkçe: Rock and Roll'un Prensesi)||Lisa Marie Presley||ABD|
|Queen of American Folk Music (Türkçe: Amerikan Folk Müzik'in Kraliçesi)||Odetta||ABD|
|Queen of Ballads (Türkçe: Ballad'ın Kraliçesi)||Misia||Japonya|
|Lee Soo Young||Güney Kore|
|Queen of the Blues (Türkçe: Blues'un Kraliçesi)||Koko Taylor||ABD|
|Queen of Canadian R&B (Türkçe: Canadian R&B'nin Kraliçesi)||Jully Black||Kanada|
|Queen of Canto Pop (Türkçe: Kanto Pop'un Kraliçesi)||Anita Mui||Hong Kong|
|Queen of Christian Pop (Türkçe: Hristiyan Pop'un Kraliçesi)||Amy Grant||ABD|
|Queen of Country (Türkçe: Country'in Kraliçesi)||Kitty Wells||ABD|
|Dansbandsdrottning (Türkçe: Dansband'ın Kraliçesi)||Kikki Danielsson||İsveç|
|Queen of Disco (Türkçe: Disco'nun Kraliçesi)||Donna Summer||ABD|
|Queen of Folk (Türkçe: Folk'nun Kraliçesi)||Joan Baez||ABD|
|Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi||Hindistan|
|Queen of Gospel (Türkçe: Gospel'in Kraliçesi)||Mahalia Jackson||ABD|
|Queen of Heavy Metal Rock (Türkçe: Heavy Metal Rock'ın Kraliçesi)||Lee Aaron||Kanada|
|Queen of Hip Hop (Türkçe: Hip Hop'ın Kraliçesi)||Missy Elliott||ABD|
|Mary J. Blige||ABD|
|Nicki Minaj||Trinidad ve Tobago|
|Queen of Hip Hop Soul (Türkçe: Hip Hop Soul'un Kraliçesi)||Mary J. Blige||ABD|
|Queen of Japanese Pop (Türkçe: Japanese Pop'un Kraliçesi)||Namie Amuro||Japonya|
|Queen of Jazz (Türkçe: Jazz'ın Kraliçesi)||Ella Fitzgerald||ABD|
|Queen of Latin Pop (Türkçe: Latin Pop'un Kraliçesi)||Gloria Estefan||ABD|
|Queen of Melody (Türkçe: Melodilerin Kraliçesi)||Noor Jehan||Britanya Hindistanı/Pakistan|
|Queen of Pop (Türkçe: Pop'un Kraliçesi)||Beyoncé||ABD|
|Queen of R&B (Türkçe: R&B'nin Kraliçesi)||Beyoncé||ABD|
|Mary J. Blige||ABD|
|Queen of Rave (Türkçe: Rave'in Kraliçesi)||Rozalla||Zambiya|
|Queen of Reinvention (Türkçe: Reinvention'ın Kraliçesi)||Cher||ABD|
|Queen of Rock and Roll (Türkçe: Rock and Roll'un Kraliçesi)||Janis Joplin||ABD|
|Queen of Salsa (Türkçe: Salsa'nın Kraliçesi)||Celia Cruz||Küba|
|Queen of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un Kraliçesi)||Aretha Franklin||ABD|
|Queen of Tejano (Türkçe: Tejano'nun Kraliçesi)||Laura Canales||ABD|
|Selena||ABD / Meksika|
|Seven Great Singing Stars (Türkçe: Yedi Muhteşem Şarkıcı)||Bai Guang||Çin|
|Soul Queen of New Orleans (Türkçe: New Orleans'ın Soul Kraliçesi)||Irma Thomas||ABD|
|Star of The East veya Diva of Arabic Song (Türkçe: Doğu'nun Yıldızı / Arap Müziği'nin Divası)||Umm Kulthum||Mısır|
|White Queen of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un Beyaz Kraliçesi)||Dusty Springfield||Birleşik Krallık|
|America's Band (Türkçe: Amerika'nın Grubu)||The Beach Boys||ABD|
|America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band (Türkçe: Amerika'nın Büyük Rock and Roll Grupları)||Aerosmith||ABD|
|Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers||ABD|
|The Best Band In The World (Türkçe: Dünyanın En İyi Grubu)||Die Ärzte||Almanya|
|The Big Four of Thrash (Türkçe: Thrash'ın Büyük Dörtlüsü)||Anthrax||ABD|
|The Fab Four (Türkçe: Muazzam Dörtlü)||The Beatles||Birleşik Krallık|
|First Family of Soul (Türkçe: Soul'un İlk Ailesi)||Five Stairsteps||ABD|
|The Godfather of Rave (Türkçe: Rave'in Babası)||The Prodigy||Birleşik Krallık|
|The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World (Türkçe: Dünyanın En Büyük Rock and Roll Grubu)||The Rolling Stones||Birleşik Krallık|
|Kings of Korean Pop and Hallyu Wave (Türkçe: Korean Pop ve Hallyu Wave'in Kralları)||TVXQ||Güney Kore|
|The Most Rock 'n' Roll Band (Türkçe: En Rock 'n' Roll Grup)||The Black Crowes||ABD|
|The Only Band That Matters||The Clash||Birleşik Krallık|
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- Y. Bynoe, Stand and deliver: political activism, leadership, and hip hop culture (Soft Skull Press, 2004), p. 155.
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- "Initially a cult figure, by 1985, 'The Boss', as he became known to his fans, was the world's most successful white rock star since Elvis." in Shuker, Roy (2001), Understanding Popular Music, Routledge, ss. 123, ISBN 9780415235099
- "'He is the most imitated, most listened to, most recognized, voice of the second half of the twentieth century,' the New York disk jockey William B. Williams said in the fifties, tagging him forever with the epithet Chairman of the Board." in J. Lahr, Show and Tell: New Yorker Profiles (University of California Press, 2002), p. 52.
- "Dennis produced an enormous catalogue of albums and singles, and earned the undisputed title of 'Crown Prince of Reggae'.""Remembering Dennis Brown, reggae royal", Jamaica Star, http://www.jamaica-star.com/thestar/20070131/cleisure/cleisure1.html, erişim tarihi: 2008-10-25
- "Others will point to the likes of the 'crown prince of reggae' Dennis Brown, for his contribution to roots reggae and his influence on a generation of reggae artistes." in The reggae debate: still unresolved, 17 October 2008, http://www.bbc.co.uk/caribbean/news/story/2008/10/081010_reggae_contribution.shtml, erişim tarihi: 2008-10-25
- "Musical pioneer Bill Monroe is known as 'the father of bluegrass music'.", at Rock and roll hall of fame, http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/bill-monroe, retrieved 06/09/09.
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- The Best Of NAMM 2008: Jimmy Page, Satriani Models Among The Highlights | News @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
- "This record was a collaboration between Philip Oakey, the big-voiced lead singer of the techno-pop band the Human League, and Giorgio Moroder, the Italian-born father of disco who spent the '80s writing synth-based pop and film music." Evan Cater, Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder: Overview, allmusic, http://www.allmusic.com/album/album/r59464, erişim tarihi: 2009-12-21
- "Not only has he sold more albums than anyone in the Middle East, but over the past two decades Diab has forged a unique and exciting dance style of music that has lent him an honorary title as 'Father of Mediterranean Music.'" in Sounds of the Middle East, Minnesota provide options for listeners, The DePauw, 2009-10-06, http://media.www.thedepauw.com/media/storage/paper912/news/2009/10/06/Features/Sounds.Of.The.Middle.East.Minnesota.Provide.Options.For.Listeners-3794408.shtml, erişim tarihi: 2009-12-20
- Crane, Kelly (2010-04-22), "Egyptian superstar Amr Diab is set to rock Dubai", Gulf News, http://gulfnews.com/arts-entertainment/music/egyptian-superstar-amr-diab-is-set-to-rock-dubai-1.615728
- "A common sight towards the end of the sixties in New York and London announced 'Clapton is God'." in Vinita, Profiles in Popular Music (Sura Books, 2005), p. 71.
- "What happens when the 'God of Song' descends on Genting Highlands during a cold and wet weekend? He warms and melts the hearts of both young and old with his charm and huge repertoire of hits, that's what! And that was precisely what Hong Kong superstar Jacky Cheung - arguably the most popular and enduring of the four Heavenly Kings - did at his two sold-out concerts last Friday and Saturday at the Arena of Stars. (For the uninitiated, Cheung, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok and Leon Lai are the four "Heavenly Kings" of Chinese pop, the over-the-top title probably bestowed by the imaginative Hong Kong media because of the singers' immense popularity. Cheung, of course, has been elevated even higher on the celestial plane!)" Ming, Fong (2002-11-09), "Jacky, oh!", New Straits Times: 3
- "Recently, the girls proved their credibility as live performers, appearing as guests to Hong Kong's legendary "God of Songs" Sam Hui during his two live dates in Malaysia for the 50,000-strong crowds at Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur." in "Sounds of the East", The Bangkok Post: 1, 2005-03-15
- "Affectionately referred to as the 'Godfather of Brit pop,' Davies is co-founder, lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the Kinks, one of the most long-lived and influential rock groups of the 1960s British Invasion." in Ray Davies To Be Honored as BMI Icon at Annual London Awards October 3, Broadcast Music Incorporated, 2006-08-08, http://www.bmi.com/news/entry/334938, erişim tarihi: 2009-01-22
- "For Koo, who credits his music studies at Berklee with having an influence “mainly on the theory and inspiration” of his musical arrangements, went on to make such a major impact on the local popular music scene that he was bestowed the title ‘The Godfather of Cantopop’. " Yvonne Teh, the godfather of cantopop, bc magazine, http://www.bcmagazine.net/hk.bcmagazine.issues/bcmagazine_webissue247/03-godfather.html, erişim tarihi: 2010-01-03
- "For Koo, who credits his music studies at Berklee with having an influence “mainly on the theory and inspiration” of his musical arrangements, went on to make such a major impact on the local popular music scene that he was bestowed the title ‘The Godfather of Cantopop’. " Riding a Melodic Tide – The Development of Cantopop in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, http://www.heritagemuseum.gov.hk/english/exhibition_highlight_file/exhibition_sel_past_result.asp?exid=117, erişim tarihi: 2010-01-03
- Gill, Andy (2002-08-16), "Album: Peter Murphy", The Independent (Londra: Independent News & Media), http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/reviews/album-peter-murphy-748788.html, erişim tarihi: 2008-11-07
- Theiner, Manny (2008-06-19), "Music Preview: Bauhaus frontman Peter Murphy tours with solo retrospective", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PG Publishing Co), http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/08171/890959-42.stm, erişim tarihi: 2008-11-07
- "It had already been noted that Neil Young was an important influence on grunge musicians, and in the mid- 1990s it became common to see Neil Young described as 'the godfather of grunge'." in Echard, William (2005), Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy, Indiana University Press, ss. 43, ISBN 9780253217684
- "Considered the Godfather of Italo Disco, Robotnick has also produced ambient, world music and even film soundtracks, first coming to prominence under his Robotnick alias with the track 'Problemes d'amour' in 1983." Dave Noonan (18 Feb 2006), ES#2 with Ellen Allien & Alexander Robotnick, Dublin, Resident Advisor, http://www.residentadvisor.net/review-view.aspx?id=3600, erişim tarihi: 2009-12-21
- Gabriella (2008-06), Ozzy Osbourne: The Godfather of Metal, NY ROCK, http://www.nyrock.com/interviews/2002/ozzy_int.asp, erişim tarihi: 2008-06-09
- "But somewhere between his last album, "Naughty Little Doggie," and his latest one, "Avenue B," the godfather of punk turned 50, a change that apparently has provided him with plenty of food for thought, judging by the song subjects on the record, scheduled for release September 14 on Virgin." in Christman, Ed (1999-08-07), "Iggy Pop opens a 'window into the soul' on Virgin's contemplative 'Avenue B'", Billboard 111: 14, ISSN 00062510
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- "Some women have even been given titles. Tina Turner who is The Queen of Rock and Aretha Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul. Donna Summer is the Queen of Disco and Mary J. Blige is the Queen of Hip-Hop, Gloria Estefan is the Queen of Latin Pop, Madonna is the Queen of Pop, while Britney Spears and Christina Aquilera are the Princesses of Pop." in L. Bollinger and C. O'Neill, Women in Media Careers: Success Despite the Odds (University Press of America, 2008), p. 147.
- Janet Jackson, music's princess of pop, is at a crossroads of her life and career: She is pursuing acting roles and she has parted ways with her longtime partner, Rene Elizondo...Having established herself as the world-renowned princess of pop music, in addition to making strides as an actress, one would think there is not much left on her to-do list. But the possibilities are endless. Norment, Lynn (November 2000), "Janet: At the crossroads", Ebony 56 (1): 180, ISSN 00129011
- "Madonna, called the Princess of Pop, told Cosmopolitan magazine: 'I don't remember if there was music playing when I lost my virginity, but the best music to make love to nowadays is anything funky or soulful, like the Gab Band, Prince or the Isley Brothers.'" in "Celebrity Beat", Jet 69 (6): 53, 1985-10-21, ISSN 00215996
- "Once upon a time, long before anybody had even heard of Britney, Christina, Jessica or Mandy, Australian singer Kylie Minogue ruled the charts as princess of pop. Back in 1988 her first single, I Should Be So Lucky, spent five weeks at number one, making her the most successful female artist in the UK charts with 13 successive Top 10 entries. To date, Kylie has spent 217 weeks on the singles charts, notching up 25 Top 20 hits including four number ones. No mean feat in the fickle world of pop where you can be yesterday's news in a matter of months." in "Kylie's back on royal form", Birmingham Post: 5, 2000-07-08
- Often referred to in interviews, cover stories and promotional material as the new 'princess of pop' Hopkins, Susan (2002). Girl Heroes: The New Force In Popular Culture. University of Michigan Press. s. 60.
- "Dionne Warwick, sometimes called the Princess of Pop, routinely topped both the pop and R&B charts" in "50 years of Blacks in entertainment", Jet 100 (24): 46, 2001-11-26, ISSN 00215996
- "Overnight the unknown 14-year old became an international star. This earned her the nickname 'Princess of R&B'.", in W. Sutherland, Aaliyah Remembered (Trafford Publishing, 2005), p. 21.
- "Rising above it all was Monica, the headline female act, who's currently sharing the title of 'R&B Princess' with young singer Brandy" in Townsend, Audarshia (1998-10-31), "No Real Treat Monica Highlights Otherwise Dreary Halloween Bash", Chicago Tribune: 25, ISSN 10856706
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- Harrington, Richard (2005-05-06), "The Princess of Rock Makes a Name", The Washington Post: T.06, ISSN 091908286
- "It was only a matter of time before |the Princess of Rock 'n' Roll decided to rely on her royal bloodline and make a music career." in Gumbrecht, Jamie (2003-07-24), "5", The Atlanta Journal- Constitution: 35
- "Odetta, who has died of kidney failure aged 77, received many honours during her life, most notably from Martin Luther King, who called her 'the queen of American folk music', and the then US president Bill Clinton, who in 1999 awarded her the National Medal of the Arts and Humanities. She had been due to sing at Barack Obama's inauguration in January." in "Queen of folk led way for female solo singers", Irish Times: 14, 2008-12-06
- バラードの女王、MISIAの歌声をいち早くフルで楽しみたい人は、さっそくダウンロードしておこう。 (Ubiquity translation: Those who want to quickly listen to the Queen of Ballads Misia's singing voice can immediately download the song.) MISIA、ドラマ「JIN-仁-」で話題の新曲着うたフル配信 - livedoor ニュース, Livedoor, 2009-11-09, ss. Splash, http://news.livedoor.com/article/detail/4441256/, erişim tarihi: 2010-05-02
- '발라드 여왕' 이수영 잠행…소속사 문제? ('Ballad Queen' Lee Soo Young ... agency problems Subtlety?) Sportsseoul.com - '발라드 여왕' 이수영 잠행…소속사 문제?, Sports Seoul, 2008-09-18, ss. Splash, http://www.sportsseoul.com/news2/entertain/broad/2008/0918/20080918101040200000000_6014585252.html, erişim tarihi: 2010-05-02
- "Koko Taylor is Chicago's reigning 'Queen of the Blues.' in Hine, Darlene; Elsa Barkley Brown, Rosalyn Terborg-Penn (1993), Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Carlson Publishing, ss. 1143, ISBN 9780926019614
- "Dinah Washington was 'the Queen of the Blues,' and often identified as 'the Queen'." in Holsey, Steve (September 2008), "Celebrity nicknames and titles", Michigan Chronicle 72 (2): D.1
- Haskins, James (1987), Queen of the Blues: A Biography of Dinah Washington, W. Morrow, ISBN 9780688048464
- "Jully Black has been called a lot of things. But she gets a good laugh at those who have called her the 'new queen of Canadian R&B'." in O'Brian, Amy (2007-11-22), "Black paves a new path for women in rhythm & blues; Canada's new queen of R&B? Who's the old one, asks trendsetter Jully Black", The Vancouver Sun: D.11
- "Final ovation for the queen of Canto-pop", Sydney Morning Herald, February 20, 2004, http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/02/19/1077072775866.html?from=storyrhs, erişim tarihi: 2009-03-08
- Anita Mui, or Mei Yanfang, known as the "ever-changing" queen of Cantopop. "ChinaBeat: Mei Yanfang", China Radio International webcast, 2008-01-06, http://email@example.com, erişim tarihi: 2009-03-08
- In Perfect Harmony: Amy Grant & Vince Gill, Ladies' Home Journel, http://www.lhj.com/style/covers/in-perfect-harmony-vince-gill-amy-grant/, erişim tarihi: 2009-03-07
- "When Amy Grant and Vince Gill sang a duet for her 1994 album House of Love, he was the king of country and she was the queen of Christian pop." in Interview With Amy Grant and Vince Gill, ABC News, http://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/Story?id=131919&page=1, erişim tarihi: 2008-03-07
- "In 1952, Kitty Wells was named the Queen Of Country Music by Fred Rose..." in Larkin, Colin (1992), The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, ss. 2662, ISBN 1882267001, 9781882267002
- "A crown, presented to the singer in 1973, is among the costumes, awards, mementos and other artefacts now on display in 'Kitty Wells, Queen of Country Music', a career-spanning biographical exhibit at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum running through next June." in Mazor, Barry (2008-10-01), "Music: The Queen of Country Music Holds Court", Wall Street Journal: D.9, ISSN 00999660
- Taylor Swift is a princess who became country's queen
- "Queen of Country. The title has been bestowed on Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn and a few other female country stars." in Proskocil, Niz (2008-08-07), "Who is the queen of country?", Omaha World - Herald: 11
- If any long-running singer deserves to wear the crown, or at least the tiara, of Queen of Country, then surely it's the Coal Miner's Daughter herself, Loretta Lynn, right? Right. (Sorry, Dolly). "Queen for a day", Pantagraph: D.5, 2008-03-13
- "Through massive record sales and live shows that take on a Bruce Springsteen-like endurance, McEntire has earned her unofficial moniker as 'The Queen of Country'." in Schaults, Janine (2009-05-20), "It's Reba, for a good cause", Chicago Tribune: 4, ISSN 10856706
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- "Although Gaynor was crowned the 'Queen of Disco' after dance floor favourites like "Honey Bee," "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Casanova Brown" ..." in P. Shapiro, Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2006), p. 213.
- "Sylvester, Singer and Entertainer, Dies at 42", The New York Times, 1988-12-18, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940DE0D8173EF93BA25751C1A96E948260, erişim tarihi: 2009-03-15
- More, 2009-10-08, http://www.more.com/2049/9009-joan-baez-the-queen-of Queen of folk music The Queen of Folk Still Reigns
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- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee: Mahalia Jackson, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/mahalia-jackson, erişim tarihi: 2008-07-05
- All Music: Mahalia Jackson, All Music, http://www.allmusic.com/album/artist/p2316, erişim tarihi: 2008-07-05
- "Recall that throughout most of the eighties and even into the nineties, Aaron was known as the queen of heavy-metal rock, the loudest, brashest and sexiest female rock belter this side of Janis Joplin." in Niester, Alan (2000-09-22), "Metal queen slips into something jazzy", The Globe and Mail: R.6, ISSN 03190714
- "Beyond being the best-selling female hip hop artist to date, and often referred to as the queen of hip hop, what separates Missy Elliott is her ability to allow her aesthetic to speak for itself. She uses her artistry to transcend cultural norms in hip hop and in the music industry." in Hess, Mikey (2007), Icons of Hip Hop: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture, Greenwood Publishing Group, ss. 503, ISBN 9780313339042
- "New fledging female rapper Nicki Minaj is being called the new ‘Queen of Hip Hop’ after her short time as a rapper in the eyes of the world. It’s possibly certain that Nicki Minaj has filled a void in the rap scene as there hasn’t been many female rappers to make such a big presence and impact in some time, but is she deserving already of the ‘Queen Of Hip Hop?’" Rolling Stone Crowns Nicki Minaj ‘Queen Of Hip Hop,’ Are They Right?, Brash Publisher Network, 2010, ss. 1
- "Universally known as the 'Queen of Hip Hop Soul' because of her frequent collaborations with rap artists and Hip Hop producers..." in" Bynoe, Yvonne (2006), Encyclopedia of rap and hip-hop culture, Greenwood Press, ss. 32, ISBN 9780313330582
- Herskovitz, Jon (January 17, 1998), "Japan's Stardom School; Pop Phenoms Get Their Start in an Okinawa Mall", The Washington Post: B.08, http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/washingtonpost/access/25425479.html?dids=25425479:25425479&FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&date=JAN+17%2C+1998&author=Jon+Herskovitz&pub=The+Washington+Post&desc=Japan%27s+Stardom+School%3B+Pop+Phenoms+Get+Their+Start+in+an+Okinawa+Mall&pqatl=google, erişim tarihi: 2008-09-05
- "Since her debut at age nine, she was the queen of Japanese pop music." at "The East", East Publications (University of Virginia) 25-25: ss. 57, 1989
- Known as the queen of Japanese pop music... "The Japan Foundation newsletter", The Japan Foundation (University of Michigan) 17-21: ss. 6, 1989
- pandora artist: Ella Fitzgerald, pandora, http://www.pandora.com/music/artist/ella+fitzgerald, erişim tarihi: 2008-07-10
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- "Known far and wide as the 'Queen of Latin Pop,' Gloria Estefan is one of the most recognized artists in the world." in "Gloria Estefan to Write Her First Book, a Children's Story Starring Her Bulldog Noelle; Published in English and Spanish Editions by Rayo, an Imprint of HarperCollins, in November 2005", Business Wire: 1, 2004-12-06
- Gul, Iʻjāz (2008). Mallika-e-Tarannum, Noorjehan: the Melody Queen. Vitasta Pub.. s. 184. ISBN 8189766465, 9788189766467. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=tbGsMwAACAAJ&dq=malika-e-tarannum&hl=ko&ei=gdCrS9idOdL1-QbEspWeDQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAA. Erişim tarihi: 25 Mart 2010.
- "Calling her a mere R&B diva is, at this point, almost an insult: With grace and grit, Beyoncé has become the reigning queen of pop, a one-woman Hitsville U.S.A." in "Beyoncé in Rolling Stone", Rolling Stone: 41, December 2009-January 2010
- Affirming her role as one of the reigning queens of pop music, Beyonce was the top winner at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, taking six prizes, including song of the year for her inescapable hit "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)." Sisario, Ben (2010-02-01), "Biggest Haul at Grammys Goes to Beyonce", The New York Times: C.1, ISSN 03624331
- Christina Aguilera Proves She’s Queen Of Pop
- It’s a seductive time for Christina Aguilera. Not only is the new Queen of Pop suddenly a single girl again and about to enter her 30s (when they say a woman hits her sexual prime), she also has a hot new movie, Burlesque, coming out. Mooney, Michael (2010-11-10), "Christina Aguilera Wants You To Feel Sexy", OK! Magazine, http://www.okmagazine.com/2010/11/christina-aguilera-wants-you-to-feel-sexy/, erişim tarihi: 2010-11-10
- "If Ella Fitzgerald is the queen of jazz, Billie Holiday first lady of the blues, and Aretha Franklin the queen of soul, then who is the queen of pop? In the 1990s, it would seem to be a three-way tie between Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Celine Dion. Certainly all three have their devotees and detractors, but their presence has been inescapable." in Lister, Linda (2001), "Divafication: The Deification of Modern Female Pop Stars", Popular Music and Society 25 (3/4): 1, ISSN 03007766
- Mariah Carey is unstoppable. With 17 No. 1 singles since her career began in 1990, Mariah is the riegning queen of pop. "The new Mariah Carey", Scholastic Scope 50 (1): 16, ISSN 00366412
- Quebec's undisputed queen of pop, Celine Dion, added another jewel to her crown Thursday night. She was presented with a diamond record to mark Canadian sales of more than one-million copies of her album Color of My Love. "Dion adds diamond to crown of success", The Globe and Mail: c.4, 1994-11-26, ISSN 03190714
- After scoring four number ones with her debut album, Gaga was lauded as the new queen of pop with the industry queuing to lay accolades at her feet. Topping, Alexandra (2010-02-16), "Brit awards: Lily Allen carries the flag but Lady Gaga wins 'battle of the babes'", The Guardian (London), http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/feb/16/brit-awards-2010-winners, erişim tarihi: 2010-04-07
- Lady Gaga -- real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta -- has, over the course of a few scant years, scaled to pop heights not witnessed since the glory days of Madonna (and we're not just talking about those 10-inch Alexander McQueen heels). Not a week goes by that she's not in the news for something or other. Her Lollapalooza turn this past weekend confirmed her stature, as if there were any doubt, as America's new Queen of Pop. Randall Roberts (2010-08-11), "Lady Gaga at Staples Center: The numbers behind the music", Los Angeles Times, http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2010/08/lady-gaga-by-the-numbers.html, erişim tarihi: 2010-08-18
- "In what was called 'the biggest media event since the inauguration of Nelson Mandela,' the singer performed for more than 70,000 South Africans at her concert for Johannesburg's Ellis Park Stadium, "billed as "Whitney—The Concert for a New South Africa.... There was also a private visit to Swaziland, where the 'Queen of Pop Music' visited King Mswati III." in "Whitney in South Africa", Ebony 50 (4): 116, February 1995, ISSN 00129011
- Janet Jackson is a big deal these days, the Queen of Pop, though we can still call her by her first name. So little is she trading off the fame of her brother, so completely has she become her own thing, she has all but abandoned the family name. Tour posters, tickets and recent album - all say, quite simply "Janet", and leave it at that. Smith, Giles (1996-04-21), "Slow riffs, fast riffs, midriffs", The Independent: 26, ISSN 09519467
- "Janet Jackson hasn't skipped a beat. She is still the Queen of Pop." in Esparza, Rafael; Massey, David; Scalese, Rudy (2001-10-06), "Let Jackson's Energetic Beat Go On", Los Angeles Times: F-4
- "...the so-called Queen of Pop eludes both followers and critics by shifting her image..." in R. Gairola, "Re-worldling the Oriental: Critical Perspectives on Madonna as Geisha" in S. Fouz-Hernández and F. Jarman-Ivens, eds, Madonna's drowned worlds: new approaches to her cultural transformations, 1983-2003(Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2004), p. 104.
- the queen of pop, Britney Spears awarded the king of pop, Michael Jackson the "Artist of the Millennium" award. "Eminem wins best music video award", CBBC Newsround (BBC), 30 August 2002, http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/music/newsid_2225000/2225186.stm, erişim tarihi: 12 January 2010
- Spears proved to audiences universally that she was, like Madonna in her heyday, the new publicly-appointed "Queen of Pop". Charles Strong, Martin (2004). The Great Rock Discography. Canongate Books. s. 1,423. ISBN 9781841956152.
- "It is three years since she dissolved Destiny's Child after three albums and a run of award-winning hymns to womanly empowerment such as Survivor and Independent Woman; six since her duet with the Brooklyn rap demigod Jay-Z served notice to the world that America's foremost hip-hop star and its emerging queen of R&B were an item." in Paphides, Pete (2008-11-14), "Shy big sister by day ... wild girl by night", The Times: 2, ISSN 01400460
- With four Mobo nominations, Beyonce is the undisputed queen of R&B. Simpson, Eva; Hedley, Caroline (2006-08-16), "3AM: Mo contest for Beyonce", The Daily Mirror: 16
- "Once again The Candy Store and Fresh City Promotions have pulled a major rabbit out of the hat with the launch party for the new album by Mary J Blige, the undisputed Queen of R&B, Growing Pains." in "Fresh party for Mary j's new album", The Plymouth Evening Herald: 2, 2008-02-15
- In the wake of her 'Breakthrough' success, the reigning queen of R&B tries to please her many followers—but, most of all, herself. Vozick-Levinson, Simon (2007-12-21), "Mary J. Blige", Entertainment Weekly: 22, ISSN 10490434
- "Years before Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Etta James, Ruth reigned as the original queen of r&b. She achieved a distinctive sassy and streetwise style, which made her one of the most popular singers of her era. Her career has been so influential that Atlantic Records is sometimes referred too as 'the house that Ruth built' and for good reason." at Cotton, Nzgina (2008-04-07), "Ruth Brown: The Original Queen of r&b", New Nation: 22, ISSN 13657496
- Years before Aretha Franklin was crowned Queen of Soul, Ruth Brown reigned as the original Queen of R&B. Jones, Steve (2006-11-20), "R&B diva for the ages", USA TODAY: D.1, ISSN 07347456
- "The reigning 'queen of R&B,' as decreed by her backing vocalist (and opening act) Jermaine Paul and countless others, Keys owned the stage at a packed WaMu Theater, highlighting her elegant artistry and dynamic personality in a 90-minute set." in Toombs, Mikel (2008-09-22), "Superwoman Keys Earns Title Of R&B Queen", Seattle Post-Intelligencer: C.3, ISSN 0745970X
- On Friday, the queen of R&B, Alicia Keys, took over RodeoHouston. Clark, Michael (2005-03-07), "Duff makes rodeo a pop event", Houston Chronicle: 5, ISSN 10747109
- "A quarter of a century on, R&B reigning queen Janet Jackson is still on top of her game. It's no easy feat beating her brother Michael, the King of Pop, with six No. 1 albums under her belt. Was it just pure luck? We didn't think so." in Mak, Lennat, Janet Jackson - Discipline, MTV, http://www.mtvasia.com/Review/CD/C20080307001638.html, erişim tarihi: 2009-03-07
- Miss jackson to tour? R&B queen Janet Jackson will be the featured performer during the aol super bowl xxxviii halftime show, produced by mtv. Super bowl xxxviii will be held February 1 at reliant stadium in Houston and will air on cbs. Waddell, Ray (2004-01-10), "Indies: Survival Of The Fittest", Billboard 116 (2): 16, ISSN 00062510
- "Rave fave Rozalla has a Plymouth date. The Zambian-born singer, who has seven top 30 hits to her name, plays Zeros on Saturday, October 3. She enjoyed her biggest hits with Everybody's Free (number six) and Faith (11) in 1991. Her album, with the same title as the top 10 single, earned her the tag the Queen of Rave." in "'Queen of Rave' at Zeros", The Herald, September 22, 2009
- "Cher - singer, Oscar-winning actress and campaigner -is the original queen of reinvention, an expert at re-creating herself." in Lee, Vinny (2006-09-02), "Turning back time", The Times: 73, ISSN 01400460
- Bowing out, if not exactly gracefully, Cher, that surgically enhanced queen of reinvention, last week brought her farewell tour to Glasgow. Sweet, Lucy (2004-05-16), "Cher's so long farewell", Sunday Times: 11
- "The queen of reinvention, Madonna, even named her 2004 world tour Reinvention." in Gallo, Carmine (2006), 10 Simple Secrets of the World's Greatest Business Communicators, Sourcebooks, ss. 204, ISBN 9781402206962
- The queen of reinvention has achieved the seemingly impossible yet again. "Spotlights: Singles", Billboard 117 (44): 69, 2005-10-29, ISSN 00062510
- "She is after all, the Queen of Reinvention." in Hess, Mikey (2007), Icons of hip hop: an encyclopedia of the movement, music, and culture, Volume 1, Greenwood Publishing Group, ss. 239, ISBN 9780313339035
- "Christina Aguilera has been the queen of reinvention throughout her decade in the music industry" in Kovacevic, Keely, Christina Aguilera biography, MTV, http://www.mtv.com.au/music/artists/christina-aguilera/#bio
- Christina Aguilera has been the queen of reinvention throughout her decade in the music industry Terry, Laura (2009-02-05), Style Wars: Christina Aguilera Vs Lady GaGa, Female First UK, http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/lifestyle-fashion/stylecelebs/Christina+Aguilera-7180.html
- "Janis Joplin found hers in Texas and left for the West Coast, there to become queen of rock and roll." in McNally, Dennis (2003), Desolate Angel: Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America, Da Capo Press, ss. 316, ISBN 9780306812224
- ...Janis Joplin, the nation's reigning queen of rock 'n' roll. Jackson, Buzzy (2005), A bad woman feeling good, W. W. Norton & Company, ss. 81, ISBN 9780393059366
- "...with Rolling Stone magazine dubbing Nicks, 'The Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll'." inBrackett, Donald (2007), Fleetwood Mac: 40 Years of Creative Chaos, Greenwood Publishing Group, ss. 159, ISBN 9780275993382
- Take Edge of Seventeen, the elegy for John Lennon which launched the solo career of Stevie Nicks, queen of rock and roll and former better half of Fleetwood Mac. "Plucking the Same Old Strings", The Hindustan Times, 2009-02-06
- "My dedication right now is to bring back the queen of rock and roll, and that's Courtney Love," Perry said at Thursday's "I Create Music" Expo for songwriters, put on by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers." Linda Perry wants to save "Queen of Rock and Roll" Courtney Love
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- "She is also known as 'Sister Ree,' 'Lady Soul' 'La Diva Franklin,' and 'The Queen of Soul.'" in Bego, Mark (2001), Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, Da Capo Press, ss. 6, ISBN 9780306809354
- "Born August 19, 1954, in Kingsville, Texas, she is recognized as 'la reina de la onda Tejana' (the queen of Tejano music)." in Candelaria, Cordelia; Peter J. García (2004), Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture, Greenwood Publishing Group, ss. 822, ISBN 9780313332111
- "In a music heavily dominated by men, Lydia Mendoza, the First Queen of Tejano Music, stands out." in Dorian, Frederick; Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, James McConnachie, Richard Trillo, Orla Duane (2000), World Music: The Rough Guide, Rough Guides, ss. 606, ISBN 9781858286365
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- "Irma Thomas was then a young vocalist with a nice smile who would be known for the next thirty years as the Soul Queen of New Orleans" in Widmer, Mary Lou (2000), New Orleans in the Sixties, Pelican Publishing Company, ss. 86, ISBN 9781589806207
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- "Springfield acquired the title “White Queen of Soul” as a result of her many hit cover versions of songs by African American artists such as the Shirelles, Inez and Charlie Foxx, and Baby Washington." in Annie J. Randall (2005), "Dusty Springfield and the Motown Invasion", Institute for Studies in American Music Newsletter 35, http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/isam/NewsletF05/RandallF05.htm
- "Following her frequent trips to the US, she took to the black American music of Motown and was dubbed the White Queen of Soul." at Obituary: Cancer claims 'White Queen of Soul', BBC News, 1999-03-03, http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/67646.stm, erişim tarihi: 2009-02-10
- "The Beach Boys have often been called 'America's Band', and Allmusic.com has stated that 'the band's unerring ability... made them America's first, best rock band.'" BBC Music - The Beach Boys, BBC, http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/ebfc1398-8d96-47e3-82c3-f782abcdb13d/, erişim tarihi: 2009-11-01
- "Touted as 'America’s band', they also benefited from all the media attention surrounding the rescue and recovery of their erstwhile leader Brian from a series of lost years spent in druggy, bed-ridden exile." Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - The Beach Boys, http://www.rockhall.com/inductee/the-beach-boys, erişim tarihi: 2009-11-01
- "...signature rifts, and it becomes clear why Aerosmith has been tagged 'America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band.' Few bands on the globe—forget just the United States—have accomplished what Aerosmith have. The band has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and has won countless awards, including three Grammys. And, with a few exceptions, Aerosmith has delivered on its promise: to make music that strikes the listener in the heart, feet, soul and groin." in Walker, Don (1998-08-15), "Rock This Way: A Brief History of Roads Taken", Billbaord 110 (33): 20, ISSN 00062510
- Whatever there is to say now about Aerosmith, the long-lasting, hard-rocking quintet that has often been billed or hyped as America's greatest rock and roll band, it could've been said two decades ago. Mieses, Stanley (1997-08-09), "Still Walking the Walk, Leading the Way", Newsday: B.05
- "For one quick breath, the old R.E.M. extended family came together in a show of support. It is fitting that this update edition ends with the departure of Holt and Barry. It's the end of the world as we know it, and the end of an era for the band who in its lifespan has come to be known as America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band." in Sullivan, Denise (1998), R.E.M.: Talk About the Passion : An Oral History, Da Capo Press, ss. xxiii, ISBN 9780306808579
- "Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are widely considered to be America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band. Over the course of three decades they have built a reputation among their peers as the gold standard for what a rock-and-roll band can be" (foreword, Bogdanovich) in Petty, Tom; Bogdanovich, Peter (2007), Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream, Chronicle Books, ss. foreword, ISBN 9780811862011
- Official Fanpage for die Ärzte
- Official Grouppage - Bademeister.com
- Swiss newspaper "Tagesanzeiger" article about die Ärzte, Headline!
- Same category in german interwiki
- "...The self-proclaimed "best band in the world" sees its music as a parody of pop music....""German Music: Die Ärzte", World Languages and Cultures - Germans (Vistawide.com), http://www.vistawide.com/german/german_music/die_aerzte.htm, erişim tarihi: 2010-09-22
- "...Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax. These bands comprise "The Big Four of Thrash..." at Lee, Cosmo (2007-05-07), Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal, Stylus magazine, http://www.stylusmagazine.com/articles/movie_review/get-thrashed-the-story-of-thrash-metal.htm, erişim tarihi: 2009-03-15
- "The Five Stairsteps were 'The First Family of Soul.' A title bestowed upon the Chicago-based teenaged group in part because of their astounding five-year run of hits, which included the 1970 million-selling single "O-o-h Child." 'The First Family...' title was later adapted by the Jackson 5. Hogan, Ed, The Five Stairsteps, Allmusic
- "The Stairsteps were tremendous R&B stars and were critically acclaimed as the 'First Family of Soul'." Calloway, Earl (1998-08-22), "Five Stairsteps remembered on ultimate Regal stage revue", Chicago Defender XCVI (166): 15, ISSN 07457014
- The godfathers of rave are enjoying a career renaissance and playing to even bigger crowds. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/rockandpopfeatures/5089840/Prodigy-still-on-fire.html
- "The Stones figured out early on that you can rock, and also understand the value of branding. 'The World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band' was a title the Stones bequeathed to themselves, and soon enough, neither media nor fans could think of the name of the band without its slogan."Popkin, Helen A.S., The Stones may be old, but they can still rock, MSNBC, http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8985740/, erişim tarihi: 2009-04-19
- http://en.wikipilipinas.org/index.php?title=Image:DBSK.jpg A five-member a capella dance group, TVXQ was crowned as the Kings of K-Pop in 2007, making December 24 the official TVXQ day in Korea.
- http://twistedstars.wordpress.com/category/jewelry/page/2 We all hope that the boys will quickly reclaim their titles as the kings of K-Pop.
- "Black Crowes back at work" in the Register-Guard
- Sullivan, Denise (2002-02-27), "Clash Documentary Matters", Rolling Stone, http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/theclash/articles/story/5934139/clash_documentary_matters, erişim tarihi: 2009-07-09