Şarkıcıların takma isimleri listesi, ses sanatçılarına takılan lakapların listelendiği bir maddedir. Takma isimler, dinsel, ailevi ya da aristokratik unvanlardan seçilir. Bu lakaplar sanatçının medya tarafından ifade edilmesinde kullanılır ve sanatçının hayranları için değerini gösterir. Takma adlar Avrupa'da ilk olarak 19. yüzyılda klasik müzik sanatçıları için kullanılmıştır. Bu bağlamda Mozart'a "modern müziğin babası", Bach'a ise "modern piyano müziğinin babası" denilmiştir.
Afro-Amerikan kültürün bir ürünü olan Jazz ve Swing'in popülerleştiği 1930-40'larda öne çıkan Paul Whiteman "Jazz'ın Kralı" ve Benny Goodman ise "Swing'in Kralı" olarak anılmaya başlandı.
1950'lerde ise Rock and Roll popülerleşmeye başlamıştır. Bu dönemde halkın ihtiyaçlarına cevap veren ve bu müziği en iyi icra eden işi olan Elvis Presley de "Rock and Roll'un Kralı" olarak adlandırılmıştır.
^"Called the 'Architect of Rock and Roll,' the flamboyant piano virtuoso is known for the classic hits Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly and Lucille." in "Little Richard, Gladys Knight & The Pips Inducted Into Apollo Theater Legends Hall Of Fame; Ella Fitzgerald...", Jet, 110, s. 59, 10 Temmuz 2006, ISSN0021-5996
^"Initially a cult figure, by 1985, 'The Boss', as he became known to his fans, was the world's most successful white rock star since Elvis." in Shuker, Roy (2001), Understanding Popular Music, Routledge, s. 123, ISBN9780415235099
^"'He is the most imitated, most listened to, most recognized, voice of the second half of the twentieth century,' the New York disk jockey William B. Williams said in the fifties, tagging him forever with the epithet Chairman of the Board." in J. Lahr, Show and Tell: New Yorker Profiles (University of California Press, 2002), p. 52.
^"Others will point to the likes of the 'crown prince of reggae' Dennis Brown, for his contribution to roots reggae and his influence on a generation of reggae artistes." in The reggae debate: still unresolved, 17 Ekim 2008, erişim tarihi: 25 Ekim 2008
^"This record was a collaboration between Philip Oakey, the big-voiced lead singer of the techno-pop band the Human League, and Giorgio Moroder, the Italian-born father of disco who spent the '80s writing synth-based pop and film music." Evan Cater, Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder: Overview, allmusic, erişim tarihi: 21 Aralık 2009
^"A common sight towards the end of the sixties in New York and London announced 'Clapton is God'." in Vinita, Profiles in Popular Music (Sura Books, 2005), p. 71.
^abcde"What happens when the 'God of Song' descends on Genting Highlands during a cold and wet weekend? He warms and melts the hearts of both young and old with his charm and huge repertoire of hits, that's what! And that was precisely what Hong Kong superstar Jacky Cheung - arguably the most popular and enduring of the four Heavenly Kings - did at his two sold-out concerts last Friday and Saturday at the Arena of Stars. (For the uninitiated, Cheung, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok and Leon Lai are the four "Heavenly Kings" of Chinese pop, the over-the-top title probably bestowed by the imaginative Hong Kong media because of the singers' immense popularity. Cheung, of course, has been elevated even higher on the celestial plane!)" Ming, Fong (9 Kasım 2002), "Jacky, oh!", New Straits Times, s. 3
^"Recently, the girls proved their credibility as live performers, appearing as guests to Hong Kong's legendary "God of Songs" Sam Hui during his two live dates in Malaysia for the 50,000-strong crowds at Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur." in "Sounds of the East", The Bangkok Post, s. 1, 15 Mart 2005
^"For Koo, who credits his music studies at Berklee with having an influence “mainly on the theory and inspiration” of his musical arrangements, went on to make such a major impact on the local popular music scene that he was bestowed the title ‘The Godfather of Cantopop’. " Yvonne Teh, the godfather of cantopop, bc magazine, erişim tarihi: 3 Ocak 2010
^"It had already been noted that Neil Young was an important influence on grunge musicians, and in the mid- 1990s it became common to see Neil Young described as 'the godfather of grunge'." in Echard, William (2005), Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy, Indiana University Press, s. 43, ISBN9780253217684
^"Considered the Godfather of Italo Disco, Robotnick has also produced ambient, world music and even film soundtracks, first coming to prominence under his Robotnick alias with the track 'Problemes d'amour' in 1983." Dave Noonan (18 Şubat 2006), ES#2 with Ellen Allien & Alexander Robotnick, Dublin, Resident Advisor, erişim tarihi: 21 Aralık 2009
^"But somewhere between his last album, "Naughty Little Doggie," and his latest one, "Avenue B," the godfather of punk turned 50, a change that apparently has provided him with plenty of food for thought, judging by the song subjects on the record, scheduled for release September 14 on Virgin." in Christman, Ed (7 Ağustos 1999), "Iggy Pop opens a 'window into the soul' on Virgin's contemplative 'Avenue B'", Billboard, 111, s. 14, ISSN0006-2510
^"Looking remarkably healthy for a man who nurtured a world-class drug habit for many years, the "Godfather of Punk" Iggy Pop is set to close the Other Stage on Saturday night." in "Godfather of punk still has lust for life", Western Daily Press, s. 30, 5 Haziran 2007
^ab"Rudy Ray Moore has been called the Godfather of Rap (a title that has also been used to describe sociopolitical soulster Gil Scott-Heron)." in Bogdanov, Vladimir (2003), All Music Guide to Soul: The Definitive Guide to R&B and Soul, Backbeat Books, s. 482, ISBN9780879307448Bilinmeyen parametre |coauthors= görmezden gelindi (yardım)
^"Three weeks after the press conference, with almost no advance notice, a new album by His Purple Majesty suddenly arrived in stores" in Carcieri, Matthew (2004), Prince: A Life in Music, iUniverse, s. 15, ISBN9780595320127
^"The highlight of the evening was an impromptu performance by his 'Purple Majesty'." in "Prince Throws Lavish Bash to Mark His 27th Birthday", Jet, 68 (15), s. 6, 24 Haziran 1985, ISSN0021-5996
^"This is the year of His Royal Badness! Prince was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he just dropped a new cd Musicology, and he is currently on a tour that is selling out multiple dates in major cities" in Prince: Royal Rocker Still Reigns After 25 Years Of Music, 105 (17), Jet, 26 Nisan 2004, s. 58, ISSN0021-5996
^"Depending on whom you speak with, especially former employees who have dealt with Prince's madness on various levels, 'His Royal Badness' can either be especially charming or the most bugged bastard since batman took residence inside a cave." in McKeen, William (2000), Rock and Roll is Here to Stay: An Anthology, W. W. Norton & Company, s. 554, ISBN9780393047004
^"One other artist, John Lee Hooker is by most standards the undisputed 'king of the blues'." in Wald, Elijah (2004), Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues, HarperCollins, s. 208, ISBN9780060524234
^"Much later, as the reigning King of the Blues, BB would explain that the "blues isn't just some sad music about a broken heart, a busted dream, or a painful love affair. Blues is much more than any of these things. If I could pick three descriptions of it, I'd say it ain't nothing but living, laughing and loving." in Nazel, Joe (1998), B.B. King: King of the Blues, Holloway House Publishing, s. 60, ISBN9780870677922
^"Inevitably called 'King of the Blues', BB King is today probably the most commercially successful blues singer with black audiences." in Oakley, Giles (1997), The Devil's Music: A History of the Blues, Da Capo Press, s. 228, ISBN9780306807435
^"But it also reminds us that Brown, despite his lack of a good singing voice, could still provide tough competition to Noel Gallagher in the fight for the title "King of Britpop" in Ian Brown - Golden Greats Reviews, 110, MTV Asia, 10 Temmuz 2006, s. 59, ISSN0021-5996
^"Dubbed the 'king of Chinese pop' by local media, Jay Chou has released eight studio albums, spawning several hits." in Song, Berwin (9 Ağustos 2008), "5 Chinese Acts Using The Games To Boost Their Profile", Billboard, 120 (32), s. 28, ISSN0006-2510
^"His nickname, 'The King of Country Music,' may sound a bit mawkish and old- fashioned, but, in many ways, it is remarkably accurate." in Wolfe, Charles K. (2001), Classic Country: Legends of Country Music, Routledge, s. 19, ISBN9780415928274
^"His North American breakthrough came in 1972, when he sang the role of Tonio in Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment at New York's Metropolitan Opera. In his big number, "Pour mon ame", he had to sing nine high C's, a feat that virtually every tenor pulls off by singing falsetto. Not Pavarotti. ... He was from then on known as 'The King of the High C's'." Enman, Charles (7 Eylül 2007), The King of the High C's, Ottawa Citizen, erişim tarihi: 5 Nisan 2009
^"He was known as 'King of the Jukebox' and was one of the first black artists to have both white and black supporters following his jazz, blues, and boogie-woogie tunes." in Brewer Jr., John M. (2007), Pittsburgh Jazz, Arcadia Publishing, s. 95, ISBN9780738549804
^Yusuf, Sami (1 Ekim 2008), "Riz Khan", Rolling Stone, erişim tarihi: 9 Temmuz 2009
^"Michael Jackson's Black or White Blues". Entertainment Weekly. 29 Kasım 1991. 6 Ekim 2014 tarihinde kaynağından arşivlendi. Erişim tarihi: 3 Temmuz 2009. [A] highly placed source at MTV says the network was obligated to refer to Jackson on air as the King of Pop in order to be allowed to show "Black or White." An MTV spokeswoman denies that, but the phrase was part of MTV's ads for the video and was repeatedly used by its VJs. A source at Fox confirms that Jackson's people did request that Bart use the phrase "King of Pop" in the video and that the phrase also be used in the network's press releases; "King of Pop" also crops up in Fox's print ads for the video and in press releases by Jackson's publicists, Solters/Roskin/Friedman.
^He wears the crown as the King Of Pop because no artist has broken his record of selling nearly 60 million copies of a single Album (Thriller). Lewis Jones, Jel D. (2005). Michael Jackson, the King of Pop: The Big Picture: the Music! the Man! the Legend! the Interviews: an Anthology. Amber Books Publishing. s. 3. ISBN9780974977904.
^"Shadmehr Aghili (King of Persian Pop) lived in Hashemi Street, Tehran." in , retrieved on 2008-10-06
^"Shadmehr Aghili born in 1972 known as "King of Persian Pop"." in , retrieved on 2009-05-11
^"Shadmehr Aghili live in concert in Los Angeles after 3 years with a brand new album. Shadmehr is known as the King of Persian Pop among Iranian people." in , retrieved on 2009-09-08.
^"In the past five years, Western music critics have reached into their grab bag to label him the 'Algerian Elvis' and the 'poster boy for the modern form of Algerian desert blues.' In the decade before that, he was known as Cheb Khaled (cheb means "young man" in Algeria's Arabic dialect) or, more simply, the 'King of Rai.'" in Curiel, Jonathan (10 Temmuz 2005), The 'King of Rai' Seeks a New Name, San Francisco Chronicle
^"Considered by some the 'King of Rap,' Kurtis Blow is at the very least one of the genre's leading pioneers." in Henderson, Ashyia N. (2002), Contemporary Black Biography: Profiles from the International Black Community, Gale Research International, s. 7, ISBN9780787652821
^abReeves, Marcus (2009), Somebody Scream!: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power, Macmillan, ss. 143, 185, ISBN9780865479975
^"It probably makes sense to call him - as several people do in the movie [Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987)] - as the 'King of rock 'n' roll'", in D. Denby, "What's in a game", New York Magazine, Oct 19, 1987, p. 102.
^"Ebony hailed Domino as the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" in Altschuler, Glenn C. (2003), All shook up: how rock 'n' roll changed America, Oxford University Press, s. 43, ISBN9780195139433
^ab"Just as journalists had crowned white bandleaders Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman as the kings of jazz and swing, in the 1950s they enthroned Presley, Haley, and Freed as the kings of rock 'n' roll" in Coleman, Rick (2007), Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock 'n' Roll, Da Capo Press, s. xvii, ISBN9780306815317
^"His original status as the King of Rock and Roll has never been seriously challenged, and he's remained a bottomless source of inspiration for the generations of rock and rollers who've taken up the cause in the decades since that July night in Memphis". Schinder, Scott (2008), Icons of Rock: An Encyclopedia of the Legends who Changed Music Forever, Greenwood Publishing Group, s. 2, ISBN9780313338465
^Carpenter, Bil (2005), Uncloudy days: the gospel music encyclopedia, Hal Leonard, s. 253, ISBN9780879308414
^"Burke, long ago dubbed the King of Rock 'n' Soul, was worth the wait." in M. Newman, "Soul man Solomon Burke: Live on Film; Capricorn's Smoking New Companion" in Billboard Jul 8, 1995, Vol. 107 (27), p. 10.
^rfimusique.com: Jaojoby, URL accessed 16 December 2006
^"With the success of "Let's Go Trippin', Dale was immediately billed as the 'King of the Surf Guitar', in M. Warshaw, The Encyclopedia of Surfing (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005), p. 585.
^"For many people the name Benny Goodman is synonymous with swing. His record sales and performances helped usher in the swing craze of the 1930s; for more than a decade, the 'king of swing' enjoyed incredible heights of popularity." Martin, Henry (2006), Jazz: The First 100 Years, Thomson Wadsworth, s. 138, ISBN9780534628048Bilinmeyen parametre |coauthors= görmezden gelindi (yardım)
^"Just as millions of fans considered Selena the 'queen' of Tejano music, her closest male counterpart, Emilio Navaira, has often been called the "king" of Tejano music." in Hartman, Gary (2008), The history of Texas music, Texas A&M University Press, s. 52, ISBN9781603440028
^"Prince of Pop Justin Timberlake strolls into town this week for three incredible dates at the SECC as part of his 2007 FutureSex/ Love Show - and you can be there, courtesy of our friends at Sony Ericsson and Vodafone." in Goodwin, Clayton (2 Mayıs 2007), "Win The last tickets to see Justin", Daily Record, s. 15
^"If R. Kelly is the current king of R&B, Usher is the reigning prince. He drops in on fans with his fifth CD, 'Confessions,' just when it looked as if Justin Timberlake were beginning to take over his territory." in Johnson, Kevin C. (1 Nisan 2004), "Side Woes Trouble A Grown-Up Usher", St. Louis Post - Dispatch, s. F.3
^"With his debut single "Run It," 16-year-old Chris Brown back-flipped his way into becoming the first male solo artist to release a song that went straight to No. 1. He was later crowned the Prince of R&B." in Celebrity Central: Chris Brown, People
^"Dubbed "the Prince of Soul," Marvin Gaye endured lifelong turmoil, never
grasping the genius of his own talent..." in N. Talevski, The unofficial encyclopedia of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Edition illustrated (Greenwood Press, 1998), p. 402.
^Magrini, Tullia (2003). "The Tearful Public Sphere: Turkey's "Sun of Art," Zeki Müren". Music and gender: perspectives from the Mediterranean. University of Chicago Press. ISBN9780226501659.
^ab"Bessie Smith became the 'Empress of the Blues' based on her strong vocal abilities...When Nina Simone 'the High Priestess of Soul' performed at the Academy" in M. E. Bratcher, Words and songs of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone: sound motion, blues spirit, and African memory: Studies in African American history and culture (Routledge, 2007), p. 2.
^Her string of hits since the early '60s as the Empress of Soul are known in the streets of Johannesburg and around the world. They include those she recorded with and without the Pips - such as "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Neither One of Us." Phil Roura (26 Eylül 2010), "Knight on a Mission: Georgia's Soul Superstar Has New Orleans on Her Mind", New York Daily News, s. 20
^At 65, the Empress of Soul is leaving on the Midnight Train to Georgia for the last time. Gladys Knight's "farewell tour" winds down a six-decade-long career that began with a talent contest at the age of seven. You can't blame her for wanting a rest, although, as one of the greats, she isn't bowing out quietly. For almost two hours, she conducts a "musical journey" that is both an emotional rollercoaster and a social history lesson. Dave Simpson (9 Ekim 2009), "Review: Pop: Gladys Knight Manchester Arena 4/5", The Guardian, s. 44, ISSN0261-3077
^The nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter - who has earned such sobriquets along the way as "the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul" and "the Empress of Soul" - returns Dec. 21 with her ninth studio album, "Stronger" Gail Mitchell (12 Aralık 2009), "Strength of Character", Billboard, s. 17, ISSN0006-2510Bilinmeyen parametre |Issue= görmezden gelindi (|issue= kullanımı öneriliyor) (yardım); Bilinmeyen parametre |Volume= görmezden gelindi (|volume= kullanımı öneriliyor) (yardım)
^導語：許鞍華拍攝的電影《得閑炒飯》裡，“玉女掌門人”周慧敏將會與吳君如飾演一對同性戀人，片中還有激吻親熱場面。為揣摩角色，周慧敏早前還跟許鞍華到蘭桂坊女同志派對見識，更與場內同志傾心事 (Ubiquity translation: Guide language: Ann Hui shot the film "leisurely fried rice", the "beautiful woman Master" Vivian Chow will work with Sandra Ng plays a pair of gay people, intimate scenes of the film there is Ji Wen. To try to figure out the role of Vivian Chow was kind enough earlier to the Lan Kwai Fong Ann Hui lesbian party insight and more attracted to things with comrades inside。)"玉女掌門人周慧敏再登嘉兒演繹知性風尚(組圖) - 時尚 - 全球新聞 - 北美新浪:". Sina.com. 8 Temmuz 2012 tarihinde kaynağından arşivlendi. Erişim tarihi: 2009 11 22.Tarih değerini gözden geçirin: |erişimtarihi= (yardım)
^"Dubbed 'The First Lady of Song,' Ella Fitzgerald was the most popular female jazz singer in the United States for more than half a century. In her lifetime, she won 13 Grammy awards and sold over 40 million albums.""The Official Web Site of Ella Fitzgerald - Biography". ellafitzgerald.com. 13 Nisan 2016 tarihinde kaynağından arşivlendi. Erişim tarihi: 15 Mayıs 2005.
^"The singer who was affectionately known as 'The First Lady of Song' died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends, said spokeswoman Andrea Hecht" at Ella Fitzgerald, first lady of song, dies at 78, findarticles.com, 1 Temmuz 1996, erişim tarihi: 15 Mayıs 2009
^abcdefg"Some women have even been given titles. Tina Turner who is The Queen of Rock and Aretha Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul. Donna Summer is the Queen of Disco and Mary J. Blige is the Queen of Hip-Hop, Gloria Estefan is the Queen of Latin Pop, Madonna is the Queen of Pop, while Britney Spears and Christina Aquilera are the Princesses of Pop." in L. Bollinger and C. O'Neill, Women in Media Careers: Success Despite the Odds (University Press of America, 2008), p. 147.
^Janet Jackson, music's princess of pop, is at a crossroads of her life and career: She is pursuing acting roles and she has parted ways with her longtime partner, Rene Elizondo...Having established herself as the world-renowned princess of pop music, in addition to making strides as an actress, one would think there is not much left on her to-do list. But the possibilities are endless. Norment, Lynn (November 2000), "Janet: At the crossroads", Ebony, 56 (1), s. 180, ISSN0012-9011
^"Madonna, called the Princess of Pop, told Cosmopolitan magazine: 'I don't remember if there was music playing when I lost my virginity, but the best music to make love to nowadays is anything funky or soulful, like the Gab Band, Prince or the Isley Brothers.'" in "Celebrity Beat", Jet, 69 (6), s. 53, 21 Ekim 1985, ISSN0021-5996
^"Once upon a time, long before anybody had even heard of Britney, Christina, Jessica or Mandy, Australian singer Kylie Minogue ruled the charts as princess of pop. Back in 1988 her first single, I Should Be So Lucky, spent five weeks at number one, making her the most successful female artist in the UK charts with 13 successive Top 10 entries. To date, Kylie has spent 217 weeks on the singles charts, notching up 25 Top 20 hits including four number ones. No mean feat in the fickle world of pop where you can be yesterday's news in a matter of months." in "Kylie's back on royal form", Birmingham Post, s. 5, 8 Temmuz 2000
^Often referred to in interviews, cover stories and promotional material as the new 'princess of pop' Hopkins, Susan (2002). Girl Heroes: The New Force In Popular Culture. University of Michigan Press. s. 60.
^"Dionne Warwick, sometimes called the Princess of Pop, routinely topped both the pop and R&B charts" in "50 years of Blacks in entertainment", Jet, 100 (24), s. 46, 26 Kasım 2001, ISSN0021-5996
^"Overnight the unknown 14-year old became an international star. This earned her the nickname 'Princess of R&B'.", in W. Sutherland, Aaliyah Remembered (Trafford Publishing, 2005), p. 21.
^ab"Rising above it all was Monica, the headline female act, who's currently sharing the title of 'R&B Princess' with young singer Brandy" in Townsend, Audarshia (31 Ekim 1998), "No Real Treat Monica Highlights Otherwise Dreary Halloween Bash", Chicago Tribune, s. 25, ISSN1085-6706
^"It was only a matter of time before |the Princess of Rock 'n' Roll decided to rely on her royal bloodline and make a music career." in Gumbrecht, Jamie (24 Temmuz 2003), "5", The Atlanta Journal- Constitution, s. 35"Questions For... Lisa Marie Presley" yazısı görmezden gelindi (yardım); "issn 15397459" yazısı görmezden gelindi (yardım)
^"Odetta, who has died of kidney failure aged 77, received many honours during her life, most notably from Martin Luther King, who called her 'the queen of American folk music', and the then US president Bill Clinton, who in 1999 awarded her the National Medal of the Arts and Humanities. She had been due to sing at Barack Obama's inauguration in January." in "Queen of folk led way for female solo singers", Irish Times, s. 14, 6 Aralık 2008
^バラードの女王、MISIAの歌声をいち早くフルで楽しみたい人は、さっそくダウンロードしておこう。 (Ubiquity translation: Those who want to quickly listen to the Queen of Ballads Misia's singing voice can immediately download the song.)MISIA、ドラマ「JIN-仁-」で話題の新曲着うたフル配信 - livedoor ニュース, Livedoor, 9 Kasım 2009, ss. Splash, erişim tarihi: 2 Mayıs 2010
^"Koko Taylor is Chicago's reigning 'Queen of the Blues.' in Hine, Darlene (1993), Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Carlson Publishing, s. 1143, ISBN9780926019614Bilinmeyen parametre |coauthors= görmezden gelindi (yardım)
^"Dinah Washington was 'the Queen of the Blues,' and often identified as 'the Queen'." in Holsey, Steve (September 2008), "Celebrity nicknames and titles", Michigan Chronicle, 72 (2), s. D.1
^Haskins, James (1987), Queen of the Blues: A Biography of Dinah Washington, W. Morrow, ISBN9780688048464
^"Jully Black has been called a lot of things. But she gets a good laugh at those who have called her the 'new queen of Canadian R&B'." in O'Brian, Amy (22 Kasım 2007), "Black paves a new path for women in rhythm & blues; Canada's new queen of R&B? Who's the old one, asks trendsetter Jully Black", The Vancouver Sun, s. D.11
^"In 1952, Kitty Wells was named the Queen Of Country Music by Fred Rose..." in Larkin, Colin (1992), The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, s. 2662, ISBN1882267001, 9781882267002|isbn= değerini kontrol edin: invalid character (yardım)
^"A crown, presented to the singer in 1973, is among the costumes, awards, mementos and other artefacts now on display in 'Kitty Wells, Queen of Country Music', a career-spanning biographical exhibit at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum running through next June." in Mazor, Barry (1 Ekim 2008), "Music: The Queen of Country Music Holds Court", Wall Street Journal, s. D.9, ISSN0099-9660
^abc"Queen of Country. The title has been bestowed on Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Loretta Lynn and a few other female country stars." in Proskocil, Niz (7 Ağustos 2008), "Who is the queen of country?", Omaha World - Herald, s. 11
^If any long-running singer deserves to wear the crown, or at least the tiara, of Queen of Country, then surely it's the Coal Miner's Daughter herself, Loretta Lynn, right? Right. (Sorry, Dolly). "Queen for a day", Pantagraph, s. D.5, 13 Mart 2008
^"Through massive record sales and live shows that take on a Bruce Springsteen-like endurance, McEntire has earned her unofficial moniker as 'The Queen of Country'." in Schaults, Janine (20 Mayıs 2009), "It's Reba, for a good cause", Chicago Tribune, s. 4, ISSN1085-6706
^"Although Gaynor was crowned the 'Queen of Disco' after dance floor favourites like "Honey Bee," "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Casanova Brown" ..." in P. Shapiro, Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2006), p. 213.
^"Recall that throughout most of the eighties and even into the nineties, Aaron was known as the queen of heavy-metal rock, the loudest, brashest and sexiest female rock belter this side of Janis Joplin." in Niester, Alan (22 Eylül 2000), "Metal queen slips into something jazzy", The Globe and Mail, s. R.6, ISSN0319-0714
^"Beyond being the best-selling female hip hop artist to date, and often referred to as the queen of hip hop, what separates Missy Elliott is her ability to allow her aesthetic to speak for itself. She uses her artistry to transcend cultural norms in hip hop and in the music industry." in Hess, Mikey (2007), Icons of Hip Hop: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture, Greenwood Publishing Group, s. 503, ISBN9780313339042
^"New fledging female rapper Nicki Minaj is being called the new ‘Queen of Hip Hop’ after her short time as a rapper in the eyes of the world. It’s possibly certain that Nicki Minaj has filled a void in the rap scene as there hasn’t been many female rappers to make such a big presence and impact in some time, but is she deserving already of the ‘Queen Of Hip Hop?’" Rolling Stone Crowns Nicki Minaj ‘Queen Of Hip Hop,’ Are They Right?, Brash Publisher Network, 2010, s. 1Yazar |ad1= eksik |soyadı1= (yardım)
^"Universally known as the 'Queen of Hip Hop Soul' because of her frequent collaborations with rap artists and Hip Hop producers..." in" Bynoe, Yvonne (2006), Encyclopedia of rap and hip-hop culture, Greenwood Press, s. 32, ISBN9780313330582
^"Known far and wide as the 'Queen of Latin Pop,' Gloria Estefan is one of the most recognized artists in the world." in "Gloria Estefan to Write Her First Book, a Children's Story Starring Her Bulldog Noelle; Published in English and Spanish Editions by Rayo, an Imprint of HarperCollins, in November 2005", Business Wire, s. 1, 6 Aralık 2004
^"Calling her a mere R&B diva is, at this point, almost an insult: With grace and grit, Beyoncé has become the reigning queen of pop, a one-woman Hitsville U.S.A." in "Beyoncé in Rolling Stone", Rolling Stone, s. 41, December 2009-January 2010Tarih değerini gözden geçirin: |date= (yardım)
^Affirming her role as one of the reigning queens of pop music, Beyonce was the top winner at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, taking six prizes, including song of the year for her inescapable hit "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)." Sisario, Ben (1 Şubat 2010), "Biggest Haul at Grammys Goes to Beyonce", The New York Times, s. C.1, ISSN0362-4331
^It’s a seductive time for Christina Aguilera. Not only is the new Queen of Pop suddenly a single girl again and about to enter her 30s (when they say a woman hits her sexual prime), she also has a hot new movie, Burlesque, coming out. Mooney, Michael (10 Kasım 2010), "Christina Aguilera Wants You To Feel Sexy", OK! Magazine, erişim tarihi: 10 Kasım 2010
^abc"If Ella Fitzgerald is the queen of jazz, Billie Holiday first lady of the blues, and Aretha Franklin the queen of soul, then who is the queen of pop? In the 1990s, it would seem to be a three-way tie between Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Celine Dion. Certainly all three have their devotees and detractors, but their presence has been inescapable." in Lister, Linda (2001), "Divafication: The Deification of Modern Female Pop Stars", Popular Music and Society, 25 (3/4), s. 1, ISSN0300-7766
^Mariah Carey is unstoppable. With 17 No. 1 singles since her career began in 1990, Mariah is the riegning queen of pop. "The new Mariah Carey", Scholastic Scope, 50 (1), s. 16, ISSN0036-6412
^Quebec's undisputed queen of pop, Celine Dion, added another jewel to her crown Thursday night. She was presented with a diamond record to mark Canadian sales of more than one-million copies of her album Color of My Love. "Dion adds diamond to crown of success", The Globe and Mail, s. c.4, 26 Kasım 1994, ISSN0319-0714
^Lady Gaga -- real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta -- has, over the course of a few scant years, scaled to pop heights not witnessed since the glory days of Madonna (and we're not just talking about those 10-inch Alexander McQueen heels). Not a week goes by that she's not in the news for something or other. Her Lollapalooza turn this past weekend confirmed her stature, as if there were any doubt, as America's new Queen of Pop. Randall Roberts (11 Ağustos 2010), "Lady Gaga at Staples Center: The numbers behind the music", Los Angeles Times, erişim tarihi: 18 Ağustos 2010
^"In what was called 'the biggest media event since the inauguration of Nelson Mandela,' the singer performed for more than 70,000 South Africans at her concert for Johannesburg's Ellis Park Stadium, "billed as "Whitney—The Concert for a New South Africa.... There was also a private visit to Swaziland, where the 'Queen of Pop Music' visited King Mswati III." in "Whitney in South Africa", Ebony, 50 (4), s. 116, February 1995, ISSN0012-9011
^Janet Jackson is a big deal these days, the Queen of Pop, though we can still call her by her first name. So little is she trading off the fame of her brother, so completely has she become her own thing, she has all but abandoned the family name. Tour posters, tickets and recent album - all say, quite simply "Janet", and leave it at that. Smith, Giles (21 Nisan 1996), "Slow riffs, fast riffs, midriffs", The Independent, s. 26, ISSN0951-9467
^"Janet Jackson hasn't skipped a beat. She is still the Queen of Pop." in Esparza, Rafael; Massey, David; Scalese, Rudy (6 Ekim 2001), "Let Jackson's Energetic Beat Go On", Los Angeles Times, s. F-4
^"...the so-called Queen of Pop eludes both followers and critics by shifting her image..." in R. Gairola, "Re-worldling the Oriental: Critical Perspectives on Madonna as Geisha" in S. Fouz-Hernández and F. Jarman-Ivens, eds, Madonna's drowned worlds: new approaches to her cultural transformations, 1983-2003(Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2004), p. 104.
^the queen of pop, Britney Spears awarded the king of pop, Michael Jackson the "Artist of the Millennium" award. "Eminem wins best music video award", CBBC Newsround, BBC, 30 Ağustos 2002, erişim tarihi: 12 Ocak 2010
^Spears proved to audiences universally that she was, like Madonna in her heyday, the new publicly-appointed "Queen of Pop". Charles Strong, Martin (2004). The Great Rock Discography. Canongate Books. ss. 1,423. ISBN9781841956152.
^"It is three years since she dissolved Destiny's Child after three albums and a run of award-winning hymns to womanly empowerment such as Survivor and Independent Woman; six since her duet with the Brooklyn rap demigod Jay-Z served notice to the world that America's foremost hip-hop star and its emerging queen of R&B were an item." in Paphides, Pete (14 Kasım 2008), "Shy big sister by day ... wild girl by night", The Times, s. 2, ISSN0140-0460
^With four Mobo nominations, Beyonce is the undisputed queen of R&B. Simpson, Eva; Hedley, Caroline (16 Ağustos 2006), "3AM: Mo contest for Beyonce", The Daily Mirror, s. 16
^"Once again The Candy Store and Fresh City Promotions have pulled a major rabbit out of the hat with the launch party for the new album by Mary J Blige, the undisputed Queen of R&B, Growing Pains." in "Fresh party for Mary j's new album", The Plymouth Evening Herald, s. 2, 15 Şubat 2008
^In the wake of her 'Breakthrough' success, the reigning queen of R&B tries to please her many followers—but, most of all, herself. Vozick-Levinson, Simon (21 Aralık 2007), "Mary J. Blige", Entertainment Weekly, s. 22, ISSN1049-0434
^"Years before Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, and Etta James, Ruth reigned as the original queen of r&b. She achieved a distinctive sassy and streetwise style, which made her one of the most popular singers of her era. Her career has been so influential that Atlantic Records is sometimes referred too as 'the house that Ruth built' and for good reason." at Cotton, Nzgina (7 Nisan 2008), "Ruth Brown: The Original Queen of r&b", New Nation, s. 22, ISSN1365-7496
^Years before Aretha Franklin was crowned Queen of Soul, Ruth Brown reigned as the original Queen of R&B. Jones, Steve (20 Kasım 2006), "R&B diva for the ages", USA TODAY, s. D.1, ISSN0734-7456
^"The reigning 'queen of R&B,' as decreed by her backing vocalist (and opening act) Jermaine Paul and countless others, Keys owned the stage at a packed WaMu Theater, highlighting her elegant artistry and dynamic personality in a 90-minute set." in Toombs, Mikel (22 Eylül 2008), "Superwoman Keys Earns Title Of R&B Queen", Seattle Post-Intelligencer, s. C.3, ISSN0745-970X
^On Friday, the queen of R&B, Alicia Keys, took over RodeoHouston. Clark, Michael (7 Mart 2005), "Duff makes rodeo a pop event", Houston Chronicle, s. 5, ISSN1074-7109
^"A quarter of a century on, R&B reigning queen Janet Jackson is still on top of her game. It's no easy feat beating her brother Michael, the King of Pop, with six No. 1 albums under her belt. Was it just pure luck? We didn't think so." in Mak, Lennat, Janet Jackson - Discipline, MTV, erişim tarihi: 7 Mart 2009
^Miss jackson to tour? R&B queen Janet Jackson will be the featured performer during the aol super bowl xxxviii halftime show, produced by mtv. Super bowl xxxviii will be held February 1 at reliant stadium in Houston and will air on cbs. Waddell, Ray (10 Ocak 2004), "Indies: Survival Of The Fittest", Billboard, 116 (2), s. 16, ISSN0006-2510
^"Rave fave Rozalla has a Plymouth date. The Zambian-born singer, who has seven top 30 hits to her name, plays Zeros on Saturday, October 3. She enjoyed her biggest hits with Everybody's Free (number six) and Faith (11) in 1991. Her album, with the same title as the top 10 single, earned her the tag the Queen of Rave." in "'Queen of Rave' at Zeros", The Herald, 22 Eylül 2009
^"Cher - singer, Oscar-winning actress and campaigner -is the original queen of reinvention, an expert at re-creating herself." in Lee, Vinny (2 Eylül 2006), "Turning back time", The Times, s. 73, ISSN0140-0460
^Bowing out, if not exactly gracefully, Cher, that surgically enhanced queen of reinvention, last week brought her farewell tour to Glasgow. Sweet, Lucy (16 Mayıs 2004), "Cher's so long farewell", Sunday Times, s. 11
^"The queen of reinvention, Madonna, even named her 2004 world tour Reinvention." in Gallo, Carmine (2006), 10 Simple Secrets of the World's Greatest Business Communicators, Sourcebooks, s. 204, ISBN9781402206962
^The queen of reinvention has achieved the seemingly impossible yet again. "Spotlights: Singles", Billboard, 117 (44), s. 69, 29 Ekim 2005, ISSN0006-2510
^"She is after all, the Queen of Reinvention." in Hess, Mikey (2007), Icons of hip hop: an encyclopedia of the movement, music, and culture, Volume 1, Greenwood Publishing Group, s. 239, ISBN9780313339035
^"Christina Aguilera has been the queen of reinvention throughout her decade in the music industry" in Kovacevic, Keely, Christina Aguilera biography, MTV
^"Janis Joplin found hers in Texas and left for the West Coast, there to become queen of rock and roll." in McNally, Dennis (2003), Desolate Angel: Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America, Da Capo Press, s. 316, ISBN9780306812224
^...Janis Joplin, the nation's reigning queen of rock 'n' roll. Jackson, Buzzy (2005), A bad woman feeling good, W. W. Norton & Company, s. 81, ISBN9780393059366
^"...with Rolling Stone magazine dubbing Nicks, 'The Reigning Queen of Rock and Roll'." inBrackett, Donald (2007), Fleetwood Mac: 40 Years of Creative Chaos, Greenwood Publishing Group, s. 159, ISBN9780275993382
^Take Edge of Seventeen, the elegy for John Lennon which launched the solo career of Stevie Nicks, queen of rock and roll and former better half of Fleetwood Mac. "Plucking the Same Old Strings", The Hindustan Times, 6 Şubat 2009
^"She is also known as 'Sister Ree,' 'Lady Soul' 'La Diva Franklin,' and 'The Queen of Soul.'" in Bego, Mark (2001), Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, Da Capo Press, s. 6, ISBN9780306809354
^"Born August 19, 1954, in Kingsville, Texas, she is recognized as 'la reina de la onda Tejana' (the queen of Tejano music)." in Candelaria, Cordelia (2004), Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture, Greenwood Publishing Group, s. 822, ISBN9780313332111Bilinmeyen parametre |coauthors= görmezden gelindi (yardım)
^"In a music heavily dominated by men, Lydia Mendoza, the First Queen of Tejano Music, stands out." in Dorian, Frederick (2000), World Music: The Rough Guide, Rough Guides, s. 606, ISBN9781858286365Bilinmeyen parametre |coauthors= görmezden gelindi (yardım)
^Peña, Manuel H. (1999), Música tejana: the cultural economy of artistic transformation, Texas A&M University Press, s. 107, ISBN9780890968888
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^"IDoo-Wop Queen Meghan Trainor Officially Tops Billboard 200" in Boston Magazine, 20015, s. 23, ISBN9781589806223|isbn= değerini kontrol edin: checksum (yardım)Tarih değerini gözden geçirin: |year= (yardım)
^"Irma Thomas was then a young vocalist with a nice smile who would be known for the next thirty years as the Soul Queen of New Orleans" in Widmer, Mary Lou (2000), New Orleans in the Sixties, Pelican Publishing Company, s. 86, ISBN9781589806207
^Umm Kulthum, Al Mashriq, 24 Temmuz 2003, erişim tarihi: 11 Mart 2009
^"The Beach Boys have often been called 'America's Band', and Allmusic.com has stated that 'the band's unerring ability... made them America's first, best rock band.'"BBC Music - The Beach Boys, BBC, erişim tarihi: 1 Kasım 2009
^"Touted as 'America’s band', they also benefited from all the media attention surrounding the rescue and recovery of their erstwhile leader Brian from a series of lost years spent in druggy, bed-ridden exile."Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - The Beach Boys, erişim tarihi: 1 Kasım 2009
^"...signature rifts, and it becomes clear why Aerosmith has been tagged 'America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band.' Few bands on the globe—forget just the United States—have accomplished what Aerosmith have. The band has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and has won countless awards, including three Grammys. And, with a few exceptions, Aerosmith has delivered on its promise: to make music that strikes the listener in the heart, feet, soul and groin." in Walker, Don (15 Ağustos 1998), "Rock This Way: A Brief History of Roads Taken", Billbaord, 110 (33), s. 20, ISSN0006-2510
^Whatever there is to say now about Aerosmith, the long-lasting, hard-rocking quintet that has often been billed or hyped as America's greatest rock and roll band, it could've been said two decades ago. Mieses, Stanley (9 Ağustos 1997), "Still Walking the Walk, Leading the Way", Newsday, s. B.05
^"For one quick breath, the old R.E.M. extended family came together in a show of support. It is fitting that this update edition ends with the departure of Holt and Barry. It's the end of the world as we know it, and the end of an era for the band who in its lifespan has come to be known as America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band." in Sullivan, Denise (1998), R.E.M.: Talk About the Passion : An Oral History, Da Capo Press, s. xxiii, ISBN9780306808579
^"Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are widely considered to be America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band. Over the course of three decades they have built a reputation among their peers as the gold standard for what a rock-and-roll band can be" (foreword, Bogdanovich) in Petty, Tom; Bogdanovich, Peter (2007), Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream, Chronicle Books, s. foreword, ISBN9780811862011
^"...The self-proclaimed "best band in the world" sees its music as a parody of pop music....""German Music: Die Ärzte", World Languages and Cultures - Germans, Vistawide.com, erişim tarihi: 22 Eylül 2010
^ab"The Five Stairsteps were 'The First Family of Soul.' A title bestowed upon the Chicago-based teenaged group in part because of their astounding five-year run of hits, which included the 1970 million-selling single "O-o-h Child." 'The First Family...' title was later adapted by the Jackson 5. Hogan, Ed, The Five Stairsteps, Allmusic|erişim-tarihi= kullanmak için |url= gerekiyor (yardım)
^"The Stairsteps were tremendous R&B stars and were critically acclaimed as the 'First Family of Soul'." Calloway, Earl (22 Ağustos 1998), "Five Stairsteps remembered on ultimate Regal stage revue", Chicago Defender, XCVI (166), s. 15, ISSN0745-7014
^"The Stones figured out early on that you can rock, and also understand the value of branding. 'The World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band' was a title the Stones bequeathed to themselves, and soon enough, neither media nor fans could think of the name of the band without its slogan."Popkin, Helen A.S., The Stones may be old, but they can still rock, MSNBC, erişim tarihi: 19 Nisan 2009