Devotional Singers

A devotional singer may refer to a type of singer who sings songs relating or in expression of sacred, religious of godly verses. Devotional songs are basically hymns inspired and drawn from religious texts, writings or poems from any religion. A devotional singer will sing songs that tell the vast history or stories of god in various religions from across the world. Devotional singers are believed to praise the glory of god and his creation in their songs and create an atmosphere of serenity and divine adoration. Devotional singers may perform in concerts, religious functions, sing during religious festivals, sing at holy places and they may even launch their own line of audio tapes. While devotional singers may not be very popular with the younger generation of audiences, they attract a wide range of spiritual believers who find peace and harmony through devotional songs. Devotional singers may also teach music and are often recognized as ‘Gurus’ of their genre of music. Here is a compilation of some of the most famous and well-known devotional singers in the music industry, read on for more facts that can be discovered with the help of their detailed biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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 1 Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
The Godmother of Soul Patti LaBelle is best known for her chartbusting song Lady Marmalade, released with her group Labelle. She has had a successful solo career, too, winning multiple Grammys. She has appeared on her own TV shows, released cookbooks, and has launched her line of food and bedding.

 2 Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson.
Famous As: Singer, Actor & Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: April 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S
Died: January 23, 1976

Singer and actor, Paul Robeson, was as much known for his music and films as he was for his political activism. As a black man who had to endure great difficulties to establish himself, he was actively involved in the Civil Rights Movement and other social justice campaigns. As a performer, he was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance.

 3 Anita Bryant

Anita Bryant.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barnsdall, Oklahoma, USA

 4 Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh.
Famous As: Ghazal Singer
Birthdate: February 8, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sri Ganganagar
Died: October 10, 2011

Jagjit Singh was an Indian singer, musician, and composer. Nicknamed King of Ghazals, Jagjit Singh is credited with reviving and popularizing an Indian classical art form called ghazal. Regarded as one of the most influential artists in India, Singh was honored with India's third-highest civilian award Padma Bhushan in 2003.  He was also honored with other awards like Lata Mangeshkar Samman.

 5 Kaitlyn Maher

Kaitlyn Maher.
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 10, 2004
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Novi, Michigan, United States

 6 Angela Warnick Buchdahl

Angela Warnick Buchdahl
Famous As: Rabbi
Birthdate: July 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Apart from achieving the feat of being the first Asian-American to become a rabbi and a cantor, Angela Warnick Buchdahl has also amazed everyone with her musical skills. A Yale alumna, she was featured in the documentary 18 Voices Sing Kol Nidre, which explored the musical history of Jewish synagogues.

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 7 Habib Belk

Habib Belk
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marrakech, Morocco
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