Famous British Pop Musicians

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Dusty Springfield
(Singer, Artist, Cleric)
Dusty Springfield
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Birthdate: April 16, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: West Hampstead, London,England
Died: March 2, 1999
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Emma Bunton
(Actor, Television presenter, Singer-songwriter, Singer, Model, Karateka)
Emma Bunton
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Birthdate: January 21, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Finchley

Part of the iconic British all-girl pop band of the 1990s, Spice Girls, Emma Bunton was nicknamed Baby Spice, for being the youngest in the group. Known for her signature pigtails and bright blue eyes, she later went solo and also appeared in the BBC One series Absolutely Fabulous.

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini
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Birthdate: June 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Elvis Costello
(Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer)
Elvis Costello
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Birthdate: August 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England

Regarded as one of the greatest artists of all time, Elvis Costello is a British singer-songwriter. Often counted among British cultural icons, Costello is also known for his humanitarian efforts; a prominent member of the Jazz Foundation of America, Costello has played a crucial role in saving the lives of many elderly blues and jazz musicians in America.

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Mick Fleetwood
(Musician)
Mick Fleetwood
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Birthdate: June 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Redruth, Cornwall, England
 6 
Andrew Ridgeley
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician)
Andrew Ridgeley
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Birthdate: January 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Windlesham
 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 
Pete Burns
(Singer, Composer, Singer-songwriter)
Pete Burns
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Birthdate: August 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port Sunlight
Died: October 23, 2016

Dead or Alive lead vocalist Pete Burns was a legendary musician of the 1980s. The son of a Holocaust survivor mother, he had a troubled childhood and quit school. He made his androgynous looks and his bisexuality his signature style. Plagued with surgery-related health issues, he died of a cardiac arrest at 57.

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Patsy Kensit
(Actor, Singer)
Patsy Kensit
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Birthdate: March 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hounslow
 10 
Kim Wilde
(Singer, Landscape architect, Songwriter, Television presenter)
Kim Wilde
3
Birthdate: November 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chiswick
 11 
Tom Fletcher
(Musician)
Tom Fletcher
3
Birthdate: July 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London Borough of Harrow
Tom Fletcher, lead vocalist and guitarist of the band McFly, has also written for several artists and bands, such as Busted, One Direction, and The Vamps. A successful YouTube vlogger, too, he has documented and shared all three pregnancies of his wife, Giovanna. He has also written several children’s books.
 12 
Paul Young
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Paul Young
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Birthdate: January 17, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luton
 13 
Sting
(Musician & Singer)
Sting
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Birthdate: October 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wallsend, England

Sting is an English singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. Credited with co-founding the popular rock band, The Police, Sting played an important role in the band's success from 1977 to 1984 during which he served as the band's bassist, lead singer, and principal songwriter. Also known for his work as an activist, Sting has shown interest in political and social issues.

 14 
Alexandra Burke
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Birthdate: August 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Greater London
 15 
Jay Sean
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Beatboxing)
Jay Sean
3
Birthdate: March 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hounslow
 16 
Natasha Bedingfield
(Singer-songwriter known for her debut album, Unwritten, in 2004, which contained primarily up-tempo pop songs and was influenced by R&B music)
Natasha Bedingfield
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Birthdate: November 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
 17 
Ringo Starr
(The Drummer of the Rock Band 'The Beatles')
Ringo Starr
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Birthdate: July 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dingle, Liverpool, England

English musician, singer, and songwriter, Ringo Starr, gained international fame as the drummer for the rock band, the Beatles. Raised by a single mother, he had a difficult childhood. He sought solace in music and it became his vocation. After finding success with the Beatles, he embarked on a solo career as well.

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Kiki Dee
(Singer. Known for her blue-eyed soul vocals)
Kiki Dee
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Birthdate: March 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
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Kym Marsh
(Actor, Singer)
Kym Marsh
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Birthdate: June 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whiston
 20 
Sarah Harding
(Actor, Singer)
Sarah Harding
3
Birthdate: November 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ascot
 21 
Gary Numan
(Singer, composer, and musician who produced commercial electronic music, including the hits "Cars" and "Are 'Friends' Electric")
Gary Numan
3
Birthdate: March 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
 22 
Marc Almond
(Singer-Songwriter)
Marc Almond
3
Birthdate: July 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Southport, England
 23 
Tony Kanal
(Musician)
Tony Kanal
3
Birthdate: August 27, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
 24 
Vince Clarke
(Composer, Songwriter, Record producer)
Vince Clarke
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Basildon
 25 
Tony Hadley
(Best Known as the Lead Vocalist for New Romantic Band 'Spandau Ballet')
Tony Hadley
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Birthdate: June 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Islington, London, England

Tony Hadley is a British singer-songwriter and radio presenter. He is best known for his association with the New Romantic band Spandau Ballet where he was the lead singer. Tony Hadley is also well-known for his humanitarian efforts; he is a patron of many charitable organizations like Shooting Star Chase, The Huntington's Disease Association (HDA), and The Lowe Syndrome Trust.

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Denny Laine
(Musician)
Denny Laine
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
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Mollie King
(Singer from the girl group The Saturdays)
Mollie King
3
Birthdate: June 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wandsworth, London, England, United Kingdom
 28 
Chris Lowe
(Musician)
Chris Lowe
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK
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Paul Nicholas
(Actor starring in the 1983 BBC sitcom Just Good Friends, for which he is best known)
Paul Nicholas
3
Birthdate: December 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
 30 
Will Young
(Singer, Actor)
Will Young
3
Birthdate: January 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wokingham
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Lee Ryan
(Singer-songwriter, Composer, Musician, Singer, Actor)
Lee Ryan
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chatham
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Limahl
(Singer, Musician)
Limahl
3
Birthdate: December 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wigan
 33 
Rachel Stevens
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Model)
Rachel Stevens
3
Birthdate: April 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
 34 
Gareth Gates
(Singer-songwriter who was the runner-up in the first series of the ITV talent show Pop Idol in 2002)
Gareth Gates
3
Birthdate: July 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Bowling, England, United Kingdom
 35 
David Essex
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter)
David Essex
3
Birthdate: July 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plaistow
 36 
Faye Tozer
(Singer, Actress, Dancer and Member of the British Pop Group 'Step')
Faye Tozer
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Birthdate: November 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England

Faye Tozer is an English actress, singer, and dancer. She is best known for her association with the popular dance-pop group, Steps. In addition to singing and acting, Faye Tozer has also established herself as a famous TV personality. Over the years, she has appeared on popular TV shows, such as Four Weddings, The Celebrity Chase, and Strictly Come Dancing.

 37 
Nina Nesbitt
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)
Nina Nesbitt
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Birthdate: July 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edinburgh
 38 
Daniel Bedingfield
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)
Daniel Bedingfield
3
Birthdate: December 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Zealand
 39 
Mark Morrison
3
Birthdate: May 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover
 40 
Mutya Buena
(Singer who rose to fame as a member of girl group the Sugababes)
Mutya Buena
3
Birthdate: May 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
 41 
Philip Oakey
(Musician, Singer)
Philip Oakey
3
Birthdate: October 2, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leicestershire
 42 
Grace Chatto
(Cellist)
Grace Chatto
3
Birthdate: December 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England
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Dougie Poynter
(Bassist, Musician)
Dougie Poynter
3
Birthdate: November 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Corringham, Essex
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Cathy Dennis
(Singer, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter)
Cathy Dennis
2
Birthdate: March 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norwich
 45 
Helen Shapiro
(Singer, Actor)
Helen Shapiro
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Birthdate: September 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bethnal Green
 46 
Sandie Shaw
(Singer)
Sandie Shaw
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Birthdate: February 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dagenham
 47 
Heidi Range
(Singer)
Heidi Range
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Birthdate: May 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
 48 
Julia Lennon
(Musician)
Julia Lennon
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Birthdate: March 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 15, 1958

Julia Lennon was a British woman and the mother of popular singer-songwriter John Lennon. Julia helped John learn musical instruments like the ukulele and banjo. She also played an important role in his life and was the inspiration behind some of John's popular songs like Mother and Julia. She was played by Christine Kavanagh in John's biopic In His Life.

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Tanita Tikaram
(Singer, Composer, Songwriter)
Tanita Tikaram
2
Birthdate: August 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Münster
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Foxes
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Birthdate: April 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Southampton