Famous American Pop Musicians

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 1 
Britney Spears
(Singer-Songwriter)
Britney Spears
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Birthdate: December 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States

Internationally recognised American singer, songwriter and actress, Britney Spears entered the entertainment industry at an early age and later became highly successful as a solo artist with her albums, Baby One More Time, and Oops!…I Did It Again. The Princess of Pop has since released a number of albums and dabbled with acting. Her personal life has also garnered frequent media attention.

 2 
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
(Hawaiian Musician Best Known for His Medley 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow')
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
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Birthdate: May 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: June 26, 1997

Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwo╩╗ole began his career as part of the Makaha Sons. He later went solo with the albums Ka 'Ano'I and Facing Future and also lent his support to the Hawaiian independence movement. His ever-increasing weight caused him chronic issues and eventually led to his death at 38.

 3 
Danny Elfman
(Singer-Songwriter for the New Wave Band 'Oingo Boingo')
Danny Elfman
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Birthdate: May 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Composer, singer, songwriter, and record producer, Danny Elfman is best known for his association with the new wave band Oingo Boingo. He has written over 100 feature film scores and has composed music for numerous TV shows and stage productions. He is the recipient of two Emmy Awards and one Grammy and has been nominated for the Academy Award.

 4 
Nick Carter
(Musician)
Nick Carter
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Birthdate: January 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, United States

Nick Carter is an American singer, musician, and actor. Best known for his association with the popular vocal group the Backstreet Boys, Carter achieved popularity as a teen idol throughout the mid and late-1990s. Also known for his charity work, Nick Carter has been playing an important role in raising awareness about the environment and its oceans.

 5 
Alex Wolff
(Actor)
Alex Wolff
4
Birthdate: November 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 6 
Andy Williams
(Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita)
Andy Williams
4
Birthdate: December 3, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wall Lake
Died: September 25, 2012
 7 
Mika
(Brit Award-Winning Singer Known for His Breakthrough EP 'Dodgy Holiday')
Mika
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Birthdate: August 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese-born British singer Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr., also known as Mika, had moved to France as an infant and to Britain later, as his family escaped the war-torn Lebanon. Known for tracks such as Grace Kelly, he also earned a Grammy nomination for his single Love Today.

 8 
Richard Carpenter
(conductor, singer, songwriter, jazz musician, pianist, record producer)
Richard Carpenter
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Birthdate: October 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Haven
 9 
That Poppy
(First and Currently Only Female Artist to Be Nominated in a Metal Category)
That Poppy
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Birthdate: January 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 10 
Carl Wilson
(American musician)
Carl Wilson
4
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: February 6, 1998
 11 
Tori Amos
(Musician and Singer)
Tori Amos
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Birthdate: August 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newton
Alternative rock singer Tori Amos is known for her songs that highlight issues such as feminism. Amos was the youngest to win a music scholarship to the Peabody Institute. She performed with the group Y Kant Tori Read before going solo. She is associated with RAINN, a sexual abuse helpline. 
 12 
Normani Hamilton
(Member of One of the Best-Selling Girl Groups of All Time 'Fifth Harmony')
Normani Hamilton
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Birthdate: May 31, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Normani Hamilton is an American dancer and singer. Hamilton, who was part of the popular girl group Fifth Harmony, has won several awards, such as BMI Awards and iHeartRadio Music Awards. Also a philanthropist, Hamilton has been involved with charities like the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Since 2017, she has been serving as a global ambassador for the American Cancer Society.

 13 
Kevin Richardson
(singer, musician, model, songwriter)
Kevin Richardson
4
Birthdate: October 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lexington
 14 
Clairo
(Record Producer)
Clairo
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Birthdate: August 18, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Carlisle, Massachusetts, US
Indie singer Clairo began posting songs on SoundCloud at age 13. She initially recorded covers and soared to fame with her viral track Pretty Girl, a song recorded for the Transgender Law Center, in 2017. Her single Sofia was a Billboard Hot 100-charter. She came out as bisexual on Twitter
 15 
Perry Como
(Singer)
Perry Como
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Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13, 2001
 16 
Lukasz Gottwald
(Record producer, singer songwriter)
Lukasz Gottwald
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Birthdate: September 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
 17 
Daya (Singer)
(Pop Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Hit Single 'Hide Away')
Daya (Singer)
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Birthdate: October 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
 18 
Emily Kinney
(actor, musician, singer, stage actor, television actor)
Emily Kinney
3
Birthdate: August 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nebraska
 19 
Chynna Phillips
(Singer best known as a member of the singing group Wilson Phillips)
Chynna Phillips
6
Birthdate: February 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 20 
Stewart Copeland
3
Birthdate: July 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
 21 
Darlene Love
(Singer, Film actor)
Darlene Love
3
Birthdate: July 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 22 
Brett Young
(Singer)
Brett Young
3
Birthdate: March 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anaheim, Orange County, California, USA
 23 
Tony Kanal
(Musician)
Tony Kanal
3
Birthdate: August 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
 24 
Tom Fogerty
(Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Fogerty
3
Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6, 1990
 25 
Gene Pitney
(Singer-songwriter)
Gene Pitney
3
Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 5, 2006
 26 
Freddy Moore
(Musician)
Freddy Moore
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
 27 
Jim Steinman
(Composer)
Jim Steinman
3
Birthdate: November 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 28 
Miles Robbins
(Musician)
Miles Robbins
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Birthdate: May 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 29 
Scott Walker
(Singer-songwriter)
Scott Walker
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Birthdate: January 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Died: March 22, 2019
 30 
Mickey Gilley
3
Birthdate: March 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Natchitoches, Louisiana, USA
 31 
Bruce Johnston
3
Birthdate: June 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 32 
Gavin Creel
3
Birthdate: April 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Findlay, Ohio, USA
 33 
Rick Nielsen
(Guitarist)
Rick Nielsen
3
Birthdate: December 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
 34 
David Paich
(Musician)
David Paich
3
Birthdate: June 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 35 
Lee Greenwood
(Country music artist.)
Lee Greenwood
2
Birthdate: October 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
 36 
Ray Parker Jr.
(Musician)
Ray Parker Jr.
2
Birthdate: May 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
 37 
Willa Ford
(Singer-songwriter)
Willa Ford
2
Birthdate: January 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ruskin, Florida, United States
 38 
Carol Kaye
(Musician)
Carol Kaye
3
Birthdate: March 24, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Everett, Washington, USA
 39 
Don Ho
(Best known for theme song Tiny Bubbles)
Don Ho
2
Birthdate: August 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kaka'ako, Hawaii, United States
Died: April 14, 2007
 40 
Farrah Franklin
2
Birthdate: May 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 41 
Harry Wayne Casey
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Birthdate: January 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hialeah, Florida, USA
 42 
Spencer Fox
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Birthdate: May 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 43 
Sophie Simmons
(Singer, TV Personality and Daughter of Musician Gene Simmons)
Sophie Simmons
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Birthdate: July 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Sophie Simmons is a singer, model, and TV personality. The daughter of an actress and a musician, she was introduced to show business at an early age. She began her career as a teenager. As a model, she promotes body positivity and launched a body-positive clothing line. She has released many singles, including the super hit Black Mirror. 

 44 
Cindy Herron
(Singer)
Cindy Herron
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Birthdate: September 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
 45 
Cuco
(Musical Artist)
Cuco
2
Birthdate: June 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California, United States
 46 
Hal Blaine
(Musician)
Hal Blaine
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Birthdate: February 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 11, 2019
 47 
Van Dyke Parks
(Musician)
Van Dyke Parks
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Birthdate: January 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
 48 
David Sanborn
(Saxophonist)
David Sanborn
2
Birthdate: July 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
 49 
Adina Howard
(Singer-songwriter)
Adina Howard
2
Birthdate: November 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
 50 
Mickey Madden
(Musician)
Mickey Madden
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Birthdate: May 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States