Find out more about the greatest 21st Century British Musicians, including Mel B, Ellie Goulding, Rita Ora, Paul McCartney and Eric Clapton.
Elton JohnElton John
25 March 1947
Singer
Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer
Brian MayBrian May
19 July 1947
 

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
07 July 1940
Drummer
Eric ClaptonEric Clapton
30 March 1945
 

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer
Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician

Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990
Singer

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter
Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
 

Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
 
Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986
Singer-Songwriter

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer
Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992
Singer

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter
Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948
Composer

Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944
Musician

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter
Julian LennonJulian Lennon
08 April 1963
 
Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955
 

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

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 
Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31 October 1926
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

Pete TownshendPete Townshend
19 May 1945
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer

Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood
01 June 1947
Musician & Songwriter

Brian EnoBrian Eno
15 May 1948
 

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Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 
Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood
12 May 1948
Musician

Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989
Singer
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
Musician

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist
Jamie Campbell BowerJamie Campbell Bower
22 November 1988
Actor

Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer
Charlie WattsCharlie Watts
02 June 1941
Drummer

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991
Singer-songwriter

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist

Bruce DickinsonBruce Dickinson
07 August 1958
 

Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997
Singer
Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter

James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician

James ArthurJames Arthur
02 March 1988
Singer-songwriter

Pete DohertyPete Doherty
12 March 1979
Musician
Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer

Pete BestPete Best
24 November 1941
 
Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983
Actress

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004
Singer
Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician
Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961
Singer

Oliver SykesOliver Sykes
20 November 1986
Musician

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Olly MursOlly Murs
14 May 1984
Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician,

Quincy Jones IIIQuincy Jones III
23 December 1968
Music Producer
Rex Orange CountyRex Orange County
04 May 1998
Recording Artist

The EdgeThe Edge
08 August 1961
Musician

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981
Composer
Peter HookPeter Hook
13 February 1956
singer
Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

Winston MarshallWinston Marshall
20 December 1987
Musician

Jonas BlueJonas Blue
02 August 1989
DJ

Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton
13 March 1960
Bassist of the rock band U2
Matthew BellamyMatthew Bellamy
09 June 1978
Musician

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985
Musician

Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968
Singer-songwriter

Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988
Rapper

Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957
Author & Editor
Danny WorsnopDanny Worsnop
04 September 1990
Musician

Conor MaynardConor Maynard
21 November 1992
Singer-songwriter
Adrian SmithAdrian Smith
27 February 1957
Guitarist

Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992
Singer-songwriter

Louisa JohnsonLouisa Johnson
31 December 1998
Singer
Matthew HealyMatthew Healy
08 April 1989
Musical Performer

SealSeal
19 February 1963
Singer-songwriter
Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978
Violinist

Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997
DJ

StingSting
02 October 1951
Musician

Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer
Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987
Singer-songwriter

Anne-MarieAnne-Marie
07 April 1991
Singer, songwriter
Max GeorgeMax George
06 September 1988
Singer-songwriter

James BayJames Bay
04 September 1990
Singer-songwriter

CadetCadet
02 March 1990
Rapper

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