British Male Rhythm & Blues Singers

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Zayn Malik
(Singer)

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Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Popular singer Zayn Malik shot to fame with the television reality show The X Factor and later became a part of a hugely successful band One Direction. Afterwards, Zayn Malik set out to establish his solo career and released his debut album, Mind of Mine, which made him a star. The singer has also made an entry into fashion world.

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Rag’n’Bone Man
(Known for His Deep Baritone Voice and His Debut Studio Album 'Human')

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Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uckfield, East Sussex. England

Rag'n'Bone Man is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. Renowned for his baritone voice, Rag'n'Bone Man was named British Breakthrough Act at the 2017 Brit Awards where he also won the prestigious Critics' Choice Award. Over the years, he has also received several other awards like Echo Awards, NRJ Music Award, and an Ivor Novello Award.

 3 
James Arthur
(Singer and Songwriter Known for Winning the Ninth Series of "The X Factor")

James Arthur
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Birthdate: March 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middlesbrough, England

James Arthur is an English singer-songwriter who achieved popularity after winning the popular British reality TV music competition The X Factor in 2012. Apart from debuting at the top position on the UK Singles Chart, his debut single also went on to sell more than 2.5 million copies, making it the most successful single in the history of the show.

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Sam Smith
(Singer Known for Featuring on Disclosure's Breakthrough single "Latch")

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Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Sam Smith first gained fame after being featured on the Disclosure track Latch in 2012. Smith is genderqueer and prefers using the pronoun “they/them.” Smith’s debut album won four Grammys. Smith also won a Golden Globe and an Academy award for the Spectre theme song, Writing's on the Wall.

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Idris Elba
(Known for His Roles in the Series 'The Wire' and 'Luther')

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Birthdate: September 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Idris Elba is a successful actor both on the small and the big screen and is mainly known for the television series The Wire and Luther and also for films, such as Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Beasts of No Nation. He has also acted in blockbuster films of Marvel Comics universe like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Avengers: Infinity War.

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Billy Ocean
(Recording Artist)

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Birthdate: January 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fyzabad

Billy Ocean is a recording artist who achieved popularity in the 1980s when he became the most famous Trinidad–British R&B singer. Over the years, he has also been one of the most prominent supporters of the Rastafari movement. In the 2020 New Year Honours, Billy Ocean was appointed MBE for services to music.

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Harvey Cantwell
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Birthdate: January 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hartley, Kent
Harvey Cantwell, better known as Hrvy, gained fame with his EP Holiday. He was a presenter on Friday Download and also appeared in the web series Chicken Girls. A huge star on social-media platforms such as Instagram, he has also been part of the reality show Strictly Come Dancing.
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Mick Hucknall
(Singer-songwriter known for his signature red hair and for being the lead singer of the band Simply Red)

Mick Hucknall
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Birthdate: June 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manchester, England, United Kingdom

 9 
Conor Maynard
(Singer-songwriter)

Conor Maynard
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Birthdate: November 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brighton, East Sussex, England

 10 
Shayne Ward
(Singer)

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Birthdate: October 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manchester

 11 
Paul Carrack
(Singer)

Paul Carrack
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Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sheffield, England, UK

 12 
Denny Laine
(Musician)

Denny Laine
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Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, England

 13 
Alex Clare
(Singer)

Alex Clare
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Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Southwark, London, England

 14 
Jade Jones
(singer)

Jade Jones
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Birthdate: February 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London

 15 
Alvin Lee
(Lead Vocalist and Lead Guitarist of the Blues Rock Band 'Ten Years After')

Alvin Lee
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Birthdate: December 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Died: March 6, 2013

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Ronnie Lane
(Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist)

Ronnie Lane
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Birthdate: April 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Plaistow
Died: July 4, 1997

 17 
Brian Harvey
(Musician)

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Birthdate: August 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Walthamstow, London, England, UK

 18 
Lemar
(Singer, Singer-songwriter)

Lemar
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Birthdate: April 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London

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Georgie Fame
(Jazz musician, Pianist)

Georgie Fame
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Birthdate: June 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leigh

 20 
Dane Bowers
(singer)

Dane Bowers
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Birthdate: November 28, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London Borough of Sutton

 21 
Lee Brilleaux
(Musician)

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Birthdate: May 10, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Durban
Died: April 7, 1994

 22 
Graham Bond
(Founding Father of the English 'Rhythm and Blues' Boom of the 1960s)

Graham Bond
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Birthdate: October 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Romford, England
Died: May 8, 1974

 23 
Zak Abel
(Singer-songwriter)

Zak Abel
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Birthdate: March 1, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England

George Bruno Money
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Birthdate: July 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bournemouth

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Ed Drewett
(Singer-songwriter)

Ed Drewett
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Birthdate: April 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlow

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Mumzy Stranger
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Birthdate: January 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Plaistow, London, England

Mumzy Stranger is an English record producer, singer, songwriter, and rapper. Stranger, who sings in various languages including Hindi, English, Arabic, Bengali, and Punjabi, is the first musician of Bangladeshi origin to have entered and achieved success in the mainstream music industry in the UK. He has won several awards, such as UK Asian Music Awards and Urban Music Awards.