It’s all about Dad! As people celebrate dads for Father’s Day 2020 on Sunday (June 21), musicians did the same, giving the dads in their lives a shout-out to show their love and appreciation.
Jennifer Lopez shared photos on Instagram of her twins Max and Emme with ex-husband Marc Anthony, wishing the “Tu Vide en la Mia” singer “the best day today.” She also recognized her fiance, former baseball star Alex Rodriguez, with a video montage of past interviews in which she gushes about her love being a great father.
The “Medicine” singer didn’t forget her own pops, though. For her dad, she resurfaced a TODAY show video in which she recalls how her dad has always supported her. “Dad, thank you for being you… for loving me for who I am,” she captioned the video. “I am so lucky to have you as my dad.”
Paul McCartney remembered his own dad with a throwback photo of himself as a young man with his dad at the dinner table. “Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there!” he captioned the black-and-white snap.
Rob Zombie also went vintage, sharing an old photo of himself as a toddler with his dad on July 4, 1966. “Neither of us has aged a day. Yowza!” he joked.
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The iconic singer shared a photo of her dad walking her down the aisle and together at a signing. She simply captioned the Instagram post with the hearts emoji.
Champagne Papi showed off a new photo of his little boy, Adonis, sitting up in bed. “Happy Fathers Day to all the real g’z handling business,” he captioned the photo.
The Guns N’ Roses bassist showed off a photo of his two daughters, noting, ” I’m proud and honored to be the Dad of these two amazing young ladies…they’ve grown to be such strong and positive badasses, and I love them to the core!”
The rapper of duo Run the Jewels shared a photo of his elderly father and captioned it, “here’s my dad basically looking exactly how i expect to look in 42 years. love you, pop.”
The rapper expressed gratitude for still having his dad around with a photo of the father and son. “My father is very complicated but he’s my dad and you only get one,” he shared. “let’s Big up the Pride of Cuba my pops Ernesto.”
The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist and dad of two shared how much he enjoys being a father with a series of family photos with his kids. Among them was a hilarious black-and-white snap of his little ones crying in apparent terror in a toy car as the rocker popped a wheelie. “The abundance of love is staggering. The deepest lessons, the greatest gifts. I love being a papa,” Flea captioned the mini Instagram gallery.
The star thanked boyfriend Blake Shelton “for helping me raise” her sons Kingston, Apollo and Zumo, whom she shares with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale. She also gave her dad some love in a separate post, sharing photos of him with her sons.
The country star celebrated his dad with a photo of himself as a toddler with his mustachioed father, and a pic of his pops with the singer’s children. Aldean’s wife, Brittany, also celebrated the star with a series of photos of the musician with their children. “HAPPY FATHER’S DAY to our rockstar Daddy,” she wrote. “I could not ask for a more loving man to raise our babies.”
The other half of Run the Jewels showed off a picture of one of his sons along with the sweet message he received on Father’s Day. “When I tell him I love u he always responds ‘I love you more,'” wrote the rapper. “I know when it comes to family he means it too. Thanks for being my Kid Mikael ‘Pony Boy’ Render.”
The Metallica drummer had a bit of fun with his Father’s Day post, sharing a picture of himself as an adult in his father’s arms.
The rapper and actor had a little bit of fun with his celebration in the form of a hilarious video. In the clip, one of his little girls asks for some money. Luda at first says yes, then changes his mind, reflecting that “real daddies don’t get enough credit.”
Father’s Day proved to be the perfect time for Cabello to give her dad the best gift: a music video for the song she wrote for him, “First Man,” made up of childhood home videos of the father-daughter pair. “thank you for loving me, unconditionally, ferociously, and constantly. doesnt matter if I fail or succeed, doesn’t matter if I feel on top of the world or like the dirt on my shoe lol. you love me just because you love me, without me needing to do or be anything other than just me,” she wrote.
Kanye West got a shout-out from his wife for being “the best dad!!!!” on Father’s Day. Kardashian tweeted, “Thank you for making life so much fun! You give our kids the most awesome life! I love you so much!!!” alongside some family photos.
The One Direction member, who is dad of toddler Bear with ex Cheryl Cole, shared a photo of himself goofing around with his father while enjoying what appeared to be a rooftop meal. “This day means even more to me now in the last few years than ever before,” he wrote. “I truly appreciate everything you have ever done for me thank you for raising me right.”
The country singer shared four photos on Instagram to celebrate Father’s Day. The first two were in honor of her dad, Rick, and the last two were of husband Brendan McLoughlin. While the couple do not have human children, the star recognized the parenting her husband does of their furkids.
“Love you Rick Lambert for a million reasons, one being teaching us how to fish,” she wrote. “And Brendan, thank you for being a great dad to all of the kids in our lives! These two men are my rocks. Wishing all fur dads, stepdads, and father -in-laws the best day!”
The singer posted a childhood photo with her dad along with the message: “Happy Fathers Day pops. Your most special day of the year, since I was born 4 days after your birthday and demanded all the attention of that week ever since. I love you and I’m grateful for everything you have blessed me with.”
Happy Fathers Day pops. Your most special day of the year, since I was born 4 days after your birthday and demanded all the attention of that week ever since. 😛 I love you and I’m grateful for everything you have blessed me with. 💗 pic.twitter.com/SjZD8X5BBG
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The Aerosmith frontman showed off his kids with a photo collage and captioned it, “MY WOLFPACK.”
The Sonic Youth co-founder went for some nostalgia, sharing a photo of himself, his sister Sue, and their dad George in June 1976, when the rocker was just 18 years old. “He was amazing – brought music, art, love, dignity and the expression of faith in all its ineffable, searching wonder into our household,” he remembered of his dad.
The Colombian superstar posed for a sweet snapshot with her father and wrote, “Feliz día papito!! Te quiero mucho!!”
For Father’s Day, the singer tweeted a candid picture of herself with her dad. “This is basically me and my Dad my whole life!” she explained. “Laughing and having the best times together. Daddy, I’m truly grateful for how you’ve loved me. You set the tone. You are the Best! Happy Fathers Day.”
Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel
While Timberlake stressed the importance of teaching his son that “all people are created equal” with his Father’s Day message, Biel gave a shout-out “to the dad who not only protects and provides but most importantly, PLAYS, and puts up with all our shenanigans. And teaches and guides and comforts and accepts and respects. Being a dad can sometimes be a thankless job, but today we hope you know how important you are in our lives. We love you forever and ever and a day.”
The country star’s Father’s Day message highlighted two of the dads in her life: her own father, plus her husband, Mike Fisher. “To my dad: you think I’m strong. You think I’m fearless…even when I’m at my weakest. You always see the best in me when I can’t. I want to be the girl you think I am. Love you, Daddy!” she wrote on Instagram. “And to the father of my sweet boys: thanks for loving on all of us so well. Isaiah and Jake want to be just like you and I can think of no better example of what a father’s love should look like. We love you!”