Find out more about the greatest 20th Century British Singers, including Adele, John Lennon, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury and Paul McCartney.
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946
Singer-songwriter, Record Producer
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947
Singer, Composer

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994
Singer, Songwriter

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947
Singer-songwriter

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940
Singer-songwriter & Musician

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter & Musician
Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993
Singer

Amy Jade WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse
14 September 1983
Singer-songwriter

Christopher LeeChristopher Lee
27 May 1922
Actor
Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948
Singer, Songwriter

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943
Musician & Singer
Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Eric ClaptonEric Clapton
30 March 1945
Singer, Musician

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
Singer-Songwriter

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991
Singer
Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer, Songwriter

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935
Actress

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer, Singer

Tom JonesTom Jones
07 June 1940
Welsh singer
Tim CurryTim Curry
19 April 1946
 

StingSting
02 October 1951
Musician & Singer
Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972
Singer

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter
Cass ElliotCass Elliot
19 September 1941
Singer

Robert PlantRobert Plant
20 August 1948
Singer-songwriter
MorrisseyMorrissey
22 May 1959
Actor

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948
Singer, Actress

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer
Maurice GibbMaurice Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer-songwriter

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Boy GeorgeBoy George
14 June 1961
Singer-songwriter
Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Victoria BeckhamVictoria Beckham
17 April 1974
Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer

Kate BushKate Bush
30 July 1958
 
Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
Musician
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

SealSeal
19 February 1963
Singer-songwriter

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Liam GallagherLiam Gallagher
21 September 1972
Singer-songwriter

Rick AstleyRick Astley
06 February 1966
Singer

Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician
Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter

Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel
13 February 1950
Musician & Singer
Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
Singer & Musician

Jessie JJessie J
27 March 1988
Singer-Songwriter

Roger TaylorRoger Taylor
26 July 1949
Musician
Jesy NelsonJesy Nelson
14 June 1991
Singer

Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992
Singer-songwriter
Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams
13 February 1974
Singer-songwriter

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter

David CoverdaleDavid Coverdale
22 September 1951
Singer, Musician

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991
Singer
Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer

Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 

Joe CockerJoe Cocker
20 May 1944
Singer & Musician

Kelly OsbourneKelly Osbourne
27 October 1984
Television Personality
Charlotte GainsbourgCharlotte Gainsbourg
21 July 1971
Actress

Pete TownshendPete Townshend
19 May 1945
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979
singer-songwriter
Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist
Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14 October 1940
Singer

Louise RedknappLouise Redknapp
04 November 1974
Singer-Songwriter

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
01 April 1961
Singer
Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
20 August 1949
Singer
Robert SmithRobert Smith
21 April 1959
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist

Roger DaltreyRoger Daltrey
01 March 1944
Singer

Bruce DickinsonBruce Dickinson
07 August 1958
Singer

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian
Richard Wright (Musician)Richard Wright (Musician)
28 July 1943
Musician
James BluntJames Blunt
22 February 1974
 

Samantha FoxSamantha Fox
15 April 1966
Singer-songwriter

Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
09 October 1944
Guitarist
Jim SturgessJim Sturgess
16 May 1978
Actor

Sarah BrightmanSarah Brightman
14 August 1960
Soprano

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer

Gemma JonesGemma Jones
04 December 1942
Actress

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician
Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
01 June 1930
Actor

Honor BlackmanHonor Blackman
22 August 1925
Actress
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Sam RileySam Riley
08 January 1980
Actor
Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
01 December 1961
Actor
Maxwell CaulfieldMaxwell Caulfield
23 November 1959
Actor