Top Ten Solo Music Artists with an Honorific Nickname

The Top Ten

1 Madonna (Queen of Pop) Madonna Louise Ciccone, known professionally as Madonna, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears. She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically more.
2 Michael Jackson (King of Pop) Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under more.
3 Björk (Queen of Avantgarde) Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
4 Elvis Presley (King of Rock and Roll) Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.
5 Nina Hagen (Godmother of Punk) Catharina Hagen, better known by her stage name Nina Hagen, is a German singer-songwriter and actress born on March 11, 1955 in former East Berlin. more.
6 SpongeBozz (God of Battle) Dimitri Chpakov, better known by his stage names SpongeBozz and Sun Diego, is a German rapper of Russian descent born on March 17th, 1989. more.
7 Patti Smith (Godmother of Punk) Patricia Lee "Patti" Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist who became a highly influential component of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut album Horses.

I have a question... why is Patti Smith regarded as punk? Owning her first five albums, I don't know any song by her that remotely sounds like punk, neither original punk like Sex Pistols nor pop punk. Nina Hagen's original style had several other influences and was more complex than punk, but she nevertheless had a revolting attitude, sang in a very shrieking and nasty way and the overall tone was a musical raised middle finger so I get why is regarded as punk, but I don't know that from Patti Smith to be honest. She's more folk and then became New Wave. - Martin_Canine

8 Conchita Wurst (Queen of Austria) Conchita Wurst or simply Conchita is the stage name and persona of Austrian singer Tom Neuwirth, who was born on November 6, 1988 . more.

I hate drag.

9 Adele (Queen of Soul) Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles more.

Ummm, NO. that would be Aretha Franklin.

10 Little Richard (The Architect of Rock-n-Roll)

The Contenders

11 Kool Savas (King of Rap) Savaş Yurderi, better known by his stage name Kool Savas, is a German rapper of Turkish descent born on February 10, 1975. more.
12 Kollegah (King of Rap) Felix Antoine Blume, better known by his stage name Kollegah, is a German rapper of Canadian descent born on August 3rd, 1984. He is widely credited to have established multisyllabic rhyming and doubletime rapping in German hip hop. more.

At least two successful German rappers (Bushido and Shindy) agreed that Kollegah already earned the title instead of old school rapper Kool Savas, so I guess that counts. But most people still associate Kool Savas with that title. - Martin_Canine

13 Chuck Berry (The Father of Rock-n-Roll)
14 James Brown (The Godfather of Soul) James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul".
15 Rihanna (Caribbean Queen) Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian-American pop singer. Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning more.
16 Cher (The Goddess of Pop) Cher is an American singer and actress. Her song Believe was the first song to use autotune. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety more.
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