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Singers born in Virginia

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Virginia sure has some talent!(WWBT)
Published: Sep. 24, 2019 at 5:22 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Virginia has got some talent!

Check out all of these local singers from Virginia:

Birthplace: Richmond

Songs: “How Does It Feel,” “Really Love,” “Lady,” “Brown Sugar”

Quick Fact: He won a Grammy in 2000 for best male R&B Vocal.

Birthplace: Portsmouth

Songs: “Work it,” “1, 2 Step,” “Get Ur Freak On,” “Lose Control

Quick Fact: She is considered the top female hip-hop artist of all time.

Birthplace: Mechanicsville

Songs: “Addictions,” “Night Shift,” ” I Don’t Want to Be Funny Anymore”

Quick Fact: The Rolling Stone named her on the “10 New Artists You Need to Know in 2016.”

Birthplace: Galax

Songs: “Go On Lovin’,” “If I Could Make You My Own,” “Fine Fine Fine”

Quick Fact: Her self-titled album was named by the Rolling Stone’s “Most Anticipated Country Albums of 2016.”

Birthplace: Warrenton

Songs: “This Is A Protest Song,” “I Wanna Be Evil,” “Colorado River Song”

Quick Fact: The Penguin Guide to Jazz awarded her second album, “Vertigo,” a coronet ranking.

Birthplace: Fairfax

Songs: “I just need U.,” “Everything,” “Speak Life”

Quick Fact: He received a Grammy in 2009 for Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album.

Birthplace: Norfolk

Songs: “Apologize,” “The Way I Are,” “Give It To Me”

Quick Fact: Forbes says he’s one of the highest paid recording musicians.

Birthplace: Mechanicsville

Songs: “I’m Yours,” “I Won’t Give Up,” “Lucky”

Quick Fact: He has won two Grammy Awards out of the four times he was nominated.

Birthplace: Virginia Beach

Songs: “Happy,” “Sangria Wine,” “Freedom”

Quick Fact: He was a coach on NBC’s “The Voice.”

Birthplace: Petersburg

Songs: “Say Ah,” “Bottoms Up,” “Na Na”

Quick Fact: He was raised as a military “brat.”

Birthplace: Arlington County

Songs: “Daddy’s Gone,” “Piano Fire,” “Sick of Goodbyes”

Quick Fact: Linkous worked on Sparklehorse’s albums “Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot” and “Good Morning Spider” in his farm studio in Bremo Bluff.

Birthplace: McClure

Songs: “Man of Constant Sorrow,” “O Death,” “Daddy’s Wildwood Flower”

Quick Fact: The success of the movie, “O Brother Where Art Thou” is credited to the music by Dr. Ralph Stanley and his brother Carter Stanley.

Birthplace: Virginia Beach

Songs: “Cool Out,” “Rock & Roll Is Cold,” “Feeling Good Is Good Enough”

Quick Fact: He is the founder of Spacebomb Records.

Birthplace: Fredericksburg

Songs: “Best Feeling,” “Freeker By The Speaker,” “Doobie in my Pocket”

Quick Fact: Williams hosts his own radio show Wally Cleaver’s in Fredericksburg.

Birthplace: Tappahannock

Songs: “Look at Me Now,” “With You,” “Forever”

Quick Fact: His debut album ranked number two on the Billboard 200 and sold 155,000 copies in the first week.

Birthplace: Meherrin

Songs: “Yesterday When I Was Young,” “Come Live With Me,” “Somewhere Between Love and Tomorrow”

Quick Fact: He is best known for hosting “Hee Haw.”

Birthplace: Winchester

Songs: “Crazy,” “Sweet Dreams,” “I Fall To Pieces”

Quick Fact: She died in a plane crash on Mar. 5, 1963, in Camden, Tennessee.

Birthplace: Ft. Monroe

Songs: “Copperhead Road,” “The Galway Girl,” “The Devil’s Right Hand”

Quick Fact: His father was stationed at Fort Monroe where he was an air traffic controller.

Birthplace: Danville

Songs: “Somebody Lied,” “Life Turned Her That Way,” “Don’t We All Have the Right”

Quick Fact: He wrote a number of children’s books.

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