Musicians Whose First Name Starts With W

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Discover the famous musicians whose name starts with W. The list includes people like Will Smith, Weird Al Yankovic, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Waylon Jennings, Wiz Khalifa and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of musicians whose names start with W includes people from United States, England, Germany, China and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Will Smith
(Actor)
Will Smith
158
Birthdate: September 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 2 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(One of the Greatest Composers in the History of Western Music)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
57
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: December 5, 1791
 3 
Wiz Khalifa
(Singer-Rapper Known for His Songs ‘Black and Yellow’, ‘See You Again’ and ‘Say Yeah’)
Wiz Khalifa
35
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minot, North Dakota, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 4 
Weird Al Yankovic
(Known for his Album 'Mandatory Fun')
Weird Al Yankovic
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Downey, California, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Waylon Jennings
(Country Singer Known for First no.1 Single 'Dreaming My Dreams')
Waylon Jennings
16
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Littlefield, Texas, United States
Died: February 13, 2002
 6 
will.i.am
(American Rapper, Singer-Songwriter, Founding and Lead Member of the Musical Group ‘Black Eyed Peas’)
will.i.am
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Eastside Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Woody Guthrie
(Singer-songwriter)
Woody Guthrie
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 14, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Okemah, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 3, 1967
 8 
Wyclef Jean
(Haitian Rapper Who is a Member of the New Jersey Hip Hop group 'Fugees')
Wyclef Jean
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Wynonna Judd
(One of the Best-Selling Country Artists of All Time)
Wynonna Judd
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashland, Kentucky, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 10 
Warren Zevon
(American Rock Singer-Songwriter and Musician Best Known for His Album ‘Excitable Boy’)
Warren Zevon
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 7, 2003
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
William Katt
(Best Known as the Star of the Television Series 'The Greatest American Hero')
William Katt
5
Birthdate: February 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Wizkid
(Singer-songwriter)
Wizkid
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Surulere, Lagos
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 13 
Wolfgang Van Halen
(Bassist of the Rock Band ‘Van Halen’ and Son of Eddie Van Halen)
Wolfgang Van Halen
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 16, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
 14 
Władysław Szpilman
(Pianist Widely Known as the Central Figure in the 2002 'Roman Polanski' Film 'The Pianist')
Władysław Szpilman
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sosnowiec, Poland
Died: July 6, 2000
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Walter Becker
(Guitarist, Record producer)
Walter Becker
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 16 
Wynton Marsalis
(Trumpeter)
Wynton Marsalis
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
 17 
William Herschel
(Astronomer Known for His Discovery of 'Uranus' and 'Infrared Radiation')
William Herschel
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 15, 1738
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: August 23, 1822
 18 
Watkin Tudor Jones
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Johannesburg
 19 
Warren G
(Rapper, Record producer, Singer, Composer)
Warren G
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Wendy
(Singer, Voice actress and Radio host)
Wendy
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 21, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 21 
Wes Borland
(Guitarist for the Rap Metal Band ‘Limp Bizkit’ & Lead Vocalist of the Industrial Band ‘Black Light Burns’)
Wes Borland
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Wayne Shorter
(composer, saxophonist, jazz musician)
Wayne Shorter
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark
 23 
Wes Montgomery
(Musician)
Wes Montgomery
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: June 15, 1968
 24 
Wendy Carlos
(Musician)
Wendy Carlos
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
 25 
Willa Ford
(Singer-songwriter)
Willa Ford
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ruskin, Florida, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Willie Dixon
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Record producer)
Willie Dixon
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vicksburg
Died: January 29, 1992
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Win Butler
(Songwriter, Singer, Composer, Poet, Guitarist)
Win Butler
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Truckee, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 28 
Winston Marshall
(Musician & Podcaster Best Known as The Former Banjoist & Lead Guitarist of The Folk Rock Band 'Mumford & Sons')
Winston Marshall
2
Birthdate: December 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 29 
Wink Martindale
(Disc Jockey)
Wink Martindale
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson, Tennessee, USA
 30 
Wendy Melvoin
(Guitarist)
Wendy Melvoin
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 31 
Wendy O. Williams
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Webster, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 1998
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
William DuVall
(Musician)
William DuVall
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
 33 
W. C. Handy
(Composer)
W. C. Handy
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Florence, Alabama, United States
Died: March 28, 1958
 34 
Wisin
(Rapper, Singer)
Wisin
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Wang Leehom
(Singer-songwriter)
Wang Leehom
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
Wesley Willis
(Singer-songwriter)
Wesley Willis
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 21, 2003
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 37 
William Walton
(Composer)
William Walton
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 29, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oldham, England
Died: March 8, 1983
 38 
Wayne Kramer
(Guitarist and Co-founder of the Detroit Rock Group 'MC5')
Wayne Kramer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
 39 
Waddy Wachtel
(Musician)
Waddy Wachtel
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
 40 
Will Champion
(Drummer, Singer)
Will Champion
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton
 41 
W. D. Amaradeva
(Singer, Composer)
W. D. Amaradeva
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Died: November 3, 2016
 42 
Witold Lutoslawski
(The Most Significant Polish Composer of 20th-Century Classical Music)
Witold Lutoslawski
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: February 7, 1994
 43 
Woody Herman
(Musician)
Woody Herman
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 16, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: October 29, 1987
 44 
Will Oldham
(Singer)
Will Oldham
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, USA
 45 
Warrel Dane
(Singer)
Warrel Dane
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington
 46 
Willy William
(French DJ, Record Producer and Singer Famous for His French Hit 'Ego' and His Latin Hit 'MI Gente')
Willy William
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fréjus, France
 47 
Wael Kfoury
(Lebanese Singer-Songwriter Known as 'The King of Romance' for His Aching Ballad Style)
Wael Kfoury
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zahlé
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Wesley Schultz
(Guitarist)
Wesley Schultz
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: America
 49 
Willy Paul
(Songwriter)
Willy Paul
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kasarani, Kenya
 50 
Wanda Jackson
(Singer-songwriter)
Wanda Jackson
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maud, Oklahoma, United States