Famous British Rhythm & Blues Singers

Find out more about the greatest British Rhythm & Blues Singers, including Adele, Mick Jagger, Victoria Beckham, Susan Boyle and Joss Stone.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Dua Lipa

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: August 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

At fourteen, singer Dua Lipa began her career by posting covers of famous songs on YouTube. She soon signed a contract with Warner Music Group and shot into fame with the release of her eponymous chart topping debut album. Since then, she has released her critically acclaimed second album, bagged two Grammys and created history at 2018 BRIT Awards.

 2 Adele

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

Adele is one of the most successful female music artists from England. She is one of the best-selling music artists in the world, having sold over 120 million records. The recipient of numerous awards, Adele also holds several Guinness World Records. In 2012 and 2016, she was named in Time magazine's list of most influential people in the world.

 3 Zayn Malik

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
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.

 4 Mick Jagger

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

Mick Jagger is widely regarded as one of the most influential frontmen in rock & roll history. Known for his energetic performances on-stage and multiple relationships off-stage, Mick is frequently portrayed as a countercultural figure. He is an inductee to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and UK Music Hall of Fame.

 5 Liam Payne

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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

Liam Payne is a popular English singer-songwriter who is part of the world-renowned boy band One Direction. Also a well-known philanthropist, Liam Payne has supported Comic Relief and Unicef. In 2020, he helped raise over $10 million for charitable organizations fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to his charity work, he serves as an inspiration to many youngsters across the world.

 6 George Michael

George Michael
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: December 25, 2016

George Michael is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham and later went solo. His first solo single Careless Whisper reached number one in over 20 countries. He came out as gay in 1998. He was often in news for his personal life and legal troubles.

 7 Amy Jade Winehouse

Amy Jade Winehouse
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British
Died: July 23, 2011
Soul and jazz singer Amy Winehouse is best remembered for her tracks Stronger Than Me and Rehab. She was the first British female to win five Grammys. Following her death due to alcohol poisoning at age 27, her album Back to Black became U.K.’s best-selling album of the 21st century.
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 8 Jessie J

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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: March 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Jessie J, the first U.K. female artist to score six Top-10 singles from the same album, is best known for her Billboard Hot 100-charting single Domino. She has been a coach on The Voice in the U.K. and Australia, and has also appeared in the Chinese singing contest Singer.

 9 Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon
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Famous As: Singer, Model, Dancer
Birthdate: October 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 10 Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham
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Famous As: Singer, Businesswoman, Model, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

An internationally recognized fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the UK. She was appointed an OBE for services to the fashion industry in the 2017 New Year Honours. Also a popular singer, she was part of the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls.

 11 Rag’n’Bone Man

Rag’n’Bone Man
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 12 Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
British singer Leona Lewis soared to fame with her win on The X Factor. Her debut album, Spirit, with the chartbusting track Bleeding Love, was certified 10xplatinum in the U.K. She also appeared as Grizabella in the Broadway revival of Cats. She is also an avid animal rights activist. 

 13 Ella Mai

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

English singer, Ella Mai, was one of the contestants on the TV show, The X Factor, in which she auditioned as part of a trio. Even though she didn’t last long on the show, she went ahead to create her own music and became a sensation following the release of her eponymous album that topped the US R&B chart. 

 14 Joss Stone

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Famous As: Soul Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

Joss Stone is an English singer, actress, and songwriter. One of the most successful British female singers of her generation, Stone has sold more than 15 million records worldwide. She has also received several prestigious awards, such as Grammy Award and Brit Awards. In 2006, Joss Stone became the youngest woman to be featured in the Sunday Times Rich List.

 15 Olly Murs

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Famous As: Choreographer, Composer, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

Known for his songs like Thinking of Me, Heart Skips a Beat and Dance with Me Tonight, Olly Murs established himself as a successful singer and songwriter. The Englishman, whose music genres range from pop to neo soul came to prominence with his performance in The X Factor. The Manchester United fan is also a television presenter and voice actor.

 16 Lulu

Lulu
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 17 Harvey Cantwell

Harvey Cantwell
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 28, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British
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.

 18 Sam Smith

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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British
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.

 19 Louise Redknapp

Louise Redknapp
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: November 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 20 Billy Ocean

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

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.

 21 Rochelle Humes

Rochelle Humes
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 22 Mick Hucknall

Mick Hucknall
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 23 Fleur East

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

 24 Shayne Ward

Shayne Ward
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 25 Steve Marriott

Steve Marriott
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British
Died: April 20, 1991

 26 Lisa Stansfield

Lisa Stansfield
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: April 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 27 Alex Clare

Alex Clare
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 28 Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 29 Jade Jones

Jade Jones
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: February 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 30 Ella Henderson

Ella Henderson
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 31 Denny Laine

Denny Laine
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 29, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 32 Frankie Bridge

Frankie Bridge
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 33 Jesy Nelson

Jesy Nelson
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Jesy Nelson gained fame as part of the British all-girl pop group Little Mix, which was the first group to win The X Factor. The tattoo-covered singer also won numerous awards, including a National Television Award for Factual Entertainment, for hosting the body image-related documentary Odd One Out

 34 Natasha Hamilton

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Famous As: Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Stage actor, Actor
Birthdate: July 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 35 Beverley Knight

Beverley Knight
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Famous As: Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues
Birthdate: March 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 36 Tim Westwood

Tim Westwood
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Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: October 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 37 Ronnie Lane

Ronnie Lane
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Famous As: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
Birthdate: April 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: July 4, 1997

 38 Melanie Blatt

Melanie Blatt
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 39 Tina Barrett

Tina Barrett
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Model
Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 40 Brian Harvey

Brian Harvey
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 41 Labi Siffre

Labi Siffre
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Famous As: Songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: June 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 42 Heather Small

Heather Small
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 43 Lemar

Lemar
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 44 Shaznay Lewis

Shaznay Lewis
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Association football player, Songwriter
Birthdate: October 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 45 Georgie Fame

Georgie Fame
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Famous As: Jazz musician, Pianist
Birthdate: June 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 46 Celeste

Celeste
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British, American

 47 Chanelle Hayes

Chanelle Hayes
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Famous As: Singer, Model
Birthdate: November 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 48 Jessica Taylor

Jessica Taylor
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British

 49 Mica Paris

Mica Paris
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Jazz musician
Birthdate: April 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 50 Monie Love

Monie Love
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Famous As: Musician, Radio personality
Birthdate: July 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British