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Top 25 solo singers

Joel D. Amos is a Los Angeles-based writer, and the Senior Entertainment Editor here at SheKnows. He has interviewed numerous celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Katherine Heigl, Rachel McAdams, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaw...

Big-time band to solo success

Who are the top 25 singers who have left hit bands to find solo success? Say hello to Justin Timberlake, America! But is Timberlake number one? Only a handful of artists have managed to find solo success after leaving the band that made them famous.


The Police may have reunited for a very short stint, but Sting clearly flies solo. Sting sets the benchmark for leaving one of the most successful bands on the planet to do your thing.

Sting’s gamble paid off in hit after hit for decades.

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