->''"Hey, Herby\\
Where'd you get the derby\\
Where'd you get a hat like that\\
If I told you why would you tell me where\\
I could find a hat like that."''
-->-- '''Roger Miller''', "The Hat"

* Country Music Legend Minnie Pearl with her trademark hat-with-price-tag-hanging-down. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZQn8duK3g8 "Hoooooooooooooowdyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!"]].
* Jay Kay, lead singer of British funk/soul group {{Music/Jamiroquai}}, frequently employs {{Nice Hat}}s during his live shows.
* Music/LLCoolJ. His Kangol hat is "like a shark's fin"!
* Music/JonathanCoulton's coonskin cap, a la Davy Crockett.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyDhsDUorGA This video.]] Enough said.
* Common.
* Erykah Badu.
* Former Music/GunsNRoses and current Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash is almost never seen without his trademark top hat.
** In fact, Slash's hat has become so iconic that according to Marshall Amplification, if you see a top hat with a Gibson Les Paul or Marshall Amp, you immediately know it's Slash. The man himself is less iconic than the hat he's wearing!
** Guns N' Roses' latest addition to the lineup, DJ Ashba, also wears a pretty cool hat. Which he designed himself.
* Music/DaftPunk are never without their [[http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=daft%20punk%20helmet&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi Cool Helmets.]]
** Similarly, [[RunningGag DJ]] {{Deadmau5}}.
* This Trope plus Rap times SpinalTap equals [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106880/ Fear of a Black Hat]]. Niggas With Hats are never without some kind of sick headgear.
* Ray Stevens considered it as the ultimate route to fame in country music in 'You Gotta Have a Hat'; ultimately, he gave it up.
* {{Devo}}'s Energy Domes, originally modeled somewhat after ziggurats (not to be mistaken for flowerpots, lampshades, or pet dishes (Jerry Casale still offers a reward of 1000$ to anyone who can find a flowerpot in that shape that predates the Energy Dome)).
* One-man band That One Guy, who gets bonus points for wearing a nice hat on top of ''another nice hat''.
* Music/MichaelJackson.
* [[http://i29.tinypic.com/106zgg6.jpg Pick]] [[http://i28.tinypic.com/nn046c.jpg a]] [[PetShopBoys Pet Shop Boy.]] [[http://i30.tinypic.com/291dpiw.jpg Any]] [[http://i26.tinypic.com/2uigb9c.jpg Pet]] [[http://i30.tinypic.com/26287j5.jpg Shop]] [[http://i28.tinypic.com/1z4ab7q.jpg Boy.]]
* Music/TaijiSawada, bassist of Music/XJapan and now of Music/TheKillingRedAddiction, and his cowboy hats. Now he alternates between a cowboy hat and a hoodie.
* For a time in the 1960s, Creator/MichaelNesmith was never seen without his wool hat. [[HypeBacklash By the end of the decade, he could no longer stand the sight of wool hats]] and hasn't worn once since, though he later began wearing some cowboy hats.
* Music/{{Buckethead}}'s KFC Bucket-hat.
* In the late 1980s through the mid-1990s, there was a swarm of so-called "hat acts" in CountryMusic, many of whom followed the example set by GeorgeStrait of wearing pressed shirts, jeans and cowboy hats. Some actually fit well into that image and did not seem to be [[FollowTheLeader following the leader]] (e.g. Music/GarthBrooks, Alan Jackson, etc.), while others were blatantly derivative. Come the end of TheNineties, "hat act" was largely a derogatory term in the genre.
* Music/{{TLC}} sported [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlOsU8_Rzsk an impressive variety]] in the early '90s.
* Music/LadyGaga seems determined to have as many improbable hats as possible. To the point where her entire head is sometimes hidden by her headgear when she looks down.
* DoctorSteel is often seen wearing a top hat when he isn't in his mad scientist outfit.
* Former VanDerGraafGenerator member David Jackson is probably just as known for [[http://www.vandergraafgenerator.co.uk/pawnhearts/stilllife_nme.jpg his military style hat]] as he is for his saxophone playing.
* You might recognize him by his star-shaped shades, but have you ever seen Bootsy Collins without a hat?
* The Reni Hat[[http://www.last.fm/music/The+Stone+Roses/+images/35016085]]
* Music/{{U2}}'s The Edge. Bono as well, sometimes.
* Nick Mason from Music/PinkFloyd, during the band's post-''Piper'', pre-''[[Music/TheDarkSideOfTheMoon Dark Side]]'' era.
* GuniwTools's vocalist Full usually appeared in music videos and photos sporting one of his array of bizarre but gentlemanly hats.
* Music/{{Namgar}} usually wears a NiceHat at concerts to emphasize her Buryat heritage. Her most famous hat [[http://namgarfolk.com/wp-content/gallery/riddu2009/Bilde%20131Ola%20Roe.jpg is a gilt and jeweled cap with a Siberian Ibex on top]], but she also wears [[http://namgarfolk.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/5509734797_ff8a5b1c1f-217x300.jpg a pointed Buryat hat]].
* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dome_(band) Dome]], the ([[IHaveManyNames main]]) side project of {{Wire}}'s Gilbert and Lewis, gained a small degree of notoriety for their outlandish stage costumes, particularly [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dome_band.jpg their enormous]] [[http://www.discogs.com/viewimages?release=135665 tubular hats]]. Also double as {{Cool Mask}}s.
* Neil Peart of Music/{{Rush}} has been wearing a traditional North African ''kufi'' since the early 1990's. It's primarily to keep sweat out of his eyes, and recent tours have seen him wearing customized ones with album artwork.
* Music/{{Kana}} for the sake of her costumes and...[[WidgetSeries stuff]].
* Multi-instrumentalist Chris Funk of Music/TheDecemberists most often sports a trilby.
* Mid-[[TheEighties 1980's]] Music/EltonJohn often wore straw boaters in concerts and music videos, to hide his receding hairline pre-hairweave operation. The late-80's saw him switch to caps.
* Music/CaptainBeefheart with his top hat.
* The music hall song "Where Did You Get That Hat?" is about this trope. The character in the song was left a hat so fabulous, everyone including the Prince of Wales asks him where he got it.
* Music/MarcBolan, on the cover of the T. Rex album ''The Slider''.
* Pharrell Williams has an oversized hat that is pretty much a meme unto itself.
* Patrick Stump of Music/FallOutBoy. Buzzfeed has a [[http://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/the-definitive-timeline-of-every-hat-fall-out-boys-patrick-s definitive timeline]] of the hats he's worn.