Best Singers and Bands from Pennsylvania

Good ol' P.A. has quite a few spectacular native singers & Bands! And it's my Home State!

The Top TenXW

1Jackie EvanchoJacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and five albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts .

Jackie continues to live and go to school in Pennsylvania. She loves it here! - BobG

Jackie is about 30 miles from where I was born!

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2Solomon Burke

This guy was so good, he was known as the 'King of Rock & Soul'. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

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3Patti LaBellePatricia Louise Holt-Edwards better known under the stage name Patti LaBelle, is an American singer, author, actress, and entrepreneur.

This was my father's guilty pleasure when growing up. Unfortunately, he may have passed on that potentially faulty gene. - PositronWildhawk

4Hall & OatesDaryl Hall and John Oates, known more commonly as Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo from Philadelphia.
6Bill Haley & the Comets
7PinkAlecia Beth Moore known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
8Joan JettJoan Marie Larkin known professionally by her stage name Joan Jett, is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and occasional actress, best known for her work with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, preceded by success with The Runaways, including their hit song "Cherry Bomb".

Man, I love Joan Jett. But the reason she couldn't be higher is because she didn't have a lot of hits. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

9Taylor SwiftTaylor Alison Swift (Taylor Swift) is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about Faith Hill, Swift felt that she should go to Nashville to begin more.

Taylor Swift really isn't my thing, but she does have an enormous amount of hits, and is the only artist to have all of the songs on an album hit the top 100. And she must be talented, because Ozzy Osbourne said so. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER

10Chubby Checker

The Contenders

11Sister Sledge
12Billie HolidayEleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
13Christina AguileraChristina MarĂ­a Aguilera is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer, best known for songs such as "Beautiful", "Genie In A Bottle", "Fighter", "Hurt", "Dirrty", "Your Body", "Lady Marmalade", "Reflection", and "Candyman".

Born in New York, but raised in Rochester and Wexford, PA. She belongs here. - Trancas

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