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
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
Singer-Songwriter

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

Eric ClaptonEric Clapton
30 March 1945
 

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer
Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948
Composer

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

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

Brian MayBrian May
19 July 1947
 
Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer

Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992
Singer-songwriter

Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
Musician

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician
Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter

Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992
Singer
Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990
Singer

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter
John DeaconJohn Deacon
19 August 1951
Musician

Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter

Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood
01 June 1947
Musician & Songwriter
Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944
Musician

Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer
Jimmy SavileJimmy Savile
31 October 1926
DJ, Television & Radio Personality

Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955
 
Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986
Singer-Songwriter

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Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 
Charlie WattsCharlie Watts
02 June 1941
Drummer

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer

Julian LennonJulian Lennon
08 April 1963
 
Brian EnoBrian Eno
15 May 1948
 
Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood
12 May 1948
Musician

Pete BestPete Best
24 November 1941
 

Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer
Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister

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

Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer

Jamie Campbell BowerJamie Campbell Bower
22 November 1988
Actor
Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist

James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician
Bruce DickinsonBruce Dickinson
07 August 1958
 

Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975
Comedian

Natalia TenaNatalia Tena
01 November 1984
Actress
Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
Musician

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian
Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist

Quincy Jones IIIQuincy Jones III
23 December 1968
Music Producer

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983
Actress

Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997
Singer

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician
Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
09 October 1944
Guitarist

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

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter
Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981
Composer

Pete DohertyPete Doherty
12 March 1979
Musician
Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist

Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989
Singer

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer
The EdgeThe Edge
08 August 1961
Musician

Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004
Singer
Winston MarshallWinston Marshall
20 December 1987
Musician

Peter HookPeter Hook
13 February 1956
singer

James ArthurJames Arthur
02 March 1988
Singer-songwriter
Rex Orange CountyRex Orange County
04 May 1998
Recording Artist

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991
Singer
Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton
13 March 1960
Bassist of the rock band U2

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961
Singer

Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985
Musician
Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer
Oliver SykesOliver Sykes
20 November 1986
Musician

Roman KempRoman Kemp
28 January 1993
Radio host

Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988
Rapper

Nick RhodesNick Rhodes
08 June 1962
Musician
Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957
Author & Editor

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991
Singer-songwriter

Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992
Singer-songwriter

Fleur East Fleur East
29 October 1987
Singer-songwriter

Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
10 March 1987
Singer-songwriter
Michael BlakeyMichael Blakey
08 December 1958
Record Producer

Alan PriceAlan Price
19 April 1942
Musician
Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969
Musician

Crispian MillsCrispian Mills
18 January 1973
Singer
Conor MaynardConor Maynard
21 November 1992
Singer-songwriter
Mike McGearMike McGear
07 January 1944
Musician