The first rocker to receive a knighthood in 1995 - he even sang at a rain-soaked Wimbledon.
2 Tom Jones: The coal miner's son from the Welsh valleys was given his knighthood in 2006.
3 Bob Geldof: The Irishman and frontman of the Boomtown Rats was given his gong for the Live Aid concerts.
4 Bono: An honorary knighthood went to the Irish lead singer of Bono for humanitarian work.
5 Elton John: He received his knighthood the year after singing at Princess Diana's funeral.
6 Mick Jagger: The bad boy of rock surprised a lot of people by accepting the award in 2003.
7 Paul McCartney: Paul was the only one of the four Beatles to receive a knighthood.
8 Harry Secombe: The rotund Goon Show member joked he should be called Sir Cumference.
9 Harry Lauder: Scottish singer and music-hall entertainer was the first singer to be knighted.
10 Noel Coward: Flamboyant English singer and playwright was knighted in 1969.