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, Composer
Paul McCartneyPaul McCartney
18 June 1942
Singer-songwriter & Musician

Zayn MalikZayn Malik
12 January 1993
Singer

Idris ElbaIdris Elba
06 September 1972
Actor

George MichaelGeorge Michael
25 June 1963
Singer

Chris MartinChris Martin
02 March 1977
Singer-Songwriter
Phil CollinsPhil Collins
30 January 1951
Drummer, Singer

Eric ClaptonEric Clapton
30 March 1945
Singer, Musician

Mick JaggerMick Jagger
26 July 1943
Singer, Songwriter
Ringo StarrRingo Starr
07 July 1940
Musician

Anne-MarieAnne-Marie
07 April 1991
Singer, songwriter
Rod StewartRod Stewart
10 January 1945
Singer-songwriter

Rita OraRita Ora
26 November 1990
Singer

Bernie TaupinBernie Taupin
22 May 1950
Lyricist & Singer

Brian MayBrian May
19 July 1947
Musician

Paul WellerPaul Weller
25 May 1958
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
StingSting
02 October 1951
Musician & Singer

Boy GeorgeBoy George
14 June 1961
Singer-songwriter

Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
11 June 1959
Actor

MorrisseyMorrissey
22 May 1959
Actor
Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946
Singer-songwriter

SealSeal
19 February 1963
Singer-songwriter
Keith RichardsKeith Richards
18 December 1943
Musician

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948
Singer-songwriter

Van MorrisonVan Morrison
31 August 1945
Singer
SlashSlash
23 July 1965
Musician

Jimmy PageJimmy Page
09 January 1944
Musician, Record Producer
Liam PayneLiam Payne
29 August 1993
Singer, Songwriter

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

Keith FlintKeith Flint
17 September 1969
Vocalist
John DeaconJohn Deacon
19 August 1951
Musician

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Jessie JJessie J
27 March 1988
Singer-Songwriter
Mel BMel B
29 May 1975
Singer

Roger TaylorRoger Taylor
26 July 1949
Musician

Sam Smith Sam Smith
19 May 1992
Singer-songwriter

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
04 September 1975
Musician
Billy IdolBilly Idol
30 November 1955
 
Charli XCXCharli XCX
02 August 1992
Singer

Julian LennonJulian Lennon
08 April 1963
 

Rag’n’Bone ManRag’n’Bone Man
29 January 1985
Singer-songwriter

Leigh-Anne PinnockLeigh-Anne Pinnock
04 October 1991
Singer
Brian JohnsonBrian Johnson
05 October 1947
Singer, Musician

Andrew Lloyd WebberAndrew Lloyd Webber
22 March 1948
Composer

Joss StoneJoss Stone
11 April 1987
Soul Singer-songwriter

David McCallumDavid McCallum
19 September 1933
Actor

Lewis CapaldiLewis Capaldi
07 October 1996
Singer
Jeff LynneJeff Lynne
30 December 1947
Singer-songwriter, Record producer

Pete TownshendPete Townshend
19 May 1945
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer
Ronnie WoodRonnie Wood
01 June 1947
Musician & Songwriter

Gavin RossdaleGavin Rossdale
30 October 1965
 

Thom YorkeThom Yorke
07 October 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Steve WinwoodSteve Winwood
12 May 1948
Musician

Brian EnoBrian Eno
15 May 1948
Musician, Record producer
Elvis CostelloElvis Costello
25 August 1954
 

Edward HeathEdward Heath
09 July 1916
Former British Prime Minister

Ellie GouldingEllie Goulding
30 December 1986
Singer-Songwriter

Aimee OsbourneAimee Osbourne
02 September 1983
Actress

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

Alan WalkerAlan Walker
24 August 1997
DJ

Peter GreenPeter Green
29 October 1946
Musician & Songwriter

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
21 August 1952
Singer, Guitarist
Winston MarshallWinston Marshall
20 December 1987
Musician

Matthew BellamyMatthew Bellamy
09 June 1978
Musician
Bruce DickinsonBruce Dickinson
07 August 1958
Singer

Jamie Campbell BowerJamie Campbell Bower
22 November 1988
Actor

Sophie Ellis-BextorSophie Ellis-Bextor
10 April 1979
singer-songwriter
Bill WymanBill Wyman
24 October 1936
Musician and Singer

Jorja SmithJorja Smith
11 June 1997
Singer
James RightonJames Righton
25 August 1983
Musician

Pete DohertyPete Doherty
12 March 1979
Musician

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
09 October 1944
Guitarist
Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Charlie WattsCharlie Watts
02 June 1941
Drummer
James ArthurJames Arthur
02 March 1988
Singer-songwriter

Tulisa ContostavlosTulisa Contostavlos
13 July 1988
Singer-songwriter

The EdgeThe Edge
08 August 1961
Musician

Roland OrzabalRoland Orzabal
22 August 1962
Musician, Singer
Florence WelchFlorence Welch
28 August 1986
Musician
Mick TaylorMick Taylor
17 January 1949
Musician

Pete BestPete Best
24 November 1941
 

Natalia TenaNatalia Tena
01 November 1984
Actress

Shane MacGowanShane MacGowan
25 December 1957
British-Irish musician
Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975
Comedian

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar
09 June 1981
Composer

Billy OceanBilly Ocean
21 January 1950
Recording Artist

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

Roman KempRoman Kemp
28 January 1993
Radio host
Keren WoodwardKeren Woodward
02 April 1961
Singer

Dale WintonDale Winton
22 May 1955
Radio DJ
Nick RhodesNick Rhodes
08 June 1962
Musician

Carrie Hope FletcherCarrie Hope Fletcher
22 October 1992
Singer-songwriter
Oliver SykesOliver Sykes
20 November 1986
Musician
Peter HookPeter Hook
13 February 1956
singer