If you love your Bob Dylan, Jim Morrison and Bob Marley and cannot do without your daily dose of Frank Sinatra, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Wonder, you have landed in the right page. America has been blessed enough to home a world of soul-stirring, mind-blowing, Grammy-worthy musicians whose innovative, mellifluous, energizing and eclectic music have inspired several generations of musical buffs. They are the musicians whom you will find on every music lover’s playlist — young or old. They are the musical trendsetters, timeless in their music, fame and appeal. They are the true force behind America’s music legacy. These are the music makers who have left something lasting behind — music that won’t wither with time. They are America’s real musical survivors. Read on to explore to mind-bending biographies, trivia and facts on America’s most famous, most celebrated, most heard musicians who continue to awe the music lovers to this day.
Billie EilishBillie Eilish
18 December 2001
Singer-Songwriter
Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift
13 December 1989
Singer-songwriter

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958
Singer

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935
Singer

Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani
03 October 1969
Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress

EminemEminem
17 October 1972
Rapper
Finneas O'ConnellFinneas O'Connell
30 July 1997
Singer

Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

Nick JonasNick Jonas
16 September 1992
Singer-songwriter

Post MalonePost Malone
04 July 1995
Rapper
LizzoLizzo
27 April 1988
Singer

Aaron CarterAaron Carter
07 December 1987
Rapper
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967
Singer, Songwriter

Kris KritoffersonKris Kristofferson
22 June 1936
Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor

Christina Milian Christina Milian
26 September 1981
 
Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942
Singer & Musician

Mac MillerMac Miller
19 January 1992
American Rapper, Singer
Lenny KravitzLenny Kravitz
26 May 1964
Musician

MarshmelloMarshmello
19 May 1992
DJ & Music Producer

DJ KhaledDJ Khaled
26 November 1975
Disc Jockey
Demi LovatoDemi Lovato
20 August 1992
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948
Singer-Songwriter
Willie NelsonWillie Nelson
29 April 1933
Musician

Selena QuintanillaSelena
16 April 1971
Singer, Songwriter

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist

John LegendJohn Legend
28 December 1978
Singer
Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967
 
50 cent50 Cent
06 July 1975
Rapper, Composer, Businessperson, Record producer

Rob ZombieRob Zombie
12 January 1965
Musician & Filmmaker

Hank WilliamsHank Williams
17 September 1923
Father of contemporary country music

Missy ElliottMissy Elliott
01 July 1971
Rapper
Alex GreenwaldAlex Greenwald
09 October 1979
Musician

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Lil PeepLil Peep
01 November 1996
Singer

Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson
05 January 1969
Musician, Songwriter, Actor

Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
04 August 1955
Actor, Director, Singer-songwriter

Chris CornellChris Cornell
20 July 1964
musician
Suge KnightSuge Knight
19 April 1965
Record Producer & Music Executive

Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949
 
Method ManMethod Man
01 April 1971
Hip Hop Artist

Bebe RexhaBebe Rexha
30 August 1989
Singer

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968
Singer-songwriter

ASAP RockyASAP Rocky
03 October 1988
Rapper
Adam LambertAdam Lambert
29 January 1982
Singer

Joan JettJoan Jett
22 September 1958
Singer, Composer

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda
16 January 1980
Composer

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950
Singer-songwriter

Tommy LeeTommy Lee
03 October 1962
Musician
Merle HaggardMerle Haggard
06 April 1937
 

Krysten RitterKrysten Ritter
16 December 1981
Actress

Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum
12 September 1986
 

Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970
Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,
Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939
Singer, Musician

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
15 December 1949
Actor, Producer, Singer, Songwriter
John MayerJohn Mayer
16 October 1977
Singer

Lil XanLil Xan
06 September 1996
Rapper

Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986
Actress, Singer, Composer
Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969
Rapper, Record Producer

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943
Singer-songwriter
Bill CosbyBill Cosby
12 July 1937
Comedian

B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925
Singer-songwriter

Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
15 June 1937
Singers
Kevin JonasKevin Jonas
05 November 1987
Musician

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941
Singer, Songwriter
Ezra KoenigEzra Koenig
08 April 1984
Musician

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981
Singer-songwriter

Dave GrohlDave Grohl
14 January 1969
 

James HetfieldJames Hetfield
03 August 1963
Musician, Songwriter
Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
29 April 1899
Composer, Pianist and Bandleader
DaBabyDaBaby
22 December 1991
Rapper

Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,

Keith UrbanKeith Urban
26 October 1967
Musician

Sabrina CarpenterSabrina Carpenter
11 May 1999
Singer
Nikki SixxNikki Sixx
11 December 1958
Musician, Songwriter

Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930
Singer and Composer

Oscar IsaacOscar Isaac
09 March 1979
Actor

Iggy PopIggy Pop
21 April 1947
Singer

Adam LevineAdam Levine
18 March 1979
Singer, Songwriter
Axl RoseAxl Rose
06 February 1962
 

John BelushiJohn Belushi
24 January 1949
Comedian
Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942
Singer

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925
Actress

Chris JerichoChris Jericho
09 November 1970
Wrestler
Cyndi LauperCyndi Lauper
22 June 1953
Actress, Singer

Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
11 February 1962
Musician, Singer-songwriter
J. Cole J. Cole
28 January 1985
Rapper, Record Producer, Singer-Songwriter

Maren MorrisMaren Morris
10 April 1990
Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Jessica SimpsonJessica Simpson
10 July 1980
Singer, Actress

Wiz KhalifaWiz Khalifa
08 September 1987
American Rapper & Songwriter
Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953
Composer

Luke CombsLuke Combs
02 March 1990
Singer-Songwriter
Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan
03 October 1954
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

emily osmentEmily Osment
10 March 1992
Actress, Singer, and Songwriter
Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987
Rapper

Tammy WynetteTammy Wynette
05 May 1942
Singer
Phil SpectorPhil Spector
26 December 1939
Record Producer