Singers with military careers

Created by Alma Barroca on 16 Jul 2021
Singers with military careers

Here you'll find artists who've served their countries with the military forces.

1. James Blunt Artist

Blunt served in the Brittish Army from 1996 to 2002. He even fought in the Kosovo War. His experiences back there inspired a few of his songs, like 'No Bravery'.

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Pop, Pop-Rock, Singer-songwriter

Languages:  English, French

2. Tony Tornado Artist

His career started in the 1960's, after he served the Brazilian Army as a parachutist.

Genres:  MPB, R&B/Soul

Language:  Portuguese

Popular song:  BR-3

3. Jimi Hendrix Artist

He enlisted the American Army in 1961 and served until 1962, when he was discharged due to an injury.

Country:  United States

Genres:  Blues, Psychedelic, Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  Hey JoeWild thingValleys Of Neptune

4. Luiz Gonzaga Artist

He served the Brazilian Army (in his home state Ceará) from 1930 to 1939.

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Folk

Languages:  Portuguese, Spanish

Popular songs:  SabiáLuar do SertãoAssum Preto

5. Bella Poarch Artist

Poarch is a U.S. Navy veteran. She enlisted in the Navy in 2015 and was stationed in Japan and Hawaii. She served for four years.

Country:  Philippines

Genre:  Pop

Language:  English

Popular song:  Build A B*tch

Fool EmeritusFool Emeritus    Thu, 22/07/2021 - 13:14

I take it you mean, actual voluntarily enlisted sngers? Otherwise, most Spanish male singers until the late 90´s would go here- it was mandatory to serve for 9 months for any males over 18.