25 Famous Singers Who Cheated On Their Partners

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LOS ANGELES - APR 27: Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton arrives for the 'Ugly Dolls' World Premiere on April 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. Image from Shutterstock.

There are many happy celebrity couples out there, including in the music scene. Unfortunately, many singers have not been faithful to their partners.  

If you’re interested in learning more about famous singers who cheated on their partners, you’ve come to the right place. Sit down and get ready to learn more about some of the most scandalous endeavors in the singing world.

1. G-Eazy

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First on our list of famous singers who cheated on their partners is G-Eazy, who was with the iconic Halsey for a year in 2018. Unfortunately, Halsey revealed through a series of texts and new music that he had cheated on her.

2. Offset

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Rappers Offset and Cardi B had a very public relationship, culminating with the birth of their children, Kulture and Wave. Unfortunately, both have accused each other of cheating over the years.

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3. Jay-Z

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Jay-Z and Beyonce are the most powerful couple in the singing world, providing an incredible stage presence and producing masterpieces for their fans. Although they may look perfect on stage, Beyonce began rumors of Jay-Z cheating in her album Lemonade, which Jay-Z confirmed after the release.

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4. Adam Levine

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For a long time, everyone loved Adam Levine for his music and love songs. He was accused by multiple women in 2022 of cheating on his pregnant wife, Behati Prinsloo, though none have officially been confirmed. 

5. Jessica Simpson

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Next on our list of famous singers who cheated on their partners is the iconic Jessica Simpson, singer and personality extraordinaire. She reportedly had an affair while in a relationship with Nick Lachey.

6. Justin Timberlake

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Justin Timberlake at the Pilgrimage Festival in 2017. Photo by Mark Brielo.

In 2019, a massive cheating scandal nearly destroyed the relationship between Justin Timberlake and his wife, Jessica Biel. He was spotted in a bar with actress Alisha Wainwright, though Timberlake denied that anything more happened between them.

7. Usher

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Usher has a history of cheating. He was accused of (and admitted to) cheating on his wife with Maya Fox Davis, her former bridesmaid and the nanny of their children.

8. LeAnn Rimes

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LeAnn Rimes is infamous for her cheating scandal with Eddie Cibrian. Not only did this affair mess with her marriage to Dean Sheremet, it also destroyed Cibrian’s marriage to Brandi Glanville.

9. Eric Benet

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Eric Benet has a history of cheating on multiple women, but the biggest scandal occurred when he cheated on actress Halle Berry. He had an affair and broke up their marriage less than two years into it.

10. Nick Cannon

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Nick Cannon and Christina Milian were a popular couple back in the early 2000s, though they were never officially married. She went through his text messages and discovered he was cheating, leading to the end of their relationship.

11. John Mayer

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Although John Mayer has claimed time and time again that he is not a cheater, multiple women have accused him of being unfaithful in relationships. A few women he may have cheated on include Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and Jessica Simpson.

Related: 12 Best John Mayer Songs

12. John Legend

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Next on our list of famous singers who cheated on their partners is John Legend, though this part of his life occurred before he met his current wife, Chrissy Teigen. Apparently, he cheated in nearly every single relationship he was in before he met his wife, after which he reportedly stopped.

13. Miranda Lambert

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Miranda Lambert is one of the most popular country singers in the nation, but she has an unfortunate history of cheating behind her. There were rumors about Lambert cheating with singer Chris Young and then pushing herself in the middle of the relationship between Evan and Stacy Felker, dating him while the duo were still married.

14. Blake Shelton

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LOS ANGELES – APR 27: Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton arrives for the ‘Ugly Dolls’ World Premiere on April 27, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. Image from Shutterstock.

Blake Shelton played just as big a role in his split from Miranda Lambert as she did. She accused him of cheating on her with Cady Groves, and later, he was accused of cheating on Lambert with iconic singer Gwen Stefani, whom he is now married to.

15. Nick Lachey

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Not only was Jessica Simpson accused of cheating on Nick Lachey, but he was also accused of cheating on her. Simpson accused Lachey of cheating several times in her recent book release, though nothing has been confirmed. 

16. Ozzy Osbourne

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Although they are still together, Ozzy Osbourne cheated on his wife, Sharon Osbourne, in their younger years. He had several affairs with women like his hairstylist, Michelle Pugh, and others, which weren’t always mentioned by name in the news.

17. Willie Nelson

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Willie Nelson is another individual who has been unfaithful during his life. Reportedly, he cheated on his wife, which she only found out after she learned Nelson had paid the hospital bills for the child he had with his mistress.

18. Jason Aldean

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Next on our list of famous singers who cheated on their partners is Jason Aldean. He admitted to cheating on his first wife, Jessica Ussery, with the woman who is now his wife, Brittany Aldean.

19. Chris Brown

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Not only is Chris Brown an abuser, but he also has a history of cheating. Brown reportedly cheated on his then-girlfriend Rihanna several times, including once with an executive assistant, Sommer Gargan.

20. Travis Barker

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Travis Barker has a wild history, and many rumors are swirling about how he has cheated over the years. Recently, his ex-wife Shanna Moakler claimed he cheated on her with Kim Kardashian, leading to a tiny bit of drama between her and Barker’s now-wife, Kourtney Kardashian

21. Mick Jagger

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Next on our list of famous singers who cheated on their partners is Mick Jagger, who cheated on Marianne Faithfull with Marsha Hunt, the mother of another of his children. It’s reported that Mick Jagger might have slept with thousands of women over the years, meaning there’s plenty more room for cheating scandals to emerge. 

Related: Best Rolling Stones Songs, Ranked

22. Diddy

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P Diddy was with his girlfriend Cassie for a long time, which ended suddenly when Cassie learned Diddy was cheating on her with an OnlyFans model, Gina Huynh. Later, the model reached out to Cassie and apologized to her after the scandal.

23. Nas

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Nas and Kelis were married briefly, though the two had a tumultuous and chaotic relationship. Kelis reported that Nas abused her and cheated on her with someone close to the couple during their marriage. 

24. Johnny Cash

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Second to last on our list of famous singers who cheated on their partners is Johnny Cash, a country music legend and national treasure. He and his wife, June Carter, had a very sloppy and tumultuous relationship, including travesties such as Cash cheating on June Carter with her sister, Anita.

Related: How Did Johnny Cash Die?

25. Ne-Yo

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Ne-Yo might be one of the most iconic singers of our time, but that doesn’t mean he’s immune from making serious errors in his relationships. Ne-Yo officially split from his wife in 2023 after she accused him of cheating on her with another woman and even fathering another child with her.

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Written by Hope Davis

Long-time music lover Hope became a full-time writer in 2020 after being laid off from her regular job due to COVID-19. She now spends her time traveling the world to see her favorite bands while writing about them!


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