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.
Lin-Manuel MirandaLin-Manuel Miranda
16 January 1980
Composer
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

Mark SallingMark Salling
17 August 1982
Actor, Musician
Lisa Marie PresleyLisa Marie Presley
01 February 1968
Singer-songwriter

August Anthony Alsina, Jr. August Alsina
03 September 1992
Singer, Songwriter

EminemEminem
17 October 1972
Rapper
Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986
Actress

Charlie DanielsCharlie Daniels
28 October 1936
Musician
Post MalonePost Malone
04 July 1995
Rapper

Nick JonasNick Jonas
16 September 1992
Singer-songwriter

Demi LovatoDemi Lovato
20 August 1992
Singer, Songwriter, Actress

Chris CornellChris Cornell
20 July 1964
musician

Woody AllenWoody Allen
01 December 1935
American bass guitarist
Kurt Donald Cobain Kurt Cobain
20 February 1967
Singer, Songwriter

Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix
27 November 1942
Singer & Musician

Jamie FoxxJamie Foxx
13 December 1967
Actor

John LegendJohn Legend
28 December 1978
Singer
Stevie NicksStevie Nicks
26 May 1948
Singer-Songwriter

Mac MillerMac Miller
19 January 1992
American Rapper, Singer
DJ KhaledDJ Khaled
26 November 1975
Disc Jockey

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

50 cent50 Cent
06 July 1975
Rapper
Paula AbdulPaula Abdul
19 June 1962
Singer-songwriter

Gerard WayGerard Way
09 April 1977
Singer
Bill CosbyBill Cosby
12 July 1937
Comedian

Lil PeepLil Peep
01 November 1996
Singer

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys
25 January 1981
Musician
Lenny KravitzLenny Kravitz
26 May 1964
Musician

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Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson
05 January 1969
Singer-songwriter
Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,

Dylan MinnetteDylan Minnette
29 December 1996
Actor

Suge KnightSuge Knight
19 April 1965
Record Producer & Music Executive

Linda RonstadtLinda Ronstadt
15 July 1946
Singer, Songwriter, Musician
John BelushiJohn Belushi
24 January 1949
Comedian
Sabrina CarpenterSabrina Carpenter
11 May 1999
Singer

Brandy NorwoodBrandy Norwood
11 February 1979
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Actor, Record

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

Willie NelsonWillie Nelson
29 April 1933
Musician
Ray CharlesRay Charles
23 September 1930
Singer-songwriter

Stevie WonderStevie Wonder
13 May 1950
Singer-songwriter

SaweetieSaweetie
02 July 1993
Rapper, Songwriter

AkonAkon
16 April 1973
Singer

Don JohnsonDon Johnson
15 December 1949
Actor
Adam LambertAdam Lambert
29 January 1982
Singer

John DenverJohn Denver
31 December 1943
Singer-songwriter
Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
02 April 1939
Singer, Musician

Paul SimonPaul Simon
13 October 1941
Musician

Chaz Bono Chaz Bono
04 March 1969
Actor, LGBT Rights Activist
DaBabyDaBaby
22 December 1991
Rapper

Nina SimoneNina Simone
21 February 1933
Singer-songwriter, Composer
J. Cole J. Cole
28 January 1985
Rapper, Record Producer, Singer-Songwriter

Billy JoelBilly Joel
09 May 1949
Singer-songwriter

SelenaSelena
16 April 1971
Singer

Glenn FreyGlenn Frey
06 November 1948
Songwriter

Billy Bob ThorntonBilly Bob Thornton
04 August 1955
Actor
Dave GrohlDave Grohl
14 January 1969
Musician

Benji MaddenBenji Madden
11 March 1979
Guitarist

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

Kris KristoffersonKris Kristofferson
22 June 1936
Singer
Emmy RossumEmmy Rossum
12 September 1986
Actress

Stevie Ray VaughanStevie Ray Vaughan
03 October 1954
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
MarshmelloMarshmello
19 May 1992
DJ & Music Producer

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
23 April 1936
Singer-Songwriter

Brian WilsonBrian Wilson
20 June 1942
Musician, Singer
Tommy LeeTommy Lee
03 October 1962
Musician

Zack de la RochaZack de la Rocha
12 January 1970
 
Aretha FranklinAretha Franklin
25 March 1942
Singer

Axl RoseAxl Rose
06 February 1962
Musician

Frank OceanFrank Ocean
28 October 1987
Rapper
Finneas O'ConnellFinneas O'Connell
30 July 1997
Singer

Sean CombsSean Combs
04 November 1969
Rapper
John MayerJohn Mayer
16 October 1977
Singer

Kenny RogersKenny Rogers
21 August 1938
Singer-Songwriter

Oscar IsaacOscar Isaac
09 March 1979
Actor

Steven TylerSteven Tyler
26 March 1948
Singer
Kid CudiKid Cudi
30 January 1984
Rapper, Songwriter
Billie HolidayBillie Holiday
07 April 1915
Musician

Miles DavisMiles Davis
26 May 1926
Jazz Trumpeter

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

Mary SteenburgenMary Steenburgen
08 February 1953
Actress
Queen LatifahQueen Latifah
18 March 1970
Rapper

Hank WilliamsHank Williams
17 September 1923
Father of contemporary country music

Jerry GarciaJerry Garcia
01 August 1942
Musician

Roddy RicchRoddy Ricch
22 October 1998
Rapper

Pharrell WilliamsPharrell Williams
05 April 1973
Singer
Ricky MartinRicky Martin
24 December 1971
Singer-songwriter

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953
TV Host, Actress
Little RichardLittle Richard
05 December 1932
 

Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong
04 August 1901
Trumpeter
Sonny BonoSonny Bono
16 February 1935
Singer-songwriter
Michael PeñaMichael Peña
13 January 1976
Actor