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  • ZZ Top

    ZZ Top

    Inductee, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Music

    ZZ Top is an American rock band. Total record sales of 25 million place ZZ Top among the top-100-selling artists in the United States. ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.

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  • Zola Jesus

    Zola Jesus

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Zola Jesus is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. Her music has been noted for combining elements of electronic, industrial, classical, and goth. Her debut album, "The Spoils", was released in 2009.

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  • Ziggy Marley

    Ziggy Marley

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Ziggy Marley is a Jamaican musician and leader of the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, and the son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley. He also performed the theme song for the children's cartoon series "Arthur".

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  • Zedd

    Zedd

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Zedd is a Russian-German record producer, DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. He won a Grammy for Best Dance Recording at the 56th Grammy Awards for "Clarity".

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  • Zaz

    Zaz

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Zaz is a French singer-songwriter who mixes jazzy styles, French variety, soul and acoustic. She is famous for her hit "Je veux", from her first album," Zaz", released on 10 May 2010.

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  • Zayn

    Zayn

    Member, One Direction (2010 - 2015)

    Music

    Zayn auditioned as a solo contestant for the music competition "The X Factor" in 2010. After being eliminated as a solo performer, he was brought back, along with four other contestants, to form the boy band that would become known as One Direction.

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  • Zara Larsson

    Zara Larsson

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Zara Larsson is a Swedish singer and songwriter. At the age of 10, she achieved national fame in Sweden for winning the 2008 season of the talent show "Talang", the Swedish version of British television's "Got Talent".

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  • Zac Brown Band

    Zac Brown Band

    3-Time Grammy Award Winner

    Music

    Zac Brown Band is an American country/rock band based in Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup consists of Zac Brown, Jimmy De Martini, John Driskell Hopkins, Coy Bowles, Chris Fryar, Clay Cook, Matt Mangano, and Daniel de los Reyes.

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  • Yollandi Nortjie

    Yollandi Nortjie

    Recording Artist

    Music

    From a very young age, Yollandi Nortjie has enchanted diverse audiences around the world with her crystal clear lyrical soprano voice. Nortjie, together with vocal boy band Overtone, has appeared on international talk shows.

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  • Yolanda Adams

    Yolanda Adams

    Recording Artist

    Music

    As of September 2009, Yolanda Adams had sold 4.5 million albums since 1991 in the United States, and nearly 8 million albums worldwide according to SoundScan.

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  • Yoko Ono

    Yoko Ono

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Yoko Ono is a multimedia artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist who is also known for her work in performance art. She performs in both English and Japanese. She is known for being the second wife of singer-songwriter John Lennon of The Beatles.

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  • YES

    YES

    Progressive Rock Band and Inductee, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    Music

    YES are an English rock band formed in 1968. They adopted several changes in musical style, from rearranged covers to progressive and art rock in the 1970s, before moving towards pop in the 1980s. They have sold 13.5 million albums in the United States.

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  • Years & Years

    Years & Years

    Recording Group

    Music

    Years & Years are a British synth-pop band, founded in London, England. The band consists of Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy, and Emre Türkmen. Years & Years' music has been described as electropop, mixing R&B and 1990s house elements.

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  • Xzibit

    Xzibit

    Recording Artist and Actor

    Music

    Xzibit began his musical career after the release of his debut studio album in 1996. The album generated both critical and commercial success. He has also gained notoriety as an actor and television host, notably for his role in the series "Empire".

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  • XXXTentacion

    XXXTentacion

    Recording Artist

    Music

    XXXTentacion was a rapper, singer, and songwriter. His second album, "?", was released on March 16, 2018. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, with its singles "Sad!" and "Changes" peaking at numbers seven and 37 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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  • Xscape

    Xscape

    Recording Group

    Music

    Xscape is an American female R&B, vocal quartet from Atlanta, Georgia. The group released their debut album "Hummin' Comin' at 'Cha" in 1993, which spawned two of their biggest hits "Just Kickin' It" and "Understanding". The album was certified platinum.

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  • X Lovers

    X Lovers

    Recording Group

    Music

    X Lovers is a Los Angeles-based pop music duo consisting of London Jackson and Jacob Ames, who go professionally by their first names, London and Jake.

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  • Wynton Marsalis

    Wynton Marsalis

    Artistic Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center

    Music

    Wynton Marsalis is a trumpeter and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. He has been awarded nine Grammy Awards, and his "Blood on the Fields" was the first jazz composition to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

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  • Wynonna

    Wynonna

    Member, The Judds

    Music

    Wynonna Judd is a multi award-winning American country music singer. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to the single name Wynonna. She first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother Naomi in the country music duo The Judds.

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  • Wyclef Jean

    Wyclef Jean

    Member, Fugees

    Music

    Wyclef Jean is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor. He first achieved fame as a member of the New Jersey hip-hop group the Fugees. Jean has won three Grammy Awards for his musical work.

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  • Wu-Tang Clan

    Wu-Tang Clan

    Recording Group

    Music

    Wu-Tang Clan is an hip-hop group from Staten Island, New York City. The group has released four gold and platinum studio albums. Its 1993 debut album, "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)", is considered to be one of the greatest albums in hip-hop history.

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  • Woody Rock

    Woody Rock

    Member, Dru Hill

    Music

    Dru Hill is a singing group, whose repertoire included soul, hip-hop soul, and gospel music. The group recorded seven Top 40 hits, and is best known for the R&B #1 hits "In My Bed" and "Never Make a Promise". Woody Rock is a former member of the group.

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Music Composer

    Music

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era. He composed more than 600 works, many acknowledged as pinnacles of symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral music.

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  • Wizzard

    Wizzard

    Recording Group

    Music

    Wizzard were an English glam rock band formed by Roy Wood. The Guinness Book of 500 Number One Hits states, "Wizzard was Roy Wood just as much as Wings was Paul McCartney."

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  • Wiz Khalifa

    Wiz Khalifa

    Recording Artist

    Music

    Wiz Khalifa is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. In March 2015, he released "See You Again" for the soundtrack of the film "Furious 7", and the song peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks.

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