Iggy Pop

punk, rock, punk rock, classic rock, proto-punk, alternative, glam rock


James Newell Osterberg, Jr with his stage name Iggy Pop is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor. Osterberg is the vocalist of the influential photo punk band The Stooges which reunited in 2003. Mostly known for outrageous and unpredictable stage antics. Pop's music has united a number of styles over the course of his career, including garage rock, punk rock, hard rock, art rock, new wave, jazz and blues. Though his popularity has fluctuated through the years, many of Pop's songs have become well-known, including "Lust for Life", "The Passenger", "Real Wild Child (Wild One)", "Candy" , "China Girl", "Nightclubbing", "Search and Destroy" and "I Wanna Be Your Dog". In 2010, The Stooges were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.