Top 20 Folk Singer celebrities in Scotland

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Folk Singer celebrities [Updated March 27, 2023].

1. Paolo Nutini

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Paolo Nutini was born on January 9, 1987 in Paisley, Scotland.
He sang at the opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million

2. Greg Holden

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Greg Holden was born on February 28, 1983 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Singer and songwriter who is best known for having co-written the song "Home" for American Idol-winner Phillip Phillips. The song was used as Phillips' coronation song during the show's season 11 finale.

On April 14, 2015, he released the album Chase the Sun via Warner Brothers Records. The album's lead single, "Hold On Tight," peaked at #15 on Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs chart.

3. Emily Smith

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Emily Smith was born on March 25, 1981 in Thornhill, Scotland.
In 2008, she won the Scots Traditional Music Award for Scottish Singer of the Year. In 2014, she was featured on the album Sweet Visitor by Nancy Kerr.

4. Al Stewart

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Al Stewart was born on September 5, 1945 in Scotland.
He released two consecutive Platinum-selling albums from 1976 to 1978: Year of the Cat and Time Passages.

5. Maggie Reilly

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Maggie Reilly was born on September 15, 1956 in Scotland.
Her debut solo album, Echoes, was released in 1992 and hit number one on the Norwegian Albums Chart.

6. Eric Bogle

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Eric Bogle was born on September 23, 1944 in Scotland.
He was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his contributions to music culture in 1987.

7. Dougie Maclean

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Dougie Maclean was born on September 27, 1954 in Scotland.
He received the BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for Lifetime Achievement for Contribution to Songwriting in 2013.

8. Bert Jansch

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Bert Jansch was born on November 3, 1943 in Scotland.

Scottish folk singer and founding member of the band Pentangle who received two Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Bert Jansch once married a sixteen year old girl so that she could travel with him without a passport.

9. Dick Gaughan

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Dick Gaughan was born on May 17, 1948 in Scotland.

Scottish singer-songwriter who releases folk and protest songs. Dick Gaughan released the album The Boys of the Lough in 1973.

Dick Gaughan designs and maintains his own website and is an advocate for web accessibility.

10. Julie Fowlis

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Julie Fowlis was born on June 20, 1979 in Scotland.

Famous for her Scottish Gaelic vocal performances and for her proficiency on multiple musical instruments, Julie Fowlis released five solo albums between 2005 and 2014 and also performed and recorded with the music groups Dual, Brolum, and Dochas. Julie Fowlis is the recipient of several BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

In 2008, Julie Fowlis recorded "Lon Dubh," a cover of the popular Beatles song "Blackbird."

11. Anna McLuckie

Anna McLuckie was born on October 30, 1997 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The last song she performed on The Voice UK during the knockout round was Paolo Nutini's "Autumn."

12. Isla St Clair

Isla St Clair was born on May 2, 1952 in Scotland.
She co-produced the 1998 Highland bagpipe documentary When the Pipers Play.

13. Gerry Cinnamon

Gerry Cinnamon was born on October 1, 1985 in Glasgow, Scotland.
His first concert at the Barrowlands Ballroom sold out in 60 seconds. 

14. Mike Heron

Mike Heron was born on December 27, 1942 in Scotland.
Heron's Incredible String Band was one of the first to move away from pop and into folk and world music.

15. George Donaldson

George Donaldson was born on February 1, 1968 in Scotland.
Her performed "The Grande Affaire" and "Scarlet Ribbons" in the show MYTHOLOGY.

16. Andy Stewart

Andy Stewart was born on December 30, 1933 in Scotland.

Scottish folk artist who did comedic impressions throughout the 1960s and 1970s.

Andy Stewart wowed audiences by impersonating many of the industry's best, including Tom Jones and Louis Armstrong.