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
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947
Singer

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer, Musician

John LennonJohn Lennon
09 October 1940
Co-founder of 'The Beatles'

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947
Singer

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991
Singer
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer

AdeleAdele
05 May 1988
Singer-songwriter

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948
 
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943
 
George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993
Singer

Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994
Singer
Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935
Actress, Singer & Author

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14 June 1961
 
Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
 

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter
MorrisseyMorrissey
22 May 1959
Actor

Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
 
Victoria BeckhamVictoria Beckham
17 April 1974
Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer

Tim CurryTim Curry
19 April 1946
 

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972
Singer

Liam GallagherLiam Gallagher
21 September 1972
Singer
Robert PlantRobert Plant
20 August 1948
Singer
Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
01 April 1961
Singer

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

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

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter
Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams
13 February 1974
 

Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel
13 February 1950
 

Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter

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Joe CockerJoe Cocker
20 May 1944
Singer & Musician
Rick AstleyRick Astley
06 February 1966
Singer

Kate BushKate Bush
30 July 1958
 
Cass ElliotCass Elliot
19 September 1941
Singer

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist
Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
 
Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Maurice GibbMaurice Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer-songwriter

Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
20 August 1949
Singer

Charlotte GainsbourgCharlotte Gainsbourg
21 July 1971
Actress

Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer
Roger Harry DaltreyRoger Daltrey
01 March 1944
Singer

Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14 October 1940
Singer
David CoverdaleDavid Coverdale
22 September 1951
Singer, Musician

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist

Charlotte RamplingCharlotte Rampling
05 February 1946
Actress
Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

James BluntJames Blunt
22 February 1974
 
Samantha FoxSamantha Fox
15 April 1966
Singer-songwriter

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter
Gemma JonesGemma Jones
04 December 1942
Actress

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician
Sarah BrightmanSarah Brightman
14 August 1960
Soprano

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Anita DobsonAnita Dobson
29 April 1949
Actress
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer
Slick RickSlick Rick
14 January 1965
 

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer

Maxwell CaulfieldMaxwell Caulfield
23 November 1959
Actor

Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth
22 February 1928
Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer
Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

Raza JaffreyRaza Jaffrey
28 May 1973
Actor

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
01 December 1961
Actor

Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968
Singer-songwriter

Bugzy MaloneBugzy Malone
20 December 1990
Rapper
Royston LangdonRoyston Langdon
01 May 1972
Singer

Pete HamPete Ham
27 April 1947
Singer
Conor MaynardConor Maynard
21 November 1992
Singer-songwriter

SealSeal
19 February 1963
Singer-songwriter

Adam RickittAdam Rickitt
29 May 1978
Actor
Nathan SykesNathan Sykes
18 April 1993
Singer

Robert SmithRobert Smith
21 April 1959
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist
Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992
Singer-songwriter

Tom JonesTom Jones
07 June 1940
Welsh singer

Jesy NelsonJesy Nelson
14 June 1991
Singer

Roger TaylorRoger Taylor
26 July 1949
Musician
Kirsty BertarelliKirsty Bertarelli
30 June 1971
Former Miss UK, Wife of Ernesto Bertarelli

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991
Singer
Richard ThompsonRichard Thompson
03 April 1949
Musician, Singer-Songwriter

Richard Wright (Musician)Richard Wright (Musician)
28 July 1943
Musician

Josh TateJosh Tate
28 May 2003
Rapper

Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse
14 September 1983
Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Jazz musician,
Iwan RheonIwan Rheon
13 May 1985
Actor, Singer, Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter