↑"The king of country music is making plans to retire", in “Garth Brooks To Retire”. 《CBS News》. 1999년 12월 16일. 2013년 5월 8일에 확인함.
↑Her string of hits since the early '60s as the Empress of Soul are known in the streets of Johannesburg and around the world. They include those she recorded with and without the Pips - such as "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" and "Neither One of Us." Phil Roura (2010년 9월 26일), “Knight on a Mission: Georgia's Soul Superstar Has New Orleans on Her Mind”, 《New York Daily News》, 20쪽
↑At 65, the Empress of Soul is leaving on the Midnight Train to Georgia for the last time. Gladys Knight's "farewell tour" winds down a six-decade-long career that began with a talent contest at the age of seven. You can't blame her for wanting a rest, although, as one of the greats, she isn't bowing out quietly. For almost two hours, she conducts a "musical journey" that is both an emotional rollercoaster and a social history lesson.Dave Simpson (2009년 10월 9일), “Review: Pop: Gladys Knight Manchester Arena 4/5”, 《The Guardian》, 44쪽, ISSN0261-3077
↑"Although Gaynor was crowned the 'Queen of Disco' after dance floor favourites like "Honey Bee," "Never Can Say Goodbye" and "Casanova Brown" ..." in P. Shapiro, Turn the Beat Around: The Secret History of Disco (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2006), p. 213.
↑"Known far and wide as the 'Queen of Latin Pop', Gloria Estefan is one of the most recognized artists in the world", in “Gloria Estefan to Write Her First Book, a Children's Story Starring Her Bulldog Noelle; Published in English and Spanish Editions by Rayo, an Imprint of HarperCollins, in November 2005”, 《Business Wire》, 2004년 12월 6일, 1쪽
↑"It had already been noted that Neil Young was an important influence on grunge musicians, and in the mid-1990s it became common to see Neil Young described as 'the godfather of grunge'", in Echard, William (2005), 《Neil Young and the Poetics of Energy》, Indiana University Press, 43쪽, ISBN978-0-253-21768-4
↑"Recall that throughout most of the eighties and even into the nineties, Aaron was known as the queen of heavy-metal rock, the loudest, brashest and sexiest female rock belter this side of Janis Joplin." in Niester, Alan (2000년 9월 22일), “Metal queen slips into something jazzy”, 《The Globe and Mail》, R.6쪽, ISSN0319-0714
↑"...the musical legacy of Robert Johnson has entranced later generations of rock and blues musicians such as the Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. Fans and experts alike call him the "grandfather of rock and roll", in "The grandfather of rock'n'roll: The devil's instrument", The Independent, 26 July 2006, retrieved 9 September 2009.
↑"His nickname, 'The King of Country Music,' may sound a bit mawkish and old- fashioned, but, in many ways, it is remarkably accurate." in Wolfe, Charles K. (2001), 《Classic Country: Legends of Country Music》, Routledge, 19쪽, ISBN978-0-415-92827-4
↑"Lady Gaga -- real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta -- has, over the course of a few scant years, scaled to pop heights not witnessed since the glory days of Madonna (and we're not just talking about those 10-inch Alexander McQueen heels). Not a week goes by that she's not in the news for something or other. Her Lollapalooza turn this past weekend confirmed her stature, as if there were any doubt, as America's new Queen of Pop", in Randall Roberts (2010년 8월 11일), “Lady Gaga at Staples Center: The numbers behind the music”, 《Los Angeles Times》, 2010년 8월 18일에 확인함
↑Harmanci, Reyhan (2009년 11월 8일). “Lady Gaga in the running to be the next Madonna”. 《San Francisco Chronicle》 (Hearst Corporation). 2013년 2월 19일에 확인함. ...For decades now, the media have been on a quest to anoint "the next Madonna." A quick Google search unearths more than 79,000 hits for that phrase - everyone from Rosie Perez to Rihanna has been mentioned. Madonna herself has participated in the search from time to time, while still making albums, releasing videos, bedding young models, scaring the world with the tightest quads in the music business - in general, still being Madonna. Her staged kiss with Britney Spears at a 2003 music awards show certainly signaled a contender, although Britney, sadly, proved unfit for the title. (Who knew that mental stability was in the job description to replace Madonna?).....
↑ 가나Savage, Mark (2008년 8월 15일). “Pop superstars turn 50”. BBC. 2009년 4월 7일에 확인함. The album True Blue, with its iconic Herb Ritts cover, cements Madonna's reputation as the first lady of pop...; Also known as: The Queen of Pop, Material Girl...
↑"Madonna, called the Princess of Pop" in “Celebrity Beat”, 《Jet》 69 (6), 1985년 10월 21일, 53쪽, ISSN0021-5996
↑ 가나다라마바"Some women have even been given titles. Tina Turner who is The Queen of Rock and Aretha Franklin, dubbed the Queen of Soul. Donna Summer is the Queen of Disco and Mary J. Blige is the Queen of Hip-Hop, Gloria Estefan is the Queen of Latin Pop, Madonna is the Queen of Pop, while Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera are the Princesses of Pop", in L. Bollinger and C. O'Neill, Women in Media Careers: Success Despite the Odds (University Press of America, 2008), p. 147.
↑"...the so-called Queen of Pop eludes both followers and critics by shifting her image..." in R. Gairola, "Re-worldling the Oriental: Critical Perspectives on Madonna as Geisha" in S. Fouz-Hernández and F. Jarman-Ivens, eds, Madonna's drowned worlds: new approaches to her cultural transformations, 1983-2003(Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2004), p. 104.
↑"The queen of reinvention has achieved the seemingly impossible yet again", in “Spotlights: Singles”, 《Billboard》 117 (44), 2005년 10월 29일, 69쪽, ISSN0006-2510
↑"The queen of reinvention, Madonna, even named her 2004 world tour Reinvention", in Gallo, Carmine (2006), 《10 Simple Secrets of the World's Greatest Business Communicators》, Sourcebooks, 204쪽, ISBN978-1-4022-0696-2
↑J. Wallenfeldt, Black American Biographies: The Journey of Achievement (Rosen, 2010), ISBN1615301372, p. 320.
↑Browne, David (1991년 11월 29일). “Michael Jackson's Black or White Blues”. Entertainment Weekly. 2009년 7월 3일에 확인함. [A] highly placed source at MTV says the network was obligated to refer to Jackson on air as the King of Pop in order to be allowed to show "Black or White." An MTV spokeswoman denies that, but the phrase was part of MTV's ads for the video and was repeatedly used by its VJs. A source at Fox confirms that Jackson's people did request that Bart use the phrase "King of Pop" in the video and that the phrase also be used in the network's press releases; 'King of Pop' also crops up in Fox's print ads for the video and in press releases by Jackson's publicists, Solters/Roskin/Friedman.
↑"He wears the crown as the King Of Pop because no artist has broken his record of selling nearly 60 million copies of a single Album (Thriller)", in Lewis Jones, Jel D. (2005). 《Michael Jackson, the King of Pop: The Big Picture: the Music! the Man! the Legend! the Interviews: an Anthology》. Amber Books Publishing. 3쪽. ISBN978-0-9749779-0-4.
↑"He was the 'Prince of Motown,' strong, silent and majestic" in R. Gulla, Icons of R&B and soul: an encyclopedia of the artists who revolutionized rhythm vol. 2 (Greenwood, 2008), p. 338.
↑"Dubbed "the Prince of Soul," Marvin Gaye endured lifelong turmoil, never grasping the genius of his own talent..." in N. Talevski, The unofficial encyclopedia of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Greenwood, 1998), p. 402.
↑"Significantly, he also duetted with Missy Elliott on the brilliant, Timbaland-produced, 'Busa Rhyme' on her Da Real World album. Eminem makes no attempt to tone down the misogynistic elements of Slim Shady in the face of the 'First Lady Of Hip Hop.'" in Stubbs, David (2006), 《Eminem: The Stories Behind Every Song》, Thunder's Mouth Press, 230쪽, ISBN1-56025-946-9
↑"Just two albums down, Missy "Misdemeanour" Elliot is riding a fine line between hip-hop heavyweight and pop princess. She's already proved she can do both - on debut album Supa Dupa Fly - and a lot more besides, having also moonlighted in the studio for the likes of Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson." in Baillie, Russell. “Missy Elliott: Da Real World”. 《NZ Herald News》. nzhearald.co.nz. 2013년 11월 8일에 확인함.
↑"After his hugely successful 'One of a Kind' world tour this past year, [G-Dragon] has recently announced the release of his third solo record, Coup D'Etat, which will have a feature from hip-hop heavyweight, Missy Elliott." in Ortiz, Kristine (2013년 8월 21일), “Countdown to KCON 2013”, 《Audrey》 (audreymagazine.com), 2013년 11월 8일에 확인함
↑"When Missy 'Misdemeanor' Elliott isn't creating another hit song mixed with rapping and singing, you can bet she's off collaborating with another artist. For this reason, the talented singer/rapper/songwriter/producer has been dubbed the 'Puff Mommy' of hip-hop." in Netter, Matt (1999), 《'N Sync with Justin》, Simon & Schuster, 74쪽, ISBN9780671032760
↑"And who, at twenty-seven, has become such an industry player that they're calling her Puff Mommy? 'Aw, that's MISSY.'" in Hirshey, Gerri (2001), 《We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The True, Tough Story of Women in Rock》, Grove Press, 253쪽, ISBN0-8021-3899-3
↑"Beyond being the best-selling female hip hop artist to date, and often referred to as the queen of hip hop, what separates Missy Elliott is her ability to allow her aesthetic to speak for itself. She uses her artistry to transcend cultural norms in hip hop and in the music industry." in Hess, Mikey (2007), 《Icons of Hip Hop: An Encyclopedia of the Movement, Music, and Culture》, Greenwood Publishing Group, 503쪽, ISBN978-0-313-33904-2
↑"She's the unrivalled queen of rap and the first black music mogul, so it's no surprise that Missy Elliott has a reputation as the diva you cross at your peril." in Baker, Lindsay (2003년 10월 31일), “Scary? Missy Elliott?”, 《The Guardian》 (Guardian.co.uk), 2013년 2월 22일에 확인함
↑"Missy Elliott, reigning queen of rap, releases five albums in only six years, earns two Grammys, the 2003 American Music Award, and MTV's 2003 Video of the Year." in Shaw, Andrea Elizabeth (2006), 《The Embodiment of Disobedience: Fat Black Women's Unruly Political Bodies》, Lexington Books, 100쪽, ISBN0-7391-1487-5
↑"Widely regarded as the queen of rap music, Missy Elliott is an icon of girl culture because of her innovative style and ability to succeed in the music industry without objectifying herself." in Mitchell, Claudia; Reid-Valsh, Jacqueline (2008), 《Girl Culture: Studying girl culture: a reader's guide》, Greenwood Publishing Group, 276쪽, ISBN978-0-313-33908-0
↑ 가나"If Ella Fitzgerald is the queen of jazz, Billie Holiday first lady of the blues, and Aretha Franklin the queen of soul, then who is the queen of pop? In the 1990s, it would seem to be a three-way tie between Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Celine Dion. Certainly all three have their devotees and detractors, but their presence has been inescapable", in Lister, Linda (2001), “Divafication: The Deification of Modern Female Pop Stars”, 《Popular Music and Society》 25 (3/4), 1쪽, ISSN0300-7766
↑"Mariah Carey is unstoppable. With 17 No. 1 singles since her career began in 1990, Mariah is the reigning queen of pop." “The new Mariah Carey”, 《Scholastic Scope》 50 (1), 16쪽, ISSN0036-6412
↑ 가나"The nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter - who has earned such sobriquets along the way as 'the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul' and 'the Empress of Soul' - returns Dec. 21 with her ninth studio album, "Stronger" Gail Mitchell (2009년 12월 12일), “Strength of Character”, 《Billboard》 121 (49), 17쪽, ISSN0006-2510
↑"Universally known as the 'Queen of Hip Hop Soul' because of her frequent collaborations with rap artists and Hip Hop producers..." in" Bynoe, Yvonne (2006), 《Encyclopedia of rap and hip-hop culture》, Greenwood Press, 32쪽, ISBN978-0-313-33058-2
↑"Once again The Candy Store and Fresh City Promotions have pulled a major rabbit out of the hat with the launch party for the new album by Mary J Blige, the undisputed Queen of R&B, Growing Pains", in “Fresh party for Mary j's new album”, 《The Plymouth Evening Herald》, 2008년 2월 15일, 2쪽
↑In the wake of her 'Breakthrough' success, the reigning queen of R&B tries to please her many followers—but, most of all, herself. Vozick-Levinson, Simon (2007년 12월 21일), “Mary J. Blige”, 《Entertainment Weekly》, 22쪽, ISSN1049-0434
↑"Much later, as the reigning King of the Blues, BB would explain that the 'blues isn't just some sad music about a broken heart, a busted dream, or a painful love affair. Blues is much more than any of these things. If I could pick three descriptions of it, I'd say it ain't nothing but living, laughing and loving'", in Nazel, Joe (1998), 《B.B. King: King of the Blues》, Holloway House Publishing, 60쪽, ISBN978-0-87067-792-2
↑"Inevitably called 'King of the Blues', BB King is today probably the most commercially successful blues singer with black audiences." in Oakley, Giles (1997), 《The Devil's Music: A History of the Blues》, Da Capo Press, 228쪽, ISBN978-0-306-80743-5
↑Often referred to in interviews, cover stories and promotional material as the new 'princess of pop' Susan Hopkins (2002), 《Girl Heroes: The New Force In Popular Culture》, University of Michigan Press, 60쪽
↑"... the queen of pop, Britney Spears awarded the king of pop, Michael Jackson the 'Artist of the Millennium' award, in “Eminem wins best music video award”. 《CBBC Newsround》 (BBC). 2002년 8월 30일. 2010년 1월 12일에 확인함.
↑"Spears proved to audiences universally that she was, like Madonna in her heyday, the new publicly appointed 'Queen of Pop'", in Martin Charles Strong; John Peel (2004), 《The Great Rock Discography》, Canongate Books, 1,423쪽, ISBN978-1-84195-615-2더 이상 지원되지 않는 변수를 사용함 (도움말)
↑"Calling her a mere R&B diva is, at this point, almost an insult: With grace and grit, Beyoncé has become the Princess of pop, a one-woman Hitsville U.S.A." in “Beyoncé in Rolling Stone”, 《Rolling Stone》, December 2009-January 2010, 41쪽다음 날짜 값 확인 필요: |date= (도움말)
↑Affirming her role as one of the reigning queens of pop music, Beyonce was the top winner at the 52nd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, taking six prizes, including song of the year for her inescapable hit "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)." Sisario, Ben (2010년 2월 1일), “Biggest Haul at Grammys Goes to Beyonce”, 《The New York Times》, C.1쪽, ISSN0362-4331
↑"It is three years since she dissolved Destiny's Child after three albums and a run of award-winning hymns to womanly empowerment such as Survivor and Independent Woman; six since her duet with the Brooklyn rap demigod Jay-Z served notice to the world that America's foremost hip-hop star and its emerging queen of R&B were an item." in Paphides, Pete (2008년 11월 14일), “Shy big sister by day ... wild girl by night”, 《The Times》, 2쪽, ISSN0140-0460
↑With four Mobo nominations, Beyonce is the undisputed queen of R&B. Simpson, Eva; Hedley, Caroline (2006년 8월 16일), “3AM: Mo contest for Beyonce”, 《The Daily Mirror》, 16쪽
↑"For many people the name Benny Goodman is synonymous with swing. His record sales and performances helped usher in the swing craze of the 1930s; for more than a decade, the 'king of swing' enjoyed incredible heights of popularity." Martin, Henry; Keith Waters (2006), 《Jazz: The First 100 Years》, Thomson Wadsworth, 138쪽, ISBN978-0-534-62804-8더 이상 지원되지 않는 변수를 사용함 (도움말)
↑Shepherd, Julianne (2007년 1월 16일). “Ciara: The Evolution”. 《Pitchfork Media》. 2013년 5월 8일에 확인함. In 2004, upon the release of Ciara Harris's excellent debut Goodies, Lil Jon christened the 21-year-old Atlanta starlet the 'Princess of crunk & B.'
↑“SACC showcase: Dato' Siti Nurhaliza and Krisdayanti”. 《New Straits Times》. 2010년 4월 10일. 2013년 1월 7일에 확인함. Dato' Siti Nurhaliza is a multiple-award winning Malaysian pop singer-songwriter who has garnered more than 100 local awards. Known as the Voice of Asia, Siti has recorded more than 30 albums including singles. She is also known to have the most number one singles than any other artist in Malaysia.
↑Appiah, Kwame Anthony; Gates, Henry Louis; Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. (2004). 《Africana: An A-to-Z Reference of Writers, Musicians, and Artists of the African American Experience》. Running Press. 146쪽. ISBN0-7624-2042-1.더 이상 지원되지 않는 변수를 사용함 (도움말)
↑DeCurtis, Anthony; Henke, James (1992). 《The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock & Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists and their Music》. George-Warren, Holly. Random House. 135쪽. ISBN0-679-73728-6.더 이상 지원되지 않는 변수를 사용함 (도움말)
↑"Celine alert! Celine alert! Quebec's favourite daughter, Celine Dion, will be fited in a special show on July 10. After the phenomenal success of last year's tribute to the late King of Pop, Michael Jackson, a special show combining the talents of two of the superstars in the fireworks business will showcase the music of our Queen of Pop", in Anne Sutherland (2010년 5월 28일), “Fireworks; Celine Dion Joins Countries Lighting Up the Sky”, 《The Gazette》, 14쪽, ISSN0384-1294
↑"Cher - singer, Oscar-winning actress and campaigner -is the original queen of reinvention, an expert at re-creating herself." in Lee, Vinny (2006년 9월 2일), “Turning back time”, 《The Times》, 73쪽, ISSN0140-0460
↑Bowing out, if not exactly gracefully, Cher, that surgically enhanced queen of reinvention, last week brought her farewell tour to Glasgow. Sweet, Lucy (2004년 5월 16일), “Cher's so long farewell”, 《The Sunday Times》, 11쪽
↑Edward A. Berlin, King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and his Era (Oxford: Oxford University Press US, 1995), ISBN0195356462, p. 146.
↑“Stars over Broadway: Al Jolson”. PBS. The brightest star of the first half of the 20th century, Jolson was eternally grateful for the opportunities America had given him. ... While some of his colleagues in show business complained about his inflated ego, he certainly deserved his moniker: 'The World’s Greatest Entertainer.'
↑Danielle Canada (1998년 12월 28일). “R. Kelly”. Jet Magazine. 2012년 1월 26일에 확인함. During a recent interview with the reigning King of R&B, Kelly told JET why success saddens him
↑Holden, Stephen (1995-17-12). “Pop Briefs”. 《The New York Times》. 2012년 1월 26일에 확인함. The reigning king of pop-soul sex talks a lot tougher than Barry White, the father of such fluffed-up pillow talk and along with Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway, a major influence on Kelly.다음 날짜 값 확인 필요: |date= (도움말)
↑"But somewhere between his last album, "Naughty Little Doggie", and his latest one, "Avenue B", the godfather of punk turned 50...", in Christman, Ed (1999년 8월 7일), “Iggy Pop opens a 'window into the soul' on Virgin's contemplative 'Avenue B'”, 《Billboard》 111, 14쪽, ISSN0006-2510
↑"Looking remarkably healthy for a man who nurtured a world-class drug habit for many years, the "Godfather of Punk" Iggy Pop is set to close the Other Stage on Saturday night." in “Godfather of punk still has lust for life”, 《Western Daily Press》, 2007년 6월 5일, 30쪽
↑"Overnight the unknown 14-year old became an international star. This earned her the nickname 'Princess of R&B'.", in W. Sutherland, Aaliyah Remembered (Trafford Publishing, 2005), p. 21.
↑"The reigning queen of soul owned the stage at the packed Royal Albert Hall, highlighting her elegant artistry and dynamic personality in a 93-minute set", in Toombs, Mikel (2012년 5월 22일), “Adele Earns Title Of Soul Queen”, 《Seattle Post-Intelligencer》, C.3쪽, ISSN0745-970X
↑"She is also known as 'Sister Ree,' 'Lady Soul' 'La Diva Franklin,' and 'The Queen of Soul'," in Bego, Mark (2001), 《Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul》, Da Capo Press, 6쪽, ISBN978-0-306-80935-4
↑"The reigning 'queen of R&B', as decreed by her backing vocalist (and opening act) Jermaine Paul and countless others, Keys owned the stage at a packed WaMu Theater, highlighting her elegant artistry and dynamic personality in a 90-minute set." in Toombs, Mikel (2008년 9월 22일), “Superwoman Keys Earns Title Of R&B Queen”, 《Seattle Post-Intelligencer》, C.3쪽, ISSN0745-970X
↑On Friday, the queen of R&B, Alicia Keys, took over RodeoHouston. Clark, Michael (2005년 3월 7일), “Duff makes rodeo a pop event”, 《Houston Chronicle》, 5쪽, ISSN1074-7109
↑"The singer who was affectionately known as 'The First Lady of Song' died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends, said spokeswoman Andrea Hecht" at “Ella Fitzgerald, first lady of song, dies at 78”. findarticles.com. 1996년 7월 1일. 2009년 5월 15일에 확인함.
↑"His original status as the King of Rock and Roll has never been seriously challenged, and he's remained a bottomless source of inspiration for the generations of rock and rollers who've taken up the cause in the decades since that July night in Memphis". Schinder, Scott (2008), 《Icons of Rock: An Encyclopedia of the Legends who Changed Music Forever》, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2쪽, ISBN978-0-313-33846-5
↑John Farley, Christopher (2001년 9월 15일). “Diva on Campus”. Time. Splash면. 2008년 1월 18일에 원본 문서에서 보존된 문서. 2011년 7월 11일에 확인함. She's virtually unknown in the U.S., but Hikaru, 18, is Japan's biggest pop star. The Japanese media sing her praises: (...) THE DIVA OF THE HEISEI PERIOD! The Japanese public devours her music: her debut CD, First Love (1999), sold more than 9.5 million copies, making it the best-selling album in Japanese history.
↑"Janet Jackson, music's princess of pop, is at a crossroads of her life and career: She is pursuing acting roles and she has parted ways with her longtime partner, Rene Elizondo ... Having established herself as the world-renowned princess of pop music, in addition to making strides as an actress, one would think there is not much left on her to-do list. But the possibilities are endless", in Norment, Lynn (November 2000), “Janet: At the crossroads”, 《Ebony》 56 (1), 180쪽, ISSN0012-9011
↑"Janet Jackson is a big deal these days, the Queen of Pop, though we can still call her by her first name", in Smith, Giles (1996년 4월 21일), “Slow riffs, fast riffs, midriffs”, 《The Independent》, 26쪽, ISSN0951-9467
↑"It's been close on a decade since she emerged from brother Michael's shadow and the Nineties has seen her constantly re(de)fining her musical and stage personae. In its staggering professionalism, the Velvet Rope tour bears witness to the success of such artistic endeavour as well as her status as the undoubted queen of R&B", Miles Keylock (1998년 11월 20일), “Dammit Janet!”, 《Mail & Guardian》, 2011년 4월 19일에 확인함
↑"'We want Gor Gor' (Cantonese for 'big brother', Cheung's nickname) to know that he has not been forgotten and never will be," a spokeswoman said." "Thousands of fans pay tribute to Leslie Cheung", China Daily, 2004-04-01, retrieved 28 November 2012.
↑ 가나"What happens when the 'God of Song' descends on Genting Highlands during a cold and wet weekend? He warms and melts the hearts of both young and old with his charm and huge repertoire of hits, that's what! And that was precisely what Hong Kong superstar Jacky Cheung - arguably the most popular and enduring of the four Heavenly Kings - did at his two sold-out concerts last Friday and Saturday at the Arena of Stars. (For the uninitiated, Cheung, Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok and Leon Lai are the four "Heavenly Kings" of Chinese pop, the over-the-top title probably bestowed by the imaginative Hong Kong media because of the singers' immense popularity. Cheung, of course, has been elevated even higher on the celestial plane!)" Ming, Fong (2002년 11월 9일), “Jacky, oh!”, 《New Straits Times》, 3쪽
↑"Prince of Pop Justin Timberlake strolls into town this week for three incredible dates at the SECC as part of his 2007 FutureSex/ Love Show - and you can be there, courtesy of our friends at Sony Ericsson and Vodafone." in Goodwin, Clayton (2007년 5월 2일), “Win The last tickets to see Justin”, 《Daily Record》, 15쪽
↑"Dubbed the 'king of Chinese pop' by local media, Jay Chou has released eight studio albums, spawning several hits," in Song, Berwin (2008년 8월 9일), “5 Chinese Acts Using The Games To Boost Their Profile”, 《Billboard》 120 (32), 28쪽, ISSN0006-2510
↑"Janis Joplin found hers in Texas and left for the West Coast, there to become queen of rock and roll." in McNally, Dennis (2003), 《Desolate Angel: Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America》, Da Capo Press, 316쪽, ISBN978-0-306-81222-4
↑...Janis Joplin, the nation's reigning queen of rock 'n' roll. Jackson, Buzzy (2005), 《A bad woman feeling good》, W. W. Norton & Company, 81쪽, ISBN978-0-393-05936-6
↑"And today, James Brown's status as 'The Godfather of Soul" remains undiminished'.", in 《David Pullman to Securitize "Godfather of Soul" James Brown》, Business Wire, 1999년 5월 3일, 1쪽
↑"...the Godfather of Go-Go has done it again...", Kip Lornell; Charles C. Stephenson (2009), 《The Beat: Go-Go Music from Washington, DC》, Univ. Press of Mississippi, 45쪽, ISBN978-1-60473-241-2더 이상 지원되지 않는 변수를 사용함 (도움말)
↑"It probably makes sense to call him - as several people do in the movie [Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (1987)] - as the 'King of rock 'n' roll'", in D. Denby, "What's in a game", New York Magazine, Oct 19, 1987, p. 102.
↑"Once upon a time, long before anybody had even heard of Britney, Christina, Jessica or Mandy, Australian singer Kylie Minogue ruled the charts as princess of pop", in “Kylie's back on royal form”, 《Birmingham Post》, 2000년 7월 8일, 5쪽
↑"The queen of pop, Kylie Minogue, lines up alongside the Chelsea Pensioners and note-smashing Russell Watson to press the royal flesh ..." in “Pick of the Day”, 《The Mail on Sunday》 (London), 2010년 12월 12일, 55쪽
↑"With his debut single "Run It," 16-year-old Chris Brown back-flipped his way into becoming the first male solo artist to release a song that went straight to No. 1. He was later crowned the Prince of R&B", in 《Celebrity Central: Chris Brown》, People
↑"His noncommittal response was perhaps not the teary confessional that was expected after the Grammy-night altercation which changed everything for the then crown prince of R&B", in Elan, Priya (2009년 11월 7일), 《Will Chris Brown's assault on Rihanna harm his record sales?》, London: The Guardian, 2009년 11월 22일에 확인함
↑"Recently, the girls proved their credibility as live performers, appearing as guests to Hong Kong's legendary "God of Songs" Sam Hui during his two live dates in Malaysia for the 50,000-strong crowds at Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur." in “Sounds of the East”, 《Bangkok Post》, 2005년 3월 15일, 1쪽
↑Lambert, Pam (1995년 12월 18일). “Not Who You Think She Is”. 《People》. 2011년 10월 16일에 확인함. ...her once-perfect Prom Queen of Soul facade has begun to crack as her marriage has become increasingly strained
↑"She was known as 'The Voice'", in A. Sarat, Legal Responses to Religious Practices in the United States: Accommodation and Its Limits (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), ISBN1107023688, p. 67.
↑"...signature rifts, and it becomes clear why Aerosmith has been tagged 'America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band.' Few bands on the globe—forget just the United States—have accomplished what Aerosmith have. The band has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and has won countless awards, including three Grammys. And, with a few exceptions, Aerosmith has delivered on its promise: to make music that strikes the listener in the heart, feet, soul and groin." in Walker, Don (1998년 8월 15일), “Rock This Way: A Brief History of Roads Taken”, 《Billbaord》 110 (33), 20쪽, ISSN0006-2510
↑Whatever there is to say now about Aerosmith, the long-lasting, hard-rocking quintet that has often been billed or hyped as America's greatest rock and roll band, it could've been said two decades ago. Mieses, Stanley (1997년 8월 9일), “Still Walking the Walk, Leading the Way”, 《Newsday》, B.05쪽
↑ 가나"The Five Stairsteps were 'The First Family of Soul'. A title bestowed upon the Chicago-based teenaged group in part because of their astounding five-year run of hits, which included the 1970 million-selling single "O-o-h Child." 'The First Family...' title was later adapted by The Jackson 5. Hogan, Ed, 《The Five Stairsteps》, Allmusic|확인날짜=는 |url=을 필요로 함 (도움말)
↑"The Stairsteps were tremendous R&B stars and were critically acclaimed as the 'First Family of Soul'." Calloway, Earl (1998년 8월 22일), “Five Stairsteps remembered on ultimate Regal stage revue”, 《Chicago Defender》 XCVI (166), 15쪽, ISSN0745-7014
↑"For one quick breath, the old R.E.M. extended family came together in a show of support. It is fitting that this update edition ends with the departure of Holt and Barry. It's the end of the world as we know it, and the end of an era for the band who in its lifespan has come to be known as America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band", in Sullivan, Denise (1998), 《R.E.M.: Talk About the Passion : An Oral History》, Da Capo Press, xxiii쪽, ISBN978-0-306-80857-9
↑"The Stones figured out early on that you can rock, and also understand the value of branding. 'The World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band' was a title the Stones bequeathed to themselves, and soon enough, neither media nor fans could think of the name of the band without its slogan."Popkin, Helen A.S., 《The Stones may be old, but they can still rock》, MSNBC, 2009년 4월 19일에 확인함