Artists : Y
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Y (named wye /ˈwaɪ/, plural wyes) is the twenty-fifth letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet (next to last letter) and represents either a vowel or a consonant in English.
Y&T (originally known as Yesterday & Today) is an American hard rock/heavy metal band formed in 1974. They hail from Oakland, California. The band released two studio albums on London Records as Yesterday & Today in the 1970s, before shortening their name to Y&T and releasing several albums on A&M R
Yael Naïm (Hebrew: ??? ?????) (born February 6, 1978 in Paris, France), is a French-Israeli singer-songwriter. She rose to fame in 2008 in the US after her hit single New Soul was used by Apple in an advertising campaign for its MacBook Air. The song peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Yakov Smirnoff (born 24 January 1951) is a comedian who emigrated to America from the USSR. He was popular in the 1980s for comedy performances in which he used irony and word play to contrast life under the Communist regime in his native Soviet Union with life in the United States, delivered in hea
Yam?ntaka (Sanskrit: ??????? Yam?ntaka; Tibetan: Shinjeshe, ??????????????, ???????????????????, Wylie: gshin rje gshed; rdo rje jigs byed; Japanese: ?????, Daïitokumyouou (abbr. Daïitoku); Chinese: ?????; pinyin: Dà w?idé j?ng?ng; Mongolian: ???????? ???????? Erlig-jin Jarghagchi) is a Mah?y?n
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan is a Canadian experimental music and performance art collective. Formed in Montreal, Quebec and currently based in Toronto, Ontario, the groups core members are Ruby Kato Attwood and Alaska B, with supporting members including John Ancheta on bass and acoustic guitar, Ange L
Yamato (???) was originally the area around todays Sakurai City in Nara Prefecture of Japan. Later the term was used as the name of the province and also as an ancient name of Japan. The term was semantically extended to mean “Japan” or “Japanese” in general.
Modjo was a French alternative rock musical duo made up of producer Romain Tranchart and vocalist Yann Destagnol (aka Yann Destal). They had major success with its hit single Lady (Hear Me Tonight).
Yann Tiersen (born 23 June 1970) is a musician from France. His musical career is split between studio albums, collaborations and film soundtracks with a distinctive sound that is always involved. It can be recognized by its use of a large variety of instruments; primarily the guitar, synthesizer or
Yanni (pronounced /?j??ni/ yah-nee), born Yiannis Hrysomallis (pronounced /kri?so??m??li?s/ kree-soh-mah-leess;@%citation needed&% Greek: ??????? ??????????? Giannis Chrysomallis) on November 14, 1954, in Kalamata, Greece, is a self-taught pianist, keyboardist, and composer.
Yannick Nézet-Séguin (born Yannick Séguin 6 March 1975 in Montréal, Québec, Canada) is a French Canadian conductor. He is Music Director Designate of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and will become Music Director in September 2012.
Yarn is a long continuous length of interlocked fibres, suitable for use in the production of textiles, sewing, crocheting, knitting, weaving, embroidery and ropemaking. Thread is a type of yarn intended for sewing by hand or machine. Modern manufactured sewing threads may be finished with wax or ot
Yasemin Savg? (born 4 March 1982, Ankara) is a Turkish alternative rock singer.
Dante Terrell Smith (born December 11, 1973) is an American actor and MC, known by the stage names Mos Def ( /?mo?s?d?f/) and Yasiin Bey. He started his hip hop career in a group called Urban Thermo Dynamics, after which he appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. With Talib Kweli, he f
Yasmin Levy (Hebrew: ????? ????), born on December 23, 1975 in Jerusalem, is an Israeli singer-songwriter of Judeo-Spanish music.
Yasmine Hamdan is a singer, songwriter and actress of Lebanese descent, now based in Paris. She became known with Soapkills, the duo she founded with Zeid Hamdan (no relation) while she was still living in Beirut. The first album released by Soapkills was Bater (1999). Soapkills was one of the very
Yeah Yeah Yeahs are an American indie rock band formed in New York City in 2000. The group is composed of vocalist and pianist Karen O, guitarist and keyboardist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase. They are complemented in live performances by second guitarist David Pajo, who joined as a touring m
Yeasayer ( /?je?se??r/) is a band based in Brooklyn, New York.
Yefim Fima Naumovich Bronfman (Russian: ???? ???????? ????????; born April 10, 1958) is a Russian-born Israeli-American pianist.
Michael Wayne Atha (born December 30, 1979), better known by his stage name Yelawolf, is an American rapper. He is currently signed to Shady Records, Ghet-O-Vision Entertainment and Interscope Records. He is co-managed by Jeremy J Dot Jones.
Yelle is a French band founded by lead singer and namesake, Yelle (Julie Budet) and GrandMarnier (Jean-François Perrier). A third member, Tepr (Tanguy Destable), joined the band before the recording of their debut album. Budet and GrandMarnier began working on music together in 2000. The band came
Yellowcard is an American pop punk/alternative rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1997, and based in Los Angeles, California since 2000. Their music features the use of a violin, unusual for the genre. They are best known for their songs Ocean Avenue, Only One, Lights and Sounds, and Light
Yellowjackets is an American jazz fusion/smooth jazz quartet.
Yellowman (born Winston Foster, 15 January 1956, Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae (rub-a-dub) and dancehall deejay, widely known as King Yellowman. He was popular in Jamaica in the 1980s, coming to prominence with a series of singles that established his reputation.
YEN is a German rock band. The band name stems from singer/songwriter Yen-Hwei Anetzberger and means The beautiful.
Yeo is the common Hong Kong Chinese surname (?) Yang. It is sometimes spelt as Yeoh or Yio. Yeo is the Korean surname from Chinese surname Lu (?), etc. Yeo may also be an English surname, derived from the word Yeoman
Pioneers of progressive rock, English rock band Yes have achieved worldwide success with a history spanning 45 years and 20 studio albums. The band is known for its expansive songs, esoteric lyrics, elaborate album art and live stage sets. Catch Yes on their 2013 World Tour featuring stops across No
Yesterday is a song originally recorded by The Beatles for their 1965 album Help! The song remains popular today with more than 2,200 cover versions, and is one of the most covered songs in the history of recorded music.@%note 1&% At the time of its first appearance the song was released by The Beat
The Yeti or Abominable Snowman is an ape-like cryptid said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal, and Tibet. It is believed to be taller than an average human and is similar to Bigfoot. The names Yeti and Meh-Teh are commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, and are part of their hist
Young Money Entertainment is an American record label founded by rapper Lil Wayne. Young Moneys president is Lil Waynes lifelong friend Mack Maine. The label is an imprint of Cash Money Records and is distributed by Universal Republic Records. Current artists include Lil Wayne, Drake, Nicki Minaj, M
Yndi Halda (pronounced YIN-dee hal-DAR and stylised yndi halda in lower case) is a post-rock band from Canterbury, England. Yndi Halda is Old Norse for Enjoy Eternal Bliss, also the name of their self-titled debut. The bands music is characterized by expansive, cinematic pieces that have seen them c
Yngwie Johann Malmsteen (English pronunciation: /???ve? ?m??lmsti?n/ ing-vay mahlm-steen; born June 30, 1963) is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and bandleader. Malmsteen became known for his neo-classical playing approach in heavy metal music which became a new musical style
Yö (en. Night) is a Finnish rock band, formed in 1981 at Pori, Finland.
Yo Gabba Gabba! is an American childrens television show currently airing on the Nick Jr. cable network in the United States and the Nick Jr. networks in the United Kingdom & Ireland, Italy, France and Australia as well as Treehouse TV network in Canada and RTE2 on RTEjr see Raidió Teilifís Éirea
Mario Mims (born May 27, 1981), better known by his stage name Yo Gotti, is a southern rapper from the northern side of Memphis, Tennessee who was previously known as Lil Yo.
Yo La Tengo, sometimes abbreviated as YLT, is an American alternative rock band formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984. Since 1992, the lineup has consisted of Ira Kaplan (guitars, piano, vocals), Georgia Hubley (drums, piano, vocals), and James McNew (bass, vocals).
Not to be confused with Yo-Yo.
Kevin Johio Lucas Rehn Eires (born 12 July 1995, in Sundsvall, Sweden), better known by his stage name Yohio, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. He is best known for his performances as Yohio usually wearing a lolita dress and having an androgynous appearance on stage. He is also a member of the Sw
Yolanda del Río (born Yolanda Jaen López on May 27, 1955 in Pachuca, Hidalgo) is a Mexican film actress and ranchera singer. Some of her best-known films are Caminos de Michoacán (1979) and La India blanca (1982).
Yolandita Monge (born September 16, 1955) is an international singer and actress from Puerto Rico and the first Puerto Rican female singer to be nominated to the Grammy Music Awards. She is also Puerto Ricos highest selling female artist. She has been in the music business since adolescence, and has
The Yonder Mountain String Band (abbreviated YMSB) is an American progressive bluegrass group from Nederland, Colorado. Composed of Dave Johnston, Jeff Austin, Ben Kaufmann, and Adam Aijala, the band has released five studio albums and several live recordings to date.
Jotham ( /?d?o?.??m/; Hebrew: ??????, God is perfect or God is complete; Greek: ??????; Latin: Joatham) was the youngest of Gideons seventy sons. He escaped when the rest were put to death by the order of Abimelech (Judges 9:5). When the citizens of Shechem and the whole house of Millo were gathere
You Me at Six are an English rock band from Surrey. Formed in 2004, the group rose to fame in 2008 with the success of their debut album, Take Off Your Colours, which included the singles Save It for the Bedroom, Finders Keepers and Kiss and Tell, with the latter two peaking at #33 and #42 respectiv
David Darnell Brown (born March 15, 1981), also known as Young Buck, is an American Southern rapper. Buck is a former member of the hip hop groups UTP Playas & G-Unit, however he still remains signed to G-Unit Records. He currently resides as president of his own record label, Ca$hville Records.
Jay Wayne Jenkins, better known by his stage name Young Jeezy, is an American rapper. He is the member of the hip hop group United Streets Dopeboyz of America (USDA) and a former member of BMF (Black Mafia Family). Find Young Jeezy tour dates at a concert venue near you!
Young Kato are an alternative pop band from Cheltenham and Birmingham that formed in December 2011. The group was formed by vocalist Tommy Wright, guitarists Jack Edwards and Joe Green, bassist Joe Lever, keyboardist Harry Steele and drummer Sam Henderson. The bands debut self-titled EP was released
Young Love is an American dance-rock band formed in 2005 in New York City, New York. Dan Keyes handles the majority of the production and songwriting in addition to providing lead vocals. Young Loves debut full-length album, Too Young to Fight It was released on January 30, 2007 in the United States
Marvin Young (born May 10, 1967), better known by his stage name Young MC, is an English-born American singer, rapper and actor. He is best known for his 1989 hit Bust a Move. His debut album Stone Cold Rhymin found international acclaim however subsequent albums have not reached the same level of s
Young Rival is a Canadian indie rock band from Hamilton, Ontario. The group consists of singer-guitarist Aron D’Alesio, bassist John Smith, and drummer Noah Fralick. Guitarist Kyle Kuchmey left the band at the end of 2009. In the early 2000s, the group was called The Ride Theory, and released two
Young Savage is the second single of the experimental New Wave band Ultravox!. It was released as a single by Island Records on May 28, 1977, during a time of experimentation to define a new sound for the band, in advance of their second album.
Young the Giant is an American alternative rock band that formed in Irvine, California, in 2004. The bands line-up is Sameer Gadhia (lead vocals), Jacob Tilley (guitar), Eric Cannata (guitar), Payam Doostzadeh (bass guitar), and François Comtois (drums). Formerly known as The Jakes, Young the Giant
Thomas L. Tedrow is an author, screenwriter, film producer, and venture capitalist. He wrote the Little House on the Prairie spin off series The Days of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Another series he has written was The Younguns. He also wrote an accurate eye-opening book on Senator Ted Kennedys scandal ca
Youngblood Hawke is an indie pop band based in Los Angeles, California.
The Youngstown Symphony is a symphony orchestra based in Youngstown, Ohio. Now based in downtown Youngstowns Powers Auditorium, the symphony has been performing classical music for Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley since 1925. The symphony is conducted by Randall Craig Fleischer.
Joseph Jacobus Maria Youp van t Hek (born 28 February 1954) is a Dutch comedian and a columnist for NRC Handelsblad.
Youssef Ziedan (Arabic: ???? ?????) (born June 30, 1958) is an Egyptian scholar who specializes in Arabic and Islamic studies. He works as director of the Manuscript Center and Museum affiliated to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. He is a university professor, a public lecturer, a columnist and a prolif
Youssoupha Mabiki, better known by his mononym Youssoupha (French pronunciation: @%ju.sufa&% ; born in Kinshasa on 29 August 1979) is a French rapper of Congolese origin.
Youth Group are a rock band based in Newtown, Sydney, Australia signed to Ivy League Records.
Youth Lagoon is the stage name of the American musician Trevor Powers (born in San Diego, California). His debut album The Year of Hibernation was released on Fat Possum Records in 2011.. Pitchfork Magazine listed the album as the fiftieth best album of 2011.
Youth of Today is an American hardcore punk band, initially active from 1985 to 1990 before reforming in 2010. The band played a major role in establishing the Youth Crew subculture of hardcore, both espousing and evolving the philosophies of the straight edge and vegetarian lifestyles.
Yppah (pronounced Yippah) is an electronic/rock project consisting of Joe Corrales Jr., and is currently signed to Ninja Tune records. He resides in Long Beach, California.
Upsilon (uppercase ?, lowercase ?; Greek: ??????, Úpsilon) is the 20th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 400. It is derived from the Phoenician waw . The name of the letter is pronounced @%?ipsilon&% in Modern Greek, and in English /??ps?l?n/, UK /ju?
Yuck are an indie rock band that originated in London, England. The band features members Daniel Blumberg and Max Bloom, both of whom formerly played in the band Cajun Dance Party. The bands self-titled debut album was released through Fat Possum on 21 February 2011 in the United Kingdom. Critics ha
Yuja Wang (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Wáng Y?ji?; born February 10, 1987) is a Chinese classical pianist. She was born in Beijing, began studying piano there at age six, and went on to study at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.
Yukon Blonde is a Canadian indie rock band originally from Kelowna, British Columbia. Formed in 2005 as a quintet called Alphababy, the band members changed the name in late 2008 at the suggestion of Jon-Rae Fletcher, with whom the band was touring. The band has been based in Vancouver since 2009. N
Li Yundi (simplified Chinese: ???; traditional Chinese: ???; pinyin: L? Yúndí) (born October 7, 1982) is a Chinese classical pianist. He is also popularly known as Yundi and formerly Yundi Li. Born in Chongqing, Li is most well known for being the youngest pianist to win the International Frédér
Jasiel Robinson (born April 2, 1983), better known by his stage name Yung Joc, is an American rapper.
Yuri Abramovich Bashmet (Russian: ???? ????????? ??????, Ukrainian: ???? ??????; born 24 January 1953) is a Russian conductor, violinist and violist.
Yuridia Francisca Gaxiola Flores (born October 4, 1986, in Hermosillo, Sonora) is a popular Mexican singer who gained international fame by coming 2nd place in the hit reality show La Academia. In 2005, Yuridia released her debut album La Voz de un Ángel. It became the second best-selling album in
Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948), commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, philanthropist, and prominent convert to Islam.
Yuto Miyazawa (Japanese: ???? Miyazawa Y?to) is a Japanese rock guitarist, and a child prodigy in music. Miyazawa was born on February 21, 2000, in Tokyo, Japan and currently lives there with his parents. Miyazawa was named The Youngest Professional Guitarist by Guinness Book of World Records in Aug