Signature Song
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Signature Song

A signature song is the one song (or, in some cases, one of a few songs) that a popular and well-established recording artist or band is most closely identified with or best known for, even if they have had success with a variety of other songs. There have also been instances where a film actor has acquired a signature song by giving a popular vocal performance in a feature. Signature songs can be the result of spontaneous public identification, or a marketing tool developed by the music industry to promote artists, sell their recordings, and develop a fan base.[1]

Artists and bands with a signature song are often expected to perform it at every concert appearance, usually as an encore on concert tours.[2]

List of signature songs for selected artists

This list is sorted by last name of the artist.


See also

References

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