Musicians From Alabama

Alabama has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Hank Williams, Nat King Cole, Chuck Leavell, Mark Wilkerson, YBN Nahmir and others.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Hank Williams

Hank Williams.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: September 17, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 1, 1953

Musician Hank Williams is widely considered one of the most influential and significant American singer-songwriters of the 20th century. Hank Williams influenced several singers, such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Johnny Cash, and Charley Pride to name a few. Since his untimely death at the age of 29, many artists have released tribute albums honoring Hank Williams.  

 2 Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole.
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Famous As: Vocalist, Pianist
Birthdate: March 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 15, 1965
Jazz pianist/singer Nat King Cole, father of singer Natalie Cole, is best remembered for tracks such as Too Young and Mona Lisa. His last album, L-O-V-E, was recorded while he battled lung cancer. With The Nat King Cole Show, he became the first African-American to host his own show.

 3 Katherine Jackson

Katherine Jackson.
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Famous As: Musical Talent
Birthdate: May 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus

 4 YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir.
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: December 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 5 Ma Rainey

Ma Rainey.
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Famous As: Street artist, Musician
Birthdate: April 26, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 22, 1939

 6 Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 7 Brittany Howard

Brittany Howard
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
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 8 Sam Phillips

Sam Phillips
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: January 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 30, 2003

 9 Tommy Shaw

Tommy Shaw
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo

 10 Mathew Knowles

Mathew Knowles
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 9, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 11 Flo Milli

Flo Milli
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: January 9, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 12 Sun Ra

Sun Ra
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Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: May 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 30, 1993

 13 Dinah Washington

Dinah Washington
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 14, 1963

 14 Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer

 15 Mark Wilkerson

Mark Wilkerson.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo

 16 Dennis Edwards

Dennis Edwards
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: February 1, 2018

 17 Taylor Hicks

Taylor Hicks
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Famous As: Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra

 18 Toni Tennille

Toni Tennille
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus

 19 Ray Sawyer

Ray Sawyer
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 31, 2018

 20 Big Mama Thornton

Big Mama Thornton
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Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: December 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: July 25, 1984

 21 Diana DeGarmo

Diana DeGarmo
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini

 22 W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 16, 1873
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 28, 1958

 23 Donna Jean Godchaux

Donna Jean Godchaux
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo

 24 Chuck Leavell

Chuck Leavell.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus

 25 James Reese Europe

James Reese Europe
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 22, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 9, 1919

 26 Lonnie Johnson

Lonnie Johnson
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Famous As: Jazz guitarist
Birthdate: February 8, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 16, 1970

 27 Freddie Hart

Freddie Hart
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 27, 2018

 28 Billy Norris Sherrill

Billy Norris Sherrill
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Famous As: Songwriter and producer
Birthdate: November 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 4, 2015

 29 Curly Putman

Curly Putman
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: November 20, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 30, 2016

 30 Miles Copeland, Jr.

Miles Copeland, Jr.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 14, 1991

 31 Charles Elzer Loudermilk

Charles Elzer Loudermilk
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 26, 2011

 32 Joe Guy

Joe Guy
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 1, 1962

 33 Hugh Martin

Hugh Martin
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: August 11, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 11, 2011

 34 William King

William King
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 35 Rachel Wammack

Rachel Wammack
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 1995 AD

 36 Cootie Williams

Cootie Williams
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Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: July 10, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 15, 1985

 37 Erskine Hawkins

Erskine Hawkins
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Famous As: Trumpeter
Birthdate: July 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 11, 1993

 38 Louisiana Red

Louisiana Red
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: March 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 25, 2012

 39 Hal Kemp

Hal Kemp
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Famous As: Saxophonist, Clarinetist
Birthdate: March 27, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 21, 1940

 40 Jerry McCain

Jerry McCain
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 18, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 28, 2012

 41 Benny Benjamin

Benny Benjamin
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Famous As: Jazz musician
Birthdate: July 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 20, 1969

 42 Earl Hudson

Earl Hudson
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Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: December 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 43 Dan Penn

Dan Penn
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 16, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 44 Vern Gosdin

Vern Gosdin
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: August 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 28, 2009

 45 David Hood

David Hood
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Famous As: Bassist
Birthdate: September 21, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo