When describing popular music artists, honorific nicknames are used, most often in the media or by fans, to indicate the significance of an artist, and are often religious, familial, or (most frequently) royal and aristocratic titles, used metaphorically. Honorific nicknames were used in classical music in Europe even in the early nineteenth century, with figures such as Mozart being called "The father of modern music" and Bach "The father of modern piano music". They were also particularly prominent in African-American culture in the post-Civil War era, perhaps as a means of conferring status that had been negated by slavery, and as a result entered early jazz and blues music, including figures such as Duke Ellington and Count Basie.
In U.S. culture, despite its republican constitution and ideology, honorific nicknames have been used to describe leading figures in various areas of activity, such as industry, commerce, sports, and the media; father or mother have been used for innovators, and royal titles such as king and queen for dominant figures in a field. In the 1930s and 1940s, as jazz and swing music were gaining popularity, it was the more commercially successful white artists Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman who became known as "the King of Jazz" and "the King of Swing" respectively, despite there being more highly regarded contemporary African-American artists.
These patterns of naming were transferred to rock and roll when it emerged in the 1950s. There was a series of attempts to find (and a number of claimants to be) the "King of Rock 'n' Roll", a title that became most associated with Elvis Presley. This has been characterized as part of a process of the appropriation of credit for innovation of the then new music by a white establishment. Different honorifics have been taken or given for other leading figures in the genre, such as "the Architect of Rock and Roll", by Little Richard from the 1990s, but this term, like many, is also used for other important figures, in this case including pioneer electric guitarist Les Paul.
Similar honorific nicknames have been given in other genres, including Aretha Franklin, who was literally crowned "Queen of Soul" by disk jockey Pervis Spann on stage in 1968. Michael Jackson and Madonna have been closely associated with the terms "King and Queen of Pop" since the 1980s. Some nicknames have been strongly promulgated and contested by various artists and occasionally disowned or played down by their subjects. Some notable honorific nicknames are in general usage and commonly identified with particular individuals.
|Aaliyah||Princess of R&B||United States|||
|Queen of Urban Pop|||
|Lee Aaron||Metal Queen||Canada|||
|Paula Abdul||Dance/Dancing Queen||United States|||
|Abrar-ul-Haq||King of Pakistani Pop||Pakistan|||
|Roy Acuff||King of Country||United States|||
|Ivi Adamou||Greek Princess of Pop||Cyprus/Greece|||
|Adele||Queen of Hearts||United Kingdom|||
|Christina Aguilar||Dancing Queen||Thailand|||
|Christina Aguilera||Voice of a Generation||United States|||
|Alisha||Queen of Indipop||India|||
|Paulina Álvarez||Empress of the Danzonete||Cuba|||
|Morissette Amon||Asia's Phoenix||Philippines|||
|A-Mei||Queen of Mandopop||Taiwan|||
|Namie Amuro||Queen of Japanese Pop||Japan|||
|Nancy Ajram||Queen of Arab Pop||Lebanon|||
|Aphex Twin||King of IDM||United Kingdom|||
|Antonio Arcaño||The Monarch of Danzón||Cuba|||
|Don Arden||The English Godfather||United Kingdom|||
|Billie Joe Armstrong||Prince of American Punk Rock||United States|||
|Louis Armstrong||King of Jazz||United States|||
|Ashanti||Princess of Hip Hop and Soul||United States|||
|Ron Asheton||Godfather of Punk Guitar||United States|||
|Farid al-Atrash||King of Oud||Syria/Egypt|||
|Azam Khan||Pop Samrat||Bangladesh|||
|Erykah Badu||First Lady of Neo-Soul||United States|||
|Queen of Neo-Soul|||
|Godmother of Soul|||
|Buju Banton||King of Dancehall||Jamaica|||
|Bad Bunny||King of Latin Trap||Puerto Rico|||
|Joan Baez||Queen of Folk||United States|||
|J Balvin||Prince of Reggaeton||Colombia|||
|Šaban Bajramović||King of Romani Music||Serbia|||
|Wally Bastiansz||King of Baila||Sri Lanka|||
|Beck||King of Slackers||United States|||
|Harry Belafonte||King of Calypso||United States|||
|Mordechai Ben David||King of Jewish Music||United States|||
|Janine Berdin||Gem of OPM||Philippines|||
|Chuck Berry||King of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Father of Rock and Roll|||
|Beyoncé||Queen Bey||United States|||
|Queen of 21st Century Pop|||
|Justin Bieber||Prince of Pop||Canada|||
|King of Teen Pop|||
|Mary J. Blige||Empress of Soul||United States|||
|Queen of Hip Hop|||
|Queen of Hip Hop Soul|||
|Kurtis Blow||King of Rap||United States|||
|BoA||Queen of K-Pop||South Korea|||
|DJ Bobo||King of Dance||Switzerland|||
|Bohemia||King of Desi Hip Hop||Pakistan/United States|||
|David Bowie||The King of Glam Rock||United Kingdom|||
|The Master of Reinvention|||
|The Picasso of Pop|||
|Joey Boy||King of Rap||Thailand|||
|Brandy||The Vocal Bible||United States|||
|Moya Brennan||First Lady of Celtic Music||Ireland|||
|Garth Brooks||King of Country||United States|||
|Arthur Brown||The God of Hellfire||United Kingdom|||
|Bobby Brown||King of New Jack Swing||United States|||
|Chris Brown||King of R&B||United States|||
|Chuck Brown||Godfather of Go-Go||United States|||
|Dennis Brown||Crown Prince of Reggae||Jamaica|||
|James Brown||Godfather of Soul||United States|||
|King of Soul|||
|Minister of Super Heavy Funk|||
|Ruth Brown||Queen of R&B||United States|||
|Solomon Burke||King of Rock 'n' Soul||United States|||
|Muhammad Ali of Soul|||
|Bishop of Soul|||
|Syd Barrett||Godfather of Psychedelia||United Kingdom|||
|Kate Bush||Queen of Art Pop||United Kingdom|||
|Alessia Cara||The Big Sister of Pop||Canada|||
|Adriano Celentano||Il Molleggiato (English: The Flexible One)||Italy|||
|Montserrat Caballé||La Superba (English: The Superb One)||Spain|||
|Clarence Wijewardena||Father of Sinhala Pop||Sri Lanka|||
|Camila Cabello||Latin Princess||United States|||
|Maria Callas||La Divina (the divine one)||United States|||
|Laura Canales||Queen of Tejano||United States|||
|Cardi B||Reigning Queen of Hip Hop||United States|||
|Queen of Rap|||
|Mariah Carey||Queen of R&B||United States|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Queen of Melisma|||
|Queen of Christmas|||
|Queen of Remixes|||
|Anna Carina||Queen of Peruvian Pop||Peru|||
|Roberto Carlos||O Rei (The King)||Brazil|||
|Carlos do Carmo||King of Fado||Portugal|||
|Carter Family||The First Family of Country Music||United States|||
|Ray Charles||The High Priest of Soul||United States|||
|Mai Charoenpura||Queen of Pop-Rock||Thailand|||
|Sammi Cheng||Queen of Cantopop||Hong Kong|||
|Clifton Chenier||King of Zydeco||United States|||
|Cher||Goddess of Pop||United States|||
|Empress of Pop|||
|Queen of Reinvention|||
|Queen of Comebacks|||
|Queen of Camp|||
|Jacky Cheung||God of Songs||Hong Kong|||
|Leslie Cheung||Gor Gor (Big/Elder Brother)||Hong Kong|||
|Tyler Childers||The Voice of Appalachia||United States|||
|Jay Chou||King of Chinese Pop||Taiwan|||
|Ciara||Princess of Crunk & B||United States|||
|Eric Clapton||Slowhand||United Kingdom|||
|Twinkie Clark||Mother of Contemporary Gospel Music||United States|
|Kelly Clarkson||The Original American Idol||United States|||
|Queen of Covers|||
|Clarence Clemons||The Big Man||United States|||
|George Clinton||Father of P-Funk||United States|||
|Prime Minister of Funk|||
|Kurt Cobain||King of Antipop||United States|||
|King of Alternative Rock|||
|Keyshia Cole||Princess of Hip Hop Soul||United States|||
|Jacob Collier||Jazz's New Messiah||United Kingdom|||
|Yeng Constantino||OPM Pop Rock Princess||Philippines|||
|Sam Cooke||King of Soul||United States|||
|Alice Cooper||Godfather of Shock Rock||United States|||
|Pilita Corrales||Asia's Queen of Songs||Philippines|||
|Jack Costanzo||Mr. Bongo||United States|||
|MC Creed||The Godfather||United Kingdom|||
|Celia Cruz||Queen of Salsa||Cuba|||
|Dick Curless||Baron of Country Music||United States|||
|Miley Cyrus||Teen Queen||United States|||
|Daddy Yankee||King of Reggaetón||United States|||
|Damares||Queen of Brazilian Gospel||Brazil|||
|Ray Davies||Godfather of Britpop||United Kingdom|||
|Devi Sri Prasad||King of Item Numbers||India|||
|Vinjamuri Anasuya Devi||Queen of Folk||India|||
|Amr Diab||Father of Mediterranean Music||Egypt|||
|Dick Dale||King of the Surf Guitar||United States|||
|Desmond Dekker||King of Ska||Jamaica|||
|Lana Del Rey||The Queen of Alternative Music||United States|||
|Queen of Soundtracks|||
|Neil Diamond||The Basher||United States|||
|J Dilla||Godfather of Lo-Fi Hip-Hop||United States|||
|Ronnie James Dio||The Voice of Metal||United States|||
|Celine Dion||Queen of Adult Contemporary||Canada|||
|Queen of Power Ballads|||
|Queen of Las Vegas|||
|Queen of Modern Residencies|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Queen of Blockbuster-Movie Ballads|||
|Queen of Fashion Couture Week|||
|Fats Domino||King of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Lonnie Donegan||King of Skiffle||United Kingdom|||
|Rockin' Dopsie||Crown Prince of Zydeco||United States|||
|Thomas A. Dorsey||Father of Gospel Music||United States|||
|Tommy Dorsey||Sentimental Gentleman of Swing||United States|||
|Gord Downie||Canada's Unofficial Poet Laureate||Canada|||
|Dr. Dre||Father of G-Funk||United States|||
|Duncan Mighty||Port Harcourt First Son||Nigeria|||
|Rocío Dúrcal||Queen of Ranchera||Spain|||
|Slim Dusty||Australia's King of Country||Australia|||
|Bob Dylan||King of Folk||United States|||
|The Crown Prince of Folk|||
|God of Folk|||
|King of Folk-Rock|||
|Sheila E.||Queen of Percussion||United States|||
|Eazy-E||Godfather of Gangsta Rap||United States|||
|Nokie Edwards||King of Guitars||United States|||
|Andrew Eldritch||Godfather of Goth||United Kingdom|||
|Elissa||Queen of Emotions||Lebanon|||
|Missy Elliott||First Lady of Hip-Hop||United States|||
|Queen of the Beats|||
|Queen of Hip Hop|||
|Queen of Hip Hop Dance Music|||
|Queen of Female Rappers|||
|Queen of Rap|||
|Eminem||King of Hip-Hop||United States|||
|King of Rap|||
|Enya||Queen of New Age||Ireland|||
|Darren Espanto||The Rising Total Performer||Canada/Philippines|||
|Lali Espósito||Queen of Argentine Pop||Argentina|||
|Gloria Estefan||Queen of Latin Pop||Cuba/United States|||
|Eva Eugenio||Philippines' Jukebox Queen||Philippines|||
|Cesária Évora||Barefoot Diva||Cape Verde|||
|Queen of Morna|||
|Elvy Sukaesih||Dangdut Queen of Indonesia||Indonesia|||
|Brenda Fassie||The Madonna of the Townships||South Africa|||
|Pops Fernandez||Concert Queen||Philippines|||
|Vicente Fernandez||King of Ranchera||Mexico|||
|M. S. Fernando||Baila Chakrawarthi (Sinhala for "Baila Emperor")||Sri Lanka|||
|Paul Fernando||Prince of Baila||Sri Lanka|||
|Bryan Ferry||The King of Cool||United Kingdom|||
|Ella Fitzgerald||First Lady of Song||United States|||
|Queen of Jazz|||
|Lola Flores||The Pharaoh||Spain|||
|Florrie||Indie-Pop Princess||United Kingdom|||
|Red Foley||Mr. Country Music||United States|||
|Lita Ford||Queen of Heavy Metal||United States|||
|Zucchero Fornaciari||Father of Italian Blues||Italy|||
|Stephen Foster||Father of American Music||United States|||
|Eleni Foureira||Queen of Pop||Greece|||
|Aretha Franklin||Queen of Soul||United States|||
|Alan Freed||King of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|MC Frontalot||Godfather of Nerdcore||United States|||
|Claire de la Fuente||Philippines' Jukebox Queen||Philippines|||
|G-Dragon||King of K-Pop||South Korea|||
|Juan Gabriel||King of Latin Pop||Mexico|||
|Lady Gaga||Queen of Pop||United States|||
|Princess of Pop|||
|Lyca Gairanod||Little Superstar||Philippines|||
|Charly García||Father of Argentine Rock||Argentina|||
|King of Argentine Rock|||
|Carlos Gardel||King of Tango|||
|Judy Garland||The World's Greatest Entertainer||United States|||
|Lucho Gatica||King of Bolero||Chile|||
|Marvin Gaye||Prince of Motown||United States|||
|Prince of Soul|||
|Gloria Gaynor||Queen of Disco||United States|||
|Muma Gee||Queen of African Music||Nigeria|||
|Sarah Geronimo||Popstar Princess||Philippines|||
|Queen of Philippine Pop|||
|Mikhail Glinka||Source and Fountainhead of Russian Music||Russia|||
|Marika Gombitová||Queen of Slovak Pop Music||Slovakia|||
|Songstress of the 20th Century|||
|Selena Gomez||Dance-Pop Princess||United States|||
|Queen of Breakup Songs|||
|Luiz Gonzaga||Rei do Baião (Portuguese, "King of Baião")||Brazil|||
|Toni Gonzaga||Ultimate Multimedia Star||Philippines|||
|Benny Goodman||King of Swing||United States|||
|Vestal Goodman||Queen of Gospel Music||United States|||
|Delta Goodrem||Australia's Sweetheart||Australia|||
|Narayan Gopal||Emperor of Voice||Nepal|||
|Karel Gott||Golden Voice of Prague||Czechia|||
|Ellie Goulding||Queen of Movie Soundtracks||United Kingdom|||
|British Pop Princess|||
|Ariana Grande||Pop Diva Supreme||United States|||
|Princess of Christmas|||
|Princess of Pop|||
|Amy Grant||Queen of Christian Pop||United States|||
|Gretchen||Queen of Memes||Brazil|||
|Arlo Guthrie||Mr. Thanksgiving||United States|||
|Nina Hagen||The Mother of Punk||Germany|||
|Eddie Van Halen||The Mozart of Rock Guitar||Netherlands|||
|Bill Haley||King of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Rob Halford||The Metal God||United Kingdom|||
|Ayumi Hamasaki||Empress of J-Pop||Japan|||
|Mehdi Hassan||Emperor of Ghazal||Pakistan|||
|Nazia Hassan||Queen Of South Asian Pop||Pakistan|||
|Hana Hegerová||Queen of Czechoslovak Chanson||Czechia, Slovakia|||
|Kiyoshi Hikawa||Prince of the Enka World||Japan|||
|Lauryn Hill||Queen of Hip Hop||United States|||
|Kohmi Hirose||Queen of Winter||Japan|||
|Billie Holiday||Lady Day||United States|||
|John Lee Hooker||King of the Blues||United States|||
|Whitney Houston||The Voice||United States|||
|Diva of Divas|||
|Queen of R&B|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Prom Queen of Soul|||
|Queen of Ballads|||
|Jennifer Hudson||The Princess of Soul||United States|||
|Sam Hui||God of Songs||Hong Kong|||
|Al Hurricane||Godfather of New Mexico Music||United States|||
|Enrique Iglesias||King of Latin Pop||Spain|||
|La India||The Princess of Salsa||Puerto Rico|||
|Rhoma Irama||King of Dangdut||Indonesia|||
|Gregory Isaacs||Cool Ruler||Jamaica|||
|Inul Daratista||"Mother" Queen of Indonesia||Indonesia|||
|Jacki-O||Queen of the South||United States|||
|Janet Jackson||Queen of R&B||United States|||
|Queen of Radio|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Mahalia Jackson||Queen of Gospel||United States|||
|Michael Jackson||King of Pop||United States|||
|Millie Jackson||Godmother of Rap||United States|||
|Wanda Jackson||Queen of Rockabilly; First Lady of Rockabilly||United States|||
|Elmore James||King of the Slide Guitar||United States|||
|Rick James||King of Punk Funk||United States|||
|Al Jarreau||Acrobat of Scat||United States|||
|Jay R||Philippines' King of RnB||Philippines|||
|Jay-Z||King of Rap||United States|||
|King of New York|||
|Jaya||Pinoy Queen of Soul||Philippines|||
|Philippine Queen of Soul|||
|Noor Jehan||Queen of Melody||Pakistan|||
|Jeon Jung-kook||The Golden Maknae||South Korea|||
|Jennie||Korea's It Girl||South Korea|||
|Dick Jensen||The Giant||United States|||
|Cui Jian||Grandfather of Chinese Rock||China|||
|Blind Lemon Jefferson||Father of the Texas Blues||United States|||
|Joan Jett||Godmother of Punk||United States|||
|Joey Boy||Godfather of Thai Hip Hop||Thailand|||
|Robert Johnson||Grandfather of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Al Jolson||The World's Greatest Entertainer||United States|||
|Sharon Jones||Godmother of Soul||United States|||
|Janis Joplin||Queen of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Scott Joplin||King of Ragtime||United States|||
|Louis Jordan||King of the Jukebox||United States|||
|José José||The Prince of Song||Mexico|||
|Juliana Kanyomozi||Uganda's Music Queen||Uganda|||
|Jully Black||Queen of Canadian R&B||Canada|||
|Rocío Jurado||The Greatest One
The Master of Copla
|R. Kelly||King of R&B||United States|||
|King of Pop-Soul|||
|Alicia Keys||Queen of R&B||United States|||
|Khaled||King of Raï||Algeria|||
|Chaka Khan||Queen of Funk||United States|||
|Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan||Emperor of Qawwali||Pakistan|||
|Khánh Ly||Barefoot Queen||Vietnam|||
|Khia||Queen of the South||United States|||
|Kim Seok-jin||Worldwide Handsome||South Korea|||
|B.B. King||King of the Blues
Mayor of Bluesville
|Maurice Kirya||King of Mwooyo||Uganda|||
|Hayley Kiyoko||Lesbian Jesus||United States|||
|Beverley Knight||Queen of UK Soul||United Kingdom|||
|Gladys Knight||Empress of Soul||United States|||
|Frankie Knuckles||Godfather of House||United States|||
|Joseph Koo||Godfather of Cantopop||Hong Kong|||
|DJ Kool Herc||Father of Hip-Hop||United States|||
|Koda Kumi||Queen of J-Pop||Japan|||
|Queen of Live|||
|Fela Kuti||Black President||Nigeria|||
|Kyary Pamyu Pamyu||Princess of J-Pop||Japan|||
|Harajuku Pop Princess|||
|Kyla||Queen of R&B||Philippines|||
|KZ Tandingan||Asia's Soul Supreme||Philippines|||
|La Lupe||Queen of Latin Soul||Cuba|||
|Patti LaBelle||Godmother of Soul||United States|||
|High Priestess of Good Vibrations|||
|Kendrick Lamar||King of the West Coast||United States|||
|Adam Lambert||The New King of Queen||United States|||
|Nikki Lane||First Lady of Outlaw Country||United States|||
|James Last||Last King of Easy Listening||Germany|||
|Queen Latifah||Queen of Rap||United States|||
|Queen of Hip Hop|||
|Avril Lavigne||Pop-Punk Queen||Canada|||
|Pop Rock Princess|||
|Punk Rock Princess|||
|Lead Belly||King of the twelve-string guitar||United States|||
|Jerry Lee Lewis||The Killer||United States|||
|Lepa Lukić||Queen of Folk Music||Serbia|||
|Liberace||Mr. Showmanship||United States|||
|Lil B||The Based God||United States|||
|Lil Brianna||Princess of the South||United States|||
|Lil Jon||King of Crunk||United States|||
|Lil' Kim||Queen Bee||United States|||
|Queen Bee of Rap|||
|Queen of Hip-Hop|||
|Queen of Rap|||
|Queen of Daring Style|||
|The Original Queen Bee|||
|Lil' Mo||Godmother of Hip-Hop and R&B||United States|||
|Lisa Lisa||Queen of Latin Hip Hop||United States|||
|Little Richard||Architect of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|King of Rock and Roll|||
|Johnny Logan||Mr. Eurovision||Ireland|||
|Kenny Loggins||King of the Movie Soundtrack||United States|||
|Dave Lombardo||The Godfather of Double Bass||United States|||
|Jennifer Lopez||Queen of Las Vegas||United States|||
|Lorde||New Queen of Alternative||New Zealand|||
|Demi Lovato||Tween Princess||United States|||
|Toby Love||King of Crunkchata||United States|||
|Luis Miguel||The Sun of Mexico||Mexico|||
|Loretta Lynn||First Lady of Country||United States|||
|Queen of Country|||
|Vera Lynn||Forces' Sweetheart||United Kingdom|||
|Madonna||Queen of Pop||United States|||
|Queen of Reinvention|||
|Francis Magalona||King of Philippine Rap||Philippines|||
|Miriam Makeba||Mama Africa||South Africa|||
|Bamboo Mañalac||Rock Maestro||United States|||
|Lata Mangeshkar||Queen of Melody||India|||
|Voice of the Millennium|||
|Voice of the Nation|||
|Nightingale of India|||
|Teena Marie||Ivory Queen of Soul||United States|||
|Bob Marley||King of Reggae||Jamaica|||
|Biz Markie||Clown Prince of Hip-Hop||United States|||
|Michel Martelly||President of Kompa||Haiti|||
|Ricky Martin||King of Latin Pop||Puerto Rico|||
|Latin Music King|||
|Puerto Rican Pop King|||
|Crossover Latin King|||
|King of World Cup|||
|Melanie Martinez||Emo-Pop Queen||United States|||
|Fernando Maurício||King of Fado and Mouraria||Portugal|||
|Kym Mazelle||First Lady of House||United States|||
|Reba McEntire||Queen of Country||United States|||
|Thongchai McIntyre||King of String (Thai Pop)||Thailand|||
|King of String|||
|Javiera Mena||Chilean Queen of Electropop||Chile|||
|Lydia Mendoza||Queen of Tejano||United States|||
|Idina Menzel||Broadway Queen||United States|||
|Daniela Mercury||Queen of Axé||Brazil|||
|Freddie Mercury||The King of Queen||United Kingdom|||
|MF Doom||The Supervillain of Hip-Hop||United Kingdom/United States|||
|Emeline Michel||Queen of Haitian Music||Haiti|||
|Nicki Minaj||Queen of Rap||Trinidad and Tobago / United States|||
|Queen of Hip-Hop|||
|Liza Minnelli||Queen of Broadway||United States|||
|Queen of Hollywood|||
|Kylie Minogue||Goddess of Pop||Australia|||
|Princess of Pop|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Lani Misalucha||Asia's Nightingale||Philippines|||
|Misia||Queen of Ballads||Japan|||
|Queen of Japanese Soul|||
|George Michael||King of Pop||United Kingdom|||
|Hibari Misora||Queen of Japanese Pop||Japan|||
|Monica||R&B Princess||United States|||
|Bill Monroe||Father of Bluegrass||United States|||
|Rudy Ray Moore||Godfather of Rap||United States|||
|Giorgio Moroder||Father of Disco||Italy|||
|Morrissey||Pope of Mope||United Kingdom|||
|Jim Morrison||The Lizard King||United States|||
|Mr. Mojo Risin'|||
|Mohamed Mounir||The King||Egypt|||
|Anita Mui||Queen of Canto Pop||Hong Kong|||
|Murda Beatz||Canadian King of Trap Music||Canada|||
|Zeki Müren||Sun of Art||Turkey|||
|Peter Murphy||Godfather of Goth||United Kingdom|||
|Kacey Musgraves||Yeehaw Queen||United States|||
|Mỹ Linh||Vietnam's Queen of R&B||Vietnam|||
|Queen of Spring|||
|Mỹ Tâm||Queen of V-Pop||Vietnam|||
|Mýa||Dancing Queen||United States|||
|Queen of Throwback R&B/Hip-Hop|||
|Mónica Naranjo||Panther of Figueras||Spain|||
|Emilio Navaira||King of Tejano||United States|||
|Grant Nelson||The Godfather of UK Garage||United Kingdom|||
|Stevie Nicks||Queen of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Bert Nievera||Johnny Mathis of the Philippines||Philippines|||
|Martin Nievera||Concert King||Philippines|||
|Nina||Asia's Diamond Soul Siren||Philippines|||
|Marni Nixon||The Ghostess with the Mostess||United States|||
|No I.D.||The Godfather of Chicago Hip Hop||United States|||
|Larry Norman||Father of Christian Rock||United States|||
|Nujabes||King of Lo-fi||Japan|||
|Godfather of Lo-fi|
|Aitana Ocaña||Spanish Princess of Pop||Spain|||
|Odetta||Queen of American Folk Music||United States|||
|Onyeka Onwenu||Queen of African Pop Music||Nigeria|||
|Roy Orbison||The Caruso of Rock||United States|||
|Orelsan||The Boss of French Rap||France|||
|Ozuna||New King of Reggaeton||Puerto Rico|||
|Ozzy Osbourne||Godfather of Heavy Metal||United Kingdom|||
|Prince of Darkness|||
|Johnny Otis||Godfather of Rhythm and Blues||United States|||
|Nexhmije Pagarusha||Queen of Albanian Music||Albania/Kosovo|||
|Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein||Myanmar Fashion Queen||Myanmar|||
|Myanmar Vocal Queen|||
|Queen Of Myanmar Pop|||
|Imelda Papin||Sentimental Songstress||Philippines|||
|Philippines' Jukebox Queen|
|Sandara Park||National Krung Krung of the Philippines||Philippines/South Korea|||
|Dolly Parton||Queen of Country||United States|||
|Abida Parveen||Queen of Sufi music||Pakistan|||
|Charley Patton||Father of the Delta Blues||United States|||
|Les Paul||Architect of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Luciano Pavarotti||King of the High C's||Italy|||
|Neil Peart||The Professor||Canada|||
|CeCe Peniston||Queen of Dance||United States|||
|Peret||King of Catalan Rumba||Spain|||
|Carl Perkins||King of Rockabilly||United States|||
|Maite Perroni||Teen Queen of Telenovelas||Mexico|||
|Katy Perry||Pop Princess||United States|||
|Bernadette Peters||Queen of Broadway||United States|||
|Iggy Pop||Godfather of Punk||United States|||
|Poppy||Queen of Metal||United States|||
|Pérez Prado||King of Mambo||Cuba|||
|Elvis Presley||King of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|King of Pop|||
|Lisa Marie Presley||Princess of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Rod Price||Magician of Slide||United Kingdom|||
|Prince||The Artist||United States|||
|The Purple One|||
|His Royal Badness|||
|Psy||New king of YouTube||South Korea|||
|Pumpuang Duangjan||Queen of Luk Thung||Thailand|||
|Ustad Qasim||Father of Afghan Music||Afghanistan|||
|Founder of Afghan Classical Music|||
|Ivy Queen||Queen of Reggaetón||United States|||
|Queen of Rap|||
|Queen of Latin Hip-Hop|||
|Queen of Urban Music|||
|Reggaetón's First Lady|||
|Milly Quezada||Queen of Merengue||Dominican Republic|||
|Ma Rainey||Mother of the Blues||United States|||
|Joey Ramone||Godfather of Punk||United States|||
|Raphael||The Nightingale of Linares||Spain|||
|Johnnie Ray||Prince of Wails||United States|||
|Otis Redding||King of Soul||United States|||
|Lou Reed||Godfather of Punk||United States|||
|Esma Redžepova||Queen of Gypsy Music||Macedonia|||
|Sheryn Regis||Crystal Voice of Asia||Philippines|||
|Rosé||The Golden Voice||South Korea/Australia|
|Teddy Riley||King of New Jack Swing||United States|||
|Jamie Rivera||Inspirational Diva||Philippines|||
|Jenni Rivera||The Diva of Banda||Mexico/United States|||
|The First Lady of Corrido|
|Ross Robinson||Godfather of Nu Metal||United States|||
|Smokey Robinson||King of Motown||United States|||
|Jimmie Rodgers||Father of Country Music||United States|||
|Paul Rodgers||The Voice||United Kingdom|||
|Amália Rodrigues||Queen of Fado||Portugal|||
|Rozalla||Queen of Rave||Zambia|||
|Paulina Rubio||The Golden Girl||Mexico|||
|Queen of Latin Pop|||
|Todd Rundgren||God||United States|||
|Supermodel of the World|||
|The World's Most Famous Drag Queen|||
|A. R. Rahman||Mozart of Madras||India|||
|Kenny Rogers||The Gambler||United States|
|Ahmed Rushdi||Magician of Voice||Pakistan|||
|Janella Salvador||OPM Pop Sweetheart||Philippines|||
|Lea Salonga||Broadway Diva||Philippines|||
|Marta Sánchez||The Queen of Spanish Pop||Spain|||
|Sayan Sanya||King Of Look-Thung||Thailand|||
|Šaban Šaulić||The King of Folk||Serbia|||
|Julie Anne San Jose||Asia's Pop Sweetheart||Philippines|||
|Sandy||Brazil's Princess of Pop||Brazil|||
|Erik Santos||Philippines' Prince of Pop||Philippines|||
|Romeo Santos||King of Bachata||United States|||
|Sarunrat Visutthithada||Princess of R&B||Thailand|||
|Lady Saw||Queen of Dancehall||Jamaica|||
|Chuck Schuldiner||Godfather of Death Metal||United States|||
|Shirley Scott||Queen of the Organ||United States|||
|Gil Scott-Heron||Godfather of Rap||United States|||
|Raul Seixas||"Pai do rock brasileiro" (Portuguese, "Father of Brazilian rock")||Brazil|||
|Selena||Queen of Tejano Music||United States|||
|Queen of Tex-Mex Music|||
|Seo Taiji||President of Culture||South Korea|||
|Shakira||Queen of Latin Music||Colombia|||
|Queen of Latin Pop|||
|Latin America's sweetheart|||
|Queen of Rhythm|||
|Queen of the World Cup|||
|Latin America's Pop Queen|||
|Roxanne Shante||Queen of Rap||United States|||
|Deke Sharon||Father of Contemporary A Cappella||United States|||
|Shin Jung-hyeon||Godfather of Rock||South Korea|||
|Frank Sinatra||The Chairman of the Board||United States|||
|Nina Simone||Queen of Soul|||
|Siti Nurhaliza||Voice of Asia||Malaysia|||
|Bessie Smith||Empress of the Blues||United States|||
|Patti Smith||Godmother of Punk||United States|||
|Sy Smith||The Underground Queen of R&B and Soul||United States|||
|Sơn Tùng M-TP||Prince of V-Pop||Vietnam|||
|Mighty Sparrow||Calypso King of the World||Trinidad and Tobago|||
|Britney Spears||Princess of Pop||United States|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Phil Spector||First Tycoon of Teen||United States|||
|Spice||Queen of Stage||Jamaica|||
|Queen of Dancehall|||
|Dusty Springfield||White Queen of Soul||United Kingdom|||
|Bruce Springsteen||The Boss||United States|||
|Candi Staton||First Lady of Southern Soul||United States|||
|Gwen Stefani||Pop Princess||United States|||
|Stevie B||King of Freestyle||United States|||
|Stephen Stills||Captain Many Hands||United States|||
|Angie Stone||Black Diamond of Soul||United States|||
|George Strait||King of Country||United States|||
|Barbra Streisand||Mother of Divas||United States|||
|Diva of Divas|||
|Suraphol Sombatcharoen||King of Luk Thung||Thailand|||
|Yma Sumac||Queen of Exotica||Peru|||
|Donna Summer||Queen of Disco||United States|||
|Joan Sutherland||La Stupenda (The stupendous one)||Australia|||
|The voice of the century|
|Taylor Swift||America's Sweetheart||United States|||
|The Pop Titan|| |
|Princess of Country|||
|Queen of Bridges|||
|Queen of Pop|||
|Queen of Easter Eggs|||
|The Music Industry|||
|Sylvester||Queen of Disco||United States|||
|T.I.||King of the South||United States|||
|Vikki Carr||The Diva Of Bolero||USA/Mexico|||
|Alan Tam||Principal (Tam)||Hong Kong|||
|Koko Taylor||Queen of the Blues||United States|||
|Teresa Teng||Asia's eternal queen of pop||Taiwan|||
|Takeshi Terauchi||エレキの神様 Ereki no Kamisama lit. 'God of Electric Guitar'||Japan|||
|Thalía||Queen of Latin pop||Mexico|||
|Queen of Telenovelas|||
|Empress of Beauty|||
|Tini||Princess of Latin Pop||Argentina|||
|Queen of Argentine Pop|||
|Queen of Argentina|||
|Sister Rosetta Tharpe||Godmother of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Irma Thomas||Soul Queen of New Orleans||United States|||
|Timaya||Egberi Papa 1 of Bayelsa||Nigeria|||
|Justin Timberlake||King of Pop||United States|||
|Prince of Pop|||
|President of Pop|||
|Dick Todd||King of the Jukebox||Canada|||
|Mel Torme||The Velvet Fog||United States|||
|Tove Lo||Dark-Pop Queen||Sweden|||
|Touch Na Takuathung||Fleet-Footed||Thailand|||
|Pete Townshend||Godfather of Punk||United Kingdom|||
|Gloria Trevi||Supreme Diva of Mexican Pop||Mexico|||
|Trina||Diamond Princess||United States|||
|Queen of The South|||
|Jolin Tsai||Queen of Chinese Pop||Taiwan|||
|Queen of Mandarin Pop|||
|Asia's Dancing Queen|||
|Sophie Tucker||Last of the Red Hot Mamas||United States|||
|Ike Turner||Father of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Tina Turner||Queen of Rock and Roll||United States|||
|Shania Twain||Country Pop Queen||Canada|||
|Queen of Country Pop|||
|Hikaru Utada||Diva of the Heisei Period||Japan|||
|Usher||King of R&B||United States|||
|Carrie Underwood||Country Music's Reigning Queen||United States|||
|Gary Valenciano||Mr. Pure Energy||Philippines|||
|Ritchie Valens||King of Chicano Rock||United States|||
|Francisca Valenzuela||Chilean Pop-Rock Queen||Chile|||
|Grace VanderWaal||Amazing Grace||United States|||
|The Queen of Cursive|||
|Paul van Dyk||Godfather of Trance||Germany|||
|Suzanne Vega||Mother of the MP3||United States|||
|Katrina Velarde||Asia's Vocal Supreme||Philippines|||
|Regine Velasquez||Asia's Songbird||Philippines|||
|Viguen||King of Persian Pop||Iran|||
|Sultan of Jazz|
|Rhonda Vincent||Queen of Bluegrass||United States|||
|Aurelio Voltaire||Clown Prince of Goth||United States|||
|Liza Wang||Big Sister||Hong Kong|||
|Dionne Warwick||Princess of Pop||United States|||
|ZZ Ward||The Blues Queen of the Pacific Northwest||United States|||
|The Blues Rock Goddess|||
|Martha Wash||Queen of Clubland||United States|||
|The Most Famous Unknown Singer of the '90s|||
|Dinah Washington||Queen of the Blues||United States|||
|The Weeknd||Dark Prince of Pop||Canada|||
|Dark Prince of R&B|||
|King of the Fall|||
|Paul Weller||Modfather||United Kingdom|||
|Kitty Wells||Queen of Country Music||United States|||
|Wiley||Godfather of Grime||United Kingdom|||
|Paul Whiteman||King of Jazz||United States|||
|Marijohn Wilkin||The Den Mother of Music Row||United States|||
|Wesley Willis||The Daddy of Rock 'n' Roll||United States|||
|Jackie Wilson||Mister Excitement||United States|||
|Tony Wilson||Mr Manchester||United Kingdom|||
|Wendy O. Williams||Queen of Shock Rock||United States|||
|Sonny Boy Williamson II||King of Harmonica||United States|||
|Faye Wong||Diva of Asia||Hong Kong/People's Republic of China|||
|Tammy Wynette||First Lady of Country||United States|||
|Xuân Mai||Little Stork||Vietnam|||
|Xuxa||Queen of Children||Brazil|||
|Yellowman||King of Dancehall||Jamaica|||
|"Weird Al" Yankovic||King of Parody||United States|||
|Neil Young||Godfather of Grunge||Canada/United States|||
|Tata Young||Asia's Queen of Pop||Thailand|||
|Jimmy Zámbó||The King||Hungary|||
|Jane Zhang||Dolphin Princess||China|||
|Christina Aguilera||The Pop Princesses||United States|||
|Buddy Holly||The Father, The Son, and The Holy Ghost|||
|The Big Bopper|
|Chthonic||The Black Sabbath of Asia||Taiwan|||
|Juan Atkins||The Belleville Three
Godfathers of Techno
|Bee Gees||The Disco Kings||United Kingdom|||
|Britain's First Family of Harmony|||
|The Kings of Dance Music|||
|Big Bang||Kings of K-pop||South Korea|||
|The Biggest Boy Band in the World|||
|Blackpink||Queens of K-pop|||
|The Biggest K-pop Girl Band in the World|||
|BTS||The World's Biggest Boy Band|||
|Kings of K-pop|||
|The World's Biggest Pop Group|||
|The Princes of Global Pop|||
|Black Sabbath||Unholy Trinity of British Hard Rock and Heavy Metal||United Kingdom|||
|Carabao||King of 3cha||Thailand|||
|Jacky Cheung||Four Heavenly Kings of Chinese Pop||Hong Kong|||
|Daft Punk||Godfathers of French House||France|||
|Michael Jackson||Holy Trinity of Pop||United States|||
|Whitney Houston||The Vocal Trinity|||
|Girls' Generation||Nation's Girl Group||South Korea|||
|Fall Out Boy||The Emo Trinity||United States|||
|My Chemical Romance|
|Panic! at the Disco|
|Five Stairsteps||First Family of Soul|||
|The Jackson 5||First Family of Soul|||
|Mirror||New Kings of Cantopop||Hong Kong|||
|Mỹ Linh (Đỗ Mỹ Linh)||Four Divas of Vietnam||Vietnam|||
|Thanh Lam (Đoàn Thanh Lam)|
|Hồng Nhung (Lê Hồng Nhung)|
|Trần Thu Hà|
|The Rolling Stones||The Greatest Rock and Roll Band in the World||United Kingdom|||
|SHINee||Princes of K-pop||South Korea|||
|Super Junior||King Of Hallyu Wave||South Korea / China|||
|Aretha Franklin||Five Mighty Pop Divas of the Sixties||United States|||
|Dusty Springfield||United Kingdom|
|Dionne Warwick||United States|
|Wisin & Yandel||The Duo of The History||Puerto Rico|||
Many of the most successful pop artists of the Eighties were solo singers. Two of them, Michael Jackson and Madonna, were known as the King and Queen of Pop
she has been referred to habitually as "the Queen of Pop" since the mid-Eighties
The Princess of R&B and the dark prince of R&B join forces on the track...
Jeep siren Aaliyah's transformation into a pop princess is complete with the release of this Oscar-nominated theme to the film "Anastasia".
On her third record, her first in five years, this pop princess has matured.....
During the quick clip, Shipp is seen playing the late pop princess in scenes where she is at dance rehearsal, in the studio, and in an argument with her mother while Iggy Azalea's song, "Goddess," serves as the soundtrack for the trailer.
On social media, fans used the hashtag #Aaliyah15 to share their remembrances of the pop princess.
But Aaliyah Dana Houghton, the reigning Queen of Urban Pop, wasn't sitting still. She was hard at work, shooting her next video, when a plane crash ended her life on August 25
Aaliyah sold 52 million records worldwide earning her the nicknames Princess of R&B and Queen of Urban Pop.
Petitions circulated last year demanding that the “Queen of Urban Pop,” whom Essence magazine says was a loyal MAC customer before her death at 22 on a plane in the Bahamas, get her own line and the cosmetics giant responded.
Aaliyah Haughton will always be remembered as the “Princess of R&B” and “Queen of Urban Pop.” She’s trending today on social media because it’s the anniversary of her death.
Aaliyah has since been hailed the "Queen of Urban Pop" and is credited for influencing the future sound of a variety of genres including R&B and hip hop.
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.
Vocalist Bobby Brown was nominated Wednesday for American Music Awards in five categories and video dance queen Paula Abdul and rapper Tone Loc were named four times each.
Dance queen Paula Abdul, as expected, was the artist with enough hit power to finally end the incredible chart run of Bryan Adams` huge ballad (Everything I Do) I Do It for You, which finally slipped to No. 3 after seven straight weeks at No. 1 on the pop singles chart.
Dancing Queen Paula Leads Dance Makeover
King of Pakistani Pop Arad Al Hukh, whose first album sold 10 million copies
His nickname, 'The King of Country Music,' may sound a bit mawkish and old- fashioned, but, in many ways, it is remarkably accurate.
As the final track, “Love Is a Game,” concludes in a collision of strings and doo-wop harmonies, one thing’s clear: 30 is, at its core, a deeply hopeful album—and it represents a dynamic leap forward for the Queen of Hearts.
The Vanity Fair Cover Shoot: Adele, the Queen of Hearts
If you thought that the crowning of Ashanti as the “Princess of Hip-Hop and Soul” was something of a premature coronation, you’d be wrong.
He's the barrier-blurring king of Latin trap...
Canadian singer remains the king of teen pop, with a devoted fan base
it ain't easy being the king of teen pop
Second week results for Justin Bieber: Never Say Never show that Bieber Fever cooled by approximately 54% in week two, putting the king of teen pop just outside the top five with an estimate of $13.6 million.
The queen of K-Pop made her highly, highly anticipated comeback to Korea for the first time in five years with her 9th studio album, Hurricane Venus
With a successful 23-year career in music, film, and television, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences-Award winning artist, Brandy Norwood, is the epitome of a true artist. Known for her distinctive sound, Brandy is often referred to as the "vocal bible." She creates soul-stirring "feel good" music that inspires the masses
It's hard to imagine this single as anything but another jewel in the pop/r&b princess' crown.
And she knows what she's talking about. Brennan's been called the 'first lady of Celtic music.'
THE SINGER described as 'the first lady of Celtic music', Moya Brennan will release a new album in the UK.
The king of country music is making plans to retire
Dennis produced an enormous catalogue of albums and singles, and earned the undisputed title of 'Crown Prince of Reggae'
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
And today, James Brown's status as 'The Godfather of Soul" remains undiminished'.
The Augusta, GA singer has sung his way to the top of the musical heap as Soul Brother No. 1.
To Mark the ten years, officials at the Apollo crowned Brown 'King of Soul'.
He also went by "Mr. Dynamite," "Soul Brother No. 1," "the Minister of Super Heavy Funk" and "the Godfather of Soul," and he was all of those and more.
Years before Aretha Franklin was crowned Queen of Soul, Ruth Brown reigned as the original Queen of R&B
With his background in gospel, jazz, country, and blues, Burke helped shaped the sound of soul music, developing his unique style that earned him the nicknames “King Solomon,” The King of Rock ‘n’ Soul”, “Bishop of Soul”, and the “Muhammad Ali of soul”.
He was the most famous "acid casualty" of his generation, and the writer of much of the original material of the group, from which he had been ejected because of his drug-induced eccentricities.
The singer's much-anticipated series of concerts are a sell-out, her return to the stage heralded by critics everywhere. Yet her particular brand of carefully crafted fantasy was not always so widely acclaimed
Born August 19, 1954, in Kingsville, Texas, she is recognized as 'la reina de la onda Tejana' (the queen of Tejano music).
As she takes over Vegas, revisit the R&B queen's slept-on pairings with Missy Elliott, Jay Z and Da Brat.
Mariah Carey is unstoppable. With 17 No. 1 singles since her career began in 1990, Mariah is the reigning queen of pop.
Queen Of Christmas, Mariah Carey performs her holiday smash hits at the Beacon Theatre on December 15, 2014 in New York City.
Queen Of Christmas, Mariah Carey performs her holiday smash hits at the Beacon Theatre on December 15, 2014 in New York City.
(...) the mid-'90s witnessed a resurgence of Jovem Guarda talents through tributes of new rockers and Carlos reached the 21st century uncontestedly enjoying his absolute title: the King.
1965 was Carlos' year. In a popular vote promoted by the TV show Reino de Jeventude, Carlos was elected "O Rei" – the King of Brazilian music and has retained the title ever since.
If Amália was the queen of Fado, you can call Carlos do Carmo the king. His is the most successful male voice in Fado, releasing albums since the 1960s. Although his Fado is classic, some also find a jazzy sound and Frank Sinatra style in many of his songs.
Cher – singer, Oscar-winning actress and campaigner -is the original queen of reinvention, an expert at re-creating herself.
'We want Gor Gor' (Cantonese for 'big brother', Cheung's nickname) to know that he has not been forgotten and never will be," a spokeswoman said.
Dubbed the 'king of Chinese pop' by local media, Jay Chou has released eight studio albums, spawning several hits,
In 2004, upon the release of Ciara Harris's excellent debut Goodies, Lil Jon christened the 21-year-old Atlanta starlet the 'Princess of crunk & B.'
American Idol alum Kelly Clarkson is the undisputed Queen of Covers. She consistently borrows other artists' songs and puts her signature spin on them, often producing something even better than the original.
The Queen of Covers has been asking fans to submit requests for every stop of her Piece by Piece Tour.
Kelly is herself an undisputed Queen of Covers, as we've pointed out before, so maybe there's a bit of torch-passing here?
As the Princess of Hip Hop Soul, Keyshia Cole is not afraid to sing about the heart on her sleeve.
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Teen queen Miley Cyrus has signed up to play Dracula's daughter in new movie Hotel Transylvania.
"[...] As Damares not born Queen Bee..." Desktop Gospel
Sure BBB Disc Diamond is not news to anyone, for any media gospel, the singer herself and the staff of Sony had released this done. However it will be very nice to see the 'Queen Bee' receiving this award on national television...
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
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.'
The Arab world's most successful recording artist, Father of Mediterranean Music, movie star extraordinaire, dedicated family man or simply the King of Arab Pop are all titles Amr Diab has picked up over the years.
In the months after Mr. Downie’s cancer was announced, music writers described him as his nation’s unofficial poet laureate
Lead singer of Canadian rock group and the country’s ‘unofficial poet laureate’ has died following battle with brain cancer
1st artist to achieve this milestone
Japanese fans had labeled Nokie the 'King of Guitars,' at a time when Deep Purple's Ritchie Blackmore publicly announced, 'I think I can wipe up the floor with most guitarists.'
Missy Elliott, the first lady of hip-hop, grew up in Virginia Beach and has recorded and produced there periodically since her star rose.
Significantly, he also duetted with Missy Elliott on the brilliant, Timbaland-produced, 'Busa Rhyme' on her Da Real World album. Eminem makes no attempt to tone down the misogynistic elements of Slim Shady in the face of the 'First Lady Of Hip Hop.'
As we patiently wait for any kind of music from O.G. hip-hop goddess, Missy Elliott, even her remixing a song makes us break out the twerkin' pants
Missy Elliott brings people together. A couple of weeks ago, Odd Future rapper Tyler, The Creator tweeted the hip-hop goddess' praises: 'Missy Is The Fucking Shit And Should Get More Credit. I Wish She Was Out Making Music Man, Her And Gwen. Da Shit Ayee.'
Little Mix confirmed that they enlisted the help of hip-hop heavyweight Missy Elliott on the remix of their DNA single, 'How Ya Doin'?'
Little Mix have finally unveiled the colourful visuals for their new single 'How Ya Doin'? featuring hip-hop heavyweight Missy Elliott, and have all the attitude and sass to match the edgy urban track.
Just two albums down, Missy "Misdemeanour" Elliot is riding a fine line between hip-hop heavyweight and pop princess. She's already proved she can do both – on debut album Supa Dupa Fly – and a lot more besides, having also moonlighted in the studio for the likes of Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson.
After his hugely successful 'One of a Kind' world tour this past year, [G-Dragon] has recently announced the release of his third solo record, Coup D'Etat, which will have a feature from hip-hop heavyweight, Missy Elliott.
With her new album, you'll be rocking too, especially with this track which bangs with hip-hop heavyweight Missy Elliott and R&B sex symbol Kelly Rowland.
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.
Missy is known as a beat slayer and queen of hip hop dance music.
She's the unrivalled queen of rap and the first black music mogul, so it's no surprise that Missy Elliott has a reputation as the diva you cross at your peril.
Missy Elliott, reigning queen of rap, releases five albums in only six years, earns two Grammys, the 2003 American Music Award, and MTV's 2003 Video of the Year.
Widely regarded as the queen of rap music, Missy Elliott is an icon of girl culture because of her innovative style and ability to succeed in the music industry without objectifying herself.
Gucci Mane thinks that Eminem needs to put his crown on the ground. The Evil Genius rapper questioned Em's claim to the "King of Rap" title on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show.
Many believed Em had lost his touch but with Kamikaze making its rounds, Eminem is demolishing those sentiments, proving his status as the Rap God is without question.
and even Nicki Minaj, who revealed in an interview recently that several songs from her new album The Pinkprint are heavily influenced by the New Age queen.
(Next up after Madonna among female soloists? New age queen Enya, at 27.3 million.)
Young sensation Darren Espanto, dubbed the ‘Total Performer,’ had a blast guesting on Mama Belle’s radio show 'Sikat Sa Barangay' earlier today, February 24.
Known far and wide as the 'Queen of Latin Pop', Gloria Estefan is one of the most recognized artists in the world
Bryan Ferry is still the king of cool. Yet behind the facade there’s a working-class Geordie who has endured heartbreak, loss and obsession
Dubbed 'The First Lady of Song', Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century
Just as journalists had crowned white bandleaders Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman as the kings of jazz and swing, in the 1950s they enthroned Presley, Haley, and Freed as the kings of rock 'n' roll
The luckier among us were able to catch MC Frontalot, the godfather of nerdcore hip-hop, at last weekend’s Comic-Con.
Known as the king of Latin pop, Gabriel also has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide.
...La reina del pop invitó a la princesa a compartir escenario en alguno de sus recitales del MDNA Tour....
...MEET lady gaga – the grammy-nominated princess of pop.....
Gairanod earned the moniker "Little Superstar" after she was likened by show coach Lea Salonga to the Superstar Nora Aunor.
He was El Mago (the Wizard), El Zorzal (the Songbird), and El Rey del Tango (the King of Tango), among other affectionate nicknames bestowed upon him by an adoring public.
Lucho Gatica, the Chilean singer whose lush, brooding croon earned him renown throughout the Spanish-speaking world as 'the king of bolero,' died on Nov. 13 (2018).
[R]egarded by his compatriots as the source and fountainhead of Russian Music
After years, singer Marika Gombitová didn't make into the top five of female vocalists. Until now, the uncrowned Queen of Slovak Popular Music would always appear among the nominees at least...
These are the most quoted possible reasons, which the Queen of Slovak Pop Music Marika Gombitová has decided to appear in front of her devoted fans for.
The Queen of Slovak Pop Music Marika Gombitová will cover a lead song to the new feature fairy tale Seven Bros of a Rook...
The Songstress of the Century Marika Gombitová is celebrating today her 52nd birthday and her nameday, too...
Awards: 2000 – Title 'The Songstress of the Century'
For many people the name Benny Goodman is synonymous with swing. His record sales and performances helped usher in the swing craze of the 1930s; for more than a decade, the 'king of swing' enjoyed incredible heights of popularity.
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
Gretchen is a household name, and on the Brazilian internet, she reigns supreme as its "Meme Queen".
Two decades later, she agreed to marry the famous stranger who landed on her doorstep, though his proposal came with a warning from him: “You know you’re going to be known as Mrs. Thanksgiving now, right?”
The Queen of Czechoslovak chanson has a 'Mill Wheel' in her heart; The first lady of Czechoslovak chanson Hana Hegerová has released a new studio album after almost 25 years.
The first lady of Czechoslovak chanson Hana Hegerová is celebrating 80th birthday.
Hana Hegerová – a little big lady of Czech chanson; At occasion of a birthday of the queen of Czech chanson the Czech Television will present on Saturday, October 22, on 2nd channel at 20.55 the document 'Hana Hegerová', and at 21.50 her recitale 'What I'll Never Understand'
One other artist, John Lee Hooker is by most standards the undisputed 'king of the blues'
Nicknamed "The Cool Ruler", Isaacs was a dapper-dressed performer who almost always sported a distinctive fedora and three-piece suit on stage.
Yes, the self-proclaimed Queen of the South does not mince words
Her brother may have appointed himself King of Pop, but Janet Jackson earned her crown as Queen of Radio this week.
...the musical legacy of Robert Johnson has entranced later generations of rock and blues musicians such as the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. Fans and experts alike call him the "grandfather of rock and roll
The brightest star of the first half of the 20th century, Jolson was eternally grateful for the opportunities America had given him. ... While some of his colleagues in show business complained about his inflated ego, he certainly deserved his moniker: 'The World's Greatest Entertainer.'
Janis Joplin found hers in Texas and left for the West Coast, there to become queen of rock and roll.
He was known as 'King of the Jukebox' and was one of the first black artists to have both white and black supporters following his jazz, blues, and boogie-woogie tunes
He says this without conceit, El Príncipe de la Canción – the Prince of Song, as he is known – had led a life that until recently, was far from charmed.
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'.
During a recent interview with the reigning King of R&B, Kelly told JET why success saddens him
The reigning king of pop-soul sex talks a lot tougher than Barry White, the father of such fluffed-up pillow talk and along with Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway, a major influence on Kelly.
On Friday, the queen of R&B, Alicia Keys, took over RodeoHouston.
Once the video surfaced online, however, Twitter went on the attack – making the self-proclaimed "Queen of the South" the brunt of royal.
Much later, as the reigning King of the Blues, BB would explain that the 'blues isn't just some sad music about a broken heart, a busted dream, or a painful love affair.
Inevitably called 'King of the Blues', BB King is today probably the most commercially successful blues singer with black audiences.
Over his career, he was nicknamed "The King of the Blues".
Gladys Knight technically supersedes them with her title 'Empress of Soul'. And rightly so: with her Pips she created solid Motown hits, followed by Seventies soul gems such as Midnight Train to Georgia and Help Me Make It Through the Night – sure to raise a tear on this farewell tour.
The man many call the godfather of house, Frankie Knuckles began DJing in New York in the early '70s while still a teenager, years before the disco boom which proved to be the first flowering of modern dance music.
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'
Where have all the pop punk girls gone? Sure, Avril Lavigne still reigns as queen, but when it comes to the kind of angsty, badass ladies who gave us an outlet in the early aughts, we're running short these days.
Queen of pop punk Avril Lavigne is returning Hong Kong to rock again the stage of AsiaWorld-Arena since her live performance there in 2007. This time, she is bringing with her the Black Star Tour.
Avril Lavigne's 'LET GO' Turns 15, Hailing The Pop-Punk Queen.
She is the acclaimed Princess of the South, the original Candy Girl before she even became an adolescent teen. All across the nation Lil Brianna has been imprinting her name all over the industry.
The King of Crunk
The "Queen of Hip-Hop" wore blue contact lenses, light pink lipstick, and had her long blonde hair flowing over her shoulders.
Lil Kim, known as the "Queen of Rap".
a bonafide diva greets the queen of rap.
the queen of rap, Lil Kim...
Kim's still the queen of rap.
Lil Kim, the queen of rap
Lil' Kim als Rap-Königin
The "Queen of Rap" Lil' Kim will bring...
The tatted-up rapper, who takes her cues from hip-hop goddesses like Lil' Kim
Lil' Kim wants to make one thing clear. She hasn't had her breast implants removed. Responding to a report in the New York Post in which the hip-hop goddess was quoted as saying she'd considered the reductions because she had backaches, she has fired off a news release.
Hip-hop goddess Lil' Kim was unrecognizable, fans say, at a recent Hot 97 show — but the former flame of the late Notorious BIG and Lighters Up rapper has been on the receiving end of plastic surgery rumors for years.
Above, the queen of daring style drops some knowledge about seven of this season’s most scandalous runway looks.
R&B singer/songwriter Lil Mo, affectionately known as the Godmother of Hip-Hop and R&B, will release her anticipated third CD, Pain and Paper on August 28, via her own Honeychild Inc., distributed by Koch Entertainment.
Called the 'Architect of Rock and Roll,' the flamboyant piano virtuoso is known for the classic hits Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly and Lucille.
By winning the contest for a second time in 1987, this earned him the nickname of 'Mr Eurovision'
Pop-rocker Kenny Loggins has done well for himself as the king of movie soundtracks, giving us "I'm Alright" from "Caddyshack," "Nobody's Fool" from "Caddyshack II," "Footloose" from the movie of the same name and ""Danger Zone" from Top Gun
Lombardo is known for his fast, aggressive style of play utilizing the double bass technique which has earned him the title
Queen of Country. The title has been bestowed on Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn and a few other female country stars.
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)