Songs that reference other bands, artists, and celebs

Memorable name-dropping music

Stars Insider

22/11/22 | StarsInsider

MUSIC Entertainment

It can be the ultimate tribute: a singer penning a song that includes reference to a well-known celebrity. But it can work the other way, too, with mention of a particular star voiced in an insulting or patronizing tone. Either way, perhaps, it's never really a bad thing when a famous musician waxes lyrical about a fellow entertainment luminary. But who best has given other bands, artists, and famous personalities a shout-out in their lyrics?

Click through for a playlist of name-dropping compositions.

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