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.
Eddie Van HalenEddie Van Halen
26 January 1955
Guitarist
Billie EilishBillie Eilish
18 December 2001
Singer-Songwriter

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
29 August 1958
Singer

Elvis PresleyElvis Presley
08 January 1935
Singer

Taylor Alison Swift Taylor Swift
13 December 1989
Singer-songwriter

EminemEminem
17 October 1972
Rapper
Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948
Singer-Songwriter

Wolfgang Van HalenWolfgang Van Halen
16 March 1991
Musician

Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda
16 January 1980
Composer
Gwen StefaniGwen Stefani
03 October 1969
Singer, Songwriter, Fashion Designer, Actress

Post MalonePost Malone
04 July 1995
Rapper
Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942
Singer & Musician

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato
20 August 1992
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Chris CornellChris Cornell
20 July 1964
musician

Mac MillerMac Miller
19 January 1992
American Rapper, Singer

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967
Actor
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967
Singer, Songwriter

Nick JonasNick Jonas
16 September 1992
Singer-songwriter

James BrownJames Brown
03 May 1933
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,

John LegendJohn Legend
28 December 1978
Singer
Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record

Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson
05 January 1969
Singer-songwriter
Lenny KravitzLenny Kravitz
26 May 1964
Musician

Gerard WayGerard Way
09 April 1977
Singer

SelenaSelena
16 April 1971
Singer
Lil PeepLil Peep
01 November 1996
Singer

Bill CosbyBill Cosby
12 July 1937
Comedian
Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981
Musician

50 cent50 Cent
06 July 1975
Rapper

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist
Sabrina CarpenterSabrina Carpenter
11 May 1999
Singer

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John BelushiJohn Belushi
24 January 1949
Comedian
Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968
Singer-songwriter

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939
Singer, Musician

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

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950
Singer-songwriter
Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949
Singer-songwriter
Willie NelsonWillie Nelson
29 April 1933
Musician

Mary J. BligeMary J. Blige
11 January 1971
Singer-songwriter

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943
Singer-songwriter

AkonAkon
16 April 1973
Singer
Suge KnightSuge Knight
19 April 1965
Record Producer & Music Executive

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan
03 October 1954
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Tommy LeeTommy Lee
03 October 1962
Musician

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946
Singer, Songwriter, Musician

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
15 December 1949
Actor
Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941
Musician

Mary SteenburgenMary Steenburgen
08 February 1953
Actress
DJ KhaledDJ Khaled
26 November 1975
Disc Jockey

SaweetieSaweetie
02 July 1993
Rapper, Songwriter

Benji MaddenBenji Madden
11 March 1979
Guitarist
Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum
12 September 1986
Actress

Lindsey BuckinghamLindsey Buckingham
03 October 1949
Singer, Musician
Jack WhiteJack White
09 July 1975
Singer, Guitarist

Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
04 August 1955
Actor

Finneas O'ConnellFinneas O'Connell
30 July 1997
Singer

Oscar IsaacOscar Isaac
09 March 1979
Actor

Paula AbdulPaula Abdul
19 June 1962
Singer-songwriter
Dave GrohlDave Grohl
14 January 1969
Musician

DaBabyDaBaby
22 December 1991
Rapper

Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930
Singer-songwriter

Steven TylerSteven Tyler
26 March 1948
Singer
Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist

Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987
Rapper
Rob ZombieRob Zombie
12 January 1965
Musician & Filmmaker

Keith UrbanKeith Urban
26 October 1967
Musician

B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925
Singer-songwriter
MarshmelloMarshmello
19 May 1992
DJ & Music Producer

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933
Singer-songwriter, Composer
Kris KristoffersonKris Kristofferson
22 June 1936
Singer

David ByrneDavid Byrne
14 May 1952
American-Scottish musician

Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942
Singer
Axl RoseAxl Rose
06 February 1962
Musician

Danny ElfmanDanny Elfman
29 May 1953
Composer
Kenny RogersKenny Rogers
21 August 1938
Singer-Songwriter

John MayerJohn Mayer
16 October 1977
Singer

Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969
Rapper

Cyndi LauperCyndi Lauper
22 June 1953
Actress, Singer
Mark SallingMark Salling
17 August 1982
Actor, Musician
Luke CombsLuke Combs
02 March 1990
Singer-Songwriter

Trace CyrusTrace Cyrus
24 February 1989
Musician

J. Cole J. Cole
28 January 1985
Rapper, Record Producer, Singer-Songwriter

Jerry Lee LewisJerry Lee Lewis
29 September 1935
Singer
Kid CudiKid Cudi
30 January 1984
Rapper, Songwriter

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
23 April 1936
Singer-Songwriter

Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986
Actress

CiaraCiara
25 October 1985
Singer

Jessica SimpsonJessica Simpson
10 July 1980
Singer
Mickey DeansMickey Deans
24 September 1934
Musician

Tom WaitsTom Waits
07 December 1949
Singer, Composer, Actor
Adam LambertAdam Lambert
29 January 1982
Singer

Joan JettJoan Jett
22 September 1958
Singer, Composer
Layne StaleyLayne Staley
22 August 1967
Musician
LizzoLizzo
27 April 1988
Singer