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

Eric ClaptonEric Clapton
30 March 1945
 

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
Singer-Songwriter

Ringo StarrRingo Starr
07 July 1940
Musician
Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer

Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer
Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990
Singer
Brian MayBrian May
19 July 1947
 

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer

Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer

Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter
Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter

Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
Musician

Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944
Musician

John DeaconJohn Deacon
19 August 1951
Musician
Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986
Singer-Songwriter

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter
Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992
Singer-songwriter

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

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician
Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992
Singer

Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955
 
Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood
01 June 1947
Musician & Songwriter
Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 

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Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948
Composer
Jessie JJessie J
27 March 1988
Singer-Songwriter

Julian LennonJulian Lennon
08 April 1963
 

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Pixie LottPixie Lott
12 January 1991
Singer-songwriter
Pete BestPete Best
24 November 1941
 
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist

Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood
12 May 1948
Musician

Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer
Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983
Actress

Brian EnoBrian Eno
15 May 1948
 

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician

Courtney HadwinCourtney Hadwin
06 July 2004
Singer
Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Pete TownshendPete Townshend
19 May 1945
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Winston MarshallWinston Marshall
20 December 1987
Musician

Jamie Campbell BowerJamie Campbell Bower
22 November 1988
Actor

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister
Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer

Marianne FaithfullMarianne Faithfull
29 December 1946
Singer
Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Bruce DickinsonBruce Dickinson
07 August 1958
 

Charlie WattsCharlie Watts
02 June 1941
Drummer

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991
Singer

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist
Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997
Singer

Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
Musician

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist

Pete DohertyPete Doherty
12 March 1979
Musician
Natalia TenaNatalia Tena
01 November 1984
Actress

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
09 October 1944
Guitarist
Roman KempRoman Kemp
28 January 1993
Radio host

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter

Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician
Jess GlynneJess Glynne
20 October 1989
Singer

The EdgeThe Edge
08 August 1961
Musician
Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975
Comedian

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981
Composer

Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961
Singer
Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer
Olly MursOlly Murs
14 May 1984
Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician,

James ArthurJames Arthur
02 March 1988
Singer-songwriter

Oliver SykesOliver Sykes
20 November 1986
Musician

Adam ClaytonAdam Clayton
13 March 1960
Bassist of the rock band U2
Quincy Jones IIIQuincy Jones III
23 December 1968
Music Producer
Declan McKennaDeclan McKenna
24 December 1998
Singer

Peter HookPeter Hook
13 February 1956
singer

Tinie TempahTinie Tempah
07 November 1988
Rapper

Emeli SandéEmeli Sandé
10 March 1987
Singer-songwriter
Rex Orange CountyRex Orange County
04 May 1998
Recording Artist

Anne-MarieAnne-Marie
07 April 1991
Singer, songwriter

Tom FletcherTom Fletcher
17 July 1985
Musician

Nick RhodesNick Rhodes
08 June 1962
Musician

Nick HornbyNick Hornby
17 April 1957
Author & Editor
Alan PriceAlan Price
19 April 1942
Musician

Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992
Singer-songwriter
Justine FrischmannJustine Frischmann
16 September 1969
Musician

Crispian MillsCrispian Mills
18 January 1973
Singer
Adrian SmithAdrian Smith
27 February 1957
Guitarist
Mike McGearMike McGear
07 January 1944
Musician