Find out more about the greatest 20th Century British Singers, including Adele, John Lennon, David Bowie, Freddie Mercury and Paul McCartney.
Harry StylesHarry Styles
01 February 1994
Singer
Freddie MercuryFreddie Mercury
05 September 1946
Singer-songwriter

David BowieDavid Bowie
08 January 1947
Singer

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

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947
Singer

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993
Singer

Julie AndrewsJulie Andrews
01 October 1935
Actress
Maurice GibbMaurice Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer-songwriter

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
22 December 1949
Singer
George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
25 February 1943
Musician

Ozzy OsbourneOzzy Osbourne
03 December 1948
 

Amy Jade WinehouseAmy Jade Winehouse
14 September 1983
Singer-songwriter

Tim CurryTim Curry
19 April 1946
 

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer
Tom JonesTom Jones
07 June 1940
Welsh singer

Ed SheeranEd Sheeran
17 February 1991
Singer

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer

Olivia Newton-JohnOlivia Newton-John
26 September 1948
Singer, Actress
Christopher LeeChristopher Lee
27 May 1922
Actor

Russell WatsonRussell Watson
24 November 1966
Tenor Singer
Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979
singer-songwriter

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
Singer-Songwriter

Jesy NelsonJesy Nelson
14 June 1991
Singer
Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

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

Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams
13 February 1974
Singer-songwriter

Liam GallagherLiam Gallagher
21 September 1972
Singer
Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
Musician

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Robert PlantRobert Plant
20 August 1948
Singer
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14 June 1961
Singer-songwriter

Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 

Bon ScottBon Scott
09 July 1946
 
SealSeal
19 February 1963
Singer-songwriter
Victoria BeckhamVictoria Beckham
17 April 1974
Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer

Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter
Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Rick AstleyRick Astley
06 February 1966
Singer

Kate BushKate Bush
30 July 1958
 

Geri HalliwellGeri Halliwell
06 August 1972
Singer

Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14 October 1940
Singer
Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer
Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

MorrisseyMorrissey
22 May 1959
Actor

Peter GabrielPeter Gabriel
13 February 1950
 
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961
Singer
Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist

Susan BoyleSusan Boyle
01 April 1961
Singer

Joe CockerJoe Cocker
20 May 1944
Singer & Musician
Honor BlackmanHonor Blackman
22 August 1925
Actress

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer

Roger TaylorRoger Taylor
26 July 1949
Musician

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

Jeremy NorthamJeremy Northam
01 December 1961
Actor
Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991
Singer

James BluntJames Blunt
22 February 1974
 

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
20 August 1949
Singer
Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Robert SmithRobert Smith
21 April 1959
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist
Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter
Roger DaltreyRoger Daltrey
01 March 1944
Singer

Sarah BrightmanSarah Brightman
14 August 1960
Soprano
Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

Bruce ForsythBruce Forsyth
22 February 1928
Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Samantha FoxSamantha Fox
15 April 1966
Singer-songwriter
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer
Gemma JonesGemma Jones
04 December 1942
Actress

Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer

Jim SturgessJim Sturgess
16 May 1978
Actor

Richard Wright (Musician)Richard Wright (Musician)
28 July 1943
Musician
Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
01 June 1930
Actor

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
09 October 1944
Guitarist

Maxwell CaulfieldMaxwell Caulfield
23 November 1959
Actor

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician

Sam RileySam Riley
08 January 1980
Actor
David CoverdaleDavid Coverdale
22 September 1951
Singer, Musician

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer
Anthony NewleyAnthony Newley
24 September 1931
Actor

Bugzy MaloneBugzy Malone
20 December 1990
Rapper
Slick RickSlick Rick
14 January 1965
 
Raza JaffreyRaza Jaffrey
28 May 1973
Actor