Good ol' P.A. has quite a few spectacular native singers & Bands! And it's my Home State!
1 Jackie Evancho
Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Evancho (born April 9, 2000) is an American classical crossover singer who gained wide recognition at an early age and, since 2009, has issued an EP and seven albums, including a platinum and gold album and three Billboard 200 top 10 debuts. Evancho's 2017 album, Two Hearts, ...read more.
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!
Jackie is from western Pennsylvania and at the age of 12 was awarded the title of History Maker in the field of Arts by the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh. Now 14, she has released five albums, one certified platinum and one gold, has just completed her *third* PBS Great Performances special and has represented Pennsylvania well in many corners of the world with her thrilling performances. - BobG
2 Solomon Burke
This guy was so good, he was known as the 'King of Rock & Soul'. - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER
The King of Rock 'n' Soul! Everybody needs Somebody to love...
3 Patti LaBelle
Patricia 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
4 Hall & Oates
Daryl Hall and John Oates, known more commonly as Hall & Oates, are an American musical duo from Philadelphia.
Originally known as Paris from Camphill PA I remember seeing them play in a little dive bar called Toots in Hummelstown
6 Bill Haley & the Comets
Alecia Beth Moore known professionally as P!NK, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
8 Joan Jett
Joan 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
9 Taylor Swift
Taylor Alison Swift is an American singer-songwriter. She was born on December 13, 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania. She is best known for writing break up songs and for having more than 5 Grammys. She became interested in country music when she was around 9 years old and after watching a documentary about ...read 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
10 Chubby Checker
11 Sister Sledge
They sang 'We Are Family! M - GHOSTbirdnatureLOVER
12 Billie Holiday
Eleanora Fagan, professionally known as Billie Holiday, was an American jazz musician and singer-songwriter with a career spanning nearly thirty years.
13 Christina Aguilera
Christina María 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", "I Turn To You", "Come On Over Baby (All I Want Is You)" "What A Girl Wants" and ...read more.
Born in New York, but raised in Rochester and Wexford, PA. She belongs here. - Trancas
Anti-Flag is an American punk rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The band is well known for politically charged lyrics and activism, focusing on anti-war activism, anti-imperialism, class struggle, human rights, and various sociopolitical sentiments.
Cinderella is an American glam metal and hard rock band from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The band emerged in the mid-1980s with a series of multi-platinum albums and hit singles whose music videos received heavy MTV rotation.
Definitely. Worthy of a top 10 from Pennsylvania they are one of the top hair bands from the 80s
16 The Hooters
17 Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers
18 Robert Hazard and the Heroes