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
George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

Eric ClaptonEric Clapton
30 March 1945
 
Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
 

Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer
Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
07 July 1940
Musician
Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer

Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986
Singer-Songwriter
Brian MayBrian May
19 July 1947
 

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

Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948
Composer
Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter
John DeaconJohn Deacon
19 August 1951
Musician

Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990
Singer

Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 

Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992
Singer
Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
 
Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955
 

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter

Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31 October 1926
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944
Musician
David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

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Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

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

Julian LennonJulian Lennon
08 April 1963
 

Pete TownshendPete Townshend
19 May 1945
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989
Singer

Brian EnoBrian Eno
15 May 1948
 
Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood
12 May 1948
Musician

Jamie Campbell BowerJamie Campbell Bower
22 November 1988
Actor
Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood
01 June 1947
Musician & Songwriter

Bruce DickinsonBruce Dickinson
07 August 1958
 

James ArthurJames Arthur
02 March 1988
Singer-songwriter

Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997
Singer

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian
James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

Pete BestPete Best
24 November 1941
 

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer
Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983
Actress

Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004
Singer
Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer

Pete DohertyPete Doherty
12 March 1979
Musician

The EdgeThe Edge
08 August 1961
Musician
Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961
Singer

Natalia TenaNatalia Tena
01 November 1984
Actress
Oliver SykesOliver Sykes
20 November 1986
Musician

Quincy Jones IIIQuincy Jones III
23 December 1968
Music Producer

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
Musician
Charlie WattsCharlie Watts
02 June 1941
Drummer

Rex Orange CountyRex Orange County
04 May 1998
Recording Artist
Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer
Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist
Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981
Composer

Olly MursOlly Murs
14 May 1984
Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician,

Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton
13 March 1960
Bassist of the rock band U2

Winston MarshallWinston Marshall
20 December 1987
Musician
Jonas BlueJonas Blue
02 August 1989
DJ

Peter HookPeter Hook
13 February 1956
singer

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991
Singer-songwriter

Matthew BellamyMatthew Bellamy
09 June 1978
Musician

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985
Musician
Abigail HopkinsAbigail Hopkins
20 August 1968
Singer-songwriter

Conor MaynardConor Maynard
21 November 1992
Singer-songwriter
Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988
Rapper

Alan PriceAlan Price
19 April 1942
Musician

Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992
Singer-songwriter
Danny WorsnopDanny Worsnop
04 September 1990
Musician

Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957
Author & Editor
Adrian SmithAdrian Smith
27 February 1957
Guitarist

Louisa JohnsonLouisa Johnson
31 December 1998
Singer

Nick RhodesNick Rhodes
08 June 1962
Musician

Matthew HealyMatthew Healy
08 April 1989
Musical Performer
Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978
Violinist

SealSeal
19 February 1963
Singer-songwriter
Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997
DJ

Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer
Chris BlackwellChris Blackwell
22 June 1937
Businessman

Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987
Singer-songwriter
Michael BlakeyMichael Blakey
08 December 1958
Record Producer