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SelenaSelena
16 April 1971
Singer
Phil SpectorPhil Spector
26 December 1939
Record Producer

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958
Singer

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift
13 December 1989
Singer-songwriter

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935
Singer

EminemEminem
17 October 1972
Rapper
Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani
03 October 1969
Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress

Snoop DoggSnoop Dogg
20 October 1971
Rapper, Songwriter, Record Producer

HalseyHalsey
29 September 1994
Singer
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967
Singer, Songwriter

Chris PérezChris Pérez
14 August 1969
Guitarist
Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948
Singer-Songwriter

A.B. QuintanillaA.B. Quintanilla
13 December 1963
Record Producer

Troyal Garth BrooksTroyal Garth Brooks
07 February 1962
American singer-songwriter

Chris CornellChris Cornell
20 July 1964
musician

Mary SteenburgenMary Steenburgen
08 February 1953
Actress
Dave GrohlDave Grohl
14 January 1969
Musician

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967
Actor

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943
Singer-songwriter

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942
Singer & Musician
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981
Musician

Lenny KravitzLenny Kravitz
26 May 1964
Musician
Paul Albert AnkaPaul Anka
30 July 1941
Singer, Songwriter

Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968
Singer-songwriter

Miles DavisMiles Davis
26 May 1926
Jazz Trumpeter
Cyndi LauperCyndi Lauper
22 June 1953
Actress, Singer

Suge KnightSuge Knight
19 April 1965
Record Producer & Music Executive
Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,

Milla JovovichMilla Jovovich
17 December 1975
Actress

Eddie Van HalenEddie Van Halen
26 January 1955
Guitarist
Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

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Frank Vincent ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa
21 December 1940
American musician
Willie NelsonWillie Nelson
29 April 1933
Musician

Ice-TIce-T
16 February 1958
Rapper

Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
04 August 1955
Actor

Lil DurkLil Durk
19 October 1992
Rapper
Jim MorrisonJim Morrison
08 December 1943
Singer-songwriter
Paula AbdulPaula Abdul
19 June 1962
Singer-songwriter

David Keith LynchDavid Lynch
20 January 1946
Filmmaker

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942
Singer

Eazy-EEazy-E
07 September 1964
Rapper
Kris KristoffersonKris Kristofferson
22 June 1936
Singer

Travis BarkerTravis Barker
14 November 1975
Musician

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
15 December 1949
Actor

Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949
Singer-songwriter

Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum
12 September 1986
Actress
Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939
Singer, Musician

James BrownJames Brown
03 May 1933
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,
Kenny RogersKenny Rogers
21 August 1938
Singer-Songwriter

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953
Composer

Neil DiamondNeil Diamond
24 January 1941
Singer-songwriter
Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970
Rapper

John WilliamsJohn Williams
08 February 1932
Composer
Billie HolidayBillie Holiday
07 April 1915
Musician

Keith UrbanKeith Urban
26 October 1967
Musician

Future (Rapper)Future (Rapper)
20 November 1983
Rapper

Tommy LeeTommy Lee
03 October 1962
Musician

Nick CarterNick Carter
28 January 1980
Musician
Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930
Singer-songwriter

Axl RoseAxl Rose
06 February 1962
Musician

Steven TylerSteven Tyler
26 March 1948
Singer

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
06 November 1948
Songwriter
Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
04 August 1901
Trumpeter

Eartha KittEartha Kitt
17 January 1927
Singer
Benji MaddenBenji Madden
11 March 1979
Guitarist

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941
Musician

SlashSlash
23 July 1965
Musician
Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933
Singer-songwriter, Composer

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist
Layne StaleyLayne Staley
22 August 1967
Musician

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
17 March 1919
Vocalist, Pianist

Patrick WilsonPatrick Wilson
03 July 1973
Actor
PitbullPitbull
15 January 1981
Rapper

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
23 April 1936
Singer-Songwriter
Jerry Lee LewisJerry Lee Lewis
29 September 1935
Singer

Ricky MartinRicky Martin
24 December 1971
Singer-songwriter

Nikki SixxNikki Sixx
11 December 1958
Musician, Songwriter

Lindsey BuckinghamLindsey Buckingham
03 October 1949
Singer, Musician
Krysten RitterKrysten Ritter
16 December 1981
Actress
Ross LynchRoss Lynch
29 December 1995
Singer

Michael PeñaMichael Peña
13 January 1976
Actor

Eddie VedderEddie Vedder
23 December 1964
Musician

Weird Al YankovicWeird Al Yankovic
23 October 1959
Music Producer, Actor
Randy JacksonRandy Jackson
23 June 1956
Bassist

Adam LevineAdam Levine
18 March 1979
Singer, Songwriter

Sonny BonoSonny Bono
16 February 1935
Singer-songwriter

David ByrneDavid Byrne
14 May 1952
American-Scottish musician

Miranda LambertMiranda Lambert
10 November 1983
Singer-Songwriter
J. Cole J. Cole
28 January 1985
Rapper, Record Producer, Singer-Songwriter

Joan JettJoan Jett
22 September 1958
Singer, Composer
Ritchie ValensRitchie Valens
13 May 1941
Singer

Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
24 September 1941
Photographer, Musician
Jack WhiteJack White
09 July 1975
Singer, Guitarist
Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
20 June 1942
Musician, Singer