Already one of Turkey's most popular male singers and actors, Bülent Ersoy gained international notoriety in 1981 when he travelled to Great Britain for a sex change operation, a procedure unavailable in his native country.
Sibel Can (born August 1, 1970) is a popular Turkish folk pop singer. Sibel Can became a dancer at the age 14 and later started her singing career. She has been known as one of the most successful and powerful singers in Turkey.
Zeki Müren (1931-1996) was a prominent Turkish singer. He was famous for his compelling voice and precise articulation in his singing of both established Turkish classical music and contemporary songs.
Ayşe Ajda Pekkan (born 12th February 1946 in Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish pop singer and actress. Through a career spanning five decades thus far, Pekkan has released more than twenty albums and - together with Sezen Aksu - is the most commercially successful female Turkish music artist, with sales of over thirty million copies worldwide.