Top Gay Musicians

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A

  • Mark Adamo
  • Clay Aiken
  • Matt Alber
  • John Alcorn
  • Marc Almond
  • Jeffrey Altergott
  • Ross Antony
  • Patrick Arena (?)
  • Robert Arnold
  • Jay Arseno
  • Kevin Aviance
  • Azis

B

  • Babydaddy
  • John Balance
  • Long John Baldry
  • Bruno Balz
  • Samuel Barber
  • Edward Barnes (composer)
  • Fred Barnes
  • Micah Barnes
  • John Barrowman
  • Lance Bass
  • Gary Beach
  • Andy Bell
  • Chris Bell
  • Richard Rodney Bennett
  • James Bernard (composer)
  • Andy Bey
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Chester Biscardi
  • Marc Blitzstein
  • Ray Boltz
  • Roddy Bottum
  • Yogurinha Borova
  • John Brandoli
  • Johnny Brandon
  • Jay Brannan
  • Aaron Bridgers
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Gary Burton

C

  • John Cage
  • Anthony Callea
  • Michael Callen
  • Captain Magik
  • Magnus Carlsson
  • Cameron Carpenter
  • Gus Carr
  • Caushun
  • Cazwell
  • Christian Chávez
  • Enio Chiola
  • William Christie
  • Terry Christopher
  • Adriano Cintra
  • Van Cliburn
  • Charles Cohen
  • Michael Cohen
  • Tanner Cohen
  • Russ Conway
  • Aaron Copland
  • Allan Corduner
  • John Corigliano
  • Larry Costa
  • Noël Coward
  • Patrick Cowley
  • Darby Crash
  • Chris Crocker
  • Bobby Crush
  • Hugues Cuénod
  • Conrad Cummings

D

  • David Daniels (countertenor)
  • Charlie David
  • Peter Maxwell Davies
  • Deadlee
  • David Del Tredici
  • Aaron Detroit
  • Tony De Vit
  • David Diamond (composer)
  • Divine (actor)
  • Chad Douglas
  • Gregory Douglass
  • Matt Doyle
  • Edward Droste

E

  • Brady Earnhart
  • Youri Egorov
  • Mark Eitzel
  • Electrosexual
  • Anye Elite
  • Sean Ensign

F

  • Falete
  • Mark Feehily
  • Ferras
  • Tiziano Ferro
  • William Finn
  • Dan Fishback
  • Tori Fixx
  • Colton Ford
  • Simon Fowler
  • Virgil Fox
  • Scott Free (musician)
  • Kenneth Fuchs

G

  • Gaahl
  • Juan Gabriel
  • Chris Garneau
  • Stephen Gately
  • Joseph Genaro
  • Gentleman Reg
  • Joel Gibb
  • Rex Gildo
  • Dan Gillespie Sells
  • Gold and Fizdale
  • Ari Gold (musician)
  • Tom Goss
  • Charles Griffes
  • Steven Grossman (musician)
  • Neil Gust

H

  • Manos Hatzidakis
  • Reynaldo Hahn
  • Rob Halford
  • Jeff Harnar
  • Barry Harris (DJ)
  • Lou Harrison
  • Grant Hart
  • Dan Hartman
  • Darren Hayes
  • Johnny Hazzard
  • Antony Hegarty
  • Hans Werner Henze
  • Jerry Herman
  • Scott Hernandez
  • Fred Hersch
  • Brandon Hilton
  • Eric Himan
  • Kristian Hoffman
  • Tony Holiday
  • Stephen Hough
  • Jerry Hunt

I

  • Norman Iceberg

J

  • Tony Jackson (jazz musician)
  • Cheyenne Jackson
  • Jeremy James (singer/songwriter)
  • Kent James
  • Drake Jensen
  • Peter Jöback
  • Jobriath
  • Elton John
  • Holly Johnson
  • johnnyboyxo
  • Jón Þór Birgisson
  • Randy Jones
  • Yitz “Y-Love” Jordan (rapper)
  • Jonny Makeup
  • J.r. (rapper)
  • Tom Judson

K

  • Juba Kalamka
  • Brian Kennedy
  • Brian Kent
  • DJ Keoki
  • Johannes Kerkorrel
  • Chip Kidd
  • Jonathan Knight
  • Frankie Knuckles
  • Dave Koz

L

  • Michael John LaChiusa
  • Chet Lam
  • Adam Lambert
  • Paul Lekakis
  • Andy LeMaster
  • Larry Levan
  • Stewart Lewis
  • Logan Lynn
  • Leæther Strip
  • Ivri Lider
  • Limahl
  • Patrick Lindner
  • Max Lorenz (tenor)
  • Oscar Loya
  • Andreas Lundstedt
  • Billy Lyall

M

  • Ricky Martin
  • David McAlmont
  • Kevin McDaid
  • Jonny McGovern
  • Marshall McGuire
  • Ashley MacIsaac
  • Brian McKnight
  • Man 2 Man
  • Marilyn
  • Del Marquis
  • Andy Martin (English musician)
  • Jeff Marx
  • Johnny Mathis
  • Glen Meadmore
  • Mark Medlock
  • Joe Meek
  • H.P. Mendoza
  • Gian Carlo Menotti
  • Stephin Merritt
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  • George Michael
  • Mika
  • Lucas Miré
  • Dimitri Mitropoulos
  • Dave Moffatt
  • Emmanuel Moire
  • Montag
  • Jacques Morali
  • Richard Morel
  • Morrissey
  • Bob Mould
  • Andy Mullen
  • Nico Muhly
  • Zeki Müren

N

  • Billy Newton-Davis
  • Bola de Nieve
  • Klaus Nomi
  • Ivor Novello

O

  • Robert Odeman
  • Darren Ockert
  • George “Boy George” O’Dowd
  • Kele Okereke
  • Stefan Olsdal

P

  • Douglas P.
  • Owen Pallett
  • Chuck Panozzo
  • Man Parrish
  • Geoffrey Parsons (pianist)
  • Harry Partch
  • Rahsaan Patterson
  • Paul Phillips (Romanovsky and Phillips)
  • Paul Oscar
  • Peter Pears
  • Neal Peres Da Costa
  • Daniel Pinkham
  • Doug Pinnick
  • Cole Porter
  • Francis Poulenc

Q

  • QBoy

R

  • Nishlyn Ramanna (Jazz pianist, South Africa)
  • Rio Reiser
  • Arthur Rhames
  • Jason Ricci
  • Dylan Rice
  • Sviatoslav Richter
  • Tom Robinson
  • Ron Romanovsky (Romanovsky and Phillips)
  • Ned Rorem
  • Felipe Rose
  • Rupaul
  • Paul Rutherford

S

  • Samwell (entertainer)
  • Chris Salvatore
  • Fred Schneider
  • Will Schwartz
  • Daniel Scott
  • Ramses Shaffy
  • Marc Shaiman
  • Jake Shears
  • Jad Shwery
  • Labi Siffre
  • Stew Simpson
  • Benjamin Smoke
  • Soce, the elemental wizard
  • Solomon (rapper)
  • Alex Somers
  • Jimmy Somerville
  • Trey SongZ
  • Martin Sorrondeguy
  • Sam Sparro
  • Casey Spooner
  • Jeffree Star
  • Ian Stephens (poet)
  • Billy Strayhorn
  • Keith Strickland
  • Art Sullivan
  • Swen Swenson

T

  • Theo Tams
  • Chris (Tanner) VonTanner
  • Cecil Taylor
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • Neil Tennant
  • Rod Thomas (Bright Light Bright Light)
  • Virgil Thomson
  • Michael Tilson Thomas
  • Michael Tippett
  • Pussy Tourette
  • Stephen Trask
  • Tommy Tune
  • Randy Turner

V

  • Luther Vandross
  • António Variações
  • Junior Vasquez
  • Jim Verraros
  • Claude Vivier

W

  • Rufus Wainwright
  • Joe Walbaum
  • John Wallowitch
  • Ian Watkins (Steps)
  • Mark Weigle
  • Richie Wilcox
  • Earl Wild
  • Malcolm Williamson
  • Ricky Wilson (American musician)

Y

Z

  • Josh Zuckerman
  • Nikolai Zverev