While some iconic singers like Barbra Streisand and Leonard Cohen have been singing Jewish praises for decades (Cohen’s final album featured a Montreal synagogue choir), others come as more of a surprise. Who knew that Pink was Jewish? And if that fun fact didn’t shock you, these other singers will. From Maroon 5’s lead vocalist to Dra– wait, we don’t want to give away all of the goods. Scroll down to find out who the top Jewish singers in the world are.
The top Jewish singers on the planet
There are two things people don’t always know about Drake:
1. He’s Canadian
2. He’s Jewish
While many jumped on the Drake bandwagon when he started his music and rap career, for some, he will always be Jimmy from Degrassi: The Next Generation. His voice plays constantly on the radio’s top 40 list, including hits like ""Started From the Bottom" and his "Work" collaboration with Rihanna.
Besides writing “Circle Game”, one of the most-used songs around the campfire, Canadian-born Joni Mitchell has been coined “one of the greatest songwriters ever” by Rolling Stone. She has explored every genre of music from her early roots in Jazz, to R&B, Rock and Roll, Folk and classical.
The American singer-songwriter, arranger and producer's career has spanned more than a half-century. On top of his long list of hit recordings like "Mandy" and "Copcabana", Manilow has produced and arranged albums for famous artists, like Bette Midler. He has also written for musicals, films and television.
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