51 Male Singers With Long Hair

#40 Chad Kroeger

Chad Kroeger

Nickelback seems to be a very divisive band. Love them or hate them, they are another band that featured a male singer with long hair. Chad Kroeger has worn his hair many ways throughout his career but was most popular with his long, wavy, golden blond bob.

#41 Vince Neil

Vince Neil

Vince Neil was the lead singer of the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe from 1981 until 1992. Since then, he has worked with the band off and on. This long-haired singer has also released three solo albums.

#42 Jack White

Jack White

Jack White, an eclectic, enigmatic, long-haired singer of the White Stripes fame, is known for his pale complexion and long, shoulder-length jet-black hair.

#43 “Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al,” the sweet and goody long-haired singer and writer of parody songs, is known for his trademark long, dark, curly hair and proficiency with the accordion.

#44 Little Richard

Little Richard

Little Richard had a long and storied music career. When he was younger, he wore suits and wonderfully coiffed hair. He grew his hair long as he grew older and changed his style and fashion to reflect his energy and flamboyant personality.

#45 Dave Pirner

Dave Pirner

Dave Pirner is one of the male singers with long hair who could be considered a one-hit-wonder. Singer for the alternative band Soul Asylum, the band hit it big with their single “Runaway Train” in 1993. They even played at the inauguration of Bill Clinton.

The band released its twelfth album in 2020 but has yet to see the level of success it had in the 90s.

#46 Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan was the lead singer for The Screaming Trees and also worked with Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins. While he didn’t have quite the commercial success of other grunge singers, he was well known and respected by other Seattle musicians, recording an unreleased album of Leadbelly covers with Kurt Cobain, and was part of the Pearl Jam/ Alice in Chains supergroup, Mad Season.

#47 George Harrison

George Harrison

The Beatles were given so much flack for their hair when they first came on the scene, but their hair would not really be considered long by today’s standards. Most of The Beatles did, however, grow their hair out quite long during their career. George Harrison wasn’t the only Beatle with a long curtain of dark brown hair, but with his beard and mustache, it suited him exceptionally well.

#48 Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger is probably known more for his giant mouth and strange dance moves than for being a long-haired singer. For most of Jagger’s career, however, he has kept his hair grown out.

#49 Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy

Singer Jeff Tweedy co-founded the alternative rock band Wilco out of the ashes of his former band Uncle Tupelo. He has also worked on collaborative albums and solo albums and has authored two books. While his hair was shorter in his younger days, as he’s aged, he’s grown it long and wears it under a cowboy hat.

#50 David Bowie

David Bowie

Constantly re-inventing himself, some of David Bowie’s incarnations included long hair. He is remembered most for the long red mullet as seen in the “Life on Mars?” video, but also for the long, blond, glam explosion of hair he sported in the 1986 movie Labyrinth.

#51 Meat Loaf

Meat Loaf

Late singer and actor, Meatloaf had a powerful voice and a dramatic performance style. His Bat Out of Hell series kept launching him back into musical success. He cut his long hair when he was older, but you can see him with it in the video for “I’d Do Anything For Love” or in the movie, The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Popular Male Singers With Long Hair, Final Thoughts

Whether a political statement, a mark of fashion, laziness, or just personal preference, long-haired male singers have been fronting bands for decades and decades.

Even with all these people, this list is just a tiny handful of the long-haired male singers who have charmed us by the length of their tresses and who have moved us with the power of their voices.

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