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Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists. [1]

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Ace Frehley

Paul Daniel "Ace" Frehley (born April 27, 1951)Gill, Julian.

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Afro-Cuban

The term Afro-Cuban refers to Cubans who mostly have West African ancestry, and to historical or cultural elements in Cuba thought to emanate from this community.

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Al B. Sure!

Albert Joseph Brown III (born June 4, 1968) is a three-time Grammy-nominated American R&B record producer, radio host, recording artist and actor.

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Al Jardine

Alan Charles Jardine (born September 3, 1942) is an American musician, singer and songwriter, who co-founded the Beach Boys.

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Alan Walker (music producer)

Alan Olav Walker (born 24 August 1997), formerly known by his stage name DJ Walkzz, is a Norwegian --> record producer and DJ.

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Alexisonfire

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Ameriie

Ameriie Mi Marie Rogers (born January 12, 1980), known professionally as Ameriie (formerly Amerie), is an American singer, songwriter, author, actress and record producer.

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Andrea (Bulgarian singer)

Teodora Rumenova Andreeva (born January 23, 1987), best known by her stage name Andrea (Андреа), is a Bulgarian pop-folk singer.

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Andrew Gold

Andrew Maurice Gold (August 2, 1951 – June 3, 2011) was an American singer, songwriter, musician and arranger.

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Anelia

Aneliya Georgieva Atanasova (Анелия Георгиева Атанасова, born July 1, 1982), known professionally as Anelia (or Aneliya) (Bulgarian: Анелия), is a Bulgarian pop-folk singer.

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Anthony Kiedis

Anthony Kiedis (born November 1, 1962) is an American musician who is the lead singer and lyricist of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he has fronted since its conception in 1983.

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress.

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As I Lay Dying (band)

As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold (sometimes abbreviated as A7X) is an American heavy metal band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1999.

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Babyface (musician)

Kenneth Brian Edmonds (born April 10, 1959), known professionally as Babyface, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Backup band

A backup band or backing band is a musical ensemble that accompanies a lead singer at a live performance or on a recording.

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Bad Blood (Neil Sedaka song)

"Bad Blood" is a popular song written by Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody.

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Bassist

A bassist, or bass player, is a musician who plays a bass instrument such as a double bass, bass guitar, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument such as a tuba or sousaphone.

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BBC America

BBC America is an American digital cable and satellite television network that is jointly owned by BBC Studios and AMC Networks.

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BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.

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Because (Beatles song)

"Because" is a song written by John Lennon (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and recorded by the Beatles in 1969.

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Bee Gees

The Bee Gees --> were a pop music group formed in 1958.

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.

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Big Boss Man (song)

"Big Boss Man" is a blues song first recorded by Jimmy Reed in 1960.

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Bohemian Rhapsody

"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a song by the British rock band Queen.

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Boston (band)

Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who had their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.

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Brad Delp

Bradley Edward Delp (June 12, 1951 – March 9, 2007) was an American singer and songwriter.

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Brandy Norwood

Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

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Brian Jones

Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) was an English musician, best known as founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.

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Brian Welch

Brian Philip Welch (born June 19, 1970), better known by the stage name Head, is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as one of the guitarists and founding member of the nu metal band Korn and his solo project Love and Death.

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Brian Wilson

Brian Douglas Wilson (born June 20, 1942) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded <!-- DO NOT CAPITALIZE -->the Beach Boys.

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Bright Lights, Big City (song)

"Bright Lights, Big City" is a classic blues song which was written and first recorded by American bluesman Jimmy Reed in 1961.

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Bring It on Home to Me

"Bring It on Home to Me" is a song by American soul singer Sam Cooke, released on May 8, 1962 by RCA Victor.

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Calvin Harris

Adam Richard Wiles (born 17 January 1984), known professionally as Calvin Harris, is a Scottish DJ, singer, songwriter, and record producer.

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Cam'ron

Cameron Ezike Giles (born February 4, 1976), better known by his stage name Cam'ron (formerly Killa Cam), is an American rapper, actor and entrepreneur from Harlem, New York.

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Carl Wilson

Carl Dean Wilson (December 21, 1946 – February 6, 1998) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys.

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Carly Simon

Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and children's author.

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Carry That Weight

"Carry That Weight" is a song by the Beatles.

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Cher

Cher (born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress.

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Come Home with Me

Come Home with Me is the third studio album by Harlem rapper Cam'ron, it is also his debut on Roc-A-Fella Records.

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Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.com is an online magazine of cultural criticism based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Counter-melody

In music, a counter-melody (often countermelody) is a sequence of notes, perceived as a melody, written to be played simultaneously with a more prominent lead melody; a secondary melody played in counterpoint with the primary melody.

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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) is a vocal folk rock supergroup made up of American singer-songwriters David Crosby and Stephen Stills and English singer-songwriter Graham Nash.

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D'Angelo

Michael Eugene Archer (born February 11, 1974), better known by his stage name D'Angelo (pronounced di-Angelo), is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.

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Dan Fogelberg

Daniel Grayling Fogelberg (August 13, 1951 – December 16, 2007) was an American musician, songwriter, composer, and multi-instrumentalist.

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Dave Grohl

David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.

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David Bowie

David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.

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Day Tripper

"Day Tripper" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as a double A-side single with "We Can Work It Out" in December 1965.

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Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman (born May 23, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter who plays piano, keyboard, guitar and other instruments, including the harmonica.

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Death growl

A death growl (or simply a growl) is a vocal style (an extended vocal technique) usually employed by death metal singers but also used in other heavy metal styles, such as metalcore.

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Deathcore

Deathcore is an extreme metal fusion genre that combines musical elements of death metal and metalcore and sometimes hardcore punk.

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Dee Dee Ramone

Douglas Glenn Colvin (September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002), known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American musician, singer and songwriter best known as founding member, songwriter, bassist and occasional lead vocalist for the punk rock band the Ramones.

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Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968.

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Denise Marsa

Denise Marsa is an American singer/songwriter, born in Trenton, New Jersey, United States.

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Dennis Wilson

Dennis Carl Wilson (December 4, 1944 – December 28, 1983) was an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded <!-- DO NOT CAPITALIZE -->the Beach Boys.

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Despised Icon

Despised Icon is a Canadian deathcore band from Montreal, Quebec.

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Diana Ross

Diana Ernestine Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.

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Disciples (production team)

Disciples (stylised as DISCIPLΞS) are a British production trio made up of Nathan Vincent Duvall, Gavin Koolmon, and Luke McDermott based in South London.

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Donovan

Donovan Philips Leitch (born 10 May 1946) is a Scottish-born singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band formed in 1985 under the name Majesty by John Petrucci, John Myung and Mike Portnoy while they attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Duran Duran

Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.

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Eddie Rabbitt

Edward Thomas Rabbitt (November 27, 1941 – May 7, 1998) was an American singer and songwriter.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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Emily Warren

Emily Warren Schwartz (born August 25, 1992), also known simply as Emily Warren, is an American singer and songwriter signed to Dr. Luke's label Prescription Songs.

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Eric Roberson

Eric Roberson (born September 25, 1976) is a singer, songwriter and producer from Rahway, New Jersey.

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Etta James

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who performed in various genres, including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.

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Faded (Alan Walker song)

"Faded" is a song by Norwegian record producer and DJ Alan Walker.

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Faith Evans

Faith Renée Evans (born June 10, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress.

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Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001.

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Finch (American band)

Finch was an American post-hardcore band from Temecula, California.

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Flea (musician)

Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an American musician and actor.

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Focus (song)

"Focus" is a song recorded by American singer Ariana Grande.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 194624 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.

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George Harrison

George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

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Get None

"Get None" is a song performed by American contemporary R&B singer Tamar Braxton (then credited mononymously as Tamar).

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Guitarist

A guitarist (or a guitar player) is a person who plays the guitar.

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Guy (band)

Guy is an American hip hop, R&B and soul band, and were the creators of the new jack swing style of the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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Gwen Stefani

Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, and fashion designer.

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Haste the Day

Haste the Day is an American metalcore band formed in Carmel, Indiana in 2001 and signed to Solid State Records.

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Hauptstimme

In music, (German for primary voice) or is the main voice, chief part; i.e., the contrapuntal or melodic line of primary importance, in opposition to.

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Hawthorne Heights

Hawthorne Heights is an American rock band from Dayton, Ohio, formed in 2001.

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Heavy metal music

Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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How Deep Is Your Love (Calvin Harris and Disciples song)

"How Deep Is Your Love" is a song by Scottish DJ and record producer Calvin Harris and English production trio Disciples.

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Howlin' Wolf

Chester Arthur Burnett (June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976), known as Howlin' Wolf, was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, originally from Mississippi.

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Hype man

A hype man, in hip hop music and rapping, is a backup rapper and/or singer who supports the primary rappers with exclamations and interjections and who attempts to increase the audience's excitement with call-and-response chants.

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Ian Gillan

Ian Gillan (born 19 August 1945) is an English singer and songwriter.

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Idolator (website)

Idolator is a music blog.

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In Effect Mode

In Effect Mode is the debut album by Al B. Sure!.

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In My Room

"In My Room" is a song written by Brian Wilson and Gary Usher for the American rock band The Beach Boys.

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Ina Wroldsen

Ina Christine Wroldsen (born 29 May 1984), previous known mononymously as Ina, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter.

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Iselin Solheim

Iselin Løken Solheim (born 20 June 1990), known mononymously as Iselin, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter.

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Jamie Foxx

Eric Marlon Bishop (born December 13, 1967), known professionally as Jamie Foxx, is an American actor, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, and comedian.

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Janet Jackson

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.

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Jason Newsted

Jason Curtis Newsted (born March 4, 1963) is an American metal musician, known for being the third bass guitarist with the band Metallica from October 1986 until his sudden departure in January 2001.

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Jermaine Jackson

Jermaine La Jaune Jackson (born December 11, 1954) is an American singer, songwriter, bass guitarist, and member of the Jackson family.

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Jerry Cantrell

Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and guitarist best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter for the rock band Alice in Chains.

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Jerry Only

Jerry Only (born Gerald Caiafa Jr. on April 21, 1959) is an American musician, well known as the bassist for the Misfits and later the vocalist as well.

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Jimmy Reed

Mathis James Reed (September 6, 1925August 29, 1976) was an American blues musician and songwriter.

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Joe (singer)

Joseph Lewis Thomas (born July 5, 1973), better known by his stage name, Joe, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

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John Frusciante

John Anthony Frusciante (born March 5, 1970) is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer.

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John Lennon

John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.

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John Petrucci

John Peter Petrucci (born July 12, 1967) is an American virtuoso guitarist, composer and producer.

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Johnnie Walker (DJ)

Johnnie Walker, MBE (born Peter Waters Dingley 30 March 1945 in Birmingham) is a popular English veteran radio disc jockey and broadcaster.

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Jonathan Davis

Jonathan Howsmon Davis (born January 18, 1971), also known as JD, JDevil, or J Devil, is an American singer and musician.

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Jonathan Richman

Jonathan Michael Richman (born May 16, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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Josh Klinghoffer

Josh Adam Klinghoffer (born October 3, 1979) is an American musician best known as the current guitarist for the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, with whom he has recorded two studio albums, I'm with You (2011) and The Getaway (2016), and the b-sides compilation, I'm Beside You (2013).

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Kanye West

Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.

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Koko Taylor

Koko Taylor (born Cora Anna Walton, September 28, 1928 – June 3, 2009) was an American singer whose style encompassed many genres, including Chicago blues, electric blues, rhythm and blues and soul blues.

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Korn

Korn (stylized as KoЯn) is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993.

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Korn (album)

Korn (printed and stylized as KoЯn) is the eponymous debut studio album by American nu metal band Korn.

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Late Registration

Late Registration is the second studio album by American hip hop producer and rapper Kanye West.

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Lead guitar

Lead guitar is a musical part for a guitar in which the guitarist plays melody lines, instrumental fill passages, guitar solos, and occasionally, some riffs within a song structure.

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Lead vocalist

The lead vocalist (or main vocalist, lead vocals or lead singer) in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard.

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Lou Rawls

Louis Allen Rawls (December 1, 1933 &ndash; January 6, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor, and record producer.

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Louie Louie

"Louie Louie" is an American rhythm and blues song written by Richard Berry in 1955 and best known for the 1963 hit version by The Kingsmen.

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Luther Vandross

Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Mary J. Blige

Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.

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Mýa

Mýa Marie Harrison (born October 10, 1979) is an American recording artist, songwriter, and actress.

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Mellow Yellow

"Mellow Yellow" is a song written and recorded by Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan.

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Metalcore

Metalcore is a fusion genre combining elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk.

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Michael Jackson

Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Mick Jagger

Sir Michael Philip Jagger (born 26 July 1943), known professionally as Mick Jagger, is an English singer-songwriter, musician, composer and actor who gained fame as the lead singer and one of the founder members of the Rolling Stones.

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Mike Love

Michael Edward Love (born March 15, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who co-founded <!-- DO NOT CAPITALIZE -->the Beach Boys.

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Mint Condition

Mint Condition is an American R&B band from Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Mission to Please

Mission to Please is the 27th studio album by The Isley Brothers, released on May 14, 1996, on Island Records.

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Multitrack recording

Multitrack recording (MTR)—also known as multitracking, double tracking, or tracking—is a method of sound recording developed in 1955 that allows for the separate recording of multiple sound sources or of sound sources recorded at different times to create a cohesive whole.

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Murderdolls

Murderdolls were an American horror punk and heavy metal band, founded during 2002 in Hollywood, California.

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Music of Latin America

The music of Latin America refers to music originating from Latin America, namely the Romance-speaking countries and territories of the Americas and the Caribbean south of the United States.

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Musical theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.

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Neil Sedaka

Neil Sedaka (born March 13, 1939) is an American pop singer, pianist, composer and record producer.

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Never Let Her Slip Away

"Never Let Her Slip Away" is a song written by Andrew Gold, who recorded it for his third album, All This and Heaven Too.

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Nowhere Man (song)

"Nowhere Man" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles.

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Overdubbing

Overdubbing (the process of making an overdub, or overdubs) is a technique used in audio recording, whereby a musical passage is recorded twice.

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Paris (The Chainsmokers song)

"Paris" is a song by American DJ duo The Chainsmokers.

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Patrick Stump

Patrick Martin Stumph (born April 27, 1984), known professionally as Patrick Vaughn Stump, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.

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Patti LaBelle

Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards known professionally as Patti LaBelle, (born Patricia Louise Holt on May 24, 1944), is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur.

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.

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Phil Collins

Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.

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Pink (singer)

Alecia Beth Moore (born September 8, 1979), known professionally as Pink (stylized as), is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.

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Pop music

Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.

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Pop punk

Pop punk (also known as punk-pop) is a music genre that fuses elements of pop music with punk rock.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Post-hardcore

Post-hardcore is a punk rock music genre that maintains the aggression and intensity of hardcore punk but emphasizes a greater degree of creative expression initially inspired by post-punk and noise rock.

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Power trio

A power trio is a rock and roll band format having a lineup of electric guitar, bass guitar and drum kit (drums and cymbals), leaving out the second rhythm guitar or keyboard instrument (e.g., Hammond organ) that are used in other rock music bands that are quartets and quintets.

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Prince (musician)

Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.

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Queen (band)

Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.

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Record producer

A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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Rhythm guitar

In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section (e.g., drumkit, bass guitar); and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together.

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Richard Berry (musician)

Richard Berry, Jr. (April 11, 1935 &ndash; January 23, 1997) was an African-American singer, songwriter and musician, who performed with many Los Angeles doo-wop and close harmony groups in the 1950s, including The Flairs and The Robins.

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Richard Marx

Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963) is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who has sold over 30 million records.

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Ringo Starr

Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.

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Robert Smith (musician)

Robert James Smith (born 21 April 1959) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.

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Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

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Rockwell (musician)

Kennedy William Gordy (born March 15, 1964), better known by his stage name Rockwell, is a former American musician and singer-songwriter who was signed to the Motown label.

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Rodney Jerkins

Rodney Jerkins (born July 29, 1977), also known by his stage name Darkchild, is an American record producer, songwriter and rapper.

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Sam Cooke

Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964), known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

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Sébastien Lefebvre

Gaétan-Jean Sébastien Lefebvre Pépin (born June 5, 1981) is a Canadian musician, who is best known as the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist for the rock band Simple Plan.

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Scat singing

In vocal jazz, scat singing is vocal improvisation with wordless vocables, nonsense syllables or without words at all.

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Screaming (music)

Screaming is an extended vocal technique that is mostly popular in "aggressive" music genres such as heavy metal, punk rock, and noise music.

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Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Suzanne Crow (born February 11, 1962) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress.

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Silverstein (band)

Silverstein is a Canadian rock band from Burlington, Ontario that formed in 2000.

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Simon Le Bon

Simon John Charles Le Bon (born 27 October 1958) is an English musician, singer, songwriter and lyricist, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the band Duran Duran and its offshoot, Arcadia.

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Simple Plan

Simple Plan is a Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec.

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Sing Me to Sleep

"Sing Me to Sleep" is a song by Norwegian record producer and DJ Alan Walker.

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Singing

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.

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Smooth Radio (2010)

From 2010 to 2014, Smooth Radio was an independent, commercial, national radio station in the United Kingdom.

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Stokley Williams

Stokley Williams (born July 15, 1967) is an American singer, musician, and percussionist, best known as the lead singer and studio drummer of the band Mint Condition.

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Surfer Girl (song)

"Surfer Girl" is a song written, produced and sung by Brian Wilson for American rock band the Beach Boys.

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SWV

Sisters With Voices, better known as SWV, is an American female R&B vocal trio from New York City, New York.

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Synyster Gates

Brian Elwin Haner Jr. (born July 7, 1981), better known by his stage name Synyster Gates or simply Syn, is an American musician, best known for being the lead guitarist and backing vocalist of the band Avenged Sevenfold.

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Tamar Braxton

Tamar Estine Herbert (Braxton, born March 17, 1977), professionally known as Tamar Braxton, is an American singer, television personality and actress.

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Teddy Riley

Edward Theodore Riley (born October 8, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.

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The A.V. Club

The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.

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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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The Chainsmokers

The Chainsmokers are an American DJ and production duo consisting of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart.

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The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill

"The Continuing Story of Bungalow Bill" is a song written by John Lennon (credited to Lennon–McCartney), and released by the Beatles on their 1968 album The Beatles (also known as the "White Album").

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The Corrs

The Corrs are an Irish band that combine pop rock with traditional Irish themes within their music.

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The Cure

The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976.

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The Gifted (album)

The Gifted is the third studio album by American rapper Wale.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers are an American musical group originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, that started as a vocal trio consisting of brothers O'Kelly Isley, Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.

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The Wallflower (Dance with Me, Henry)

"The Wallflower" (also known as "Roll with Me, Henry" and "Dance with Me, Henry") is a 1955 popular song.

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This Boy

"This Boy" is a song by English rock band the Beatles, written by John Lennon (credited to Lennon–McCartney).

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Trisha Yearwood

Patricia Lynn "Trisha" Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is an American country music singer, author, and actress.

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Use Your Heart

"Use Your Heart" is a song by American R&B trio SWV, released on July 30, 1996 as the second single from their album, New Beginning (1996).

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Usher (musician)

Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.

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Vocal harmony

Vocal harmony is a style of vocal music in which a consonant note or notes are simultaneously sung as a main melody in a predominantly homophonic texture.

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Vocaloid

is a singing voice synthesizer software.

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Wale (rapper)

Olubowale Victor Akintimehin (born September 21, 1984), better known by his stage name Wale, is an American recording artist, record producer and actor.

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Wang Dang Doodle

"Wang Dang Doodle" is a blues song written by Willie Dixon.

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We Love You

"We Love You" is a song by the English rock band the Rolling Stones that was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

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Wednesday 13

Joseph Michael Poole (born August 12, 1976) is an American singer and musician best known by his stage name Wednesday 13.

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Whitney Houston

Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress.

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World music

World music (also called global music or international music) is a musical category encompassing many different styles of music from around the globe, which includes many genres including some forms of Western music represented by folk music, as well as selected forms of ethnic music, indigenous music, neotraditional music, and music where more than one cultural tradition, such as ethnic music and Western popular music, intermingle.

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Yellow Submarine (song)

"Yellow Submarine" is a 1966 song by the Beatles, written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon, with lead vocals by Ringo Starr.

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You're So Vain

"You're So Vain" is a song written and performed by Carly Simon and released in November 1972.

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20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom is a 2013 American documentary film directed by documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville and was produced by Gil Friesen, a music industry executive whose curiosity to know more about the lives of background singers inspired the making of the film.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backing_vocalist

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