Famous Brother And Sister Singing Duos

The Carpenters, the brother and sister duo, known for their vocals and composition skills.
The Carpenters, the brother and sister duo, known for their vocals and composition skills.( Source : theguardian )

Famous Brother And Sister Singing Duos include 1. The Carpenters 2. BeBe & CeCe Winans 3. The Fiery Furnaces. For these siblings, music is in their blood.

Most of the time musical band feels like a family, but musical bands with siblings are something else. The siblings' bond is the strongest bond that is rooted deeply in our life.

Many siblings have the same passion for music which brings them together as a music band and have been successful in their journey as well. The musical chemistry between siblings is a plus point when it comes to creating a song.

It is always great to see their talent, and how they harmonize so effortlessly while performing. Here are the most famous brother-sister duos who have made their marks in the music industry.

Famous Brother And Sister Singing Duos

NameActive Years
The Carpenters1965-1983
BeBe & CeCe Winans1982-1996, 2009
The Fiery Furnaces2000–2011, 2020–present
Jessse & Joy2005-present
Jocelyn and Chris2013–present
Sandy and Junior 1989-2007, 2019
Pimpinela1981–present
Chrome Cats2010–present
Angus and Julia Stone2006-present
Inez and Charlie Foxx1963–1971

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1. The Carpenters

The popular sibling duo, The Carpenters incliding Richard and Karen.
The popular sibling duo, The Carpenters incliding Richard and Karen.( Source : facebook )

The Carpenters is a pop band that includes brothers and sister singers, Karen and Richard Carpenter. They are the vocal and instrumental duo.

The siblings' duo is renowned for their soft musical style with the collaboration of Karen's contralto vocals with Richard's harmonizing composition skill.

The duo rose their fame after releasing their singles "Close to You" and "We've Only Just Begun" which became a super hit and a best-selling soft rock and adult contemporary music genre.

In their 14 years of career, they have released ten albums along with several singles and including three top one and five top two singles charted on the Billboard Hot 100.

Tragically, the band disbanded following the death of Karen due to anorexia nervosa in 1983.

The Carpenters some of the most popular songs include:

  • Close to You
  • Superstar
  • I Need To Be In Love

2. BeBe & CeCe

BeBe & CeCe are a brother and sister duo who are known as prominent gospel singers. They are popular within the gospel community.

The duo is the seventh and eighth children of their parents who began their careers in the early 1980s.

Following their siblings' footsteps, they appeared in public as a part of the singing group The PTL Club. Jim Bakker introduced them and released their first album.

The gospel duo has won three Grammy Awards, nine GMA Dove Awards, Two NAACP Image Awards, and two Soul Train Music Awards. Their most successful songs consist:

  • Lost Without You
  • You
  • I Found Love

3. The Fiery Furnaces

The Fiery Furnaces famous siblings duo known for their highly conceptual releases.
The Fiery Furnaces famous siblings duo known for their highly conceptual releases.( Source : npr )

An American indie rock band, The Fiery Furnaces is made up of famous sibling singers Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger.

Formed in 2000, the siblings' duo is known for their highly conceptual releases which have divided critical opinion. As a responsible band member, Matthew focuses on instrumentation and songwriting while Eleanor handles the vocals.

In the course of their career, the duo has released 8 studio albums, one live album, and six singles. Recently, they released their single " Down at the So and So on Somewhere" in 2020.

The most streamed songs by The Fiery Furnaces are :

  • Benton Harbor Blues
  • Crystal Clear
  • Single Again

4. Jessse & Joy

The talented brother and sister duo, Jessse & Joy together in one frame.
The talented brother and sister duo, Jessse & Joy together in one frame.( Source : instagram )

The famous brother and sister duet, Jesse & Joy is a Mexican pop band who is considered as one of the most talented artists.

The duo is an award-winning pop duo in which Joy is the lead vocalist and plays rhythm guitar while Jesse is the lead guitarist who plays piano and sings harmony. Their musical chemistry is the plus point of their success.

Throughout their career, they have released five albums and have toured internationally. They have gathered Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album along with other six Latin Grammy Awards in several titles.

Jesse & Joy have recorded popular songs which include:

  • Dueles
  • Me Soltaste
  • Llorar

5. Jocelyn and Chris

The brother-sister duo, Jocelyn and Chris known for blues-rock music.
The brother-sister duo, Jocelyn and Chris known for blues-rock music.( Source : facebook )

Jocelyn and Chris are the siblings who create blues-rock music including pop and alternative rock. They are from Upstate New York.

The 2013 duo gathered public recognition for their lively performances and soulful music. Their songs consist of retro grooves and classic rock with a unique modern twist.

As a brother-sister duo, they both write the lyrics for the song together where Jocelyn gives lead vocals and plays piano, and Chris plays the rhythm guitar for the band.

Their discography includes four studio albums and two EPs. Jocelyn and Chris have recorded many songs which are mentioned below:

  • Run Away
  • Footprints on the Moon
  • Sugar and Spice

6. Sandy and Junior

Sandy and Junior photo for their CD cover
Sandy and Junior photo for their CD cover "Sandy and Junior (2001)"( Source : facebook )

Sandy and Junior are siblings country singers, who create pop music songs, especially ballads and upbeat songs. They are the top Brazilian.

Their pop music-influenced songs along with country music make them distinct from others. In their career, they have been successful and have created a huge fanbase.

The sibling duo has received multiple diamond certifications and has sold over 20 million albums which makes them one of the best-selling artists of all time in Brazil.

In 2007, the sibling decided to go on hiatus and focus on their solo works, Junior worked as a record producer and Sandy as a solo singer.

However, in 2019 they again announced their Nossa Historia tour, for their 30th anniversary celebration.

Sandy and Junior have created some popular tracks which are mentioned below:

  • No Fundo Do Caracao
  • Quando Voce Passa
  • O Amor Faz

7. Pimpinela

Pimpinela is the sibling duo famous for their romantic musical pieces and original styles.
Pimpinela is the sibling duo famous for their romantic musical pieces and original styles.( Source : facebook )

Pimoinela is a brother-sister duo group that is well-known for their original singing styles and for creating romantic kinds of music.

The duo from Argentina includes Joaquin and Lucia Galan who started their musical journey in 1981 by releasing their first single. Their "Olvidame y pega la vuelta" single was a major hit.

The 80s duo band is known as the best-selling Latin music artist for selling 18 million records worldwide. They have released many songs during their music career which are listed below:

  • Lloro
  • A Esa
  • Traicion

8. Chrome Cats

The Chrome Cats photo from their song Diana.
The Chrome Cats photo from their song Diana.( Source : facebook )

Formed in 2010, Chrome Cats is a hip-hop band that is formed by siblings Jamila Sims and Korland "KJ" Sims.

The duo band were fond of hip-hop music since their childhood and got into writing and recording songs in 2006. They gained mainstream recognition through YouTube and gathered the majority of followers.

The siblings were also featured on Music Connection in 2011 as the top 25 artists. Their commercially successful singles include:

  • Flight to Paradise
  • Go Up
  • Still I Rise

9. Angus and Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone, a brother sister duo known as a folk and indie pop group.
Angus and Julia Stone, a brother sister duo known as a folk and indie pop group.( Source : facebook )

Angus & Julia Stone are a pair of brother-sister famous singer duo who formed the group in 2006. They are described as folk and indie-pop groups.

The siblings gas a solo career before forming a band. They gained widespread fame with the release of their debut album "A Book Like This (2007)" which include unique folk sound and harmonious vocals.

Most of the duo's singles include themes of love, introspection, and personal experiences which are portrayed through emotional and heartfelt lyrics.

They have toured internationally and gained worldwide fame as well. Their most played singles contain:

  • Love Song
  • Big Jet Plane
  • Nothing Else

10. Inez and Charlie Foxx

Inez and Charlie Foxx known for rhythm and blues and soul duo.
Inez and Charlie Foxx known for rhythm and blues and soul duo.( Source : facebook )

Inez and Charlie Foxx are sibling singers brother and sisters who are considered a rhythm and blues and soul duo.

Inez Foxx with her elder brother Charlie Foxx formed the band in 1963 where Inez serves as lead singer and Charlie as backing vocalist and guitarist.

They traveled to New York where they begin their career in music. Their single "Mockingbird" was a successfully hit that charted on the US rhythm and blues and pop chart and also sold over a million copies.

Some of Inez and Charlie Foxx's popular songs include:

  • Mockingbird
  • Hi Diddle
  • Hurt By Love

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