Famous Black Pop Singers

1Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 29 August 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 25 June 2009

The King of Pop and an international superstar, Michael Jackson was a musical entertainer whose work – both with Jackson 5 and solo – won accolades and hearts worldwide. Equally popular were his unique dance moves that created sensation and shaped future dance styles. Amongst the most successful entertainers of all time, Jackson was later accused of child molestation.  

2Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthday: 08 December 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Trinidadian, American

Amongst the most influential female rap artists of all time and one of the bestselling artists, Nicki Minaj came to limelight after her collaborations with Dirty Money Record and Young Money Entertainment. With subsequent release of her four albums, Minaj firmly established herself as a chart-topping artist. The Queen of Rap has also dabbled in acting and ventured into business.

3Rihanna

Rihanna
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 20 February 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Barbadian

For anyone who has a penchant for music, Rihanna needs no introduction. Born as Robyn Rihanna Fenty, Rihanna is one of the most influential names in the music and fashion industry. Her effortless singing, catchy tunes and inimitable dance moves have won her eight Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, twelve Billboard Music Awards and two BRIT Awards.

4Tina Turner

Tina Turner
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 26 November 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

Known as the Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, Tina Turner is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time and has had a very long and successful career. Let's Stay Together, What's Love Got to Do with It, Private Dancer and Golden Eye are some of her chartbuster songs. She is also a songwriter and has acted in films too.

5Diana Ross

Diana Ross
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Famous As: American singer
Birthday: 26 March 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

With several prestigious honors, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, under her belt, Diana Ross is one of the most popular and influential singers of all time. In 1976, Billboard named her the Female Entertainer of the Century. She has influenced popular artists like Madonna, Beyoncé, and Michael Jackson.

6Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 13 May 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

American singer and songwriter, Stevie Wonder, is one of most influential and the best-selling musicians of all time. That Girl, Gotta Have You, I Just Called to Say I Love You, Part-Time Lover and Happy Birthday are some of his chartbuster songs. He has won many awards and accolades, including 25 Grammy Awards.

7Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 30 March 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

A four-time Grammy Award-winning artist, singer Tracy Chapman is best known for her hit single, Give Me One Reason. Interested in music from a young age, she learned to play multiple instruments as a child. She made her major-stage debut in 1985 and soon became a sensational hit. She is also known for her social activism.

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8Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthday: 16 May 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

9Nina Simone

Nina Simone
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthday: 21 February 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: 21 April 2003

10Lionel Richie

Lionel Richie
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthday: 20 June 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

11Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton
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Famous As: American R&B Singer-songwriter & Musician
Birthday: 07 October 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

12Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 17 May 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

13Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 24 May 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

14Otis Redding

Otis Redding
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 09 September 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 10 December 1967

15Solange Knowles

Solange Knowles
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 24 June 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

16Nat King Cole

Nat King Cole
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Famous As: Vocalist, Pianist
Birthday: 17 March 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: 15 February 1965

17Berry Gordy

Berry Gordy
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Famous As: Record Executive
Birthday: 28 November 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

18Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 10 December 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

19Darius Rucker

Darius Rucker
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Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthday: 13 May 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

20Alex Newell

Alex Newell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthday: 20 August 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

21Shar Jackson

Shar Jackson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 31 August 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

22Billy Ocean

Billy Ocean
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Famous As: Recording Artist
Birthday: 21 January 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Trinidadian, British

23Rozonda Thomas

Rozonda Thomas
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 27 February 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

24Wizkid

Wizkid
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 16 July 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Nigerian

25Tank

Tank
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 01 January 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

26Tionne Watkins

Tionne Watkins
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 26 April 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

27Bobby Womack

Bobby Womack
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 04 March 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: 27 June 2014

28Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 05 February 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Nigerien

29Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actor
Birthday: 05 December 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

30Taio Cruz

Taio Cruz
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 23 April 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

31Rodney Jerkins

Rodney Jerkins
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthday: 29 July 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

32Kevin Olusola

Kevin Olusola
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Famous As: Beatboxer
Birthday: 05 October 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

33Jody Watley

Jody Watley
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 30 January 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

34India Arie

India Arie
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 03 October 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

35Johnny Gill

Johnny Gill
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 22 May 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

36Leslie Uggams

Leslie Uggams
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Famous As: Actress
Birthday: 25 May 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

37Jazmine Sullivan

Jazmine Sullivan
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 09 April 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

38Ronald Isley

Ronald Isley
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Famous As: Recording artist
Birthday: 21 May 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

39Roger Troutman

Roger Troutman
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 29 November 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: 25 April 1999

40Alexander O'Neal

Alexander O'Neal
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthday: 15 November 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

41Shanice

Shanice
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthday: 14 May 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

42Ella Eyre

Ella Eyre
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 01 April 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

43Percy Sledge

Percy Sledge
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 25 November 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: 14 April 2015

44Jamelia

Jamelia
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 11 January 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

45Adina Howard

Adina Howard
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 14 November 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

46Sevyn Streeter

Sevyn Streeter
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 07 July 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

47Fleur East

Fleur East
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthday: 29 October 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

48Joni Sledge

Joni Sledge
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 13 September 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: 10 March 2017

49Tayla Parx

Tayla Parx
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthday: 16 September 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

50Clyde McPhatter

Clyde McPhatter
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Famous As: Singer
Birthday: 15 November 1931
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: 13 June 1972